Lightning Junkies

Lightning Junkies

By Chaz Cryptoson
A Lightning Network themed Podcast. "The podcast to get your Lightning fix!"
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Episode LNJ06 - Michael Folkson from London Bitcoin Devs
Six episode of the Lightning Junkies Podcast.  In this episode, I interview Michael Folkson from London Bitcoin Devs.  Michael joins me this week to talk about the two Lightning Conference side events that he organized and we also talk about other topics. In this episode we explore: Michael's Background Bitcoin Startup Getting into Bitcoin LN Conf/Side Events Socratic Seminars Philosophy Schnorr, Taproot, Tapscript Eltoo Reasons to be Skeptical of Lightning Hyperbitcoinization Michael's Twitter: https://twitter.com/michaelfolkson London Bitcoin Devs: https://twitter.com/LDNBitcoinDevs Link to Socratic Seminar in Berlin on October 16th: https://www.meetup.com/Bitcoin-Lab-Berlin/events/263934153/ Link to Project and Startup event in Berlin on October 17th: https://www.meetup.com/Bitcoin-Lab-Berlin/events/263934185/ LN Conf Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNconf LN Conf Website: https://www.thelightningconference.com/ Sponsor the podcast with Bitcoin on-chain or over the Lightning Network: http://crowdfund.lightningjunkies.net Tip me on Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@LNJunkies Tip me on Bottle Pay: https://btl.to/@LNJunkies If you wish to contribute in fiat, you can use the Anchor.fm subscription feature. Follow my Lightning Network blog series: https://blog.sicksubroutine.com/ Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNJunkies Follow Chaz Cryptoson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechaz
41:36
October 14, 2019
Episode Jolt-01 - Ross from Lightning Gifts
This is the first episode of the Jolt version of the podcast -- episodes that will last between 15-30 minutes in length in order to allow people with smaller amounts of time to get some good Lightning content.  These episodes will be focused around devs working on Lightning Network apps or services. For the first episode of the Jolt episodes, we have Ross from Lightning Gifts. Lightning Gifts is a way to pay people over Lightning Network without waiting for them to create an invoice -- by using Bitcoin vouchers that you create and redeem on the Lightning Gifts website. We talk about: Ross' Background Getting into Bitcoin Lightning Gifts LNURL Reasons to be Skeptical of Lightning Custodial Wallets or Naw? Getting Newbies into Bitcoin Inflation Lightning Network Community Future LN Tech Lightning Gifts' website: https://lightning.gifts/ Ross's Twitter: https://twitter.com/baebb_code Sponsor the podcast with Bitcoin on-chain or over the Lightning Network: http://crowdfund.lightningjunkies.net Tip me on Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@LNJunkies Tip me on Bottle Pay: https://btl.to/@LNJunkies If you wish to contribute in fiat, you can use the Anchor.fm subscription feature. Follow my Lightning Network blog series: https://blog.sicksubroutine.com/ Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNJunkies Follow Chaz Cryptoson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechaz
31:11
October 11, 2019
Episode LNJ05 - Rui Gomes from OpenNode/Lapps
Fifth episode of the Lightning Junkies Podcast.  In this episode, I interview Gui Gomes from OpenNode/Laaps.  OpenNode is a Bitcoin only payment processor that allows payments on base-chain Bitcoin as well as Bitcoin over the Lightning Network. Laaps is a directory of the best Lightning Network apps in the space. In this episode we explore: Rui's Background Lightning Spin OpenNode Reasons to be skeptical about Lightning KYC on OpenNode OpenNode vs Bitpay Laaps (Lightning Apps) Newbies starting on Lightning Circular Economy Future Lightning Developments Recent Lightning Exploit Rui's Twitter: https://twitter.com/8bitgomes OpenNode's Twitter: https://twitter.com/OpenNodeCo OpenNode's Website: https://www.opennode.com/ Lapps' Twitter: https://twitter.com/lappsln Lapps' Website:  https://www.lapps.co/ Lightning Network apps mentioned: https://twitter.com/lntxbot https://kriptode.com/satsforlikes/index.html https://paid.co/ https://ln.pizza/ Sponsor the podcast with Bitcoin on-chain or over the Lightning Network: http://crowdfund.lightningjunkies.net Tip me on Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@LNJunkies Tip me on Bottle Pay: https://btl.to/@LNJunkies If you wish to contribute in fiat, you can use the Anchor.fm subscription feature. Follow my Lightning Network blog series: https://blog.sicksubroutine.com/ Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNJunkies Follow Chaz Cryptoson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechaz
1:04:08
October 7, 2019
Episode LNJ04 - Trey Griffith from Sparkswap
Forth episode of the Lightning Junkies Podcast.  In this episode, I interview Trey Griffith from Sparkswap.  Sparkswap Desktop is a piece of software that allows you instantly purchase Bitcoin on the Lightning Network using USD using ACH.  In this episode we explore: Trey's Background Sparkswap Desktop KYC AnchorUSD Future of Sparkswap Lightning Network Conference Challenges with LN LNBIG Private Channels Worries about Regulation Trey's Twitter: https://twitter.com/tgriff3 Sparkswap's Twitter: https://twitter.com/sparkswap Sparkswap's Website: https://sparkswap.com/ Sponsor the podcast with Bitcoin on-chain or over the Lightning Network: http://crowdfund.lightningjunkies.net Tip me on Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@LNJunkies Tip me on Bottle Pay: https://btl.to/@LNJunkies If you wish to contribute in fiat, you can use the Anchor.fm subscription feature. Follow my Lightning Network blog series: https://blog.sicksubroutine.com/ Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNJunkies Follow Chaz Cryptoson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechaz
40:43
September 30, 2019
Episode LNJ03 - John Carvalho from Bitrefill
Third episode of the Lightning Junkies Podcast.  In this episode, I interview John Carvalho from Bitrefill.  Bitrefill is an e-commerce platform that allows users to purchase gift cards, prepaid phone refills, and Lightning Network services. Users can pay for these products/services using Bitcoin and the Lightning Network. In this episode we explore: John's Background Silk Road John's Interview with Roger Ver from 2017 Closed Loop Economies Privacy of the Lightning Network Bitrefill Webcam Industry John's Twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinErrorLog Bitrefill's Twitter: https://twitter.com/bitrefill Bitrefill's Website: https://bitrefill.com/ Bitrefill's Lightning Network Services: https://www.bitrefill.com/buy/usa/lightning/ Sponsor the podcast with Bitcoin on-chain or over the Lightning Network: http://crowdfund.lightningjunkies.net Tip me on Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@LNJunkies Tip me on Bottle.li: https://Pay.Bottle.li If you wish to contribute in fiat, you can use the Anchor.fm subscription feature. Follow my Lightning Network blog series: https://blog.sicksubroutine.com/ Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNJunkies Follow Chaz Cryptoson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechaz
51:26
September 23, 2019
Episode LNJ02 - Will Reeves from Fold/LN Pizza
Second episode of the Lightning Junkies Podcast  In this episode, I interview Will Reeves from Fold/LN Pizza.  Fold and LN Pizza are a way to spend your Bitcoin at various merchants as well as earn Bitcoin back for purchases. They allow you to use Bitcoin on-chain or off-chain with the Lightning Network. LN Pizza *only* accepts Lightning Network payments. Fold has a feature where you can earn up to 20% back as Bitcoin at various merchants. In this episode we explore: Will's Background Will's First few experiences with Bitcoin Is Bitcoin rebellion coin or is it going to get tamed? Lightning Network Privacy/KYC Fold/LN Pizza and Kickbacks Bitcoin in the Future Will's Twitter: https://twitter.com/wlrvs   Fold's Twitter: https://twitter.com/fold_app Fold's Website: https://foldapp.com Lightning Pizza's Twitter: https://twitter.com/LN_Pizza Lightning Pizza Website: https://ln.pizza/ My First Bitcoin Pizza: http://myfirstbitcoinpizza.com Sponsor the podcast with Bitcoin or Lightning Network: http://crowdfund.lightningjunkies.net Tip me on Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@LNJunkies Tip me on Bottle.li: https://Pay.Bottle.li  If you wish to contribute in fiat, you can use the Anchor.fm subscription feature.   Follow my Lightning Network blog series: https://blog.sicksubroutine.com/ Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNJunkies  Follow Chaz Cryptoson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechaz
40:24
September 16, 2019
Episode LNJ01 - Ken Kruger from Moon
First episode of the Lightning Junkies Podcast In this episode, I interview Ken Kruger from Moon. Moon is a Google Chrome extension that allows you to make purchases on Amazon with the Lightning Network using a very clean UX. Ken joins me to talk about Moon, the Lightning Network, and Bitcoin generally. Moon's Links: Moon's Twitter: https://twitter.com/paywithmoon Moon's Website: https://paywithmoon.com/ Lightning Junkies Links: Sponsor the podcast with Bitcoin or Lightning Network: http://crowdfund.lightningjunkies.net Tip me on Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@LNJunkies Tip me on Bottle.li: https://Pay.Bottle.li If you wish to contribute in fiat, you can use the Anchor.fm subscription feature. Follow my Lightning Network blog series: https://blog.sicksubroutine.com/ Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNJunkies Follow Chaz Cryptoson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechaz
38:43
September 2, 2019
Intro to Lightning Junkies
In order to kick off this podcast, I wanted to release a quick intro that lays out the premise for Lightning Junkies and what I hope to accomplish. Lightning Junkies Links:   Sponsor the podcast with Bitcoin or Lightning Network: http://crowdfund.lightningjunkies.net Tip me on Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@LNJunkies Tip me on Bottle.li: https://Pay.Bottle.li  If you wish to contribute in fiat, you can use the Anchor.fm subscription feature.   Follow my Lightning Network blog series:  https://blog.sicksubroutine.com/ Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LNJunkies  Follow Chaz Cryptoson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechaz
02:26
August 20, 2019
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