The Bitcoin Dad is here to explain the context around the monetary revolution that is Bitcoin. The technological, social, and financial complexities of Bitcoin are hard to understand and your Bitcoin Dad will give you a foundation to make up your own mind. He'll cover news, history, and a lot of practical projects that you can do yourself to get started with Bitcoin!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.