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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Jun 30, 2021

Join Marty as he sits down with Leo Zhang, founder of Anicca Research, to discuss:

- Is this mining ban real?

- How are Chinese miners reacting?

- The dynamics of communication between the Chinese and Western mining industries

- How will this migration affect hashrate in the short and medium term?

- What does this mean...

Jun 29, 2021

EPISODE: 0.2.8

BLOCK: 689158

PRICE: 2749 sats per dollar

TOPICS: el salvador, china, CFA franc, 51% attacks and difficulty adjustment


Streamed live every tuesday:


Jun 25, 2021

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitcoin hash drops amid chinese crackdown 

- gbtc redemptions hurting bitcoin demand 

- the b word initiative 

- lnd v0.13.0-beta 

- specter diy v1.5.5 

- rust lightning v0.0.98 

- joinmarket v0.8.3 

- joininbox v0.5.0 

- bluewallet v6.1.6 

- lightning terminal v0.5.0-alpha 


Jun 17, 2021

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- taproot upgrade has locked in, activation expected in november 

- Criminals mailing ledger customers compromised hardware wallets 

- US Bitcoin Mining Council formally launches 

- NY Electricians' union successfully fights bitcoin mining ban 

- G7 leaders say ransomware is a

Jun 16, 2021

EPISODE: 0.2.6

BLOCK: 687726

PRICE: 2478 sats per dollar

TOPICS: using a bitcoin node, bitcoin node projects, tradeoffs, software licenses, monetization