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HASHR8 Podcast

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Creative Financing for Bitcoin Miners w/ Trevor Smyth
On this special birthday episode, Trevor Smyth of Arctos Capital joins us to discuss their recent $1M sale and leaseback deal with Blockware Mining. Trevor gives some valuable perspective on how new crypto lending products are helping North American miners free up capital and expand their facilities.  He also shares his insights into how Chinese ASIC manufacturer delays are affecting these financial products and if we'll ever see an ASIC manufacturer based in North America. To learn more about Arctos Capital, click here. Twitter: @ArctosCap ----------------------------------------- Have you subscribed to HASHR8's newsletter yet?  Now is the time! This is the most important email on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining!  Read Difficulty Adjustment today!  Now also in Chinese! ----------------------------------------- View this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/LUAI_qTV1-c Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
23:56
July 1, 2020
Zcoin & Crypto Privacy w/ Reuben Yap
On today's episode I'm joined by Reuben Yap from Zcoin and guest host MeanHash.  Reuben sits down with us to discuss how he got his start with Zcoin back in 2016 and the early hurdles he overcame with the company.  We also discuss whether there's a need for all of the privacy coins in the market right now and how Zcoin differentiates itself. Finally, Reuben explains his theory about how privacy coins could possibly be a catalyst for crypto mass adoption in the future. To learn more about Zcoin, click here. Twitter: @zcoinofficial ----------------------------------------- Have you subscribed to HASHR8's newsletter yet?  Now is the time! This is the most important email on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining!  Read Difficulty Adjustment today!  Now also in Chinese! ----------------------------------------- View this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ty0WRt2z5As Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
43:09
June 29, 2020
Immersion Bitcoin Mining w/ Scott Bennett
Today I sit down with Scott Bennett, Co-founder and President of Scate Ventures. We discuss how Scate’s unique immersion mining technology compares with traditional air cooling systems. Scott also sheds light on the socio-political challenge some Washington based miners are facing, and how Scate has positioned themselves to be a leader in North American crypto-mining.   To learn more about Scate Ventures, click here.  Twitter: @ScateVentures ----------------------------------------- Have you subscribed to HASHR8's newsletter yet?  Now is the time! This is the most important email on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining!  Read Difficulty Adjustment today!  Now also in Chinese! ----------------------------------------- View this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/KirgUJTXa_g Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
27:35
June 26, 2020
East vs. West Crypto Finance w/ Leslie Lamb
Leslie Lamb is the Head of Institutional Sales at Amber Group and Host of the Crypto Unstacked Podcast. She got her start with crypto finance back in 2012, writing one of the first crypto research papers for a traditional financial institution. In this episode we discuss her take on east vs. west crypto finance culture, podcast production, and the future of Bitcoin regulation in North America. She also shares with us a special piece of Bitcoin history, a pre-Mt.Gox edition of Bitcoin Magazine! To learn more about the Amber Group by clicking here. Twitter: @AmberGroup_io To learn more about the Crypto Unstacked Podcast, click here. Twitter: @LesLamb0 ***This is not a sponsored show nor a paid promotion. None of the associated links are referral or affiliate links.*** ----------------------------------------- Have you subscribed to HASHR8's newsletter yet?  Now is the time! This is the most important email on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining!  Read Difficulty Adjustment today!  Now also in Chinese! ----------------------------------------- View this episode on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKSkY12vKI8ch2hFhOQrZgg Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
34:33
June 24, 2020
Making Crypto Easy w/ Cynthia Wu
Cynthia Wu was the Investment Director at Bitmain Technologies before joining Matrixport, focusing on investments in the blockchain financial services  sector.  She joins us to discuss the various products and services Matrixport offers to miners and the crypto community, and they continue to strive to make crypto easy. To learn more about Matrixport, click here. Special Gift for the HASHR8 Audience: Download the Matrixport app, join the Matrixport Telegram, and type "HASHR8" in the chat to receive 12% annualized for 14 days! ***This is not a sponsored show nor a paid promotion. None of the associated links are referral or affiliate links.*** ----------------------------------------- Have you subscribed to HASHR8's newsletter yet?  Now is the time! This is the most important email on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining!  Read Difficulty Adjustment today!  Now also in Chinese! ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
30:19
June 22, 2020
Blockchain Services Network w/ Matthew Graham
Matthew joins us to discuss the Blockchain Services Network(BSN), a public-private partnership based in China and expanding worldwide.  Anytime China is involved with outside business dealings people get wary.  Matthew is on to share what BSN is, what it isn't, and how it really could impact the global economy. Matthew Graham is the CEO of Sino Global Capital, a Beijing-based company focused on accelerating the growth of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology through strategic investments and development of the Chinese investors base and tech stack.  For more information on Sino Global Capital click here. ----------------------------------------- Have you subscribed to HASHR8's newsletter yet?  Now is the time!   This is the most important email on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining!  Read Difficulty Adjustment today!  Now also in Chinese! ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
33:20
June 19, 2020
Blockchain & AI Infrastructure w/ Russell Cann
Russell Cann is the Chief Customer Success Officer for Core Scientific and he manages some of the largest blockchain and AI hosting facilities in North America.  Before working with Core, Russell managed his own GPU mining facility.  In this conversation we discuss Core's genesis story and their impressive leadership team, which includes former executives from Microsoft, Wal-Mart, and MySpace.  Also Russell shares his belief on the expansion of High Performance Computing infrastructure, and the close connection between AI and Blockchain. Click here to learn more about Core Scientific. ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is HASHR8's weekly newsletter which provides context to the important news and events in Bitcoin, cryptocurrency markets, and mining! Subscribe to Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
36:20
June 17, 2020
America's Structural Market Advantage w/ Harry Sudock
Harry joins us to share how he and the Griid team are building the most efficient mining operations in North America through a horizontally-integrated team and focused growth plan to amass a portfolio of bitcoin mining operations.  We also discuss the Transaction Fee Swap instrument Harry worked with the BitOoda team to design for Miners. Harry Sudock is Director of Strategy for Griid.  Griid is an AI and Blockchain Infrastructure company.  Click here to learn more.  ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Every week, Hashr8 Media shares pointed opinions on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining. Subscribe to Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
30:45
June 15, 2020
Securing Bitcoin's Blockchain w/ Wang Chun
Chun is the proprieter of F2Pool, the world's #1 bitcoin mining pool.  He has been invloved with mining and investing in bitcoin since 2011.  Chun joins us to share his experiences as a Bitcoiner, his thoughts on Satoshi, and why he feels Miners should consider more than just fees when allocating their hash to mining pools. F2Pool has built the world’s leading cryptocurrency mining pool servicing miners in more than 100 countries. With support for more than 40 proof-of-work cryptocurrencies, and as a top 3 mining pool operator for 20 of these networks, we have played a major part in securing blockchain infrastructure and educating the global community about cryptocurrency mining. ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Every week, Hashr8 Media shares pointed opinions on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining. Subscribe to Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
33:28
June 10, 2020
Hashrate Futures Panel
HASHR8 HASHRATE SERIES! Today we've got a panel discussion on Hashrate Derivatives between Sam Bankman-Fried, Ethan Vera, John Lee Quigley, and Leo Zhang. Each of these gentlemen weigh in with their opinions on the validity and promise of these new financial instruments. Leave Hashr8 a rating and review!  ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Every week, Hashr8 Media shares pointed opinions on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining. Subscribe to Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
51:06
June 4, 2020
Hashrate Futures & Difficulty Swaps w/ BitOoda
HASHR8 HASHRATE SERIES! Sam Doctor and Adam Lambalot of BitOoda join the show to give an overview of the derivative products currently available to Miners.  We discuss hashrate contracts and difficulty swaps.  Also they express their belief about the importance of regulated products leading the charge forward into this new market.  This is an excellent overview of these new products! About BitOoda: BitOoda Holdings LLC is a global financial services platform with a mission to accelerate the global adoption of transformational technologies by promoting transparent and efficient marketplaces, through innovative and professional capital markets solutions. BitOoda Holdings, LLC’s subsidiaries include Ooda Commodities LLC, a CFTC/NFA-registered Introducing Broker; BitOoda Technologies LLC, an SEC/FINRA-registered Broker-Dealer; and BitOoda Digital LLC, which has applied for a NY DFS BitLicense. BitOoda Hash(TM) and BitOoda Difficulty(TM) are trademarks of BitOoda Holdings, LLC. For more information, please visit www.bitooda.io or email info@bitooda.io. ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Every week, Hashr8 Media shares pointed opinions on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining. Subscribe to Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
46:37
June 2, 2020
#100: Crypto Startups w/ Joel Birch
Today we're joined by Joel Birch to discuss his experiencing building crypto startups.  Joel shares his thoughts on entrepreneurship and how to push forward through challenges and regulatory hurdles to build beautiful products people enjoy. Joel Birch is the Cofounder and CEO of Stacked, an automated cryptocurrency investing platform.  Click here to learn more about Stacked.  ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Every week, Hashr8 Media shares pointed opinions on bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining. Subscribe to Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
40:00
May 29, 2020
Nic Carter: Bitcoin's Energy Consumption
Nic Carter recently published his opinions on the much-contested debate over Bitcoin's energy consumption.  Join us as Nic shares his thoughts on how Bitcoin's network infrastructure growth is simply following in the footsteps of previous industries and providing a much needed outlet for power which would otherwise be wasted. Nic is a partner at Castle Island Ventures, the Cofounder and Chairman of Coin Metrics, and a Columnist for CoinDesk.   Read his article titled The Last Word on Bitcoin's Energy Consumption. Enter to win a FREE WhatsMiner M30S on Twitter @H4SHR8 ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Every week, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check. Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
43:43
May 27, 2020
Bitcoin Mining in Russia w/ Igor Runets
Today we're joined by Igor Runets of BitRiver.  He describes his journey from traditional Telecom to building a massive bitcoin mining operation in Siberia.  Igor has a unique perspective on the mining landscape and has intense national pride and a desire to see Russia further advance as a bitcoin-mining hub.   Igor Runets is Founder and CEO of BitRiver, the largest collocation services' provider for Bitcoin mining in Russia and the CIS region. BitRiver's customers are institutional miners and are based in countries across the globe.  Click here for more information on BitRiver. Enter to win a FREE WhatsMiner M30S on Twitter @H4SHR8 ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Every week, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check. Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
30:17
May 26, 2020
The Death of the Superdollar w/ SJ Oh
Today we're joined by SJ OH, Head of Custody and Prime Sales for OSL.  SJ sees first-hand the volume going OTC from large miners, institutions, and family offices.  He shares how the geopolitical landscape coupled with the current global economic crisis is accelerating bitcoin's adoption and indicating the death of the US Superdollar. Learn more about OSL Enter to win a FREE WhatsMiner M30S on Twitter @H4SHR8 ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Each Wednesday, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check. Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
35:43
May 25, 2020
Building Bitcoin ASICs ft. Wright Wang of MicroBT
Today we're joined by Wright Wang, Marketing Director of MicroBT.  MicroBT dominated the ASIC market last year, selling 600,000 bitcoin mining machines and grew to become the second largest manufacturer by market share.  Wright shares their journey and how a focus on the customer has helped them do very well. Enter to win a FREE WhatsMiner M30S on Twitter @H4SHR8 ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Each Wednesday, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check. Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech/hashr8, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
24:32
May 20, 2020
Bitcoin Mining in Kazakhstan
Today's show features a panel of bitcoin miners from Kazakhstan.  We discuss what about the Central Asian nation attracts bitcoin miners from all over the world, and how their flexible politics make it a great alternative to countries with rigid bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulations. Panelists: Denis Rusinovich, Alan Dorjiev, Yerbol Zhakupov ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Each Wednesday, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check. Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://mining.luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
42:00
May 18, 2020
Tim Rainey: Mining Bitcoin Behind the Meter
Tim Rainey is the CFO of Greenidge, the world's first fully-compliant power plant/ bitcoin mining hybrid.  He joins us to talk about taking Greenidge from one of the oldest power-producers in the US, into one of it's fastest-growing bitcoin mining opertions. For morning information on Greenidge please see the links below: Website: www.greenidgellc.com Email: info@greenidgellc.com Twitter: twitter.com/GreenidgeLLC LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/greenidge-generation-llc/ ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Each Wednesday, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check. Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://mining.luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
21:11
May 15, 2020
Sam Bankman-Fried: Making Markets People Want
Sam Bankman-Fried is the Founder and CEO of Alameda Research and FTX.  He joins us to share his unique perspective on the quantitative data powering cryptocurrency markets and how he and his team are consistently planning and launching innovative financial products people love! Alameda Research was founded in October 2017. We manage over $100 million in digital assets and trade $600 million to $1.5 billion per day across thousands of products: all major coins and altcoins, as well as their derivatives. We have a full-scale global operation with the ability to trade on all major exchanges and markets. FTX is a cryptocurrency exchange built by traders, for traders. FTX offers innovative products including industry-first derivatives, options, volatility products and leveraged tokens. We strive to develop a platform robust enough for professional trading firms and intuitive enough for first-time users. ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Each Wednesday, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check. Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://mining.luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
33:53
May 13, 2020
Helping Oil Companies Mine Bitcoin
Tom and Marty from Great American Mining Co. share their experiences growing from a very small mining operation in Utah, into one of North America's largest flared gas deployments.  They share the challenges they faced early-on, and how the current energy market is creating a groundswell of interest from major oil companies looking to decrease costs and drive profit in new ways. To learn more about the great work Tom and Marty are doing, visit Great American Mining Co. ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media. Each Wednesday, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check. Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://mining.luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
38:56
May 8, 2020
Matthew D'Souza, Wolfie Zhao, Christopher Bendiksen: Bitcoin Mining Panel
Three of the most important voices in Bitcoin join us to discuss: the quarantine's affect on global mining operations, institutional interest as The Halving approaches, can anyone compete with Bitmain and MicroBT, which exciting trends will have the greatest impact on mining in the next year? Wolfie Zhao is a part of CoinDesk's editorial team and focuses many of his articles on Chinese bitcoin mining.  Read his recent work here: https://www.coindesk.com/author/wolfiez Christopher Bendiksen is Head of Research for CoinShares, Europe's largest Digital Asset Manager.  You can ready Christopher's latest article and learn more about CoinShares here: https://coinsharesgroup.com/insights/why-bitcoin-miners-will-keep-mining Matthew D'Souza is the Co-founder and CEO of Blockware Solutions, a Blockchain Infrastructure Company and Network Advisory Firm. Read Matt's recent research piece here: https://www.blockwaresolutions.com/research-and-publications/2020-halving-analysis ----------------------------------------- Difficulty Adjustment is a new weekly newsletter by Hashr8 Media.   Each Wednesday, Ambroid and WhaleBearMan share pointed opinions on the bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and mining, while Bitcoin Broski tries to keep them in check.  Register for Difficulty Adjustment here ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://mining.luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
44:36
May 4, 2020
BullyESQ: Are We Permanently Sacrificing Our Privacy?
Bully joins us to discuss how the current global crises are causing us to relinquish rights which we may very well never get back.  Our conversation focuses on the protection of personal privacy and how upcoming geopolitical and economic shifts will reshape how we define "life as we know it". ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://mining.luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
54:51
May 1, 2020
Daniel Keller: Proof of Useful Work
Dan joins the show to share the addition of Folding@Home to ZelFlux, and why he believes Flux is poised to provide a viable blockchian solution to many existing industries.   Daniel Keller is the Chief Strategy Officer for Zel.  Zel is a complete cryptocurrency stack with many products and services offered.  Learn more about Zel by visiting https://zel.network/ ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://mining.luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
46:26
April 27, 2020
Chase Blackmon & Nathan Nichols: Immersion Cooled Bitcoin Mining
There's a lot of hype about immersion cooling right now.  Can it really boost bitcoin mining profitability by 40%?  Is it really more expensive than HVAC cooling?  Chase and Nathan from Immersion Systems join the show to educate us on the in's and out's of immersion cooling.   Immersion Systems is one of American bitcoin mining's largest construction companies.  Learn more about Immersion Systems at https://immersionsystems.io/  ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
42:14
April 23, 2020
Bitcoin Mining Pool Panel
Hashr8's first-ever panel discussion features Ethan Vera (Luxor), Edward Evenson (Slush Pool), Thomas Heller (F2Pool), and Alejandro De La Torre (Poolin).   Topics include:  Chinese hash centralization - problem or no? Which products will make the biggest impact on bitcoin mining and why? Who will be the biggest winner and loser of 2020? ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
44:20
April 21, 2020
Johnson Xu: Bitcoin Mining in China
Johnson Xu joins us to provide first-hand insights on the Chinese bitcoin mining market.  He shares his opinions on how miners are preparing for the halving and how he feels it will impact Bitcoin.   Johnson Xu is Chief Analyst for TokenInsight.  TokenInsight is a key source of bitcoin and cryptocurrency research, ratings, and reviews.  For more information please visit https://tokeninsight.com/ ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
38:32
April 17, 2020
Matthew Black: How Miners Use Bitcoin Loans
Matthew Black joins us to discuss how bitcoin miners utilize loans as a way to cover their operational expenses and fund expansion without selling their bitcoin.  We discuss the explosion of financial services for miners and why timing is perfect for these incredibly useful tools.  Matthew Black is the Co-Founder of Atomic Loans, a platform which provides access to non-custodial bitcoin-backed loans.  You can learn more about Atomic Loans or get early access to their beta at: https://atomic.loans/hashr8/ ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
27:23
April 13, 2020
Christopher Bendiksen: The Bitcoin Mining Death Spiral Myth
Christopher Bendiksen joins us as we go deep on Bitcoin Mining's Death Spiral...you know, that scary event which results in the epic crash of bitcoin's network and squashes our hopes and dreams of self-sovereignty and wealth!  But, is it real?  Could enough miners capitulate and stop the processing of Bitcoin's blocks?  Was this narrative simply created to whip us into a FUD-frenzy?  Listen in as Christopher and Broski talk about the facts of the mining death spiral and if it's a real event worth considering. Christopher Bendiksen is Head of Research for CoinShares, Europe's largest Digital Asset Manager.  He publishes some of the best and most respected articles on bitcoin and bitcoin mining.  You can ready Christopher's latest article and learn more about CoinShares here: https://coinsharesgroup.com/insights/why-bitcoin-miners-will-keep-mining ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
41:31
April 10, 2020
Charles Read: Crypto as Money & The Rise of Stablecoins
Charles Read joins us to discuss Central Bank Digital Currencies and Stablecoins as viable solutions to global fiat woes.  Could Covid-19 stop our use of paper money and help with the mass adoption of cryptocurrencies?  Will our privacy be stripped as countries launch their own digital currencies?  Join us as we discuss these topics and many others! Read Charles's recent article in Hackernoon: https://hackernoon.com/cryptocurrencies-as-money-evolution-of-stablecoins-and-whats-next-0jft32by ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
30:08
April 7, 2020
Matthew D'Souza: Bitcoin Mining & Macro Trends
Matt joins us to discuss his resent research piece on the impact Bitcoin's Halving will have on miners and when/ how certain operations will be forced to capitulate based on declining profits due to bitcoin's price action.  He also shares his insights on why he feels the US will come out of the current global crisis just as strong as when it all started. Blockware Solutions, LLC is a Blockchain Infrastructure Company and Network Advisory Firm. An Industry leader in Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency mining services including hardware procurement, mining rig colocation, as well as professional Mining & Staking Pool operations.  For more inforamtion visit https://www.blockwaresolutions.com. Read Matt's recent research piece here: https://www.blockwaresolutions.com/research-and-publications/2020-halving-analysis ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
41:36
April 3, 2020
The New Standard for Bitcoin Mining w/ Edward Evenson
Ed joins us to discuss the recent release of Braiins OS and Braiins OS+, and how he believes these two products will allow bitcoin miners to uplift their profits and extend the life cycle of their hardware.  Aside from Braiins OS, Ed's team has recently released BOSminer, the much-anticipated improvement/ replacement for CGminer.  For more information on the Braiins Mining Stack please visit https://braiins.com/upgrade To download Braiins OS please visit https://braiins-os.com/plus ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
35:03
April 2, 2020
Hashrate Spot & Futures Markets w/ Ethan Vera
Ethan is the Head of Finance for Luxor Technologies, and the author of the Mining & Hashrate Newsletter.  In this episode we discuss the need for hashrate spot and futures markets, and how financials tools like these can help miners hedge against downturns in the market.  We also discuss how spot hashrate is priced and how these markets might actually be made. Luxor Technologies is one of North America's largest mining pools.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD Read Luxor's Mining & Hashrate Newsletter here: https://luxormining.substack.com/ ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS
39:36
March 31, 2020
Offsetting Liabilities with Bitcoin Mining
Steve Barbour joins us for a conversation about the North American natural gas bitcoin mining explosion!  His business has grown substantially over the last year and he shares how oil producers are warming to the idea of mining bitcoin as a way to offset their liabilities.   Steve is the Founder of Upstream Data.  He helps Oil producers use their stranded or "liability" gas to mine bitcoin and generate revenue.  For more information visit https://www.upstreamdata.ca. ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
35:29
March 24, 2020
Coronavirus Can't Kill Our Vibe
Coronavirus, Covid-19, Global Economic Collapse, Quarantines...HAVE YOU STOCKED UP ON TOILET PAPER? Join us for our hot takes on Coronavirus and laugh with us (or at us) as we speculate on where the world is headed.  ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
41:41
March 18, 2020
JP Baric: Where Does Bitcoin Go Next?
JP Baric is the founder of Mining Store, one of the most prominent bitcoin mining companies in the world.  He joins us to discuss his strategic vision for Mining Store's continued growth, emerging trends in bitcoin mining and mining hardware, how he feels institutions will get more involved with mining, and the general direction for bitcoin over the next 36-48 months. Whether you're a Miner, Trader, or Investor - this is a must listen! ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
34:21
March 16, 2020
#76: A MinerUpdate with John Lee Quigley
John Lee Quigley (Head of Research for MinerUpdate) joins us again to share his thoughts on the global economic state, specifically how Coronavirus is impacting the bitcoin markets and what new ASIC releases may do to the network hashrate with the halving around the corner. Check out MinerUpdate's Newsletter: https://minerupdate.substack.com ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
40:43
March 13, 2020
#75: Muneeb Ali: Building Blockstack
This episode features Muneeb Ali, the CEO of Blockstack PBC.  Since 2013, Blockstack has progressed from a research project at Princeton into one of the preeminent leaders of the Web 3.0 movement.  They have built a successful platform and attracted thousands of developers who have launched hundreds of decentralized applications on Blockstack. Muneeb joins us to provide an overview of Blockstack and discuss their consensus mechanism, Proof of Transfer.  This novel approach to mining gives everyone the ability to win blocks of Stacks Tokens while leveraging Bitcoin for security and settlement.   Previous Hashr8 episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow Hashr8 on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- If you would like more information on Blockstack, please visit the following links: Whitepaper: https://blockstack.org/pox.pdf Blog: https://blog.blockstack.org/realizing-web-3-proof-of-transfer-mining-with-bitcoin/ Updates for Miners: https://www.stackstoken.com/ ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://twitter.com/Hashr8OS ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
47:37
March 10, 2020
#74: Bitcoin Mining Around the World
This episode features Thomas Heller, Global Business Director for F2Pool.  Thomas discusses the journey to 5x F2Pool's hash and how he grew them into the largest bitcoin mining pool in the world. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
32:33
March 6, 2020
#73: Proof of Work vs. Proof of Stake
Seth Estrada joins us for a great conversation on mining, masternodes, building and maintaining PoW communities, and how the inclusion of a broader audience into mining is difficult, but incredibly important. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
43:43
March 4, 2020
#72: Disrupting DNS
Tieshun Roquerre, CEO of Namebase, joins us to share his amazing entrepreneurial journey and how it led to the founding of one of crypto's hottest startups.  We discuss the current Domain Name System, how it's centralized nature allows for absolute control by certain parties, and how Handshake Protocol and Namebase are disrupting the system for the benefit of people everywhere. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
42:16
March 2, 2020
#71: ProgPoW
This episode is a high-level overview with everything you need to get a solid understanding of ProgPoW!  ProgPoW has been a highly-contested and often misunderstood implementation so we decided to welcome back Kristy-Leigh Minehan, one of its creators.  Kristy answers our questions as we define ProgPoW's purpose and its possible benefits for Miners and the Ethereum blockchain.   Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
47:06
February 27, 2020
#70: Bitcoin & The Dow Dump Together
Today the guys discuss the Dow Jones's 1000 point crash over fears of a pandemic, and how bitcoin is crashing right-along with it.  Speaking of confusion and panic, have you guys heard about ProgPow?  Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
26:20
February 26, 2020
#69: Poolin's Global Expansion
On this episode we feature Alejandro De La Torre, Vice President of Poolin.  He discusses Poolin's global expansion and how they view developing bitcoin mining markets.  Also, Alejandro shares his experiences travelling around and educating others on the importance of mining bitcoin. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
26:56
February 19, 2020
#68: Bitcoin Mining: Surviving the Winter
Bitcoin mining OG Marshall Long joins us to discuss his experiences mining from 2010 to today, and shares how the space has evolved in the last decade.  Marshall also imparts wisdom on how to become a low-cost producer and weather the Bitcoin winters. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
43:44
February 17, 2020
#67: Bitcoin Mixers & a Multi-Shitcoin Future
The guys discuss a $300 million money-laundering case, Bitcoin mixers, and the IRS's new conditions surrounding digital currencies.  They also discuss international sanctions and how bitcoin's ideal use case is taking shape on the geopolitical stage. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
33:26
February 14, 2020
#66: How Coronavirus Impacts Bitcoin Mining
We're back to discuss the Coronavirus's impact on mining hardware manufacturers and how work stoppage will cause production and shipping delays which could impact hardware prices and the price of bitcoin. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
26:41
February 10, 2020
#65: Does Global Crisis Benefit Bitcoin?
Is a global pandemic good for bitcoin?  Should we attribute the current positive price action to nCoV?  We discuss the current bitcoin pump and how global crises can affect crypto markets. The Hashr8 crew is sending thoughts and prayers to those affected in China and elsewhere around the world.  Stay safe!  Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
27:26
February 4, 2020
#64: What Happens to all the Antminer S9's?
The SHA-256 shitcoins better watch their backs!  Antminer S9's account for ~50% of bitcoin's network hashr8.  We share our opinions of where bitcoin's displaced hardware will go, once the halving occurs.    Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os  ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD
24:23
February 1, 2020
#63: Go Fork Yourself
BCH IS FORKING AGAIN, NO WAY!  We discuss this absolute dumpster fire.  Also on the show, we talk about how companies target our youth with the intent to sell to them later in life and how TikTok is perpetuating this at scale.   Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Come join us for the first Baltic Cryptocurrency Mining Group Meetup! https://www.meetup.com/Baltic-Cryptocurrency-Mining-Meetup/events/267886784/
44:42
January 30, 2020
#62: Mining Hardware & Hash Decentralization
The guys discuss the ongoing debate about ASICS, FPGAs, GPUs, and which best serve a a network, and when in it's lifecycle each machine is best.  Happy Birthday WhaleBearMan! Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS. HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device. HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Come join us for the first Baltic Cryptocurrency Mining Group Meetup! https://www.meetup.com/Baltic-Cryptocurrency-Mining-Meetup/events/267886784/
29:37
January 27, 2020
#61: Secret ASICs Ruin Everything
We're joined by guest host Kristy-Leigh Minehan, who shares her experiences working with ASIC manufacturers and managing some of the most exclusive mining hardware in the world. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 ----------------------------------------- HASHR8 Podcast is presented by HASHR8 OS.   HASHR8 OS is a Linux-based operating system designed to help you increase the efficiency of your mining machines and maximize your overall profitability.  Now with ASIC and GPU support, HASHR8 OS provides the best experience in crypto mining, allowing you to manage your facility from any mobile device.   HASHR8 OS is mining as it should be. Take complete complete control of your mining operations today at https://os.hashr8.com HASHR8 OS Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/hashr8os ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Come join us for the first Baltic Cryptocurrency Mining Group Meetup! https://www.meetup.com/Baltic-Cryptocurrency-Mining-Meetup/events/267886784/
52:30
January 25, 2020
#60: Altseason ASMR Special
On this episode we discuss Altday 2020 and how rich no one is now.  We also discuss GRIN's fork and how we'll play the next one.  WhaleBearMan tries to convince the rest of us that he's not the Intern despite definitely being the Intern. ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR ----------------------------------------- Come join us for the first Baltic Cryptocurrency Mining Group Meetup! https://www.meetup.com/Baltic-Cryptocurrency-Mining-Meetup/events/267886784/
36:41
January 22, 2020
#59: Crypto & Corruption
Guest host, Mauricio Di Bartolomeo joins the show to discuss the absolutely disastrous state of the Venezuelan political and economic system.  As a Venezuelan-Canadian, with much of his family still in the country, he shares his personal experiences.  Mauricio also talks about Proof of Reserves, an initiative which challenges the (lack of) regulatory status quo and encourages every crypto business to adopt a higher standard of transparency. Mauricio Di Bartolomeo is the co-founder of Ledn.  Ledn is a financial services company which offers bitcoin-backed loans and bitcoin savings accounts.  To learn more, visit https://ledn.io. ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR ----------------------------------------- Come join us for the first Baltic Cryptocurrency Mining Group Meetup! https://www.meetup.com/Baltic-Cryptocurrency-Mining-Meetup/events/267886784/
59:24
January 20, 2020
#58: Bitcoin SV is Garbage
THE FOUR HORSEMEN RIDE AGAIN! Join the guys as they celebrate bitcoin's pump and discuss how Bitcoin SV is artificially pumping their coin to dump on retail in what may go down as the first exit scam of 2020. ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR ----------------------------------------- Come join us for the first Baltic Cryptocurrency Mining Group Meetup! https://www.meetup.com/Baltic-Cryptocurrency-Mining-Meetup/events/267886784/
30:20
January 16, 2020
#57: Why China Dominates Bitcoin Mining
Today the guys are joined by John Lee Quigley, Head of Research for Miner Update.  Discussions focus on China's competitive edge(s) in the various aspects of bitcoin mining.  We talk about the power prices, access to hardware, and  regulatory framework which allows China to dominate bitcoin mining. ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR ----------------------------------------- Come join us for the first Baltic Cryptocurrency Mining Group Meetup! https://www.meetup.com/Baltic-Cryptocurrency-Mining-Meetup/events/267886784/
32:51
January 14, 2020
#56: Bitcoin's ASIC Race & Price Manipulation
Today's guest host is Ramak Sedigh of Plouton Group.  We discuss his experiences raising money for a solar-powered bitcoin mining operation, the concern with bitcoin price manipulation, and how the rapid progression of ASIC performance is making previous generation hardware obsolete and  eliminating the resale market. ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
29:22
January 12, 2020
#55: Bitcoin: The Anti-Establishment Ideal
Today's guest host is Daniel Jones aka @nixops.  A developer who has been involved with Bitcoin since the beginning, he shares his unique perspective on the original ideals of Bitcoin and how the Maximalist movement has tainted them. ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
46:06
January 8, 2020
#54: The 2020 North American Bitcoin Mining Explosion
Today we're joined by guest host Nick Hansen, CEO of Luxor Technology.  We discuss bitcoin's hash rate distribution and the rise of North American mining. ----------------------------------------- About our sponsor:  Luxor Technology is North America's largest mining pool.  With a focus on enterprise solutions and an intense focus on customer experience, they provide a premier mining pool platform for bitcoin and altcoin miners.  Visit them today at https://luxor.tech, and follow them on Twitter @LuxorTechTeam. Luxor Discord: https://discord.gg/Cpm6rD ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
30:51
January 6, 2020
#53: Coinmine: Not Your Keys, Not Your Bitcoin
Happy #ProofOfKeys Day to everyone except Coinminers... After a year of reservations and observations, the team has finally compiled enough data for a proper review of Coinmine.  What what we found was troubling.   ----------------------------------------- Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
55:31
January 2, 2020
#52: Ethereum's Downfall & the Rise of FPGAs
Kristy-Leigh Minehan joins the pod to discuss Ethereum's struggle to keep their community of miner's support, due to their lack of consensus on mission-critical decisions.  She also share info on Xilinx entering the blockchain space and what she feels the mining community should do to rally to their cause. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
1:12:36
December 26, 2019
#51: Ethereum Hates Miners...?
The guys discuss the downfall of profitability for AMD cards due to the implementation of RandomX and the seemingly hostile stance Ethereum has towards Miners.  Also we talk about the newest scam on the block, HEX. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
55:46
December 23, 2019
#50: Pools, Tools, and the Bitcoin Halving
Ambroid and Pavel Moravec join Bitcoin Broski as guest hosts to discuss Bitcoin's halving, the tools being provided by various mining pools, and the westward expansion of well-funded mining facilities.   Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
1:00:30
December 19, 2019
#49: Is Cryptocurrency too Difficult to Use?
Join WhaleBearMan, MeanHash, and Bitcoin Broski as they discuss crypto market manipulation, Jihan Wu's return to Bitmain, and the stank-ass opinion of one Mark Cuban. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
30:51
December 12, 2019
#48: Building Canada's Largest Bitcoin Mining Company
Bitcoin Broski is joined by Wes Fulford, CEO of Bitfarms.  Wes is leading Bitfarms as they scale to be one of the largest Bitcoin mining companies in North America.  He shares his thoughts on the Bitcoin halving, pursuing cheap power, and using efficient hardware. Previous episodes: https://hashr8.com/#podcast Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
36:45
December 11, 2019
#47: Honeyminer, Why Have You Forsaken Me?
What happened with Honeyminer?  Why is Miner Capitulation a thing?  The guys discuss a couple hot-button issues and talk some shit.  The normal shenanigans. Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
48:18
December 9, 2019
#46: Litecoin, Monero, Cookies & C**k Rings
We discuss Litecoin's hash rate decline and our predictions for its future, Monero's Randomx fork and the associated bot nets being used to mine it, and DigiByte's delisting from Poloniex because of a tweet. WhaleBearMan also shills us cookies and tells a disturbing sex toy story. Check out our new website: https://hashr8.com Start mining today: https://os.hashr8.com Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/h4shr8 Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/McuRgwR
55:03
December 5, 2019
#45: Does Bitcoin's Block Size Impact Scalability?
Aleksander Kuzmanovic is a CS Professor at Northwestern University and the Founder of bloXroute Labs.  We discuss the current challenges with Bitcoin's scalability and how block size impacts this issue. Follow Hashr8 on Twitter: @H4SHR8
50:00
November 7, 2019
#44: Bitcoin's Billion Dollar Network
Alejandro De La Torre, VP of Poolin.com, joins us to discuss how his team built the #1 Bitcoin mining pool in the world...twice! Remember to follow the show on Twitter @H4SHR8 Preregister for our mining OS: https://www.hashr8.com/preregister
27:07
October 5, 2019
#43: The Bleeding Edge of Cryptocurrency
Crypto OG NotSoFast joins us to discuss his crypto comeback and his search for the new fringes of the industry.  He shares where he sees the most opportunity for investment and profitability.  Remember to follow the show on Twitter @H4SHR8 Preregister for our mining OS: https://www.hashr8.com/preregister  Hashr8 Podcast is an official media partner of Baltic Honey Badger 2019! For conference details and to purchase tickets, visit https://bh2019.hodlhodl.com/
53:15
September 12, 2019
#42: Building the Best Bitcoin Conference
Max, co-founder of of Baltic Honeybadger joins us to discuss why the World needed another conference and how he has established BHB as an educational event which draws some of the best minds in the Bitcoin community each year   Remember to follow the show on Twitter @H4SHR8 Preregister for our mining OS: https://www.hashr8.com/preregister  Hashr8 Podcast is an official media partner of Baltic Honey Badger 2019! For conference details and to purchase tickets, visit https://bh2019.hodlhodl.com/
35:29
August 29, 2019
#41: Scaling Viable Cryptocurrency Solutions
Miles and Dan from Zel Technologies join us to discuss how they are building comprehensive solutions to resolve many of the issues facing wide-spread adoption of cryptocurrency en masse.   Thanks for tuning in!  Follow the show on Twitter @H4SHR8 Preregister for our Hashr8 OS: https://www.hashr8.com/preregister  Hashr8 Podcast is an official media partner of Baltic Honey Badger 2019! For conference details and to purchase tickets, visit https://bh2019.hodlhodl.com/
1:02:29
August 16, 2019
#40: The Importance of Bitcoin Mining Software
The guys recap their trip to Mining Disrupt 2019 and discuss new developments in hardware and software for Crypto Miners.  Thanks for tuning in!  Follow the show on Twitter @H4SHR8 Preregister for our Hashr8 OS: https://www.hashr8.com/preregister Hashr8 Podcast is an official media partner of Baltic Honey Badger 2019! For conference details and to purchase tickets, visit https://bh2019.hodlhodl.com/
51:05
August 8, 2019
#39: Mining Bitcoin with Stranded Gas
Steve Barbour is the Founder and CEO of www.upstreamdata.ca, and his Ohmm datacenters are saving the environment by mining bitcoin! Thanks for tuning in!  Follow the show on Twitter @H4SHR8 Preregister for our Hashr8 OS: https://www.hashr8.com/preregister Hashr8 Podcast is an official media partner of Baltic Honey Badger 2019! For conference details and to purchase tickets, visit https://bh2019.hodlhodl.com/
55:05
August 1, 2019
#38: Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Media
Alex Libertas is the Founder and CEO of TheDailyChain.com, a great source for cryptocurrency news and reviews. We cover a variety of topics and share a ton of laughs. Thanks for tuning in!  Follow the show on Twitter @H4SHR8 Preregister for our Hashr8 OS: https://www.hashr8.com/preregister Hashr8 Podcast is an official media partner of Baltic Honey Badger 2019! For conference details and to purchase tickets, visit https://bh2019.hodlhodl.com/
1:19:28
July 25, 2019
#37: Solar Mining Bitcoin in the California Desert
Ramak Sedigh is the co-founder of Plouton Mining, and he is building the largest solar-powered bitcoin mining farm in the USA.  Thanks for tuning in!  Follow the show on Twitter @H4SHR8 Preregister for our Hashr8 OS: https://www.hashr8.com/preregister Hashr8 Podcast is an official media partner of Baltic Honey Badger 2019! For conference details and to purchase tickets, visit https://bh2019.hodlhodl.com/
56:57
July 19, 2019
#36: #StackingSats Through Everyday Purchases
Alex Adelman is the co-founder of Lolli.  Alex and his team are spreading mass adoption by helping online shoppers gain exposure to bitcoin!  We talk about discussing crypto with major brands, protecting customers' data, social media, and much more.  Lolli partners with your favorite merchants to help you accumulate bitcoins just by shopping online!  Visit www.lolli.com today and start stacking sats! Thanks for tuning in, we hope you enjoy the show! Follow the show on Twitter: @H4SHR8
49:59
July 11, 2019
#35: Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Mining ROI
The Hashr8 Team is in full effect! How high will bitcoin go? Will there be an Altseason? What new hardware is coming to help increase mining profitability?  The guys share their opinions on these topics, among many others. It's more clear than ever that not only is Cryptomining alive and well, it is proving to be the clearest path to the highest profits.   Thanks for tuning in, we hope you enjoy the show! Follow Hashr8 on Twitter: @H4SHR8 Visit our website: https://www.hashr8.com
1:03:06
June 26, 2019
#34: Enhancing User Experience Through Mining
Reggie is the Co-founder and CEO of Gath3r.io.  Gath3r provides a solution which allows website owners to provide a better browsing experience for their consumers by eliminating intrusive ads.   We discuss his work experiences in Iraq during the ISIS invasion, Facebook, and the overall state of privacy - and why you should be concerned for yours! Thank you for tuning in, we hope you enjoy the show! Check out our new website: https://www.hashr8.com Follow Hashr8 on Twitter @h4shr8
51:04
June 12, 2019
#33: Mining Bitcoin: Collocation Horror Stories
Mark Moss has 20 years of investing experience, is the co-founder of SignalProfits.com, and provides tons of educational content for crypto traders. Mark shares his experiences investing in Real Estate, what he learned from the Great Recession, and why he loves crypto and its potential to be the greatest wealth transfer of our generation.  Thank you for tuning in, we hope you enjoy the show! Check out our new website: https://www.hashr8.com Follow Hashr8 on Twitter @h4shr8
52:16
June 5, 2019
#32: Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Fundamentals
Marsmensch is a crypto miner, an invester, a fundamental analyst, and one of the first Shitcoin Afficionados.   We have a great conversation about Zerocoin, Honeyminer, new mining trends, how block sizes impact the chain, and much, much more!   Thank you for tuning in, we hope you enjoy the show! Follow Hashr8 on Twitter @h4shr8
1:32:04
May 29, 2019
#31: Cryptocurrency Mining and Protecting Your Data
MeanHash manages data for some of the biggest companies in the world. He joins us to discuss how our personal information is collected, stored, and sometimes used against us.  We also talk about Facebook's cryptocurrency, and why Zuck really wants his own token. OpSec is critical.  MeanHash breaks down his tips to create your Perfect Persona online to protect your most valuable asset - your information! Thank you for tuning in, we hope you enjoy the show! Follow Hashr8 on Twitter @h4shr8
58:04
May 22, 2019
#30: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency & Bourbon
It's our first Tripod Episode! Join us as we discuss Bitcoin mining's break-even price, the hunt for cheap electricity, Fidelity's Mining Summit, how small miners can make money mining, and how major institutions are flocking to cryptomining at an astounding rate!   Thank you for tuning in, we hope you enjoy the show! Follow Hashr8 on Twitter @h4shr8
1:02:48
May 8, 2019
#29: Mining as a Lead Indicator of Market Conditions
We are joined by Notsofast, your favorite cryptomining OG's favorite cryptomining OG.  He is one of the blockchain industry's biggest mining proponents and most sought after advisers.  On the show he discusses how mining is often a great indicator of overall market conditions, why the cryptomining community is so important, and why to mine rather than just buy your coins. A special thanks to Notsofast for joining us, it was a great show! Follow Hashr8 on Twitter @h4shr8
1:12:54
May 1, 2019
#28: Mining is the Lifeblood of Cryptocurrency
Alexander is a seasoned executive and product visionary. He started his career as a software developer. He founded Nareos (a P2P File Sharing Company) and Wikitup (acquired by iMesh) and has served as VP Product at WeFi and as Principal at CIRTech VC, as well as an adviser to several startup projects.  We discuss Beam, developing on MimbleWimble, and why mining is the lifeblood of cryptocurrency. Thanks for tuning in! -------- Follow @H4SHR8 on Twitter! --------
53:27
April 12, 2019
#7: Bitcoin's Case for Privacy
Jameson is a professional Cypherpunk, the creator of Statoshi, and the CTO of Casa.  During this show we discuss personal security, Bitcoin's potential implementation of MimbleWimble, and what he's building at Casa to help protect crypto holders. Thanks for tuning in! -------- Follow @H4SHR8 on Twitter! --------
1:01:33
March 20, 2019
#6: Bitcoin Mining in 2010
Kristy-Leigh Minehan began building custom miners in 2009, and is considered a pioneer of cryptomining.  She has since served as consultant to Fortune 500 companies on Blockchain and is now the Chief Technology Officer for Core Scientific.   This is a must-listen for everyone in crypto! -------- Follow us on Twitter @H4SHR8 --------
1:23:05
March 13, 2019
#5: Building a Better Bitcoin
Tron Black is the Lead Developer of Ravencoin and Principal Developer for Medici Ventures.  Aside from diving deep into Ravencoin, we also discuss FPGA and ASIC-resistant algorithms, Wyoming pioneering blockchain adoption, and how security tokens might impact our futures.    -------- Follow us on Twitter @H4SHR8 --------
1:08:59
March 5, 2019
#4: Scaling Your Cryptocurrency Mining Operation
JP Baric went from mining DOGE in his parents' basement as a freshman in high school, to building the world's preeminent authority on crypto mining farms in just a handful of years.  He joins the H4SHR8 crew and shares some of his upcoming projects with the guys. --------  Follow us on Twitter @H4SHR8
39:59
February 20, 2019
Hashr8 #003: Cryptocurrency Community Building
In this episode the guys we are joined by Jerry, the Lead Developer of Pennykoin.  Jerry is a down-to-earth guy with a desire to see crypto impact the world in a positive way, and he has developed a great community of supporters around his cause.  This was a fun conversation, we hope you enjoy it!      -------- Follow us on Twitter @H4SHR8 Subscribe to our free Spec Mining Newsletter: https://www.h4shr8.com
39:14
February 13, 2019
#2: Mining is More Than Just Bitcoin
Growdigi is the co-founder of Proof of Review. Proof of Review was created to help bring the mining community closer together with trustworthy developers, as well as give traders and investors a better sense of surety.  Request a Project Review: https://www.proofofreview.com/get-reviewed-step-1/https://honeyminer.com/ -------- Follow us on Twitter @H4SHR8 Subscribe to our free Spec Mining Newsletter: https://www.h4shr8.com
49:20
January 31, 2019
#1: Turning Your PC's Power into Profit
Noah Jessop is crypto investor and early stage venture capitalist at Founder Collective in San Francisco - investors in Uber, The TradeDesk, BuzzFeed, Cruise, Civic and many other world-changing companies. Previously, Noah was the CEO of CommandIQ, an enterprise software company acquired by PCH in 2015, and studied Mathematics at MIT. Register for Honeyminer: https://honeyminer.com/ -------- Follow Us on Twitter: @H4SHR8 Subscribe to our Free Mining Newsletter: https://www.h4shr8.com
47:54
January 27, 2019