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October 17, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Casa node concerns https://blog.keys.casa/addressing-security-concerns-about-casa-node/ - Realvision with Saifedean https://www.realvision.com/tv/shows/interviews/videos/gold-the-bitcoin-standard?source_collection=07157a6eedda4e78b9dcada0c3bc76c0 - Trezor + Unchained Slip0039 implementation https://blog.trezor.io/open-source-standards-unchained-slip-0039-for-individuals-and-groups-cae3e9573410 - Child porn ring brought down https://blog.chainalysis.com/reports/chainalysis-doj-welcome-to-video-shutdown - Oxford English Dictionary adds sats - Blockstream Green Wallet adds integrated Tor support https://twitter.com/BlockstreamHelp/status/1184176681260584960?s=19 - LND 0.8.0 released https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2019/10/15/lnd-v0.8.html - Casa covenant inheritance planning https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-casa-covenant-bitcoin-inheritance-service-and-protocol/ - Nodl team begins moving everything behind Tor https://twitter.com/nodl_it/status/1184110287424610305?s=19 - Tor releases new version of OnionShare https://blog.torproject.org/new-version-onionshare-makes-it-easy-anyone-publish-anonymous-uncensorable-websites-0 - Electrum announces their own lightning implementation - Coldcard Mk3 begins shipping - Rep Warren Davidson on Noded https://twitter.com/NodedPodcast/status/1182490088464408577?s=19 - Protests around the world Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. If you need liquidity but don't want to sell your bitcoin, they offer easy access to loans using bitcoin as collateral. Collateral is always stored on-chain in dedicated multisig addresses with the option for you to hold a key, and your bitcoin is never rehypotheticated. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/tftc21 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
October 15, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Jared Dillian, Founder & Editor of The Daily Dirtnap newsletter, to discuss: - Jared's reformed skepticism of Bitcoin - Bitcoin v. Gold - What happens if we End The Fed? - Millenial investing - much more Follow Jared on Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailydirtnap Check out The Daily Dirtnap: https://www.dailydirtnap.com/ Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
October 11, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with American Hodl to wax poetic about everything. Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
October 10, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Real Vision upcoming show with Saif - Coldcard adds offline address explorer with new update thanks to @hodlwave https://blog.coinkite.com/address-explorer/ - Zap Android app update https://twitter.com/ln_zap/status/1181618068096724994?s=20 - Upcoming Zap desktop update to include node pubkey signing https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-588/ - New KYCP update - kycp.org - https://mempool.observer/monitor/ by @0xB10C - Nodl Samourai announced - https://shop.nodl.it/en/home/38-nodl-samourai-edition.html - Casa Node 2 announced - https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-casa-node-2/ - ACINQ raises $8M in series A - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/acinq-startup-behind-eclair-lightning-implementation-raises-8m - Tor removes ~800 old relays - https://www.zdnet.com/article/tor-project-removes-13-5-of-current-servers-for-running-eol-versions/ - Adobe and others cut off Venezuelan users from cloud services - https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/7/20904030/adobe-venezuela-photoshop-behance-us-sanctions - Multiple corporations bend the knee to China - https://ibb.co/album/eSSKDv - Hong Kong Free Press switches to BTCPay - https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1182196845511987200?s=20 - City of Miami to vote on 30 year contract for cameras and flood sensors on light poles to private company with no data protection https://twitter.com/TooMuchMe/status/1181947359753904130?s=20 - Surveillance partnerships with Amazon's Ring door cameras -https://www.fightforthefuture.org/news/2019-10-07-open-letter-calling-on-elected-officials-to-stop/ - Bitcoin2020 tickets for $50, Szabo is keynote - https://www.bitcoin2020conference.com/ Cash App. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com to check out their collaborative custody and loan products as well as their open source contributions. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Check out www.youtube.com/tftc21  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
October 8, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Aleks Svetski, founder of Amber, to discuss: - The latest Amber updates - Building out a product road map and prioritizing - Citadels - Separation of money and state - Hypothetical paths to a post-bitcoinization world - much more Shoutout to this week's sponsors, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
October 4, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Travis Kling, CIO of Ikigai Asset Management, to discuss: - Travis' journey to bitcoin - Failed narratives/frameworks of years past - How the current system is gamed - Timing - Much more Follow Travis on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Travis_Kling Check out Ikigai: https://www.ikigai.fund Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
October 3, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Michelle Phan https://www.thecut.com/2019/09/michelle-phan-youtube-beauty-star-on-why-she-left.html - Baakt launches with limited volume https://www.bakkt.com/markets - US & UK CLOUD Act Agreement https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20190928/18254143088/no-new-agreement-to-share-data-between-us-uk-law-enforcement-does-not-require-encryption-backdoors.shtml - HK - 1967 emergency laws enacted - face masks banned https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-4991888 - host4coins.net - Opendime videos - tftc.tv - Team signing for Casa Diamond Members ($5040 per year) https://blog.keys.casa/team-signing-on-casa-keymaster/ - uesefultulips.org - Wasabi error, rescan required - Crypto Rating Council launched by Coinbase, Kraken, Poloniex and Bittrex https://www.cryptoratingcouncil.com/asset-ratings - EOS $24M settlement with SEC https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2019-202 - Keybase impersonator Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. If you need liquidity but don't want to sell your bitcoin, they offer easy access to loans using bitcoin as collateral. Collateral is always stored on-chain in dedicated multisig addresses with the option for you to hold a key, and your bitcoin is never rehypotheticated. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/tftc21 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
October 1, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Janine, privacy researcher and co-host of Block Digest, to discuss: - Janine's path to Bitcoin - Common privacy blunders - Avoiding big tech - Coinbase's checkered history - CoinJoins - Block Digest - Traveling without Google Maps - Much more Follow Janine on Twitter: https://twitter.com/J9Roem Check out Block Digest: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb53lXz2IzEFT5JNHSbdvPg Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 27, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Lightning Vulnerability disclosed https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-September/002174.html - Maduro rumored to own bitcoin https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-26/venezuela-has-bitcoin-stash-and-doesn-t-know-what-to-do-with-it - In device address explorer coming to coldcard https://twitter.com/COLDCARDwallet/status/1177393853076320258?s=20 - Erlay BIP draft released https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-578/ - Fold joins the sats back party with Amazon support https://twitter.com/fold_app/status/1176843962528567296?s=20 - tThe "hashcrash" https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1176850968211668994 - ETH gas limit raised https://www.trustnodes.com/2019/09/14/miners-begin-raising-the-gas-limit-to-10-million Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. If you need liquidity but don't want to sell your bitcoin, they offer easy access to loans using bitcoin as collateral. Collateral is always stored on-chain in dedicated multisig addresses with the option for you to hold a key, and your bitcoin is never rehypotheticated. Bull Bitcoin. Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 26, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo & Adam Reeds, the co-founders of Ledn.io, to discuss: - Ledn's loan offerings and expansion into Latin America - Bitcoin mining in Venezuela - Stablecoins - Crossing boarders with Bitcoin - How the Venezuela government buys bitcoin via LocalBitcoins - Sneaking out of the country - The ills of Socialism - much more  Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 24, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with John Doe, an ex-Silk Road vendor who had a four year forced hodl. Learn about what it was really like to use the Silk Road, the ethos of the website + forums, and the absurdness of The Drug War. Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 20, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Baltic Honeybadger in Riga - [Day 1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IpZWSWUIVE&feature=youtu.be%3Futm_source%3Ddigg [Day 2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ns_I2LpeAbQ&feature=youtu.be?utm_source=digg - Reminder that browser extensions can be malicious, act accordingly - Someone is impersonating Matt on Keybase - Olympus fiat to lightning https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-574/ - Sparkswap beta launched https://twitter.com/sparkswap/status/1173588374604537856?s=20 - Square Crypto hires 3 new devs Valentine Wallace, Jeffrey Czyz, Arik Sosman, announces funding for BTCPay https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-570/ - Hash rate all time high again - https://bitcoinvisuals.com/chain-hash-rate - Tor project now using BTCPay - https://donate.torproject.org/cryptocurrency - Bobby Lee launches horrible product BalletCrypto card that nobody should use - ColdCard multisig plugin merged into electrum, next official version of should have it ready to go, or just build from official sources today - Nodl + Samourai edition designs released, preorders soon https://twitter.com/SamouraiWallet/status/1174200358828163072?s=20 - Bisq adds encrypted chat https://twitter.com/wiz/status/1174104040193413120?s=20 - Repo market / Fed cuts rate / QE4? Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Bull Bitcoin.  Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 19, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Jack Mallers to discuss the launch of Olympus, a non-custodial way to buy bitcoin and immediately receive it on the Lightning Network. Link to Jack's Medium post on the launch: https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-olympus-lightning-enabled-fiat-ramps-by-zap-1f5349a96ee9 Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 19, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Matt Odell and a very special guest, arbedout. Arbedout is a Twitter anon who has some incredible views on Bitcoin. Particularly how the nascent "cryptocurrency boom" shares a lot of eerie parallels with market booms throughout history. The trio polishes off 3/4 of a bottle of Knob Creek while reminiscing on their experiences within the "cryptocurrency boom".  Follow arbedout on Twitter: https://twitter.com/arbedout Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/   --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 18, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Raoul Pal, Founder of Real Vision and Global Macro Investor, to discuss: - Repo markets - The state of the global financial system - Demographics - Behavioral Economics - Tokenizing income streams - much more Follow Raoul on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RaoulGMI Check out Real Vision: https://www.realvision.com/ Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 17, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Carla Kirk-Cohen, the last of Chaincode Labs' Summer residents to swing through the studio, to discuss: - Carla's journey to Bitcoin - Her passion for the Lightning Network - Life in South Africa - Bringing LN to an exchange - Things that LN enables that weren't possible before Follow Carla on Twitter: https://twitter.com/actuallyCarlaKC Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 13, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Lightning CVE exploited in the wild, lnd 0.7.0 vulnerable, update! https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-September/002148.html - Digg from the dead https://digg.com/channel/bitcoin - NY payroll company MyPayrollHR exit scam $35M https://krebsonsecurity.com/2019/09/ny-payroll-company-vanishes-with-35-million/ - French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire says Libra will not be allowed in the EU https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-libra-cryptocurrency-bitcoin-europe-france-ban-block-latest-a9102171.html - Premier League Club Watford Bitcoin logo on jerseys due to sportsbet.io sponsorship https://www.watfordfc.com/club/bitcoin-confirmed-new-sleeve-partner - Keybase airdrops shitcoin, bitcoiners donate to Tor, almost 17000 XLM donated(~$1020) https://stellar.expert/explorer/public/account/GABWGQEQESRX5TKDTPIYJFPKGJDMEW6VLOOLBTIFPJIN7XT6KAFXJQPJ?filter=payments - Bitcoin as a nonviolent rebellion by Nic Carter https://medium.com/@nic__carter/a-most-peaceful-revolution-8b63b64c203e?sk=c70e2e688cb3c15dfe68f4d2627b1059 - ColdCard firmware update 2.1.4 for multi-sig change outputs https://coldcardwallet.com/docs/upgrade - Bittr adds xpub support https://twitter.com/GetBittr/status/1172171274791116801?s=19 - Spencer Dinwiddie of NJ Nets is a bitcoiner and is tokenizing his ~$34 million extension https://theathletic.com/1199912/2019/09/12/sources-spencer-dinwiddie-to-convert-his-nba-contract-into-a-secured-digital-investment-heres-what-that-means/ - ECB cuts rates and announces a new round of QE "Negative rates will not provoke the collapse of the financial system" - Draghi https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-12/ecb-cuts-rates-restarts-qe-to-fight-slowdown-as-draghi-era-ends Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Bull Bitcoin. Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 11, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Eric Voskuil, lead maintainer of the libbitcoin Bitcoin implementation, as they discuss: - libbitcoin - Austrian Economics - Attack vectors - Eric's experience in the Navy - How Bitcoin fails  - Dust - much more  Check out the libbitcoin Wiki: https://github.com/libbitcoin/libbitcoin-system/wiki Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 9, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Elichai Turkel, recent Summer resident at Chaincode Labs, to discuss: - Elichai's path to cryptography and Bitcoin - Schnorr signatures - Taproot - Miniscript - Cryptography - State of academic papers - much more Follow Elichai on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Elichai2 Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 5, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Portugal is indeed exempting bitcoin from cap gains treatment: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/op-ed-portugal-clarified-its-bitcoin-tax-code-other-nations-should-take-note - Hash rate all time high - https://bitinfocharts.com/comparison/bitcoin-hashrate.html - LocalBitcoins KYC - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/localbitcoins-new-kyc-rules-raise-privacy-concerns - SNICKER https://gist.github.com/AdamISZ/2c13fb5819bd469ca318156e2cf25d79 - vaneck & solidx pivot to gbtc like structure rather than ETF for their investment product https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/vaneck-solidx-to-offer-pilot-bitcoin-etf-to-institutional-investors - Facebook left phone numbers exposed on server, 419 million records leaked: https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/facebook-phone-numbers-exposed/ - Google discloses exploit that allowed malicious sites to retrieve iPhone files and location data: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bjwne5/malicious-websites-hacked-iphones-for-years - M5Stack + bitcoin https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-562/ - TFTC Guides: Lightning for beginners with Breez wallet - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zhW7ilOjWg&feature=youtu.be - Bridgefy mesh messaging app being used in hong kong: https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-561/ - Argentina implements capital controls, individuals won't be allowed to acquire or wire abroad more than 10,000 dollars per month - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-02/capital-controls-return-to-argentina-as-macri-fights-to-survive - Upgrade your lightning nodes, disclosure of vulnerability in 3 weeks https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/lightning-dev/2019-August/002130.html - Jack Dorsey Twitter account hijacked due to sim swap + tweets by sms: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1167628157731651584?s=20 Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Bull Bitcoin. Canadian freaks need to check out Bull Bitcoin (https://bullbitcoin.com/). Canada's only Bitcoin maximalist brokerage. Also, check out BitcoinOutlet.com for some of their dope swag if you're outside of Canada. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
September 4, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Gleb Naumenko to discuss: - Gleb's experience helping to build an exchange - Bitcoin usage in Ukraine - Gleb's work on Erlay - The Erebus attack - Movies Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 29, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - ColdCard MK3 announced: https://blog.coinkite.com/coldcard-mark3/ - https://ln.alhur.es/ by @fiatjf - UI for hardware wallet multisig using bitcoin core and HWI released for testing by @justinmoon - https://github.com/justinmoon/junction - Bitcoin realized cap hits ath of ~$100B - https://coinmetrics.substack.com/ - According to Chainalysis, less than 11% of mixed bitcoin are used for illicit purposes - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/chainalysis-most-mixed-bitcoin-not-used-for-illicit-purposes - CSW rebuked hard in court, judge orders 50% of his bitcoin to be given to Kleinman's estate, unfortunately for them he probably doesn't own any - Bitcoin for safety by @jamesob - https://jameso.be/2019/08/24/bitcoin-is-for-this.html - WTF happened in 1971? https://wtfhappenedin1971.com/ - Janey + Cato - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-559/ - Binance adds interest bearing accounts (BNB, ETC, Tether) - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-26/teaser-rates-come-to-crypto-as-binance-starts-lending-business - Opennode adds kyc and shopify integration - https://www.opennode.co/blog/how-to-accept-bitcoin-shopify-extension/ - EOS dumped almost 20 mins earlier first: https://twitter.com/hodlonaut/status/1167094577389604865?s=20 - Portugal tax exemption. Fake news? Let us know Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 28, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Fabian Jahr, current Summer resident at Chaincode Labs, to discuss the RPC call Fabian has been working on this Summer, the Chaincode residency experience, the Bitcoin scene in Berlin, Fabian's experience with the Lightning Network, and much more. Follow Fabian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/fjahr Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber Contribute to the show: https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 27, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Rodolfo Novak to discuss Coinkite, how Rodolfo approaches making products for Bitcoiners, a little Bitcoin history, Ham Radios, airplanes, and much more. Check out Coinkite: https://coinkite.com/ (Use the promo code "TFTC" for 5% OFF!) Follow Rodolfo on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nvk Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Casa. Use promo code “TFTC” to get up to $250 off your Casa membership … or hit their team up membership@team.casa for a free demo, or to put them to the test with your hardest OpSec questions! Up your security game. Head over to https://keys.casa/ today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 22, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - BitBlockBoom - bitsteins talk - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBAuHv5cPl8 - New Erebus attack paper - https://erebus-attack.comp.nus.edu.sg - Hardware wallets + multisig - https://stephanlivera.com/episode/97/ - Sats the standard - Blockstream Green Wallet adds sats - https://twitter.com/Blockstream/status/1164296386361331712?s=20 - All seeds are not cross compatible, be aware - https://twitter.com/nvk/status/1164165702602899456?s=20 - Bitcoin Optech bech32 + RBF compatibility matrix  - https://bitcoinops.org/en/2019-compatibility-matrix/ - Matt Corallo first hire by Square Crypto - https://twitter.com/sqcrypto/status/1163850926114762755?s=20 - Miniscript - https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1163592166062473217?s=20 - Hong Kong protesters are distributed not centralized - https://quillette.com/2019/08/19/how-the-hong-kong-protestors-tactical-brilliance-backed-beijing-into-a-corner/ - 40 straight weeks of anti-macron yellow vest protests - https://twitter.com/sahouraxo/status/1162751938720612352?s=20 - Another fake Satoshi, safely ignore - Happy birthday Lolli! Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 21, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Bryan Bishop and his friend Joseph Jackson to discuss: - Bitcoin Vaults - Bitcoin security - Transcription - Transhumanism Check out Joe's website: biotechnbeyond.com Follow Bryan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kanzure Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 19, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they're joined by the hosts of the Noded Podcast, Pierre Rochard and Michael Goldstein to discuss: - Bakkt Futures - Binance KYC - Liquid Tether - Hong Kong - India - Samsung + Bitcoin - Coinbase negligence - much more Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 17, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Tuur Demeester, Founder of Adamant Capital, to discuss Tuur's journey to Bitcoin, the founding of Adamant Research then Adamant Capital, how to leverage Bitcoin to short USD, Bitcoin's parallels with The Reformation. Follow Tuur on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TuurDemeester Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 15, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with James Chiang, currently spending his Summer at Chaincode Labs, to discuss James' journey to Bitcoin, his experience with Libbitcoin, how Libbitcoin compares to Bitcoin Core, working in the renewable energy sector, working on a Python library for Taproot, and much more. Checkout https://teachbitcoin.io/ Follow James on Twitter - https://twitter.com/digi_james Follow Marty on Twitter - https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 14, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with BitcoinTINA & Alpha Zeta to talk about the current market conditions, where Bitcoin sits, whether or not Bitcoin is a risk-on or risk-off trade, and the fact that Bitcoin is a fundamental financial tech innovation. Check out Alpha Zeta's portfolio tracker: http://www.thewarden.io/index.html Follow BitcoinTINA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinTINA Follow Alpha Zeta on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alphaazeta Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 8, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bitcoin vaults - https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-August/017229.html - Yuan peg - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCH_-fcCoK4&feature=youtu.be - Big blocks and tradeoffs - https://twitter.com/BitMEXResearch/status/1157667091719380992 - Binance KYC leak - https://www.coindesk.com/a-bitcoin-extortion-gone-wrong-inside-binances-negotiations-with-its-kyc-hacker - Is anything priced in? Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtdbWsnfA08KhSUO4amVLaQ?view_as=subscriber --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
August 1, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - JoinMarket, fidelity bonds, and privacy - https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-July/017169.html - Capital One data breach - https://www.cnet.com/how-to/capital-one-data-breach-what-you-can-do-following-the-banking-hack/ - Zap update + full node - https://github.com/LN-Zap/zap-desktop/releases/tag/v0.5.2-beta - Fold App Kickbacks - https://medium.com/in-the-fold/introducing-fold-kickbacks-5b1d255621b3 - "Stacking sats" - Hong Kong - https://twitter.com/alessabocchi/status/1156513770254012416?s=20 - Fortnite World Cup - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1155838643094917121 - much more  Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 30, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Richard Myers, who is working on "Bitcoin's last mile" via mesh networks at GoTenna and Global Mesh Labs, to discuss: - ByteABit, Richard's P2P mobile Bitcoin exchange - Mesh networks, GoTenn, LOT49, and Global Mesh Labs - Cashless societies - Deflation - much more Follow Richard on Twitter: https://twitter.com/remyers_ Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 26, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: -BTCPayServer - https://stephanlivera.com/episodes/ - Wasabi & Samourai - Ethereum hashrate down 42% from ATH, bitcoin hashrate at ATH: https://www.longhash.com/news/ethereum-is-becoming-increasingly-vulnerable-to-attack - Coldcard + Wasabi video, class on the 26th at Chaincode - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM2uhyROpAQ&feature=youtu.be - New Cash App UI - Ohmm - https://twitter.com/UpstreamDataInc/status/1152233409277648897?s=20 - Hong Kong protests take violent turn: https://twitter.com/mrjasonchoi/status/1152973052046524420?s=20 - Nodl Electrumx - https://twitter.com/BitcoinSchiller/status/1154400652979818498?s=20 - Parker Lewis' Gradually, Then Suddenly - https://www.unchained-capital.com/blog/dollar-crisis-to-bitcoin/ Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 23, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Conner Brown to discuss how he became interested in Bitcoin, philosophy, the intersubjective nature of money, Kanye West, and much more. Follow Conner on Twitter: https://twitter.com/_ConnerBrown_ Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 19, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Hunt (with a guest appearance from James O'Beirne) to discuss some of the running themes from Epsilon Theory, how they relate to Bitcoin, and why Bitcoiners may be fighting a losing battle. Follow Ben on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EpsilonTheory Follow James on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesob Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 19, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - This week in Bitcoin - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1150840995808010241?s=19 - Wasabi - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1151882688053334016?s=19 - C-Lightning - https://medium.com/blockstream/new-release-c-lightning-0-7-1-9fca65debeb2 - Binance staking XLM - https://www.binance.com/en/support/articles/360030727092 - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/947551556546760704?s=19  - ETH on BCH - https://ethresear.ch/t/bitcoin-cash-a-short-term-data-availability-layer-for-ethereum/5735 - Much more  Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 16, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with DAL, AKA Paranoid Bull, to discuss his journey through the markets, systemic risk, political risk, the world's current disconnection from reality and how Bitcoin play into it all. Check out Odin River's mission: https://medium.com/odin-river/odin-river-31ddc131a22 Follow DAL on Twitter: https://twitter.com/paranoidbull Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App.  Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 15, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Francis Pouliot and BTC Sessions from Bull Bitcoin to discuss the Montreal Bitcoin scene throughout the years, consulting in the "Blockchain" space, SegWit2x, the common mission Bitcoiners have, and much more. Check out Bull Bitcoin: https://bullbitcoin.com/ Follow Francis on Twitter: https://twitter.com/francispouliot_ Follow BTCSessions on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BTCsessions Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App.  Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 12, 2019
Marty, Matt and Murad breakdown the implications of Donald J. Trump and Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's comments on Bitcoin. Links discussed:  https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1149472282584072192 https://twitter.com/StopAndDecrypt/status/1149703537871355904 https://twitter.com/SquawkCNBC/status/1149629984157261825 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 11, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Coldcard - Nodl update - Wasabi update - Samourai 0.99.81 - https://blog.samouraiwallet.com/post/186208584657/introducing-09981-enter-the-dojo - Miner trying to inflate the supply - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-523/ - History of the DAO hack - Eclair update - https://github.com/ACINQ/eclair/releases/tag/v0.3.1  - Surveillance tech creeps forward https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1148222460724207616 - Much more Shoutout to our sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 9, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Aleksander Svetski, founder of Amber, to discuss his journey to Bitcoin, lessons from trading, lessons from being a door to door salesman, why Bitcoin not Blockchain, putting up with scammers, and much more. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app.  Liking the show and want to contribute? You can do so by going to https://tftc.io/contribute/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 5, 2019
This week Marty and Matt sit down on the 4th of July to discuss: - Bitcoin's revolutionary nature - Sats App announced by Casa https://blog.keys.casa/announcing-sats-app-with-satsback/ - 300 tickets sold for Bitcoin2020 - LND 0.7 released https://twitter.com/lightning/status/1146107267592445952?s=19 -Zap desktop 0.5 released https://medium.com/@JimmyMow/announcing-zap-desktop-0-5-0-beta-7622672ce582 - Coldcard v2.1.1 update adds dice support https://twitter.com/COLDCARDwallet/status/1146410794315390977?s=19 - US House of Reps Committee of Financial Services asks Facebook to hold off on Libra https://financialservices.house.gov/uploadedfiles/07.02.2019_-_fb_ltr.pdf - Cloudflare went down due to faulty upgrade https://techcrunch.com/2019/07/02/a-cloudflare-outage-is-impacting-sites-everywhere/ - Whirlpool desktop 0.7 released with full tor support https://twitter.com/SamouraiWallet/status/1145998882947682304 - Hong Kong - Chinese border guards put spyware on phones at Xinjiang border https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/02/chinese-border-guards-surveillance-app-tourists-phones - Bitcoin as a safe haven in FT https://www.ft.com/content/f7643858-98f8-11e9-9573-ee5cbb98ed36 Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse you download the app. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 2, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Ketominer and Askuwheteau, the team behind Nodl.it, to discuss how Nodl came to be, their recent partnership with Samourai Wallet, the freedom that Bitcoin enables, potentially moving from hardware to software in the future, the new Raspberry Pi, and much more. Check out Nodl: https://nodl.it/ Follow Ketominer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ketominer Follow Askuwheteau on Twitter: https://twitter.com/IAskuwheteau Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
July 1, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Dan Held, Co-Founder of Interchange, to discuss his paper on Bitcoin's future security, the importance of sharpening narratives, the false narratives that seem to persist, and much more. Follow Dan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/danheld Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $5 and contribute $5 to a charity of our choice when you download the app.  Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
June 27, 2019
Join Marty and Matt as they are joined by Pierre Rochard, Bitcoin Sign Guy & Francis Pouliot with a special appearance from Paul Sztorc as they discuss: - FATF Guidelines - Iranians mining Bitcoin in mosques - COLDCARD new upgrades - Libra - CoinJoining - Much more... --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
June 19, 2019
This week Marty & Matt discuss: - Libra https://libra.org/en-US/ - Cash App deposits go live, fund cash card with bitcoin https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-507/ - Whirlpool public beta release https://github.com/Samourai-Wallet/Whirlpool -Binance to block US citizens -Lightning labs mobile app release https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2019/06/19/mobile-app.html - Firefox vulnerability update to 67.0.3 ASAP https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/18/18684272/firefox-zero-day-flaw-browser-attacks-crypto-patch - Cellebrite states they can crack current all popular phones with physical access https://t.co/WHsaDxzoXz?amp=1 - Hashrate ATH - dcabtc.com tool by @JohnCantrell97 - US vs Russia cyber cold war escalates https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/15/us/politics/trump-cyber-russia-grid.html Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
June 18, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Andrew Poelstra, Head of Research at Blockstream, to discuss Cryptography, how small of a field it is, how it's culture compares to Bitcoin's development culture, Taproot, MuSig, MiniSketch, Schnorr signatures, and much much more. Checkout Andrew's work: https://github.com/apoelstra Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App.  Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
June 14, 2019
Join Marty + Matt as they sit down with John Carvalho, CCO of Bitrefill, to discuss his history in Bitcoin, all the dope stuff Bitrefill is working on, Bitcoin's fungibility, Bitcoin culture, and much much more. Checkout Bitrefill: https://www.bitrefill.com/ Follow John on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BitcoinErrorLog Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
June 13, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Proposed ban on Bitcoin in India - Home mining https://twitter.com/Karnickleon/status/1138906263230828544?s=19 - Nodl + Samourai collab https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19 - Global Mesh Labs https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19 - Zap on Android https://twitter.com/stephanlivera/status/1138048466075054080?s=19 - Hong Kong https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBl05xNq_AU - Italy https://twitter.com/Schuldensuehner/status/1138709519184175104 - Will O'Beirne's new Joule upgrade https://medium.com/@wbobeirne/introducing-joule-allowances-2b08bec75e3a Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
June 11, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Lawrence Nahum, Founder of GreenAddress + Chief Architect at Blockstream, to discuss approaching Bitcoin development, the history of GreenAddress, what he's working on at Blockstream, helping to make it so everyone can run a node with ABCore, and much more. Checkout GreenAddress' GitHub and contribute to ABCore if you can: https://github.com/greenaddress Follow Lawrence on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LarryBitcoin  Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor:  Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
June 6, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Rooftop RHR in SF - code "tftc25" -  First 100 person CoinJoin https://blockstream.info/tx/e4a789d16a24a6643dfee06e018ad27648b896daae6a3577ae0f4eddcc4d9174 - 6102 Bitcoin hodl privacy leak overview https://github.com/6102bitcoin/FAQ/blob/master/hodl-privacy.md - Ring cameras creeping https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news/amazons-helping-police-build-a-surveillance-network-with-ring-doorbells/ - SEC files suit against Kik https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/06/05/skeptics-lens-not-defending-crypto-anymore/ https://www.sec.gov/litigation/complaints/2019/comp-pr2019-87.pdf - Initial rollout of LN Watchtowers  https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/watchtowers-are-coming-lightning#click=https://t.co/5VuAHhvsoq - Samourai Dojo open sourced and released https://blog.samouraiwallet.com/post/185312260292/introducing-samourai-dojo-10-open-source-and/ - Utreexo proposal https://eprint.iacr.org/2019/611.pdf - "Buy" stocks and ETFs with bitcoin using Abra in 150+ countries (not US) https://twitter.com/AbraGlobal/status/1133697009381138434?s=19 - Statechains https://medium.com/@RubenSomsen/statechains-non-custodial-off-chain-bitcoin-transfer-1ae4845a4a39 - Weird YouTube AI https://twitter.com/Max_Fisher/status/1135529605530411008 - Fed to cut rates? https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-499/ Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
June 5, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with David Bailey, CEO of BTC Media, to discuss the early days of Bitcoin, how BTC Media came to be, the state of discourse around Bitcoin, how people are underestimating Bitcoin's TAM, and much more. Follow David on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davidfbailey Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Thinking about heading to the Bitcoin 2019 Conference? Use the promo code "RHR" for a discount at checkout: https://www.bitcoin2019conference.com Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 31, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Gladstein, Chief Strategy Officer of the Human Rights Foundation and the Oslo Freedom Forum, to discuss how Alex ended up at the HRF, how authoritarian regimes use digital panopticons to control their subjects, why Bitcoin is such an important project, and why we can't mess it up. Checkout Alex's speech from MCC: https://youtu.be/CyieujRFk3g?t=13786 Follow Alex on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gladstein Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 30, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Wasabi update: https://wasabiwallet.io/ - Erlay proposal, https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2019-May/016994.html - New bitcoin ATH in Argentinian peso - 4.1 billion people living under authoritarian regimes according to Oslo Freedom Forum - Proposed FATF regulations - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-492/ - defendcrypto.org - Facebook  - Bitrefill + ACINQ 1 BTC channel - https://tftc.io/martys-bent/issue-494/ - Trade Wars - Taxi medallions Shoutout to the MIB Chad Index Funds Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 28, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Jack Mallers to discuss Zap, potential futures markets for Bitcoin miners, upgrades to the Lightning Network, cannabis, and much more. Check out Zap: https://zap.jackmallers.com/ Follow Jack on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackMallers Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Shout out to this week's sponsors: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. 21Lectures! If you're looking to learn how to build on top of Bitcoin and LN check out https://www.21lectures.com/ today!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 24, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Andrew Torba, Founder and CEO of Gab.com, to discuss what it's like to be de-platformed, the Silicon Valley "cognoscenti", building more resilient communication tools, the fight for Free Speech, forking open source software as a business model for Gab, the normalization of deviant values, and much more. Check out Gab: https://gab.com/   Follow Gab on Twitter: https://twitter.com/getongab If you like this podcast, subscribe and give us a rating on your local podcasting platform. Every bit helps. Shoutout to this week's sponsor: Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 23, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Who would you want to tweet about Bitcoin? - LN node update https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1 - SIM Swaps https://medium.com/coinmonks/the-most-expensive-lesson-of-my-life-details-of-sim-port-hack-35de11517124 -lncast.com launch - 60 Minutes https://www.cbs.com/shows/60_minutes/video/HaKmux455gSICzgSiGqzyUPIfGhuxnTG/bitcoin-s-wild-ride/ - $8 trillion hidden around the world and Elizabeth Warren wants to tax it https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-05-23/the-wealth-detective-who-finds-the-hidden-money-of-the-super-rich - BestMixer shutdown: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/dutch-authorities-shut-down-bestmixer/ - CoinCenter - Non-custodial cryptocurrency mixer developers are not subject to U.S. regulation. - https://coincenter.org/link/non-custodial-cryptocurrency-mixer-developers-are-not-subject-to-u-s-regulation - Bull Bitcoin starts mixing user funds: https://twitter.com/francispouliot_/status/1131309370900402178?s=19 - Kraken equity offering at 4B valuation, $1000 min: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/kraken-is-offering-itself-to-customers-in-chunks-as-small-as-1000-for-its-fundraising-round/ - Bitfinex LEO token: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitfinex-to-start-trading-its-exchange-token-leo-on-may-20/ - Polo/Circle blocks tokens from US customers, lays off 30 employees https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/poloniex-continues-to-advocate-for-better-crypto-regulation-as-it-goes-on-a-delisting-spree-in-the-us/  https://twitter.com/jerallaire/status/1130912877991333891?s=19 Shoutout to this week's listener contributor @mdotbit (https://twitter.com/mdotbit) Shoutout to this week's sponsors.  Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 21, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Jan Čapek and Pavel Moravec, Co-CEOs of Slush Pool & Braiins, to discuss their backgrounds, Slush Pool's history, what they're building with BraiinsOS, the nature of reorgs, BetterHash, the dream of a shared foundry, mining futures markets, and much more. Checkout Slush Pool: https://slushpool.com/ Checkout Braiins: https://braiins-os.org/ Follow Jan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/janbraiins Follow Pavel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mor_pav Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 20, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Jeff Vandrew, Attorney-CPA-Coder, to discuss Distributism, self-custody Bitcoin IRAs, maintaing BTCPayServer's Python implementation, rent seeking, relearning to code, and much more. Check out Jeff's work: https://vandrew.com/bitcoin/ Follow Jeff on Twitter: https://twitter.com/vandrewattycpa Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 16, 2019
This week Marty and Matt are joined by Bitcoin Sign Guy to discuss a bunch of stuff. Thank you to this week's sponsors. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 14, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with James O'Beirne, Bitcoin Core contributor, to discuss his assumeutxo proposal, debt, short-term v. long-term thinking, and what it's like being a permabear. Checkout the assumeutxo proposal: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/15605 Follow James on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamesob Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent  Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 13, 2019
Join Marty and Matt Odell as they sit down with the one man team behind Bittr, the easiest way to stack sats in Europe. We discuss Ruben's path to Bitcoin, his experience getting a Masters in Blockchain from the University of Nicosia, why he built Bittr, what it's like bootstrapping a company, and much more. Check out Bittr: https://www.getbittr.com/ Follow Ruben on Twitter: https://twitter.com/watermaniak Follow Matt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent Shoutout to our sponsor, Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 9, 2019
This week Marty and Matt are joined by Murad Mahmudov from Adaptive Capital to discuss: - Binance hack - onlynet=onion in config file - h/t Evan Kaloudis - TFTC.io launch - Our Lightning node was stolen https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1 - bip-taproot https://github.com/sipa/bips/blob/bip-schnorr/bip-taproot.mediawiki - Wasabi guide bitcoin-only.com @6102bitcoin https://github.com/6102bitcoin/FAQ/blob/master/wasabi.md - Honeyminer Mac release - One entity is responsible for 50% of BCH transactions - Whirpool - Andrew Chow on PSBT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6xZSRDXUiU&feature=youtu.be Shoutout to this week's listener contributor, Pedro. Here's the video he shared https://youtu.be/NO1aDZ6L4NQ?t=1118 Thank you to this week's sponsors. Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and checkout their 2-of-3 multisig vaults. You get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin when you sign up.  Cash App. Head over to the App Store or Google Play Store, download cash.app and start #stackingsats today. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 7, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Juthica Chou, Co-Founder and COO of LedgerX, to discuss Bitcoin options, what it was like for LedgerX to navigate the regulatory waters throughout the years, LedgerX's Omni platform, and much more. Learn about futures contracts based on block height, backing into projected price probabilities, and how miners hedge their risk. Check out LedgerX: https://ledgerx.com/ Follow Juthica on Twitter: https://twitter.com/juthica Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/martybent Shout out to this week's sponsor, Cash App. Download the Cash App today from the App Store or Google Play Store and start #stackingsats --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
May 2, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bitcoin v.0.18.0 released https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/bitcoin-core-0180-release-heres-whats-new/ - Bitfinex spread increases, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitfinex-plans-to-raise-as-much-as-1-billion-through-an-ieo-shareholder-says/ - Cashapp $65.5M quarterly bitcoin sales  - Amazon Managed Blockchain  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/amazon-made-its-blockchain-service-available-to-the-public/ - #dropgold campaign - dropgold.com - Ethereum is now money according to ethereum.org - CoinJoins as a Percentage of All Bitcoin Payments Have Tripled to 4.09% Over the Past Year https://www.longhash.com/news/coinjoins-as-a-percentage-of-all-bitcoin-payments-have-tripled-to-409-over-the-past-year - Samourai Whirlpool enters mainnet testing phase - Nine in 10 Americans have heard about bitcoin, Blockchain Capital survey finds https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/nine-in-10-americans-heard-about-bitcoin-survey-finds/ - Fidelity surveys 400 institutional investors, 22% already have exposure, 47% think exposure makes sense: https://medium.com/@FidelityDigitalAssets/new-research-institutional-investments-likely-to-increase-over-next-5-years-729fb1ca3c52 - eTrade joining the party, plans to offer bitcoin trading to its ~5M customers https://twitter.com/nathanielpopper/status/1121868559330598912 Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Cash App, head over to the Apple App Store or Google Play and download it today to start #stackingsats Unchained Capital, check out Unchained's 2-of-3 multisig vaults product today and get 3-months free of Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin. https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
April 30, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Founder and CEO of TradeLayer, Patrick Dugan, to discuss Patrick's run in with pot smoking bandits in Argentina, what he's building on TradeLayer, how decentralized derivatives markets may help drive demand for Bitcoin, the flow of money, and sovereignty in the Information Age. Check out TradeLayer: http://tradelayer.org/ Follow Patrick on Twitter: https://twitter.com/duganist Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
April 26, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Bitfinex gets sued - https://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/fbem/DocumentDisplayServlet?documentId=vIexA1b0spKOnK_PLUS_ZUGTJ3A==&system=prod -  https://www.bitfinex.com/posts/356 - Erisx and TdAmeritrade - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/04/24/erisx-is-testing-its-new-crypto-exchange-and-tdameritrade-is-one-firm-looking-to-link-up-with-the-market/ - Ledger Windows phishing attack - https://twitter.com/Ledger/status/1121439219086495745?s=20 - Wasabi update - https://github.com/zkSNACKs/WalletWasabi/releases - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1121203954145222662?s=20 - Lightning Labs releases Beta Neutrino Lightning App for desktop - https://twitter.com/lightning/status/1120735863225237506?s=20 - assumutxo proposal by James O'Beirne - https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/04/09/ - Satoshi's Treasure update - tinyurl.com/dpravengers - Samsung invests 2.9M into Ledger  - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/samsung-invests-2-9-million-in-ledger/ - Gemini integrates SegWit fully - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/gemini-wallet-now-fully-supports-segwit-protocol/ - Bitmain rumored to be abandoning BCH - https://twitter.com/btcking555/status/1121699148523352064 - Casa privacy campaign + tor update - https://blog.keys.casa/casa-privacy-and-data-protection-policy/ - finalmessage.io - Run a tor relay node! - https://blog.torproject.org/new-guide-running-tor-relay Shoutout to this week's sponsor, 21Lectures! If you're looking to learn how to build on top of Bitcoin and LN check out 21Lectures.com today!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
April 23, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Nik Bhatia, who has pushed forward the theory of Lightning Network Reference Rates, to discuss a range of topics including reference rates in the traditional financial sector, LNRR, Bitcoin + Real Estate escrow, Nik's experience producing rap albums and much more. Check out Nik's writing on LNRR:  https://medium.com/@timevalueofbtc Follow Nik on Twitter: www.twitter.com/timevalueofbtc Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital! Sign up for their multisig vault product today by using the link below and receive a free three-month subscription to Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin.  https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
April 18, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Satoshi's Treasure https://satoshistreasure.xyz/ & https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeawYh0POJhlKjaUM4Gor240vH_yVN9Urni7VjPYlh4Z5rlRA/viewform?usp=sf_link - Reports from CoinMetrics and TradeBlock dispute Reuters $100M whale story - https://tradeblock.com/blog/analyzing-the-bitcoin-price-surge-in-april and https://twitter.com/coinmetrics/status/1118603910522994688?s=20 - Wasabi Wallet hardware wallet support in testing - https://github.com/zkSNACKs/WalletWasabi/blob/master/WalletWasabi.Documentation/Guides/20190416HardwareWalletTestingGuide.md - lLND 0.6.0 - static channel backup --- release notes: https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/releases --- Channel backup guide: https://wiki.ion.radar.tech/lightning-technology/research/static-channel-backups - Lightning Powernode Launcher will default to Tor https://twitter.com/pierre_rochard/status/1117567495680950272?s=20 - Nodl update-  https://1ml.com/node/0331f80652fb840239df8dc99205792bba2e559a05469915804c08420230e23c7c - hodlnaut BTCPay fundraiser - https://weareallhodlonaut.com/ - US Sanction Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua - https://www.npr.org/2019/04/18/714552854/trump-administration-announces-measures-against-cuba-venezuela-and-nicaragua - Proof of Solvency piece - https://medium.com/@nic__carter/how-to-scale-bitcoin-without-changing-a-thing-bc4750dd16c7 & https://blog.coinfloor.co.uk/post/183567327051/provable-solvency-report-60-march-2019 - paywall.link and lightningscratchcard.io Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Check out their 2-of-3 multisig vault service today! https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
April 12, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Julian Assange https://mailchi.mp/5a9e133f8318/martys-bent-april-11th-2018-issue-460 - HODL guide https://github.com/DriftwoodPalace/guides - Multisig scenarios - Coinbase https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/04/10/coinbase-launches-crypto-to-fiat-debit-card-in-the-uk-filling-gap-left-by-shift-shutdown/ - LND 0.6.0 release https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/releases - Zap 0.4.1 release https://github.com/LN-Zap/zap-desktop/releases - Managing a Lightning Node https://1ml.com/node/02d419c9af624d0e7a7c90a60b9ffa35f4934973a9d7d3b4175cc3cc28b7ffcde1 - Binance https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/binance-teams-up-with-ciphertrace-to-up-the-exchanges-compliance-procedures/ - Energy waste https://twitter.com/MartyBent/status/1116340276463714305 - China bans Bitcoin https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cryptocurrency/china-says-it-wants-to-eliminate-bitcoin-mining-idUSKCN1RL0C4 Shout out to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Check out their 2-of3 multisig vaults today! https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
April 9, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis, Head of Business Development at Unchained Capital, to discuss Unchained's mission and product suite, and reflect on the Federal Reserve's continuously shifting policy over the last twelve years. Parker's knowledge of what was going on at the Fed as the '07/'08 crisis was unfolding and during its aftermath is rare and something all of you freaks could learn from. Follow Parker on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/parkeralewis Follow Marty on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/martybent Check out Unchained Capital: https://www.unchained-capital.com  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
April 5, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Eclair Correction - Price talk - Cumberland OTC desk 10+ bids over 1000 bitcoin on Monday - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/cumberlands-otc-desk-reports-mini-surge-of-large-btc-orders-in-a-single-hour-late-monday-night/ - Fee talk - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1113949215829430275 - Nodl - https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1113806561921708032 - Boltz inbound capacity tool https://medium.com/boltzhq/announcing-the-first-boltz-release-6cb630701432 - Pierre inbound capacity tool https://lightningpowerusers.com/home/ - Veriblock ICO sold out in seconds - https://medium.com/@ambroidcrypto/veriblock-deep-dive-49c533e9c5e7 - Bitcoin 2019 Conference - https://www.bitcoin2019conference.com/ - BitBlockBoom Conference [Promo: RHR] - https://bitblockboom.com/ - NVT Signal - https://twitter.com/woonomic/status/1113971442801094658?s=19 Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Sign up and create a multisig vault and receive a FREE three-month subscription to Dr. Saifedean Ammous' The Bitcoin Standard Research Bulletin using this link: https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
April 2, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Johnny Dilley (Founder of Mempool Partners), Tom Garrambone (Founder of Tetras Capital), and Matt Odell (Bitcoiner) to have a roundtable discussion covering; Capitalism v. Socialism, Bitmain, 21co, nature, dinosaurs, what could kill Bitcoin, and much more. Check out mempool.io Check out tetras.capital Follow Tom on Twitter: www.twitter.com/tomgarrambone Follow Matt on Twitter: www.twitter.com/matt_odell Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Smash that subscribe button, freaks!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 29, 2019
This week Marty and Matt Discuss: - Coinbase, stake is on the menu - Steve Barbour WSJ article - BSV - Bitmain IPO not happening - ryanofsky PR merged - Gemini bech32 + Blockstream explorer - Eclair mainnet full release - Craig Wright is a fraud - Dream Market shutting down - BitMex LN research Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Head over to https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=Marty%20Bent&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=Vault%20Launch and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vault product. If you're in NYC on 4/1, head over to Galvanize to check out a live demo: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unchained-multisig-vault-demo-tickets-59545962577 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 21, 2019
On this week's episode Marty and Matt discuss: - Square Crypto initiative - https://twitter.com/jack/status/1108487911802966017 - Lightning Loop - https://blog.lightning.engineering/posts/2019/03/20/loop.html - BlockstreamGreen - https://blockstream.com/2019/03/19/the-all-new-blockstream-green-wallet - Fed shifting posture - https://twitter.com/byHeatherLong/status/1108427995709165573 - Venezuela sanctions payment processors - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/u-s-considers-sanctions-prohibiting-payment-processing-services-in-venezuela/ - ETH ProgPow - https://twitter.com/TuurDemeester/status/1108561560304316421 - Bitcoin Optech - https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/03/19/ - Hash rate - https://bitcoinwisdom.com/bitcoin/difficulty - FUD debunking Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Head over to https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter and check out their multisig vault setup which let's you maintain control and sovereignty over your BTC while providing a solution that keeps you worry free! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 19, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Carl Dong, Bitcoin Core contributor currently working at Chaincode Labs, to discuss responsible disclosures, making Bitcoin Core more modular, Guix containers, Dyson spheres and much more! Follow Carl on Twitter: https://twitter.com/carl_dong Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent Check out Carl's PR: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/15277 --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 15, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Zac Prince & Rene van Kesteren from Blockfi to discuss their new interest account product, how they manage risk with this particular offering, the nature of risk disclosures, and the utility that Bitcoin provides the world that wasn't possible before its existence. Follow Zac on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlockFiZac Follow Renee on Twitter: https://twitter.com/rene_vankest Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Martybent Shoutout to this week's sponsor, 21Lectures. Head over to https://21lectures.com to learn more about their courses aimed at helping developers become more familiar/comfortable with BTC/LN development!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 14, 2019
This week Marty and Matt are joined by Adam Ficsor (@nopara73), Founder of Wasabi Wallet, to discuss: - The current dust attack against Wasabi users - https://twitter.com/nopara73/status/1105779583410946049 - CoinJoins - Privacy - Unchained Capital multisig vaults - Porn KYC in the UK - Drop in BTC transactions  - Trezor vulnerabilities Thanks to this week's sponsor, Unchained Capital. Check out their new multisig vault solution today:  https://www.unchained-capital.com/vaults/?utm_source=MartyBentNewsletter --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 12, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Jake Chervinsky, a lawyer with a focus on government enforcement defense and securities litigation, as they discuss the law and how it pertains to Bitcoin and everything created in its wake. Topics covered include, Jake's path to Bitcoin, the concept of light touch regulation, organizations like Coin Center, how the SEC has been treating ICOs, how the SEC may treat these ICOs going forward, and hope for a less Orwellian future. Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Lolli! Head over to https://lolli.com/ref/tftc right now and start stacking sats as you shop online today! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 7, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Canadian Revenue Service asking for BTC addresses: https://twitter.com/kyletorpey/status/1103467047412002817 - Ripple, FinCen agreement: https://twitter.com/nic__carter/status/1103356359284805633?s=20 - Is Bitcoin Twitter engagement back at 2015 levels?: https://twitter.com/matt_odell/status/1103673829832970240 - ABCore 0.70 released: https://twitter.com/LarryBitcoin/status/1102255072799535105?s=20  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.greenaddress.abcore - QE, NIRP creeping - BlockFi Interest Account: https://twitter.com/BlockFiZac/status/1103293858283245569 https://twitter.com/vandrewattycpa/status/1102953966537752576 - Coinbase: https://twitter.com/coindesk/status/1103443720307912704 - Facebook going private?: https://twitter.com/SarahJamieLewis/status/1103476030503739393?s=19 - Facebook 2fa phone number leak: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/facebook-faces-criticism-for-handling-of-phone-numbers-required-for-2fa/ - Chinese database surveillance leak, https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/03/massive-database-leak-gives-us-window-chinas-digital-surveillance-state - QuadrigaCX update, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/03/07/quadrigacx-co-founder-michael-patryn-allegedly-traded-large-positions-on-bitmex/ Shoutout to this week's sponsors: Honeyminer, head over to stackingsats.com and download Honeyminer today. The one-click solution to mining altcoins to stack sats.  Unchained Capital, if you're in the Austin area on Monday March 11th, 2019 Unchained is demo'ing their new multi-sig vault product. If you're not in Austin, do not worry. The event will be live streamed. Link to attend below: https://www.meetup.com/Austin-Bitcoin-Developers/events/259337229/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 4, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, to discuss how Jack came to experiment with Bitcoin, the parallels he sees between Twitter and Bitcoin, dealing with pseudonymity on Twitter, how Bitcoin curbs the State, education in the Information Age, what it's like to be a part of the Casa node club, and much more. Thank you to this week's sponsors: Honeyminer is the easiest way to earn Bitcoin. A simple crypto mining application that uses your computer's CPUs and GPUs to mine cryptocurrencies and pays you in Bitcoin. Go to https://www.honeyminer.com today and start earning BTC now. Lolli lets you earn up to 30% back in BTC when you shop online. Shop from 750+ online retailers including Jet, Overstock, SeatGeek, Priceline, Hotwire, Walmart, CVS, Best Buy, GAP, Macy’s, Hilton, and Mariott and earn BTC via the Lolli extension. Head over to https://lolli.com/ref/tftc today! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
March 1, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: -Casa new product lineup https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/02/28/casa-is-dramatically-shifting-its-business-and-its-kicking-off-with-two-new-products/ -Facebook coin FUD https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/28/technology/cryptocurrency-facebook-telegram.html -Venezuela bitcoin article https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/23/opinion/sunday/venezuela-bitcoin-inflation-cryptocurrencies.html#click=https://t.co/P8hxu1vqni -Square sold 10k BTC in Q4 2018 https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/02/27/square-sold-over-166m-worth-of-bitcoin-in-2018/ -Coinomi spellcheck bug https://medium.com/coinomi/official-statement-on-spell-check-findings-547ca348676b -Trezor and Ledger update reminders -Samourai Whirlpool in testing phases, running on nodl.it -Wasabi, try it out free shill - www.twitter.com/@tweet_stamp is pretty cool, uses OpenTimestamps -Torpedo vulnerable https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/24/new-4g-5g-security-flaws/ -New privacy wiki up by Chris Belcher https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Privacy Shoutout to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer. Head over to stackingsats.com today, download Honeyminer, and start stacking sats today! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
February 26, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin researcher Misir Mahmudov to discuss many topics including Bitcoin as Time, Bitcoin's amorality, Bitcoin's incentives, and family values. Follow Misir on Twitter: www.twitter.com/misir_mahmudov Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Thanks to this week's sponsor, BlockFi! Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can avoid selling your BTC today!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
February 21, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: -Galaxy S10 Bitcoin wallet confirmed https://bitcoinist.com/samsung-galaxy-s10-bitcoin-wallet/ -Jack activates tippin.me https://twitter.com/jack/status/1098324828182831104 -Coinbase acquires chain analysis company https://twitter.com/francispouliot_/status/1098275229556768768 -Elon Ark Invest pod https://twitter.com/yassineARK/status/1097905577831862272 -Coinmama KYC breach 450k customer affected https://twitter.com/bitentrepreneur/status/1096549320302776320 -IMF NIRP Blog post https://blogs.imf.org/2019/02/05/cashing-in-how-to-make-negative-interest-rates-work/ Thanks to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer!  Head over to stackingsats.com and download Honeyminer today! The easiest way to begin earning BTC with your spare computing hardware. Now available for Linux (www.honeyminer.com/labs).  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
February 20, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Eric Spano, Founder of bylls.com, to discuss building a product with little understanding of code, enterprise blockchain consulting, Bitcoin service provider UX, and much more. Follow Eric on Twitter: www.twitter.com.espano_ Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Peep the Nielsen Norman Group's 10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design  https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ten-usability-heuristics/ Visit www.bylls.com  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
February 19, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with André Neves, Co-Founder and Co-CTO of Koala Studio, to discuss everything from BTC/LN adoption via gaming, what it's like to live in the UAE, the Surveillance State, and much more. Follow André on Twitter: www.twitter.com/andreneves Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Check out Koala Studio: koalastud.io Thanks to our sponsors: BlockFi, head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can avoid selling your BTC this tax season.  Lolli, head over to lolli.com/ref/tftc and download Lolli today so you can begin earning up to 30% cash back in BTC!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
February 14, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: -Tippin.me extension -Lolli extension -Spacebit.live -Venezuela ATH LocalBitcoins volume - 2454 Bitcoin / 8.95 million USD https://coin.dance/volume/localbitcoins/VES/BTC -Bitcoin Ham radio https://twitter.com/nvk/status/1095354354289135617 -Full nodes, block size, offline transactions, 65% of 4000 said no full node -JPM shitcoin -Bitdevs https://www.meetup.com/BitDevsNYC/events/258566808/ -Wasabi update -Coin Center on cash + privacy https://coincenter.org/entry/the-case-for-electronic-cash Shout out to this week's sponsors: Lolli, head over to www.lolli.com/ref/tftc and start earning Bitcoin when you shop on the net today! Honeyminer, head over to www.honeyminer.com/labs to check out their new Linux compatible software. Or head to stackingsats.com to pump our ref link.  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
February 13, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Adelman, Co-Founder and CEO of Lolli, to discuss developers building for developers, the retail landscape, building a consumer facing product with a BTC component, and much more. Follow Alex on Twitter: www.twitter.com/alexadelman Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/martybent Thanks to our sponsor BlockFi! Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can use your bitcoin as collateral to get USD loans in minutes!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
February 8, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Matt handing off the LN torch to @jack https://twitter.com/jack/status/1092891165966229509 - Matt Ahlborg's LocalBitcoins analysis and new metric https://medium.com/@mattahlborg/nuanced-analysis-of-localbitcoins-data-suggests-bitcoin-is-working-as-satoshi-intended-d8b04d3ac7b2 - Koala Studio Lightning Chess https://koalastud.io/ - Blockstream Proof of Reserve https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/blockstream-open-sources-development-its-proof-reserves-tool/ - ZCash inflation vulnerability disclosed https://z.cash/blog/zcash-counterfeiting-vulnerability-successfully-remediated/ - Abra releases new equities exposure product https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/abra-users-can-now-buy-stocks-and-etfs-using-bitcoin/ Shoutout to our sponsors: BlockFi, head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt and learn how you can avoid selling your BTC today! Honeyminer, peep www.honeyminer.com/labs to see the new Honeyminer Max implementation for Linux users. Or www.stackingsats.com to pump our ref link. 21Lectures, go to www.21lectures.com and learn more about their Bitcoin developer classes!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
January 31, 2019
This week we are joined by Murad Mahmudov to discuss a litany of topics. Had a bunch of topics planned but didn't get to all of them. A lot of tangents. Thanks to our sponsors: BlockFi - Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt and learn how to leverage your crypto without selling!  HoneyMiner - Now available for Linux users! HoneyMiner is the easiest way to earn BTC. Peep their site here to learn more - https://honeyminer.com/?utm_source=bent&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=marty%20bent%20honeyminer --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
January 25, 2019
This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Venezuela - https://twitter.com/btcven - Post-Soviet LN + Satellite API messages - https://twitter.com/notgrubles/status/1088402776638541827 - Lightning games - https://mailchi.mp/9e176e464777/martys-bent-january-21st-2018-issue-402 - Georgia & Bitfury - https://twitter.com/nic__carter/status/1088816882872926211 - Taproot article by Aaron van Wirdum - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/taproot-coming-what-it-and-how-it-will-benefit-bitcoin/ - ETF withdrawn - https://twitter.com/gaborgurbacs/status/1088173233722089486 Thanks to this week's sponsor, Honeyminer! All you home mining freaks should head over to www.honeryminer.com/labs to check out their new version, now available to Linux users!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
January 24, 2019
Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Dannen, co-founder and Partner at Iterative Capital, to discuss a range of topics including the evolution of software development culture, destroying the technostructure, the poison that is mainstream media, and much more. Follow Chris on Twitter: www.twitter.com/chrisdannen Follow Marty on Twitter: www.twitter.com/MartyBent Check out Iterative's thesis: iterative.capital/thesis  Thanks to our sponsor BlockFi! Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to peep the special offer they have for you freaks!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
January 18, 2019
Join Marty on this week's edition of Tales from the Crypt as he sits down with BitcoinTINA aka Rick Flex to discuss how bullish he is, past tech trends and how we may use them to guess how Bitcoin adoption may play out, and much much more. Banger of an episode. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
January 18, 2019
In this episode we discuss: -ETH 2.0 -Constantinople bug and delay -LN network analysis https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2019/01/15/the-growth-of-the-lightning-network-has-been-remarkable-but-theres-a-catch/ -Putin bitcoin rumor -Wasabi multi-denominations -ETC was indeed reorged chain wide -China plans on using great firewall to target nodes https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612749/china-will-now-officially-try-to-extend-its-great-firewall-to-blockchains/ -Grin launch -Thor from Bitrefill https://www.coindesk.com/new-bitrefill-service-aims-to-make-lightning-payments-easy -Baakt delayed -Genesis Trading OTC volume up 50% YoY, https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/genesis-tradings-otc-trading-volume-is-up-50-year-over-year/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
January 10, 2019
This week we discuss: -Deplatforming + -ETC 51% -ETH Constantinople and progPow forks -10 years since Hal - https://twitter.com/halfin/status/1110302988?lang=en -Zap POS app https://twitter.com/JackMallers/status/1082778829217808384?s=19 -Gemini ad campaign - https://twitter.com/Gemini/status/1082726902622797825 -Bitcoin mining pools over time, BetterHash - https://coinmetrics.io/mining-pool-mapping/ -Kraken compliance report https://twitter.com/krakenfx/status/1081701788464558080?s=19 -Nodl.it -Bitmain founders rumored to be stepping down, new CEO inbound  https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitmain-to-appoint-new-ceo-as-co-founders-wu-and-zhan-step-aside/ -Norwegian Monero Ransom -ShapeShift lays off 30% of their team, 37 people - Bezos Commencement speech - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBmavNoChZc Thanks to our sponsors:  BlockFi. Head to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt and check out BlockFi today!  BUIDL Bootcamp - Next course starts January 21st, head over to www.buidlbootcamp.com and sign up today! (Online Courses)  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
January 4, 2019
On this week's edition of RHR Marty and Matt come to you live from RiseNY to shoot the shit about Bitcoin's first ten years as well as some current events. Shoutout to our sponsor Blockfi: Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can leverage your BTC today!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
December 28, 2018
This week we discuss: Trezor + Ledger hacks - wallet.fail - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/researchers-demo-crypto-hardware-wallet-vulnerabilities-at-tech-conference/ Electrum hack - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/hackers-used-a-clever-tactic-to-steal-over-700k-from-users-of-a-popular-bitcoin-wallet/ New Joule version out - Pierre Rochard's node launcher Indian gov possibly loosening regs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/indian-government-panel-suggests-possible-rule-change-around-legal-status-of-cryptocurrencies/ Bitcoin Private- https://coinmetrics.io/bitcoin-private/ Facebook + crypto - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-12-21/facebook-is-said-to-develop-stablecoin-for-whatsapp-transfers US Government Shutdown Civil token relaunch Tuur Demeester's thread on ETH: https://twitter.com/TuurDemeester/status/1078682801954799617 Bitmain layoffs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitmain-layoffs-underway-may-impact-up-to-50-of-staff/ Consensys layoffs - https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/20/18150036/consensys-layoffs-employees-pending-startup-ethereum GMO exiting mining biz - https://ir.gmo.jp/en/pdf/irlibrary/gmo_disclose_info20181225_e.pdf Difficulty leveling off - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitcoins-mining-difficulty-drops-another-9-but-hash-rate-picks-up/ 7-month trading volume highs - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/bitcoin-and-ethereum-weekly-trading-volume-reached-7-month-highs/ Highest single day trade vol for tether - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/exchange-volume-for-tether-sees-all-time-high/ Civic takedown - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/21/civics-token-illustrates-why-companies-masquerading-tokens-will-fail/ Iterative Capital NYC Event - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bitcoin-10-year-anniversary-live-w-marty-bent-aaron-lammer-jay-kang-tickets-51666739609 Shoutout to this week's sponsor, BlockFi. Head over to www.blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to see how you can avoid selling BTC or help start that side project you always wanted by leveraging your BTC holdings!  --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
December 19, 2018
This week Matt and Marty Discuss: RIP Tim May Minisketch - https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/synching-data-between-bitcoin-nodes-about-get-easier/ & https://twitter.com/pwuille/status/1075460072786935808 Blockstream satellite - https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaeldelcastillo/2018/12/17/who-needs-verizon-blockstream-broadcasts-entire-bitcoin-blockchain-from-space/#548f7bc75a80 Unchained Capital Dust analysis - https://blog.unchained-capital.com/bitcoin-data-science-pt-3-dust-thermodynamics-615dd51f49 Basis - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/2018/12/12/stablecoin-project-basis-is-shutting-down-and-returning-the-majority-of-capital-raised-to-investors/ Coinbase - https://blog.coinbase.com/ethereum-tokens-dai-dai-golem-gnt-maker-mkr-and-zilliqa-zil-are-launching-on-coinbase-3065eeb42d5b & https://blog.coinbase.com/direct-crypto-conversions-on-coinbase-e458af083c62 & https://medium.com/hydro-protocol/why-we-are-forking-0x-97dc48ee0426 & https://blog.coinbase.com/coinbase-continues-to-explore-support-for-new-digital-assets-92ba4ab7f465 Tether - https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2018-12-18/crypto-mystery-clues-suggest-tether-has-the-billions-it-promised ETH Constantinople fork - https://www.coindesk.com/block-7080000-ethereum-developers-propose-activation-point-for-next-hard-fork Gazprombank - https://www.theblockcrypto.com/tiny/one-of-russias-largest-state-owned-banks-is-developing-crypto-banking-services-for-institutional-clients/ Japanese tax law - https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-lawmaker-proposes-4-changes-to-ease-crypto-tax-burden Rumor Bitmain IPO not happening The Patreon War Mulvaney a Bitcoiner - https://twitter.com/ObsoleteDogma/status/810957268950859780 - Samourai Dojo - https://samouraiwallet.com/dojo -Mining in Iran - https://www.coindesk.com/cheap-power-lures-crypto-miners-to-iran-but-its-not-as-easy-as-it-sounds Thanks to our Sponsors: BlockFi: Sign up at blockfi.com/talesfromthecrypt to get $25 in free crypto added to customer collateral for loans under $10k or $50 in free crypto added to customer collateral for loans over $10k. Applying takes less than 2 minutes. Tallyco.in/BTC_Spot/ - Head over to http://tallyco.in and raise funds with some of that unstoppable, censorship-resistant, magic internet money today! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
December 18, 2018
Join Marty as he sits down with Yassine Elmandjra, Crypto Analyst at ARK Invest, to discuss Yassine's insanely low time preference decisions post-college, Bitcoin mining, how Bitcoin changes you, and much more. Follow Yassine on Twitter: https://twitter.com/yassineARK Follow Marty on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MartyBent --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tales-from-the-crypt/support
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