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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast


Nov 29, 2019

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Bitcoin Core 0.19.0 released - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0-19-0-released-heres-whats-new

- ColdCard firmware 3.0.5 released 

- Bakkt daily volume  - https://twitter.com/BakktBot/status/1200417914744135680?s=20

- Bitmex research analyzes IBD - https://blog.bitmex.com/bitcoins-initial-block-download/

- Telegram's Durov issues scathing statement - https://t.me/durov/109

- Two great pieces from Coindesk's Leigh Cuen https://www.coindesk.com/global-protests-reveal-bitcoins-limitations - https://www.coindesk.com/lebanese-bitcoiners-show-how-to-talk-about-crypto-at-thanksgiving

- Nigerians + Bitcoin - https://medium.com/dlabvc/paxful-is-the-most-important-bitcoin-company-you-arent-paying-attention-to-4e699db0c5ca

- Great presentation by Alex Gladstein - https://vimeo.com/375118500

- Venezuelans using RuneScape for additional income - https://www.economist.com/the-americas/2019/11/21/venezuelas-paper-currency-is-worthless-so-its-people-seek-virtual-gold

- South Korean exchange UPbit allegedly hacked: https://etherscan.io/address/0xa09871AEadF4994Ca12f5c0b6056BBd1d343c029

- Eric Wall write up of "stablecoins"  - https://medium.com/human-rights-foundation-hrf/privacy-and-cryptocurrency-part-iv-stablecoins-for-human-rights-blacklists-and-traceability-6d74ee17c25d

- DMVs are selling your info https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/evjekz/the-california-dmv-is-making-dollar50m-a-year-selling-drivers-personal-information

- Jameson Lopp’s IBD research https://blog.lopp.net/bitcoin-node-performance-sync-tests/

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