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    Categories: The Tatiana Show

    The Tatiana Show - Bob Murphy

    December 21st, 2018 by TatianaMoroz
    Ah, the frustrations of economics and new crypto folks.  Look, I love when eager people get into the space, but I can’t help but get a bit upset when they don’t have the critical understanding of economic underpinnings needed behind their suggestions to help the world.   This is the difference between most well intentioned folks who end up with Venezuela, and the enlightened ones (kidding) that have studied a bit of Mises or Rothbard.  So in this episode, I have to ... Read More
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    Categories: What Bitcoin Did

    What Bitcoin Did #58 Trace Mayer On Why You Must Own Your Bitcoin Private Keys

    December 21st, 2018 by DSholla
    **“Bitcoin is for all of humanity, it is the greatest technical innovation when it comes to sound money.”** **— Trace Mayer** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Monday 17th Dec, 2018 Company: Premier Ark LLC Role: Manager Own your private keys! OWN YOUR PRIVATE KEYS! How many times are people told to make sure they own their private keys and not risk holding their Bitcoin on an exchange but they still do? Bitcoin offers people the chance of financial self-so... Read More
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    Categories: The Ether Review

    The Third Web #13 - Consensus Primer with Aparna Krishnan

    December 20th, 2018 by Legendface66
    Aparna Krishnan is head of education at Blockchain at Berkeley and co-founder of Mechanism Labs, an open source blockchain research lab. Earlier this year, Aparna was awarded a scholarship by the DFINITY Foundation for Mechanism Labs’ research into consensus mechanisms. This episode is essentially a primer for advanced discussion of consensus in decentralized networks. https://mechanismlabs.io/ https://github.com/aparnakr https://twitter.com/aparnalocked https://medium.com/@aparnalocked ... Read More

    SAFE Crossroads #49, What's so Special about the SAFE Browser?

    December 19th, 2018 by fergish
    MaidSafe just released a completely in-house version of the SAFE Browser with some very cutting-edge features and toggles to explore experimental features. It's still rough-cut,as browser experiences go, but it opens the door to some very advanced development options as the SAFE Network matures toward readiness for launch. Helping us get a feel for this step forward are two of the MaidSafe front-end developers most responsible for this new step: Gabriel Viganotti and Josh Wilson. Underst... Read More
    Categories: The Tatiana Show

    The Tatiana Show - E.G Nadhan

    December 18th, 2018 by TatianaMoroz
    So I know what a white hat is, I know what a grey hat is, and a black hat.  But what the heck is a Red Hat? I was intrigued to meet Nadhan, who goes by a single name like Cher, or Madonna.  He stood out because true to the company name, he was adorned with a red baseball cap with “Red Hat” written in white letters.   I suppose I should have known, since it turns out Red Hat is a multi billion dollar company that is at the forefront of open innovation and enterpris... Read More
    Categories: What Bitcoin Did

    What Bitcoin Did #57 Building Bitcoin With Core Developer Bryan Bishop

    December 18th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“There are bugs in Bitcoin, some that we know about and some that we don’t. Of the ones that we know about, not all of them are public knowledge.”** **— Bryan Bishop** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Friday 14th Dec, 2018 Project: Bitcoin Role: Core Developer Bitcoin may be the most important software project of our lifetime. A decentralized protocol, storing $billions in value, potentially $trillions in the future, yet this software is supported and dev... Read More

    #266 David Andolfatto: The Impact of Central Bank Digital Currencies on the Banking Sector

    December 18th, 2018 by epicenterbitcoin
    We're joined by David Andolfatto, VP of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. In a recent paper, he explores the impact central bank digital currencies on the monopolistic banking sector. Read More
    Categories: Technology & Choice

    Technology & Choice #41, Economics - In Search of a Firm Foundation, with Bob Murphy

    December 18th, 2018 by fergish
    Is Economics an ideology or a technology, a science or a religion? Is there some foundational principle of Economics upon which everyone can agree? Why is the subject of Economics so contentious? We explore these and other questions with our guest, Bob Murphy. Bob is a bona fide professional economist with tons of academic credentials and a lot of experience breaking the subject down for "the rest of us." To help anchor the subject we talk quite a bit about his fabulous book, *Choice: Coop... Read More
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    Categories: The Crypto Show

    The Crypto Show With Andreas Antonopoulos & Connie Gallippi At LaBitConf, Santiago Chile

    December 17th, 2018 by TheCryptoShow
    On my visit to LaBitConf in Santiago Chile I was lucky enough to catch up with Andreas Antonopoulos and Connie Gallippi. [Video](https://youtu.be/MEUxOJxuHIY) Andreas covers some of the topics of his speech at LaBitConf and his plans towards outreach in Latin America. Connie gives us the latest on GiveTrack and BitGive as well as some of the history of BitGives successes. LaBitConf is definitely one of if not the best bitcoin conference in Latin America. https://youtu.be/MEUxOJxuHIY ... Read More
    Categories: Distributed Dialogues

    Distributed Dialogues EP #12 - Robot On My Shoulder

    December 17th, 2018 by DSholla
    **"I don't have to know everything all at once, the AI is supplementing that so I have the world's knowledge about what's likely for this particular patient in front of me and probably what's not."** **— Dr. Alan Pitt** Artificial intelligence is a big term, it's often misused and applies to a number of different applications and industries. It's also very polarizing and people usually fall into one of two camps; either they're wild fanboys about it or terrified beyond the capacity f... Read More
    Categories: What Bitcoin Did

    What Bitcoin Did #56 Why Bitcoin Matters For Freedom With Alex Gladstein

    December 14th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“A lot of the dismissals, criticisms and attacks on Bitcoin come from people who have the luxury of having a stable financial system.”** **— Alex Gladstein** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Thursday 6th Dec, 2018 Company: Human Rights Foundation Role: Chief Strategy Officer All too often price dominates the discussion with Bitcoin: an ETF approval will be great for the price, we need institutions, when is the next bull run? Also, naysayers criticize Bitcoi... Read More
    Categories: The Tatiana Show

    The Tatiana Show - Connie Gallippi

    December 13th, 2018 by TatianaMoroz
    Connie Gallippi has been a guest on the Tatiana Show before, but this is a really exciting occasion as Givetrack 1.0 has been launched!  Fresh off of her trip to the Latin American Bitcoin Conference in Santiago, Chile, Founder and Executive Director of the Bitgive Foundation joins us to tell us all about the latest news.  We hear about the ways that charities can use Blockchain tech right now, using Bitcoin as the base. Connie’s work is impressive, and is a culmination of years ... Read More

    #265 James Prestwich: Summa One - Cross-chain Financial Instruments and Contracts

    December 12th, 2018 by epicenterbitcoin
    We’re joined by James Prestwich, co-founder and CEO at Summa. Summa designs and implements cross-chain financial contracts and recently executed the first dutch auction in which participants bought ethereum based NFTs trustlessly with bitcoin. Read More
    Categories: The Ether Review

    The Third Web #12 - The Actor Model

    December 12th, 2018 by Legendface66
    Thethirdweb.net Subodh Sharma is a professor of computer science at IIT Delhi, one of the most prestigious universities in India. While he’s not teaching, Subodh conducts research into the formal verification of distributed systems, and his work on the automated formal verification of smart contacts has drawn international interest. I called up Subodh because I was looking for someone to explain an approach to writing software called the actor model. The actor model essentially involves... Read More

    SAFE Crossroads #48, A Reintroduction and Update on the SAFE Network, with Dug Campbell

    December 12th, 2018 by fergish
    I've been wanting to do an overview of the SAFE Network for some time, as a sort of new introduction, an update on where the project has currently gotten to, and a view of what's ahead. Dug Campbell from MaidSafe helps me try to accomplish this, because I found it really hard to do by myself! Dug has gained a lot of experience talking about the SAFE Network with a wide variety of different people in varying circumstances. He also, being based there in MaidSafe headquarters, has continual acc... Read More
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    Categories: What Bitcoin Did

    What Bitcoin Did #55 The Bullish Case For Bitcoin With Vijay Boyapati

    December 11th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“Bitcoin is like gold but with this magical ability that you can teleport it.”** **— Vijay Boyapati** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Tuesday 4th Dec, 2018 Project: Bitcoin :) Bitcoin is a survivor. In the 10 years of the protocol, Bitcoin has survived the collapse of Mt. Gox, the closing of the Silk Road, the banning of Bitcoin by the Chinese government and relentless attacks from politicians, economists and journalists. With each attack, the Bitcoin immu... Read More
    Categories: Distributed Dialogues

    Distributed Dialogues EP #11 - The Data Death Star

    December 10th, 2018 by DSholla
    **"Your healthcare data's sold, it's being sold for tons of money every year. People are making tons of money on it. You should be getting a cut, you should be getting rewarded for that."** **— Kamal Obbad** Data could quite possibly be the buzz-word of the 21st century. This is especially true in terms of health data, which is what this episode is all about. As a topic, health data is a behemoth not unlike the Death Star; so, we spend time in this episode pulling it apart piece by p... Read More
    Categories: General

    The State of the Art in Cryptocurrency Privacy

    December 10th, 2018 by john
    An abridged overview of production systems. At a recent offsite with the Aragon One team, I presented a lightning talk about state-of-the-art systems for privately buying, selling, and using cryptocurrency. A PDF of the slides is published here. The slides are pretty self-explanatory, so I’m sharing as-is. If there are any questions or feedback about the content, I’m happy to discuss in the comment section. Read More
    Categories: Let's Talk Bitcoin!

    Let's Talk Bitcoin! #383 Hashpower and Consensus (in the world of dust)

    December 9th, 2018 by adam
    ##On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin... First, Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy and Jonathan Mohan talk about the recently lawsuit filed against many of the largest players in Bitcoin Cash. Expanding on last weeks discussion if Hashpower isn't enough, should it be enough to dictate consensus? Then, Adam is joined by one of the authors of the Crypto Caselaw Minute and returning guest Stephen Palley for a more in-depth look at the And finally, Bitcoin Clock creator and long time LTB editor Matthew Zipkin tells us how he wound up hand-making "non-boring bitcoin full nodes", which listeners of the Let's Talk Bitcoin! show have an opportunity to win. Read More
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    Categories: What Bitcoin Did

    What Bitcoin Did #54 VanEck's Gabor Gurbacs on Bringing a Bitcoin ETF to Market

    December 7th, 2018 by DSholla
    **“It should be less burdensome to get an innovative asset to market. The world is moving fast and we need regulatory support to keep newer technologies in the US.”** **— Gabor Gurbacs** Interview location: Skype Interview date: Sunday 2nd Dec, 2018 Project: VanEck/MVIS Role: Director, Digital Assets Strategy The crypto bear market has been felt by many. From traders to miners, the fall in prices has led many to lose a significant amount of money. The fall in prices h... Read More