Alchemy's Nikil Viswanathan: "NFTs are the future"
The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent brings on Nikil Viswanathan, co-founder of Alchemy, to talk about the boom in non-fungible tokens (NFT’s) (3:00 ), his first app (7:50 ), what Alchemy does (10:10 ), how much NFT sales have grown since January (14:00 ), fads and staying power (17:30 ), the value of digital goods (20:20 ), the weirdest NFTs (23:30 ), the future (25:15 ), how Alchemy makes money (30:30 ), growing up in small-town Texas (34:00 ), Stanford (35:15 ), his worst day (36:35 ), and his investors (40:00 ). PLUS: Raj Choudhury, of Harvard Business School, comes on to talk about the return to work (42:00 ), the 25% model (44:20 ), engineering random interactions (48:40 ), getting senior people to buy in (51:30 ), the problem with our “meeting culture” (54:10 ), the financial benefits of “work from anywhere” (58:30 ), recreating the office (1:00:45 ), and reversing the rural brain drain (1:01:15 ).
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