Tag Archives: governance

Despotism and Autocracy – Tim’s Two Cents #9

Tim's Two Cents #9

This is episode 9 of Tim's Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week's show is all about despotism. Most of us in the modern world assume autocratic rule by one person is something completely negative. But are there some redeeming features to this strongman type of rule?

In a world where aggression and compulsory governance are currently unavoidable, is a dictator truly the worst kind of leader? Could it …

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Tim’s Sick of Paying for Your Patriotic Sports Rituals – YMB Podcast E227

Bitcoin Olympics

This is episode 227 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today we have another solo episode from the one and only Tim Baker. He'll use his God-given freedom this week to complain about the most dreaded thing in the world: the gub'ment (or more specifically, gub'ment spending).

Timmy's been having to watch the Olymics on TV lately and this dreadful experience set off his anarchist rant protocol. So as usual, …

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The Ultimate Cryptopia & Vault 7 – YMB Podcast E165

#YMBLive E165

This is episode 165 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

Daniel is out of town this week but Tim and John still have an outstanding show planned! First up, they'll dive into John's theory about dystopian cryptogarchy. We covered the idea of blockchain-based governance last week, but John still has plenty of ideas about the kind of world it would create if it really existed.

Then after that, the guys …

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Blockchainarchy: Rule by Blockchain – YMB Podcast E164

#YMBLive 164

This is episode 164 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

This week we have a special guest with us, the founder of a decentralized autonomous organization called TheBlexit. He goes by the nickname Free From Chains and we loved his comments during a few of our recent shows, so we figured we'd bring him on the air!

Free will share some thoughts on blockchainarchy - the idea that the …

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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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Blockchain Governance – YMB Podcast E84

Blockchain Governance

This is episode 84 of You, Me, and BTC - your liberty and Bitcoin podcast!

This week's show is all about the Bitcoin blockchain and governance. For centuries, man has generally been ruled by other men and force. Is the blockchain changing that paradigm? Who makes the rules for Bitcoin? Are we ever forced to follow them? Stay tuned for our thoughts on those questions and tons more. We'll even have a complex discussion about …

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