TFTC: A Bitcoin Podcast

By Marty Bent

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thecryptosasquatch
 Dec 29, 2018
excellent Bitcoin interviews and updates. Always interesting guests and topics

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 Nov 30, 2018
Marty opens up his interviewees, and makes for cosmic crypto conversations!

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TFTC is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in Bitcoin", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.

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#377: Is Bitcoin Violence? with Jason Lowery
03:37:48

Join Marty as he sits down with Jason Lowery to discuss whether or not bitcoin is violence.



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Nov 29, 2022
#376: The Texas Hedge with Parker Lewis
00:59:01

Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis to discuss the fallout of the FTX collapse.


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Parker's article


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Nov 19, 2022
#375: Keeping Your Bitcoin Safe From Exchanges with Phil Geiger
01:30:09

Join Marty as he sits down with Phil Geiger to discuss the self custody. The dive into how multisig works, the dangers of platforms like FTX, and the importance of distinguishing between Crypto and Bitcoin.


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Nov 16, 2022
#374: Bitkit, Hypercore, and RBF with John Carvalho
02:28:05

Join Marty as he sits down with John Carvalho, CEO of Synonym to discuss Bitkit, Hypercore, and Slashtags, before later diving into into the RBF controversy.

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And Bitkit


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Nov 10, 2022
#373: The Energy of Nations with John Constable
01:24:02

Join Marty as he sits down with John Constable to discuss the economics of renewable energy.


John's Quillette article

Global Warming Policy Foundation


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Nov 01, 2022
#372: Taliban Merch and Spy Encounters with Lord Miles
02:50:47

Join Marty as he sits down with Lord Miles to discuss his Afgani imports, outsmarting Kenyan police, and the state of the US empire.


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Oct 31, 2022
#371: In-Person Maximalism with Rod Bitkite
01:54:07

Join Marty as he sits down with Rod to discuss Bitcoin Park, building businesses, and the trials of mining.

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Follow Bitcoin Park on Twitter

Listen to Builders In Bitcoin

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Oct 25, 2022
#370: Deezy and Tao Wallet with Danny Diekroeger
01:48:36

Join Marty as he sits down with Danny Diekroeger to discuss his new projects after leaving Cashapp.


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Check out Deezy

Check out Tao Wallet


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Oct 24, 2022
#369: Bolt.Fun and Bitcoin's Inherent Social Network with Johns and Ed from Peakshift
01:33:31

Join Marty as he sits down with Johns and Ed from Peakshift to discuss Bolt.Fun. They dive into educational UX, ways to attracts new devs to Bitcoin, and the ways Bitcoin provides value beyond western countries.


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Check out Bolt.Fun


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Oct 21, 2022
#368: Powell's Shadow War With Davos with Tom Luongo
01:42:51

Join Marty as he sits down with Tom Luongo to discuss the monstrous web of events that point to the Federal Reserve's opposition to the Davos plan.


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Tom's Blog and Podcast


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Oct 18, 2022
#367: Taking Responsibility For Your Health with Andy Schoonover
01:49:33

Join Marty as he sits down with Andy Schoonover to discuss an alternative to the broken healthcare system. They dive into the impact of obesity on American health, the poor incentives in medicine, and building a company in an industry full of red tape.


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Oct 17, 2022
#366: The Colossal Multisig with Paul Miller
02:08:16

Join Marty as he sits down with Paul Miller to discuss the 998 of 999 multisig. They also discuss early days of podcasting, educating users through UX, and whether Bitcoin was divine intervention.


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Oct 12, 2022
#365: Luxor Mining and Bitcoin Hashrate Derivatives with Matt Williams
01:18:11

Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Williams to discuss Forward Contracts. They dive into the details of hedging strategy, the software of forwards contracts, and the connection between mining companies and the energy industry.


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Oct 11, 2022
#364: The Sovereign Debt Crisis is Imploding in Real Time with Greg Foss
01:17:20

Join Marty as he sits down with Greg Foss to discuss the ongoing financial chaos.

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Oct 10, 2022
#363: Standing up to Big Food with Texas Slim
02:11:29

Join Marty as he sits down with Texas Slim to discuss all things food intelligence. They dive into the many conferences organized by the Beef Initiative, the cartoon world of modern supermarkets, and breaking your addiction to food.


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Oct 04, 2022
#362: Debifi with Max Keidun
01:21:06

Join Marty as he sits down with Max Keidun to discuss the new Debifi platform. They also discuss the Baltic Honeybadger Conference and future prospects for Debifi and Hodl Hodl.


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Oct 03, 2022
#361: Tether, Holepunch, and Keet with Paolo Ardoino
01:32:43

Join Marty as he sits down with Paolo Ardoino to discuss the history of Tether and Bitfinex. They also discuss Tether's role in hyperbitcoinization, Holepunch and Keet, and how private key authentication can help the internet become far more P2P.


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Sep 28, 2022
#360: Resurrecting the Libertarian Party with Angela McArdle
01:17:44

Join Marty as he sits down with Angela McArdle to discuss the resurrection of the libertarian party. They also discuss how bitcoin plays a critical role in the conscious uncoupling, asymmetric warfare, and how grassroots libertarianism is the next wave.

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Sep 20, 2022
#359: Sustainable Debt Slavery with Whitney Webb and Iain Davis
01:47:34

Join Marty as he sits down with Whitney Webb and Iain Davis to discuss their new series on Sustainable Development Goals. They also discuss the Rockefellers being behind the UN, the destruction of Central America's environment under the guise of sustainability and how to dismantle climate narratives.

Follow Whitney on Twitter

Whitney and Iain's article: Sustainable Debt Slavery

"Green" plan to transform the global financial system

The Nature Conservancy

Board of Directors

Henry M. Paulson, Jr

Frances A. Ulmer

Belize conserving their oceans through debt conversion

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Sep 16, 2022
#358: Q2 2022 Monetary Base Update with Matthew Mežinskis
02:33:13

Join Marty as he sits back down with Matthew Mežinskis of Porkopolis Economics to discuss the Q2 2022 monetary base update.

Follow Matthew Mežinskis on Twitter

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Sep 15, 2022
#357: The ESG Narrative is Failing with Tracy Shuchart
01:07:03

Join Marty as he sits down with Tracy Shuchart (@chigrl) to discuss the ESG backlash happening across the world. They also discuss how flattening the curve, growth recession is the new narrative and why natural gas is the perfect transition tool for emerging markets.

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Sep 09, 2022
#356: The UnCommunist Manifesto with Mark Moss
02:07:25

Join Marty as he sits down with Mark Moss to discuss why the world is in a devolution revolution. They also discuss how trust evaporated around the world, if the USA is resembling the USSR and why we are living in a war of information.      

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Subscribe to Mark Moss on YouTube
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Aug 31, 2022
#355: A different approach to lightning micropayments with Jared Nusinoff
01:59:51

Join Marty as he sits down with Jared to discuss how Mash can help content creators earn more with lightning. They also discuss if lightning can fix ads, if Nick Szabo micro-transactions thesis is false and just how early everyone is building on lightning.
   

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Aug 29, 2022
#354: Adventures in war zone countries with Lord Miles
01:58:36

Join Marty as he sits down with Lord Miles to discuss traversing Afghanistan during a time of war. They also discuss the aftermath of visiting countries under sanctions, the global spring upon us and just how fake news coverage by the mainstream is perpetrated.  

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Aug 24, 2022
#353: One nation under blackmail with Whitney Webb
01:23:37

Join Marty as he sits down with Whitney Webb to discuss her new book, One Nation Under Blackmail. They also discuss just how deep the Jeffery Epstein rabbit hole goes, Bush and Clinton crime family and who was Mark Middleton?

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Learn more about Unlimited Hangout

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Aug 22, 2022
#352: Freedom of speech in the digital age with Preston Byrne
01:39:18

Join Marty as he sits down with Preston Byrne to discuss the Tornado Cash sanctions taking place, whether a precedent was just set for developers and what freedom of speech is in the digital age.

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Aug 15, 2022
#351: Heading toward an inflection point with London Paul
02:21:30

Join Marty as he sits down with London Paul to discuss if the world is heading toward an inflection point, whether the inflation reduction act is a point of no return and what does the endgame for the state of the world look like.  

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Aug 10, 2022
#350: There is no climate emergency with Dr. William Happer
01:08:30

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. William Happer to discuss if we are in a climate crisis, whether the planet can sustain human growth and why the push away from hydro carbons.

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Aug 08, 2022
#349: 18-months to counterpunch with Texas Slim
01:56:18

Join Marty as he sits back down with Texas Slim to discuss the push to consolidate the US ranching industry, why we have 18-months to fight back, and the push to eat the bugs.

Follow Texas Slim on Twitter

Follow Beef Initiative on Twitter

Learn more about the Beef Initiative

Visit K&C Cattle Co


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Aug 03, 2022
#348: Building "Web 3.0" the right way on Nostr with jb55
01:24:09

Join Marty as he sits down with jb55 to discuss building distributed apps on Nostr that monetize via the Lightning Network.

Follow jb55 on Twitter
Come build on Nostr
Learn more about Damus

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Aug 01, 2022
#347: The next chapter of Slush Pool with Jan Čapek
01:34:19

Join Marty as he sits down with Jan Čapek, co-founder of Braiins, to discuss the transition away from Slush Pool and everything going on in the mining world.

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Jul 26, 2022
#346: Diving into FediMint with the Fedi team
01:44:32

Join Marty as he sits down with the Fedi team to discuss FediMints.

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Jul 25, 2022
#345: There will be Bitcoin with Griffin Haby
01:59:18

Join Marty as he sits down with Griffin Haby to discuss an oil man's journey to bitcoin mining.

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Jul 22, 2022
#344: The dollar is strong and the economy is weak with Luke Gromen
01:11:45

Join Marty as he sits down with Luke Gromen to discuss the state of the world.

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Jul 19, 2022
#343: State of the bitcoin mining industry with Edward Evenson
01:13:34

Join Marty as he sits down with Edward Evenson from Braiins to discuss the state of the mining industry.

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Jul 01, 2022
#342: Dissecting the contagion with Parker Lewis
01:40:49

Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis to discuss the contagion ripping through bitcoin markets and the incumbent financial system.  

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Jun 29, 2022
#341: The death of Capitalism via three-letter acronyms with Vivek Ramaswamy
00:42:33

Join Marty as he sits down with Vivek Ramaswamy, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Strive Asset Management, to discuss the death of modern day capitalism.

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Jun 24, 2022
#340: Truth in an insane world with Dr. Brooke Miller
02:23:17

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. Brooke Miller to discuss the insanity of today's world in the context of cattle ranching and medical tyranny. 

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Jun 21, 2022
#339: The importance of bitcoin self-custody with Tyler Campbell
01:32:05

Join Marty as he sits down with Tyler Campbell from Unchained Capital to discuss the importance of bitcoin self-custody and multisig and what it's been like onboarding hundreds of people to Unchained's collaborative custody products.


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Jun 18, 2022
#338: Powering the future with Daniel Turner
01:40:50

Join Marty as he sits down with Daniel Turner from Power the Future to discuss the state of energy policy in America and how we can move forward.

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Jun 14, 2022
#337: Q1 2022 Monetary Base Update with Matthew Mežinskis
02:14:07

Join Marty as he sits back down with Matthew Mežinskis of Porkopolis Economics to discuss the Q1 2022 monetary base update.

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Jun 08, 2022
#336: A Texas history lesson with Texas Slim and Parker Lewis
01:11:11

Join Marty as he sits down with Texas Slim and Parker Lewis to discuss the history of Texas.


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May 26, 2022
#335: The overlooked tradeoffs of "renewable" energy with Brian Gitt
01:34:51

Join Marty as he sits down with Brian Gitt to discuss the overlooked tradeoffs of "renewable" energy.

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May 23, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #200: The podcast stream has officially been moved
02:35:49

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- financial leaders of 44 countries meet in El Salvador to discuss bitcoin 

- Luna foundation sold 80000 bitcoin amid "stablecoin" crash 

- texas pacific land corp announces bitcoin mining venture  

- canaan revenues increased by 237%  

- cambridge numbers are flawed  

- EU wants to scan all your private messages  

- summer of bitcoin mentorship program gets over 20K applicants  

- bitcoin education initiative launches in 40 high schools in Argentina 

 - coincorner releases Bolt Card, a lightning payment card  

- Brink funds Michael Ford  

- BitMEX extends Gleb Naumenko's grant  

- a guide for bitcoin open source grant seekers  

- Ministry of Nodes Bitcoin Node Box Guide 2022  

- bitcoin seed tool v1.0.5  

- sparrow wallet v1.6.4  

- gloria zhao releases package relay proposal  

- pieter wuille on private authentication protocols  

- new stablecoin backed by coldcards  

- this month in bitcoin privacy 

- fiatjaf on lightning penalty transactions  

- adopting bitcoin 2022 announced  

- mccormack releases film about el salvador 

- how bitcoin should be upgraded in the future  

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- Former lead of Facebook's shitcoin project launches lightning project https://www.lightspark.com 

- SBF buys 7.6% stake in Robinhood https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/05/12/ftx-ceo-sam-bankman-fried-buys-56m-position-in-robinhood/


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May 19, 2022
#334: Energy, food, ESG, and Bitcoin with Doomberg
01:22:20

Join Marty as he sits down with Doomberg to discuss the unfolding energy and food crises, the nature of ESG, and bitcoin.

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May 18, 2022
#333: Building beautiful small towns on a Bitcoin Standard with Jaime "the storefront guy"
01:25:24

Join Marty as he sits down with Jaime "the storefront guy" to discuss building strong local communities with beautiful aesthetics and sound money.

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May 16, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap 199: Bitcoin is dead, we're cancelling the show
01:52:27

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- terra "stablecoin" blows up

- treasury sanctions custodial bitcoin mixer blender(.)io 

- cashapp $1.73B in bitcoin sales Q1, $43M profit 

- coinbase $309B volume Q1, $430M loss 

- chainalysis valued at $8.6B 

- joinmarket v0.9.6 

- arti v0.3.0 Tor rust client 

- casa launches api 

- rusty russell releases alternative covenants proposal 

- conversation with rusty on his proposal on dispatch 

- spiral post on supporting open source 

- georgetown law research shows ICE tracks 75% of Americans 

- grayscale privately met with SEC trying to get GBTC approved as an etf 

- costa rica declares national emergency over ransomware attacks 

- CD64: BIP119, CTV, and the bitcoin development process with @rusty_twit and @brian_trollz
- brian armstrong thread

- ishares high yield


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May 12, 2022
#332: Developing bitcoin developers with Kyle Murphy and Lisa Neigut
01:26:06

Join Marty as he sits down with Kyle Murphy and Lisa Neigut to discuss what it takes to attract and train bitcoin developers who go on to build companies.

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May 11, 2022
#331: The state of global energy markets with Anas Alhajji
01:14:42

Join Marty as he sits down with Anas Alhajji to discuss the state of global energy markets.

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May 09, 2022
#330: Preventative care with Dr. Mary Caire
01:10:09

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. Mary Caire to discuss the perverse incentives of the pharmaceutical industry.

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May 06, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #198: The government spies and lies
01:48:06

 This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- coinbase launches revamped surveillance product  

- SEC doubles size of "crypto assets" unit  

- cdc tracked the location of millions of americans without a warrant  

- fbi did millions of searches of americans data last year without a warrant  

- bitcoin mining council submits letter to EPA  

- how women view bitcoin  

- mycitadel v1.0  

- seed tool v1.0.4  

- tor v0.4.7.7   

- cold card upgrade

- lightning multiplexer  

- new lightning only vpn  

- voltage podcast index study  

- Mexican bitcoin exchange Tauros adds lightning  

- currency of last resort by gladstein  

- paypal being used to censor speech  

- all internet and payment providers ordered to block three streaming sites by federal judge 


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May 05, 2022
#329: Back to basics with the TFTC Godfather Louis Roberts
00:55:14

Join Marty as he sits down with Louis Roberts to reminisce about the last five years of TFTC.

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May 04, 2022
#328: The pitfalls of the Fiat Standard with Dr. Saifedean Ammous
01:26:32

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. Saifedean Ammous to discuss the pitfalls of the Fiat Standard.

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May 03, 2022
#327: Healthcare on a Bitcoin Standard with Andy Schoonover
01:30:49

Join Marty as he sits down with Andy Schoonover, CEO of CrowdHealth, to discuss the problems with the health care system, how CrowdHealth is providing better product, and how bitcoin can fix the health insurance industry.

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May 03, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #197: The Disinformation Governance Board is here to tell you how to think
02:22:59

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- ukraine central bank bans bitcoin 

- binance and the FSB 

- HRF announces five bitcoin in new grants 

- central african republic makes bitcoin a legal tender 

- bitcoin core v23.0 

- btcpay v1.5.0 

- fountain podcasts v0.3.16 

- braiins farm proxy reduces data usage 

- amboss magma

- synonym launches blocktank LSP 

- americans can now pay bills through bitrefill 

- bitcoin jungle in costa rica 

- Apple Private Relay causes VPN leaks 

- farrington: I Finance the Current Thing 

- Negative GDP print 

- New “Disinformation Governance Board” formed in the US

- German PPI

- Ruble strength / yen weakness


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Apr 28, 2022
#326: Understanding Taro with Olaoluwa Osuntokun
01:27:06

Join Marty as he sits down with Olaoluwa Osuntokun AKA @roasbeef, CTO at Lightning Labs, to discuss Taro - Taproot Asset Representation Overlay and what it means for the LNP/BP stack.

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Apr 25, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #196: Sanctions on Russian bitcoin miners and the escalating energy and food crisis
01:48:47

This week Marty and Matt as they discuss:


- TSMC Raises $3.5 Billion to build facility in Arizona 

- Binance Accounts of Russians with over 10K Euros will be closed in 90 days 

- Russian Mining Firm Bitriver hit with sanctions 

- Compass Mining announces they were using Bitriver for russian hosting and all miners will be shut off and liquidated 

- NY Man running Bitcoin ATMS charged with money laundering 

- Bitcoin for Local Businesses

- Bitcoin Magazine Partners with Ukranian NBA Players for Humanitarian 

Relief 

- Flared-Gas Bitcoin Miner Crusoe Energy Raises $350M 

- CipherTrace Ransomware Report 

- How Bitcoin Miners Were Airlifted From China to the US 

- How Democracies Spy on their Citizens 

- Yellen walking out of G20 meeting 

- Food supply chain under attack 

- FBI warns of ransomware attacks targeting US agriculture sector

- Global energy crisis 

- Thoughts on Ukraine, The Martyrmade Podcast


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Apr 21, 2022
#325: Texas beef and decentralizing the food supply with Texas Slim, Cole Bolton, and Parker Lewis
01:32:27

Join Marty as he sits down with Texas Slim, Cole Bolton and Parker Lewis to discuss the decentralization of our food supply.

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Apr 19, 2022
#324: There is no climate emergency with Tom Nelson
01:16:04

Join Marty as he sits down with Tom Nelson to explain why there is no climate emergency.

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Apr 18, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #195: The nation state bankruptcy wave is upon us
01:41:03

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Official US inflation number hits 8.5%, 40 year high

- Sri Lanka declares bankruptcy 

- Eth Dev sentenced to over 5 years in jail for sanctions violation  

- Strike to bring lightning to merchants 

- Robinhood enables withdrawals and adds lightning support 

- Bitpay adds lightning support 

- Janet Yellen explains bitcoin 

- CNBC on bitcoin helping refugees with cross border payments 

- New bitcoin seed tool 

- New Zoltan piece 


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Apr 14, 2022
#323: The Global Spring has sprung with Tom Luongo
01:41:49

Join Marty as he sits down with Tom Luongo to discuss the state of the world.

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Apr 12, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #194: Live from the open source stage
00:51:00

This week Marty and Matt are in Miami for the Bitcoin 2022 Conference. They are joined live on the Open Source stage with Craig Raw, Wiz and Steve Barbour.


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Apr 12, 2022
#322: Building the reputation layer for social with Maciek
01:11:37

Join Marty as he sits down with Maciek of Hive one


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Apr 06, 2022
#321: Unapologetic freedom with Justin Rezvani and JP Sears
02:15:50

Join Marty as he sits down with Justin Rezvani and JP Sears


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Apr 04, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #193: The unjust laws are on the rise
01:48:54

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 


- EU Parliament votes for more bitcoin surveillance and restrictions

- mempool space launches new mining dashboard

- kraken adds lightning support

- new hub for bitcoin bounties

- c-lightning changes name to core lightning

- bitmex bank purchase falls through

- nix-bitcoin launches security fund

- chrome vulnerability update asap

- gitlab vulnerability update asap

- standard sats proposal

- joinmarket webui v0.0.5

- sparrow wallet v1.6.3

- btcpay server v1.4.8 fixes shopify bug

- specter v1.9.0 adds extensions

- how the freedom convoy could have used bitcoin privately

- wasabi blacklisting update

- zbd streamer

- strategic partnership between ten31 and seetee


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Apr 01, 2022
#320: Pushing the design limits of bitcoin with Super Testnet
01:49:34

Join Marty as he sits down with Super Testnet.

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Mar 31, 2022
#319: The "adults in the room" are beating the war drums with Michael Tracey
01:36:02

Join Marty as he sits down with journalist Michael Tracey to discuss the current corporate press coverage of the Russia-Ukraine war and what the "adults in the room" are pushing for.


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Mar 30, 2022
#318: Circular economy, freelancing and earning bitcoin with John Zaprite
01:33:38

Join Marty as he sits down with John from Zaprite

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Mar 29, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #192: Bitcoin Merges with the Energy Sector
02:10:48

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- hubspot data leak impacted 30 cryptocurrency companies including nydig, swan, and blockfi 

- if you were affected by hubspot compromise read this thread 

- exxon expands bitcoin mining pilot to four countries 

- russia open to selling natural gas for bitcoin, gold, and non dollar fiat 

- thailand announces bitcoin payments ban 

- wasabi ceo says censorship decision and chain surveillance partnership was voluntary

- alby v.17.0 adds keysend support 

- sparrow wallet v1.6.2 adds full bip47 support

- PR to add support for BIP47 to BDK


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Mar 25, 2022
#317: Exposing environmental LARPs with Mike Umbro
01:47:10

Join Marty as he sits down with Mike Umbro.

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Mar 22, 2022
#316: Discussing critical thinking in today's age with Edward Dowd
01:13:38

Join Marty as he sits down with Edward Dowd. I'm sitting down with to discuss critical thinking in today's age.

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Mar 22, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap 191: The Gang is back in person
02:00:14

This week Marty and Matt are discussing:


- Unchained Data Leak

- Arthur Hayes. Energy Cancelled

- Stratum V2

- Wasabi doing chain surveillance

- Kazakhstan Mining Equipment / Did not ban proof of work

- Block releases hardware wallet info

- UK Bitcoin ATMs forcing shutdown



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Mar 17, 2022
#315: The return of NVK
02:12:56

Join Marty as he sits down with NVK, the fearless leader of Coinkite, to talk about a little bit of everything.

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Mar 16, 2022
#314: Group hang with CK, Pete Rizzo and Dylan LeClair
01:53:37

Join Marty as he sits down with CK, Pete Rizzo and Dylan LeClair from Bitcoin Magazine to talk about Bitcoin 2022 and building BTC Media into what it is today.

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Mar 15, 2022
#313: The financial costs of war with Alex Gladstein
01:17:10

Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Gladstein to discuss how America has funded its wars over the last 70 years.

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Mar 15, 2022
#312: The popping of the 100 year sovereign debt bubble with Luke Gromen
01:19:45

Join Marty as he sits down with Luke Gromen to discuss the global sovereign debt bubble that has been building for a century and why it may be beginning to pop.

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Mar 14, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #190: Sanctions and the fall of the dollar
01:48:48

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- biden executive order is a nothing burger 

- 600K azteco locations in Nigeria, azteco locations in Canada

- ukraine buys military gear with cryptocurrencies directly 

- warren crafts bill targeting cryptocurrency in russia sanctions 

- coinbase on their compliance and surveillance protocol 

- ftx on their compliance and surveillance protocol 

- senators look to lock down russias gold reserves 

- credit suisse "bretton woods II" 

- new initiative to roll out mesh nets in ukraine 

- bisq v1.8.4 

- twitter adds native Tor support 

- foundation devices teases new hardware and app 

- bitmex cofounder sam reed pleads guilty to bank secrecy violation 

- Bitcoin and U.S. National Security: An Assessment of Bitcoin as a Strategic Opportunity for the United States 

- bitcoin and cuban embargo 

- secret surveillance program collects americans money transfer data 

- ministry of nodes: starting your bitcoin journey 

- Cathedra shareholder letter 

- odell coindesk interview on privacy 


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Mar 10, 2022
#311: Surging commodities prices, de-dollarization and bitcoin with Lawrence Lepard
01:18:17

Join Marty as he sits back down with Lawrence Lepard and discuss surging commodities prices, de-dollarization and bitcoin.

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Mar 07, 2022
#310: Q4 2021 monetary base update and the macro landscape with Matthew Mežinskis
02:01:05

Join Marty as he sits back down with Matthew Mežinskis to discuss the Q4 2021 monetary base update and the macro landscape.


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Mar 04, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #189: Ti wuz here
02:16:22

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- how bitcoin helped a Ukraine refugee escape 

- powell mentions need for more bitcoin regs due to sanction 

- biden admin asking crypto exchanges to help ensure russians are not breaking sanctions 

- visa and mastercard block russian banks from networks 

- rust bip47 library 

- robosats p2p exchange 

- bitmex founders plead guilty, $10M fine, 6-12 months prison, each 

- zeus v0.6.0 

- sparrow v1.6.0 

- raspiblitz v1.7.2 

- umbrel v0.4.15 

- block reports $1.96B bitcoin sales last quarter 

- intel's new asic expected to be cheaper and 15% more efficient than S19 Pro 

- this month in bitcoin privacy 

- war funding by gladstein 


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Mar 04, 2022
#309: An alternative perspective on the state of the world with London Paul
02:28:02

Join Marty as he sits down with London Paul to discuss what is happening in the world right now. Are sanctions effective? What led us to this situation? Is de-dollarization accelerating?

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Feb 28, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #188: Chaos in the world
01:42:37

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Russia Ukraine Conflict

- Canada Protest

- Marty on Tucker Carlson

- Wasabi Wallet De-mix

- "Okay So Your Bank Account Is Frozen" Starter Pack

- Lightning Labs


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Feb 25, 2022
#308: Becoming un-cancelable with Mark Jeftovic
01:30:07

Join Marty as he sits down with Mark Jeftovic to discuss Bitcoin, tyranny in Canada, and becoming un-cancelable.

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Feb 23, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #187: Freedom Money
02:04:42

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Canada uses "emergency powers" to target bank accounts, bitcoin, funding, and insurance of protestors 

- Bitcoin protest fundraiser voluntarily shuts down while they determine best way to distribute funds 

- Canadian RCMP issues blacklist notice for bitcoin addresses connected to protest 

- Apple patches zero day exploit, update your devices

- Biden expected to issue an executive order related to bitcoin regulation next week

- US Gov seizes $7B held by Afghan Central Bank

- secret unapproved cia data collection program exposed

- UN negotiating new "cybercrime" treaty

- GRIID, Argo, and Block to be first customers of intel mining chip

- ConocoPhillips selling previously flared nat gas to bitcoin miners

- Congressman Davidson introduces bill to protect private bitcoin usage 

- more info on bitfinex hack investigation released

- proposed US bill targets el salvadors bitcoin adoption 

- fbi to form new bitcoin surveillance and seizure focused unit 

- btcpayserver v.1.4.5:

- bitcoin-s v1.9.0

- galoy money v0.1.21

- lightning terminal v0.6.3-alpha

- mercury wallet v0.6.4

- nix bitcoin v0.0.66: 

- thoughts on cashapps lightning user flow 

- satsxsw hackathon announced, march 12th and 13th 

- fidelity launches bitcoin ETP in Europe, ticker FBTC 

- swan launches bitcoin canon education portal 

- coldcard announces $25K bounty for a react native nfc implementation 

- blockfi agrees to pay $100M fine to SEC 

- open source dashboard for asic prices 


Feb 18, 2022
#307: Medical censorship with Doc Woods
01:49:35

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. Woods, a career long physician who had was fired for prescribing medicine.


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Feb 16, 2022
#306: Bitcoin in Ohio with Josh Mandel
01:13:42

Join Marty as he sits down with Josh Mandel, Republican Senate Candidate out of Ohio, to discuss Bitcoin, populism, and the inner workings of Ohio politics.


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Feb 14, 2022
#305: Fire, Bitcoin and Teleportation with Aleks Svetski
01:54:42

Join Marty as he sits down with Aleks Svetski to discuss the parallels between fire, bitcoin and teleportation.


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Feb 11, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #186: High inflation, beautiful honking and rising taxes on miners
02:21:14

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- married couple arrested and 96K bitcoin seized over 2016 bitfinex hack 


- canadian protests bitcoin fundraiser over 15 bitcoin 


- KPMG Canada adds bitcoin to treasury 


- Russia shares bitcoin regulation plan 


- bitcoin design guide v2 launched 


- Kazakhstan floats 500% tax increase on bitcoin miners 


- EARN IT Bill proposed to scan all online messages 


- sensei lightning node implementation released 


- cypherpunkpay v1.0.13


- lnd v0.4.2-beta


- electrs v0.9.5


- lnbits v0.6.0


- btcpayserver v1.4.4


- umbrel v0.4.14


- blixt v0.4.1


- galoy v0.1.9


- mercury wallet v0.6.2


- hexa wallet v2.0.69


- whirlpool v0.10.13


- valkyrie bitcoin miners etf launches with ticker WGMI 


- deventralized social media project bluesky announces independent Public Benefit LLC and board members 


- kraken funding full time bitcoin rust maintainer 


- Bitcoin is funding Ukraine defense 


- fountain podcaster wallet launched 


- opennode raises $20M, now valued at $220M 


- binance buys a stake in forbes 


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Feb 11, 2022
#304: Bitcoin and Energy with Max Gagliardi
01:13:43

Join Marty as he sits down with Max Gagliardi, host of Talk.Energy, to discuss the state of Bitcoin and energy.

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Feb 09, 2022
#303: Falling down the WEF rabbit hole with Jesse Matchey
02:36:02

Join Marty as he sits down with retired Army Blackhawk Pilot Jesse Matchey to discuss the WEF rabbit hole.

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Feb 08, 2022
#302: The state of our food supply with Texas Slim and Cole Bolton
02:25:31

Join Marty as he sits down with Texas Slim, founder of The Beef Initiative, and Cole Bolton, founder of K&C Cattle Co, to discuss the state of the food supply.

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Feb 04, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #185: Currency crises, cold weather, and good bitcoin mining tax news
02:04:02

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- canadian truckers gofundme suspended "under review" 

- sparrow, bluewallet, and trezor remove AOPP support

- why AOPP is a risk

- Biden considering executive order against bitcoin 

- Congressman Davidson supports financial privacy 

- bill introduced to make bitcoin a legal tender in arizona 

- IRS signals retreat on block reward taxation 

- Kraken launches proof of reserves tool

- Fulcrum electrum server much more performant than electrs or electrumx 

- Saylor and Dorsey keynote 

- BTCPay Server v1.4.2 

- Mempool v2.3.1 

- Sparrow Wallet v1.5.6 

- Specter Desktop v1.8.1 

- BlueWallet v6.2.18 

- Eclair v0.7.0 

- Umbrel v0.4.13 

- Mercury Wallet v0.6.0 

- Zap Android v0.5.5-beta 

- Nix bitcoin v0.0.64 

- proposal to remove memo's from lightning invoices 

- ben's bytes dev mommy blog 

- trezor has disabled web wallet, users must now use trezor suite 

- FTX valued at $32B 

- Shopify founder joins coinbase board 

- surveillance firm ciphertrace uses honeypots 

- impervious browser to launch at bitcoin 2022


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Feb 03, 2022
#301: A Check-in with Dave Collum
03:13:06

Join Marty as he sits down with Dave Collum to discuss the state of the world.

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Jan 31, 2022
#300: Doomer optimism with Tucker Max
02:26:51

Join Marty as he sits down with Tucker Max to discuss doomer optimism and Bitcoin.

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Jan 28, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #184: The IRS wants your face and the Treasury hates you
02:21:59

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - new bill would allow US Treasury to prohibit any transaction without public notice or input

- robinhood starts rollout of bitcoin withdrawals

- coldcard MK4 presales open

- bitcoin mining difficulty hits new all time high

- Phoenix v1.4.20

- Bisq v1.8.2

- Zap v0.7.6-beta

- Joininbox v0.6.6

- BTCPay Server v1.4.0

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.63

- Sphinx Relay v2.2.5

- Lightning Terminal v0.6.2-alpha

- satoshi energy raises 60 bitcoin with focus on bitcoin mining infrastructure

- IRS begins requiring selfies for some services using third party company

- puerto rico tax breaks for outsiders stirs outrage

- free four day passes to Bitcoin 2022 for contributors of 30 open source projects


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Jan 27, 2022
#299: North American mining (pools) with Alex Brammer
02:04:36

Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Brammer from Luxor Mining to discuss the state of North American Bitcoin mining.

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Jan 27, 2022
#298: Is it a BLIP or a BOLT with Lisa Neigut
01:33:38

Join Marty as he sits down with Lisa Neigut to discuss everything going on with the Lightning Network.

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Jan 22, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #183: Intel hopping in the Bitcoin mining game and Presidents meeting to talk Bitcoin
01:53:08

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Intel to announce new bitcoin ASIC in feb

- GRIID has signed a deal with Intel for their ASICs

- BitMEX to acquire 268 year old German Bank

- Taproot funds burned

- mempool v2.3.0

- mercury wallet v0.5.9

- onionshare v2.5

- simple bitcoin wallet v2.4.27

- lightning pool v0.5.4-alpha

- umbrel v0.4.11

- tdex v1.2.4

- El Salvador Gov is using pegasus spyware against journalists

- Bukele meets withs Erdogan

- UK Gov planning publicity campaign against encrypted communication

- Ethiopia should turn to bitcoin

- Congressional Hearing on Bitcoin

- btcpolicy.org fact sheet focused on the hearing

- Citadel Dispatch will no longer be on TFTC podcast feed going forward, search Citadel Dispatch in your favorite podcast app


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Jan 20, 2022
#297: Becoming a cockroach in the Bitcoin mining world with AJ Scalia and Drew Armstrong
02:07:55

Join Marty as he sits down with AJ Scalia and Drew Armstrong from Cathedra Bitcoin to discuss the Bitcoin mining world.

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Jan 20, 2022
#296: Messianic Bitcoin with Erik Cason
02:09:59

Join Marty as he sits down with Erik Cason to discuss Messianic Bitcoin and other cosmic topics.

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Jan 20, 2022
#295: Going against the mainstream narrative with Jordan Schachtel
02:07:52

Join Marty as he sits down with Jordan Schachtel, an Independent Journalist and founder of The Dossier on Substack, to discuss going against the mainstream narrative in 2022.

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Jan 18, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #182: CBDCs are treasonous and prices are rising
02:27:45

This week Marty and Matt: 

- inflation running rampant Marty Bent

- Argentina rolling 12-month inflation

- Turks diving in 

- Legal defense fund  

- Strike in Argentina  

- Bill Miller is bullish  

- Kazakhstan update  

- electrs v0.9.4 

- bluewallet v6.2.16  

- mercury wallet v0.5.6   

- tdex v1.2.2  

- foundation passport v1.0.8 

- hexa wallet v2.0.67

- samourai wallet v0.99.98b

- fidelity bullishness  

- Rep Emmer no CBDC

- ESG is a plague 

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Jan 13, 2022
#294: Gordian principles and the standardization of Bitcoin software with Christopher Allen & Wolf McNally
01:32:32

Join Marty as he sits down with Christopher Allen and Wolf McNally to discuss Gordian principles and standardization of Bitcoin software.

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Jan 13, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #181: Internet Blackouts and More Consolidation
00:58:57

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- internet access cut in kazakhstan in response to massive protests, 12% of hash rate disconnected 

- HRF announces new round of grants 

- proposal for privacy preserving reusable taproot addresses 

- electrs v0.9.4

- bluewallet v6.2.16 

- mercury wallet v0.5.6

- tdex v1.2.2

- foundation passport v1.0.8 

- hexa wallet v2.0.67

- samourai wallet v0.99.98b

- gigi on value for value 

- electrum server performance analysis 

- bitcoin circular economies

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Jan 06, 2022
#293: Bitcoin and the Looming US Fiscal Crisis with Avik Roy
01:39:14

Join Marty as he sits down with Avik Roy, President of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, to discuss:

- Think tanks

- Energy policy and its affect on lower income individuals

- Education

- Healthcare

- The looming US Fiscal Crisis

- Why Bitcoin is an imperative for America moving forward

- Educating DC about the opportunities Bitcoin provides

- much more

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Jan 05, 2022
Rabbit Hole Recap #180: End of 2021 roundup
02:22:23

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Patriots QB Mac Jones gifts bitcoin to offensive line 

- Iran halts bitcoin mining until March 6th 

- Log4j fix released 

- RTL v0.12.0 

- samourai wallet v0.99.98 

- mercury wallet v0.5.3 

- casa keyfest jan 5-7 

- ronindojo tanto released

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Dec 30, 2021
#292: Diving into tbDEX with Mike Brock
01:26:59

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Mike Brock, lead at TBD, to discuss:

- What "is" and what "ought" to be

- Mike's history at Block

- How bitcoin got integrated at Cash App

- How TBD came to be

- Creating a decentralized system with limited trust in tbDEX

- Creating bitcoin on-ramps for people is a massive hurdle right now

- Is tbDEX transitional?

- much more

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Dec 29, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap #179: End of year holiday chop special
03:07:36

Happy Holidays from Marty and Matt. Enjoy this end of year holiday chop special of Rabbit Hole Recap from 2021.


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Dec 27, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap #178: We got a strike
01:30:59

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- SEC delays Bitwise and Grayscale spot ETF proposals

- Underground bitcoin mining is thriving in China

- HRF, Strike, Opensats announce three lightning focused

- Opensats receives approval to operate as tax deductible 501c3

- BTCPay Server v1.3.7

- Rust Lightning v0.0.104

- lnbits v0.4.0

- Specter DIY v1.6.2

- Mercury Wallet v0.5.1

- Simple Bitcoin Wallet v2.4.24

- Hexa Wallet v2.0.65

- Blockstream sponsors mempool project


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Dec 23, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap #177: The gaslighting heats up
01:35:15

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Jack announces independent board to run BTrust initiative funded with 500 bitcoin donation from him and Jay-Z to fund bitcoin development in Africa and India 

- nonprofit "Sats Center" launches to educate regulators on bitcoin 

- Surveillance company "Chainalysis" launches lightning network product 

- Coinbase received 5562 law enforcement requests the first three quarters of this year 

- Payment Pools proposal 

- Mercury v0.4.65 

- Sparrow v1.5.5 

- Bisq v1.8.0 

- BlueWallet v6.2.15 

- Caravan v0.3.13 

- Zap desktop v0.7.5-beta 

- Umbrel v0.4.10 

- Galoy Raises $3M 

- Ledn raises $70M valued at $540M 

- NYDIG raises $1B valued at $7B 

- white house inflation comments 

- Kollider LN analysis

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Dec 16, 2021
#291: Getting to the source of the seed with Texas Slim
02:22:29

Join Marty as he sits back down with Texas Slim to discuss:

- The Beef Initiative

- Low time preference

- Small towns in Texas

- Seed oils

- Processing plants

- Fertilizer

- much more

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Dec 16, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap #176: Party rip
01:59:28

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Swan adds taproot support and api, no longer supporting ny

- Major swiss tech company ceo runs surveillance operation 

- Malicious actor appears to be attacking Tor 

- Sparrow Wallet v1.5.3

- Mercury Wallet v0.4.62

- btc-rpc-explorer v3.3.0

- Zap android v0.5.4-beta

- Lightning Terminal v0.6.1-alpha

- Lightning Pool v0.5.3-alpha

- Elements v0.21.0.1

- Private home mining using a VPN guide 

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Dec 10, 2021
#290: Continuing the dissection of the Great Reset with LaserHodl
02:12:19

Join Marty as he sits back down with LaserHodl to discuss:

- The acceleration of the Great Reset

- Why nothing makes any logical sense

- The emergence of internment camps

- The Marxist creep into schooling

- Mesh networks

- Why we wouldn't want to be the state right now

- Ten pieces of advice to inoculate yourself from the madness

- much more

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Dec 04, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap #175: Don't live in fear
01:57:23

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- square changes name to block 

- square crypto changes name to spiral 

- ledger adds support for psbts, multisig, and taproot 

- microstrategy buys 7002 bitcoin 

- silent link adds support for US burner phone number esims 

- lnd v0.14.1-beta

- mercury wallet v0.4.56

- joinmarket v0.9.4

- bluewallet v6.2.13

- specter desktop v1.7.2

- umbrel v0.4.9

- passport v1.0.8-beta

- hexa wallet v2.0.5

- simple bitcoin wallet v2.4.22

- immortan v0.5.7

- bitcoin dev kit v0.14.0

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.59

- joininbox v0.6.4

- nodlito formally announced 

- this month in bitcoin privacy 

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Dec 02, 2021
#289: Bitcoin is about to surpass the British Pound with Matthew Mežinskis
02:02:48

Join Marty as he sits back down with Matthew Mežinskis to discuss:

- The growth of the global monetary base in Q3 2021

- Bitcoin is the sixth largest base money in the world

- Bitcoin should surpass the Great British Pound around $68,000

- The history of the Bank of England

- Lack of transparency from central banks

- Growing tyranny around the world

- Lessons from history

- much more

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Dec 01, 2021
#288: Bringing a design focus to Bitcoin with Patricia
02:09:58

Join Marty as he sits down with Patricia, a designer focused on bringing better experiences to Bitcoin, to discuss:

- Designing in an open source environment

- How bad design can turn people away

- Observing how users interact in ways one doesn't expect

- How to gather feedback on open source software design

- A call to action for new designers

- Bitcoin provides a wide open slate to bring design innovation to market

- Skating

- much more

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Nov 29, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap #174: Much to be thankful for
02:33:54

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- el salvador announces bitcoin city and a bitcoin bond

- US 'pauses' relations with el salvador

- OBJ to convert his entire yearly salary to bitcoin

- samsung to build $17B chip factory in texas

- fold partners with pokemon go creator niantic

- lnd v0.14.0-beta

- electrs v0.9.3

- btcpayserver v1.3.6

- mercury wallet v0.4.53

- simple bitcoin wallet v2.4.19

- seedsigner v0.4.5

- btcpayserver v1.3.6

- sphinx relay v2.2.2

- ledger live desktop v2.35.2

- lnd v0.14.0 is not compatible with other implementations

- gemini sponsors fanquake

- how to verify dice rolls on seedsigner

- compact block filters deep dive

- amazon does not want you to have privacy

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Nov 24, 2021
#287: EmbassyOS v0.3.0, building out the independent stack, and philosophy with Matt Hill
02:33:50

Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Hill, co-founder of Start9 Labs, to discuss:

- EmbassyOS v0.3.0

- Lessons learned from v0.1.0 and v0.2.0

- Focusing on onboarding younger people

- Personal AI

- Philosophy

- Nihilism v. Optimism

- much more

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Nov 22, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.11.15
01:50:28

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- taproot activates successfully at block 609732

- muun wallet adds taproot support 

- SEC rejects VanEck spot bitcoin etf 

- Perth Heat baseball team adopts the bitcoin standard 

- crypto dot com spends $700M to rename Staples Center for 20 years 

- tether announces new subsidiary 'Synonym' to bring tokens and other features to lightning 

- Senators Wyden and Lummis submit bill to restrict bitcoin tax reporting rules in infrastructure bill 

 - Senator Cruz submits bill to repeal bitcoin portion of infrastructure bill 

- IRS expects billions of dollars worth of 'crypto' seizures next year 

- btcpayserver v1.3.5

- lnd v0.14.0-beta

- mercury wallet v0.4.51

- simple bitcoin wallet v2.4.18

- immortan v0.5.6

- fully noded v0.2.30

- umbrel v0.4.8

- hexa wallet v2.0.2

- ledger live desktop v2.35.1

- bitcoin banking for communities 

- reason minidoc on environmental impact of bitcoin 

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Nov 19, 2021
#286: Securitizing natural assets and manufactured energy and food shortages with Whitney Webb
01:34:39

Join Marty as he sits back down with Whitney Webb to discuss:

- The plan to securitize the natural world

- Why a botched vaccine passport rollout is important

- The looming food and energy shortages

- How to reach both sides of the political aisle

- The plan to monopolize the extraction of rare earth metals

- Bankers taking over governments

- much more

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Nov 18, 2021
#281b: Announcing Synonym with John Carvalho
01:08:11

Join Marty as he sits down with John Carvalho to discuss Synonym's emergence from stealth mode.

- Why did he build Synonym

- What is it?

- Building reputation systems

- Tokens on Lightning

- Slashtags

- Building truly unstoppable apps

- much more

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Nov 17, 2021
#285: From bars to Bitcoin with Justin Rhedrick
01:38:37

Join Marty as he sits down with Justin Rhedrick, author of From Bars to Bitcoin, to discuss:

- How a high time preference decision landed Justin in prison

- The prison economy

- Getting out of prison and diving into Bitcoin

- Teaching people about low time preference

- How Bitcoin has changed Justin's life

- How to explain Bitcoin

- much more

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Nov 12, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.11.08
02:31:18

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- taproot activates in two days (block 709632) 

- new bitcoin all time high

- miami to airdrop bitcoin to residents 

- complaints about compass mining 

- btcpayserver v1.3.4

- specter desktop v1.7.1

- mercury wallet v0.4.48

- lnd v0.13.4-beta

- umbrel v0.4.7

- nix bitcoin v0.0.58

- bitcoinblackfriday.org

- robinhood data breach impacts 7 million customers 

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Nov 12, 2021
#284: Surviving brain surgery, coming to grips with death, and pushing the limitations of the Lightning Network with Justin Rezvani
01:59:43

Join Marty as he sits down with Justin Rezvani, founder of Zion, to discuss:

- Surviving brain surgery

- A new lease on life

- Founding and selling an influencer marketing company by 27

- Building a social media app on the Lightning Network

- Pushing the Lightning Network to its limits

- Forking the Sphinx codebase

- The ills of the advertising industry

- much more

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Nov 09, 2021
#283: How we messed up our food and how we fix it with Texas Slim
02:01:25

Join Marty as he sits down with Texas Slim, founder of the Texas Beef Initiative, to discuss:

- Texas history

- How Monsanto ruined our food

- Monocropping

- The Texas Beef Initiative

- Regenerative farming

- How the Regime is trying to make us nutritionally bankrupt

- much more

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Nov 06, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.11.01
01:39:03

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- lightning channel jamming research 

- largest bank in australia to add bitcoin payments 

- Miami mayor to take next paycheck in bitcoin, NYC mayor elect to take first three paychecks in bitcoin 

- aaron rodgers to get paid in bitcoin 

- Navajo Nation mining bitcoin 

- african bitcoin startup chipper cash raises $150M 

- mercury wallet v0.4.45

- btcpayserver v1.3.1

- electrs v0.9.2

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.57

- sparrow wallet v1.5.2

- rust lightning v0.0.103

- c-lightning v0.10.2

- wasabi wallet v1.1.13.0

- phoenix v1.4.19

- nth key v1.0.6

- hexa wallet v2.0.0

- compass mining doubles capacity with new deal 

- facebook dumping face recognition 

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Nov 04, 2021
#282: River adds bitcoin mining, the Metaverse, physical landscapes, and the CIA with Alexander Leishman
01:53:20

Join Marty as he sits down with Alexander Leishman, CEO & CEO of River Financial, to discuss:

- River adding mining services

- What does the future of bitcoin exchanges look like?

- The Metaverse

- The physical world

- The TSA

- Federal travel mandates

- Population domination

- The CIA

- Engaging in politics; how to do it

- much more

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Nov 03, 2021
#281: Chinese mining theory, bitcoin divisibility, and UTXOs with John Carvalho
01:43:48

Join Marty as he sits down with John Carvalho to discuss:

- John's Chinese mining theory

- Is bitcoin divisible?

- The UTXO set

- The Lightning Network

- Public mining companies

- Holding your own keys

- much more

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Nov 02, 2021
Special Announcement: Ten31
00:55:02

Introducing Ten31

Investing in Bitcoin-native companies. Founded and backed by Bitcoiners.

Our Mission: To facilitate the freedom of mankind through individual sovereignty.

  • Investing in Bitcoin-native companies.
  • Focused on advancing individual sovereignty.
  • Low time preference philosophy.
  • Management fees directed toward Bitcoin core and Lightning developers.

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Oct 31, 2021
#280: A spooky Halloween special with our good friend @arbedout
01:25:43

Marty and Matt sit down with their good friend @arbedout to discuss:

- Joining Unchained Capital 

- Writing a book

- Has Lightning been attacked?

- Is Tor reliable?

- Is Bitcoin sufficiently robust without robust alternative transaction relay networks?

- How are we going to transition from HTLCs to PTLCs

- much more

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Oct 30, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.10.25
01:18:26

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- FATF releases updated guidance 

- el salvador now holds 1120 bitcoin 

- river launches hosted mining service 

- blockstream sponsors minimint 

- btcpay v1.3.0 

- sparrow v1.5.2 

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.55

- specter diy v1.6.1

- joininbox v0.6.3

- simple bitcoin wallet v2.2.17

- umbrel v0.4.6

- immortan v0.3.6

- bisq v1.7.5

- BlueWallet v6.2.12

- voltage releases Flow, an easy to use interface for Lightning Pool 

- umbrel raises $3M in seed round 

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Oct 30, 2021
#279: Avoiding oblivion, the state of Chicago, and bitcoin smart contracts with Chris Stewart
01:57:04

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart, founder of Suredbits, to discuss:

- Recording podcasts with our grandmothers

- Avoiding oblivion in the Digital Age

- Chicago crime

- Necessary police reform

- DLCs

- AJ Towns' Taproot + PTLC proposal

- Will there be a fee market?

- much more

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Oct 27, 2021
#278: Dissecting the Clown World with Ben Kaufman
01:24:43

Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Kaufman, Chief Conspiracy Theorist at Clown World Today, to discuss:

- The madness of the last 18-monhts

- Logical inconsistencies around COVID medical advice

- The power of propaganda

- Vaccine passports

- How to push back

- Using humor to highlight absurdities

- much more

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Oct 25, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE with @arbedout: Week of 2021.10.18
00:54:38

This week Marty, Matt, and @arbedout recorded live from the Unchained Capital offices in Austin, Texas and discussed:

- bitcoin hits new all time high

- first bitcoin ETF launches 

- hacker steals identification info of every argentinian via government database 

- Jonas Schnelli steps down from role as bitcoin core maintainer 

- worldcoin launches 

- electrs v0.9.1

- rust-lightning v0.0.102

- specter-desktop v1.7.0

- elements v0.21.0

- nthkey v1.0.5

- joinmarket v0.9.3

- joininbox v0.6.2

- fully noded v0.2.28

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Oct 23, 2021
#277: Slowly getting bitcoin, why gold is already demonetized, and the virtue of Bitcoin with Larry Lepard
01:23:20

Join Marty as he sits down with Investment Manager Larry Lepard to discuss:

- How the government and central banks have manipulated gold

- Slowly coming to understand Bitcoin

- Why fiat is bad for the environment

- Why bitcoin is virtuous

- What is the upside potential?

- Sound money advocates are the Remnant

- much more

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Oct 20, 2021
#276: Starting an exchange in Guatemala, onboarding enterprise clients, and freedom money with the IBEX Mercado team
01:37:13

Join Marty as he sits down with Jose Lemus, Juan Pablo Lemus, & Estaban de la Peña; the IBEX Mercado founding team, to discuss:

- Why they built the exchange

- International banking restrictions in Guatemala

- How they ended up with their non-custodial model

- Communicating with regulators

- Avoiding having to KYC kids

- Banking the unbanked

- Bitcoin's perfect incentives

- much more

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Oct 18, 2021
#275: Supply chains, government incompetence, Bitcoin, and Uranium with Kuppy
01:02:00

Join Marty as he sits down with Kuppy, Founder and CIO of Praetorian Capital and the man behind the Adventures in Capitalism blog, to discuss:

- Supply chain disaster

- Government incompetence

- What lies ahead

- Energy markets

- Bitcoin

- Why Kuppy is very bullish on Uranium

- much more

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Oct 15, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.10.11
01:12:12

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- US Gov asks chipmakers for client data 

- US takes top mining spot 

- eclair v0.6.2 

- umbrel v0.4.4 

- bluewallet v6.2.10 

- raspiblitz v1.7.1 

- immortan v0.3.5 

- sparrow v1.5.1

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.53

- lightning terminal v0.5.2-alpha

- Gladstein on the early cypherpunks and adam back 

- antpool blocks mainland chinese users 

- jstark documentary 

- aj towns taproot + ptlc proposal 

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Oct 14, 2021
#274: Canada's nonsensical restrictions, home mining, and oil & gas companies mining bitcoin with Steve Barbour
01:30:47

Join Marty as he sits down with Steve Barbour, founder and CEO of Upstream Data, to discuss:

- Canada during COVID

- Mouth breathing regulations

- Building products for home miners

- Oil and gas companies mining bitcoin

- Are we reaching a tipping point?

- much more

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Oct 13, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.10.04
01:23:23

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- hackers compromise 6000 coinbase accounts due to 2FA flaw 

- liquid network downtime and hard fork 

- lightning network vulnerability disclosure 

- el salvador starts mining with volcano energy 

- Binance hires two former IRS investigators 

- bluewallet v6.2.9

- electrs v0.9.0 

- lnd v0.13.3-beta

- umbrel v0.4.3 

- joinmarket v0.9.2 

- joininbox v0.6.1

- sparrow wallet v1.5.1 

- eclair v0.6.2 

- analysis of ransomware payments 

- 30 countries launch ransomware initiative 

- U.S. Justice Dept launches new initiatives on cryptocurrencies 

- this month in bitcoin privacy 

- https://oslofreedomforum.com

- https://oslofreedomforum.com/bitcoin-academy-off2021

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Oct 08, 2021
#273: Supply chain problems, a proposed solution, and Bitcoin + Natural Rights with Ross Kennedy
01:52:26

Join Marty as he sits down with Ross Kennedy, founder of Fortis Analysis, to discuss:

- The global supply chain issues

- How the California ports work 

- Why there is no easy fix

- How Ross thinks we can fix the problem

- Our over dependence on Southeast Asia

- Woes of the Cold War mentality + USD reserve status

- Bitcoin as an extension of Natural Rights

- much more

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Oct 06, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.09.27
02:02:19

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitcoin.org compromised 

- missouri mayor to give all residents $1K worth of bitcoin 

- three new iOS zero day exploits 

- african bitcoin exchange Yellow Card raises $15M in investment 

- Samourai supports Tor Foundation with $50K donation 

- President Biden and Treasury Secretary Yellen express support of wealth taxes 

- Samourai Wallet v0.99.97a 

- Sparrow Wallet v1.5.0

- Bisq v1.7.4

- Btcpayserver v1.2.4

- Fully Noded v0.2.27

- Nix-bitcoin v0.0.52

- Simple Bitcoin Wallet v2.1.14

- Immortan v0.2.5 

- Rust-lightning v0.0.101

- Bluewallet rn-ldk v0.2.14

- OnionShare v2.4

- blockstream satellite walkthrough

- verifone to accept bitcoin payments via bitpay

- AP links bitcoin usage to extremist groups 

- CIA had plans to kidnap or assassinate Assange 

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Sep 29, 2021
#272: Evergrande, sovereign debt, and the convergence of bitcoin + the energy sector with Greg Foss
01:10:35

Join Marty as he sits down with Greg Foss the boss, of Validus Power, to discuss:

- The ongoing Evergrande situation

- Will its collapse cause contagion?

- Is it similar to Lehman?

- Global supply chain issues

- Bitcoin + Energy

- much more

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Sep 23, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin week of 2021.09.20
01:46:40

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- tax change in infrastructure bill 

- wasabi wallet 2.0 blog 

- el salvador owns 700 bitcoin 

- compass adds at home mining option 

- chainalysis runs a block explorer to track users 

- Simple Bitcoin Wallet v2.1.12 

- Blue Wallet v6.2.7

- Lightning Terminal v0.5.1-alpha 

- Immortan v0.2.4 

- gladstein on el salvador 

- US Treasury sanctions Russian bitcoin exchange 

- Doconomy carbon limits credit card 

- Evergrande 

- UK nat gas crisis 

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Sep 22, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.09.13
01:52:24

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- HRF provides 3.75 bitcoin in development grants 

- el salvador bitcoin tax exemptions for foreigners 

- imessage zero click exploit 

- Bitcoin Core v22.0 

- Simple bitcoin wallet v2.0.12 

- Zap android v0.5.1-beta 

- Umbrel v0.4.2 

- Nix-bitcoin v0.0.5 

- namecheap has done 190k bitcoin transactions since implementing btcpayserver a year ago 

- crew energy mining bitcoin 

- lagarde thinks bitcoin isn't currency 

- fode diop, bitcoin + senegal 

- aswath damodaran ESG blog 

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Sep 16, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.09.06
02:01:16

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitcoin is now legal tender in el salvador

- bullbitcoin adds lightning support 

- irs undercover operation on localcryptos p2p exchange 

- mastercard acquires ciphertrace 

- Phoenix v1.4.17 

- Simple Bitcoin Wallet v2.0.9 

- Caravan v0.3.11 

- Mempool v2.2.2 

- BlueWallet v6.2.5 

- Btcpayserver v1.2.3 

- this month in bitcoin privacy 

- intro to samourai wallet, wednesdays at 1800 UTC 

- blockstream and macquarie form 'green' bitcoin mining partnership

- new law in ukraine legalizes and regulates bitcoin trading 

- bitcoin is for everyone campaign 

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Sep 09, 2021
#271: Health v. Control, the decay of empires, and Bitcoin as Freedom money with George Gammon
01:30:45

Join Marty as he sits down with George Gammon to discuss:

- The COVID reaction; is it about health or control?

- The erosion of civil liberties

- The emergence of states asserting their autonomy

- Trends that emerged as empires have fallen throughout history

- Bitcoin as Freedom money

- How weak men are creating hard times

- much more

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Sep 08, 2021
#270: Better Understanding Monetary Reset with LaserHodl
02:52:13

Join Marty as he sits back down with LaserHodl to continue their conversation about Monetary Reset.

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Sep 03, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.08.29
01:27:21

This week Marty and Matt discuss: 

- salvadorian gov approves $150M bitcoin trust 

- twitter beta testing lightning tipping service through strike partnership 

- simple bitcoin wallet v2.0.5 

- specter desktop v1.6.0 

- specter diy v1.6.0 

- seedsigner v0.4.4 

- blue wallet v6.2.4 

- coldcard v4.1.3 

- human rights foundation bitcoin academy for activists 4th and 5th  

- adopting bitcoin lightning summit in el salvador nov 16 

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Sep 02, 2021
#269: Hollywood, the NBA, China and Bitcoin with Chris Fenton
00:52:44

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Fenton, author of Feeding the Dragon: Inside the Trillion Dollar Dilemma Facing Hollywood, the NBA, & American Businesses, to discuss:

- Chinese propaganda in Hollywood

- China + the NBA

- How interconnected are the US and Chinese markets?

- What is needed to combat the CCP at the business level?

- much more

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Sep 02, 2021
#268: Q2 Global Monetary Base Update with Matthew Mežinskis
01:49:11

Join Marty as he sits down with Matthew Mežinskis to discuss his report on the Q2 2021 Global Monetary Base. 

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Sep 01, 2021
#267: Free private cities, economic zones, and gradual progress with Rahim Taghizadegan
01:05:58

Join Marty as he sits down with Rahim Taghizadegan, President of Free Private Cities, to discuss:

- Citadels

- Creating free private cities

- How economic zones work

- Examples of successful free private cities

- How to get started

- Where are free cities most likely to pop up? 

- much more 

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Aug 30, 2021
#266: Complacency in the US, reworking public education, and changing the system from within w/ Blake Masters
01:11:23

Join Marty as he sits down with Blake Masters, COO of Thiel Capital - President of The Thiel Foundation - Running for US Senate in Arizona, to discuss:

- Why leave the private sector for the Senate?

- What policies are important to focus on?

- Complacency in the US

- The pitfalls of public education

- Energy policy

- Balkanization

- Bitcoin Permanent Funds

- much more

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Aug 24, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.08.16
01:21:33

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitcoinsmiles.org crowdfunding campaign launches to provide dental care to salvadorians

- bitmex demonstrates new proof of reserves and liabilities method 

- bull bitcoin acquires veriphi 

- bitmex, deribit, binance, bitfinex, and others are using shyft for 'travel rule' compliance 

- binance hires former IRS official 

- unchained capital sponsoring mempool project and implementing fee estimation 

- mempool v2.2.1 

- joinmarket v0.9.1 

- joininbox v0.6.0 

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.49 

- zap desktop v0.7.4-beta 

- rust lightning v0.0.100 

- simple bitcoin wallet v2.0.2 

- blockstream launches new mining service targeting stranded renewable energy 

- founder of helix bitcoin mixer pleads guilty 

- tmobile data breach leaves up to 100M customers exposed 

- terrorist watchlist exposed, includes data on 2M people 

- digital identity cards and biometric data collected by US in Afghanistan may be used by Taliban against opposition 

- robinhood rev 40% crypto, 62% of that doge 

- vitalik and musk join doge foundation board 

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Aug 19, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.08.09
02:09:40

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- infrastructure bill amendments fail

- beyer bill proposed 

- large number of potential malicious bitcoin nodes graphing the network 

- compass mining provides $80K grant to Jon Atack 

- bitmex pays $100M to resolve charges with CFTC and FinCEN 

- lightning addresses using lnurl 

- phoenix v1.4.15 

- specter v1.5.1 

- trezor suite v21.8.1 

- btcpayserver v1.2.0 

- mining bitcoin at home 

- cuba and bitcoin by gladstein 

- lightning liquidity management guide by lopp 

- bitcoin 2022 april 6-9 in miami beach 

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Aug 13, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.08.02
01:45:33

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- hodlhodl vulnerability 

- bitaroo exchange now requires video verification for withdrawals 

- infrastructure bill 

- SeedSigner v0.4.3 

- umbrel v0.4.0  

- nth key v1.0.3 

- fully noded v0.2.23 

- lightning pool v0.5.1 

- joinmarket v0.9.0 

- NCR buys libertyx 

- this month in bitcoin privacy 

- chain analysis and bitcoin privacy guide 

- solarwinds hackers accessed emails of 27 DOJ offices 

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Aug 06, 2021
#265: Monetary reset, Malthusian wizardy, and Bitcoin as way out with LaserHodl
02:11:59

Join Marty as he sits down with LaserHodl to discuss:

- Monetary reset

- Zooming out and viewing the world through a specific lens

- Tactics used by the power structure to divide

- The 2030/2050 Agendas

- Why Bitcoin throws a wrench in all of this

- much more

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Aug 04, 2021
#264: Energy poverty, nonsensical energy policy, and the miracle of petroleum with Chris Wright
01:09:44

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Wright, Founder and CEO of Liberty Oilfield Services, to discuss:

- Energy poverty

- Lack of education around energy extraction and delivery

- Energy density

- Does fracking pollute water?

- Is Chris anti "renewables"?

- much more

Check out the Liberty 2020 ESG Report

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jul 30, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.07.26
01:56:12

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bipartisan infrastructure bill targets bitcoiners 

- Israel forced bitcoin disclosure bill 

- mexico regulator says 12 bitcoin exchanges are operating illegaly 

- bolt12 spec released http://bolt12.org/

- fully noded v0.2.20 

- zap android v0.4.2-beta 

- blue wallet v6.2.2 

- bisq v1.7.2 

- coldcard v4.1.2 

- caravan v0.3.9 

- sphinx relay v2.2.0 

- ledger donjon analysis of software wallet 

- liquid truedex launches on mobile 

- lolli raises $10M from celebrities 

- can bitcoin be palestine's currency of freedom 

- french police officer caught selling personal information on darkweb 

- mac malware steals telegram accounts 

- the life cycle of a breached database

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Jul 29, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.07.19
02:45:05

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- brink's second round of developer grants 

- seed signer v0.4.2 

- specter desktop v1.5.0 

- samourai dojo v1.10.1 

- eclair v0.6.1 

- electrum v4.1.5 

- lnd v0.13.1-beta 

- blockstream green desktop v0.1.10 

- greenlight by blockstream 

- multisig with better privacy 

- "the b word" 

- EU preparing to implement travel rule 

- NSO spyware 

- critical cloudflare flaw left 12.5% of all sites compromised

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Jul 23, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.07.12
01:38:28

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitmex dev grant program accepting applications 

- bluewallet mobile focused lightning implementation powered by LDK 

- trezor suite app officially launches 

- bluewallet v6.1.9 

- rust lightning v0.0.99 

- nix-bitcoin v0.0.47 

- zeus v0.5.2 

- fully noded 0.2.18 

- sparrow wallet v1.4.3 

- mint mobile data breach 

- powell on capitol hill

- unrest around the world

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jul 15, 2021
#263: The Bitcoin Mining Council and ESG with Michael Saylor, Darin Feinstein, and Austin Storms
01:43:05

Join Marty as he sits down with Michael Saylor, Darin Feinstein, and Austin Storms to have a discussion about the Bitcoin Mining Council and the ESG movement.

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Jul 14, 2021
#262: Clean water, a prodigal son's journey, and the Bitcoin Water Trust with Scott Harrison
01:04:43

Join Marty as he sits down with Scott Harrison, Founder and CEO of Charity: Water, to discuss:

- A prodigal son's journey

- Nightclub life

- Hitting rock bottom

- Turning to a life of charity

- Volunteering in Liberia

- Starting Charity: Water

- How Charity: Water brings clean drinking water to those who desperately need it

- Running a charity that allocates funds appropriately

- The Bitcoin Water Trust

- much more

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jul 09, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.07.05
02:44:44

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- specter windows vulnerability was a false alarm 

- bisq discloses substantial privacy vulnerability 

- former cftc chair advocates for a bitcoin etf 

- casa client drugged by tinder date in attempted bitcoin theft 

- kaspersky password manager was generating insecure passwords 

- bybit adding kyc 

- fincen hires a "chief digital currency advisor" with justice department experience 

- EU parliament approves mass surveillance of private communications 

- samourai wallet v0.99.96i released 

- mempool v2.2.0 released 

- new feature allows you to coinjoin directly to cold storage using whirlpool 

- brenntag paid a 70 bitcoin ransom to darkside in may 

- nuclear powered mining op in south carolina 

- hydropower mining op in new york 

- this month in bitcoin privacy 

- bitcoin and the american idea by gladstein 

- diverter on freedom 

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Jul 09, 2021
#261: The CCP's 100-year anniversary, the geographic distribution of hashrate, and capacity constraints in North America with Edward Evenson
01:25:32

Join Marty as he sits down with Edward Evenson, Director of Business Development at Braiins, to discuss:

- The great hashrate migrations

- What Chinese miners are looking for in co-location partners

- The 100 year anniversary of the CCP and its significance

- Will mining return to China?

- How well is hashrate being distributed as a product of this migration?

- Braiins update

- much more

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jul 02, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.06.28
02:29:40

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- windows version of specter desktop v1.4.6 included a virus 

- largest downward difficulty adjustment in bitcoin history expected tomorrow

- athena to install 1500 bitcoin atms in el salvador 

- bisq v1.7.0 

- cwtch beta released 

- strike adds buy and hold support 

- proposal for federated blind lightning mints 

- niftynei on dual funded channels and privacy

- iranian government exempts 30 mining operators amid moratorium 

- binance adds travel rule tool from ciphertrace 

- nearly all 700M linkedin users exposed in API compromise 

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HodlHodl. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com

Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jul 01, 2021
#260: The Great Mining Migration, the market for ASICs, and the near term future of hashrate with Leo Zhang
01:15:39

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

- Is this mining ban real?

- How are Chinese miners reacting?

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

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

- What does this mean for the market for ASICS?

- What does capacity in the US look like right now?

- Hashrate derivatives

- much more

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Check out Anicca Research 

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jun 30, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.06.21
01:39:53

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitcoin hash drops amid chinese crackdown 

- gbtc redemptions hurting bitcoin demand 

- the b word initiative 

- lnd v0.13.0-beta 

- specter diy v1.5.5 

- rust lightning v0.0.98 

- joinmarket v0.8.3 

- joininbox v0.5.0 

- bluewallet v6.1.6 

- lightning terminal v0.5.0-alpha 

- sparrow wallet v1.4.2 

- umbrel v0.3.13 

- microstrategy buys more bitcoin 

- british FCA cracking down 

- iran seizes miners 

- pysa ransomware targets education organizations 

- gladstein on monetary colonialism 

- mccormack interviews president of el salvador 

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Jun 25, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.06.14
02:17:20

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- taproot upgrade has locked in, activation expected in november 

- Criminals mailing ledger customers compromised hardware wallets 

- US Bitcoin Mining Council formally launches 

- NY Electricians' union successfully fights bitcoin mining ban 

- G7 leaders say ransomware is a priority 

- Ukrainian raids arrest six tied to CLOP ransomware 

- Biden and Putin meet for four hours with US threatening "cyber response" to ransomware 

- US Dems form "cryptocurrency working group

- Microstrategy keeps buying bitcoin 

- Microstrategy considering stock sale 

- Swiss broker Relai raises $2.7M 

- FastBitcoins now available in Australia 

- Russell Okung's letter to the Nigerian government as local support for bitcoin increases 

- Bitcoin Beach article in business week 

- New guide from econoalchemist on coldcard + sparrow

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Jun 17, 2021
#259: Bitcoin layer 3, empowering dissidents, and the power of the Lightning Network with Chase Perkins
01:24:08

Join Marty as he sits down with Chase Perkins, co-founder and CEO of Impervious.ai, to discuss:

- Building a VPN that leverages Lightning Network routing nodes

- Data transfer and user privacy on the Internet

- Building an API that allows individuals to build privacy preserving apps that leverage Lightning

- The second iteration of the Internet

- Node management

- much more

Follow Chase on Twitter

Check out Impervious

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jun 15, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.06.07
02:36:13

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- El Salvador declares bitcoin legal tender 

- Legal tender move pissed off IMF 

- VOLCANO MINING 

- DOJ seizes 63.7 bitcoin connected to Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack 

- Global bank regulators propose burdensome bitcoin capital rule 

- White House advisor disclosures million dollar bitcoin position 

- Blockstream and Square announce solar mining initiative 

- Square announces $5M bitcoin endowment 

- Rumors that Indian Government will be more positive toward bitcoin going forward 

- Bitmex extends Gleb Naumenko grant 

- Microstrategy announces new private offering 

- Bitfinex invests in HodlHodl 

- Ledger raises $380 million 

- FBI ran an encrypted phone network 'Anom' with a backdoor 

- Apple announces new 'private relay' trust minimized VPN 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jun 11, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE IN MIAMI: Week of 2021.05.31
01:08:54

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Moon bouncing transactions

- Ross Ulbricht's interview

- Green coins

- Kevin O'Leary gets heckled

- Censorship

- Bitcoin Design Guide

- Indy 500

- Mining in gas fields

- Much more

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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HodlHodl. Lend at Hodl Hodl is a new non-custodial bitcoin backed lending platform, that allows peer to peer lending and borrowing between users, globally, anonymously & on your own terms. Create you offers & set your own terms on lend.hodlhodl.com

Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jun 07, 2021
#258: The morality of ESG with Untapped Growth
02:04:42

Join Marty as he sits down with Untapped Growth to discuss:

- ESG

- Is it moral?

- Can it be leveraged to speculative attack the fiat standard?

- How can Bitcoin lead to better culture

- Seeking objective truth

- much more

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Jun 02, 2021
#257: Infusing bitcoin into gaming, the Lightning Network, and Bitcoin 2021 with Desiree Dickerson, Christian Moss, and Michael Tidwell
01:33:14

Join Marty as he sits down with Desiree Dickerson of Lightning Labs and Mint Gox + Christian Moss and Michael Tidwell of ZEBEEDEE to discuss:

- Update of the CSGO ZEBEEDEE Infuse integration

- How users have tried to stack by gaming the system

- Moderating sat farming

- New slang around stacking sats

- How the Lightning Network technical infrastructure is looking

- New games on the horizon

- Kids in South America earning a living via CSGO infused with sats

- The eSports Stage at Bitcoin 2021 - 100,000,000 sats on the line!

- much more

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Compass Mining. Compass wants to democratize bitcoins hashrate and give everyone the ability to strengthen the network while mining bitcoin profitably. Thanks to Compass, it’s never been easier to mine bitcoin. Check them out at compassmining.io

Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

May 28, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.05.24
02:10:21

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Chinese government bitcoin mining ban rumors

- US based "bitcoin mining council" 

- texas bitcoin law 

- Ray dalio owns bitcoin 

- carl icahn considering bitcoin investment 

- four month bitcoin mining ban in iran 

- specter diy v1.5.4 

- blue wallet v6.1.4 

- lnd sidecar channels 

- bitcoin indy car 

- gladstein on the humanitarian and environmental case for bitcoin 

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

May 27, 2021
#256: How to grow a pair with Dave Collum
03:13:22

Join Marty as he sits down with the legend Dave Collum to discuss:

- Fauci

- Climate change

- Lockdowns

- The Fed

- Inflation

- Skydiving

- much more

Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

May 26, 2021
#255: Green energy tradeoffs, real environmentalism, Bitcoin as a commodity, & Saudi Inc. with Dr. Ellen Wald
01:09:53

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. Ellen Wald, author of Saudi, Inc., to discuss:

- The unspoken tradeoffs of green energy

- The Colonial Pipeline situation

- Ransomeware

- The ESG movement

- Is bitcoin a commodity?

- Saudi Inc.

- much more

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Pick up Saudi, Inc. 

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

May 25, 2021
#254: Bitcoin 101, inflation, and surfing with Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks
01:02:19

Join Marty as he sits down with pro surfer Bethany Hamilton and Adam Dirks to discuss:

- Bitcoin 101

- Inflation

- Hyperinflation rhyming

- much more

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May 21, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.05.17
02:03:23

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- our two first $10K candles and it was the same day!

- hash rate appears to have dropped 

- dutch bank no longer requiring withdrawal address verification 

- cross browser tracking vulnerability 

- chaos at freenode 

- libsecp256k1 improvements have sped up bitcoin core validation by 7% 

- darkside says servers and bitcoin seized, all decryption keys to be released 

- elliptic follows darkside funds https://archive.ph/lBa2C and oxt provides cluster 

- argentina authorities force exchanges to provide data 

- US Treasury wants a $10K transfer reporting requirement 

- whirlpool cli v0.10.11 

- ronindojo v1.10.0 

- sparrow wallet v1.4.1 

- chess tournament with $100K bitcoin prize 

- galaxy digital on bitcoin energy consumption 

- wharton receives $5M worth of bitcoin 

- anthony towns on taproot activation 

- chinese gov and apple servers

- follow up to last week's solar comments

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May 20, 2021
#253: Local government, building a strong town, and bitcoin on the balance sheet with Mayor Scott Conger
00:50:57

Join Marty as he sits down with the Mayor of Jackson Tennessee, Scott Conger, to discuss:

- Being the 3rd Mayor of Jackson in his family

- The day to day of leading a small city

- How Mayor Conger approaches taxes for the city

- How Mayor Conger became interested in bitcoin

- Bitcoin's role in local government

- Local v. Federal government

- "If not me, then who?" 

- much more

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May 19, 2021
#252: Content monetization, art, and NFTs with cryptograffiti
01:15:54

Join Marty as he sits down with prolific Bitcoin artist cryptograffiti to discuss:

- Using art to convey Bitcoin's revolutionary nature

- Content monetization under a Bitcoin Standard

- Why NFTs are so popular

- Is art subjective or is there objective beauty?

- Cutting out middle men

- Artists working directly with collectors

- much more

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May 18, 2021
#251: Raising children, ransomware attacks, climate narrative, and Bitcoin under attack with Whitney Webb
01:29:34

Join Marty as he sits down with investigative journalist Whitney Webb to discuss:

- Raising children as a countercultural act

- Ransomeware attacks

- Colonial Pipeline spill cover up

- Elon Musk

- Bill Gates

- Central Bank Digital Currencies

- AI

- Bitcoin as a tool to fight back

- Citadels

- much more

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May 14, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.05.10
02:29:08

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- cake wallet vulnerability

- hash rate ath 

- the bitcoin car at indy 500 

- elon tweets energy fud 

- microstrategy stacked more 

- recent CPI numbers released 

- us gov probes binance 

- gbtc discount hits record low of 20% 

- fully noded v0.2.17 

- bluewallet v6.1.2 

- lightning network privacy analysis 

- analysis of darkside ransomware group 

- colonial pipeline allegedly paid $5M ransom 

- check your financial privilege by gladstein 

- gladstein in cato on a post cash world

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May 13, 2021
#250: Q1 Monetary Base Update, inflation, and haters with Matthew Mežinskis
02:14:28

Join Marty as he sits down with Matthew Mežinskis to discuss: 

- The latest global monetary base update

- Why the monetary base is a good benchmark for bitcoin

- Bitcoin is the 6th largest base money (ex-gold) in the world

- Defining assets and liabilities on the Fed's balance sheet

- Why Japan matters

- Communism creep

- Bitcoin and a free banking system

- Academic economists and bitcoin

- much more

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May 13, 2021
#249: Indian Point shutdown, electricity prices, Bitcoin 101, and externalities of wind energy w/ Robert Bryce
01:02:55

Join Marty as he sits down with Robert Bryce; author, documentarian, and host of the Power Hungry Podcast, to discuss:

- The Indian Point power plant shutdown

- Energy mix

- Subsidies leading to capital misallocation

- Bitcoin's value prop

- The externalities that come with wind turbines

- Land use and green energy

- much more

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May 10, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.05.03
01:29:17

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

bitcoin core v0.21.1 

first taproot signalling period

new multisig guide from bitcoinqna

thailand in person kyc 

this month in bitcoin privacy

bluewallet v6.1.0

umbrel v03.10

phoenix v1.4.11

F2pool hashrate from outside china 

Dual-funded LN channel on mainnet 

MARA virtue signaling 

Iranian Central Bank cucking too 

Miningpool.observer 

NY State wants to ban mining 

Bitcoin Beach fund raiser 

Coinbase transparency report 

Cash App Q1 numbers 

Commodities inflation 

Tunisian student arrested and tortured for using BTC

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May 06, 2021
#248: Fragile electrical grids, unreliable energy lobby, nuclear FUD, and common sense with Meredith Angwin
01:08:22

Join Marty as he sits down with Meredith Angwin, author of Shorting the Grid: The Hidden Fragility of Our Electric Grid, to discuss:

- The fragility of grids

- Misconceptions around electric grids

- Energy mix

- What's happening in Texas and California?

- Why nuclear is important

- How data is manipulated to push special interests

- How we can fix our grids

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May 04, 2021
#247: Julian Assange, The Espionage Act, Julian's Defense, and Journalistic Freedom in 2021 with Gabriel Shipton
00:57:57

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Gabriel Shipton, brother of Julian Assange, to discuss:

- Julian's ongoing trial

- How the US Government is wrongfully persecuting Julian

- The bogus rape charges lobbed against Julian

- The US Government's Espionage charges

- Journalism in 2021

- Why Julian's case is very important for the future of journalism

- How to support Julian's defense fund

- much more

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Apr 30, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.04.26
02:04:19

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- BTCPay Server vulnerability disclosure 

- JP Morgan bends the knee 

- Tesla CFO on bitcoin during Q1 earnings 

- Public video game publisher Nexon buys 1717 bitcoin 

- Chiefs veteran tight end Sean Culkin converting entire salary to bitcoin 

- Second bitcoin exchange goes down in Turkey 

- Turkish gov using it as an excuse to regulate further 

- Bitcoin Fog custodial bitcoin mixer operator arrested 

- DC Cops hit with ransomware which threatens informants 

- Global ransomware task force launched 

- Bisq exploring new trade protocol 

- Adam Gibson on big picture Joinmarket improvements 

- Blockstream satellite easy base station 

- Umbrel v0.3.9 

- RaspiBlitz v1.7.0 

- Specter v1.3.1 

- Sparrow v1.4.0 

- Sphinx Relay v2.0.13 

- BTCPay Server v1.1.0 

- Specter DIY 

- Square adds former vice president of U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness 

- LND benchmarking, 1000 TPS on consumer VPS possible 

- Bitcoin Beach feature 

- Rizzo on Satoshi's disappearance 

- Gladstein on the petrodollar 

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Apr 29, 2021
#246: The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner, mining profitability models, and hashrate derivatives with Karim Helmy
00:57:13

Join Marty as he sits down with Karim Helmy from Galaxy Digital to discuss:

- The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner Pt. II

- Modeling future price and profitability

- Helping miners make better business decisions

- The ASIC crunch

- Future research topics

- much more

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Apr 28, 2021
#245: Austin, trillions out of thin air, inflation, and a Bitcoin economy with Parker Lewis
01:35:01

Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis, Head of Business Development at Unchained Capital, to discuss:

- The Austin Bitcoin scene 

- The Fed opening the spigots

- Systemic credit risk

- Fiscal spending enabled by the Fed

- Capital allocation under a Bitcoin Standard

- Sam Houston

- much more

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Apr 23, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.04.19
02:05:46

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Venmo adds bitcoin IOU support, no withdrawals 

- WeWork accepting bitcoin as payment and will hodl 

- Coin Center responds strongly against FATF 

- Turkish Gov attempting bitcoin payments ban 

- Turkish bitcoin exhange Thodex apparent exit scam 

- OKEx adds lightning support 

- Cashapp raises withdrawal minimum to 100K sats frok 10K sats 

- Bitcoin Core v0.21.1 RC 1 Taproot Speedy Trial client released 

- UASF Taproot client released 

- Aaron Van Wirdum write up on the two taproot clients 

- myNode v0.2.30 

- Start9 adds Sphinx, Onion pages, Photoview 

- Square and Ark argue that bitcoin is good for the environment 

- Former comptroller of the currency Brian Brooks new CEO of Binance US 

- Former CFTC Chair joins BlockFi Board 

- The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner, Part II 

- Signal hacks hacking company Cellebrite

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Apr 22, 2021
#244: DLCs, DeFi, Taproot activation, and milk cattle with Chris Stewart and Ben Carman
01:40:43

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart and Ben Carman from Suredbits to discuss:


- The Austin scene

- Migrations in the US

- DLCs

- Lessons from DeFi

- Taproot activation

- Speedy Trial

- Coinflip

- Milk cattle

- much more

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Apr 16, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.04.12
01:50:46

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Speedy Trial taproot activation method merged 

- Comments by greg maxwell 

- COPA sues CSW 

- CCI releases first report stating there is minimal "illicit activity" using bitcoin 

- VanEck "bitcoin" ETF DAPP that does not hold bitcoin directly 

- btc-rpc-explorer v3.0 

- trezor suite beta v21.4.1 

- Alleged paxful KYC leak claimed to be fake 

- Gladstein biweekly column 

- shitCOIN IPO, currently valued at ~$66B 

- Mexico fingerprint KYC for phone sim cards

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Apr 15, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.04.05
02:31:07

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- coinbase IPO on april 14th, ticker COIN 

- NYDIG raises another $100M 

- African P2P volumes hit new all time highs 

- Ukrainian civil servants own more than 46k bitcoin 

- Crypto Council for Innovation announced 

- Square Crypto grant for mempool.space 

- Peter Thiel comments on bitcoin and china 

- Arthur Hayes surrenders 

- Circle and Polo ordered to provide info on users to IRS 

- Kraken received similar but judge says they must narrow request 

- former chainalysis chief technical counsel now head of fincen 

- Blue Wallet v6.0.8 

- Hexa Wallet v1.5.0 

- Coldcard v4.0.2 

- Sphinx-relay v2.0.9 

- Sparrow Wallet v1.3.2 

- Electrum v4.1.2 

- LexisNexis signs contract to provide database of 283 million people to US ICE 

- 522 million facebook users' info leaked online 

- Jake Chervinsky Q1 review

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Apr 08, 2021
#243: Regenerative farming, Fiat food and farming, cattle breeds, and plebs running the world with Untapped Growth
02:32:32

Join Marty as he sits down with Untapped Growth (Joel) to discuss:

- The Fiat Farming system

- Top soil

- Roundup in everything

- Using cattle for regenerative farming

- Creating a cattle ranching/land management co-op

- Distributed asynchronous citadel networks

- much more

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Apr 07, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.03.29
02:29:45

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- coldcard physical attack 

- Kentucky signs bitcoin mining incentives 

- Strike launches in El Salvador without banking partners 

- Azteco adds lightning 

- Goldman to start offering bitcoin exposure to rich clients 

- Morgan Stanley prepping to add bitcoin exposure to major funds 

- Brink's first round of dev grants 

- Gemini provides grant to mempool.space 

- Specter v1.3.0 

- Coldcard v4.01 

- Bisq v1.6.1 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.7.1 

- sphinx-relay v2.0.7 

- c-lightning v0.10.0 

- MyNode v0.2.29 

- Umbrel v0.3.8 

- Zeus v0.5.1 

- JoininBox v0.3.4 

- Wasabi v1.1.12.7 

- HWI v2.0.1 

- Chainalysis raises $100M, valued at $2B 

- Canada increases KYC requirements 

- Lightning node performance tests 

- Probing lightning channels paper 

- Largest KYC leak ever from MobiKwik in India 

- GBTC still trading at discount 

- Bitcoin transcripts hub 

- This month in bitcoin privacy 

- SuredBits Multi Oraclee deep dive 

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Apr 01, 2021
#242: Ledn.io, Proof of Reserves, risk management, hyperinflation, and the Petro with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo
01:44:24

Join Marty as he sits down with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo to discuss:

- Ledn's recent raise

- Proof of Reserves

- Risk Management

- Duration matching

- Hyperinflation

- Good people succeeding

- Bitcoin scaling in layers

- Ledn users sending within the platform

- The Petro

- much more

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Check out Ledn 

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Mar 29, 2021
#241: Mining pools, Braidpool, resistance to attacks, adversarial thinking, and dev funding with Bob McElrath
01:01:34

Join Marty as he sits down with Bob McElrath to discuss:

- NY BitDevs

- Mining pools

- P2Pool

- Braidpool

- Making decentralized pools viable

- How they may fail

- Adversarial thinking

- Bob's Bitcoin journey

- much more

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Bitcoin Munich Meetup Video

Braidpool IRC

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Braiins. Braiins are leaders in the mining industry; running Slush Pool, creating firmware to make miners more profitable (Braiins OS+), and building out Stratum V2 to help further decentralize mining and make Bitcoin more robust. Check out their mining profitability calculator.

Mar 26, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2021.03.22
02:30:49

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Tesla now accepting bitcoin and will hodl 

- Podcasting 2.0 on breez 

- Microsoft launches layer 2 decentralized identity on top of bitcoin mainnet 

- FTX closing $7M per year deal for Miami Heat Arena 

- Fidelity files for a bitcoin etf 

- Lolli raises $5M from Serena Williams and her husband

- CFTC fines coinbase $6.5M for litecoin bullshit 

- FATF releases enhanced KYC guidelines 

- Coincenter analysis 

- Surveillance firm Elliptic explaining Hydra innovative dead drops 

- JoininBox v0.3.3 

- RoninDojo v1.9.0 

- Sparrow Walet v1.3.1 

- Tails v4.17 

- Sphinx relay v2.0.6 

- BlueWallet v6.0.7 

- Specter DIY v1.5.0 

- eznode simple pruning-friendly setup for a personal bitcoin full node 

- New liquid wallet 

- Test release of coinswaps statechain implementation 

- Bisq meeting on moving to layer 2 networks 

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Mar 25, 2021
#240: Bullishness, timing births with bull cycles, Bitcoin 2021, and the youths with David Bailey
01:02:49

Join Marty as he sits down with David Bailey, founder of BTC Media, to discuss:

- How bullish is David?

- How high will bitcoin go?

- Timing the birth of his children up with bull markets

- Bitcoin 2021 events

- Bitcoin 2021 location

- Bitcoin Magazine content

- much more

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Mar 23, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.03.15
02:13:48

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- FTX negotiating naming rights to miami heat arena https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article249892678.html

- miner revenue priced in dollars hits all time high https://twitter.com/_Checkmatey_/status/1370901101403238400

- Kentucky passes tax breaks to bitcoin miners https://www.coindesk.com/kentucky-approves-bills-providing-incentives-for-crypto-miners

- Pakistani province experimenting with mining using hydro https://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-currency-pakistan/pakistani-province-plans-to-build-pilot-crypto-currency-mining-farms-idUSKBN2BA0KW

- Oakland Athletics bitcoin suites https://twitter.com/AthleticsPR/status/1371144942735609859

- Morgan Stanley wealth management now offering bitcoin funds https://www.cnbc.com/2021/03/17/bitcoin-morgan-stanley-is-the-first-big-us-bank-to-offer-wealthy-clients-access-to-bitcoin-funds.html

- Signal now accepting bitcoin https://signal.org/donate/#cryptocurrency

- India attempted ban rumored https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-cryptocurrency-ban-idUSKBN2B60R0

- JPMorgan says retail flows comparable to institutional https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-15/retail-bitcoin-traders-rival-wall-street-buyers-as-mania-builds

- Third coincenter letter to fincen about proposed enhanced kyc https://www.coincenter.org/coin-center-uses-additional-time-provided-by-fincen-to-file-another-comment-in-ongoing-surveillance-rulemaking/

- Binance probed by CFTC https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-12/crypto-exchange-binance-investigated-by-u-s-over-who-s-trading

- BitMEX cofounder Ben Delo surrenders and released on $20M bail https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-15/bitmex-founder-delo-surrenders-to-face-u-s-laundering-charges

- Coldcard v4.0.0 https://blockclockmini.com/firmware/

- Blockclock mini v1.0.8 https://blog.coinkite.com/version-4.0.0-released/

- HWI v2.0.0 https://github.com/bitcoin-core/HWI/releases/tag/2.0.0

- Nodl dojo v0.1.2c

- Rudefox Burrow v0.1.1 https://www.rudefox.io/burrow/quick-start.html

- Anthony Towns on UASF http://www.erisian.com.au/wordpress/2021/03/14/fixing-uasf

- Ryan Gentry on bitcoin governance https://ryanthegentry.medium.com/a-theory-of-bitcoin-governance-13510eff42a6

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Mar 18, 2021
#239: Sphinx Chat, encrypted chat over LN, banking the unbanked, and rearchitecting the Internet with Paul Itoi
01:21:06

Join Marty as he sits down with Paul Itoi, co-founder of Stakwork and Sphinx Chat, to discuss:

- Sphinx chat

- Content monetization without ads

- Encrypted chat over the Lightning Network

- Paying anons around the world

- Banking the unbanked

- Rearchitecting the Internet using BTC/LN

- How BTC/LN can help parents unschool their kids

- Bringing back grazing cattle via Sphinx

- Training personal AIs

- much more

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Mar 17, 2021
#238: Green energy jobs fraud, unreliable renewables, climate catastrophe, and controllable electricity with Alex Epstein
01:09:13

Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Epstein, Author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, to discuss:

- Green energy jobs v. oil jobs

- Subsidies driving energy prices higher

- Using fraud as a heuristic to question the anti-energy movement

- Developing our environment to protect from climate

- "Climate catastrophe"

- Why not nuclear?

- Moralizing energy conversion

- Bitcoin and energy

- much more

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Mar 17, 2021
#237: Bitcoin Urbanism, Parasitic ideas, real world inflation, the suburban mistake and building Strong Towns with Kelly Lannan
01:49:57

Join Marty as he sits down with Kelly Lannan, the mind behind Bitcoin Urbanism, to discuss:

- Parasitic ideas

- How Bitcoin Urbanism came to be

- Being a real estate developer

- Building materials inflation

- How fiat money destroyed city planning

- How city codes hamstring builders

- Fixing the Fiat Standard one block at a time

- Classical architecture making a come back

- much more

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Mar 15, 2021
#236: Occupy Wall Street, independent media, being a stock broker in the 80s, flaneuring, and NYC comedy with Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert
02:08:39

Join Marty as he sits down with Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert to discuss:

- Occupy Wall Street

- Wall Street in the 80s

- Independent media

- Propaganda and gaslighting

- Bitcoin as an anti-war movement

- Comedy in NYC in the 70s & 80s

- much more

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Mar 12, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.03.08
01:44:47

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Norwegian energy giant Aker forms bitcoin unit Seetee 

- New Taproot Activation Method proposed "Speedy Trial" 

- Malicious backdoored version of electrum wallet 

- Whirlpool GUI v0.10.3 

- Samourai Wallet v0.99.96e 

- Zeus v0.5.0 

- JoinMarket v0.8.2 

- JoininBox v0.3.0 

- Coldcard v4.0.0-beta 

- Sparrow v1.3.0 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.7.0 

- NYDIG $200 million growth round 

- Blockfi $350M raise at $3B valuation 

- River $12M raise 

- Massive Microsoft Exchange email server compromise

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Mar 11, 2021
#235: The history of taxes, taxes under a Bitcoin Standard, and gold v. bitcoin with Dominic Frisby
01:44:50

Join Marty as he sits down with Dominic Frisby to discuss:

- Daylight Robbery

- The history of taxes

- The future of taxes under a Bitcoin Standard

- The State as a coercive evil force

- Gold v. Bitcoin

- much more

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Mar 10, 2021
#234: OPEC, the Shale industry, common sense, and bitcoin as a settlement currency with Anas Alhajji
01:24:26

Join Marty as he sits down with Anas Alhajji to discuss:

- OPEC dynamics

- The politics of oil and gas

- The history of the shale industry

- Common sense

- Bitcoin as a settlement currency for oil trade

- much more

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Mar 08, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.03.01
02:19:17

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- bottlepay flagging samourai whirlpool coinjoin deposits 

- bitstamp flagging wasabi coinjoin usage post withdrawal 

- I2P network support merged into bitcoin core 

- Regtest demo of zcash based bitcoin sidechain 

- Arthur Hayes negotiating surrender agreement 

- Umbrel v0.3.6 

- BlueWallet v6.0.6 

- Whirlpool CLI v0.10.10 

- Eclair v0.5.1 

- Lightning Terminal v0.4.1 

- BTCPay Server added to Voltage 

- Citi bank bullish report 

- Goldman Sachs bitcoin trading desk 

- HRF $70K in bitcoin dev grants 

- Bull Bitcoin and Wasabi Wallet $40K grant to Luke-Jr 

- Unchained Capital $5.5M seed round led by NYDIG 

- Bitcoin voicepaper 

- Kentucky bitcoin mining incentive 

- PayNyms 101 

- This month in bitcoin privacy 

- DEA report mentions bitcoin and 'virtual currency' 

- Mempool joins COPA

- Germany considering KYC for emails and texts

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Mar 04, 2021
#233: Raising money in 2020, hashrate derivative products, why no hashrate growth?, and off-grid mining with Nick Hansen
01:24:09

Join Marty as he sits down with Nick Hansen, co-founder and CEO of Luxor Mining, to discuss:

- Raising money in 2020

- Building as the price of bitcoin crashed

- Hashrate derivative tokens

- Why a miner would sell hash

- Why a retail investor would buy a hash rate token

- Why isn't hash rate keeping up with price

- Mining off grid

- much more

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Mar 03, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.22
01:51:51

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Taproot LOT OF LOTS 

- BitPay Sanctions Violations 

- Bitfinex and Tether settle with NY AG without admitting fault 

- MicroStrategy bought another ~19.5k bitcoin for a ~$1.03B, they now hold 90.5k bitcoin 

- Square quarterly earnings 

- Coinbase discloses number ahead of Nasdaq listing 

- Teleport Transactions CoinSwap implementation 

- Arthur Hayes emerges 

- Specter v1.2.0 

- Onion Share v2.3 

- RTL v0.10.1 

- Hexa Wallet v1.4.5 

- Samourai Dojo v1.9.0 

- MyNode v0.2.27 

- Sparrow Wallet v1.2.0 

- Blockstream Green adds encryption to wallet metadata 

- River raised $17.3M 

- BottlePay raised $15.5M 

- Can Governments Stop Bitcoin? 

- BitMEX provides third grant for Michael Ford

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Feb 26, 2021
#232: Treasuries, inflation, history lessons, and Bitcoin & energy with Lyn Alden
01:15:00

Join Marty as he sits down with Lyn Alden, Founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy, to discuss: 

- Current market environment

- Commodities pumping

- Rates jumping

- Repo markets

- Inflation

- Historical inflationary event

- Bitcoin + energy arbitrage

- much more

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Feb 24, 2021
#231: Mining trends, bitcoin liquidity crunch, and money printer go brrr with Mason Jappa & Sam Chwarzynski
01:25:01

Join Marty as he sits down with Mason Jappa & Sam Chwarzynski from Blockware Solutions to discuss:

- Mining trends

- Hosting

- Bitcoin as a messaging protocol

- The bitcoin liquidity crunch

- The macro factors lining up for bitcoin

- Bitcoin the messaging network

- Protecting against onerous regulations

- much more

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Feb 19, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.15
01:45:26

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Taproot activation timeline released 

- Dread admins discuss issues with ongoing Tor attack 

- Jack and Jay Z announce 500 bitcoin development endowment 

- Canadian Bitcoin ETF gets green light 

- BlackRock "dabbling" in bitcoin 

- BlueWallet v6.0.5 

- Zap Android v0.4.0-beta 

- JoininBox v0.2.0 

- Umbrel v0.3.3 

- Wasabi Wallet v1.1.12.4 

- BIP47 v3 draft spec released 

- Bitcoin Storage Guide by Sparrow Wallet Team 

- Ministry of Nodes Ubuntu Node Box Guide 

- Osprey Bitcoin Trust (OBTC), a challenger to Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC

- Myanmar internet cut multiple times as military curfew continues 

- Matt + Scaramucci 

- Texas energy debacle

- Bitcoin is the #6 base money in the world

- much more

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Feb 18, 2021
#230: Layered Money, Complexity of USD, and a New Financial Stack with Nik Bhatia
00:57:33

Join Marty as he sits down with Nik Bhatia, Author of Layered Money: From Gold and Dollars to Bitcoin and CBDCs, to discuss:

- Writing the book

- Fed money printing

- History of layered money systems

- Different reserves

- How complicated the current USD reserve system is

- A new financial stack emanating from nonces

- much more

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Feb 16, 2021
#229: Black Bitcoin Billionaires, Marketing Bitcoin, and Freedom Money with Lamar Wilson
01:03:45

Join Marty as he sits down with Lamar Wilson to discuss:

- Black Bitcoin Billionaires club on Clubhouse

- Marketing bitcoin

- Empowering individuals with bitcoin

- Bringing back strong families

- Getting people off zero on their way to becoming satoshi millionaires

- much more

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Feb 12, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.08
02:24:49

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Coldcard multisig vulnerability https://nunchuk.medium.com/the-missing-multisig-standard-5b4092e3ea92

- Tesla buys $1.5B worth of bitcoin https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/1318605/000156459021004599/tsla-10k_20201231.htm

- Bitcoin Hash Rate New ATH

- Samourai Wallet v0.99.96c https://docs.samourai.io/en/wallet/releases#v09996c

- Nunchuk v0.9.7 https://nunchuk.medium.com/nunchuk-0-9-7-6b74b3848c3d

- Joinmarket v0.8.1 https://github.com/joinmarket-org/joinmarket-clientserver/releases/tag/v0.8.1

- Sparrow v1.1.0 https://github.com/sparrowwallet/sparrow/releases/tag/1.1.0

- Twitter CFO says they are considering bitcoin purchase https://twitter.com/SquawkCNBC/status/1359501275650547714

- SEC Commish says they are ready for a bitcoin ETF https://www.coindesk.com/peirce-sec-coindesk-tv

- Sending large files with blockstream satellite https://medium.com/blockstream/orbital-data-freighting-with-blockstream-satellite-2b9cde6aa79e

- Saylor Academy launches free bitcoin course http://sylr.org/BTC4E

- Gladstein + Reason Video https://twitter.com/reason/status/1357756578787708931

- Arthur Hayes Vanity Fair https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/02/the-rise-and-fall-of-bitcoin-billionaire-arthur-hayes

- Castle Island new $50M bitcoin VC fund https://medium.com/castle-island-ventures/castle-island-ventures-ii-and-the-road-ahead-e1dfffe72d8f

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Feb 11, 2021
#228: UASFs, BIP 148, BIP 91, and Taproot Activation with Matt Corallo
01:30:35

Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Corallo to discuss:

- The history of SegWit2x

- How SegWit actually got activated

- BIP 148

- BIP 91

- Preventing a split

- Fork futures

- Lessons learned

- UASF as a nuclear option

- Taproot activation

- BIP 8 (True/False)

- Why precedents matter

- LDK update

- much more

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Feb 10, 2021
#227: Mining, energy, central banks of the future and capital allocation with Harry Sudock
01:42:36

Join Marty as he sits down with Harry Sudock, VP of Strategy at GRIID, to discuss:

- Meeting in NYC

- Stumbling into the mining industry

- The merging of the bitcoin mining and energy industries

- Energy delivery problems

- Grid stabilization

- Central banks of the future

- Efficient capital allocation under a Bitcoin Standard

- much more

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Feb 05, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.02.01
02:32:59

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Elon playing games

- Senator Lummis appointed Senate Banking Committee 

- Microstrategy Bitcoin Summit

- Grayscale GBTC premium goes negative for first time

- California pension fund goes HAM on RIOT 

- Darknet markets hit new ATH revenue according to chainalysis 

- Matrix Chat Client Element removed 

- Zeus v0.5.0-beta1 

- Bisq v1.5.5 

- Hexa Wallet v1.4.2 

- Phoenix v1.4.6 

- Home mining for non-KYC Bitcoin 

- Self-hosting guide by Ketan 

- Coinbase targeting Nasdaq and $50B valuation 

- New Fed paper on inequality 

- Ukraine considering nuclear mining 

- Proposed Bitcoin Ban in India 

- India blocks internet amid protests 

- ATMs, banks, and internet access have been shutdown in Myanmar following military coup

- Casa raises $4m in seed round 

- XMR.to shuts down 

- This Month in Bitcoin Privacy: January 2020 

-  Bitcoin 2021 Conference moved from LA to Miami in June

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Feb 04, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.01.25
02:26:18

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Wall Street Mayhem

 - Tor v3 DoS attacks continue

 - Tighter KYC regs in Netherlands 

 - Marathon buys $150M in bitcoin 

- Sparrow Wallet v1.0.0 

- Tails v4.15 

- Fully Noded v0.2.11 

- GrapheneOS web installer 

- Grayscale donates $1M to coincenter, matching  up to another $1M 

- Navalny donation address receives almost 4 bitcoin since he was jailed addy

- Mining pool censorship analysis by bitmex research 

- Jihan Wu signed letter 

- Gladstein in Time on privacy 

- Ray Dalio on bitcoin

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Jan 29, 2021
#226: Sovereign default swap markets as a proxy for Bitcoin's fair value with Greg Foss
01:35:31

Join Marty as he sits down with long time credit trader Greg Foss to discuss:

- Surfing culture

- Greg's experience trading credit markets

- Using the CDS market for sovereign bonds as a way to calculate Bitcoin's fair value

- Systemic risk in the financial system

- Counter-party risk 

- Bitcoin and the energy industry

- much more

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Jan 25, 2021
#225: Whitney Webb
01:29:00

Join Marty as he sits down with independent journalist Whitney Webb to discuss:

- Solar Winds

- Q Anon

- Operation Warp Speed

- Incoming Secretary of State

- WEF's Great Reset

- Independent Journalism

- Opting out

- much more

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Jan 22, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.01.18
01:51:59

This week in Bitcoin Marty and Matt discuss:

- bitcoin reorg confusion: BITMEX & Blockstream Explorer & Deribit Dissection & Peter Todd 

- CSW sues bitcoin.org and bitcoincore.org over whitepaper copyright 

- Energy usage FUD smacks marty in the face on twitter

- Mining in the arctic circle 

- Iranian gov seizing ASICs 

- Blue Wallet v6.0.3 

- c-lightning v0.9.3 

- Bitcoin Dev Kit v0.3.0 

- Blackrock entering the fray

- Chainalysis releases 2020 "illicit activity" report 

- Our boy Nic dropped a great piece in NYMag 

- Mullvad conducts infrastructure audit 

- Bitcoin Core usage survey 

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Jan 21, 2021
#224: How to cancel yourself with Michael Krieger
02:05:07

Join Marty as he sits down with Michael Krieger to discuss:

- Cancel yourself before they cancel you

- Free and open source software

- Censorship

- History

- Bitcoin as a way to exit

- The illegitimacy of the expert class

- Localism

- The education system

- much more

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Jan 15, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.01.11
02:42:47

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Tor v3 Onion addresses unreachable after apparent attack on Tor network 

- Ledger discloses new data leak and steps they are taking to mitigate issues going forward 

- Analysis of Solar Winds attack 

- HRF provides grants to Specter and Lot49 

- Lagarde attacks bitcoin 

- Bitcoin Core v0.21.0 

- BlueWallet v6.0.2 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.5 

- RaspiBlitz v1.6.3 

- Sparrow v0.9.10 

- Hexa Wallet v1.4.1 

- Fully Noded v0.2.9 

- Coldcard v3.2.2 

- Mempool v2 

- Bakkt going public on NYSE 

- Poolin releases hash rate token 

- FinCEN extends comment period 

- German Police take down DarkMarket and arrest operator 

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Jan 15, 2021
#223: Talking Oil, Gas & Bitcoin with @chigrl
01:21:48

Join Marty as he sits down with Tracy Shuchart (@chigrl) from Hedge Fund Telemetry to discuss:

- Oil Markets

- Misallocation of capital

- PE + O&G

- Fragile supply chains

- Rare Earth metals

- Bitcoin mining with flare gas

- Energy producers are the central banks of the future

- much more

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Jan 13, 2021
#222: Beefing with the NFL with Jack Mallers
01:40:24

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Jack Mallers, Founder and CEO of Strike, to discuss:

- Athletes getting paid in sats

- Beef with the NFL

- bitcoin the hard asset

- Bitcoin the Network

- Strike global

- Routing around with Bitcoin

- State of the Lightning Network

- much more

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Jan 08, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.01.04
01:46:05

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- OCC letter on banks using stablecoins 

 - Pro censorship American mining pool gains steam 

 - Iranian mining crackdown 

 - Strike Global 

 - Blockstream Jade 

 - Bitcoin Core v0.21.0 RC5 

 - Fully Noded v0.2.8 

 - Specter v1.0.0 

 - Braiins acquires remaining stake in Slush Pool from Slush 

 - Coindesk buys tradeblock 

 - Anthony Towns on 2021 

 - Bitcoin Explained by BJ Dweck 

- Silent Link

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Jan 07, 2021
#221: DLCs, transaction fees, and PEMDAS with Chris Stewart
01:49:36

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart, CEO of Suredbits, to discuss:

- An update on DLCs

- The US Presidential Election DLCs

- Oracle problems and solutions

- DLCFDs

- Stablecoins

- Transaction fees

- Is Ethereum beating Bitcoin?

- PEMDAS

- much more

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Jan 06, 2021
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.28
01:47:27

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Our boy Russ getting paid in bitcoin using Strike 

- Mooch's new bitcoin fund slides leak 

- Indian Gov considering 18% tax on bitcoin trading 

- US Treasury hits BitGo with sanctions violations on their non custodial wallet 

- Bisq v1.5.3 

- Umbrel App Store 

- VanEck refiles ETF 

- This Month in Bitcoin Privacy 

- SolarWinds attack 

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Dec 31, 2020
#220: Matt Hill
01:01:42

Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Hill, co-founder and CEO of Start9 Labs, to discuss:

- Founding Start9 Labs

- The Embassy

- Routing around Apple's App Store

- Why personal hardware is an imperative moving forward

- Self-sovereign surveillance

- Making all of this easy

- much more

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Dec 29, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.21
02:28:36

Join Marty and Matt as they discuss:

- Ledger database dump 

- FinCEN adds new KYC requirements for withdrawals 

- Nigeria is now second biggest Paxful bitcoin market after the US 

- Bitmain civil war escalates 

- Microstrategy recent purchases complete 

- BlueWallet v6.0.1 

- Eclair v0.5.0 

- Caravan adds PSBT support 

- Discreet Log Contract for Difference 

-  Ripple gets hit by SEC

- Bitcoin DevKit

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Dec 24, 2020
#219: arbedout
03:37:38

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with their very good friend arbedout to discuss:

- Gurri's Revolt of the Public

- Telecommunications networks 

- Deflationary v. Inflationary currencies

- MMT vs Bitcoin in context of Hirschmann's Exit, Voice and Loyalty

- Great American Mining, energy, and Bitcoin

- much more 

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Dec 23, 2020
#218: Desiree Dickerson, Christian Moss, & Simon Cowell
01:15:27

Join Marty as he sits down with Desiree Dickerson, Christian Moss and Simon Cowell to discuss:

- Gaming + The Lightning Network

- Why dedicated gaming tokens don't make sense

- Zebedee's SDK

- MintGox

- Getting pro gamers into LN enabled gaming

- Gaming culture these days

- The Upcoming MintGox tournament on December 27th

- Our favorite games

- much more

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Dec 22, 2020
#217: Lightswitch Lou's Return
02:11:29

Join Marty as he sits down with Louis Roberts AKA Lightswitch Lou, the man who launched TFTC, to discuss:

- Everything under the sun

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Dec 22, 2020
#216: Pete Rizzo
01:55:10

Join Marty as he sits down with Pete Rizzo, Editor at Kraken and Advisor to Bitcoin Magazine, to discuss:

- The war over P2SH

- Bitcoin's development culture

- Are Bitcoin's properties inherent or emergent?

- Bitcoin v. Ethereum

- Journalism

- Bias

- Objectivity

- much more

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Dec 18, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.14
01:54:18

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- no ban yet

- sats back and sats the standard on cashapp

- Ruffer $744M investment 

- $1B investment from One River 

- Guggenheim's Minerd drops a casual $400k price prediction 

- UK FCA allows temp approvals 

- Kraken to add lightning early next year 

- MTGox claims speculation 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.3 

- myNode v0.2.20 

- TailsOS v4.14 

- ACINQ Phoenix v1.4.4 

- ACINQ iOS wallet enters testing 

- Electrum v4.0.8 

- BlueWallet v6.6.0 

- Compromising airgapped machines 

- OXT Research Kucoin Report 

- JoinMarket guide 

- 10 ways to lose your bitcoin 

- Coinbase going public 

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Dec 18, 2020
#215: BitcoinTINA
01:10:15

Join Marty as he sits down with BitcoinTINA to discuss:

- The new ATH

- Institutional adoption

- How high will Bitcoin go?

- Gradually, then suddenly

- Cutting losses v. taking profits

- Gold's fate

- The importance of running a node

- The market will bend the knee

- Holding in a bull market v. holding in a bear market

- much more

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Dec 16, 2020
#214: Ben Kaufman
01:12:33

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Ben Kaufman, unlicensed software developer, to discuss:

- Specter Wallet

- Crypto Advanced

- Making multisig easy

- Making connecting to a full node easy

- PSBT

- QR Codes

- HWI

- Hardware

- Zoomers

- much more

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Dec 15, 2020
#213: Jimmy Song
01:46:04

Join Marty as he sits down with Jimmy Song, educator and Co-Author of Thank God For Bitcoin: The Creation, Corruption, and Redemption of Money, to discuss:

- Sound Money as a moral imperative

- How easy money corrupts society

- The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil

- Serving money or God

- Positivism v. Natural Rights

- Jesus flipping the table and kicking out the moneychangers

- much more

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Dec 11, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.12.06
01:48:18

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Ledger Phishing scams continue and get more sophisticated

- Our boy Justin gets funded by Square Crypto 

- Brian Brooks non answer when asked about potential self custody restrictions 

- G7 Finance Ministers discuss the need for more bitcoin regulations 

- Our boy Jake sends out 'canary' tweet 

- Four Republican Congressmen send letter to Mnunchin defending self custody 

- French Finance Ministry to enact stricter bitcoin regs 

- Elliptic releases press release associating bitcoin privacy wallets with criminal intent 

- Mass Mutual buys $100M worth of bitcoin 

- Microstrategy borrowing money to buy more bitcoin 

- c-lightning v0.9.2 

- RoninDojo v1.8.0 

- Specter v0.10.4 

- Zap Android v0.3.6 

- Sparrow Wallet v0.9.9 

- Ledger Live adds easy bitcoin core full node support 

- Bullish yearly survey from Blockchain Capital 

- First multi-transaction CoinSwap test by Chris Belcher 

- Lightning Network deanonymization paper 

- BTC-e Operator sentenced to 5 years 

- The Battle for P2SH 

- Bitcoin Dissidents Editorial 

- BTC Mag drops Top 21 in 2020 list

- Moxie on Rogan then mobilecoin launch

- Tutanota ordered to break encryption 

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Dec 11, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.30
02:25:55

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- fresh set of ledger phishing scams sent out 

- shilling the corn is the cool thing to do now

- Our boy paul 

- Blackrock 

- Bloomberg 

- potential rushed self custody restrictions via brian armstrong 

- CCP was the Plus Token Whale 

- NYTimes hit piece on coinbase and bitcoin 

- Bitcoin Beach balls out 

- BTCPay Server v1.0.6.0 

- JoinMarket v0.8.0 

- JoininBox v0.1.15 

- RaspiBlitz v1.6.2 

- MyNode v0.2.19 

- Sparrow Wallet v0.9.8 

- Nunchuk v0.9.3 

- Samourai Wallet v0.99.96 

- BlueWallet v5.6.7 

- PSBT Toolkit v0.1.2 

- New version of nthKey 

- Specter DIY now offered prebuilt 

- Guggenheim fund may invest in bitcoin

- AllianceBernstein like bitcoin now 

- BitMEX hires heavy hitter German CEO 

- OTC volumes hit new records 

-  This Month in Bitcoin Privacy 

- Brink announces first fellow, Gloria Zhao 

- Gemini announces bitcoin development "Opportunity Fund

much more

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Dec 04, 2020
#211: Dr. Saifedean Ammous
01:03:27

Join Marty as he sits down with Dr. Saifedean Ammous, Author of The Bitcoin Standard, The Fiat Standard and Principles of Economics, to discuss:

- The Fiat Standard

- Principles of Economics

- The University system

- "The Science"

- Lockdown hysteria

- Unexpected externalities from lockdowns

- much more

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Nov 29, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.23
01:18:47

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Coldcard testnet attack

- John Newbery and Mike Schmidt launch new bitcoin development initiative

- Chainalysis raising $100M at $1B valuation

- Microstrategy exploring bitcoin "data products"

- Gold funds falling while bitcoin pumps

- Bisq v1.5.0

- Bitcoin Wallet Tracker v0.2.0

- Autoloop lightning liquidity

- PTLC Proof of Concept from Suredbits

- Leo Zhang's The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner

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Nov 26, 2020
#210: Adam Curry
01:58:12

Join Marty as he sits down with Adam Curry to discuss: 

- Origins of podcasting

- Podcasting 2.0

- Value for Value

- Sphinx chat

- Streaming payments

- Automatic royalties/distributions

- Self censorship and advertising

- Open publishing and distributed money make sense together

- Distrust in media

- much more 

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Nov 24, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.16
01:26:19

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- taproot activation hits 55% miner support taprootactivation.com

- Second richest Mexican is now a bitcoiner 

- Senator Lummis on fire

- the mooch considering a bitcoin play 

- Citi likes bitcoin now 

- Whirlpool CLI v0.10.9 

- Electrum v4.0.5 

- ThunderHub v0.10.3 

- Tails v4.13 

- Lend at HodlHodl now available in US 

- Swan XPUB support 

- OKEx mining hash rate falls due to solvency concerns 

- OKEx announces they will start processing withdrawals again 

- Dutch exchange now making you verify addresses 

- Chainalysis double dipping on government contracts  

- Binance suing Forbes 

- Apple privacy issues exposed due to server failure 

- US military buying precise location data from marketing agencies 

- Librem 5 begins shipping 

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Nov 19, 2020
#209: Graham Krizek
01:21:46

Join Marty as he sits down with Graham Krizek, Founder of Voltage, to discuss:

- Graham's Bitcoin journey

- Starting Voltage

- The Lightning Network + node operators

- Necessary infrastructure

- Encrypting data in the cloud 

- Security tradeoffs

- Cloud Computing landscape

- Centralization risks

- much more

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Nov 17, 2020
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.11.09
01:59:25

This week Marty and Matt discuss:

- Adam Curry announces lightning powered Podcast 2.0 spec 

- Ledger Phishing Email analysis 

- Nodl v0.1.2 

- Fully Noded Desktop v0.2.1 

- Sparrow v0.9.7 

- myNode v0.2.18 

- Umbrel v0.2.14 

- RTL v0.9.3 

- Adam Gibson on wasabi 2.0 

- WORDS Bitcoin Journal October 2020 

- OKEx could be a CCP play 

- EU encryption resolution 

- blockseer KYC mining pool 

- Nigerian gov blocking