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Stephan Livera Podcast
Stephan Livera Podcast
Stephan Livera

Join Stephan as he interviews the sharpest economic and technical minds in Bitcoin & Austrian Economics to help you understand how money... more

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Episodes

Great Consensus Clean up, MEVil and LN isn’t dead - Steve Lee and Matt Corallo SLP565

Steve Lee and Matt Corallo of Spiral rejoin me on the show to talk about a range of topics. Firstly... more

18 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Going Where You’re Treated Best and Nomad Capitalist Live 2024 with Andrew Henderson SLP564

Andrew Henderson rejoins me to discuss his story renouncing US citizenship, and whether the price was worth it. We discuss... more

16 Apr 2024 · 58 minutes
Revault, Liana, self custody and bitcoin inheritance with Kevin Loaec SLP563

Kevin Loaec of wizardsardine joins me to talk about bitcoin security and vaults. We get into a discussion about:  Vaults... more

12 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Good Design Creates Trust - Bitcoin Design with Christoph Ono and Mogashni Naidoo SLP562

Have you wondered about the role design and UX plays in Bitcoin apps? Christoph and Mogashni join me from the... more

09 Apr 2024 · 58 minutes
US Government Fiscal Collapse Accelerates with Peter St Onge SLP561

Peter St Onge rejoins me on the show to share some insight into how bad the US government fiscal situation... more

03 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Tracking the new Bitcoin ETFs with Thomas Fahrer SLP560

Thomas Fahrer, co-founder of Apollo joins me to talk about the Bitcoin ETFs. We talk:  Analysing the Bitcoin ETFs What... more

30 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
How to Ride Through This Bitcoin Bull Cycle with Vijay Boyapati SLP559

My friend Vijay Boyapati (Author of the Bullish Case for Bitcoin, and part of the Swan team) rejoins me on... more

26 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Mi Primer Bitcoin Goes International with John Dennehy SLP558

Mi Primer Bitcoin (My First Bitcoin) has grown since I last spoke with them on the show. John from the... more

23 Mar 2024 · 41 minutes
Swapping across Bitcoin, Lightning and Liquid with Kilian from Boltz.exchange SLP557

How do we interact with Bitcoin in a multi layer world? What cost savings and trade offs are necessary here?... more

15 Mar 2024 · 58 minutes
The First Bitcoin Circular Economy - Arnhem City Netherlands with Patrick van der Meijde SLP556

Patrick van der Meijde, founder of BitKassa and co founder Arnhem Bitcoin City joins me to talk about his experience... more

13 Mar 2024 · 38 minutes
Bitcoin Atlantis 2024 interviews - Alden, Lavish, Strolight, Pouliot, Roose, Todd (SLP555)

While in Madeira for Bitcoin Atlantis, I did some interviews on a range of topics with Lyn Alden, James Lavish,... more

06 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
Bitcoin DLC Self Custodial Finance with Philipp Hoenisch of 10101 SLP554

What applications exist for Bitcoin self custodial finance? Philipp Hoenisch, founder of 10101 (pronounced ten-ten-one) joins me on the show... more

02 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
The Future of Bitcoin Banking with Eric Yakes SLP553

Eric Yakes, author of The 7th Property, joins me to talk about the future of Bitcoin Banking, LN and ecash.... more

27 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
EIA Attack on Bitcoin Miners Brian Morgenstern SLP552

Brian Morgenstern, Head of Public Policy of Riot Platforms joins me to talk about the latest attack on Bitcoin miners:  ... more

22 Feb 2024 · 46 minutes
What’s Next for Bitcoin and Mutiny Wallet with Ben Carman SLP551

Ben Carman of Mutiny Wallet rejoins me on the show to talk about what’s coming next for Bitcoin. We talk... more

19 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Dispelling False Narratives About Bitcoin with Daniel Batten SLP550

Do the lies about Bitcoin frustrate you? Join us in this episode as we discuss the ways to dispel and... more

16 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Is Everything Good For Bitcoin? with Christian Keroles SLP549

We talk about monetary maximalism, and whether everything is good for bitcoin with Christian Keroles of HRF. We discuss: Monetary... more

13 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Bitcoin Oasis 2024 interviews - Zucco, Rizzo, Dashjr, Prince Philip, De La Torre SLP548

We’re trying something a little different this episode! While at Bitcoin Oasis 2024 in Dubai I captured some short interviews... more

10 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Big Changes in El Salvador with Mike Peterson SLP547

Mike Peterson from Bitcoin Beach El Zonte, El Salvador rejoins me on the show to give listeners some updates from... more

06 Feb 2024 · 57 minutes
2024 Lightning Wallet Overview with Anita Posch SLP546

Get an overview of lightning wallets in this episode with Anita Posch. Anita walks through what she found in testing... more

02 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Bitcoin Life Insurance with Zac Townsend SLP545

What does Life Insurance look like when it’s all priced and done in Bitcoin? Zac Townsend (CEO and co-founder of... more

30 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Where Did Bitcoin Come From? The Genesis Book with Aaron van Wirdum (SLP544)

Aaron van Wirdum rejoins me to talk about his exploration of how Bitcoin came to be. We talk about his... more

26 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Bitcoin Mining Around the World with Seb Gouspillou (SLP543)

Sébastien Gouspillou is a French Bitcoin miner, entrepreneur, and speaker. He is the CEO of BBGS (Big Block Green Services)... more

21 Jan 2024 · 56 minutes
Defending Bitcoin PoW in the EU with Lyudmyla Kozlovska and Bota Jardemalie (SLP542)

It seems that the EU is constantly coming out with bad new regulations that will impact Bitcoiners and Bitcoin miners.... more

17 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Covenant Use Cases & TXHASH with Steven Roose (SLP541)

Given the recent discussion on covenants, you might be curious about what actual covenant use cases look like. Joining me... more

14 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
A New Era for Bitcoin with Tuur Demeester (SLP540)

On the eve of Bitcoin ETFs being approved, is Bitcoin entering a new era? Tuur Demeester, long time bitcoin advocate,... more

11 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Living in Dubai and Bitcoin Oasis with Lara Eggiman (SLP539)

Have you heard about Dubai but been wondering about what it’s like there? Lara Eggiman joins me to talk about... more

10 Jan 2024 · 30 minutes
The Real Origins of Money with Natalie Smolenski SLP538

In this conversation, Natalie Smolenski discusses the intersection of Bitcoin, anthropology, and political economy. She explores the debate on the... more

08 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Are Covenants Necessary for Bitcoin? with Brandon Black (SLP537)

Not everybody understands that blockchains themselves don’t scale. And this may create some tricky implications if we want to onboard... more

31 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Elizabeth’s War on Bitcoin with Pierre Rochard (SLP535)

Elizabeth Warren has come out with a new anti Bitcoin bill. Joining me is VP of Research at Riot Platforms,... more

25 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Michael Saylor on Bitcoin Principles (SLP536)

What are the key principles underlying Bitcoin? How should we think about changes to Bitcoin? Michael Saylor, Executive Chairman and... more

22 Dec 2023 · 2 hours, 50 minutes
Small Business for Bitcoiners with Bobby Shell (SLP534)

Should Bitcoiners consider Small Business? What are some of the important considerations here? Bobby Shell of Voltage and Imprint Digital... more

18 Dec 2023 · 52 minutes
The Great Drivechain Debate with Paul Sztorc and Peter Todd (SLP533)

Drivechain is a proposal from 2015 which has had a lot of community debate recently. Joining us today to debate... more

15 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 39 minutes
Bitcoin Seed Backups for Multi Sig with SeedHammer (SLP 532)

Now many of us are familiar with the idea of using steel backups for our bitcoin private keys, but what... more

12 Dec 2023 · 52 minutes
How Many People Can Use Lightning? LSP Specs with Severin Buhler (SLP531)

How many people can use Bitcoin and Lightning today? Severin Buhler from Synonym joins me to talk about the LSP... more

05 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Growing a Bitcoin Circular Economy with Fernando Motolese (Bitcoin Beach Brazil & Bitcoinize POS) (SLP530)

There are various Bitcoin ‘circular economies’ but we talk with Fernando Motolese about how he started Bitcoin Beach Brazil, as... more

03 Dec 2023 · 48 minutes
Ciudad Morazán with Massimo Mazzone (SLP529)

Free Private Cities are an exciting attempt at a new model for private governance. I’ve previously spoken with leaders in... more

01 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Bitcoin Mining Decentralisation with Ocean - Bitcoin Mechanic (SLP528)

Has Bitcoin’s Mining ecosystem become centralised? What can be done about it? Bitcoin Mechanic from Ocean joins me to talk: ... more

29 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Has Business Been Exploiting Labour since 1971? with Gene Epstein (SLP527)

Many Bitcoiners have seen or shared around the images that show Labour Compensation (wages and other benefits) diverging from Labour... more

20 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Don’t Lose Your Coins with NVK (SLP526)

How do you prevent loss of your coins? What are some critical steps that are commonly missed? NVK and I... more

19 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
Bitcoin’s Blocksize Scarcity with Bob Burnett of Barefoot Mining (SLP525)

When you need to send a Bitcoin transaction, you need Bitcoin blockspace. But blockspace is scarce! CEO of Barefoot Mining,... more

14 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Natalism and Bitcoiners with Malcolm Collins (SLP524)

Is there a demographic collapse coming? What could or should be done about it? Is there any connection with Bitcoiner... more

09 Nov 2023 · 58 minutes
Entering a new Bitcoin bull cycle with Adam Back (SLP523)

Are we entering a new Bitcoin bull cycle? Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream, rejoins me on the show to talk... more

04 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Dodging Knives as a Bitcoin Miner (SLP522)

Have you wondered about the challenges of managing a large publicly listed Bitcoin mining company? Jason Les, CEO of Riot... more

02 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Support Bitcoin Lightning with Greenlight with Christian Decker (SLP521)

Are you interested in building support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network into your product or service? Check out this discussion of... more

20 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
What is BitVM? with Robin Linus and Super Testnet (SLP520)

BitVM is a new paradigm for Turing-complete bitcoin contracts. In this episode I speak with the creator, Robin Linus and... more

12 Oct 2023 · 54 minutes
Self Custodial Bitcoin Finance with Matthew Black of Atomic Finance (SLP519)

Matthew Black, co-founder and CTO of Atomic Finance joins me to talk about earning yield in a self custodial way... more

09 Oct 2023 · 57 minutes
Broken Money with Lyn Alden (SLP518)

Lyn Alden, macro analyst rejoins me on the show to talk about her new book, Broken Money. We discuss Lyn’s... more

01 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Bitcoin Merchant Adoption: This Time is Different? with Will Cole (SLP517)

Will Cole of Zaprite rejoins me to talk about:  Merchant adoption and why it’s different this time Improved custody ... more

29 Sep 2023 · 59 minutes
Why You Should Have Zero Debt to Avoid Enslavement with Jimmy Song (SLP516)

Do you have debt? Are you wondering about the case for why you shouldn’t? Check out this episode with my... more

22 Sep 2023 · 59 minutes
HODLing through the cycles with American HODL (SLP515)

Have you wondered what it takes to be a long-term HODLer? American HODL rejoins me on the show to talk... more

21 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
Kids Don’t Need School with Jonathan Prescott & Adriana Prescott (SLP514)

Are you interested in spending 16,000 more hours with your children? Consider homeschooling! We discuss this and many other insights... more

20 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Next Generation Lightning with Phoenix - Bastien Teinturier (SLP513)

The next generation of Bitcoin Lightning wallets is here with Phoenix from ACINQ. Rejoining me is CTO of ACINQ, Bastien... more

17 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Will Drivechain Centralise Bitcoin? with Shinobi (SLP512)

Drivechain is a proposed soft fork that has faced a lot of criticism in the community, and Shinobi (Technical Editor... more

14 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
v3 Transactions and Package Relay with glozow SLP511

Glozow rejoins me to talk about updates coming to Bitcoin’s transactions and mempool policy. We talk about how these will... more

12 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
SLP510 Is On-Chain Analytics Legit? Cointime Economics with James Check

A common question amongst bitcoin investors is whether bitcoin on-chain analytics is legitimate or whether it is snake oil. Joining... more

07 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Bitcoin L2’s, LN, BTC++, Base58 - Lisa Neigut (SLP509)

Lisa Neigut of base58 and btcplusplus rejoins me on the show to talk about Bitcoin layer 2’s, where bitcoin’s lightning... more

03 Sep 2023 · 59 minutes
Are Bitcoin’s 4 year cycles over? with Vijay Boyapati (SLP508)

Are Bitcoin’s 4 year cycles over? Vijay Boyapati rejoins me on the show to talk about his view of where... more

29 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Bitcoin Cryptography and Scripting with Andrew Poelstra SLP507

Andrew Poelstra (Director of Research, Blockstream) has been around Bitcoin research and development for a long time, and has a... more

28 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
A Paper Computer for Bitcoin? Codex32 with Andrew Poelstra (SLP506)

A ‘paper computer’ for Bitcoin checksums and Shamir Secret Sharing may seem absurd, but that’s what we’re talking about in... more

27 Aug 2023 · 1 hour,
MuSig2 in Practice, APO, CTV & Bitcoin Soft Forks with Brandon Black (SLP505)

Brandon Black (aka Rearden Code) joins me on the show to talk about his experience implementing MuSig2 at BitGo, and... more

25 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
SLP504 Design Your Life With Jurisdictional Arbitrage - Coinsurenz

Have you been wondering about how to design your lifestyle overseas? Rigel (aka coinsurenz) rejoins me on the show to... more

23 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
SLP503 Things Are Breaking - Lawrence Lepard

Lawrence Lepard of Equity Management Associates rejoins me to talk about all the things that are breaking:  Cost of living... more

20 Aug 2023 · 55 minutes
SLP502 Validating Lightning Signer - Ken Sedgwick

How can lightning users secure themselves even further? Just like how hardware wallets and secure elements can help secure your... more

17 Aug 2023 · 56 minutes
SLP501 RGB Walkthrough with Maxim Orlovsky

Dr Maxim Orlovsky joins me on the show to walk through RGB, a smart contract layer for Bitcoin. We talk... more

15 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
SLP500 Finding the Winners with Andrew Henderson

Andrew Henderson, Founder of Nomad Capitalist rejoins me on the show to talk: Home country bias Looking beyond headlines  Evolution... more

12 Aug 2023 · 52 minutes
SLP499 Earning Bitcoin & Remote Working - Jonathan Chester, Bitwage

Jonathan Chester, Founder/CEO of Bitwage joins me to talk about his experience setting up the company and enabling more people... more

07 Aug 2023 · 51 minutes
SLP498 BowTiedMara - Bitcoin and Geoarbitrage in Argentina

Mara joins me to talk about his adventures in Argentina, and his thoughts on: Geo arbitrage Rules in theory, rules... more

04 Aug 2023 · 59 minutes
SLP497 Olivier Roland KYC and AML are Destroying the World

Author, digital nomad and web entrepreneur Olivier Roland joins me to talk about his issues with AML and his very... more

02 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
SLP496 Bitcoin Is Not for Everyone with Fernando Nikolic

Fernando Nikolic, Director of Marketing and Comms at Blockstream joins me on the show to talk about the slightly controversial... more

29 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
SLP495 Joe Carlasare - Bitcoin ETF? Lawsuits and Bitcoin

Joe Carlasare (Partner at Amundsen Davis LLC) and Bitcoiner joins me to share his legal expertise and opinions on: Why... more

26 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
SLP494 Hannah Frankman - Intro to Homeschooling

Hannah Frankman of Rebel Educator joins me to talk about homeschooling and the problems of Public School: Failures of public... more

24 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
SLP493 Hashprice Derivatives with Matthew Williams

Matthew Williams, Head of Derivatives at Luxor Mining joins me to talk about Bitcoin Mining hashprice derivatives and what they... more

20 Jul 2023 · 47 minutes
SLP492 eSIMs for Privacy and Convenience - silent.link

Have you considered using eSIMs instead of your typical telco mobile phone SIM? Silent.link joins me to talk about:  How... more

18 Jul 2023 · 48 minutes
SLP491 The Crossover Between Bitcoin and Nuclear Energy with Nuclear Bitcoiner

Ryan MacLeod (Nuclear Bitcoiner) joins me to talk about Bitcoin and Nuclear Energy. We talk:  Is nuclear energy too costly? ... more

12 Jul 2023 · 1 hour,
SLP490 Dusty - What is Splicing and why will it improve LN?

Dusty Daemon joins me to talk about splicing on Bitcoin’s lightning network. We talk about: What is splicing?  Splicing’s potential... more

10 Jul 2023 · 57 minutes
SLP489 Graham Krizek - Will every company be a lightning company?

Will every company be a lightning company? Graham Krizek CEO of Voltage rejoins me on the show to talk about... more

06 Jul 2023 · 53 minutes
SLP488 Future Visions of Lightning, Greenlight & Breez SDK with Christian Decker and Roy Sheinfeld

Christian Decker (Blockstream) and Roy Sheinfeld (Breez) rejoin me on the show to talk about:  What has improved about Lightning... more

21 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 41 minutes
SLP487 Bitcoin Mining Energy Debate - Digiconomist and Ben Gagnon

Digiconomist (Alex de Vries) and Ben Gagnon (Chief Mining Officer, Bitfarms) join me on the show to debate Bitcoin Mining... more

15 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
SLP486 Bitcoin Estate Planning with Peter Dunworth

Peter Dunworth is a financial adviser for high net worth individuals and families. He joins me to talk about what... more

14 Jun 2023 · 1 hour,
SLP485 What is Inflation? with Jonathan Newman

Jonathan Newman, Associate Professor of Economics and Mises Fellow joins me to chat: Contrasting definitions of inflation How did Mises... more

13 Jun 2023 · 54 minutes
SLP484 Robin Linus ZeroSync: Speeding up Bitcoin Initial Block Download (IBD)

Robin Linus from the ZeroSync project joins me to talk about how ZKPs can be used to help people quickly... more

05 Jun 2023 · 45 minutes
SLP483 Lightning in a High Fee Environment with Niftynei, D++ & Nate

What happens under a high fee environment on the lightning network? We had one recently and so I asked Niftynei... more

02 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
SLP482 Burak - Ark: A new L2 protocol for Bitcoin

Burak (Bitcoin researcher/developer) joins me to talk about Ark, a new protocol for Bitcoin scaling and privacy. We chat about: ... more

29 May 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
SLP481 Can There Be a Bullish Case for Bitcoin Custodians? with Kemal (pretyflaco)

Kemal of Galoy Money joins me to chat about his Bullish Case for Bitcoin Custodians. We debate the trade offs... more

25 May 2023 · 1 hour,
SLP480 The Bitcoin Handbook - Anil Patel

The Bitcoin Handbook is a new visual and simplified explainer of Bitcoin concepts by Anil. Anil has been making awesome... more

21 May 2023 · 51 minutes
SLP479 Defending Open Source with Jess Jonas of Bitcoin Legal Defense Fund

Jess Jonas, Chief Legal Officer of the Bitcoin Legal Defense Fund joins me to chat: Overview the Bitcoin Legal Defense... more

16 May 2023 · 41 minutes
SLP478 Debunking Digiconomist on Bitcoin Mining with Ben Gagnon

Ben Gagnon CMO of BitFarms joins me to talk about the flaws of the overly cited Digiconomist’s work on Bitcoin... more

14 May 2023 · 54 minutes
SLP477 Decentralising Bitcoin Transaction Selection using SRI with Pavlenex and Fi3

You may have heard about bitcoin mining pool centralisation. Stratum v2 and SRI (Stratum v2 Reference Implementation) are here to... more

10 May 2023 · 43 minutes
SLP476 What is FROST? Is it the future of Bitcoin Multisig? with Nick Farrow

Nick Farrow joins me to talk about new developments coming in Bitcoin multi-signature security: FROST and what it is  Privacy... more

03 May 2023 · 59 minutes
SLP475 Why Every Portfolio Should Contain Bitcoin with Rapha Zagury

Rapha Zagury CIO and Head of Research at Swan joins me to talk:  Financial modelling flaws in the fiat financial... more

28 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
SLP474 Challenges of Operating Lightning Nodes & Torq with Henrik Skogstrøm

Henrik Skogstrøm, Founder and CEO of LN Capital joins me to talk about the lightning network: Managing large lightning nodes ... more

26 Apr 2023 · 54 minutes
SLP473 Why Bitcoiners Must Focus on Bottom Up Adoption with Matthew Mezinskis

Matthew Mezinskis of Porkopolis / Crypto Voices joins me on the show to help explain the structure of the fiat... more

18 Apr 2023 · 58 minutes
SLP472 BTC Prague and Bitcoin in Europe Matyas Kuchar

Matyas Kuchar joins me to talk about the Czech Bitcoiner scene and what’s coming up with BTC Prague:  Notable and... more

16 Apr 2023 · 42 minutes
SLP471 Bitcoin & Cryptosovereignty with Erik Cason

Erik Cason joins me on the show to talk about his journey as a Bitcoiner, from working at Coinbase to... more

13 Apr 2023 · 55 minutes
SLP470 Correcting NYT Disinformation on Bitcoin with Pierre Rochard

Pierre Rochard (VP of Research at Riot Platforms) rejoins me on the show to correct the NYT’s recent disinformation article... more

11 Apr 2023 · 51 minutes
SLP469 Is the World Really Dedollarising? with Peter St Onge

Peter St Onge rejoins me to talk about whether the world is really dedollarising. What kind of timeframe are we... more

05 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP468 LNURL, Lightning Box, Blixt, Soft Forks with Hampus Sjoberg

Hampus Sjoberg, creator of Blixt Wallet joins me to talk about lightning technology and crafting a non-custodial experience while dealing... more

21 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP467 An Unsustainable Fiscal Path with James Lavish

James Lavish (Author of the Informationist and Managing Partner of Bitcoin Opportunity Fund) rejoins me on the show to talk... more

18 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
SLP466 The Time Value of Truth with Benjamin Carlson

Ben Carlson, journalist and former editor at The Atlantic joins me on the show to chat about: How the media... more

17 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
SLP465 What is utreexo? with Calvin Kim

Calvin Kim (BitMEX & HRF grantee) joins me to talk about utreexo: utreexo and the UTXO set comparison with other... more

13 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP464 Can Free Private Cities Make the World Dramatically Richer? with Erick Brimen CEO of Prospera

Erick Brimen of Prospera joins me to talk about: Creating $100-200T more wealth globally The market for living together ... more

08 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
SLP463 Bitcoin Transaction Pinning, ANYPREVOUT & eltoo with Greg Sanders (Instagibbs)

Greg Sanders of Blockstream joins me to talk about Transaction Pinning, ANYPREVOUT and eltoo. We discuss a range of questions: ... more

05 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP462 Bitcoin Multi-signature with Craig Raw

Craig Raw of Sparrow Wallet rejoins me to chat: Bitcoin multi signature security Passphrases contrasted with multi-sig NFC support ... more

26 Feb 2023 · 56 minutes
SLP461 What Bitcoin Specialises In with Matt Corallo

Matt Corallo of Spiral Bitcoin rejoins me to chat about the purpose of Bitcoin and developments in the space: Bitcoin... more

22 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
SLP460 Bitcoin and the Dollar as Strange Bedfellows with Mark Goodwin

Mark Goodwin is the Editorial Director for Print at Bitcoin Magazine. He joins me to chat about the dynamics of... more

18 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP459 Q1 and Bitcoin Security with NVK

NVK (of Coinkite.com) rejoins me to chat about the latest in bitcoin security: New device Q1 with QR New Coldcard... more

14 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
SLP458 AI and the Economy with Peter St Onge

Peter St Onge rejoins me on the show to talk about AI and what it means from an economic perspective.... more

12 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
SLP457 Bitcoin as International Money with Bill Hill & Malcolm Weed

Bill Hill from Pouch (Bitcoin Island Philippines) and Malcolm Weed from Neutronpay join me to talk about Bitcoin as international... more

08 Feb 2023 · 52 minutes
SLP456 Casey Rodarmor What are Ordinals?

Casey Rodarmor joins me to chat about Ordinals and Inscriptions. Now we get into the pros and cons of this,... more

02 Feb 2023 · 54 minutes
SLP455 Anant Tapadia - Single Sig or Multi Sig?

Anant of BitHyve (Hexa, Keeper) rejoins me on the show to chat about the question of securing your Bitcoin in... more

01 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
SLP454 Dante Cook Bitcoin as the Shipping Container of Money

Dante Cook of Swan Business joins me on the show to chat about: Athletes and Bitcoin Proof of Work ... more

28 Jan 2023 · 1 hour,
SLP453 Luke Gromen - Soft Landing or Hard Landing?

Luke Gromen of Forest For The Trees rejoins me on the show to talk about his macro views: Soft landing... more

26 Jan 2023 · 51 minutes
SLP452 Bitcoin Miniscript and what it enables - with Antoine Poinsot & Salvatore Ingala

Antoine Poinsot of Revault/WizardSardine and Salvatore Ingala of Ledger join me to explain: What is Bitcoin Miniscript? How does it... more

23 Jan 2023 · 57 minutes
SLP451 Dissecting cRyPtO Scams and Outlook for 2023 with Brad Mills

Brad Mills (Bitcoin HODLer and VC investor) joins me to dissect cRyPtO scams from the last cycle. What lessons are... more

19 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
SLP450 Bitcoin Developer Education Overview with Josibake

Josibake (bitcoin core developer) joins me on the show to talk about Bitcoin Developer Education and why it’s much improved... more

18 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
SLP449 James O’Beirne OP_Vault - A New Way to HODL?

James O’Beirne (Bitcoin Core developer) rejoins me on the show to chat about OP_Vault. We discuss: The history of the... more

14 Jan 2023 · 56 minutes
SLP448 Texas Slim & Jacob Wolki - Bitcoin & Australian Beef Initiative

Texas Slim and Jacob Wolki join me on the show to chat about what people are getting wrong with their... more

06 Jan 2023 · 50 minutes
SLP447 K3tan 2022 Year in Review

K3tan of Ministry of Nodes rejoins me on the show to chat about his recent survey and review the year... more

29 Dec 2022 · 59 minutes
SLP446 Alex Gladstein The Scourge of “Structural Adjustment”

Alex Gladstein of HRF rejoins me on the show to chat about: Attending Africa Bitcoin Conference How the World Bank... more

23 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
SLP445 Dhruv Bansal - Surviving and Innovating In Bitcoin Bear Markets

Dhruv Bansal, co-founder and CSO of Unchained Capital rejoins me on the show to talk about: The bear cycle and... more

22 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
SLP444 Mike Jarmuz - Is Bitcoin VC Fiat?

Muzz from Lightning Ventures joins me to chat: The world of Bitcoin VC Is it fiat? Investing in companies ... more

21 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
SLP443 Conza - Clearing up Bitcoin Misconceptions

Conza (austro-libertarian writer and organiser of Mises Seminar Australia) joins me on the show to talk about praxeology, and common... more

18 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
SLP442 Joe Burnett Bitcoin Long Term Security and why ETH is doomed

Joe Burnett of Blockware joins me to chat about why Bitcoin’s security is probably fine in the long term. We... more

15 Dec 2022 · 1 hour,
SLP441 Hermann (Bitcoin Ekasi) - Actually Banking the Unbanked

Hermann from Bitcoin Ekasi joins me to chat about his journey banking the unbanked: Being inspired by bitcoinbeach Conditions in... more

14 Dec 2022 · 1 hour,
SLP440 Bitcoin Bush Bash: a different model for bitcoin confs with WizardofAus

WizardofAus joins me on the show to chat about the Bush Bash: an alternate model for Bitcoin conferences. To be... more

12 Dec 2022 · 54 minutes
SLP439 Federico Tenga - What is RGB for Bitcoin? & Iris wallet

Federico Tenga of Bitfinex joins me to chat about RGB, what it is and what it enables using bitcoin: What... more

08 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
SLP438 Lawrence Nahum - RBF, Green, Jade, BuildonL2

Lawrence Nahum of Blockstream joins me to chat about: RBF and mempoolfullrbf 0 conf arguments Blockstream Green Jade... more

07 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP437 Jordan Schachtel - Making Sense of Clown World

Jordan Schachtel, independent journalist and writer joins me to chat about the problems in media today, and how we’re in... more

03 Dec 2022 · 59 minutes
SLP436 Juraj Bednar Bitcoin as Parallel Economy

Juraj Bednar (Author, speaker, co-founder of Paralelni Polis) joins me on the show to chat about: Cypherpunk and libertarian thought ... more

30 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
SLP435 Bitcoin Times Austrian Edition with Svetski

Svetski (Founder of The Bitcoin Times) rejoins me on the show to chat about what he’s working on lately: The... more

28 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
SLP434 Adopting Bitcoin '22 & Should you Escape to El Salvador? with Jeremy

Jeremy of Escape to El Salvador joins me on the show to talk about his insights on the ground in... more

24 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP433 v2 P2P Transport Protocol for Bitcoin Core (BIP324) with Pieter Wuille Dhruv and Tim Ruffing

Dhruv, Pieter Wuille and Tim Ruffing join me on the show to talk about their project to bring encryption to... more

12 Nov 2022 · 1 hour,
SLP432 James Lavish The Great Debt Spiral

James Lavish (author of The Informationist, prior fund manager and macro commentator) joins me on the show to chat about... more

05 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
SLP431 Austin Mitchell Bitcoin for Energy Markets with Synota

Austin Mitchell of Synota joins me to chat about how bitcoin and the lightning network could be integrated with energy... more

04 Nov 2022 · 52 minutes
SLP430 Zero fee routing - Post Mortem on ZFR node

Zero fee routing rejoins me on the show to do a post mortem on shutting down his LN node project... more

03 Nov 2022 · 57 minutes
SLP429 Anant Tapadia Bitcoin In India, Keeper, b4i conference

Anant Tapadia of BitHyve (the team behind Hexa Wallet and Keeper) joins me on the show to talk about what’s... more

31 Oct 2022 · 58 minutes
SLP428 Stack hodler - Bitcoin & Four Macro Factors to Watch

Stack rejoins me on the show to chat about Bitcoin and the four macro factors to watch: Contrasting different views... more

27 Oct 2022 · 56 minutes
SLP427 Cory Klippsten The Race to Avoid The War

Cory Klippsten rejoins me on the show to chat about: The Race to Avoid The War Examples of countries experiencing... more

26 Oct 2022 · 57 minutes
SLP426 Morgen Rochard Why You Want to Live in a Bitcoin World

Morgen Rochard of Origin WA joins the show to chat about the world of financial planning and more: Bitcoin allocation... more

25 Oct 2022 · 58 minutes
SLP425 Johns Beharry & Ed - Bolt.fun - Legends of Lightning

Johns Beharry and Ed of the Bolt.fun project join me to chat about this new online bitcoin and lightning meta-hackathon... more

22 Oct 2022 · 43 minutes
SLP424 Simon Lelieveldt The Problem With FATF and AML Laws

Simon Lelieveldt, a business engineer with extensive experience in banking, central banking and acting as supervisor joins me on the... more

18 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
SLP423 Paolo Ardoino - What’s Going on with Bitcoin in Lugano?

Paolo Ardoino (CTO Bitfinex & Tether) rejoins me on the show to chat about just what’s happening Lugano: Funding for... more

16 Oct 2022 · 52 minutes
SLP422 John Haar Choosing Bitcoin & Austrian Econ over 13 years in TradFi

John Haar from Swan Private joins me on the show to chat about his journey working inside the TradFi machine... more

12 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
SLP421 Vivek Ramaswamy - The Antidote to Corporate Woke-ism

Vivek Ramaswamy of Strive Asset Management joins me on the show to chat about: His book Woke, Inc. How executives... more

10 Oct 2022 · 54 minutes
SLP420 BTCMap - Mapping Bitcoin Merchants

Nathan and Secondl1ght of the BTCMap FOSS project join me to chat about tagging local bitcoin merchants and how you... more

06 Oct 2022 · 37 minutes
SLP419 Matthew McClintock- UHNW Bitcoin Strategies

Matthew McClintock of Bespoke Services joins me on the show to chat about his family office and private trust company... more

05 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP418 NVK Tapsigner: Bitcoin Hardware for the Masses?

NVK of Coinkite rejoins me on the show to talk about how Tapsigner, a Bitcoin NFC Hardware card may be... more

04 Oct 2022 · 59 minutes
SLP417 Titus Gebel - Free Cities & Parallel Structures For Liberty

Titus Gebel, author of Free Private Cities, and CEO of Tipolis rejoins me on the show to talk about updates... more

30 Sep 2022 · 53 minutes
SLP416 Per Bylund - How To Think About Economics

Per Bylund, Senior Fellow of the Mises Institute rejoins me on the show to talk about his new intro book... more

26 Sep 2022 · 46 minutes
SLP415 Prince Philip - Bitcoin, Monarchy, Nation State Adoption

Prince Philip of Serbia joins me on the show to chat about his journey of learning about Bitcoin: Bitcoin, Economics... more

21 Sep 2022 · 57 minutes
SLP414 Matt Hill RaspiFUD or fact? Bitcoin nodes and security

Matt Hill of Start9 rejoins me on the show to chat about the recent show on Bitcoin nodes with K3tan.... more

16 Sep 2022 · 56 minutes
SLP413 Jevi - It’s Time for Bitcoin Self Custody

Jevi of Unchained Capital joins me on the show to talk about the “crypto collapse” earlier this year, and why... more

15 Sep 2022 · 56 minutes
SLP412 Moritz of Alby - Making Lightning On the Web Easy

Alby is an exciting project that allows us to easily interact with lightning on the web. Moritz from the team... more

12 Sep 2022 · 55 minutes
SLP411 K3tan Why Raspberry Pi Bitcoin Nodes Are Bad

My longtime friend, K3tan rejoins me on the show to chat about various things but importantly, we chat about why... more

09 Sep 2022 · 51 minutes
SLP410 Pete Rizzo Principles of Bitcoin Maximalism

Pete Rizzo of Bitcoin Magazine rejoins me to chat about what bitcoin maximalists actually believe. We chat: What maximalists actually... more

03 Sep 2022 · 59 minutes
SLP409 Steven Lubka - What’s the True Meaning of Inflation?

Steven Lubka, Managing Director of Swan Private joins me on the show to chat: How to think about inflation What... more

23 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
SLP408 Jeff Booth Bitcoin’s Signal in the Noise

Jeff Booth, tech entrepreneur, author and bitcoin advocate rejoins me on the show to chat: His latest article, Finding Signal... more

19 Aug 2022 · 56 minutes
SLP407 Ben Arc LNbits: Account System & Extensions for your Lightning Node

Ben Arc, Bitcoin hardware maker and founder of LNbits joins me to chat: Getting into bitcoin hardware hacking and making ... more

18 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
SLP406 Adi Shankara Bitcoin Needs Technologists & Summer of Bitcoin

Adi Shankara (founder of Summer of Bitcoin) joins me on the show to chat about: How he got into Bitcoin... more

15 Aug 2022 · 45 minutes
SLP405 Paolo Ardoino Bitcoin Lightning, Tether & Keet

Paolo Ardoino (CTO of Bitfinex & Tether, CSO Holepunch) joins me on the show to chat about a wide range... more

12 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
SLP404 Gloria Zhao - What Do Bitcoin Core Maintainers Do?

Gloria Zhao, Bitcoin core contributor and maintainer, rejoins me on the show to chat about what bitcoin core maintainers do.... more

10 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
SLP403 Alex B - Bitcoin Security Long Term & ETH Centralisation

Alex B rejoins me on the show to chat about bitcoin security over the longer term and updates on his... more

05 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
SLP402 Pierre Rochard - Bitcoin Obsoletes Fractional Reserve Banking

Pierre Rochard rejoins me on the show to talk about Full Reserve, Fractional Reserve, and how Bitcoin obsolete Fractional Reserve... more

03 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
SLP401 Greg Foss - Sell Bonds, Buy Bitcoin

Greg Foss, Bond market veteran investor, and bitcoin/macro commentator rejoins me on the show to talk about the situation with... more

02 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
SLP400 Jonas Nick & Tim Ruffing - Half Signature Aggregation: What is it and how does it help scale Bitcoin?

Jonas Nick & Tim Ruffing, bitcoin researchers and contributors at Blockstream rejoin me on the show, this time to chat... more

01 Aug 2022 · 58 minutes
SLP399 Christian Keroles (CK of Bitcoin Magazine) - Bitcoin is Good for Europe

Christian Keroles (aka CK), GM of Bitcoin Magazine joins me on the show to talk about the problems Europe is... more

28 Jul 2022 · 54 minutes
SLP398 Ansel Lindner - Is it Inflation or Deflation?

Ansel Lindner, Bitcoin podcaster and writer of BitcoinAndMarkets.com joins me on the show to talk about his framework for assessing: ... more

26 Jul 2022 · 55 minutes
SLP397 Stack Hodler - Money Printing Around the World

Stack Hodler, twitter anon investor joins me to chat: Fiat currencies & #Bitcoin JPY and Japanese bond market Why... more

23 Jul 2022 · 55 minutes
SLP396 Allen Farrington Austrians, Capital & DeFi Yield

Allen Farrington (author and professional investor) joins me on the show to talk about Austrian economics, Capital & DeFi Yield: ... more

21 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
SLP395 John Tamny - Inflation & Optimism

John Tamny of FreedomWorks and Editor at Real Clear Markets joins me on the show to chat about his alternative... more

18 Jul 2022 · 59 minutes
SLP394 Beautyon - Bitcoin is Not Money: EU Attack on Bitcoin

Beautyon (Akin) rejoins me on the show to talk about the EU attack on Bitcoin and the confusing way people... more

13 Jul 2022 · 56 minutes
SLP393 Ben Pile - Pushing Back on the Green Agenda

Ben Pile of Climate Resistance joins me to chat about the problem of the Green agenda. We discuss: How this... more

12 Jul 2022 · 52 minutes
SLP392 Pete Rizzo - Is Bitcoin Maximalism Still Needed?

Pete Rizzo, Editor at Bitcoin Magazine and Editor-at-large at Kraken rejoins me on the show to talk about Bitcoin Maximalism.... more

11 Jul 2022 · 1 hour,
SLP391 Ben Carman - Bitcoin Privacy, Surveillance & LN Vortex

Ben Carman (Bitcoin core contributor, working at The Bitcoin Company, co-organizer Austin BitDevs) joins me on the show to talk... more

07 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
SLP390 Dan McArdle - Which Bitcoin Narratives Are Dead?

Dan McArdle joins me on the show to chat about his experiences as a long time Bitcoiner and ways to... more

04 Jul 2022 · 48 minutes
SLP389 Daniel Frumkin & Jaran Mellerud - Bitcoin Mining Market Analysis

Daniel Frumkin of Braiins and Jaran Mellerud of Arcane Research join me on the show to talk about the latest... more

01 Jul 2022 · 57 minutes
SLP388 Meron Estefanos Bitcoin, Human Rights & Refugees

Meron Estefanos, activist and journalist joins me to talk about her story of helping over 20k refugees, helping to stop... more

29 Jun 2022 · 51 minutes
SLP387 Tuur Demeester - How Does The Panic of 1907 Relate to Bitcoin?

Tuur Demeester, long time author/analyst and former fund manager in the Bitcoin space rejoins me to chat about his views... more

27 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
SLP386 Roy Sheinfeld - The Utility Of Bitcoin & Lightning

Roy Sheinfeld of Breez rejoins me on the show to talk about various topics: How lightning network is growing and... more

22 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
SLP385 Nicolas Burtey - Central African Republic & Bitcoin Legal Tender

Nicolas Burtey of Galoy Money rejoins me on the show to talk about his recent trip to Central African Republic... more

20 Jun 2022 · 55 minutes
SLP384 zerofeerouting - Zero Fee Routing on Lightning Network

Zerofeerouting, runner of the 3rd most connected Lightning node with an innovative business model joins me on the show to... more

18 Jun 2022 · 59 minutes
SLP383 Alex Epstein - Fossil Future and Better Energy Conversations

Alex Epstein, energy expert and author rejoins me on the show to talk about his newest book coming out, Fossil... more

24 May 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
SLP382 Gary Leland - Bitcoin & The American Dream, BitBlockBoom 2022

Gary Leland, entrepreneur, author & founder of BitBlockBoom rejoins me to talk about orange pilling people, whether they are everyday... more

23 May 2022 · 48 minutes
SLP381 John Dennehy & Gloriana Solano - Bitcoin Diploma in El Salvador

John and Gloriana from the “My First Bitcoin” project join me to talk about their journey in running Bitcoin education... more

21 May 2022 · 44 minutes
SLP380 Jeff Deist & Stephan Livera chat Economic Freedom Around the World

Jeff Deist President of Mises Institute and I had a chat recently for the Human Action Podcast, and we discuss... more

19 May 2022 · 42 minutes
SLP379 Gigi - Dealing with Linguistic Attacks on Bitcoin

Gigi rejoins me on the show to talk about the problems of imprecise language and wording in Bitcoin: ‘Unhosted wallets’... more

17 May 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
SLP378 Christian Decker - Greenlight & ANYPREVOUT

Christian Decker of Blockstream rejoins me on the show to talk about Greenlight, a node service by Blockstream. We chat... more

15 May 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
SLP377 Jimmy Song - Frequent Flyer Miles: The Original Altcoins & Thoughts on CTV

Jimmy Song (Bitcoin educator, programmer) rejoins me to chat about how Airline Miles are the original altcoins and how there... more

11 May 2022 · 59 minutes
SLP376 Evan Kaloudis - Zeus: Self Sovereign LN Wallet

Evan Kaloudis joins me on the show to talk about building Zeus, a self sovereign Lightning Wallet for use with... more

10 May 2022 · 57 minutes
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Gigi rejoins me on the show to talk about the problems of imprecise language and wording in Bitcoin: ‘Unhosted wallets’ terminology Bitcoin... more