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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Multi-Currency Trading With Heleum: Big Profits? – YMB Podcast E168

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This is episode 168 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast! This week we have two main topics lined up: Heleum and Amir Taaki.

To kick things off, we have a fantastic guest with us, Pace Ellsworth, the creator of Heleum. The upcoming service will automatically and algorithmically trade your money between several world currencies and cryptocurrencies. Rather than trying to game a single exchange pair (like BTC/USD), the program regularly …

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Chain Split Tokens, Closed Source Bitcoin Unlimited, & More – YMB Podcast E167

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This is episode 167 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Bitcoin Unlimited drama continues. This week, one popular Bitcoin exchange, Bitfinex, announced an interesting new feature called Chain Split Tokens. No one knows if or when Bitcoin Unlimited will become a thing, but CSTs allow traders to get involved early. One (current) Bitcoin equals one Bitcoin Core plus one Bitcoin Unlimited, which reflects the way things would work in a …

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Bitcoin Fees, Hard Forks, & Unlimited Crashes – YMB Podcast E166

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This is episode 166 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Bitcoin's had a crazy few weeks. The mempool is flooded, fees are soaring, and the community is buzzing about a hard fork. One of Bitcoin's largest mining pools made switch to Bitcoin Unlimited. Then Unlimited nodes started crashing because of a bug in the code.

What does all of this mean? We like to remain calm at YMB and try …

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