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.
July 2nd, 2023 | 1 hr 14 mins
app store, apple, blackrock, censorship, damus, etf, ios, kaspa, nostr, prime trust
Chris and the bitcoin dad cover the latest Blackrock, an asset manager, spot ETF application news, the failure of Prime Trust, a crypto hodling company, and some wonky economic research. They end with a listener request to deep dive on an altcoin and other boosts.
December 4th, 2022 | 1 hr 32 mins
ankr, arthur, long term debt spiral, lyn, mobile coin, moxie, prime trust, white boy
Chris and the bitcoin dad discover Moxie Marlinspike's Mobile Coin scam may have killed SBF's Alameda Research, the short life expectancy of 'crypto billionaires,' and two fantastic economics articles. Stick around for an introduction to lightning jamming attacks and Hashed Time Lock Contracts (HTLCs).