SAFE Crossroads Podcast #32 – David Irvine Speaks

## David Irvine Speaks ### In this Episode David Irvine, Founder and lead developer of MaidSafe has faced a huge workload over the last couple of years, moving the SAFE Network towards launch. So much so that he hasn’t recorded an in-depth interview in over two years. That changed today. In this episode he finally speaks–quite a lot, actually. Our two hour interview covers much of what has been going forward with the SAFE Network, the technical barriers, some of the huge breakthroughs, the community, and a lot more. Most of the second half of the interview deals with matters relating to a blog post being published at about the same time as this podcast (linked below), making full community disclosure about planned actions to reinforce capital availability to accelerate development and community outreach, a likely source of lively discussion on the SAFE Network Forum. Aside from all the wonderful data, perspectives and strategy disclosures, the interview is a great dose of David Irvine in person. ### Magic Word Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your account to claim a share of this week’s listener award distribution of LTBcoin. Listeners now have a full week from the release date to submit a magic word. The magic word for this episode must be submitted by 12 noon Pacific Time on June 7, 2016. ### Music Music for this episode: *Arrival,* and “Magic Words” are original pieces composed and performed by Nicholas Koteskey of Two Faced Heroes. ### Links - MaidSafe Blog Post re MaidSafeCoins usage - SAFE Network Release Cycle - Stable Droplet Network - Forum post with links about Datachains
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I can’t wait… going to go lock myself away for 2 hours right now!


I almost listened back to the sovryn tech interview with David as I just go back to from time to time so you can imagine how pleased I was to see this. Still listening! And man I love it, I really appreciate @dirvine 's philosophies about life, it’s what I’ve always gravitated towards since I was a teenager and I’m glad to see him achieving such amazing things with his team. Great job John and David!


I dislike Soundcloud and its absence of an mp3 download option, being forced to stream the audio and suffer the inevitable buffering. I now have a high-quality mp3 of this show. Would it be alright if I post a link to it?


“If you XOR encrypted data with some plain data it looks like plain data”

This sounds to me like fooling deep packet inspectors and government firewalls to think encrpyted data is just some .jpeg’s and HTML coming by. That’s brilliant!


Maidsafe, David, Nick and the crew are the most humble and patient group of people…it blows my mind how dedicated and passionate they are about this project and how much they seem to be doing this for “us” all…crazy amounts of respect and thanks!


My mistake. Fixed now. Sorry


Oh I see, it was you! :slight_smile:

It’s a necessary feature for us control freaks.


I agree. I’m a download only kind of guy myself.

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Thanks for arranging this interview. It was very informative about the strategic thinking, both financial and technical.


Now listening,

Amazing ideas & surgically network optimization :stuck_out_tongue:

Thanks for another good one @fergish