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D’ya Feel Me? – Tim’s Two Cents #28

Tim's Two Cents #28

This is episode 28 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself. It's Labor Day, but this dude doesn't play that union shit so he's on the job as usual.

He'll start off this week's show by trying to stir up some controversy amongst the YMB Network. He'll call out to his fellow podcast hosts but honestly, they're probably not listening.

Then Tim moves on to his thoughts on social …

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Free Speech & Algorithms: Twitter Claims They Don’t Shadowban – YMB Podcast E255

You, Me, and BTC Podcast E255

This is episode 255 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

People have long accused Twitter of secretly hiding tweets and accounts that management didn't like. Users call the practice "shadowbanning" and often lament their victimhood. The left likes to claim that Twitter shadowbans the left, atheists like to claim that Twitter shadowbans atheists, and so on.

So recently, Twitter tried to set the record straight. In a blog post, they …

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Tim Gives up Bitcoin for the New Year – YMB Podcast E215

Bitcoin in 2018

This is episode 215 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

This another slightly late episode due to the holiday craziness, but we promise you'll still love it! And the holidays are finally over, so we'll be completely back on track next time.

Apparently Tim is giving up on Bitcoin for 2018. He doesn't even believe in New Year's resolutions (as he'll explain in today's show) but he still plans to …

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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 …

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Social Unity via Bitcoin

Bitcoin Unifies Us
by Tim Baker

  We all know the internet can be terrible for us. All the input, all the stimuli, all the voyeurism. It feeds us the idea that we must live up to this standard that we see in our friend’s pictures and status updates, but they’re doing the same thing. No one really reaches this standard, we’ve just collectively decided to be constantly miserable because our lives aren’t as kickass as they should …

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