August 19th, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
altcoin nft marketplace, andreas, bank of ireland, banking crisis, bankruptcy, bitcoin dad pod, bitcoin optech, bitcoin wallet, china evergrande, defi ecosystem, erc-20 usd stablecoin, etf, ethereum, eurodollars, fed funds rate, ftx, it blunder, lehman moment, libbitcoin library, lightning network, lightning terminal, lightning wallets, llm, milksad vulnerability, nft, opensea, operator filter, paypal, sam bankman-fried, sec, shadow banking, trampoline protocol, witness tampering, zeus, zoltan poszar
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss an incredible bitcoin optech with multi-sig, silent payments, and the implications of a PayPal stablecoin on Etherium.
August 12th, 2023 | 34 mins 16 secs
anchor outputs, ark 21shares, better markets, bitcoin etf, bitcoin lightning network, bitcoin wallet vulnerability, bullish statement, delayed decision, drivechains, economic snapshot, gemini exchange, inflation, interest rates, investor concerns, market manipulation, mpc vulnerability, regulatory concerns, sec, spot bitcoin etf, surveillance-sharing agreements, trading volumes, us debt, xrp price spike
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss a bullish bitcoin ETF delay, some complicated inflation numbers, and a less globalized future with bitcoin as global money.
July 16th, 2023 | 1 hr 4 mins
1970s bank lending, bank lending, bitcoin, broad money growth, centralizing staking, conventional central bank economics, deflation, dumping on retail, eth, ethereum, federal reserve, fine, fiscal deficits, fiscal dominance, gdp, government debt crisis, government spending, howey test, inflation, inflation and financial repression, inflation perspective, interest rate hikes, interest rates, international monetary fund, japan, lido, liquid staking tokens, lyn alden, market update, monetizing deficits, money creation, proof of stake, public debt, ripple, sec, selling xrp tokens, sovereign debt, usg debt, xrp tokens
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss XRP's partial victory over the SEC, Lyn Alden's inflation and interest rate research, and how proof of stake has centralized Etherium validation.
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.
June 11th, 2023 | 1 hr 23 mins
arthur hayes, btc-e, coinbase, covenants, gold, gox, in gold we trust, matt, op_ctv, patience, sec, wallet
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the open source concerns of the SEC's lawsuit against Coinbase, a US crypto exchange, as well as two articles on global macro. They also discuss recent bitcoin mailing list conversations around alternative covenant implementations.
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.
March 25th, 2023 | 1 hr 23 mins
block, coinbase, do kwan, dollar swaps, hindenburg, justin sun, luna, offshore, optech, president, sec, terra, wells notice, wolf richter, wolfstreet, xapo
Chris and the bitcoin dad discuss the U.S President's Economic Report to Congress, SEC regulatory actions against scammers (including Coinbase), and a Bitcoin Optech full of software updates.
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.
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.