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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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.02.10

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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!
54:15
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/
1:40:23
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: https://tftc.io/contribute/
2:19:36
November 22, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.11.18
This week Marty & Matt discuss: - BTCPay vault + BTCPay configurator  https://github.com/btcpayserver/BTCPayServer.Vault/releases/tag/Vault%2Fv0.0.3 & https://twitter.com/pavlenex/status/1197465294463283200?s=21 - Five corporate sponsors for BTCPay now - Luna node and wallet of satoshi join https://twitter.com/milessuter/status/1196973452306993152?s=21 - Coinmetrics & BitMex Research launch txstats.com  - Bottlepay launches developer API https://docs.bottle.dev/ - Matt’s first attempt in front of a camera https://jwp.io/s/O54RhCTj - Donnerlab announces Bitcoin Bounty Hunt FPS game with sats integrated https://twitter.com/donnerlab1/status/1196856002118852611?s=21 - Binance practices responsible UTXO management https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-616/ -  @6102bitcoin launches Bitcoin-intro.com - Upgrade your Trezor T before sending transactions https://blog.trezor.io/details-of-the-multisig-change-address-issue-and-its-mitigation-6370ad73ed2a - Zap 0.6.0 desktop released https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-zap-desktop-0-6-0-beta-1724d13ae597 - @mutatrum launches hodl.camp - How Many Bitcoins Are Permanently Lost? https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/coin-metrics-state-of-the-network-d2e - PlusToken scam chainanalysis - https://twitter.com/ergobtc/status/1197496064854634496?s=21 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/
1:11:34
November 21, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #117: Wiz & Steve Jain
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Wiz and Steve Jain from the Bisq project to discuss: - The origins of Bisq - How Bisq works - Mining  - Why KYC/AML does more harm than good - Why privacy is important - The Bisq DAO - much more Check out and download Bisq: https://docs.bisq.network/getting-started.html Follow Wiz on Twitter: https://twitter.com/wiz Follow Steve on Twitter: https://twitter.com/m52go 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/
1:49:32
November 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #116: Trace Mayer
Join Marty as he sits down with Trace Mayer to discuss: - Wyoming blockchain legislation  - The institution of the nuclear family - Bitcoin + freedom - An update on Bitcoin's 7 network effects - much more Follow Trace on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TraceMayer 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/
1:17:08
November 15, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.11.11
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Update firmware before using coldcard SD card feature to send transactions https://blog.coinkite.com/troublesome-change/ - Unchained Capital announces Caravan multisig GUI https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/the-caravan-arrives/ - Stratum V2 initial specs released https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/with-stratum-v2-braiins-plans-big-overhaul-in-pooled-bitcoin-mining - Unknown fund announces $75M bitcoin investment towards privacy https://www.unknown.fund/press-release - Digital Garage provides third grant to BTCPay Foundation worth $30k https://blog.btcpayserver.org/dg-grant-2019/ - Easily create regtest lightning networks with Polar https://github.com/jamaljsr/polar - Boltathon 2 online lightning conference announced Dec. 6-8 https://twitter.com/Boltathon/status/1193935341914226689?s=20 - Zap iOS 0.5.0 adds Tor support https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1192841623421542401?s=20 - HUT8 quarterly figures https://web.tmxmoney.com/article.php?newsid=5330196128175970&qm_symbol=HUT - Suspicion-less searches of travelers' devices rule unconstitutional https://www.eff.org/press/releases/federal-court-rules-suspicionless-searches-travelers-phones-and-laptops - Fed Chair Powell: "The federal budget is on an unsustainable path with high and rising debt." https://twitter.com/breaking911/status/1194689974387576838?s=21 Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 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
47:02
November 14, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #115: Dan Tapiero
Join Marty as he sits down with Dan Tapiero, Founder of DTAP Capital and Gold Bullion International, to discuss: - Ray Dalio's recent note - Dan's views on the current macro landscape - Why Bitcoin is already established - Why it's hard for institutional investors to approach - Bitcoin + The American Revoultion - Critical thinking - much more Follow Dan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DTAPCAP 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/
1:06:55
November 12, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #114: Alpha Zeta
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Alpha Zeta to discuss: - Living through hyperinflation - Repo operations. Is it QE?  - Why you shouldn't trade Bitcoin - Stories from Wall Street - Bitcoin's volatility - ETF - HNWI + Bitcoin - much more Follow Alpha Zeta on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alphaazeta 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/ 
1:13:45
November 8, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.11.04
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - BTC Citadel workshop #2 Thursday December 5th at 6:30 https://twitter.com/btcCITADEL/status/1191395545656569856?s=20 - FullyNoded https://twitter.com/FullyNoded/status/1192327571486068736?s=20 - BTCPay update  https://blog.btcpayserver.org/btcpay-1-0-3-137-released/ - Coldcard firmware 3.0.3 https://blog.coinkite.com/Login-Countdown-and-Nickname/ - Square quarterly results - $149M bitcoin sold, first time buyers double - Locha mesh trial in Venezuela https://www.coindesk.com/venezuelans-made-lightning-savvy-hardware-to-use-bitcoin-during-blackouts - Radar Redshift https://twitter.com/radar_ion/status/1191783806077825024?s=20 - EinsteinXchange https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/einstein-cryptocurrency-bitcoin-complaints-1.5347104?cmp=rss - BullBitcoin to catch a predator https://twitter.com/BullBitcoin_/status/1191830231809576960?s=20 - Wasabi to integrate Bitcoin Core directly https://twitter.com/HillebrandMax/status/1191286955708833792?s=20 - CoinJoin usage chart https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1191038010466426881?s=20 - Chat over Lightning https://twitter.com/joostjgr/status/1190714028626251779?s=20 - Jack Mallers Twitter AMA https://twitter.com/JackMallers/status/1190353245358755840?s=20 - BitMEX leaks 30k passwords https://twitter.com/lawmaster/status/1190745630316154882?s=20 - NodlOne announced https://shop.nodl.it/en/home/43-71-nodl-one-early-bird.html - Tether FUD? - Coinbase adds Tezos staking to consumer facing interface https://twitter.com/coinbase/status/1192154927813943296?s=20 & https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/947551556546760704?s=20 - Realt + Uniswap + KYC https://twitter.com/RealTPlatform/status/1191420634196111360?s=20 - Ray Dalio "The World Has Gone Mad and the System is Broken"  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/world-has-gone-mad-system-broken-ray-dalio/ - Cash transactions greater than ~$6000 banned in malaysia https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2019/11/07/malaysia-to-impose-cash-transaction-limit-of-rm25000-next-year - GEDmatch court case precedent could open up millions of DNA records https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/05/business/dna-database-search-warrant.html - Russian "sovereign internet" law https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/10/31/russia-new-law-expands-government-control-online Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 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
1:39:00
November 7, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #113: Michael Caras AKA The Bitcoin Rabbi
Join Marty as he sits down with Michael Caras AKA The Bitcoin Rabbi, Author of Bitcoin Money: A Tale of Bitville Discovering Good Money, to discuss: - Writing Bitcoin Money - Michael's journey to Bitcoin - Charity - Gold's future - much more Check out Michael on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thebitcoinrabbi 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/
1:25:18
November 5, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #112: Dhruv Bansal
Join Marty as he sits down with Dhruv Bansal, Co-Founder and CSO of Unchained Capital, to discuss: - Multisig - Hardware wallets - SLIP 0039 - Center of Hash - Bitcoin in space - Balancing adaptation and conviction - much more  Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
1:30:11
November 1, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.28
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - 11 years of bitcoin https://nakamotoinstitute.org/bitcoin/ - #FastForSatoshi - $1B in fees https://twitter.com/yassineARK/status/1189559688494493697?s=19 - China blockchain pump https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-dissident-sees-dark-warnings-in-chinas-blockchain-push - Wasabi and Samourai Whirlpool comparison chart https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1189606714250858496?s=19 - Casa Gold 2 of 3 multisig https://blog.keys.casa/basic-multisig-2-of-3-now-with-two-hardware-keys/ - Coinmetrics nonce analysis https://coinmetrics.substack.com/p/coin-metrics-state-of-the-network-04a - Wired hit piece on sanctions evasion https://www.wired.com/story/cryptocurrency-boom-post-soviet-frontier/ - Cryptosteel capsule hands on https://twitter.com/cryptosteel/status/1186354407019110400?s=19 & https://twitter.com/JimJones1913/status/1189021491397980160?s=19 - Breez announces Lightning Rod  https://medium.com/breez-technology/introducing-lightning-rod-2e0a40d3e44a - Lightning and privacy https://twitter.com/ercwl/status/1186998875854376960?s=19 & https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1187731152318160897?s=19 - c-lightning 0.7.3 released https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/releases/tag/v0.7.3 - Donations to Tor will be matched by Mozilla until November 4th https://donate.torproject.org/cryptocurrency - Coldcard releases full schematics https://blog.coinkite.com/coldcard-hardware-shared/ - Lebanon institutes ban on cash leaving country https://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-protests-economy-dollars-idUSKBN1X60R2 & https://www.coindesk.com/how-lebanons-economic-crisis-highlights-bitcoins-limitations  - Argentina increases capital controls, $200 per month limit https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-28/argentina-tightens-currency-controls-after-fernandez-victory Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 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
1:16:39
October 31, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #111: Evan Kaloudis
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Evan Kaloudis, Founder of ZeusLN.app, to drink moonshine and discuss: - Zeus - State of the Lightning Network - Gaming - Why are we doing this? - Security attack vectors to be aware of - Much more Follow Evan on Twitter: www.twitter.com/evankaloudis  Check out Zeus 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 $5 and contribute $5 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/
1:56:32
October 30, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #110: Saifedean Ammous
Join Marty as he sits down with Saifedean Ammous, author of The Bitcoin Standard, to discuss: - Academia - Bitcoinization might not play out how you think - The collective "We" - Building his Economics course - much more Check out Saif's website and academy - https://saifedean.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 $5 and contribute $5 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
44:55
October 25, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.21
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Layer1 mining https://fortune.com/2019/10/15/what-is-bitcoin-mining-layer1-peter-thiel-crypto-investment/ - Bakkt hits ATH volume yesterdayhttps://twitter.com/BakktBot/status/1187356577143107584?s=20 - Tails 4.0  https://twitter.com/Tails_live/status/1186660581446733826?s=20 - Nodl Dojo kill switch https://twitter.com/nodl_it/status/1186652356554964994?s=20 - Cryptosteel Capsule https://cryptosteel.com - Zebedee and SatoshisGames - zebedee.io & lightnite.io - Zap updates for iOS and desktop https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1186666607990497280?s=20 & https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1187071191342817282?s=20 - Bisq update v1.2, make sure you complete all trades/disputes/offers before upgrading https://twitter.com/bisq_network/status/1186237315598950400?s=20 - ACINQ announces new mobile lightning wallet called Phoenix https://twitter.com/acinq_co/status/1185129586482388992?s=20 - Iterative Capital announces Escher Hub bitcoin on/off ramp http://iterative.capital/introducing-escher-hub-making-every-foss-wallet-a-cheap-and-fast-way-to-transact-bitcoin/ - Bittr teases Lightning support with Nodl partnership https://twitter.com/GetBittr/status/1186317300313530370?s=20 - FullyNoded iOS app (@fullynoded) allows you to connect to your own full node through Tor and use it with Coldcard PSBTs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqKEPpSky2g - Tracking the PlusToken whale through Wasabi by @ergobtc https://medium.com/@ErgoBTC/tracking-the-plustoken-whale-attempted-bitcoin-laundering-and-its-impact-on-wasabi-wallet-787c0d240192 - Samourai wallet releases anon set tool https://medium.com/samourai-wallet/diving-head-first-into-whirlpool-anonymity-sets-4156a54b0bc7 - NordVPN private keys leaked https://twitter.com/hexdefined/status/1185864801261477891?s=20 Much more Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 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
1:08:05
October 24, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #109: Justin Moon
Join Marty as he sits down to catch up with Justin Moon. They discuss: - Building Buidl Bootcamp - Mooniversity - BitBoy - Junction - Wallets - Redundancy - Much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
2:44:36
October 22, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.14
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - Casa node concerns https://blog.keys.casa/addressing-security-concerns-about-casa-node/ - Realvision with Saifedean https://www.realvision.com/tv/shows/interviews/videos/gold-the-bitcoin-standard?source_collection=07157a6eedda4e78b9dcada0c3bc76c0 - Trezor + Unchained Slip0039 implementation https://blog.trezor.io/open-source-standards-unchained-slip-0039-for-individuals-and-groups-cae3e9573410 - Child porn ring brought down https://blog.chainalysis.com/reports/chainalysis-doj-welcome-to-video-shutdown - Oxford English Dictionary adds sats - Blockstream Green Wallet adds integrated Tor support https://twitter.com/BlockstreamHelp/status/1184176681260584960?s=19 - LND 0.8.0 released https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2019/10/15/lnd-v0.8.html - Casa covenant inheritance planning https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-casa-covenant-bitcoin-inheritance-service-and-protocol/ - Nodl team begins moving everything behind Tor https://twitter.com/nodl_it/status/1184110287424610305?s=19 - Tor releases new version of OnionShare https://blog.torproject.org/new-version-onionshare-makes-it-easy-anyone-publish-anonymous-uncensorable-websites-0 - Electrum announces their own lightning implementation - Coldcard Mk3 begins shipping - Rep Warren Davidson on Noded https://twitter.com/NodedPodcast/status/1182490088464408577?s=19 - Protests around the world Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. If you need liquidity but don't want to sell your bitcoin, they offer easy access to loans using bitcoin as collateral. Collateral is always stored on-chain in dedicated multisig addresses with the option for you to hold a key, and your bitcoin is never rehypotheticated. 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: https://www.youtube.com/tftc21
1:12:06
October 17, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #108: Jared Dillian
Join Marty as he sits down with Jared Dillian, Founder & Editor of The Daily Dirtnap newsletter, to discuss: - Jared's reformed skepticism of Bitcoin - Bitcoin v. Gold - What happens if we End The Fed? - Millenial investing - much more  Follow Jared on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailydirtnap Check out The Daily Dirtnap: https://www.dailydirtnap.com/ Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
52:00
October 15, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #107: American Hodl
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with American Hodl to wax poetic about everything. Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
2:25:57
October 11, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.10.07
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - Real Vision upcoming show with Saif - Coldcard adds offline address explorer with new update thanks to @hodlwave https://blog.coinkite.com/address-explorer/ - Zap Android app update https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1181618068096724994?s=20 - Upcoming Zap desktop update to include node pubkey signing https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-588/ - New KYCP update - kycp.org - https://mempool.observer/monitor/ by @0xB10C - Nodl Samourai announced - https://shop.nodl.it/en/home/38-nodl-samourai-edition.html - Casa Node 2 announced - https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-casa-node-2/ - ACINQ raises $8M in series A - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/acinq-startup-behind-eclair-lightning-implementation-raises-8m - Tor removes ~800 old relays - https://www.zdnet.com/article/tor-project-removes-13-5-of-current-servers-for-running-eol-versions/ - Adobe and others cut off Venezuelan users from cloud services - https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20904030/adobe-venezuela-photoshop-behance-us-sanctions - Multiple corporations bend the knee to China - https://ibb.co/album/eSSKDv - Hong Kong Free Press switches to BTCPay - https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1182196845511987200?s=20 - City of Miami to vote on 30 year contract for cameras and flood sensors on light poles to private company with no data protection https://twitter.com/TooMuchMe/status/1181947359753904130?s=20 - Surveillance partnerships with Amazon's Ring door cameras -https://www.fightforthefuture.org/news/2019-10-07-open-letter-calling-on-elected-officials-to-stop/ - Bitcoin2020 tickets for $50, Szabo is keynote - https://www.bitcoin2020conference.com/ Cash App. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com to check out their collaborative custody and loan products as well as their open source contributions. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada. 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! Check out www.youtube.com/tftc21 
1:01:37
October 10, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #106: Aleks Svetski
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Aleks Svetski, founder of Amber, to discuss: - The latest Amber updates - Building out a product road map and prioritizing - Citadels - Separation of money and state - Hypothetical paths to a post-bitcoinization world - much more  Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:08:36
October 8, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #105: Travis Kling
Join Marty as he sits down with Travis Kling, CIO of Ikigai Asset Management, to discuss: - Travis' journey to bitcoin - Failed narratives/frameworks of years past - How the current system is gamed - Timing - Much more Follow Travis on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Travis_Kling Check out Ikigai: https://www.ikigai.fund Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:21:53
October 4, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.30
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Michelle Phan https://www.thecut.com/2019/09/michelle-phan-youtube-beauty-star-on-why-she-left.html - Baakt launches with limited volume https://www.bakkt.com/markets - US & UK CLOUD Act Agreement https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190928/18254143088/no-new-agreement-to-share-data-between-us-uk-law-enforcement-does-not-require-encryption-backdoors.shtml - HK - 1967 emergency laws enacted - face masks banned https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-4991888 - host4coins.net - Opendime videos - tftc.tv - Team signing for Casa Diamond Members ($5040 per year) https://blog.keys.casa/team-signing-on-casa-keymaster/ - uesefultulips.org - Wasabi error, rescan required - Crypto Rating Council launched by  Coinbase, Kraken, Poloniex and Bittrex https://www.cryptoratingcouncil.com/asset-ratings - EOS $24M settlement with SEC https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2019-202 - Keybase impersonator Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. If you need liquidity but don't want to sell your bitcoin, they offer easy access to loans using bitcoin as collateral. Collateral is always stored on-chain in dedicated multisig addresses with the option for you to hold a key, and your bitcoin is never rehypotheticated. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada. 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: https://www.youtube.com/tftc21
1:03:50
October 3, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #104: Janine
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Janine, privacy researcher and co-host of Block Digest, to discuss: - Janine's path to Bitcoin - Common privacy blunders - Avoiding big tech - Coinbase's checkered history - CoinJoins - Block Digest - Traveling without Google Maps - Much more Follow Janine on Twitter: https://twitter.com/J9Roem Check out Block Digest: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb53lXz2IzEFT5JNHSbdvPg Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:11:41
October 1, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.23
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Lightning Vulnerability disclosed https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-September/002174.html - Maduro rumored to own bitcoin https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-26/venezuela-has-bitcoin-stash-and-doesn-t-know-what-to-do-with-it - In device address explorer coming to coldcard https://twitter.com/COLDCARDwallet/status/1177393853076320258?s=20 - Erlay BIP draft released https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-578/ - Fold joins the sats back party with Amazon support https://twitter.com/fold_app/status/1176843962528567296?s=20 - tThe "hashcrash" https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1176850968211668994 - ETH gas limit raised https://www.trustnodes.com/2019/09/14/miners-begin-raising-the-gas-limit-to-10-million Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. If you need liquidity but don't want to sell your bitcoin, they offer easy access to loans using bitcoin as collateral. Collateral is always stored on-chain in dedicated multisig addresses with the option for you to hold a key, and your bitcoin is never rehypotheticated. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.
49:49
September 27, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #103: Mauricio Di Bartolomeo & Adam Reeds
Join Marty as he sits down with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo & Adam Reeds, the co-founders of Ledn.io, to discuss: - Ledn's loan offerings and expansion into Latin America - Bitcoin mining in Venezuela - Stablecoins  - Crossing boarders with Bitcoin - How the Venezuela government buys bitcoin via LocalBitcoins - Sneaking out of the country - The ills of Socialism - much more  Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
2:12:20
September 26, 2019
Tales From The Crypt #102: John Doe
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with John Doe, an ex-Silk Road vendor who had a four year forced hodl. Learn about what it was really like to use the Silk Road, the ethos of the website + forums, and the absurdness of The Drug War.  Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:05:15
September 24, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.16
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Baltic Honeybadger in Riga - [Day 1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IpZWSWUIVE&feature=youtu.be%3Futm_source%3Ddigg [Day 2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ns_I2LpeAbQ&feature=youtu.be?utm_source=digg - Reminder that browser extensions can be malicious, act accordingly - Someone is impersonating Matt on Keybase - Olympus fiat to lightning https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-574/ - Sparkswap beta launched https://twitter.com/sparkswap/status/1173588374604537856?s=20 - Square Crypto hires 3 new devs Valentine Wallace, Jeffrey Czyz, Arik Sosman, announces funding for BTCPay https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-570/ - Hash rate all time high again - https://bitcoinvisuals.com/chain-hash-rate - Tor project now using BTCPay - https://donate.torproject.org/cryptocurrency - Bobby Lee launches horrible product BalletCrypto card that nobody should use  - ColdCard multisig plugin merged into electrum, next official version of should have it ready to go, or just build from official sources today - Nodl + Samourai edition designs released, preorders soon https://twitter.com/SamouraiWallet/status/1174200358828163072?s=20 - Bisq adds encrypted chat https://twitter.com/wiz/status/1174104040193413120?s=20 - Repo market / Fed cuts rate / QE4? Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.
56:36
September 20, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #101: Jack Mallers - Olympus Announcement
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Jack Mallers to discuss the launch of Olympus, a non-custodial way to buy bitcoin and immediately receive it on the Lightning Network.  Link to Jack's Medium post on the launch: https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-olympus-lightning-enabled-fiat-ramps-by-zap-1f5349a96ee9 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:16:58
September 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #100: @arbedout
Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Odell and a very special guest, arbedout. Arbedout is a Twitter anon who has some incredible views on Bitcoin. Particularly how the nascent "cryptocurrency boom" shares a lot of eerie parallels with market booms throughout history.  The trio polishes off 3/4 of a bottle of Knob Creek while reminiscing on their experiences within the "cryptocurrency boom".  Follow arbedout on Twitter: https://twitter.com/arbedout Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/  
3:22:33
September 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #99: Raoul Pal
Join Marty as he sits down with Raoul Pal, Founder of Real Vision and Global Macro Investor, to discuss: - Repo markets - The state of the global financial system - Demographics - Behavioral Economics - Tokenizing income streams - much more  Follow Raoul on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RaoulGMI Check out Real Vision: https://www.realvision.com/ Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:06:03
September 18, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #98: Carla Kirk-Cohen
Join Marty as he sits down with Carla Kirk-Cohen, the last of Chaincode Labs' Summer residents to swing through the studio, to discuss: - Carla's journey to Bitcoin - Her passion for the Lightning Network - Life in South Africa - Bringing LN to an exchange - Things that LN enables that weren't possible before  Follow Carla on Twitter: https://twitter.com/actuallyCarlaKC Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:05:29
September 17, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.09
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Lightning CVE exploited in the wild, lnd 0.7.0 vulnerable, update! https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-September/002148.html - Digg from the dead https://digg.com/channel/bitcoin - NY payroll company MyPayrollHR exit scam $35M https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/ny-payroll-company-vanishes-with-35-million/ - French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says Libra will not be allowed in the EU https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-libra-cryptocurrency-bitcoin-europe-france-ban-block-latest-a9102171.html - Premier League Club Watford Bitcoin logo on jerseys due to sportsbet.io sponsorship https://www.watfordfc.com/club/bitcoin-confirmed-new-sleeve-partner - Keybase airdrops shitcoin, bitcoiners donate to Tor, almost 17000 XLM donated(~$1020) https://stellar.expert/explorer/public/account/GABWGQEQESRX5TKDTPIYJFPKGJDMEW6VLOOLBTIFPJIN7XT6KAFXJQPJ?filter=payments - Bitcoin as a nonviolent rebellion by Nic Carter https://medium.com/@nic__carter/a-most-peaceful-revolution-8b63b64c203e?sk=c70e2e688cb3c15dfe68f4d2627b1059 - ColdCard firmware update 2.1.4 for multi-sig change outputs https://coldcardwallet.com/docs/upgrade - Bittr adds xpub support https://twitter.com/GetBittr/status/1172171274791116801?s=19 - Spencer Dinwiddie of NJ Nets is a bitcoiner and is tokenizing his ~$34 million extension https://theathletic.com/1199912/2019/09/12/sources-spencer-dinwiddie-to-convert-his-nba-contract-into-a-secured-digital-investment-heres-what-that-means/ - ECB cuts rates and announces a new round of QE "Negative rates will not provoke the collapse of the financial system" - Draghi https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-12/ecb-cuts-rates-restarts-qe-to-fight-slowdown-as-draghi-era-ends Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.
1:07:59
September 13, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #97: Eric Voskuil
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Eric Voskuil, lead maintainer of the libbitcoin Bitcoin implementation, as they discuss: - libbitcoin - Austrian Economics - Attack vectors - Eric's experience in the Navy  - How Bitcoin fails  - Dust - much more  Check out the libbitcoin Wiki: https://github.com/libbitcoin/libbitcoin-system/wiki Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:53:13
September 11, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #96: Elichai Turkel
Join Marty as he sits down with Elichai Turkel, recent Summer resident at Chaincode Labs, to discuss: - Elichai's path to cryptography and Bitcoin - Schnorr signatures - Taproot  - Miniscript - Cryptography - State of academic papers - much more Follow Elichai on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Elichai2 Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:04:13
September 9, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.09.02
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Portugal is indeed exempting bitcoin from cap gains treatment: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/op-ed-portugal-clarified-its-bitcoin-tax-code-other-nations-should-take-note - Hash rate all time high - https://bitinfocharts.com/comparison/bitcoin-hashrate.html - LocalBitcoins KYC - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/localbitcoins-new-kyc-rules-raise-privacy-concerns - SNICKER https://gist.github.com/AdamISZ/2c13fb5819bd469ca318156e2cf25d79 - vaneck & solidx pivot to gbtc like structure rather than ETF for their investment product https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/vaneck-solidx-to-offer-pilot-bitcoin-etf-to-institutional-investors - Facebook left phone numbers exposed on server, 419 million records leaked: https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/facebook-phone-numbers-exposed/ - Google discloses exploit that allowed malicious sites to retrieve iPhone files and location data: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bjwne5/malicious-websites-hacked-iphones-for-years - M5Stack + bitcoin https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-562/ - TFTC Guides: Lightning for beginners with Breez wallet - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zhW7ilOjWg&feature=youtu.be - Bridgefy mesh messaging app being used in hong kong: https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-561/ - Argentina implements capital controls, individuals won't be allowed to acquire or wire abroad more than 10,000 dollars per month - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-02/capital-controls-return-to-argentina-as-macri-fights-to-survive - Upgrade your lightning nodes, disclosure of vulnerability in 3 weeks https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-August/002130.html - Jack Dorsey Twitter account hijacked due to sim swap + tweets by sms: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1167628157731651584?s=20 Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada.
1:05:12
September 5, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #95: Gleb Naumenko
Join Marty as he sits down with Gleb Naumenko to discuss: - Gleb's experience helping to build an exchange - Bitcoin usage in Ukraine - Gleb's work on Erlay - The Erebus attack  - Movies 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:19:30
September 4, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.26
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - ColdCard MK3 announced: https://blog.coinkite.com/coldcard-mark3/ - https://ln.alhur.es/ by @fiatjf - UI for hardware wallet multisig using bitcoin core and HWI released for testing by @justinmoon - https://github.com/justinmoon/junction - Bitcoin realized cap hits ath of ~$100B - https://coinmetrics.substack.com/ - According to Chainalysis, less than 11% of mixed bitcoin are used for illicit purposes - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/chainalysis-most-mixed-bitcoin-not-used-for-illicit-purposes - CSW rebuked hard in court, judge orders 50% of his bitcoin to be given to Kleinman's estate, unfortunately for them he probably doesn't own any - Bitcoin for safety by @jamesob - https://jameso.be/2019/08/24/bitcoin-is-for-this.html - WTF happened in 1971? https://wtfhappenedin1971.com/ - Janey + Cato - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-559/ - Binance adds interest bearing accounts (BNB, ETC, Tether) - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-26/teaser-rates-come-to-crypto-as-binance-starts-lending-business - Opennode adds kyc and shopify integration - https://www.opennode.co/blog/how-to-accept-bitcoin-shopify-extension/ - EOS dumped almost 20 mins earlier first: https://twitter.com/hodlonaut/status/1167094577389604865?s=20 - Portugal tax exemption. Fake news? Let us know Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber
45:39
August 29, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #94: Fabian Jahr
Join Marty as he sits down with Fabian Jahr, current Summer resident at Chaincode Labs, to discuss the RPC call Fabian has been working on this Summer, the Chaincode residency experience, the Bitcoin scene in Berlin, Fabian's experience with the Lightning Network, and much more.  Follow Fabian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fjahr Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/
1:37:54
August 28, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #93: Rodolfo Novak
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Rodolfo Novak to discuss Coinkite, how Rodolfo approaches making products for Bitcoiners, a little Bitcoin history, Ham Radios, airplanes, and much more.  Check out Coinkite: https://coinkite.com/ (Use the promo code "TFTC" for 5% OFF!) Follow Rodolfo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nvk Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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! Up your security game. Head over to https://keys.casa/ today.
1:23:51
August 27, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.19
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - BitBlockBoom - bitsteins talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBAuHv5cPl8 - New Erebus attack paper - https://erebus-attack.comp.nus.edu.sg - Hardware wallets + multisig - https://stephanlivera.com/episode/97/ - Sats the standard - Blockstream Green Wallet adds sats - https://twitter.com/Blockstream/status/1164296386361331712?s=20 - All seeds are not cross compatible, be aware - https://twitter.com/nvk/status/1164165702602899456?s=20 - Bitcoin Optech bech32 + RBF compatibility matrix  - https://bitcoinops.org/en/2019-compatibility-matrix/ - Matt Corallo first hire by Square Crypto - https://twitter.com/sqcrypto/status/1163850926114762755?s=20 - Miniscript - https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1163592166062473217?s=20 - Hong Kong protesters are distributed not centralized - https://quillette.com/2019/08/19/how-the-hong-kong-protestors-tactical-brilliance-backed-beijing-into-a-corner/ - 40 straight weeks of anti-macron yellow vest protests - https://twitter.com/sahouraxo/status/1162751938720612352?s=20 - Another fake Satoshi, safely ignore - Happy birthday Lolli! Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber
1:10:08
August 22, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #92: Bryan Bishop & Joseph Jackson
Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Bryan Bishop and his friend Joseph Jackson to discuss: - Bitcoin Vaults - Bitcoin security - Transcription  - Transhumanism Check out Joe's website: biotechnbeyond.com Follow Bryan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kanzure Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. 
1:34:53
August 21, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.12 LIVE w/ Pierre Rochard & Michael Goldstein
Join Marty and Matt as they're joined by the hosts of the Noded Podcast, Pierre Rochard and Michael Goldstein to discuss: - Bakkt Futures - Binance KYC - Liquid Tether - Hong Kong - India - Samsung + Bitcoin - Coinbase negligence - much more Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber
47:09
August 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #91: Tuur Demeester
Join Marty as he sits down with Tuur Demeester, Founder of Adamant Capital, to discuss Tuur's journey to Bitcoin, the founding of Adamant Research then Adamant Capital, how to leverage Bitcoin to short USD, Bitcoin's parallels with The Reformation. Follow Tuur on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TuurDemeester Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
43:47
August 17, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #90: James C.
Join Marty as he sits down with James Chiang, currently spending his Summer at Chaincode Labs, to discuss James' journey to Bitcoin, his experience with Libbitcoin, how Libbitcoin compares to Bitcoin Core, working in the renewable energy sector, working on a Python library for Taproot, and much more.  Checkout https://teachbitcoin.io/ Follow James on Twitter - https://twitter.com/digi_james Follow Marty on Twitter - https://twitter.com/MartyBent 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
55:13
August 15, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #89: BitcoinTINA & Alpha Zeta
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with BitcoinTINA & Alpha Zeta to talk about the current market conditions, where Bitcoin sits, whether or not Bitcoin is a risk-on or risk-off trade, and the fact that Bitcoin is a fundamental financial tech innovation.  Check out Alpha Zeta's portfolio tracker: http://www.thewarden.io/index.html Follow BitcoinTINA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinTINA Follow Alpha Zeta on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alphaazeta 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.
58:20
August 14, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.08.05
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bitcoin vaults - https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-August/017229.html - Yuan peg - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCH_-fcCoK4&feature=youtu.be - Big blocks and tradeoffs - https://twitter.com/BitMEXResearch/status/1157667091719380992 - Binance KYC leak - https://www.coindesk.com/a-bitcoin-extortion-gone-wrong-inside-binances-negotiations-with-its-kyc-hacker - Is anything priced in? Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber
46:33
August 8, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.29
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - JoinMarket, fidelity bonds, and privacy - https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-July/017169.html - Capital One data breach - https://www.cnet.com/how-to/capital-one-data-breach-what-you-can-do-following-the-banking-hack/ - Zap update + full node - https://github.com/LN-Zap/zap-desktop/releases/tag/v0.5.2-beta - Fold App Kickbacks - https://medium.com/in-the-fold/introducing-fold-kickbacks-5b1d255621b3 - "Stacking sats" - Hong Kong - https://twitter.com/alessabocchi/status/1156513770254012416?s=20 - Fortnite World Cup - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1155838643094917121 - much more  Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. 
1:00:56
August 1, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #88: Richard Myers
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Richard Myers, who is working on "Bitcoin's last mile" via mesh networks at GoTenna and Global Mesh Labs, to discuss: - ByteABit, Richard's P2P mobile Bitcoin exchange - Mesh networks, GoTenn, LOT49, and Global Mesh Labs - Cashless societies - Deflation - much more Follow Richard on Twitter: https://twitter.com/remyers_ Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. 
2:05:40
July 30, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.22
This week Marty and Matt discuss: -BTCPayServer - https://stephanlivera.com/episodes/ - Wasabi & Samourai - Ethereum hashrate down 42% from ATH, bitcoin hashrate at ATH: https://www.longhash.com/news/ethereum-is-becoming-increasingly-vulnerable-to-attack - Coldcard + Wasabi video, class on the 26th at Chaincode - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM2uhyROpAQ&feature=youtu.be - New Cash App UI - Ohmm  - https://twitter.com/UpstreamDataInc/status/1152233409277648897?s=20 - Hong Kong protests take violent turn: https://twitter.com/mrjasonchoi/status/1152973052046524420?s=20 - Nodl Electrumx - https://twitter.com/BitcoinSchiller/status/1154400652979818498?s=20 - Parker Lewis' Gradually, Then Suddenly - https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/dollar-crisis-to-bitcoin/ Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. 
1:03:19
July 26, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #87: Conner Brown
Join Marty as he sits down with Conner Brown to discuss how he became interested in Bitcoin, philosophy, the intersubjective nature of money, Kanye West, and much more.  Follow Conner on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnerBrown_ Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. 
1:53:27
July 23, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #86: Ben Hunt
Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Hunt (with a guest appearance from James O'Beirne) to discuss some of the running themes from Epsilon Theory, how they relate to Bitcoin, and why Bitcoiners may be fighting a losing battle.  Follow Ben on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EpsilonTheory Follow James on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesob Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. 
1:48:18
July 19, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.15
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - This week in Bitcoin - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1150840995808010241?s=19 - Wasabi - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1151882688053334016?s=19 - C-Lightning - https://medium.com/blockstream/new-release-c-lightning-0-7-1-9fca65debeb2 - Binance staking XLM -  https://www.binance.com/en/support/articles/360030727092 - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/947551556546760704?s=19  - ETH on BCH - https://ethresear.ch/t/bitcoin-cash-a-short-term-data-availability-layer-for-ethereum/5735 - Much more  Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. 
1:16:27
July 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #85: Paranoid Bull
Join Marty as he sits down with DAL, AKA Paranoid Bull, to discuss his journey through the markets, systemic risk, political risk, the world's current disconnection from reality and how Bitcoin play into it all.  Check out Odin River's mission: https://medium.com/odin-river/odin-river-31ddc131a22 Follow DAL on Twitter: https://twitter.com/paranoidbull Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. 
1:11:53
July 16, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #84: Bull Bitcoin
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Francis Pouliot and BTC Sessions from Bull Bitcoin to discuss the Montreal Bitcoin scene throughout the years, consulting in the "Blockchain" space, SegWit2x, the common mission Bitcoiners have, and much more.  Check out Bull Bitcoin: https://bullbitcoin.com/ Follow Francis on Twitter: https://twitter.com/francispouliot_ Follow BTCSessions on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BTCsessions Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. 
1:08:42
July 15, 2019
The Trump Tweet Ep: Marty, Matt and Murad Mahmudov
Marty, Matt and Murad breakdown the implications of Donald J. Trump and Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's comments on Bitcoin.  Links discussed:  https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1149472282584072192 https://twitter.com/StopAndDecrypt/status/1149703537871355904 https://twitter.com/SquawkCNBC/status/1149629984157261825
31:26
July 12, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.07.08
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Coldcard  - Nodl update - Wasabi update - Samourai 0.99.81 - https://blog.samouraiwallet.com/post/186208584657/introducing-09981-enter-the-dojo - Miner trying to inflate the supply - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-523/ - History of the DAO hack - Eclair update - https://github.com/ACINQ/eclair/releases/tag/v0.3.1  - Surveillance tech creeps forward https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1148222460724207616 - Much more Shoutout to our 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. 
1:00:09
July 11, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #83: Aleks Svetski
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Aleksander Svetski, founder of Amber, to discuss his journey to Bitcoin, lessons from trading, lessons from being a door to door salesman, why Bitcoin not Blockchain, putting up with scammers, and much more.  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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  Liking the show and want to contribute? You can do so by going to https://tftc.io/contribute/
54:48
July 9, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Freedom Edition Week of 2019.07.01
This week Marty and Matt sit down on the 4th of July to discuss: - Bitcoin's revolutionary nature - Sats App announced by Casa https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-sats-app-with-satsback/ - 300 tickets sold for Bitcoin2020 - LND 0.7 released https://twitter.com/lightning/status/1146107267592445952?s=19 -Zap desktop 0.5 released https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-zap-desktop-0-5-0-beta-7622672ce582 - Coldcard v2.1.1 update adds dice support https://twitter.com/COLDCARDwallet/status/1146410794315390977?s=19 - US House of Reps Committee of Financial Services asks Facebook to hold off on Libra https://financialservices.house.gov/uploadedfiles/07.02.2019_-_fb_ltr.pdf - Cloudflare went down due to faulty upgrade https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/02/a-cloudflare-outage-is-impacting-sites-everywhere/ - Whirlpool desktop 0.7 released with full tor support https://twitter.com/SamouraiWallet/status/1145998882947682304 - Hong Kong - Chinese border guards put spyware on phones at Xinjiang border https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/02/chinese-border-guards-surveillance-app-tourists-phones - Bitcoin as a safe haven in FT https://www.ft.com/content/f7643858-98f8-11e9-9573-ee5cbb98ed36 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 $5 and contribute $5 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. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.
1:05:50
July 5, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #82: Ketominer + Askuwheteau
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Ketominer and Askuwheteau, the team behind Nodl.it, to discuss how Nodl came to be, their recent partnership with Samourai Wallet, the freedom that Bitcoin enables, potentially moving from hardware to software in the future, the new Raspberry Pi, and much more.  Check out Nodl: https://nodl.it/ Follow Ketominer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ketominer Follow Askuwheteau on Twitter: https://twitter.com/IAskuwheteau Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. 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 $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. 
1:47:33
July 2, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #81: Dan Held
Join Marty as he sits down with Dan Held, Co-Founder of Interchange, to discuss his paper on Bitcoin's future security, the importance of sharpening narratives, the false narratives that seem to persist, and much more.  Follow Dan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/danheld Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent 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 $5 and contribute $5 to a charity of our choice when you download the app.  Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.
1:53:07
July 1, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE: Week of 2019.06.24
Join Marty and Matt as they are joined by Pierre Rochard, Bitcoin Sign Guy & Francis Pouliot with a special appearance from Paul Sztorc as they discuss: - FATF Guidelines - Iranians mining Bitcoin in mosques - COLDCARD new upgrades  - Libra - CoinJoining - Much more...
46:31
June 27, 2019
Rabbit Hole Cap: Week of 2019.06.17
This week Marty & Matt discuss: - Libra https://libra.org/en-US/ - Cash App deposits go live, fund cash card with bitcoin https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-507/ - Whirlpool public beta release https://github.com/Samourai-Wallet/Whirlpool -Binance to block US citizens -Lightning labs mobile app release https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2019/06/19/mobile-app.html - Firefox vulnerability update to 67.0.3 ASAP https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/18/18684272/firefox-zero-day-flaw-browser-attacks-crypto-patch - Cellebrite states they can crack current all popular phones with physical access https://t.co/WHsaDxzoXz?amp=1 - Hashrate ATH - dcabtc.com tool by @JohnCantrell97 - US vs Russia cyber cold war escalates https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/politics/trump-cyber-russia-grid.html 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. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. 
1:12:05
June 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #80: Andrew Poelstra
Join Marty as he sits down with Andrew Poelstra, Head of Research at Blockstream, to discuss Cryptography, how small of a field it is, how it's culture compares to Bitcoin's development culture, Taproot, MuSig, MiniSketch, Schnorr signatures, and much much more.  Checkout Andrew's work: https://github.com/apoelstra Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.  Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:09:11
June 18, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #79: John Carvalho
Join Marty + Matt as they sit down with John Carvalho, CCO of Bitrefill, to discuss his history in Bitcoin, all the dope stuff Bitrefill is working on, Bitcoin's fungibility, Bitcoin culture, and much much more. Checkout Bitrefill: https://www.bitrefill.com/ Follow John on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinErrorLog Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.  Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:44:18
June 14, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.06.10
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Proposed ban on Bitcoin in India - Home mining https://twitter.com/Karnickleon/status/1138906263230828544?s=19 - Nodl + Samourai collab https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19 - Global Mesh Labs https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19 - Zap on Android https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19 - Hong Kong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBl05xNq_AU - Italy https://twitter.com/Schuldensuehner/status/1138709519184175104 - Will O'Beirne's new Joule upgrade https://medium.com/@wbobeirne/introducing-joule-allowances-2b08bec75e3a Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. 
1:04:21
June 13, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #78: Lawrence Nahum
Join Marty as he sits down with Lawrence Nahum, Founder of GreenAddress + Chief Architect at Blockstream, to discuss approaching Bitcoin development, the history of GreenAddress, what he's working on at Blockstream, helping to make it so everyone can run a node with ABCore, and much more.  Checkout GreenAddress' GitHub and contribute to ABCore if you can: https://github.com/greenaddress Follow Lawrence on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LarryBitcoin  Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor:  Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
49:33
June 11, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.06.03
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - Rooftop RHR in SF - code "tftc25" -  First 100 person CoinJoin https://blockstream.info/tx/e4a789d16a24a6643dfee06e018ad27648b896daae6a3577ae0f4eddcc4d9174 - 6102 Bitcoin hodl privacy leak overview https://github.com/6102bitcoin/FAQ/blob/master/hodl-privacy.md - Ring cameras creeping https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/amazons-helping-police-build-a-surveillance-network-with-ring-doorbells/ - SEC files suit against Kik https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/06/05/skeptics-lens-not-defending-crypto-anymore/ https://www.sec.gov/litigation/complaints/2019/comp-pr2019-87.pdf - Initial rollout of LN Watchtowers  https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/watchtowers-are-coming-lightning#click=https://t.co/5VuAHhvsoq - Samourai Dojo open sourced and released https://blog.samouraiwallet.com/post/185312260292/introducing-samourai-dojo-10-open-source-and/ - Utreexo proposal https://eprint.iacr.org/2019/611.pdf - "Buy" stocks and ETFs with bitcoin using Abra in 150+ countries (not US) https://twitter.com/AbraGlobal/status/1133697009381138434?s=19 - Statechains https://medium.com/@RubenSomsen/statechains-non-custodial-off-chain-bitcoin-transfer-1ae4845a4a39 - Weird YouTube AI https://twitter.com/Max_Fisher/status/1135529605530411008 - Fed to cut rates? https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-499/ 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. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. 
1:06:03
June 6, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #77: David Bailey
Join Marty as he sits down with David Bailey, CEO of BTC Media, to discuss the early days of Bitcoin, how BTC Media came to be, the state of discourse around Bitcoin, how people are underestimating Bitcoin's TAM, and much more. Follow David on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davidfbailey Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Thinking about heading to the Bitcoin 2019 Conference? Use the promo code "RHR" for a discount at checkout: https://www.bitcoin2019conference.com Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:30:24
June 5, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #76: Alex Gladstein
Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer of the Human Rights Foundation and the Oslo Freedom Forum, to discuss how Alex ended up at the HRF, how authoritarian regimes use digital panopticons to control their subjects, why Bitcoin is such an important project, and why we can't mess it up. Checkout Alex's speech from MCC: https://youtu.be/CyieujRFk3g?t=13786 Follow Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gladstein Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:35:33
May 31, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.27
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - Wasabi update: https://wasabiwallet.io/ - Erlay proposal, https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-May/016994.html - New bitcoin ATH in Argentinian peso - 4.1 billion people living under authoritarian regimes according to Oslo Freedom Forum - Proposed FATF regulations - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-492/ - defendcrypto.org - Facebook  - Bitrefill + ACINQ 1 BTC channel - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-494/ - Trade Wars - Taxi medallions Shoutout to the MIB Chad Index Funds 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. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. 
57:37
May 30, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #75: Jack Mallers
Join Marty as he sits down with Jack Mallers to discuss Zap, potential futures markets for Bitcoin miners, upgrades to the Lightning Network, cannabis, and much more.  Check out Zap: https://zap.jackmallers.com/ Follow Jack on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackMallers Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shout out to this week's sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. 21Lectures! If you're looking to learn how to build on top of Bitcoin and LN check out https://www.21lectures.com/ today! 
1:21:59
May 28, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #74: Andrew Torba
Join Marty as he sits down with Andrew Torba, Founder and CEO of Gab.com, to discuss what it's like to be de-platformed, the Silicon Valley "cognoscenti", building more resilient communication tools, the fight for Free Speech, forking open source software as a business model for Gab, the normalization of deviant values, and much more.  Check out Gab: https://gab.com/   Follow Gab on Twitter: https://twitter.com/getongab If you like this podcast, subscribe and give us a rating on your local podcasting platform. Every bit helps. Shoutout to this week's sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:27:49
May 24, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.20
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Who would you want to tweet about Bitcoin? - LN node update https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1 - SIM Swaps https://medium.com/coinmonks/the-most-expensive-lesson-of-my-life-details-of-sim-port-hack-35de11517124 -lncast.com launch - 60 Minutes https://www.cbs.com/shows/60_minutes/video/HaKmux455gSICzgSiGqzyUPIfGhuxnTG/bitcoin-s-wild-ride/ - $8 trillion hidden around the world and Elizabeth Warren wants to tax it https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-05-23/the-wealth-detective-who-finds-the-hidden-money-of-the-super-rich - BestMixer shutdown: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/dutch-authorities-shut-down-bestmixer/ - CoinCenter - Non-custodial cryptocurrency mixer developers are not subject to U.S. regulation. - https://coincenter.org/link/non-custodial-cryptocurrency-mixer-developers-are-not-subject-to-u-s-regulation - Bull Bitcoin starts mixing user funds: https://twitter.com/francispouliot_/status/1131309370900402178?s=19 - Kraken equity offering at 4B valuation, $1000 min: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/kraken-is-offering-itself-to-customers-in-chunks-as-small-as-1000-for-its-fundraising-round/ - Bitfinex LEO token: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitfinex-to-start-trading-its-exchange-token-leo-on-may-20/ - Polo/Circle blocks tokens from US customers, lays off 30 employees  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/poloniex-continues-to-advocate-for-better-crypto-regulation-as-it-goes-on-a-delisting-spree-in-the-us/  https://twitter.com/jerallaire/status/1130912877991333891?s=19 Shoutout to this week's listener contributor @mdotbit (https://twitter.com/mdotbit) 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. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. 
1:00:04
May 23, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #73: Jan Čapek + Pavel Moravec
Join Marty as he sits down with Jan Čapek and Pavel Moravec, Co-CEOs of Slush Pool & Braiins, to discuss their backgrounds, Slush Pool's history, what they're building with BraiinsOS, the nature of reorgs, BetterHash, the dream of a shared foundry, mining futures markets, and much more. Checkout Slush Pool: https://slushpool.com/ Checkout Braiins: https://braiins-os.org/ Follow Jan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/janbraiins Follow Pavel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mor_pav  Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:30:41
May 21, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #72: Jeff Vandrew
Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Vandrew, Attorney-CPA-Coder, to discuss Distributism, self-custody Bitcoin IRAs, maintaing BTCPayServer's Python implementation, rent seeking, relearning to code, and much more.  Check out Jeff's work: https://vandrew.com/bitcoin/ Follow Jeff on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vandrewattycpa Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:33:20
May 20, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.13
This week Marty and Matt are joined by Bitcoin Sign Guy to discuss a bunch of stuff.  Thank you to this week's sponsors. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
50:17
May 16, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #71: James O'Beirne
Join Marty as he sits down with James O'Beirne, Bitcoin Core contributor, to discuss his assumeutxo proposal, debt, short-term v. long-term thinking, and what it's like being a permabear.  Checkout the assumeutxo proposal: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/15605 Follow James on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesob Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent  Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:50:28
May 14, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #70: Ruben Waterman
Join Marty and Matt Odell as they sit down with the one man team behind Bittr, the easiest way to stack sats in Europe. We discuss Ruben's path to Bitcoin, his experience getting a Masters in Blockchain from the University of Nicosia, why he built Bittr, what it's like bootstrapping a company, and much more.  Check out Bittr: https://www.getbittr.com/ Follow Ruben on Twitter: https://twitter.com/watermaniak Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:29:38
May 13, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.05.06
This week Marty and Matt are joined by Murad Mahmudov from Adaptive Capital to discuss: - Binance hack - onlynet=onion in config file - h/t Evan Kaloudis - TFTC.io launch - Our Lightning node was stolen https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1 - bip-taproot https://github.com/sipa/bips/blob/bip-schnorr/bip-taproot.mediawiki - Wasabi guide bitcoin-only.com @6102bitcoin  https://github.com/6102bitcoin/FAQ/blob/master/wasabi.md - Honeyminer Mac release - One entity is responsible for 50% of BCH transactions - Whirpool - Andrew Chow on PSBT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6xZSRDXUiU&feature=youtu.be Shoutout to this week's listener contributor, Pedro. Here's the video he shared https://youtu.be/NO1aDZ6L4NQ?t=1118 Thank you to this week's sponsors. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today.
1:15:45
May 9, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #69: Juthica Chou
Join Marty as he sits down with Juthica Chou, Co-Founder and COO of LedgerX, to discuss Bitcoin options, what it was like for LedgerX to navigate the regulatory waters throughout the years, LedgerX's Omni platform, and much more. Learn about futures contracts based on block height, backing into projected price probabilities, and how miners hedge their risk. Check out LedgerX: https://ledgerx.com/ Follow Juthica on Twitter: https://twitter.com/juthica Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent Shout out to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Download the Cash App today from the App Store or Google Play Store and start #stackingsats 
42:17
May 7, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.29
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - Bitcoin v.0.18.0 released https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0180-release-heres-whats-new/ - Bitfinex spread increases, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitfinex-plans-to-raise-as-much-as-1-billion-through-an-ieo-shareholder-says/ - Cashapp $65.5M quarterly bitcoin sales  - Amazon Managed Blockchain  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/amazon-made-its-blockchain-service-available-to-the-public/ - #dropgold campaign - dropgold.com - Ethereum is now money according to ethereum.org - CoinJoins as a Percentage of All Bitcoin Payments Have Tripled to 4.09% Over the Past Year https://www.longhash.com/news/coinjoins-as-a-percentage-of-all-bitcoin-payments-have-tripled-to-409-over-the-past-year - Samourai Whirlpool enters mainnet testing phase - Nine in 10 Americans have heard about bitcoin, Blockchain Capital survey finds https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/nine-in-10-americans-heard-about-bitcoin-survey-finds/ - Fidelity surveys 400 institutional investors, 22% already have exposure, 47% think exposure makes sense: https://medium.com/@FidelityDigitalAssets/new-research-institutional-investments-likely-to-increase-over-next-5-years-729fb1ca3c52 - eTrade joining the party, plans to offer bitcoin trading to its ~5M customers https://twitter.com/nathanielpopper/status/1121868559330598912 Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Cash App, head over to the Apple App Store or Google Play and download it today to start #stackingsats Unchained Capital, check out Unchained's 2-of-3 multisig vaults product today and get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin. https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter
1:06:11
May 2, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #68: Patrick Dugan
Join Marty as he sits down with Founder and CEO of TradeLayer, Patrick Dugan, to discuss Patrick's run in with pot smoking bandits in Argentina, what he's building on TradeLayer, how decentralized derivatives markets may help drive demand for Bitcoin, the flow of money, and sovereignty in the Information Age.  Check out TradeLayer: http://tradelayer.org/ Follow Patrick on Twitter: https://twitter.com/duganist Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent
2:13:51
April 30, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.22
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bitfinex gets sued - https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/fbem/DocumentDisplayServlet?documentId=vIexA1b0spKOnK_PLUS_ZUGTJ3A==&system=prod  -  https://www.bitfinex.com/posts/356 - Erisx and TdAmeritrade - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/04/24/erisx-is-testing-its-new-crypto-exchange-and-tdameritrade-is-one-firm-looking-to-link-up-with-the-market/ - Ledger Windows phishing attack - https://twitter.com/Ledger/status/1121439219086495745?s=20 - Wasabi update - https://github.com/zkSNACKs/WalletWasabi/releases - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1121203954145222662?s=20 - Lightning Labs releases Beta Neutrino Lightning App for desktop - https://twitter.com/lightning/status/1120735863225237506?s=20 - assumutxo proposal by James O'Beirne - https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/04/09/ - Satoshi's Treasure update - tinyurl.com/dpravengers - Samsung invests 2.9M into Ledger  - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/samsung-invests-2-9-million-in-ledger/ - Gemini integrates SegWit fully - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/gemini-wallet-now-fully-supports-segwit-protocol/ - Bitmain rumored to be abandoning BCH - https://twitter.com/btcking555/status/1121699148523352064 - Casa privacy campaign + tor update - https://blog.keys.casa/casa-privacy-and-data-protection-policy/ - finalmessage.io - Run a tor relay node! - https://blog.torproject.org/new-guide-running-tor-relay Shoutout to this week's sponsor, 21Lectures! If you're looking to learn how to build on top of Bitcoin and LN check out 21Lectures.com today! 
1:29:53
April 26, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #67: Nik Bhatia
Join Marty as he sits down with Nik Bhatia, who has pushed forward the theory of Lightning Network Reference Rates, to discuss a range of topics including reference rates in the traditional financial sector, LNRR, Bitcoin + Real Estate escrow, Nik's experience producing rap albums and much more.  Check out Nik's writing on LNRR:  https://medium.com/@timevalueofbtc Follow Nik on Twitter: www.twitter.com/timevalueofbtc Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital! Sign up for their multisig vault product today by using the link below and receive a free three-month subscription to Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin.  https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter
1:39:36
April 23, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.15
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Satoshi's Treasure https://satoshistreasure.xyz/ & https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeawYh0POJhlKjaUM4Gor240vH_yVN9Urni7VjPYlh4Z5rlRA/viewform?usp=sf_link - Reports from CoinMetrics and TradeBlock dispute Reuters $100M whale story - https://tradeblock.com/blog/analyzing-the-bitcoin-price-surge-in-april and https://twitter.com/coinmetrics/status/1118603910522994688?s=20 - Wasabi Wallet hardware wallet support in testing - https://github.com/zkSNACKs/WalletWasabi/blob/master/WalletWasabi.Documentation/Guides/20190416HardwareWalletTestingGuide.md - lLND 0.6.0 - static channel backup --- release notes: https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/releases --- Channel backup guide: https://wiki.ion.radar.tech/lightning-technology/research/static-channel-backups  - Lightning Powernode Launcher will default to Tor https://twitter.com/pierre_rochard/status/1117567495680950272?s=20 - Nodl update-  https://1ml.com/node/0331f80652fb840239df8dc99205792bba2e559a05469915804c08420230e23c7c - hodlnaut BTCPay fundraiser - https://weareallhodlonaut.com/ - US Sanction Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua - https://www.npr.org/2019/04/18/714552854/trump-administration-announces-measures-against-cuba-venezuela-and-nicaragua - Proof of Solvency piece - https://medium.com/@nic__carter/how-to-scale-bitcoin-without-changing-a-thing-bc4750dd16c7 & https://blog.coinfloor.co.uk/post/183567327051/provable-solvency-report-60-march-2019 - paywall.link and lightningscratchcard.io Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Check out their 2-of-3 multisig vault service today! https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter
1:04:40
April 18, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.08
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Julian Assange https://mailchi.mp/5a9e133f8318/martys-bent-april-11th-2018-issue-460 - HODL guide https://github.com/DriftwoodPalace/guides - Multisig scenarios - Coinbase  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/04/10/coinbase-launches-crypto-to-fiat-debit-card-in-the-uk-filling-gap-left-by-shift-shutdown/ - LND 0.6.0 release https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/releases - Zap 0.4.1 release https://github.com/LN-Zap/zap-desktop/releases - Managing a Lightning Node https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1 - Binance https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/binance-teams-up-with-ciphertrace-to-up-the-exchanges-compliance-procedures/ - Energy waste https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1116340276463714305 - China bans Bitcoin https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cryptocurrency/china-says-it-wants-to-eliminate-bitcoin-mining-idUSKCN1RL0C4 Shout out to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Check out their 2-of3 multisig vaults today! https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter
54:16
April 12, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #66: Parker Lewis
Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis, Head of Business Development at Unchained Capital, to discuss Unchained's mission and product suite, and reflect on the Federal Reserve's continuously shifting policy over the last twelve years. Parker's knowledge of what was going on at the Fed as the '07/'08 crisis was unfolding and during its aftermath is rare and something all of you freaks could learn from.  Follow Parker on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/parkeralewis Follow Marty on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/martybent Check out Unchained Capital: https://www.unchained-capital.com 
1:21:37
April 9, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.04.01
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Eclair Correction - Price talk - Cumberland OTC desk 10+ bids over 1000 bitcoin on Monday - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/cumberlands-otc-desk-reports-mini-surge-of-large-btc-orders-in-a-single-hour-late-monday-night/ - Fee talk - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1113949215829430275 - Nodl - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1113806561921708032 - Boltz inbound capacity tool https://medium.com/boltzhq/announcing-the-first-boltz-release-6cb630701432 - Pierre inbound capacity tool https://lightningpowerusers.com/home/ - Veriblock ICO sold out in seconds - https://medium.com/@ambroidcrypto/veriblock-deep-dive-49c533e9c5e7 - Bitcoin 2019 Conference - https://www.bitcoin2019conference.com/ - BitBlockBoom Conference [Promo: RHR] - https://bitblockboom.com/ - NVT Signal - https://twitter.com/woonomic/status/1113971442801094658?s=19 Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Sign up and create a multisig vault and receive a FREE three-month subscription to Dr. Saifedean Ammous'  The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin using this link: https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter
55:07
April 5, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #65: Johnny Dilley, Tom Garrambone & Matt Odell
Join Marty as he sits down with Johnny Dilley (Founder of Mempool Partners), Tom Garrambone (Founder of Tetras Capital), and Matt Odell (Bitcoiner) to have a roundtable discussion covering; Capitalism v. Socialism, Bitmain, 21co, nature, dinosaurs, what could kill Bitcoin, and much more.  Check out mempool.io Check out tetras.capital Follow Tom on Twitter: www.twitter.com/tomgarrambone Follow Matt on Twitter: www.twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Smash that subscribe button, freaks! 
1:34:11
April 2, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.25
This week Marty and Matt Discuss:  - Coinbase, stake is on the menu - Steve Barbour WSJ article - BSV - Bitmain IPO not happening - ryanofsky PR merged - Gemini bech32 + Blockstream explorer - Eclair mainnet full release - Craig Wright is a fraud - Dream Market shutting down - BitMex LN research Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Head over to https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=Marty%20Bent&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=Vault%20Launch and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vault product. If you're in NYC on 4/1, head over to Galvanize to check out a live demo: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unchained-multisig-vault-demo-tickets-59545962577
46:35
March 29, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.18
On this week's episode Marty and Matt discuss: - Square Crypto initiative - https://twitter.com/jack/status/1108487911802966017 - Lightning Loop - https://blog.lightning.engineering/posts/2019/03/20/loop.html - BlockstreamGreen - https://blockstream.com/2019/03/19/the-all-new-blockstream-green-wallet - Fed shifting posture - https://twitter.com/byHeatherLong/status/1108427995709165573 - Venezuela sanctions payment processors - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/u-s-considers-sanctions-prohibiting-payment-processing-services-in-venezuela/ - ETH ProgPow - https://twitter.com/TuurDemeester/status/1108561560304316421 - Bitcoin Optech - https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/03/19/ - Hash rate - https://bitcoinwisdom.com/bitcoin/difficulty - FUD debunking Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Head over to https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter and check out their multisig vault setup which let's you maintain control and sovereignty over your BTC while providing a solution that keeps you worry free!  
1:01:10
March 21, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #64: Carl Dong
Join Marty as he sits down with Carl Dong, Bitcoin Core contributor currently working at Chaincode Labs, to discuss responsible disclosures, making Bitcoin Core more modular, Guix containers, Dyson spheres and much more!  Follow Carl on Twitter: https://twitter.com/carl_dong Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Check out Carl's PR: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/15277
1:25:12
March 19, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #63: Zac Prince & Rene van Kesteren
Join Marty as he sits down with Zac Prince & Rene van Kesteren from Blockfi to d