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Episodes

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 12: Bitcoin Privacy & OpSec with Jameson Lopp

2/18/2020
Location: Skype Date: Monday, 17th February Project: Casa Role: CTO Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is censorship resistance and It has the...

Duration:01:11:15

Bitcoin Around the World - Venezuela: Bitcoin Won’t Fix Venezuela with Javier Bastardo

2/14/2020
Location: Caracas, Venezuela Date: Thursday, 13th February Project: Cointelegraph Role: Journalist Venezuela is many years into a political and economic crisis. Rooted in the Hugo Chavez presidency and continued by Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela is a mafia dictatorship wearing the cloak of socialism. Years of economic mismanagement and corruption has led to financial disaster in Venezuelan, comparatively worse than the Great Depression, Zimbabwe's 2008–2009 hyperinflation crisis and the...

Duration:01:15:34

Bitcoin Around the World - Colombia: Bitcoin, Regulation and Ties to Venezuela with Mauricio Tovar Gutierrez & Alejandro Beltran Torrado

2/11/2020
Location: Bogota, Colombia Date: Tuesday, 11th February Project: InTiColombia & Buda Role: Co-Director & Country Manager Colombia The use case for Bitcoin can vary from country to country. How people use Bitcoin in New York will differ from on the border of Colombia and Venezuela. Where speculators may have access to the best hardware wallets and sophisticated security, those in the developing world may have to share a phone and have limited data connectivity. As part of my series...

Duration:01:30:01

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 11: Bitcoin and the Macroeconomy with Travis Kling

2/7/2020
Location: Skype Date: Tuesday, 4th February Project: Ikigai Asset Management Role: Chief Investment Officer Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and...

Duration:01:50:17

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 10: Buying, Spending and Earning Bitcoin with Matt Odell

2/4/2020
Location: Skype Date: Monday, 3rd February Project: Tales from the Crypt & Rabbit Hole Recap Role: Co-host Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is...

Duration:00:57:06

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 9: Altcoins, A History of Failure with Nic Carter

1/31/2020
Location: Skype Date: Sunday, 26th January Project: Castle Island Ventures Role: Partner Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is censorship...

Duration:01:41:15

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 8: How is Bitcoin Legal with Peter Van Valkenburgh & Jerry Brito

1/28/2020
Location: Skype Date: Monday, 27th January Project: Coin Center Role: Peter Van Valkenburgh & Jerry Brito Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is...

Duration:01:11:10

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 7: Bitcoin's Monetary Policy with Dan Held

1/24/2020
Location: Skype Date: Wednesday, 22nd January Project: Kraken Role: Head of Business Development Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is...

Duration:01:10:47

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 6: How Bitcoin Works with Shinobi

1/21/2020
Location: Skype Date: Friday, 17th January Project: Block Digest Role: Host Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is censorship resistance and It...

Duration:02:00:59

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 5: The History of Bitcoin with Marty Bent

1/17/2020
Location: Skype Date: Wednesday, 15th January Project: Tales from the Crypt & Rabbit Hole Recap Role: Host Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is...

Duration:01:23:58

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 4: What is Bitcoin with Stephan Livera

1/14/2020
Location: Skype Date: Tuesday, 14th January Project: The Stephan Livera Podcast Role: Host Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is censorship...

Duration:00:57:15

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 3: Bitcoin's Pre-History and the Cypherpunks with Aaron van Wirdum

1/10/2020
Location: Skype Date: Thursday, 9th January Project: Bitcoin Magazine Role: Technical Editor Welcome to the Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin. Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is censorship...

Duration:01:02:36

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 2: What Is Money with Parker Lewis

1/7/2020
Location: Skype Date: Monday, 6th January Project: Unchained Capital Role: Head of Business Development Welcome to The Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is...

Duration:01:24:55

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Part 1: Andreas M. Antonopoulos on Why We Need Bitcoin

1/3/2020
Location: Skype Date: Monday, 11th November Project: aantonop.com Role: Author & Public Speaker Welcome to The Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin Bitcoin can be intimidating for beginners. The protocol is complicated, the community can be aggressive and unforgiving, silly mistakes can lose you money, and it is easy to succumb to altcoin marketing. Bitcoin does though, offer you the opportunity to hold a new type of monetary asset, one which can't be seized by the government and is censorship...

Duration:01:01:46

Bitcoin 2019 Review with Matt Odell

12/31/2019
Location: New York Date: Monday, 23rd December Project: Tales from the Crypt & Rabbit Hole Recap Role: Co-host The Bitcoin space moves fast, and 2019 has been no different. Starting the year at the bottom of a harsh bear market after hitting a low of $3,100, Bitcoin began 2019 trading close to $3600. While the price spiked at around $14,000, it has settled in the $7-8k range, representing an approximate 100% rise in price. Also, despite the volatility, the hashrate has reached an...

Duration:02:42:39

The Lightning Network 2019 Review with Jack Mallers

12/27/2019
Location: Boulder, Colorado Date: Monday, 23rd December Project: Zap Role: Founder The Lightning Network is a layer two solution that allows users to send and receive Bitcoin 'off-chain'. Sending and receiving transactions on Lightning is both fast and cheap, allowing the Bitcoin network to scale while maintaining decentralisation by keeping the basechain block size small. The technology isn't perfect though. In its current state, the Lightning Network can be complicated and...

Duration:01:10:03

Bitcoin Youth Programme in El Salvador with Michael Peterson

12/24/2019
Location: El Salvador Date: Thursday, 19th December Project: Bitcoin Beach Role: Founder El Salvador is a country gripped by gang violence. It consistently ranks among countries with the highest murder rate per capita and is one of the deadliest countries in the American subcontinent. Gangs are prolific, and unlike other Central and South American countries, the drug route through Central America misses El Salvador, so instead, the gangs here turn to extortion and murder. Jobs are...

Duration:01:08:53

What Argentina Can Teach Us About Bitcoin with Ariel Muslera and Diego Gutierrez-Zaldivar

12/20/2019
Location: Uruguay Date: Sunday, 15th December Project: arielmuslera.com | IOVLabs Role: VC Investor | CEO Bitcoin is still mostly a speculative asset in the developed world. However, in countries with a history of poor monetary policy, Bitcoin is now a viable hedge against high inflation and government seizure. Argentina's recent history is one of poor monetary policy. Between 1991 and 2002 the Argentine Peso was pegged to the USD with the central bank claiming to operate a full...

Duration:01:15:56

Quadriga: What Happened to Gerald Cotten with Nathaniel Rich

12/17/2019
Location: Skype Date: Wednesday, 17th December Project: nathanielrich.com Role: Author In December 2018 Gerald Cotten, the CEO of Canadian crypto exchange Quadriga, was on his honeymoon in India with his new wife. While there Gerald fell sick and a few days later died from complications related to his Crohn's disease. Gerald was the only person who held the private keys to Quadriga's cold storage wallet, leaving an estimated CA$250m ($190 US) of customer deposits unrecoverable. In...

Duration:01:07:56

Trace Mayer on Proof of Keys

12/13/2019
Location: Skype Date: Tuesday, 26th Nov Project: Premier Ark LLC Role: Manager When Bitcoin is held on an exchange or with another 3rd party custodian, that 3rd party owns the Bitcoin, they have control of the private keys and can they have the ability to use it as they choose. As the customer to that custodian, all you have is the promise of that Bitcoin. One of the core fundamentals of Bitcoin is that it allows you to become self-sovereign; so is adding a layer of trust to a trustless...

Duration:00:57:34