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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #268 - Reality and The Beautiful Dream

    November 28th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Episode 268... Earlier this 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 bring you the first two talks from that event. If you've educated yourself about Bitcoin on the internet, chances are good you've run across [James D'Angelo](https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgo7FCCPuylVk4luP3JAgVw) and his long running series of educational videos. We end todays episode with his talk Bitcoin Governance: The Decentralization Myth. But first, Economist [Garrick Hileman](http://www.garrickhileman.com/) sits down with [Brian Forde](https://twitter.com/BrianForde) for a wide ranging talk on cryptocurrency trends, where we've been and where we're going. Read More
    Categories: The Ether Review, General

    The Ether Review #6 - Devcon 1 Debrief

    November 27th, 2015 by Legendface66
    On today's show we have a panel of Devcon attendees. **Alex Amsel, Hudson Jameson** and **Jack du Rose.** We discuss the Ethereum community, the development state of the consensus process, storage solutions, Free My Vunk, Slock, Oraclize and much more. **[Note: This episode does not contain a magic word.]** Alex Amsel: [newretro.org](http://newretro.org) Hudson Jameson: [hudsonjameson](https://goo.gl/MvXLHR) Jack du Rose: [colony.io](http://colony.io) Production and Editing... Read More
    Categories: The Crypto Show

    The Crypto Show: John Kiriakou, CIA Whistleblower, and Evan Duffield of Dash

    November 26th, 2015 by TheCryptoShow
    We start the show off with an interview of **Evan Duffield** of Dash formerly known as DarkCoin. Then we're joined by **John Kiriakou**, the former CIA agent charged with espionage for his role in exposing torture by the CIA. Water boarding, secret prisons and FBI frame jobs, creating terrorists who were never there before the FBI created them. Read More
    Categories: Tipping Point

    Tipping Point: Making the Holidays Happier for Needy Children

    November 25th, 2015 by dmnyc

    The leading non-profit organization, Children of Bellevue, devotes its efforts to providing companionship, support, and smiles to the pediatric patients of New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. The founders of Tipping Point will donate gifts to children from the ages of 6 months to 17 years. Tipping Point invites you to help make the holidays happier for needy children in the hospital.

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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! Classic #267 - Virtual Worlds, Real Money

    November 24th, 2015 by adam
    Let's Talk Bitcoin! Classic #267 ####Originally aired in February 2014. Shownotes for Let's Talk Bitcoin #86 - Virtual Worlds, Real Money Adam sits down with Richard Garriott about money, games, cryptocurrency, the intersection between games developers and national governments, Valve's publish-as-a-protocol. This is the full length version of the interview and includes a discussion of LTBcoin. Read More
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    Categories: SovereignBTC

    SovereignBTC #77 Joe Withrow How to Survive the Great Reset

    November 23rd, 2015 by SovBTC
    In this episode of the SovereignBTC Podcast, John Bush interviews Joe Withrow, author of The Individual is Rising, on the dark history of the US Dollar, the impending "Great Reset", and how you and yours can weather the financial storm. Buy the book on Brave New Books' online store here: [The Individual is Rising](http://bravenewbookstore.myshopify.com/products/the-individual-is-rising) MAGIC WORD - thanks for listening ***Get 15% off all products on [BraveNewBookstore.com](http://br... Read More
    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB106 - Christian Decker: Scaling Bitcoin With Duplex Micropayment Channels

    November 23rd, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    Christian Decker is a PhD student at ETH Zurich, where he is currently finishing up the world's first PhD thesis entirely about Bitcoin. The computer scientist has been part of the Bitcoin community since 2009 and just recently turned off his last miner after 6.5 years! We talked about the current scalability debate and what his research indicated what blocksize could reasonably be handled today. We also discussed his proposal for Duplex Micropayment Channels. Like the Lightning Network, ... Read More
    Categories: The Crypto Show

    The Crypto Show: Scott Horton of AntiWar.com and John Clore, Creator of D-Vasive

    November 23rd, 2015 by TheCryptoShow
    The first hour and fifteen minutes, we spend with Scott Horton, who really breaks down current mess with ISIS, Paris, the refugees, and who's at fault. Scott is a contributor to Antiwar.com, AntiwarRadio, and ScottHorton.org. The last half of the show we talk with John Clore, the creator of DVasive pro app, a John McAfee product. This app shuts down spyware from trying to access your phone or PC functions, camera, mic, etc. It also has a feature to block Stingray and Kingfish, the government data grabs we hear so much about. Read More
    Categories: General

    'Real Big Data: How to Leverage Bitcoin Blockchains for Unlimited Storage,' by Shankar Narayanan

    November 22nd, 2015 by sgsshankar

    Bitcoin has evolved so much as a currency, considering its volatile nature. Amazon, Target, Namecheap, and Dell accept Bitcoins as payment. Bitcoin is evolving beyond its value as an e-currency and its ability for instant transfer. The technology and mathematical concepts around it make it an interesting application for common everyday problems such as storing big data.

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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #265 Classic Episode: Exploring Bitcoin with Amir Taaki

    November 21st, 2015 by adam
    ##On Episode 265... ####Original Aired June 2014 Shownotes for Let’s Talk Bitcoin Episode 106 – Exploring Bitcoin with Amir Taaki Today's episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin! finds hosts Adam B. Levine, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, and Stephanie Murphy sitting around the table with Amir Taaki in Toronto, Canada. Amir is a core bitcoin developer, lead developer of libbitcoin, a core collaborator at DarkWallet, CoinJoin, and many other leading open source initiatives. Read More
    Categories: General

    EverdreamSoft Could Be the King of Crypto Gaming

    November 21st, 2015 by OurEverydayEarth
    As a crypto enthusiast and amateur investor, I spend a lot of time wondering what factors will drive adoption of various cryptocurrencies and assets. A recent news article caught my attention. Game developer, King, was recently purchased by Activision Blizzard, Inc. for a tidy sum of [US$5.9 billion](http://techcrunch.com/2015/11/02/activision-blizzard-acquires-candy-crush-maker-king-digital-entertainment-for-5-9-billion/#.rwvh5gm:m6vZ)! Could it be a matter of time for EverdreamSoft? Read More
    Categories: Tipping Point

    Tipping Point: Using Bitcoin to Aid Charity in India

    November 20th, 2015 by sgsshankar

    Bitcoin can be a boon towards charity and causes, especially for a growing country like India. I've had the opportunity to extend the ChangeCup movement and bring it from New York City into India, in a vision to create a unified solution for noble causes.

    ​This is the first article in the new column Tipping Point, ​devoted to exploring the positive impact of micro-donations on humanitarian and charitable causes around the world.

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    Categories: The Crypto Show

    The Crypto Show: Angela Keaton of AntiWar.com and Blake Anderson of the Bitcoin Group

    November 19th, 2015 by TheCryptoShow
    Angela Keaton of AntiWar.com talks about the Haiku contest in which you could win 0.5 BTC for writing an anti-war haiku using the hashtag #WhyImAntiWar. We cover a few other issues with Angela before turning to Blake Anderson about the Bitcoin price and the Blockchain Alliance. We also get into the Syria issue a little bit. Read More
    Categories: General

    Strange Democracy, by Andy Tudhope

    November 19th, 2015 by cryptowanderer
    I recently had a conversation with a friend who runs a leadership programme for high school kids. Suffering from generational dissonance, this friend asked me what my thoughts on leadership for the modern age were and what the most important things to teach leaders of the future might be. How could they instill, he asked, ideas like integrity, ethics, and a strong sense of community when the examples we youngsters have before us are almost to a man corrupt, inefficient, and out of touch with ... Read More
    Categories: The Bitcoin Game

    The Bitcoin Game #30: The Biggest Blockchain Company You've Never Heard Of

    November 19th, 2015 by Rob
    Hello, welcome to episode 30 of *The Bitcoin Game.* I'm Rob Mitchell. What’s the oldest blockchain company you can think of? What if I told you a Blockchain company in Estonia called Guardtime was founded before the Bitcoin white paper was released? And what if I told you they are now a highly profitable company, doing large amounts of business with government, the world’s largest defense contractor, and a multinational communication technology company? I only found out about Guardtime... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #25 - App Time

    November 18th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### We take an aside from the SAFE Network School this week due to time constraints. But we do take a bit of time to visit with Francis Brunelle from the Montreal SAFE Pod and get some insights about app development on the SAFE Network. The doors are open to those who are ready to start making meaningful apps for the network. ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's listener awar... Read More
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #264 - Understanding Credits and Private Blockchains

    November 17th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Today's Show * [Matthew Zipkin](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/pinheadmz) speaks with Nick Williamson of the Private/Public Blockchain Platform known as [Credits](http://www.credits.vision/) Read More
    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB105 – Vlad Zamfir: Bringing Ethereum Towards Proof-Of-Stake With Casper

    November 16th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    With Proof-of-Stake (PoS) a blockchain is secured not by spending an external resource such as electricity but by using value internal to the chain itself. The promise of higher security at a lower cost is what also drives Ethereum to plan a move away from Proof-of-Work to PoS in the future. Ethereum researcher Vlad Zamfir, who leads their effort in the complex search for the optimal PoS consensus system joined us for an in-depth discussion of the challenges of PoS, the approach Casper is tak... Read More
    Categories: The Crypto Show

    The Crypto Show: From the Silk Road to Islam via Paris

    November 16th, 2015 by TheCryptoShow
    In the first part of the show, co-hosted by Julia Tourianski of Brave the World, we talk with actor Alex Winter at a screening of *Deep Web.* In the second part, we part we talk with Hesham El-Meligy of Muslims4Liberty about the attacks in Paris and Lebanon, as well as media deception and Islamophobia. We hope the general public will consider this perspective before the one of "mob rules." Read More

    XCP Update 11/15: Art and Tokens

    November 15th, 2015 by pooktwo
    **This show is not intended for investment advice.** #Episode 22 ###In the original release of the podcast I announced a Counterparty Development contest. This is still proposed at this point and I apologize for announcing early. More information will be available as soon as its ready. ##Counterparty News * Counterparty released a [community update](http://counterparty.io/news/counterparty-community-update-nov-7/?utm_content=buffer19c9a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_ca... Read More