Plantoids: Living Blockchain Art – YMB Podcast E158

Blockchain Plantoids

This is episode 158 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Today’s episode is extra special. We decided at the last minute that we’d record live on YouTube and release the show with zero editing, so this week you get to hear us completely uncut.

The topic? Plantoids. Apparently, some people want to use smart contracts to create blockchain-based DAOs (distributed autonomous organizations) that manifest themselves as real life sculptures. Some …

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Demolish Bitcoin. We Dare You. #BitcoinWreckingBall – YMB Podcast E157

Bitcoin Wrecking Ball

This is episode 157 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up today, we’ll cover Bitcoin’s giant crash over the past few days. According to one report, Bitcoin is getting demolished. That may be true on paper (if you just look at recent weeks), but we wouldn’t have recorded 157 episodes of YMB if we really thought that Bitcoin could be demolished.

Most people say the crash happened because …

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If You Keep Saying The Bitcoin Is Heading to the Moon, Shut Up – YMB Podcast E156

Bitcoin to the Moon

This is episode 156 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Some people just have to complain about everything, and Bitcoin is certainly an easy target. So today’s show is all about Bitcoin haters.

It all started with a tweet about how Bitcoin naysayers will have to change their strategy in 2017. It’s becoming harder and harder for them to say that Bitcoin is dead, so they’ll have to find other …

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Bitcoin’s Rockin’ New Year – YMB Podcast E155

Bitcoin in 2017

This is episode 155 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Happy New Year, Bitcoiners! Despite the expectations of countless media and so-called economists, Bitcoin survived 2016. In fact, it seems like it did far more than just survive. So as we often do this time of year, we’ll take an episode to assess the past year in Bitcoin and predict the future.

To recap 2016, we’ll consider Mike Hearn’s exit

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The Crazy Crap That Everyone Freaks Out About Every Day – YMB Podcast E154

Freakin' Out About Bitcoin

This is episode 154 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

You’re about to hear us try something we’ve never recorded before. In today’s episode, we’ll dial up another radio show, Free Talk Live, during their live broadcast. That’s right. On a whim, we’ll call in to national radio and ask about Bitcoin. The hosts do like Bitcoin and will share their thoughts on its recent rally.

Then after that, …

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Bitcoin and Poker Players: A Double Gamble

Bitcoin Ace

Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly popular payment method at various online poker rooms. There are many reasons for this phenomenon. Probably the most important one is that Bitcoin can be used by everyone around the globe. So even players from the USA, where offshore online poker has been under attack for more than a decade, can still easily fund their accounts.

In addition, paying with Bitcoin is appealing because deposits are processed instantly and …

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Bitcoin vs. Oil and Free Market Manipulation – YMB Podcast E153

Bitcoin vs. Oil

This is episode 153 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up today, we’ll cover Bitcoin, oil, and volatility. According to CryptoCoinsNews, Bitcoin was actually less volatile than oil over the past year. This might seem crazy because many people used to bash Bitcoin for having too many price swings, but it’s probably a good sign.

Then after that, we’ll jump into a related discussion about OPEC and market …

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Uncensor the World: Michael W. Dean & Derrick Slopey Talk BipCoin, Dot-Bip, & More – YMB Podcast E152

BipCoin NoGov Crypto

This is episode 152 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Today we have two marvelous guests with us, Michael W. Dean and Derrick Slopey. Both gents are behind numerous Bitcoin- and liberty-friendly projects, so today’s show is chalk full of things they’re working on.

We’ll kick off the show with a discussion about BipCoin and Dot-Bip. The former is an extra anonymous cryptocurrency based on the CryptoNote technology. The latter …

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