June 17th, 2023 | 46 mins 45 secs
cbdc, etherium, hinman, payments, river, sec, silent payments, taproot annex
The bitcoin dad hosts a solo episode discussing a new report on global payments vs bitcoin from River Financial, how a new poll shows Americans don't want a CBDC, and privacy on bitcoin is back with Silent Payments.
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.
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.
February 27th, 2023 | 1 hr 13 mins
coinbase, custodia, ecc, etherium, federal reserve, l2, optech 239, optimism, ordinals, signal
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the nuances of semi-private blockchains, why inflation data is hard to draw conclusions from, and how crypto banking is a really good, but difficult, project. They finish up with a discussion of Bitcoin Optech news and a beginners guide to Elliptic Curve Cryptography.
September 13th, 2022 | 1 hr 14 mins
arthur hayes, bitcoin, etherium, gazprom, janine, lyn, privacy, umbrel
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss upgrading a bitcoin node, the cycles of value and growth investing, war time finance, and how that all means the time for bitcoin is now.
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.
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.