July 29th, 2023 | 54 mins 54 secs
agriculture committee, altcoins, argentina, backup, bipartisan crypto market bill, bitcoin dev mailing list, bitcoin energy maximalists, bitcoin optech, blockchain surveillance, bull runs, bureau of the fiscal service, chainalysis, chinese rmb, commodities, commodity traders, cop21, credit unions, decentralized, dedollarization, director of investigations, early-adopting banks, economic theory of degrowth, electronic devices, energy, energy investing, entropy, esg narratives, fbi, federal reserve, fednow, financial services committee, global monetary standards, greenpeace, icos, imf debt, individual addresses, instant payments, interest, lightning protocol, mastadon server, online privacy, payment system, privacy, shifting overton window, u.s. department of the treasury, us house of representatives, zero emissions
The bitcoin dad covers the lackluster launch of FedNow, a surprise bipartisan US crypto infrastructure bill, and tries to offer a coherent critique of 'green' energy policy and why there are cynical downsides that are not being discussed.
April 2nd, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
binance, cftc, channel factory, energy, freeross, multiparty, optech, petrodollar, saudi arabia, silk road
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss a history of petrodollars and US government debt, the beginning of a regulatory crackdown on Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange, and a big whale is dumping bitcoin in private markets. They finish up with some boosts, including an energy rant (that is bookmarked so you can skip it) from a booster.
March 12th, 2023 | 57 mins 47 secs
bitcoin inquisition, energy, gemini, hedera, jp morgan, ldo sbv, lido, optech, sillicon valley bank, silvergate, voorhees
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the failure of two US banks with 'crypto' ties, how everyone is talking their bags, the New York Attorney General thinks Etherium is a security, and how to backup your lightning channels (TLDR use Core Lightning).
October 15th, 2022 | 1 hr 3 mins
bonds, energy, hydra, lnd, lyn, nydig, paypal
Chris is back with the bitcoin dad covering a weak of bear market economics, massive taproot transaction breaking lighting, and tie together the bitcoin technological and economic argument. They end with the dramatic story of the Hydra dark net marketplace and some great feedback from the audience!
July 24th, 2022 | 1 hr 40 mins
banking, boj, chainalysis, chainlink, china, coinjoin, dhiram, digiconomist, ecb, elon, energy, fee sniping, fud, gerard, hayes, japan, l1, legard, mixers, powell, rotation, russia, tail emision, tesla, uae
Chris and the bitcoin dad wildly speculate on rumors of who really killed the crypto lending market, hints of miner issues in the bitcoin dev list, and how Europe, China, and Japan are melting down. Is this the last crisis before hyperbitcoinization or will we have to go through this all again?
July 18th, 2022 | 1 hr 47 mins
3ac, bitcoin, cbdc, celsius, energy, optech 208, privacy, voyager
Chris and the bitcoin dad have a jumbo sized conversation covering incoming CBDCs in Europe, accompanying energy FUD, why global energy markets are not going down, and how so many people don't appreciate privacy. Stay to the end for some bitcoin education covering the OP_RETURN war, your own bitcoin VPS, and Optech 208.
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.
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 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.
April 2nd, 2022 | 1 hr 2 mins
bitcoin, cryptocurrency, energy, eth, fud, gary, sec, vitalik
The Bitcoin Dad and Chris talk about endless energy FUD attacking bitcoin, easy ways to educate yourself, and how even Vitalik Buterin is a bitcoin maximalist.