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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#178: Jeff Vandrew
Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Vandrew, Founder of The KeyKeeper IRA, to discuss: - COVID-19 - The government's reaction to the virus - Masks as a way to isolate - The media and COVID19 data - Herd immunity - The bubbling Cultural Revolution - The professional managerial class - Elite overproduction - Why this is all a class issue - MMT - much more Follow Jeff on Twitter Reading materials that Jeff mentioned: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/12/20/reed-d20.html http://communia.blog/why-are-stocks-going-up-when-everything-is-going-awry/ https://nationalpost.com/opinion/peter-turchin-how-elite-overproduction-and-lawyer-glut-could-ruin-the-u-s 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.
2:33:43
July 8, 2020
#177: Randy Brito
Join Marty as he sits down with Randy Brito, Co-Founder of Locha Mesh and Bitcoin Venezuela, to discuss: - Starting Bitcoin Venezuela - Co-founding Locha Mesh - The importance of mesh networks - How mesh networks have been used in Venezuela - How to incentivize individuals to use mesh networks - The Turpial device - Bitcoin as a tool to find individual happiness - Getting funding - much more Follow Randy on Twitter Check out Locha Mesh Check out to Bitcoin Venezuela
1:12:18
July 7, 2020
#176: Corey DeAngelis
Join Marty as he sits down with Corey DeAngelis, Director of School Choice at the Reason Foundation, to discuss: - The push to ban homeschooling from some Harvard professors - Why their reasoning for trying to ban homeschooling is flawed - School choice as a civil liberty - Myths about homeschooling and socialization - Myths about school funding decreasing - much more Follow Corey 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.
58:21
July 3, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.06.29
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - Liquid UTXO expiration incident  - Lightning vulnerability: Flood & Loot  - HWI v1.1.2  - Electrum v4.0-beta1  - BTCPay server v1.0.5.0  - Zeus v0.3.0-rc1  - Polar v1.0.1  - Blue Wallet v5.4.4  - Joinmarket v0.6.3.1  - Tails v4.8  - Tor Browser v9.5.1  - Fully Noded updated adds easy wallet recovery mode  - Australia tax letters  - This month in bitcoin privacy by Janine  - Words bitcoin journal  - Using postal orders with bisq by @heady_wook  - New coldcard bags  - Chinese ASIC manufacturer Ebang IPO - ticker EBON - OCBTCN MyNode Special  - Fake gold in China - Three Gorges Dam 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.
1:22:07
July 2, 2020
#175: Preston Byrne
Join Marty as he sits down with Preston Byrne, Partner at Anderson Kill, to discuss: - Why the law is slow - Freedom of speech - Coordinated rioting - How scalable are societies? - Speech on social media platforms - Deplatforming - Bitcoin as free speech - Mining pools as an attack vector - much more Follow Preston 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.
1:28:49
July 1, 2020
#174: Antoine Riard
Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Antoine Riard to discuss: - Onboarding millions onto the Lightning Network - BIP 157 - Full nodes - Bitcoin Core wallet refactoring - AltNet - Time-dilation attacks on the LN - CoinPool - Schnorr + Taproot - much more Find Antoine on the bitcoin-dev mailing list and in IRC 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.
3:03:38
June 29, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.06.22
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - Waxwing responds to OXTResearch Joinmarket analysis  - Gladstein and Elliptic Cofounder debate during messari virtual conference  - Venezuelan government is now using btcpay server for passport applications  - Glupteba malware uses bitcoin for communication - Mobile wallet comparison by bitcoinqna  - Bitcoin Wallet Tracker v0.1.4  - Electrum v4.0-beta - Lily Wallet multisig beta wallet for coldcard users  - Guide for using LND with dojo by dammkewl  - Gladstein bitcoin and human rights video - Square Crypto design initiative and grants  - Kraken grant to btcpay server for $150,000  - Sci-Hub accepts bitcoin donations because paypal blocked them  - Paypal/Venmo may start offering bitcoin purchases  - Bitmain power struggle continues  - NY Bitlicense gets a little less shitty  - Oracle BlueKai corporate surveillance data leaks  - The US Senate has a new anti-encryption bill  - FBI used social media to arrest protesters/looters  - Facebook and the FBI hacked Tails OS yet never disclosed the vulnerability used - IRS bought location data to try to find suspects  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.
1:34:06
June 26, 2020
#173: Mike Peterson from Bitcoin Beach
Join Marty as he sits down with Mike Peterson from Bitcoin Beach in El Zonte, El Salvador to discuss: - Why Mike started giving out Bitcoin in El Zonte - Creating a bitcoin circular economy - Using Lightning to achieve this goal - Educating individuals about bitcoin - Airdrops, do they work? - Price volatility - Custodial v. non-custodial - Interesting externalities from the experiment - The youths understand Bitcoin more innately - much more Follow the project on Twitter Checkout the BitBlockBoom Conference use the promo code "RHR" 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.
56:09
June 23, 2020
#172: Garly Leland
Join Marty as he sits down with Gary Leland, organizer of the BitBlockBoom conference, to discuss: - Growing up on James Island in South Carolina - Surfing - The development of cable TV - Early days of podcasting - BitBlockBoom - much more  Follow Gary on Twitter Checkout the BitBlockBoom Conference use the promo code "RHR" 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.
1:08:43
June 22, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.06.15
Join Marty and Matt as they discuss: - Coldcard v3.1.6 firmware  - Bisq v1.3.5  - Tallycoin v2  - Automated BIP39 recovery in Electrum  - ASIC industry breakdown by bitmexresearch  - Blockstream Esplora now bundles in a custom version of electrs - PR to split the bitcoin core GUI  - bitcoinqna releases explainer on coinjoin toxic change and dedicated full node comparison chart  - Bitmex and OKCoin provide grant to Amiti Uttarwar  - River Financial raises $5.7M  - John Cantrell breaks Alistair Milne's engagement buying scheme  - Rajarshi Maitra explains his journey contributing to bitcoin core  - KYCnot.me website launches - a discussion about open source software - Consensys partnering with major exchanges to help them stake ETH + Matt's thread - Zoom will offer end to end encryption to all users  - Capitalism doesn't exists  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.
2:00:56
June 18, 2020
#171: Andy Edstrom
Join Marty as he sits down with Andy Edstrom, author of Why Buy Bitcoin, to discuss: - Why Andy decided to write a book - Pitching bitcoin to institutional investors - How Bitcoin's monetary theory differs from the monetary theory that dominated the 20th century - Inflation - Bitcoin's correlation to other asset classes - Why pay taxes? - much more Follow Andy 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.
1:36:40
June 16, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.06.08
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Shiftcrypto makes restructuring public plans to continue support of hardware wallet  - Updates on BIP143 hardware wallet vuln disclosed last week  - BIP85 support coming to coldcard  - Zeus v0.3.0-beta1 adds  c-lightning Spark and LNDhub support  - electrum persoanl server v0.2.1.1  - Coinbase is selling surveillance software to the IRS and DEA  - Using ASICs to stack sats without KYC  - Bisq guide by @bitcoinQ_A  - List of no kyc P2P services  - HRF starts privacy focused bitcoin dev grant program with $50K grant to Chris Belcher as first recipient  - Microsoft's decentralized ID protocol moves to bitcoin mainnet  - CoinPool privacy and scaling proposal released  - Three Arrows Capital discloses 6.25% ownership of GBTC shares  - China OTC crackdown  - Brave browser ref link autocomplete  - Pentagon War Game ZBellion   - Signal blog on their core principles and design philosophy  - Stephan has IAMTHECHARACTER on pod  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.
1:37:37
June 11, 2020
#170: Chris Belcher
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Chris Belcher, the developer behind JoinMarket and the first CoinSwap implementation, to discuss: - JoinMarket - Fidelity Bonds - Chain analysis heuristics - Chris' CoinSwap design - A "privacy threshold" - Why CoinSwaps are > CoinJoins - much more Follow Chris on Twitter Support Chris' work on a CoinSwap implementation here 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.
1:20:33
June 10, 2020
#169: Alex Bosworth
Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Bosworth, Lead Infrastructure Developer at Lightning Labs, to discuss:  - Why exchanges should use Lightning - Lightning as a tool that can thwart spam - Managing a Lightning routing node - The nuance of payment channels - Lightning Loop - Lighting's evolution with the fee market - Creating standards for Lighting - Lighting + privacy - much more Follow Alex on Twitter Check out Lightning Labs 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.
1:07:17
June 9, 2020
#168: Will Cole
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Will Cole, Chief Product Officer at Unchained Capital, to discuss: - Will's work in Wyoming that benefits Bitcoin - Wyoming as a Citadel haven - Working at Stack Overflow  - Bitcoin Stack Exchange - Joining Unchained Capital - Working on collaborative custody products - Caravan Version 2  - Hermit - Future bitcoin products - much more Follow Will 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. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.
1:25:21
June 8, 2020
#167: Dr. James Todaro
Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. James Todaro, founder of Medicine Uncensored and Managing Partner at Blocktown Capital, to discuss: - Dr. Todaro's research on hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 - The media backlash he's experienced - The censorship he and others have experienced - Debunking the recent study in The Lancet that claimed that hydrochloroquine increased chances of death - The shady company behind the study - Perverse incentives in the medical industry - The World Health Organization - Medicine Uncensored - much more Follow Dr. Todaro on Twitter   Checkout the newsletter we discussed 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.
1:04:53
June 5, 2020
RHR Week of 2020.06.01
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Trezor releases firmware update and bug disclosure  - Coinkite blog on the vuln disclosure  - BTCPay says new trezor firmware breaks support  - ShiftCrypto announces they are no longer working on their node product  - ShiftCrypto liquidation goes unmentioned  - Bitcoin Core v0.20.0 released  - Square Crypto's sixth bitcoin development grant  - Bitmex parent company provides $100k development grant to Gleb Naumenko  - Will Cole's mother in law is running for Senate in Wyoming  - Chainalysis Webinar Archive Dump  - Unconfirmed Europol Wasabi Wallet Report leaked  - Time-Dilation attacks on the Lightning Network  - 3M+ bitcoin currently being held on exchanges  - OXT Research: Joinmarket Report  - Coinsquare private user data stolen due to rogue employee  - Tor Browser v9.5 adds human readable addresses  - Signal adds photo blur feature  - 6102 on SLP  - Matt + Alex Gladstein  - TFTC Bingo  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.
1:18:47
June 4, 2020
#166: Karim Helmy
Join Marty as he sits down with Karim Helmy, data scientist at Coinmetrics, to discuss: - What's a nonce? - What we can learn from nonce distribution data - Mining hardware evolution - Getting into Bitcoin in 2017 - Bitcoin as black market money - Hash rate indices from Coinmetrics - Viability of DeFi - much more Follow Karim on Twitter Checkout the newsletter we discussed 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.
1:07:43
June 3, 2020
#165: Cory Klippsten
Join Marty as he sits down with Cory Klippsten, co-founder and CEO of Swan Bitcoin, to discuss: - Founding Swan - Bitcoin education - Dollar cost averaging - Cory's experience with tech startups + consulting - Bitcoiner Ventures - much more Follow Cory 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.
1:09:06
June 2, 2020
#164: Dave Collum
Join Marty as he sits down with Dave Collum to discuss everything under the sun.  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.
2:55:04
May 29, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.05.25
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - trezor and ledger web shop alleged breach  - chris belcher coinswap proposal, consider donating  - photo-lib libray for building react-native bitcoin wallets  - use bitcoin core with electrum directly using Bitcoin Wallet Tracker plugin  - blockstream green desktop  - okcoin provides $100k grant to btcpay server  - michael ford on bitcoin core security  - 8GB RasPi 4  - StrandHogg 2.0 Android Vuln  - raspiblitz quick thoughts - no more fee fomo - hong kong - spacex + nasa collab 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.
1:25:45
May 28, 2020
#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