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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Don’t Let the Mooning BTC Price Distract You From the True Meaning of Bitcoin – YMB Podcast E203

The True Meaning of Bitcoin

This is episode 203 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

We love to see Bitcoin’s price spike, but that’s not the only thing that matters in Bitcoin. As one of our more principled hosts, Tim Baker is here today to explain why Bitcoin is amazing regardless of its current dollar value. It sets people free and for that, we’d pay anything.

Then later in the show, Tim will share some …

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Insane Coin Offerings: To The Moon

Moon Coins

This article is the fourth in a series about the most absurd Initial Coin Offerings. Read the previous article here.

For millennia, the moon has appeared throughout the legends, traditions, religions, and art of humankind. From the Neolithic people of the British Isles to Leonardo da Vinci to Neil Armstrong, Earth’s nightlight fascinates prehistoric, Renaissance, and modern humans alike. Now the moon dazzles an eclectic, nerdy bunch of twenty-first-century humans for an …

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Blockchain to the Rescue: The Global Cannabis Community Gets an ICO

The cannabis community faces unique challenges in doing business. Although in the United States the majority of states have legalized or decriminalized either medicinal or recreational marijuana, it remains illegal at the federal level, which creates a number of problems for the industry. Dispensaries and marijuana retailers don’t have access to banking services. They can’t provide a card terminal, they can’t make a bank transfer to wholesale suppliers. This creates a lot of problems, firstly …

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3 Extremely Easy Ways to Go Completely Broke Without Even Trying – YMB Podcast E202

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E202

This is episode 202 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Let’s say something honest: Everyone desperately wants to go broke. We dream about it day and night. “What would life be like if I had no money whatsoever?” we ask ourselves.

So on today’s show, we’ll share some tips that could help you waste every precious cent you own. Blowing cash is not as easy as it sounds but if …

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Insane Coin Offerings: Everything is “Bitcoin”

Different Bitcoins

This article is the third in a series about the most absurd Initial Coin Offerings. Read the previous article here.

In chasing crypto-riches, many coin creators see a shortcut to widespread adoption (or at least possession) by hijacking the Bitcoin name via chain forks or branding.

Roger Ver, for example, is (in)famous for insisting that Bitcoin Cash is the “real” Bitcoin (an idea that Ethereum’s founder, Vitalik Buterin, now supports).

1. I consider …

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Global Crypto Strategist Joins KYC.Legal

KYC.Legal, a blockchain technology-based platform that serves to verify users, protect personal data, and prevent fraud, welcomes the addition of a highly esteemed adviser to their team – David Drake, a renowned investor and crowdfunding pioneer, agreed to join the team as its adviser. Mr. Drake, the Chairman of LDJ Capital, will lend to the project his substantial knowledge of the market and will advise the company on key issues of conducting a successful ICO, …

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