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SovereignBTC #88 Putting First Things First and Bruce Fenton on Liberty, Investing, and CryptocurrencyJune 2nd, 2016 by SovBTC
In this edition of SovereignBTC, John Bush interviews Bruce Fenton about the state of cryptocurrency as well as his views on liberty and anarchism, controversy surrounding the Bitcoin Foundation, as well as his insights on bitcoin and a few altcoins.
Before the interview, John continues his series covering Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. This time, John talks about Habit #3, Putting First Things First.Read More
14,563 viewsMay 13th, 2016 by SovBTC
In this edition of SovereignBTC, John Bush explores Habit #2 of Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey, Begin with the End in Mind. This Habit centers around the idea that, "All things are created twice. There's a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation." They idea is that if you proactively (Habit #1) choose a first creation, you are more likely to follow through with a second creation that is in line with your principles or your ideal self. I'll explain more in the podcast!
Next, John shares three simple ways to further bitcoin adoption and add value to the ecosystem.Read More
16,636 viewsApril 25th, 2016 by SovBTC
In this edition of the SovereignBTC podcast, Bush talks about the first habit in Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, being proactive. He relates the habit to entrepreneurship and more effectively accomplishging your goals in a manner that is consistent with your values.
Next, John talks with Nick Spanos of Blockchain Technologies Corp about their role in securing the elections at the Texas Libertarian Party using blockchain technology. This interview was recorded as part of Be Brave Radio's live remote at the LP Texas Convention in San Antonio, TX.Read More
19,668 viewsApril 4th, 2016 by SovBTC
In this episode of SovereignBTC, John Bush talks with Darin Stanchfield, founder of KeepKey. KeepKey is a hardware bitcoin wallet that allows you to safely sign bitcoin transactions without your private keys every touching the internet.
In the interview we talk about the ins and outs of a KeepKey wallet, how Darin got involved in Bitcoin, and why he started KeepKey. He also answers some criticisms presented by a commenter on SovBTC's KeepKey unboxing podcast.Read More
21,314 viewsMarch 19th, 2016 by SovBTC
In this edition of SovereignBTC, John Bush interviews Marc De Mesel about his recent investment of 300 BTC and 10,000,000 NXT in to the Cell411 peer to peer defense app. The app allows users to connect in a decentralized manner and use GPS to call on one another and support each other in an emergency.
They also talk about NXT, Dash, and crypto-currency investing in general.Read More
23,666 viewsMarch 7th, 2016 by SovBTC
In this edition of the SovereignBTC podcast, John Bush unboxes his KeepKey hardware wallet and takes it for a test drive!
Overall, using the KeepKey was rather simple. While it does take more work than a non-harware wallet, for bitcoin users concerned with privacy and security, the extra steps are well worth it. The instructions that come with the device made setup a breeze and sending and receiving bitcoin was easily manageable. All in all, there is a great deal of value in this hardware ...Read More
42,062 viewsFebruary 22nd, 2016 by SovBTC
In this episode of SovereignBTC, John Bush interviews Daniel Diaz, head of Business Development with Dash. Formerly known as Dark Coin, Dash is a crypto-currency with a strong emphasis on privacy. The Dash network also has a consensus based decentralized voting mechanism that allows node operators to vote on budget proposals that benefit the growth and expansion of the currency. The network is even capable of executing smart contracts itself without a second party to a transaction. The netwo...Read More
25,819 viewsFebruary 6th, 2016 by SovBTC
In this edition of SovereignBTC, John Bush interviews Roger Ver on how he learned of libertarianism and bitcoin, his time in prison, and his views on the block size debate.
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SovereignBTC #81 Doug Scribner of WatchMyBit.com and John Rants on Bitcoin's Death and Ulbricht's AppealJanuary 19th, 2016 by SovBTC
In this episode of SovereignBTC, we hear a segment from the brand new Be Brave Radio Show where John Bush and his fellow co-hosts interview Doug Scribner or WatchMyBit.com, a cutting edge pay per view video service demonstrating bitcoin's utility as a micro-payment platform.
Before the interview, John relays his view on the "death of bitcoin" and the consensus process currently underway to upgrade Bitcoin C...Read More
29,871 viewsJanuary 5th, 2016 by SovBTC
In this episode of SovereignBTC, John Bush interviews Dr. Robert Murphy on the basics of Austrian Economics, Business Cycle Theory, problems facing the U.S. Dollar, and what it would take for bitcoin to become a global reserve currency.
Coming in at over one hour and forty five minutes, this is the longest interview John Bush has conducted with any guest. While the subject matter is complex, Dr. Murphy and John condense difficult economic theories in to a consumable and fun context.