Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

By Marty Bent
Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in Bitcoin", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.
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#138: BitcoinTINA "The Perfect Storm"

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#163: Brandon Quittem
Join Marty as he sits down with Brandon Quittem to discuss: - Fungi - Psychedelic mushrooms - Smart networks - Gall's Law - The Fourth Turning - Generational archetypes - Learning what hard work is while young - much more Follow Brandon on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.
2:02:47
May 26, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.05.18
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - Laser Fault Injection attack on Coldcard MK2       - Ledger       - Coldcard - BlockFi hacked, user personal info taken  - transaction fees hit yearly high - hash rate and difficulty adjustment - May whirlpool volume passed March volume whirlpoolstats.com - Cobra claims he will pass on control of bitcoin.org by end of the year  - Caravan Multisig adds HD wallet support  - Crystal surveillance releases darknet usage report  - Apple and google release updates adding coronavirus people tracking capability  - CCP increases pressure on Hong Kongers  - Twitter adds "safe space feature"  - Joe Rogan to Spotify - NEW SEGMENT: Your Tax Dollars At Work Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:34:24
May 21, 2020
#162: Robert Breedlove
Join Marty as he sits down with Robert Breedlove, Founder & CEO of Parallax Digital, to discuss: - Bitcoin and Zero - How the Church lost power - Why Central Banks are unnatural - Bitcoin + energy efficiency - Thinking from first principles - Logos - Human freedom - Much more Follow Robert on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.  
1:34:52
May 19, 2020
#161: Misir Mahmudov
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Misir Mahmudov to discuss: - This Book Will Save You Time - Inflation - How inflation data is manipulated - How shrinkflation works - Self Help - much more Follow Misir on Twitter Buy the book Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.
56:32
May 16, 2020
#160: Brian Harrington
Join Marty as he sits down with fellow Bitcoiner Brian Harrington to discuss: - Civil Liberties and the shutdown - Three sides of your balance sheet - Should we stop paying taxes? - Using your bitcoin in different ways  - Enacting change via local government - Jesus - much more Follow Brian on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.
1:07:22
May 15, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.05.11
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - Coldcard security disclosure  - Delphi Digital Halving Report  - Quantitative Analysis of Lightning Network Privacy: Paper Slides Video - Crypto Voices Q1 2020 global monetary base report  - African P2P exchange volume ATH  - Nodl Dojo build and setup video  - LightNite announces NFTs on Liquid  - Lolli raises $3M round including Ashton Kutcher and Michelle Phan  - Coindesk Top 50 list is sad af  - US Senate votes to allow FBI warrantless access to web browsing history  - Venezuela pays Iran with $500M worth of gold bars, requiring 9 jets  - Thunderspy USB C vulnerability  - RHR Live on BTC Mag  - US Senator stock sales  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:39:15
May 14, 2020
#159: Jeff Booth
Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Booth, Author of The Price of Tomorrow: Why Deflation is Key to an Abundant Future, to discuss: - Tech deflation in recent decades - The future of cheap energy - Why an inflationary monetary policy doesn't make sense in a deflationary world - How Bitcoin fixes this - The future of AI - The future of work - much more Follow Jeff on Twitter Check out The Price of Tomorrow Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.
1:08:41
May 12, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.05.04
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Paul Tudor Jones announces bitcoin investment  - Nodl Dojo adds keysend support and btc-rpc explorer nodl.it - CashApp quarterly bitcoin sales ATH  - CoinKite announces BlockClock Mini and steel backup plates  - Foundation Devices announces intention to build new hardware wallet in US  - Blockstream satellite v2  - BlueWallet v5.3.5  - c-lightning v0.8.2  - eclair v0.4  - the perpetual one way peg  - Lebanon and bitcoin  - Zoom buys keybase  - Duterte shutsdown major news network in the Phillipines  - Marty's Bent RSS Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
2:03:08
May 7, 2020
#158: Marshall Holbrook
Join Marty as he sits down with Marshall Holbrook, founder of BitG@s, to discuss: - Marshall's experience with natural gas over the last two decades - How natural gas gets delivered to the grid - The decrease in nat gas prices - Using Bitcoin mining to get more money for his gas - The design of a bitcoin mining shed on a nat gas field - Mining with S9s - Trying to convince other nat gas producers to get into mining - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.
50:28
May 6, 2020
#157: Ben Prentice + Heavily Armed Clown
Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Prentice and Heavily Armed Clown to discuss: - WTF happened in 1971?!  Follow Ben on Twitter Follow Heavily Armed Clown on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:08:45
May 5, 2020
#156: Matt Ahlborg
Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Ahlborg, founder of UsefulTulips.org, to discuss: - How the rolling blackouts in Venezuela last year affected bitcoin trading in LatAm + the US - How Venezuelan's are using bitcoin as a rail to move money - Why we've seen an increase in bitcoin exchange volume in Argentina - Argentina's history of capital controls - Cuevas - Do individuals using bitcoin in LatAm believe in its long-term viability as a digital money? - Increased bitcoin exchange volume in Kenya - Bitcoin usage in India - much more Follow Matt on Twitter Check out UsefulTulips   Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:06:41
May 1, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.04.27
This week Marty and Matt as they discuss: - HWI updated to fix new Trezor firmware compatibility issues  - Laurent on payjoin and deception tools  - Ministry of Nodes RoninDojo video  - Argentina bitcoin usage by Matt Ahlborg  - Kenyan P2P bitcoin volume hits ATHs  - CardCoins sponsoring core developer  - BTCPay Server v1.0.4.2  - ColdCard Kitchen  - OXT Research Report on North Korean cybercrime group  - ColdCard v3.1.3 firmware  - LND v0.10-beta  - Learn using comics with Amiti  - Dressing for the surveillance age  - CryptoCloaks Honey Badger hidden box  - Harvard authoritarians + NIH funding of research on the virus - Lebanese Banking crisis Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
2:08:55
April 30, 2020
#155: Openoms
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with developer Openoms to discuss: - How Openoms came to find Bitcoin - Why he started building apps and hardware products for bitcoiners - JoininBox - JoinMarket - Fidelity Bonds - Privacy on Lightning - Broadcast transactions privately - much more Follow Openoms on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:27:34
April 29, 2020
#154: Amiti Uttarwar
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Amiti Uttarwar, Bitcoin Core contributor at Xapo, to discuss: - How Amiti came to find Bitcoin - Getting into Bitcoin Core development - Learning C++ - Amiti's work on rebroadcasting - Protecting privacy at the P2P level - Nuance of mempools - Current state of Bitcoin - much more Follow Amiti on Twitter Check out her post, Onboarding to Bitcoin Core Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:09:44
April 28, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.04.20
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - Unchained Capital caravan update inbound - mynode v0.2.03  - SLP Chris Belcher  - Upcoming eps with Amiti and Openoms - YouTube taking down any content not in line with WHO - Should we reopen the economy? - much more  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:28:00
April 23, 2020
#153: Zuby
Join Marty as he sits down with Zuby, Rapper/Author/Podcaster/Free thinker, to discuss: - How to use Twitter correctly - How people waste time on Twitter with hate - Why you shouldn't let people you've never met dictate your happiness - People losing their own humanity - Only you control your success - Bitcoin and why it may have limited upside - The importance of healthy living - much more Follow Zuby on Twitter Check out Zubymusic.com Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:03:14
April 22, 2020
#152: Ben Hunt
Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Hunt, founder of Epsilon Theory, to discuss: - How institutions have failed us across the board in the wake of coronavirus - Why we need to burn it the f*ck down - How we can create grass roots movements to turn away from our failing institutions - Ben's work with frontlineheroes.com - Why we probably won't have a 'V' shaped recovery - much more  Follow Ben on Twitter Check out Frontline Heroes Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
50:36
April 21, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap Stimulus Package: 2020.04.20
Join Marty & Matt as they discuss: - BTCPay Server adds payjoin support  - Trezor update breaks HWI support   - Cobra and Theymos split ownership of bitcoin.org and bitcointalk.org - Purse.io shuts down  - Breez wallet adds keysend support  - Nodl adds keysend support Nodl OG  - Juggernaut messenger  - Oil markets - MMT - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:32:34
April 21, 2020
#151: Marshall Long
Join Marty as he sits down with long time bitcoiner + miner Marshall Long to discuss: - How Marshall got into Bitcoin mining - Why he only mines Bitcoin now - Evolution of chips - Chip fabrication foundries  - Stories of procuring miners in China - The evolution of culture in China - The future of Bitcoin mining - much more Follow Marshall on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:13:05
April 18, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.04.13
This week Marty & Matt discuss: - Bryan Bishop releases bitcoin vaults prototype  - Ransomware operator now defaults to monero payments  - Utreexo explainer  - Trezor Model T v2.3.0  - Samourai Wallet v0.99.93  - Whirlpool CLI v0.10.5 released  - Apple and Google bluetooth based tracking system integrated at the mobile OS level  - Graphene OS guide  - Protesting is a "non essential activity" - Masks now required in NYC lol - Surveillance programs escalate worldwide using coronavirus as an excuse  - Most popular ethereum chain explorer has added a blacklist tool  - Maker foundation lawsuit  - Central banks recommend global stablecoin ban, notable ethereum stakeholders caught off guard but they shouldn't be - Libra pivots to simple single currency stablecoin model  - 9th anniversary of online poker Black Friday  - Mullvad.net VPN releases mobile wireguard compatible apps - SLP Rafael Yakobi  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:14:01
April 16, 2020
#150: Great American Mining
Join Marty as he sits down with two members from the team at Great American Mining, Austin Storms and Tom M, to discuss: - What Great American Mining is doing - The journey and lessons learned along the way - Different energy sources and how they affect the decisions of mining operations - Miners biggest problem; finding cheap power at scale - Austin's journey with Bearbox - How mining is ruthless capitalism - Solving problems for oil companies - The future of mining in North America - much more - Check out Great American Mining's one pager (site to be updated soon) - Follow Austin on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:14:09
April 15, 2020
#149: Steve Barbour
Join Marty as he sits down with Steve Barbour, founder of Upstream Data, to discuss: - Steve's experience in the Oil & Gas industry before Bitcoin - Difference between an electrical and mechanical engineer - The problem Bitcoin mining solves for the O&G industry - Difference between building on the grid and off the grid - Why Bitcoin is so important - Building a business slowly - much more Follow Steve on Twitter Check out Upstream Data Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
2:29:26
April 14, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.04.06
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - 16.5M Americans unemployed - Today's Fed announcements  - Dave Portnoy calling the dollar Schrute Bucks  - Bisq security vulnerability  - ACINQ Phoenix v1.3.0 adds Tor support - BlueWallet v5.3.0 - Samourai Dojo v1.5  - Ronin Dojo v1.4  - All Nodls now support dojo and whirlpool - Method to provide clearnet access to Tor lightning nodes proposed  - Fold announces sats back visa debit card  - Zane Pocock on the EARN IT Act  - Stephan Livera with Gleb Naumenko on erlay  - Chainalysis CoFounder on WBD  - Shoutout to @jamesbtcbond for setting up his node with electrum  - Rodolfo bitcoin-dev keychain email Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.  
1:27:12
April 9, 2020
#148: Matt D'Souza
Join Marty as he sits down with Matt D'Souza from Blockware Solutions to discuss: - Blockware's recent research paper on mining - Running a mining operation - How Matt came to realize Bitcoin is King - The State of the Economy - Why Bitcoin isn't "backed by nothing" - much more Follow Matt on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:12:15
April 8, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap Stimulus Package: 2020.04.06
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - CDC finally recommends face coverings  - CoolWallet S security flaw  - MutantC RPi4 mobile build  - Whirlpool CLI v0.10.4 released  - Eclair v0.3.4 released  - OC Bitcoin Network talk on samourai wallet and privacy  - Tor Browser v9.0.8 released  - RaspiBlitz v1.5 RC1 adds joinmarket CLI support  - Wasabi Wallet v1.1.11 released  - MyNode v0.2.01 - Janet Yellen wants the Fed to buy stocks - Japanese family formation - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:19:19
April 6, 2020
#147:Alex Gladstein
Join Marty & Matt as they sit down with Alex Gladstein from the Human Rights Foundation to discuss: - Government overreach during the response to COVID19 - The capture of the World Health Organization - Censorship in China as COVID19 was spreading - The economic impact of forced quarantine  - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:33:09
April 3, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: 2020.03.30
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Breez Point of Sale mode added to lightning wallet  - LSAT Authentication  - Samourai Whirlpool GUI v0.10.1 and CLI v0.10.3    - MyNode v0.2.0  - Bitmex research bitcoin development funding analysis  - Bitmex renews and increases grant to Bitcoin Core maintainer Michael Ford  - Mulit-location backup scheme spec released by @openoms  - Whirlpool March volume totaled 1523.45 bitcoin  - Multi sig betting with caravan  - Binance makes a distinction between coinjoin and custodial mixers in recent blog post  - Coinkite begins selling power only magnetic usb cables  - Surveillance companies pivot to coronavirus tracking to increase their reach  - UK PM hosts cabinet meeting on Zoom  - StandardNotes.org and meet.jit.si shoutouts - Calling out pedos  - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:34:13
April 2, 2020
#146: Rodolfo Novak
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Rodolfo Novak to have a meandering discussion about: - COVID19 - Droplets v. Vapor - Why you should wear a mask - Why people are so willing to cede civil liberties during crises - Hardware on the horizon from CoinKite - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
2:17:39
April 1, 2020
#145: Roy Sebag
Join Marty as he sits down with Roy Sebag, Founder of Goldmoney and Menē, to discuss: - The mechanics of paper and physical bullion markets - The history of paper gold being used to suppress the price of physical gold - The Fed has man-in-the-middle attacked US citizens - Why the Internet isn't decentralized - Why Sound Money is so important and why bitcoiners and gold holders need to join forces - The reaction to COVID19. Are we being put in our pods? - Political framing and mental pods - The common man - The importance of unplugging - What Gen Z thinks - much more Follow Roy on Twitter Check out Goldmoney Check out Menē Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:37:34
March 30, 2020
#144: Michael Krieger
Join Marty as he sits down with Michael Krieger, founder of Liberty Blitzkrieg to discuss: - Gold markets - The Empire - Most recent bailout - Great Awakening - Why Michael is still bullish on Bitcoin - Bitcoin + Oil & Gas Industry - Un-schooling - much more Follow Michael on Twitter Check out Liberty Blitzkrieg Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:22:45
March 27, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.03.23
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bitcoin and Venezuela  - Coinkite Coldpower  - Zebedee releases bitcoin gaming SDK explainer video  - Tails OS v4.4.1  - Graphene OS v2020.03.23.22 released  - TFTC Guides: Graphene OS installation  - BTCxZelko on Stephan Livera - $500M of US stimulus bill dedicated to increased surveillance capabilities  - Disturbing video shows coronavirus phone tracking tool  -Taiwan coronavirus surveillance escalates  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:12:55
March 26, 2020
#143: JW Weatherman & Giacomo Zucco
Join Marty as he sits down with JW Weatherman and Giacomo Zucco to discuss: - Separating people from their State - Overt v. covert evil empires - Heuristics one can use to gauge the severity of COVID19 - much more Follow JW on Twitter Follow Giacomo on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:54:13
March 25, 2020
#142: Elisabeth Préfontaine
Join Marty as he sits down with Elisabeth Préfontaine, founder of Octonomics, to discuss: - Elisabeth's experience in the banking + financial worlds - Problems with transparency in the traditional financial world - Bad incentives in the traditional financial system - Why Bitcoin only? - How Quebec messed up their opportunity to court bitcoin entrepreneurs - Defining Bitcoin - Why bitcoin isn't a security - PC creep into the boardroom - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. 
1:02:59
March 24, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Stimulus Package 2020.03.23
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:  - Markets down, bitcoin up - Sunday futures limit down in 3 mins - 60 Minutes interview Kashkari "infinite amount of cash"  - Fed announces unlimited QE  - Russian central bank added 400k ounces of gold to its reserves in february  - TFTC.tv guides - Graphene & MyNode - JoinMarket v0.6.2  - JoinMarket PR for fidelity bonds  - Nodl Dojo v0.0.8  - March Whirlpool volume higher than last 3 months combined  - LN Markets released on mainnet  - CashApp adds option to display in sats  - Magic Internet Gathering bitcoin gaming initiative announced  - HRF deep dive into buying bitcoin anonymously  - DOJ seeks permission to detain people indefinitely without trial  - Israel to go into full lockdown with phone location monitored and Ministry of Health to release new tracking app - The Chula Vista Police Department to use 4 drones to monitor Coronavirus shutdown - Nascar virtual races on fs1  - much more  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:22:09
March 23, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.03.16
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - Macro scene - Casa open sources node  - Bitcoin Magazine op ed on CoinJoin legality  - BTCPay VR Presentation this Saturday  - US Gov considering location tracking  - Samourai Whirlpool volume set to top January and February volume combined  - Upcoming node guides: tftc.tv and parts list  - Ark Invest bitcoin mining research  - Blockware Solutions bitcoin mining research - Don't skimp on Micro SDs - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. 
1:28:07
March 19, 2020
#141: Charles Marohn
Join Marty as he sits down with Charles Marohn, Author of Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Build American Prosperity, to discuss: - How America has been very wasteful with resources for the last five decades - The problems with top-down decision making - Why centralized economies "on the bike" don't work in the long-run - The morality of Fed policy - Parallels between modern day America and the Weimar Repulic - How small towns can start over and stand on their own two feet - Value per acre - Creating community - Bringing design thinking to city building - Activating unused spaces - much more Follow Charles on Twitter Buy the book Check out the Strong Towns podcast Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:14:58
March 17, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Stimulus Package 2020.03.16
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - COVID19 + Market reaction - Fed cuts + repo operations - MyNode v0.1.97  - 3D Printing in Italy's corona battle  - VR Socratic Meetup - Jameson Lopp on Bitcoin Core Contributor Challenges - Other stuff Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
49:25
March 16, 2020
#140: Kyle Bass & Parker Lewis
Join Marty as he hops on a call with Kyle Bass and Parker Lewis to discuss: - Recent market chaos - The Fed's response up to this point and what they may do moving forward - The need for a strong fiscal response in conjunction with Fed policy - The dangers of centralizing our supply chain in China - Russia's move in oil markets over the weekend - much more Follow Kyle on Twitter Follow Parker on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
48:40
March 12, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.03.09
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - macro and price talk - mining death spiral FUD - Bitcoin Core v0.19.1  - bluewallet node issue  - payjoin support should be added to btcpay soon   - Samourai Wallet Whirlpool hits new monthly ATH   - Specter-Desktop multisig release  - OXT Research PlusToken Report Issue 2  - Electrum v4 release still delayed - MKR/DAI liquidation crisis  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:12:19
March 12, 2020
#139: George Gammon
Join Marty as he sits down with George Gammon to discuss: - Why George started his YouTube channel - The Oil Wars - Was Russia's move over the weekend a kill shot directed at the US? - Corporate Debt - Buybacks - Junk bonds - The Fed's reaction to recent market movements - Fed policy and the erosion of the Nuclear family - Deflation - Sounds money standards of the past - George's thoughts on Gold v. Bitcoin - much more Check out George's YouTube channel Follow George on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:08:01
March 10, 2020
#138: BitcoinTINA "The Perfect Storm"
Join Marty as he sits down with BitcoinTINA to discuss how the macro factors lining up in the world right now are a perfect storm for Bitcoin in the medium to long-term. Follow BitcoinTINA on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:02:36
March 6, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.03.02
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Coronavirus + Fed Rate Cut - Whirlpool volume PAMPING - VR Presentation by Adam Gibson on PayJoin  - Nodl updated with new RTL - myNode updated with Dojo support - Casa adds Coldcard support  - BlueWallet adds Coldcard support  - BlockFi flagging wasabi deposits  - Square Crypto announces two new grants  - India Supreme Court strikes down bitcoin banking ban  - South Korea passes amendment formalizing bitcoin regulation  - Germany deems bitcoin a financial instrument  - New York Power Plant mining $50K worth of bitcoin per day  - Coinbase tested facial recognition software Clearview AI - EARN IT Act to be introduced in US Congress  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:06:12
March 5, 2020
#137: Chris Stewart & Nadav Kohen
Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart and Nadav Kohen from Suredbits to discuss: - Dairy farming + life in Iowa - The inception of Suredbits - Building products to take Bitcoin to the masses - The Lightning Network - Key management on the Lightning Network - Node fallbacks + redundancy - Discreet Log Contracts - Oracles - BitDevs Chicago - much more Follow Chris on Twitter Follow Nadav on Twitter Check out Suredbits Peep the DLC blog series Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
2:08:44
March 4, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.24
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Trace fall from Grace - FullyNoded corrections - consider donating here - @6102bitcoin infographics on taint, chainalysis, and blacklisting - Zebedee releases developer SDK  - Whirlpool usage second monthly ATH in a row  - Whirlpool mobile released  - Casa bitcoin inheritance solution released  - Coldcard v3.1.1  - Square reports growing bitcoin volume  - Square teases option to display in sats and auto buys  - Suredbits Discreet Log Contracts Demo - Nodl Day - March 24th in SF - Wifi flaw exposed billions of devices - lol progpow - Macro and Coronavirus Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:18:22
February 27, 2020
#136: Paul Sztorc
Join Marty as he sits down with Paul Sztorc, the man behind Drivechains and Bitcoin Hivemind, to discuss: - Proof of Work v. Proof of Stake - Bitcoin's fee market - How it may develop in the future - Is Bitcoin our only shot?  - Drivechains - Why people don't like Drivechains - Why their concerns are valid + invalid - Bitcoin Hivemind - much more Follow Paul on Twitter Check out his blog Check out Drivechains  Check out Bitcoin Hivemind Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
2:29:22
February 25, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.17
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bisq v1.2.6 adds support for L-BTC  - Bisq volume up 2.6x YoY  - Zeus v0.2.1  - RTL v0.6.5  - c-lightning v0.8.1  - ColdCard firmware v3.1.0 adds support for HSM mode called ckbunker  - Fully Noded 2 released on testflight  - BTCSessions mynodebtc.com build your own node walkthrough video  - Microsoft ION distributed identity project  - OpenNode fiat integration  - Peter Thiel backed Layer1 begins mining operation in West Texas  - What Constant Surveillance Does to Your Brain  - hardware wallet threat modeling  - DoD systems (DISA) compromised, PII taken  - Bitcoin's fifth largest hourly price drop in history  - FTX election markets - Thought Police in New Zealand Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:07:37
February 20, 2020
#135: Leigh Cuen
Join Marty as he sits down with Leigh Cuen, Senior Reporter at CoinDesk, to discuss: - Leigh's journey to covering this beat - Competing narratives in the cryptocurrency world - Bitcoin v. Ethereum - How people are using each - How each project is approaching adoption - The state of media - VC funded media incentives - Independent content creation - much more Follow Leigh on Twitter Check out Leigh's reporting on CoinDesk Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
2:47:54
February 19, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.10
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Dropbit CEO arrested for running a centralized mixing service called Helix and a dark market search engine called Grams  - Self payments lightning privacy proposal  - Coldcard releases PSBT Faker tool for testing  - Tor Browser v9.0.5  - Tails v4.3  - Wasabi implements Apple Code Sign  - Escher App demos paying any lightning invoice with your connected bank account  - Liquid support on Bisq goes live  - Anon submits Taproot critique to mailing list  - Chainalysis has been paid over $10M by US gov agencies  - A world without bitcoin thought experiment by Alex Gladstein  - US Federal Budget Proposal Mentions More Cryptocurrency regulation and enforcement  - Trump admin to introduce new FinCEN requirements  - Redditor posts IRS audit request  - If US Marshals never sold seized bitcoin they would currently be worth over $1.8B  - Casa releases home defense primer  - CNBC clip  - Coronavirus Close Contact app  - CIA owned encryption company facilitated global spying for decades  - The Chinese Gov allegedly hacked Equifax  - Yandex facial recognition tool  - FTX launches US elections futures markets for top 6 candidates  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:26:58
February 13, 2020
#134: Jack Mallers
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Jack Mallers to discuss: - LN Strike - Lessons learned while building Zap + Olympus - Lightning Privacy - Lightning for exchanges - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:20:44
February 11, 2020
#133: Whit Gibbs
Join Marty as he sits down with Whit Gibbs, Co-Founder and CEO of Hashr8OS, to discuss: - Whit buying the 2017 top - Why he decided to focus on mining - Mining hardware + energy dynamics - What's going to happen after the halving? - Is the US turning into the USSR? - Social credit - much more Follow Whit on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:52:14
February 8, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.03
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Casa will no longer sell nodes, gold package reduced to $10 per month  - Wasabi removes fixed fee address  - Samourai Whirlpool usage hits monthly all time high  - Proof Wallet tool released by @hodlwave  - Eclair v0.3.3  - BTCPay Server v1.0.4.156  - Blockstream Green v3.3.3  - BitMex Research estimates 28% of channels are private, 12% of total capacity  - Lolli requiring bank account linked to withdraw bitcoin rewards for some users  - Lightning Labs raised $10M Series A round and launches lighting loop beta   - ColdCard teases new HSM mode  - ShiftCrypto releases results of new tamper evident packaging alpha test - Zoomers fighting back against Instagram tracking  - Bitcoin citadel workshop in SF before bitcoin2020  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:03:27
February 6, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #132: Dave Collum
Join Marty as he sits down with Dave Collum to discuss:  - US Professors working for China? - Coronavirus - ZeroHedge Twitter ban - A little bit of Bitcoin - The concept Frontier Justice - If not me, then who? - Immunology - Fatherhood - much more Follow Dave on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
2:17:52
February 4, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.27
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Coronavirus - Payswap privacy proposal  - Knapsack privacy proposal  - Paxos flags account that used wasabi for previous withdrawals  - 6102bitcoin on CoinJoin flagging  - Cryptocurrency Indicators of Suspicion (CIOS) Working Group aka Project Participate  - KYCP.org update - Bitcoin obsoletes all other money  - New Chaincode podcast  - Casa teases coldcard support for multisig service  - 28% of lightning channels are likely private  - BIP BIP Hooray  - Protonmail and VPN blocked in Russia  - Track internet censorship in real time  - Contribute to open map data, win bitcoin  - Wawa PoS malware compromises 30M+ customer credit cards  - Avast AV has been harvesting and selling user data  - Ring Doorbell App Packed with Third-Party Trackers  - BCH mining tax proposal  - Lightning torch privacy PSA - LN Strike Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:16:58
January 30, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #131: Matt Corallo + Valentine Wallace
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Matt Corallo and Val Wallace from the Square Crypto team to discuss: - How Val came to work on LN - How the Square Crypto team honed in on a Lightning Development Kit - What a Lightning Development Kit would do for developers building on LN - Having a team able to focus on a singular open source project - Are we pawns? - Bitcoin fee elasticity  - Dev funding - Stratum v2  - Matt gives an updated probability of Bitcoin's success - much more Check out the LDK announcement Follow Matt on Twitter Follow Val on Twitter Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv
2:22:16
January 27, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #130: Jeremy Rubin
Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Jeremy Rubin to discuss: - MIT Digital Currency Initiative - Airdrops - OP_CHECKTEMPLATEVERIFY (BIP 119) - POWSWAP - Dev funding - Scaling - much more Follow Jeremy on Twitter Check out BIP 119 Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:31:05
January 24, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.20
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Ronin Dojo v1.2  - txCast: Randomised Bitcoin (testnet) transaction broadcasting to break timing analysis  - MyNode v0.1.80  - lnd v0.9-beta  - Zeus v0.2.0  - BTCPay Vault  - Liquid support coming to Bisq with next update  - Exchange cold storage analysis  - Square Crypto announces lightning development kit  - Square files bitcoin related US Patent  - LightNite game map and other details released  - Apple iCloud backups are essentially a backdoor to phone data  - ECB paper on central bank digital currencies highlights negative interest rates, helicopter money, and more seignorage  - Clearview app face recognition app uses 3B+ photos scraped from millions of public facing websites - Pentagon accounting debacle - Bezos gets pwnd by the Saudis - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:05:01
January 23, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #129: The Wonton Don
Join Marty as he sits down with Barstool Sports' Chief Foreign Correspondent, The Wonton Don AKA Donnie Does, to discuss: - Why Donnie decided to move to Shanghai - What life in China is like - Why he started creating content - Alipay + WeChat - Social Credit - Life of the Chinese middle class - much more Follow Donnie on Twitter Subscribe to his YouTube Channel Follow on Instagram  Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:44:02
January 20, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.13
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - RIP Tamas Blummer  - Tor Browser 9.0.4  - Zeus v0.2.0-rc1 : Android APK + Dev Signature - Instant VPS powered by lightning  - Liquid support on BTCPayserver  - Kashmir internet shutdown 170+ days now  - BitMEX Research shows more lightning usage than expected  - Samourai Wallet announces OXT Research  - FBI tries to set encryption backdoor precedent once again  - Coincenter reintroduces bill to add tax exemption for small purchases  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. GiveWell. Learn how much good your donation can do by visiting GiveWell.org/tftc. They accept traditional payment methods, Bitcoin, and several other cryptocurrencies
1:01:25
January 17, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #128: Jamal James
Join Marty as he sits down with Jamal James, creator of Polar - a productivity tool for Lightning Network developers, to discuss: - Building Polar - Jamal starting and running a successful business for 15+ years - How he originally got into Bitcoin - Deciding to build for Bitcoin + LN - Building for application devs - Why Bitcoin is inevitable - much more Follow Jamal on Twitter Check out Polar  Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:56:44
January 16, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #127: Andrew Chow
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Andrew Chow, Bitcoin Core Contributor and Engineer at Blockstream, to discuss: - How Andrew found bitcoin in high school - What life was like before the Partially Signed Bitcoin Transactions (PSBT) standard - Why PSBT is important - Working on Bitcoin Core's Hardware Wallet Interface - CoinJoins - Coin selection - Hardware wallets - Video games - much more Follow Andrew on Twitter Follow Andrew on GitHub Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:31:17
January 13, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.06
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - River financial only 8 states - https://sphinx.chat/ - Samourai whirlpool dynamics, whirlpool CLI 0.10.2 released  - Clark Moody adds sats per dollar and lightning Tor stats to his dashboard - zeus beta2 released, c-lightning support and iOS - Polar v0.2.0 released, c-lightning support added  - RTL releases a major UX upgrade  - lnd v0.9.0-beta-rc1 released with multi-path payment support  - South Korean government committee recommends adding bitcoin product to national exchange  - Neil Woodfine on how to keep bitcoin running in offline environments: video, slides, & thread - Tessercube PGP on mobile, recommended by @coinsureNZ  - Kraken releases yearly government request transparency report  - Cloud extraction report by privacy international  - Russian state energy company courting bitcoin mining ops  - Elaine makes the case for censorship resistant money  - Video of gold accumulation over the last 20 years overlayed with bitcoin market cap  - Debrief creative video by @CreativeLandRun mentions Marty  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. GiveWell. Learn how much good your donation can do by visiting GiveWell.org/tftc. They accept traditional payment methods, Bitcoin, and several other cryptocurrencies
1:01:14
January 9, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #126: Jeff Vandrew
Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Vandrew, founder of the Keykeeper IRA, to discuss: - Jeff's essay on Post-Capitalism - Distributism - Marxism - Social Democracy - Socialism - Localism - Externalities - much more Follow Jeff on Twitter Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
2:18:51
January 8, 2020
Tales from the Crypt #125: Alexander Leishman
Join Marty as he sits down with Alexander Leishman, Co-Founder of River Financial, to discuss: - Building River - Being a Bitcoin-only business - Dollar Cost Averaging  - Complex systems - Bitcoin and American values - KYC/AML hypocrisy - much more Follow Alexander on Twitter Check out River Financial Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
3:09:47
January 3, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.30
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bitcoin's first 11 years - NthKey: use your iPhone as part of a multisig setup  - Nodl Dojo first impressions  - Samourai Whirlpool 0.10.0 released  - MyNode adds whirlpool support, dojo coming soon  - Satreon: a non custodial lightning network powered alternative to Patreon  - Metal seed storage reviews  - Introducing A Framework for Privacy in eCommerce via Bitcoin  - Difficulties with verifiable open hardware Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. GiveWell. Learn how much good your donation can do by visiting GiveWell.org/tftc. They accept traditional payment methods, Bitcoin, and several other cryptocurrencies
1:13:54
January 2, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.23
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - BitBox02 brute force vulnerability disclosed, update to firmware V5.0.0 asap (h/t @freedomisntsafe)    - BLW on Android adds support for hosted channels  - Argentina local bitcoins volume hits ATHs amid further capital controls  - As expected CSW makes excuses ahead of "tulip trust" access date  - Ethereum Co-Founder Jeffrey Wilcke dumps $11.5M worth of ETH from premine  - The Venezuelan Petro update  - HK Police freeze $9M raised by activists via Spark Alliance  - Popular chat app ToTok removed from app store due to concerns it is a UAE spy tool  - US gov issues warning to service members asking them not to use DNA testing services  - @dergigi releases 21 Lessons book  - Kiara Bickers (@kiarabickers) releases Bitcoin Clarity book  - Proof of Keys next week - John Newbery thread - German gold capital controls Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. GiveWell. Learn how much good your donation can do by visiting GiveWell.org/tftc. They accept traditional payment methods, Bitcoin, and several other cryptocurrencies
59:49
December 27, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #124: Dave Collum
Join Marty as he sits down with Dave Collum, Professor of Organic Chemistry at Cornell University, to discuss: - Climate Change - Bitcoin - Jeffrey Epstein - Inflation - The Fed - much more Follow Dave on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DavidBCollum Check out Dave's 2019 Year in Review Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
2:10:47
December 23, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #123: Bitcoin Sign Guy on Urbit
Join Marty as he sits down with Urbit ambassador to Bitcoin, Bitcoin Sign Guy, to discuss: - Urbit Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:40:31
December 20, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.16
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bottle Pay shuts down rather than implement KYC per upcoming AMLD5 regulation  - Binance Singapore allegedly flagging accounts that CoinJoin after withdrawal  - Phoenix lightning wallet by ACINQ launches on Android  - c-lightning 0.8.0 released  - Wasabi Wallet V1.1.10 released  - Coldcard firmware 3.0.6 released  - Ronin UI for Samourai Dojo  - Trace Mayer on CoinJoin usage - BTCPay integration with M5Stack - cheap point of sale option - Alex Gladstein in Coindesk, Quillette, Tor blog       - Polo adds no KYC option  - Direct deposits delayed nationwide due to Fed glitch - NYTimes report on location tracking using phone apps Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. GiveWell. Learn how much good your donation can do by visiting GiveWell.org/tftc. They accept traditional payment methods, Bitcoin, and several other cryptocurrencies
1:09:05
December 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #122: Parker Lewis
Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis to discuss: - What is QE?  - The Fed's balance sheet over the last decade - Unwinding the balance sheet - Repo market madness - Source of the repo liquidity crunch - Moving forward - much more Follow Parker on Twitter: https://twitter.com/parkeralewis Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
51:50
December 15, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.09
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Honeyminer acting sketchy - not your keys, not your coins - Jill Carlson on censorship resistance  - Coinjoin usage Wasabi & Samourai chart  - SquareCrypto gives grant to a nym - ZmnSCPxj   - RIP CryptoDeleted  - Exchange tokens are centralized and high risk  - Malicious relays on the Tor network  - Twitter funding small team to develop a more open platform   - Amazon Ring cameras compromised  - More than 260k documents leaked by Sprint contractor  - War on cash escalates in Greece and Italy  - Repo market demand  Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. GiveWell. Learn how much good your donation can do by visiting GiveWell.org/tftc. They accept traditional payment methods, Bitcoin, and several other cryptocurrencies
1:09:31
December 12, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #121: Hector Rosekrans
Join Marty as he sits down with Hector Rosekrans, Navy veteran and bitcoiner, to discuss: - Being a Surface Warfare Officer - How the Navy teaches you to think - How Bitcoin may be better at spreading democracy than military might  - Self custody'ing your own data - Bitcoin and the Constitution - Nuclear deescalation via Bitcoin mining  - How should States lean in to Bitcoin? - much more Follow Hector on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HectorRosekrans Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:10:11
December 11, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.12.02
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bakkt weekly volume all time high   - Bakkt ceo Kelly Loeffler tapped as new Georgia senator  - The second Boltathon online lightning conference this weekend, tickets are 800k sats  - easypaysy bitcoin accounts proposal  - On The Brink podcast with former head of Circle OTC desk Dan Matuszewski  - Bitfinex adds lightning deposits and withdrawals  - A Look at Innovation in Bitcoin’s Technology Stack by Lucas Nuzzi  - TFTC with Matt Ahlborg  - Interesting reddit discussion about Confidential Transactions  - Wasabi v1.1.10 RC1 released - go test it and earn sats  - Badass BTCPay cleats by Russel Okung  - Great Fold commercial by @bvbtc and @content_noir  - BottlePay chat sats launched  - Tails 4.1 released  - Binance launches no fee Tezos staking undercutting all noncustodial options  - Tron backed Poloniex flexes on DGB founder  - OP_CHECKTEMPLATEVERIFY Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. GiveWell. Learn how much good your donation can do by visiting GiveWell.org/tftc. They accept traditional payment methods, Bitcoin, and several other cryptocurrencies
1:04:35
December 5, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #120: Matt Ahlborg
Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Ahlborg, Data Scientist and Founder of Usefultulips.org, to discuss: - Why Matt is interested in P2P trading specifically - How Bitcoin is being used around the world - Developing the Usage Per Economic (Online) Person metric - What it's like cold calling a P2P trader - Why are people using Bitcoin? - What Matt plans to do in the future - much more Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MattAhlborg Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:15:55
December 3, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.11.25
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bitcoin Core 0.19.0 released - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0-19-0-released-heres-whats-new - ColdCard firmware 3.0.5 released  - Bakkt daily volume  - https://twitter.com/BakktBot/status/1200417914744135680?s=20 - Bitmex research analyzes IBD - https://blog.bitmex.com/bitcoins-initial-block-download/ - Telegram's Durov issues scathing statement - https://t.me/durov/109 - Two great pieces from Coindesk's Leigh Cuen https://www.coindesk.com/global-protests-reveal-bitcoins-limitations - https://www.coindesk.com/lebanese-bitcoiners-show-how-to-talk-about-crypto-at-thanksgiving - Nigerians + Bitcoin - https://medium.com/dlabvc/paxful-is-the-most-important-bitcoin-company-you-arent-paying-attention-to-4e699db0c5ca - Great presentation by Alex Gladstein - https://vimeo.com/375118500 - Venezuelans using RuneScape for additional income - https://www.economist.com/the-americas/2019/11/21/venezuelas-paper-currency-is-worthless-so-its-people-seek-virtual-gold - South Korean exchange UPbit allegedly hacked: https://etherscan.io/address/0xa09871AEadF4994Ca12f5c0b6056BBd1d343c029 - Eric Wall write up of "stablecoins"  - https://medium.com/human-rights-foundation-hrf/privacy-and-cryptocurrency-part-iv-stablecoins-for-human-rights-blacklists-and-traceability-6d74ee17c25d - DMVs are selling your info https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/evjekz/the-california-dmv-is-making-dollar50m-a-year-selling-drivers-personal-information - Jameson Lopp’s IBD research https://blog.lopp.net/bitcoin-node-performance-sync-tests/ Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo!
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November 29, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #119: Chris Arnade
Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Arnade, Author of Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America, to discuss: - Traveling through back row America - Cognitive hubs and spatial redistribution - Trading on Wall Street - Connecting with "the other" - Retribution as politics  - The importance of community  - much more Follow Chris on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Chris_arnade Pick up Dignity: https://www.amazon.com/Dignity-Seeking-Respect-Back-America/dp/0525534733 Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
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November 26, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #118: Will Reeves
Join Marty as he sits down with Will Reeves, Founder of Fold, to discuss:  - How Fold has grown from an app that allowed users to purchase pizza via LN to something much bigger - Building a distributed team - Building on a protocol that is changing and evolving - Bridging the gap between non-technical users and cypherpunks - The switch from ad tech to surveillance tech - California wine - much more Follow Will on Twitter: https://twitter.com/wlrvs Check out Fold: https://foldapp.com/ Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: tftc.tv Contribute to the show: