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Tales from the Crypt


Dec 19, 2018

This week Matt and Marty Discuss: RIP Tim May Minisketch - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/synching-data-between-bitcoin-nodes-about-get-easier/ & https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1075460072786935808 Blockstream satellite - https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeldelcastillo/2018/12/17/who-needs-verizon-blockstream-broadcasts-entire-bitcoin-blockchain-from-space/#548f7bc75a80 Unchained Capital Dust analysis - https://blog.unchained-capital.com/bitcoin-data-science-pt-3-dust-thermodynamics-615dd51f49 Basis - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/12/stablecoin-project-basis-is-shutting-down-and-returning-the-majority-of-capital-raised-to-investors/ Coinbase - https://blog.coinbase.com/ethereum-tokens-dai-dai-golem-gnt-maker-mkr-and-zilliqa-zil-are-launching-on-coinbase-3065eeb42d5b & https://blog.coinbase.com/direct-crypto-conversions-on-coinbase-e458af083c62 & https://medium.com/hydro-protocol/why-we-are-forking-0x-97dc48ee0426 & https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-continues-to-explore-support-for-new-digital-assets-92ba4ab7f465 Tether - https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-12-18/crypto-mystery-clues-suggest-tether-has-the-billions-it-promised ETH Constantinople fork - https://www.coindesk.com/block-7080000-ethereum-developers-propose-activation-point-for-next-hard-fork Gazprombank - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/one-of-russias-largest-state-owned-banks-is-developing-crypto-banking-services-for-institutional-clients/ Japanese tax law - https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-lawmaker-proposes-4-changes-to-ease-crypto-tax-burden Rumor Bitmain IPO not happening The Patreon War Mulvaney a Bitcoiner - https://twitter.com/ObsoleteDogma/status/810957268950859780 - Samourai Dojo - https://samouraiwallet.com/dojo -Mining in Iran - https://www.coindesk.com/cheap-power-lures-crypto-miners-to-iran-but-its-not-as-easy-as-it-sounds Thanks to our Sponsors: BlockFi: Sign up at blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to get $25 in free crypto added to customer collateral for loans under $10k or $50 in free crypto added to customer collateral for loans over $10k. Applying takes less than 2 minutes. Tallyco.in/BTC_Spot/ - Head over to http://tallyco.in and raise funds with some of that unstoppable, censorship-resistant, magic internet money today! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support