Three Simple Ways to Tank an Economy – YMB Podcast E151 Rum

Tanking Economies

This is episode 151 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Today’s show is all about three economies struggling to maintain their fiat currencies. We covered one, Zimbabwe, a few weeks ago, where they use foreign currency. The other two are India and Venezuela.

In India, the government recently banned 500 and 1,000 rupee bills. This caused a huge cash shortage and significant interest in Bitcoin. In Venezuela, the …

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Bitcoin Battlefields: Warring for Privacy, Control, & Principles – YMB Podcast E150

Bitcoin Battlefields

This is episode 150 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Happy Thanksgiving! Today’s show is all about two massive Bitcoin battles: Coinbase versus the IRS and ViaBTC versus SegWit.

First up, we’ll cover the IRS’s request for millions of customer records from Coinbase. Supposedly, some Bitcoin users cheated on their taxes, so the IRS wants everything from transaction records to physical addresses to device history and more. This is obviously …

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Zimbabwe Doesn’t Want to Be Another Hyperinflation Lesson. Enter Bitcoin. – YMB Podcast E149

Zimbabwe Considers Bitcoin

This is episode 149 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up today, we cover one economist’s serious theory that Bitcoin could save Zimbabwe from another currency disaster. The country has used a variety of foreign cash for several years and now has a shortage. Apparently, it’s not so easy to stay afloat when you can’t just print more of your own money.

We’ll dive into the details and share …

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Purse CEO Andrew Lee Explains How Bcoin Could Take Over Bitcoin – YMB Podcast E148

BCoin

This is episode 148 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Could Bitcoin Core really go away some day? Andrew Lee, the CEO of Purse, joins us today to help answer that question. We first interviewed him ages ago to ask how Purse saves Bitcoiners money on Amazon, and now he’s back with a new project, BCoin.

BCoin is quite new, but it’s already one of the most popular …

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Airbitz’s Paul Puey Has Ambitious Plans For Crypto Security & Privacy – YMB Podcast E147

Airbitz's Paul Puey

This is episode 147 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up today, Daniel sits down with Paul Puey, the CEO and Co-founder of Airbitz. We had him on the show two years ago to chat about his user-friendly Bitcoin wallet, and now he’s back to reveal his new plans for the project.

One essential part of Airbitz’s future is their equity crowdfunding campaign that is currently running on …

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This Browser Takes Anonymous Surfing to the Next Level. But Is It Enough? – YMB Podcast E146

Brave Browser

This is episode 146 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

We all know Tor is cool for anonymous browsing. Adblock is cool for, well, blocking ads. And ProTip is cool for tipping our favorite publishers with Bitcoin. But what if we could have all of the above in one fast, safe, and secure browser? Supposedly, such a product is in the works over at Brave.

So today’s show is …

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SatoshiDice – Still the Original and the Best Bitcoin Dice Game

SatoshiDice Bitcoin Dice Site

Being the first in something doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll always be the best. For example, Steve Jobs wasn’t the first person to make an MP3 player – but he became the best. SatoshiDice has broken that mould, however, with their Bitcoin dice site.

One of the First

SatoshiDice is a Bitcoin casino style site that was first set up in 2012. While many other Bitcoin dice sites have come out of the woodwork since …

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21 APIs & Bcoin: Are They Bitcoin’s Next Killer Apps? – YMB Podcast E145

The 21 API Marketplace

This is episode 145 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up today, we’re chatting about The 21 Marketplace. 21 Inc. made waves awhile back when they announced their Bitcoin Computer, but at the time no one really knew what they were up to. Turns out one of their main projects was this API marketplace, which allows people to buy and sell computing power (API calls) with Bitcoin. Could …

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