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31,677 viewsCategories: SAFE Crossroads PodcastDecember 23rd, 2015 by fergish
grok [Martian] literally meaning "to drink" but taken to mean "to understand at a deep, intuitive level." (from the novel Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein, a story about a human raised by Martians)
In this Episode
Having explored the SAFE Network from end to end through our School series so far, in this Class we are finally ready let safecoin help spread our senses out through the SAFE Network as a whole. We can now begin to grok SAFE in fullness.
Now can...Read More
31,951 viewsCategories: GeneralDecember 23rd, 2015 by rockbarcellos
Recently, Brazil’s government ordered WhatsApp to shut down its services within the country. WhatsApp is widely adopted by Brazilians. In a country with a population of around 200 million, there are about 100 million users, and the ruling caused a massive reaction against the decision. People immediately sought ways to get around the block through the use of VPN services, in order to keep using the messaging service. Many migrated to other apps, such as Telegram.
Will such events cause an eventual migration to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin?Read More
32,957 viewsCategories: Bitcoins and GravyDecember 22nd, 2015 by johnbarrett
Let It Grow
To the tune of:
Let It Snow
By Jule Styne & Sammy Cahn, 1945
Lyrics by John Barrett
Copyright 2015 RJM Publishing
BMI – Nashville, Tennessee
Oh the currencies they’re all crashing
While my bitcoin friends are stashing
Deflation is all we know - so
Let It Grow, Let It Grow, Let It Grow
While the bankers are busy cryin
And the Wall Street crooks are fryin
My stash will be building - so
Let It Grow, Let It Grow, Let It Grow
32,805 viewsCategories: Epicenter BitcoinDecember 21st, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
With over 600,000 views, James D'Angelo's educational videos at the World Bitcoin Network are among the most popular resources on Bitcoin. Besides his excellent technical explanation, he has also been vocal about the dangers of the increasing centralization of mining.
James joined us to talk about his background as a rapper, the World Bitcoin Network, his proposal to use the Bitcoin blockchain to fight climate change and his argument that keeping Bitcoin decentralized would require sacrif...Read More
32,544 viewsDecember 21st, 2015 by TheCryptoShow
We take it on the road and visit the Factom office to talk with Paul Snow about Factom's recent add to Microsoft, the Texas Bitcoin Conference, and CISA, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act.
We talk with hacker Eijah, creator of Demonsaw, an anonymous file-sharing platform. He was also a dev for Grand Theft Auto 5.Read More
33,009 viewsCategories: Bitcoins and GravyDecember 20th, 2015 by johnbarrett
On today's show I head over to Tenn 16, one of East Nashville's great little eateries where I meet up with Melvin, Aaron, Kate and Bob of the New Nashville BitLunch meetup group. During lunch we talk about the youth unemployment crisis here and abroad, the miserable failure of a Vancouver bitcoin ATM machine, the prestigious Vanderbilt University Computer Science Department and everything else bitcoin related. The BitLunch meetup group is a revolving group of great folks who enjoy getting togeth...Read More
35,250 viewsCategories: The Africoin ReportDecember 20th, 2015 by ahmadmanga
32,539 viewsCategories: The Bitcoin GameDecember 19th, 2015 by Rob
Hello, welcome to episode 31 of The Bitcoin Game. I'm Rob Mitchell.
I used to run into Valerian Bennett frequently at Los Angeles Bitcoin Meetups in 2014. I thought he’d disappeared from the Bitcoin scene, only to realize how wrong I was. Valerian has taken his experience in mainstream television production, and combined it with his passion for Bitcoin, to create several online Bitcoin video services, with his partner, payment channels developer James Poole. I hope you enjoy our discussio...Read More
32,640 viewsDecember 19th, 2015 by JuanS.Galt
Andreas Antonopoulos makes the case against reputation and identity systems, arguing that with the invention of blockchains, multisignature transactions, and smart contracts, we can minimize default risk without reputation.Read More
32,969 viewsDecember 19th, 2015 by adam
On Episode 274 ...
Today we're talking about two exciting projects building more functionality on top of the Bitcoin protocol. We end todays show with Ryan Shea, one of the leads at the open source OneName.io project as he talks about the power of identity.
But first, capacity is one of the biggest challenges ahead of Bitcoin, The Lightning Network concept is one of the more promising approaches, and this probably isn't the first time you've heard about it. We kick things off with Tadge Drydja, one of the founders behind the startup implementation of lightning network for an inside look at the possibilities and an update on their progress.Read More
32,303 viewsCategories: The Ether ReviewDecember 18th, 2015 by Legendface66
On the first of this month, Roman Mandeleil and the Ether Camp team kicked off the first decentralised Ethereum-based hackathon. It offered a tremendous opportunity to see the developer community showcase the ideas that were simmering away behind the scenes. There were a ton of solid entries and hundreds of people active in the Ether Camp slack. All told, the event was a roaring success and showed that the grass roots development community is vibrant and active.Read More
32,271 viewsDecember 18th, 2015 by JuanS.Galt
Andreas Antonopoulos explains why companies will not bring financial inclusion to developing countries. I speak to him at LaBitConf 2015 in Mexico City. He outlines the conditions that would facilitate bringing Bitcoin to the “6 billion unbanked.”
He goes on to delineate four standards by which to find developing countries that are ripe for Bitcoin adoption.Read More
33,574 viewsDecember 17th, 2015 by TheCryptoShow
The First Hour
We talk to Simon Dixon of Bnk To the Future, a crowd-funding venture capital platform for select startups fintech and Bitcoin. Simon lays out some very interesting details on the banking industry and how bitcoin can and should replace it.
The Second Hour
We talk with Shawn and Ritchie from Potcoin. The guys share the history of Potcoin and how it can benefit cannabis based businesses.Read More
31,173 viewsCategories: The Africoin ReportDecember 16th, 2015 by DBFGhana
Dream Bitcoin Foundation, one of the leading bitcoin-related foundations based in Ghana, is embarking on a fundraising drive to raise money to put together a meal for the aged and young who live on the streets.
People living on the streets deserve the kindness, love, and good cheer that comes with the holidays and Christmas. In this season of love and abundance, we call on the esteemed Bitcoin community to help bring smiles and joy to their faces.Read More
33,091 viewsDecember 15th, 2015 by adam
On Episode 273 ...
Last month, I put on a suit and headed to San Francisco for the Future of Digital Currency and Blockchain conference. Today I'm pleased to share with you the second panel I moderated at the event entitled "Improving UX In Cryptosystems"
This panel features...
- Melanie Shapiro of Case Wallet
- Samo Drole of Coinbase
- Brennen Byrne of Clef
- Nicola Bacca of Ledger Wallet
33,022 viewsDecember 14th, 2015 by TheCryptoShow
Lyn Ulbricht talks about her recent heart attack that doctors literally labeled Broken Heart Syndrome. We also talk about the recent postponed appeal efforts and our continuing fundraising efforts. Special thanks to Cody Wilson for putting up another Ghost Gunner.
In the second hour, we talk with Zhou Tonged, the Weird Al of Bitcoin, and hear what's on the horizon for him. We also play a few of his songs.
*Original air date: December 13, 2015 on LogosRadioNetwork.com 89.1fm in Austin, TX....Read More
32,915 viewsCategories: Epicenter BitcoinDecember 14th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
Identity is probably one of the most important constructs in our society. In our modern world, protecting one’s identity has become complex, as we no longer rely solely on governments to prove who we are. In addition, most identity sources can be easily compromised. Credit cards and social security numbers weren’t developed with the Internet in mind, and other identifiers such as logins and passwords aren’t well suited truly secure authentication and authorization.
We’re joined b...Read More
47,709 viewsDecember 13th, 2015 by JuanS.Galt
34,060 viewsDecember 12th, 2015 by adam
On Episode 272 ...
Last month, I put on a suit and headed to San Francisco for the Future of Digital Currency and Blockchain conference.
This time we'll hear from...
Eric Lombrozo talks about the current reality behind Bitcoin Full nodes and some of his ideas for improving the situation in a talk called "Incentives for Full Nodes"
Peter Todd talks about the motivations and rationale behind Proof of Work in a talk called "The Good, Bad and Ugly of Proof of Work"
34,272 viewsCategories: The Ether ReviewDecember 11th, 2015 by Legendface66
Digix is a digital asset issuance and tracking platform built on Ethereum. It is designed to minimise KYC intrusion and offer physical asset shadowing, while offering the protection from loss of funds that customers expect of contemporary financial products. Digix appears to be on track to provide the most comprehensive and customer-oriented digital asset platform around. Initially, they will be offering gold-backed tokens using a powerful Proof Of Asset Certificate.
[Note: This episode does ...Read More
December 23, 2015SAFE Crossroads Podcast #28 SAFE Network School Class IX, Let's Grok Safecoin
December 23, 2015'Recent Actions by Government Could Motivate Brazilians to Adopt Bitcoin,' by Rock Barcellos
December 22, 2015Holiday Bitcoin Song: Let It Grow!
December 21, 2015EB110 - James D’Angelo: Satoshi's Big Mistake And The Centralization Of Bitcoin
December 21, 2015The Crypto Show: Paul Snow of Factom, and Eijah of Demonsaw and GTA5
December 20, 2015Bitcoins and Gravy EP #74: BitLunch & Bitcoin Music 2015
December 20, 2015The Africoin Report: 'ChangeTip Isn't Global Anymore,' by Ahmad Al-Hemmally
December 19, 2015The Bitcoin Game #31: Bitcoin, Micropayments, Action! With Valerian Bennett
December 19, 2015Disruptek.info: Andreas Antonopoulos Makes a Case Against Reputation and Identity Systems
December 19, 2015Let's Talk Bitcoin! #274 Starting Fires
December 18, 2015The Ether Review #9: Hack.ether.camp, Session 1
December 18, 2015Disruptek.info: ‘Companies Will Not Bring FinTech to the Third World’ — Andreas Antonopoulos
December 17, 2015The Crypto Show: Bnk To The Future's Simon Dixon, and Shawn & Ritchie from Potcoin
December 16, 2015The Africoin Report: Put Smiles on the Faces of the Needy This Festive Season
December 15, 2015Let's Talk Bitcoin! #273 Improving User Experience in Cryptocurrency Systems
December 14, 2015The Crypto Show: Lyn Ulbricht and Zhou Tonged, the End of Silk Road
December 14, 2015EB109 - Tim Pastoor: Rethinking Identity As A Decentralized Web Of Trust With Identifi
December 13, 2015Disruptek.info: Prime Minister of Pontinha Discusses Naming Bitcoin as Official Currency
December 12, 2015Let's Talk Bitcoin! #272 - Exciting Possibilities
December 11, 2015The Ether Review #8: Digix