Bitcoin Journalism with Kyle Torpey – The Coin Pod, Ep. 13

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Journalists who cover Bitcoin are perennially controversial figures (as are all journalists, really) who face extraordinary criticism for the news and opinions they share about Bitcoin and other alt-coins. Journalists who hate Bitcoin and those who own Bitcoin are equally criticized by opposing sides in the “crypto” space, and opinions which later prove incorrect are typically doubled down on instead of corrected.

To address as much of the Bitcoin journalism controversy …

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Optimism & Being Half Full of Yourself – Tim’s Two Cents #10

Tim's Two Cents #10

This is episode 10 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week, Tim’s all about optimism. Society as a whole seems to promote blind belief in oneself. Disney tells us our hearts are never wrong and we’ll always live happily ever after. But how much can unrealistic positivity really improve your life?

While disease and failure constantly surround us, some people choose to simply believe they will always …

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Cryptocurrency Is Not a Magic Bullet

In many respects, blockchain can be considered a mature technology. Though it hasn’t yet reached its ultimate market penetration or even realized bitcoin’s original ambition of endowing greater financial freedom, it’s now caught on with developers, startups, and even long-established businesses. Blockchain isn’t new anymore, and it’s lost the novelty it once commanded to a degree. This means that real value must be brought to the table by innovative blockchain companies to advance the trend.…

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CheapAir.com CEO Joins Us to Share How Coinbase & BitPay Screwed Him – YMB Podcast E239

Jeff Klee on You, Me, and BTC E239

This is episode 239 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today’s exciting guest is Jeff Klee, the CEO of CheapAir.com. CheapAir has been using Coinbase to accept Bitcoin for airfare for years now. (Kudos for that!) But recently, some changes over at Coinbase threw Jeff’s company under the bus.

And to make matters worse, BitPay also introduced changes earlier this year that left many merchants in the dark. They now …

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Despotism and Autocracy – Tim’s Two Cents #9

Tim's Two Cents #9

This is episode 9 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week’s show is all about despotism. Most of us in the modern world assume autocratic rule by one person is something completely negative. But are there some redeeming features to this strongman type of rule?

In a world where aggression and compulsory governance are currently unavoidable, is a dictator truly the worst kind of leader? Could it …

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@CryptoDale Steals the Show – YMB Podcast E238

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E238

This is episode 238 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today we have another fantastic special guest with us. @CryptoDale is one of the wildest dudes on crypto Twitter and he’s here to chat about whatevs and cover some Bitcoin headlines with us.

First of all, we’re totally gonna laugh our asses off at a prison escape. Apparently, this guy suspected of one of the biggest Bitcoin thefts in history …

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Reflections on Diversity in Bitcoin and “Crypto” with Desiree Dickerson – The Coin Pod, Ep. 11

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Many of the most important contributions to Bitcoin (and cryptocurrency, in general) come from female developers, attorneys, journalists, etc. even though statistically women comprise a relatively small percentage of “crypto” users and contributors, according to the best available data.

For this episode, Soona Amhaz joins me to chat with Desiree Dickson about her work as the Blockchain & Digital Currency Fellow at Women for Women and her opinions on the diversity …

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Nut Up or Shut Up (Stoicism) – Tim’s Two Cents #8

Stoicism

This is episode 8 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week’s show is all about Stoicism, an age old philosophy passed down from the Greeks. If it’s that old it must be right, right?

Stoics are called to develop a knowledge of the world to gain inner peace and peace with the universe. Those are certainly some lofty ideas, but how well do these ancient tenets hold …

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