Episode 11: Side Talk Spectacular
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Episode 11: Side Talk Spectacular

Apr 24 2022 • 1hr 53m
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Show Notes

Crypto schadenfreude: yes, most DAOs are just a convenient structure for scamming (
Turkey bans cryptocurrency ( for transactions
Matt Levine's breakdown of the Terra-Luna ( peg and Ponzinomic strategy
Last year he broke down the IRON-TITAN stablecoin failure ( which is illuminating as to the weaknesses of a two coin system
IMF's Global Financial Stability Report ( is almost an add for bitcoin
Ukraine's Central Bank Bans Crypto Purchases in Local Currency (
Israel Adds Yuan to $206 Billion Reserves in ‘Philosophy’ Change (
Israel's central bank adds the Chinese yuan and three other currencies to its $206 billion reserves, reducing the allocation for the dollar and the euro.
To accommodate the changes, the euro’s share will fall to 20% -- the lowest in at least a decade -- from just over 30%, while the dollar will account for 61%, down from 66.5%. The pound’s weighting, by contrast, will almost double to 5%, returning to a level last seen in 2011.
The greenback’s share, by contrast, has fallen to the lowest since 1995
Bitcoin Education
Taro is the new color coin ( protocol from lightning labs
Color coins have existed for a while on bitcoin, but this protocol seems stablecoin focused
Remember to get in touch or @bitcoindadpod on twitter
stacker news (
We never actually explain why the mempool cleared in 2021: batching transactions by exchanges, segwit, and lightning
Podcasting 2.0 to support an indepenent podcasting ecosystem (
The Fountain ( podcast app
Sponsors and Acknowledgements
Music by Lesfm from Pixabay
Self Hosted Show ( courtesy of Jupiter Broadcasting (
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1,000 sats
Apr 25 2022
Liquid and RSK can already do tokens as a side chain to Bitcoin. Spacechains are another way to build almost any blockchain you want from Bitcoin mining fees. Taro is just the newest idea to do tokens on Bitcoin.
1,000 sats
Apr 25 2022
Hey Chris, you know when you make a joke and it sounds good in your head then sounds like a hateful slight directed at your favorite podcaster when it’s read aloud? Well, that’s what I experienced this week when you guys read my last boost. Sorry for mocking you about pronouncing usernames. You handled it with class. Oh, and I called them Brave Attention Tokens and the proper name is actually Basic Attention Token. I’m an idiot all around. AGuyNamedRyan
25 sats
Sep 20 2022