THE Bitcoin Podcast

THE Bitcoin Podcast

Another F***ing Bitcoin Podcast? No, this is THE Bitcoin Podcast. Whether you're deep down the rabbit hole or just starting your journey, there's something here for you: Bitcoin News Roundup, Bitcoin Out Loud readings, Bitcoin 101, and Bitcoin Talk interviews. Bitcoin is scarce, but Bitcoin Podcasts are abundant. Get the Bitcoin signal you need all from one podcast. BitcoinPodcast.net

Episodes

February 22, 2024 91 mins

On this Bitcoin Talk episode of THE Bitcoin Podcast, Walker talks with Ben Justman (of Peony Lane Wine)

Ben shares his journey of becoming a Bitcoiner/winemaker and the unique process of making wine in Colorado. He discusses the parallels between making wine and Bitcoin, the importance of low time preference, and making wine the natural way.

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"Machankura is a result of that bank account account being frozen... Do I spend time figuring out and getting my account unfrozen, or do I build something else?"

On this Bitcoin Talk episode of THE Bitcoin Podcast, Walker talks with Kgothatso Ngako, the creator of Machankura. Machankura is a solution that allows anyone with a feature phone to use Bitcoin; no internet connection required.

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"Money is a technology for measuring f*cks given."

On this Bitcoin Talk episode of THE Bitcoin Podcast, Walker talks with Devon Eriksen, software engineer turned Sci-Fi author, who just released his first novel, Theft of Fire.

Walker and Devon go deep down multiple rabbit holes, discussing Science Fiction, culture and law, communism vs capitalism, artificial intelligence, Bitcoin vs fiat, the "F*ck Theory of Value," and a whole lot m...

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“Everything under $1 million is going to be a rounding error in the future… If you get in at this point, you can be the next superpower of the world.”

On this Bitcoin Talk episode of THE Bitcoin Podcast, Walker talks with Samson Mow, CEO of Jan3.

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SAMSON’S LINKS

X: https://twitter.com/Excellion 

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“The biggest mistake you can possibly make today is not changing your denominator to Bitcoin. If you're measuring everything in the US dollar, the euro, any other cryptocurrency, you're doing it wrong because Bitcoin is the signal. And outperforming Bitcoin is nearly impossible at this point.”

On this Bitcoin Talk episode of THE Bitcoin Podcast, Walker talks with Phil Geiger, VP of Product Marketing at Unchained.

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"Bitcoin is often framed by critics as a waste of energy. But in Bondo, like in so many other places around the world, it becomes blazingly clear that if you aren’t mining Bitcoin, you are wasting energy. What was once a pitfall is now an opportunity. Bitcoin miners can be thought of as dung beetles, scraping up the waste energy that no one else wants and transforming it into something valuable."

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Listen to Lyn Alden's latest article "Assessing the Health of Bitcoin," read out loud by Walker on this Bitcoin Out Loud episode of THE Bitcoin Podcast.

Read Lyn's article here: https://www.lynalden.com/bitcoin-network-health/

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From the article:

"Having spent a lot of time studying monetary history, as well as spending tim...

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Walker talks with Miljan, creator of Primal, about the growth of Nostr and what's coming next for the Nostr ecosystem. They dig into the story of Primal, challenges and opportunities that come with building on Nostr, the next wave of Nostr adoption, what makes Nostr different, creator monetization, and a whole lot more.

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"Bitcoin certainly seems to offer something positive in societies scarred by autocracy, colonialism, military coups and woeful governance — as seen with those computers in a concrete shed in rural Malawi turning water into streams of cash to fund electricity."

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On this Bitcoin Out Loud episode, Walker reads The African village mining Bitcoin by Ian Birrell

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On this Bitcoin Talk episode of THE Bitcoin Podcast, Walker talks with Guy Swann, host of Bitcoin Audible and AI Unchained. They dig deep into the power of stories and how narratives and power structures are shifting in front of our eyes. Walker and Guy discuss the importance of peer-to-peer money (Bitcoin) and communication (Nostr, Holepunch) in the era of the Censorship Industrial Complex, and how AI fits into the story of our co...

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"To be against Bitcoin is to be against freedom, fairness, non-violence, and voluntary choice. A crusade against Bitcoin is a crusade against truth."

Elizabeth Warren's totalitarian crusade against Bitcoin and what it reveals about the hypocrisy of Washington.

Read the article with reference links here or on btctimes.com: Washington's Revolving Door

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Walker talks with Giacomo Zucco, a Bitcoin entrepreneur, consultant, speaker, and adviser. I wanted to talk to Giacomo about Ordinals and Inscriptions, because there’s quite a debate raging around these topics right now, and I always appreciate Giacomo’s perspective. We start the conversation off talking about what the purpose of Bitcoin is and setting up some definitions for "what is spam," then discuss the "free market" and what ...

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Walker is joined by Aleks Svetski, an author, speaker and entrepreneur. He co-authored a fantastic book with Mark Moss called The Uncommunist Manifesto, a rebuttal to Marx and Engels The Communist Manifesto.

He’s also building Spirit of Satoshi, a Bitcoin-centric AI.

The conversation centers around Communism, Capitalism, Bitcoin and Energy. We unpack some of the misconceptions people have about both communism and capitalism, and talk...

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"Traditional social media companies – our true communications networks – are held captive to advertising revenue, which is held captive to TBTF banks, which are held captive to government agencies. But what if that model could be disrupted? Disrupted in a way where content creators, and all the people making billions of posts, directly get compensated from other users?"

In this Bitcoin Out Loud episode of THE Bitcoin Podcast, Walker...

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“We have to be wary of making changes to Bitcoin because there will always be unforeseen consequences. The flipside of that, that few people talk about, is that not making changes to Bitcoin also has unforeseen consequences.” - Jameson Lopp

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LOPP’S LINKS:

https://twitter.com/lopp

https://primal.net/lopp

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Mike is Lightning Ventures's Managing Partner and Co-Founder. From punk rock to venture capital, the dude's got some stories. We go deep down the Bitcoin Venture Capital rabbit hole in this episode, so whether you’re a Bitcoin founder or aspiring founder looking for advice, an investor looking to put some money in Bitcoin-only companies, or just a pleb who like to hear Bitcoiners talk shit about shitcoiners, this episode is for you...

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Walker talks with Brett Morrison, creator of TrueVote – an open-source solution for tamper-proof ballot data, built on Bitcoin, opentimestamps, and Nostr.

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BRETT'S LINKS:

https://twitter.com/morrisonbrett

https://primal.net/profile/npub1u8um5vstlax9p60644zygvhc7w5mkzfyhwyvj453l3j7l9mrf5rspnc3c3

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"WE'RE the terrorists? No, you guys are the f***ing terrorists. We're just trying to protect our money from you psychopaths."

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"Bitcoin is the tool that is touching these peoples' lives. It's not fiat money, it's not some credit card... It's Bitcoin."

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JOE’S LINKS:

LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/joenakamoto

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@JoeNakamoto

X: https://twitter.com/JoeNakamoto

Nostr: https://primal.net/p/npub1lr2zzf989mvf393y0tv39ara6a4vddkd6y87z7...

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The Bitcoin News Roundup: get the biggest stories and find out what grinds Walker's gears this week.

  • Milei & Argentina
  • Illicit Binánce
  • Pentagon shenanigans
  • Sustainable Bitcoin
  • CBDC Tracker
  • Voting with Bitcoin & Nostr
  • Kraken & crypto securities
  • & More

SHOWNOTES: https://bitcoinpodcast.net/words/f/bitcoin-news-roundup---the-bitcoin-podcast

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