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    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB97 – Paul Sztorc: Truthcoin & Prediction Markets, From Information-Overload To Crowd Intelligence

    September 21st, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    Prediction markets are considered one of the most promising applications of blockchain technology. Although the concept and some early implementations have existed for years, decentralized prediction markets present a number of advantages to their centralized counterparts. Paul Sztorc joins us to discuss Truthcoin, a “Peer-to-Peer Oracle Protocol which absorbs accurate data into a blockchain so that Bitcoin-users can speculate in Prediction Markets”. We dive deep to explore the advan... Read More
  • 10 Comments
    47,134 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin #248 It Ain't the Heat, It's the Humility

    September 19th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [**Adam**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) sits down with [Eli Dourado](https://twitter.com/elidourado) to talk about Forks, Governance and what Our Future might hold. --- ###Subscribe to the [**LTBn All Podcasts feed**](http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheDailyBitcoinShow) or the [**Let's Talk Bitcoin! show only feed**](http://feeds.feedburner.com/ltb/ltb) and never miss an episode again. --- #Sponsors: #**Tokenly** ---- ##Credits for Episod... Read More
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    The Tatiana Show with guests Brennan Byrne of Clef & director Jeremiah Rounds

    September 18th, 2015 by TatianaMoroz
    In this episode of The Tatiana Show, Tatiana interviews Brennan Byrne, CEO of Clef, and Jeremiah Rounds, director of the independent film, Liberty: A documentary about freedom in America. Byrne discusses password security storage, looks at how people leave themselves vulnerable to data compromise, and explains how Clef has addressed these problems. He and Tatiana also talk about privacy issues and ways in which people can protect their personal data. Liberty: A documentary about freedom in... Read More
  • 17 Comments
    54,227 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #247 Understanding the New Economy Movement

    September 15th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [Matthew Zipkin](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/pinheadmz) speaks with the Core Development team behind the [New Economy Movement (NEM)](http://nem.io/). ---- #Sponsors: ###[Tokenly](http://tokenly.com) ###[**KeepKey Hardware Wallet**](http://getkeepkey.com) (*Available Q3 2015*) --- ##Credits for Episode 247 Image Credit: https://www.jisc.ac.uk/news/uk-university-it-staff-being-excluded-from-transnational-education-delivery-finds-joint-sector... Read More
  • 9 Comments
    47,885 views
    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB96 – John Clippinger: Developing A Social Ecosystem Of Trusted, Self-Healing Digital Institutions

    September 14th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    It is often said that technology is neutral. It’s certainly commonplace for Bitcoin to be thought of as such. In reality, technologies may be characterized as an embodiment of human intention, and therefore, cannot be considered as culturally or politically neutral. At least, this is the opinion of our guest, John Clippinger. A research scientist at MIT Media Lab and CEO of ID3, a nonprofit which aims to deploy a new generation of trusted digital institutions, John has spent the last seven... Read More
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    XCP Weekly Update #16 - Joel and Thomas from SWARM

    September 13th, 2015 by pooktwo
    #Weekly Update #16: Robert Ross is a Counterparty Foundation Community Director and the Director of FoldingCoin Inc. Each week Robert and various guests will bring you the news of what has been going on in the Counterparty communities and also touching base on the other Bitcoin 2.0 communities. I am happy to announce the ability for paid sponsorship’s. I accept any Counterparty Token that is on CoinMarketCap.com in addition to TOPFOLDER tokens, please click below [![](https://xcpasset... Read More
  • 18 Comments
    62,188 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #246 Smart Contracts with Nick Szabo

    September 12th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [**Adam**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam), [**Stephanie**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/stephanie) and [**Andreas**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) spend an hour with crypto-scholar of note [Nick Szabo](https://twitter.com/NickSzabo4) in a wide ranging discussion covering Smart Contracts, Bitcoin and Blockchains. You can find more of Nicks perspective at his [homepage](http://szabo.best.vwh.net/) or [blog](http://unenumerated.b... Read More
  • 5 Comments
    45,231 views
    Categories: The Africoin Report

    The Africoin Report #4: Introducing Mr. Carl to Bitcoin

    September 11th, 2015 by cherotech
    Carl Humper, Jr. (Mr. Carl) is the CEO of [Sierra Leone Music Television](http://slmtvbeatz.com/radio/?page_id=318) (SLMTV). He is the first guy I met in my community to discuss bitcoin and my project, SLBNet. Read More
  • 10 Comments
    50,481 views
    Categories: The Bitcoin Game

    The Bitcoin Game #25 - Mining At Scale with Marco Streng

    September 10th, 2015 by Rob
    Hello, welcome to episode 25 of *The Bitcoin Game*, I'm Rob Mitchell. If I were to meet Marco Streng on the street, I’d never guess he hands-on controls perhaps the largest amount of hashing power in the world. Marco is the CEO and cofounder of Genesis mining, a company that mines for profit, and also offers cloud mining. I met Marco back at the State Of Digital Money conference in Los Angeles earlier this year, as he was one of the speakers. I've always been skeptical about cloud minin... Read More
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #16 René van de Polder, Proponent of the Exponent

    September 9th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### René van de Polder is very involved in a number of projects in the crypto space, most especially the SAFE Network. He shares his thoughts and experiences as a participant in various projects and his experiences as a forum moderator. He also has some great insights as to the expansion of technical progress and the SAFE Network in particular. ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week... Read More
  • 6 Comments
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    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #245 Omni (mostly) Uncut!

    September 8th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [**Adam**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) speaks with Patrick Dugan of the Omni Project (formerly known as Mastercoin) about this wide ranging project, their bounties and upcoming relaunch. --- ##Links * [Omni Wallet](http://omniwallet.org) * [Omni Main Page](http://omnilayer.com) * [Omni Foundation](http://omni.foundation) * [Omni's Recommended Market](poloniex.com/exchange#btc_msc) * [Omni Testing Page](http://www.omnilayer.org/#!testin... Read More
  • 7 Comments
    49,514 views
    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB95 – Adam Back: Why Bitcoin Needs A Measured Approach To Scaling

    September 7th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    As the debate about forks, the blocksize and decision making in Bitcoin continues, we are joined by Adam Back. Adam is best known for his invention hash-cash which became one of the fundamental building blocks of Bitcoin. He is also the inventor of the sidechains concept and founder and president of Blockstream, the single biggest employer of Bitcoin core developers. With Adam we talked about the different blocksize proposals and how a decentralized cryptocurrency should be governed in ge... Read More
  • 6 Comments
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    Categories: The New Renaissance

    Does UBER Know It's the NAPSTER of the Decentralized Sharing Economy?

    September 7th, 2015 by adam

    In March of 2014, David Johnston, an influential early adopter and angel investor in the cryptocurrency space coined what he called “Johnston's Law”.

    “Anything that can be decentralized, will be decentralized.”

    It's a bold statement

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    The New Renaissance #4 - Continuity and a Call For Collaborators

    September 6th, 2015 by adam
    #On Todays Show * Adam & Arthur talk about Continuity, Automation, Nam-shubs and how You can help make TNR a better show ##[**Arthur S. Falls**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/legendface66) and [**Adam B. Levine**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) are pleased to present the fourth episode in their new, twice monthly (mostly) show exploring the intersection of **disruption**, **open source** and **the individual** which they call *[The New Renaissance](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/the-new-renaissance)*. --- Read More
  • 7 Comments
    49,196 views

    XCP Weekly Update #15 - The SWARM Article

    September 6th, 2015 by pooktwo
    #Weekly Update #14: Robert Ross is a Counterparty Foundation Community Director and the Director of FoldingCoin Inc. Each week Robert and various guests will bring you the news of what has been going on in the Counterparty communities and also touching base on the other Bitcoin 2.0 communities. I am happy to announce the ability for paid sponsorship’s. I accept any Counterparty Token that is on CoinMarketCap.com in addition to TOPFOLDER tokens, please click below [![](https://xcpasset... Read More
  • 4 Comments
    49,859 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #244 - Investing in the Blockchain

    September 5th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * We listen in to the [Investing in the Blockchain Panel](http://www.keynote2015.com/session/investing-in-the-blockchain/) at the recent [Keynote 2015 Conference](http://www.keynote2015.com/) * EVAN HANSEN (Moderator) * BILL TAI * STEVE WATERHOUSE * BROCK PIERCE * RAFE FURST * MARC VAN DER CHIJS --- ###Subscribe to the [**LTBn All Podcasts feed**](http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheDailyBitcoinShow) or the [**Let's Talk Bitcoin! show only feed**](http://feeds.feedb... Read More
  • 11 Comments
    46,268 views
    Categories: The Africoin Report

    The Africoin Report #3: Flooding in Freetown

    September 4th, 2015 by cherotech
    I live in a community called Old Wharf under the Wellington section, the eastern part of Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. My family and I have lived in this community for a good six years since we migrated from Kenema, the Eastern Province, in 2009. Read More
  • 8 Comments
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    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #15 Getting Technical, with Ben Bollen

    September 3rd, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Things are rocking at MaidSafe in Troon, and around the world, with the initial SAFE Network software installers just released. We talk with MaidSafe core developer Ben Bollen about the release and what it means (and what it doesn't mean), then go on to get technical about some very important improvements in the network architecture that are enabling incredible innovation as the project moves forward. The ants advance! ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic wo... Read More
  • 7 Comments
    48,233 views
    Categories: SovereignBTC

    SovereignBTC #72 Will Pangman of AirBitz

    September 3rd, 2015 by SovBTC
    In this edition of SovereignBTC Podcast, John Bush interviews Will Pangman of Airbitz on the value of decentralization, the bitcoin grassroots, and why AirBitz is such a kick-ass wallet. ####SOVEREIGNBTC PODCAST SPONSORS [The Individual is Rising](http://theindividualisrising.com/) - Joe Withrow's cutting edge book about the primacy of the individual over the state and other centralized institutions. The book examines monetary history, presents current economic analysis focusing on the ... Read More
  • 32 Comments
    50,316 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #243 - 'I Can't Bank with Bitcoin'

    September 1st, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * We listen in to a fireside chat at the recent [Keynote 2015 Conference](http://www.keynote2015.com/) with the three founders of Fintech startup [Token](https://twitter.com/token_io) as they explain how they came to cryptocurrency, its strengths, weaknesses and the product they created to fill the gap. --- ###Subscribe to the [**LTBn All Podcasts feed**](http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheDailyBitcoinShow) or the [**Let's Talk Bitcoin! show only feed**](http://feeds.feed... Read More