Investigating Bitcoin with Aaron Van Wirdum

Investigating Bitcoin with Aaron Van Wirdum

Today we have on the show one of the best journalists in the Bitcoin ecosystem, Aaron Van Wirdum!  We chat about his path to finding Bitcoin, his process in investigating protocol developments, social impacts of paradigm shifting technology, the growing need and...
Dan Held on Satoshis Vision

Dan Held on Satoshis Vision

Taking a dive into an awesome tweetstorm from @danheld about the context, purpose, and beginnings of Bitcoin and whether it meets “Satoshi’s Vision,” or if it even matters. Follow Dan on Twitter and check out the full thread below:...
Why Bitcoins Lightning Network is Ingenious

Why Bitcoins Lightning Network is Ingenious

“by having the double accounting system rely on and be backed up by the triple accounting system you get the throughput of the double with the security and trustlessness of the triple.” -Todd Kronenberg Don’t forget to check out the original article and follow...
An Honest Account of Fiat Money

An Honest Account of Fiat Money

“While sovereign money has undeniably led to a lot of abuse, as evidenced by instances of hyperinflation, seizures or capital controls, the absence of all control brings problems of its own.” Today we begin an excellent short series by @zhusu and @hasufl...
Understanding the Technical Side of Bitcoin

Understanding the Technical Side of Bitcoin

Curious about where to start or what to possibly focus on when learning Bitcoin, Lightning, and the fundamentals of the most important tools in this ecosystem? Look no further, today we read and discuss Pierre Rochard’s excellent piece that breaks it all down....