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    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB80 – Joseph Poon & Tadge Dryja: Scalability And The Lightning Network

    May 25th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    Since Gavin Andresen's proposal to increase the Bitcoin block size, how Bitcoin can scale to accommodate higher transaction volumes has been heatedly debated among developers. One of the most promising long-term options to allow near infinite scalability is the Lightning Network. Joseph Poon and Tadge Dryja, the co-authors of the whitepaper, joined us for a discussion of scalability and how the lightning network could allow massive numbers of off-chain transaction in a trustless way. Topi... Read More
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    Categories: Bitcoins and Gravy

    Bitcoins and Gravy #68: Are Cryptocurrencies & Appcoins Doomed?

    May 24th, 2015 by johnbarrett
    On today's show I speak with Daniel Krawisz, one of the founders of the Nakamoto Institute. Daniel and I discuss the merits and the pitfalls of Cryptocurrencies, Altcoins and Appcoins. What’s an appcoin? Well I guess you’ll just have to listen to the episode to find out now won't you? We also discuss Bitcoin's cypherpunk and crypto anarchism Roots. Halfway through the interview we get to hear my new single, Crypto (The Official Cryptocurrency Song) with vocals by our very own Rasta Mon J... Read More
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #215 Innovation On and Around the Blockchain

    May 23rd, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [Matthew Zipkin](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/pinheadmz) interviews **Melanie Shapiro**, CEO of [Case Wallet](www.choosecase.com), an advanced bitcoin hardware wallet coming soon. * [Adam B. Levine](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) chats with **Gideon Greenspan**, CEO of CoinSciences and creator of the [CoinSpark](http://coinspark.org/) protocol, a colored-coins style layer built on top of bitcoin that allows new and different abilities and weak... Read More
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    Uncoinventional Bitcoin Bus Tour Trouble with the Bus on the Final Leg Home

    May 22nd, 2015 by SovBTC
    This is the final update from the Uncoinventional Bitcoin Bus Road Trip! In this podcast you'll hear about the trials and tribulations that took place on the final leg of the trip. It was a rough and rocky road home but the Blush Family made it back and finally have the bus at home in Central Texas. Sorry for the delay in getting this podcast out. Listen to the podcast and learn how rough the final days of the trip were. After this podcast, we will return with another regular season of ... Read More
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    The Soul of Bitcoin - The Tatiana Show

    May 20th, 2015 by TatianaMoroz
    [**Tatiana Moroz**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/TatianaMoroz#activity) is a [pioneer](http://tatianamoroz.com/tatiana-coin/), a [musician](www.tatianamoroz.com) and an [entrepreneur](www.cryptomediahub.com). Join her this week on The Tatiana Show to talk about the possible futures for the Soul of Bitcoin - does it belong to banks or people? #On todays show: John Light and Chris DeRose. In this thoughtful discussion Tatiana, John, and Chris debate the merits of regulation and way... Read More
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #214 - Refreshing Perspectives

    May 19th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show Thanks to [Rob](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/rob) from the [Bitcoin Game](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/category/the-bitcoin-game) for recording content on todays show, live at the Texas Bitcoin Conference. * We listen in on the Bitcoin in Latin America Panel, featuring Chris & Danny of the [Crypto Show](http://cryptoshow.com) as Moderators The Panel Features: >* Helena Margarido * Guillermo Peña Pantin * Pablo Gonzalez * Jose Rodriguez --- ... Read More
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    Categories: P2P Connects Us

    P2P Connects Us Episode 18 - Kyle Drake

    May 18th, 2015 by john
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about the ongoing war on p2p exchange, a Filipino safe haven for ridesharing companies, cryptocurrency and earthships, the Ethereum Olympic release, and last but certainly not least, Kyle Drake joins the show to talk about Neocities and the permanent web. Time Magazine: "Report Finds Airbnb May Contribute to San Francisco’s Housing Woes" Airbnb rentals cut deep into SF housing stock, report says SF Board of Supervisors... Read More
  • The Tatiana Show with Guest Catherine Bleish

    May 18th, 2015 by TatianaMoroz

    Hey everyone! I started doing the Tatiana Show on Liberty.me a couple months ago. I got the OK to take the audio and share it here on LTB. I hope you like it! This week's guest is Catherine Bleish, an unschooling mom who has travelled with her husband and kids across America, spreading the word about bitcoin and freedom. On this episode, I talk with Cat about the Bitcoin Bus and how their journeys have evolved over the past three years.

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    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB79 – Rodolfo Novak: Coinkite And The Feature Factory

    May 18th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    Started in May 2013, Coinkite has by now almost advanced to senior citizen status in the short-lived Bitcoin startup space. CEO Rodolfo Novak joined us for a discussion about what drove their initial interest in Bitcoin, why they initially focused on providing 'bank-like' services and how they've transitioned to powering the infrastructure of countless Bitcoin startups with their API. We also discussed multi-sig and the business strategy they pursued that allowed them to be profitable and no... Read More
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #213 Undertow

    May 16th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [Stephanie](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/), [Andreas](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) and [Adam](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) discuss the recent [FINCEN settlement with Ripple](http://www.fincen.gov/news_room/nr/pdf/20150505.pdf) and its implications both for the protocol and the cryptocurrency space as a whole. --- ###Subscribe to the [**LTBn All Podcasts feed**](http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheDailyBitcoinShow) or the ... Read More
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    The Bitcoin Game #17 - Yoshi Goto, Nicolas Courtois & Shawn Wilkinson

    May 14th, 2015 by Rob
    Hello, welcome to episode 17 of *The Bitcoin Game*, I'm Rob Mitchell. In this episode I speak with Yoshi Goto of BitMain (maker of the AntMiner), outspoken cryptographer Nicolas Courtois, and Storj creator Shawn Wilkinson. These interviews took place at the 2015 Texas Bitcoin conference. Nicholas Courtois and Shawn Wilkinson were both speakers at this conference, while Yoshi Goto has presented at other Bitcoin events. [![alt text](https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7717/17596358146_58aedebc84_... Read More
  • 28 Comments
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #212 Hypercapitalsm and the Austrian Approach

    May 12th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show Thanks to [Rob](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/rob) from the [Bitcoin Game](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/category/the-bitcoin-game) for recording content on todays show, live at the Texas Bitcoin Conference. * [Austin Fatheree](http://austin-fatheree.blogspot.com/) shares his idea for "Hypercapitalism" and how it's possible with available technologies rightnow. He lays out his plan to tweak our concept of capitalism, change the incentives and empower the wor... Read More
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    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB78 – Trent McConaghy: Ascribe And The Internet Of Ownership

    May 11th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    The idea of using the Bitcoin blockchain to represent and track the ownership of off-chain assets is almost as old as Bitcoin itself. One of the startups that is pursuing this vision is Berlin-based Ascribe, which allows creators to register ('ascribe'), transfer and archive digital art. Ascribe CTO Trent McConaghy joined us for a fascinating discussion of their ambitious goals to enable a so-far elusive secondary market for digital art, help creators monetize their work and ultimately r... Read More
  • 36 Comments
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    Categories: Bitcoins and Gravy

    Bitcoins and Gravy #67 Brain Wallets Explained!

    May 11th, 2015 by johnbarrett
    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 we... Read More
  • 23 Comments
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #211 - The Slippery Slope

    May 9th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [Stephanie](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/stephanie), [Andreas](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) and [Adam](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) catch up on Andreas new business [Third Key Solutions](http://thirdkey.solutions) and Stephanies recently completed [audiobook "The Book of Satoshi"](http://www.amazon.com/Book-Satoshi-Collected-Writings-Nakamoto/dp/B00WFA7J0C/). Then, Andreas breaks down the [Bitcointalk.org subpoena](h... Read More
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    Categories: General

    Launching XCPassets.org

    May 6th, 2015 by pooktwo
    After going through the forums for Counterparty, I noticed that there have been many requests for a website that displays all of the actively developed tokens for Counterparty. So I decided to build [XCPassets.org](https://xcpassets.org/). Read More
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #210 Ancient History with Erik Voorhees

    May 5th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [Stephanie](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/stephanie), [Andreas](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) and [Adam](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) speak with Jon and Erik of [Shapeshift.io](http://shapeshift.io/) about Erik's long history in cryptocurrency, the opportunities he's identified and the businesses he's built. --- ##..."It demonstrated the power of Bitcoin to do old business models in a new way... Showing them that **someth... Read More
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    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB77 – Andreas M. Antonopoulos: Mastering Bitcoin

    May 4th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    Few question that educating people about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies is one of the most important and challenging tasks to achieve mass adoption. And perhaps even fewer disagree that there is no one more gifted at communicating the revolutionary potential of Bitcoin than Andreas M. Antonopoulos. A technologist, entrepreneur, LTB host and author, he has been speaking, writing and educating about Bitcoin for years and become one of the most popular people in the Bitcoin space. He joined u... Read More
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    Categories: Bitcoins and Gravy

    Bitcoins And Gravy #66: Pamela Morgan: Third Key Solutions is Here!

    May 3rd, 2015 by johnbarrett
    On today's show I interview attorney Pamela Morgan, the CEO of Third Key Solutions. Third Key Solutions provides consulting and cryptographic key management solutions for companies using decentralized digital currencies. Working closely with Andreas Antonopoulos who serves as the Chief Technology Officer and with Richard Kagan the Business Advisor, Pamela puts her entrepreneurial and legal skills to work to help her clients reduce risk in the Bitcoin sphere. Third Key Solutions can customize... Read More
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #209 The Tool for the Job

    May 2nd, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [Matthew](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/pinheadmz) speaks with Dan and Sebastien of [Syscoin](http://syscoin.org/), an alternative blockchain focused on utility. --- ##..."You could be running your [Prestashop](https://www.prestashop.com/) ecommerce based website that is everything that's always been familiar to you... **You've installed the Blockmarket plugin and sync'd your inventory** to the Syscoin Decentralized Marketplace on the blockchain and witho... Read More