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    Categories: General

    The State of the Blockchain Address(es)

    January 10th, 2015 by jratcliff63367
    [![Alt](http://i.imgur.com/GIEyhG7.png "Title")](http://i.imgur.com/GIEyhG7.png) Over Christmas break, 2013 I wrote a small computer program to parse the entire bitcoin blockchain and output some statistics. At the time my major motivation was simply a desire to understand how many bitcoins in circulation are potentially "zombies"; meaning those associated with addresses that have remained untouched for several years and might well be permanently lost. Since then, I have gathered addi... Read More
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    Categories: Beyond Bitcoin
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    Bitcoins and Gravy #49 Coinffeine - The Distributed Bitcoin Exchange!

    January 4th, 2015 by johnbarrett
    On todays show I fly all the way to Madrid, Spain  and man are my arms tired! There I meet up with Alberto Gomez Toribio, the CEO of Coinffeine, an open source peer-to-peer (P2P) bitcoin exchange platform. Imagine Bitcoin jacked up on caffeine and thats Coinffeine. When Coinffeine launches youll be able to buy and sell bitcoins securely and anonymously without having to rely on a centralized exchange like MtGox or Bitstamp. It's like BitTorrent for your bitcoins... plus a whole lot more! ... Read More
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    Categories: SovereignBTC

    SovereignBTC #50 LTBCoin for Fun and Profit

    January 3rd, 2015 by SovBTC
    ###LTBCoin - A Crypto-token for the Let's Talk Bitcoin Network As a podcaster and content creator on the Lets Talk Bitcoin Network, I was excited to hear about the new token Adam B. Levine was visioning. Being part of the initial distribution of the coin made it all the more interesting. Excitement aside, like my experience with bitcoin, it wasn't until I actually started using LTBCoin that I truly understood it's value. LTBCoin is the proprietary rewards token for the Lets Talk Bitcoin ... Read More
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    Categories: Satire

    The Pseudonymous Life #1

    January 1st, 2015 by Disengage
    ![webcomic](http://activelydisengaged.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/TPL001.jpg "The Pseudonymous Life #0") Read More
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    Categories: The Bitcoin Game

    The Bitcoin Game Presents - Musings Of A Shibe Podcast

    December 31st, 2014 by Rob
    ####The Bitcoin Game presents a guest podcast # Musings Of A Shibe Podcast: # A Dogecoin P2P Sharing Economy Show ## The Promise of Blockchain Technology #### With your host Hiroja Shibe My name is Hiroja Shibe, I would like to thank Rob Mitchell for giving me this opportunity to speak to the listeners of *The Bitcoin Game* and the members of the Let's Talk Bitcoin community. As you can tell from my name, I am a member of the Altcoin/Dogecoin ... Read More
  • Let's Talk Bitcoin! #174 Potent Compounds

    December 30th, 2014 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 * **Stephanie** conducts a wide-ranging interview with [Isaac Yonemoto](https://twitter.com/@DNAUTICS), founder of [IndySci.org](http://www.indysci.org/) and [Project Marilyn](http://pledge.indysci.org/) ![](http://www.indysci.org/uploads/2/4/4/8/24485815/584206_orig.p... Read More
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    Categories: General

    You Were Lucky! When I Was a Lad

    December 29th, 2014 by OurEverydayEarth
    As a boy, I was fortunate to live within walking distance of my grandparents' home and can clearly remember sitting with my grandfather discussing his first computer experience. He worked for a tractor building company, Massey Ferguson, which purchased a computer for accounting. He recalled, "It took up almost an entire room and used punched paper cards to load programs." He was recanting this story because I myself had just received my first computer, a Commodore 64, and I was only intereste... Read More
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    Categories: Bitcoins and Gravy

    Bitcoins and Gravy EP 48: Andreas Antonopoulos revisited!

    December 29th, 2014 by johnbarrett
    On today's show, I ask my good listeners to forgive me as I replay a previous episode. With the holidays upon us and traveling out of town to visit family and friends, it was impossible for me to schedule an new interview and do all the associated editing and compiling necessary for a new show. The good news is that the interview I had with Andreas Antonopoulos a few weeks back has been reproduced in all its audio glory for those of you who have heard it and for those of you who may have mis... Read More
  • Let's Talk Bitcoin! #173 - Towards Clear Channels

    December 27th, 2014 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 * Part 5-8 of "Radio Dreams", a selected reading dealing specifically with the story of AM and FM radio from Tim Wu's book entitled "[The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires](http://amzn.to/1AEXmR9) ##Sponsors for Episode 173 2014 Sponsor - [Kryp... Read More
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    Categories: General

    Intro to Multisigs and an Example with Darkcoin/Bitcoin Core

    December 26th, 2014 by fernando
    At *Bitcoin2014*, [Gavin Andresen](https://twitter.com/gavinandresen) proclaimed 2014 to be the year of multisig. Putting debate over whether this prediction came to fruition aside, continue reading to learn more about multisig technology. ##What are multisignature addresses? Multisignature addresses (or multisigs) are addresses that allow more than one signature to spend the funds. Oftentimes multiple signatures are required in conjunction. The acceptable signatures and number required is... Read More
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    Decentralizing Internet Plumbing: Episode 1 - Oleg Khovayko

    December 25th, 2014 by mdw
    ## Welcome to the pilot episode of Decentralizing Internet Plumbing We intend to cover topics involving blockchain-based approaches to fixing some of the problems related to the current Internet infratructure. This includes core services like the Domain Name System (DNS), messaging sysytems like email and chat services, cloud storage systems, distributed applications and more. ## Episode 1 - Show Notes Mike and Dante discuss recent events: - `bitcoin.com.au` seized and ... Read More
  • 9 Comments
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    Categories: General

    Submissions Wanted

    December 23rd, 2014 by MikeJohnson
    How would you like to get paid for publishing a feature on *Let's Talk Bitcoin*? We've made some changes to the way submissions work on the site and have seriously streamlined the process for those interested in submitting posts for the website. You may have noticed that we've added a small fee to purchase "publishing tokens" on the site. These tokens are designed to help fight spam submissions and make the editing process a bit easier on our editors. While you have a slight up-front co... Read More
  • Let's Talk Bitcoin! #172 The Great Wheel Turns

    December 23rd, 2014 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 * _"The Bitcoin Miracle"_ - An original story written and performed by **Martin Hursk** * Part 3 and 4 of "Radio Dreams", a selected reading dealing specifically with the story of AM and FM radio from Tim Wu's book entitled "[The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Inf... Read More
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    Uncoinventional Living Tour West Day 16 Podcast Robert Podolsky on Decentralized Community Building

    December 22nd, 2014 by SovBTC
    In this SovereignBTC Podcast, one of the last in the Uncoinventional Living West Series, John Bush interviews Robert Podolsky, physicist and author, about forming small hierarchical mutual aid groups called octologues, for the purpose of building an ethical society. We discuss why groups numbering 8 maximize creativity, we explore Podolsky's understanding of ethics, and we chat about how Bitcoin technology could benefit it all. Don't miss this radical exploration of a different way to org... Read More
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    Categories: General, Columns, Tokenly Blog

    The Writing is on the Wall; We Need Decentralized Social Networks!

    December 22nd, 2014 by adam
    _[Image Credit](http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/85/Graffiti_berlin_wall.JPG)_ **Facebook represents the ultimate success** that can be achieved by a technology company in the current paradigm; publicly traded with a valuation in the billions and broad global use of the service. That matters because a social network is just like any network, it becomes exponentially more valuable the more active users it has, so as the defacto solution for the interested market, theyre pretty ... Read More
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    Episode #47 Ho, Ho, Ho and a very Merry Christmas Bitcoin World!

    December 21st, 2014 by johnbarrett
    On today's show, I'm very happy to be speaking with Matthew Bivins of Chicago, Illinois. Matthew is a web developer, an actor, and a former member of the totally crypto band Jump, Little Children. Matthew and I talk about everything under the sun including traffic in Chicago, helping kids learn how to read better, tipping content creators using Bitcoin, and his career as a rock 'n' roll star who was right there when the music industry started falling apart. ##Show Notes: Social medi... Read More
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    Categories: The Bitcoin Game

    The Bitcoin Game #7 - Bitcoin Hero Jochen, aka Johoe

    December 20th, 2014 by Rob
    Welcome to episode #7 of *The Bitcoin Game*, I'm Rob Mitchell. The white hat hacker known as Johoe ("Yo-ho") rescued over 870 Bitcoins recently from addresses compromised by a temporary bug in Blockchain.info's web wallet. Today I'm honored to introduce Jochen ("Yo-hen"), who works as a computer science researcher at a university in Germany, and is known on BitcoinTalk.org as Johoe. Bitcoin is a hobby Jochen took up in early 2013, as he first discovered the repeated R value issue, due to a 2... Read More