Citizen Bitcoin

Citizen Bitcoin

We are dedicated to being sovereign citizens of bitcoin. We're podcasting our journey learning bitcoin hoping it makes yours a bit easier.

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    Hodlonaut: #LNTrustChain, Lightning Network and Small Blocks

    In the first Citizen Bitcoin interview episode, long time bitcoiner and creator of the #LNTrustChain, Hodlonaut, joins Brady for a discussion about the lightning torch, his experience discovering and learning bitcoin, the recent discussion about small blocks and much more.

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    BONUS: Brady Talks Bitcoin on the PayPod Podcast

    Brady joined Scott Hawkins, host of PayPod, a podcast for the payments industry, to talk about bitcoin. It was originally published on Dec 31, 2018. This episode has some crossover with our Bitcoin Turns Ten episode but is still worth a listen. Watch out for a new ep with me and Tommy dropping later today!

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    Bitcoin Turns Ten

    Tommy and Brady are back in action for bitcoin's tenth birthday. We take a look back at the birth of bitcoin and its first ten years of life and speculate on challenges and potential developments for the next ten.

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    20th Episode Retrospective and HASH WARS!

    Tommy and Brady take a look at what we've learned since we started this podcast in January at the beginning of this down cycle and talk about the Bitcoin Cash hardfork drama, which was unfolding as we recorded.

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    Stablecoins, Institutional Custody, DeOS

    Tommy and Brady discuss the blockchainer/altcoiner topic dujour, stablecoins, take a look at institutional moves from Fidelity, Baakt and Coinbase and Andrew Desantis' ambitious project DeOS, which began mining last night.

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    Full Nodes, Jimmy vs. Roger, Winklevoss Stablecoin and The Final Boss of Bitcoin

    Tommy and Brady discuss an assortment of recent happenings in bitcoin including bitcoin scaling (a 2.26 MB block and Lightning Network's astonishing growth), the "blockchain cruise" debate between Jimmy Song and Roger Ver, the Winklevoss stablecoin and The Final Boss of Bitcoin (aka The Bank for International Settlements).

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    Why Bitcoin is Different and What's Up with Bitmain?

    Altcoin prices tumble as bitcoin price holds strong at the 6,000 USD per BTC and the 100 billion USD market cap level. Bitmain Pre-IPO documents paint a picture of trouble for the mightiest bitcoin mining company.

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    ETFs, Futures and LNRR

    Tommy and Brady dive into the financial side of bitcoin, taking a look at recent ETF proposal activity, the role of futures in bitcoin and the Lightning Network Reference Rate idea proposed by Nik Bhatia.

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    Bitcoin Marches On: Schnorr, BetterHash, Personal Safety

    Tommy and Brady take a minute to appreciate all the bitcoin progress made during this down cycle in the price. Bitcoin just keeps marching on with improvement proposals like Schnorr signatures and BetterHash. Personal safety as a bitcoin hodler is also discussed.

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    EOS, Bcash, Lightning and Satoshis.Place

    Tommy and Brady discuss the EOS mainnet failure and it's basically centralized structure; we share research that shows that 10 times more BCH coins are hodled than spent, whereas the ratio of hodled bitcoin versus spending bitcoin is 1:1; and we take a look at Satoshis.Place and why it is, yes, silly, but also important.

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    A Reading: The Technical Foundation of Bitcoin Maximalism

    Brady reads through and discusses three recent Twitter threads that explain the technical foundation of bitcoin maximalism: bitcoin is a protocol for the transfer of value over the internet and the history of internet protocols demonstrates that only one will win.

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    Ethereum: Is it a Security? Is it Secure?

    Tommy and Brady take a look at Ethereum, discuss the debate about whether or not it is a security in the United States, summarize its history with the other kind of security and compare it to Bitcoin.

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    Basis and Stable Coins, Hodl Waves, Global Fiat Debt Record

    Tommy and Brady discuss Basis' critique of Bitcoin and the alternative solution it is offering, discuss stable coins in general, take a look at data analysis of Hodl Waves and discuss the record global fiat debt of $164 trillion.

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    The Bitcoin Standard, Bitcoin Scaling, Sidechains

    Tommy and Brady discuss tweets that caught our attention this week about sidechains, The Bitcoin Standard book, bitcoin maximalism, and an interesting Lightning Network use case idea. We take a look at the bitcoin price and at why Roger Ver is wrong about scaling bitcoin.

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    Energy Usage, Time Preference, Petro and Telegram

    Tommy and Brady discuss Bitcoin's energy usage, how it incentivizes renewable energy, the Petro and Telegram ICOs, time preference, a visualization of the history of bitcoin development, a cypherpunk research archive and the current BTC price.

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    Mining Bullish, Bitcoin Dinosaurs, Lightning Network

    (This is the first episode on the podcast feed. Episodes 1-3 are on YouTube only.) Tommy and Brady discuss bitcoin news from the past week, including Switzerland's ICO regulations, Charlie Munger's hatred of bitcoin, feeding chicks with the Lightning Network, and the latest price action. We take a look at how the bitcoin main chain works and why we need the lightning network.

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