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December 1st, 2023 | 45 mins 18 secs
altcoins, bad entropy, bbcnews article, bitcoin education, bitcoin environmental fud, bitcoins stolen, central management, dual-funded channels, economics, falling, global r*, lightning, liquidity advertisements, mechanistic model, news, privacy, rebuttal, shiny new fud ammo, us treasury, warrantless mass surveillance, water usage
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the US Treasury's latest attack on free speech and financial privacy, dual funded lightning channels and the newest bitcoin FUD, which is WET.
November 24th, 2023 | 57 mins 24 secs
altcoins, antitrust lawsuit, apple, argentina, bhutan, binance, bitcoin mining, bitcoin optech, bitrex, cloudflare, coinbase, coincenter, compliance, cz, diminishing returns, dollarization, education city, f2pool, fine, forbes, hard currency, hydro powered, lightning offer addresses, lyn alden, mempool observer, money laundering, ofac, ofac listed addresses, polygon, sec, shutdown, solana, stablecoins, u.s. bank secrecy act, us regulations, wallet of satoshi, zeus developer account
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss Binance's settlement with the US Justice department, the end of the era of wildcat crypto exchanges, and its implications for bitcoin as a free financial system. They also cover censorship by F2Pool, a note from Lyn Alden on failing monetary gatekeeping, and how to host your own reusable lightning URL.
November 17th, 2023 | 55 mins 7 secs
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss a new fincen ruling with wide implications for 'legal' bitcoin usage, the nuances of CPI slowing while inflation continues, and transaction malleability in bitcoin optech.
November 12th, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
altcoins, bear steepeners, bitcoin education, bitcoin optech, bull market, crypto scams, crypto transactions, economic growth, el salvador tourism, fed rate hikes, ftx creditors lawsuit, germany recession, global banking system risks, kansas bank failure, kyc, lightning enhancements, planb indicator, privacy, s&p rating, salvadoran conference, uk exchanges, us treasury auction, visa corporation ad spend
Chris and the bitcoin dad record in San Salvador, El Salvador covering the Adopting Bitcoin 2023 conference. It is also the beginning of the End Game, a US Treasury Auction has failed, it looks like another global monetary crisis has started, and bitcoin needs to be ready.
November 5th, 2023 | 49 mins 22 secs
altcoins, bitcoin scripting, do kwan, federal reserve, fednow, irs, john doe summons, kollider lightning derivatives exchange, kraken, mastercard, nic carter, rtp, safemoon, sbf, terra-luna, u.s. regional bank, u.s. securities and exchange commission, wall street journal
Chris and the bitcoin dad sit down in Bitcoin Beach to discuss a week of media attacks on bitcoin, the philosophy of bitcoin scripting, and ongoing legacy banking shenanigans.
October 21st, 2023 | 1 hr 7 mins
altcoins, binance smart chain, bitcoin optech, cbdc, child sex content, coinbase, cve, digital euro, ecb, eu, fidelity investments, game theory, grayscale bitcoin etf, inflation, jimmy zhong, malware, network effects, privacy, ripple, scarcity, sec, silk road
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the ECB's digital euro project, a critical lightning vulnerability, and an excellent normie bitcoin report from Fidelity.
October 14th, 2023 | 41 mins 14 secs
altcoins, bitcoin, bitvm, blockchain, cryptocurrency, economics, ftx, inflation, interest rates, lightning, privacy, sam bankman-fried, swan vault, technology, testimony
Chris and the bitcoin dad can't help but discuss some of the SBF courtroom drama, a host of new bitcoin hardware wallet releases, and a proposal to build bitcoin smart contracts out of logic gates built into taproot trees.
October 7th, 2023 | 57 mins 2 secs
altcoins, bitcoin, bitcoin education, bitcoin mining pool, central banks, chainalysis, crypto winter, dutch tax office, el salvador, eth futures etf, ether, finance, ftx, gdp growth, gold, jobs report, lightning improvements, market tone, mass surveillance, privacy, sam bankman-fried, stocks, trial, us prosecutor, volcano energy
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss El Salvador's Lava Pool, the sovereign debt apocalypse inches closer, and really cool bitcoin network monitoring catches chainalysis.
September 29th, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
acquisition, altcoins, arrest, bitcoin mining pool, bitcoin optech, bitgo, boosts, breach, covenants, cryptocurrency, digital assets, economic logic, f2pool, feedback, financial crisis, financial repression, fortress trust, government deficits, hackers, hedge fund, imprisonment, lightning, mike belshe, miner extractable value, monetary policy, privacy, ripple, security incident, stolen assets, three arrows capital
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the latest bear market drama and a compelling argument that financial repression is already here.
September 23rd, 2023 | 1 hr 20 mins
alexander vinnik, amboss.space, ambucks, bankruptcy, base protocol, capital outflows, china, cobra bitcoin case, coinbase, eurodollar futures, interest rate, japanese bankruptcy system, lightning node liquidity, mt gox, nobuaki kobayashi, optimism foundation, pseudonymity, tokens, us fed, us treasury yield curve
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the fundamentals of the bitcoin lightning network and liquidity provisioning options, comment on US Federal Reserve policy that bitcoin insulates holders from, and walk down the memory lane of Mt Gox with new creditor news.
September 16th, 2023 | 57 mins 1 sec
altcoins, baller boosts, bitcoin education, bitcoin meetup group, bitmex, blockchain, boosts, brian armstrong, censorship, cold storage, contact information, customer funds, dj, drivechains, economics, exchange, feedback, fiat, fortress trust, hardblock bitcoin exchange, legacy financial agreements, lightning integration, lightning wallet, matrix channel, ofac, on-chain assurances, onecoin founder sentenced, optech, podcast, prediction markets, privacy, ripple acquisition, rshackleford, tarot assets, themuso, tokyo citadel, u.s. debt collection, xfce
Chris and the bitcoin dad celebrate 100 episodes as bad news swamps the Binance crypto exchange, OneCoin gets into the news again, and bitcoin development might be responding to stablecoin demand.
September 9th, 2023 | 50 mins 2 secs
accounting practices, altcoins, asset freeze, bitcoin accounting rules, bitcoin education, bitcoin optech newsletter, blockchain privacy, compressed bitcoin transactions, crypto assets, decentralized coinjoin, economics, fair value reporting, joinstr, news, privacy, regulatory compliance
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss developments in US corporate bitcoin holding, a new decentralized coinjoin platform, and bitcoin technical developments.
September 4th, 2023 | 1 hr 20 mins
altcoins, bitcoin, bitcoin mining, cambridge, carbon intensity, competitiveness, drivechain, economic complications, economics, energy consumption, greenpeace, lightning network vulnerability, miners, policy errors, privacy, private transactions, proof of work, renewable energy, security, shitcoins, sidechains, tornado cash indictment, trust issues, u.s. federal reserve
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss Tor, a privacy network, adding proof of work, some Drivechain talking points both for and against, and a revision of Bitcoin energy usage studies that was a long time coming.
August 27th, 2023 | 1 hr 20 mins
altcoins, bitcoin education, bitcoin is dead, blockchain size, ceo, chainstate size, coin center, economics, employment, federal reserve, financial mismanagement, inflation target, money laundering, money supply, news, optech, philips curve, prime trust, privacy, sanctions violations, technical scaling limit, terra-luna stablecoin, tornado cash
Chris and the bitcoin dad sit down to discuss the context around U.S. Federal Reserve inflation rate targeting, how a sloppy criminal case against an Etherium privacy technology could affect open source and web hosting, and the commercial development of the bitcoin lightning protocol in this weeks OpTech.
August 19th, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
altcoin nft marketplace, andreas, bank of ireland, banking crisis, bankruptcy, bitcoin dad pod, bitcoin optech, bitcoin wallet, china evergrande, defi ecosystem, erc-20 usd stablecoin, etf, ethereum, eurodollars, fed funds rate, ftx, it blunder, lehman moment, libbitcoin library, lightning network, lightning terminal, lightning wallets, llm, milksad vulnerability, nft, opensea, operator filter, paypal, sam bankman-fried, sec, shadow banking, trampoline protocol, witness tampering, zeus, zoltan poszar
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss an incredible bitcoin optech with multi-sig, silent payments, and the implications of a PayPal stablecoin on Etherium.
August 12th, 2023 | 34 mins 16 secs
anchor outputs, ark 21shares, better markets, bitcoin etf, bitcoin lightning network, bitcoin wallet vulnerability, bullish statement, delayed decision, drivechains, economic snapshot, gemini exchange, inflation, interest rates, investor concerns, market manipulation, mpc vulnerability, regulatory concerns, sec, spot bitcoin etf, surveillance-sharing agreements, trading volumes, us debt, xrp price spike
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss a bullish bitcoin ETF delay, some complicated inflation numbers, and a less globalized future with bitcoin as global money.