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  • 6 Comments
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    Categories: General

    The Power of Nothing

    July 29th, 2015 by cryptowanderer
    This is a post about bitcoin and the zero, the omphalos, the womb that contains us all, that begins us all and welcomes us back when we have lived through whatever heaven or hell we make of this one life we are given. Read More
  • 4 Comments
    5,063 views
    Categories: SovereignBTC

    SovereignBTC #71 Dmitry Murashchik of Mycelium

    July 28th, 2015 by SovBTC
    In this episode of SovereignBTC, John Bush interviews Dmitry Murashchik, Community Manager at Mycelium. Dmitry is responsible for bringing community feedback about Mycelium Wallet and other applications to Mycelium Developers. In this interview, John and Dmitry talk about the latest from Mycelium, the the state of the economy, and insights surrounding the recent blockchain spam attacks. They also both revel in their disdain for all things government and regulation. Also in this podcast, ... Read More
  • 15 Comments
    52,154 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #234 Doublespends!

    July 28th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [**Andreas**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) and [**Adam**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) talk all about Doublespends in the bitcoin network. ###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. --- ##Credits for Episode 234 Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos... Read More
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    4,914 views
    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB89 – Greg Slepak: The Turtle Crawl Towards Internet Decentralization

    July 27th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    Amidst all the discussion of alternative uses of blockchains, it is often forgotten that the very first fork of Bitcoin, Namecoin, pursued a daring vision for a decentralized, censorship-resistant internet. Greg Slepak, co-founder of the okTurtles Foundation joined us for an interesting discussion of DNS, Namecoin and how blockchains can be used to decentralize the internet. Topics covered included: - What DNS is and the role it plays in the architecture of the internet - What man-in-th... Read More
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    5,513 views

    XCP Weekly Update #9 - Storj Development Update

    July 26th, 2015 by pooktwo
    This weeks episode is sponsored by [Tokenly](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/tokenly) – an open source company building tools to make tokens more useful and usable to everyone #Weekly Update #9: 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. You can find a compl... Read More
  • 4 Comments
    5,016 views

    The New Renaissance and Autonomous, Self Driving Cars

    July 26th, 2015 by adam
    ##[**Arthur S. Falls**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/legendface66) and [**Adam B. Levine**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/adam) are pleased to present the second episode in their new, twice monthly show exploring the intersection of **disruption**, **open source** and **the individual** which they call *[The New Renaissance](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/the-new-renaissance)*. --- #On Todays Show * Adam & Arthur speak with [Zack Kanter](http://qz.com/403628/... Read More
  • 16 Comments
    6,506 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin #233 - Recursive Iterations

    July 25th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [**Andreas**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) speaks at the recent Wired Money conference in one of his best talks to date. * **[John Ferguson](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/fergish)** shares his impressions and thoughts on what he terms the "Decentralization Itch" in a reading of his recently published article by the same title. --- ###Subscribe to the [**LTBn All Podcasts feed**](http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheDailyBitcoinShow) or th... Read More
  • 8 Comments
    4,396 views
    Categories: General

    The Decentralization Itch

    July 25th, 2015 by fergish
    *Decentralization.* The buzzword of our times. Increasing numbers and types of people are possessed of an elusive, but very real, visceral “itch” tied to the concept of decentralization. It’s hard to tell if the itch is caused by the concept or if the concept is simply being deployed in an effort to scratch the itch. It can have the appearance of both. “Decentralization, good; centralization, bad.” We see more and more sectors of society plugging this idea into their thoughts and... Read More
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    4,634 views

    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #9 SAFE Is For People

    July 22nd, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Today we have the pleasure of speaking with two members of the Project SAFE community, James Lindsey and David McCauley, about there involvement in the project and why they chose to invest their time and energy in helping it along. ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's listener award distribution of LTBcoin. Listeners now have a full week from the release date to submit a magic... Read More
  • 16 Comments
    5,734 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    LTB E232 - A Chain of Custody

    July 21st, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show * [**Adam**](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) and [**Stephanie**](http://smvoice.info) discuss the prospect, potential and threat of corporate blockchains. * **Adam** interviews **Pavlo**, CEO of [Blockverify](http://www.blockverify.io/) about how they're using a dual blockchain solution to track ownership of nearly everything to eliminate fraud, theft and other foul play. --- ###Subscribe to the [**LTBn All Podcasts feed**](http://feeds.feedburner.com/... Read More
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    The Tatiana Show with guest Connie Gallippi of BitGive

    July 21st, 2015 by TatianaMoroz

    Singer-songwriter and musician Tatiana Moroz returns for more crypto discussion on The Tatiana Show! This week, she is joined by Connie Gallippi, the Founder and Executive Director of the BitGive Foundation.

    On the show, Connie talks about the organization's fundraising efforts, including the #BitGiveAuction, and how the funds raised will help BitGive to continue its important global initiatives on behalf of the bitcoin community. She also announces the launch of BitGive's Bitcoin Charity 2....

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  • 7 Comments
    5,033 views
    Categories: Epicenter Bitcoin

    EB88 – Sian Jones: Bitlicense And The Regulatory Straitjacket

    July 20th, 2015 by epicenterbitcoin
    In this episode, we revisited the perennial topic of digital currency regulation with Siân Jones, our regulatory correspondent and founder of the regulation-focused virtual currency consultancy COINSULT. With the final version of the BitLicense, what may turn out to be the most influential document for digital currency regulation, is now out. Besides diving into many different aspects of the onerous BitLicense, we talked about California's coming rules, how Bitcoin startups will be affected... Read More
  • 18 Comments
    6,079 views
    Categories: General, Guest Blog

    Peer to Peer Since the Beginning [Updated With Video]

    July 20th, 2015 by rockbarcellos
    Hello there! My name is [Rock Barcellos](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/rockbarcellos). (It's my name, for real.) I'm an illustrator from Brazil and I have been participating here at Let's Talk Bitcoin! for a while, offering my services as an illustrator off and on. This post came from an idea I had, and I wanted to give it a shot and share it with everyone. Basically, in this piece, I wanted to think about the role and importance of the peer-to-peer concept throughout history, putt... Read More
  • 32 Comments
    6,864 views
    Categories: Bitcoins and Gravy

    EP #72: Bitcoin: The End of Money As We Know It!

    July 19th, 2015 by johnbarrett
    On today's show I interview film producer Torsten Hoffman about the release of his new Bitcoin Documentary, *Bitcoin: The End Of Money As We Know It* which recently picked up two awards at the Freedom Fest in Las Vegas. In the words of Calvin Tran, this important documentary is: "Dynamic and filled to the brim with hard-hitting history. There’s electricity in the pace, a kineticism in the narration, a fervor in the subject matter and the high-stakes world of finance. It is a rapid film that ca... Read More
  • 7 Comments
    4,625 views
    Categories: General

    Less Liberty, More Freedom

    July 19th, 2015 by cryptowanderer
    This post grows out of the comments and responses to [Let’s Talk Bitcoin #231 on Diversity and Consensus](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/post/lets-talk-bitcoin-231-diversity-and-consensus). Check it out first, if only to hear two of the smoothest voices you’ll hear anywhere online. Read More
  • 4 Comments
    6,079 views

    XCP Weekly Update #8 - The first Counterparty Mobile App

    July 19th, 2015 by pooktwo
    This weeks episode is sponsored by [Tokenly](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/tokenly) – an open source company building tools to make tokens more useful and usable to everyone #Weekly Update #6: 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. You can find a compl... Read More
  • 19 Comments
    5,458 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #231 Diversity and Consensus

    July 18th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [Adam](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) and [Stephanie](http://smvoice.info) discuss the ongoing Block Size Debate and what it means for bitcoins future. --- ###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. Check out the [CONTRABAND coffee Swapbot](http://swapbot.tokenly.com/public/vale... Read More
  • 4 Comments
    6,261 views

    The Bitcoin Game #21 - Bitcoin Option Trading

    July 17th, 2015 by Rob
    Hello, welcome to episode 21 of *The Bitcoin Game*, I'm Rob Mitchell. This podcast is my opportunity to learn from all types of people involved in cryptocurrency. For today’s episode I spoke to Marco Cuesta of Alt-Options. This company is aiming to bring a high-end option trading platform to Bitcoin. Alt-Options earned 2nd place at the startup pitch competition at Inside Bitcoins in Chicago shortly after this interview took place, and the company is planning to go live with Bitcoin option t... Read More
  • 8 Comments
    4,861 views

    SAFE Crossroads Podcast #8 Perspectives on Africa, Nhial Majok

    July 15th, 2015 by fergish
    ####In this Episode#### Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Nhial Majok, a Project SAFE member who is a system administrator for backup and storage with IBM Australia. He reached out recently to share some insights on the impact of Bitcoin and the SAFE Network on his home continent of Africa. ####Magic Word#### Listen for the magic word, and submit it to your LetsTalkBitcoin.com account to claim a share of this week's listener award distribution of LTBcoin. Listeners now have a ful... Read More
  • 8 Comments
    6,052 views
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #230 The Regulatory Burden

    July 14th, 2015 by adam
    ##On Todays Show [Adam](https://letstalkbitcoin.com/profile/user/andreas) and [Jerry Brito](https://twitter.com/jerrybrito), Executive Director of non-profit research and advocacy group [Coin Center](http://coincenter.org/). They discuss what "good" regulation could look like, the highs and lows in California/New Yorks respective efforts and more. If you want more of Coin Centers perspective [don't miss their blog](https://coincenter.org/category/blog/?future=false) --- ###Subscribe... Read More