Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Tales from the Crypt #18: The Brothers O'Beirne Pt I

An episode of 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 crypto", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.
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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 discuss their new interest account product, how they manage risk with this particular offering, the nature of risk disclosures, and the utility that Bitcoin provides the world that wasn't possible before its existence.  Follow Zac on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlockFiZac Follow Renee on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rene_vankest Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Martybent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, 21Lectures. Head over to https://21lectures.com to learn more about their courses aimed at helping developers become more familiar/comfortable with BTC/LN development! 
1:38:41
March 15, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.11
This week Marty and Matt are joined by Adam Ficsor (@nopara73), Founder of Wasabi Wallet, to discuss: - The current dust attack against Wasabi users - https://twitter.com/nopara73/status/1105779583410946049 - CoinJoins  - Privacy - Unchained Capital multisig vaults - Porn KYC in the UK - Drop in BTC transactions  - Trezor vulnerabilities Thanks to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Check out their new multisig vault solution today:  https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter
1:02:43
March 14, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #62: Jake Chervinsky
Join Marty as he sits down with Jake Chervinsky, a lawyer with a focus on government enforcement defense and securities litigation, as they discuss the law and how it pertains to Bitcoin and everything created in its wake. Topics covered include, Jake's path to Bitcoin, the concept of light touch regulation, organizations like Coin Center, how the SEC has been treating ICOs, how the SEC may treat these ICOs going forward, and hope for a less Orwellian future. Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Lolli! Head over to https://lolli.com/ref/tftc right now and start stacking sats as you shop online today! 
1:53:37
March 12, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.03.04
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - Canadian Revenue Service asking for BTC addresses: https://twitter.com/kyletorpey/status/1103467047412002817 - Ripple, FinCen agreement: https://twitter.com/nic__carter/status/1103356359284805633?s=20 - Is Bitcoin Twitter engagement back at 2015 levels?: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1103673829832970240 - ABCore 0.70 released: https://twitter.com/LarryBitcoin/status/1102255072799535105?s=20  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.greenaddress.abcore - QE, NIRP creeping - BlockFi Interest Account: https://twitter.com/BlockFiZac/status/1103293858283245569 https://twitter.com/vandrewattycpa/status/1102953966537752576 - Coinbase: https://twitter.com/coindesk/status/1103443720307912704 - Facebook going private?: https://twitter.com/SarahJamieLewis/status/1103476030503739393?s=19 - Facebook 2fa phone number leak: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/facebook-faces-criticism-for-handling-of-phone-numbers-required-for-2fa/ - Chinese database surveillance leak, https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/massive-database-leak-gives-us-window-chinas-digital-surveillance-state - QuadrigaCX update, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/03/07/quadrigacx-co-founder-michael-patryn-allegedly-traded-large-positions-on-bitmex/ Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Honeyminer, head over to stackingsats.com and download Honeyminer today. The one-click solution to mining altcoins to stack sats.  Unchained Capital, if you're in the Austin area on Monday March 11th, 2019 Unchained is demo'ing their new multi-sig vault product. If you're not in Austin, do not worry. The event will be live streamed. Link to attend below: https://www.meetup.com/Austin-Bitcoin-Developers/events/259337229/
57:54
March 7, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #61: Jack Dorsey
Join Marty as he sits down with Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, to discuss how Jack came to experiment with Bitcoin, the parallels he sees between Twitter and Bitcoin, dealing with pseudonymity on Twitter, how Bitcoin curbs the State, education in the Information Age, what it's like to be a part of the Casa node club, and much more. Thank you to this week's sponsors: Honeyminer is the easiest way to earn Bitcoin. A simple crypto mining application that uses your computer's CPUs and GPUs to mine cryptocurrencies and pays you in Bitcoin. Go to https://www.honeyminer.com today and start earning BTC now. Lolli lets you earn up to 30% back in BTC when you shop online. Shop from 750+ online retailers including Jet, Overstock, SeatGeek, Priceline, Hotwire, Walmart, CVS, Best Buy, GAP, Macy’s, Hilton, and Mariott and earn BTC via the Lolli extension. Head over to https://lolli.com/ref/tftc today! 
35:04
March 4, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.02.25
This week Marty and Matt discuss: -Casa new product lineup https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/02/28/casa-is-dramatically-shifting-its-business-and-its-kicking-off-with-two-new-products/ -Facebook coin FUD https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/technology/cryptocurrency-facebook-telegram.html -Venezuela bitcoin article https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/23/opinion/sunday/venezuela-bitcoin-inflation-cryptocurrencies.html#click=https://t.co/P8hxu1vqni -Square sold 10k BTC in Q4 2018 https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/02/27/square-sold-over-166m-worth-of-bitcoin-in-2018/ -Coinomi spellcheck bug https://medium.com/coinomi/official-statement-on-spell-check-findings-547ca348676b -Trezor and Ledger update reminders -Samourai Whirlpool in testing phases, running on nodl.it -Wasabi, try it out free shill - www.twitter.com/@tweet_stamp is pretty cool, uses OpenTimestamps -Torpedo vulnerable https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/24/new-4g-5g-security-flaws/ -New privacy wiki up by Chris Belcher https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Privacy Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer. Head over to stackingsats.com today, download Honeyminer, and start stacking sats today! 
54:23
March 1, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #60: Misir Mahmudov
Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin researcher Misir Mahmudov to discuss many topics including Bitcoin as Time, Bitcoin's amorality, Bitcoin's incentives, and family values.  Follow Misir on Twitter: www.twitter.com/misir_mahmudov Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Thanks to this week's sponsor, BlockFi! Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can avoid selling your BTC today! 
2:39:32
February 26, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.02.18
This week Marty and Matt discuss: -Galaxy S10 Bitcoin wallet confirmed https://bitcoinist.com/samsung-galaxy-s10-bitcoin-wallet/ -Jack activates tippin.me https://twitter.com/jack/status/1098324828182831104 -Coinbase acquires chain analysis company https://twitter.com/francispouliot_/status/1098275229556768768 -Elon Ark Invest pod https://twitter.com/yassineARK/status/1097905577831862272 -Coinmama KYC breach 450k customer affected https://twitter.com/bitentrepreneur/status/1096549320302776320 -IMF NIRP Blog post  https://blogs.imf.org/2019/02/05/cashing-in-how-to-make-negative-interest-rates-work/ Thanks to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer!  Head over to stackingsats.com and download Honeyminer today! The easiest way to begin earning BTC with your spare computing hardware. Now available for Linux (www.honeyminer.com/labs). 
48:29
February 21, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #59: Eric Spano
Join Marty as he sits down with Eric Spano, Founder of bylls.com, to discuss building a product with little understanding of code, enterprise blockchain consulting, Bitcoin service provider UX, and much more.  Follow Eric on Twitter: www.twitter.com.espano_ Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Peep the Nielsen Norman Group's 10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design  https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ten-usability-heuristics/ Visit www.bylls.com 
2:01:31
February 20, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #58: André Neves
Join Marty as he sits down with André Neves, Co-Founder and Co-CTO of Koala Studio, to discuss everything from BTC/LN adoption via gaming, what it's like to live in the UAE, the Surveillance State, and much more.  Follow André on Twitter: www.twitter.com/andreneves Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Check out Koala Studio: koalastud.io Thanks to our sponsors: BlockFi, head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can avoid selling your BTC this tax season.  Lolli, head over to lolli.com/ref/tftc and download Lolli today so you can begin earning up to 30% cash back in BTC! 
1:48:03
February 19, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.02.11
This week Marty and Matt discuss: -Tippin.me extension -Lolli extension -Spacebit.live -Venezuela ATH LocalBitcoins volume - 2454 Bitcoin / 8.95 million USD https://coin.dance/volume/localbitcoins/VES/BTC -Bitcoin Ham radio https://twitter.com/nvk/status/1095354354289135617 -Full nodes, block size, offline transactions, 65% of 4000 said no full node -JPM shitcoin -Bitdevs https://www.meetup.com/BitDevsNYC/events/258566808/ -Wasabi update -Coin Center on cash + privacy https://coincenter.org/entry/the-case-for-electronic-cash Shout out to this week's sponsors: Lolli, head over to www.lolli.com/ref/tftc and start earning Bitcoin when you shop on the net today!  Honeyminer, head over to www.honeyminer.com/labs to check out their new Linux compatible software. Or head to stackingsats.com to pump our ref link. 
1:02:45
February 14, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #57: Alex Adelman
Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Adelman, Co-Founder and CEO of Lolli, to discuss developers building for developers, the retail landscape, building a consumer facing product with a BTC component, and much more.  Follow Alex on Twitter: www.twitter.com/alexadelman Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Thanks to our sponsor BlockFi! Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can use your bitcoin as collateral to get USD loans in minutes! 
2:16:53
February 13, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.02.04
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Matt handing off the LN torch to @jack https://twitter.com/jack/status/1092891165966229509 - Matt Ahlborg's LocalBitcoins analysis and new metric https://medium.com/@mattahlborg/nuanced-analysis-of-localbitcoins-data-suggests-bitcoin-is-working-as-satoshi-intended-d8b04d3ac7b2 - Koala Studio Lightning Chess https://koalastud.io/ - Blockstream Proof of Reserve https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/blockstream-open-sources-development-its-proof-reserves-tool/ - ZCash inflation vulnerability disclosed https://z.cash/blog/zcash-counterfeiting-vulnerability-successfully-remediated/ - Abra releases new equities exposure product https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/abra-users-can-now-buy-stocks-and-etfs-using-bitcoin/ Shoutout to our sponsors: BlockFi, head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt and learn how you can avoid selling your BTC today!  Honeyminer, peep www.honeyminer.com/labs to see the new Honeyminer Max implementation for Linux users. Or www.stackingsats.com to pump our ref link. 21Lectures, go to www.21lectures.com and learn more about their Bitcoin developer classes! 
1:01:18
February 8, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.01.28
This week we are joined by Murad Mahmudov to discuss a litany of topics. Had a bunch of topics planned but didn't get to all of them. A lot of tangents.  Thanks to our sponsors: BlockFi - Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt and learn how to leverage your crypto without selling!  HoneyMiner - Now available for Linux users! HoneyMiner is the easiest way to earn BTC. Peep their site here to learn more - https://honeyminer.com/?utm_source=bent&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=marty%20bent%20honeyminer
1:06:57
January 31, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.01.21
This week Marty and Matt discuss:  - Venezuela - https://twitter.com/btcven - Post-Soviet LN + Satellite API messages - https://twitter.com/notgrubles/status/1088402776638541827 - Lightning games - https://mailchi.mp/9e176e464777/martys-bent-january-21st-2018-issue-402 - Georgia & Bitfury - https://twitter.com/nic__carter/status/1088816882872926211 - Taproot article by Aaron van Wirdum - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/taproot-coming-what-it-and-how-it-will-benefit-bitcoin/ - ETF withdrawn - https://twitter.com/gaborgurbacs/status/1088173233722089486 Thanks to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer! All you home mining freaks should head over to www.honeryminer.com/labs to check out their new version, now available to Linux users! 
54:28
January 25, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #56: Chris Dannen
Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Dannen, co-founder and Partner at Iterative Capital, to discuss a range of topics including the evolution of software development culture, destroying the technostructure, the poison that is mainstream media, and much more.  Follow Chris on Twitter: www.twitter.com/chrisdannen Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Check out Iterative's thesis: iterative.capital/thesis  Thanks to our sponsor BlockFi! Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to peep the special offer they have for you freaks! 
1:53:58
January 24, 2019
Tales from the Crypt #55: BitcoinTINA aka Rick Flex
Join Marty on this week's edition of Tales from the Crypt as he sits down with BitcoinTINA aka Rick Flex to discuss how bullish he is, past tech trends and how we may use them to guess how Bitcoin adoption may play out, and much much more. Banger of an episode. 
2:52:14
January 18, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.01.14
In this episode we discuss:  -ETH 2.0 -Constantinople bug and delay -LN network analysis https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/01/15/the-growth-of-the-lightning-network-has-been-remarkable-but-theres-a-catch/ -Putin bitcoin rumor -Wasabi multi-denominations -ETC was indeed reorged chain wide -China plans on using great firewall to target nodes https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612749/china-will-now-officially-try-to-extend-its-great-firewall-to-blockchains/ -Grin launch -Thor from Bitrefill https://www.coindesk.com/new-bitrefill-service-aims-to-make-lightning-payments-easy -Baakt delayed -Genesis Trading OTC volume up 50% YoY, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/genesis-tradings-otc-trading-volume-is-up-50-year-over-year/
1:01:44
January 18, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2019.01.07
This week we discuss: -Deplatforming +  -ETC 51% -ETH Constantinople and progPow forks -10 years since Hal - https://twitter.com/halfin/status/1110302988?lang=en -Zap POS app https://twitter.com/JackMallers/status/1082778829217808384?s=19 -Gemini ad campaign - https://twitter.com/Gemini/status/1082726902622797825 -Bitcoin mining pools over time, BetterHash - https://coinmetrics.io/mining-pool-mapping/ -Kraken compliance report https://twitter.com/krakenfx/status/1081701788464558080?s=19 -Nodl.it -Bitmain founders rumored to be stepping down, new CEO inbound  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitmain-to-appoint-new-ceo-as-co-founders-wu-and-zhan-step-aside/ -Norwegian Monero Ransom -ShapeShift lays off 30% of their team, 37 people - Bezos Commencement speech - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBmavNoChZc Thanks to our sponsors:  BlockFi. Head to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt and check out BlockFi today!  BUIDL Bootcamp - Next course starts January 21st, head over to www.buidlbootcamp.com and sign up today! (Online Courses) 
1:10:20
January 10, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.12.31
On this week's edition of RHR Marty and Matt come to you live from RiseNY to shoot the shit about Bitcoin's first ten years as well as some current events.  Shoutout to our sponsor Blockfi: Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can leverage your BTC today! 
50:43
January 4, 2019
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.12.24
This week we discuss:  Trezor + Ledger hacks - wallet.fail - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/researchers-demo-crypto-hardware-wallet-vulnerabilities-at-tech-conference/ Electrum hack - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/hackers-used-a-clever-tactic-to-steal-over-700k-from-users-of-a-popular-bitcoin-wallet/ New Joule version out - Pierre Rochard's node launcher Indian gov possibly loosening regs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/indian-government-panel-suggests-possible-rule-change-around-legal-status-of-cryptocurrencies/ Bitcoin Private- https://coinmetrics.io/bitcoin-private/ Facebook + crypto - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-21/facebook-is-said-to-develop-stablecoin-for-whatsapp-transfers US Government Shutdown Civil token relaunch Tuur Demeester's thread on ETH: https://twitter.com/TuurDemeester/status/1078682801954799617 Bitmain layoffs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitmain-layoffs-underway-may-impact-up-to-50-of-staff/ Consensys layoffs - https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/20/18150036/consensys-layoffs-employees-pending-startup-ethereum GMO exiting mining biz - https://ir.gmo.jp/en/pdf/irlibrary/gmo_disclose_info20181225_e.pdf Difficulty leveling off - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitcoins-mining-difficulty-drops-another-9-but-hash-rate-picks-up/ 7-month trading volume highs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitcoin-and-ethereum-weekly-trading-volume-reached-7-month-highs/ Highest single day trade vol for tether - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/exchange-volume-for-tether-sees-all-time-high/ Civic takedown - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/21/civics-token-illustrates-why-companies-masquerading-tokens-will-fail/ Iterative Capital NYC Event - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bitcoin-10-year-anniversary-live-w-marty-bent-aaron-lammer-jay-kang-tickets-51666739609 Shoutout to this week's sponsor, BlockFi. Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can avoid selling BTC or help start that side project you always wanted by leveraging your BTC holdings! 
1:02:41
December 28, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.12.17
This week Matt and Marty Discuss: RIP Tim May Minisketch - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/synching-data-between-bitcoin-nodes-about-get-easier/ & https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1075460072786935808 Blockstream satellite - https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeldelcastillo/2018/12/17/who-needs-verizon-blockstream-broadcasts-entire-bitcoin-blockchain-from-space/#548f7bc75a80 Unchained Capital Dust analysis - https://blog.unchained-capital.com/bitcoin-data-science-pt-3-dust-thermodynamics-615dd51f49 Basis - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/12/stablecoin-project-basis-is-shutting-down-and-returning-the-majority-of-capital-raised-to-investors/ Coinbase - https://blog.coinbase.com/ethereum-tokens-dai-dai-golem-gnt-maker-mkr-and-zilliqa-zil-are-launching-on-coinbase-3065eeb42d5b & https://blog.coinbase.com/direct-crypto-conversions-on-coinbase-e458af083c62 & https://medium.com/hydro-protocol/why-we-are-forking-0x-97dc48ee0426 & https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-continues-to-explore-support-for-new-digital-assets-92ba4ab7f465 Tether - https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-12-18/crypto-mystery-clues-suggest-tether-has-the-billions-it-promised ETH Constantinople fork - https://www.coindesk.com/block-7080000-ethereum-developers-propose-activation-point-for-next-hard-fork Gazprombank - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/one-of-russias-largest-state-owned-banks-is-developing-crypto-banking-services-for-institutional-clients/ Japanese tax law - https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-lawmaker-proposes-4-changes-to-ease-crypto-tax-burden Rumor Bitmain IPO not happening The Patreon War Mulvaney a Bitcoiner - https://twitter.com/ObsoleteDogma/status/810957268950859780 - Samourai Dojo - https://samouraiwallet.com/dojo -Mining in Iran - https://www.coindesk.com/cheap-power-lures-crypto-miners-to-iran-but-its-not-as-easy-as-it-sounds Thanks to our Sponsors: BlockFi: Sign up at blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to get $25 in free crypto added to customer collateral for loans under $10k or $50 in free crypto added to customer collateral for loans over $10k. Applying takes less than 2 minutes. Tallyco.in/BTC_Spot/ - Head over to http://tallyco.in and raise funds with some of that unstoppable, censorship-resistant, magic internet money today!
52:34
December 19, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #54: Yassine Elmandjra
Join Marty as he sits down with Yassine Elmandjra, Crypto Analyst at ARK Invest, to discuss Yassine's insanely low time preference decisions post-college, Bitcoin mining, how Bitcoin changes you, and much more. Follow Yassine on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yassineARK Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent
1:23:17
December 18, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #53: Matthew Mežinskis
Join Marty as he sits down with Matthew Mežinskis, co-host of the Crypto Voices podcast, to discuss Base Money, Free Banking, how Bitcoin plays into these concepts, and much more. Follow Crypto Voice on Twitter: www.twitter.com/crypto_voices Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Thank you to our sponsor BlockFi! Go to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to get $25 of free crypto collateral for loans under $10k and $50 of free crypto collateral for loans above $10k!
2:07:31
December 11, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.12.05
This week Matt and Marty are joined by Bitcoin Sign Guy and they discuss: -Rogoff v. White recap -Vertcoin 51% - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1069989819969929218 -International oil contracts - https://twitter.com/arbedout/status/1070323234845925376 -Buy Bitcoin in Paris - https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1069330451695845383 -Pierre Rochard's lnd launcher + Zap + Joule - https://twitter.com/pierre_rochard/status/1070296265806745600 -Wasabi UX update - wasabiwallet.io -Death spiral - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/04/the-bitcoin-mining-death-spiral-debate-explained/ -Coinshares Bitcoin mining research - https://medium.com/coinshares/an-honest-explanation-of-price-hashrate-bitcoin-mining-network-dynamics-f820d6218bdf -RAMP - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_Anonymous_Marketplace -Larimer new coin - https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1068129098088755200
1:07:33
December 5, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #52: Dan Held
Join Marty as he sits down with Dan Held, co-founder of Picks & Shovels, to discuss the early days of Bitcoin, "Planting Bitcoin", shaping narratives, the beauty of PoW, and much much more. Follow Dan on Twitter: www.twitter.com/danheld Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Check out Picks & Shovels: https://picks.co/ Shoutout to our sponsor Blockfi! Go to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to get $25 of free crypto collateral for loans under $10k and $50 of free crypto collateral for loans above $10k!
2:09:59
December 5, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.11.26
This week we are joined by Dan Held, Co-Founder of Picks & Shovels, to discuss: - lightningjoule.com - Ohio taxes and friendly Treasurer -https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/11/26/ohios-treasurer-talks-up-bitcoin-tax-payments-transparent-government-and-his-own-future-as-a-crypto-owner/ - Hash rate - https://www.coindesk.com/600k-bitcoin-miners-shut-down-in-last-2-weeks-f2pool-founder-estimates - Hester Peirce on WhatBitcoinDid https://t.co/aOSPdNAG5f - VanEck OTC index https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/vaneck-subsidiary-mvis-launches-bitcoin-otc-index/ - VanEck & Nasdaq futures cash settled january https://www.coindesk.com/nasdaq-vaneck-partner-to-launch-crypto-2-0-futures-contracts - Tether relaunches direct redemption at tether.to - http://tether.to/tether-reopens-account-verification-and-direct-redemption-of-fiat-from-its-platform/
54:09
November 29, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #51: Max Keidun & Roman Snitko
Join Marty as he sits down with Max Keidun & Roman Snitko, co-founders of Hodl Hodl, to discuss how they became interested in Bitcoin, why they decided to start Hodl Hodl, the nature of P2P exchanges, Bitcoin prediction markets, their decision to block US citizens from using their service, and much more. Follow Max on Twitter: https://twitter.com/keidunm Follow Roman on Twitter: https://twitter.com/romansnitko Follow Hodl Hodl on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hodlhodl Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Check out https://hodlhodl.com/ Thanks to our sponsor cash.app!
1:15:19
November 27, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #50: Jeremy Welch
Join Marty as he sits down with Jeremy Welch, co-Founder and CEO of Casa, to discuss how Jeremy became interested in Bitcoin, how he Casa came to be, and the state of personal data. Follow Jeremy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jeremyrwelch Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Peep Casa: https://keys.casa/ Use the code "CRYPT" at www.baboontothemoon.com for 10% off a Go-Bag!
1:24:53
November 20, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.11.19
This week we discuss: Gold hoarders executed Iran - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-14/as-sanctions-hit-iran-executes-gold-currency-speculators - Ledger & Trezor issues - https://blog.trezor.io/psa-non-genuine-trezor-devices-979b64e359a7 https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1062876921787236352 - BCH post mortem -Lolli https://www.lolli.com/ -nodl.it http://www.nodl.it/ -SIM Swapping, App based 2FA psa - https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all/130-lizard#episode-player -SEC coming down on ICOs
59:01
November 19, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.11.12
This week we discuss: - Bitcoin Cash hard fork - Bitcoin price volatility - Coinemine - https://www.coindesk.com/the-799-coinmine-one-will-look-like-an-xbox-and-mint-crypto-money - US Elections, politicians holding BTC - Blockchain voting - EtherDelta fined - https://www.coindesk.com/sec-charges-etherdelta-founder-with-running-unregistered-securities-exchange - Recent Bitcoin Core merge - https://twitter.com/MarcoFalke/status/1060913913221599232 - BitMex v. Hasu - https://medium.com/swlh/a-storm-is-brewing-over-the-largest-bitcoin-exchange-f956324b449f https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitmex-ceo-defends-his-firms-integrity/ - China Debt situation - https://mailchi.mp/3026673e9232/martys-bent-november-7th-2018-issue-356 - MakerDAI Get your Baboon Go-Bag right now! Use the code "CRYPT" for 10% your purchase at www.baboontothemoon.com
1:02:00
November 14, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #49: Alex Liegl
Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Liegl, Founder of Layer1 Capital, to discuss his mental framework for valuing cryptocurrencies, Grin, Bitcoin's inception, what it means to be part of a team, and much more. Follow Alex on Twitter: twitter.com/alexanderliegl Follow Marty on Twitter: twitter.com/MartyBent Download the Cash App today! https://cash.app
1:28:26
November 13, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #48: Pierre Rochard
Join Marty as he sits down with Pierre Rochard to reminisce about the year that has past since their first recording, give out free futuristic business ideas, discuss Pierre's Excel plugin that links to the Lightning Network, buyers of last resort, and much more. Follow Pierre: www.twitter.com/pierre_rochard Follow Marty: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Check out BitcoinACKs: www.bitcoinacks.com Check out Bitcoin Advisory: www.bitcoinadvisory.com Peep the Nakamoto Institute: www.nakamotoinstitute.org Download the Cash App today! cash.app
2:10:06
November 7, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.11.05
This week we discuss: - Bitcoin Cash - Tether + Deltec - https://www.coindesk.com/deltec-chairman-says-tether-letter-on-bank-relationship-is-authentic/ - Wasabi check-in -Gwyneth Paltrow - https://twitter.com/katherineykwu/status/1059525781163048961 Ron Paul - http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/featured-articles/2018/october/29/trump-is-right-the-fed-is-crazy/ - Petro - https://petro.gob.ve/index_eng.html - InitiativeQ Scam - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1057338090392498176 - Unocoin founder arrested - https://qz.com/india/1441787/how-unocoin-founders-were-arrested-for-their-cryptocurrency-atm/ - Coinbase 1.3B in revenue - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-30/coinbase-to-bring-in-1-3-billion-in-2018-sales-documents-show - WEX - https://www.coindesk.com/data-shows-millions-leaving-crypto-wallets-tied-to-long-troubled-exchange/ - Janet Yellen doesn't own any bitcoin Block height: 548,923 Use the code "CRYPT" for 10% off your Go-Bag at www.baboontothemoon.com!
57:30
November 5, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #47: Jack Mallers
Join Marty as he sits down with Jack Mallers, founder of Zap, to discuss Chicago, chess, Jack's path to Bitcoin, what draws him to Lightning, Bitcoin financial products, and much much more. Follow Jack on Twitter: www.twitter.com/JackMallers Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Check out Zap: https://zap.jackmallers.com/
1:14:58
October 31, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.29
This week we discuss: -Gab -China social credit -Localbitcoins lead by Russia and Venezuela - https://t.co/VSiTn63psi -Maplechange - not your keys, not your bitcoin -Lightning residency + hackathon -IDEX blocking NY IPs https://twitter.com/Aurora_dao/status/1054917418621984768
41:46
October 30, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #46: Justin Moon
Join Marty as he sits down with Justin Moon, founder BUIDL Bootcamp, to discuss Bitcoin and life. Follow Justin - https://twitter.com/_justinmoon_ Follow Marty - https://twitter.com/martybent Checkout BUIDL Bootcamp - https://www.buidlbootcamp.com
2:24:59
October 26, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #45: Lightning Koala
Join Marty as he sits down with Lightning Koala, creator of satoshis.place and a man dedicated to building on top of the Lightning Network. The two discuss a bunch of different topics spanning from building games on Lightning to the coordination efforts it takes to make something like Bitcoin work at scale. Follow Lightning Koala: https://twitter.com/LightningK0ala Follow Marty: https://twitter.com/LightningK0ala Check out satoshis.place
1:33:20
October 23, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.22
Topics of the week: - Betty - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-45889707 - Venezuela local bitcoin volume new ATHs ($25M per week) - https://twitter.com/louAboudHogben/status/1053086355100581888 - Tether follow up - https://coinmetrics.io/charts/#assets=dai,gusd,tusd,usdc,pax,usdt_log=false_roll=7_left=marketcap_zoom=1512254415194.9307,1540241462242.7358_stack=true - Unocoin routing around Indian regs - https://www.coindesk.com/unocoin-bitcoin-exchange-atm-stablecoin-central-bank-crackdown-india/ - Wasabi Wallet - https://www.wasabiwallet.io/index.php/2018/07/31/wasabi-wallet-privacy-focused-bitcoin-wallet-for-desktop/ - Ethereum Constantinople hard fork delayed - https://www.coindesk.com/ethereums-constantinople-hard-fork-is-being-delayed-until-2019/ -Ransoms - https://www.casino.org/news/5dimes-sports-book-owner-missing-in-costa-rica-possibly-kidnapped - Neutrino - https://blog.lightning.engineering/posts/2018/10/17/neutrino.html -Monero Bulletproofs hard fork - https://medium.com/digitalassetresearch/monero-becomes-bulletproof-f98c6408babf - Binance, Chainalysis - https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-binance-adds-compliance-tools-from-chainalysis/ -Bisq ATH volumes - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bisq-volumes-reach-all-time-highs-amid-increased-monero-demand/
58:42
October 22, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #44: Alan Silbert
Join Marty as he sits down with Alan Silbert, Executive Managing Director of INX Limited, to chat about the old days and his experience starting Bitpremier.com, a site where people could spend BTC to buy luxury goods. Alan explains how he got into Bitcoin, how his side hustle pushed him to leave his main hustle and what it's like to get a call from Homeland Security. Follow Alan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alansilbert Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Check out INX Limited: https://www.inx.co Thank you to our sponsors: Cash App, download the app here - https://cash.app/ HoneyMiner, enter to win a GPU here - https://twitter.com/gethoneyminer/status/1052200242781786112 Download Honeyminer here - https://honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk
1:33:23
October 18, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.15
Topics of the week: Tether + Bitfinex - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/935185540982497280?s=19 ETH Constantinople hard fork on testnet - https://twitter.com/5chdn/status/1051194779890003974 Liquid Announcement - https://blockstream.com/2018/10/10/liquid-launch.html goTenna unboxing - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzZen7ajmKA&feature=youtu.be Fidelity announcement - https://medium.com/@FidelityDigitalAssets/the-evolution-of-digital-cash-da19b06aa58e Hugo fire flames - https://medium.com/@hugonguyen/work-is-timeless-stake-is-not-554c4450ce18 Lightning bike - https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1051832593082175488 Nouriel - https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1050766810348445696 Thanks to our sponsor, The Cash App. Download it here: https://cash.app/
58:12
October 15, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.08 "Bull v. Bear"
In this week's episode, Marty and Matt sit down with Murad Mahmudov to discuss: - Murad's bear thesis - Swensen/Yale investments (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-05/yale-is-said-to-invest-in-crypto-fund-that-raised-400-million) - Supply chain attacks + secure hardware (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies) - Bitcoin Core v0.17.0 release (https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0170-released-heres-whats-new/) - Gemini gets asset insurance (https://medium.com/gemini/digital-assets-insurance-adbfb0c44e74) - Bitfinex cut ties with Noble, now with HSBC (https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/10/06/bitfinex-moves-its-banking-relationship-to-hsbc/) - SegWit txs almost at 50% work(https://transactionfee.info/charts/payments/segwit) - Eris announces Bakkt competitor (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-03/eris-exchange-to-create-crypto-market-backed-by-drw-virtu) - Aaron van Wirdum's privacy series (https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1047116230048583685?s=19) - Murad + David Puell's MVRV Ratio (https://blog.goodaudience.com/bitcoin-market-value-to-realized-value-mvrv-ratio-3ebc914dbaee)
1:04:04
October 8, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.10.01
On this week's episode of Rabbit Hole Recap Matt and Marty discuss - Samourai Wallet + goTenna collab: https://mailchi.mp/1d3d0a060090/martys-bent-october-2nd-2018-issue-330 Siacoin bricks ASICs: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/955907524317859842 Malta Prime Minister, pretty chay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QzbiMmuO0k&feature=youtu.be 1Broker gets seized: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1045433884115120129?s=19 ShapeShift: https://info.shapeshift.io/blog/2018/10/01/shining-light-on-wsjs-attack-on-shapeshift-and-crypto/ EOS collusion: https://twitter.com/MapleLeafCap/status/1044958643731533825?s=19 Thank you to our sponsors: Cash App, we don't use the other apps anymore. Download the app now - https://cash.app/ Honeyminer, start making BTC in one click - https://honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk
1:00:22
October 2, 2018
Conversations from Riga: Matt Corallo + Hasufly
In this special edition of Tales from the Crypt, Marty sits down with Matt Corallo to discuss CVE-2018-17144, the bug found in Bitcoin last week, and his efforts with the Betterhash mining pool protocol. This is a quick 15-minute conversation that touches on a lot. During the last 2/3 of the episode, Marty sits down with Hasufly, a budding star in the world of Bitcoin content to discuss the practices he used to learn about Bitcoin as quickly as possible. Hasu has an incredible way of creating mental frameworks from which to learn. Tune in to learn about the people, data sources and tools Hasu used to bootstrap his knowledge of Bitcoin in only 10 months. Follow Matt: @TheBlueMatt Follow Hasu: @Hasufl Follow Marty: @MartyBent Links: https://tim.blog/2017/06/04/nick-szabo/ https://www.coursera.org/learn/learning-how-to-learn/outline Thank you to our sponsor, Honeyminer. Check them out here: https://honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk
49:46
September 26, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.09.24
On this week's episode of Rabbit Hole Recap Matt and Marty discuss: CVE-2018-17144: https://bitcoincore.org/en/2018/09/20/notice/ Monero bug: https://getmonero.org/2018/09/25/a-post-mortum-of-the-burning-bug.html Baltic Honey Badger Conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66ZoGUAnY9s https://hodlhodl.com/ Argentina: https://mailchi.mp/86b9b2200711/martys-bent-september-25th-2018-issue-325 "Please stop deploying d-apps to Ethereum.": https://twitter.com/5chdn/status/1042860655114694656 B Foundation: https://twitter.com/TheB_Foundation/status/1043805473949065216 Thank you to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer. Use the ref link below for 1,000 satoshis and use one click to start mining today: honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk
1:09:48
September 26, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.09.17
On this week's edition of Rabbit Hole Recap Matt and Marty discuss: NY Attorney General's report - https://virtualmarkets.ag.ny.gov Jesse Powell DGAF - https://blog.kraken.com/post/1561/krakens-position-on-regulation/amp/?__twitter_impression=true Bitcoin Core bug + v0.16.3 - https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2018/09/18/ Josh Garza goes to jail - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1040300880170500097 Bancor on EOS - https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-dapp-bancor-is-expanding-to-eos-for-fast-free-transactions/ *Lightning Spotlight* LND Work - https://www.lndwork.com/ BTC volume in Venezuela - https://diar.co/volume-2-issue-37/ Salt Bae :( Laurent's last post - https://medium.com/@laurentmt/electric-money-e2cd34f78f56 Thank you to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer. Use the ref link below for 1,000 satoshis and use one click to start mining today: https://honeyminer.com/referred/59rtk
57:14
September 19, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #43: Caitlin Long
Join Marty as he sits down with Wall Street veteran Caitlin Long to discuss her journey to Austrian economics via Wall Street, the extent of the shadow banking system, the situation public pensions and social security find themselves in, and Caitlin's efforts to make Wyoming the most Bitcoin-friendly state in the US. Follow Caitlin on Twitter: @CaitlinLong_ Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Caitlin's website: https://caitlin-long.com/
1:31:11
September 16, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.09.10
In this week's episode Marty and Matt discuss: Gemini & Paxos fiat backed 'stablecoins' - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1039233025303879683?s=19 Robinhood fueled Doge pump - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1035384169357033473?s=19 Unraveling of the ICO bubble - https://www.wsj.com/articles/olaf-carlson-wee-rode-the-bitcoin-boom-to-silicon-valley-riches-can-he-survive-the-crash-1536681364?mod=e2tw & https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1025102286396243970?s=19 Laurent's new post in PoW series - https://medium.com/@laurentmt/cliffhangers-cb87ed47124e SEC ETN Suspensions https://www.sec.gov/litigation/suspensions/2018/34-84063.pdf & Bittrex, Malta, and Regulatory Arbitrage - https://support.bittrex.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001354486. & https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-09-11/why-the-eu-is-furious-with-
1:00:14
September 12, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #42: Coinyeezy AKA Elon Moist
Join Marty as he sits down with Coinyeezy to discuss a litany of topics including; Honeyminer, the power of memes, "Bitcoin Generalists", hustling and some trippy theories about the great pyramids. Follow Coinyeezy on Twitter: @coinyeezy Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Peep Honeyminer: www.honeyminer.com
1:26:44
September 10, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.09.03
In this edition of Rabbit Hole Recap Matt + Marty discuss: Emerging Market currency crises Iran give Bitcoin mining the go-ahead Ethereum FOMC meeting Infura centralization ShapeShift Casa's new plug and play all-in-one Bitcoin full node + Lightning node Discussions of a new Bitcoin testnet Links: https://twitter.com/WallSt_Dropout/status/1037004709419278336 https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1003680779535290369?s=19 https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1003680779535290369?s=19 https://mailchi.mp/08ea1d23655e/martys-bent-september-5th-2018-issue-311 https://info.shapeshift.io/blog/2018/09/04/introducing-shapeshift-membership/ https://twitter.com/ConsenSys/status/1037339692981727233 https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2018/09/04/
1:01:57
September 6, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #41: Ryan Selkis
Join Marty as he sits down with Ryan Selkis, Founder at Messari, to discuss how Ryan got into Bitcoin, how writing helped him carve out a niche in a budding industry, what it was like to work for Digital Currency Group and CoinDesk, what he learned there, how he's using those lessons while building Messari, and a deep dive into Token Curated Registries. Follow Ryan on Twitter: @twobitidiot Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Messari: https://messari.io/
58:59
September 4, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.08.27
In this episode we discuss: Vitalik Buterin's recent blog post on how to scale with layers The importance of soft forks CNBC's trash coverage WeChat and Alipay banned cryptocurrency commerce and chats The recent jump in hash rate Laurent's piece on measuring the value secured by PoW NIRP in Germany CFTF fine of German Bank for manipulating USD derivatives ETF denial then subsequent "reevaluation" Links: https://vitalik.ca/general/2018/08/26/layer_1.html https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/963086673537126400?s=19 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/FEDFUNDS https://twitter.com/lopp/status/1019675622581391361 https://medium.com/@laurentmt/gravity-10e1a25d2ab2
59:14
August 29, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #40: Joe Weisenthal
Join Marty as he sits down with Joe Weisenthal, Editor at Bloomberg and co-host of "What'd you miss?" on BloombergTV. The two jump into the mind of a skeptic. Joe was notoriously a skeptic of Bitcoin after writing an article titled "Bitcoin is a joke" in 2013. Since then Joe has become less skeptical and he explains why in this episode. Beyond Bitcoin, Marty and Joe discuss economics, the state of the economy, Joe's journey to Bloomberg, and the mainstream media. Follow Joe: @TheStalwart Follow Marty: @MartyBent Check out WDYM?: https://www.bloomberg.com/series/whatd-you-miss Peep Joe's Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/joseph-weisenthal
1:55:37
August 28, 2018
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2018.08.20
Join Marty and Matt Odell for their new weekly series, Rabbit Hole Recap, in which they break down the latest news pertaining to Bitcoin. In their inaugural episode, the two discuss Bitmain's IPO and balance sheet, Bitcoin Core's impending release of v0.17, Square's Cash App gaining steam vs. Venmo, Venezuela and the Petro, and Siacoin's decision to hard fork to become ASIC resistant to certain miners. Links discussed in the show: https://twitter.com/btcven/status/1028743266739662849 https://www.greenbergglusker.com/content/uploads/2018/08/Complaint-as-Filed-3063362-1.pdf https://medium.com/mit-media-lab-digital-currency-initiative/http-coryfields-com-cash-48a99b85aad4 https://coin.dance/volume/localbitcoins/VEF/BTC
1:08:20
August 22, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #39: Zac Prince
Join Marty as he sits down with Zac Prince, co-founder of Blockfi, to discuss using Bitcoin as collateral, Fed policy, the fulfilment one gets from working in Bitcoin, and much more. Follow Zac: @BlockfiZac Follow Brad: @BradMichelson Follow Marty: @MartyBent Link to blogpost on taxes we discussed: https://blog.blockfi.com/cryptocurrency-tax-101-intro-to-capital-gains-and-crypto-tax-treatment/
1:42:38
August 22, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #38: Nic Carter
Join Marty as he sits down with Nic Carter, Partner at Castle Island Ventures and co-founder of Coinmetrics.io, to dive into the current state of the cryptocurrency landscape, Augur, blockchain data, the evolving narratives in Bitcoin over time, and how Nic and his team approach investing in this space. Follow Nic on Twitter: @nic__carter Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Castle Island Ventures: http://www.castleisland.vc/ Check out Coinmetrics: https://coinmetrics.io/
1:46:31
August 14, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #37: Dhruv Bansal
Join Marty as he sits down with Dhruv Bansal, co-founder of Unchained Capital, to discuss HODL waves, using bitcoin as collateral for loans, how the story of Merlin and Arthur in "The Once & Future King" may apply to Bitcoin, and how we may take Bitcoin to space as an intergalactic money. Follow Dhruv: @dhruvbansal Follow Marty: @MartyBent Check out Unchained: https://www.unchained-capital.com/
1:54:31
August 7, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #36: John Newbery
Join Marty as he sits down with John Newbery to discuss Bitcoin Optech, a new initiative to help large economic players within Bitcoin ensure they are following best practices when it comes to using the Bitcoin blockchain efficiently. The two also dive into Schnorr signatures, Taproot, Lightning Network, and get cosmic over some heady Bitcoin theories. Follow John on Twitter: @jfnewbery Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Bitcoin Optech: www.bitcoinops.org
1:02:46
August 1, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #35: Bitcoin Sign Guy
Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Sign Guy to talk about the infamous day he held a "Buy Bitcoin" sign behind Janet Yellen as she gave a congressional testimony, what drives him philosophically, and what technologies like Bitcoin and 3D printers will enable in the future. *WARNING* This may be the drunkest TFTC episode to date. Enjoy!
1:23:03
July 10, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #34: Murad Mahmudov
Join Marty as he sits down with Murad Mahmudov, angel investor and author of two of the most prolific pieces on Bitcoin this year. The two dive deep into this conversation, discussing why dApp platform tokens shouldn't have any value, why Bitcoin's quest to become the reserve currency of the world has the biggest potential from an investment perspective, and some thoughts on anon coins and stable coins. Follow Murad: www.twitter.com/MustStopMurad Follow Marty: www.twitter.com/MartyBent
1:50:58
June 27, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #33: Saifedean Ammous
Join Marty as he sits down with Saifedean Ammous, author of The Bitcoin Standard: The Decentralized Alternative to Central Banking, to discuss the history of money, why sound money is so important, and how fiat currency has caused negative externalities like fiat food.  Follow Saifedean on Twitter: https://twitter.com/saifedean Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Pick up The Bitcoin Standard: https://www.amazon.com/Bitcoin-Standard-Decentralized-Alternative-Central/dp/111947
36:48
June 19, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #32: Josh Olszewicz
Join Marty as he sits down with a longtime crypto-Twitter and trading legend, Josh Olszewicz AKA @CarpeNoctom, to discuss a range of topics including TA, crypto-Twitter, how "the space" has changed and how the scams have adapted over the years. Tune in for some high qual reminiscing.   Josh's Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarpeNoctem Josh's YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/carpenoctom Read his stuff: https://bravenewcoin.com/authors/josh-olszewicz/ Marty's Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent
1:29:13
June 12, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #31: Matt Corallo
This conversation hits on many topics, but focuses on (de)centralization and the types of centralizing risks that exist in the realm of cryptocurrencies. Matt expounds upon his project to decentralize mining, how UASF proved that Bitcoin is decentralized, why there is a somewhat-urgent need to develop a fee market to subsidize the block reward, and calls out some scams. Follow Matt on Twitter: @TheBlueMatt Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent Check out Chaincode Labs: www.chaincode.com
1:34:52
June 5, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #30: Ryan Dippmann
Join Marty as he sits down with Ryan Dippmann, co-founder of Azte.co, to discuss Bitcoin on/off ramps, payments, low hanging fruit that entreprenuers can use Bitcoin to exploit, surfing, and much more.  Follow Ryan on Twitter: www.twitter.com/RyanDippmann Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Check out www.azte.co  Use the code "CRYPT" at www.thecryptocandle.com for 10% of and a chance to buy a whole Bitcoin for $45!
1:08:02
May 31, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #29: Jameson Lopp
Join Marty as he sits down with Jameson Lopp to discuss a range of topics including private key management, anarcho-capitalism, SWATting, and why we need to be continually optimistic about freedom enabling technologies like Bitcoin. Follow Jameson on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lopp Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Use the promo code "CRYPT" at www.thecryptocandle.com for 10% off a crypto candle at checkout. Buy one and you might win some bitcoin!
57:36
May 22, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #28: Joe Looney
Join Marty as he sits down with Joe Looney, Co-Founder of the Rare Pepe Foundation, to discuss digital collectibles, the history of Rare Pepes, efficiencies provided to power plants via PoW mining, and much more.  Follow Joe on Twitter: @wasthatawolf Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent
1:16:57
May 15, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #27: Alejandro Machado
Join Marty as he sits down with Alejandro Machado to discuss Bitcoin and Venezuela, how Bitcoin may be able to help the struggling country, and how Venezuela got to this point. The two also venture into discussions about UX in crypto, the weird world we're living in, and how it's getting harder and harder to trust the information we receive on a day-to-day basis. Follow Alejandro on Twitter @alegw Follow Marty on Twitter @MartyBent
1:29:01
May 9, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #26: Charles Hwang
Join Marty as he sits down with Charles Hwang, Managing Partner at Lightning Capital and adjunct professor at Baruch College, to discuss what it's like teaching the subject of Bitcoin to college students, how regulators are and should classify Bitcoin, brain wallets, the introduction of a new segment "Freak Questions", and much more!  Follow Charles on Twitter: @cryptocharlesh Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent
1:28:58
May 2, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #25: Patrick Stanley
Join Marty as he sits down with Patrick Stanley, Growth Partner at Blockstack, to discuss Blockstack, decentralizes applications, how Blockstack differs from Ethereum, education in America, and thinking different.  Follow Patrick on Twitter: @PatrickWStanley Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent
1:10:11
April 24, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #24: Pomp
Join Marty as he sits down with Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano as they dive into a meandering conversation about mining, tokenized securities, memes, and the need for better UX in crypto.  Follow Pomp on Twitter: @APompliano Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent
59:31
April 19, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #23: Dylan Curran
Join Marty as he gets off the beaten path with Dylan Curran to talk about data in today's digital world, how we are controlled by it, and how we can change our tendencies to take back some privacy + control of our data. They get a little cosmic towards the end too. Follow Dylan on Twitter: @iamdylancurran Follow Marty on Twitter: @MartyBent
46:39
April 17, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #22: Tom Garrambone Pt. II
In the second half of their conversation, Marty and Tom dive into leadership centralization, easy money, traditional financial markets, and the ongoing brain drain into crypto.
1:06:58
April 12, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #21: Tom Garrambone Pt. I
Marty sits down with Tom Garrambone, co-founder of Tetras Captial in NYC, to talk about his approach to investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the differences between a medium of exchange and store of value, and Silicon Valley v. Wall Street.
1:05:55
April 10, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #20: Matt Odell
Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Odell to talk about Bitcoin's game theory, the mining landscape, and the need for people to avoid FOMO as hard as they can. Join in on the ramblings of two shitposters who have been observing the space for many years.
1:03:42
April 3, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #19: The Brothers O'Beirne Pt. II
Part II of Marty's conversation with the brothers O'Beirne gets more philosophical as the crew dives into many different topics.
1:27:02
March 29, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #18: The Brothers O'Beirne Pt I
Join Marty as he sits down with brothers James and Will O'Beirne to talk about Bitcoin and Ethereum. James is now a full-time Bitcoin Core contributor, working at Chaincode Labs. Will is a part of the MyCrypto.com team and finally gives us a peek into the mind of someone building on and around Ethereum. The conversation meanders through many topics including prediction markets, Proof-of-Work v. Proof-of-Stake, the philosophy behind these technologies, and the current state of the space.
1:31:16
March 28, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #17: Bobb Fogg
Join Marty as he sits down with Bobb Fogg to discuss a litany of topics including; Bitcoin Maximalism, do blockchains have to be decentralized, the concepts of Nassim Taleb, and the state of governance in blockchains and the world.  Follow Bobb on Twitter: @BobbFogg Subscribe. Rate. Review. Share.
1:49:16
March 13, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #16: Ari Paul
Join Marty as he sits down with Ari Paul to discuss a wide range of topics including; the token economy, the range of disciplines that someone investing in this asset class must have (at the very least) a grasp on, how little we know, and how important (not) knowing Satoshi is.  You can find out more about Ari by following him on Twitter @AriDavidPaul.
2:11:56
March 6, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #15: Eduardo Medina and Zah
Join Marty as he sits down with Eduardo Medina to discuss Venezuela, the country's current crisis, the Petro, and how Bitcoin may help. Zah joins us for this episode to help draw parallels between Venezuela's situation and Zimbabwe's run-in with hyperinflation. This is why we Bitcoin.
1:29:16
February 28, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #14: JW Weatherman
**Sorry for the poor sound quality on my end of the mic. Recorded on my laptop and the mic wasn't configured properly.** Join Marty as he sits down with JW Weatherman to learn about the cypherpunk movement, JW's definition of modern-day slavery, anarcho-capitalism and how they all relate to Bitcoin. Hold onto your butts, the conversation broaches some controversial topics that will make you think about the systems we've grown up within.  JW is on Twitter under the handle @WeathermanIam. Follow him.
1:55:16
February 21, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #13: Chiefy Nduom
Join Marty as he sits down with Chiefy Nduom, a man on a mission to bring Bitcoin to the balance sheets of some of Africa's Central Banks. Topics covered throughout the conversation include the current state of the global financial system, the importance of having Bitcoin in a diversified portfolio, and how Bitcoin will evolve to be the collateral of choice in the future when people take out loans. Tune in, grow your know.
1:51:14
January 31, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #12: Crypto de Medici
Join Marty as he sits down to peek into the mind of Crypto de Medici, a crypto investor and Crypto Twitter must-follow. Throughout the episode Marty and Medici touch on investment process, controlling emotions, the current landscape of crypto, and our archaic education system.
1:20:56
January 25, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #11: Arjun Balaji Pt. II
Join Marty and crew for the second half of their conversation with Arjun Balaji. They cover Blockstack, how the Internet is broken, and why companies like Facebook and Google may actually be bad.
1:07:05
January 23, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #10: Arjun Balaji Pt. I
Join Marty and crew as they sit down with Arjun Balaji, a young crypto investor with a keen sense for finding value in the budding world of cryptocurrencies. Arjun let's us know the two cryptocurrencies he would hodl if he had to lock them up for 10 years, how these nascent technologies may shape our future, how they have changed people already, and much more.
1:06:46
January 16, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #9: Zah
Join Marty as he sits down with Barstool's resident Zimbabwean, Zah, to talk about the history of Zimbabwe, its political situation, what people use as money during bouts of hyperinflation, and how people are using Bitcoin in the land locked African country north of South Africa.
1:01:30
January 8, 2018
Tales from the Crypt #8: Team Lightswitch breaks down madness
Marty and fellow Team Lightswitch member Matt Brown breakdown the crazy week that was.
22:24
December 22, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #7: Matt Corallo Pt. II
Catch Pt. II of Marty's conversation with Matt Corallo to hear them discuss Bitcoin's chances of succeeding, how Bitcoin makes people smarter, and how everyone is ignorant when it comes to Bitcoin + blockchains. Enjoy.
1:14:50
December 18, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #6: Matt Corallo Pt. I
Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Corallo, a Bitcoin Core contributor, to discuss Bitcoin, the current altcoin landscape, scaling blockchains, cryptokitties, all time highs + bubbles, and much more. Drink of choice for this Happy Hour was Brooklyn Brewery's Pilsner.
1:24:50
December 12, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #5: John Newbery
Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor, John Newbery to dig into some of the technical details of Bitcoin, Bitcoin Core's process, keeping the long-term in mind, and what the average Joe can do to make Bitcoin better.
1:20:41
December 6, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #4: What the hell is going on?
Marty is back in the studio with Louis and a special guest, Barstool's resident spider monkey, Nate. In this episode Nate signs a band, PFT makes a cameo to give us a lesson in exponential growth, and Marty answers all the questions Louis and Nate have about the current events in Bitcoin. Tune in to get caught up with all of the news that has been going on in Bitcoin.
56:57
November 20, 2017
Tales from the Crypt #3: Santiago Siri
Marty sits down with Santiago Siri, co-founder of Democracy.Earth, to talk about a range of topics including the Silk Road, liquid democracy, a trip to Cuba, Information Theory, and much more.
1:41:30
November 7, 2017
Tales from the Crypt: Pierre Rochard Pt. III
Marty and Pierre round out their conversation by hitting on "where we are now", crypto hedge funds, and Bitcoin storage. Links discussed: Kyle Bass interview - http://adventuresinfinance.realvision... Cold storage guide - https://github.com/rustyrussell/bitco...
43:24
November 2, 2017
Tales from the Crypt: Pierre Rochard Pt. II
Join Marty and Pierre in Pt. II of Episode 2 as they continue their conversation about speculative attacks, Bitcoin v. Ethereum, this year's ICO mania, and quality v. quantity.  Show notes: Grant Williams' interview with Kyle Bass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZdtL1YrRYo Satoshi Nakamoto Institute: www.nakamotoinstitute.org  Pierre Twitter: www.twitter.com/pierre_rochard Marty Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent
1:11:28
October 26, 2017
Tales from the Crypt: Pierre Rochard Pt. I
Marty sits down with Pierre Rochard, co-founder of the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute, to discuss a litany of topics. Tune into Pt. I of the three part episode to learn about Austrian Economics, the Tezos debacle, Bitcoin's governance, Linux, hyperbitcoinization, and speculative attacks.
1:23:12
October 25, 2017
Tales from the Crypt Ep1: The History of Bitcoin pt. II
Join Marty and Louis as they pick up the history of Bitcoin in 2012 and run through everything that's happened through today. Learn about Bitcoin's supply schedule, why people dislike Coinbase, and the first attempt to dethrone the Core team. This week's tangents include the Sixers, a Japanese word of the day, Louis' journey to find the Deep Web, and parking tickets in Chicago.
1:11:47
October 11, 2017
Tales from the Crypt Ep1: The History of Bitcoin pt. I
Marty and Louis discuss the history of Bitcoin, where they were when the Phillies won the world series, Brad Pitt, and Brock Lesnar.
28:42
October 3, 2017
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