Podcast

The Bitcoin Podcast Network

The Bitcoin Podcast Network is an independent media organization since 2015. A daily collection of long form conversations, in the form of a podcasts where the world's leading thinkers and doers give us a slice of their perspective. Look for talks on Cryptocurrency, Blockchain Technology, Global Issues and much more. Founded by Marcello Milteer, Demetrick Ferguson and Dr. Corey Petty.

Episodes

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #236: Ronnie Moas

    Dec 16 2018

    Ronnie Moas, the founder of Standpoint Research, a top-ranking stock and crypto picker, comes on our show to talk about the $DIG fiasco that has been frustrating him lately and wants to set the record straight. However, unlike the other guys (we ain't naming names!), you know we give people a platform to speak but we also know a lot of concerned followers of his have questions that need answered. Ronnie Moas admits here that he did no due diligence, did not analyze anything about Arbitrade or DI...more

  • Crypto Until Infinity #33: You're Gonna Lose Everything

    Dec 15 2018

    In episode 33 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory talks about the massive layoffs in cryptocurrency organizations and coins that have stopped development. Coinbase adds new ways to cash out into fiat and more on this episode. Music in this episode is a mix of afrobeat, hip-hop, and r&b.

  • Hashing It Out #33: Loom Network / Plasma Cash - Georgios Konstantopoulos

    Dec 15 2018

    Plasma is one of the strongest candidates for Layer 2 scaling solutions. Since the Plasma whitepaper was released in August 2017, there's been a multitude of Plasma implementations experimenting with the idea. On this episode we feature Georgios Kosntantoploulos, Lead Researcher at Loom Network, to talk about Plasma, the different variations, and the future of scaling through Layer 2 solutions. https://github.com/loomnetwork/plasma-paper https://www.gakonst.com/

  • Just the Headers #32

    Dec 15 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, essentially at random, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. Topics: -Basis coin, a new stable coin, crumbles. -Finland narcs on their traders...taxes gonna get paid. -ASICs aren't all...more

  • Dose of Ether #13: Scalegate

    Dec 14 2018

    We are back with our regular format where this week Bijan and Lucian talk about scaling Ethereum and the different directions that can be taken. We cover if sharding is necessary, and how close we are to some promising ideas like using STARKS or Random Beacons. Lastly, we debate if the Ethereum Foundation should change due to the massive increase in the size of the community.

  • Just the Headers #31

    Dec 10 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. This week: -Coinbase adds ZEC. -Intel wins a patent for cheap PoW mining. -Binance launches institutional accounts. -Jessie wants to dive deeper.....more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #235: Max Brody & Cameron Hejazi

    Dec 09 2018

    We dive deep this week as we discuss Zcash Vs Ethereum Classic Comparison, crypto mining hardware ASICs in late 2018 and take calls again LIVE on air. This time our pal Wayne joins us and we chat and talk about our new book a bit '10 Words of Less'. In addition, Max & Cam swing by to chat about Cent. The income-generating social network, enabling anyone to earn money by sharing their wisdom and creativity. Built on Ethereum. Stacked episode! Let's get to it.

  • Crypto Until Infinity #32: What You Missed In Crypto

    Dec 09 2018

    In episode 32 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory provides a recap of stories in crypto since the last broadcast two weeks ago. Stories include new developments with blockchain music platforms Choon and Musicoin, a new PS4 blockchain game, crypto on Jeopardy, DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather Jr. fined for cryptocurrency promotion, Facebook crypto scam, new digital asset additions to Coinbase, and Ohio becoming the first state to allow t...more

  • Hashing It Out #32: Grid+ - Alex Miller & Karl Kreder

    Dec 07 2018

    Grid+ is one of the most legitimate and exciting products utilizing blockchain in the space, so we're very excited to present Alex Miller (CTO) and Karl Kreder (VP Hardware) on our program. We discuss their line of blockchain appliances, how they're built, their design philosophies, and the challenges in building hardware for blockchains. We get to hear some of their thoughts on the future of blockchain and consensus protocols, and where they see the world moving into the future as decentralizat...more

  • Dose of Ether #12: Conference Sets - Consulting Crypto Start Ups

    Dec 05 2018

    Bijan is live at the LA Blockchain Invest Summit talking to entrepreneurs who are providing services to the ecosystem. Abstract Tokenization is lowering the bar to real-estate investing. Expert Dojo is an accelerator looking to offer seed funding individuals who have a strong person brands. Rootmont provides data science reports for crypto traders. Marketing Maven will help your company look good in front of your investors and customers. Token IQ is a security token built on Stellar.

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #14: Chinese Walls

    Dec 04 2018

    In Episode 14 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Harish D. Gupta who has a background in financial economics and has worked for the well-known financial institutions Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and Barclays. As the Co-Founder and CEO of a multi-asset global exchange platform, Harish and Lyndon go into detail on what exactly Polybird is aiming to accomplish once launched and many of its innerworkings. With its described features such as Chinese Walls, “Global i...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #234: Trent McConaghy

    Dec 02 2018

    Music producer DJ Khaled and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission with promoting investments in initial cryptocurrency coin offerings without revealing that they'd been paid. Cello explains why this is important to focus on for a second. Then Trent McConaghy swing by to chat about how data scientists will be key users of Ocean Protocol. What is that? Well, Ocean Protocol is kickstarting a Data Economy by breaking down data silos and equalizing access ...more

  • TBP Flashback: Episode 38

    Dec 01 2018

    Welcome to our flashback series where we give you access to archived shows on our feed that are so outdated you can’t find it on our feed anymore. With crypto being so unpredictable, we thought it would be fun for our new listeners to check out episodes of our older content. It’s like opening up a time capsule! Originally aired in February 2016, Episode 38 focused on the question of “how to store your bitcoins” which leads to one of the most important decisions for a Bitcoin user to make. But li...more

  • Just the Headers #30

    Nov 30 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. Topics: - Coinbase Pros gets fully torqued for ZEC! - Miners are having to turn off the switches. - Decentralized exchanges get a centralized investment. - Jessie likes Korean fried chicken.

  • Law & Blockchain #7: David Silver

    Nov 30 2018

    On this episode, Amy interviews David Silver, an investment fraud lawyer and founder of the Silver Miller law firm. He is suing cryptocurrency companies such as Coinbase, Kraken, Nano, and others in an attempt to protect investors from fraud. Recently he has opened suits against ATT, Sprint, and T-Mobile for their alleged involvement with the crypto-jacking and SIM swapping.

  • Dose of Ether #11: Conference Sets - Bold Business Cases

    Nov 29 2018

    Bijan is live at the LA Blockchain Invest Summit talking to entrepreneurs who want to use crypto payment in ways we've never heard of before. CryptoFuse allows for safe transfer of digital assets in areas with inconsistent internet access, Please.com allows for peer to peer payments for curated travel experiences, and GuruMd provides emergency telemedicine for tokens.

  • Hashing It Out #31: Pokt Network - Michael O'Rourke & Luis C. de Leon

    Nov 28 2018

    This episode features Michael O'Rourke (CEO) and Luis C. de Leon (CTO) of Pocket. Pocket is a chain-agnostic decentralized AWS for blockchain full nodes. In a world where full nodes become more expensive to run, Pokt aims to have people host their nodes in their network by registering it with their Proof of Stake blockchain. Using Pokt tokens, someone can rent usage of the full node, using the node's stake as a guarantee of availability, removing the concern of maintaining one's own hardware (vi...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #233: Vinny Lingham

    Nov 25 2018

    The winter is real. Low hanging fruit is we talk about the price and what that means for the community, but more importantly we evaluate what it means for developers and the interest as a whole. In addition, Vinny Lingham the OG internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder & CEO of Civic - an identity protection and management startup - joins us in the studio. He was also previously the founder and CEO of Gyft & Yola, Inc. and of course we chat about his bearish attitude on ETH, the correct way t...more

  • Law & Blockchain #6: Justin Newton

    Nov 22 2018

    Amy and Justin Newton discuss the state of anti-money launder (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) laws as it pertains to blockchain technology and crypto. Justin Newton is an early internet pioneer and technology startup veteran. His last four companies (BlackLine, Demand Media, NetZero and Above Net) all exited with +$1 Billion IPOs. He was responsible for architecting each company’s platform for global scale and preparing their data systems for regulatory compliance. Justin also founded the Int...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast Bonus Episode: Bitcoin Could Hit $169 by 2020

    Nov 21 2018

    In this bonus episode of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully and DJsNeverEndingStory team up to chat about the possibility of Bitcoin hitting $169 dollars by 2020. DJ is the host of Crypto Until Infinity Podcast, also on The Bitcoin Podcast Network, has experience as a successful music producer and audio engineer and is the 15+ year friend responsible for getting Lyndon interested and active into blockchain and cryptocurrency. Even though many important topics were discussed including the U.S...more

  • Hashing It Out #30: CyberMiles - Michael Yuan

    Nov 21 2018

    On this episode, we have the extreme pleasure of interviewing Michael Yuan, Chief Scientist at CyberMiles. CyberMiles is building a blockchain platform targeted for e-commerce with those concerns in mind. Using a fork of Ethereum and the Ethereum toolsets, CyberMiles has an upgraded EVM with support for extended and extensible opcodes and a dPoS consensus system for validators to stake into the network. Their research is pushing the limits of what the existing technology can do, and they have so...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #13: From Wikipedia to Everipedia

    Nov 20 2018

    In Episode 13 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Dr. Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia, Doctor of Philosophy and the current CIO (Chief Information Officer) of Everipedia. During this chat Dr. Sanger gives a back story on his past leading up to Wikipedia, his involvement in Wikipedia’s creation, his decision to walk away from Wikipedia in 2002 and what he believes Everipedia is doing right that could completely evolve the way online encyclopedias are creat...more

  • TBP Announcements: Patrick Camuso - CPA

    Nov 19 2018

    Today we talk with Patrick Camuso, the founder of Camuso CPA who set out to design a firm that transcends the standard industry client service models by taking an entrepreneurial approach to deliver clients the level of service and attention they require in an increasingly complex and rapidly developing business landscape. Camuso CPA takes a proactive approach to save you money, time, and piece of mind. If you’re looking for a CPA in Charlotte or anywhere else in the USA, you could stand to gain...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #232: Matthew Aaron

    Nov 18 2018

    Another week, another episode! Taylor Monahan - Founder & CEO of MyCrypto joins us as we talk about lightning network, hash rates, and getting LIT. Also, for the first time we invite a fellow podcaster on. In fact, he started listening to us years ago before he started his own. Matthew Aaron of Crypto101 fame swings by to cross pollinate the airwaves before we appear on his show next week. Also, brrr this winter is cold. Damn price!

  • Crypto Until Infinity #31: Bitcoin Record Low, Android Crypto Scams, China Ban

    Nov 17 2018

    In episode 31 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory talks about Bitcoin’s recent record-breaking plunge, Coinbase and Centre’s USDC stablecoin being added to more exchanges and wallets, crypto scams in the Google Play store for Android users, and clarification on China’s ban on Bitcoin. Music in this episode is a mix of afrobeat, raggaeton, and hip-hop. Music 00:00:00 – DJsNeverEndingStory – The 90’s 00:09:29 – Sarz – Get Up (ft. DJ Tun...more

  • Just the Headers #29

    Nov 17 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles for each day from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. This week's topics: -Belarus is the new crypto safehouse! -EOS was always centralized? -Bitmain tells Jihan to kick rocks! -Jessie tri...more

  • Dose of Ether #10: Conference Sets - Innovation for Investors

    Nov 15 2018

    Bijan is live at the LA Blockchain Invest Summit talking to cryptopreneurs who are changing the way we save money. These are more than your grandpa's security tokens. Vaultoro is providing a way to trade bitcoin for ownership rights to gold. BitIRA lets you use retirement savings vehicals to own crypto, and Blackmoon created a hedgefund equity token.

  • Hashing It Out #29: Universal Logins - Alex van de Sande

    Nov 14 2018

    Alex va de Sande is a UX designer and developer for the Ethereum foundation who has come up with a new, clean way to provide universal login capability to any decentralized application. Using a combination of standards such as ERC725 identity contracts and his proposed ERC1077 and ERC1078, he has created a way to login across any application using a single login mechanism. We go over his system, his views on the challenges behind adoption that UX can solve, and the future of DApps as they begin ...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #12: Crypto in the Land Down Under

    Nov 13 2018

    In Episode 12 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Alex Saunders. Ever wonder what the blockchain and cryptocurrency scene was like in Australia? Well in this week’s episode Alex sheds some light on just that. Alex comes to the show with a wealth of knowledge since discovering Bitcoin in 2012 and trading in his job as a head pharmacist for his leading education platform and YouTube channel Nugget’s News. Alex is a trusted voice in the Australian crypto community...more

  • Law & Blockchain #5: Ken Moyle

    Nov 12 2018

    Amy and Ken Moyle discuss the impact of blockchain on the e-signature industry and document authentication, generally. Ken Moyle was DocuSign’s Chief Legal & Policy Officer and is Chair of the Public Policy Committee of the Electronic Signature and Records Association. Currently, Ken is President & Chief Legal Officer of K6 Partners, where he provides legal and consulting services to medium and large-sized businesses in their “digital transformation efforts".

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #231: Dmitri Love

    Nov 11 2018

    Corey is back from Prague to give us recap part II of Devcon4. In addition, we invite "Shark Tank" participant Dmitri Love, who successfully pitched his company Bundil, a mobile app for investing in cryptocurrencies to the sharks - landing a $100K investment and a 50/50 business partnership with Kevin O'Leary, AKA "Mr. Wonderful". The concept behind the app works by automatically investing a users spare change into the cryptocurrency market. If you spent $9.50 somewhere, the app will automatical...more

  • Just the Headers #28

    Nov 11 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, essentially at random, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. Topics: -Lightning Devs camp out on Wall Street -Off the Chain Podcast gets the boot from Apple, then it's back! -Chinese s...more

  • Dose of Ether #9: Conference Sets - Crypto for Consumers

    Nov 09 2018

    Bijan is live at the LA Blockchain Invest Summit bringing us fresh ideas on how to connect end users to crypto. ODB coin in tribute to the Wu Tang legend will grant you an insider's access to unique merchandise and experience. Bitcoin Energy drink will let you mine for bitcoin on the bottom of their cans. Monarch wallet offers regulatory compliance in a mobile wallet, and Abra wants usability and integration with banks to lead your mobile wallet experience.

  • Crypto Until Infinity #30: Did Your Vote Count?

    Nov 08 2018

    In episode 30 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory talks about the recent U.S. midterm elections. Music in this episode is a mix of hip-hop and alternative r&b. U.S. Midterms: Bitcoin-Friendly Politicians Elected in Colorado, California https://www.newsbtc.com/2018/11/07/u-s-midterms-bitcoin-friendly-politicians-elected-in-colorado-california/ Music 00:00:00 – DJsNeverEndingStory – Good Thoughts 00:08:02 – Chance The Rapper – No Proble...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #11: Your Bit is MyBit

    Nov 06 2018

    In Episode 11 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Ian Worrall, the founder and CEO of MyBit. MyBit in an Ethereum powered blockchain that enables the rapid building, testing, and deployment of wealth management applications. They currently have 4 applications live and available for use including MyBit Mobile and MyBit Trust and plans for at least 9 other MyBit powered dApps such as Fork, MyDAX and MyBit Payroll just to name a few. During his conversation with T...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #230

    Nov 04 2018

    This week it's just Dee and Cello and they get into the weeds about Devcon4 some more, and whether or not this community is heading in the right direction. In addition, the only way something can be wrong is if it can be proven, in which case, it is no longer an opinion, but an objective issue or a fact. Or is it? Lastly, Cello argues that in stressing the force of history on an organization, he argues that the behavior of individuals is determined primarily by past events and experiences, rathe...more

  • Just the Headers #27

    Nov 03 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. This week: -Coinbase wants all of the money! -Janet Yellen owns Bitcoin...and she oheenoit. -Binance and Uganda start a mutual relationship. -Wayn...more

  • Devcon4: Recap Part 1

    Oct 31 2018

    Another year, another Devcon. This time, we got to roam the streets of Prague, Czech Republic for a week. Who lived up to expectations and who disappointed…and most importantly, which announcements were game changing. Finally, there were also some hints for other improvements to the Ethereum platform that might be coming in the future. We anticipate hearing much more about these in the coming days at Devcon4. Listen now, and wait until the end of the conference for part 2. Like DMX, we gon’ give...more

  • Crypto Until Infinity #29: Short and Sweet

    Oct 31 2018

    In episode 29 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory announces a new type of stablecoin not pegged to the U.S. dollar, a crypto exchange acquisition, and more on this short episode featuring a mix of afrobeats and R&B music. Music 00:00:00 – DJsNeverEndingStory – Popsicle 00:02:12 – Flash – Balanciego 00:05:56 – Mr. Eazi – Pour Me Water 00:08:43 – WizKid – Fever 00:12:41 – AC Sessions – Where Did You Go 00:16:34 – Emilia Ali – Thick Thig...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #10: Google + 5G + AI + Blockchain + Crypto = ?

    Oct 30 2018

    In Episode 10 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Preston Junger. This individual has an impressive corporate background that includes working with Fortune 500 companies such as Yahoo, Apple and worked as the VP of Brand Partnerships for Yelp. Preston talks about his transition into blockchain/crypto and life post Yelp, about his team “the blockchain squad,” what projects his company Miles Square Labs looks to work with and a few thoughts on community based cry...more

  • Law & Blockchain #4: Georgia Quinn

    Oct 29 2018

    As Chair of the Advisory Board and Co-founder of iDisclose, Georgia Quinn assists entrepreneurs and small and startup businesses access capital and other resources they need in order to grow and prosper. She also is on the General Counsel at Coinlist, which is building the platform where the best digital asset companies run their token sales. Their customers are at the center of the digital asset and blockchain ecosystem. Georgia, and Amy Wan discuss recent securities law updates and more.

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #229: Chris Horlacher & Christian Saucier

    Oct 28 2018

    It has been YEARS since we last spoke to these two and we thought it was time for an update from the Equibit Group. Blockchain technology holds incredible promise for the financial industry. For the first time it’s now possible to create real-time, highly robust transfer and settlement systems that current services simply cannot compete with. The securities industry is, like the banking industry, filled with centralized intermediaries that clear and settle transactions, handle shareholder commun...more

  • Hashing It Out #28: Panvala - Niran Babalola

    Oct 25 2018

    So you have a decentralize app you want to use... how do you know its smart contracts are safe? That's where Panvala comes in! Using their system you can certify the security and authenticity of your smart contracts and obtain a mark in proof of this certification. On this episode we talk with its co-founder, Niran Babalola, about their smart contract registry and certification system. We learn of its process, development, and larger implications. We learn what it takes to get from zero to one i...more

  • Crypto Until Infinity #28: Coinbase Adds a Stablecoin

    Oct 24 2018

    In episode 28 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory provides details on Coinbase's venture with Circle to create the stablecoin, USDC. Music on this episode is a mix of r&b and hip-hop. https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-and-circle-announce-the-launch-of-usdc-a-digital-dollar-2cd6548d237 Music 00:00:00 – DJsNeverEndingStory – La Petite Mort 00:05:10 – PLAZA – Switch 00:08:17 – JOY. – Steady 00:12:38 – PARTYNEXTDOOR – Kehlani’s Freestyle...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #9: Mile High Club

    Oct 23 2018

    In Episode 9 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Preston Junger. This individual has an impressive corporate background that includes working with Fortune 500 companies such as Yahoo, Apple and worked as the VP of Brand Partnerships for Yelp. Preston talks about his transition into blockchain/crypto and life post Yelp, about his team “the blockchain squad,” what projects his company Miles Square Labs looks to work with and a few thoughts on community based cryp...more

  • Dose of Ether #8: Leveling Up

    Oct 22 2018

    Thanks for joining Bijan and Lucian for another episode of Dose of Ether. We discuss Embark as an alternative to Truffle, courses to improve your Solidity skills, the Mastering Ethereum book, Peepeth subsidizing txs for its users, Parity Signer 2.0, and we think over why Bitcoin isn't banned everywhere.

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #228: Rene Pickhardt

    Oct 21 2018

    This week, Rene Pickhardt stops by to chat some high-level topics with us. He is a data science consultant, hacker, and a bitcoin & lightning network admirer. In addition, a friend of the podcast, Joe Blau, joins us on the roundtable to talk about counterintuitive marketing insights concerning crypto, the tech behind it, and mass adoption.

  • Just the Headers #26

    Oct 19 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles for each day from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. This week's topics: -Coinbase adds ZRX token! -Bill Gates + Ripple = Freedom? -Ethereum Foundation is giving out treats and not tricks...more

  • TBP Announcements: Fetch.ai

    Oct 19 2018

    oday we talk with Toby Simpson from Fetch. Fetch is a decentralised digital representation of the world in which autonomous software agents perform useful economic work. This means that they can perform tasks, such as delivering data or providing services, and are rewarded with a digital currency for their efforts — the Fetch Token. These agents can be thought of as digital entities: life-forms that are able to make decisions on their own behalf as well as on behalf of their stakeholders (indivi...more

  • Hashing It Out #27: Radical Markets - Dr. E. Glen Weyl

    Oct 18 2018

    Blockchain hipsters, we have a treat: Dr. Weyl, co-author of Radical Markets. His book quickly became a popular with us in decentralization. The book proposes new ways to create marketplaces to provide better opportunities for optimal redistribution of resources. This has especially strong implications for those designing decentralized systems and applications. We talk with him about his book, the motivations behind radical markets, and potential futures involving his schemes. Links http://radic...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #8.5: Hacker Livestreams 51% Attack on Bitcoin Private

    Oct 18 2018

    In this exclusive episode of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Nick aka GeoCold. The 18-year-old ethical hacker that livestreamed his 51% attack on Bitcoin Private (BTCP) on October 13, 2018 just before getting shut down due to censorship by both Twitch and Stream.me. GeoCold talks with The Crypto Bully about the thoughts going through his mind when he successfully mined the first BTCP block, whether his 51% attack was illegal, Jackson Palmer tweeting about him ...more

  • Crypto Until Infinity #27: The Reason Bitcoin Is Pumping

    Oct 16 2018

    In episode 27 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory explains Bitcoin’s latest pump to $7,800 from a price of about $6,400 on the Bitfinex exchange. Is the cryptocurrency market turning bullish or is a scam playing out? Found out on this episode featuring a mix of soul, r&b, and hip-hop music. https://tether.to/ Blockchain Music Platforms: A New Paradigm https://medium.com/the-bitcoin-podcast-blog/blockchain-music-platforms-a-new-paradig...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #8: $500 Million Dollars Later

    Oct 16 2018

    In Episode 8 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Tyler Sanford, former major league baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels turned ICO, blockchain and marketing management consultant. Even though this is Tyler’s first podcast appearance, this episode is full of dropped gems with all the experience he brings to the table from the ICO world. Listen to Tyler speak on how he chooses projects to work with, the top three things projects should be focused on, his b...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #227: Samson Williams

    Oct 14 2018

    Taylor Monahan, CEO of MyCrypto, one of the leading blockchain interfaces, fills in for Marcello as they dive into current events. Our interview this week is the all-powerful Samson, who is a classically trained anthropologist, entrepreneur and finance expert whose specialties include: fintech, digital transformation, crowdfunding, blockchain use cases, cryptocurrency regulations, initial coin offerings and explaining all the above, in plain English to investors, government officials, small chil...more

  • Just the Headers #25

    Oct 12 2018

    Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, essentially at random, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. Topics: -Coinbase adds ZRX -The big four accounting firms throw out psychobabble -Binance wants to heal the world -Jessie is going to out IndieGoGo an IndieGoGo...more

  • Dose of Ether #7: Delimiting Decentralization

    Oct 12 2018

    Thanks for joining Bijan and Lucian for another episode of Dose of Ether. This week we discuss the need to specify what we mean by decentralized, POA's open source block explorer, a Universal LogIn demo, and IPFS Live Streaming. Show Links: https://www.coursera.org/learn/crypto https://www.tonysheng.com/decentralized-definition https://github.com/poanetwork/blockscout https://medium.com/@avsa/universal-logins-first-demo-1dc8b17a8de7 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYm7cexgSpY&feature=youtu.b...more

  • TBP Announcements: Cool Wallet S

    Oct 12 2018

    CoolbitX CEO Michael Ou comes back on the show to discuss more about the revolutionary mobile cold storage hardware wallet for your Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and ERC20 Tokens, CoolWallet S! Custody over your cryptocurrency investment has never been more protected or convenient to use. Quickly store and send your coins at any time, any location, and with anyone you want. The best part about it? You have total end-to-end, secure control over your cryptocurrency.

  • Hashing It Out #26: NuFHE - Michael Egorov and John "Tux" Pacific

    Oct 10 2018

    Great Caesar's Ghost! NuCypher has demo'd a practical fully-homomorphic encryption (FHE) scheme that leverages an Ethereum smart contract for a proof mechanism. We get to go over FHE: what it is, how it works, how it commits to the blockchain, scaling issues, and the future of encrypted computation. This will enable new privacy mechanisms on layer 2 solutions which interface with the blockchain cheaply and efficiently. Very big stuff for anyone trying to use blockchain as a resolution mechanism ...more

  • Crypto Until Infinity #26: Chill Markets

    Oct 10 2018

    In episode 26 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory provides a playlist of r&b, soul, and hip-hop. Next week will be Part 1 of a 2-part episode dealing with untruths in the cryptocurrency market and debunking negative propaganda. Blockchain Music Platforms: A New Paradigm https://medium.com/the-bitcoin-podcast-blog/blockchain-music-platforms-a-new-paradigm-d1cacc19cce1 Join the conversation on Discord at https://discord.gg/pFfm3tU https...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #7: Currency Independence

    Oct 09 2018

    In Episode 7 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Blake Miles, a former member of Team McAfee and Special Forces Green Beret Veteran of the Unites States Army. It's nothing short of interesting on how Blake's military past with unconventional warfare shows some parallel with his blockchain and cryptocurrency influenced present and future as he speaks on in this episode. He also sheds some light on his contributions to The Declaration of Currency Independence, hi...more

  • Law & Blockchain #3: Ragnar Lifthasir

    Oct 08 2018

    On this episode Amy sits down with Ragnar Lifthrasir. Whose sole purpose is to reboot the real estate industry with Bitcoin / Blockchain. Amy and Ragnar define the process of tokenizing real estate. Taking paper deeds and turning them into digital deeds! Enjoy!

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #226: Alena Vranova

    Oct 07 2018

    This week we chat a bit about the Bitcoin 'Breakthrough' which claims block size increase is possible without hard fork. Some dub it a "breakthrough," others call it a "network attack." In addition we chat about the Czech Republic (Prague) being at the top in the world with the number of (CryptoATM's per Inhabitants). Oh, and SOulja Boy's new bitcoin song. Spoiler alert: It's garbage! For our guest, we are incredibly excited to welcome Alena Vranova back to the show as Head of Strategy and Busin...more

  • Creating a Humanist Blockchain Future #51

    Oct 06 2018

    In this episode of Creating a Humanist Blockchain Future, Rhys interview Daniel Schmachtenberger, the co-founder of Neurohacker Collective. They chat about meta existential risk. Enjoy!

  • Just the Headers #24

    Oct 05 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. This week: -Pepe Silvia strikes again. -Venezuela makes the Petro a national currency. -Private keys in DNA...not a terrible idea...not at all. -J...more

  • Hashing It Out #25: Embark Framework - Iuri Matias

    Oct 04 2018

    Today we have the pleasure of interviewing Iuri Matias of Embark Framework. Embark is a decentralized application framework that abstracts away the implementation details of specific technologies, allowing dapp developers to focus on what really matters, the experience. We talk about the features of Embark, the design decisions of the framework, and how Embark will integrate new technologies into their systems as they develop. Links: - embark.status.im - twitter.com/iurimatias

  • Dose of Ether #6: Off Chain Contemplation

    Oct 03 2018

    Thanks for joining Bijan and Lucian for another episode of Dose of Ether. This week we discuss Cartesi with its Truebit style off chain computation Solid from Tim Berners Lee, and Metamask with Ledger and EIP 712. Show Links: https://www.umlivroaberto.org/frozen/techpaper.pdf https://solid.mit.edu/ https://medium.com/metamask/metamask-now-supports-ledger-hardware-wallets-847f4d51546 https://medium.com/metamask/eip712-is-coming-what-to-expect-and-how-to-use-it-bb92fd1a7a26

  • Crypto Until Infinity #25: Are We Gentrifying Crypto?

    Oct 02 2018

    In episode 25 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory speaks on the gentrification of crypto with the upcoming release of Bakkt, which will offer a federally regulated market for digital assets like cryptocurrencies. There seems to be a new wave of regulation entering the crypto space. The music in this episode is a mix of jazz, hip-hop and r&b. Bakkt https://www.bakkt.com/index Blockchain Music Platforms: A New Paradigm https://medium.c...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #225: Brock Pierce

    Sep 30 2018

    Cryptocurrency wallet Samourai Wallet has released an update which removes fiat currency balances in a move it says stops users using Bitcoin with a “crutch.” The boys talk about that, among other things and invite Brock Pierce back on the show! It's been a good three years since we joins us for a conversation and we play catch up as we ask him various questions about his stance in this crypto space, and his humanitarian efforts - post Maria. Hurricane Maria was one of the worst natural disaster...more

  • Law & Blockchain #2: Howard Marks

    Sep 29 2018

    Today Amy has on Howard Marks. Howard Marks is the current CEO and co-founder of StartEngine Crowdfunding. He is also previously the CEO and founder of Acclaim games, and after that the Chairman of Blizzard Entertainment. Howard sets the tone for what the security token industry is looking like today, where it could be going, and what to look for as tokenization of securities becomes commonplace.

  • Just the Headers #23

    Sep 28 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, essentially at random, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. These Week's topics: -Coinbase has a new listing Framework? -Dee has favorite actors and actresses. -Bitmain is going priva...more

  • Dose of Ether #5: Cold Hard Wallets

    Sep 27 2018

    Bijan and Lucian talk about the design of Grid+'s Lattice hardware device, Tezos main net and running "baking" nodes, Loom's NFC token drop and PlasmaChain validators, multi-collateral Dai, and an EIP for storage rental costs.

  • Hashing It Out #24: Loki Network - Simon Harman & Kee Jefferys

    Sep 26 2018

    Anonymity is dead... or so you thought. Marrying the technologies behind onion routing and Monero, the Loki network enables a private cryptocurrency and messaging service that hides information down to the network layer. This fascinating approach scales its privacy mechanism in the same way that Tor does and incentives those who run Loki service nodes through their Proof of Service mechanism. Tools like this keep your transactions and traffic private from any spying eyes and makes it increasingl...more

  • Crypto Until Infinity #24: Why You Won't Make Money In The Next Bull Market

    Sep 25 2018

    In episode 24 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory speaks on why the average retail investor may not make money in the next cryptocurrency bull market. All music in this episode by DJsNeverEndingStory. Blockchain Music Platforms: A New Paradigm https://medium.com/the-bitcoin-podcast-blog/blockchain-music-platforms-a-new-paradigm-d1cacc19cce1 Private Equity Performance: What Do We Know? http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/steven.kaplan/rese...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #6: Man vs Machine

    Sep 25 2018

    In Episode 6 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Warren Whitlock who comes with over 35 years of social media marketing and digital business development experience and is co-author of the bestselling book Profitable Social Media Business Results without Playing Games. Listen to Warren share his views on whether technology is the problem or the person using it, his thoughts on the importance of AI and nanotechnology and the impact social media has had on cryptoc...more

  • Law & Blockchain #1: Scott Purcell

    Sep 24 2018

    Scott Purcell from Prime Trust, joins host Amy Wan to explain the security token hype and how blockchain will make capital markets and the securities industry more efficient. Debut episode!

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #224: Ray Redacted

    Sep 23 2018

    Altcoin Ripple (XRP), which has seen an explosive amount of growth over the past week, has overtaken Ethereum (ETH) to be ranked number two by total market capitalization on CoinMarketCap. Of course, it has since went back to #3 but we of course, talk about this and more and invite Ray [REDACTED] into the studio. He is a technologist for a global provider of connectivity and cyber security solutions with over 20 years of expertise in application solution design, next-generation network architect...more

  • Just the Headers #22

    Sep 22 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles for each day from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. This week's topics: -Coinbase is proprietary trading?! -Binance is going to take over the world. -On-chain governance...oh my -Jessie ...more

  • Dose of Ether #4: The Institutions Are Coming

    Sep 21 2018

    Thanks for joining Bijan and Lucian on another episode of "Dose of Ether". Today we cover a new model for VCs called mining 2.0, Cloudflare now integrates with IPFS, Institutionalization as the 4th era of crypto, and Gemini launches a stable coin. Show Links: https://www.tokendaily.co/blog/a-primer-on-mining-2-0 https://www.slideshare.net/DCGCo/how-to-not-be-a-shitcoin-what-ive-learned-about-markets-psychology-and-value-creation https://blog.cloudflare.com/distributed-web-gateway/ https://twi...more

  • Hashing It Out #23: Avalanche - Emin Gün Sirer

    Sep 19 2018

    Revolutionary! On this episode we have the brilliant Dr. Gün Sirer to whet our appetites for Avalanche, a new category of consensus protocol. He distinguishes Avalanche from Paxos/RAFT systems, blockchain, and traditional gossip networks to show how this new algorithm prevents double spends while allowing for high throughput (early tests supporting over 1200 tx/s). We learn about his new coin, Ava, which will test the limits of Avalanche's public consensus on a global scale! The future is exciti...more

  • Creating a Humanist Blockchain Future #50

    Sep 18 2018

    Rhys interviews soona amhaz, the co-founder and CEO of Token Daily. We chat about how Soona (and her team) curate awesome content given so much crypto noise. Enjoy!

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #5: The Masked Man

    Sep 18 2018

    In Episode 5 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with blockchain and cryptocurrency influencer Shill Nye. This masked man is no noob to the crypto scene, is a known trader and speaks on where he’s had the most success in trading crypto and the strategies he likes to use. He also discusses why he decides to cover his face to conceal his identity, his opinions on the crypto Twitter world and what he looks forward to the most within crypto. Shill Nye also shares about ...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #223: Zvika Landau

    Sep 16 2018

    We are back for another week of the show. Corey is back from ETHBerlin, so he gives us a quick recap and we dive into eSports, blockchain, Loom Network and chat with Zvika Landau, Co-CEO of SIRIN LABS. We are antsy to get our hands on this $1,000 blockchain phone that is set to be unveiled in November with a December release date. Lots of dApp talk, hi level buffoonery, and video game talk this week as the boys unwind after a stressful week filled with hackathons and conversation.

  • Just the Headers #21

    Sep 14 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, essentially at random, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. Topics: -Cryptocurrencies can be securities? -Another week another stablecoin! -China is doing China things. -The Lightning...more

  • Dose of Ether #3: EthBerlin

    Sep 14 2018

    Thanks for joining Bijan and Lucian on another episode of "Dose of Ether." Lucian is back from Berlin with stories about the city and the people who make the EthGlobal events special, like the guys at NewCypher who implemented Fully Homeomorphic Encryption in a smart contract for the first time during the hackathon! Also hear about WebAssembly aka WASM and the future of the EVM, Connexhub and Spankchain implement the first non-custodial payment channel, and the 0x protocol v2 goes live with NTF ...more

  • Hashing It Out #22: Casper+Sharding - Danny Ryan

    Sep 13 2018

    We got a big one for you today! Danny Ryan from Ethereum comes on to speak with us about the Casper Sharding v2.1 specification. Casper Sharding is a combined effort between the migration to Proof of Stake and Sharding for ethereum. We go over the motivations behind the new specification, the research efforts underway, the architecture and design, and even how Ethereum can maintain liveness during a major world catastrophic event. There's so much information to cover, and we only scratched the s...more

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #4: You Would Do What for a $20 BTC?

    Sep 12 2018

    In Episode 4 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with “Your Favorite Truckdriver” Benjamin Semchee a.k.a. Bitcoin Ben. He goes into detail about how he ended up becoming a huge Litecoin supporter and hodler, speaks on what the HODLit app is and how he believes it will disrupt the market and what he thinks is the next big move for crypto. Oh, and figure out exactly what Bitcoin Ben said he would do for a $20 Bitcoin. Listener discretion is advised! Lol Timestamps 00:...more

  • Crypto Until Infinity #23: Blockchain Music Milestone

    Sep 11 2018

    In episode 23 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory speaks on the first blockchain powered music festival in the U.S. coming to Miami, September 15th. The Best Life Music Festival is a milestone in the blockchain space. The music in this episode is a mix of hip-hop and soul. Music 00:00:00 – DJsNeverEndingStory – Cherry 00:03:05 – Sango – Khlorine (ft. Smino) 00:07:24 – Masego – Queen Tings (ft. Tiffany Gouché) 00:10:31 – H.E.R. – Could...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #222: Imran Khan

    Sep 09 2018

    There is increasing talk of Blockchain as a possible alternative for the current Domain Name System, to counter censure and cache poisoning. But what is blockchain and can it really replace DNS? The Domain Name System has been in operation for decades and is the infrastructure that handles billions of queries over the internet. As a user, you rely on your operating system and browser to help navigate the internet. However, whats humming quietly is the back-end infrastructure that helps your devi...more

  • Just the Headers #20

    Sep 07 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. This week: -The crew tries to find Pepe Silvia -A Crypto bond has been issued -Coinbase is jumping in the ETF reace -Jessie compares tacos to rela...more

  • Creating a Humanist Blockchain Future #49

    Sep 07 2018

    In this episode of Creating a Humanist Blockchain Future Rhys interviews Jeremy Heimans, the author of the book New Power and the founder/CEO of Purpose. They chat about how crowds and memes are changing society. Enjoy!

  • Dose of Ether #2: Ethereal Valuation

    Sep 06 2018

    Thanks for joining Bijan and Lucian on another episode of "Dose of Ether." We talk about the false dichotomy of scaling layer 1 versus layer 2, and why both should be explored without favoritism (for now). Will ETH go to zero? No, and I am willing to put money on it. Coinbase lays out a vision of a user controlled internet, and Aragon shows us how a personal DAO can help you manage this new control.

  • TBP Announcements: FansTime

    Sep 06 2018

    Today we talk with Eric Jiang of FansTime. Time Exchange- As the number of users increasing and the depth of user engagement enhancing,there will be a huge amount of demand for individual IPs. So FansTime will launch an equivalent object as Exclusive Token in order to simplify the process of issuing and auditing. Time,the equivalent object,provides a more flexible assetization channel which can attract much more Individual IPs with potentials. Time Exchange will work with Exclusive Token Exchang...more

  • Hashing It Out #21: Mythril - Bernhard Mueller

    Sep 05 2018

    The famous Bernhard Mueller joined us today to talk about the fantastic work being done to beef up his already amazing tool, Mythril. The new Mythril platform beefs up the symbolic analyzer as well as adding static analysis tools and linters (Maru), a dynamic analyzer and input fuzzer (Harvey) and an API for easy integration into a developer's processes. We dive into what brought Bernhard to write Mythril and how it's taken off as a premier auditing tool. We also get into the future of security ...more

  • TBP Announcements: WandX

    Sep 05 2018

    Today we talk with Abhinav Ramesh from WandX. WandX seeks to establish an infrastructure for decentralized creation and trade of ERC20 Tokens built on the Ethereum blockchain. The pilot application allows users to create combinations of ERC20 Tokens (known as a Basket of Tokens) and trade the Basket by way of a single transaction. Enjoy! Link: https://www.wandx.co/

  • Crypto Until Infinity #22: How Exchanges, Tokens, and Ranking Sites Steal Your Money

    Sep 04 2018

    In episode 22 of the Bitcoin Podcast Network’s music broadcast, Crypto Until Infinity, host DJsNeverEndingStory breaks down the façade that’s presented by some exchanges, tokens, and ranking sites to profit from retail investors.

  • The Bull Pen Podcast #3: Bought a Lambo with BTC

    Sep 04 2018

    In Episode 3 of The Bull Pen Podcast, The Crypto Bully steps into the Bull Pen with Peter Saddington. Listen to this scientist, developer and host of the popular crypto news YouTube channel Decentralized TV share his view points on regulation, where he thinks crypto will be 5 years from now and all the awesome projects/resources that he and his brother John have and are working on developing. Peter also talks about his early entrepreneurial successes that afforded him to buy a Lamborghini with B...more

  • TBP Announcements: Devvio

    Sep 03 2018

    Today we talk with Tom Anderson of Devvio. Blockchain technology has grown over the past decade by providing trustless and highly robust solutions for maintaining distributed ledgers. However, in spite of the many different blockchain approaches that currently exist, there are a number of challenges that have not been solved in a single solution. Various approaches provide parts of the solution, but a single protocol that addresses all of these major challenges is still needed. The Devv Protocol...more

  • The Bitcoin Podcast #221: Nathaniel Whittemore

    Sep 02 2018

    Investing in cryptocurrencies is now a hobby for thousands of people around the world. For some, the blockchain is more than that.We dive into more conversations about mass adoption and technology while inviting Nathaniel Whittemore to the studio this week to offer up some commentary on the culture perspective in crypto, some expansive thinking, if you will. Like any emergent phenomena, crypto is a battle ground for narratives and we spend the better part of 30 or so minutes diving into those. I...more

  • Just the Headers #19

    Sep 01 2018

    This is a weekly headline show where Dee and Jessie Broke do their best to highlight bits of nonce-sense from Crypto News. We only choose three articles, essentially at random, from the litany of blockchain news that is syndicated throughout a week. If you are interested in all the news articles that we horde in a week, please visit the link below to look at our collection. Topics: - Governments don't like cryptocurrency but they love Blockchain...sigh - Mining is booming! Sell the pickaxe! - Ya...more

  • Dose of Ether #1: Keeping Up DAppearances

    Aug 29 2018

    Welcome to the first episode of “Dose of Ether.' This episode Bijan and Lucian discuss the newest release of Truffle v5.0.0 and the state of developer tools in Ethereum, a new DevP2P protocol dissector, and our user experience on DApps like Peepeth, and Augur. Hardware solutions are on the rise among DApp developers trying to improve security and the Loom Network pushing into new fronts with a Plasma Cash implementation.