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Brian Harrington: Bitcoin IRAs | Bitcoin Basics (140)
August 13, 2021

Brian Harrington joins us again to talk Bitcoin IRAs, Bitcoin self-custody, Bitcoin adoption, buying KYC-free bitcoin & other bullish things.

Bitcoin & Markets: 2 Aug 2021 | Bitcoin Basics (139)
August 03, 2021

Bitcoin BTC market update for 2 August, 2021. Bitcoin BTC blasted through our key levels at $35K. What's next?

Bitcoin & Markets: 26 Jul 2021 | Bitcoin Basics (138)
July 26, 2021

Bitcoin BTC market update for 26 July, 2021. Buy signal in place for bitcoin, $30K held, potential break out & a look at other macro markets

What is decentralization? (3 of 4) | Bitcoin Basics (137)
July 23, 2021

Part 3 of 4. Why does the Bitcoin blockchain need to use blocks, nodes & mining hardware? How does bitcoin's decentralization remove the need for trust?

What is decentralization? (2 of 4) | Bitcoin Basics (136)
July 16, 2021

Part 2 of 4. Why does banking & finance require 3rd parties? How does proof of work & the bitcoin blockchain remove any need for 3rd parties? Why is bitcoin's decentralization an emergent property?

Different types of Bitcoin? | Bitcoin Basics (135)
July 12, 2021

Why are there different types of bitcoin? KYC vs non-KYC bitcoin, tainted vs virgin bitcoin, self-custody vs paper bitcoin, etc.?

How to buy bitcoin anonymously? | Bitcoin Basics (134)
July 06, 2021

Is it possible to buy #bitcoin #btc anonymously? What personal data is leaked to the Bitcoin blockchain, mobile phone app, exchange, software wallet, hardware wallet or any phone provider?

Bitcoin bull or bear market? July 2021 | Bitcoin Basics (133)
July 03, 2021

It's July, 2021. Are we in a Bitcoin bull or bear market? Why? Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) vs Fear Of Losing Money (FOLM). How is Bitcoin doing compared to other assets like gold, stocks & commodities?

Bitcoin & Markets: 29 Jun 2021 | Bitcoin Basics (132)
June 28, 2021

Bitcoin market update for 29 June, 2021. BTC death cross? Where to from here? What about bitcoin dominance, gold, silver & the USD?

What is decentralization? (1 of 4) | Bitcoin Basics (131)
June 26, 2021

Part 1 of 4. What exactly is decentralization? How about distributed systems? Real-world examples? Is the Bitcoin blockchain the 1st decentralized application?