YMB: Your Liberty & Bitcoin Podcast

Tim Says “F*ck the Miners” – YMB Podcast E211

Dumb Crypto Miner

This is episode 211 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today's episode is all about Tim's apparent hatred for crypto miners. He knows that they're necessary for Bitcoin but he still thinks they have serious issues. Is it because they're greedy? Is it because they cheat? Is it because they're ignorant? Not quite.

Ok, to be fair, Tim doesn't hate all miners. There's just a particular group of them …

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I Cheated on Bitcoin This Week. Hard. – YMB Podcast E210

Cheating on Bitcoin

This is episode 210 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Look, we're not all perfect. We love Bitcoin, but sometimes it's just too fat for us. And those hot altcoins won't stop flirting with us. It's a fatal attraction that can wreck even the strongest relationships.

But seriously, that's exactly what happened to me this week. Bitcoin wanted $14 from me and I'd had enough. For too long, this bloated …

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Eduardo Knows Firsthand: Bitcoin Is Necessary to Survive in Venezuela – YMB Podcast E209

Nicolas Maduro Bitcoin

This is episode 209 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today's show is an absolutely special interview with Purse.io's Eduardo Gomez. Zack Voell sat down with him to chat about the importance of Bitcoin in places where fiat currency blatantly fails. And as a Venezuelan native, Eduardo knows exactly how dangerous bad monetary policy can be.

He said that Venezuela prints money so fast that inflation amounts to a …

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Major Online Retailer *Stops* Accepting Bitcoin. Bring on the Haters. – YMB Podcast E208

Live Bitcoin Podcast

This is episode 208 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

As the Bitcoin price continues to soar to mind-boggling heights, some people just have to kill the buzz. There are plenty of tweeps out there who look for every possible opportunity to discredit crypto, likely because they feel bitter for never investing in it.

To be fair, there's absolutely nothing wrong with criticism. We need to be able to take …

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The Free Market Chose Digital Kittens Over Everything Else. Now What? – YMB Podcast E207

CryptoKitties

This is episode 207 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Whether you like it or not, CryptoKitties took over the internet this weekend. And the collectible cats didn't just dominate social media. They literally took over the Ethereum blockchain, filling up the blocks and causing a spike in transaction fees.

What on earth could this mean? Isn't the blockchain supposed to be used for more noble purposes? And aren't …

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These Are the 5 Absolute Dumbest Things People Say About Bitcoin Right Now – YMB Podcast E206

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E206

This is episode 206 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

We've heard all kinds of Bitcoin slurs over the years. Bitcoin is useless. Evil. Too volatile. Overvalued. It's magic internet money. (Okay, that last one is basically a compliment.) But frankly, most people who insult Bitcoin are just plain wrong.

What are the worst things people say about Bitcoin? YMB's own Zack Voell knows. He compiled a list of the …

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The Intellectual Benefit of Bitcoin (and Silver) (and Gold) – YMB Podcast E205

Bitcoin Brain

This is episode 205 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. This is also another one of Tim Baker's (in)famous rants.

Today's episode is all about some heavy topics like materialism, inflation, society, and creativity. In some ways, Tim loves materialism because it drives people to accomplish stuff so they can have stuff. But at the same time, some people are never happy with stuff. Maybe they should find pleasure in …

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Legal Pressures Continue. Will ICO Madness Finally End? – YMB Podcast E204

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E204

This is episode 204 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. We know it's not Thursday, but we're making up for the episode we skipped on Thanksgiving.

ICOs are (still) going hard. Fundraisers dump loads of cash into marketing so they can attempt to grab our attention on Facebook, Twitter, and everywhere else (including here on YMB). Some campaigns have successfully raised hundreds of millions of dollars, only to accomplish virtually …

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