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The Original Let's Talk Bitcoin Show

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Featuring analysis and discourse by hosts Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Dr. Stephanie Murphy, Adam B. Levine, and Jonathan Mohan, episodes feature friendly, in-depth discussions and even-handed interviews.The Original Let’s Talk Bitcoin Show is the longest-running English language talk show on the ideas,… read more

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OLTB #444 - The Remedy to ICOs w/ Kevin Owocki

September 13th, 2020

45:38

In this episode of the Original Let's Talk Bitcoin Show, open source developer and Gitcoin creator Kevin Owocki joins Andreas M. Antonopoulos, …

OLTB 443 Improving Privacy on the Bitcoin Blockchain

August 30th, 2020

41:02

On today's episode of The Original Let's Talk Bitcoin Show, we're talking privacy on the bitcoin blockchain with special guest developer Chris Belcher, inventor of JoinMarket and Electrum Personal Server.

You can find …

OLTB 442 Lessons From Zimbabwe's Latest Hyperinflation

August 16th, 2020

1:08:55

On today's episode of The Original Let's Talk Bitcoin Show, hosts Adam B. Levine, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy & Jonathan Mohan sit …

LTB E441 Paypal, Banks and Real Life Infrastructure Inversion

August 9th, 2020

50:51

Join Adam B. Levine, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy and Jonathan Mohan for another wide-ranging discussion on the messy reality in which …

LTB! E440 Bitcoin, Decentralization and the Twitpocolypse

July 19th, 2020

48:23

In the aftermath of a major Twitter compromise that impacted a broad swathe of the largest, most influential accounts, join Andreas M. Antonopoulos, …

Let's Talk Bitcoin! Update July 2020

July 12th, 2020

1:24

We've been recording new episodes, but you haven't seen them yet.  In this special update, Let's Talk Bitcoin! creator Adam B. Levine reveals what's up and when to expect new episodes.

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LTB #439 Bitcoin Only Matters Because Money Is Rigged

June 22nd, 2020

44:46

On today’s show we’re going back to basics. While bitcoin and digital bearer assets in general are an incredibly important technology, the reason …

LTB #438 Bootstrapping Mobile Mesh Networks with Bitcoin Lightning

June 14th, 2020

50:41

On today’s episode of Let’s Talk Bitcoin! you’re invited to join Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murpy and special guest Richard …

Let's talk Bitcoin! #437 Be Your Own Bank and the Luxury of Apathy

June 7th, 2020

49:51

The episode is sponsored by eToro.com and The Internet of Money Vol. 3

On today's episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin! you're invited to join Andreas M. …

LTB #436 'We Need 30 Different Words for Different Kinds of Censorship'

May 31st, 2020

36:31

The rallying cry of the totalitarian is "He farted first", but if both systems have produced similar outcomes, is there much of a difference? Inspired by a recent article in the Atlantic, in today's wide-ranging …

LTB! #345: Bitcoin Miners, US Energy Producers and Moores Law

May 10th, 2020

30:45

Although some believe bitcoin mining is a wasteful activity, on today's show we dig into the relative world of constant fuel production, lumpy demand …

LTB #434: Lightning Network Messaging, Political Expediency and What Crisis Has Revealed

April 26th, 2020

49:48
In a time of increasing censorship aimed towards protecting us, is truly private messaging possible? Why are we using "data driven" approaches when …

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #433 Coronavirus Second Order Effects and Improving on Bitcoin With BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen

April 5th, 2020

1:03:07

In Today's discussion we'll briefly talk about some of the knock-on, or second order affects which the coronavirus disruption is having on our world today, and which may continue into the future. Then for the meat of …

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #432 How MakerDAO’s Stablecoin Survived the Crash, Smart Contract Bugs and Full Decentralization

March 29th, 2020

48:23

In the aftermath of the so-called "Black Thursday" crash from several weeks ago, MakerDAO's "DAI" ethereum backed dollar pegged stablecoin came …

LTB #431 Bailouts, Bitcoin, Disruption, Failures and Hope

March 22nd, 2020

1:05:43

From Boeing to bitcoin in this week's discussion we're talking about our disrupted reality, the politically expedient path forward, why it almost …

LTB #430 ‘Anything That Can Be Decentralized Will Be Decentralized’ 6 Years Later

March 15th, 2020

34:39

On today's podcast we're joined by early investor and entrepreneur David Johnston to discuss:

  • A new "consensus based" alternative to "reserve …

LTB #429 Coronavirus Impacts on Bitcoin (And the IRS's Dumb Singularity)

March 1st, 2020

53:06

Earlier this week the Let's Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss Coronavirus and its potential impacts or disruptions to the decentralized world of …

LTB # 428 Decentralization Philosophy – Does Crypto Still Need Catalysts?

February 23rd, 2020

53:51

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week the Let's Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss catalysts and CEOS in the world of blockchain projects, the organizational and organic …

LTB #427 Mainstream Moments and the CompuServe of Crypto

February 16th, 2020

55:52

With the price of bitcoin headed up again, the idea of blockchains and digital currencies has never been more palatable to the mainstream. We've seen …

LTB #426 Bitcoin Taxes and Real World Scams!

February 9th, 2020

53:21

This week the hosts of LTB! discuss the US tax treatment of "Virtual Currencies" and how scams find a home wherever opportunity exists, at least for a while.

This episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin! is sponsored by Brave.com

LTB #425 Libre Not Libra – Thinking Critically About Facebook’s Blockchain Project

February 2nd, 2020

47:17

In “Libre Not Libra: Facebook’s Blockchain Project,” Andreas answers the burning question… Has he tried haggis? Just kidding… He shares his thoughts on the recently released Libra whitepaper, as part of a permissioned …

LTB #424 What Are Lightning Wallets Doing to Help Onboard New Users?

January 26th, 2020

58:35

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week, the Let's Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss Lightning Network …

LTB #423 Decentralization Philosophy Part 1 – From Buddha to the Conquistadors

January 19th, 2020

40:03

The best Sundays are for long reads and deep conversations. Earlier this week, the Let's Talk Bitcoin! Show gathered to discuss decentralization in blockchain projects, the historical context of decentralized …

LTB #422 ‘The Internet Was Illegal’ and Other Early Stories With Zooko Wilcox

January 12th, 2020

55:38

Earlier this week, the Let's Talk Bitcoin! show enlisted CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen and early cypherpunk Zooko Wilcox for a conversation on the history, challenges and long term development path of early, formative …

LTB 2020 Update (Looking for Jr. Producers!)

January 5th, 2020

1:54

Hey folks,

Adam B. Levine here with a brief update on LTB!.   With 2020 dawning, we're coming up on year 8 of the Let's Talk Bitcoin! show, and, …

LTB #421 Stone Money and Echoes of the Past

December 15th, 2019

39:25

On Today's episode of let's talk bitcoin, we're listening to echoes of the past.  In the midst of the biggest bubble yet, finding ourselves in the "then they laugh at you" phase, and with the china narrative rising for …

How can public blockchains have privacy? | LTB #420 Dec 8, 2019

December 8th, 2019

31:19

 On today's show, we discuss the idea of true privacy on public, transparent blockchains and some of the ways it's working (or not) in Bitcoin or …

LTB #419 Altcoins and Ancient History with Charlie Lee

December 1st, 2019

37:53

On this week's episode….

The hosts are talking “Altcoins and Ancient History" with Early Bitcoin Developer and Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee

Selected …

LTB#418 Statechains, and Trading the Panopticon for Magical Internet Money

November 24th, 2019

1:08:11

On this week's episode….

Segment 1

“Long Bitcoin, Short the World?  Trading the Panopticon for Magical Internet Money”

  • CoinDesks’ Nolan hosts a …

LTB #417 Adoption and Mimicry on the Blockchain

November 17th, 2019

43:54

In today's episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin!, we’re jumping back into the deep end with a wide-ranging conversation about Mass Adoption, Cargo Cults, …

LTB! Update (Season 2 Coming Soon!)

November 3rd, 2019

1:34

LTB! editor-in-chief Adam B. Levine provides a brief update.  

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LTB#416 Why?

October 13th, 2019

1:02:41

“It just keeps getting kicked up to the next level and at some point it'll be the dollar. That's the last thing that got us out of the last emergency …

LTB #415 A Domino Effect

October 6th, 2019

20:48

On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin!

Adam B. Levine sits down with William K. Santiago to discuss Blockchains, Reserve Assets, Regional Central Banks and more.

Credits

Thanks for listening to this episode of Let's …

LTB #414 Let's Talk Bitcoin! Live Q&A

September 29th, 2019

57:39

On Today's Episode, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy, Jonathan Mohan and Adam B. Levine are back with part two of our recent live show …

LTB #413 Origin Stories and Earned Experience

September 22nd, 2019

42:59

###On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin!

We'll meet Jason, Chris, and Nicholas, all relatively new bitcoin users for a look at the value …

LTB #412 Let's Talk Bitcoin Live!

September 15th, 2019

48:09

On today's episode we're jumping into a mostly un-edited live show, which we recorded live, on-stage in Aurora Colorado during the Blockchain …

LTB #411c Growing to Fit

September 8th, 2019

43:09

We recently returned from the Blockchain Training Conference, where aside from teaching classes and doing a couple of live shows, we set up a Let's Talk Bitcoin! Recording Booth! Over three days, we interviewed about a …

LTB #410 Before the Flood

September 1st, 2019

6:19

Hey folks,

Adam B. Levine here, just returned from the Blockchain Training Conference in Aurora Colorado.  For the first time since spring of last …

LTB #409 Another Perspective on India

August 25th, 2019

38:54

This week Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy & Jonathan Mohan are joined by Vignesh for a more local perspective on the realities in India and the …

LTB #408 Bitcoin Game Theory for Countries

August 18th, 2019

25:33

On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin!

Join Adam B. Levine, Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy & Jonathan Mohan for a discussion on …

LTB #407 India's Catch-22 & How to Work With Money when Money Doesn't Work

August 10th, 2019

53:43

On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

Join Adam B. Levine, Andreas Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy and Jonathan Mohan for a first-look at a …

Thailand, FATF and the US Treasury's Concerns - Token Rumors Pilot Episode

August 6th, 2019

5:19

This is the pilot episode of Token Rumors, a daily, 5-minute-show concept from the creator of Let's Talk Bitcoin! focused on demystifying and connecting the dots between the best and most interesting journalism in …

LTB#406 Hyperinflation, Official, and HODL Currencies (or, "Incentives are Destiny")

August 4th, 2019

1:00:23

"If ever those two facts diverge, where the agreement is still that it's a reserve currency but the market truth is that it's no longer a good HODL currency... If those diverge... it doesn't matter if you keep calling …

LTB #405 It's All Bitcoin

July 28th, 2019

52:58

On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin!...

Adam B. Levine and LTB Global Voices segment host Alex Gladstein are talking Bitcoin in the Philippines …

LTB #404 Crypto Plastic & Bitcoin's 90/10 in India

July 20th, 2019

49:18

On Today's Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

In our first segment, we'll join Andreas Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy, Jonathan Mohan, and Adam B. …

LTB #403 Efficiency and Timing

June 30th, 2019

45:21

On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

Join Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy & Jonathan Mohan for an early look at …

LTB #402 The Whole Crypto Game Just Changed

June 23rd, 2019

57:51

On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

Join Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy, Jonathan Mohan and Adam B. Levine for an in-depth …

How Will Facebook's Libra Blockchain Really Work? An Expert Guide to the Social Media Company's Foray Into Cryptocurrency by Jameson Lopp, Read by Stephanie Murphy & Adam B. Levine

June 23rd, 2019

20:10

 As  part of our prep for discussing the new Libra project from Facebook, we read and really enjoyed a line-by-line call early analysis of  the Libra …

LTB#401 The Tools and the Work (Part 2)

June 16th, 2019

52:42

On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

Join Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy, Jonathan Mohan and Adam B. Levine for part two of our …

LTB#400 The Tools and the Work

June 9th, 2019

50:56

On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

Join Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy & Andreas M. Antonopoulos for part one of our two-part …

LTB #399 A Few Billion Bitcoins

June 2nd, 2019

53:50

Join Adam B. Levine, Stephanie Murphy & Andreas M. Antonopoulos for a deep dive into what it would take, both in theory and in practice, …

Bitcoin Taxes! You Can't Cram For It.

May 26th, 2019

59:28

Join Stephanie Murphy & Adam B. Levine for an in-depth discussion on Cryptocurrency & Taxes with CPA, Author and long-time friend of the show Kirk Phillips

The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide (Kirk's Book) is …

Let's Talk Bitcoin! #397 Money is Funny

May 12th, 2019

38:31

On Todays Episode of Let's Talk Bitcoin...

Join Andreas Antonopoulos, Stephanie Murphy and Adam B. Levine for a discussion on the realities of …

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