Concluding Season Four of “Gossip About Gossip,” With a Deep Dive into the Future of Blockchain Technology

August 1, 2023
Alexandra Simon


As of 2023, the growth of blockchain technology is growing and the industry is forecasted to grow over $39 billion by 2025, confirming the importance of this technology for modern enterprises. As we move deeper into the digital age, the stakes of data security, transparency, and authenticity have never been higher. Amid this landscape, discussions on the real-world application of blockchain technology, the exploration of its potentials, and the scrutiny of its limitations are becoming increasingly crucial.

Season four of the podcast “Gossip About Gossip” explored all things blockchain, interviewed some of the leaders at the forefront of the industry, and its future. What are the highlights of the blockchain advancements in 2023? How have these developments influenced the industry, and what do they mean for the future of blockchain?

These are the core questions asked in the final episode of the fourth season of “Gossip About Gossip,” a podcast hosted by Hedera Hashgraph. Dr. Leemon Baird, Co-founder and CTO of Swirlds Labs, recapped some of the insightful conversations from the season.

A few main points of conversation covered in season four included:

  • The significant projects and progress achieved in the Hedera Hashgraph community throughout the season.
  • The impact of Hedera Hashgraph’s low-energy, high-speed network in environmental sustainability, specifically in the trading of carbon credits.
  • An in-depth discussion on the enterprise-driven trust offered by Hedera and the importance of inclusivity within its governing council.

Dr. Leemon Baird is a seasoned expert in the field of computer science and a veteran innovator in the realm of distributed ledger technology. As the co-founder and CTO of Swirlds Labs, Dr. Baird has been pivotal in developing and promoting Hedera Hashgraph, bringing his vast industry experience and knowledge to the table.

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