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Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in Bitcoin", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.

Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast Marty Bent

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Tales from the Crypt is a podcast hosted by Marty Bent about Bitcoin. Join Marty, Editor in Chief of "the best newsletter in Bitcoin", as he sits down to discuss Bitcoin with interesting people.

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.07.27

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.07.27

    This week Marty and Matt discuss:

    - Ledger personal info hacked 

    - Chainalysis public dashboard (Use a VPN or Tor) 

    - Murch post on enterprise UTXO management

    - Alchemy of Hashpower 

    - Minsc scripting language 

    - softfork activations breakdown 

    - myNode v0.2.12 

    - Tor Browser v9.5.3 

    - Fidelity bitcoin investment thesis 

    - Bakkt ATH volume 

    - CME ATH open interest 

    - Support bitcoin devs

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    • 1 hr 32 min
    #183: Whitney Webb

    #183: Whitney Webb

    Join Marty as he sits down with Whitney Webb to discuss:

    - Epstein + Deutschebank

    - The history of Kroll Associates

    - The global intelligence community

    - Private intelligence companies

    - The blending of the State + Big Tech

    - Human trafficking

    - NGOs as a front for trafficking

    - The 2020 Election and potential shenanigans

    - 9/11

    - Why Whitney covers these stories

    - much more

    Follow Whitney on Twitter

    Check out Whitney's Patreon

    Check out Unlimited Hangout

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    #182: Vijay Boyapati

    #182: Vijay Boyapati

    Join Marty as he sits down with Vijay Boyapati to discuss:

    - Tales of moving gold across borders

    - The Bullish Case for Bitcoin

    - Austrian Economics

    - The riots

    - Jevons Paradox

    - Bitcoin is in its embryo-tic stage 

    - much more

    Follow Vijay on Twitter 

    Check out The Bullish Case for Bitcoin 

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.07.20

    Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.07.20

    This week Marty and Matt discuss:

    - More thoughts on samourai postmix address reuse issue from last week

    - Wasabi blog on twitter hack posted then deleted 

    - OXTResearch analysis of twitter hacker's wasabi usage 

    - Major exchanges working on a KYC data sharing agreement to satisfy demands from FATF 

    - BitMEX provides $50K grant to Jeremy Rubin 

    - US Banks can now custody bitcoin 

    - Utreexo demonstration release 

    - RaspiBlitz v1.6 release candidate 3 add IP2TOR 

    - Eye of Satoshi v0.1.0 

    - Aaron Van Wirdum on Taproot activation 

    - Testing and improving asmap 

    - myNode Stack by bitcoinqna 

    - Samourai Stack by bitcoinqna 

    - Great threads from @dannydiekroeger 

    - EFF Atlas of Surveillance 

    - CIA can launch offensive cyber attacks more easily now 

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

    Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

    Unchained Capital. Head over to www.unchained-capital.com/vaults and check out their 2-of-3 multisig vaults.

    • 1 hr 52 min
    #181: Zach Herbert

    #181: Zach Herbert

    Join Marty as he sits down with Zach Herbert, Co-founder of Foundation Devices, to discuss:

    - Zach's experience at Obelisk

    - Nuance of hardware manufacturing in China v. US

    - Tradeoffs made by the predominant hardware wallets

    - Why airgapping is important

    - The Passport

    - QR code standards and statelessness 

    - How Bitcoin incentivizes open hardware

    - The importance of making hardware locally

    - Future products from Foundation Devices

    - much more

    Follow Zach on Twitter

    Follow Foundation Devices on Twitter

    Checkout Foundation Devices' site

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

    Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

    • 1 hr 53 min
    #180: Ethan Vera

    #180: Ethan Vera

    Join Marty as he sits down with Ethan Vera, Hashrate Merchant at Luxor Mining, to discuss:

    - Mining pools

    - Their historical lack of transparency

    - Pool fee negotiations 

    - ASIC hardware lifecycles and their effect on decentralization

    - Market making for hashrate futures + their effect on transparency

    - Profit switching between chains

    - Whitelisted pools

    - Hashrateindex.com 

    - much more

    Follow Ethan on Twitter

    Check out Luxor Mining 

    Shoutout to this week's sponsors.

    Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

    • 1 hr 32 min

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