Major Online Retailer *Stops* Accepting Bitcoin. Bring on the Haters. – YMB Podcast E208

Live Bitcoin Podcast
This is episode 208 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. As the Bitcoin price continues to soar to mind-boggling heights, some people just have to kill the buzz. There are plenty of tweeps out there who look for every possible opportunity to discredit crypto, likely because they feel bitter for never investing in it. To be fair, there's absolutely nothing wrong with criticism. We need to be able to take ...

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Stop Calling Bitcoin a “Community”

Bitcoin is a revolutionary technology as the world's first completely decentralized peer-to-peer payment network. As millions of people around the world pour billions of dollars into Bitcoin, everyone from rural subsistence farmers to swamp-dwelling policymakers increasingly take note. While Bitcoin matures, hordes of pundits, bloggers, and journalists perpetually reference a "Bitcoin community" responsible for the challenges, changes and successes of Bitcoin. But there is no Bitcoin community. One could be forgiven for not readily understanding ...

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The Free Market Chose Digital Kittens Over Everything Else. Now What? – YMB Podcast E207

CryptoKitties
This is episode 207 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. Whether you like it or not, CryptoKitties took over the internet this weekend. And the collectible cats didn't just dominate social media. They literally took over the Ethereum blockchain, filling up the blocks and causing a spike in transaction fees. What on earth could this mean? Isn't the blockchain supposed to be used for more noble purposes? And aren't altcoins ...

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The Best Time to Buy Bitcoin

Time Is Bitcoin
With each new all-time high comes an increasing number of people with hot takes on the best time to buy Bitcoin, and even more people eager to listen. But they're all wrong. We guarantee it. Plenty of wise guys say never is the best time to buy (for this article, they're irrelevant). Others create immaculate price-chart artwork that isolates a specific date or price. Some of these clowns even give themselves titles like "Blockchain Investors" ...

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These Are the 5 Absolute Dumbest Things People Say About Bitcoin Right Now – YMB Podcast E206

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E206
This is episode 206 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. We've heard all kinds of Bitcoin slurs over the years. Bitcoin is useless. Evil. Too volatile. Overvalued. It's magic internet money. (Okay, that last one is basically a compliment.) But frankly, most people who insult Bitcoin are just plain wrong. What are the worst things people say about Bitcoin? YMB's own Zack Voell knows. He compiled a list of the ...

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The Intellectual Benefit of Bitcoin (and Silver) (and Gold) – YMB Podcast E205

Bitcoin Brain
This is episode 205 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. This is also another one of Tim Baker's (in)famous rants. Today's episode is all about some heavy topics like materialism, inflation, society, and creativity. In some ways, Tim loves materialism because it drives people to accomplish stuff so they can have stuff. But at the same time, some people are never happy with stuff. Maybe they should find pleasure in ...

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Legal Pressures Continue. Will ICO Madness Finally End? – YMB Podcast E204

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E204
This is episode 204 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. We know it's not Thursday, but we're making up for the episode we skipped on Thanksgiving. ICOs are (still) going hard. Fundraisers dump loads of cash into marketing so they can attempt to grab our attention on Facebook, Twitter, and everywhere else (including here on YMB). Some campaigns have successfully raised hundreds of millions of dollars, only to accomplish virtually ...

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Don’t Let the Mooning BTC Price Distract You From the True Meaning of Bitcoin – YMB Podcast E203

The True Meaning of Bitcoin
This is episode 203 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. We love to see Bitcoin's price spike, but that's not the only thing that matters in Bitcoin. As one of our more principled hosts, Tim Baker is here today to explain why Bitcoin is amazing regardless of its current dollar value. It sets people free and for that, we'd pay anything. Then later in the show, Tim will share some ...

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