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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in Bitcoin", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.

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#233: Raising money in 2020, hashrate derivative products, why no hashrate growth?, and off-grid mining with Nick Hansen

Join Marty as he sits down with Nick Hansen, co-founder and CEO of Luxor Mining, to discuss:

- Raising money in 2020

- Building as the price of bitcoin crashed

- Hashrate derivative tokens

- Why a miner would sell hash

- Why a retail investor would buy a hash rate token

- Why isn't hash rate keeping up with price

- Mining off grid

- much more

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2021-03-03
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Citadel Dispatch e0.1.1 - Trading vs Stacking, Open Source Dev, and Taproot Activation with @jamesob and @evankaloudis

EPISODE: 0.1.1

BLOCK: 672886

PRICE: 2107 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Trading vs Stacking, Open Source Dev, and Taproot Activation

STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

2021-03-03
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.22

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Taproot LOT OF LOTS 

- BitPay Sanctions Violations 

- Bitfinex and Tether settle with NY AG without admitting fault 

- MicroStrategy bought another ~19.5k bitcoin for a ~$1.03B, they now hold 90.5k bitcoin 

- Square quarterly earnings 

- Coinbase discloses number ahead of Nasdaq listing 

- Teleport Transactions CoinSwap implementation 

- Arthur Hayes emerges 

- Specter v1.2.0 

- Onion Share v2.3 

- RTL v0.10.1 

- Hexa Wallet v1.4.5 

- Samourai Dojo v1.9.0 

- MyNode v0.2.27 

- Sparrow Wallet v1.2.0 

- Blockstream Green adds encryption to wallet metadata 

- River raised $17.3M 

- BottlePay raised $15.5M 

- Can Governments Stop Bitcoin? 

- BitMEX provides third grant for Michael Ford

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HodlHodl. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com

2021-02-26
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#232: Treasuries, inflation, history lessons, and Bitcoin & energy with Lyn Alden

Join Marty as he sits down with Lyn Alden, Founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy, to discuss: 

- Current market environment

- Commodities pumping

- Rates jumping

- Repo markets

- Inflation

- Historical inflationary event

- Bitcoin + energy arbitrage

- much more

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Check out Lyn's website

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Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com

2021-02-24
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Citadel Dispatch e0.1.0 - Bitcoin Self Custody, Security, and Privacy with @craigraw and @econoalchemist

EPISODE: 0.1.0

BLOCK: 671870

PRICE: 2085 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Bitcoin Self Custody, Security, and Privacy

STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

2021-02-24
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#231: Mining trends, bitcoin liquidity crunch, and money printer go brrr with Mason Jappa & Sam Chwarzynski

Join Marty as he sits down with Mason Jappa & Sam Chwarzynski from Blockware Solutions to discuss:

- Mining trends

- Hosting

- Bitcoin as a messaging protocol

- The bitcoin liquidity crunch

- The macro factors lining up for bitcoin

- Bitcoin the messaging network

- Protecting against onerous regulations

- much more

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2021-02-19
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.15

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Taproot activation timeline released 

- Dread admins discuss issues with ongoing Tor attack 

- Jack and Jay Z announce 500 bitcoin development endowment 

- Canadian Bitcoin ETF gets green light 

- BlackRock "dabbling" in bitcoin 

- BlueWallet v6.0.5 

- Zap Android v0.4.0-beta 

- JoininBox v0.2.0 

- Umbrel v0.3.3 

- Wasabi Wallet v1.1.12.4 

- BIP47 v3 draft spec released 

- Bitcoin Storage Guide by Sparrow Wallet Team 

- Ministry of Nodes Ubuntu Node Box Guide 

- Osprey Bitcoin Trust (OBTC), a challenger to Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC

- Myanmar internet cut multiple times as military curfew continues 

- Matt + Scaramucci 

- Texas energy debacle

- Bitcoin is the #6 base money in the world

- much more

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2021-02-18
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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.9 - Bitcoin Transactions, Mempools, and Self Hosting with @wiz and @softsimon_

EPISODE: 0.0.9

BLOCK: 670895

PRICE: 2055 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Transaction Fees, Mempools, and Self Hosting

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2021-02-17
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#230: Layered Money, Complexity of USD, and a New Financial Stack with Nik Bhatia

Join Marty as he sits down with Nik Bhatia, Author of Layered Money: From Gold and Dollars to Bitcoin and CBDCs, to discuss:

- Writing the book

- Fed money printing

- History of layered money systems

- Different reserves

- How complicated the current USD reserve system is

- A new financial stack emanating from nonces

- much more

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2021-02-16
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#229: Black Bitcoin Billionaires, Marketing Bitcoin, and Freedom Money with Lamar Wilson

Join Marty as he sits down with Lamar Wilson to discuss:

- Black Bitcoin Billionaires club on Clubhouse

- Marketing bitcoin

- Empowering individuals with bitcoin

- Bringing back strong families

- Getting people off zero on their way to becoming satoshi millionaires

- much more

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2021-02-12
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.08

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Coldcard multisig vulnerability https://nunchuk.medium.com/the-missing-multisig-standard-5b4092e3ea92

- Tesla buys $1.5B worth of bitcoin https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/1318605/000156459021004599/tsla-10k_20201231.htm

- Bitcoin Hash Rate New ATH

- Samourai Wallet v0.99.96c https://docs.samourai.io/en/wallet/releases#v09996c

- Nunchuk v0.9.7 https://nunchuk.medium.com/nunchuk-0-9-7-6b74b3848c3d

- Joinmarket v0.8.1 https://github.com/joinmarket-org/joinmarket-clientserver/releases/tag/v0.8.1

- Sparrow v1.1.0 https://github.com/sparrowwallet/sparrow/releases/tag/1.1.0

- Twitter CFO says they are considering bitcoin purchase https://twitter.com/SquawkCNBC/status/1359501275650547714

- SEC Commish says they are ready for a bitcoin ETF https://www.coindesk.com/peirce-sec-coindesk-tv

- Sending large files with blockstream satellite https://medium.com/blockstream/orbital-data-freighting-with-blockstream-satellite-2b9cde6aa79e

- Saylor Academy launches free bitcoin course http://sylr.org/BTC4E

- Gladstein + Reason Video https://twitter.com/reason/status/1357756578787708931

- Arthur Hayes Vanity Fair https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/02/the-rise-and-fall-of-bitcoin-billionaire-arthur-hayes

- Castle Island new $50M bitcoin VC fund https://medium.com/castle-island-ventures/castle-island-ventures-ii-and-the-road-ahead-e1dfffe72d8f

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2021-02-12
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#228: UASFs, BIP 148, BIP 91, and Taproot Activation with Matt Corallo

Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Corallo to discuss:

- The history of SegWit2x

- How SegWit actually got activated

- BIP 148

- BIP 91

- Preventing a split

- Fork futures

- Lessons learned

- UASF as a nuclear option

- Taproot activation

- BIP 8 (True/False)

- Why precedents matter

- LDK update

- much more

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2021-02-10
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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.8 - Corporate FOMO, BIPs, and Taproot with @futurepaul and @nvk

EPISODE: 0.0.8

BLOCK: 669903

PRICE: 2107 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Corporate FOMO. BIPs, and Taproot

STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

2021-02-10
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#227: Mining, energy, central banks of the future and capital allocation with Harry Sudock

Join Marty as he sits down with Harry Sudock, VP of Strategy at GRIID, to discuss:

- Meeting in NYC

- Stumbling into the mining industry

- The merging of the bitcoin mining and energy industries

- Energy delivery problems

- Grid stabilization

- Central banks of the future

- Efficient capital allocation under a Bitcoin Standard

- much more

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2021-02-05
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.01

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Elon playing games

- Senator Lummis appointed Senate Banking Committee 

- Microstrategy Bitcoin Summit

- Grayscale GBTC premium goes negative for first time

- California pension fund goes HAM on RIOT 

- Darknet markets hit new ATH revenue according to chainalysis 

- Matrix Chat Client Element removed 

- Zeus v0.5.0-beta1 

- Bisq v1.5.5 

- Hexa Wallet v1.4.2 

- Phoenix v1.4.6 

- Home mining for non-KYC Bitcoin 

- Self-hosting guide by Ketan 

- Coinbase targeting Nasdaq and $50B valuation 

- New Fed paper on inequality 

- Ukraine considering nuclear mining 

- Proposed Bitcoin Ban in India 

- India blocks internet amid protests 

- ATMs, banks, and internet access have been shutdown in Myanmar following military coup

- Casa raises $4m in seed round 

- XMR.to shuts down 

- This Month in Bitcoin Privacy: January 2020 

-  Bitcoin 2021 Conference moved from LA to Miami in June

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2021-02-05
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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.7 - Self Hosting, Open Source Software, and Freedom with @_k3tan and @BTCSchellingPt

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with _k3tan and BTCSchellingPt

EPISODE: 0.0.7

BLOCK: 668805

PRICE: 2792 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Self Hosting, Open Source Software, and Freedom

STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

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2021-02-03
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.01.25

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Wall Street Mayhem

 - Tor v3 DoS attacks continue

 - Tighter KYC regs in Netherlands 

 - Marathon buys $150M in bitcoin 

- Sparrow Wallet v1.0.0 

- Tails v4.15 

- Fully Noded v0.2.11 

- GrapheneOS web installer 

- Grayscale donates $1M to coincenter, matching  up to another $1M 

- Navalny donation address receives almost 4 bitcoin since he was jailed addy

- Mining pool censorship analysis by bitmex research 

- Jihan Wu signed letter 

- Gladstein in Time on privacy 

- Ray Dalio on bitcoin

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2021-01-29
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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.6 - Lightning, Encryption, and Bitcoin Hardware with openoms and evankaloudis

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with openoms and evankaloudis

EPISODE: 0.0.6

BLOCK: 667811

PRICE: 3117 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Lightning, Encryption, and Bitcoin Hardware

2021-01-27
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#226: Sovereign default swap markets as a proxy for Bitcoin's fair value with Greg Foss

Join Marty as he sits down with long time credit trader Greg Foss to discuss:

- Surfing culture

- Greg's experience trading credit markets

- Using the CDS market for sovereign bonds as a way to calculate Bitcoin's fair value

- Systemic risk in the financial system

- Counter-party risk 

- Bitcoin and the energy industry

- much more

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2021-01-25
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#225: Whitney Webb

Join Marty as he sits down with independent journalist Whitney Webb to discuss:

- Solar Winds

- Q Anon

- Operation Warp Speed

- Incoming Secretary of State

- WEF's Great Reset

- Independent Journalism

- Opting out

- much more

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2021-01-22
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.01.18

This week in Bitcoin Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitcoin reorg confusion: BITMEX & Blockstream Explorer & Deribit Dissection & Peter Todd 

- CSW sues bitcoin.org and bitcoincore.org over whitepaper copyright 

- Energy usage FUD smacks marty in the face on twitter

- Mining in the arctic circle 

- Iranian gov seizing ASICs 

- Blue Wallet v6.0.3 

- c-lightning v0.9.3 

- Bitcoin Dev Kit v0.3.0 

- Blackrock entering the fray

- Chainalysis releases 2020 "illicit activity" report 

- Our boy Nic dropped a great piece in NYMag 

- Mullvad conducts infrastructure audit 

- Bitcoin Core usage survey 

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2021-01-21
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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.5 - Encryption, Mining, and No KYC Bitcoin with @diverter_nokyc and @maxtannahill

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with @diverter_nokyc & @maxtannahill

EPISODE: 0.0.5

BLOCK: 666809

PRICE: 2731 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Encryption, Mining, and No KYC Bitcoin

STREAMED LIVE EVERY TUESDAY - 2200 UTC - TFTC.tv

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2021-01-20
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#224: How to cancel yourself with Michael Krieger

Join Marty as he sits down with Michael Krieger to discuss:

- Cancel yourself before they cancel you

- Free and open source software

- Censorship

- History

- Bitcoin as a way to exit

- The illegitimacy of the expert class

- Localism

- The education system

- much more

Check out Michael's latest article Cancel Yourself and sign up for his newsletter after reading

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2021-01-15
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.01.11

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Tor v3 Onion addresses unreachable after apparent attack on Tor network 

- Ledger discloses new data leak and steps they are taking to mitigate issues going forward 

- Analysis of Solar Winds attack 

- HRF provides grants to Specter and Lot49 

- Lagarde attacks bitcoin 

- Bitcoin Core v0.21.0 

- BlueWallet v6.0.2 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.5 

- RaspiBlitz v1.6.3 

- Sparrow v0.9.10 

- Hexa Wallet v1.4.1 

- Fully Noded v0.2.9 

- Coldcard v3.2.2 

- Mempool v2 

- Bakkt going public on NYSE 

- Poolin releases hash rate token 

- FinCEN extends comment period 

- German Police take down DarkMarket and arrest operator 

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2021-01-15
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#223: Talking Oil, Gas & Bitcoin with @chigrl

Join Marty as he sits down with Tracy Shuchart (@chigrl) from Hedge Fund Telemetry to discuss:

- Oil Markets

- Misallocation of capital

- PE + O&G

- Fragile supply chains

- Rare Earth metals

- Bitcoin mining with flare gas

- Energy producers are the central banks of the future

- much more

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2021-01-13
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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.4 - Censorship, Privacy, and Open Source Software with J9Roem and benthecarman

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with J9Roem and benthecarman

EPISODE: 0.0.4

BLOCK: 665779

PRICE: 2885 sats per dollar

TOPICS: Censorship, Privacy, and Open Source Software 

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2021-01-13
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#222: Beefing with the NFL with Jack Mallers

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Jack Mallers, Founder and CEO of Strike, to discuss:

- Athletes getting paid in sats

- Beef with the NFL

- bitcoin the hard asset

- Bitcoin the Network

- Strike global

- Routing around with Bitcoin

- State of the Lightning Network

- much more

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2021-01-08
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.04

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- OCC letter on banks using stablecoins 

 - Pro censorship American mining pool gains steam 

 - Iranian mining crackdown 

 - Strike Global 

 - Blockstream Jade 

 - Bitcoin Core v0.21.0 RC5 

 - Fully Noded v0.2.8 

 - Specter v1.0.0 

 - Braiins acquires remaining stake in Slush Pool from Slush 

 - Coindesk buys tradeblock 

 - Anthony Towns on 2021 

 - Bitcoin Explained by BJ Dweck 

- Silent Link

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2021-01-08
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#221: DLCs, transaction fees, and PEMDAS with Chris Stewart

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart, CEO of Suredbits, to discuss:

- An update on DLCs

- The US Presidential Election DLCs

- Oracle problems and solutions

- DLCFDs

- Stablecoins

- Transaction fees

- Is Ethereum beating Bitcoin?

- PEMDAS

- much more

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2021-01-06
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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.3 - Shitcoin Regrets and Pricing the World in sats with dergigi & croesus_btc

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with dergigi & croesus_btc

EPISODE: 0.0.3

BLOCK: 664685

PRICE: 2962 sats per dollar

TOPICS: shitcoin regrets and pricing the world in sats

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2021-01-06
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.28

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Our boy Russ getting paid in bitcoin using Strike 

- Mooch's new bitcoin fund slides leak 

- Indian Gov considering 18% tax on bitcoin trading 

- US Treasury hits BitGo with sanctions violations on their non custodial wallet 

- Bisq v1.5.3 

- Umbrel App Store 

- VanEck refiles ETF 

- This Month in Bitcoin Privacy 

- SolarWinds attack 

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2020-12-31
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Citadel Dispatch e0.0.2 - Privacy, Nodes, and No KYC with ErgoBTC & BitcoinQ_A

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with ErgoBTC & BitcoinQ_A 

EPISODE: 0.0.2

BLOCK: 663569

PRICE: 3619 sats per dollar

TOPICS: privacy, nodes, no kyc

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2020-12-30
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#220: Matt Hill

Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Hill, co-founder and CEO of Start9 Labs, to discuss:

- Founding Start9 Labs

- The Embassy

- Routing around Apple's App Store

- Why personal hardware is an imperative moving forward

- Self-sovereign surveillance

- Making all of this easy

- much more

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2020-12-29
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.21

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Ledger database dump 

- FinCEN adds new KYC requirements for withdrawals 

- Nigeria is now second biggest Paxful bitcoin market after the US 

- Bitmain civil war escalates 

- Microstrategy recent purchases complete 

- BlueWallet v6.0.1 

- Eclair v0.5.0 

- Caravan adds PSBT support 

- Discreet Log Contract for Difference 

-  Ripple gets hit by SEC

- Bitcoin DevKit

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2020-12-24
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#219: arbedout

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with their very good friend arbedout to discuss:

- Gurri's Revolt of the Public

- Telecommunications networks 

- Deflationary v. Inflationary currencies

- MMT vs Bitcoin in context of Hirschmann's Exit, Voice and Loyalty

- Great American Mining, energy, and Bitcoin

- much more 

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2020-12-23
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Citadel Dispatch 0.0.1: Rodolfo Novak & Evan Kaloudis

Join Matt Odell as he sits down with Rodolfo Novak and Evan Kaloudis

EPISODE: 0.0.1

BLOCK: 662548

PRICE: 4265 sats per dollar

TOPICS: self custody (10 mins), FinCEN (10 mins), ledger hack (20 mins), and audience questions (20 mins)

SUBMIT QUESTIONS VIA YOUTUBE: TFTC.tv

2020-12-23
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#218: Desiree Dickerson, Christian Moss, & Simon Cowell

Join Marty as he sits down with Desiree Dickerson, Christian Moss and Simon Cowell to discuss:

- Gaming + The Lightning Network

- Why dedicated gaming tokens don't make sense

- Zebedee's SDK

- MintGox

- Getting pro gamers into LN enabled gaming

- Gaming culture these days

- The Upcoming MintGox tournament on December 27th

- Our favorite games

- much more

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2020-12-22
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#217: Lightswitch Lou's Return

Join Marty as he sits down with Louis Roberts AKA Lightswitch Lou, the man who launched TFTC, to discuss:

- Everything under the sun

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2020-12-22
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#216: Pete Rizzo

Join Marty as he sits down with Pete Rizzo, Editor at Kraken and Advisor to Bitcoin Magazine, to discuss:

- The war over P2SH

- Bitcoin's development culture

- Are Bitcoin's properties inherent or emergent?

- Bitcoin v. Ethereum

- Journalism

- Bias

- Objectivity

- much more

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2020-12-18
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.14

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- no ban yet

- sats back and sats the standard on cashapp

- Ruffer $744M investment 

- $1B investment from One River 

- Guggenheim's Minerd drops a casual $400k price prediction 

- UK FCA allows temp approvals 

- Kraken to add lightning early next year 

- MTGox claims speculation 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.3 

- myNode v0.2.20 

- TailsOS v4.14 

- ACINQ Phoenix v1.4.4 

- ACINQ iOS wallet enters testing 

- Electrum v4.0.8 

- BlueWallet v6.6.0 

- Compromising airgapped machines 

- OXT Research Kucoin Report 

- JoinMarket guide 

- 10 ways to lose your bitcoin 

- Coinbase going public 

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2020-12-18
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#215: BitcoinTINA

Join Marty as he sits down with BitcoinTINA to discuss:

- The new ATH

- Institutional adoption

- How high will Bitcoin go?

- Gradually, then suddenly

- Cutting losses v. taking profits

- Gold's fate

- The importance of running a node

- The market will bend the knee

- Holding in a bull market v. holding in a bear market

- much more

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2020-12-16
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#214: Ben Kaufman

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Ben Kaufman, unlicensed software developer, to discuss:

- Specter Wallet

- Crypto Advanced

- Making multisig easy

- Making connecting to a full node easy

- PSBT

- QR Codes

- HWI

- Hardware

- Zoomers

- much more

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2020-12-15
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#213: Jimmy Song

Join Marty as he sits down with Jimmy Song, educator and Co-Author of Thank God For Bitcoin: The Creation, Corruption, and Redemption of Money, to discuss:

- Sound Money as a moral imperative

- How easy money corrupts society

- The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil

- Serving money or God

- Positivism v. Natural Rights

- Jesus flipping the table and kicking out the moneychangers

- much more

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2020-12-11
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.06

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Ledger Phishing scams continue and get more sophisticated

- Our boy Justin gets funded by Square Crypto 

- Brian Brooks non answer when asked about potential self custody restrictions 

- G7 Finance Ministers discuss the need for more bitcoin regulations 

- Our boy Jake sends out 'canary' tweet 

- Four Republican Congressmen send letter to Mnunchin defending self custody 

- French Finance Ministry to enact stricter bitcoin regs 

- Elliptic releases press release associating bitcoin privacy wallets with criminal intent 

- Mass Mutual buys $100M worth of bitcoin 

- Microstrategy borrowing money to buy more bitcoin 

- c-lightning v0.9.2 

- RoninDojo v1.8.0 

- Specter v0.10.4 

- Zap Android v0.3.6 

- Sparrow Wallet v0.9.9 

- Ledger Live adds easy bitcoin core full node support 

- Bullish yearly survey from Blockchain Capital 

- First multi-transaction CoinSwap test by Chris Belcher 

- Lightning Network deanonymization paper 

- BTC-e Operator sentenced to 5 years 

- The Battle for P2SH 

- Bitcoin Dissidents Editorial 

- BTC Mag drops Top 21 in 2020 list

- Moxie on Rogan then mobilecoin launch

- Tutanota ordered to break encryption 

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2020-12-11
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#212: Keith Levene

Join Marty as he sits down with Keith Levene, founding member of The Clash and Public Image Limited, to discuss:

- Punk Rock in the 1970s/1980s

- Parallels between England in the early 80s and 2020

- Record Labels as a centralizing force

- Bitcoin as a force for good

- Time preference

- Great American Mining

- Streaming payments

- much more

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2020-12-08
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.30

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- fresh set of ledger phishing scams sent out 

- shilling the corn is the cool thing to do now

- Our boy paul 

- Blackrock 

- Bloomberg 

- potential rushed self custody restrictions via brian armstrong 

- CCP was the Plus Token Whale 

- NYTimes hit piece on coinbase and bitcoin 

- Bitcoin Beach balls out 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.0 

- JoinMarket v0.8.0 

- JoininBox v0.1.15 

- RaspiBlitz v1.6.2 

- MyNode v0.2.19 

- Sparrow Wallet v0.9.8 

- Nunchuk v0.9.3 

- Samourai Wallet v0.99.96 

- BlueWallet v5.6.7 

- PSBT Toolkit v0.1.2 

- New version of nthKey 

- Specter DIY now offered prebuilt 

- Guggenheim fund may invest in bitcoin

- AllianceBernstein like bitcoin now 

- BitMEX hires heavy hitter German CEO 

- OTC volumes hit new records 

-  This Month in Bitcoin Privacy 

- Brink announces first fellow, Gloria Zhao 

- Gemini announces bitcoin development "Opportunity Fund

much more

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2020-12-04
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#211: Dr. Saifedean Ammous

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. Saifedean Ammous, Author of The Bitcoin Standard, The Fiat Standard and Principles of Economics, to discuss:

- The Fiat Standard

- Principles of Economics

- The University system

- "The Science"

- Lockdown hysteria

- Unexpected externalities from lockdowns

- much more

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2020-11-29
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.23

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Coldcard testnet attack

- John Newbery and Mike Schmidt launch new bitcoin development initiative

- Chainalysis raising $100M at $1B valuation

- Microstrategy exploring bitcoin "data products"

- Gold funds falling while bitcoin pumps

- Bisq v1.5.0

- Bitcoin Wallet Tracker v0.2.0

- Autoloop lightning liquidity

- PTLC Proof of Concept from Suredbits

- Leo Zhang's The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner

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2020-11-26
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#210: Adam Curry

Join Marty as he sits down with Adam Curry to discuss: 

- Origins of podcasting

- Podcasting 2.0

- Value for Value

- Sphinx chat

- Streaming payments

- Automatic royalties/distributions

- Self censorship and advertising

- Open publishing and distributed money make sense together

- Distrust in media

- much more 

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Check out The Podcasting Index + Podcasting 2.0 

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2020-11-24
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.16

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- taproot activation hits 55% miner support taprootactivation.com

- Second richest Mexican is now a bitcoiner 

- Senator Lummis on fire

- the mooch considering a bitcoin play 

- Citi likes bitcoin now 

- Whirlpool CLI v0.10.9 

- Electrum v4.0.5 

- ThunderHub v0.10.3 

- Tails v4.13 

- Lend at HodlHodl now available in US 

- Swan XPUB support 

- OKEx mining hash rate falls due to solvency concerns 

- OKEx announces they will start processing withdrawals again 

- Dutch exchange now making you verify addresses 

- Chainalysis double dipping on government contracts  

- Binance suing Forbes 

- Apple privacy issues exposed due to server failure 

- US military buying precise location data from marketing agencies 

- Librem 5 begins shipping 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors:

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2020-11-19
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