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Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in crypto", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support

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    #288: Bringing a design focus to Bitcoin with Patricia

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 129:58

    Join Marty as he sits down with Patricia, a designer focused on bringing better experiences to Bitcoin, to discuss: - Designing in an open source environment - How bad design can turn people away - Observing how users interact in ways one doesn't expect - How to gather feedback on open source software design - A call to action for new designers - Bitcoin provides a wide open slate to bring design innovation to market - Skating - much more Follow Patricia on Twitter Check out the Bitcoin Design Guide Join the Design Slack Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins - Daniel's thread Compass Mining

    Rabbit Hole Recap #174: Much to be thankful for

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 153:54

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - el salvador announces bitcoin city and a bitcoin bond - US 'pauses' relations with el salvador - OBJ to convert his entire yearly salary to bitcoin - samsung to build $17B chip factory in texas - fold partners with pokemon go creator niantic - lnd v0.14.0-beta - electrs v0.9.3 - btcpayserver v1.3.6 - mercury wallet v0.4.53 - simple bitcoin wallet v2.4.19 - seedsigner v0.4.5 - btcpayserver v1.3.6 - sphinx relay v2.2.2 - ledger live desktop v2.35.2 - lnd v0.14.0 is not compatible with other implementations - gemini sponsors fanquake - how to verify dice rolls on seedsigner - compact block filters deep dive - amazon does not want you to have privacy Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins - Daniel's thread Compass Mining

    Citadel Dispatch e45 - the future of mobile lightning wallets with @ericsirion, @akumaigorodski, and @fiatjaf

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 116:14

    EPISODE: 45 BLOCK: 711009 PRICE: 1752 sats per dollar TOPICS: the future of mobile lightning wallets, federated chaumian ecash, el salvador experience, hosted channels, IMMORTAN, simple bitcoin wallet, lightning liquidity, private routing, user experience, better wallet names, jupiter has a lot of moons @ericsirion: https://twitter.com/@ericsirion @akumaigorodski: https://twitter.com/akumaigorodski @fiatjaf: https://twitter.com/fiatjaf Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    #287: EmbassyOS v0.3.0, building out the independent stack, and philosophy with Matt Hill

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 153:50

    Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Hill, co-founder of Start9 Labs, to discuss: - EmbassyOS v0.3.0 - Lessons learned from v0.1.0 and v0.2.0 - Focusing on onboarding younger people - Personal AI - Philosophy - Nihilism v. Optimism - much more Follow Matt on Twitter - https://twitter.com/_MattHill_ Check out Start9 Labs - https://start9.com/ Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins - Daniel's thread Compass Mining

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.11.15

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 110:28

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - taproot activates successfully at block 609732 - muun wallet adds taproot support - SEC rejects VanEck spot bitcoin etf - Perth Heat baseball team adopts the bitcoin standard - crypto dot com spends $700M to rename Staples Center for 20 years - tether announces new subsidiary 'Synonym' to bring tokens and other features to lightning - Senators Wyden and Lummis submit bill to restrict bitcoin tax reporting rules in infrastructure bill - Senator Cruz submits bill to repeal bitcoin portion of infrastructure bill - IRS expects billions of dollars worth of 'crypto' seizures next year - btcpayserver v1.3.5 - lnd v0.14.0-beta - mercury wallet v0.4.51 - simple bitcoin wallet v2.4.18 - immortan v0.5.6 - fully noded v0.2.30 - umbrel v0.4.8 - hexa wallet v2.0.2 - ledger live desktop v2.35.1 - bitcoin banking for communities - reason minidoc on environmental impact of bitcoin Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins - Daniel's thread Compass Mining

    #286: Securitizing natural assets and manufactured energy and food shortages with Whitney Webb

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 94:39

    Join Marty as he sits back down with Whitney Webb to discuss: - The plan to securitize the natural world - Why a botched vaccine passport rollout is important - The looming food and energy shortages - How to reach both sides of the political aisle - The plan to monopolize the extraction of rare earth metals - Bankers taking over governments - much more Follow Whitney on Twitter Support her work Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins - Daniel's thread Compass Mining

    #281b: Announcing Synonym with John Carvalho

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 68:11

    Join Marty as he sits down with John Carvalho to discuss Synonym's emergence from stealth mode. - Why did he build Synonym - What is it? - Building reputation systems - Tokens on Lightning - Slashtags - Building truly unstoppable apps - much more Check out Synonym Follow Synonym on Twitter Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins - Daniel's thread Compass Mining

    Citadel Dispatch e44 - using secure random number generators to generate bitcoin keys with waxwing and @raw_avocado

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 97:22

    EPISODE: 44 BLOCK: 710040 PRICE: 1647 sats per dollar TOPICS: random number generators and why they are important when securing bitcoin, history of backdoors, compromises, and poor implementations, multisig tradeoffs, hardware wallet tradeoffs, mitigations to reduce your risk @waxwing: https://x0f.org/@waxwing @raw_avocado: https://twitter.com/raw_avocado Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    #285: From bars to Bitcoin with Justin Rhedrick

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 98:37

    Join Marty as he sits down with Justin Rhedrick, author of From Bars to Bitcoin, to discuss: - How a high time preference decision landed Justin in prison - The prison economy - Getting out of prison and diving into Bitcoin - Teaching people about low time preference - How Bitcoin has changed Justin's life - How to explain Bitcoin - much more Follow Justin on Twitter Check out From Bars to Bitcoin Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.11.08

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 151:18

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - taproot activates in two days (block 709632) - new bitcoin all time high - miami to airdrop bitcoin to residents - complaints about compass mining - btcpayserver v1.3.4 - specter desktop v1.7.1 - mercury wallet v0.4.48 - lnd v0.13.4-beta - umbrel v0.4.7 - nix bitcoin v0.0.58 - bitcoinblackfriday.org - robinhood data breach impacts 7 million customers Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    Citadel Dispatch e43 - bitcoin for beginners with @BitcoinQ_A

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 139:24

    EPISODE: 43 BLOCK: 708970 PRICE: 1501 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin for beginners, acquiring bitcoin, tradeoffs, dangers of KYC, holding your own keys, using your own node, transaction fees, utxo management and labeling, coinjoin, lightning, multisig, common mistakes and questions @BitcoinQ_A: https://twitter.com/BitcoinQ_A https://citadeldispatch.com/help/ https://bitcoiner.guide/ Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    #284: Surviving brain surgery, coming to grips with death, and pushing the limitations of the Lightning Network with Justin Rezvani

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 119:43

    Join Marty as he sits down with Justin Rezvani, founder of Zion, to discuss: - Surviving brain surgery - A new lease on life - Founding and selling an influencer marketing company by 27 - Building a social media app on the Lightning Network - Pushing the Lightning Network to its limits - Forking the Sphinx codebase - The ills of the advertising industry - much more Follow Justin on Twitter Check out Zion Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    #283: How we messed up our food and how we fix it with Texas Slim

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 121:25

    Join Marty as he sits down with Texas Slim, founder of the Texas Beef Initiative, to discuss: - Texas history - How Monsanto ruined our food - Monocropping - The Texas Beef Initiative - Regenerative farming - How the Regime is trying to make us nutritionally bankrupt - much more Check out the Texas Beef Initiative Substack Follow Texas Slim on Twitter Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.11.01

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 99:03

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - lightning channel jamming research - largest bank in australia to add bitcoin payments - Miami mayor to take next paycheck in bitcoin, NYC mayor elect to take first three paychecks in bitcoin - aaron rodgers to get paid in bitcoin - Navajo Nation mining bitcoin - african bitcoin startup chipper cash raises $150M - mercury wallet v0.4.45 - btcpayserver v1.3.1 - electrs v0.9.2 - nix-bitcoin v0.0.57 - sparrow wallet v1.5.2 - rust lightning v0.0.103 - c-lightning v0.10.2 - wasabi wallet v1.1.13.0 - phoenix v1.4.19 - nth key v1.0.6 - hexa wallet v2.0.0 - compass mining doubles capacity with new deal - facebook dumping face recognition Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    #282: River adds bitcoin mining, the Metaverse, physical landscapes, and the CIA with Alexander Leishman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 113:20

    Join Marty as he sits down with Alexander Leishman, CEO & CEO of River Financial, to discuss: - River adding mining services - What does the future of bitcoin exchanges look like? - The Metaverse - The physical world - The TSA - Federal travel mandates - Population domination - The CIA - Engaging in politics; how to do it - much more Follow Alex on Twitter Check out River Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    Citadel Dispatch e42 - security focused bitcoin nodes with @nixbitcoinorg, @n1ckler, and @seardsalmon

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 156:57

    EPISODE: 42 BLOCK: 707898 PRICE: 1577 sats per dollar TOPICS: security focused bitcoin nodes @nixbitcoinorg: https://twitter.com/nixbitcoinorg @n1ckler: https://twitter.com/n1ckler @seardsalmon: https://twitter.com/seardsalmon Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    #281: Chinese mining theory, bitcoin divisibility, and UTXOs with John Carvalho

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 103:48

    Join Marty as he sits down with John Carvalho to discuss: - John's Chinese mining theory - Is bitcoin divisible? - The UTXO set - The Lightning Network - Public mining companies - Holding your own keys - much more Follow John on Twitter Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    Special Announcement: Ten31

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 55:02

    Introducing Ten31 Investing in Bitcoin-native companies. Founded and backed by Bitcoiners. Our Mission: To facilitate the freedom of mankind through individual sovereignty. Investing in Bitcoin-native companies. Focused on advancing individual sovereignty. Low time preference philosophy. Management fees directed toward Bitcoin core and Lightning developers. Check out the website

    #280: A spooky Halloween special with our good friend @arbedout

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 85:43

    Marty and Matt sit down with their good friend @arbedout to discuss: - Joining Unchained Capital - Writing a book - Has Lightning been attacked? - Is Tor reliable? - Is Bitcoin sufficiently robust without robust alternative transaction relay networks? - How are we going to transition from HTLCs to PTLCs - much more Follow @arbedout on Twitter Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.10.25

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 78:26

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - FATF releases updated guidance - el salvador now holds 1120 bitcoin - river launches hosted mining service - blockstream sponsors minimint - btcpay v1.3.0 - sparrow v1.5.2 - nix-bitcoin v0.0.55 - specter diy v1.6.1 - joininbox v0.6.3 - simple bitcoin wallet v2.2.17 - umbrel v0.4.6 - immortan v0.3.6 - bisq v1.7.5 - BlueWallet v6.2.12 - voltage releases Flow, an easy to use interface for Lightning Pool - umbrel raises $3M in seed round Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    #279: Avoiding oblivion, the state of Chicago, and bitcoin smart contracts with Chris Stewart

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 117:04


    Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart, founder of Suredbits, to discuss: - Recording podcasts with our grandmothers - Avoiding oblivion in the Digital Age - Chicago crime - Necessary police reform - DLCs - AJ Towns' Taproot + PTLC proposal - Will there be a fee market? - much more Follow Chris on Twitter Check out Suredbits Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining


    #278: Dissecting the Clown World with Ben Kaufman

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 84:43

    Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Kaufman, Chief Conspiracy Theorist at Clown World Today, to discuss: - The madness of the last 18-monhts - Logical inconsistencies around COVID medical advice - The power of propaganda - Vaccine passports - How to push back - Using humor to highlight absurdities - much more Follow Ben on Twitter Follow Clown World Today on Twitter Subscribe to the Clown World Today Substack Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE with @arbedout: Week of 2021.10.18

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 54:38

    This week Marty, Matt, and @arbedout recorded live from the Unchained Capital offices in Austin, Texas and discussed: - bitcoin hits new all time high - first bitcoin ETF launches - hacker steals identification info of every argentinian via government database - Jonas Schnelli steps down from role as bitcoin core maintainer - worldcoin launches - electrs v0.9.1 - rust-lightning v0.0.102 - specter-desktop v1.7.0 - elements v0.21.0 - nthkey v1.0.5 - joinmarket v0.9.3 - joininbox v0.6.2 - fully noded v0.2.28 simple bitcoin wallet v2.2.15.1 Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    #277: Slowly getting bitcoin, why gold is already demonetized, and the virtue of Bitcoin with Larry Lepard

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 83:20

    Join Marty as he sits down with Investment Manager Larry Lepard to discuss: - How the government and central banks have manipulated gold - Slowly coming to understand Bitcoin - Why fiat is bad for the environment - Why bitcoin is virtuous - What is the upside potential? - Sound money advocates are the Remnant - much more Follow Larry on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io

    #276: Starting an exchange in Guatemala, onboarding enterprise clients, and freedom money with the IBEX Mercado team

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 97:13

    Join Marty as he sits down with Jose Lemus, Juan Pablo Lemus, & Estaban de la Peña; the IBEX Mercado founding team, to discuss: - Why they built the exchange - International banking restrictions in Guatemala - How they ended up with their non-custodial model - Communicating with regulators - Avoiding having to KYC kids - Banking the unbanked - Bitcoin's perfect incentives - much more Follow IBEX Mercado on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io

    #275: Supply chains, government incompetence, Bitcoin, and Uranium with Kuppy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 62:00

    Join Marty as he sits down with Kuppy, Founder and CIO of Praetorian Capital and the man behind the Adventures in Capitalism blog, to discuss: - Supply chain disaster - Government incompetence - What lies ahead - Energy markets - Bitcoin - Why Kuppy is very bullish on Uranium - much more Follow Kuppy on Twitter Check out Adventures in Capitalism

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.10.11

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 72:12

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - US Gov asks chipmakers for client data - US takes top mining spot - eclair v0.6.2 - umbrel v0.4.4 - bluewallet v6.2.10 - raspiblitz v1.7.1 - immortan v0.3.5 - sparrow v1.5.1 - nix-bitcoin v0.0.53 - lightning terminal v0.5.2-alpha - Gladstein on the early cypherpunks and adam back - antpool blocks mainland chinese users - jstark documentary - aj towns taproot + ptlc proposal Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    #274: Canada's nonsensical restrictions, home mining, and oil & gas companies mining bitcoin with Steve Barbour

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 90:47

    Join Marty as he sits down with Steve Barbour, founder and CEO of Upstream Data, to discuss: - Canada during COVID - Mouth breathing regulations - Building products for home miners - Oil and gas companies mining bitcoin - Are we reaching a tipping point? - much more Follow Steve on Twitter Check out Upstream Data Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io

    Citadel Dispatch e41 - bitcoin privacy discussion with @stephanlivera at the nashville bitcoin meetup

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 69:09

    Discussion at the Nashville Bitcoin Meetup. https://www.meetup.com/nashville-bitcoin/ EPISODE: 41 BLOCK: 704718 PRICE: 1794 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin privacy discussion, KYC/AML, coinjoin, lightning, fee market, mining, circular economy, ransomware @stephanlivera: https://twitter.com/stephanlivera @nashbitcoiners: https://twitter.com/nashbitcoiners Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.10.04

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 83:23

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - hackers compromise 6000 coinbase accounts due to 2FA flaw - liquid network downtime and hard fork - lightning network vulnerability disclosure - el salvador starts mining with volcano energy - Binance hires two former IRS investigators - bluewallet v6.2.9 - electrs v0.9.0 - lnd v0.13.3-beta - umbrel v0.4.3 - joinmarket v0.9.2 - joininbox v0.6.1 - sparrow wallet v1.5.1 - eclair v0.6.2 - analysis of ransomware payments - 30 countries launch ransomware initiative - U.S. Justice Dept launches new initiatives on cryptocurrencies - this month in bitcoin privacy - https://oslofreedomforum.com - https://oslofreedomforum.com/bitcoin-academy-off2021 Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    Citadel Dispatch e40 - using bitcoin privately at Human Rights Foundation Oslo Freedom Forum with Evan Kaloudis and Janine Roem

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 37:45

    Presentation at the Human Rights Foundation Oslo Freedom Forum. https://oslofreedomforum.com https://oslofreedomforum.com/bitcoin-academy-off2021 @J9Roem: https://twitter.com/J9Roem @evankaloudis: https://twitter.com/evankaloudis Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    #273: Supply chain problems, a proposed solution, and Bitcoin + Natural Rights with Ross Kennedy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 112:26

    Join Marty as he sits down with Ross Kennedy, founder of Fortis Analysis, to discuss: - The global supply chain issues - How the California ports work - Why there is no easy fix - How Ross thinks we can fix the problem - Our over dependence on Southeast Asia - Woes of the Cold War mentality + USD reserve status - Bitcoin as an extension of Natural Rights - much more Follow Ross on Twitter Check out his Substack Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.09.27

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 122:19

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - bitcoin.org compromised - missouri mayor to give all residents $1K worth of bitcoin - three new iOS zero day exploits - african bitcoin exchange Yellow Card raises $15M in investment - Samourai supports Tor Foundation with $50K donation - President Biden and Treasury Secretary Yellen express support of wealth taxes - Samourai Wallet v0.99.97a - Sparrow Wallet v1.5.0 - Bisq v1.7.4 - Btcpayserver v1.2.4 - Fully Noded v0.2.27 - Nix-bitcoin v0.0.52 - Simple Bitcoin Wallet v2.1.14 - Immortan v0.2.5 - Rust-lightning v0.0.101 - Bluewallet rn-ldk v0.2.14 - OnionShare v2.4 - blockstream satellite walkthrough - verifone to accept bitcoin payments via bitpay - AP links bitcoin usage to extremist groups - CIA had plans to kidnap or assassinate Assange Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins Compass Mining

    #272: Evergrande, sovereign debt, and the convergence of bitcoin + the energy sector with Greg Foss

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 70:35

    Join Marty as he sits down with Greg Foss the boss, of Validus Power, to discuss: - The ongoing Evergrande situation - Will its collapse cause contagion? - Is it similar to Lehman? - Global supply chain issues - Bitcoin + Energy - much more Follow Greg on Twitter Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin week of 2021.09.20

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 106:40

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - tax change in infrastructure bill - wasabi wallet 2.0 blog - el salvador owns 700 bitcoin - compass adds at home mining option - chainalysis runs a block explorer to track users - Simple Bitcoin Wallet v2.1.12 - Blue Wallet v6.2.7 - Lightning Terminal v0.5.1-alpha - Immortan v0.2.4 - gladstein on el salvador - US Treasury sanctions Russian bitcoin exchange - Doconomy carbon limits credit card - Evergrande - UK nat gas crisis Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io

    Citadel Dispatch e39 - running a lightning routing node and plebnet with @phjlljp, @rajwinder, and @aehw1

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 83:10

    EPISODE: 39 BLOCK: 701600 PRICE: 2406 sats per dollar TOPICS: running your own lightning routing node, plebnet, optimizing for routing fees, onchain fee market, reputation systems @phjlljp: https://twitter.com/phjlljp @rajwinder: https://twitter.com/rajwinder @aehw1: https://twitter.com/aehw1 Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.09.13

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 112:24

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - HRF provides 3.75 bitcoin in development grants - el salvador bitcoin tax exemptions for foreigners - imessage zero click exploit - Bitcoin Core v22.0 - Simple bitcoin wallet v2.0.12 - Zap android v0.5.1-beta - Umbrel v0.4.2 - Nix-bitcoin v0.0.5 - namecheap has done 190k bitcoin transactions since implementing btcpayserver a year ago - crew energy mining bitcoin - lagarde thinks bitcoin isn't currency - fode diop, bitcoin + senegal - aswath damodaran ESG blog Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

    Citadel Dispatch e38 - improving your bitcoin mining setup with @bigcohoo, @janbraiins, @coinheated, @roninminer, @upstreamdatainc, and @martybent

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 155:37

    EPISODE: 38 BLOCK: 700568 PRICE: 2150 sats per dollar TOPICS: improving your bitcoin mining setup, using custom firmware, immersion mining, stratum v2, hosted mining, coinbase rewards, upstreamdata black box @bigcohoo: https://twitter.com/bigcohoo @janbraiins: https://twitter.com/janbraiins @coinheated: https://twitter.com/coinheated @roninminer: https://twitter.com/roninminer @upstreamdatainc: https://twitter.com/upstreamdatainc @martybent: https://twitter.com/martybent Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.09.06

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 121:16

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - bitcoin is now legal tender in el salvador - bullbitcoin adds lightning support - irs undercover operation on localcryptos p2p exchange - mastercard acquires ciphertrace - Phoenix v1.4.17 - Simple Bitcoin Wallet v2.0.9 - Caravan v0.3.11 - Mempool v2.2.2 - BlueWallet v6.2.5 - Btcpayserver v1.2.3 - this month in bitcoin privacy - intro to samourai wallet, wednesdays at 1800 UTC - blockstream and macquarie form 'green' bitcoin mining partnership - new law in ukraine legalizes and regulates bitcoin trading - bitcoin is for everyone campaign Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

    #271: Health v. Control, the decay of empires, and Bitcoin as Freedom money with George Gammon

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 90:45

    Join Marty as he sits down with George Gammon to discuss: - The COVID reaction; is it about health or control? - The erosion of civil liberties - The emergence of states asserting their autonomy - Trends that emerged as empires have fallen throughout history - Bitcoin as Freedom money - How weak men are creating hard times - much more Follow George on Twitter Check out George's YouTube Channel Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

    Citadel Dispatch e0.3.7 - building software from source code with @achow101 and @craigraw

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 104:36

    EPISODE: 0.3.7 BLOCK: 699517 PRICE: 2170 sats per dollar TOPICS: building software from source code, reproducible builds, reducing trust, coin selection, coin control, coinjoin @achow101: https://twitter.com/achow101 @craigraw: https://twitter.com/craigraw Streamed live every tuesday: https://citadeldispatch.com twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

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    #270: Better Understanding Monetary Reset with LaserHodl

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 172:13

    Join Marty as he sits back down with LaserHodl to continue their conversation about Monetary Reset. Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.08.29

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 87:21

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - salvadorian gov approves $150M bitcoin trust - twitter beta testing lightning tipping service through strike partnership - simple bitcoin wallet v2.0.5 - specter desktop v1.6.0 - specter diy v1.6.0 - seedsigner v0.4.4 - blue wallet v6.2.4 - coldcard v4.1.3 - human rights foundation bitcoin academy for activists 4th and 5th - adopting bitcoin lightning summit in el salvador nov 16 Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital Braiins

    #269: Hollywood, the NBA, China and Bitcoin with Chris Fenton

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 52:44

    Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Fenton, author of Feeding the Dragon: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, & American Businesses, to discuss: - Chinese propaganda in Hollywood - China + the NBA - How interconnected are the US and Chinese markets? - What is needed to combat the CCP at the business level? - much more Follow Chris on Twitter Check out Feeding the Dragon Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

    #268: Q2 Global Monetary Base Update with Matthew Mežinskis

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 109:11

    Join Marty as he sits down with Matthew Mežinskis to discuss his report on the Q2 2021 Global Monetary Base. Follow Matthew on Twitter Check out the report here Check out cryptovoices.com Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

    #267: Free private cities, economic zones, and gradual progress with Rahim Taghizadegan

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 65:58

    Join Marty as he sits down with Rahim Taghizadegan, President of Free Private Cities, to discuss: - Citadels - Creating free private cities - How economic zones work - Examples of successful free private cities - How to get started - Where are free cities most likely to pop up? - much more Follow Rahim on Twitter Check out Free Private Cities Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

    Citadel Dispatch e0.3.6 - privacy focused open source routers with @jamesob and @_k3tan

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 78:32

    EPISODE: 0.3.6 BLOCK: 697424 PRICE: 2067 sats per dollar TOPICS: simple tips for securing your home network, privacy focused open source routers, pfsense, freshtomato, pc engines apu, hosted vs self hosted vpns @jamesob: https://twitter.com/jamesob @_k3tan: https://twitter.com/_k3tan Streamed live every tuesday: HTTPS://CITADELDISPATCH.COM twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    #266: Complacency in the US, reworking public education, and changing the system from within w/ Blake Masters

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 71:23

    Join Marty as he sits down with Blake Masters, COO of Thiel Capital - President of The Thiel Foundation - Running for US Senate in Arizona, to discuss: - Why leave the private sector for the Senate? - What policies are important to focus on? - Complacency in the US - The pitfalls of public education - Energy policy - Balkanization - Bitcoin Permanent Funds - much more Follow Blake on Twitter Support his run for the Senate Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it's never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.08.16

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 81:33

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - bitcoinsmiles.org crowdfunding campaign launches to provide dental care to salvadorians - bitmex demonstrates new proof of reserves and liabilities method - bull bitcoin acquires veriphi - bitmex, deribit, binance, bitfinex, and others are using shyft for 'travel rule' compliance - binance hires former IRS official - unchained capital sponsoring mempool project and implementing fee estimation - mempool v2.2.1 - joinmarket v0.9.1 - joininbox v0.6.0 - nix-bitcoin v0.0.49 - zap desktop v0.7.4-beta - rust lightning v0.0.100 - simple bitcoin wallet v2.0.2 - blockstream launches new mining service targeting stranded renewable energy - founder of helix bitcoin mixer pleads guilty - tmobile data breach leaves up to 100M customers exposed - terrorist watchlist exposed, includes data on 2M people - digital identity cards and biometric data collected by US in Afghanistan may be used by Taliban against opposition - robinhood rev 40% crypto, 62% of that doge - vitalik and musk join doge foundation board Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App Unchained Capital HodlHodl Braiins

    Citadel Dispatch e0.3.5 - bitcoin tuesday happy hour

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 148:37

    EPISODE: 0.3.5 BLOCK: 696280 PRICE: 2228 sats per dollar TOPICS: happy hour open ended discussion, narratives, supply chain issues, hyperinflation, stagflation, proof of work, mining with stranded energy, bitcoin legal tender law in el salvador Streamed live every tuesday: HTTPS://CITADELDISPATCH.COM twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ bitcointv: https://bitcointv.com/video-channels/citadeldispatch/videos telegram: https://t.me/citadeldispatch​ support the show: https://tippin.me/@odell stream sats to the show: https://podcastindex.org/apps join the sphinx tribe: https://tribes.sphinx.chat/t/citadeldispatch

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.08.09

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 129:40

    This week Marty and Matt discuss: - infrastructure bill amendments fail - beyer bill proposed - large number of potential malicious bitcoin nodes graphing the network - compass mining provides $80K grant to Jon Atack - bitmex pays $100M to resolve charges with CFTC and FinCEN - lightning addresses using lnurl - phoenix v1.4.15 - specter v1.5.1 - trezor suite v21.8.1 - btcpayserver v1.2.0 - mining bitcoin at home - cuba and bitcoin by gladstein - lightning liquidity management guide by lopp - bitcoin 2022 april 6-9 in miami beach Shoutout to this week's sponsors. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. HodlHodl. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

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