In my comment on your last episode I bashed on the guest a bit. This time around I must say that just getting into this episode Raoul is voicing some points I couldn't quite articulate the last time around. From some there's a drumbeat that whatever ...
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January 19th, 2020 by adam
In today's episode, we apply concepts and stories from "The Spider and the Starfish: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations", a formational book on pre-blockchain decentralization written in the early 2000s, as the centralized US military struggled to effectively dispatch a much smaller decentralized force in Afghanistan.
While the battlefield is different, the insight is perhaps even more relevant to the world of blockchain projects, their decentralized origins, and ambitions.Read More
January 12th, 2020 by adam
On Today's Show:
In this wide-ranging conversation, CoinDesk Reporter Leigh Cuen and early cypherpunk Zooko Wilcox discuss what crypto can learn from technology successes and failures in the '80s and '90s, and how in the future your personal AI will be a lot like lawyers today.Read More
December 15th, 2019 by adam
On Today's Show...
We're listening to echoes of the past. In the midst of the biggest bubble yet, finding ourselves in the "then they laugh at you" phase, and with the china narrative rising for the first time as trade volumes overtook the rest of the world, I was joined by Stephanie Murphy and Andreas M. Antonopoulos in early 2014 for a conversation that is very different, yet somehow the same as we reacted in real time to all-time high prices of $220,
But first, In the nearly seven years since we started talking Bitcoin, my favorite segment from my favorite writer is without question, the island of stone bitcoins by then-LTB managing editor George Ettinger. Bitingly funny and still one of the easiest ways to accurately explain how blockchains and tokens work without the need for technology at all, even if you know this story you'll learn a thing or two, at least I did.Read More
December 8th, 2019 by adam
On today's show, we discuss the idea of true privacy on public, transparent blockchains and some of the ways it's working (or not) in Bitcoin or related projects right now.Read More
December 1st, 2019 by adam
November 24th, 2019 by adam
On today's episode, we hear from Eric Weinstein on the realities of modern times, and the hosts of Let's Talk Bitcoin! discuss upcoming scaling proposal "Statechains" with innovator Ruben Somsen.Read More
November 17th, 2019 by adam
On today's episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin!, we’re jumping back into the deep end with a wide-ranging conversation on Mass Adoption, Cargo Cults, Synthetic Shorts and more...Read More
October 13th, 2019 by adam
“It just keeps getting kicked up to the next level and at some point it'll be the dollar. That's the last thing that got us out of the last emergency and then people will finally realize they got nothing left.” Dr. Robert Murphy, LTB#416
On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin!
Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy & Jonathan Mohan are joined by [Dr. Robert Murphy]() for an in-depth conversation about reserve currency transitions, statistics, economics, and why things are the way they are.Read More