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Bitcoin is a journey. Hosts Faris (economist) & Gordon (technologist) make the complex world of Bitcoin simple by interviewing experts & translating key concepts for the Bitcoin beginner. Need help? bitcoinbasics.help

Bitcoin is a journey. Hosts Faris (economist) & Gordon (technologist) make the complex world of Bitcoin simple by interviewing experts & translating key concepts for the Bitcoin beginner. Need help? bitcoinbasics.help

Location:

United States

Description:

Bitcoin is a journey. Hosts Faris (economist) & Gordon (technologist) make the complex world of Bitcoin simple by interviewing experts & translating key concepts for the Bitcoin beginner. Need help? bitcoinbasics.help

Language:

English


Episodes

Launching BLIP w/ Alejandro & Rick | Bitcoin Basics (182)

11/17/2022
Launching BLIP, Bitcoin lightning privacy messaging app & wallet, with Alejandro & Rick in El Salvador.

Duration:01:03:20

Bitcoin & Macro Markets: Nov 2022 | Bitcoin Basics (181)

11/1/2022
A look at the Bitcoin & macro markets for Nov 2022. Where's BTC going from here?

Duration:00:34:58

Sam Callahan: Swan Bitcoin | Bitcoin Basics (180)

10/28/2022
Sam from Swan Bitcoin joins us to discuss: the global crypto adoption index; USD vs BTC vs stablecoins; CBDC's; why DCA; regulation; self-custody; and Bitcoin's future economics

Duration:00:59:46

The best Bitcoin wallet on the market today | Bitcoin Basics (179)

10/17/2022
Faris reviews Shift Crypto's BitBox02, a Bitcoin-only hardware wallet, including the pros & cons in terms of price, usability, security & features

Duration:00:24:55

Bitcoin adoption in the Middle East | Bitcoin Basics (178)

10/5/2022
Bam & Sooly join us to discuss: does culture & religion have an impact on Bitcoin? What about inflation & currency devaluation in countries such as Turkey, Egypt & the UAE

Mining Bitcoin w/ Sazmining | Bitcoin Basics (177)

9/30/2022
Will from Sazmining joins us to discuss Sazmining, Bitcoin mining, Bitcoin as carbon negative, fallacy of Proof of Stake & why Bitcoin using Proof of Work using green energy enhances our civilization.

Duration:01:22:17

Bitcoin & Web3 #2 | Bitcoin Basics (176)

9/16/2022
In part 2 we discuss Bitcoin as web 3, the need for decentralisation, no need for tokenization, IPFS, blockchain bullshit & Bitcoin's web 5 destroying the use case for every single shitcoin.

Duration:00:29:24

Bitcoin & Macro Markets: Sep 2022 | Bitcoin Basics (175)

9/7/2022
Bitcoin & macro market update for September 2022: a look at bitcoin, equities, USD, Euro, gold, silver & oil charts

Duration:00:47:32

Francesco in El Salvador | Bitcoin Basics (174)

9/2/2022
Francesco joins us to discuss why he moved to El Salvador, current projects & education, WW3, Bitcoin's importance to the developing world, saving vs surviving, adopting bitcoin conference & not resting on your laurels.

Duration:01:02:51

Bitcoin & Web3 #1 | Bitcoin Basics (173)

8/23/2022
In part 1 of our Bitcoin & Web3 series we discuss the history of The Internet & the world wide web right up until the current day

Duration:00:23:47

Stadicus: Shift Crypto & BitBox02 | Bitcoin Basics (172)

8/10/2022
Stadicus from Shift Crypto: BitBox02, open source, Bitcoin-only firmware, security theater, Bitcoin nodes, RaspiBolt & a pragmatic approach to hardware wallets

Duration:01:01:29

Jaime Garcia: El Salvador | Bitcoin Basics (171)

7/29/2022
Jaime Garcia: Bitcoin in Canada vs El Salvador, adoption, ugly truth, game theory, Nayib Bukele, remittances, legal tender, safety, Global Bitcoin fest & visiting El Salvador all from a candid perspective.

Duration:01:16:00

Faris on Fresh FM | Bitcoin Basics (170)

7/12/2022
Faris on Fresh FM (NZ) talking about Bitcoin fundamentals, how to get started, being your own bank, hedging against inflation, best way to buy bitcoin BTC, being your own bank & other newbie-friendly advice.

Duration:00:24:57

Bitcoin Debit Cards | Bitcoin Basics (169)

7/5/2022
We explore the idea of Bitcoin debit cards. How do they work? Why you might & might not want to use them?

Duration:00:17:47

Risks of staking on exchanges | Bitcoin Basics (168)

7/1/2022
We answer more great audience questions. Is Bitcoin staking even possible? Difference in terms of risk between staking vs just leaving coins on exchanges?

Duration:00:17:47

Nicki & James: El Salvador | Bitcoin Basics (167)

6/28/2022
Nicki & James join us to talk about Bitcoin (Lightning) in El Salvador, why the move from NZ, experiences on the frontier, reality of Bitcoin adoption, poisonous critters, Bitcoin education, costs, taxes, coffee, Bitcoin Beach & everything in between.

Duration:01:11:02

Lord Fusitu’a: Bitcoin in Tonga | Bitcoin Basics (166)

6/17/2022
Lord Fusitu'a joins us to talk about Bitcoin (and Lightning) in Tonga & his personal journey down the rabbit hole including: remittances; legal tender; bitcoin geothermal mining; dying 3 times; Tonga's US & China relations; roadmap for economic recovery; and Bitcoin fixing almost everything in Tonga

Duration:02:07:32

Buying bitcoin privately? | Bitcoin Basics (165)

5/25/2022
What's the safest & most secure way to buy bitcoin btc privately? What payment methods do we recommend? How about KYC & OpSec best practices?

Duration:00:13:03

Bitcoin private key management | Bitcoin Basics (164)

5/5/2022
How does a bitcoin hardware wallet work behind the scenes? What is bitcoin private key management? What are the InfoSec (cybersecurity) & OpSec (privacy) best practices?

Duration:00:13:49

Bitcoin privacy: VPN vs TOR | Bitcoin Basics (163)

4/5/2022
What is a VPN? Why should or shouldn't you use one? What is TOR? If you have bitcoin, should you use a VPN or TOR or both? Can you self-host?

Duration:00:23:42