On today's show I am thrilled to be talking with Nick Pudar in Detroit, Michigan. Nick takes us on a journey to a place that very few people even know exists. That place is the brain wallet where it is now possible to store a small or a large amount of bitcoin wealth in your memory. We talk about Entropy, Diceware, bathtubs and 50 million, billion Jupiter water balloons. Nick does a fantastic job of helping us understand the true dangers of bitcoin brain wallets and the true value of them as well. Join us please on this terrifying and exhilarating journey into the mind.
I also have a special treat for everyone today as I read the newest short fiction by the Bitcoin Community's favorite Author of fiction, Max Hernandez. The Song of Ashok is a short but compelling tale of the trials experienced by a young man trying to escape a war torn country with his family’s wealth hidden in a song that he has memorized. And you guessed it, that song is a brain wallet!
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Ode to Satoshi lyrics & melody by John Barrett
Copyright 2014 RJM Publishing - BMI Nashville.
Lead Vocal, Harmony Vocals, Harmonica, Snare Drum: John Barrett
Harmony vocals: John Barrett, Connie Sinclair and Lij Shaw
Guitar: Jonathan Brown
Mandolin: Ben Miller
Bass Guitar: Michael Rinne
Initial tracks recorded by Mark Thornton of Sidekick Sound Studios, Madison, TN.
All other tracks Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at The Toy Box Studio, Nashville, Tennessee
Engineer: Lij Shaw. Assistant to engineer: Don The Don Bates
Produced by John Barrett & Elijah Lij Shaw
Special thanks to Alan Baird for his dobro, guitar and mandolin playing on many of the shows. Now that’s some pickin man! Thanks also to Alex Munoz Guijarro for his excellent pedal steel playing on many of our shows.
Interviews for this episode were recorded and edited by John Barrett at The Tree House Studio - Nashville, Tennessee. All shows are produced by John Barrett with the moral support of his trusty sidekick Maxwell Rascalnikov CoyoTe Rex, aka Max.
Theme song Gravy by the band, Eleanor Roosevelt with Lij on fiddle.
And a big thank you to the moral support from my friends at The Tennessee Bitcoin Alliance: TennesseeBitcoin.org
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