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Maika is a Forbes Under 30 jack-of-all-trades who first discovered Bitcoin back in 2013 while working as an acrobat for Cirque Du Soleil. She then pivoted to tech and the intersection between philosophy, founding Webacy, a solution to make self-custody more secure and protect against the unexpected.
00:00 to 07:10 - Who’s Maika and Webacy
07:10 to 11:15 - Personal Inheritance
11:15 to 16:30 - Webacy User Journey
16:30 to 17:58 - Building Trust
17:58 to 19:10 - Pre-Planning
19:10 to 21:05 - Roadmap
21:05 to 23:23 - Audits
23:23 to 25:30 - Grimmies
25:30 to 27:03 - Current State
27:03 to 30:35 - I.A.
30:35 to 33:33 - Computer Science and Philosophy
33:33 to 36:15 - Rounding Off
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Maika Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/maikaisogawa
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Wallets: Software applications or physical devices used to securely store, manage, and transfer cryptocurrencies.
Bear market: A prolonged period of declining prices in a financial market, typically marked by investor pessimism and selling pressure.
On-chain: Refers to activities or data that are recorded directly on a blockchain network.
Seed phrase: A unique set of words used to create a cryptographic private key, which is essential for accessing and managing cryptocurrency funds.
Private keys: A unique cryptographic code used to access and manage cryptocurrency funds. Private keys are essential for sending and receiving cryptocurrency.
Off-chain: Refers to activities or data that are not recorded directly on a blockchain network, but instead are managed by other systems or protocols.
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Hot wallet: A type of cryptocurrency wallet that is connected to the internet and is therefore more susceptible to security risks such as hacking.
Cold wallet: A type of cryptocurrency wallet that is offline and therefore less susceptible to security risks. Cold wallets are typically used for long-term storage.
Back-end: The technical infrastructure and software that support the operation of a web application or software program.
Etherscan: A popular block explorer for the Ethereum blockchain that allows users to explore transaction history and other data on the network.
Phishing: The practice of tricking individuals into revealing sensitive information such as passwords or private keys by posing as a trustworthy entity or service.
Multi-sign wallet: A type of cryptocurrency wallet that requires multiple parties to sign off on a transaction before it can be executed. This provides an additional layer of security for cryptocurrency holdings.
DeFi: Decentralized finance, a movement that seeks to build a financial system that is open, transparent, and accessible to all through the use of blockchain technology and decentralized protocols.
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