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Talking Bitcoin with Adam B. Levine

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_04_17_TalkingBitcoin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Let’s Talk Bitcoin is one of the most popular podcasts about cryptocurrencies. Adam B. Levine started it after three other podcasts he started did not get the traction he had hoped for. Adam parlayed the success of Let’s Talk Bitcoin into a network of podcasts–the Let’s Talk Bitcoin Network–which also includes one of my favorite shows, Epicenter. Adam joins me on today’s episode

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Zcash Design with Sean Bowe

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_04_02_ZcashSeanBowe.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Zcash is a payment and consensus system that allows users to transfer money to each other with strong guarantees of privacy. Zcash implements the same core features of Bitcoin, with the added functionality of shielded payments. Shielded payments are private, and they are enabled by a novel cryptographic technique called zk-SNARKS: zero knowledge succinct non-interactive argument of knowledge. A zk-SNARK allows for the

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The Business of Decentralization with Anthony Diiorio

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_03_20_AnthonyJaxx.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Anthony Diiorio was involved with Ethereum since the earliest days. He was one of the first people to see the Ethereum ideas presented by Vitalik Buterin, and he invested deeply in Ethereum–both financially and by helping to establish the early Ethereum community. Anthony started Decentral in 2014, which is a hub for his projects in the cryptocurrency space, the most impactful project being

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Dogecoin with Jackson Palmer

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_03_02_DogecoinJacksonPalmer.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Dogecoin was started in 2013 as a joke. Jackson Palmer forked Bitcoin and created his cryptocurrency as a play off the “doge” meme. The currency became popular as a means of reddit users “tipping” each other. If I made a comment on reddit that you liked, you might send me some Dogecoin. This use case allowed people to share the idea of Dogecoin

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Bitcoin Transactions with Daniel Van Flymen

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_02_26_BitcoinTransactions.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Bitcoin is an immutable, append-only blockchain ledger that reaches consensus through proof-of-work. The contents of the ledger are financial transactions–people sending and receiving Bitcoin currency to each other. Since Bitcoin, there have been other cryptocurrencies that have similar properties–like Ethereum and the IPFS/Filecoin system. Similar to Bitcoin, they use a decentralized, proof of work based system with a currency reward system–but the ledger

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Tether, Ripple, and Blockchain Reporting with Matt Leising

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_02_07_MattLeising.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your friends from college are asking you how to buy Bitcoin. Your mom is emailing you articles about the benefits of decentralized peer-to-peer networks. Your shoe shiner is telling you to buy XRP. It is 2018, and cryptocurrencies have become a daily part of news headlines. The general public may not understand how this technology works, but everyone knows that changes are on

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