Host on Jupiter Broadcasting, with the best shows on Linux, Security, Privacy, Community, Development, News and Politics. Everyday's a holiday!
August 6th, 2023 | 58 mins 4 secs
altcoins, bitcoin dev mailing list, bitcoin education, bitcoin optech, blind signature signing, boosts, borrowing, crypto journalist, crypto screwups, debt worry, debt-to-gdp, debt/gdp, dollar liquidity, economics, entropy, etsy, federal reserve, fednow, financial repression, fitch's downgrade, fitch's us rating downgrade, grapheneos, hex token, inflation-adjusted interest payments, investigation, investors, lightning protocol, monero, patreon, payment problems, paypal, privacy, sats, software updates, tether, uniswap, us deficits, us treasuries, worldcoin
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the recent Worldcoin launch, the downgrade of US Government creditworthiness by ratings agency Fitch, and a host of legacy payment problems.
July 22nd, 2023 | 51 mins
altcoins, ban, bitcoin, bitcoin institutional investor, bitcoin optech, bitcoin talk, bitmex, bunker, cftc commissioner, coin center, crosseus, crypto businesses, deficit spending, effective altruists, foreign financing, ftx docs, ftx foundation, gary gensler, gloria zhao, gold price manipulation, human genetic enhancement, justified, kuwait, mathematically ridiculous, merch, miners, parallels, privacy, regulatory arbitrage, research, sam's brother gabe, sovereign island nation, speculation, stock to flow model, treasuries, twitter, us government, valid blocks, waiting for confirmation, xrp legal ruling
Chris and the bitcoin dad laugh about the FTX Effective Altruists' plans to build a supervillain island, the parallels between Gensler's gold ETF days and the bitcoin ETFs, and discuss the bitcoin stock to flow model.
July 16th, 2023 | 1 hr 4 mins
1970s bank lending, bank lending, bitcoin, broad money growth, centralizing staking, conventional central bank economics, deflation, dumping on retail, eth, ethereum, federal reserve, fine, fiscal deficits, fiscal dominance, gdp, government debt crisis, government spending, howey test, inflation, inflation and financial repression, inflation perspective, interest rate hikes, interest rates, international monetary fund, japan, lido, liquid staking tokens, lyn alden, market update, monetizing deficits, money creation, proof of stake, public debt, ripple, sec, selling xrp tokens, sovereign debt, usg debt, xrp tokens
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss XRP's partial victory over the SEC, Lyn Alden's inflation and interest rate research, and how proof of stake has centralized Etherium validation.
July 8th, 2023 | 49 mins 4 secs
ageism, blackrock, central bank independance, christine laguard, ecb, industrial policy, larry fink, misinformation
Chris and the bitcoin dad mostly banter as there was little bitcoin news this week. The conversation veers from recent american political history to the state of small businesses so come for the bantz not the content on this episode.
July 2nd, 2023 | 1 hr 14 mins
app store, apple, blackrock, censorship, damus, etf, ios, kaspa, nostr, prime trust
Chris and the bitcoin dad cover the latest Blackrock, an asset manager, spot ETF application news, the failure of Prime Trust, a crypto hodling company, and some wonky economic research. They end with a listener request to deep dive on an altcoin and other boosts.
June 11th, 2023 | 1 hr 23 mins
arthur hayes, btc-e, coinbase, covenants, gold, gox, in gold we trust, matt, op_ctv, patience, sec, wallet
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the open source concerns of the SEC's lawsuit against Coinbase, a US crypto exchange, as well as two articles on global macro. They also discuss recent bitcoin mailing list conversations around alternative covenant implementations.
June 4th, 2023 | 1 hr 6 mins
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss a wide range of crypto criticism from an avowed bitcoin skeptic, the European Central Bank's latest Digital Currency project, and finally some great academic research on power grids and bitcoin. They follow up with bitcoin optech and an analysis of lightning payment security.
May 28th, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
ark, barak, bitcoin v25, bottlepay, chatgpt, coder radio, cosmos, libor, openai, optech #252, robostats, sam altman, securities clarity act, tomm emmer, uk regulation, walletscrutiny
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss ARK, a bitcoin scaling proposal, the sordid history of LIBOR, and the parallels between altcoin and AI regulation in the US.
May 20th, 2023 | 1 hr 22 mins
arhtur hayes, banking, denominator, etf, etherium, filecoin, grayscale, ledger, mica, nunchuk, pos, pow, sec
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the latest Ledger hardware wallet recovery controversy, an interesting blog post on banking developments, as well as speculative ideas for increasing bitcoin throughput.
May 14th, 2023 | 56 mins 21 secs
Chris and the bitcoin bitcoin dad drop a short episode with some technical talk on POWswap for mining hashrate insurance. The discussion has an editorial, op ed quality with less news stories than usual.
May 6th, 2023 | 1 hr 19 mins
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss a mainstream account of financial repression towards bitcoin, another ignored bank failure, and payjoin, a bitcoin privacy technology that is becoming more accessible.
May 3rd, 2023 | 1 hr 1 min
bank of england, central bank, elitism, huw pill, inflation, philips curve
The bitcoin dad reacts to Huw Pill, an economist at the Bank of England, as he's interviewed on a variety of contemporary monetary policy questions.
April 30th, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss Arthur Haye's view that the world moves to gold, then bitcoin, how the US Treasury General Account will make financial waves no matter what happens, and the U.S. Government's own research exculpate's 'crypto' from the U.S. Banking Crisis. They then introduce Utreexo, a faster way to sync bitcoin nodes using zero knowledge proofs.
April 24th, 2023 | 1 hr 30 mins
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss a US Treasury buyback proposal, various bitcoin privacy technologies, and talk about bitcoin's 'security model' for far too long.
April 16th, 2023 | 1 hr 11 mins
arthur hayes, channel factories, critique, etherium, riot, sweden
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss another critique of bitcoin focused on mining economics, Etherium's latest hardfork to enable staking withdrawls, and a great guide to dark markets and Nostr.
April 9th, 2023 | 1 hr 25 mins
bobby lee, digital gold, eurodollar, jamie dimon, jinformatique, jp morgan, justin wang, mining, mobile coin, neutrino, opnx, paxful, square, texas, watchtowers, yousef
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the shutdown of Paxful in the context of increasingly hostile financial regulatory compliance, how the FED might think about Eurodollars, and why the world's number one banker is not bullish on tradfi banking.