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 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.
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 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.
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 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.