Bitcoin Rapid-Fire
Bitcoin Rapid-Fire
John Vallis
Bitcoin is the future of money, that is my firm belief. In this show, I speak with the amazing people who are building and contributing to this revolutionary new industry. The 'rapid-fire' episodes give you some concise info and insights, the 'further discussion' episodes let you listen in on a more casual and open dialogue with each guest. Hey hey hey, stack sats everyday:)
Bitcoin Information Theory w/ Aaron Segal
Aaron Segal is a portfolio manager at a NYC based hedge fund, and as of 2020, a bitcoin maximalist deep down the rabbit-hole. He's recently begun to share his insights through his writings, which have been published in Bitcoin Magazine. I was particularly impressed by his recent article, 'Bitcoin Information Theory', and invited him on the pod to explore it further. Enjoy! -- More from Aaron: TWITTER: https://twitter.com/LudiMagistR ARTICLES: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/authors/aaron-segal More from me: TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY The BitBox02 Bitcoin-Only Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0 If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.
Jul 13
1 hr 42 min
Bitcoin Timeline Adjustment, Conference Recap and Why We Bitcoin w/ Jeff Booth & Greg Foss
Jeff Booth and Greg Foss return to the show to discuss their experiences at the Bitcoin 2021 Conference, where we are in the bitcoin timeline, and why bitcoin is so important to them.   Enjoy!   --   TWITTER:  Jeff: https://twitter.com/JeffBooth Greg: https://twitter.com/FossGregfoss  More from me:   TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY  The BitBox02 Bitcoin-Only Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire  If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0  If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.
Jul 7
1 hr 40 min
Bitcoin 2021 Conference Recap with BTC Media Crew
The Bitcoin 2021 Conference in Miami was a huge success, and a monumental event in bitcoin's history.  Over 13k people descended on Miami to come together, meet each other, build relationships, talk bitcoin, and have fun.   There was lots of tears, and special moments that many of us will remember for the rest of our lives.   I thought it would be fun to get some of the organizers from BTC Media together to discuss what went on behind the scenes, how it all came together, and what made it so special for all of them.   Enjoy!  --   More from them:  TWITTER (Nik): https://twitter.com/nikcantmine TWITTER (Dylan): https://twitter.com/BTCization TWITTER (CK): https://twitter.com/ck_SNARKs TWITTER (Brandon): https://twitter.com/BranBTC   More from me:  TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY   The BitBox02 Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire  If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0  If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.
Jun 28
1 hr 21 min
Developing a Rational Perspective on Fossil Fuels and Climate Change w/ Alex Epstein
Alex Epstein is philosopher, and the author of 'The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels'.   I've appreciated Alex's work in helping to bring balance to the discourse around climate change, and in particular the role played by fossil fuels in that dynamic.   The narrative around fossil fuels and climate change has become so ingrained in our culture, that if you question it, you are often ridiculed, derided, or labeled a 'denier'.  I appreciate that Alex is willing to take the criticism so that we all may hear what he has to say, and hopefully develop a more truthful perspective on the matter.   Enjoy!   --   More from Alex:  TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AlexEpstein YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/ImproveThePlanet WEBSITE: https://industrialprogress.com  More from me:  TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY   The BitBox02 Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire  If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0  If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.
Jun 18
1 hr 4 min
Escaping Canada and Living as a Sovereign Individual w/ Francis Pouliot
Francis Pouliot is the founder and CEO of Bull Bitcoin, one of the top bitcoin exchanges in Canada.   He left Canada in July 2020, after being highly critical of the governments actions in response to Covid-19.  He is now living in Costa Rica, pursuing the life of a 'Sovereign Individual'.   He said he had some things to get off his chest, so we set up a chat.  Enjoy!   --   More from Francis: TWITTER: https://twitter.com/francispouliot_ More from me:  TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY   The BitBox02 Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire  The Bitcoin 2021 Conference is going down in Miami on June 4th and 5th. I'm pumped to hear some great speakers and hang out with a bunch of awesome plebs: https://b.tc/conference. Use the Promo Code: 'Vallis' for 15% off.   If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0  If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.
May 25
1 hr 57 min
Hold Hangout #3 w/ Cason, Breedlove, & American Hodl
Just chillin, talking bitcoin, with some solid bitcoiners. -- TWITTER (HODL): ?? TWITTER (BREEDLOVE): https://twitter.com/Breedlove22 TWITTER (CASON): https://twitter.com/Erikcason More from me:  TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA  YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg  MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex  INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY    The BitBox02 Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire   The Bitcoin 2021 Conference is going down in Miami on June 4th and 5th. I'm pumped to hear some great speakers and hang out with a bunch of awesome plebs: https://b.tc/conference. Use the Promo Code: 'Vallis' for 15% off.   If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0   If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.
May 17
1 hr 52 min
Caitlin Long of Avanti Bank on How Bitcoin Will Transform the Banking System
Caitlin Long is the Founder and CEO of Avanti.   According to their website:  'Avanti is a new breed of bank — a software platform with a bank charter, built to connect digital assets with the legacy financial system...We’re not just a bank — we’re a depository institution, which means we’re eligible to become a U.S. dollar clearing bank at the Federal Reserve. Avanti offers a superior regulatory structure relative to digital asset competitors, including a full-reserve requirement for dollar deposits and a deep understanding of how digital assets (including our tokenized dollar, Avit™) can solve payment inefficiencies faced by business customers.'   Caitlin has been instrumental in helping to architect the regulatory framework around bitcoin, especially in her native Wyomming.   She also has a tremendous amount of experience and insight in and regarding the functioning of the legacy financial system and macro economics.   I've been looking forward to connecting with Caitlin for a while now, and it did not disappoint.   Enjoy!   --   More from Caitlin:  TWITTER: https://twitter.com/CaitlinLong_  TWITTER (AVANTI): https://twitter.com/AvantiBT  AVANTI WEBSITE: https://www.avantibank.com    More from me:  TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA  YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg  MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex  INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY    The BitBox02 Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire   The Bitcoin 2021 Conference is going down in Miami on June 4th and 5th. I'm pumped to hear some great speakers and hang out with a bunch of awesome plebs: https://b.tc/conference. Use the Promo Code: 'Vallis' for 15% off.   If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0   If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.
May 14
52 min
Mayor Scott Conger - Bitcoin for Better Cities
If you've been hanging out on twitter you may have seen several people with Laser eyes imposed over their profile pictures. Though this started as a meme around bitcoin reaching 100k dollars in price (#LaserRayUntil100k), it has become a signal for ones support of what bitcoin represents. Recently even some politicians in the US have been showing their alignment with bitcoin by changing their profile photos to the laser eyes. Mayor Scott Conger of Jackson, Tennessee, is one of those politicians, so I thought it would be fun to have him on the show to hear why he made this change, and to hear his thoughts on bitcoin and how it could be used to benefit his constituents. Enjoy! -- More from Mayor Conger: TWITTER: https://twitter.com/MayorConger WEBSITE: https://www.jacksontn.gov More from me: TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0 The BitBox02 Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire The Bitcoin 2021 Conference is going down in Miami on June 4th and 5th. I'm pumped to hear some great speakers and hang out with a bunch of awesome plebs: https://b.tc/conference. Use the Promo Code: 'Vallis' for 15% off. If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.
May 11
53 min
Adam Ortolf (@denverbitcoin) on His Journey to Waste-Gas Bitcoin Mining (And Why It's So Exciting)
Adam Ortolf is the business development officer for the US market for Upstream Data, a company that pairs modular bitcoin mining datacenters to natural gas engines, to convert waste energy (natural gas), into the best form of money the world has ever known - bitcoin. Adam has been a pioneer in this emerging industry, brining a ton of passion and energy to it, so I thought it would be fun to get together for a chat. Enjoy! -- More from Adam: TWITTER:https://twitter.com/denverbitcoin COMPANY WEBSITE: https://www.upstreamdata.ca CONSULTING: https://www.coinbeast.com/pro-profiles/adam-ortolf More from me:          TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA           YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg           MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex           INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY        If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $30 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0      The BitBox02 Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire The Bitcoin 2021 Conference is going down in Miami on June 4th and 5th. I'm pumped to hear some great speakers and hang out with a bunch of awesome plebs: https://b.tc/conference. Use the Promo Code: 'Vallis' for 15% off. If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody. 
May 5
1 hr 30 min
Bringing Back Craftsmanship - Chad Urban of the American College of Building Arts
In the bitcoin space we often discuss the many insidious impacts of being on a 'fiat' money standard. We also look to previous periods in which societies used 'sound money', to see what elements of culture, art, business etc. might have been impacted by the difference in monetary standard. As bitcoin develops, it's becoming clear that the change in time preference that it inspires in many (a changed relationship to time and work), is causing a re-emergence of appreciation for high-quality, highly-skilled, long-lasting, beauty-centric architecture and construction. The American College of Building Arts is taking a unique approach to education, teaching both the theory/philosophy, and the traditional methods required to create graduates who are highly-skilled craftsmen. I'm a huge critic of the current systems of education, and also very excited by the novel approaches beginning to be developed to improve it, so I thought it would be interesting to speak with someone who is building a solution of particular relevance to many of the topics we often discuss in bitcoin land. Enjoy! -- More from Chad / ACBA: TWITTER (Chad): https://twitter.com/Chad_Urban TWITTER (ACBA): https://twitter.com/ACBACharleston WEBSITE: https://acba.edu More from me:          TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2P7PUjA           YOUTUBE: https://bit.ly/3aBbZxg           MEDIUM: http://bit.ly/2Zk0Dex           INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/30r7IqY        If you’re in Canada, and looking to buy bitcoin, Shakepay is an excellent option. They have the fastest sign up, funding and withdrawals I’ve ever seen. They also have really great rates. Use this affiliate link to buy $100+ of bitcoin and we both get $10 for free!: https://shakepay.me/r/FEW1DR0      If you're in the US, the best option is Swan Bitcoin. Use this link to get $10 of free bitcoin! http://bit.ly/3rvxVlA Once you buy bitcoin, you should take self-custody.  The BitBox02 Hardware Wallet is a safe and easy way to do so. Get 5% off here: https://shiftcrypto.ch/bitbox02/bitcoin-only/?utm_source=rapidfire&utm_medium=webcast&utm_campaign=landingpage&ref=rapidfire
Apr 29
1 hr 15 min
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