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Bitcoin Audible
Bitcoin Audible
Guy Swann

The Best in Bitcoin made Audible. Guy Swann makes the knowledge of Bitcoin, the world's most secure, independent money, accessible to everyone. Exploring... more

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Guy's Take #56 - The Cascading Dominoes - Part 1

I promised, and it's finally here. It's time to get a little perspective, with the price at all time lows,... more

24 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
Read_632 - Can Governments Stop Bitcoin? [Alex Gladstein]

"Coding, mining, infrastructure, and markets are all independent, happening in competing jurisdictions and geopolitical rivals, often done by anonymous or... more

21 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Read_631 - The ECB is Trapped, Here's Why [Lyn Alden]

"Base money is a liability of the central bank, and it’s used as a reserve asset by commercial banks. Broad... more

16 Jun 2022 · 39 minutes
Reboot - Everyone's A Scammer [Michael Goldstein]

With the markets in chaos, with services halting withdraws, & Everyone's a Scammer" by Michael Goldstein, is one of those... more

14 Jun 2022 · 48 minutes
Read_630 - Cry Harder [Francis Pouliot]

"Bitcoin is a lifeboat on the sinking fiat ship. Lifeboats on a sinking ship don’t need a marketing department." -... more

10 Jun 2022 · 30 minutes
Read_629 - On Impossible Things Before Breakfast [NYDIG]

"The reverse of that process – a so-called “death spiral” – was inevitable. Any time the immeasurably over-levered global fiat... more

08 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
Chat_69 - An Energy Revolution with Nathaniel Harmon

This episode is partly a follow up from Read_628 on reviving a promising renewable energy technology. Partly a discussion of... more

02 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 39 minutes
Read_628 - How Bitcoin Can Unlock the Energy of the Ocean [Level39]

"A typical Bitcoin mining operation will spend considerable amounts of time, energy and money cooling their ASIC miners with air... more

31 May 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Read_627 - Why and How to Get a Bitcoin Job [Stephan Livera]

"Coming off the Bitcoin 2022 conference, you might feel a little down from the high of meeting and spending time with Bitcoiners.... more

26 May 2022 · 42 minutes
Reboot - Why the Yuppie Elite Dismiss Bitcoin [Croesus]

"When I thought about what is the defining difference between the Bitcoin maximalists and my yuppie elite friends, the surface... more

23 May 2022 · 49 minutes
Read_626 - Digital Alchemy, A Post-Mortem of the Crypto Crash [Lyn Alden]

"Several exchanges in the industry fuel bubbles for a quick buck as well. If something starts to get momentum, including... more

19 May 2022 · 50 minutes
Read_625 - The Cascading of Interconnected Risk [Marty Bent]

"This created a ticking time bomb with a very short timer. That money was going to "work" in completely artificial... more

16 May 2022 · 54 minutes
Guy's Take #55 - On the Economics of CTV Batching, & Where I was Wrong

So what exactly did I get wrong in Guy's Take #54, and why? Let's dig back into the economic of... more

12 May 2022 · 52 minutes
Read_624 - Riding the Lightning Network [Sam Callahan]

"Despite all of these constraints, the free market finally provided the competition these incumbent banks so desperately needed. Bitcoin and the Lightning Network have... more

10 May 2022 · 1 hour,
PSA - Price Be Crashin 2022!

Welcome to Bitcoin! 😆 For the best products and services to get you started in Bitcoin, our sponsors are literally a... more

09 May 2022 · 14 minutes
Guy's Take #54 - CTV, Blockspace Debt, & TX Grenades

[Caveat - A critical piece of the puzzle I lay out in this episode was something I incorrectly understood, which... more

05 May 2022 · 50 minutes
Read_623 - Response to the Huffman Letter to the EPA [Bitcoin Mining Council]

"It is imperative that elected officials in the United States recognize that bitcoin, and the innovation of Proof of Work,... more

04 May 2022 · 56 minutes
Guy's Take_53 - Let's Talk CTV

Everybody take a deep breath! Right now all the drama on Twitter and the Bitcoin community is all about CTV.... more

02 May 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Read_622 - Silent Payments & Secret Blinding Keys [Shinobi]

"One issue with Bitcoin’s privacy, the ability to receive funds without giving up valuable information, is addressed with 'silent payments.'"... more

28 Apr 2022 · 48 minutes
Read_621 - I Finance the Current Thing [Allen Farrington]

"Even if you knew this was complete and utter bullshit, and that being an agent and not a principal ethically... more

26 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Read_620 - Reading of the Transcription of the Recording of the HODL vs DeaterBob "Debate" [Stephen Chow]

"You’re a thirsty bitch. You like to gargle Peter’s balls." - DeaterBob This is happening and there is nothing I can... more

21 Apr 2022 · 48 minutes
Read_619 - Bitcoin Mining & The Gird, Part 1 - Generators [Blake King]

"Bitcoin miners are unique because of how fast, transparent, and flexible their response can be to pricing fluctuations.  Riot’s Whinstone mining... more

20 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Read_618 - Expanding Functionality in Lightning Implementations [Shinobi]

"There are still many extensions to build out in the protocol and areas with unsolved scaling issues. In general, the... more

19 Apr 2022 · 51 minutes
Read_617 - Announcing Taro, Multi-Asset Bitcoin & Lightning [Ryan Gentry]

"Taro enables bitcoin to serve as a protocol of value by allowing app developers to integrate assets alongside BTC in... more

14 Apr 2022 · 56 minutes
Chat_68 - Keysend Maximalism & LNpay with Bootstrap Bandit

LNpay, LNURL, LNauth, streaming sats, Bolt12, the past and future of Lightning. We dig into tons of great stuff around... more

11 Apr 2022 · 2 hours, 5 minutes
Read_616 - Current State of Lightning Privacy [Tony]

"Besides the advantage of near-instant payments, there can be privacy improvements to Lightning as well. Unfortunately, there are scenarios where... more

31 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
Guy's Take #52 - Follow up to Read 615 - The State vs Bitcoin

This episode is because the previous read by Steve Barbour deserved a Guy's Take. Before we change topics to privacy... more

30 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Read_615 - The State vs Bitcoin [Steve Barbour]

"As with freedom and oppression, Bitcoin and State money may exist in a perpetual tug of war between ideals. Where... more

26 Mar 2022 · 56 minutes
Read_614 - ...and Then They Fight You [SovrynMindset]

"Much more to say. This is just a starting point, but I'm interested in Bitcoin for its potential to reorient... more

23 Mar 2022 · 47 minutes
Read_613 - Against the Inevitability of Bitcoin [Ariel Deschapell]

"...This purpose flounders, however, if their own evangelists and the community at large fails to lay the groundwork and impetus... more

22 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
Read_612 - Energy Cancelled [Arthur Hayes]

"On a medium-term basis, it is time to back up the John Deere excavator and scoop up as much gold... more

19 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 54 minutes
Read_611 - The Freedom of Value [Dergig]

"Thus, given enough time and popularity, every movie, every song, and every document will be available to the general public... more

17 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Read_610 - The Invisible Cost of War - Part 2 [Alex Gladstein]

"In sum, the U.S. government has shown that — through the GFC, repo spike crisis in 2019 and pandemic crisis... more

15 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
Read_609 - The Invisible Cost of War - Part 1 [Alex Gladstein]

"As detailed in Saifedean Ammous’s “The Fiat Standard,” in November 1914 the British government “issued the first war bond, aiming... more

11 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Read_608 - Want to Stick it to the Elites? Use Bitcoin [Avik Roy]

"Aspiring Republican politicians and conservative opinionators love talking in darkened tones about the malevolence of elites. And yet, for all... more

02 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Read_607 - Implications of Outlawing Bitcoin [Dergigi]

"If having 12 words in your head is illegal, something is terribly wrong with the law. If the police storm... more

01 Mar 2022 · 55 minutes
Read_606 - Lightning is a Liquidity Network [Roy Sheinfeld]

"Only liquid, flowing capital generates a return. Unlike a bank account, capital on Lightning is productive when it is mobile,... more

24 Feb 2022 · 50 minutes
Read_605 - Bitcoin Behind the Veil [Craig Warmke]

"People tend to favor proposals that would benefit themselves and reject proposals that, at their own expense, would benefit others.... more

23 Feb 2022 · 58 minutes
Read_604 - I Was Wrong, We Need Crypto [David Hansson]

"Now what's that saying again. Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you. It's starting to smell like... more

22 Feb 2022 · 53 minutes
Read_603 - If Russia Invites Bitcoin Adoption, The Global Arms Race Begins [Mike Hobart]

"The U.S. and its allies are now effectively backed into a series of corners. Can the U.S. attempt to ban... more

18 Feb 2022 · 39 minutes
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Read_607 - Implications of Outlawing Bitcoin [Dergigi]
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