Twitter Bans @Bitcoin, SEC Threatens Exchanges, & More with Guest Host TrollCoin – YMB Podcast E232

Carl TrollCoin on YMB Podcast E232

This is episode 232 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast. It’s been a wild week. There’s so much to cover and we’ll get right to it.

First of all, the Bitcoin price crumbled a bit recently. It’s probably due to an SEC announcement suggesting that crypto exchanges will have to register. Papers please!

Also this week, Twitter shut down @Bitcoin for awhile. The Bcash account was probably deemed to have …

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Central Bank of Barbados Should Buy Bitcoin with Jeremy Stephen – The Coin Pod, Ep. 5

That central banks should buy Bitcoin is an increasingly common aspect of the narrative surrounding cryptocurrencies. In late 2015, two economists from the University of the West Indies in Barbados published research on Bitcoin as an important addition to the Central Bank of Barbados’ asset portfolio.

Jeremy Stephen, one of the authors, joins me today to explain his interest in Bitcoin and the case for central banks owning Bitcoin. Among other things, Jeremy also discusses …

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Minarchism, Dicks, & Why Size Doesn’t Really Matter – Tim’s Two Cents #2

This is episode 2 of Tim’s Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself. Join the omniscient genius this week as he explores the exciting world of minarchism.

Some people believe that when it comes to government, less is more. Today, Tim looks into why that’s probably a good thing. But he’ll also chat about some hypothetical (and real) examples of how even “limited” governments can grow in influence and power. …

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MediChain Trial of New Product Already Attracting Industry Interest

The MediChain Medical Big Data Platform is currently seeking to reform the medical records sector with the launch of a minimum viable product (MVP) at pain clinics in the UK, which help patients find ways to manage their pain from different ailments. Patient frustration over the inadequacy of the healthcare they receive and the incompleteness of the medical records held by healthcare providers is a common refrain in the media. However, doctors are just as …

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SegWit Adoption Spikes, Bill Gates Causes Death, & More – YMB Podcast E231

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E231

This is episode 231 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

After years of arguing, months of implementation, and ages of educating users, SegWit is finally taking off. About 30% of all Bitcoin transactions now use the new tech and that number is growing steadily.

What’s causing the uptick? How much of a difference does this make anyway? Tune in for more details and our thoughts on the whole situation!

Also …

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What’s Next for Bitcoin

This year sees the 10th anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s revolutionary white paper that put forward the idea of a “cryptocurrency” – monetary transactions that aren’t regulated by a government or financial authority. So it’s incredible to think that it’s only in the past year or so that bitcoin has hit the headlines and been at the forefront of a mainstream conversation about how cryptocurrencies could permanently transform the global financial landscape.

You only have to …

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Crash Course on Crypto-Carnivory with Bitstein – The Coin Pod, Ep. 4

Bitcoin and meat share a strong and increasingly popular association in the world Satoshi Nakamoto created. Vegetables and carbohydrates are passé; filet mignon and prime rib are in vogue.

Michael “Bitstein” Goldstein joins me for episode four to explain this trend and clarify that it’s not just a fad. Abandoning carbohydrates and plant food for a zero-carb, ketogenic, or carnivorous diet is an important and long-term decision made by many bitcoiners in obedience to volumes …

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Why You’re Wrong About What’s Wrong With the World – Tim’s Two Cents #1

Tim's Two Cents #1

This is episode 1 of Tim’s Two Cents – a brand new show where Tim argues with himself.

That’s right, Tim decided to take the leap and start his own solo series. And he kicks it off this week with as much rambling and mental dead ends as you’d expect.

In this pilot episode, Tim talks about about the biggest problem with almost every ideology. He thinks you should instead think like him, and he’s …

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