The Unhashed Podcast: Bitcoin | Blockchain | Cryptocurrency
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Unhashed breaks down the latest in Bitcoin news and developments and puts them into terms everyone can understand. Expect to be both entertained and educated about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. How do hardware wallets work and do they really keep you safe? Which crypto exchanges pose the greatest risk to the bitcoin ecosystem? Does Litecoin help or hinder bitcoin development? Expect the answers to these and many other questions from the Unhashed professionals offering different perspectives to all the blockchain issues you care about!
||ExplicitBitmain Bites the Dust||Hello Bitcoiners!In this episode of the Unhashed Podcast: Will Bitmain continue to founder and close more of its doors internationally, or might they find someone to dump their BCH bags on before its too late? The winklevoss twins have come out of the shadows to let us know more about what they meant when they posted those controversial Gemini signs. But...what this just a giant GUSD pump? And...is bitcoin real or synthetic? And would you ever eat a synthetic filet mignon?||1/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitServer Fire or Total Exit Scam?||Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the Unhashed Podcast: The bitcoin blockchain transaction fees just hit a 3-year-low despite increased tx output. Should bitcoin go ahead and follow bitcoin cash’s lead and increase the block size just to be safe or is this debate finally kaput? The Etherieum classic chain just experienced a 100 block reorg attack. What does that mean for bitcoin forks, most of which make up an even smaller percent of the hashing power of their respective algorithm And...as more details of the singaporean exchange BiteBTC fiasco come to light on the eve of the first annual proof of keys event...which is better? A legit server fire or an exit scam?Hackathon shoutout:Hackathon Blog PostLimichat Lightning AppONE FINAL NOTE:Make sure you are storing your crypto on something secure like a Ledger and backing it up on something sturdy like a Billfodl. If you buy these items through the links above, we do take a cut of the profits but it also helps support the show - a win/win for all involved.||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Most Important Days In Bitcoin History||Hello Bitcoiners!We are still on break but again, we didn’t want to leave you hanging. Today we are celebrating Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary by talking about the most important event from each year of Bitcoin’s existence. From Bitcoin pizza day to the Mt. Gox crash to the BCH fork, we cover it all. Let us know what you think in the comments!Best,Your Unhashed Hosts||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBryan Aulds Talks Lightning Network with Paypod||Hello Bitcoiners!We are away on holiday this week, but we dind't want to leave you hanging. Our very own Bryan Aulds recently went on the Paypod Podcast to discuss the lightning network with some Bitcoin outsiders, spreading the good news to the masses. This is how you increase adoption. No preaching to the choir this week!Speaking of which, we will see you all next week - have a happy New Year!Regards,Your Unhashed Hosts||12/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBitcoin: The Environmentally Friendly Coin||In this episode of the unhashed podcast: Are reports that bitcoin is mainly mined using renewable energy reliable or is this like trusting Exxon mobile to report its CO2 emissions? With innovations like schnoor, MAST, and taproot, will the Bitcoin core client continue to name its upgrades after discount versions of death metal bands? And...should Bitcoiners be wearing tin foil hats to block out the harmful chain rays emanating from the Bilderburg, I mean Blockstream satellite? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this week’s episode of the unhashed podcast, totally not featuring Mario Gibney. See you on the other side.Weekly News Wrap Up:1 year ago today was the BTC ATH.Jameson Lopp tests full sync of five Bitcoin node implementations.Report finds bitcoin mining mainly powered by renewables.Prosecutors seek 10 year sentence for mark karpelesSegwit v1 proposal on bitcoin mailing list: Schnorr + taproot + merkelized-scriptsCrypto millionaire arrested for making it rain moneyBlockstream Satellite now global coverage + API access via LightningInstitutional investors favor OTC BTC marketICO My God, They’re Serious (Ruben):Useless Ethereum TokenShoutouts:Colin: Church and State PodcastBryan: Ender’s Game Book SeriesRuben: Who controls Bitcoin Core (Lopp) Outro Audio: Bitcoin plc go to moon by 1thousandx||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThat Episode With Jimmy Song In It||WEEKLY NEWS WRAP UP:Bitmain, Roger Ver, Kraken Sued for Alleged Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork ManipulationCoinbase adding shitcoins!Binance DEX coming to testNet soonDouble spend on SV demonstrated just after the bch flippeningFormer IMF chief economist says Bitcoin is nothing more than a lottery ticket at this timeRuben’s Tweet: Explanation video hereICO MY GOD, THEY’RE SERIOUS (COLIN):DDkoin Decentralized Autonomous CommunityWhite paperSHOUTOUTS:Colin: Chuck Klosterman’s The 23 Questions I Ask Everybody I Meet In Order To Decide If I Can Really Love ThemBryan: How to be invisible on the internet Mario: Worst Headline Ever, Bill Nye on SpaceXRuben: Lightning Hackathon Jimmy: Programming Bitcoin Book and Course, Unconfiscatable Conference from Tone Vays, Bitcoin Celebrity Poker Tournament, Leon Johnson’s Advancing Bitcoin Conference OUTRO AUDIO: The Jimmy Song by 1thousandxONE FINAL NOTE:Make sure you are storing your crypto on something secure like aLedger and backing it up on something sturdy like aBillfodl. If you buy these items through the links above, we do take a cut of the profits but it also helps support the show - a win/win for all involved.||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe End of the Era of ICO's? (w/ Chris Derose of Derose Uncensored)||Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the unhashed podcast: Is Bitcoin Core the leader of bitcoin, and if so, is that a good thing? ICO founders left and right are being charged and going to jail while other coins are laying off employees. Is the end of the era of ICO’s imminent? And...how much is it worth for a boxer and DJ to shill your shitcoin? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this week’s episode of the Unhashed Podcast, featuring our friend and brother in arms Chris Derose. See you on the other side.Weekly News Wrap Up:US Treasury blacklists AddressesCanaan Creative has huge flash sale on miners with no set end dateSatoshi makes a new friendSEC says they need to see a market free from manipulation in order to approve ETFICO crackdowns continue with Jared Rice, AriseBank CEO, facing 120 years in prisonSpeaking of masterminds… AND….further SEC enforcement, this time on DJ Khaled and Floyd MaywetherMore bad news for alt coins...Steemit lays off 70% of staffIs the era of ICO’s finally coming to an end? ICO My God, They’re Serious:Stamps - The first utility token? Shoutouts: Colin: Louis Rossman RepairsBryan: letter nails Blockchain vs BitcoinMario: wikipedia article on kayfabe Ruben: https://lopp.net/bitcoin.html + Chris Vlad Zamfir interviewChris: thebitcoin.foundationOutro Audio:Buys Bitcoin Once by Corporate BroAbout the Guest:Chris Derose is a Bitcoin evangelist, public speaker, podcaster, and journalist. He’s the lead organizer of the South Florida Bitcoin group, a lecturer, and the proud owner of two amazing cats. He’s also a journalist, a Youtuber, and accomplished software developer. Follow him on twitter here and support his podcast at patreon.||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Original 1993 ICO (Before They Were Cool...and Hated)||Hello Bitcoiners!In this episode of the unhashed podcast: How much more money can SV and ABC miners burn before they give up on the pissing contest? Sometimes dependencies aren’t as dependable as you might think. Can software wallets ever be secure when they routinely rely on node packages to speed up development? And, have we found the very first ICO...somehow dating all the way back to 1993? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this week’s episode of the unhashed podcast. See you on the other side. WEEKLY NEWS WRAP UP:Loophole in Ethereum codeBCH Fork aftermathWhere is Bitcoin? (Bryan)Malware got into copay wallet (made by bitpay)Tron buys Bittorrent - old news but fun topicICO MY GOD, THEY’RE SERIOUS:BBX on YouTubeSHOUTOUTS:Fork Monitor and Privacy.comBryan: Movie recommendation: Game Night with Jason BatemanMario: Eric Voskuil’s Understanding BitcoinRuben: Blockchains don’t scale and Seoul Bitcoin YouTubeOUTRO AUDIO:Olaf the Crypto Coin Magician by Brian HoffmanONE FINAL NOTE: Make sure you are storing your crypto on something secure like a Ledger and backing it up on something sturdy like a Billfodl. If you buy these items through the links above, we do take a cut of the profits but it also helps support the show - a win/win for all involved.||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Electric Theory of Value||Hello Bitcoiners!In this episode of the unhashed podcast: Can the Bank of England offer any criticisms to Bitcoin that could not be leveled right back at fiat, only worse? Will we ever find a secure way to use biometrics to access private keys and sign transactions? And…is there any chance Ripple will ever take responsibility for XRP or is the coin and all its hodlers doomed to be left holding the ripple bag? Find out the answers to these and other questions in this week’s episode of the unhashed podcast. See you on the other side. Weekly News Wrap Up: Bank of England Dangers of Biometric creation of KeysRoger Ver now “pretty damn skeptical” of Wright being SatoshiBitcoin continues to tumbleRipple adds 5th largest SE Asian bank to Enterprise Blockchain NetworkSEC seems to be going easy on ICOsICO My God, They’re Serious:ZPE Coin Shoutouts:Colin: DefunctlandBryan: Fry your Turkey, just make sure it’s thawed firstMario: Is market cap a bad metricOutro Audio:The Mumbling Explanation of Bitcoin from ClickholeONE FINAL NOTE: Make sure you are storing your crypto on something secure like a Ledger and backing it up on something sturdy like a Billfodl. If you buy these items through the links above, we do take a cut of the profits but it also helps support the show - a win/win for all involved.||11/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWright or Wrong, The Fork Is Coming!||Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the Unhashed Podcast: What do you and the church of scientology potentially have in common? Is satoshi nakamoto really intent on suing mining pools who mine blocks using OP_DATASIGVERIFY? And…would you like to learn how you too can become Elon Musk...at least on twitter?Find out the answers to these and other questions in this week’s episode of the unhashed podcast. See you on the other side.Corrections to Last Week:I noted on the wutang coin website that 7 Chambers was a great record. There is no 7 chambers record. I was thinking of the record ‘8 Diagrams’. There is a song entitled ‘7th chamber’ on Enter the WutangWeekly News Wrap Up:Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV are hard forking (ABC has 6 times the nodes of SV)Bitcoin Cash SV fork will immediately increase blocksize to 128MBStatistics: https://cash.coin.dance/ Is wright creating dummy nodes? BU Are they making BU nodes crash from 32MB blocks? Do they have more hash power?Wright has been talking about Suing miners if they mine a block with OP_DATASIGVERIFY, Roger Ver: "I think there's some merit to [Bitcoin people] being afraid [of hard forks]". Let’s draw analogies between the BTC/BCH and BCH/BSV split.Update on twitter scams:Hackers are taking control of verified accounts then changing the picture and name to show elon musk, which is how they get the verified account symbol. This lends tons of credibility (sort of) to the free btc giveaway claims.Early bitcoin adoptor elected governor of california.5 ways to scam you out of your coins - kepersky labsIs Liquid “trustless”?What is Liquid?Was the Twitter drama justified?What exactly is Liquids security model?Rehypothecation and Comingling in BitcoinICO My God, They’re Serious:Oscar Meyer’s “Bacoin”||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Bitcoin Cash Time Bomb||Hello Bitcoiners! This week on the Unhashed Podcast: Is Brian Armstrong channeling his inner Donald Trump for the firing spree at Coinbase? Can Bitcoin Cash finally truly achieve Satoshi’s original vision? And, if there are an infinite number of...||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOMFG! Bitcoin Hates Mother Earth!||Hello Bitcoiners! This week, we correct ourselves on some mistakes me made regarding our discussion last week regarding the NEM hack. We also discuss fractional reserve banking, Mastercard’s attempt to patent it in the crypto realm, and the energy...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIrish Scams, OxyMonsters, and North Korean Crypto Thieves||Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the unhashed podcast: Are the tonsorial arts highly correlated to illicit online drug dealing, and if so, should the government HODL when they act on it? Bullet proofs are live on Monero…and did slushpool shoot...||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanState Chains (by Ruben Somsen)||In this episode, Ruben gives his speech at the Scaling Bitcoin 2018 conference on his paper State Chains.||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBitcoin Goes High Fidelity||In the first true episode of The Unhashed Podcast, Mario, Ruben, Colin and Bryan check in with what happened with them the previous week. Ruben just returned from Scaling Bitcoin in Tokyo. Mario gave the second in his series of talks in Victoria,...||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInitiating Unhash||In this episode, Colin gives a low-down on what you can expect from the show going forward.||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great bitcoin podcast
Hosts are extremely knowledgeable but bring bitcoin down to earth for the average listener in an entertaining way
Content is Key
Looking forward to the future podcasts. Good stuff!
Good, current info on Crypto
The hosts are entertaining and the information is solid. Definitely enjoy this one.