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 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 28th, 2023 | 39 mins 41 secs
altcoins, bitcoin, boosts, central bank risk, coinjoin, fincen, fiscal dominance, lightning htlc recycling attack, podcasting 2.0, privacy, protocol level vulnerability, rich dad poor dad, sats, sponsors, tax implications, travel, us social security trust fund
The bitcoin dad introduces a practical guide to Fiscal Dominance and financial repression, legal privacy attacks on bitcoin from FinCen, and once again, the lighting HTLC recycling attack.
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 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.