Life in the Fast Chain: A Blockchain Podcast from R3

If you want to learn all things blockchain, this is the podcast for you!

About the show

If you are interested in learning more about the blockchain industry and want to hear from some of the brightest thought leaders, tune into this bi-weekly podcast. R3’s Catherine Rutter hosts some of the biggest names in the blockchain world. Be sure to subscribe and rate the podcast!

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Episodes

  • Episode 26: Cheers to blockchain and cheers to the future! Warm rum, support engineers, and stablecoins

    April 5th, 2019  |  46 mins 3 secs
    blockchain, booze and blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, developer, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, engineer, george calle, life in the fast chain, stablecoins

    Catherine has George Calle from R3's Market Intelligence team to discuss his recent paper "Will Businesses Ever Use Stablecoins" and Lamar Thomas a support engineer here at R3 joins for booze and blockchain to talk about what his role entails, Corda Enterprise, how he got into blockchain, and more. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 25: Leggo my Eggo, blockchain style with Jorge Lesmes

    March 22nd, 2019  |  38 mins 50 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, everis, life in the fast chain, ntt data

    Jorge and Catherine have a funny chat about how Everis and NTT Data are involved in the blockchain space, the value of open source & enterprise blockchains, 1337, why Catherine thinks she is psychic, Stampchain, why banks care about blockchain. This episode is filled with laughs! Listen on your favorite podcast app.

  • Episode 24: It all starts with Schrute Bucks... plus Stephanie Perez talks about how the healthcare industry can use blockchain

    March 8th, 2019  |  27 mins 56 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    Stephanie Perez is on the pod to talk about healthcare and how the industry could use this tech. Nick Rogers also joins us to talk about how he got into the blockchain space... it all starts with Schrute Bucks... if you know, you know. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 23: Dave Hudson mic drops about 5 times

    February 20th, 2019  |  46 mins 56 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    Todd McDonald and Dave Hudson are on the podcast! Todd discusses stablecoins, Corda settler and the news about JPM Coin. Dave Hudson then joins to talk about why enterprise blockchains are important, why the open source community is important, what it means to shrink nodes (and why thats valuable), business network tools, Corda trials, why choose Corda over other platforms, scalability, privacy, and much more. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 22: The Institutes RiskBlock Alliance's Christopher McDaniel on insurance use cases on blockchain (specifically Corda). We aren't biased thoooo

    February 1st, 2019  |  24 mins 10 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, christopher mcdaniel, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    RiskBlock's Christopher McDaniel joins the podcast to talk about what he's doing with blockchain (Corda, specifically) and Ryan Rugg joins the podcast to discuss the Insurtech Challenge! Interestingly enough, they started out building their blockchain application using Ethereum, then decided to switch to Corda after realizing Ethereum wasn't a good fit! Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 21: Announcing Corda Network.... anddddd James Carlyle was lost at sea for a month. Say what?!

    January 16th, 2019  |  34 mins 26 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, corda network, corda network foundation, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, james carlyle, life in the fast chain

    Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 20: What is blockchain famous? Ft. James Graham

    January 10th, 2019  |  40 mins 46 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, emerging technology, life in the fast chain

    James Graham, CEO and President of GuildOne is on and he talks about royalty ledger, oil & gas and the music industry, how Canada is adapting to blockchain, and many other blockchain, related topics. Then we have an announcement for graduate students. Listen on your favorite podcast app!

  • Episode 19: Cryptography with Kostas

    December 28th, 2018  |  42 mins 44 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, crypto, cryptography, dlt, kostas chalkias, r3

    Konstantinos Chalkias and Catherine sit down with beer and discuss how cryptography comes into play with blockchain.

  • Episode 18: Corda Settler. A hip chat with Todd McDonald, Roger Willis, and David Nicol.

    December 7th, 2018  |  19 mins 50 secs
    blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda settler, david nicol, dlt, r3, roger willis, todd mcdonald, xrp

    Todd McDonald, Roger Willis, and David Nicol join for a casual conversation about our recently released Corda Settler.

  • Episode 17: Blockchain 101

    December 6th, 2018  |  23 mins 55 secs
    ai, blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, corda platform, daniel eidan, distributed ledger, dlt, emerging technologies, future, r3, smart technology

    Daniel Eidan comes on the podcast to discuss the basics of blockchain.

  • Episode 16: "If I'm gonna bet my job on this new blockchain application....."

    November 15th, 2018  |  28 mins 52 secs
    azure, blockchain, blockchain development kit, blockchain for business, business, catherine rutter, code, coding, consortium, corda, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, enterprise, fintech, hpe, microsoft, microsoft azure, mission critical dlt, nonstop, partner, raphael davison, recent news, sarah lynch, synergy, tech, technews, technology

    Worldwide Director for blockchain, Raphael Davison from HPE comes on to discuss how he got thrown into the world of blockchain, how he works with different blockchains (including Corda) and expands on his Mission Critical DLT app. Sarah Lynch from the partner management team at R3 talks about Microsoft's announcement (11/15/2018) about the Azure Blockchain Development Kit.

  • Episode 15: All things Tokens - Todd, Richard, and Kevin from R3 all hit us with some #TOKENTALK

    October 30th, 2018  |  53 mins 20 secs
    blockchain, blockchain for business, blockchain research network, blog, business, catherine rutter, code, coding, consortium, corda, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, enterprise, fintech, gendal, interoperability, kevin rutter, partner, recent news, research, rgb, tech, technews, technology, todd mcdonald, tokens
  • Episode 14: Blockchain hot topic alert: Insurance with Ryan Rugg

    October 11th, 2018  |  21 mins 38 secs
    ai, austin moothart, blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, corda platform, distributed ledger, dlt, emerging technologies, flow, future, insurance, r3, ryan rugg

    Ryan Rugg comes on to talk about the insurance industry and what she's doing here at R3. Austin Moothart is on again to discuss what "flows" are.

  • Episode 13: Catherine learns about nodes via Tupperware containers and Kochava CEO Charles Manning calls in from Idaho!

    September 26th, 2018  |  36 mins 24 secs
    austin moothart, blockchain, blockchain for business, business, catherine rutter, chain, charles manning, code, coding, consortium, corda, daily rolling chain, developer, distributed ledger, distributed ledger technology, dlt, drc, enterprise, fintech, kochava, network, partner, tech, technews, technology, xchng

    Austin drops knowledge about nodes and Charles Manning discusses Kochava and XCHNG

  • Episode 12: Austin drops more knowledge and Aishwarya Balaji joins the pod!

    August 30th, 2018  |  29 mins 24 secs
    ai, aishwarya balaji, austin moothart, blockchain, catherine rutter, corda, corda enterprise, corda platform, distributed ledger, dlt, emerging technologies, float, future, impact chain lab, r3, smart technology

    Austin Moothart goes over what a "float" is in regard to Corda Enterprise and Aishwarya Balaji from Impact Chain Lab joins to discuss what her company does and their new project Bystander.

  • SPECIAL: A small window into Mike Hearn's brain - Corda, blockchain, Starbucks, AI, car loans, IoT....

    August 17th, 2018  |  27 mins 18 secs
    ai, artificial intelligence, bitcoin, bitcoin app, blockchain, cars, corda, cordalove, developer, distributed ledger, dlt, emerging technologies, future, internet of things, iot, mike hearn, r3, smart technology

    Catherine sat down this week with Mike Hearn and talked about the Corda platform, the Corda network, his vision for the future of Corda and they talk about the potential future intersection of blockchain, IoT, AI and other emerging technologies.