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Florida Man Steals Power to Mine, Webster Defines Blockchain, & More – YMB Podcast E233

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E233

This is episode 233 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

The infamous Florida Man strikes again! This time, he was caught stealing electricity from the Department of Citrus (his employer). LOL. We’ll share the details and have a laugh on tonight’s stream.

Plus: Webster finally added “cryptocurrency,” “blockchain,” and “ICO” to their dictionary. How well did they define those tough terms? We’ll find out.

And to wrap things up, we’ll …

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Decentralized Exchanges and Bisq with Chris Beams – The Coin Pod, Ep. 6

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The security vulnerabilities of centralized cryptocurrency exchanges are attributes very much inherent to centralized exchange. Andreas Antonopoulos frequently comments that there are only two types of centralized exchanges: the ones that have been hacked and the ones that have yet to be hacked. And the long and continually-growing list of hacks demonstrates that he’s probably right.

An alternative to centralized exchanges comes in the form of decentralized exchanges, of which one …

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Determinism, Predestination, Free Will, & Preforeordestination – Tim’s Two Cents #3

Predestination & Free Will

This is episode 3 of Tim’s Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself.

Its another Monday and Tim is here to give you thoughts how to navigate the various approaches to how the world works. This week, he decided (completely under his own free will) to discuss the ideas of determinism, free will, and if we really have a say in how our lives turn out.

Is everyone responsible for …

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Twitter Bans @Bitcoin, SEC Threatens Exchanges, & More with Guest Host TrollCoin – YMB Podcast E232

Carl TrollCoin on YMB Podcast E232

This is episode 232 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. It’s been a wild week. There’s so much to cover and we’ll get right to it.

First of all, the Bitcoin price crumbled a bit recently. It’s probably due to an SEC announcement suggesting that crypto exchanges will have to register. Papers please!

Also this week, Twitter shut down @Bitcoin for awhile. The Bcash account was probably deemed to have …

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Central Bank of Barbados Should Buy Bitcoin with Jeremy Stephen – The Coin Pod, Ep. 5

That central banks should buy Bitcoin is an increasingly common aspect of the narrative surrounding cryptocurrencies. In late 2015, two economists from the University of the West Indies in Barbados published research on Bitcoin as an important addition to the Central Bank of Barbados’ asset portfolio.

Jeremy Stephen, one of the authors, joins me today to explain his interest in Bitcoin and the case for central banks owning Bitcoin. Among other things, Jeremy also discusses …

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Minarchism, Dicks, & Why Size Doesn’t Really Matter – Tim’s Two Cents #2

This is episode 2 of Tim’s Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself. Join the omniscient genius this week as he explores the exciting world of minarchism.

Some people believe that when it comes to government, less is more. Today, Tim looks into why that’s probably a good thing. But he’ll also chat about some hypothetical (and real) examples of how even “limited” governments can grow in influence and power. …

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SegWit Adoption Spikes, Bill Gates Causes Death, & More – YMB Podcast E231

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E231

This is episode 231 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

After years of arguing, months of implementation, and ages of educating users, SegWit is finally taking off. About 30% of all Bitcoin transactions now use the new tech and that number is growing steadily.

What’s causing the uptick? How much of a difference does this make anyway? Tune in for more details and our thoughts on the whole situation!

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Crash Course on Crypto-Carnivory with Bitstein – The Coin Pod, Ep. 4

Bitcoin and meat share a strong and increasingly popular association in the world Satoshi Nakamoto created. Vegetables and carbohydrates are passé; filet mignon and prime rib are in vogue.

Michael “Bitstein” Goldstein joins me for episode four to explain this trend and clarify that it’s not just a fad. Abandoning carbohydrates and plant food for a zero-carb, ketogenic, or carnivorous diet is an important and long-term decision made by many bitcoiners in obedience to volumes …

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