This Bitcoin User Just Got a Nasty Surprise From His Bank – YMB Podcast E139

Bank to Bitcoin User

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This is episode 139 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

We’ve got all kinds of fun planned for today’s show. First up, we’ll cover, the rising price of BitCrystals, the in-game currency for Spells of Genesis. If you still haven’t heard about it, SoG is an upcoming trading card game that uses cards stored on the Bitcoin blockchain. It’s pretty darn cool.

Then after that, …

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Online Gambling and the Bitcoin Effect

Bitcoin Circuit

Back in January 2009, the first ever Bitcoin transaction took place. Since then, awareness of the currency has grown and coins have greatly increased in value. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a unit of value which exists in digital format only and is processed on the Bitcoin blockchain.

Despite the hacking of several high profile coin exchanges, the digital currency remains popular. One sector that has embraced the Bitcoin revolution is the online gambling industry. …

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Inflation: Slave, Save, Retire, & Sob – YMB Podcast E138

Bitcoin Inflation

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This is episode 138 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

We don’t think about it very much, but inflation is a serious killer. I recently had some retirement plans running through my head and wanted to see how much value my savings might lose throughout my career. A quick check informed me that the US Dollar has lost a whopping 75% of it’s buying power over …

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This Is Kim Dotcom’s Grand Vision for Bitcoin’s Future – YMB Podcast E137

Kim Dotcom Scaling Bitcoin

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This is episode 137 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Kim Dotcom has some serious plans for the futures of file sharing and Bitcoin. His three main projects right now are (supposedly) Megaupload 2.0, Bitcache, and MegaNet. The Internet celebrity certainly has a reputation for making wild claims that never come to fruition, but there is still a chance that these projects will revolutionize our digital …

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We Learned This After Countless Failed Bitcoin Ventures – YMB Podcast E136

Physical Bitcoins

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This is episode 136 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

We’ve invested tons of time, sweat, money, and tears into numerous Bitcoin ventures over the years. We tried Bitcoin mining, selling physical Bitcoins, day trading, hosting live Bitcoin news shows, and more. And the truth is, many of those Bitcoin ventures completely flopped – at least in a way. But we haven’t given up.…

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Trolley Problems: Philosophy Is a Joke – YMB Podcast E135

Trolley Problem Memes

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This is episode 135 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

If you’ve listened to our show before, you know that we have a love-hate relationship with philosophy. In many ways, it’s fascinating, but it can also feel incredibly pointless because professional thinkers rarely agree. This episode is all about trolley problems – some of the toughest philosophical questions in history.

In the original problem, a trolley …

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Yet Another Bitcoin Hack & Ryan the Newbie – YMB Podcast E134

Bitfinex Hack

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This is episode 134 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

To kick off today’s show, we’re covering yet another Bitcoin exchange hack. Last Tuesday, Bitfinex was taken for at least $60 million worth of Bitcoin. The Bitcoin price subsequently fell as much as 20%. Although we’ve said this countless times before, we can’t stress enough the importance of safely storing your coin, since events like

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Hard Forks: Trusting the Bitcoin Network – YMB Podcast E133

Ethereum Hard Fork

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This is episode 133 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

This week’s show is all about the Ethereum hard fork and what it might mean for Bitcoin. With the help of a hard fork, the Ethereum community has now officially erased The Dao Hack from their blockchain. They now have two versions of their cryptocurrency. The old chain respects the original rules of the network and …

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