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MMM #16: There’ll Be Blood

Sidechains are the answer, what’s the question? Bubba wins again. Explaining the Heartbleed bug The Blood Moon predicts earth-shaking events Its Tax Day Bitcoin wash sale? Satoshi’s Corner: Sections 8 – 12 GURU: Eric Himpton Holder, Jr. Omri Marion discusses using Bitcoin as a tax haven Altcoin of the Week: Blackcoin.co Cybersquats and Amir Taaki [...]

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Tue, April 15 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #15: April 8th, 2014

Windows 98 End of Life new life for Bitcoin? http://bitcoinmagazine.com/11337/hold-bitcoins-april-8-2014-might-defining-moment-bitcoin-history/ Northern Virginia Bitcoin Meetup report on Bitcoin 2.0: https://www.dropbox.com/s/3ql1lsrd4jnrlx8/Bitcoin_2.0_Meetup.ppt Satoshi’s Corner: Section 7 – Reclaiming Disk Space GURU: David Andolfatto, VP of St. Louis Fed http://www.stlouisfed.org/dialogue-with-the-fed/assets/Bitcoin-3-31-14.pdf Heather Schlegel on the Future of Money. Read her at Heathervescent.com Let the Sparks Fly by Thousand Foot Krutch. [...]

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Tue, April 8 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #14: No Foolin’

What’s the difference between Bitcoin and my iPhone? Check your iPhone ports for yarn FED announces eDollar? Saw and liked Divergent GURU: Marc Andreessen Satoshi’s Corner: Section 6: Incentive TOOL: CoinDesk.com Why the eDollar could not actually work: http://www.datavetaren.se/?p=why_banks_cannot_replicate_the_blockchain ALTCOIN: DarkCoin.io MERCHANT: 1broker.com Byrne on Fox If you must use Apple, then download this show [...]

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Tue, April 1 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #13: A small list of demands

What’s the difference between Bitcoin and my iPhone? Small list of demands for Bitcoin Small list of demands for Crypto One wish for the world Burger Kings allows payments with… GURU: Bill Miller Ron Paul not the best salesman for Bitcoin? Satoshi’s Corner: Section 5: Network  Millibit Market Minute TOOL: http://NakamotoInstitute.org Fox on Reddit talks [...]

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Tue, March 25 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #12: Bitcoin Tool Fest!

Bitcoin and Namecoin are big tippers at the Nakamoto Tavern 12 Lanes of traffic shut down for the theft of 11 Bitcoin Warren Buffett has an opinion on Bitcoin BitBet.us – “prediction market” GURU: Adam Back – inventor of HashCash Chris Dixon – Stored Hashcash http://www.cdixon.org/2014/03/15/stored-hashcash/ Dorian releases a statement Merchant of the Week: The Santa [...]

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Tue, March 18 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #11: The Picture of Dorian is Gray

Leah walks into the Nakamoto Tavern… The Picture of Dorian is Gray Goxcoin tries to find the missing BTC http://humint.is/goxcoin Satoshi’s Corner – Section 3: Timestamp Server Tool: http://www.ProofOfExistence.com Merchant of the Week: http://SquiggleCase.com Altcoin of the Week: http://peercoin.net Sign up at LTBcoin.com Guru: Jimmy Wales Market Minute If you must use Apple, then download this show [...]

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Tue, March 11 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #10: TRST NO 1

Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Kittehcoin walk into a bar… Millibit conversion day! MtGox Bitcoin Ban GURU: Harry Browne at http://harrybrowne.org Jim Cramer on gold call MMM at 571-366-7121 Satoshi’s Corner – Section 2: Transactions WeiDai.com/bmoney.txt Merchant of the week: ColorHug at hughski.com TOOL: Electrum at electrum.org Altcoin of the Week: Auroracoin.org Donate to my Auroracoin address! : AJHwrJLDv6fCvJnWUiQFMEYd2C2sbA8n3M [...]

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Tue, March 4 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #9: Empty Gox

Bitcoin and Ethereum walk into a bar MT Gox’s woes Empty Gox (Sung to the tune Rocky Top) Tool: ZeroBlock for iPhone and Android Altcoin of the Week: Dogecoin My Dogecoin address: DMyJc3mpBPEjkDiXkYVYKv1XntZQoS7zfU Benjamin Lawsky’s AMA Tax on Airline miles? Bitcoin Fundamentals: BIP 0038 Encryption Satoshi’s Corner: Read section 1: Introduction Mad Money Machine Call-In [...]

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Tue, February 25 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #8: Bitcoin’s Biggest Threats

Bitcoin’s Little Dream Definitions Threats Solutions Bitcoin’s Big Dream TOOL: Bitcoin Wiki see Weaknesses, Common Vulnerabilities, and Scalability GURU: Bill Gates – Here’s his speech on electronic payments. The OTHER BTC Paul Rosenberg says Get Ready for an Attack California legalizing Bitcoin? Roger Ver interview about Blockchain.info Bill Frezza at Forbes HackingDistributed.com on Why Da Man [...]

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Tue, February 18 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #7: The Bitcoin Religion

Here’s to the Crazy Ones! Apple removes Blockchain from their App store. Gavin Andresen’s PSA Garrick Hileman, Bitcoin Evangelist The importance of the Satoshi Myth Shortcoin.io/genesis is the Bitcoin Address holding the first 50 bitcoins ever created. Satoshi’s Paper bitcoin.org/bitcoin.pdf Tool: WalletHQ.com USPS Considers Bitcoin Exchange GURU: Roger Ver MTGOX Woes Bitcoin Address Shortener bit.co.in/mmm Bitcoin [...]

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Tue, February 11 2014 » Blog, Podcasts » Comments Off

MMM #6: SOT(B)U

ELI5 gets answered by 4-year old girl. Motley Fool: Buy Bitcoin or a lottery ticket? FinCEN releases two statements regarding Bitcoin Central Banks issue warnings Lebanon, Malaysia, Taiwan, Germany, Hong Kong, Belgium, Indonesia, Russia, Estonia Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne says he recently bought $1M of Bitcoin Call-In Segment: How do I get started with Bitcoin? [...]

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Tue, February 4 2014 » Bitcoin, Podcasts » Comments Off