Monero Forks, Friendly(ish) Ransomware, & More – YMB Podcast E237

This is episode 237 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

If you thought all the Bitcoin forks were bad, get a load of what happened to Monero this week. The privacy-oriented crypto’s devs planned a hard fork to reduce the effectiveness of ASICs (something worth discussing in itself). But when all was said and done, four different projects claimed to reject the upgrade and proceed as the original Monero. This …

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Reliable Cryptoasset Data and Nomics with Clay Collins – The Coin Pod, Ep. 10

The problems of questionable and sometimes out-and-out false data appearing on popular coin ranking sites like CoinMarketCap, which subsequently causes severe price fluctuations, in only one facet of many deficiencies in the sphere of coin ranking sites and cryptocurrency data aggregation services.

One team taking this segment of the space head on is nomics.com, an open, professional and reliable source for clean, carefully curated cryptocurrency data. I chatted with Nomics CEO Clay Collins about …

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Hedonism and the Little Devils – Tim’s Two Cents #7

Tim's Two Cents #7

This is episode 7 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This episode is about hedonism. Sounds great doesn’t it? It will be, at least until it isn’t.

The desire for instant gratification lives in all our hearts. But is it okay to let our own hedonistic devils out for a little play? Most people wouldn’t affirm their stance as hedonists, but aren’t our day to day lives spent …

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Special Guest TraderCobb Shares Essential Trading Experience – YMB Podcast E236

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E236 with TraderCobb

This is episode 236 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today we have an outstanding special guest all the way from the other side of the planet. TraderCobb (Craig) has years of experience trading traditional investments and crypto. Daniel got to join him on The Trader Cobb Crypto Podcast a few weeks back and had a blast, so now we’re excited to invite him onto our own airwaves.

Craig will …

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

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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

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“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, …

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