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    Categories: SovereignBTC

    SovereignBTC #53 Week Three of the Ross Ulbricht Trial

    February 3rd, 2015 by SovBTC
    In this edition of the SovereignBTC Podcast, John Bush recaps week three of the Ross Ulbricht trial. We currently have a journalist on the ground in New York City reporting on week four and will be standing by to share the verdict once it's announced. To support the final week of coverage, contribute to our Indiegogo campaign here: http://igg.me/at/silkroadtrial/x/4404574 Follow the Liberty Beat Silk Road Trial Live Blog here: http://thelibertybeat.com/silk-road-trial-coverage-ross-ulbric... Read More
  • LTB E184 - Epicenter Bitcoin with Adam B. Levine

    February 3rd, 2015 by adam
    *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. ##On Todays Show >Adam B. Levine, the “Spiritual Grandfather” of [Epicenter Bitcoin](http://epicenterbitcoin.com) and Editor-in-Chief of Let’s Talk Bitcoin, joins us to share his “crazy” passion for information and cryptocurrency. Never shy when it comes to talking about compli... Read More
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    Categories: P2P Connects Us

    P2P Connects Us Episode 10 - Richard Myers

    February 3rd, 2015 by john
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about the immortal Pirate Bay's revival, Project Maelstrom and the new internets, okTurtles relaunch and the BlockchainID project, and last but certainly not least, Richard Myers joins the show to talk about the Bitsquare p2p bitcoin exchange. The Pirate Bay returnsFormer Pirate Bay employees stage a mutiny Old Pirate Bay pledges $100,000 to contributorsBittorrent announces Project MaelstromMaidsafe ZeroNetNew okTurtles Foundation w... Read More
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    Categories: Bitcoins and Gravy

    Bitcoins and Gravy #53: Patrick Byrne Speaks!

    February 2nd, 2015 by johnbarrett
    On today's show I am honored to be speaking with a modern day American patriot, Mr. Patrick Byrne - the CEO of [overstock.com](http://overstock.com). Patrick teaches us about public education in the United States and how it is sadly broken on many levels - with more money often going to administration than to our teachers and our students. Patrick also tells us the truth about the SEC. He talks to us about mobsters on Wall Street and the crooked games they've all but perfected to rob this co... Read More
  • 13 Comments
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    Categories: The Bitcoin Game

    The Bitcoin Game #9 - Gray Bright, Hardware Interfaces

    February 2nd, 2015 by Rob
    Welcome to *The Bitcoin Game*, I'm Rob Mitchell. In December of 2014, I went to visit Gray Bright, an Australian currently living in Los Angeles. He's been a maker all his life, and he graduated with an advanced degree in Robotic and Mechatronic Engineering. Gray has notable experience in product development, but what he enjoys making most are hardware / software creations that simply make him smile. Gray is also involved at mixing entertainment and comedy with tech and science. He shares two... Read More
  • 16 Comments
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    Categories: General

    A Community of Bitcoin Tippers

    January 31st, 2015 by OurEverydayEarth
    [Reddit.com](http://www.reddit.com/) is host to many diverse and fascinating subreddits, created and monitored by the community. The following article discusses one of my favorite subreddits. ##My Introduction to BitTippers My morning routine is to eat a bowl of cereal, make a cup of coffee, and sit surfing my favorite Bitcoin-related sites before work. It was on one of these typical mornings sometime last year that I stumbled across a small subreddit called "BitTippers." Read More
  • 21 Comments
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    Categories: Beyond Bitcoin

    Beyond Bitcoin - 25 - Considering Identity Systems With Chris Mountford

    January 27th, 2015 by Legendface66
    Chris Mountford is a developer at Atlassian, a software company based in Australia and has been interested in digital currency for over twenty years. In this episode we discuss reputation and personal information management systems. Chris' ability to identify the issues and dangers of various approaches make him an excellent commentator. Content: Arthur Falls, Chris Mountford Music: CSUS Mixing and mastering: Richard Toth blockzombie.com/ http://wiki.bitshares.org/index.php/.p2p_... Read More
  • Let's Talk Bitcoin! #182 The Age of Cryptocurrency

    January 27th, 2015 by adam
    *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. ##On Todays Show * **Adam** speaks with [Paul Vigna](https://twitter.com/paulvigna) and [Michael J. Casey](https://twitter.com/mikejcasey), authors of the [Wall Street Journals BitBeat](http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/tag/bitbeat/) column and the newly released book [The Age of Cryptocurre... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Special #1 - Coinbase E1

    January 26th, 2015 by john
    The first special episode of the P2P Connects Us podcast, featuring Episode 1 of Coinbase, one of the first podcasts to get me excited about bitcoin.I will not be charging Patreon patrons for this episode since I did not produce the majority of content, but Patreon patrons will still reap the rewards of the P2P Connects Us proof-of-publishing points earned for this episode. Thank you to all of my Patreon patrons for your support!  P2P Connects Us Patreon Campaign P2P Connects Us Twitter ... Read More
  • Bitcoins and Gravy Episode #52: Fool’s Gold & Dolphin Tanks!

    January 25th, 2015 by johnbarrett
    On today's show I am honored to be speaking with Dr. Charles Evans, Professor of Finance and Economics at Barry University in beautiful Miami Shores, Florida. Dr. Evans talks to us today about fool’s Gold, Dolphin tanks that replace shark tanks, the Lighthouse project by Mike Hearn and how a lot of people may be unknowingly stepping over sacks of money in their rush to get rich. **Magic Word** Hidden in each episode of Bitcoins and Gravy is a Magic Word. I know that it may sou... Read More
  • Let's Talk Bitcoin! #181 Let's Talk Bitcoin for the Befuddled

    January 24th, 2015 by adam
    *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. ##On Todays Show * **Adam** speaks with Conrad Barski and Chris Wilmer about their book [Bitcoin for the Befuddled](http://befuddled.org) as well as Conrad's [Cointagion no-account bitcoin bookstore](http://cointagion.com) and Chris' [bitcoin journal project](https://bitcointalk.org/index... Read More
  • 7 Comments
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    Categories: SovereignBTC

    SovereignBTC #52 In Depth Review of Ross Ulbricht Trial and 2,000,000 LTBc Sale

    January 24th, 2015 by SovBTC
    In this SovereignBTC podcast, John Bush delivers a comprehensive review of the first two weeks of the Ross Ulbricht Trial. He reads from an article he wrote for Tech Crunch as well as the daily reports he published for week two proceedings. ###Indiegogo Fundraiser to Send News Team to NYC to Cover Rest of the Trial John also informs the audience about their recently launched IndieGogo fundraising campaign to help raise monies to have the Liberty Beat team covering the rest of the trial ... Read More
  • 4 Comments
    2,017 views
    Categories: General, Guest Blog

    Coinorado: Colorado's First Bitcoin Hackathon

    January 23rd, 2015 by ry.walk
    I attended the University of Colorado Boulder Bitcoin Club's official hackathon, [*Coin-orado*](http://www.colorado.edu/studentgroups/bitcoin/coin-orado), this past November. Over 50 participants, including many exciting Bitcoin personalities, gathered for the event. Here's my recap. ## Event Details Coin-orado, Colorado’s first official Bitcoin competition, took place on November 14th, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. The 24-hour event, organized by club co-founder Broc Kanady -- a senior ma... Read More
  • Let's Talk Bitcoin! #180 We Can Build That

    January 20th, 2015 by adam
    *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. ##On Todays Show LTB Correspondent **Matthew** speaks with Lior Yaffe and Alexander Chepurnoy, two of the developers behind the ever-expanding [NXT project](http://nxt.org). --- ##Sponsors for Episode 180 2015 Sponsor - [KryptoKit](http://kryptokit.com) **If you'd like to Sp... Read More
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    P2P Connects Us Episode 9 - Paul Puey

    January 19th, 2015 by john
    On today's episode we're going to be talking about Indie's successful crowdfunding campaign, the Silk Road trial and the war on freedom, a code review for bitmessage, and last but certainly not least, Paul Puey joins the show to talk about the Airbitz bitcoin wallet. Patreon patron LTBcoin giveaway program Ind.ie Indie focusing on Mac The Silk Road trial begins Mark Karpeles = Dread Pirate Roberts? Mark Karpeles denies being Dread Pirate Roberts DarkNetMarkets subreddit Open Bazaar ... Read More
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    Bitcoins and Gravy #51: Bitcoins in Bali!

    January 18th, 2015 by johnbarrett
    On today's show I interview Gary Dykstra a Detroit transplant living in Indonesia on the beautiful island of Bali. Gary tells us about Bitcoin in Bali and how it’s now possible to vacation in Bali and spend only Bitcoins. We get an update on the Ubud weekly meetup and we learn about the [BitIslands.com](http://BitIslands.com) social experiment going on right now. Gary also tells us about late night parties, monkeys that will steal your sunglasses and off road motorcycling through the jungle.... Read More
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    The Bitcoin Game #8 - Danno Ferrin, Bitstamp & Visualization

    January 18th, 2015 by Rob
    Welcome to *The Bitcoin Game*, I'm Rob Mitchell. Danno Ferrin's current day job is working on Java for the Oracle Corporation. But for fun, Danno uses his programming skills to create visualization software for the BItcoin blockchain. In the wake of the large Bitstamp theft, Danno has been able to analyze some of the Bitcoin movements, using his software. Danno might be one of the most knowledgeable people about the loss, other than insiders like Bitstamp employees and the actual hacker (I ha... Read More
  • 4 Comments
    2,533 views
    Categories: General

    Support P2P Connects Us, Get LTBcoin

    January 18th, 2015 by john
    Recently, I set up a Patreon campaign for the P2P Connects Us podcast. For those who aren't familiar with Patreon, it's a unique crowdfunding platform for content creators. People who enjoy the content that a creator produces ("patrons") can pledge a certain amount of money, which is then charged to the patron's credit/debit card or PayPal account each time a new piece of content is released. So if someone pledges $5, then each time the creator released a new piece of content, they will be charg... Read More
  • Let's Talk Bitcoin! #179 The Weight and Mechanism

    January 17th, 2015 by adam
    *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. ##On Todays Show **Adam** and **Andreas** speak with [Preston Byrne](https://twitter.com/prestonjbyrne) and [Casey Kuhlman](https://twitter.com/compleatang) about [Eris Industries](https://erisindustries.com/) on its work. ###The Distributed Application Server The Decerver is the ap... Read More