Many Bitcoiners have seen or shared around the images that show Labour Compensation (wages and other benefits) diverging from Labour Productivity since 1971, particularly from sites such as wtfhappenedin1971.com. Rejoining me today is Gene Epstein to break down why this chart is flawed! We also talk about broader issues around CPI, whether inflation is over or undercounted, and cost of living pressures that so many people are facing today. The conclusions will surprise you!
How do you prevent loss of your coins? What are some critical steps that are commonly missed? NVK and I discuss a recent case of a HODLer losing 25 BTC, as well as talk about updates in Bitcoin security.
In a conversation with Bob Burnett, CEO of Barefoot Mining, we discussed the issue of blockspace scarcity in Bitcoin transactions. Sending a Bitcoin transaction requires blockspace, which is limited. We explored various solutions to address this scarcity, including UTXO management and different types of miners.
Is there a demographic collapse coming? What could or should be done about it? Is there any connection with Bitcoiner culture? Malcolm Collins has a background in VC and Private Equity, and he is a co-founder of The Pronatalist Foundation.
Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream, recently discussed several topics on the show, including the possibility of a new Bitcoin bull cycle. Other topics covered included the Block size wars, Blockstream Greenlight, Blockstream BASIC note, and Blockstream Green. Additionally, SBF was found guilty.
Jason Les, CEO of Riot Platforms, shared insights on Bitcoin mining challenges, including his poker background, Riot’s competitive advantages, HODLing Bitcoin, and halving predictions. If you’re interested in learning more about the complexities of Bitcoin mining, this interview is a must-read.
Are you interested in building support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network into your product or service? Check out this discussion of Greenlight with Blockstream’s Christian Decker.
BitVM is a new paradigm for Turing-complete bitcoin contracts. In this episode I speak with the creator, Robin Linus and another developer working on the idea, Super Testnet.
Matthew Black, co-founder and CTO of Atomic Finance joins me to talk about earning yield in a self custodial way with DLCs.
In this podcast episode, Lyn Alden, a macro analyst, talks about her new book “Broken Money” and shares her ideas on different theories of money, control of ledger money, speed of transaction vs settlement, warfare funding under fiat, base money and broad money, GFC and its response, fiat standard incentives, and the type of debt that makes sense under a Bitcoin standard.