He kinda goes off the rails at 35:30. "If Satoshi really wanted people to spend their coins he would have made bitcoin inflationary." He's falling into the trap people use to defend fiat. "Well we can't need an inflationary currency or else no one wo...
- Posts Authored: 366
- Posts Contributed To: 0
July 9th, 2016 by adam
Happy Halving Day!
Episode 300 is a short one, with Stephanie, Andreas & Adam focused on the recently accepted BIP Check Sequence Verify (CSV).
Want to know more about the Bitcoin Reward Halving? Check out Episode 298: The Halvening & The Re-Decentralization of Mining
There is no magic word on this episode!
July 2nd, 2016 by adam
On Episode 299...
A live Q&A session to discuss the latest developments in theDAO, Ethereum, the aborted soft-fork, the DoS vector that caused the soft-fork abort, the next steps (hard fork?) and the implications. Join Adam, Stephanie and Andreas and several guests for this live Q&A.
- Prof. Emin Gun Sirer of Cornell University, security expert
- Tone Vays, financial analyst & trader
- Lefteris Karapetsas, Technical Lead @ slock.it, DAO expert
- Griff Green, community manager, slock.it
June 25th, 2016 by adam
On Episode 298...
On today's episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin... Stephanie, Andreas & Adam have a wide ranging discussion on the upcoming bitcoin block reward halving.Read More
June 20th, 2016 by adam
When doing new things, it is not uncommon to find completely unanticipated results. The recent events impacting TheDAO have opened my eyes to a reality that is very contrary to the one I thought I knew. Why are we interested in smart contracts and what really is their value?
Peer to Peer Ecommerce - For the People?
Let's talk about OpenBazaar - For anyone who hasn't heard of it, basically it's a protocol to decentralize ecommerce listings. So a merchant, instead of paying shopify $2...Read More
June 18th, 2016 by adam
This episode is unedited and contains mature language, a mildly edited version will be available on the podcast feed by Tuesday.
On this episode, Andreas is joined by Attorneys Pamela Morgan and Brian Klein. From the founding Ethereum team, Taylor Gerring joins to provide an insiders perspective on events. This episode is not investment or legal advice, consult your own representative.Read More
June 18th, 2016 by adam
June 11th, 2016 by adam
On Episode 296...
On today's episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin, we join Andreas and Stephanie for the second half of a recent hour long conversation about the current state of bitcoin along with Ethereum and the recently funded TheDAORead More
May 14th, 2016 by adam
On Episode 293...
On Today's episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin, we're in New York for the recent Consensus event with LTB NYC Bureau Chief Jonathan Mohan. First, he caught up with Jed McCaleb, an early bitcoin entrepreneur who catalyzed such notables as the Ripple Protocol and the infamous MT Gox. They talk Polymorphic assets, Nigeria and more. After the break, we catch up with John Edge of the ID2020 project for an in-depth look at the work they're doing to put blockchain technologies into the conversation at the United Nations.Read More