You Won’t Believe! – YMB Podcast E111

Crowdfund for Chris Ellis

This is episode 111 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

You will NOT believe what happens in this OUTRAGEOUS episode! First up, we'll cover Steam's decision to integrate Bitcoin. There aren't too many details yet, but we'll try to guess why it took so long for the innovative digital content provider to move towards crypto.

Then after that, we'll chat about the Crowdfund for Chris Ellis. He's done plenty …

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Bitcoin Isn’t for the Masses – YMB Podcast E110

Amir Taaki Bitcoin

This is episode 110 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Scaling Bitcoin (possibly by increasing the block size) has recently been a huge topic in the Bitcoin community and on our show. Many people want to make changes so the network can handle more transactions. This would allow more people to use Bitcoin more often, helping it "go mainstream," as they say.

At times, we hosts have generally felt …

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Reviving Bitcoin – YMB Podcast E109

Bitcoin Peace

This is episode 109 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Last week, we struggled with the possibility that Bitcoin might be dead. In the end, we found that idea highly unlikely, but it's still clear that the community is struggling. Erik Voorhees saw the issues too and noted two important moves that could help revive Bitcoin.

First, the core developers need to develop a plan for increasing the Bitcoin …

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Is Bitcoin Finally Dead? – YMB Podcast E108

Mike Hearn

This is episode 108 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

According to countless news sources, Bitcoin is finally dead. It all started when lead developer Mike Hearn declared that he was quitting. One of the main problems he mentioned was Bitcoin's inability to scale, but ultimately it was the community that failed to adopt solutions. Hearn was also the man behind BitcoinXT, the fork that could have increased …

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The Depressing Philosophy of Liberty – YMB Podcast E107

Liberty Windmill

This is episode 107 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Today's show is entirely about the core ideas behind the liberty movement. We don't have any articles to kickstart our discussion. Rather, we'll just bring up some tough liberty questions that have been bouncing around our heads recently and see where they take us.

Are there any limits to what we can or should do on our own property? How …

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Bitcoin Past, Present, & Future – YMB Podcast E106

Bitcoin in 2016

This is episode 106 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Daniel is still on vacation with no time to edit, so this is another uncut episode! First up today, we'll chat about Segregated Witness, a technical solution that may help scale Bitcoin. It's a relatively new idea, so we aren't experts on all the details, but we'll try to explain how it's different than increasing the block size, how …

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Is Bitcoin a Bad Investment? – YMB Podcast E105

Investing in Bitcoin

Happy New Year! This is episode 105 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Daniel is on vacation this week and doesn't have time to edit, so this episode is completely uncut! We'll review and respond to a Forbes article with 10 arguments against investing in Bitcoin. We'll discuss which points seem valid, which seem like misunderstandings, how we can overcome some of the real problems mentioned, and much more.…

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Angela Keaton & Drew Phillips Announce Winning Peace Haikus – YMB Podcast E104

Antiwar.com Dove

This is episode 104 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

A few weeks ago, Drew Phillips joined us to share some details about a pro-peace haiku contest run by Bitcoin Not Bombs and Antiwar.com. Today he's back to announce the winners with Antiwar.com's Angela Keaton! The contest was a huge success with over 400 outstanding entries and 26 prizes.

For the first part of the show, Drew, Angela, and …

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