The Glorious 4th(x5) Episode – Tim’s Two Cents #20

Tim's Two Cents on American Guilt
This is episode 20 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself. Tim decided to record this one on the 4th of July in honor of our nation's birthday. America turned 242 years old last week and your raging host just had to blab about the most American thing ever: covering our guilt with empty platitudes and promises that amount to nothing but hot air. We say and think all ...

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Iran Cracks Down on Crypto – YMB Podcast E249

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E249
This is episode 249 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. A few weeks back, we covered several aspects of Signal censorship. Many governments (Iran is particularly egregious) block apps and services they don't like. And lots of them dislike Signal because it lets people stay private. It appears that Iran now has similar concerns about cryptocurrency. Over the past few months, authorities began cutting off access to crypto exchanges like ...

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Free Speech Permit – Tim’s Two Cents #19

Tim's Two Cents on Free Speech
This is episode 19 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself. As he did last week, Tim will continue his departure from the old "point and counterpoint" form. In this episode, he'll dive into the infamous concept of free speech. In particular, he'll cover public demonstration, violent and nonviolent. Does nonviolent protest really accomplish anything? Can anyone actually argue in favor of violent protest? How should we respond to ...

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This Crypto Startup Will Pay You to Own People on Fortnite

Video games have changed a lot since Atari was first released in 1972. At the time, it was an innovative, new entertainment medium that has since adapted and matured into a full-fledged media juggernaut. What was once characterized as an alternative preoccupation for the athletically challenged has blossomed into one of the most popular entertainment platforms in the world. The potent combination of powerful PC gaming rigs, compelling stand-alone gaming platforms, and ubiquitous mobile gaming ...

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Coinbase’s “Charity” Fund, Facebook Revives (Some) Crypto Ads, & More – YMB Podcast E248

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E248
This is episode 248 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. We love charity, of course. But do we really want Coinbase in charge of it? The company is already notorious for mishandling customers and cash, so why would anyone trust them to give money away properly? Ok, maybe I'm being a bit harsh. Maybe they'll do some great things. Let's talk it over tonight. And later in the show, let's ...

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Finding the Best Bitcoin Online Poker

Popular online casinos such as 888Poker offer a large variety of banking methods that ensure transactions are fast, offer low to no fees and give you the opportunity to make withdrawals within seconds. However, with the introduction of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the world of online transactions has changed to become even faster while still including high levels of security. At the same time, these currencies have introduced a new range of risks, especially when ...

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Bitcoin, eh? – The Coin Pod, Ep. 20

This week, The Coin Pod travels (virtually) to Canada to learn about the state of Bitcoin mining, regulation, adoption, etc. from Francis Pouliot, long-time advocate and activist and CEO of Satoshi Portal. Francis offers a unique perspective on the political, social, and technical aspects of Bitcoin and the roles he's played in each sphere. Canada is a relatively tech-savvy nation of early adopters with enormous potential to become a hub not only for bitcoin use. ...

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Country Fried Discrimination – Tim’s Two Cents #18

Tim's Two Cents on Discrimination
This is episode 18 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself. This episode is a bit of a departure from past episodes. Instead of focusing on a belief system or -ism, Tim talks about something that many people on Twitter freak out about. This week's show is all about the right to refuse service to someone based on their race, orientation, or political affiliations. It's a topic at the ...

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