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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Marty Bent

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Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Tales from the Crypt: A Bitcoin Podcast

Marty Bent

107
Followers
215
Plays
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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.

Latest Episodes

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.14

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Stacking Saylor - Bakkt all time high daily volume - Coin Control in Ledger Live - Square Crypto provides another $100K grant to btcpay - Sparrow Wallet Guide by bitcoinqna - Roy from Breeze on MPP and Wumbo - c-lightning v0.9.1 - Electrum v4.0.3 - BlueWallet v5.5.8 - Kraken is a bank now - Anicca Research - The Alchemy of Hashpower Pt. II - FATF Report on Red Flags - Is creeping KYC a threat to bitcoin? - Chinese Nationals allegedly attack more than 100 companies - Chinese database of 2.4M foreigners leaks Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

81 min4 d ago
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.14

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.07

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - CVE-2018-17145 Bitcoin vulnerability (that has since been patched) disclosed - Flaxman digs specter too - So does Ketan - Bitcoinqna NO KYC homepage - Chainalysis Global Crypto Adoption - Belarus non profit using bitcoin - Square launches Crypto Open Patent Alliance - Umbrel v0.2.9 - Rudefox Burrow v0.0.5 - Ledger Status on liquidity farming - Freak questions answered - much more Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. HASHR8 Podcast. If you head over to HASHR8's newly redesigned website you can register for the newsletter, subscribe to the podcast, and stay current on all the major news in bitcoin and mining. Check out the website here and the podcast here

116 min1 w ago
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.07

#190: Ben Carman

Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Carman from Suredbits to discuss: - Ben's transition from Bernie Bro to Libertarian - Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs) - An Oracle's role in DLCs - Are decentralized Oracles possible? - DLCs onchain v. on the Lightning Network - Stock-to-flow thoughts - much more Follow Ben on Twitter Check out Suredbits 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.

65 min1 w ago
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#190: Ben Carman

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.31

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - bitblockboom reflections - Trezor/Keepkey passphrase vuln - Trezor security patch - Alleged electrum phishing attack - This Month in Bitcoin Privacy - Looming Russian mining crackdown - Bithumb exchange seized in South Korea - Coincenter cools rumors about escalating regulatory measures - Empire market exit scam - Alphabay dispute moderator gets 11 years in prison - Chainalysis Latin America analysis - Specter v0.7.0 - Sparrow Wallet v0.9.2 - Umbrel v0.2.6 Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

89 min2 w ago
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.31

Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE: Week of 2020.08.27

Join Marty, Matt, Justin Moon, Jeff Vandrew, and the audience from BitBlockBoom as they discuss: - CoinJoin wars - Equinor working with Crusoe Energy - Coinbase users told by California that they should hold their keys - Tax laws - much more Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

73 min2 w ago
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Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE: Week of 2020.08.27

#189: Fabian Jahr

Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Fabian Jahr to discuss: - Fabian's year since leaving the Chaincode residency - His OKCoin grant - The importance of code review - An optimal review:PR ratio for devs - Signet - gettxoutsetinfo and Supply Gate - PR Review Club - How to best fund devs - much more Follow Fabian on Twitter 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.

83 min2 w ago
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#189: Fabian Jahr

#188: Chris Bendiksen

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Bendiksen, Head of Research at Coinshares, to discuss: - Consciousness - Time - Mining - Hashrate derivatives - Asynchronous time + Proof of Work - TOOL - Free will - Education - Bitcoin's benefits to a portfolio - Energy consumption - much more Follow Chris on Twitter 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.

139 min3 w ago
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#188: Chris Bendiksen

#187: Luke Gromen

Join Marty as he sits down with Luke Gromen, founder of Forrest for the Trees research firm, to discuss: - The Dollar as a rubber band ruler - The Fed's catch-22 - Bankruptcy via inflation - Debt/GDP - Apolitical alternatives to the Dollar - Money + energy - much more Follow Luke on Twitter 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.

63 minAUG 25
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#187: Luke Gromen

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.17

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Ongoing bsv dust attack - OXT research alleged wasabi vulnerability - Strike adds cashback - Hash rate hits ATH then floods in Sichuan - Tor statement on recent exit node attacks - Tor proposal for possible DoS mitigations - cypherpunklabs.com allows you to easily fund Tor nodes - BitMEX adding KYC - Specter v0.6.1 - myNode v0.2.14 - Zeus v0.3.1 - BTCPay Server v1.0.5.5 - Lily Wallet v1.0.0 - lnd v0.11-beta - Schnorr explainer series by suredbits - Raspiblitz on bitcoinmagazine stream - Lancium sues Layer 1 - BlockFi raises $50M, rumored valuation of $400M - Cryptovoices monetary base update Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

89 minAUG 21
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.17

#186: Alex Leishman & Andrew Benson

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Alex Leishman and Andrew Benson, co-founders of River Financial, to discuss: - Starting a company with your cousin - Expanding River to 30 states - River's foray into Hawaii - Hawaii's regulatory history with Bitcoin - Onboarding and educating high net worth individuals - Building out River's software stack - Thoughts on chain surveillance companies - Interacting with a banking system that isn't open 24/7/365 - much more Follow Alex on Twitter Follow Andrew on Twitter Check out River Financial Check out the article we discussed 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.

85 minAUG 20
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#186: Alex Leishman & Andrew Benson

Latest Episodes

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.14

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Stacking Saylor - Bakkt all time high daily volume - Coin Control in Ledger Live - Square Crypto provides another $100K grant to btcpay - Sparrow Wallet Guide by bitcoinqna - Roy from Breeze on MPP and Wumbo - c-lightning v0.9.1 - Electrum v4.0.3 - BlueWallet v5.5.8 - Kraken is a bank now - Anicca Research - The Alchemy of Hashpower Pt. II - FATF Report on Red Flags - Is creeping KYC a threat to bitcoin? - Chinese Nationals allegedly attack more than 100 companies - Chinese database of 2.4M foreigners leaks Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

81 min4 d ago
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.14

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.07

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - CVE-2018-17145 Bitcoin vulnerability (that has since been patched) disclosed - Flaxman digs specter too - So does Ketan - Bitcoinqna NO KYC homepage - Chainalysis Global Crypto Adoption - Belarus non profit using bitcoin - Square launches Crypto Open Patent Alliance - Umbrel v0.2.9 - Rudefox Burrow v0.0.5 - Ledger Status on liquidity farming - Freak questions answered - much more Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app. HASHR8 Podcast. If you head over to HASHR8's newly redesigned website you can register for the newsletter, subscribe to the podcast, and stay current on all the major news in bitcoin and mining. Check out the website here and the podcast here

116 min1 w ago
Comments
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.09.07

#190: Ben Carman

Join Marty as he sits down with Ben Carman from Suredbits to discuss: - Ben's transition from Bernie Bro to Libertarian - Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs) - An Oracle's role in DLCs - Are decentralized Oracles possible? - DLCs onchain v. on the Lightning Network - Stock-to-flow thoughts - much more Follow Ben on Twitter Check out Suredbits 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.

65 min1 w ago
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#190: Ben Carman

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.31

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - bitblockboom reflections - Trezor/Keepkey passphrase vuln - Trezor security patch - Alleged electrum phishing attack - This Month in Bitcoin Privacy - Looming Russian mining crackdown - Bithumb exchange seized in South Korea - Coincenter cools rumors about escalating regulatory measures - Empire market exit scam - Alphabay dispute moderator gets 11 years in prison - Chainalysis Latin America analysis - Specter v0.7.0 - Sparrow Wallet v0.9.2 - Umbrel v0.2.6 Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

89 min2 w ago
Comments
Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.31

Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE: Week of 2020.08.27

Join Marty, Matt, Justin Moon, Jeff Vandrew, and the audience from BitBlockBoom as they discuss: - CoinJoin wars - Equinor working with Crusoe Energy - Coinbase users told by California that they should hold their keys - Tax laws - much more Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

73 min2 w ago
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Rabbit Hole Recap LIVE: Week of 2020.08.27

#189: Fabian Jahr

Join Marty as he sits down with Bitcoin Core contributor Fabian Jahr to discuss: - Fabian's year since leaving the Chaincode residency - His OKCoin grant - The importance of code review - An optimal review:PR ratio for devs - Signet - gettxoutsetinfo and Supply Gate - PR Review Club - How to best fund devs - much more Follow Fabian on Twitter 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.

83 min2 w ago
Comments
#189: Fabian Jahr

#188: Chris Bendiksen

Join Marty as he sits down with Chris Bendiksen, Head of Research at Coinshares, to discuss: - Consciousness - Time - Mining - Hashrate derivatives - Asynchronous time + Proof of Work - TOOL - Free will - Education - Bitcoin's benefits to a portfolio - Energy consumption - much more Follow Chris on Twitter 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.

139 min3 w ago
Comments
#188: Chris Bendiksen

#187: Luke Gromen

Join Marty as he sits down with Luke Gromen, founder of Forrest for the Trees research firm, to discuss: - The Dollar as a rubber band ruler - The Fed's catch-22 - Bankruptcy via inflation - Debt/GDP - Apolitical alternatives to the Dollar - Money + energy - much more Follow Luke on Twitter 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.

63 minAUG 25
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#187: Luke Gromen

Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.17

This week Marty and Matt discuss: - Ongoing bsv dust attack - OXT research alleged wasabi vulnerability - Strike adds cashback - Hash rate hits ATH then floods in Sichuan - Tor statement on recent exit node attacks - Tor proposal for possible DoS mitigations - cypherpunklabs.com allows you to easily fund Tor nodes - BitMEX adding KYC - Specter v0.6.1 - myNode v0.2.14 - Zeus v0.3.1 - BTCPay Server v1.0.5.5 - Lily Wallet v1.0.0 - lnd v0.11-beta - Schnorr explainer series by suredbits - Raspiblitz on bitcoinmagazine stream - Lancium sues Layer 1 - BlockFi raises $50M, rumored valuation of $400M - Cryptovoices monetary base update Shoutout to our sponsors: Unchained Capital. Check out their white glove vault concierge service that will take you from zero to secure multisig setup in no time. Use the code TFTC and receive $50 off that package that includes 2 Trezor Model Ts and $1,000 in your vault. Cash App. Start #stackingsats today. Use the promo code: "stackingsats" to receive $10 and contribute $10 to OWLS Lacrosse when you download the app.

89 minAUG 21
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Rabbit Hole Recap: Week of 2020.08.17

#186: Alex Leishman & Andrew Benson

Join Marty and Matt as they sit down with Alex Leishman and Andrew Benson, co-founders of River Financial, to discuss: - Starting a company with your cousin - Expanding River to 30 states - River's foray into Hawaii - Hawaii's regulatory history with Bitcoin - Onboarding and educating high net worth individuals - Building out River's software stack - Thoughts on chain surveillance companies - Interacting with a banking system that isn't open 24/7/365 - much more Follow Alex on Twitter Follow Andrew on Twitter Check out River Financial Check out the article we discussed 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.

85 minAUG 20
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#186: Alex Leishman & Andrew Benson
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