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Dhruv Bansal [Episode 26]

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Janine Roem on #DeleteCoinbase and Revision-controlled Journalism [Episode 43]
Janine Roem joins me to talk about the recent Coinbase-HackingTeam debacle and the community's response with #deleteCoinbase, as well as her ideas for revision-controlled journalism. Read Janine's thread here https://twitter.com/J9Roem/status/1100876184999596054 ----Janine https://twitter.com/j9roem - Twitter https://t.co/4Sggw8Drp7 - Janine's blog ----Block Digest https://twitter.com/blockdigest - Twitter https://t.co/3fjlDiCJdU - Audio feed https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb53lXz2IzEFT5JNHSbdvPg - Youtube -----Referenced https://blog.coinbase.com/welcoming-neutrino-to-coinbase-b3f56171850d - Coinbase Welcomes Neutrino https://foreignpolicy.com/2016/04/26/fear-this-man-cyber-warfare-hacking-team-david-vincenzetti/ - Foreign Policy "Fear this Man" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtQ7LNeC8Cs - To Protect and Infect talk https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2016/04/06/hacking-team-loses-sales-license/#25365ef92498 - Hacking Team Loses License https://wikileaks.org/hackingteam/emails/ - Hacking Team WikiLeaks+ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35958932 - Italian student murdered in Cairo https://cheddar.com/media/coinbase-adds-support-for-ripple-s-xrp-despite-regulatory-uncertainty - Chrstine Sandler interview with Cheddar https://twitter.com/udiWertheimer/status/1100864154443776000 - Udi Wertheimer starts the DustChain https://twitter.com/jespow/status/1102346122138333184 - Kraken's analysis of Neutrino https://blog.coinbase.com/living-up-to-our-values-and-the-neutrino-acquisition-ba98174cdcf6 - Coinbase to "transition" Hacking Team members from Neutrino out of Coinbase https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TufkdtKcYHM&feature=youtu.be - Kraken Decacorn podcast - Jesse and Christina's thoughts on Coinbase and their response https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-reports-women-crypto-ab030d19ce11 - Coinbase Celebrates Women? https://youtu.be/66ZoGUAnY9s?t=5h48m10s - Jameson Lopp: Extreme OpSec ---- Support the Show:  https://bottomshelfbitcoin.com/donate https://bitcoinmeritbadge.com - Bitcoin Merit Badge https://bottomshelfbitcoin.com/kidsbook - Tuttle Twins - Great kids books and a great way to support the show!  ----- Music Credits:  Morning Ritual by L'Indecis https://soundcloud.com/chillhopdotcom/lindecis-morning-ritual - Listen on Soundcloud http://chillhop.com/listen - Chillhop Records http://bit.ly/ChillhopSpotify - Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud https://joakimkarud.bandcamp.com/track/fatherhood - Purchase on Bandcamp https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud/fatherhood?in=joakimkarud/sets/loudness-clarity-ep - Listen on Soundcloud
1:33:16
March 19, 2019
JW Weatherman's 10 hours of Bitcoin [Episode 42]
JW Weatherman joins me to talk about 10 Hours of Bitcoin and Mathbot.com. We also discuss state propoganda, education and crypto scams along the way. ---JW---- https://twitter.com/jwweatherman_ https://10hoursofbitcoin.com https://mathbot.com ------ Referenced: https://mises.org/library/anatomy-state - Murray Rothbard's "Anatomy of the State" https://mises.org/library/human-action-0 - Ludwig Von Mises' "Human Action" https://mises.org/library/ethics-money-production - Guido Hulsmann - The Ethics of Money Production https://store.mises.org/Choice-Cooperation-Enterprise-and-Human-Action-P10979.aspx - Bob Murphy's "Choice" https://mises.org/wire/render-unto-caesar-most-misunderstood-new-testament-passage - Render Unto Caesar http://ssrn.com/abstract=1337761 - Jesus is an Anarchist https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euclid%27s_Elements - Euclid's "Elements" ---- Support the Show:  https://tallyco.in/bottomshelfbtc - Tally Coin donation https://bottomshelfbitcoin.com/produc... - Bottomshelf Morale Patch https://patreon.com/bottomshelfbitcoin - Patreon https://bottomshelfbitcoin.com/donate - Donation page https://bottomshelfbitcoin.com/kidsbook - Tuttle Twins - Great kids books and a great way to support the show!  ----- Music Credits:  Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L'Indecis https://soundcloud.com/chillhopdotcom/lindecis-morning-ritual - Listen on Soundcloud http://chillhop.com/listen - Chillhop Records http://bit.ly/ChillhopSpotify - Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud https://joakimkarud.bandcamp.com/track/fatherhood - Purchase on Bandcamp https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud/fatherhood?in=joakimkarud/sets/loudness-clarity-ep - Listen on Soundcloud
1:36:28
March 8, 2019
FUDbustin-21m Cap [Episode 40]
Clark Moody and I roll the FUD dice and discuss the 21million Bitcoin cap. Bitcoin Supply schedule - https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Controlled_supply Miner underpay - see note under chart at https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Controlled_supply#Projected_Bitcoins_Long_Term Bitcoin Private secret premine  - https://coinmetrics.io/bitcoin-private/ Zcash inflation bug  - http://fortune.com/2019/02/05/zcash-vulnerability-cryptocurrency/ FUD dice 2 - https://quinsolo.com/product/fud-dice/ new sponsor Bitcoin Only - https://bitcoin-only.com created by @6102bitcoin Social https://twitter.com/bottomshelfbtc https://instagram.com/bottomshelfbtc   Sponsors  Anchor Squarespace Patchion Bitcoin Only ---- Support the Show:  https://tallyco.in/bottomshelfbtc - Tally Coin donation https://bottomshelfbitcoin.com/produc... - Bottomshelf Morale Patch https://patreon.com/bottomshelfbitcoin - Patreon https://bottomshelfbitcoin.com/donate - Donation page https://bottomshelfbitcoin.com/kidsbook - Tuttle Twins - Great kids books and a great way to support the show!  ----- Music Credits:  Morning Ritual by L'Indecis https://soundcloud.com/chillhopdotcom... - Listen on Soundcloud http://chillhop.com/listen- Chillhop Records http://bit.ly/ChillhopSpotify - Listen on Spotify  Fatherhood by Joakim Karud https://joakimkarud.bandcamp.com/trac... - Purchase on Bandcamp  https://soundcloud.com/joakimkarud/fa... - Listen on Soundcloud
49:18
February 21, 2019
Alex Hardy's Take on Bitcoin [Episode 39]
Alex Hardy joins me to talk about his Bitcoin origins, his Proof of Take newsletter, the importance of reputation in the space and more. Follow Alex Twitter Proof of Take Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Tally Coin donation Donation page Bottomshelf Morale Patch Bitcoin Merit Badge Patreon Tuttle Twins Sponsors Anchor Patchion   ----- Music Credits:  Morning Ritual by L'Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify  Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
38:07
February 7, 2019
Locha Mesh Networks with Randy Brito [Episode 38]
Randy Brito is back with updates from Venezuela, including a new project under development called Locha. Locha aims to create mesh networks from open source software and low-cost hardware that can be made wherever you live. Links Locha BitcoinVenezuela Randy Brito Locha Telegram Randy on Episode 19 Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Tally Coin donation Donation page Bottomshelf Morale Patch Bitcoin Merit Badge Patreon Tuttle Twins  Sponsors Anchor Patchion  ----- Music Credits:  Morning Ritual by L'Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify  Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
1:04:24
January 31, 2019
Justin Moon’s BUIDL Bootcamp [Episode 37]
Justin Moon and I hung out in Austin to talk about Bitcoin, Bitcoin businesses, Buidl Bootcamp, and forming community with other Bitcoiners Follow Justin Twitter Youtube Buidl Bootcamp Bitcoin Book Club Learn Python Codecademy's Python Course SoloLearn Python Other References BlockSci Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Tally Coin donation Donation page Bottomshelf Morale Patch Bitcoin Merit Badge Patreon Tuttle Twins Sponsors Anchor Patchion ----- Music Credits:  Morning Ritual by L'Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify  Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
1:12:17
January 24, 2019
FUDbustin' - Small Blocks [Episode 36]
Another Fudbustin' episode, this time on Small Blocks. I not only talk about the benefits of small blocks over large, but also why we have a block size limit at all. Satoshi and Small Blocks History of Consensus Forks from Bitmex Research Complete Satoshi from Nakamoto Institute Speculation on Why Satoshi created the limit Garzik's Oct 3 Patch Other episodes referenced Scaling Debate with Clark Moody Ethereum Centralization with StopandDecrypt BCash checkpoint problems  Ethereum Infura Dependence Upgrade JK don't upgrade Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Tally Coin donation Donation page Bottomshelf Morale Patch Bitcoin Merit Badge Patreon Tuttle Twins Sponsors Anchor Patchion ----- Music Credits:  Morning Ritual by L'Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify  Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
38:07
January 16, 2019
Fudbustin' - Deflation [Episode 35]
FUD Bustin: Deflation We're busting the FUD that Bitcoin's deflationary policy is a bad thing in this week's episode Nic Carter's FUD dice BIS paper on deflation Bitcoin Wiki Deflationary Spiral Does Hoarding Really Hurt Bitcoin? I'm Hoarding Bitcoin Spending During Deflation HODL waves Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Tally Coin donation Donation page Bottomshelf Morale Patch Bitcoin Merit Badge Patreon Tuttle Twins Sponsors Anchor Patchion ----- Music Credits:  Morning Ritual by L'Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify  Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
46:55
January 10, 2019
Bitcoin is Ten with Clark Moody [Episode 34]
I chat with Clark Moody about Bitcoin's first ten years, and where we're going in the future. Follow Clark Clark's site Bitcoin and the Interplanetary Frontier Twitter Picks and Shovels Other References Bitcoin Podcasters Episode 7 with Clark Moody Nic Carter's FUD dice Jim BTC SmarterEveryDay video on orbital mechanics Seveneves book  Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Tally Coin donation Donation page Bottomshelf Morale Patch Bitcoin Merit Badge Patreon Tuttle Twins Sponsors Anchor Patchion ----- Music Credits:  Morning Ritual by L'Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify  Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
1:11:49
January 3, 2019
Jeff Vandrew on Bitcoin retirement acccounts and Quickbooks integration [Episode 33]
Jeff Vandrew, attorney and CPA, joins me to discusses his practice and setting up investment accounts to allow them to include Bitcoin as well as his recent work on creating a Quickbooks integration for BTCPay Server. Follow Jeff Twitter Jeff’s site Referenced Quickbooks integration BTCPayServer Bottomshelf Episode with Nicolas Dorier – BTCPay and gives context for why Bitpay is bad BUIDL Bootcamp from Justin Moon 10 year Celebration in New York Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Tally Coin donation Donation page Bottomshelf Morale Patch Bitcoin Merit Badge Patreon Tuttle Twins —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
47:45
December 27, 2018
A Christmas Message from Bottomshelf Bitcoin
This is an episode that’s not about Bitcoin. It’s about Christmas. References from the Bible ESV Bible The Fall of Man Exodus Luke 2 (birth of Jesus) Mark 14-16 (Crucifixion and Resurrection) Bible Project Summary Videos Creation and Fall of Man Exodus Part 1, Part 2 The Birth of Jesus from Luke 2 Acts (part 1) Other Prophecies that Jesus fulfilled ———- Music: What Child is This – Kaleb Brasee The First Noel – string quartet Oh Little Town of Bethlehem – Chris Rice God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen – 300 Watts O Come, O Come Emmanuel – For King and Country
30:18
December 24, 2018
Vijay Boyapati is still bullish on Bitcoin [Episode 32]
I talk with Vijay Boyapati about his article “The Bullish Case for Bitcoin”, as well as his time at Google and the recent Bcash Hash War. Follow Vijay Twitter Medium Stories The Bullish Case for Bitcoin Bitmain’s BCH bags Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin
51:11
December 18, 2018
David Levine on Market Cycles, Geopolitics and Long-term Optimism [Episode 31]
Follow David: ParanoidBull account David’s personal account Odin River on Medium Other References: Peter Thiel debate Thread on David’s views about Bitcoin Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin
58:55
December 11, 2018
Dan Held on Interchange and PoW Efficiency [Episode 30]
Dan Held talks with me about Interchange, a project that Picks & Shovels is working on as well as his recent article on how Proof of Work is actually efficient. Follow Dan: Twitter Medium PoW is Efficient Picks and Shovels: Main site Twitter Harmony CSV standard Recommended Other Podcasts: Noded Bitcoin Podcast Bitcoin & Markets Tales from the Crypt The Cryptoconomy Citizen Bitcoin Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin
37:22
October 9, 2018
Austin Storms talks Bitcoin mining [Episode 29]
Austin Storms talks to me about mining Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. We talked about the progression of mining hardware and the nature of mining in various regulatory environments. Follow Austin Twitter Stories Quebec changes stance on Bitcoin Mining Bitmain announces Rockdale facility UpstreamData – Bitcoin Mining with flared methane Upstream Data and Steve Barbour on Twitter Quants – by Scott Patterson LaurentMT Laurent on Twitter oxt.me – blockchain explorer Part 1 – Gravity Part 2 – Yin and Yang of Bitcoin Part 3 – Cliffhangers Part 4 – Electric Money Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin
1:27:59
September 18, 2018
Vortex on Bitcoin education and CryptoCast Network [Episode 28]
Vortex joins me to talk about his new channel CryptoCast Network, as well as his project Programming with Bitcoin, a C# workshop focused on how to work with Bitcoin. Follow Vortex Twitter TheOneVortex.com CryptoCast Network CryptoCast main site Twitter Instagram Programming with Bitcoin Programming with Bitcoin site Nicolas on Twitter Other Jimmy Song’s Programming Blockchain LearnCS PluralSight FreeCodeCamp on Youtube Logos by Nick – awesome graphic design channel with Inkscape (free vector program) Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Bottomshelf Morale Patch Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
1:07:35
September 5, 2018
Jameson Lopp on OpSec in the physical world [Episode 27]
Jameson Lopp joins me to talk about OpSec and making yourself a hard target. We also discussed his work with CasaHodl. Follow Lopp Twitter Mastodon Github Medium Earn Lopp’s Projects Physical Bitcoin attacks Lopp.net statoshi.info CasaHODL Stories Reflections Upon a SWATting Wikipedia article on Swatting Swatting script kiddies Root cause of swatting? Forbes list of Crypto Rich (targets) Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
55:20
August 28, 2018
Dhruv Bansal [Episode 26]
Dhruv Bansal of Unchained Capital comes on the show to talk about how hodlers can turn long term investments into short term opportunities via cryptoasset-backed lending. Follow Dhruv
1:11:52
August 23, 2018
Adam Gibson on UTXOs and Fungibility [Episode 25]
Follow Adam Gibson Twitter Mastodon Github Blog JoinMarket JoinMarket JoinMarket on Github Fungibility Tech Greg Maxwell on CoinJoin CoinJoin Samourai Wallet OXT.me Wasabi Wallet HD Wallets Coin Shuffle from Tim Ruffing Greg Maxwell on Confidential Transactions Pay to Endpoint explained by nopara73 Non-Bitcoin Privacy Monero Vuvuzela Chaumian Mix Networks Other Noded episode on UTXOs and coin control Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
1:36:25
August 14, 2018
Pierre Rochard on governance and social signaling [Episode 24]
Pierre Rochard comes on the show to talk Bitcoin governance, social signaling, Schelling points, and institutional money. Pierre Pierre on Twitter Debt jubilee tweet Pierre on Medium Bitcoin Governance Bitcoin Acks Bitcoin Advisory Noded Bitcoin Podcast Satoshi Nakamoto Institute Other The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous Mastering Bitcoin by Andreas Antonopolis Noded Episode with John Newberry about Bitcoin code process Jimmy Song about Segwit2x failure Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
1:05:22
August 7, 2018
Lightning Network Reference Rates with Nik Bhatia [Episode 23]
Nik Bhatia comes on to talk about his ideas on the Lightning Network Reference Rate and Bitcoin-native finance. We also touched on the blockchain credit ratings and the CFA Charterholder’s exam including cryptocurrencies. I also gave a little speech on Bitcoin independence at the end, so listen through for a rare moment of eloquence. Nik Bhatia @timevalueofbtc on Twitter Nik on Medium The Time Value of Bitcoin The Bitcoin Risk Spectrum Observations of Lightning Fees Nik’s thread on CFA Charterholder and crypto Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud “Americana” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
1:03:58
August 1, 2018
Ethereum Centralization with StopAndDecrypt [Episode 22]
StopAndDecrypt joins me to discuss the trend towards centralization in the Ethereum network, and the importance of full validation. We also reveal that his is not in fact WhalePanda. StopAndDecrypt @stopanddecrypt StopAndDecrypt on Medium on Reddit Ethereum Centralization Issues Ethereum Blockchain has exceed 1tb (listen) Sharding Centralizes Ethereum (listen) Lopp’s Challenges of Building on Ethereum (listen) Other StopAndDecrypt’s Hard Fork tweet The 2038 Problem Bitcoin Timestamp @thecryptoconomy – great podcast for bitcoin articles Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud “Deuces” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
1:00:19
July 10, 2018
Andreas Raspitzu’s BTC-hotspot [Episode 21]
Andreas Raspitzu came on the show to discuss his project, BTC-Hotspot, enabling you to monetize your internet connection by sharing it over a Raspberry Pi. We discussed its potential as well as the challenges he’s faced and the value of other collaborators in open source projects. We also talked about his twitter bot that memes errors in the bitcoin network. Andrea on twitter BTC Hotspot BTC Hotspot on Github Raspberry Pi official site Various Raspberry Pi kits on Amazon Other Andreas’ BitcoinError Bot twitter feed The Verge Hack article Alex Bosworth’s inbound capacity solution Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
57:01
July 3, 2018
The Anatomy of Satoshi’s Place with LightningK0ala [Episode 20]
I’m joined for episode 20 by LightningK0ala to talk about his creation, Satoshi’s Place, a collaborative drawing experiment powered by lightning payments. We discussed the software it’s running, the low-end hardware he’s using to process the lightning payments, and the API that has allowed some really creative interactions on the site. We also waxed philosophical about the value of games and comedy in stressful times. Full conversation available on Patreon [*We also referenced the body parts drawn on Satoshi’s Place, so probably not an episode for younger audiences*] LightningK0ala @LightningK0ala on twitter Satoshi’s Place Satoshi’s Place Satoshi’s Place Testnet Satoshi’s Place Github Image Mapper for Satoshi’s Place Telegram Group Satoshi’s Place Timelapse Components of Satoshi’s Place Zeit – command line cloud deployment solution ODroid HC2 and accessories ODroid Lightning Node Tutorial from Stadicus Other Lightning Projects Testnet Eclair wallet Mainnet Eclair wallet Yall’s Poketoshi Other Stop and Decrypt’s Ethereum Articles: 1, 2 Harvard’s CS50x Intro to Computer Science Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
56:28
June 26, 2018
What’s going on in Venezuela? [Episode 19]
Randy Brito, founder of BitcoinVenezuela.com, talked to me about what’s going on in Venezuela. We talked about the authoritarian regime, merchant adoption, getting people to understand what Bitcoin can do for them, the Petro and more. Randy also talked about the difference between the government sanctioned exchange rates and the real price on the street, and how developers need to consider this when making tools for other countries. Bitcoin Venezuela Bitcoin Venezuela @btcven on twitter
1:05:18
June 19, 2018
I started a Twitter fight [Episode 18]
I talked about the twitter fight I set off between Vin Armani and SamouraiWallet over the security model of Cointext. I also talked about relying on reputation verse open-source code and touched on the EatBCH issue. Stories The Twitter thread in question Cointext’s thoughts on security Samourai introduces Mule Tools Article from Jose of EatBCH Other Manual export Samourai Wallet backup Compile Samourai from source – works the same for linux (no need for chocalatey) Restore Samourai Wallet from backup Bonus: Route Samourai through your personal Node or Video tutorial by bb2k Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
40:31
June 12, 2018
Steak and Satoshi with Michael Goldstein [Episode 17]
Michael “Bitstein” Goldstein comes on to talk about the Nakamoto Institute, Satoshi’s influence, and the history of Cypherpunks. We also got into carnivory and the bias and government influence on mainstream nutrition. Come find me at BitBlockBoom on July 14! Check out the full interview on Patreon Michael Goldstein @bitstein bitstein.org Nakamoto Institute Noded Bitcoin Podcast Cypherpunks Nakamoto Institute Literature page Crypto-anarchist Manifesto by Tim Mays Cypherpunk’s Manifesto by Eric Hughes The Original Value of Bitcoins by Daniel Krawisz Applied Cryptography by Bruce Schneier The Code Book by Simon Singh bitcoin anarchism video Carnivory and Nutrition Just Meat Shawn Baker, MD n equals many Problems with Evidence-based Medicine Other stuff Jimmy Song’s Programming Blockchain Episode with Patricia Estevao on Lightning UX Mises Institute Defense Distributed The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous Mastering Bitcoin by Andreas Antonopoulos Episode with Patricia Estevao on Lightning UX
1:06:42
June 5, 2018
We Descend into Anarchy with Ansel Lindner [Episode 16]
Ansel Lindner comes on the show to talk about his show Bitcoin is Freedom, and the route to anarchy through Bitcoin. We touch on government debacles of military, health care, nutrition, as well as what we could do better without them. If you’re going to BitBlockBoom in July let me know. Full length interview available on Patreon. Follow Ansel Bitcoin & Markets site @btcmrkts @ansellindner Bitcoin & Markets Patreon Ansel’s Recommended Books For a New Liberty by Murray Rothbard History of Economic Thought by Murray Rothbard The Bitcoin Standard by Saifedean Ammous Other links Caitlin Long’s Mises Seminar USDA Nurtrition Lies Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubs Fool’s Errand by Scott Horton – great book about the war on terror Scott Horton Show – Scott Horton’s podcast Your Facebook Friends are Wrong About Healthcare by Tom Woods Illinois Unfunded Pensions Australia Cash Transaction Ban A Deeper Look Into Network Effects – SoV verse MoE Support Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
1:07:00
May 29, 2018
Free Ross with Lyn Ulbricht [Episode 15]
Lyn Ulbricht comes on the show to talk about her son Ross, creator of the Silk Road, the first use case for Bitcoin, and the injustice of the “justice” system. Free Ross: @free_Ross on twitter Youtube Facebook FreeRoss.org Timeline of events Precedents Constitutional Concerns How you can help Stories FedEx Drug Charges The drug war explained by former narcotics officer Donate to Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Listen on Soundcloud Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
47:53
May 22, 2018
Internet Censorship, Political Incorrectness, and Sanctions with RockstarDev [Episode 14]
RockstarDev Rockstar got out of twitter jail! Follow him @codeoverwhelmin BTCPay Slack Channel – user RockstarDev It’s an older meme, sir, but it checks out: Stories Coinbase and Wikileaks shop Reddit thread about scam crypto twitter accounts – check the first response Another reddit thread about getting banned for talking about spam accounts Owen Benjamin blocked on Twitter and Youtube
46:54
May 15, 2018
Nicolas Dorier explains becoming your own payment processor with BTCPay [Episode 13]
Nicolas Dorier came on the show to talk about BTCPay, a project he’s working on to give merchants sovereignty from centralized payment processors like BitPay. Nicolas Dorier @nicolasdorier Tip Nicolas BTCPay BTCPay Main site @BTCPayServer on Twitter BTCPay Github BTCPay Server Guide on Reddit by Bitcoinshirt BTCPay Youtube Guides BTCPay Slack channel BTCPay Test Server BTCPay Hosts BTCPay Now BTCPay Jungle Stories Samourai’s statement on BIP70 Issues with BitPay’s BIP70 Move (Bitcoin Magazine) Trezor ditches BitPay over Segwit2x Donate Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
40:31
May 8, 2018
The right way to view (and buy) Bitcoin with Akin Fernandez [Episode 12]
In this episode I was joined by Akin Fernandez to talk about the correct way to think about Bitcoin and why incorrect thinking leads to a convoluted, invasive process for getting it. We also talked about his company Azteco, a new, consumer-driven, Bitcoin top-up service. Akin @beautyon_ on Twitter @beautyon_ on Medium Azteco Azteco @azteco_ on twitter Stories Bitcoin businesses leave New York over BitLicense Kraken CEO responds to NY AG Reddit thread: Localbitcoins goes KYC/AML Fiat KYC laws Fiat AML laws Current buying options without KYC / AML Bisq HodlHodl Donate Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
57:10
May 1, 2018
Market Minute 4-25-18
Bitcoin market update for April 25, 2018 Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01:24
April 25, 2018
Patrícia Estavão on Lightning UX [Episode 11]
In this episode, I was joined by Patrícia Estevão, who joins me to talk about User eXperience (UX), Bitcoin infographics, and her research on the current UX of the Lightning Network. Patrícia Patrícia’s site @patestevao on twitter Lightning UX Research BitcoinDesigned infographics Marco Agner – the programmer referenced in this episode Lightning Network Lightning Network Lightning Technical Paper BOLT specifications Lightning Implementations Lightning Labs ACINQ Blockstream’s c-lightning Lightning Wallets HTLC.me Zap! wallet Eclair (testnet) Donate Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
37:03
April 24, 2018
Lightning Network [Episode 10]
In this episode we finally get around to talking about the lightning network and how it works. We also hit the highlights of Blockstream’s week of “LApps” (lightning apps). Lightning Network Lightning Network Lightning Technical Paper BOLT specifications Bitcoin Designed Infographics Multi-Sig Wallets Timelocks Lightning Network part 1 Lightning Network part 2 Lightning Network part 3 Why Build the Lightning Network? Lightning Implementations Lightning Labs ACINQ Blockstream’s c-lightning Lightning Wallets HTLC.me Zap! wallet Eclair (testnet) Blockstream LApps Lightning Charge Week of LApps overview FileBazaar Lightning Publisher for WordPress Nanotip Paypercall NanoPOS IfpayTT Lightning Jukebox Donate Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
38:30
April 17, 2018
Market Minute 4-16-18
Bitcoin market update for April 16, 2018 Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
02:01
April 16, 2018
Market Minute 4-11-2018
Bitcoin market update for April 11, 2018 Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01:34
April 11, 2018
Market Minute 4-6-18
Bitcoin market update for April 6, 2018 Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01:31
April 6, 2018
Market Minute 4-4-2018
Bitcoin Market update for April 4, 2018. Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01:37
April 4, 2018
Housekeeping, UTXOs and Free Ca$h [Episode 9]
In this episode I talked about some changes coming to the podcast and the site. I also talked about consolidating UTXOs and how to get $5 for free from the Cash App. —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
23:02
April 3, 2018
Market Minute 4-2-2018
Bitcoin Market update for April 2, 2018. Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01:23
April 2, 2018
Market Minute 3-29-18
Stand alone Market Minute. Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01:24
March 29, 2018
Market Minute 3-23-18
Stand alone Market Minute. Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01:24
March 23, 2018
Market Minute 3-21-18
Stand alone Market Minute. Bottomshelf Bitcoin Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! ___________ Music: “Special Spotlight” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
01:44
March 21, 2018
Bitcoin metrics [Episode 8]
Today I talked about bitcoin metrics, measurements to track in order to evaluate the health of the network and the price of Bitcoin. I demystified the metrics that I hear thrown around and we talked about what was valuable and what metrics are totally bogus. No Market Minute on this episode, I’m planning to out a seperate Market Minute episode on Wednesday. Psuedo Fundamentals Price and Volume Cryptowatch – compare price, moving averages, etc. of various coins. CoinMarketCap – Price Market Cap, 24 hour volume, rankings (which don’t matter) Clark Moody Tickers – compare exchange prices in real time Peer to Peer Clark Moody Street Price – average price of peer-to-peer trades in various countries/currencies. CoinDance – P2P exchange volumes Transaction Fees Fork.lol – network data comparison between Bitcoin and B-cash. Has good information on difficulty and average transaction fees. CoreFeeHelper – Hourly updated twitter feed with good suggested fee estimation Technicals: Bitcoin nodes Bitnodes Statoshi CoinDance Lightning Stats Shabang – stats Reksplorer – Node and channel visual explorer Other Mayer Multiple – Current price divided by 200 day moving average. Indicator of over/under-value compared to historical price. Github Repo – stats on updates to the code Bitcoin Development Visualization Donate Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
40:06
March 20, 2018
The Bitcoin Scaling Debate [Episode 7]
In this episode I interviewed Clark Moody and we discussed the Bitcoin scaling debate and implementation of SegWit. While we focused on the scaling issues, SegWit also addressed a number of other issues. If you’d like to know more, hit the Bitcoin.org link below. Clark Exchange tickers Street Price Indicator Picks & Shovels Co Segwit Bitcoin.org’s write up on SegWit Donate Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Thank You by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
50:06
March 6, 2018
What are Altcoins? [Episode 6]
In this episode I talked about altcoins. I discussed the prominent altcoins and the issues in Bitcoin, real or imagined, that they attempt to solve. Market Minute: BTC price: $9,728 Finney(0.00001 BTC): $0.97 24 hour volume: $7.2B / 752k BTC Market cap: $164 billion @tipmayermultiple: 200dma – $8510, mayer multiple=1.14x Transaction fees: 57.86 sats/Byte(24) 36.5 sats/Byte(7d) Suggested fees (sats/B): 106 next block, 101 next hour, 2.4 same day Coin.Dance was running maintenance and I was unable to get info on Bisq or Localbitcoins AltCoins: LiteCoin * Critique of Ethereum’s Proof of Stake Model Doge * Main site * Wiki Monero * Main site * Ring Signatures Zcash * Main site * Technical Paper for zkSNARKS DASH * Main Site Donate Patreon Donation page Tuttle Twins – Great kids books and a great way to support the show! —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Thank You by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
45:04
February 24, 2018
Who controls bitcoin? [Episode 5]
In this episode I talked about who controls Bitcoin, who writes the code for the Bitcoin protocol and how improvements and updates are made. Follow the links below for more information on open-source projects, Github, and Bitcoin’s process specifically. Show Notes: Market Minute: BTC price: $10,872 Finney(0.00001 BTC): $1.08 24 hour volume: $8.2B / 792k BTC Market cap: $183 billion Coins in Circulation: 16.8M @tipmayermultiple: 200dma – $8244.77, mayer multiple=1.29x Transaction fees: 36 sats/Byte(24) 39.6 sats/Byte(7d) Suggested fees (sats/B): 5.0 next block, 3 next hour, 2.4 same day localbitcoins – $53.9M(global)/ $6.7M(USA) last 7 days bisq – $90k(global)/ $15.9k(USA) last 7 days _______________ GitHub What is git and Github? Github Bitcoin’s process Bitcoin github repsitory Noded episode with John Newbery Visualization of Bitcoin Development Other stuff Michael Phelps photo Codecademy Donate Patreon Donation page —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Thank You by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
28:25
February 17, 2018
How do I keep my bitcoins safe? [Episode 4]
Today we’re talking about keeping your bitcoins safe. Get your bitcoins off of exchanges as soon as possible and move them in to some mix of software wallets and cold storage. I discussed various wallets and risk versus convenience. Show Notes Market Minute: BTC price: $8457 Finney(0.00001 BTC): $0.84 24 hour volume: $7.5B / 905k BTC Market cap: $142 billion Coins in Circulation: 16.8M @tipmayermultiple: 200dma – 8021.15, mayer multiple=1.05x Transaction fees: 69sats/Byte(24) 74.5sats/Byte(7d) Suggested fees (sats/B): 91.3next block, 10 next hour, 4.9 same day localbitcoins – $102.8M(global)/ $7.1M(USA) last 7 days bisq – $272k(global)/ $24.5k(USA) last 7 days Software Wallets: Bitcoin Core Electrum Samourai Bread Hardware Wallets: Trezor Ledger Opendime Coldcard Paper Wallets: Infographic on Paper Wallets Paper wallets video Other Links: Blockstream Satellite Secure your wallet from Bitcoin.org Paper Wallets Glacier Protocol Bitfinex redistributes coins after losses Mt.Gox – worst exchange hacking BTC-e users caught in limbo Support the show through Patreon or direct donations —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Thank You by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
38:53
February 11, 2018
Where do I buy Bitcoin? [Episode 3]
Today we’re discussing the three main avenues of buying bitcoin, buying in person, centralized exchanges, and decentralized exchanges. There are risks and benefits of each as we discuss in today’s show. Show Notes: Market Minute BTC price: $11044 Finney(0.00001 BTC): $1.10 24 hour volume: $7.8 billion Market cap: $186 billion @tipmayermultiple: 200dma – 7547.29, mayer multiple=1.47x Transaction fees: 109sats/Byte(24) 150sats/Byte(7d) localbitcoins – $80.2M(global)/ $7.9M(USA) last 7 days bisq – $234,440(global)/ $20,570(USA) last 7 days Buying in person * LocalBitcoins * Paxful * Clark Moody’s Street Price Indicator Centralized Exchanges * Gemini * Bitstamp * Kraken * Bitfinex Exchange Comparisons * Clark Moody’s Exchange Tickers – uncheck ‘all’, then add back the ones you want to compare * Cryptowatch Decentralized * Bisq * Hodl Hodl – not yet active Articles * Article about batching * KYC/AML forum thread * Wikipedia articles on KYC and AML * Bitcoin.org’s list of SegWit Adoption Hardware Wallets * Trezor * OpenDime and ColdCard * Ledger Other: * Sorry the images on twitter about Coinbase outages have been taken down since 🙁 —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Thank You by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
29:00
January 27, 2018
What is the Blockchain? [Episode 2]
Today we’re talking about the blockchain and how it keeps bitcoin transactions honest and secure. If you missed Episode 1, we talked about what Bitcoin is and why you should care. Show Notes: * Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five * Mining and Blockchain * DASH school – first three videos * BitcoinCore – can serve as both node and wallet software *
34:23
January 22, 2018
What is Bitcoin (and why should you care) ? [Episode 1]
Today we’re discussing the fundamentals of what Bitcoin is, and what it can do for you. Show Notes: * Andreas Antonopoulos Youtube * Bitcoin & Markets Podcast * Bitcoin & Markets Resources * Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five * You Don’t Understand Bitcoin Because You Think Money Is Real * A good basic explanation of money * Money Supply in the United States Sorry I couldn’t find the reddit story about the credit card thief. —– Music Credits: Morning Ritual by L’Indecis Chillhop Records Listen on Spotify Fatherhood by Joakim Karud Purchase on Bandcamp Listen on Soundcloud
31:06
January 13, 2018
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