Episode Archive

112 episodes of Bitcoin Dad Pod since the first episode, which aired on February 23rd, 2022.

  • Episode 32: Under the Curve

    July 29th, 2022  |  46 mins 42 secs
    bitcoin, el salvador, eu, excalibur, hayes, italy, offline, seed, spicedao

    Chris and the bitcoin dad share a short conversation about the latest macro bear news, the silliest DAO of them all, and how to generate private keys offline.

  • Episode 31: Interview: Kemal from Galoy

    July 27th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    adopting bitcoin, bitcoin beach, el salvador, galoy, hearn, kemal, raspiblitz, raspibolt, stablecoins, stablesats

    The bitcoin dad and Kemal discuss the Adopting Bitcoin conference, the Galoy bitcoin banking tech stack, and dish the goss about bitcoin maximalism, getting rekt with hubris, and bitcoin's reliability.

  • Episode 30: Wildly Speculative

    July 24th, 2022  |  1 hr 40 mins
    banking, boj, chainalysis, chainlink, china, coinjoin, dhiram, digiconomist, ecb, elon, energy, fee sniping, fud, gerard, hayes, japan, l1, legard, mixers, powell, rotation, russia, tail emision, tesla, uae

    Chris and the bitcoin dad wildly speculate on rumors of who really killed the crypto lending market, hints of miner issues in the bitcoin dev list, and how Europe, China, and Japan are melting down. Is this the last crisis before hyperbitcoinization or will we have to go through this all again?

  • Episode 29: Peak Griftonomics

    July 18th, 2022  |  1 hr 47 mins
    3ac, bitcoin, cbdc, celsius, energy, optech 208, privacy, voyager

    Chris and the bitcoin dad have a jumbo sized conversation covering incoming CBDCs in Europe, accompanying energy FUD, why global energy markets are not going down, and how so many people don't appreciate privacy. Stay to the end for some bitcoin education covering the OP_RETURN war, your own bitcoin VPS, and Optech 208.

  • Episode 28: Interview - Jameson Lopp

    July 12th, 2022  |  55 mins 49 secs
    btc, decentralized identity, eth presale, inx, jameson lopp, liquid, privacy, self custody

    The bitcoin dad and Jameson Lopp discuss keeping an open but critical mind around bitcoin, how technical reality and financial reality barely meet, and the challenges of sidechains. Stay to the end for a practical guide to self custody security and threat modeling.

  • Episode 27: Stock to Seagulls

    July 10th, 2022  |  58 mins 18 secs
    aggregation, blockstream, car, hayes, lightning, maximalism, nic, nuclear, rizzo, s2f

    Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the bitcoin culture wars, debunking the stock to flow bitcoin price model, and get interrupted by seagulls and the Islamic call to prayer. The review the lightning network at a high level and nerd out on signature aggregation.

  • Episode 26: Sidechains for Sandwiches v2

    July 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 25 mins
    bitcoin, btc, cryptocurrency, energy, loomis, multisig quorums, news

    Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the mounting news of crypto lending contagion, why oracles still don't work, and how the economic forecast looks inflationary. They cover the latest bitcoin optech, space chains, and how to de-materialize a sandwich.

  • Episode 25: Token Gestures

    June 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 8 mins

    Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the demand destruction that means the next recession might be a doozy, the huge drama in the altcoin space, and how bitcoin, just doesn't care at all. They also discuss a new bitcoin certification, more privacy issues, and a way to get started building on the bitcoin lightning network.

  • Episode 24: Interview: Bryan Solstin, WA Candidate for US Senate

    June 23rd, 2022  |  43 mins 2 secs
    bitcoin, bryan solstin, conservationism, politics, senate, stem

    The bitcoin dad sits down with US Senate Candidate for Washington State Bryan Solstin to discuss his bitcoin centric campaign platform. The conversation covers how a broken monetary system is slowing economic growth, fostering over consumption, and how Senate Candidate Solstin reconciles bitcoin, conservationism, and supporting the development of STEM in Washington state.

  • Episode 23: Bulls, Bears, and Pigs

    June 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 58 mins
    alden, arthur, bear market, bitcoin, cbdc, dex, etherium, hayes, lyn, macro, matrix, nfts, privacy, top shots

    Chris is on the road so the bitcoin dad discusses bear market thoughts, why bitcoin is totally not dead, and talks about privacy proposals, by himself, for over an hour. If an hour of privacy talk is not your jam, skip over and stay to hear dad slay one of his heroes who has succumbed to altcoining.

  • Episode 22: Interview: Crypto Mom, Attorney at Law

    June 18th, 2022  |  1 hr 8 mins
    bitcoin, dpa, etherium, ico, law, notes, npa, ripple, sec, securities, stellar, web3

    Crypto Mom, aka Jill Williamson, is a senior attorney at Gravis Law specializing in digital assets and earl stage crypto companies. She has a background in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance from a career in corporate law and takes that granular view of legal compliance to the crypto industry. This discussion gets into the complexities of law, finance, and business trying to comply with the law while operating on open protocols.

  • Episode 21: Bitcoin Bill or Altcoin Shill?

    June 13th, 2022  |  1 hr 33 mins
    bitcoin, btc, cryptocurrency, loomis, news

    Chris and the Bitcoin Dad discuss the latest bitcoin legislation in the pipeline, output descriptors, becoming an altcoiner through no fault of your own, and how to not do Bitcoin journalism.

  • Episode 20: Be water, my friend, not exit liquidity

    June 4th, 2022  |  1 hr 57 secs
    bitcoin, eth, exit liquidity, hex, lobbying, progressive

    Chris and the bitcoin dad talk the latest political attacks on bitcoin, why being successful can hurt your ability to understand, and how altcoin projects turn community into exit liquidity.

  • Episode 19: The birds and the CBDCs

    May 29th, 2022  |  1 hr 40 mins
    bip, bitcoin package relay, energy, grid, high speed blockchain, monetary base, solana, wallet recovery, water

    Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the global monetary base report, potential signs of recession, and how CBDCs hurt banks. They also cover the perfect BIP (bitcoin improvement proposal), the overlap of water and energy, as well as how to rescue a bitcoin wallet from a phone.

  • Episode 18: Cynically Saving the Children

    May 22nd, 2022  |  1 hr 32 mins
    bitcoin optech, discord, etherium, lightning, matrix, node, privacy, tor

    Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the problems of etherium, expectations of privacy decreasing, and bitcoin development. They answer some questions and discuss how to run your own node.

  • Episode 17: Stablecoin Alchemy

    May 14th, 2022  |  1 hr 9 mins
    bitcoin arthur hayes, bitfinex, do kwan, energy, luna, mining, ponzi, terra, wind

    Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the recent defi crash, why the broad financial markets are selling off and actual Communists who were trying to ban bitcoin mining. Check out Episode 16 for and extended Bitcoin Education segment that walks you through taking your coins off exchange for the first time.