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Welcome to episode 38. It covers the week of June 22 - 26, 2020.
This week’s theme is: *Tales From the Dark Web.*
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Here are the episodes chosen by Daniel Ocho for this week’s theme:
The Missing Cryptoqueen
Dr Ruja promised financial revolution. And then, two years ago, she disappeared. Why?
The Missing Cryptoqueen is an eight-part series for BBC Sounds, with new episodes every Thursday.
The Snapchat Thief
This week, a new Super Tech Support: after Lizzie's Snapchat gets hacked, things start getting really creepy. Alex investigates.
The Silk Road (Part I & II)
84 and 80 minutes
The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that started in China in the 2nd century B.C. Via a combination of roads, and sea routes, goods like silk, paper and spices were transported from the producers in Asia to markets in Europe. Eventually, it wasn’t just goods that were traded – there were also ideas, customs, religions and even diseases.
Bitcoin Was Created By a Rogue AI with Sam Balter (Weird Work Podcast)
Bitcoin is one of the great mysteries of the internet age. Who exactly created it? Where is it going? How did it blow up so fast? What the fudge is a blockchain and why don’t I have one? The delightful Sam Balter (of the equally delightful podcast Weird Work) joins to talk about cryptocurrency and the possibility that the OG cryptic coin was created by - get this - artificial intelligence.
Caution: Falling Rocks
The Yahoo data breach left three billion users' private information vulnerable for three years before the public learned about it. How did it happen and what can we learn from the largest known data breach in history?
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