Let's Talk Bitcoin! #332 - Shut Up And Take My Money!

###On Today's Episode

Stephanie, Andreas and Adam are joined by Jonathan Mohan for a discussion of central bank reactions, plus the past and future of the emerging ICO ecosystem.

This episode was edited by Matthew Zipkin and featured content from Andreas Antonopoulos, Jonathan Mohan, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #331 - Incentives and Illusions

###On Today's Episode

Stephanie, Andreas and Adam are joined by Jonathan Mohan for a discussion of perverse incentives and illusory power.

This episode was edited by Matthew Zipkin and featured content from Andreas Antonopoulos, Jonathan Mohan, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #330 - Full Box!

###On Today's Episode

Stephanie and Adam are joined by Jonathan Mohan for a wide ranging discussion as the bitcoin and cryptocurrency networks continue into

####A Few Highlight Topics:

High Transaction Fees

Lightning, Factom and other layer 2 solutions

Ethereum and the Remittance Story...

And more!

This episode was edited by Matthew Zipkin and featured content from Jonathan Mohan, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #329 Welcome to Trustnet

On Today's Episode

We join Andreas for a wide ranging talk given earlier this year in Cologne, Germany

Topics:
What is Bitcoin? The trustnet, the (dis)organisation

Correcting the "Blockchain not Bitcoin" mantra

Innovation in permissioned vs. permission-less systems

How many Bitcoin applications are there?

Bitcoin is the Internet of Money, a global financial network

Cellphones: from status symbols to tool of working class

Banking: from a privilege to a tool for anyone, anywhere

Bitcoin's neutrality and censorship-resistance

The implications of immutability

Transactions in emojis

Essential ingredients: PoW and open consensus algorithm

The fifth revolution of money

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #328 Art on the Blockchain Pilot

On Today's Episode

Adam is interviewed about token.fm on the pilot episode of "Art on the Blockchain" with DJ $crilla and IP Attorney Cynthia Gayton

Episode Shownotes:
This is Episode 1 of ART ON THE BLOCKCHAIN with your hosts DJ J $crilla and Cynthia Gayton. In this episode we familiarize our listeners with who we are and what our aim is with the podcast. We speak to Adam B. Levine for an hour about tokensizing art, his projects Tokenly and token.fm and much more.

Art on the Blockchain News Discussed:

1. Spotify has acquired Sonalytic, a UK start-up that uses audio identification technology to recognize songs and tracks copyright protected material. 3/7/2017
news.spotify.com/us/2017/03/07/27384/

2. Jay-Z has created, along with other related businesses, a new venture capital fund under the Roc Nation umbrella called "Arrive" to assist with branding, managing artists and representing athletes according to their press release. The team intends to work with a select group of early stage start-ups. 
www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/r…-300418165.html

3. Simon Denny, a New Zealand born and Berlin-based artist has a solo show at the Los Angeles Hammer Museum featuring the potential applications of blockchain. In this exhibit, he investigates three possible futures for the industry and created a sculpture for each. The exhibit closes on April 23, 2017. 
hammer.ucla.edu/exhibitions/2017/…ects-simon-denny/

4. Economist and film maker Manuel Stagars has released a documentary film entitled "The Blockchain and Us" this year. The film is the result of twenty interviews with people ranging from authors to futurists from five countries. 
www.manuelstagars.com/blockchain-documentary/

5. There will be a Blockchain and Decentralization meetup at SXSW on March 14 from 3:30 - 4:30. 
schedule.sxsw.com/2017/events/PP96648

DJ J-$crilla's Featured Project:

Discuss the Rare Pepe Trading phenomenon and it's uses on the blockchain. We talk about artists monetizing their artwork on the blockchain and trading cards on counterparty (XCP.)

Instructions (Courtesy of @CryptoChainer)
1. Create wallet on rarepepewallet.com
2. WRITE PASSPHRASE DOWN, DO THIS NOW!
3. Copy address, and send BTC for fees
4. Send BTC to tuxexchange.com
5. Purchase PEPECASH at tux
6. Send PEPECASH to RPW address
7. Buy cards, and live forever
8. Use Book of Orbs on iOS or Android for mobile experience
9. Existing passphrase can be used in Book of Orbs
10. There is no #10

Rare Pepe Wallet : rarepepewallet.com
Rare Pepe Directory: rarepepedirectory.com
Reddit: www.reddit.com/r/pepetraders/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/rarepepeblockchain
Telegram: t.me/rarepepegradergroup
Game Website: rarepepe.party
Official Wallet: rarepepewallet.com
A Gallery of Rares: rarepepe.gallery
Centralized Pepe Auction House: pepeauctions.com
Pepecash Exchange: tuxexchange.com/trade?coin=PEPECASH&market=BTC
Android/iOS Pepe Wallet: bookoforbs.com

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #327 Uh-oh.

On Today's Episode

Andreas, Stephanie and Adam dig into and try to understand the complex ecosystem of solutions being worked on in Bitcoin.

The long running Let's Talk Bitcoin! show features Andreas Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine in their continuing journey to understand and learn from the ongoing cryptocurrency revolution. Focused on the ideas, people and projects building the new digital economy, and the future of money, LTB features a mix of in-depth discussion and wide-ranging interviews with folks already living in the future.

LTB! #326 - Understanding Segregated Witness, 2MB SegWit, Extension Blocks and ASICBOOST

On Today's Episode

Andreas, Stephanie and Adam dig into and try to understand the complex ecosystem of solutions being worked on in Bitcoin.

The long running Let's Talk Bitcoin! show features Andreas Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine in their continuing journey to understand and learn from the ongoing cryptocurrency revolution. Focused on the ideas, people and projects building the new digital economy, and the future of money, LTB features a mix of in-depth discussion and wide-ranging interviews with folks already living in the future.

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #325 - A Payments Company

The long running Let's Talk Bitcoin! show features Andreas Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine in their continuing journey to understand and learn from the ongoing cryptocurrency revolution. Focused on the ideas, people and projects building the new digital economy, and the future of money, LTB features a mix of in-depth discussion and wide-ranging interviews with folks already living in the future.

Release date:

2 April 2017

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #334 - Who Gets To Decide?

The long running Let's Talk Bitcoin! show features Andreas Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine in their continuing journey to understand and learn from the ongoing cryptocurrency revolution. Focused on the ideas, people and projects building the new digital economy, and the future of money, LTB features a mix of in-depth discussion and wide-ranging interviews with folks already living in the future.

Release date:

26 March 2017

LTB #323 - Testify

Andreas testifies before the Australian Senate.

Adam gives a brief announcement on the end of the LTBCOIN distribution phase.

LTB #322 - Hard Changes

##On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...
Recorded on January 12th, 2017 - Andreas, Stephanie and Adam discuss Circle's business model pivot, the cycle of violence occuring on the fringes of opportunity, the release of the first Lightning Network Daemon and the difficulties Segregated Witness has run into on its way to activation.

Links:

Lightning Network Daemon
github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd

Segregated Witness Activation:
segwit.co

LTB #321 - Around The Loop Again

##On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...
Recorded on January 5th, 2017 - Andreas, Stephanie and Adam discuss the recent bitcoin price swing, what's different this time compared to 2013 and what's still the same?

Then the hosts discuss the topic first explained during episode 320 - The Cell Phone Sim Card Hustle.

Kraken's In-Depth Walkthrough of How to Safely Not Use Your Phone blog.kraken.com/post/153209105847…ory-mobile-phones

LTB #318 - We Didn't Start the Fire

##On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

As the year 2017 approaches, We're surrounded by an increasingly disrupted world, not much of which has to do directly with bitcoin, And yet these chaotic conditions fundamentally drive Bitcoins path forward in the most profound of ways.

In Early December, 2016, Andreas spoke about the tumultuous times we find ourselves in and how it's changed and continues to change the system we're all part of.

This is a 25 minute talk followed by more than a half hour of Q&A.

*Note: New Let's Talk Bitcoin! episodes will be released on Sundays instead of Saturdays!*

Content for episode 316 show was provided by Andreas and the Coinscrum members. Music for this show was courtesy of Jared Rubens, and this episode was assembled by Adam B. Levine

LTB #316 - Questions & Answers

##On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

A collection of Audience Questions & Answers from the last few months of Andreas's recent speaking engagements.

*Note: New Let's Talk Bitcoin! episodes will be released on Sundays instead of Saturdays!*

Image Credit: www.flickr.com/photos/64204416@N02/5847645570 modified with the LTB logo

Content for episode 316 show was provided by Andreas and the questioners. Music for this show was courtesy of Jared Rubens, and this episode was assembled by Adam B. Levine.

LTB #316 - Another Way

##On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

Stephanie and Adam sit down with Roger Ver to discuss the similar yet sometimes-suppressed viewpoint of onchain & offchain bitcoin scaling. This is the second half of our hour long conversation catch up on part 1 at letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/post/lets-…-biting-through

Disclosure: Roger Ver's BitcoinStore.com sponsored Let's Talk Bitcoin! in 2013

*Note: New Let's Talk Bitcoin! episodes will be released on Sundays instead of Saturdays!*

Content for episode 316 show was provided by Roger, Stephanie and Adam. Music for this show was courtesy of Jared Rubens, and this episode was assembled by Adam B. Levine.

LTB #315 - Biting Through

On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

Stephanie and Adam sit down with Roger Ver to discuss the similar yet sometimes-suppressed viewpoint of onchain & offchain bitcoin scaling.

Disclosure: Roger Ver's BitcoinStore.com sponsored the first year of Let's Talk Bitcoin in 2013