Thursday, July 11, 2013

Let’s Talk Bitcoin! E21 - Identity and Privacy in a Networked World

John Light joins me at the creek to discuss Identity, Privacy and whether new technologies can save us from the loss of both in a world of walled gardens and proprietary networks.

You can learn more about the concepts covered at his Blog,

Join Adam & Stephanie at the Inside Bitcoins Conference on July 30th in New York City! This all day event at the New Yorker building is the place to be for the latest commentary and networking opportunities in the Bitcoin space. For a 20% discount on registration, please fill out this one page listener feedback form - The code is presented at the conclusion.

Adam will speaking, Stephanie will be grabbing interviews and covering the event.

While you’re in town, stop by one of our conference meetups! At Bitcoin2013 in San Jose we had a FANTASTIC time and can’t wait to meet you in New York!

Standing with Ed | Unfilter 58

New leaks give us a better picture of how the NSA vacuums up your Internet traffic, and leverages their relationships with telecom companies to take what they want.

Then Latin America stands with Edward Snowden as multiple offers of asylum come in, we'll bring you up to date on the hunt for Edward Snowden and discuss his latest revelations.

Plus on the eve of new talks with China the US is caught in another hypocritical scandal, a look at the explosive situation in Egypt, your feedback, and much much more.

Standing with Ed | Unfilter 58

Monday, July 8, 2013

Ed & Ethan's Bitcoin 'cast 20: A 90 day honeymoon on the blockchain.

- We talk to Austin and Beccy, two newlyweds who will be living exclusively on bitcoin for 90 days starting Jul' 27th.

- A washing machine that takes bitcoin?

- Quick mention to, an off chain transactions project.

- Scalability issues. Faster internet is coming to Canada and that's good for bitcoin.

- VPN service providers being shunned by credit card companies.

- The market delivers. Kenyans can now easily use bitcoin with M-Pesa.

- California's state gov't didn't read the wikipedia article. Accuses the bitcoin foundation of being an unlicensed money transmitter. BF responds politely as is best when talking with temperamental children.

Ed & Ethan's Bitcoin 'cast 20: A 90 day honeymoon on the blockchain.