Tag Archives: Ethereum

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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How to Pay for Anything With Cryptocurrency

Let's imagine you are looking forward to buying a car, or you house needs to be repaired, or you would just like to get your nails done. There are lots of experts and services out there that can get the job done. The problem is, however, that there is no good way to pay for the service using cryptocurrency.

Of course you could try to find someone who will sell you a car or fix …

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ETH Traders Forced to Sell Near $0, SegWit2x via NYA, & More – YMB Podcast E180

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This is episode 180 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

"Just lost 3k in the blink of an eye."

That's the depressing sentiment shared by a royally screwed Ethereum trader this week. Network congestion (probably) led to a significant ETH selloff, which led to cascading stop orders on the exchanges, which led to automatic ETH trades at extremely low prices. Everything functioned exactly as intended, according to GDAX.

How (and …

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Experienced Investor Spills His Crypto Plan – YMB Podcast E178

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This is episode 178 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

First up today, we'll share an investment strategy revealed by a well-known investor, David Siegel. This is certainly not investment advice - we can't and won't provide that. Rather, this is the actual plan that Spiegel says he'll use for his own money. His goal is to beat today's bubbly crypto environment.

Are bubbles even a thing? How hard should …

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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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Spells of Genesis Predictions & Altcoin Debates – YMB Podcast E162

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This is episode 162 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

First up in this week's show, we'll cover the upcoming blockchain-based trading card game, Spells of Genesis. The project seems to have tons of potential, but some people don't like the way it's being developed and think it could fail. We'll explain how the game works and decide whether or not we expect it to succeed.

Then after that, …

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Hard Forks: Trusting the Bitcoin Network – YMB Podcast E133

Ethereum Hard Fork

This is episode 133 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

This week's show is all about the Ethereum hard fork and what it might mean for Bitcoin. With the help of a hard fork, the Ethereum community has now officially erased The Dao Hack from their blockchain. They now have two versions of their cryptocurrency. The old chain respects the original rules of the network and lets the hacker keep …

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