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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Dec 2, 2021

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- square changes name to block 

- square crypto changes name to spiral 

- ledger adds support for psbts, multisig, and taproot 

- microstrategy buys 7002 bitcoin 

- silent link adds support for US burner phone number esims 

- lnd v0.14.1-beta

- mercury wallet v0.4.56

- joinmarket

Dec 1, 2021

Join Marty as he sits back down with Matthew Mežinskis to discuss:

- The growth of the global monetary base in Q3 2021

- Bitcoin is the sixth largest base money in the world

- Bitcoin should surpass the Great British Pound around $68,000

- The history of the Bank of England

- Lack of transparency from central banks


Dec 1, 2021


BLOCK: 711998

PRICE: 1738 sats per dollar

TOPICS: securing the cheapest power, braiins os, negotiating with your power company, utilizing solar subsidies, asic resale value, efficiency, slush pool, mining pool centralization, hosted providers vs running it yourself


Nov 29, 2021

Join Marty as he sits down with Patricia, a designer focused on bringing better experiences to Bitcoin, to discuss:

- Designing in an open source environment

- How bad design can turn people away

- Observing how users interact in ways one doesn't expect

- How to gather feedback on open source software design

- A call to...

Nov 24, 2021

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- el salvador announces bitcoin city and a bitcoin bond

- US 'pauses' relations with el salvador

- OBJ to convert his entire yearly salary to bitcoin

- samsung to build $17B chip factory in texas

- fold partners with pokemon go creator niantic

- lnd v0.14.0-beta

- electrs v0.9.3