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The Bitcoin Journey Podcast

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Join CJ & Tim on a journey of discovery for the best money the world has ever known. The Bitcoin Journey Podcast is a weekly Bitcoin podcast where hosts CJ and Tim discuss the best Bitcoin articles. They cover the key points of each article and put them into context considering the wider world of Bitcoin, related technologies and economics. The podcast is intended to feel informal and entertaining while being accessible to pre-coiner‘s and a source of fresh knowledge for Maxi‘s.

Join CJ & Tim on a journey of discovery for the best money the world has ever known. The Bitcoin Journey Podcast is a weekly Bitcoin podcast where hosts CJ and Tim discuss the best Bitcoin articles. They cover the key points of each article and put them into context considering the wider world of Bitcoin, related technologies and economics. The podcast is intended to feel informal and entertaining while being accessible to pre-coiner‘s and a source of fresh knowledge for Maxi‘s.

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United States

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Join CJ & Tim on a journey of discovery for the best money the world has ever known. The Bitcoin Journey Podcast is a weekly Bitcoin podcast where hosts CJ and Tim discuss the best Bitcoin articles. They cover the key points of each article and put them into context considering the wider world of Bitcoin, related technologies and economics. The podcast is intended to feel informal and entertaining while being accessible to pre-coiner‘s and a source of fresh knowledge for Maxi‘s.

Language:

English


Episodes

Block017 - State Of The Nation

5/23/2022
In Block017, Tim & CJ discuss the state of the Bitcoin ecosystem today, the general market sentiment and how Bitcoin is viewed in the wider economy. Discussions inevitably lead to how bitcoiners should treat the dip, whether to go nonKYC when smash buying, how easy it is and other tactics to react to market crashes. - - - Video versions of our episodes can be found on bitcointv.com as well as on youtube. - - - We release regular episodes discussing the best bitcoin related articles,...

Duration:01:05:37

Block016 - The Bitcoiner’s Toolkit

5/9/2022
Welcome to Block016 of The Bitcoin Journey. In this episode, Tim & CJ discuss the tools and services which compliment their bitcoin stack, tools any bitcoiner should consider using! By no means experts, this discussion is designed to highlight some apps and projects that arm bitcoiners with privacy and security that you may not have heard of. It's by no means comprehensive, but they've certainly found it useful to hear other peoples list of tools, so here is Charlie's and Tim's. The...

Duration:01:51:41

Block015 - Should You Go Non-KYC?

4/1/2022
Welcome to Block015 of The Bitcoin Journey. In this episode, Tim & CJ discuss KYC vs non-KYC methods of getting bitcoin. They cover: And finally, they discuss is it worth it for you? Some useful resources for this topic: kycnot.mebitconer.guide - - - Video versions of our episodes can be found on bitcointv.com, as well as on youtube. - - - We release regular episodes discussing the best bitcoin related articles, news, and technology. Follow and get in contact with the hosts on...

Duration:01:35:07

Block014 - Today I Learned How PayNyms & BIP47 Work

3/12/2022
Today I Learned #3 Welcome to Block014 of The Bitcoin Journey, the third installment of the Today I Learned series. In this episode, CJ explains to Tim what BIP47 Payment Codes and PayNyms are. They cover: - When and why to use PayNyms - How BIP47 / PayNyms work - Some caveats with using them Now, this one doesn't go to plan... If you (understandably) struggle to follow the maths in this one, lets go though it now. (I also tweeted about it here) To send payments to a PayNym, you and the...

Duration:00:48:39

Block013 - Today I Learned How SWIFT Works

3/10/2022
Today I Learned #2 Welcome to Block013 of The Bitcoin Journey, the second installment of the Today I Learned series. In this episode, Tim explains what the SWIFT system is to CJ. It isn't what we originally thought! They discuss: This is a great episode, we hadn't appreciated just how SWIFT works, and it's sparked a desire to dig deeper on the topic! - - - Some of resources used in this discussion: The Lazarus Heist Tim mentioned this news article related to a SWIFT hack Business...

Duration:00:27:07

Block012 - Why Proof-of-Stake is a PoS

2/26/2022
Welcome to Block012 of The Bitcoin Journey. In this episode, Tim & CJ discuss proof-of-stake, the supposed next generation of decentralised consensus (spoiler alert, it isn't). They discuss: And many more ramblings inbetween! We really enjoyed recording this one, we learned a lot researching into and feel we can better combat some of the FUD thrown at PoW. We hope you find it useful too! Some of resources used in this discussion: Yanmaani's Blog post Proof of stake is a scam and the...

Duration:01:42:34

Block011 - What Is Open Source and Why It Matters to Bitcoin?

2/18/2022
In Block011 of The Bitcoin Journey, Tim & CJ discuss what Open Source means, how it came about and how it relates to Bitcoin. They discuss: Some of resources used/mentioned in this discussion: opensource.orgfsf.orgon Githubdiscussing licenses@BTCGandalfcontribute to bitcoin --- We release regular episodes discussing the best bitcoin related articles, news, and technology. Follow and get in contact with the hosts on Twitter: CJ @CharlieJBitcoin Tim @BitcoinTimO Podcast...

Duration:01:11:54

Block010 - WTF Is A Bitcoin Node?

2/12/2022
In Block010 of The Bitcoin Journey, Tim & CJ explain bitcoin nodes, aimed at helping newcomers understand what a node is and why it is important to run your own. They discuss: - What is a node and how you can set one up - Why you should run a node (and what are risks of using someone else's) - Downsides of running a node - Different node implementations and ease of set-up & maintenance Nodes are a core aspect of the Bitcoin network, so understanding their function is key for any new...

Duration:01:34:47

Block009 - Discussing A Cypherpunk’s Manifesto by Eric Hughes

2/6/2022
"Cypherpunks write code. We know that someone has to write software to defend privacy, and since we can't get privacy unless we all do, we're going to write it. We publish our code so that our fellow Cypherpunks may practice and play with it. Our code is free for all to use, worldwide. We don't much care if you don't approve of the software we write. We know that software can't be destroyed and that a widely dispersed system can't be shut down." In Block009 of The Bitcoin Journey, Tim & CJ...

Duration:01:30:17

Block008 - Discussing the Bitcoin Whitepaper by Satoshi Nakamoto

1/29/2022
In Block008 of The Bitcoin Journey, Tim & CJ discuss the Bitcoin Whitepaper by Satoshi Nakamoto, the paper which started it all! Covering what bitcoin is, how proof-of-work works, and privacy, this discussion delves into the baiscs of bitcoin and what things have changed since the release of the whitepaper. The discuss: - Proof-of-work, why it's superior to proof-of-stake, how bitcoin implemented it in a way that hadn't be done before. - how digital signatures facilitate peer2peer...

Duration:01:33:43

Block007 - Discussing Alex Gladstein’s ’Uncovering the Hidden Costs of the Petrodollar’

1/21/2022
"When countries are forced to exchange their own currencies for dollars to buy oil, this strengthens that trading pair for that country, extending U.S. influence beyond energy markets." - Alex Gladstein In Block007 of The Bitcoin Journey, Tim & CJ discuss Alex Gladstein's article "Uncovering the Hidden Costs ofThe Petrodollar", a fantastic account of the USA manouvering to control the currency denomination of oil. This is a great read, and it's worth spending the time digesting the points...

Duration:01:04:38

Block006 - Bitcoin Price Action Review 2021

1/14/2022
In Block006 of The Bitcoin Journey, Tim & CJ discuss the bitcoin price over 2021. They cover: Some of the sources mentioned: @100trillionUSDhttps://www.planbtc.com/@PositiveCryptolookintobitcoin.comhere ________________________________ We will be releasing regular episodes discussing the best bitcoin related articles. Follow the hosts on Twitter: CJ @CharlieJBitcoin Tim @BitcoinTimO Podcast @BTCJourneyPod ________________________________ Theme music is Good Times by Sensho Music...

Duration:01:01:40

Block005 - Today I Learned That There Will NEVER Be 21million Bitcoin and About The Lightning Network

1/5/2022
Today I Learned 1 In Block005 of The Bitcoin Journey, Tim & CJ each share a fact on something new they learned about Bitcoin in the last week. Tim talks about some interesting developments in the Lightning Network, whilst CJ explains why there will never actually be 21 million Bitcoin. Show notes for each section are found below. -------------------------------- TIL1 - There Will Never be 21 Million Bitcoin Calculate the supply of bitcoin: Σ[(100/(2^n)) x 210,000] = (50 x 210,000) + (25...

Duration:01:02:59

Block004 - Bitcoin and me by Hal Finney

12/24/2021
"When Satoshi announced Bitcoin on the cryptography mailing list, he got a skeptical reception at best. Cryptographers have seen too many grand schemes by clueless noobs. They tend to have a knee jerk reaction. I was more positive." - Hal Finney In Block004 of The Bitcoin Journey, Cj & Tim talk around a Bitcoin Talk forum post by famous early bitcoiner and cypherpunk, Hal Finney. In it, he talks about his career, the early days of bitcoin and the latter stages of his life limiting...

Duration:01:05:12

Block003 - 3 Ways El Salvador Has Changed Bitcoin Forever By Nik Bahtia

12/17/2021
"... bitcoin is financial empowerment and now some nations are beginning to recognize this. As long as enough nations not only classify bitcoin as legal, but actually embrace it, regulatory arbitrage will drive bitcoin owners and businesses to bitcoin-friendly nations." - Nik Bhatia In Block003 of The Bitcoin Journey, Cj & Tim discuss the points Nik Bhatia raises in his article, 3 ways El Salvador has Changed Bitcoin Forever. These points provide a good framework for discussing the move by...

Duration:01:12:36

Block002 - The Responsibility of Adopting Bitcoin by Gigi

12/10/2021
Welcome to Block002 of The Bitcoin Journey. "You don't change Bitcoin. Bitcoin changes you." - Gigi In this episode, Tim & CJ use the article "The Responsibility of Adopting Bitcoin", authored by Gigi, as a framework for discussing the impact Bitcoin has had on them. They cover how adopting bitcoin not only installs a sense of responsibility in the individual, but how the individual inevitably becomes responsible for bitcoin itself. Be sure to read the full article and give Gigi's work a...

Duration:00:51:34

Block001 - The Bullish Case for Bitcoin by Vijay Boyapati

12/3/2021
Welcome to Block001 of The Bitcoin Journey. In their first full episode, CJ & Tim discuss the topics covered in Vijay Boyapati's well known article, The Bullish Case For Bitcoin, including: Be sure to read the full article and give Vijay a follow on Twitter, via the links below. Vijay's Twitter @real_vijay Article: The Bullish Case for Bitcoin ________________________ We will be releasing regular episodes discussing the best bitcoin related articles. Follow the hosts on Twitter: CJ...

Duration:01:29:51

Block000 - The Introduction

11/26/2021
Welcome to Block000, the first episode of the The Bitcoin Journey. This is a short introduction to the hosts of the podcast where you can get to know CJ and Tim and how they got into bitcoin. We will be releasing regular episodes discussing the best bitcoin related articles. Follow the hosts on Twitter: CJ @CharlieJBitcoin Tim @BitcoinTimO Podcast @BTCJourneyPod Theme music is Good Times by Sensho Music from Uppbeat (free for Creators!): https://uppbeat.io/t/sensho/good-times...

Duration:00:41:22