“Kimbal, please share now your 9/11 story,” says the man on the main stage at Consensus 2022, CoinDesk’s crypto conference in Austin, June 9-12. The annual event was billed as the SXSW of crypto, which is confusing because it looked like SXSW 2022 was the SXSW of crypto. But unfortunately.
The speaker, author Rod Beckstrom, asks Kimbal Musk, younger brother of new Texas resident Elon, to describe how a real event — most important, at that — shaped his life in the Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs). Musk — founder of Big Green DAO and board member of SpaceX and Tesla — says he cooks for New York’s firefighters at Ground Zero. How this relates to this nebulous thing called the blockchain, I can’t explain.