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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Marty Bent
419 episodes
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.

Disclaimer: the content and artwork of this podcast are the property of its owner and are not affiliated with nor endorsed by Audiotrails.

Citadel Dispatch e0.2.1 - the lightning network and bitcoin privacy with @openoms and @cycryptr

EPISODE: 0.2.1 BLOCK: 683157 PRICE: 1759 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin and lightning privacy @openoms: https://twitter.com/openoms @cycryptr: https://twitter.com/cycryptr Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: CITADELDISPATCH.COM twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatc…

#249: Indian Point shutdown, electricity prices, Bitcoin 101, and externalities of wind energy w/ Robert Bryce

Join Marty as he sits down with Robert Bryce; author, documentarian, and host of the Power Hungry Podcast, to discuss: - The Indian Point power plant shutdown - Energy mix - Subsidies leading to capital misallocation - Bitcoin's value prop - The externalities that come with wind turbines …

Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.05.03

This week Marty and Matt discuss: bitcoin core v0.21.1   first taproot signalling period new multisig guide from bitcoinqna thailand in person kyc   this month in bitcoin privacy bluewallet v6.1.0 umbrel v03.10 phoenix v1.4.11 F2pool hashrate from outside china   Dual-fu…

Citadel Dispatch e0.2.0 - the liquid network, bisq, and bitcoin privacy with Adam Back and Wiz

EPISODE: 0.2.0 BLOCK: 681951 PRICE: 1837 sats per dollar TOPICS: the liquid network, bisq, bitcoin privacy @adam3us: https://twitter.com/adam3us @wiz: https://twitter.com/wiz Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: CITADELDISPATCH.COM twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispa…

#248: Fragile electrical grids, unreliable energy lobby, nuclear FUD, and common sense with Meredith Angwin

Join Marty as he sits down with Meredith Angwin, author of Shorting the Grid: The Hidden Fragility of Our Electric Grid , to discuss: - The fragility of grids - Misconceptions around electric grids - Energy mix - What's happening in Texas and California? - Why nuclear is important - Ho…

#247: Julian Assange, The Espionage Act, Julian's Defense, and Journalistic Freedom in 2021 with Gabriel Shipton

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Gabriel Shipton, brother of Julian Assange, to discuss: - Julian's ongoing trial - How the US Government is wrongfully persecuting Julian - The bogus rape charges lobbed against Julian - The US Government's Espionage charges - Journalism in 2021 …

Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.04.26

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - BTCPay Server vulnerability disclosure   - JP Morgan bends the knee   - Tesla CFO on bitcoin during Q1 earnings   - Public video game publisher Nexon buys 1717 bitcoin   - Chiefs veteran tight end Sean Culkin converting entire salary to bitcoin   …

#246: The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner, mining profitability models, and hashrate derivatives with Karim Helmy

Join Marty as he sits down with Karim Helmy from Galaxy Digital to discuss: - The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner Pt. II - Modeling future price and profitability - Helping miners make better business decisions - The ASIC crunch - Future research topics - much more Follow Karim on Twitter …

Citadel Dispatch e0.1.9 - bitcoin hardware with @ketominer and @nvk

EPISODE: 0.1.9 BLOCK: 680848 PRICE: 1814 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin hardware @ketominer: https://twitter.com/ketominer @nvk: https://twitter.com/nvk Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: CITADELDISPATCH.COM twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch youtube: https:…

#245: Austin, trillions out of thin air, inflation, and a Bitcoin economy with Parker Lewis

Join Marty as he sits down with Parker Lewis, Head of Business Development at Unchained Capital, to discuss: - The Austin Bitcoin scene  - The Fed opening the spigots - Systemic credit risk - Fiscal spending enabled by the Fed - Capital allocation under a Bitcoin Standard - Sam Houston …

Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.04.19

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Venmo adds bitcoin IOU support, no withdrawals   - WeWork accepting bitcoin as payment and will hodl   - Coin Center responds strongly against FATF   - Turkish Gov attempting bitcoin payments ban   - Turkish bitcoin exhange Thodex apparent exit sca…

Citadel Dispatch e0.1.8 - bitcoin transaction fees and taproot with @evankaloudis and @benthecarman

EPISODE: 0.1.8 BLOCK: 679950 PRICE: 1756 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin transaction fees, taproot, discreet log contracts @evankaloudis: https://twitter.com/evankaloudis @benthecarman: https://twitter.com/benthecarman Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC:   twitch: …

#244: DLCs, DeFi, Taproot activation, and milk cattle with Chris Stewart and Ben Carman

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Stewart and Ben Carman from Suredbits to discuss: - The Austin scene - Migrations in the US - DLCs - Lessons from DeFi - Taproot activation - Speedy Trial - Coinflip - Milk cattle - much more Check out Suredbits Follow Chris Follow …

Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.04.12

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Speedy Trial taproot activation method merged   - Comments by greg maxwell   - COPA sues CSW   - CCI releases first report stating there is minimal "illicit activity" using bitcoin   - VanEck "bitcoin" ETF DAPP that does not hold bitcoin directly  …

Citadel Dispatch e0.1.7 - bitcoin nodes and self hosting with @futurepaul and @proofofkeags

EPISODE: 0.1.7 BLOCK: 679055 PRICE: 1592 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin nodes, self hosting @futurepaul: https://twitter.com/futurepaul @proofofkeags: https://twitter.com/proofofkeags Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC:   twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch …

Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.04.05

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - coinbase IPO on april 14th, ticker COIN   - NYDIG raises another $100M   - African P2P volumes hit new all time highs   - Ukrainian civil servants own more than 46k bitcoin   - Crypto Council for Innovation announced   - Square Crypto grant for …

#243: Regenerative farming, Fiat food and farming, cattle breeds, and plebs running the world with Untapped Growth

Join Marty as he sits down with Untapped Growth (Joel) to discuss: - The Fiat Farming system - Top soil - Roundup in everything - Using cattle for regenerative farming - Creating a cattle ranching/land management co-op - Distributed asynchronous citadel networks - much more Follow …

Citadel Dispatch e0.1.6 - bitcoin privacy and coinjoin with chris belcher and waxwing

EPISODE: 0.1.6 BLOCK: 678040 PRICE: 1719 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin privacy, coinjoin chris belcher: https://twitter.com/chris_belcher_ Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch​ youtube: https://youtube.com/tftc21​ telegram: ht…

Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.03.29

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - coldcard physical attack   - Kentucky signs bitcoin mining incentives   - Strike launches in El Salvador without banking partners   - Azteco adds lightning   - Goldman to start offering bitcoin exposure to rich clients   - Morgan Stanley prepping…

Citadel Dispatch e0.1.5 - bitcoin privacy and coinjoin with @nopara73 and @openoms

EPISODE: 0.1.5 BLOCK: 677022 PRICE: 1701 sats per dollar TOPICS: bitcoin privacy, coinjoin nopara73: https://twitter.com/nopara73 openoms: https://twitter.com/openoms Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch youtube: https://youtube…

#242: Ledn.io, Proof of Reserves, risk management, hyperinflation, and the Petro with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo

Join Marty as he sits down with Mauricio Di Bartolomeo to discuss: - Ledn's recent raise - Proof of Reserves - Risk Management - Duration matching - Hyperinflation - Good people succeeding - Bitcoin scaling in layers - Ledn users sending within the platform - The Petro - much mo…

#241: Mining pools, Braidpool, resistance to attacks, adversarial thinking, and dev funding with Bob McElrath

Join Marty as he sits down with Bob McElrath to discuss: - NY BitDevs - Mining pools - P2Pool - Braidpool - Making decentralized pools viable - How they may fail - Adversarial thinking - Bob's Bitcoin journey - much more Follow Bob on Twitter Bitcoin Munich Meetup Video Br…

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2021.03.22

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Tesla now accepting bitcoin and will hodl   - Podcasting 2.0 on breez   - Microsoft launches layer 2 decentralized identity on top of bitcoin mainnet   - FTX closing $7M per year deal for Miami Heat Arena   - Fidelity files for a bitcoin etf   - …

Citadel Dispatch e0.1.4 - lightning powered gaming with andreneves and sputn1ck

EPISODE: 0.1.4 BLOCK: 675990 PRICE: 1820 sats per dollar TOPICS: lightning network, video games andreneves: https://twitter.com/andreneves sputn1ck: https://twitter.com/sputn1ck Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatch youtube: http…

#240: Bullishness, timing births with bull cycles, Bitcoin 2021, and the youths with David Bailey

Join Marty as he sits down with David Bailey, founder of BTC Media, to discuss: - How bullish is David? - How high will bitcoin go? - Timing the birth of his children up with bull markets - Bitcoin 2021 events - Bitcoin 2021 location - Bitcoin Magazine content - much more Check out …

Rabbit Hole Recap: Bitcoin Week of 2021.03.15

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - FTX negotiating naming rights to miami heat arena https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/article249892678.html - miner revenue priced in dollars hits all time high https://twitter.com/_Checkmatey_/status/1370901101403238400 - Kentucky p…

#239: Sphinx Chat, encrypted chat over LN, banking the unbanked, and rearchitecting the Internet with Paul Itoi

Join Marty as he sits down with Paul Itoi, co-founder of Stakwork and Sphinx Chat, to discuss: - Sphinx chat - Content monetization without ads - Encrypted chat over the Lightning Network - Paying anons around the world - Banking the unbanked - Rearchitecting the Internet using BTC/LN …

#238: Green energy jobs fraud, unreliable renewables, climate catastrophe, and controllable electricity with Alex Epste…

Join Marty as he sits down with Alex Epstein, Author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels , to discuss: - Green energy jobs v. oil jobs - Subsidies driving energy prices higher - Using fraud as a heuristic to question the anti-energy movement - Developing our environment to protect from clim…

Citadel Dispatch e0.1.3 - practical bitcoin privacy and "open source" licenses with @btcxzelko and @likewh0a

EPISODE: 0.1.3 BLOCK: 674925 PRICE: 1776 sats per dollar TOPICS: practical bitcoin privacy, open source licenses btcxzelko : https://twitter.com/btcxzelko likewh0a : https://twitter.com/likewh0a Streamed live every tuesday @ 5PM EST | 2100 UTC: twitch: https://twitch.tv/citadeldispatc…

#237: Bitcoin Urbanism, Parasitic ideas, real world inflation, the suburban mistake and building Strong Towns with Kell…

Join Marty as he sits down with Kelly Lannan, the mind behind Bitcoin Urbanism , to discuss: - Parasitic ideas - How Bitcoin Urbanism came to be - Being a real estate developer - Building materials inflation - How fiat money destroyed city planning - How city codes hamstring builders …