All About ICOs, Ethereum’s Decentralized Exchange, & More – YMB Podcast E175

This is episode 175 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

How much do you know about ICOs? Do you even know what ICO stands for? I had some friends asking about altcoins lately and "initial coin offerings" came up. I decided it would be an important thing to chat about on the air, so that's where we'll kick things off tonight. We'll use a new ICO quiz from Cointelegraph to …

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Litecoin Gets SegWit, Tax-Free Bitcoin, & More – YMB Podcast E174

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This is episode 174 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

SegWit is finally here! Err, at least it's here for Litecoin. As of yesterday, the altcoin had enough SegWit support for enough time to turn on the feature. It will still take awhile for wallets and other Litecoin infrastructure to really make use of the new feature, but it's a start.

What does this mean for Bitcoin? Will Litecoin suddenly …

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Bitcoin Bubbles, Crashes, and Then… – YMB Podcast E173

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This is episode 173 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

First up today, we definitely have to cover the Bitcoin price. We celebrated a new all-time high last week and this week we're even higher. Then again, we crashed $100 in just one hour today. So what the heck is going on? Should we buy? Sell? We have no clue, but we're gonna tell you what we think anyway.

Then …

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How to Buy Spells of Genesis Cards for Newbies (USD > Bitcoin > BitCrystals > Blockchain Cards)

Spells of Genesis (SoG) is now available globally and it's time to learn how you can buy the game's unique blockchain cards with USD (or whatever currency you use). Many players find Spells of Genesis on the app stores without knowing anything about Bitcoin, BitCrystals, or blockchains.

But if you enjoy the game, your next step is to learn how to buy Bitcoin so you can buy BitCrystals so you can buy Spells of Genesis …

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Antbleed: Srsly? More Friggen Bitcoin Mining Drama? – YMB Podcast E172

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This is episode 172 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

So apparently Antminers have a backdoor that allows the manufacturer to remotely shut down the devices? And apparently the security surrounding the feature is not very strong? With an estimated 70% of existing hash power coming from Antminers, this could be a huge vulnerability for Bitcoin. We'll cover the details and speculate during the first half of our livestream tonight.…

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It’s 4/20 and Bitcoin Is Done – YMB Podcast E171

This is episode 171 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Happy 420! Today's show is all about weed and the end of Bitcoin. Unfortunately, most of us are unable to stream this week, so your host is just Tim Baker.

First up, weed. It's April 20 and for whatever reason, that means it's time to get high, celebrate life, and run from the cops. Tim is on the scene to …

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SegWit UASF, 3 Bigshot Bitcoin Nations, & More – YMB Podcast E170

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This is episode 170 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up today, we definitely have to cover Bitcoin's recent SegWit UASF drama. The acronym stand for "user activated soft fork" and many hope the concept will allow Segregated Witness to activate sooner.

As it stands, we need 95% of Bitcoin's mining power to signal support for SegWit before it activates, but that kind of consensus has proven difficult to …

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ASICBOOST Covertly Exploits Bitcoin Mining, Litecoin Embraces SegWit, & More – YMB Podcast E169

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This is episode 169 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

To kick things off today, we'll dive into a discussion about a Bitcoin mining method called ASICBOOST. The concept makes Bitcoin miners as much as 30% more efficient, which could generate an estimated $100 million in additional annual revenue for a large mining operation. Efficiency is usually a good thing, but ASICBOOST comes with extra baggage that has been causing …

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