Bitcoin and the Zombie Marmot Apocalypse with Preston Byrne – The Coin Pod, Ep. 9

Download Podcast | Subscribe One of the sharpest legal minds thinking about Bitcoin and other blockchains is Preston Byrne, a fellow of the Adam Smith Institute, a Blockchain technologist, and, according to Fortune Magazine, a loud-mouth libertarian as insightful as he is obnoxious. I had the privilege to catch up with Preston about some of the articles he has authored about stable coins, Nakamoto Schemes, regulatory developments in the Bitcoin and larger cryptocurrency space, and ...

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What’s the Matter With Nothing Mattering? – Tim’s Two Cents #6

Nihilism
This is episode 6 of Tim's Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself. This episode doesn't really matter. It's all about nihilism so why would you even listen? Okay, but seriously. Nihilism is now an ingrained part of almost all popular culture. Many creatives espouse the idea that nothing truly matters and no one can claim to have figured out a concrete moral system. But when it comes down to ...

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Tim & Zack Read the Mail (and More!) – YMB Podcast E235

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E235
This is episode 235 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Another holiday is just around the corner and you (probably) know what that means. The cat's away and the mice are gonna play - hard. Yep, Daniel is out of commission again, so this week you get Tim and Zack. And honestly, that means this episode could go anywhere. These two dudes could end up talking about invisible jigsaw puzzles ...

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Understanding Maximalism and Minimalism with Ansel Lindner – The Coin Pod, Ep. 8

Download Podcast | Subscribe "Being a Bitcoin Maximalist gives you a rational foundation to evaluate the entire bitcoin space. ...[It's] based on science and economics; it's the opposite of faith. … It's an understanding of network effects, history, game theory, economics and observational evidence (not being an expert in each but knowing they work together)." So says Ansel Lindner, host of "Bitcoin and Markets". Ansel is an outspoken Bitcoin maximalist and a minimalist, and he ...

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TRADITION!(alism) – Tim’s Two Cents #5

Tim's Two Cents #5
This is episode 5 of Tim's Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself. One this episode, Tim talks about traditionalism. We all look back to the past for wisdom, but do we sometimes go too far with how much weight we give to these ideas? Is something proven to work just because it has worked in the past? Is tradition something that we should strive to keep or should we ...

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Mining Ban, Illegal Data on Blockchain, Facebook Data Wreckage, & More – YMB Podcast E234

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E234
This is episode 234 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. It's been an absolutely crazy week. For starters, a city in New York banned Bitcoin mining. How can we tolerate this? Isn't computer code supposed to be free speech? How did authoritarian policies make this possible? Tune in for all the details and our opinions. A few days ago, we found out that if you keep a copy of the ...

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Decentralized Exchanges and HodlHodl with Roman Snitko – The Coin Pod, Ep. 7

Download Podcast | Subscribe Tim, Daniel and I have a special place in our hearts for decentralized Bitcoin exchanges, and we had such a fun time with last week's coin pod about decentralized exchanges that I asked Roman Snitko, CTO of HodlHodl, to come on The Coin Pod for a "Part Two" episode dedicated to his decentralized exchange. Roman offers an entirely new set of important thoughts of the security of exchanging bitcoins, the challenges ...

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The Six Cents and Centrism – Tim’s Two Cents #4

Tim's Two Cents Podcast #4
This is episode 4 of Tim's Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself. This week your host is joined by two other expert armchair philosophers. Together, they'll discuss centrism and how it can be both good and bad for individuals and societies. What makes centrism such an attractive idea to many while also repugnant and morally bankrupt to others? Is anyone truly a centrist? Are designated hitters ruining our nations ...

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