• Riley Hundt

Building on Blockchain pt. 10 ft. David Koepsell

We're proud to present the tenth part in our series with David Koepsell, JD, PhD, an author, philosopher, attorney and educator whose recent research focuses on ethics, public policy, emerging science & technology. David is also the founder and CEO of EncrypGen, a company that created a blockchain-based marketplace for people to buy and sell genomic data.

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Building on Blockchain pt. 10 ft. David Koepsell

Summary: In this episode of Building on Blockchain, I sit down with David Koepsell. David Koepsell, JD, PhD, is an author, philosopher, attorney and educator whose recent research focuses on ethics, public policy, emerging science & technology. David is also the founder and CEO of EncrypGen, a software company that created a blockchain-based marketplace for people to buy and sell DNA data for money. His book "Who Owns You?" is available now via Amazon: https://amzn.to/3bpkPhv David Koepsell was the first person in history to transfer a DNA genome sequence to a blockchain. That blockchain is called the "Gene-Chain" and David has recorded the process as a video and uploaded it to YouTube:

Topics covered: - Background story and intro to crypto/blockchain - Why pair DNA and blockchain - Taking the entrepreneurial leap-of-faith - How can blockchain help healthcare - How can blockchain help healthcare patients and customers - How ancient Sumerians handled their monetary systems - How Encrypgen can help someone - Creating a free market for DNA data - What could Genomics tell us in 20yrs - Dead people's DNA on-chain, who is Satoshi Nakamoto, advice to blockchain beginners & other fun questions

Below is our interview with David Koepsell- Thanks again David!

A big thank you to David Koepsell for the pleasure of an interview and for encouraging the use of tools, technology, science & opportunity in the free world. We support your mission!

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