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    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
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

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

    May 9th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [Stephanie](, [Andreas]( and [Adam]( catch up on Andreas new business [Third Key Solutions]( and Stephanies recently completed [audiobook "The Book of Satoshi"]( Then, Andreas breaks down the [ subpoena](h... Read More
    Categories: General


    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 []( Read More
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

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

    May 5th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [Stephanie](, [Andreas]( and [Adam]( speak with Jon and Erik of []( 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
    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
    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
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

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

    May 2nd, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [Matthew]( speaks with Dan and Sebastien of [Syscoin](, an alternative blockchain focused on utility. --- ##..."You could be running your [Prestashop]( 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

    Uncoinventional Bitcoin Bus Tour Day 8 & 9 BTC in Keene and the Bus' Brakes Need Some Love

    May 1st, 2015 by SovBTC
    In this Uncoinventional Living Bitcoin Bus Tour update John gives a recap of Days 8 and 9 with the family together on the bus for the first time taking a trip to Keene to check out Corner News, a newsstand that has accepted BTC for years. John also shares the results of using the WageCan Debit Card to pay for the car rental. Finally, the family get's the bus to a mechanic to look at the brakes, which would end up causing lots of troubles for the Blushes further down the road. LISTEN TO T... Read More
    Categories: Interviews

    Bitcoin Consumer Fair 2015

    April 29th, 2015 by pairmike
    #Shownotes * First, is a panel discussion with Eric Martindale of BitPay, Dmitry Murashchik of Mycelium, and Shawn Wilkinson of This panel was moderated by Stan Johnson. They explore several aspects and issues within the Bitcoin ecosystem. * Adella Toulon-Foerster is the Vice President of Coin Outlet, a distributor of Bitcoin ATMs focusing on the needs of the under banked. * Eric Martindale returns to talk about a history of BitPay and their new multi signature solution ca... Read More
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #208 Control and Responsibility

    April 28th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [Adam](, [Andreas]( and [Stephanie]( discuss improvements, trends, advantages and weaknesses as they've experianced them over the last few years. As bitcoin clients go native and adapt to the environments which surround them, are we gaining or losing? *This session was recorded the last week of March so some of the time refere... Read More
    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB76 – Emin Gün Sirer & Ittay Eyal: From Selfish Miners To The Miner's Dilemma

    April 27th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    Bitcoin's approach to solving the double spending problem is to make a collusion and attack on the network prohibitively expensive. One of the main factors that will determine Bitcoin's chance of survival in the long-term is whether the behavior that maximizes the profits of miners contributes to or sabotages the health of the network. The game theory that determines this is complex and our understanding of it still incomplete. But research is increasing and two people who have been at the fo... Read More
    Categories: P2P Connects Us

    P2P Connects Us Episode 17 - Meghan Murphy

    April 27th, 2015 by john
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about the recent Bittorrent Incorporated layoffs, the PopcornTime domain name suspension, crowdfunding for an immortal Library of Alexandria, and last but certainly not least, Meghan Murphy joins the show to talk about HandUp and their mission to help the homeless.Bitseed bitcoin full node hardwareokTurtles FoundationLet's Talk Bitcoin - "Gradual Progress"Bittorrent confirms layoffsuTorrent quietly installs cryptocurrency mining softwareBrian Hoffman ... Read More
    Categories: Bitcoins and Gravy

    Bitcoins and Gravy #65: Men Will Be Angels?

    April 26th, 2015 by johnbarrett
    On today's show I have the great privilege of speaking with Ian Panchevre. Ian is a political scientist from Yale whose primary studies include political theory and political psychology. Most recently, Ian has been researching the internal politics of the Bitcoin community. He's interested in both the "informal power networks" that have formed among miners and core developers, as well as the "formal power structures" like the Bitcoin Foundation. He will be self-publishing his research paper at ... Read More
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #207 - Unique Variations

    April 25th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [Adam]( speaks with Eric, Brandon and John - three of the founders behind Grantcoin whose belief distribution, incentives and a focus on merchant adoption are needed to reach a truly globally relevant token. We talk promise, pitfalls and who gets to decide if automated mining isn't the thing. > ##...Grantcoin is a way that people in their communities can participate in deciding where capital is going to flow... - Eric, Grant... Read More
    Categories: General

    Ghana's Dream Bitcoin Foundation Envisions Tools to Empower Young Minds

    April 25th, 2015 by Drimin
    My Name is [Philip Agyei Asare]( I am the founding president of Dream Bitcoin Foundation (DBF), a nonprofit organization that aims to empower young entrepreneurs in Ghana through education about entrepreneurship and cryptocurrencies. DBF's founders aim to stand on the leading edge of the liberty to which they are dedicated – for themselves and all of their fellow humans. We have developed a plan to bring about such liberty. For this, for this we need an office space to help us toward our goal of becoming a self-funding enterprise. Read More

    Uncoinventional Bitcoin Bus Tour Day 7 Keene, NH and FreeTalkLive WageCan Interview

    April 22nd, 2015 by SovBTC
    In this Ucoinventional Bitcoin Bus Tour update, John and Cat share their experience from Day 7 where John visited Keene, NH to try and get sponsor decals on the bus and sat in on the Free Talk Live radio show for an interview with Franky Hu, CEO of WageCan. At the same time, Cat and the kiddos went to the New Hampshire Sea Coast for an unschool meetup. This update includes an excerpt from the Free Talk Live episode about Uncoinventional and WageCan. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST TO LEARN THE MAGIC ... Read More

    The Bitcoin Game #16 - Meeting Bruce Fenton and Scott Rose

    April 22nd, 2015 by Rob
    Welcome to episode 16 of *The Bitcoin Game*, I'm Rob Mitchell. I was excited to talk to Bruce Fenton at the recent Texas Bitcoin Conference. It was a fun conversation, and I think it gives a good sense of Bruce as a person. He answered my questions about the exclusive Satoshi Roundtable Bitcoin retreat he organized, and filled me in about his impressive background in financial management. Our interview concluded with passionate exposition by Bruce. Note that we spoke before Bruce was elected ... Read More
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #206 Reflections with Bitcoins' First Felon

    April 21st, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [Stephanie](, [Andreas]( and [Adam]( speak with early entrepeneur Charlie Shrem. Additional Links: * []( * [Charlie's Blog]( * [Charlie Shrem on LTB Episode 87 "The Captive and the Mountain"]( Read More

    Uncoinventional Bitcoin Bus Tour Day 6 We Got the Bus and Then it Broke Down!

    April 20th, 2015 by SovBTC
    Listen in as John and Cat share their account of picking up the bus and then the bus breaking down. The family gives the lowdown while stuck in traffic on the George Washington Bridge in NYC. This update features an impromptu magic word for Aliana Elizabeth, John and Cat's three year old little girl. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST TO LEARN THE MAGIC WORD AND EARN LTBc! ####FOLLOW THE UNCOINVENTIONAL BITCOIN BUS TOUR Learn more here: Follow the Podcast here:... Read More
    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB75 – Paul Brody: Internet Of Things And The Democracy Of Devices

    April 20th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    As the cost of computing continues to plummet, the number of connected devices is increasing dramatically. In the future powerful computing capacity will be in billions of devices ranging from the lightbulb to the car door to new wearables. This new internet of things (IoT) will dramatically change our lives. Paul Brody, a Technology Strategist and the former VP of Mobile and IoT at IBM, joined us for a discussion of where the IoT is going. We discussed their white paper on why a decentr... Read More