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CryptoQuikRead_179 - Shelling Out - The Origins of Money [Part 4 - Nick Szabo]

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By Guy Swann
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CryptoQuikRead_309 - Sovereignty Through Mathematics - Part 2 [Knut Svanholm]
Continuing through our unabridged reading of Knut Svanholm's excellent book available on Amazon, "Bitcoin: Sovereignty Through Mathematics." • The inevitability of human bias • The absurdity of fractional reserve • Dangers of collectivism • Bitcoin is Speech • The Immaculate Conception • And why decentralization is so damn hard! https://www.amazon.com/Bitcoin-Sovereignty-mathematics-Knut-Svanholm/dp/1090109911/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=sovereignty+through+mathematics&qid=1571692865&sr=8-1 Other episodes and works mentioned in the show to dive deeper into some of the fascinating ideas discussed in today's read & commentary: Why America Can't Regulate Bitcoin [beautyon_] - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_260---Why-America-Cant-Regulate-Bitcoin-beautyon_-e4b4s8 I, Pencil [Leonard Reed] - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_123---I--Pencil-e2ndqm Use of Knowledge in Society [F.A. Hayek] - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_250---Use-of-Knowledge-in-Society-Part-1---F--A--Hayek-e43pfj Subscribe to the show so you don't miss the rest of this amazing work as we read it this week. And if you want to support the show and join the Cryptoconomy Telegram crew, become a patron below! https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
53:21
October 23, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_308 - Sovereignty Through Mathematics - Part 1 [Knut Svanholm]
Today we begin through this weeks complete unabridged reading of Knut Svanholm's recent book available on Amazon, "Bitcoin: Sovereignty Through Mathematics." Another great piece to add to our audio library. • Everything we do is a trade • What is the impact of absolute scarcity, an idea we have never before seen manifested in society? • And are we all now financial atheists? Don't miss Chapters 1 & 2 today followed by a fun discussion of the ideas covered. https://www.amazon.com/Bitcoin-Sovereignty-mathematics-Knut-Svanholm/dp/1090109911/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=sovereignty+through+mathematics&qid=1571692865&sr=8-1 Subscribe to the show so you don't miss the rest of this amazing work as we read it this week. And if you want to support the show and join the Cryptoconomy Telegram crew, become a patron below! https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
55:00
October 21, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_307 - The (flawed) Economics of Bitcoin Maximalism
Does Bitcoin maximalism fail the test against the economics of Ludwig Von Mises & Charles Menger, both giants of the Austrian school? Have we sacrificed sound money by limiting block space? For a change of pace, today's read & discussion is on @SallyMayweather's article arguing the inevitable failure of BTC. http://saltheagorist.blogspot.com/2019/08/the-economics-of-btc-maximalism.html Don't forget to check out the amazing works of Menger & Mises to learn more: https://mises.org/library/origins-money-0 https://mises.org/library/principles-economics https://mises.org/library/theory-money-and-credit Let me know what you think, and join us in the Cryptoconomy Telegram to discuss with the rest of the crew! Become a supporter on Patreon to get access and also support turning all of the best articles in Bitcoin into audio! www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
1:10:41
October 18, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_306 - Bitcoin Does Not Waste Energy [Parker Lewis]
"There is no more important long-term use of energy than securing the bitcoin network."  Parker Lewis Want to know why? Then you will have to listen to this amazing continuation of the "Gradually, Then Suddenly" series by Parker Lewis on the Unchained Capital blog.  With endless FUD about Bitcoin's energy consumption & a total ignorance of the most critical & herculean problem Bitcoin is attempting to solve, this article could not be more on point. Check out the blog for other great work, and follow Parker & Unchained Capital on Twitter so you don't miss their other great content! https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/bitcoin-does-not-waste-energy/ https://twitter.com/parkeralewis https://twitter.com/unchainedcap You can support this show, ensuring all the best work in Bitcoin gets the audio version it deserves, AND get access to the Cryptoconomy Crew Telegram by becoming a patron below! https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
37:50
October 15, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_305 - Addressing Security Concerns with the Casa Node [Jameson Lopp & Brian Lockhart]
Recently, a bit of Twitter drama has arisen from a post that started with @JWWeatherman_'s disclosure of a perceived critical bug in the Casa Node device. Today, to start off a discussion of home network security, what self-signed certificates do/don't guarantee, and the general trade-offs between security and usability, we read CasaHODL's blog post responding to JW's concerns, and then we get Guy's take on this as a Casa Node user. Decide for yourself and let me know what you think.  Below is a link to the Casa Blog post, as well as JW's thread where he lays out his concerns: https://twitter.com/CasaHODL/status/1183491711328276480?s=20 https://twitter.com/JWWeatherman_/status/1183510441844195329?s=20 To stay up on all the crazy developments in the space, don't forget to subscribe to show! Disclaimer: Casa does not sponsor this show and has not contacted me about reading this post.
38:13
October 14, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_304 - Bitcoin Astronomy [Part 2 - Dhruv Bansal]
Continuing the wonderfully fascinating piece from yesterday's episode, all about the dynamics & game theory at play in a hash war between Mars' Muskcoin, and Earth's Bitcoin; as well as the gold rush to colonize the galaxy and establish a new blockchain (or timechain), outside the pull of Earth's center of hash. Reading Part 2 of Dhruv Bansal's: Bitcoin Astronomy If you missed part one, listen to it here before diving into today's show: https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_303---Bitcoin-Astronomy-Part-1---Dhruv-Bansal-e6eqo5 You can support this show, ensuring all the best work in Bitcoin gets the audio version it deserves, AND get access to the Cryptoconomy Crew Telegram by becoming a patron below! https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
53:50
October 10, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_303 - Bitcoin Astronomy [Part 1 - Dhruv Bansal]
Equal parts entertaining & intellectually intriguing, we start with Part 1 of Dhruv Bansal's wonderful piece, Bitcoin Astronomy!  The interplanetary center of hash, the Law of Hash Horizons, the Muskcoin Revolution, retaliation of the Bitcoin Empire, and the total economic devastation of the Hash Bomb!  How could you not want to know more? Another one from the excellent content over at the Unchained Capital Blog: https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/law-of-hash-horizons/ You can support this show, ensuring all the best work in Bitcoin gets the audio version it deserves, AND get access to the Cryptoconomy Crew Telegram by becoming a patron below! https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
37:21
October 9, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_302 - Bitcoin is Not Too Volatile [Parker Lewis]
To think that a hard monetary asset, with a perfectly inelastic supply, could go from a $0 market with no infrastructure, liquidity, or demand, to a global monetary instrument with vast infrastructure, the highest market liquidity, demanded by billions, but that this could somehow occur *without* volatility in the price, is an absurd & deeply ignorant claim.  Thoroughly debunked by Parker Lewis in the continuation of his amazing "gradually, then suddenly" series at Unchained Capital. Bitcoin is Not Too Volatile: https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/bitcoin-is-not-too-volatile/ You can support this show, ensuring all the best work in Bitcoin gets the audio version it deserves, AND get access to the Cryptoconomy Crew Telegram by becoming a patron below! https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
42:03
October 7, 2019
Bonus - Who Deserves This? [Ross Ulbricht]
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05:53
October 4, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_301 - Bitcoin Equals Freedom [Ross Ulbricht]
Following the anniversary of Ross Ulbricht's arrest, and the fall of the Silk Road experiment, we read a short but extraordinary piece, hand written in a cell by Ross, on Bitcoin's promise of freedom.  What did those first adopters, when Bitcoin had no price and no market, what did they see in those digital bits? How did Bitcoin achieve its first value, and what did it mean for our world? Don't forget to go to FreeRoss.org and sign the petition to bring attention to his injustice. https://freeross.org And check out the amazing (and infuriating) series, Railroaded: The Targeting & Caging of Ross Ulbricht https://freeross.org/railroaded/ If you would like to support this show, become a patron & you will not only ensure I can keep making all of this content available, but you’ll also get to join the Cryptoconomy Crew in our Telegram group where we talk about all sorts of crazy stuff and get to share in this new world we get see grow. https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
21:18
October 3, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_300!! - The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto [Timothy C. May]
Quick Read #300!!! Hard to believe we have come this far withou the show. For this milestone it's time to take it back to the philosophical roots of the movement that lead to the community, the ideas, and the drive to create Bitcoin and the other tools enabling a future with a free, open, & global cryptoconomy! From the father of the crypto anarchist movement and from its very beginnings in 1988, today we read: The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto https://www.activism.net/cypherpunk/crypto-anarchy.html This isn't just a technology, it's a revolution.  Tim May could see that truth from the very beginning. If you want to join in the Cryptoconomy Telegram and help support turning all of the best Bitcoin literature into audio, become a patron below! www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
1:01:26
October 2, 2019
CryptoChat_023 - Small State, Big Bitcoin [The Raleigh Bitcoin Podcast]
An awesome discussion with the squad over at the Raleigh Bitcoin Podcast. Can anyone sensibly be both pro Bitcoin & pro big government? When, if ever, do we actually sell Bitcoin? And what's the price as the stock-to-flow approaches infinity? All this and so much more in a marathon chat with the Raleigh Bitcoin Meetup! Don't forget to subscribe to the meetup podcast at the link below: https://anchor.fm/raleigh-bitcoin-meetup If you want to join in the Cryptoconomy Telegram, chat with all the gang you can hear in this episode, & help support turning all of the best Bitcoin literature into audio, become a patron below! www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
2:19:35
September 30, 2019
GuysTake_024 - But Lightning Enables...
Finishing up our Lightning week on the show, I've got a Guy's Take on all the different applications I think are viable here in the early days of Lightning, and also what decentralized projects may make sense on Lightning, but are pointless as "utility tokens." • Sat4Ads (The real BAT) • Why utility tokens are backwards economics • Fold, BitRefill, & Lolli • Making Bitcoin bills make sense • Watchtowers for decentralized backups • A new e-commerce? & tons more! Here's some more great listens to go deeper down the rabbit hole with today's discussion: • Minimum Viable Decentralization [Simon Morris] https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_228---Minimum-Viable-Decentralization-e3lfo9 • Estimating and Minimizing Consumer Worry [Nick Szabo] https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_195---Estimating-and-Minimizing-Consumer-Worry-e2ndo7 • Richard Myers on a Lightning Powered Global Mesh https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoChat_013---Richard-Myers-and-a-Lightning-Powered-Global-Mesh-e4e6ga If you want to join in the Cryptoconomy Telegram and help support turning all of the best Bitcoin literature into audio, become a patron below! www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
1:02:28
September 27, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_299 - Announcing Olympus! From Fiat to Lightning in Seconds [Jack Mallers]
Every so often a major development comes along that combines the available tools and you suddenly see a sharp image of what the future could look like. With Olympus, a new service from Jack Mallers & fam, getting a lightning balance and immediately spending it is as simple as the swipe of your debit card.  Lightning is striking, and big things are brewing on the horizon. Check out the original article to see the video of Jack demonstrating the service & drop some major applause while you're there! https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-olympus-lightning-enabled-fiat-ramps-by-zap-1f5349a96ee9 Check out the new site & sign up for the Beta at the links below: https://www.zaphq.io https://fiattolightning.com If you'd like to support the Cryptoconomy Project and also join in on the fun in our Telegram group, become a patron below! https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
40:11
September 26, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_298 - Lightning Service Providers [Roy Sheinfeld]
With another great piece from the Breez-Tech CEO we read and explore the fascinating concept of the Lightning Service Providers.  What is their role? How will the market develop?  Doesn't this mean Lightning is centralized?  All this and so much more in a great piece from Roy Sheinfeld. Don't forget to drop applause on the original article, catch our interview with the author, & check out the awesome Breez Lightning Wallet at the links below: • Introducing Lightning Service Providers (medium article) https://medium.com/breez-technology/introducing-lightning-service-providers-fe9fb1665d5f • CryptoChat with Roy Sheinfeld https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoChat_016---Lightning-is-a-Breez-with-Roy-Sheinfeld-e4j7i3 • Breez Lightning Service https://breez.technology • Other Articles by Roy on the show https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_259---Lightning-at-the-End-of-the-Tunnel-Roy-Sheinfeld-e4a35k • To explore the other amazing tech coming to Lightning https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_248---Bitrefills-Hottest-Lightning-Tech-of-2019-e426ph And because it was that good. Don't miss the episode of Tales From the Crypt with Jack Mallers: https://talesfromthecrypt.libsyn.com/tales-from-the-crypt-47-jack-mallers
59:50
September 26, 2019
CryptoChat_022 - All Roads Lead to Bitcoin w/ John Vallis
John Vallis from the Bitcoin Rapid Fire Podcast and I have a lengthy chat all about our roads to Bitcoin, and how it has changed our view of the world. Don't miss a really fun show and be sure to check out the Rapid Fire section available at the link below. https://anchor.fm/john-vallis/episodes/Guy-Swann-The-Audible-of-Bitcoin-e5d5j3/a-anlnf4
1:27:14
September 23, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_297 - Simplifying Lightning, The "Noinput Class" [Aaron Van Wirdum]
Today we take a dive into the future of Lightning and one of the amazing developments to make it simpler and more reliable, the new sighash flags referred to as the "Noinput Class." Who better to take us through it than Aaron Van Wirdum & Bitcoin Magazine? Our recent interview with Aaron Van Wirdum, the extraordinary author of this work and 100s more: https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoChat_018---Investigating-Bitcoin-with-Aaron-Van-Wirdum-e4rt9e Don't forget to check out the original article for extra clarity on how it works, and of course for the many other great articles at BitcoinMagazine.com: The “Noinput Class”: How a Bitcoin Soft Fork Could Simplify Lightning https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/noinput-class-bitcoin-soft-fork-simplify-lightning Miniscript: How Blockstream Engineers Are Making Bitcoin Programming Easy(er) https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/miniscript-how-blockstream-engineers-are-making-bitcoin-programming-easyer Other great reading for SigHash Flags and other Bitcoin scripting details: Raghov Sood's Blog post on signature types https://raghavsood.com/blog/2018/06/10/bitcoin-signature-types-sighash Bitcoin.org's Extensive Guide to Transactions https://bitcoin.org/en/transactions-guide#introduction And Lastly don't forget to check out the cool stuff at the Bitcoin Magazine Store: https://store.b.tc/ Thank you so much to our recent patrons! Kirk, Jake, & Crypto Dread!! If you would like to join them and the rest of the awesome crew in the Cryptoconomy telegram, become a patron and support my turning every great piece of Bitcoin & Cryptoconomy literature into the audio version it deserves. patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
53:00
September 20, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_296 - The Long Now [Ben Hunt - Epsilon Theory]
The only thing as scarce as Bitcoin, is Time.  Do you value it accordingly?   For today's read we are diving into our first piece from the awesome collection over at Epsilon Theory by Ben Hunt. The Long Now Pt. 1 - Tick Tock Don't forget to check out the other incredible content over at EpsilonTheory.com Other great content mentioned in this Episode: The Bitcoin Survivor's Book List http://thecryptoconomy.com/bitcoin-survivors-book-list/ Rational Optimist (affiliate link) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0061452068/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=cryptoconomyl-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=0061452068&linkId=3dc9331a46a005a948035d919adf933c Your Life in Weeks (waitbutwhy.com) https://waitbutwhy.com/2014/05/life-weeks.html Click the link below if you want to help support my work in turning all the best written works in the Cryptoconomy into audio! patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
43:17
September 18, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_295 - A New Form of Life - Money, Bitcoin & Time [Part 5 - Robert Breedlove]
Concluding the “Bitcoin” section of Money, Bitcoin & Time. So many fascinating aspects of Bitcoin covered by author Robert Breedlove in this section including: • A new form of life • The many-sided network effects of Bitcoin • Positive feedback loops • The Minority Rule • The TrustNet & more! “It removes the central banks, macroeconomists, politicians, presidents, dictators and military leaders from monetary policy and payments authorization once and for all.” If you haven't listened to the previous parts of this incredible piece, visit the links below: Part 1 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_286---Money--Bitcoin--Time-Part-1---Robert-Breedlove-e52gih Part 2 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_287---Money-is-a-Social-Network---Money--Bitcoin--Time-Part-2---Robert-Breedlove-e53ug5 Part 3 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_288---The-Economic-Nervous-System---Money--Bitcoin---Time-Part-3---Robert-Breedlove-e54u2e Part 4 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_294---The-Simple-Truth-About-Bitcoin---Money--Bitcoin--Time-Part-4---Robert-Breedlove-e5djsh
1:06:58
September 18, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_294 - The Simple Truth About Bitcoin - Money, Bitcoin & Time [Part 4 - Robert Breedlove]
Jumping back into Robert Breedlove's great piece with a thorough exploration of Bitcoin as a money, a technology, a network, and a measure of time.   • The Cost and Reward of Proof-of-Work • A Vault Built of Energy • The infinite Hardness of Bitcoin • The Internet of Value • The Bitcoin Social Contract & more! Don't miss the continuation of this excellent piece available on the blog or in PDF at parallaxdigital.io - https://www.parallaxdigital.io/blog If You haven't yet, don't forget to check out the first 3 parts of this incredible piece on the episodes linked below: Part 1 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_286---Money--Bitcoin--Time-Part-1---Robert-Breedlove-e52gih Part 2 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_287---Money-is-a-Social-Network---Money--Bitcoin--Time-Part-2---Robert-Breedlove-e53ug5 Part 3 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_288---The-Economic-Nervous-System---Money--Bitcoin---Time-Part-3---Robert-Breedlove-e54u2e Other Great works mentioned on the show for further diving into related topics and exploring Bitcoin: 21 Lessons of the Bitcoin Rabbit Hole [DerGigi] Part 1 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_256---21-Lessons-of-the-Bitcoin-Rabbit-Hole---Chapter-1-e47u83 Part 2 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_257---21-Lessons-of-the-Bitcoin-Rabbit-Hole---Chapter-2-e489f9 Part 3 - https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_258---21-Lessons-of-the-Bitcoin-Rabbit-Hole---Chapter-3-e48kao More on the Fascinating Nature of Proof-of-Work: Proof of Work is Efficient https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_155---POW-is-Efficient-Dan-Held-e2ndpk Bitcoin & the 7th Great Disruption of the Digital Age https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/GuysTake_021---Bitcoin--the-7th-Great-Disruption-of-the-Digital-Age-e57p9m Anatomy of Proof of Work https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_158---Anatomy-of-Proof-of-Work-Part-1---Hugo-Nguyen-e2ndpg Bitcoin, Chance, and Randomness https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_159---Bitcoin--Chance--and-Randomness-Part-2---Hugo-Nguyen-e2ndpi
1:25:16
September 17, 2019
GuysTake_23 - Revolution in the Protocol [on Nic Carter's "Peaceful Revolution"]
Today we have a follow up to Nic Carter's excellent piece on Medium, A Most Peaceful Revolution. An incredible article that deserves an exhaustive discussion and easily earns a few ridiculous rants.  What could be better for Guy's Take 23?  Other episodes and works mentioned in the show for a deeper dive: A Most Peaceful Revolution https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_293---A-Most-Peaceful-Revolution-Nic-Carter-e5bfpm Anatomy of the State https://mises.org/library/anatomy-state A Cypherpunk's Manifesto https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_163---A-Cypherpunks-Manifesto-e2ndpc The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto https://www.activism.net/cypherpunk/crypto-anarchy.html The Bitcoin Survivor's Book List https://cryptoconomy.life/bitcoin-survivors-book-list/ Bitcoin and the Promise of Independent Property Rights https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_225---Bitcoin--the-Promise-of-Independent-Property-Rights-e3j6b8 Bitcoin Can't Be Copied https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_291---Bitcoin-Cant-Be-Copied-Parker-Lewis-e58g11
1:14:42
September 13, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_293 - A Most Peaceful Revolution [Nic Carter]
Today we read a veritable Bitcoin Manifesto on a fundamental truth of Bitcoin's nature, the challenge it proposes to the state, the atrocities it seeks to dismantle, the hubris of alternatives, its promethean origins, the values it codifies, the role its already playing, and its patient unstoppable advancement. Do not miss the audio, followed by tomorrow's commentary (there's simply too much to say in one show), of Nic Carter's,     A Most Peaceful Revolution Drop some highly due applause over at his Medium page and check out the other amazing work he has been putting out: https://medium.com/@nic__carter/a-most-peaceful-revolution-8b63b64c203e Previous episodes of Nic's amazing work: • Media Coverage of Bitcoin is Still a Total Disaster (https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_130---Media-Coverage-of-Bitcoin-is-Still-a-Total-Disaster-e2ndqf) • How to Scale Bitcoin Without Changing a thing [Part 1 & 2] https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_238---How-to-Scale-Bitcoin-Without-Changing-a-Thing-Part-1-e3qgfg https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_239---How-to-Scale-Bitcoin-Without-Changing-a-Thing-Part-2-e3qsvi • Unpacking Bitcoin's Assurances https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_281---Unpacking-Bitcoins-Assurances-e4sn3r • Bitcoin's Existential Crisis https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_181---Bitcoins-Existential-Crisis-e2ndok • How to Critique Bitcoin: A Guide https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_147---How-to-Critique-Bitcoin--A-Guide-e2ndpt • Visions of Bitcoin https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_120---Visions-of-Bitcoin-e2ndqq Become a Patron to support my work and join the Cryptoconomy Telegram Crew!  Every donation helps in turning all of the best writings in Bitcoin and the Cryptoconomy into the audio version they deserve!   www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
38:08
September 12, 2019
GuysTake_022 - But Bitcoin Isn't User Friendly...
• Keys are being abstracted away. • Users will call customer support to restore their coins, but never give up control. • Ownership of a single UTXO will become rare. • On-chain transactions will be used to build networks, more than transfer coins. • Lightning, sidechains, statechains & more will work invisibly behind the curtain. Things are changing fast, and we go through all sorts of great stuff in this show and I attempt to explain some of the technical elements with analogies using cookies. Gonna be a fun one, so don't miss it! Thank you to our newest patron, Maximilian Schmitz!! Join Max in supporting the show & help make every great work about Bitcoin and the Cryptoconomy into the audio version it deserves! Plus, get access to the exclusive Cryptoconomy Crew Telegram!✊ https://www.patreon.com/thecryptoconomy
1:03:22
September 9, 2019
CryptoQuikRead_292 - Rise of the Sovereign Individual [dergigi]
If you were looking for a succinct summation of the philosophy and to understand why we are so avid about using Bitcoin, encrypting our communication, and why we think these things are critical for a better future, this is the episode you're looking for.😘 Beginning with a read of @Dergigi's great piece on the Bull Bitcoin Medium page, "Rise of the Sovereign Individual." Followed by a discussion about what liberty is, why we should be defending it, and what tools we have to truly "install" it on our future. Check out the origina