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The Bitcoin Podcast

The Bitcoin Podcast Network is a collection of long form conversation format podcasts on bitcoin, blockchain, ethereum and everything in between. Shows include The Bitcoin Podcast, Announcements with Dr. Petty, On-Ramping with Dee, Not Another Bitcoin Podcast with Kenn Bosak, BlockChannel, and more.
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Jul 12, 2017

Xander Dunn and Richard Craib discuss Numerai, a new kind of hedge fund built by a network of data scientists.

The Numerai platform crowdsources machine learning by releasing encrypted data sets to data scientists, incentivising them to develop machine learning algorithms to analyse the data. Scientists then bid their predictions to the hedge fund by staking funds, and are paid returns in Numeraire, the platform’s native cryptocurrency, for correct predictions.

By abstracting its financial data to be only machine-readable, Numerai ensures that human biases and overfitting are overcome, and that short-term and long-term returns are equally weighted.

With the ultimate goal of “owning all of the money in the world”, the Numerai hedge fund has high hopes for the future.

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Jul 11, 2017

Benjamin Perrin or Ben, from the BTC Sessions, is the internet's most helpful crypto personality. This guy helped me make my first paper wallet, use my first bitcoin ATM and so much more. His informative how to videos are next level and so is the quality of the content as well as in entertainment value. Once a week you can catch a new video on his YouTube channel, helping now over 10K subs. Being a YouTuber myself and we both like bitcoin, a step brother moment "did we just become best friends?" Yes, yes we did. So get ready too listen to two nerds, nerd out about nerd money and so much more.

Jul 9, 2017

WAAAAAY back on episode #15 we had Jonathan Chester from Bitwage come on in 2015. At that time, Bitwage performed over $1 million in payroll transactions. Fast forward to 2017, he is back on the show and they have now processed more than $4.5 billion worth of payments to date. Quite the leap, eh? If that growth wasn't impressive enough, Mr. Chester talks to us about expanding BitWages' European footprint with a launch in the UK.

Jul 6, 2017

Adam Meister is an entrepreneur, self made. He is known for his voice in the crypto community and his views of the world. Being a minimalist isn't easy, but when you can the level of self discipline as Adam, it's just routine. The Bitcoin Meister, or Adam for short is absolutely the most frugal personality in the space. Using the internet to it's full potential and even pushing boundaries beyond borders, he uses the kindness of strangers to travel and couch surf. Being a somewhat, ok huge, bitcoin maximalist, it's impressive he's had guests on his show like Charlie Lee and Amanda B Johnson. As a fan of his show myself, I was excited to get to meet and know Adam as a person not just a personality. Next time, we will dig deeper into the crypto rabbithole.

Jul 4, 2017

In this episode we have David Perez. A friend of a friend that contacted Dee through Facebook. Yes, he was looking to make a buck; however, maybe just maybe Dee was able to convince him that there is more to the surface than a path to deep pockets.

Jul 2, 2017

NEUFUND is building a blockchain-based and investor-directed platform which bridges the worlds of blockchain and venture capital. Our tech & legal platform enables the creation and operation of a new kind of VC fund. One that unlocks the resources of cryptocurrency and blockchain to fund startups and all forms of technological innovation and disruption. You might remember Moritz pillaging around Brazil teaching but now he has relocated to Europe, where he is now a renaissance man, a side-kick to the founder in explaining Blockchain to the world. Joining us is also Marcin Rudolf, serial CTO and startup founder.

Jul 1, 2017

Mark aka Crypto Maak has been a hands on crypto enthusiast since 2013. His passion for tech and crypto led him to a profession in the industry, to which he currently still does. He's a trader and sports gambler at night but by day he is the tech support you hope your ticket goes to. Working for an exchange gives Maak a different POV of the industry, and I had to have him on to talk about it! Besides the trading, betting and tech support work Maak also does DIY mining from home. This makes for an awesome conversation, and you're in for a treat. Plus we hit the buzzword of the week "scams", so please join us and press PLAY!

Jun 27, 2017

In today’s discussion we look at the legality of raising money through token launches, the potential risks involved, and approaches to improving the safety of these new bearer assets. We also examine the term ICO in depth and find that terminology, while relevant is second to the nature of the offer and state of the project involved. Following the discussion is an interview With Peter Van Vaulkenburg recorded at Devcon 2, applying the Howy test to TheDAO.

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Jun 25, 2017

This week on the show is Margaux Avedisian is a bitcoin investor, founder of two bitcoin-related companies and an adviser and director at others. But what sets her apart is this unique job title: bitcoin comedian. She performed in May at Consensus 2017 (where Corey first met her), a New York conference dedicated to all things bitcoin and blockchain (that’s the ledger used for bitcoin transactions), where no explanations for her jokes were needed. Ms. Avedisian has traveled the world using bitcoin, accepts tips in the form of the cryptocurrency and has worked at every level of the industry. We talk, Ripple, ICO, investing, jokes and jokes and jokes and more.

Jun 22, 2017
Episode 3
June 22, 2017 — 58 mins

Guests: Eamon Leonard, Pascal Leblanc, and Pierre-Etienne Vachon

Welcome to Announcements with Dr. Petty, a show that provides you details on current events, upcoming projects in the blockchain space, and token offering details. We are attempting to provide you with details and information from the people who are creating projects, and we are not giving advice. Please do proper due diligence when considering investments.

Today we talk with Eamon Leonard, Pascal Leblanc, and Pierre-Etienne Vachon from Impak Finance, a new bank attempting to merge cryptocurrencies and the impact economy. They want the benefits of cryptocurrency to help fuel them and their community finance projects that make a positive impact on the world. Impak will be launching a crowdsale on June 26th for the MPK token, a token built on the WAVES platform.

Come listen and get answers straight from the horse’s mouth. Enjoy!

Links:
https://impakfinance.com
https://impakcoin.com
Whitepaper

If you decide to invest into the platform, Impak has provided our listeners with the following VIP code: BITCOINPODCASTMPK

Jun 21, 2017

On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dee sit down with motivational speaker, rapper, YouTube star, Prince EA. Prince EA is known for being a lyrical poet of the spoken word, previously a rapper that performed with Grammy award winning artists like Busta Rhymes, Ludacris, DJ Khaled…he once even hugged Oprah. Amazing. So, we had to introduce him to crypto and have him help us on our mission to bringing crypto to the masses. We talk about crypto investing, societal impacts, how multiple implementations work for protocols, and more. You won’t want to miss this one! And yeah, we got Prince EA into crypto — YOU’RE WELCOME.

Show Links(s):
Prince EA: princeea.com
Prince EA YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/thamagicsho2003

Intro/Outro Music “Fortune” by G Yamazawa: Gyamazawa — Fortune

Show Sponsor(s):
ZCash: zcash.co

Jun 21, 2017

Sandra Malalah is a new crypto enthusiast producing original content on YouTube. Her high energy and level of excitement for the Blockchain technology and the future it brings. She's very worldly and with that perspective her vision of financial liquidity is unique. Personally I'm a spoiled hermit American with practically zero money transfer/ storage woes, so to expand my horizons I've invited Sandra onto my show to a simple conversation between two crypto Blockchain fintech nerd money enthusiasts. Thanks for listening, many more, more juicy, chit chats to come.

Jun 20, 2017

On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie, Dee, and Dr. Petty are joined by Dan Finlay from the Metamask team. Metamask is a chrome extension that enables you to access a variety of different ethereum related tokens in order to transact and interact with the web — with the additional capabilities of interfacing with the Ethereum public chain. Their plugin and service has exploded in popularity, and developers are using it to embed Ethereum related functionality into traditional webpages. These sorts of services are pivotal in bringing more adoption in the crypto space by simplifying interacting with these new complex networks of trust online; thankfully we picked Dan’s head accordingly and got the scoop on their vision and background. We also discuss ICOs, and potential alternative methods for raising that may be coming around the corner in the future to alleviate congestion on the network.

Show Links(s):
Metamask: http://metasmask.io

Intro/Outro Music “Coins” by Aubrey Gouch:https://soundcloud.com/aubreygouch/coin

Show Sponsor(s):
ZCash: http://zcash.co
ZCash Foundation: https://z.cash/blog/announcing-the-zcash-foundation.html

Jun 18, 2017

Coming back to the show THREEPEAT — its only been a month between appearances, but we were eager to get him back on. Jeremy Epstein is CEO of Never Stop Marketing which provides blockchain marketing and consulting. With 20+ years of international marketing experience it has led to speaking engagements in over 15 countries, working at Microsoft, led marketing at Sprinklr — basically when he talks you listen. All three hosts are here for the interview, which is rare, so tune in as we tackle, sales funnels, segwit, ICO's, and more!

Jun 16, 2017

Shortly after Ethereum launched, Taylor built MyEtherWallet.com with her partner because she wasn't confident with command-line. MyEtherWallet is a “do-it-yourself-&-secure-it-yourself” FREE Ethereum wallet that is extremely easy to use. So obviously, we gots ta talk about it. ICO Woes included. Also we talk about Tropic Thunder, and who can sing R&B better. It gets serious.

Jun 13, 2017

What?! Another Erik Voorhees podcast?!!!

In this, the sixty seventh episode of The Ether Review, we set out to understand Prism, Shapeshift’s new non-custodial synthetic asset built on the Ethereum network. In reviewing this episode I feel I was unsuccessful in achieving this. However, the peripheral conversation about Erik’s view of the space is extremely enlightening, especially writ large in his positioning of Shapeshift. The Bitcoin scaling debate, the future of digital assets, the financial world’s response — it’s all here.

Some of this interview was geared to fit Shapeshift’s messaging, not something you’ll hear on TER very often. None the less, it’s fun to hear such an astute thinker and communicator knock some soft ball questions out of the park.

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Jun 11, 2017

This week the boys welcome back to the show and interview Erik Voorhees of the instant, trustless cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift.io about their new venture, Prism, which is a trustless means of holding multiple assets via ShapeShift.io and its own Ethereum token. Also we talk about how a person brand new to crypto, how easy the process really is. Spoiler alert: It's not. Are there any real world solutions? Also we slam Ethereum Chamber scamming everyone and we talk about Sean Paul's (remember him?) accent during breakfast.

Jun 4, 2017

OK, here we are in June 2017 and it is TIME to start rethinking identity on the internet. The internet was built on principles of openness, freedom and decentralization, but the current configuration frequently falls short of these standards. Now, there is an open-source project is trying to address some of the fundamental problems with the modern web. This week we are ALL about snagging Muneeb Ali to chat about the freshly announced Blockstack browser, which changes the dynamic and brings the power back to the people.

May 29, 2017

Welcome to Announcements with Dr. Petty, a show that provides you details on current events, upcoming projects in the blockchain space, and token offering details. Today's announcement is about Patientory, a start-up attempting to tokenize the healthcare industry. I talk with its founder and CEO, Chrissa McFarlane, about what problems the healthcare industry has, and how she feels blockchain technology might help.

May 29, 2017

Sup PABS?! Brandon Bradshaw, your normal everyday student at Missouri State University is your honorary onrampee this week. He is jetting toward a Computer information systems degree with a minor in insurance risk management and economics. So...it's safe to say he is interested in all things tech/business/political.
He is fun too! He likes to wake board, chill with the homies, and travel. Let's get to onrampin'!

May 28, 2017

SPHRE aims to sort through the tangles and knots that are clogging progress by identifying and addressing the issues at hand. It's been awhile since we talk about AirBitz, but our guest this week, CEO Daren Seymour, has partnered up with them. The partnership will allow AIR to benefit from the versatility of Edge Security, which is blockchain-agnostic to ensure intuitive and secure user experiences on both public and permissioned blockchains. Color us excited!

May 27, 2017

On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie is completely solo; he sits down with Stephen and Russel from REX. REX is seeking to cater to the real estate market, using Ethereum and smart contracts to connect home buyers, vendors, and agents from all over the world. Real estate listings and buying homes can be a fairly complex process; their project aims to simplify this process, from listings, to escrow, to closing. These gentleman believe the real estate industry is ripe for a product like theirs. We agree.

Show Link(s):
REX: www.rexmls.com/
REX Blog: blog.rexmls.com/

Intro/Outro Music “#FinesseLove” by The Outsiders (prod. by Faruhdey): Outsidersox — Finesselove

Show Sponsor(s):
ZCash Co: z.cash
ZCash Foundation: https://z.cash/tag/foundation.html

May 27, 2017

Welcome to The Bitcoin Podcast Announcements, a show that provides you details on current events, upcoming projects in the blockchain space, and Token offering details. The announcement today is about Monaco, a platform to enable using your Bitcoin and Ethereum (soon to be ERC20 tokens too) on the VISA network. Why use them over others? They claim to minimize the fees associated with transactions, saving you EUR30-40 on ever ERO500 spent.

May 22, 2017

On this episode of BlockChannel, McKie and Dee sit down and chat with Luis Cuende of Aragon. Luis discusses his many tech-related accomplishments leading up to the creation of Aragon, as well as his vision for future of the platform. He gives us opinions on a few other Ethereum projects he has his eyes on, as provides us with advice to share with other budding developer/entrepreneur hybrids like himself.

Show Links:
Aragon Project: aragon.one/

Intro/Outro Music "Na'Wow" by Umai: Thebaygerian – Nawow-prod-by-trapmoneybenny

Show Sponsor(s): ZCash

ZCash Blog:z.cash/blog/
ZCash Foundation:z.cash/blog/announcing-the-zcash-foundation.html

May 21, 2017

This week we take a quick look at ICO's and risk. For more on the topic, we bring in Nick Johnson from the Ethereum Foundation. His mission is to promote and support research, development and education to bring decentralized protocols and tools to the world that empower developers to produce next generation decentralized applications (dapps). We are all fairly language-agnostic, as long as it's sane. Strap in crypto geeks. Another week another hour!

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