Episode 7: FUD vs Education
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Episode 7: FUD vs Education

Apr 3 2022 • 1hr 2m
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Show Notes

Latest Attacks on Bitcoin
Energy FUD
Proof of stake proponents attack Bitcoin's energy usage ( to justify the existence of their own centralized, self-serving projects
Research on bitcoin's energy impact ( suggests the energy concerns are not credible
Claims that bicoin wastes energy ( are easily dismissed with data
#### Attack on Self-Custody
EU seems to be planning to ban crypto self-custody (
It's so bad even Brian Armstrong of Coinbase doesn't like it (
5a. In the case of a transfer of crypto-
assets to an unhosted wallet, the crypto-
asset service provider of the originator or
other obliged entity shall obtain and
retain the information referred to in
paragraphs 1 and 2 from its customer,
where available, and make such
information available to competent
authorities upon request
Democrats propose bill to create private ecash ( instead of a CBD
And it's Rohan Grey again
Bitcoin Education
Take Gary Genslers MIT blockchain class ( and become an expert
Interesting to learn what the head of the SEC thinks about BTC
Very bullish on permissioned blockchains - wrong on that
The bitcoin whitepaper ( is a surprisingly accessible read. Check it out!
the bitcoin dad on how to dismiss 99% of altcoins without remorse
Understand the BTC vs ETH blockchain size ( as a mental shortcut to understanding most altcoins (and why they don't work)
Even Vitalik thinks ETH doesn't really work (
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Apr 11 2022
Yeah.... telling my Japanese wife that "fukushima was a win".... that is not going to go over well, rofl
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Apr 11 2022
I am sure he takes two thumbs and points to himself, saying "I'm the Musk".
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Jul 11 2022
Fantastic episode! I’ll be sharing it with a lot of folks, in its entirety. Keep up the great work. one of my favourite podcasts in the Bitcoin and macro realm.
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Here's a not pity "Hey, Chris!"
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