Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 16: Deep Dive - Starting Self Custody and Your First Wallet

    May 14th, 2022  |  37 mins 35 secs
    bitcoin, exchange, exodus, self custody, sparrow, transaction, wallet

    Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss not panicking and how to get your bitcoin off an exchange if it's your first time. They cover wallets, securing your seed, and checking bitcoin transactions before your click send.

  • Episode 15: Interview: Seth for Privacy

    May 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 8 mins
    bitcoin, monero, moxie, nym, optout, oxen, session, seth, sethforprivacy, signal

    The bitcoin dad sits down with Seth of the Opt Out Pod to discuss privacy, fungibility, and examine the uncomfortable question of KYC and bitcoin.

  • Episode 14: Can't spell stagflation without oil and gas

    May 8th, 2022  |  1 hr 29 mins
    arthur hayes, btc, gold, luna, lyn alden, opentimesamps, sol, stagflation, terra

    Chris and the bitcoin dad laugh at mainstream representations of bitcoiners, bitcoiners themselves, and just how badly corporate POS chains are failing. They dive deeper into recent economic analysis from Lyn Alden and Arthur Hayes, as well as an overlooked and awesome bitcoin project!

  • Episode 13: Interview: Capitalist Dog from Lightning.page

    May 3rd, 2022  |  1 hr 11 mins
    bitcoin, capitalist dog, lightning, lightning.page, liquid, shockwallet, urbit

    The Bitcoin Dad talks to Capitalist Dog about building a business on the lightning network, how business models can be more open with bitcoin, and the potential attack vector of stablecoins on bitcoin. Some disagreements on whether sidechains make sense make for a fun back and forth.

  • Episode 12: Bitcoin Core is not Bitcoin

    April 30th, 2022  |  1 hr 40 mins
    119, bip, btc, eth, lido, opctv, pos, pow, rubin

    The hosts grapple with the complexities of bitcoin upgrades, etherium has already failed, a surprise entrant adopts bitcoin, and court controversy by saying bitcoin is NOT a store of value...yet. Stay for the end to hear the dramatic next chapter of Chris' son's Roblox adventures.

  • Episode 11: Side Talk Spectacular

    April 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 53 mins
    algocoin, btc, eth, imf, iron, justinsun, luna, netdata, photoprism, taro, terra

    The Bitcoin Dad and Chris barely keep to their script and side talk on subjects like system monitoring, monero scaling, and social credit in the Middle Kingdom. Also, the IMF reveals that bitcoin is probably already won, Jihan Wu and Justin Sun are given conditional invites, and the boosts could have been an extra episode.

  • Episode 10: Cross Input Monetary Death Cult

    April 16th, 2022  |  1 hr 20 mins
    bitcoin, btc, cisa, ecash, lightning, ripple, strike, wallets

    Your Bitcoin Dad and Chris get back together after a hiatus. They touch on the bearish and bullish news of the week and introduce Cross Input Signature Aggregation.

  • Episode 9: Maximal Critique

    April 11th, 2022  |  52 mins 3 secs

    The Bitcoin Dad flies solo this week and presents a smorgasbord of bitcoin criticism to prompt thought and self reflection in the bitcoin community. The ECASH act returns with approval, and an unorthodox monetary pairing is suggested....can you be an MMT Maximalist?

  • Episode 8: Deep Dive: Intro to Decentralized Exchanges

    April 8th, 2022  |  22 mins 21 secs
    bisq, bitcoin, dao, hodlhodl, kyc

    The Bitcoin Dad has been trying to use two of the decentralized exchanges for kyc-light or no-kyc bitcoin purchases. He shares some ideas for getting started with these power-user tools for bitcoin.

  • Episode 7: FUD vs Education

    April 2nd, 2022  |  1 hr 2 mins
    bitcoin, cryptocurrency, energy, eth, fud, gary, sec, vitalik

    The Bitcoin Dad and Chris talk about endless energy FUD attacking bitcoin, easy ways to educate yourself, and how even Vitalik Buterin is a bitcoin maximalist.

  • Episode 6: Touching hot stoves

    March 27th, 2022  |  1 hr 17 mins
    bitcoin, data, defi, nabiullina, privacy, russia, terra/luna

    Chris and the Bitcoin Dad discuss touching the hot stove of DEFI speculation, having fun shooting money around the internet with lightning, and their favorite central banker. They then share their saddest bitcoin stories as a lesson of what not to do.

  • Episode 5: End of the Petrodollar - Weirdly, not alarmist

    March 20th, 2022  |  1 hr 14 mins
    arthurhayes, bitcoin, bitmex, hodlhodl, petrodollar, samourai, warren

    Chris and the Bitcoin Dad cover the end of a monetary era, how bitcoin fixes this, and how to get bitcoin on your own wallet fast.

  • Episode 4: Petrodollars, ICOs, and Podcasting 2.0

    March 12th, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins
    btc, gold, lightning, petrodollar, trx

    Chris and the Bitcoin Dad discuss news of gold sanctions further destabilizing the international monetary order, the many scams of Justin Sun, and why there's still hope for independent podcasting.

  • Episode 3: Sanctions vs Self Custody

    March 7th, 2022  |  1 hr 32 mins
    blocksize, btc, eth, pos

    Financial sanctions hit Russia as ordinary Russians and Ukrainians run to bitcoin to protect their savings. The big block discussion has moved to Etherium while sanctions hit that network. Also, privacy is not dead.

  • Episode 2: Of Coinjoins and Steak Coins

    February 26th, 2022  |  1 hr 26 mins
    btc, eth, pos, pow

    Bitcoin Dad and Chris talk about the differences between proof of work (POW) and proof of stake (POS), when coinjoins are bad (and good), and when to use a Memory Palace.

  • Episode 1: The Bitcoin Dad Pod and Wyoming is for Stable Coins

    February 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 8 mins
    bitconnect, opendime, specter

    The Bitcoin Dad and Chris discuss Wyoming stable coins, Specter Desktop, and how a new ruling in the Bitconnect case might leave crypto promoters high and dry.