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Bitcoin Echo Chamber

72 EpisodesProduced by CollinWebsite

Accessible discussion about Bitcoin, economics, technology, and philosophy. Support this podcast:

72 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

Arctica Dev Blog #1: Protocol Overview and Progress Recap

June 16th, 2022


My goal is to conduct Dev Blogs (either live spaces, live youtube  videos or maybe the occasional short recorded soliloquy) for the Arctica  project …

Arctica Dev Blog #1: Protocol Design Philosophy

May 26th, 2022


My goal is to conduct Dev Blogs (either live spaces, live youtube videos or maybe the occasional short recorded soliloquy) for the Arctica project …

Learn to Code with Shane BEC057

February 21st, 2022


I was joined today on the BEC by my friend Shane to discuss our year long journey to becoming full stack software engineers. I think you're going to …

Engineering on a Bitcoin Standard with Michael Chapiro BEC056

November 28th, 2021


BEC is back after a good long hiatus. No intro for today's episode, lots of personal things going on and I needed to push this one out without any edits.

Michael and I hung out for a bit chatting about engineering, …

The Financial Crisis with Peter Schmidt BEC055

August 28th, 2021


This one has been a long time coming. Finally got my friend Peter Schmidt on the show to talk about monetary history. Peter regularly posts about …

3 July 2021 Liveshow

July 4th, 2021


Charlie Munger loves China, the miner death spiral, Bitcoin covenants  & more.  Join us live on Saturday's at 1030  EST,  link   below.

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Liberty Game Theory with Knut Svanholm BEC054

June 30th, 2021


Had the pleasure of chatting with Knut Svanholm this past week. We talked about the game theory of Bitcoin and liberty, particularly around the news …

26 June 2021 Liveshow

June 26th, 2021


Core inflation, the misadventures of nocoiners, Elon and dorsey chat, NYDIG is hiring! & more.  Join us live on Saturday's at 1030  EST,  link  below.

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Bitcoin Fixes Healthcare with Quentin Lobb BEC053

June 23rd, 2021


Met Quentin in Miami and he mentioned an interesting proposal he was working on. You will want to hear about this, does Bitcoin have the potential to fix the US healthcare system from the bottom up?

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19 June 2021 Liveshow with Dylan (@btcization)

June 19th, 2021


Hanging out with Dylan for the live stream today. We talk credit markets, Microstrategies (and macro strategies), Bitcoin in El Salvador & more. Join us live on Saturday's at 1030  EST,  link  below.

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The 7th Property with Eric Yakes BEC052

June 18th, 2021


Eric and I met up in Miami and he told me a little bit about this book he'd been writing called The 7th Property. We talked through this incredibly …

Revault: Bitcoin Vaults with Kevin Loaec BEC051

June 12th, 2021


I bumped into Kevin at the conference in Miami and found out he was working on a really cool project called Revault. People are sleeping on Bitcoin …

12 June 2021 Liveshow

June 12th, 2021


Bitcoin Miami Conference recap, Colonial pipeline hack, ewarren, the industrial husbandry complex & more.  Join us live on Saturday's at 1030 …

The Bitcoin Mining Council BEC050

May 25th, 2021


First live streamed traditional episode of the BEC. JW joined me to talk through the recent drama surrounding announcements of the Saylor-Musk Bitcoin Mining Council. Is this an attack on Bitcoin?

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22 May 2021 Liveshow

May 22nd, 2021


Moscow Time temporal anomaly, Lyn Alden's work on market analysis, Austrian business cycle theory & more.  Join us live on Saturday's at 1030 EST, link  below.

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Weapons of Mass Communication with Aviv Milner BEC049

May 15th, 2021


Aviv Milner from episode 28 is back! We got caught up on what he's been up to in the world of privacy, including a crazy story you will have to hear to believe.  

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15 May 2021 Liveshow

May 15th, 2021


Elon FUD, BIP-125 bug, labor shortages & more.  Join us live on Saturday's at 1030 EST, link  below.

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08 May 2021 Liveshow

May 10th, 2021


Asset inflation, OFAC compliant miners, nationalization,  Charlie Munger & more.  Join us live on Saturday's at 1030 EST, link  below.

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01 May 2021 Liveshow

May 5th, 2021


Broken money, JP Morgan Bitcoin fund, 4 trillion dollar Biden spending plan, new tax plan & more.  Join us live on Saturday's at 1030 EST, link …

24 April 2021 Liveshow with Max Hillebrand

April 26th, 2021


Options expiry theory, federated side chains, taproot & lightning, banking and layered money, current events  & more.  Join us live on saturday's at 1030 EST, link below.

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17 April 2021 Liveshow

April 19th, 2021


Bitcoin flipping gold, misdefining fiat, Microstrategy analytics rumor, Layered money, monetary history, & more.  Join us live on saturday's at …

10 April 2021 Liveshow

April 10th, 2021


China CDBC, Peter Thiel, negative Bitcoin fund premiums, inflation, security & more.

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03 April 2021 Liveshow

April 6th, 2021


Fiat credentials, Bitcoin security, futures contracts, demonetization of large bills & more.

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27 Mar 21 Liveshow

March 29th, 2021


Our first of hopefully many liveshows to come. Join us saturday's at 1030 EST if you want to be apart of the audience.

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River Behind the Scenes with Alex Leishman BEC048

September 27th, 2020


Alex is back again to talk with us about how things are going behind the scenes at River. We talked Lightning and order book liquidity. Check it out.

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The Bitcoin Awakening with Mark Moss BEC047

August 20th, 2020


We had an awesome guest, Mark Moss, on this episode to talk about his youtube channel where he educates the masses on economics and Bitcoin and discuss the great awakening happening as people are slowly waking up to the …

Bitcoin Boomers with Gary Leland BEC046

July 24th, 2020


For today's BEC I had on Gary Leland aka 'the Bitcoin boomer" for a fun and relaxed chat about bitblockboom and boomers in bitcoin. Gary, when Bit Block Boomers convention?

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Swan Bitcoin with Cory Klippsten BEC045

July 15th, 2020


Ben and I had Cory Klippsten on as a returning guest today to talk about Swan, economics, geopolitics, and some interesting stories from cory's life. …

The Price of Tomorrow with Jeff Booth BEC044

July 10th, 2020


Ben and I had the pleasure of talking with Jeff Booth, author of The Price of Tomorrow, about his book, paradigm shifts, and what we need to talk about to move forward. High level, grade A conversation. Jeff is one of a …

Independence of Mind with Aleks Svetski BEC043

July 2nd, 2020


Ben and I were Joined by Aleks Svetski to talk about politics, individualism, and liberty just in time for Independence day! Enjoy.

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Voima Gold with Jan Nieuwenhuijs BEC042

June 30th, 2020


Ben and I had a quick interview with Jan from Voima Gold covering our thoughts about WTF 1971 and the rapidly changing current economic paradigm. …

River Financial with Alex Leishman BEC041

June 19th, 2020


Ben and I had a chat with Alex Leishman of River Financial to talk about some of their big plans for the future to become one of the biggest Bitcoin brokerage services in the US. Also gotta shill that first major …

Bitcoin Marxism? with Ben Prentice BEC040

June 9th, 2020


Ben and I riffed on "libertarian socialists" and all of the intellectual shortcomings of their silly ideas in the latest episode of the BEC. Also touched on the nature of our current social monetarist system. Check it …

Early America with Dangerous History CJ BEC039

May 20th, 2020


Today's BEC is something a little different. I was joined by Dangerous History CJ to take a look at early american politics and how wars and …

Bitcoin Bounty Hunt with Kon BEC038

May 18th, 2020


Ben and I were joined by Kon of Donnerlabs today to chat about the alpha release of their new competitive multiplayer FPS built on top of Lightning …

COVID-19 with JW Weatherman BEC035

March 15th, 2020


Back again to cover current events with JW Weatherman. The worlds getting crazy so let's talk it through for Episode 35 of the BEC.

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Why Buy Bitcoin with Andy Edstrom BEC034

January 15th, 2020


BEC is back for episode 34! Joined today by Andrew Edstrom to discuss his new book Why Buy Bitcoin. I was pleasantly surprised by how well put together and thorough Andrew's book is, but let our discussion speak for …

Give Bitcoin with Cory Klippsten BEC033

November 23rd, 2019


Founder of Give Bitcoin, Cory Klippsten joined me today for a look at his new product that allows you to gift timelocked Bitcoin, coupled with …

The Case for Bitcoin with Ben Kaufman BEC032

November 1st, 2019


I was joined by my friend Ben Kaufman for today's episode to talk about his recent article "The Monetary Case for Bitcoin". Don't let his age fool …

PSA: Casa Node Security Discussion

October 14th, 2019


A quick and impromptu discussion with JW Weatherman surrounding some of the recently raised security concerns with the Casa Bitcoin and Lightning Node.

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For Liberty with Zane Pocock BEC030

October 5th, 2019


Was joined today by my friend Zane to talk about Bitcoin and liberty and politics. We got into the opportunity cost of money, cognitive dissonance …

The Life Boat with Bitcoin Lawyer (part 2) BEC029

September 21st, 2019


Bitcoin Lawyer is back for part 2, this time to talk about global macro and Bitcoin. You don't want to miss this conversation, I think it's one of the best BEC episodes yet.

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Freedom in Sovereignty with Aviv Milner BEC028

September 14th, 2019


I was joined this week by Aviv Milner to chat about his wild 3 year journey through a wide variety of Bitcoin experiences. We discussed scalability, …

Bitcoin Law with Bitcoin Lawyer BEC027

September 6th, 2019


I had the unique opportunity to speak with Bitcoin Lawyer this past week, who just so happens to be an avid Bitcoiner/libertarian and a practicing lawyer. Lot's of interesting conversation was had, including whether or …

Austrian Speculation with JW Weatherman BEC026

August 31st, 2019


It's time for the long awaited episode 26 of the BEC. The return of JW weatherman for his 3rd appearance on BEC, after popular demand. Today JW and I …

Hashing out: 1971 (Episode 1)

July 28th, 2019


This is the first episode of a new experiment for a show with my friend Ben Prentice, where we get together and hash out ideas on topics we find interesting. Today's topic is happened in 1971? Let us know …

Global Money with Vijay Boyapati BEC025

July 12th, 2019


Author of the renowned Bullish Case for Bitcoin joined me this week for a fun talk about Bitcoin and its potential role as global money. Loved this …

Bitcoin Meta with Stephan Livera BEC024

July 7th, 2019


Got fellow Austrian economics and Bitcoin podcaster Stephan Livera on the show this week. We went over how some of the educational meta of the Bitcoin space has changed in the last couple years, for the better. Be sure …

Checkmate with Ben Prentice BEC023

June 28th, 2019


Dropping early this week to make up for last weeks late showing. The critically acclaimed Ben Prentice is back for another round on the BEC. This time Ben and I examine the macroeconomic landscape through the eyes of a …

Paradigm Shift with Gigi BEC022

June 24th, 2019


A day late is better than never right? Gigi, author of the "21 lessons I Learned from Bitcoin" joined today for a fun chat about the paradigm shifts happening around Bitcoin and its second order effects on a number of …

Lightning Rod with Ben Carman BEC021

June 16th, 2019


Episode 21 of the BEC is live. Joined this week by Ben Carman who's developing Lightning Rod which allow users to run a lightning node without …

Dollar Cost Average with BTCDCA BEC020

June 9th, 2019


Episode 20 of the Bitcoin Echo Chamber is the science behind the stacking sats meme. Brian joins me to give his take on Dollar Cost Averaging Bitcoin …

Ride the Lightning with Sauby BEC019

June 2nd, 2019


Back in the saddle for episode 19. This week Ride the Lightning dev Sauby joins me for a talk on lightning user experience as we compare and contrast some of the RTL design decisions with other products in the space. …

Nodl Node with Askuwheteau and Ketominer BEC018

May 18th, 2019


Episode 18 is here and its all about the Nodl Node. I brought Askuwheteau and Ketominer on the show to share with me their grand vision behind nodl...why they've made certain design decisions and what we can expect to …

Bitcoin Spectrum with Ben Prentice BEC014

May 14th, 2019


Today I'm joined by my friend Ben for Episode 14. We talk about the Bitcoin Spectrum put out by Unchained Capital and cover all of the major pillars …

No Intrinsic Value with Conner Brown BEC017

May 12th, 2019


Episode 17 I'm joined by @_ConnerBrown_ to discuss his new piece "Bitcoin has no intrinsic value and that's great". Conner has some excellent insights on Bitcoin as money and why its lack of an underlying commodity is a …

Bitcoin in India with Rehan Qureshi BEC016

May 5th, 2019


Episode 16 of the Bitcoin Echo Chamber is a unique episode... a little bit different than what I normally do, my friend Rehan, who lives in India, joined me to discuss Bitcoin and some of the issues he and his peers …

Decentralize or Die with Matt Odell BEC015

April 28th, 2019


Had a chat with Matt Odell this week and did a sort of post mortem retrospective of Segwit2x and all of the implications it carried with it. This …

Lightning Architecture with Alex Bosworth BEC013

April 13th, 2019


Today I had the opportunity to talk with the lightning infrastructure lead for Lightning Labs, the folks who have brought us LND. Alex is a deep well …

Bitcoin Journalism with Kyle Torpey BEC012

April 7th, 2019


I'm joined this episode with Kyle Torpey a freelance writer for Forbes and Bitcoin Magazine  who has become a notorious diamond in the rough for Bitcoin thought pieces and news coverage. I pick Kyle's brain about the …

Private Property with JW Weatherman BEC011

March 31st, 2019


The infamous JW Weatherman returns to the Bitcoin Echo Chamber to discuss Egalitarian ideals and how they are the antithesis to Bitcoin, private property, and free markets. This episode is definitely a Do Not Miss!

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Nakamoto Institute with Michael Goldstein BEC010

March 24th, 2019


Michael Goldstein (AKA Bitstein) cohost of the Noded Podcast and founder/president of the Nakamoto institute chats with me about his early forrays …

Free Markets with Rollo Mcfloogle BEC009

March 17th, 2019


Episode 9 of the Bitcoin Echo Chamber...Today I'm joined by my friend Rollo Mcfloogle to talk about free markets, libertarian ideals and how the …

Privacy Matters with Max Hillebrand BEC008

March 10th, 2019


I got together with Max Hillebrand from the World Crypto Network to pick his brain on privacy and Bitcoin. We talk in depth about Wasabi wallet, how …

Retirement Accounts with Jeff Vandrew BEC007

March 3rd, 2019


Get all the info you need to know about how to tax protect your Bitcoins in a retirement account without giving up the custody of your private keys to a third party. CPA and software developer Jeff Vandrew and I talk …

Lightning Games with Lightning Koala BEC006

February 25th, 2019


 Lightning Koala, who quickly rose to a place of prominence in the Bitcoin community after creating the application Satoshi's Place, and now Lightning Chess, joins me to discuss what it's like to develop applications on …

Free Speech Money with Andrew Torba BEC004

February 15th, 2019


Check out today's interview with Gab founder and CEO Andrew Torba. Andrew tells us about his companies experiences of censorship while trying to bring a renewed presence of free speech to the internet. Andrew also …

Building on Bitcoin with Justin Moon BEC003

February 12th, 2019


Former Fintech turned Bitcoin developer Justin Moon joins me to talk about his journey through Bitcoin and give us the run down on BUIDL bootcamp. …

The Rabbit Hole With Marty Bent BEC002

February 5th, 2019


Join Marty Bent and I as we get into the dark world of finance and Bitcoin's place in a world of fake money. Marty is a co-host of the tales from the crypt podcast and also runs the Marty Bent newsletter.

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Cypherpunk History with JW Weatherman BEC001

February 2nd, 2019


This is the first official episode of TBEC. Recorded a couple months ago, JW speaks his mind about Bitcoin and the many scams in the cryptocurrency space trying to take Bitcoin's spotlight. We also delve into the …

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