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Crypto Basic Podcast: Teaching You The Basics of Bitcoin and the World of Cryptocurrency. CryptoBasic

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The CryptoBasic Podcast is an educational, honest, and entertaining exploration of the fascinating world of cryptocurrencies. Join hosts Brent Philbin, Karim Baruque, and Michael Laake as they explore concepts and cryptos such as Bitcoin, NEO, Ethereum, Litecoin, Blockchain, Cardano and much more. How does Bitcoin actually work? Should I use Coinbase or Bittrex? What in the world is an ICO? Listen to our 101 episodes on each topic for an in-depth, beginner friendly discussion to find out. Join this trio of professional poker players and lifelong friends as they learn, teach, and joke their way into serious crypto knowledge.

The CryptoBasic Podcast is an educational, honest, and entertaining exploration of the fascinating world of cryptocurrencies. Join hosts Brent Philbin, Karim Baruque, and Michael Laake as they explore concepts and cryptos such as Bitcoin, NEO, Ethereum, Litecoin, Blockchain, Cardano and much more. How does Bitcoin actually work? Should I use Coinbase or Bittrex? What in the world is an ICO? Listen to our 101 episodes on each topic for an in-depth, beginner friendly discussion to find out. Join this trio of professional poker players and lifelong friends as they learn, teach, and joke their way into serious crypto knowledge.

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United States

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The CryptoBasic Podcast is an educational, honest, and entertaining exploration of the fascinating world of cryptocurrencies. Join hosts Brent Philbin, Karim Baruque, and Michael Laake as they explore concepts and cryptos such as Bitcoin, NEO, Ethereum, Litecoin, Blockchain, Cardano and much more. How does Bitcoin actually work? Should I use Coinbase or Bittrex? What in the world is an ICO? Listen to our 101 episodes on each topic for an in-depth, beginner friendly discussion to find out. Join this trio of professional poker players and lifelong friends as they learn, teach, and joke their way into serious crypto knowledge.

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English

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405.440.3260


Episodes

Episode 247 - It's time for Sushi... swap.

9/15/2020
Hello everybody and welcome to the Crypto Basic Podcast! Now, before you start rage-tweeting us, we know we've been away for quite some time, but people need vacation, and we're definitely people. Besides vacation though, we decided that the Crypto Basic Podcast will be releasing episodes less often, but with more concise and in-depth information. By releasing weekly episodes, we're doing a disservice to the quality of the podcast as sometimes we scramble to find interesting stuff that...

Duration:01:15:27

Episode 246 - Crypto Scams through Tik Tok?

7/23/2020
Welcome to the Crypto Basic Podcast! Joining you are Brent "Pump and Dump" Philbin, Adam "The TikToker" Levy, and Karim "You guys are insane" Baruque. Our issue for today is a call to action posted on TikTok, that urges users to invest 25$ in dogecoin en masse, leading to artificial inflation of its price, AKA a pump and dump. We discuss its implications, it's dangers, and what it means for the future of crypto that these kinds of things are now reaching the teen and preteen demographics....

Duration:00:50:50

Episode 245 - Where are they now?

7/14/2020
Welcome to another episode of the Crypto Basic Podcast! Today the gang is doing a self-reflective session on our predictions and critique of various coins and projects throughout the time the podcast has been active. How did we do in making judgments and assumption on projects such as Substratum, Kucoin, Bitcoin Hex, Tether, Divi, Dragonchain and others? Did our scam callouts turn out to be scams? All of the above and more on today's episode of the Crypto Basic Podcast.  Coins CryptoBasic...

Duration:01:01:28

Episode 244 - Notes on the Federal Reserve

7/3/2020
Welcome to the Crypto Basic Podcast! We'd been gone for a little while (blame our editor and his "exams", yeah right) but we're back and this week we're talking about the big ol' Fed, which announced that it will start buying individual corporate bonds. What does that mean for the economy and the banking system? What the hell are SMFCCs and SPVs? And are they sexually transmitted diseases, or do they just sound like that? Tune into today's episode for the answer to this truly profound and...

Duration:00:41:15

Episode 243 - Bitmain Coup?

6/18/2020
Welcome to the CryptoBasic Podcast! This time around we don't go over a lot of things - we just focus on the basics, the important info, the headlines. Kung Fu, private militias, corporate coups, you know, the good stuff. If this sounds weird to you, tune in to find out what the heck has been going on with Bitmain and how the crypto space can sometimes offer stories and incidents that are truly hollywood-worthy. * What is Bitmain exactly? * Bitmain produces ASIC miners for the Bitcoin...

Duration:00:36:00

Episode 242 - US Monetary Outlook

6/5/2020
Today the gang's all here, gathered around the fireplace, eating metaphorical marshmallows as papa Karim, our resident economist, busts out the spit facts. We're going over the current economic state of the US, monetary strategies, how they affect economies and trade between them, and much, much more. So, grab a stick, poke a marshmallow and relax while Karim gets them FACTS into your brain. The U.S. Treasury Will Borrow A Record $3 Trillion This Quarter As Stimulus Spending Soars (...

Duration:01:17:09

Episode 241 - Contact Tracing: A Crypto Solution to the Pandemic?

5/29/2020
Welcome to another episode of the Crypto Basic Podcast, where today we’ll be talking about -surprise surprise- the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s not a random commentary episode though, no general rambling, but a discussion on what we think might be a possible solution for the coronavirus crisis: Contact Tracing. Decentralized, blockchain based, anonymous and, as far as the data predicts, VERY effective. Tune in now to learn the ins and outs of it, and how it would revolutionize pandemic...

Duration:00:47:03

Episode 240 - Could you get paid in Bitcoin to... walk?

5/23/2020
_Hello everybody and welcome to another episode of late capitalism, where the labor theory of value is VIOLENTLY becoming obsolete, because now you might be able to get paid in cryptocurrency to perform tasks such as walk, talk, cook (for yourself), throw a tennis ball against the wall, or even just exist. Wow. Tune in to hear the guys talk about sMiles, the weird yet intriguing project that promises all of the above, and find out a couple more unconventional ways to earn crypto on top of...

Duration:00:34:36

Episode 239 - The most common crypto noob mistakes

5/19/2020
Welcome to the Crypto Basic Podcast! Today the gang is in a talkative mood and goes on tangents on several issues, but we're focusing on some stuff like Brent's BIG crypto mistake (tune in to find out) and what similar mistakes you should look out for, Adam's dating life, post-covid bailouts, cruise ships and more. Press play! It's a good one. 

Duration:00:58:39

Episode 238 - Should you trust Binance?

5/15/2020
Welcome to the show people! Today the gang assesses a hot topic - a user claimed on reddit that Binance "took" money from him and it blew up. Even CZ commented and got blasted. Also, we take a look at an admittedly cringy article listing the "7 deadly sins of CZ". What a day. Tune in now! Relevant Links: * Reddit user calls out Binance for "accidentally" taking 12061.48 and won't give it back. (...

Duration:01:02:56

Episode 237 - Interview with Nathan Sexer and Sebastien Borget of The Sandbox

5/11/2020
Today Adam is joined by Nathan Sexer and Sebastien Borget from The Sandbox, a community-driven platform where creators can monetize voxel ASSETS and gaming experiences on the blockchain. Tune in to learn what their goals are, what amazing partnerships they've managed to secure and how they're planning to bring blockchain gaming to the forefront. Check them out over at sandbox.game ( https://www.sandbox.game/en/ ) !

Duration:00:41:24

Episode 236 - How would the world perform during a pandemic under blockchain?

4/30/2020
Welcome to the show! Today the gang goes over a very interesting scenario found on twitter - what would the world look like during this pandemic, but with blockchain? Would we be better or worse off? We've got a few thoughts on that. Tune in to find out! Notes: Some of the interesting points from the thread: * Here's the post from Ownejj and some quotes > > I'm a huge advocate for crypto and have always defended it when discussing > with other people. I am struggling to find an answer to the...

Duration:00:43:53

Episode 235 - Oil goes negative! How, why and what it tells us.

4/28/2020
Welcome to the Crypto Basic Podcast! This time around we're going over a truly unexpected turn of events which baffled even the most economically savvy of us (Karim. That's just Karim.) Oil went negative! A never before seen event, we try to make sense of it and pose the important questions: 1. What the hell? 2. What's the reason? 3. What will the repercussions be? All of this and more on today's show, so tune in now! * Interesting topic to learn about and extrapolate from * We have just...

Duration:00:39:01

Episode 234 - Safe Haven Performance in the Age of Bitcoin

4/25/2020
Welcome to the Crypto Basic Podcast! This time around we're going over one of the hottest topics of today, given the obvious circumstances: what's the safest way to handle assets during the coronavirus economic crash? What assets provide the most security, and could Bitcoin, as the flagship of the cryptoverse, be one of them? All of the above and more on today's episode. Tune in now! * Report in the Economic Bulletin from the Kansa City Fed * "In recent years, some have questioned whether...

Duration:00:37:05

Episode 233 - Are Tether, Libra, and other Stablecoins a threat to Fiat?

4/22/2020
Stablecoins are a part of the crytpocurreny space for better or for worse. What happens in a future where more people are using digital assets? What does the stablecoin environment do to the US Dollar? Are stablecoins like Tether and Libra a systemic threat to fiat currency? These questions are investigated by the Crypto Basic Podcast team - what place do stablecoins have in a future, and what can Tether do to get more users? Does the podcast agree with the G20’s assessment of Stablecoins in...

Duration:00:39:05

Episode 232 - Blockchain adoption cases review, 11 New York lawsuits against crypto companies, and more.

4/12/2020
Welcome to this week's Crypto Basic News episode! Tune in to listen to the gang talk about the progress of blockchain adoption, Cryptopia's big win in court, new lawsuits against 11 crypto companies in new York and much more! * Rapid Fire * Reddit may be devising a point system on the blockchain ( https://cointelegraph.com/news/is-reddit-devising-a-blockchain-based-tipping-system ) * Redditor MagoCrypto posted the video, which is a walkthrough of a new build of the Reddit app that shows a...

Duration:00:51:29

Episode 231 - Microsoft's new crypto mining system patent, 2 year anniversary of Banano, and more.

4/6/2020
Hi all! Welcome to this week's edition of Crypto Basic News. This time around we're going over Microsoft's new crypto mining patent, an April fools guessing game, celebrating Banano's 2 year anniversary, and more. Tune in! * Rapid Fire * Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad Poor Dad tweeted something regarding the current state of the economy ( https://twitter.com/theRealKiyosaki/status/1245205778849394688?s=20 ) * Ethereum-based game The Sandbox sells out third presale (...

Duration:01:06:29

Episode 230 - Senators dumping stocks after corona briefing, Steemit devs fork into Hive, and more.

4/1/2020
Welcome to another edition of Crypto Basic News! Our editor is SO busy in quarantine that he forgot to post this episode so you're getting it with a few days of delay. We still love him though. He may or may not be the one writing this description. Anyway, today we're talking about shady senators dumping stocks after a private coronavirus briefing, Steemit developers forking into a new platform called Hive due to Justin Sun's shenanigans, and much more. Oh, and coronavirus. Surprise...

Duration:01:10:53

Episode 229 - Tezos into digital card games, MakerDAO smart contract "theft", and of course, CoronaRants.

3/20/2020
Hello and welcome to Crypto Basic News! This week we're cozying up in quarantine, staying calm and collected, and we're talking about all kinds of stuff like Tezos getting into digital card games, millions of dollars being usurped through the MakerDAO smart contract mechanism, and of course, we talk COVID-19, from its health risks to its massive possible socioeconomic effects. Wash your hands and then click play to tune in! * Rapid Fire * Apparently it's alt season according to that index we...

Duration:01:14:49

Episode 228 - 101: Kyber with Loi Luu

3/16/2020
Welcome to another 101 episode, where we go over the basic aspects of a crypto project in order to get an insight into what it is and how it works. This time around, we're taking a look into Kyber with the help of Loi Luu, CEO and co-founder of the project! Loi is a researcher working on cryptocurrencies and the CEO of Kyber Network, an on-chain liquidity protocol that powers decentralized applications, including exchanges, funds, lending protocols, payments wallets and so on. Also, for the...

Duration:00:40:42