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English, Technology, 1 season, 291 episodes, 36 minutes
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Bitcoin is misunderstood, multifaceted, complex and evolving at a staggering rate. Show host Max Buybit and guests discus its impact on the world and help dispel the myths surrounding bitcoin, blockchain and banking.
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Don't Be a Pig 🐷 | ACTION NEWS!!! 05

ACTION NEWS!!! Is your source for news on the #Bitcoin mining scene! Statistics, #Bitcoinmining news, energy market alpha, comedy relief and as always, witty banter between Jon and Max.  Gear Up!! Ungovernable Misfits style! Rat Poison eh? Yeah we got your RAT POISON RIGHT HERE!!! Intro Music: NIN - March of the Pigs In this episode of Ungovernable Misfits – ACTION NEWS!!! We mention our Solo Sundays project with Demand’s SV2 build and guide by Urban Hacker. (actually we forgot to talk about it so I’ll drop some info in the show notes). Another Scam befalls the Pleb Miner Mafia, Oklahoma passes a Bitcoin Rights Bill and how it affects miners. Agent P writes and article for UM on his direct DC mining build. We cover another excellent Bitcoin Bugle article from Rod Palmer – CIA Signals Support for OP_CAT. Finally we finish the show with a discussion on how to not be a PIG. We begin this episode as we do all shows, by communicating with all of you via podcasting 2.0 boosts. Be sure to Boost on the podcasting 2.0 app of your choice. At Ungovernable Misfits we offer a feature rich podcasting 2.0 experience. Jon and Urban Hacker have developed a guide for true solo mining with the help of DEMAND.work. Urban Hacker has two guides on how to get started in his web page, the easy mode and the hackers way. If you have any trouble getting your node setup and mining, let us know, we want every miner to at least have the capability and ability to truly solomine and create their own block template, whether it makes financial sense for you or not, you should still have the knowledge and hardware to accomplish this task. Lincoin Mining brings you Statistics like: global hashrate, hash price, hash value, tx fees, and more. Lincoin has made some changes to their payout structures. Minimum payout is now .0001 for lightning and .005 for on chain, make changes as necessary. Boty raps his rendition of Kevin Gates – 2 Phones called 2 Roles.  Our friends at Bugle.News have made us a, Ungovernable Misfits ad… DAMN SON! We use this ad sponsorship to tell you about our art listings, check them out. ACTION NEWS!!! Has ACTION PACKED SponsorsBifrost ManufacturingAltair Bitcoin Mining Solutions use promo code: UNGOVERNABLELake Satoshi Bitcoin Beach Retreat How many miles has Bubba driven this week? Closest gues wins two tickets to LAKE SATOSHI! Altair gives us the skinny on the mining industry: Be on the lookout for an Altair designed smart PDU The state of Oklahoma passes a bill that blesses home mining (yay plebs) if local noise ordinances are followed and permits It also ensures fair zoning practices, protects against discriminatory electricity rates, and exempts miners and Noderunners from needing a money transmitter license and liability for transaction validation. The latest article on Ungovernable Misfits is Explorations into Solar Mining. Be sure to visit UngovernableMisfits.comfor more writings and to catch up on past articles. AVOID GETTING SCAMMED IN TELEGRAM GROUPS BY DORKS POSTING A “GOOD DEAL”!!! Don’t be a PIG! Consider every time you get caught up in some fun Twitter drama or insignificant, nit picking spat with another pleb, that your time, energy and attention are focused on the wrong thing. People consume scandal like pigs at the trough, greedily gobbling up every juicy morsel of gossip and scandal. They plunge their snouts into the slop, oblivious to the muck splattering around them, driven by an insatiable, frenzied, and almost grotesque hunger for more. Don’t be a blind consumer, unaware of the world beyond your pen, beyond the trough you’re likely holding in your hand, right now. Don’t be distracted … and… don’t be a pig. Consider donating to the Samourai defense fund at P2PRights.org/donate.html See you next time! F@%CKERS!!!(00:00:00) Reverse Burps Out!? Start the Show!(00:09:23) 2 PHONES: 1 for the Boosts, 1 for the Podcast(00:30:54) Statistics 📊 Presented By LINCOIN (00:42:47) Boty McBotface - Two Roles(00:45:48) BIFROST Grand Opening September 1st in Grand Forks(00:48:26) Bum Bum BOOST ⚡️(00:49:03) Sponsored By Ourselves 💪 (Thanks Bitcoin Bugle)(00:50:26) More Than Just a Podcast 🎨(00:56:22) ACTION NEWS!!! 📰(00:57:04) Barnminer is Always Making Moves(00:58:47) "CIA Changes Profile Picture To a Cat, Signaling Support For OP_CAT"(01:04:37) ALTAIR Doesn't Need Charity!(01:08:17) Workin' On The PDU ⚒(01:12:04) Oklahoma Mining Bill(01:19:21) 🚫 Scams in the Telegram 🚫(01:27:45) How Many Miles Has Bubba Driven 🚛 !? (01:30:56) Big Belly BB's(01:34:07) Don't Be a Pig 🐷(01:48:14) 👋
6/12/20241 hour, 49 minutes, 18 seconds
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Reassessing Your Privacy Plan | The Confab 03: Urban Hacker

Welcome to the The Confab, the term derives from "confidential talk", which was commonly used in the Prohibition Era for meetings and conversations that took place in the smoky, rule-breaking speakeasies of that time. The informal, privacy focused and clandestine nature of Ungovernable Misfits lends itself to these discussions.  So, grab a seat and a stiff drink from the concealed bar, listen and revel in the conversation.On this episode, Urban Hacker drops-in to speak with Max Show Discussion I. The Importance of Privacy in Bitcoin   A. Explanation of Bitcoin's transparent nature and UTXO model   B. Risks of public transaction history      1. Physical security risks from revealing wealth      2. Liability for others' misuse of your Bitcoin   C. Comparison to privacy in traditional financial systemsII. The Loss of Privacy Tools   A. The shutdown of Samourai Wallet, Whirlpool, and Wasabi   B. Expressing concern over the lack of pushback and people cheering the loss of these tools   C. Acknowledging the bravery of the developers who were arrestedIII. Advice for Users Affected by the Loss of Privacy Tools   A. Recommendations for users with funds in Samourai Wallet      1. Do not panic, funds are safe      2. Disable auto-update, consider restoring to a new device      3. Prioritize using your own Dojo or setting up a new node   B. Discussing the privacy implications of using Wasabi going forward      1. Technical limitations and centralization concerns      2. Potential for further shutdownsIV. Exploring Alternative Privacy Solutions   A. JoinMarket      1. How it works, maker-taker model      2. Challenges around liquidity and fixed denominations      3. Potential for collaborative setups   B. Using Monero      1. Benefits of Monero's privacy-by-default approach      2. Considerations around KYC, exchange interactions, and node operation      3. Recommendations for using Monero as a spending toolV. Call to Action and Closing   A. Encouraging people to take privacy seriously and not give up   B. Highlighting the importance of running your own node   C. Offering help and consulting services from the guest, Urban Hacker   D. Wrap-up and appreciation for the guest's time and insightsLOOKING FOR A CYBER SECURITY CONSULT?Visit Urban's website https://urbanhacker.net/cybersecurity/ to book a free 30 minute call!IMPORTANT LINKS https://freesamourai.comhttps://p2prights.org/donate.htmlhttps://www.courtlistener.com/docket/68467223/united-states-v-rodriguez/https://x.com/frankcorva/status/1795509090946363682SHOW SPONSORSFOUNDATION (https://foundationdevices.com/ungovernable) Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,” Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN.Thanks for listening you Ungovernable Misfits, we appreciate your continued support and hope you enjoy the shows.You can support this episode using your time, talent or treasure. TIME:- create fountain clips for the show- create a meetup- help boost the signal on social mediaTALENT:- create ungovernable misfit inspired art, animation or music- design or implement some software that can make the podcast better- use whatever talents you have to make a contribution to the show!TREASURE:- BOOST IT on the Podcasting 2.0 apps (https://podcastapps.com)- STREAM SATS- DONATE via Paynym @ https://paynym.is/+maxbuybit- BUY SOME CLOTHING @ https://ungovernablemisfits.com/store/(00:00:00) INTRO 🔥(00:01:56) DONATE TO THE SAMOURAI LEGAL FUND 💰(00:02:44) ⚡ BOOSTS ⚡(00:04:59) THANK YOU FOUNDATION DEVICES 🤝(00:06:09) Shit Hits The Fan 💩(00:11:37) Back to the Privacy Drawing Board(00:14:44) UTXO's Can Stalk You(00:20:50) The Servers Were Shut Down, DO NOT PANIC(00:27:02) Plan to Run Your Own Node(00:31:00) So, You're Ready to Spend Again...(00:39:46) "Wasabi, which I don't like"(00:44:55) What About Join Market?(00:51:48) Whirlpool Was So Easy(00:57:33) Monero Swaps(01:08:14) If You're Selling Jerky Online, Then Monero Will Work For You(01:14:33) Urban Hacker: Privacy Consultant 📞(01:17:31) Provide Node Services for Those You Trust(01:20:17) "Whenever I think of beef tallow, I think of you"(01:22:41) Dark Times, But Press On 🫡
6/5/20241 hour, 26 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Confab 02: Diverter & Zelko - Still Here 💪

Welcome to the The Confab, the term derives from "confidential talk", which was commonly used in the Prohibition Era for meetings and conversations that took place in the smoky, rule-breaking speakeasies of that time. The informal, privacy focused and clandestine nature of Ungovernable Misfits lends itself to these discussions.  So, grab a seat and a stiff drink from the concealed bar, listen and revel in the conversation.On this episode, Diverter and Zelko drop-in to speak with Max about what happened to Samourai Wallet and TDevD, the broader implications and where do we go from here...Show Discussion The Aftermath and Emotional Rollercoaster- Discussing the initial reaction and shock to the news about the Samourai Wallet team- Exploring the feelings of disbelief, worry, and determinationUnderstanding the Gravity of the Situation - Analyzing the broader implications and the attack on self-custody and privacy- Explaining how this goes beyond just Samourai Wallet and is a wider assault on Bitcoin principlesThe Chilling Effect and Uncertain Future- Discussing the fear and hesitation developers may have in building privacy tools- Exploring the potential domino effect on other privacy-focused projects like MoneroThe Fight Ahead and the Need to Rally- Emphasizing that the legal battle is not lost yet and the importance of supporting Samourai- Highlighting the role of the community in donating, spreading awareness, and not giving upThe Power of Open Source and Decentralization- Discussing how the open-source nature of Samourai's work can enable forks and continuity- Exploring the potential for anonymous or older cypherpunk developers to step upCautious Optimism and the Path Forward- Ending on a note of determination and belief that the fight is not over- Encouraging the community to stay focused, engaged, and ready to support the ongoing effortsIMPORTANT LINKS https://freesamourai.comhttps://p2prights.org/donate.htmlhttps://ronindojo.io/always-rise-after-a-fall/https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/68467223/united-states-v-rodriguez/https://x.com/frankcorva/status/1795509090946363682SHOW SPONSORSFOUNDATION (https://foundationdevices.com/ungovernable) Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,” Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN.Thanks for listening you Ungovernable Misfits, we appreciate your continued support and hope you enjoy the shows.You can support this episode using your time, talent or treasure. TIME:- create fountain clips for the show- create a meetup- help boost the signal on social mediaTALENT:- create ungovernable misfit inspired art, animation or music- design or implement some software that can make the podcast better- use whatever talents you have to make a contribution to the show!TREASURE:- BOOST IT on the Podcasting 2.0 apps (https://podcastapps.com)- STREAM SATS- DONATE via Paynym @ https://paynym.is/+maxbuybit- BUY SOME CLOTHING @ https://ungovernablemisfits.com/store/(00:00:00) INTRO 🔥(00:02:38) BOOSTS ⚡️(00:06:40) THANK YOU FOUNDATION 🤝(00:07:49) Please Wait While We Connect Your Call...(00:10:02) From High in the Sky to Low on Landing(00:12:48) The Only Ones Holding the Line(00:15:11) Compartmentalized to ☠️(00:18:58) How Do You Get People to Care!?(00:28:17) What's Left in the Wake?(00:41:35) Following the "Guidance" of the Law(00:47:26) The Path is Clear(00:53:57) Support in Any Way You Can (00:58:27) You Don't Jaywalk, When You're Committing Other Crimes(01:02:43) Samourai Still Works, Use It(01:04:21) Ronin Dojo Announcement (01:07:23) Validation of Open Source(01:14:04) The Battle is Not Lost ⚔️(01:15:16) Keep Getting the Word Out(01:18:01) 🎵 Iron Sky 🎵(01:23:12) If You're Still Here...
5/29/20241 hour, 24 minutes
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BITCOIN MONTHLY 36: CLOSING TIME 🕰️

WHAT'S THIS SHOW ALL ABOUT?Bitcoin monthly is a show hosted by Max, Bitcoin QnA and Antomous Brother Rabbit. We cover important updates in the world of bitcoin and open source software. It is our imperative to provide some education along the way too, so that the misfits can expand their knowledge base and become more sovereign as a result.We do this monthly to keep listeners informed without having to dedicate hours every day to keep on top of developments. We break things down in a simple and fun way and we welcome questions or topic suggestions via Podcasting 2.0 boosts.NEWSCOMING SOONSOFTWARE & UPDATESCOMING SOONBOOSTSCOMING SOONSHOW SPONSORSFOUNDATION (https://foundationdevices.com/ungovernable) Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,” Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN.(00:00:00) INTRO 🔥(00:01:42) THANK YOU UNGOVERNABLE MISFITS(00:02:30) THANKS TO FOUNDATION(00:03:51) Burning the Midnight Oil(00:05:04) Bitcoin Monthly Boosters(00:15:59) CLOSING TIME: Wasabi, Agora Desk/Localmonero, Phoenix & Ibex(00:21:11) Put Some Respect On Their Names(00:25:42) Ski Mask Makers Fully Liable for San Fran Petty Theft(00:33:35) Robosats on Android Update(00:34:49) Sparrow Wallet Ditches the Old Testnet(00:37:40) "Fiddley Fucking Cunt"(00:40:15) Stack Wallet Gets FROSTY(00:43:28) The "Dumb" Question Before the Questions
5/22/20241 hour, 30 minutes, 29 seconds
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ACTION NEWS!!! 04: Divide & Conquer ⚔️

 ACTION NEWS!!! Is your source for news on the #Bitcoin mining scene! Statistics, #Bitcoinmining news, energy market alpha, comedy relief and as always, witty banter between Jon and Max. Gear Up!! Ungovernable Misfits style! Sun’s Out! Guns Out! Get you FAFO T-Shirt here.Intro Music: Husker Du - Divide and ConquerIn this episode we deep dive into Statistics, particularly cost to mine statistics, read another excellent Bitcoin Bugle Article, get an energy lesson from Bassload, and get skinny on the mining industry from Altair. We also cover self-appointed Bitcoin saviors who no one wants or asked for. BIP-47 is alive and well, PayNyms still work! Powerful forces of seek to divide and conquer, not just factions within the Bitcoin and Sovereignty communities, but humanity. Resist these physical and spiritual attacks with knowledge!We begin this episode as we do all shows, by communicating with all of you via podcasting 2.0 boosts. Be sure to Boost on the podcasting 2.0 app of your choice. At Ungovernable Misfits we offer a feature rich podcasting 2.0 experience.Lincoin Mining brings you Statistics like: global hashrate, hash price, hash value, tx fees, and more. Lincoin has made some changes to their payout structures. Minimum payout is now .0001 for lightning and .005 for on chain, make changes as necessary. The statistics section of this episode of intense, best to listen with a pencil, paper, and calculator in hand. Operating a 1PH bitcoin mining setup, focusing solely on electricity costs at a rate of $0.07 per kWh, requires 20 kW of power, resulting in a daily electricity expense of $33. This generates $50 in Bitcoin daily, leading to a profit of $16.40 per day or approximately $500 per month, excluding significant additional costs for equipment and containers. Listen for even more cost to mine breakdown. We also breakdown an off-grid solar mining setup with data received from a Pleb who is trying it, $8,500, including panels, control box, batteries, a tracker, and mining hardware. Despite these investments, the system, with limited 33% uptime, generates approximately $100 per month in Bitcoin, with 2-year monthly loan expenses of $350 at best. Mining has its challenges, and we feature this cost to mine breakdown in order to give listeners a better understanding of the operational costs of various scale and type of mining operations. ACTION NEWS!!! Has ACTION PACKED SponsorsBifrost ManufacturingAltair Bitcoin Mining Solutions use promo code: UNGOVERNABLELake Satoshi Bitcoin Beach RetreatJon reviews an article by Richard Greaser of the Bitcoin Bugle Mass Non-Compliance Erupts Wait Until the People Who Just Want to Comply and Be Left Alone Get Involved. This Bugle article has been brought to you by your friends at PODCONF. PSA Ungovernable Misfits is NOT PODCONF approved, we encourage you to tune into PODCONF approved podcasts like “What the Bitcoins do” “Why We are Bullshit” and the “Swan News Happy Hour” We at PODCONF boast a growing list of PODCONF approved and trained journalists like Natalie Brunells, Stephan Librara, and Pete Rizzler, who are guaranteed to provide accurate, peer reviewed, and compliant Bitcoin content, free of disinformation. Continued listening to non PODCONF approved pods like Ungovernable Misfits may cause the following side effects: restlessness, curiosity, skepticism, autonomy, sovereignty, defiance, kinship, competence, proficiency, enlightenment, wisdom, self-determination, and overall…nonconformity. At PODCONF, we only want the best for you, and the Children, as we believe, they are the future.Altair gives us the skinny on the mining industry: Square is entering the Bitcoin mining ASIC space, challenging industry leaders like Bitmain and Whatsminer by announcing their own ASIC chip designs, potentially increasing competition as well-capitalized players like Sealminer and Block enter the market.Bitcoin Bassload Update – Don’t Believe the HYPE!Building power plants is a massive undertaking, moving from concept and design to operational phases. It's crucial to understand that requesting MWs and actually receiving them are completely different, necessitating new rate classifications. Despite an ISO having 175,000 MW of solar ready to integrate, grid realities mean only about 25% of that can actually be utilized. Interconnection queues are also typically oversubscribed, not all projects make it through. This complexity makes it essential to ask hard questions and understand the fundamental physics involved.Be sure to visit UngovernableMisfits.com for more writings and to catch up on past articles.We Ungovernable Misfits, bound by themes like autonomy, self-reliance, and skepticism of authority, face external forces that use these traits to divide and weaken us, employing tactics of discord to dilute our collective resolve. Recognizing these divisive strategies is crucial as they are maneuvers by those who fear our individual sovereignty and seek to undermine our commitment to freedom.See you next time! F@%CKERS!!!Thanks for listening you Ungovernable Misfits, we appreciate your continued support and hope you enjoy the shows.You can support this episode using your time, talent or treasure. TIME:- create fountain clips for the show- create a meetup- help boost the signal on social mediaTALENT:- create ungovernable misfit inspired art, animation or music- design or implement some software that can make the podcast better- use whatever talents you have to make a contribution to the show!TREASURE:- BOOST IT on the Podcasting 2.0 apps (https://podcastapps.com)- STREAM SATS- DONATE via Paynym @ https://paynym.is/+maxbuybit (MAX)- DONATE via Paynym @ http://paynym.is/+weatheredthunder791 (JON)- BUY SOME CLOTHING @ https://ungovernablemisfits.com/store/(00:00:00) Welcome Mi Familia 🤝(00:02:26) Boosts From the Plebs(00:14:06) STATISTICS 📊(00:15:02) LINCOIN: Payout Thresholds Are Going UP(00:19:20) Hal-Finning: Before & After(00:24:28) What Were You Wearing During the Halving?(00:29:42) Mining for the Greater Good(00:32:04) Get Your Calculators Out 🧮(00:41:42) Gettin' Dirty on the Grandparents Roof(00:44:25) Morality Has No Place in This Mining Town(00:46:35) Booster ⚡️ Questions the Science(00:49:28) Mining, Selling Crack and the Mafia(00:54:22) ⚡️ Send Us a Boost! ⚡️(00:55:50) Wait. What's This About a Volkswagon?!(00:58:09) Art 🎨 By Bit-Buy-Bittenschtein(00:59:40) BIFROST Manufacturing: The Talent Whisperers(01:03:01) Sunday Solomine Soiree's(01:05:36) ACTION NEWS!!! 📰(01:07:18) PODCONF Presents The Bitcoin Bugle(01:09:08) "Mass Non Compliance Erupts Following FBI PSA"(01:12:46) Altair is Trustpilot Approved ✅(01:17:33) Altair's Industry Inside Scoop 🔎(01:20:24) BASSLOAD: Don't Believe the Hype(01:23:07) Dorsey, Mallers, Saylor...It's a Milieu(01:28:02) Don't be a Petatard(01:29:37) 🥷 BIP 47 & Paynyms 🥷(01:37:52) Wife Talk 💅(01:39:41) Lake Satoshi Beach Retreat is Coming Soon(01:43:36) Do Not Let Them Divide & Conquer
5/15/20241 hour, 47 minutes, 47 seconds
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P.M.M. 04: Plebs Maintaining Morale

What does this episode of P.M.M. stand for?Parallel-Economies Meshtadels and Micro-CommunitiesPicturesque vs Modern architectural Monstrosities. Psychological Warfare, Maintaining Morale, and Mental Resilience.What’s been going on with the Meshtadel?Karl from Karl’s Korner posed the question in the Meshtadel, "What do you say to someone who claims they're happy to pay their fair share of taxes?" Is participating in the fiat system moral, especially considering taxes fund wars and are used punitively by the forces of evil to control and regulate? Is gaming the system moral while dismantling it, or should one opt out entirely? These same little tyrants who use taxes as a system of control also use religion used as a system of control, such as "Render unto Caesar what is Caesar's." Springtime planting brings gardening and new life, particularly lambs and chicks. How did you spend the HalFinning? For me (Jon), it was with the Noderunners, Meshtadel, and the Pleb Miner Mafia groups. We watched as the transactions rolled inParallel-Economies Meshtadels and Micro-Communities (Bert and Gurtis conversation)Bert and Gurtis discuss building parallel economies on Bitcoin and trading within Meshtadels as crucial strategies for establishing resilient, independent networks or intentiaonal communities. fostering strong, small communities centered on family values and emphasizes sourcing healthy, sustainable food all while trading on a Bitcoin standard. While countries like the Netherlands produce large quantities of food, the intensive farming cycle dependent on petro-chemicals is depleting the soil, highlighting the need for more permaculture and regenerative agriculture-based practices. Gurtis makes the point that during societal collapse, it's impractical to attempt to save everyone; instead, it's important to prepare for people arriving at these parallel economies, whether they bring positive or negative intentions.Picturesque vs Modern architectural Monstrosities. Urban Hacker examines modern architecture from the lens that it is demoralizing, lacking the engagement that video games and movies create as movies and video games must please their audiences to make a profit. Art should reflect the people, and both art and architecture should align with the area, rather than erecting edifices to the state or the designer, without considering the local context. The Dune movie, for instance, offers architecture that thoughtfully integrates into its setting. In contrast, Le Corbusier's designs were criticized as large, unattractive structures that disregard local nuances. Psychological Warfare, Maintaining Morale, and Mental Resilience.The People Aren't As Retarded As They Seem by Charles-François-Bienvenu MyrielContinuing in the spirit of his previous articles on demoralization - Ungovernable Misfits staff writer Charles Myriel presents a compelling argument that Misfits as well as normies are engaged in a battle between good and evil. We must be aware of narratives controlled by global elite and facilitated by their lap-dog media goonie, religious cults of personality, and pseudo-intellectuals. These forces attempt to shape, control, or ‘nudge’ society's thinking, particularly in the context of mUhCoViDNaruTive, where censorship and manipulation were used to control dissent. Despite these challenges, there is a call to recognize the victories of resisting oppressive control and maintaining a positive outlook. Charles equips us with resolve to resist demoralization and offering alternatives that uplift our spirit. Our should inherently desire freedom. This article is a rallying cry to stay optimistic, find like-minded Meshtadelians, and avoid surrendering to despair, as each person has the potential to influence positive change in the resistance movement to global slavery.Thanks for listening you Ungovernable Misfits, we appreciate your continued support and hope you enjoy the shows.You can support this episode using your time, talent or treasure. TIME:- create fountain clips for the show- create a meetup- help boost the signal on social mediaTALENT:- create ungovernable misfit inspired art, animation or music- design or implement some software that can make the podcast better- use whatever talents you have to make a contribution to the show!TREASURE:- BOOST IT on the Podcasting 2.0 apps (https://podcastapps.com)- STREAM SATS- DONATE via Paynym @ https://paynym.is/+maxbuybit (MAX)- DONATE via Paynym @ http://paynym.is/+weatheredthunder791 (JON)- BUY SOME CLOTHING @ https://ungovernablemisfits.com/store/ALTAIR TECHWhether you're getting your hands on some hash because the gov is shutting off no kyc ramps OR you want to take a shot on the solo pools; Altair has everything you need: Altair Mining Solutions (PROMO CODE: ungovernable)BIFROST MANUFACTURINGBifrost Manufacturing offers custom and mass-produced manufacturing services like CNC Plasma Cutting, Water Jet Cutting, Industrial and Consumer FDM services, DMLS printing, Welding and Fabrication, and product design and engineering. They also work with local educational institutions to help manufacture part for various STEM programs. Visit them at BifrostManufacturing.comPlease share Ungovernable Misfits with other Plebs and even friends and family. Thank You Fundamentals for your excellent guitar playing. 
5/8/20241 hour, 46 minutes, 25 seconds
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BITCOIN MONTHLY 35: 🎵 Just the Two of Us 🎵

WHAT'S THIS SHOW ALL ABOUT?Bitcoin monthly is a show hosted by Max, Bitcoin QnA and Antomous Brother Rabbit. We cover important updates in the world of bitcoin and open source software. It is our imperative to provide some education along the way too, so that the misfits can expand their knowledge base and become more sovereign as a result.We do this monthly to keep listeners informed without having to dedicate hours every day to keep on top of developments. We break things down in a simple and fun way and we welcome questions or topic suggestions via Podcasting 2.0 boosts.NEWS#FREESAMOURAI https://episodes.fm/1491067458/episode/ZWRhN2EzN2MtYTk5ZC00ODY2LTg5NjctZGE3MWY2YzUzZmM4SOFTWARE & UPDATESBlueWallet https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bluewallet-v6-6-2/Bitcoin Core https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bitcoin-core-v0-27/Umbrel 1.0 https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/umbrelos-v1-0/)WHACK A MOLE - SAMOURAI https://blog.samourai.is/decentralized-whirlpool-stage-1/?ref=nobsbitcoin.comPhoenixd - https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/phoenixd-released/BTCPay 1.13.0 - https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/btcpay-server-v1-13-0/Bitcoin Keeper v1.2.3 - https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bitcoin-keeper-v1-2-3/Nunchuk - https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/nunchuk-desktop-v1-9-31-android-v1-9-43-ios-v1-9-41/Sparrow 1.8.5 - https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/sparrow-wallet-v1-8-5/Bisq 2 is in Beta - https://bisq.network/blog/bisq-2-now-in-beta/)ZEUS v0.8.3 - https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/zeus-v0-8-3/BOOSTSApemithrandir (17777)Bisq Easy protocol is purely reputation based. The buyer sends fiat first and seller releases BTC. Sellers can import aged Bisq 1 accounts, burn or bond BSQ to gain reputation. Min 30k seller reputation score is recommended to buy from a seller. You can get a max of 15k from importing aged Bisq acc. You get 100 per BSQ burned, 10 per BSQ bonded for a year.Expatriotic (10000)Haven't gotten through them all of yours yet because I've added a few mining podcasts and now autistically going through all of their episodes start to finish.LonelyPumpkins (2500 x 3)great rip gentsgreat rip gentsgreat rip gentsBaaaaarnMiner (5493)Oh Jesus you put a McCuck sample in UM rip. If I could take sats from you I would. & pay BR cuz 4 you're cunty ignoranceWartime (3333)🔥🍻Chadf (3333)Great episode and pure signal as always. 🤘Bon (2222)Thanks for another one guys. see you next month.Soulex (2100)great work guys ❤️‍🔥 thanks for all you doPiez (420 x 2)🍻🍻🍻🍻🍻🍄🍄🍄🍄🍄🍄🚀🚀🚀🚀🚀Hola you bloody cunts!!!!!!!Maxwood (100)Antomous Antomous Antomous what's going wrongSHOW SPONSORSFOUNDATION (https://foundationdevices.com/ungovernable) Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,” Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN. Ronindojo (https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable) Want the best opensource node in the world? Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time. Use code: Ungovernable(00:00:00) INTRO 🔥(00:02:29) THANK YOU FOUNDATION 🤝(00:03:53) 🎵 Just the Two of Us 🎵(00:06:08) Have Fun Staying Hungover 🍻(00:09:04) Sometimes There's a Reason to Update Core(00:13:35) Bless Saylor as He Watcheth O'er the Protocol(00:16:46) Bluewallet Housekeeping(00:17:03) Umbrel Overhauls UI in 1.0 Release(00:19:35) BOOSTS: Where's the Professionalism?! 🤷(00:22:25) QnA is a True 2.0 Podcaster(00:25:37) WHACK A MOLE: Decentralized Whirlpool (Stage 1)(00:29:04) SPARROW: Max's First Feature Request(00:34:24) Phoenixd: A Possible Node Package Replacement?(00:37:00) BIP 39 is Fluent in Many Languages(00:38:13) Big BTC Pay Update: Customizations, Plugins and Privileges(00:38:15) Nunchuk: Wait, WTF, Why Would I Consolidate My Coin?(00:42:40) ZEUS Extends Lead As Best Lightning Wallet(00:46:45) Bitcoin Keeper is Shippin' Code(00:47:35) Raspiblitz Improves Storage Options(00:48:04) Found Some Shitcoins in the Couch Cushions(00:49:57) FFC Lyfe(00:51:37) Q: Am I Complicating My Setup or Making it More Robust?(01:01:08) MAHDOOD: The Privacy +/-'s of Buying on Robosats with Strike(01:04:17) Gotta Piss! Later Mate
5/1/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 58 seconds
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#FREESAMOURAI

On Wednesday, April 24th SamouraiWallet and Tdev were arrested by authorities for "running" a "Money Transmitter Business" and conspiracy to commit "money laundering". These are bullshit charges and a great example of manipulating the "rules of the game" to catch any fish in your net. Samourai Wallet is not a "MTB". They never custody users funds.Samourai Wallet did not conspire to commit "money laundering". Users of Samourai Wallet may commit what the state deems "money laundering", but Samourai Wallet does not distinguish those users from others.If you are a Samourai Wallet user and you were connected to their node, then make sure you take slow calculated steps to regain access to your funds. Do not get baited by scammers in Telegram Chats. Pay attention to pinned comments in the telegram chat, that will help you. For everyone who want withdraw (not just restore) funds to another wallet, or, for example, you don't remember your passphrase:1) Close wallet2) Turn off internet3) Start wallet4) Wait for balance computation5) Create transaction, tap on send6) Transaction will be signed and you get a QR of signed tx (or if it big, you can copy hex of raw tx to clipboard by tap on copy icon in right up corner)7) Now you can simply past raw tx to any broadcast interface, for example https://mempool.space/tx/push, sparrow wallet etc.https://t.me/SamouraiWallet/259944HOW TO RECOVER ACCESS TO YOUR SAMOURAI WALLET WITHIN SPARROW.TWO METHODS ARE SHOWN.1. USING THE SAMOURAI.TXT BACKUP FILE (PROTECTED BY THE WALLET PASSPHRASE)2. USING THE SAMOURAI SEED WORDS AND PASSPHRASEhttps://t.me/SamouraiWallet/259270Other Articles and Documentation:https://bitcoinmagazine.com/legal/samourai-did-nothing-wrong-self-custodial-tools-are-not-money-transmittershttps://freedom.tech/samourai-to-sparrow/https://freedom.tech/doj-tightens-strangehold-on-bitcoin-privacy/
4/26/202411 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Confab 01 - Diverter: How's Your Bitcoins Doing!?

Welcome to the The Confab, the term derives from "confidential talk", which was commonly used in the Prohibition Era for meetings and conversations that took place in the smoky, rule-breaking speakeasies of that time. The informal, privacy focused and clandestine nature of Ungovernable Misfits lends itself to these discussions.  So, grab a seat and a stiff drink from the concealed bar, listen and revel in the conversation.(00:00:00) Introhttps://ungovernablemisfits.com(00:02:48) THANK YOU TO FOUNDATION DEVICES Foundation Devices - https://foundation.xyz/ Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,” Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN.(00:04:15) It's Been a WhileDiverter, how you doing, mate? Hey, what's up, man? Doing good. How about yourself? (00:05:30) The Great MalaiseDiverter and Max outline "The Great Malaise" in the bitcoin space.  Users have fallen out of touch with the core principles on which the software built. Privacy was always niche, but at least the space at large was somewhat adversarial to the institutions and systems that abuse individuals every day.(00:09:17) The Pattern Has FracturedHow did it get like this? In Chapter 5, Diverter asserts it's due to a fractioning pattern of users. Those who would have typically fallen away after the last bust cycle decided to stay, polluting the public square that should have been more ethos driven for the next bull run.(00:17:00) Then They Fight You...Chapter 6 is about the phrase "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win", which is used all the time by those in Bitcoin. But, with this fractured environment it seems as if they don't actually know what that looks like anymore OR they think they've already won with El Salvador Adoption, ETF filings and the acceptance of Bitcoin TM.(00:27:14) What Does The Fight ACTUALLY Look Like?So what does the fight actually look like? In Chapter 7, we have a great example in Roman Sterlingov and Diverter's recent attendance at the Finney Forum cemented that belief. When you have someone that is being charged and convicted based on no qualified evidence that is what the fight looks like. The State doesn't have to play by the rules and in fact makes the rules. So how will you navigate a game in which you, on the surface, have no way of winning?(00:32:28) Beware of the ZombiesWhen it comes to punishment, the big bad government, as inefficient as it is, can actually move quite quickly when it wants to and it has the help of it's citizenry in these situations. Chapter 8 explains that much like witch burning or the scamdemic, people often mobilize on behalf of the government whether it be due to policy or acting as the jury. It comes in flavors such as grift, compliance, greed etc. that overall muddy the waters of principled disobedience.(00:42:26) Building Your NetworksWell that's all well and good. So you're telling me that it's all intellectually rotten, compliance and greed driven zombies that will sacrifice the purpose of bitcoin in the name of NGU and government acceptance? No! In Chapter 9 the focus is on building your ONLINE networks and your OFFLINE networks. By strengthening these two domains you can begin to affect the zeitgeist and protect yourself against the censorship and attacks that are to come.(00:51:50) Pandora's Box Has OpenedA Pandora's Box has been opened on the potential for censorship in Bitcoin. In the past, the act of censoring transactions on the bitcoin blockchain was an untenable thought, but as Chapter 10 outlines, the roadmap for how to accomplish such things has been shared widely as of recent. The networks you've built should be prepared for what's next.(01:02:40) Shifting the Overton WindowThe Overton window is the sliding scale of allowable opinion in the public domain. You may notice at times that there are things that remain unsaid even though they are obvious, that would be outside the Overton Window. While the fight exists against the physical in regards to transaction censorship, lawfare and unjust persecution Chapter 11 focuses on the battle in the metaphysical. To incorporate the principles of Bitcoin back into the conversation a battle must be had in the ideasphere. We need those in our networks to express themselves in the public square more often to gain visibility within the window.(01:10:20) Using the Tools is as Easy as P, G, PAs one goes out into the world, mentally equipped with what the situation is, what is a tool that is available to us that is recommended to defend oneself? Chapter 12 explores PGP as a tool you should harness at it's base level: Encrypting and decrypting a message with a key, signing messages with a key, operating a key chain. Essentially stripping the third party UI/UX that apps like Signal provide and using it at it's base design. This will empower your understanding and help you communicate with your networks in the surveilled world.(01:21:48) Until The Next TimeThanks for listening you Ungovernable Misfits, we appreciate your continued support and hope you enjoy the shows.You can support this episode using your time, talent or treasure. TIME:- create fountain clips for the show- create a meetup- help boost the signal on social mediaTALENT:- create ungovernable misfit inspired art, animation or music- design or implement some software that can make the podcast better- use whatever talents you have to make a contribution to the show!TREASURE:- BOOST IT on the Podcasting 2.0 apps (https://podcastapps.com)- STREAM SATS- DONATE via Paynym @ https://paynym.is/+maxbuybit- BUY SOME CLOTHING @ https://ungovernablemisfits.com/store/Ronindojo (https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable) Want the best opensource node in the world? Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time.Use code: Ungovernable
4/24/20241 hour, 24 minutes, 38 seconds
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P.M.M. 03: What Ya Ghana Do!?

What does this episode’s P.M.M. stand for?Parent-Led Motivation and MentorshipPurposeful Mentoring and MindfulnessPan-african Mesh networks and Melting fiber optic cablePalantirs Middle-earth and MordorAlthough the Globalists are a cabal of evil lizards, we have each other to confide in.Intro Music: Ungovernable Misfits – I Hate YouWhat’s the Meshtadel been up to?The Meshtadel has been active, with developments including the launch of the SuperTestNet’s BitPac, which can be viewed on his Github. Fundamentals from the Rock Paper Bitcoin podcast discusses the Meshtadel on his pod and provides great value to both PMM and Meshtadel groups. Conversations are ongoing about industrial farming versus regenerative agriculture in the Pleb Miner Mafia chat. We compare and contrast Meshtadel related content on Stacker News and publications on Ungovernable Misfits. We like to think Stacker News provides great utility, but on UngovernableMisfits.com our stories are presented with superior aesthetics. Barnminer consults on mining with another Meshtadelian and Travis Bitckle creatively repurposes a T17 server housing into a birdhouse, which puts a little birdhouse, in our souls. Parent-led Motivation MentorshipJon discusses he and Sarah’s experiences with homeschooling during COVID-era madness. Our strategy for navigating the public school system involves coaching, volunteering, and knowing the teachers and administrators. Max discusses his optimal school experience and what decisions will be made for his children’s education. We also explored Waldorf Schools, Montessori, Hillsdale Affiliate Schools, and homeschooling options, including various homeschool curriculums. Resources to enrich children's learning experiences include bookishadventure.com, which provides material and activities related to books. Max and Jon chat about passing along wisdom and encouraging kids to lean into their aptitudes. We discuss apprenticeships, craft guilds, and the view that school primarily teaches obedience, homeschooling on a homestead, and the unique needs of gifted children. “Export your child into the world or import the world to your child” – Soul ExporterPurposeful Mentoring and MindfulnessThe boys discuss fostering a spirit of civil disobedience in your child while helping them develop critical thinking skills.Pan-African Mesh Networks and Melting Fiber optic cableJon and Max cover another Communications Breakdown with a severed fiber off the Gold Coast of Ghana and Jon recounts his experience during the Howard Street Tunnel fire in 2001. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-68569022Baltimore Tunnel FirePalantirs, Middle Earth, and MordorThey Brought the War to your Living Room by Charles-François-Bienvenu MyrielGood stories are timeless in nature and reveal universal truths. Fiction, through narratives like "Lord of the Rings," offers insights that remain relevant for all time, illustrating choices faced when confronting pure fucking evil. Charles Myriel points this out in Frodo and Gandalf's discussion in the Mines of Moria. The saying "Ignorance is Bliss" applies here, as facing harmful control involves risks and conflicts, especially against authorities and their enforcers who claim to be "just doing their job." The repercussions of challenging societal norms can include job loss due to vaccine mandates and being ostracized from the rest of society. Similarly, the common folk's defiance of government actions mirrors Frodo's quest, demonstrating how individuals can triumph over formidable global forces. Max is Legolas and Jon is Gimli, what LOTR character are you? If you found value in this episode, consider boosting on your favorite Podcasting 2.0 app.We recommend the following podcasting 2.0 platforms:Breez TechPodverseFountain FMPodcast GuruIn this episode we cover educating your children. No better way to educate them on #bitcoinmining than to build a miner with your child and the best place to buy mining gear and accessories is from our sponsor Altair Mining SolutionsBifrost Manufacturing offers custom and mass-produced manufacturing services like CNC Plasma Cutting, Water Jet Cutting, Industrial and Consumer FDM services, DMLS printing, Welding and Fabrication, and product design and engineering. They also work with local educational institutions to help manufacture parts for various STEM programs. Visit them at BifrostManufacturing.com. If you so happen to contact them, encourage them to enter a Pleb Miner machine into Battle Bots. Please share Ungovernable Misfits with other Plebs and even friends and family. Thank You Fundamentals for your excellent guitar playing. (00:00:00) Intro(00:00:43) Meshtadel Updates 📰(00:03:47) Ungovernable Misfits for Aesthetics, Stacker News for Utility (00:06:01) Booster Extraordinaires #1-5 ⚡️(00:07:01) Sweet, Cute Plebby People(00:09:07) Late Stage Schizophrenia (00:14:35) Podcasting 2.0 Numerology(00:15:40) Pies Fights the Lizards 💪(00:16:51) Kickin' Bible Knowledge(00:18:03) 🎵 Ungovernable Tunes 🎵(00:19:28) Parent-Led Motivational Meshtadel(00:24:40) Max is Raising a Tsunami 🌊(00:26:44) Are Private Schools The Way?(00:29:27) Homeschool Curriculum (00:31:41) Meshtadel Tutors(00:35:27) Different Strokes For Different Folks(00:41:08) Storing SoulEx's Wisdom in Steel Plates(00:42:54) BiFrost Battle Bots 🤖(00:47:14) Raising Ungovernable Kids(00:53:19) Stop, Drop & BOOST(00:54:10) Communications Breakdown(01:00:53) What Ya Ghana Do?(01:01:35) Order STEM Projects from Altair (01:04:53) Palantirs, Middle Earth & Mordor(01:12:24) Yes, We Have an Outro 👋
4/10/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 18 seconds
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ACTION NEWS!!! 03: Sugar Baby 🕺 For A Day

 ACTION NEWS!!! Is your source for news on the #Bitcoin mining scene! Statistics, #Bitcoinmining news, energy market alpha, comedy relief and as always, witty banter between Jon and Max. Gear Up!! Ungovernable Misfits style! Rock the Pleb Miner Hoodie! Get yours here.Intro Music: Flogging Molly - Salty DogSt. Patrick’s Day may have been weeks ago, but we don’t care, it’s never too late or too early to celebrate…or not celebrate.We begin this episode as we do all shows, by communicating with all of you via Podcasting 2.0 BOOSTS. Be sure to Boost on the podcasting 2.0 app of your choice. At Ungovernable Misfits we offer a feature rich podcasting 2.0 experience.Witty banter consists of a special boost read from Bon (Maxine Cyrine – Where is my Mind Piano Cover) Max and Jon strive to be fair and balance, but ever more so, obnoxious and funny. We stoke the budding basketball rivalry between Chet and Bassload as well as cover our history with Ungovernable Misfits fanboy, Mos Def.Lincoin Mining brings you Statistics like: global hashrate, hash price, hash value, tx fees, and moreMax shares his brief experience as an international playboy, according to him, he was quite pretty. ACTION NEWS!!! Has ACTION PACKED SponsorsBifrost ManufacturingAltair Bitcoin Mining Solutions use promo code: UNGOVERNABLELake Satoshi Bitcoin Beach RetreatJon reviews an article by Richard Greaser of the Bitcoin Bugle Statist Bitcoiner Manifesto Yeah, we too are Sick of this Shit.Altair gives us a brief history of Bitdeer and we review the new Bitdeer SealminerHow to respond to an Energy FUDsterBitcoin Bassload Update – What’s the Big Hype About AI?Be sure to visit UngovernableMisfits.com for more writings and to catch up on past articles.A cautionary tale from the Pleb Miner Mafia See you next time! F@%CKERS!!!(00:00:00) 🍀 N'er Too Late Nor Too Early for St. Patty's 🍀(00:01:43) Teasing the Topics(00:03:33) Mr. Anderson Makes History 🎉(00:04:49) Where Is My Bon 🧠?(00:07:12) Read BOOSTS, Da Ba Dee Da Ba Di(00:08:57) Fair, Balanced, Obnoxious and Funny(00:11:50) Bassketball 🏀: Chet vs. Bassload(00:16:12) Mos Definitely a Bitcoiner(00:21:06) Statistics By Lincoin Mining(00:25:04) No Smoke, Just Stats(00:31:00) Epoch ⏳ vs. Ewok 🐻?(00:36:08) Boty Sleeps with Both Eyes Open(00:37:58) Build 🛠 with Bifrost(00:41:14) Not Enough Time!(00:42:56) STOP DROP AND BOOST ⚡️(00:44:27) Sugar Baby 🕺 for a Day(00:47:52) ACTION NEWS!!!(00:48:39) The Statist Bitcoiners Manifesto(00:52:39) Sick of Dis(00:55:03) Fly Like an Altair 🦅 (PROMO: UNGOVERNABLE)(00:59:03) Nothing Runs Like a Bitdeer(01:03:07) Another Doofus Energy FUD Tweet...(01:05:37) "I Can't Tell this Story"(01:11:08) The Big Hype About AI(01:17:25) I Like My Load Pancake Shaped(01:21:05) FFC Gear Available Through OTC Desk(01:23:18) ⚠️ A Cautionary Tale From the Mafia ⚠️(01:33:30) Lake Satoshi Bitcoin Beach Retreat(01:34:33) See You Next Time Fuckerrrs 👋
4/3/20241 hour, 34 minutes, 59 seconds
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BITCOIN MONTHLY 34: Sick of it Mate 🤬 - Convicted on Pseudoscience 🧪

"On March 12th, Roman Sterlingov was found guilty on all counts for allegedly operating the Bitcoin Fog mixer, one of the oldest Bitcoin custodial tumblers with a 10 year history."- OXT ResearchFor more information on the irregularities of the case head to:https://www.oxtresearch.com/pseudo/HOW CAN YOU HELP?Trial expenses, in a regular case, include printing, travel, experts, trial graphics, IT, discovery, mock juries, litigation consultants, postage, presentation software, research costs and more.  Not to mention hundreds of hours of work by our attorneys and support staff.  Add even more discovery and a team of computer forensics and blockchain experts.Go to Tor Ekeland's website to get all donation addresses:https://www.torekeland.com/roman-sterlingov/Donate via the Geyser Fund:https://geyser.fund/project/usvsterlingovWHAT'S THIS SHOW ALL ABOUT?Bitcoin monthly is a show hosted by Max, Bitcoin QnA and Antomous Brother Rabbit. We cover important updates in the world of bitcoin and open source software.We do this monthly to keep listeners informed without having to dedicate hours every day to keep on top of developments. We break things down in a simple and fun way and we welcome questions or topic suggestions via Podcasting 2.0 boosts.NEWSSterlingov Verdict Comes Down (https://web.archive.org/web/20240313175133/https://www.coindesk.com/consensus-magazine/2024/03/13/how-a-bitcoin-mixer-laundering-conviction-might-be-appealed/)Overwhelming Evidence Wright Didn't Create Bitcoin (https://web.archive.org/web/20240315112817/https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2024/03/overwhelming-evidence-shows-craig-wright-did-not-create-bitcoin-judge-says/)Apple Walks Back Decision on EU PWAs (https://web.archive.org/web/20240307003712/https://www.macrumors.com/2024/03/01/apple-walks-back-decision-to-disable-eu-web-apps/)SOFTWARE & UPDATESNextblock.is (https://nextblock.is/)Samourai Dojo v1.23.0 (https://blog.samourai.is/dojo-1-23-0-released/)FOUNDATION Passport Firmware v2.3.0 (https://github.com/Foundation-Devices/passport2/releases/tag/v2.3.0)FOUNDATION Envoy v1.6.0 (https://github.com/Foundation-Devices/passport2/releases/tag/v2.3.0)FOUNDATION Website Update (https://foundation.xyz)BIP 329 (https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0329.mediawiki)Bitcoin Keeper v1.1.11 (https://github.com/bithyve/bitcoin-keeper/releases/tag/v1.1.11)Phoenix Unveils Swaproot (https://acinq.co/blog/phoenix-swaproot)Sparrow 1.8.3: PGP Verifier, HWW Support (https://github.com/sparrowwallet/sparrow/releases/tag/1.8.3)Bisq 2 is in Beta (https://bisq.network/blog/bisq-2-now-in-beta/)ZEUS v0.8.2: 0-Conf LSP and POS Reciepts (https://github.com/ZeusLN/zeus/releases/tag/v0.8.2)SHOW SPONSORSFoundation Devices (https://foundationdevices.com/ungovernable) Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,” Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN. Ronindojo (https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable) Want the best opensource node in the world? Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time. Use code: Ungovernable(00:00:00) INTRO(00:02:25) Sorry Mates, I forgot the boosts...😔(00:03:57) SPONSOR: FOUNDATION DEVICES(00:05:17) Sick of it Mate 😡(00:07:30) Two Things That are Not Fine: Chainalysis and Wasting the King's Time(00:08:46) The State Makes the Exception and Then Rules By It(00:12:53) Clowns 🤡 in Court (00:13:15) Changing the Fee Estimator Game: Nextblock.is and Samourai Dojo(00:20:57) FOUNDATION Passport Firmware v2.3.0: Full Taproot Support(00:24:41) FOUNDATION Passport Firmware v2.3.0: 12 Word Seed Generation(00:26:11) FOUNDATION Envoy 1.6.0: Boost & Cancel Your Transactions(00:30:05) 🎉 Foundation finally Updates Their Website 🎉(00:31:45) CRAIG RAW'S BIP 329 - Wallet Labels Export Format 🏷(00:33:20) Mo' Wallets, Mo' Vaults - Bitcoin Keeper v1.1.11(00:34:25) Phoenix Unveils Swaproot 🥕 & Adds Quiescence Support(00:37:47) Max's Baller Lightning ⚡️ Node(00:39:42) Sparrow 1.8.3: PGP Verifier, HWW Support(00:43:11) After 3 Long Years, Bisq 2 is Now in Beta (00:46:10) ZEUS Update: 0-Conf LSP and POS Reciepts(00:47:00) Grab a 🍺 and a Passport from Pubkey(00:50:18) "Tails Talk" with🐇(00:55:35) Apple Walks Back Stance on PWAs in the EU(00:56:31) Brother Rabbit Takes QnA to Signal School(01:03:40) Rabbit Representing Ungovernable Misfits(01:04:30) 🏆 John Galt Wins the Carting Race 🏆(01:05:53) Bye Antomous 👋, You're Sacked!
3/20/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 8 seconds
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P.M.M. 02: Purebred Managed Mooing 🐄

 What does this episode’s P.M.M. stand for? Purebred Managed Mooing Professional Maple-syrup Manufacturing P2P Mesh Messaging Psychological Mouse Metropolis Positive Masculinity Mindset Positive Meaningful MotivationOn one hand we have “HATE” tattooed on our knuckles, a clenched fist ready to strike back against globalist slavery. One the other fist “LOVE”, a fist that opens and a hand that extends to yours in peace and cooperation. And then there are those that simply want to rock, with “OZZY” tattooed on both knuckles.I this episode of P.M.M. we review recent developments within the Meshtadel. Meshtadelians are experimenting with SuperTestNet’s bitpac, musing over creating repositories, and NOSTR relays with the funds.Long time Meshtadelian Untapped Growth stopped by to explain his herdshares program and update the group on his citadel operations in Oklahoma. He spoke about Collaborative, Cooperative, and Communal relationship models and the middle ground between communal communities and those that are a loose collective of rugged individualists. He shared his strategy in breeding the perfect regenerative agriculture cattle and shared why it would be advantageous for people to purchase his herdshares.Jon shared the story of his first cow, “Cow SoulEx” that he purchased from Lindley Beef.*No, they don’t take Bitcoin, listen, I tried, but it just wasn’t taking hold. Breaker Breaker One-Niner!!! What are your plans if there is a communications outage? We discuss tips to prepare for communication breakdowns by diversifying your communication methods: maintain a landline, exploring radio options like FRS and ham radios, and utilizing different cellular networks to ensure redundancy. Perhaps establish a personal network for emergencies. Have a family backup plan and a mustering point. We cover solutions like Meshtastic that offer decentralized, off-grid communications through low-cost, license-free mesh networks. We discuss the demoralization of young men who are so demoralized that they’ve gotten vasectomies. Masculinity and traditional family structures are under threat. Society is reflecting behaviors that mirror the outcomes of the Mouse Utopia experiment. Young men, if you’re reading this, don’t cut your balls off and become a “Beautiful One”. We rap about the concept of the Pendulum Swing and discuss the extremes of political ideologies and societal beliefs. Don’t let social engineering push you to the fringes, maintain a grounded perspective amidst these oscillations of the pendulum. Charles Myriel presents some solutions to the directed demoralization of our society. Make genuine connections and nurture REAL relationships, build supportive communities for the purposes of personal and collective resilience. Charles advises introspection, mutual growth, and the creation of micro-communities as essential strategies to counter societal challenges and to foster healthier, more conscious pleb communities.If you found value in this episode, consider boosting on your favorite Podcasting 2.0 app.We recommend the following podcasting 2.0 platforms:Breez TechPodverseFountain FMPodcast GuruNeed #BitcoinMining gear and accessories? Visit our sponsor Altair Mining SolutionsBifrost Manufacturing offers custom and mass-produced manufacturing services like CNC Plasma Cutting, Water Jet Cutting, Industrial and Consumer FDM services, DMLS printing, Welding and Fabrication, and product design and engineering. Visit them at BifrostManufacturing.comPlease share Ungovernable Misfits with other Plebs and even friends and family. We grow this show and the website, with a little help, from our friends.(00:00:00) Love the Plebs ❤️, Hate the Globalists 🖕(00:01:46) What’s New in the Meshtadel?(00:07:18) Dielectric Cooling Fluid: Seed Oil, Tallow, Maple Syrup?(00:09:07) 🎉 Get Your Baaarnjerky! 🎉(00:09:47) BOOSTS ⚡️(00:11:36) Expatriotic says Boost! Or ELSE!(00:14:45) Do you want to be a Meshtadelian?(00:17:36) Round Em UP!(00:19:48) Recultivating Community (00:24:20) Communalism/Individualism: Where’s the Middle Ground?(00:26:38) Cooperative, Collaborative & Communal(00:30:16) What's Good for the Macro is Good for the Micro 👍(00:33:14) Check Out More About Herdshares and Untapped Growth 👇(00:36:59) Jon's Cow Story 🐄 : The Search 🔍for SoulEx (00:47:22) 🛑 Stop, Drop, and BOOST 🛑(00:47:33) Communication Breakdown(00:50:17) Breaker Breaker One-Niner(00:51:31) Get Prepared for Anything 💪 with BIFROST MFG(00:54:28) Young Men Demoralized 🫃(00:57:25) Are We Living in Mouse 🐭 Utopia?(01:00:39) Watch Out for the Pendulum Swing!(01:05:45) ⭐️ Look to the Sky! That is ALTAIR ⭐️(01:08:48) Healing the Spirit and Irregular Warfare(01:11:47) Goodbye 👋 with a Little Help from Our Friends
3/12/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 43 seconds
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ACTION NEWS!!! 02: GFY Guide 🖕 for Bitcoin Miners

ACTION NEWS!!! Is your source for news on the #Bitcoin mining scene! Statistics, #Bitcoinmining news, energy market alpha, comedy relief and as always, witty banter between Jon and Max. Gear Up!! Ungovernable Misfits style! Rock the Pleb Miner Hoodie! Get yours here.Intro Music: ZZ Top – La GrangeWe begin this episode as we do all shows, by communicating with all of you via podcasting 2.0 boosts. Be sure to Boost on the podcasting 2.0 app of your choice. At Ungovernable Misfits we offer a feature rich podcasting 2.0 experience.The best experience can be had on these apps:BreezFountainPodversePodcast GuruWitty banter consists of Rocking the Pleb Miner Mafia Telegram Jukebox (Jukebox is coutesy of NoderunnersFM Radio). An update on Late Stage HODL’s repair journey with FixRigs. And busting out pullups to prepare for the fight.ACTION NEWS!!! ACTION PACKED SponsorsLincoin, Bitcoin Mining Boom, Flexible Loads Playbook, Lens.Lincoin.com, and Lod.io Bifrost ManufacturingAltair Bitcoin Mining Solutions use promo code: UNGOVERNABLELake Satoshi Bitcoin Beach RetreatStatistics like global hashrate, pool hashrate, hash price, hash value, and tx fees/block reward are covered and discussed. Swan Mining is pointing hash towards Ocean pool.FPPS Rewards vs Mining on Ocean. It looks like FPPS is more profitable over the past two months…ya don’t say…Barnminer has Barn Jerky for sale, he may be miserable, but the jerky is delicious.Jon shares the story of his exploits on Devil’s Lake, NDNew pool on the block for small solo-miners called Public Pool.The Year of the Dragon sees China and Bitmain active post-Lunar New Year, with a market flood of S21s dropping prices below $4,000 in the US. The S21 now features over 100 temperature sensors per hashboard . Altair discusses the semiconductor industry's monopolistic tendencies and the potential of new player Auradine, focusing on large-scale customers with advanced mining technology.Riot Platforms challenges the EIA survey in court. Here are the case files.Jon and Max provide context via Ungovernable Misfit Theater on the EIA’s survey of Bitcoin miners known as EIA-862 as well as helpful advice on how to deal with overreaching government bureaucracy who is “just there to help”(the letters G, F, and Y come to mind).Bassload stops by for his energy market update where he provides additional context on the who’s and what's of the EIA.Bitcoin Bassload Update – Who is the EIAJon reviews an article by Richard Greaser of the Bitcoin Bugle Rick Levine Cancels Climate ChangeBe sure to visit UngovernableMisfits.com for more writings and to catch up on past articles.See you next time! F@%CKERS!!!(00:00:00) La ACTION NEWS!!!(00:01:07) 🎵 Rock the Jukebox 🎵(00:04:10) ⚡️ BOOSTS: LateStageHodl Needs to Paint the Asic Blue(00:08:05) ⚡️ BOOSTS: TK Maxx, TJ's Retarded Little Brother(00:11:41) ⚡️ BOOSTS: Meet You By The Bike Racks(00:15:46) 📊 Statistics by Lincoin 📊(00:19:45) Either You Know or You Don’t Know (00:21:38) Hashrate Hoes 💅: Medi's Milkshake Brings All the Pools to the Yard(00:23:20) SWANFLUENCERS(00:26:31) Barnjerky Duuuude!!!!! Made with Love ❤️❤️(00:27:41) Hashrate Aggregate or Take a Dip in the Public Pool?(00:31:46) Jon is a Filterooor 😡 : Screw Staying Solvent(00:34:42) Solo Mine & Fuck it ALL 🖕(00:40:31) Moooving On...to Network Difficulty(00:41:22) Boty is a BALLER(00:43:11) 🎣 Pleb Miner Fishing Trip: I "Catched" a Lot 🎣(00:45:40) STRAIGHT OUTTA ND: Bifrost Manufacturing(00:50:30) Stop, Drop, and BOOST ⚡️(00:52:06) ACTION NEWS!!!: Altair Report(00:56:47) Altair Flies Like an Eagle 🦅(01:01:17) What's the Skinny on Auradine?(01:03:45) Don’t Give Crack to Crack Whores(01:06:11) GFY 🖕(01:06:53) Alex’s Take on EIA-862(01:08:45) Riot Files Suit Against the DoE(01:12:47) Bassload Wisdom: Who's the EIA and What Do They Do?(01:17:49) 🎭 ACTION NEWS!!! Theater of the Arts Presents "EIA-862" 🎭(01:22:01) Lake Satoshi Beach Retreat (01:25:02) Racist Climate Change(01:29:32) END Well, Bye 👋
3/5/20241 hour, 30 minutes, 1 second
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Bitcoin Monthly 33 - Rolling Dangerously ⚠️ : The Dangers of Dice Rolls

Bitcoin monthly is a show hosted by Max, Bitcoin QNA and Antomous. We cover important updates in the world of bitcoin and open source software.We do this monthly to keep listeners informed without having to dedicate hours every day to keep on top of developments. We break things down in a simple and fun way and we welcome questions or topic suggestions via podcasting 2.0 boosts. In this episode of bitcoin monthly we talk about the importance of using bitcoin in a private and freedom focused way as well as covering the list of topics below. - Max BBB - Antomous - Bitcoin QnANitter Is Shutting Down Following Changes to X Guest Accountshttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/nitter-is-shutting-down-following-x-changes-to-guest-accounts/Samourai Atomic Swaps to XMR Are Now In Public Betahttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/samourai-swaps-0-0-17-beta/Boltz Web App v1.3.0 & Backend v3.4.0: Taproot Swapshttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/boltz-web-app-v1-3-0-backend-v3-4-0/Mutiny Wallet v0.5.7: Payjoin Support, NWC Improvementshttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/mutiny-wallet-v0-5-7/Zeus v0.8.1: Nostr Contact Import, Standalone PoS & Morehttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/zeus-v0-8-1/Nunchuk Updates: Byzantine Improvements, Cancel via RBF, Other Fixeshttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/nunchuk-desktop-v1-9-28-android-v1-9-40-ios-v1-9-37/News: Bitcoin Developer Mailing List Migrates to Google Groupshttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bitcoin-developer-mailing-list-migrates-to-google-groups/Spiral Awards Grant to Plebhash (stratumV2)https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/spiral-plebhash-the-charlatan/European Bitcoin Energy Association (EBEA) Launched to Inform Policy Makers About Bitcoin Mininghttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/european-bitcoin-energy-association-ebea-launched-to-inform-policy-makers-about-bitcoin-mining/Update: Trezor Warns of Unauthorized Email Impersonating Trezor Sent via Its Third-Party Email Providerhttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/trezor-warns-of-emails-impersonating-trezor-sent-from-a-its-third-party-email-provider/Bitwise Becomes First U.S. Spot Bitcoin ETF to Disclose BTC Holding Addresseshttps://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bitwise-becomes-first-u-s-spot-bitcoin-etf-to-disclose-btc-holding-addresses/https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bitwises-bitcoin-etf-addresses-updated-to-native-segwit-p2wpkh/Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty.  As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN. https://foundationdevices.com/ungovernable Want the best opensource node in the world?Ronindojo Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time. Use code: Ungovernablehttps://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable(00:00:00) Intro(00:02:06) SPONSOR: Foundation Devices (CODE: Ungovernable)(00:03:11) Help the Show, Get a RoninDojo (CODE: Ungovernable)(00:03:48) Ungovernable Misfits is LIVE 🔴(00:05:08) 🎲 The Deep Dice Roll Discussion 🎲(00:20:27) BOOSTS ⚡️: Who is Nick Hygeine?!?(00:22:04) Samourai Swaps: BTC XMR Public Beta(00:23:40) Boltz Web App & Taproot Swaps(00:24:27) Sorry mate, my node went down, I won't be able to pay for your pint. (00:27:00) Mutiny Wallet Adds Payjoin Support(00:27:31) Apple says "🖕 the EU" (00:30:27) "Why can't someone make hardware that's good?"(00:32:32) MAX'S APPLE VISION PRO REVIEW 2024 - UNBOXING!!!!(00:35:29) Aussies are Good Cunts(00:36:05) Zeus Gets a Standalone POS and Nostr Contact Import(00:40:54) Nunchuk Has a Cool 'Cancel with RBF' Feature(00:43:09) Bitcoin Dev Mailing List Moves to Google Groups(00:45:17) Spiral Awards Grant to Plebhash for Work on StratumV2(00:46:20) EBEA Launches to Inform EU Leeches about Bitcoin Mining(00:47:00) 🎣 Another Day, Another Phishing Scam 🎣(00:49:14) Bitwise Makes a Wise Decision(00:50:16) 🌀 Whirlpool GUI: Mix to XPUB 🌀(00:53:18) Why Do You Never Respond To Me Anymore?(00:56:17) What About You Q?(00:59:38) Antomous, the Jetsetter, is Madeira Bound ✈️(01:01:44) Pubkey 🍺 Self-Custody Workshop w/ Foundation Devices(01:02:04) It's Not Short, It's SUCCINCT
2/27/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 1 second
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Ungovernable Misfits: P.M.M.

Ungovernable Misfits – P.M.M. Episode 1What does P.M.M. stand for? Pleb Miner & Meshtadel for the most part, but perhaps it means, Pleb Miner Mafia, or Privacy and Mining Mavericks. Maybe is means Permaculture, Mechanics, and Mycelium. You see where we’re going here, the show is fluid. Some episodes will be weighted towards mining, some permaculture, and others self-sovereignty. What is the Meshtadel?The Meshtadel was started by Max, Czino, and SoulEx. Read SoulEx and SoulEx Boy’s original article in Citadel 21 for more context and check out their episode on Ungovernable Misfits. The group was created to help Plebs connect with each other, provide mutual support, and as an incubator for new ideas, but the group grew to be so much more over the past few years. It’s now a group of friends who provide mutual support, general encouragement, advice on permaculture and sustainable living, sovereignty, and preparedness, and even at times parenting advice or sharing a good recipe. The term “Meshtadel” comes from the combination of Citadel + Mesh-Network. A Citadel by itself is not likely to stand under state attack, but Bitcoin-anchored, open, and decentralized societies willing to cooperate with each other p2p, that is a network that can’t be destroyed. Within the Meshtadel, Bitcoin is what has initially connected many of us, but we find through our interactions, that our love for our friends, families, and communities, and our desires to be sovereigns are what makes us Meshtadelians.In this episode of P.M.M. Max and Jon introduce the Meshtadel’s origin story. The boys review clips of SoulEx and his son as they share their vision of the Meshtadel concept. That concept being preparing for unlikely scenarios, preparations we hope we never need to use. It's crucial to have options, even if unused, rather than lacking them when needed. The Meshtadel is the connections we make with like-minded individuals. Starting with just one genuine connection can lay the groundwork for a supportive, real-world network. The Meshtadel approach isn't about fear; it's about readiness and community resilience. The Meshtadel and the Miner Mafia share many of these characteristics and are natural kin. The Mafia are hard core Pleb Miners, but mining is just one part of the self-sovereignty stack.Jon and Max introduce other Meshtadelians like Tensai Bankai. The review the sentiment that many of us held during the mass formation psychosis we witnessed taking hold of the rest of society a few years back and the preparations we made to carry ourselves and our families through. Check out that episode here.Max and Jon also review Meshtadelian Rev Hodl or as we know him, Karl. He came to many of the same conclusions we all did during the dark times. Review his episode with Max here. The guys stress the importance of meeting with one another irl. Although our virtual communication is meaningful and important, there is nothing like meeting up in real life. The Meshtadel was spurred into an important conversation by an article from the Bitcoin Bugle by Dick Greaser Jails Around the Country to Release Pedos To Make Room For Amish Milk Sellers. The piece is satire of course, but it inspired a fascinating conversation amongst the members of the Meshtadel on different security approaches from the perspective of a citadel builder, a homesteader, an intellectual, and a pragmatist. Ungovernable Misfits welcomes our new contributor Charles Myriel with his piece Demoralizing People, Demoralizing Others.If you found value in this episode consider boosting on your favorite Podcasting 2.0 app and if you don't have one check out the list here:https://podcastapps.com/?appTypes=appNeed #BitcoinMining gear and accessories? Visit our sponsor Altair Mining SolutionsBifrost Manufacturing offers custom and mass produced manufacturing services like CNC Plasma Cutting, Water Jet Cutting, Industiral and Consumer FDM services, DMLS printing, Welding and Fabrication, and product design and engineering. Visit them at BifrostManufacturing.com(00:00:00) Intro 🔥(00:01:25) Meshtadel History(00:05:55) SoulEx & SoulExBoy: The “Soul” of the Meshtadel(00:07:15) 🤝 Miner Mafia & Meshtadel, Natural Kin 🤝(00:08:01) The Character of the Meshtadel(00:13:55) Get to Know The Meshtadelians(00:15:13) Tensai Bankai(00:17:50) Everyone has a plan, until they get punched in the mouth 👊(00:20:03) Rev Hodl is a Bad Bunny 🐇(00:22:25) Tim Ferriss 4 Hour Workweek. Streamline your life(00:26:35) BOOSTS(00:30:05) 🙏 Support Projects & People you Believe In 🙏(00:31:14) Boosts, Boosts & Test Boosts?(00:33:24) Pick Up Some Anarchic Assets for Free!!!(00:34:30) Altair Mining Solutions (Coupon Code: UNGOVERNABLE)(00:36:48) BiFrost Manufacturing(00:38:36) Meetup in the Meatspace(00:40:09) Ungovernable Amish(00:43:28) HOW DARE YOU SELL RAW MILK! 🥛(00:45:15) The Citadel Perspective(00:48:36) Be Boring The Grayman Way(00:52:27) The Homestead Perspective(00:54:21) Teamwork Makes the Dream Work(00:56:27) 🎄 Christmas Album Boosts 🎄(00:59:00) Demoralization: By Charles Myriel(01:02:39) 🏁 A Back Slapping Outro 🏁
2/12/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 5 seconds
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Ungovernable Misfits: ACTION NEWS!!!

- Max BBB - Boty - JonUngovernable Misfits – ACTION NEWS!!!, say it right, with 3 exclamation points or the Mafia, in their black hoodies will hunt you down. Get your hoodie here ACTION NEWS!!! is your source for news on the Bitcoin Mining scene! Statistics, #BitcoinMining news, energy market alpha, comedy relief, and as always, witty banter between Max and Jon.Witty banter consists of reverse burping, Max’s dog’s bowel issues, the NEMS pool panel with Medi Naseri and Luke Dashjr, winter demand response programs, building pleb relationships with other blue collar plebs at Bitcoin Park, the earworm that is Dominic the Donkey, Ungovernable Misfit kids, and scrappy Pleb Miners “bulking’ for the fight against the global elite.We have kickstart the year with some new sponsors, please browse their wares and services, you won’t be disappointed.LincoinBifrost ManufacturingAltair Bitcoin Mining SolutionsLake Satoshi Bitcoin Beach RetreatIntro Music: Motley Crue – Kickstart my HeartWe begin this episode as we do all shows, by communicating with all of you via podcasting 2.0 boosts. Be sure to Boost on the podcasting 2.0 app of your choice. At Ungovernable Misfits we offer a feature rich podcasting 2.0 experience, Thank You @linkinparkrules for your work on the show.In this episode of ACTION NEWS!!! we review and discuss mining statistics pre halving. Hashrate is up, difficulty is up, Tx fees up, but earnings are down. Visit Lincoin Lens for up to the minute #BitcoinMining statistics. Additional analysis brought to you by The Lincoin Mining Platform Check out their new report with Nico Smid called The Bitcoin Mining Boom As always Boty McBotface stops by to rap with the boys.Max and Jon explore the many possibilities that Bifrost Manufacturing has to offer in small scale design and manufacturing.The boys also review the new S21 #BitcoinMining server from Bitmain with Altair.S21 deep dive by AltairTech.ioACTION NEWS!!! The Meshtadel and Mafia will be well represented at the Lake Satoshi Bitcoin Beach Retreat the weekend of August 10, 2024, consider attending.Jon reviews the NEMS ASIC chip panel at Bitcoin Park.Jon reviews an article by Richard Greaser of the Bitcoin Bugle Bitcoin Mining: An Inconvenient Truth. Where Intentional Climate Change Hurts Us AllBassload stops by for his energy market update where he defines industry terms and share tips on how to communicate with different levels of the energy supply chain.Bitcoin Bassload Update – Speaking the electricity language, can it make sense to everyoneBe sure to visit UngovernableMisfits.com for more writings and to catch up on past articles.See you next time! F@%CKERS!!!(00:00:00) New show, new name, SAME BLOKES(00:03:27) BOOST: The Late Stage Hodl Story(00:05:31) BOOSTS: Ape & Barnnnn(00:06:59) 😮‍💨 Max Can Burp 😮‍💨(00:07:54) Diving Deeper into Podcasting 2.0(00:08:50) BOOSTS: Debasing Dominick(00:10:09) Ungovernable Kids(00:11:50) BOOSTS: Chet sees through the guise (00:15:55) 📊 Statistics Presented by Lincoin 📊(00:16:50) Reverse Burps 🤮(00:17:14) Max Dog 💩 Story (00:20:26) ⛏️ Lincoin Mining Platform SHILL ⛏️(00:23:02) Nashville Pool Panel: The industry is going FPPS(00:26:32) Stats Lens and The Bitcoin Mining Boom(00:27:37) Demand Response(00:32:50) Hashrate Up Across the Board 📈(00:37:45) Bulking for the Fight(00:39:40) Scrappy Pleb Miners(00:48:37) Boty Raps with the Boys(00:52:45) The Reservoir Dogs Walkin' the Streets of Nashville(00:55:37) Bifrost is Blue Collar, Plebby & Scrappy(00:59:06) Altair Helps Write the Show (01:07:51) ACTION NEWS!!!(01:08:39) Lake Satoshi(01:11:07) MISFITS MERCH: Pleb Miner Hoodie(01:12:57) NEMS ASIC Panel and Nashville Tales(01:18:55) Bitcoin Bugle Article(01:22:32) Bitcoin Bassload Update(01:32:12) WE OUT ✌️
2/5/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 47 seconds
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Monthly bitcoin update EP32. Stay up to date with what matters.

Monthly bitcoin update EP34. Stay up to date with what matters.Bitcoin monthly is a show hosted by Max, Bitcoin QNA and Antomous. We cover important updates in the world of bitcoin and open source software.We do this monthly to keep listeners informed without having to dedicate hours every day to keep on top of developments. We break things down in a simple and fun way and we welcome questions or topic suggestions via podcasting 2.0 boosts. In this episode of bitcoin monthly we talk about the importance of using bitcoin in a private and freedom focused way as well as covering the list of topics below.Antomous gives us a puppy update.Sparrow Wallet v1.8.2: Improved Transaction Tree Labels & MoreBlueWallet v6.4.15: Tool to Generate Last Mnemonic Word & Tor removalRoboSats v0.6.0 Pre-release: Introducing RoboSats FederationFoundation Passport Firmware v2.2.0 and Envoy v1.5.0 ReleasedBitcoin Keeper v1.1.8: Custom Multisig, Coin Selection & MorePhoenix Wallet iOS v2.1.0 Now Supports Request Inbound Liquidity FeatureSamourai Dojo v1.22.0: New API Endpoint, Exclusion of Incompatible ClientsRoninUI v2.4.0: Added Whirlpool UIWhirlpool Unspent Capacity Smashes through 10,000 BTCMercury layer has been releasedLedger Connect Kit ExploitedNew EU KYC/AML Rules to Impose Stricter Surveillance Measures on Users and Service ProvidersJamie Dimon exposes critical flaw in bitcoin. Show Host: Max https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybitWebsite - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/Co host BQATwitter - @BitcoinQ_AWebsite -  bitcoiner.guideCo host - AntomousTwitter - @antomousBWebsite vulcan21.comShow Sponsor - Foundation Devices Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty.  As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN. https://foundationdevices.com/ungovernable Want the best opensource node in the world?Ronindojo Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time. Use code: Ungovernablehttps://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable 
1/26/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 16 seconds
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A new year's love note to the oppressors.

A new years love note to the oppressors.   
1/1/20246 minutes
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Running a bitcoin node for the streets. RoninDojo community discussion.

Running a bitcoin node for the streets, RoninDojo community discussion.  This episode is from a live recording with with Zelko, Dojo Coder, damm kewl, Samourai and the RoninDojo community.  The discussion gave us all an opportunity to ask questions related to the recent updates covered in a podcast I recorded with Zelko the Co-Founder of RoninDojo. ( Running a bitcoin node for the streets.) During the episode we covered the origins of the project, what spurred him and the team on to build and continue improving, and what comes next. We decided to do a follow up and open the discussion to listeners who had questions or feedback and it was a great success. I know from personal experience that the world of Bitcoin privacy and security can be daunting and frustrating at times. We want to help people use the best tools available to actually use bitcoin. Having these open discussions really helps dispel myths and encourage use.  Its always good to have these conversations with people who stand for freedom and refuse to bend the knee. We will be running another podcast and open discussion next month and would love to hear from you. Here’s the link to the original episode for those who missed it. https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/running-a-bitcoin-node-for-the-streets-with-zelko-from-ronindojo/     Show notes bellow.  Ive been running RD for the past 4 or 5 years and have been amazed at the development, with the latest release v2.4.0 users now have full control of Whirlpool CLI from the UI! As a long term user I'm very happy to see this. I talked to Zelko about how it was implemented as well as covering what a beautiful job Dojo Coder @PavelTheCoder has done on the UI. I could bang on in the show notes all day about what an incredible job the team has done but I'm a dyslexic F%CK and you are going to listen to the show anyway.  The main takeaway is the Ronin team build my favourite node implementation in the bitcoin space and haven’t forgotten that bitcoin is for the streets. Don’t forget if you would like to buy a 1TB or 2TB Tanto you can use the link bellow for a discount and to help support the show.    Use code: Ungovernable https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable Show guest -  Zelko    Twitter - https://twitter.com/BTCxZelko Co-Founder of  @RoninDojoNode   Show Host: Max    Twitter - https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/   Show Sponsor: - Ronindojo Want the best opensource node in the world?   Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time. Use code: Ungovernable https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable     Want a free Samourai/RoninDojo privacy defenders wallpaper? Use the link bellow. https://ungovernablemisfits.com/anarchic-assets/     For the Samourai/RoninDojo privacy defenders clothing please use the link bellow. https://ungovernablemisfits.com/shop/samourai-privacy-defenders/     For privacy defenders Art please use the link bellow. https://ungovernablemisfits.com/shop/privacy-defenders/    
12/31/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 53 seconds
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Ungovernable Misfits Presents: A Very Ungovernable Christmas

The BitBuyBit Radio network, in partnership with Ungovernable Misfits Media, present, the greatest collection of Bitcoin themed Christmas parodies, ever assembled.   For the first time, Plebs from the Pleb Miner Mafia and The Meshtadel come together in one Christmas Collection called “An Ungovernable Christmas”   These songs will fill you with an Ungovernable spirit.   Like Rev HODL’s “Here Come all the Plebs”   And musical treasure’s such as Jack Billiams’ “Baby, Bitcoin’s the way”   This collection of classics can be yours, on three records or two deluxe long play cassettes.   Including hits like Yooper Hodl’s soon to be classic, I’m Dreaming of a New China Ban, rumored to be, the most popular recording of all time.   Pour a mug of hot cocoa, warm yourself by the fire, play this collection and fill your heart with an Ungovernable spirit.   Chet’s nuts roasting on an open fire, scents of moonshine tickling your nose.   O Bitcoin O Bitcoin   I’m Leaning on a Pile of Misfits   An Ungovernable Christmas treasury is the perfect way to celebrate the joy of this holiday season.   Jon Performs a heartwarming rendition of “Have Yourself and an Ungovernable Little Christmas”   50 songs on three records or two long play cassettes just 45,917 sats, don't miss this opportunity to receive An Ungovernable Christmas   (I think Play Yooper’s Recording as the outro, I’ll send you his entire recording)    Call now 1800 GFY GFY that's 1800 go **** yourself or send 45,917 sats to Misfits Media, PO Box 21 North Pole, North Pole    Ungovernable Misfits does not accept cash, check, money order, COD, slave notes, cuck bucks, or any other forms of filty fiat. Bitcoin only 
12/22/202310 minutes, 34 seconds
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PMM EP13 2.0 (previous episode corrupted)

Pleb Miner Monthly  Episode 13 Show Notes   Holiday greetings from the Pleb Miner Mafia and the Ungovernable Misfits!   Thank You to Yooper for his wonderful holiday greeting!   Statistics brought to you by Lincoin Mining.    This episode was recorded very early in December, the show notes will contain more recent statistics   Lincoin Mining is a pool, an ASIC management hub, and energy trading platform. Ask about bundling services.   Statistics Summary  Global Hashrate 30 MA - 499 EH/s  Other Mining pools of note: Foundry – 144 EH/s, Antpool 135 EH/s, F2 Pool 62 EH/s, CK Pool-134 PH, and Kano-18 PH.  Hash Value – 303,109 sats per/PH/day ~ $128 Big numbers 12/15 & 12/16 Network Difficulty – 67.31 Trillion  TX fees/block reward – Great numbers since early November. Highlights of December include: 12/5-32.63%, 12/13-37%, 12/14-47%, 12/15-62%   $115 million spent on BRC-20 $141 million on Inscriptions. The mempool is backed up and fees are high, but mining is profitable once again.   Stay up to date with Statistical research by visiting Lens.Lincoin.com   Boty didn’t answer our phone call, what’s up with him?   Bitesize Bitcoin Sponsored by the Lake Satoshi Beach Retreat by Bitcoin101.io The Lake Satoshi retreat is an inclusive event, welcoming individuals of all levels of experience with Bitcoin. With a focus on education, community, and fun; the retreat provides a unique experience for anyone interested in the world of Bitcoin. Learn from industry professionals or simply enjoy the lake. The annual Lake Satoshi Bitcoin retreat is an experience you won't want to miss. This is Pleb Culture and Community at its best. Please consider going now, before you make all of your summer plans.   Tickets can be purchased at LakeSatoshi.com   Bitesize Bitcoin is not so Bitesize in this episode, we got deep and hard.    We break down the launch of Ocean Pool     Diverter’s explanation of Luke Dashjr’s Knots and how it affects Whirlpool and BIP-47. Read it here on UngovernableMisfits.com   Uncomfortable truths of Bitcoin mining pools. We can say there are only a few “primary pools”  A primary pool should tick three boxes 1. Create its block template  2. Own/control the coinbase transaction  3. Sign the block (Could be optional)   Most FPPS pools are incapable of meeting these criteria. Binance #4 with 53 EH Luxor #6 with 17 EH BTC.com #8 with 10.8 EH EMCD #7 pool with 11.6 EH Poolin # 12 with 5.4 Ultimus #17 with 1.85 eH   Are all just hashrate aggregators and  are many simply buying labels from antpool?   ACTION NEWS!!! Sponsored by Clothing and Art on Ungovernable Misfits   Follow Alex for more mining ALPHA and to buy gear.    The Bitcoin Bugle: Bitcoin's Water Usage by Richard Greaser Background music: Sepultura - Smoke on the Watewr   Miners Steal Electricity in Minnesota   What is a Co-op   Wrap Up Merry Christmas Everyone! From Max, Jon, Mr. Crown, The Pleb Miner Mafia, and the Meshtadel. May the New Year bring you all health, happiness, and peace.
12/19/20231 hour, 45 minutes, 18 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly EP13. Bitcoin, Christmas, Hash.

Pleb Miner Monthly Episode 13     Holiday greetings from the Pleb Miner Mafia and the Ungovernable Misfits!   Thank You to Yooper for his wonderful holiday greeting!   Statistics brought to you by Lincoin Mining.    This episode was recorded very early in December, the show notes will contain more recent statistics   Lincoin Mining is a pool, an ASIC management hub, and energy trading platform. Ask about bundling services.   Statistics Summary  Global Hashrate 30 MA - 499 EH/s  Other Mining pools of note: Foundry – 144 EH/s, Antpool 135 EH/s, F2 Pool 62 EH/s, CK Pool-134 PH, and Kano-18 PH.  Hash Value – 303,109 sats per/PH/day ~ $128 Big numbers 12/15 & 12/16 Network Difficulty – 67.31 Trillion  TX fees/block reward – Great numbers since early November. Highlights of December include: 12/5-32.63%, 12/13-37%, 12/14-47%, 12/15-62%   $115 million spent on BRC-20 $141 million on Inscriptions. The mempool is backed up and fees are high, but mining is profitable once again.   Stay up to date with Statistical research by visiting Lens.Lincoin.com   Boty didn’t answer our phone call, what’s up with him?   Bitesize Bitcoin Sponsored by the Lake Satoshi Beach Retreat by Bitcoin101.io The Lake Satoshi retreat is an inclusive event, welcoming individuals of all levels of experience with Bitcoin. With a focus on education, community, and fun; the retreat provides a unique experience for anyone interested in the world of Bitcoin. Learn from industry professionals or simply enjoy the lake. The annual Lake Satoshi Bitcoin retreat is an experience you won't want to miss. This is Pleb Culture and Community at its best. Please consider going now, before you make all of your summer plans.   Tickets can be purchased at LakeSatoshi.com   Bitesize Bitcoin is not so Bitesize in this episode, we got deep and hard.    We break down the launch of Ocean Pool     Diverter’s explanation of Luke Dashjr’s Knots and how it affects Whirlpool and BIP-47. Read it here on UngovernableMisfits.com   Uncomfortable truths of Bitcoin mining pools. We can say there are only a few “primary pools”  A primary pool should tick three boxes 1. Create its block template  2. Own/control the coinbase transaction  3. Sign the block (Could be optional)   Most FPPS pools are incapable of meeting these criteria. Binance #4 with 53 EH Luxor #6 with 17 EH BTC.com #8 with 10.8 EH EMCD #7 pool with 11.6 EH Poolin # 12 with 5.4 Ultimus #17 with 1.85 eH   Are all just hashrate aggregators and  are many simply buying labels from antpool?   ACTION NEWS!!! Sponsored by Clothing and Art on Ungovernable Misfits   Follow Alex for more mining ALPHA and to buy gear.    The Bitcoin Bugle: Bitcoin's Water Usage by Richard Greaser Background music: Sepultura - Smoke on the Watewr   Miners Steal Electricity in Minnesota   What is a Co-op   Wrap Up Merry Christmas Everyone! From Max, Jon, Mr. Crown, The Pleb Miner Mafia, and the Meshtadel. May the New Year bring you all health, happiness, and peace.
12/18/20231 hour, 45 minutes, 18 seconds
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Running a bitcoin node for the streets with Zelko from RoninDojo

In this episode I spoke with Zelko the Co-Founder of RoninDojo. We discuss the origins of the project and what spurred him and the team on to build and continue improving the project.   Ive been running RD for the past 4 years and have been amazed at the development, with the latest release v2.4.0 users now have full control of Whirlpool CLI from the UI! As a long term user I'm very happy to see this. I talked to Zelko about how it was implemented as well as covering what a beautiful job Dojo Coder @PavelTheCoder has done on the UI.   I could bang on in the show notes all day about what an incredible job the team has done but I'm a dyslexic F%CK and you are going to listen to the show anyway.    The main takeaway is the Ronin team build my favourite node implementation in the bitcoin space and haven’t forgotten that bitcoin is for the streets.   We will be holding a spaces in the next week for an open discussion with anybody with questions, feedback or who just wants to talk bitcoin and freedom with us. Join us on twitter at 20:00 London time. We would love to hear from you.    Don’t forget if you would like to buy a 1TB or 2TB Tanto you can use the link bellow for a discount and to help support the show.    Use code: Ungovernable https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable     Show guest -  Zelko    Twitter - https://twitter.com/BTCxZelko   Co-Founder of  @RoninDojoNode     Show Host: Max    Twitter - https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/     Show Sponsor: - Ronindojo   Want the best opensource node in the world?   Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time.   Use code: Ungovernable https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable   For the Samourai/RoninDojo privacy defenders clothing please use the link bellow.   https://ungovernablemisfits.com/shop/samourai-privacy-defenders/     For privacy defenders Art please use the link bellow.   https://ungovernablemisfits.com/shop/privacy-defenders/     Show Sponsor: -  sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!   Use code: Ungovernable   https://sx6.store/       Show Sponsor:  - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty.    As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN.   https://foundationdevices.com
12/11/20231 hour, 1 minute, 26 seconds
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Freedom or fold! Monthly bitcoin update EP31. Stay up to date with what matters.

In this episode of bitcoin monthly EP31 we talk about the importance of using bitcoin in a private and freedom focused way as well as covering the list below and much more.    Phishing campaign targeting some of the Blockstream Store users https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/blockstream-is-investigating-a-potential-email-database-leak/   Zeus beta https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/zeus-v0-8-0-beta-3/   StartOS now open source https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/startos-is-now-available-under-the-mit-license/   Gemini UK to Block Bitcoin Transfers To and From Non-Approved Exchanges https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/gemini-uk-to-prohibit-regular-bitcoin-transactions/   Fake Ledger Live App on Microsoft App Store Used to Steal 16.8+ BTC https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/fake-ledger-live-app-on-ms-app-store/   Fake Bitbox app https://x.com/BitBoxSwiss/status/1725491128521068958?s=20   User loses 25BTC https://x.com/RMessitt/status/1723141037856596175?s=20   Envoy 1.4.0 beta https://x.com/FOUNDATIONdvcs/status/1727320133666808146?s=20   Sparrow Wallet v1.8.0: Transaction Diagram Captions, Open Wallets Search & More https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/sparrow-wallet-v1-8-0/   Sparrow Wallet v1.8.1: Oxt Fee Rates Estimator, Slider Improvements & More https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/sparrow-wallet-v1-8-1/   Swan Bitcoin to Stop Serving Customers Interacting with Privacy Services https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/swan-bitcoin-privacy-update/   Mutiny Wallet Disables Sending Zaps to Zeus Users https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/mutiny-wallet-disables-sending-zaps-to-zeus-users/   F2Pool Is Likely Filtering OFAC-Sanctioned Transactions - Report https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/f2pool-is-filtering-transactions-from-ofac-sanctioned-address-report/   83 BTC Transaction Fee Sets a New Record in Fiat Terms https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/83-btc-transaction-fee/   Blitx Wallet v0.6.9-420: Lightning Box https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/blitx-wallet-v0-6-9-420/   Wallet of Satoshi Stops Serving Customers in the United States https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/wallet-of-satoshi-stops-serving-us-customers/   Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/   Co host BQA Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A Website -  bitcoiner.guide   Co host - Antomous Twitter - @antomousB Website vulcan21.com       Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty.    As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN.   https://foundationdevices.com     Show Sponsor: Ronindojo   Want the best opensource node in the world?   Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time.   Use code: Ungovernable https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable     Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!   Use code: Ungovernable   https://sx6.store/
12/4/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 9 seconds
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Bitcoin privacy defenders. Samourai community discussion on using the tools and never bending the knee.

This episode is from a live recording I did with Samourai (Samourai wallet) Zelko (Ronin Dojo) and the community following a discussion we had on a recent podcast about the release of Sentinel, a watch only wallet created by Samourai wallet.  We decided to do a follow up and open the discussion to listeners who had questions or feedback and it was a great success. I know from personal experience that the world of Bitcoin privacy and security can be daunting and frustrating at times. We want to help people use the best tools available to actually use bitcoin. Having these open discussions really helps dispel myths and encourage use.  Its always good to have these conversations with people who stand for freedom and refuse to bend the knee. We will be running another podcast and open discusion again next month and we would love to hear from you. Here’s the link to the original episode for those who missed it and show notes bellow.  https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/exploring-sentinel/   Sentinel is an open source watch only wallet that allows users to track offline, cold storage, and paper wallets without needing private keys. Users of sentinel can keep an eye on all balances and transactions as well as generating receive addresses without exposing private keys or reducing security. Your offline bitcoin wallet may eventually need to send a transaction, now you don’t have to compromise the security of your offline wallet by bringing it online, you can Use Sentinel to maintain the air gap. Samourai gave us the history of sentinel and where its going in the future and Zelko helped me understand the interaction between RoninDojo and sentinel, why its so seamless and fast. Ive been testing it over the past week and it is blazing fast as well as incredibly simple to use. Im enjoying the layout and being able to track all balances in one place.  As is to be expected this is bitcoin software that is built to be used without revealing your identity or information that could leave you vulnerable to attacks. Native Tor integration, PSBTs, simple Dojo pairing and generating receive addresses from all tracked wallets are just some of the many incredible features. We are going to be running a spaces around a week after this episode goes live and would love to hear from you. If you have questions or feedback please join the conversation. I will announce the date and time in the next few days.  To learn more about sentinel and to download it please use the link bellow. https://sentinel.watch/ To learn more about  and to download it please use the link bellow. https://samouraiwallet.com/ To learn more about RoninDojo please use the link bellow. https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable For the Samourai/RoninDojo privacy defenders clothing please use the link bellow. https://ungovernablemisfits.com/shop/samourai-privacy-defenders/   For privacy defenders Art please use the link bellow. https://ungovernablemisfits.com/shop/privacy-defenders/   Thank you for listening and please let me know if you have any questions.    Host -  @MaxBitbuybit Guest - @RoninDojoNode Guest - @SamouraiWallet Show Sponsor: Ronindojo Want the best opensource node in the world? Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time. Use code: Ungovernable https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty.  As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN. https://foundationdevices.com Show Sponsor: sx6.store SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL! Use code: Ungovernable https://sx6.store/
11/29/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 10 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly EP12 - Don’t sell out! Bitcoin deserves better!

Pleb Miner Monthly  Episode 12 Show Notes   It’s Thanksgiving season in the US, perhaps Plebs all around the world can stop, take a pause, and appreciate the wonderful world we live in.   Intro Music: Rolling Band – Gratitude (Beastie Boys Cover)   Statistics brought to you by Lincoin Mining.    Lincoin Mining is a pool, an ASIC management hub, and energy trading platform. Ask about bundling services.   Statistics Summary  Global Hashrate 30 MA - 458 EH/s  Other Mining pools of note: Foundry – 133 EH/s, Antpool 130 EH/s, Braiins 6.16 EH/s, CK Pool-24 PH, and Kano-17 PH.  Hash Value - 251,426 sats per/PH/day ~ $91  Network Difficulty - 64.68 Trillion a +3.55% increase. Previously 2.34% TX fees/block reward – 1-2% end of October but as high as 34% so far    Much of the TX fee push are due to ordinals and inscriptions. To date Wizards have spent over 77 million on fees to inscribe.    Stay up to date with Statistic research by visiting Lens.Lincoin.com   Boty is thankful for Electricity, Medi (for giving him a job), and the Pleb Miner Mafia.   Bitesize Bitcoin Sponsored by the Lake Satoshi Beach Retreat by Bitcoin101.io The Lake Satoshi retreat is an inclusive event, welcoming individuals of all levels of experience with Bitcoin. With a focus on education, community, and fun; the retreat provides a unique experience for anyone interested in the world of Bitcoin. Learn from industry professionals or simply enjoy the lake. The annual Lake Satoshi Bitcoin retreat is an experience you won't want to miss. This is Pleb Culture and Community at its best.   Tickets can be purchased at LakeSatoshi.com   Bitesize Bitcoin – Shedding light on Ordinals, Inscriptions, BRC-20 Tokens, The Sophon BRC-20 killer, and how they relate to mining fees.    Ordinal theory is a methodology of describing and tracking individual sats. Inscriptions are the digital artifact that is inscribed on an individual sat. BRC-20 tokens are an ordinal shitcoin. The bot called Sophon looks for incoming Bitcoin transactions that involve ordinals and jumps in line with higher fees to take the ticker name.   Here is the site where I did much of the Ordinal research.   ACTION NEWS!!! Sponsored by Clothing and Art on Ungovernable Misfits   Nico Smid article on Miners diversifying with AI computation Follow Alex for more mining ALPHA and to buy gear.  The Bitcoin Bugle: Sell Out by Richard Greaser Background music: Reel Big Fish – Sellout (Acoustic) New Auradine Miner  Miners Steal Electricity in Taiwan   Wrap Up Barnminer jerky, when he has it, you better get it.    Eric Blockhouse started a new YouTube Channel called Blockhouse Bitcoin Brainiacs   Tensai Bankai is helping promote the Capetown Bitcoin Conference January 27-28. A lot of the focus here is towards driving South Africans with the inclination towards self-preservation, autonomy, self-determination, and towards further understanding Bitcoin and how it can help protect South Africans from the coming storm.  
11/22/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 39 seconds
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Privacy Defenders Samourai and Zelko introduce Sentinel, the watch only bitcoin wallet.

  In this episode I spoke to Samourai and Zelko about the recent release of Sentinel, a watch only wallet created by Samourai wallet. Sentinel is an open source watch only wallet that allows users to track offline, cold storage, and paper wallets without needing private keys. Users of sentinel can keep an eye on all balances and transactions as well as generating receive addresses without exposing private keys or reducing security. Your offline bitcoin wallet may eventually need to send a transaction, now you don’t have to compromise the security of your offline wallet by bringing it online, you can Use Sentinel to maintain the air gap.   Samourai gave us the history of sentinel and where its going in the future and Zelko helped me understand the interaction between RoninDojo and sentinel, why its so seamless and fast. Ive been testing it over the past week and it is blazing fast as well as incredibly simple to use. Im enjoying the layout and being able to track all balances in one place.    As is to be expected this is bitcoin software that is built to be used without revealing your identity or information that could leave you vulnerable to attacks. Native Tor integration, PSBTs, simple Dojo pairing and generating receive addresses from all tracked wallets are just some of the many incredible features.   We are going to be running a spaces around a week after this episode goes live and would love to hear from you. If you have questions or feedback please join the conversation. I will announce the date and time in the next few days.    To learn more about sentinel and to download it please use the link bellow. https://sentinel.watch/     To learn more about  and to download it please use the link bellow. https://samouraiwallet.com/     To learn more about RoninDojo please use the link bellow. https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable     For the Samourai/RoninDojo privacy defenders clothing please use the link bellow. https://ungovernablemisfits.com/shop/samourai-privacy-defenders/   Thank you for listening and please let me know if you have any questions.    Host -  @MaxBitbuybit   Guest - @RoninDojoNode   Guest - @SamouraiWallet     Show Sponsor: Ronindojo   Want the best opensource node in the world?   Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time.   Use code: Ungovernable https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable     Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty.    As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN.   https://foundationdevices.com     Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!   Use code: Ungovernable   https://sx6.store/
11/15/202355 minutes, 58 seconds
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Critical vulnerability? Bitcoin monthly EP30

  In this episode of bitcoin monthly EP30 we are missing our mouthy northern robot friend. With bitcoin QnA away on an NFT course Antomous and I had really enjoyable and engaging conversation. We covered the updates listed bellow and much more.       Bitcoin core: 25.1                - bug fixes and performance improvements, as well as updated translations.   Blue Wallet v6.4.9   - Fixes - airdrop cosigner   LND v0.17.0   - Fixes - Musig2 based Taproot channels   RTL v0.14.1 beta   - Support for opening Taproot Channels - Default onchain address type is now P2TR   RoninDojo v2.1.0   - software updates - Bug fixes   SamouraiWallet v0.99.98i   - PSBT support - Sign transaction tool - Batch spend import - option to mark transaction change as “Do Not Spend” immediately after broadcast - option to “reattempt broadcast” after transaction broadcast failure   Zeus v0.8.0-beta1   - Embedded LND node     - OLYMPUS by ZEUS 0-conf channel service      -ZEUS PAY self-custodial lightning addresses, using Zaplocker     - Simple Taproot Channels     - Contact book   Peach Bitcoin   - connect your own node   Robosats v0.5.3-alpha   - f2f transactions     Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty.    As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Use code: Ungovernable at check out for 3 months free VPN usage with IVPN.   https://foundationdevices.com     Show Sponsor: Ronindojo   Want the best open source node in the world?   Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time.   Use code: Ungovernable https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable     Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!   Use code: Ungovernable   https://sx6.store/
11/7/20231 hour, 11 seconds
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“You can’t live in a bitcoin.” Ben Gunn Returns as Atlas Shrugs.

In case you missed our first conversation or want to re listen, heres the link.  https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/bitcoin-wins-faster-through-collaboration-with-antomousb-copy/   Ben Gunn Returns as Atlas Shrugs Intro Quote: “The Solution to Pollution is Dilution” --Ben Gunn Show Description Our friend and fellow pleb, Ben Gunn returns to the show after a testing couple of years in Bitcoin and the wider world, to share what has worked for him, what hasn't, and his thoughts and plans for the future. This is a fantastic follow-up interview to first episode we did in 2021, which if you haven't heard, you must and is here. In this episode, Max and Ben take a stroll around the park in Amsterdam, Netherlands to catch up on what he's been up to since we last met on his woodland back in simpler times. We kick off by reviewing life in the Fiat Mines, and how things are deteriorating in day to day work and relationships. Red tape, higher costs of getting stuff done, how the average person is affected and how it can't continue forever. We discuss the transformational power of acknowledging negative observations and turning them into positive actions. How there are just some things that we have no ability to influence or control, and that it's okay to switch off the doom vendors and focus on what you can build in reply. Getting fit and staying focussed on what's really important. We address the problem of when it's the right time to quit and where it's best to relocate in an increasingly uncertain world. The attractiveness of new locations such as El Salvador, and how leaving a broken system behind can fix many things, but not everything, and how it's all part of a much bigger cycle. The growing relevance of Atlas Shrugged to the world we're seeing around us, and what we can learn from the novel in today's context. We also announce a new project – a series of future shows that will analyse the book from the perspectives of Bitcoiners and as living people in a world of zombies, and help a new reader get to the end! We finish off talking about the pro's and con's of Bitcoin conferences and podcast business models, the pro's and con's of advertising based income vs Value for Value approach. We talk about the risk shifting behaviour of the dominant podcasts, and the impact on the listener's finances, as well as the overwhelming generosity and support of our own loyal fan base. Key Takeaways: The Fiat Mines are getting harder to work in. Where to focus your attention and turn a negative situation into a positive outcome. Meeting Bitcoiners in real life can be an amazing experience, but you can't trust everyone. Zombies are real and how we should be thinking about that in our real lives. Atlas Shrugged is a book written for our times, and we all should learn who John Galt is. Risk shifting behaviour in Bitcoin Podcasts and Conferences, and what to do about it. Host: Max BitBuyBit Guest: Ben Gunn Nostr - https://njump.me/npub1lt8nn8aaa6qa63wjwj8gz2djf5nlhg3zfd0v6l45v8zhvuyh0p3s5zzt5y Mentions: Bitcoin Q&A, Brother Rabbit, Untapped Growth, Matt Odell, Samourai Wallet, Hodlonaut DC786 Foundation
10/31/20231 hour, 49 minutes, 36 seconds
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Bitcoin miners will be the dagger between your shoulder blades. (PMM 0011)

Pleb Miner Monthly  Episode 11 Show Notes   Intro Music: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – I Hate You    Our hatred for globalist, big pharma, big banks, the illuminati elite, a myriad of oppressive taxes, the Federal reserve, “trusting the experts”, and those just “doin muh job” drive us to Bitcoin and self-sovereignty. What's your motivation?   Statistics brought to you by Lincoin Mining.  Lincoin is so much more that a place to point your hash. Lincoin is a pool, an ASIC management hub, and energy trading platform.    Medi, thank you for keeping this show going.    Global Hashrate - 30 day MA - 443 EH/s  Hash Value - 210,000 sats per/PH/day  Network Difficulty - 61.03 Trillion Tx/Block Reward - 4.6 % - 1.2%.   New Miner Efficiency and cost to mine breakdown – 20 J/TH is the new 30 J/TH The S19K Pro is looking to be a decent value.   5 things that grind Boty’s gears: 5. Cats. 4. Spiral Staircases. 3. People who dress up their cats. 2. People who take pictures of their food. 1.  The Global Elite who manipulate the levers of power, engineer economic crises, wage wars for profit, intentionally engineering pandemics, and manipulate the media all to usher in a  World Order, a world without borders, without freedom, without natural law. I for one say no! I will not kneel for these tyrants! I yearn to live free! Free in a world where my robot wife and robot children are able to live on a homestead and raise chickens and cows, grow beets, and build a hydro powered Bitcoin mine!   Bitesize Bitcoin  Sponsored by Ungovernable Misfits' Art Art is available for purchase on UM, stop by and buy a fine print and add some class to your mine, you damn luddite.    We recently conducted a Twitter spaces on heat capture. Many of the Mining Mafia stopped by the share their experiences in home and small-scale mining heat capture. Listen here   Links of note from the spaces:   Rick home heating paper https://www.cryptocloaks.com/download/44528/?tmstv=1697735162&version=v3   Norsk Bitcoin Paper on Ungovernable Misfits   Home Bitcoin Immersion Mining   Altair's Chimney   Action News  Brought to you by… You! The Ungovernable Misfits and The Pleb Miner Mafia! From Max, Crown, and Jon, thank you for your continued support of BitBuyBit, Bitcoin Monthly, Pleb Miner Monthly, and UngovernableMisfits.com   Bassload update  SF Tweet Update on MDK  Pleb Miner in the Wild will be delayed a bit this go around. If you’re itching to listen to Wild Pleb Miners ramble on about what’s important to them, check out the previous Pleb Miner in the Wild episodes or listen to the spaces we conducted recently.   Show Sponsor – Foundation Devices Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code UNGOVERNABLE at check out for 3 months free VPN usage and to let foundation know we are shilling hard.   Show Sponsor: sx6.store SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL! Use code: UNGOVERNABLE   Show Sponsor: Ronindojo Want the best open source node in the world? Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time. Use code: UNGOVERNABLE
10/28/20231 hour, 47 minutes, 5 seconds
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Hacking the real world outside of bitcoin and opensource with Urbanhacker.

No time for show notes.    Gutted    Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com       Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!      Show Sponsor: Ronindojo   Want the best open source node in the world?   Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time.   Use code: Ungovernable   https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
10/11/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 1 second
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Bitcoin mining and diesel engines with Travis Bitckle

Pleb Miner in the Wild Travis Bitckle   Listen you fuckers, you screw heads, here is a man who would not take it anymore. A man who stood up against the central bankers, the cunts, the dogs of war, the filth that is the global elite, the shit who devalue our currency, and steal the fruits of our labor. Here is someone who stood up and took Bitcoin Mining into his own hands. Here is, Travis Bitckle, Pleb Miner in the Wild.   Travis is a Pleb Miner extraordinaire, a mad scientist tinkerer and a hell of a nice guy. He has built many iterations of home mining setups. His most common build is an AC Infinity fan cooled miner, coupled to the rig via a Fruits and Associates Fan Shroud and a Njord Board from Pivotal Pleb Tech. (If you’d like to hear the story of Zack Bomsta and the Njord Board check out Zack’s Pleb Miner in the Wild interview)   Travis’ newest build is a single board, 120v build, with a custom housing, fan design, and the use of Zack Bomsta’s Loki Kit.   Travis wrote an article detailing the custom build. It can be viewed on our website. Travis’ 120V miner build on Ungovernable Misfits.   Travis and Jon take the conversation is a few different directions, from automotive topics, specifically related to Volkswagen (VW) Diesel engines, turbocharging, and the use of vegetable oil as dual fuel. Here’s some more information on alternative fuel diesel engines from US Filter Maxx. They also discuss alternative sources of energy for Bitcoin mining like bio digesters and what the University of Wisconsin is doing in that area.   They discuss their early political leanings, ranging from anarchy/punk to more conservative ideologies, neo-conservatism, and libertarianism.    The conversation ends with a quote from Mr. Rogers about the importance of those who have cared for and shaped us throughout our lives. Travis wanted to share a special thanks to his wife, mother of his children, washer of his underwear, and the one who has loved him into the successful person and pleb miner he is today. Thanks Travis’ wife and thank you to all our loved ones who suffer through our Bitcoin mania. We love you all.   “All of us have special ones that have loved us into being, would you just take along with me, ten seconds to think of the people who have helped you become who you are” “those who have cared about you and wanted what was best for you in life” – Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers).   Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com   Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!      Show Sponsor: Ronindojo   Want the best open source node in the world?   Here’s some money off and you can help support the show at the same time.   Use code: Ungovernable   https://shop.ronindojo.io/?coupon=ungovernable     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
9/30/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 9 seconds
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Blockchain spies call Bitcoin Core Contributor “Unqualified” (Bitcoin monthly episode 0029)

In this episode of bitcoin monthly we discuss Blockchain spies calling Bitcoin Core Contributor “Unqualified” and much more.    Baltic Honey Badger Recap     Huge fee incident https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/paxos-identified-as-fat-finger-entity-in-20-btc-fee-mistake/   Nunchuk Byzantine https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/nunchuk-byzantine/   Fortress acquired by Ripple https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/ripple-acquires-fortress-trust/ https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/fortress-lost-customer-funds-prior-to-acquisition-by-ripple/   SeedSigner 0.7.0 https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/seedsinger-v0-7-0/   More CA bullshit https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/chainalysis-denounces-bitcoin-core-contributor-bryan-bishop-as-unqualified-to-audit-its-code/   RoninUI Pairing page https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/ronin-ui-v2-3-0/   new BTCPay app to be developed https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/btcpay-server-partners-with-spiral-and-ldk-to-develop-btcpay-app/   Peach goes Open Source https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/peach-bitcoin-v0-3-0/   Sparrow v1.7.9 https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/sparrow-wallet-v1-7-9/   Robosats is decentralizing https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/robosats-is-decentralizing-how-to-become-robosats-federation-coordinator/   Zaplocker - Non custodial lightning address server https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/zaplocker-com-non-custodial-lightning-address-server/   Tor PoW Launch https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/tor-launched-proof-of-work-defense-for-onion-services/   Tornado Cash indictments https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/new-tornado-cash-indictments-run-counter-to-fincen-guidance-coin-center/   Samourai v0.99.98h https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/samourai-wallet-v99-98h/   Samourai Dojo v1.21.0: $1 Fee Estimator https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/samourai-dojo-v1-21-0/   The Bitcoin Company's Web App Added Auth47 Paynym Accounts https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/the-bitcoin-company-integrated-auth47-paynym-accounts/         Info on Peach licence    https://github.com/Peach2Peach/peach-app/blob/develop/LICENSE.md     Article on Chainalysis Denounces Bitcoin Core Contributor As “Unqualified” Chainalysis attempts to render Bitcoin Core contributor Bryan Bishop as “unqualified” to audit Chainalysis’ source code as the surveillance firm’s own experts stumble cluelessly around the blockchain.    https://bitcoinmagazine.com/technical/chainalysis-denounces-bitcoin-core-contributor-as-unqualified?ref=nobsbitcoin.com             Show Host: Max    https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Co host BQA   Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A Website -  bitcoiner.guide   Co host - Antomous   Twitter - @antomousB Website vulcan21.com       Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf     Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com     Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
9/25/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 44 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly EP10 Growing Centralisation of the Bitcoin Mining Sector.

Pleb Miner Monthly  Episode 10 Show Notes   1 year of doing Pleb Miner Content on BitBuyBit.    We are honored to be able to provide Pleb Miner content and are doubly honored to be able to interact with all of you on Telegram, Twitter and Fountain   Thank You for all the contributions of content, encouragement, sponsorships, boosts, and friendships!   Intro Music: Faith No More – We Care a Lot   Statistics brought to you by Lincoin Mining    Schedule a call with Medi so you can hear him say “What do you do, so I may tell you what we can do for you?”   Statistics Summer Summary Hashrate - June 21 our 70 MA was 367 EH – We are now 394 EH a 7.3% increase Difficulty - June 21 Difficulty was 52.35 EH – We are now 54.15 a 3.4 % increase BTC Price - June 21 BTC Price was $29,893 – Its now $26,192 Hash Value - Hash Value on June 21 was 24,850 – and is now 24,040 3.25% decrease   Block 807,057, 20.013 BTC in transaction fees!!! Mononaught Tweet Everybody Wang-Chung tonight, everybody have fun tonight   Bitesize Bitcoin (Mine your Mind) Brought to you by FixRigs Take the Quiz!!! And share your results! Most of the answers are contained in our Bitesize Bitcoin Segments If you’re stuck on one, ask Jon and I’ll direct you to the episode Highest Score Gets a Boty Hat!   Statistics   What is Hashrate?  What is the incorrect name given to the HalFinning?  Explain the HalFinning.  What is difficulty and why is it important?  Name two common payout schemes used by mining pools? Basic Electricity What is Voltage?-  What is Current?  What is Power? Explain Joules Law.  Convert 3500 watts at 240 volts to amps Cost to Mine What is a Watt/hour ? Calculate the cost to mine a 3500 watt Bitcoin Mining Server over a 24 hr period at   $.10/KW/hr  Now do the UK at 30p/KW/hr  What is Hash Value  What is Hash Price  If current BTC price is $26K and our 3500 watt machine at 110TH get us 25, 773 sats per day, are we profitable at .10 cents KW/hr    Block Creation and Transactions What are the components of a candidate Bitcoin block headerTransaction Data The transaction data within a Bitcoin block contain information about each transaction included in the block. Name some of the key characteristics of the transaction data   Bitcoin Mining Server Name the parts of a Bitcoin Mining Server also knows as an ASIC.    BIP300 BIP 300, also known as drivechains is a Bitcoin Improvement Proposal that will allow sidechains of separate blockchains on top of Bitcoin. Max, this is the final Mine your Mind question. Are drivechains… Gay Lame Retarded Regarded   Pleb Miner Monthly ACTION NEWS!!!   First up Riot receives $31 million in energy credits    A short Op-Ed from an Anon Pleb.  Growing Centralization of the Bitcoin Mining Sector Public corporations have rapidly dominated the mining sector, primarily through aggressive mergers and acquisitions. By establishing expansive industrial mining infrastructure and consuming incredible amounts of electricity, these entities have positioned themselves at the forefront of the industry. Their dominance is further solidified by their ability to secure funding via traditional Wall Street mechanisms, such as shareholder dilution and convertible notes. This financial leverage affords them several advantages, including procuring large machine orders at prices below market rates, benefiting from reduced transmission and distribution costs, thanks to high-voltage infrastructure, implementing power procurement strategies tailored to bitcoin mining. Such centralization can sideline smaller players, often referred to colloquially as the "plebs", pushing them to the periphery of the industry. Bitcoin is meant to be a P2P decentralized network. Centralization of mining is a justified concern.    Bassload Update Turn Down for What!?   Nic Smid Blockpost   Nico Smid Immersion Article on Ungovernable Misfits   The Bugle Bugle - Paul Sztorc Runs for President to Promote BIP 300   Pleb Miner Small Builds and Innovation Travis Bitkle    Sat Stacking Pleb has a cool one board build   Altair Tech to have S19s single boards    D-central carries a Bitaxe kit and Pivotal Pleb Tech boards   Crypto Cloaks carries a number of DIY items as well   Winter is coming and everyone is getting ready with their space heaters and dusting off the sketchbooks and designs from previous years and getting back to work. Can’t wait to see and share what everyone will build this winter!   UngovernableMisfits.com has Max and Crown’s art for sale, check it out on the newly revamped website!  
9/19/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 30 seconds
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Grid Harmony with Troy Cross and Bitcoin Bassload

Troy Cross and Bitcoin Bassload Treble + Bass = Energy Grid Harmony   In this electrifying episode of BitBuyBit, Max and Jon speak with energy market expert and Pleb Miner Mafia Capo, Bitcoin Bassload as well as Philosopher and Bitcoin enthusiast Troy Cross from the Bitcoin Policy Institute.   The relationship between Bitcoin mining and the American energy industry is complex, nuanced, wrought with acronyms, oversight, and regulation. The purpose of this conversation is to find where we agree and disagree on the relationship between Bitcoin mining and the energy industry and what we as Pleb Miners can do when our energy is focused and pointed in the same direction. Troy and Bassload come from different perspectives when looking at the relationship between Bitcoin mining and energy, but their hearts and minds are focused on making sure that Bitcoin wins.   In this discussion Bassload defines terms like the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Regional Transmission Organizations (RTO), and Independent Systems Operators (ISO) and explains how regulation and government policy steer energy markets. He discusses the Physical Grid versus Policy Grid, balancing authorities, generation fleet mix, and Meredith Angwin’s fatal trifecta for the grid: over reliance on renewables, backing up the renewables with just in time resources, and overdependence on neighbors. Bassload offers advice on creating relationships with energy providers: 1. Print the load 2. Pay an invoice. Bitcoin Bassload’s Energy Market Inflows can be found on his Substack in which he puts out frequent updates.    Troy discusses the unique characteristics of Bitcoin mining and its relationship with energy, particularly in the context of environmentalism and regulatory arbitrage. He highlights that Bitcoin's decentralized nature and algorithmically fixed production makes it resistant to local regulations and taxes. His point in conveying this, is that Bitcoin mining can take advantage of excess energy in regions with corrupt governments, it can bypass restrictions, and potentially disrupt the energy market. The discussion emphasizes that Bitcoin's fundamental value is tied to the cost of energy rather than fiat currency. Over the long term, government regulations and subsidies may not significantly impact Bitcoin mining, or its adoption. Troy expands on this theory in this recent article.   Treble and Bass = Grid Harmony   Terms and Definitions   FERC- FERC was originally called the Federal Power Commission to then become the Federal Regulatory Commission created on October 1 1977. The FPA was originally designed to coordinate federal hydropower development (in 1920) then in 1935 it was given the independent regulatory status to then regulate both hydropower and electricity.  Then in 1938 the natural gas act gave FPA jurisdiction over interstate NG pipelines and wholesale sales.  FERC was created due to a response to the oil crisis of 1973 and thus passing the Department of Energy Organization act of 1977 in an effort to consolidate agencies into a ‘department of energy’. DOE was born.  Congress insisted that the independent regulatory body be retained. FERC originally was to determine whether wholesale electricity prices were unjust and unreasonable  If so regulate the pricing and give some refunds to ratepayers FERC an independent organization that its commissioners are appointed by the president and confirmed by the senate Order 888 was issued in 1996 which created the RTO’s (regional transmission organizations) in response to the Energy Policy Act in 1992.       RTO’s- Organized by FERC to have what were the former power pools to ‘rebrand’ themselves as independent transmission operators that would be able to compete in a wholesale electric market administered by RTO’s.  PJM, NYISO and ISONE were first in line. Like an ISO they operate transmission systems and develop innovative procedures to manage transmission equitably.    ISO’s- Independent System Operators were designed to consolidate and manage the operation of transmission facilities to provide nondiscriminatory open transmission service for all generators and transmission customers.   Traditional wholesale markets were in the SE, SW and NW and most were vertically integrated where they own generation, transmission and distribution systems to serve electricity consumers.  They also many include federal systems: Bonneville Power System Tennessee Valley Authority Western Area Power Administration   At the wholesale level, the RTO’s and the ISO’s is managing economic dispatch of generators and its auctions to the clearing price.  Less expensive power gets dispatched first.  RTO controls the bids, they know the cost of fuel, and they know the marginal cost of the next kwh your generator plant makes.  One can add a risk premium to the bids but the RTO’s are checking. (Meredith Angwin)    TYPES of RTO’s and ISO’s CAISO- California Independent System Operator ERCOT- Electric Reliability Council of Texas SPP- SouthWest Power Pool MISO- Midcontinent Independent System Operator (15 states and canadian province of Manitoba)  SouthEast Power Pool PJM- Pennsylvania New Jersey and Maryland NYISO New York Independent System Operator ISONE Independent System operator of New England    Vertically integrated- this is where the same entity owns all of the generation, transmission and distribution to service electricity consumers in the given region that they are in.   PUC’s- Public Utility Commission were designed to do a couple of things: Balance the needs of consumers AND utilities  Ensure safe and reliable utility service at reasonable rates Protect public interest Educate consumers to make independent and informed utility choices Typically the PUC’s were designed for the consumer, but they are also heavily “in bed’ with the utilities Regulate electric, gas, telecommunications, water and wastewater facilities Typically appointed by the governor serving 4-6 year terms. Typically regulate all investor owned utilities in their state Municipalities and cooperative utilities are often exempt from PUC regulations    PUCs often use non-adjudicatory processes to address new and evolving issues. This would include traditional rulemakings, in addition to informal stakeholder collaborative processes. Over the past decade, the stakeholder process has become one of the mainstays of issue resolution. In these proceedings, professional facilitators are often used and the parties work toward a narrowing of issues or their complete resolution through a negotiated or shared agreement. Typical participants include utilities, ratepayer advocates, environmental advocates, and industry advocates.    Load Shape- the amount of energy consumption one uses, measured in watts or kilowatts over a period of time.  When looking at the curve of how that energy is consumed, the shape of that curve is what is monitored.  If flat, good.  If not and seeing spikes means that the shape is inconsistent with the amount of watts consumed over time   BTU- A British Thermal Unit, the base unit of measure for measuring energy in the US.  a btu is the amount of energy required to heat one pound of water    Joule- joule, unit of work or energy in the International System of Units (SI); it is equal to the work done by a force of one newton acting through one metre. Named in honour of the English physicist James Prescott Joule, it equals 107 ergs, or approximately 0.7377 foot-pounds.   Watt- the SI unit of power, equivalent to one joule per second, corresponding to the power in an electric circuit in which the potential difference is one volt and the current one ampere. 1 watt = 1J/s   Baseload- Baseload electricity generation creates 24/7 power to the grid to meet the base energy needs of the U.S. While peaking generation must follow the varying hourly electricity needs as demand rises and falls, base load generation operates constantly to support the increment of demand that is always there no matter the time of day or day of the week. https://energytransition.nema.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/NEMA-QuickFacts-Baseloadgeneration.pdf   Balancing Authority- The BA makes sure that the supply of power on the grid is exactly matched with the requirement for power always.  The BA must keep voltage within a narrow range and balance demand on the grid.  The BA must also make sure that the VARs (Volts Amps Reactive) are in balance. Refer to page 28-30 of shorting the grid.  “A well run grid is like a good bicyclist on a smooth road, while a more difficult grid (more sudden ups and downs in power or energy requirements) requires more of a balancing-type energy (Meredith Angwin).  60Hz or 60 cycles per second in the US 50HZ or 50 cycles per second everywhere else The responsible entity that integrates resource plans ahead of time, maintains load-interchange-generation balance within a balancing authority area, and supports interconnection frequency in real time.   Energy Auction House- mentioned above and see pages of Mereidth Angwins book shorting the grid pages 91-93   Generation Fleet Mix Nuclear  Coal Natural Gas Oil Hydro Solar Wind Geothermal   Renewable energy- Renewable energy is energy produced from sources like the sun and wind that are naturally replenished and do not run out. Renewable energy can be used for electricity generation, space and water heating and cooling, and transportation. Non-renewable energy, in contrast, comes from finite sources that could get used up, such as fossil fuels like coal and oil. (DOE definition) energy from a source that is not depleted when used, such as wind or solar power. "the environmental benefits of renewable energy" (Oxford Dictionary)   Net Zero- net zero means cutting greenhouse gas emissions to as close to zero as possible, with any remaining emissions re-absorbed from the atmosphere, by oceans and forests for instance. To ‘go net zero’ is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and/or to ensure that any ongoing emissions are balanced by removals. (university of oxford) REC- Renewable Energy Credits A renewable energy certificate, or REC (pronounced: rěk, like wreck), is a market-based instrument that represents the property rights to the environmental, social, and other non-power attributes of renewable electricity generation. RECs are issued when one megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity is generated and delivered to the electricity grid from a renewable energy resource. RECs include several data attributes, including:* Certificate data Certificate type Tracking system ID Renewable fuel type Renewable facility location Nameplate capacity of project Project name Project vintage (build date) Certificate (generation) vintage Certificate unique identification number Utility to which project is interconnected Eligibility for certification or renewable portfolio standard (RPS) Emissions rate of the renewable resource *Note: This list is not exhaustive and, depending on the market in which the REC is generated, other attributes may be associated with the certificate   Three buckets  o   financial- everything to do with pricing, hedging, derivative markets for energy, from wholesale to retail  o   physical- infrastructure related, engineering and design of the implementation and installation of large equipment o   regulatory- politics, rules and regulation from governing bodies aka FERC, DOE, PUC, ISO, RTO and alike.   We hope this to be the first of many discussions on Bitcoin’s relationship with energy markets and energy providers. If you enjoyed the discussion in this episode, let us know by boosting on Fountain.    Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf     Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com   Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!  
9/12/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 4 seconds
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Dropping out vs dropping fiat for bitcoin and FOSS

  I had a conversation with Matt Rose - Head of marketing for Foundation devices  about his entry into the bitcoin space after a career in traditional fiat marketing. Matt made the move to the bitcoin world after experiencing how fake the large corporations were and he explains in this episode how much ideas get watered down after going through all of the checklists to comply and stay woke.   Now that Matt is working for Foundation devices things are very different. He’s excited to be working with a team that genuinely cares about privacy, security, freedom and bitcoin.    We also talked about the issues facing young people working in today’s world and how there is a movement in China called laying flat Where people are deciding to drop out rather than spend their entire lives working with no chance of progressing or having the lives they had been told they could have after working hard at school and going to university.   This is not just a trend in China is also happening in America and all across Europe, we discussed the ways that bitcoin can help and why this might just save an entire generation from living in quiet desperation.   Finally, we touched on the process of creating and organising our ideas. Matt and I both like to keep notes and continually work on ideas and Matt gave me a few tips on using open source free software like obsidian to improve and create links between different projects that might otherwise be missed.   I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening for any questions. Please reach out and I’ll be happy to help.   Show Host - Max - https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Guest  - Matt - @wayfinderMatt     Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com   Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
9/7/20231 hour, 43 seconds
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Mining bitcoin in the desert - Pleb Miner in the Wild - Desert Dave.

Pleb Miner in the Wild This episode’s Pleb Miner in the Wild is Dave of the Desert visit him on NOSTR @ [email protected] Dave and Jon talk about Dave’s solar setup and how to achieve a build like his in an economical fashion. Dave has created a video describing his setup.   Also, get your UNGOVERNABLE asses over to Fountain and BOOST THE SHOW!    Thanks for listening.     
8/29/202327 minutes, 15 seconds
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Bitcoin breaks if we don’t hit $120,000 by the halving! We discus in PMM Episode 009.

PMM Episode 9 Show Notes   The title is total bullshit. If you clicked... Gutted mate.  Listen to PMM wherever, BOOST on Fountain Boty came back from Mining Disrupt a changed Bot. Is Boty a gangland thug? Who pulls the strings at Lincoin, Medi or Boty?   Intro Music: Geto Boys - Still   Statistics brought to you by Lincoin Mining and their suite of products. Visit Lincoin.com to schedule a call with Medi to find out more.    Something the entire world, not just Bitcoiners or Bitcoin Miners need to understand is the halving or Halfinning. New bitcoin are issued by the Bitcoin network every 10 minutes. For the first four years of Bitcoin's existence, the amount of new bitcoins issued every 10 minutes was 50. Every four years, this number is cut in half. The day the amount halves is called a "halving" or "halvening" or better than those two the “halfinning”   In 2012, the number of new bitcoins issued every 10 minutes dropped from 50 bitcoins to 25. In 2016, it dropped from 25 to 12.5. In the most recent May 11, 2020 halving, the reward dropped from 12.5 to 6.25 BTC per block.   Next halfinning is estimated to occur April 17, 2024, the reward will drop from 6.25 BTC per block to 3.125 BTC.   2012 Halving The 2012 block halving was the first halving and happened on November 28th, 2012.  From 50 BTC per block to 25 BTC per block Price on Halving Day: $12.35 Price 150 Days Later: $127.00   2016 Halving The second halving occurred on July 9th, 2016. 25 BTC per block to 12.5 BTC per block Price on Halving Day: $650.63 Price 150 Days Later: $758.81   2020 Halving The third halving occurred on May 11, 2020. 12.5 BTC per block to 6.25 BTC per block Price on Halving Day: $8821.42 Price 150 Days Later: $10,943.00   Global Hashrate Global Hashrate - on the day of the first halving was about 24 TH but a year later jumped to 4,837 TH. 20054% increase. 266% increase. On halving number 2 July 9th 2016 Hashrate was at 1.5 million TH but a year later jumped to 5.5 million, that’s a 266% increase. Halving number 3 was May 2020 120 million TH or 120 EH. A year later global hashrate jumped to 163 million TH or 163 EH. Over the 3 years from then until August 1 of 2023 it jumped to 380 something EH 133% increase.   Boty Joke: How does a lemon answer the phone, yellow.   Bitesize Bitcoin by FixRigs When in need of repair please visit them at FixRigs.com or on X @FixRigs. They also offer a one year extended warranty at 3 different levels, starting at $225   WTF is Containment and Why Does it Matter by Bigety Bigety Barnminer and Aaron Hall Heat recirculation can be tricky. Oftentimes it is not discovered until a build is complete and energized. Heat recirculation causes havoc in hot environments. Read the entire article on UgovernableMisfits.com Containment 1.   The act or condition of containing. A structure or system designed to prevent the accidental release of radioactive materials from a reactor. Or translate to Bitcoin mining terms, the accidental release of heat from a miner.   Pleb Miner Monthly ACTION NEWS!!! From Brad Cuddy at Cholla Energy If a whatsminer ends in 0 or 1 like the M30 M50 or M31 it is air cooled. If it ends in 3 or 4 the M53 is water cooled and if it end in 6 its immersion like the M56   The big news from Disrupt was the two new miners DesiweMiner and the ePIC Blockchain    Nico’s Article explains in greater detail.   Bitcoin BASSload Newsletter   Bitcoin Bugle   Pleb Miner in the Wild This episode’s Pleb Miner in the Wild is Dave of the Desert visit him on NOSTR @ [email protected]   Dave and Jon talk about Dave’s solar setup and how to achieve a build like his in an economical fashion. Dave has created a video describing his setup.   Also, get your UNGOVERNABLE asses over to Fountain and BOOST THE SHOW!    Thanks for listening.         
8/24/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 59 seconds
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Bitcoin News 0028 Government wants to ban encryption.

    Bitcoin Monthly 0028   In this episode of monthly we discus the topics listed bellow and more.    BlueWallet v6.4.6  - ADD: add new languages  - ADD: support scanning SeedQR backup (closes #4959)  -  - https://github.com/BlueWallet/BlueWallet/releases/tag/v6.4.6   BitGO Musig2  - https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bitgo-added-taproot-musig2-on-bitcoin-hot-wallets/   Envoy 1.3.0  - redeem azte.co vouchers  - update within Envoy for Founder's Edition  - much more... https://github.com/Foundation-Devices/envoy/releases/tag/v1.3.0     Nunchuck Android v1.9.33      - Make TAPSIGNER and software keys compatible with BIP48  - Add the ability to export transaction in raw hex when in Ready-to-broadcast state  - Allow mobile to trigger adding Coldcard/Trezor/Ledger via USB on desktop  - Minor bugs and improvements  -  - https://github.com/nunchuk-io/nunchuk-android/releases/tag/android.1.9.33     SparrowWallet 1.7.8  - Add BIP322 message signing for singlesig addresses including P2TR  - Add zbar QR reader for all QR scans (wide, cropped and inverted)  - Add useZbar config variable to disable zbar scanning (enabled by default)  - Add Rename Wallet command to File menu  - Set initial fee for proposed RBF transaction to satisfy minimum relay requirements  -  - https://github.com/sparrowwallet/sparrow/releases/tag/1.7.8   PDK  -  - https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/pdk-a-payjoin-sdk/   HRF Bounties  - #1 Open-Sourcing the Design Guide  - #2 Serverless Payjoin  - #3 End-to-End Encrypted Nostr Group Chats  - #4 Silent payments  - #5 Human Readable Offers  - #6 Self-custodial Mobile Lightning address  - #7 Mobile Border Wallets  - #8 Easy Mobile Multisig  - #9 Frost Multisig Wallet  - #10 Cashu  - #11 BIP47 Expansion  -  - https://hrfbounties.org/?ref=bitcoin-2go.de     Kraken ordered to hand over data to IRS  - Name  - Date of birth  - Tax numbers  - Addresses  - Telephone numbers  - Email addresses  - other documents         Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit     Show Host: QNA @BitcoinQ_A   Show Host: Antomous  @antomousB           Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf     Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com       Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
8/10/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bitcoin fucks a chain spy in the park.

    Bitcoin fucks a chain spy in the park.    In this episode I met up with Brother Rabbit to discus the 1 sat stowaway torch him and samourai are running to help break on-chain heuristics.   Stowaway is a form of peer-to-peer payjoin developed by Samourai Wallet where one party pays another, obscuring the transferred amount, breaking on-chain heuristics, with no server required to be run by the sending or receiving party.   You can send and receive a Stowaway in Samourai Wallet and Sparrow Wallet. For the transaction, both parties participating provide input(s) into the transaction, and both parties receive an output. The transaction can either be carried out manually between the two parties in-person (doing the "QR code shuffle"), or remotely by quickly and automatically exchanging data between the two parties using Soroban; an app agnostic Tor based communications layer developed by Samourai Wallet.   As the name "Stowaway" suggests it works to obscure the amount being sent from one person to another.   By using inputs into the transaction from both parties this breaks the "common-input ownership heuristic" applied by chain analysis firms in an attempt to trace flow of funds. Common-input ownership heuristic; assumption that all inputs to a transaction are owned by the same entity/person.   Stowaway's are not easily detectable on the bitcoin blockchain. The very fact that Stowaways exist on the blockchain adds doubt to all other transactions which have multiple inputs and two outputs (i.e. a simple spend).   How to send/receive a Stowaway in Samourai Wallet   Writen guide: https://docs.samourai.io/wallet/cahoots#stowaway   Tutorial video: https://youtu.be/C8YZI1bY1P4 or https://inv.pistasjis.net/watch?v=C8YZI1bY1P4     Short bitcoin privacy series: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIBmWVGQhizLrPjpFMN5bQdbOZRxCQXUg  or  https://inv.pistasjis.net/playlist?list=PLIBmWVGQhizLrPjpFMN5bQdbOZRxCQXUg     Show Host: Max    https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit     Guest  - @BrotherRabbit_   http://paynym.is/+rabbit     Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf     Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com       Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
8/3/202352 minutes, 13 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly EP08 ( Bitcoin mining news and statistics.)

Pleb Miner Monthly Episode 8   Just like Marionettes, Max and Jon Swing to the Symphony… of the NPC nightmare we’re currently living in, yes yes yes, Bitcoin so good.   The phenomenon is called NPC streaming. A nym named “X-Nardo” (@PepenardoStudio) describes it as a “digital landscape where individuals transform into virtual marionettes, controlled by the whims of their audience” kind of like when people put absurd messages in FountainFM Boosts and force Max and Jon to scream “Baaaaaaarrrnnnnminer” and such (It’s okay, we like it, yes yes yes, Boosts so good).   Statistics are brought to you by Lincoin Mining and their suite of products. Medi and the Lincoin Mining Team crushed it at Mining Disrupt, faces were melted, Boty is pleased. 5 EH/s SOON.    BOTY joke What did the shovel say to his friend on the beach? Are you okay? You're looking a bit pail.   Bitesize Bitcoin is brought to you by Peach Bitcoin Peach Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer (P2P), Pleb 2 Pleb exchange platform that allows users to buy and sell Bitcoin directly with each other.  When you sell Bitcoin on Peach, you're giving other Plebs the opportunity to get their hands on bona fide bitcoin, not a KYC’ed IOU from an exchange.   The 8 Forms of Capital are Social, Material, Financial, Living, Cultural, Experiential, Intellectual, and perhaps most importantly, Spiritual Capital. These are not just principles that apply to permaculture, homesteading, or permaculture design, but can be applied to any endeavor, such as mining.    This concept was brought to the Meshtadel group by Karl. Please zap Karl on NOSTR if you get a chance for all his incredible content. We will post his npub on Twitter or the Meshtadel nostr.   ACTION NEWS! is brought to you by the Lake Satoshi Bitcoin Beach Retreat  You can see the grassroots expression of Bitcoin freedom on display in a wide variety of mediums.  From point-of-sale systems to miner de-hydrators.  You will hear from El Salvadoran Plebs as they exclaim the freedom, hope and opportunity Bitcoin is providing the people of that nation. The event is about supporting projects like Bitcoin Beach and Hope House Casa Esperanza where they empower young leaders using education and technology, recreation, spirituality, and community support. As well as Mi Primer Bitcoin where they teach El Salvadorans impartial Bitcoin fundamentals. Attend the event and submit a silent auction bid on an S19 J Pro 96T, donated by Kaboomracks Alex and equipped with Nakamoto Mining fan shrouds, Pivotal Pleb Tech Njord Board, and an AC Infinity Cloudline fan. Proceeds go to support the El Salvador projects.   In this installment of ACTION NEWS we cover:  Nico Smid’s H1 of 2023 mining update. Nico Smid’s sub stack  Energy Market Update by Energy Expert Bitcoin Bassload, lovingly read to some sweet sweet jazz guitar. You should be nowhere near a miner if you don’t understand how your electricity is priced or you generate the power yourself. That kickflip, it nice. Bitcoin Bassload  Be sure to change your password on Whatsminers before you attempt to enable API. And don’t forget to give ol Baaaarrrnnminer a shout on Fountain. Barnminer M50 The Bitcoin Bugle – Stunning and Brave as always. Who is Dick Greaser anyway? Bitcoin Bugle   Pleb Miner in the Wild is brought to you by Fix Rigs FixRigs is one of the finest repair facilities. Clean, state of the art equipment, highly trained and skilled technician, and an incredible logistic model to get you back to hashing as soon as possible.   This episode’s Pleb Miner in the Wild is Aaron Hall of SunDog Mining. Aaron is a beast of a miner and hell of a good dude. This conversation is an important on because it show that with passion, hard work, and tenacity, you can grow and scale your mining operations, while still maintaining ethics and integrity. Aaron is an awesome individual. Should you need to host machines, do not hesitate to reach out to Aaron to check his rates and availability.  Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf
7/28/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 7 seconds
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Huge crash in bitcoin signal! Save yourself NOW!! Use freedom bitcoin, FOSS and listen to BTCxZelko

  I Jumped on a call with Zelko the Co-founder of RoninDojo, A projected rooted in cypherpunk values and Inspired by FOSS. We talked about the projects and communities that inspire us as well as those that virtue signal and LARP. I always enjoy speaking with Zelko because he says it how it is and doesn’t just talk the talk. RoninDojo walks the walk.   Here’s a brief overview of the project for those of you who are new to it or need reminding.   The RoninDojo project has a strong focus on bitcoin, privacy, and sovereignty. They forked Samourai Wallet's Dojo code and were inspired by the Samourai privacy focused bitcoin wallet and its features, thus became RoninDojo. The creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, stated in the whitepaper that bitcoin is “a purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash that would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution.” Following this ethos, the RoninDojo team mission is to bring the hardware and open source software together that enables the dream of “electronic cash”. We believe in providing a private, secure way for individuals to be their own bank, without trusting third party providers. Anyone should have the ability to use bitcoin privately, just like cash! The end goal is to be able to easily deploy the hardware and software needed to have a feature rich bitcoin experience, maintain personal privacy, and enable the sovereign individual to thrive. Who is behind RoninDojo?   RoninDojo is built and maintained by the Samourai Wallet community. Everyone is encouraged to submit issues or changes to improve this free and open source software. The core maintainers oversee the development of RoninDojo as a whole.    In short this is a team that provides hope for bitcoiners and inspiration for teams wanting to build real open source tools. I have huge respect for the whole team and I hope you enjoy listening to the show.    Show Host: Max    https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit     Guest  - @BTCxZelko Co-Founder of @RoninDojoNode     Twitter - @RoninDojoNode Website - http://shop.ronindojo.io     Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf     Show Sponsor - Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com               Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
7/23/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 19 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0027 software updates and censorship.

In this episode of bitcoin monthly we discussed the Oslo Freedom Forum and how people around the world are using bitcoin to escape oppressive governments and protect themselves from hyperinflation. Here’s a link tho the livestream 2023 Day 1 https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/oslo-freedom-forum-2023.   We dig into the recent fuckery from the Apple App Store and its censorship rampage with  damus, blixt, and zeus.   We dig into some #bullish or maybe not so bullish metrics “Total supply minus illiquid supply. Illiquid supply is defined as entities that spend less than 25% of their holdings.”   https://twitter.com/therationalroot/status/1672997747337601024?s=46&t=e-2RMVnE9BIJknTrYOEixA   We shill the Ministry of Nodes: Bitcoin Nodebox https://shop.ministryofnodes.com/   Then we talk about the topics bellow.   SimpleX Server Now Available for StartOS https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/simplex-server-now-available-for-startos/   RaspiBlitx 1.9 https://github.com/raspiblitz/raspiblitz/blob/v1.9/CHANGES.md#whats-new-in-version-190-of-raspiblitz   Bitcoin Keeper v1.0.4: Whirlpool For iOS https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bitcoin-keeper-v1-0-4/ Bitcoin Keeper v1.0.5: Subscription Plans https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/bitcoin-keeper-v1-0-5/     Umbrel Introduces Prebuilt Home Server, Specifically Engineered For umbrelOS https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/umbrel-announces-umbrel-home/     Blockstream's Greenlight - Scalable, Non-Custodial Lightning Infrastructure Is Now Open to Developers https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/greenlight-by-blockstream-scalable-non-custodial-lightning-infrastructure-now-open-to-developers/     GrapheneOS Now Available on Pixel Tablet   https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/grapheneos-now-available-on-pixel-tablet/   A Beginner-Friendly Guide to Modifying Open Source Projects https://www.nobsbitcoin.com/a-beginner-friendly-guide-to-open-source-projects/   New Seed Tool version                     Show Host: Max    https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Co host BQA   Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A Website -  bitcoiner.guide   Co host - Antomous   Twitter - @antomousB Website vulcan21.com       Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf     Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com     Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
7/6/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 47 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly 007 - Bitcoin mining Mafia.

Pleb Miner Monthly Episode 7 Show Notes   Billy Idol and Pleb Miner Mafia member Paul, perform the duet “Hot in Texas Tonight”    FountainFM Boosts are an important part of the show we read every single one regardless of the amount of sats boosted. Plebs are vital to the show, we thank you for your support.   Statistics are brought to you by Lincoin Mining and their suite of products. Global hash rate is 368EH/s, Difficulty 50.56T a recent - 3.26% adjustment TX/Block Reward have been as high as 10.85% and as low as 3.39% in the month of June.   BOTY joke A skeleton walks into a bar and says to the bartender, I will have one beer and a mop.   Bitesize Bitcoin is brought to you by FixRigs In this installment of Bitesize Bitcoin we cover an academic paper written by Norsk Bitcoin @BitcoinNytt, titled Harnessing Bitcoin ASICS for Home Heating, Turning Household Heating into income. In the paper Norsk Bitcoin examines how the electricity bills for households can be affected by heating their homes using Bitcoin mining servers as opposed to resistive heaters the study examines ASIC earnings electricity prices and energy consumption from January 2018 to December 2021. Will soon be posted on Ungovernable Misfits.   ACTION NEWS! is sponsored by Peach Bitcoin. Peach Bitcoin needs sellers! They have many open buy offers in their order books. Miners if you need to sell Bitcoin, why not sell to an actual Bitcoin pleb. use promo code “plebminer”. If you need help using Peach, visit their Telegram   Bob Burnett provides an analysis of Bitcoin global hash rate. Contributors to global hash rate capital influx price of Bitcoin replacement of old machines   Texas weather is affecting Bitcoin hash rate with waves of scorching heat and record-breaking power load demand riot and Argo have curtailed power during peak demand hours.   ndgoHODL provides his advice on spotting aluminum hash boards.   Nico Smid’s sub stack covers the Blockstream miner due to release third quarter of 2024.   ePICBLOCKCHAIN has released its spec sheet for its model 520 I minor Hash rate 112TH/ S with an efficiency of 33 joules per Terra hash prices to range In the $16 per Terra hash range.   Bitcoin Bassload provides his view on why electricity generators may not prefer a “pancake style” load shape, typical of Bitcoin miners. SUNSPOTS solar cycle 25 began April 2019 and is projected to reach its peak around 2025 recent observations indicate that solar activity is ramping up prepare your mines IT and telecom infrastructure accordingly.   Pleb Miner in the WIld is sponsored by the Lake Satoshi Bitcoin BBQ Camp Out in Laingsburg, MI. August 12th - 13th   A special thanks to KaboomracksAlex and Otto at Nakamoto Mining for their S19 and fan shroud giveaway that will be presented at the Lake Satoshi Retreat.   This month's Pleb Miner in the Wild is Chet Chet is an integral part of Pleb Miner Month. He has become like a brother to me over time. I have grown to really appreciate him as a miner and as a friend. Chet is now manager of a hydro mine in Kentucky   Bitcoin Policy UK is attempting to get S9s shipped over to the UK to demonstrate the alternative uses and benefits of Bitcoin mining. Help them Hash the Torch by visiting their Geyser fund.  
6/30/20231 hour, 46 minutes, 10 seconds
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Two conspiracy theorists one bong. Covid, Climate change, and control.

  Two conspiracy theorists one bong. Covid, Climate change, and control.   No show notes. Gutted.      Show Host: Max    https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf     Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com     Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
6/22/20232 hours, 43 minutes, 41 seconds
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Build an air-gapped, stateless Bitcoin signing device with the SeedSigner team.

In todays episode I spoke with SeedSigner (The man), Keith Mukai (Lead Dev) and Nick Klockenga (Lead maintainer) about the recent updates to the Seed signer project.   Before we dive into it lets remind ourselves what the seed signer project is and why its so important.   What is SeedSigner?   SeedSigner offers anyone the opportunity to build a verifiably air-gapped, stateless Bitcoin signing device using inexpensive, publicly available hardware components (usually   You can use SeedSigner to complete these tasks:   Calculate word 12/24 of a BIP39 seed phrase Create a 24-word BIP39 seed phrase with 99 dice rolls Create a 24-word BIP39 seed phrase by taking a digital photo Temporarily store up to 3 seed phrases while device is powered Guided interface to manually create a SeedQR for instant input BIP39 passphrase / word 25 support Native Segwit Multisig XPUB generation w/ QR display Scan and parse transaction data from animated QR codes Sign transactions & transfer XPUB data using animated QR codes Live preview during photo-to-seed and QR scanning UX Optimized seed word entry interface Support for Bitcoin Mainnet & Testnet Support for custom user-defined derivation paths On-demand receive address verification User-configurable QR code display density Responsive, event-driven user interface   To build a SeedSigner you will need the following components.   – Raspberry Pi Zero version 1.3 (not “W”) – Waveshare 1.3 LCD Hat (240 x 240 pixels) – Aokin / AuviPal/ (other) RPI Camera – “Orange Pill” Enclosure     Now that we have reminded ourselves what the project is and why its here we can continue.  What I love about SS is anyone in the world can build one without anybody knowing they have it, this is especially useful in countries where freedom money is not welcome. I’ve been following this project for a few years now and continue to be impressed by the vision and team. Since I last spoke to SS they have built a new operating system helping with faster boot times as well as reducing the attack surface. As well as talking technical updates we also discus the pros and cons of working with a fully open source project and why the team are so passionate about what they do. It was really interesting to hear how the three team members met and how they have been working together to help refine and build this incredible project.   It was a pleasure speaking to the SeedSigner team and I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed recording this. If you enjoyed the episode, please let us know by liking and/or subscribing to the video and podcast. Do it now please you lazy fcuk.    If you appreciate what the SeedSigner team are building then please consider donating to them using this link https://seedsigner.com/donate-now/           Show Host: Max    https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf       Show Guests   Nick Klockenga Twitter - @klockenga Nostr - npub1rfd0hxdzcze6pzj29thuz34vur57wm9quje7w3edxjgusq6m47csnl7wrt     Keith Mukai Twitter - @KeithMukai   SeedSigner Twitter - @SeedSigner   Website - https://seedsigner.com/       Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase.   https://foundationdevices.com     Show Sponsor: sx6.store   SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.
6/13/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 41 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly updates, Mempool, Ledger and open source tech.

In this episode QNA tells me I'm perfect exactly how I am, Antomous goes offline to trade shitcoins mid show and we reminisce about Tone Vays world class hair and trading strategies. Don’t worry we also dive deep into the weird and wonderful world of bitcoin, open source and freedom tech. We started with updates on the following projects.   Updates:   - Bitcoin Core 24.1 -Bug fixes -performance improvements -updated translations   - envoy v1.1.3 - Mobile wallet support - Magic Backups - biometric/PIN   - Raspiblitz v1.9.0 - I2P support for Bitcoin Core - CLN Watchtower - Jam - LightningTipBot   - nunchuk android v1.9.31 - Support for batched transactions -  Ability to configure gap limit   Whirpool  Surge Rounds        We then discus some new releases listed bellow:   - Ledger: Recovery Service   - Mempool: Transaction Acceleration Marketplace   - Start9 Launches Community Tech Program   - RoboSats Guide    We went into detail on the recent fuck up from Ledger and why introducing trust and unnecessary risk to your bitcoin security setup is not a good idea, its a good reminder why open source software is so important. QNA is back to writing guides and has a new contributor helping bitcoiners learn and use the tools. We discus the offerings from Start9 and how to build your own to save some sats.  If you enjoyed the episode, please let us know by liking and/or subscribing to the video and podcast. Do it now please you lazy fcuk.     Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Show Sponsor: https://sx6.store/ SECURE YOUR BITCOIN IN MARINE GRADE, 316L STAINLESS STEEL!   Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Gay Robot: Bitcoin Q&A https://twitter.com/BitcoinQ_A   Co Host: antomousB https://twitter.com/antomousB   Ungovernable Misfits Socials Website  https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 3713 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   foundationdevices.com
6/1/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 59 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly EP06 (Miners defend the Bitcoin Network)

Pleb Miner Monthly on BitBuyBit & Ungovernable Misfits: A Bitcoin mining podcast focused on the Pleb Miner, the stalwart that defends the Bitcoin Network. Listen and Boost the show on Fountain App    Pleb Miner Monthly Episode 6   In this episode, Max breaks it to Jon and Boty that they missed the party as they find themselves a week late for the Bitcoin 2023 Conference in Miami, Florida. Perhaps they’ll discover themselves some big booty blocks.    Show Notes: Introduction: Fountain Boosts. We appreciate all Fountain app boosts of any amount of sats. We know your sats are hard earned and we’re glad to know we provide you value. Max breaks it to Jon and Boty that the Bitcoin 2023 Conference in Miami, Florida was last week. Boty’s Joke What do you call a cheese that isn’t yours? Nacho Cheese. Statistics Segment: Lincoin Pool and Lincoin Lens (Lens.Lincoin.com) bring you accurate and customizable Bitcoin mining statistics. Explore global hashrate trends and its 30-day moving average (currently 353 EH/s). Delve into difficulty thresholds, from a recent dip to 48.01 trillion to the current level of nearly 50 trillion. Discover hash values and their impact on daily mining returns (currently around 27,375 Satoshis per day per 100TH). Learn about transaction fees as a percentage of block reward, currently averaging 7.94%. Explore machine profitability and expected daily sats earnings, considering different machine options. Bitesize Bitcoin: Sponsored by FixRigs, a review of the repair process for mining equipment. Jon covers Bitcoin mining pool payout structures FPPS, PPLNS, PPS+. We recommend using Lincoin of course but appreciate Braiins as a mining pool and payout scheme. Kano is a good option to solo mine. Be sure to check out our other Bitesize Bitcoin segments on UngovernableMisfits.com Action News: Pleb Miner Monthly Action News is sponsored by Kaboomracks Alex, a trusted source for Bitcoin mining gear and parts. Highlight the availability of Universal Mining Control Boards by ePICBLOCKCHAIN, compatible with Bitmain and Whatsminer products. Discuss the release of Braiins' BCB 100 control board, preinstalled with Braiins firmware. Mention the recent acquisition of Bitcoin mining ASICs from Intel by Block, enabling quicker development of their mining system. Dive into Bitmain's changes to ASDIC production, including the lack of a peripheral interface controller (PIC) and consolidation of components. Bitcoin Bugle - Black Trans Blocks  Max Shaft of the Bitcoin Bugle reports In a groundbreaking move, Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA) has unveiled a new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative in the mining space. The company has launched a mining fund exclusively dedicated to working with Black trans bitcoin miners. This bold step comes on the heels of Marathon's previous success with their "green" block initiative. Links to all of the articles covered on this episode: Braiins CB Altair Tech Board Review Block's Update  Nico Smid’s Block Post   Pleb Miner in the Wild: Pleb Miner in the Wild Jason Vaughn Features Jason Vaughn as this episode's Pleb Miner in the Wild, sharing his mining journey and experiences over the past decade.   Thank you to our sponsors for the past 6 months of support! Lincoin Mining Kaboomracks Alex FixRigs Peach Bitcoin     Thank you for listening to Pleb Miner Monthly, the ultimate Bitcoin mining podcast. A show dedicated to the Pleb Miner, but for all Bitcoin Plebs.   Remember to boost the show on Fountain App and join the Ungovernable Misfits community for more Bitcoin and Sovereignty content by following us on Twitter at @UngovernableMF  
5/26/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 47 seconds
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The Power of Crypto sovereignty: A Conversation with Erik Cason.

In todays episode I spoke with Erik Cason about The Crypto Sovereignty Project. We also discussed why bitcoin is a vote against the fake democracy we live in today and how it can make war have a real cost to governments and potentially remove the incentive for them to kill innocent human beings.  Cryptosovereignty is the personal power, economic liberty, and political praxis that exist in bitcoin directly, crypto assets generally, and the internet widely. It is the power of any single human — no matter their station of birth, class of wealth, or creed of faith — to choose to put their economic, social, and political rights into a new digital common-wealth that is inviolable and beyond the power of any and all governments to violate. "[We will not find a solution to political problems in cryptography] Yes, but we can win a major battle in the arms race and gain a new territory of freedom for several years. Governments are good at cutting off the heads of a centrally controlled networks like Napster, but pure P2P networks like Gnutella and Tor seem to be holding their own." –Satoshi Nakamoto It was a pleasure speaking to Erik and I urge anyone who has not yet read his work to check it out in the links bellow.  If you enjoyed the episode, please let us know by liking and/or subscribing to the video and podcast. Do it now please you lazy fcuk.    Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Show Guest: @Erikcason Website - cryptosovereignty.org More writing - https://medium.com/@erikcason   Ungovernable Misfits Socials https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 3673 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase foundationdevices.com
5/23/202354 minutes, 1 second
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Ordinal and Inscription shitcoiners hand over millions of sats to miners.

Ordinal and Inscription shitcoiners hand over millions of sats to miners.   April showers bring May flowers, but over the past few week April showers have brought miners May Transaction fees as a percentage of Block Reward. The pain miners have felt over the past year has temporarily been relieved by inscription and ordinal enthusiasts willing to part with sats to have their girlfriend’s breast size recorded for all eternity on the Bitcoin Blockchain. Bringing to mind a few aphorisms, A fool and his money are soon parted." And "A fool may earn money, but it takes a wise man to keep it." Well ordinal and inscription enjoyers, the Pleb Miners will gladly take your sats.   Explore the Tx fees as a % of block reward, hash value, and hash price yourself on Lincoin Lens, it’s kind of fun, if you’re a complete nerd, like we are.    BitBuyBit, Pleb Miner Monthly, Pleb Miner Month, ACTION NEWS UPDATE!!!, Bitesize Bitcoin, FUD Buster, Meshtadel, and a number of great articles are all available on Ungovernable Misfits.    This episode of ACTION NEWS UPDATE!!! Was brought to you by Bitcoin 101 and their 2nd annual Lake Satoshi Bitcoin meetup @ Bitcoin Beach North in Laingsburg, MI. Visit their Bitcoin101.io site under “events” to learn more. Ungovernable Misfits representatives will be there recording the action, giving away Pleb Miner swag, and perhaps an ASIC! Don’t miss out on this Pleb event! 
5/16/20235 minutes, 16 seconds
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Shitcoinery, China, bitcoin and freedom with @expatri0tic

In this episode I had a wide ranging conversation with Expatriotic who has been getting more involved In the bitcoin scene after a long period of shitcoinery and diving into the dirty world of defi. It was interesting to hear from his perspective why this was enticing as well as why he eventually decided bitcoin had to be the focus. We went on to discus living in Asia and an upcoming move to china for him and his family. Ex explained some of the cultural differences he experiences and how his move to china for work was agreed prior to getting deeper into the bitcoin rabbit hole and more specifically the privacy and security scene. The information Ex has learned about the surveillance state is obviously a concern and we discus different options to move freely through the borders with bitcoin as safely as possible. For this one suggestion was to use border wallets a fantastic free and open source option created by friends of the show  @GhostofMTC and @superphatarrow here’s the website if this could be of interest to you. borderwallets.com The other option we discussed was to store a backup on an encrypted micro sd using a passport from foundation devices. This is a great option for someone who can store the password in a password manager or elsewhere separate to the SD card.  Ex has been writing a blog and guides on his website for a few months now and I've really appreciated the simple layout and easily accessible information, he explained this started as a way for him to talk about bitcoin without driving himself and everyone else around him mad. This is a common theme with those of us new to bitcoin as we want to share this incredible technology with the world and also reveal some of the darker sides of the current financial system and world at large. Relaying this information to the majority of normal folks is incredibly frustrating and often goes nowhere so putting the information out in blog, video or podcast format can help satisfy the need to talk about it without the frustrating interactions. I really enjoyed this conversation and found Expatriotics honesty around previous thought patterns refreshing.  If you enjoyed the episode, please let us know by liking and/or subscribing to the video and podcast. Do it now please you lazy fcuk.    Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Show Guest: @expatri0tic https://twitter.com/expatri0tic Website - https://expatriotic.bearblog.dev/guides/   Ungovernable Misfits Socials Website - https://expatriotic.bearblog.dev/guides/ https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 3637 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   foundationdevices.com
5/11/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 14 seconds
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Bitcoin Monthly 0026 Tech updates, bitcoin, stop funding chain surveillance.

In this episode we discus Antomous going woke, dying his hair blue and buying shitcoins. We cover some Wim Hof breathing techniques and cold shower tips like the reminder its not good for hypertrophy to have cold showers after training. Don’t worry we now dive deep into the weird and wonderful world of bitcoin, open source and freedom tech. We started with updates on the following projects.   Bisq v1.9.10 - improve the overall performance of Bisq bugs   Green android 4.0.0 - new UX - Allow multiple account types in a single wallet, bitcoin and liquid, singlesig and multisig   BlueWallet v6.4.1 - Bip47 payment codes receive support - Bip47 is under a development backdoor for testing and feedback purpose (please do provide feedback and bugs). - To activate it tap 10x on "display in wallets list" on the wallet details screen. - This is a first phase of the implementation, which includes: - Get a payment code  - Receive on Bip84 account  - See your transactions history  - Use your utxos for sending   ColdCard v5.1.2 - Support all SIGHASH types - This can enable specialized Bitcoin transactions involving multiple signers and even limited changes to the transaction after signing SeedXOR now supports 12 and 18 words mnemonics       mempool v2.5.0 - Lightning Network Explorer  - LND and CLN support  - GeoIP integration  - Channel forensic   RononDojo v2.0.0 - Switched expected OS from Manjaro to Debian - Updated the pgp key file   Zeus v0.7.5 - Android: smaller release binaries - UX/UI - Bugs   Nunchuk v1.9.29 - Advanced coin control - Updated transaction notes to support long notes and hyperlinks - Ability to lock and unlock coins - Coin search and filters - Transaction search and filters   We then did a dive into some Nostr projects and some advice on setting up and using it privately before discussing our thoughts on the chance of its survival and use cases. QNA gave us some updates on passport and what the team at foundation have been up too and Antomous reminded us the stock at Vulcan will be changing.  We reminded everyone that if you are taking money from, shilling or using Wasabi this is actively helping to attack bitcoin. We don’t find this acceptable. Do better.     If you enjoyed the episode, please let us know by liking and/or subscribing to the video and podcast. Do it now please you lazy fcuk.     Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”    Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Show Guest: Bitcoin Q&A https://twitter.com/BitcoinQ_A   Shameful shill: antomousB https://twitter.com/antomousB   Ungovernable Misfits Socials Website  https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 3502 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   foundationdevices.com
5/6/20231 hour, 29 minutes, 22 seconds
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PMM005 A Bitcoin mining podcast focused on the Pleb Miner, the stalwart that defends the Bitcoin Network.

Pleb Miner Monthly Episode 4  A Bitcoin mining podcast focused on the Pleb Miner, the stalwart that defends the Bitcoin Network. Listen and Boost the show on Fountain App    Statistics by Lincoin Pool and Lincoin Lens   Statistics has been brought to you by Lincoin Pool. Lincoin has a new product! Revolutionize #Bitcoin mining with Rails. Compatible with all major ASICs   Boty Joke – My wife said I should do lunges to stay in shape. That would be a big step forward.   Bitesize Bitcoin by FixRigs Ship It, Test It, Price It, Fix It, Plug It, then HASH IT!!!!   Bitesize Bitcoin on Mining with unreliable power by Tensai Bankai     Action News! by Kaboomracks Kaboomracks Alex is a great friend of the show and a Pleb Miner Month Founding Father, he’s also a great friend IRL. If you need mining gear or just have questions, he is the perfect person to reach out to.   Nico Smid’s Bitcoin Mining Block Post   Bassload’s Update: Roses are red Violets are blue  Energy is regulated What choose you?   Understand or not Who all know Electricity’s cheap As electrons flow   Demand and supply Not eye for an eye What cents you have? Says Elon ‘you lie’   Why should this be The people choose? If they do It’s win or loose   Follow me down A road of terms and conditions It’s on you Pleb Turn the key in the ignition    Love, Bass   Bitcoin Bugle - Dirty Shotya is Chris Cornell   Pleb Miner in the Wild by Peach Bitcoin Peach Bitcoin is in open beta! Congrats Peach Team! Use shill code “plebminer”   JP Watts    Also, get your Ungovernable asses over to Fountain and BOOST THE SHOW! ☺        
4/25/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 34 seconds
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Bitcoin mining ACTION NEWS UPDATE!

ACTION NEWS UPDATE   ACTION NEWS UPDATE!!! Your source for news on the Bitcoin mining scene. We go beyond mining stats to give you the skinny, the scoop, the low-down, the info you need to know. Red scare! Ruskies #1 in mining, not nyet. According to the Cambridge Center for Alternative Finance: January-March quarter of 2023, Russia used 1 GW in mining capacity, while the United States maintained its lead with 3-4 GW. The Persian Gulf countries (700 MW), Canada (400 MW), Malaysia (300 MW), Argentina (135 MW), Iceland (120 MW), Paraguay (100-125 MW), Kazakhstan (100 MW), and Ireland (90 MW) rounds out the top 10.   Russian Mining (FYI article needs translated)   The right to mine; Arkansas and Montana Defend Bitcoin miners. Good news in the face of Texas Senate committee bill 1751 Arkansas and Montana both work on bills to defend Bitcoin mining.    Arkansas Data Center Act   Montana Senate Bill SB178   Jason Vaughn Tweet   See you next week, FUCKERS!!!
4/21/20238 minutes, 12 seconds
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Paynym for bitcoin users with iPhone, open source code and more with Stack Wallet.

In this episode I had the pleasure of speaking to Diego from Stack Wallet.   Stack Wallet Duo is an open-source wallet supporting Bitcoin and Monero, the design and user flow is really simple and users reap the benefits of security, power, and stability that only a fully open-source codebase can offer. Stack is not partially open. Not mostly open. Completely open.    I wanted to speak to Diego because SW are the first to implement Paynyms on IOS devices, this has meant half of users don’t have access to this incredible feature that other great projects like sparrow wallet and samourai wallet have been offering users for years. There is also talk of Stack allowing its users to use whirlpool soon, we touch on this during the episode and why Apple make this particularly difficult to do using Tor.   Stack Wallet is non-custodial meaning they never touch your money and use great privacy defaults to keep users safe. After playing around with the wallet ive been very impressed. I set up a new wallet and paynym in a couple of minutes and the user experience was great.   If you enjoyed the episode, please let us know by liking and/or subscribing to the podcast. Do it now please you lazy fuck.    If you would like to support the show you can use the paynym I set up on stack or my paynym on samourai wallet.    Stack paynym  +rapidsilence243 Samourai paynym +maxbuybit   Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Stack wallet - @stack_wallet stackwallet.com     Ungovernable Misfits Website  - https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com     Twitter - https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf    Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”  that preserves your freedom and privacy by default. https://foundationdevices.com/  
4/15/202354 minutes, 18 seconds
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Bitcoin mining ACTION NEWS UPDATE!!!

ACTION NEWS UPDATE   ACTION NEWS UPDATE!!! Your source for news on the Bitcoin mining scene. We go beyond mining stats to give you the skinny, the scoop, the low-down, the info you need to know. Chain Reaction ASIC Manufacturing Chain Reaction ASIC Manufacturing Mark Yusko Interview Chain Reaction Mention @ 1:07:15 Intel Blockscale Texas State Senate Bill SB1751 SB1751 Texas Senate Sponsors  Senator Lois Kolkhorst Senator Donna Campbell Senator Robert Nichols See you next week, FUCKERS!!!
4/8/20236 minutes, 21 seconds
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KYC free Bitcoin P2P with @proofofsteph

  “OMG I can’t believe he hasn’t bothered writing show notes again! How unprofessional!”   Cry harder.      Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Show Guest: Steph  https://twitter.com/proofofsteph   Peach  https://twitter.com/peachbitcoin   https://peachbitcoin.com/     Website - https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com     Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”  that preserves your freedom and privacy by default.   https://foundationdevices.com/  
4/6/20231 hour, 58 seconds
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ACTION NEWS UPDATE!!! Your source for news on the Bitcoin mining scene

ACTION NEWS UPDATE   ACTION NEWS UPDATE!!! Your source for news on the Bitcoin mining scene. We go beyond mining stats to give you the skinny, the scoop, the low-down, the info you need to know.   Block.xyz Release Mining Development Toolkit Shitcoiner Attempts to FUD Mining and the Selling of Mining Equipment TeraWulf to Mine in its Nuclear Facility VOGUL 3 Nuclear Reactor to Come Online in June See you next week, FUCKERS!!!
3/31/20237 minutes, 14 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly EP04 - Bitcoin Minings Statistics, Hash Rate up, Hash value up.

A Bitcoin mining podcast focused on the Pleb Miner, the stalwart that defends the Bitcoin Network. Listen and Boost the show on Fountain App    Statistics by Lincoin Pool and Lincoin Lens   Statistics has been brought to you by Lincoin MINING! That’s right I said Lincoin Mining. Licoin has changed their telegram handle to @ LincoinMining Why? Because they are not just a mining pool, thye are a mining experience. Revenue management, Firmware, Market analysis and of course a mining pool. They also have their Lincoin agent miner management software and their teams function.    Boty Joke – What does garlic do when it gets hot? It takes its cloves off.   Bitesize Bitcoin by FixRigs Hash Rate is going up, the Hash value is going up, and the Hal Finning is coming up in a year. You want to have your machines ready to go for when the price pumps and you’re transitioning from low power mode to ludicrous speed. Be sure to keep your machines in tip-top, ready-to-deploy shape, by sending them to FixRigs. FixRigs is a premium repair facility located in Miami Florida. They are staffed with highly trained, technicians who are ready to diagnose, repair and clean your machine and get it sent back ASAP so you can get back to hashing.   Fix Rigs not only has highly qualified technicians and a state-of-the-art facility, but they are masters of logistics. They have you covered in all aspects of the repair process.    Bitesize Bitcoin on Mining Transactions     Action News! by Kaboomracks Kaboomracks Alex is a great friend of the show and a Pleb Miner Month Founding Father, he’s also a great friend IRL. If you need mining gear or just have questions, he is the perfect person to reach. out to  Nico Smid’s Bitcoin Mining Block Post Bassload’s Update Bitcoin Bugle Crypto- CIA Lowry is a good boy   Pleb Miner in the Wild by Peach Bitcoin Peach Bitcoin is in open beta! Congrats Peach Team! Use shill code “plebminer” Jeff Hotz  Also, get your Ungovernable asses over to the new and improved Ungovernable Misfits YouTube channel and subscribe. Go through every video, like them, and comment, every single one, do it now, do it! Do it!        
3/27/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 24 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0025 Privacy phones and whirlpool for apple fan girls.

In this episode we discus BlueWallet Shutting Down Custodial Lightning Wallet on April 30th and the need to Remove Funds ASAP. We talk about Seed signers new software release v0.6.0: and SeedSigner OS using a Custom Linux Operating System. Stack Wallet is the first Wallet to Support BIP47 on iOS and QNA doubles down on his 10,000 BTC whirlpool bet. We slag off Craig Raw and his work on Sparrow Wallet v1.7.3. RoninDojo Launches Privacy Phone: RoninMobile offering degoogled pixels running Calyx or graphene os. We also throw in some low grade banter and explain Antomouses absence.    If you enjoyed the episode, please let us know by liking and/or subscribing to the video and podcast. Do it now please you lazy fcuk.     Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”  that preserves your freedom and privacy by default. https://foundationdevices.com/   Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Show Guest: Bitcoin Q&A https://twitter.com/BitcoinQ_A   Shameful shill: antomousB https://twitter.com/antomousB   Animation & Graphics by Mr Crown https://twitter.com/Mrcrownnnnn   Ungovernable Misfits Socials Website  https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   Watch on Youtube -  https://youtu.be/OYdqp1B6B_4  
3/23/202352 minutes, 32 seconds
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Bitesize Bitcoin - Mining Transactions.

Bitesize Bitcoin Mining Transactions     Early Bitcoin adopter Mike Hearn writes to Satoshi on April 12, 2009 “Hi Satoshi, I read your paper on Bitcoin with great interest. I found it a bit confusing though – I believe it may be easier to follow if you provide some examples. Specifically, it’s not quite clear to me what blocks contain” He then goes on to ask if only one chain is recording all of the transactions or “the story of the economy” as Mr. Hearn states. Satoshi responds 10 hours later “Hi Mike, I’m glad to answer any questions you have. If I get time, I ought to write a FAQ to supplement the paper” he follows with “There is only one global chain” The two continue their back and forth for 2 weeks, chatting about the protocol, even talking about sending transactions back and forth. Unfortunately for Mike Hearn, Satoshi doesn’t directly answer the initial question, “what do blocks contain” But fortunately for you, at Ungovernable Misfits we have the Bitesize Bitcoin series.    In this episode of Bitesize Bitcoin, we will use our previous Bitesize’s hash to extend our chain of understanding of Bitcoin block creation and cover how transactions make their way into a block to be recorded on the one global chain, forever.    https://ungovernablemisfits.com/
3/16/20237 minutes, 34 seconds
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Ancient technology, UFOs and psyops with Zach Herbert.

Ancient technology, UFOs and psyops with Zach Herbert. Todays guest is Zach Herbert the CEO of Foundation devices foundationdevices.com  This show is a little different and not really bitcoin related but I really think you are going to enjoy it anyway.  After messaging each other back and fourth about ancient technology, UFOs and psyops, Zach and I decided to continue the conversation on the show. With everything going on in the world its clear we need real change, sometimes looking back gives us the best path forward. We spoke about Egypt, the pyramids, Tesla, production of energy and much more. I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed recording.    Episodes mentioned during this show. Episode with Zach and Bitcoin QNA  https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/reclaim-your-sovereignty-with-foundation-devices/ Episode on vaccines with Zach https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/arguments-against-vaccine-mandates-with-zach-herbert/ Episodes with Chief bitcoin https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/secret-societies-sacrifice-aliens-and-bitcoin-with-chief_bitcoin/ https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/clown-world-off-world-and-bitcoin-with-chief_bitcoin/   twitter - @zachherbert   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4616 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   foundationdevices.com
3/9/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 42 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly EP 3 - Crypto cloaks Hashlight will satisfy you and some other bitcoin stuff

Pleb Miner Monthly  Episode 3  Show Notes   A Bitcoin mining podcast focused on the Pleb Miner, the stalwart that defends the Bitcoin Network. Listen and Boost the show on Fountain App    Statistics by Lincoin Pool and Lincoin Lens Jon M30s+ Tweet   Miners have a lot of choices in pools, payout schemes, monitoring, tools, UX, ease of use, etc. Pleb Miner Monthly chose to partner with Lincoin Pool because we liked the cut of their jib. There’s a family kind of atmosphere at Lincoin pool.    What do you call a Hot Dog on wheels? Fast Food.   Bitesize Bitcoin by FixRigs Hash Rate is going up, the Hash value is going up, and the Hal Finning is coming up in a year. You want to have your machines ready to go for when the price pumps and you’re transitioning from low power mode to ludicrous speed. Be sure to keep your machines in tip-top, ready-to-deploy shape, by sending them to FixRigs. FixRigs is a premium repair facility located in Miami Florida. They are staffed with highly trained, technicians who are ready to diagnose, repair and clean your machine and get it sent back ASAP so you can get back to hashing.   Fix Rigs not only has highly qualified technicians and a state-of-the-art facility, but they are masters of logistics. They have you covered in all aspects of the repair process.    Bitesize Bitcoin on Block Creation   The candidate block header fields are version number, previous block hash, the Merkle root of proposed transactions, timestamp, target for Proof of Work, and a nonce.   Action News! by Kaboomracks Kaboomracks Alex is a great friend of the show and a Pleb Miner Month Founding Father, he’s also a great friend IRL. If you need mining gear or just have questions, he is the perfect person to reach. out to  Nico Smid’s Bitcoin Mining Block Post Ordinals, OOB transaction, and pools by Medi Naseri Bitcoin Bassload’s Energy Market Update Bitcoin Bugle Crypto-Cloaks launches new sex toy called the HashLight   Pleb Miner in the Wild by Peach Bitcoin Peach Bitcoin launches open Beta March 6th  Dirty Shotya Dirty Shotya’s Geyser fund: One S9 running in the middle of NOWHERE   Special Thanks to Bitcoin Hat Guy for the limited edition Pleb Miner Skull hats visit him on his website to see his many other offerings. Bitcoin Hat Guy   Also, get your Ungovernable asses over to the new and improved Ungovernable Misfits YouTube channel and subscribe. Go through every video, like them, and comment, every single one, do it now, do it! Do it!        
3/2/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bitesize Bitcoin - Block Creation

Bitesize Bitcoin Block Creation Mining is still in the infrastructure-building phase, that’s hard to believe 13 + years after the genesis block was created, but yes, we’re still building out the foundations of the Bitcoin network, at least as far as mining is concerned. We know this because the incentive to mine is clearly dominated by the coinbase reward. Driven by new coin generation, miners pay less attention to the fees generated by the transactions included within the block than they do the block subsidy. Comb through past blocks though and you’ll see some spikes in Tx Fees vs Block subsidy, sometimes quite impressive. For instance, on December 21, 2017 it was a banner day for transactions. In block 500,439, …13 or so Bitcoin were paid for the 2,335 transactions in that block, fees made up 51% of the total payout to miners.  All in all, block subsidy is king, but fee are on the rise due to recent, uh, developments.  Well this could be a fine time to brush up on the particulars of block creation and the handling of transactions. Now to the exiting stuff  In this episode of Bitesize Bitcoin, we will cover the creation of a block template, a candidate block, and the components of a completed block Don’t forget, commit to memory: The candidate block header fields are version number, previous block hash, the merkle root of proposed transactions, timestamp, target for Proof of Work, and a nonce.
2/28/202310 minutes, 20 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0024 Monkeys in the mempool.

  Bitcoin monthly 0024 Monkeys in the mempool. We discuss the big monkey in the #bitcoin  mempool, delve into some important updates from Sparrow Wallet, Join Market, Breez, Stack Wallet, Zeus and Bitcoin Keeper. We also take a quick look at Coinkite's announcement of a new hardware wallet. What can we expect from of this? Welcome all to the first animated episode of Bitcoin Monthly - The Show! Since this is a very new concept for us we would like your feedback! If you have any tips, ideas or other comments feel free to let us know so we can work on improving our content.   In this episode 0:00 Intro 0:18 Max Eating Bounty and Teambuilding 4:27 Join Market 5:23 Sparrow Wallet Update 9:52 Zeus Wallet Update 12:52 Breez Wallet Update 18:50 Bitcoin Keeper 22:25 Stack Wallet 26:53 Foundation Passport Update 28:30 Coinkite announcement  34:37 Monkey’s in the Mempools / JPEG’s & Ordinals 1:04:17 Outro   If you enjoyed the episode, please let us know by liking and/or subscribing the video! This will help us so much and be honest, it's a small effort!   Bitcoin Monthly - The Show was created by   Show Sponsor: Foundation Devices   Foundation builds Bitcoin-centric tools that empower you to reclaim your digital sovereignty. As a sovereign computing company, Foundation is the antithesis of today’s tech conglomerates. Returning to cypherpunk principles, they build open source technology that “can’t be evil,”  that preserves your freedom and privacy by default. https://foundationdevices.com/   Show Host: Max  https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit   Show Guest: Bitcoin Q&A https://twitter.com/BitcoinQ_A   Show Guest: antomousB https://twitter.com/antomousB   Animation & Graphics by Mr Crown https://twitter.com/Mrcrownnnnn     Ungovernable Misfits Socials Website  https://www.ungovernablemisfits.com   Twitter  https://twitter.com/ungovernablemf   Watch on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEqbl8CFL80
2/20/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 23 seconds
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Own, control and understand bitcoin with sparrow wallet - Craig Raw

Own, control and understand bitcoin with sparrow wallet.   In todays episode I spoke to Craig Raw the sole developer and maintainer of Sparrow wallet.Sparrow is a Bitcoin wallet for those who value financial self sovereignty. Sparrow’s emphasis is on security, privacy and usability. Sparrow does not hide information from you - on the contrary it attempts to provide as much detail as possible about your transactions and UTXOs, but in a way that is manageable and usable. Craigs hope is that sparrow is as much a tool for education as it is a tool for interacting with the bitcoin network. Ive found this wallet really usable while still having all of the features you would expect from a modern Bitcoin wallet.    Full support for single sig and multisig wallets on common script types A range of connection options: Public servers, Bitcoin Core and private Electrum servers Standards based including full PSBT support Support for all common hardware wallets in USB and airgapped modes Full coin and fee control with comprehensive coin selection Labeling of all transactions, inputs and outputs Lightweight and multi platform Send and receive to PayNyms, both directly (BIP47) and collaboratively Built in Tor Testnet, regtest and signet support   Sparrow is unique in that it contains a fully featured transaction editor that also functions as a blockchain explorer. This feature not only allows editing of all of a transaction’s fields, also easy inspection of the transaction bytes before broadcasting.   I asked Craig about some of the features in the new release v1.7.2 and we went into detail on unique visual fingerprints for a wallets now being displayed in the Settings tab and passphrase entry dialog. This makes it easy for more visual people like myself to quickly recognise colours and shapes rather than a string of letters and numbers. We also discussed BIP329 which defines a standard for importing and exporting wallet labels. I was happy to see Craig pushing this forward as its an issue I'm currently experiencing myself and I don’t think I'm alone. As other wallets implement this standard, it will become easier to migrate between different wallet implementations using seeds, output descriptors and label exports. It was a pleasure speaking to Craig and I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed recording. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out and ask me. Craig contact details. twitter - @SparrowWallet twitter - @craigraw Website - https://sparrowwallet.com/   Contact me.  twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 4572 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase Website - https://foundationdevices.com/        
2/12/202357 minutes, 20 seconds
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Privacy improvements for bitcoin with @Samouraiwallet

I caught up with Samourai to discus some of the recent wallet updates. We spoke about stealth mode coming back, allowing users to hide the app within another non bitcoin related application like a calculator or VPN and how this can help protect users from potential theft. Samourai went into detail about plans to further decentralise whirlpool and how this will help protect the team as well as increasing the anonymity set of users. We touched on Lincoinpool adding paynym payouts for miners and why we should see more bip47 adoption in the mining scene. With all that has gone on with the recent arrest of the tornado cash developer I am very happy to see these moves being made. It seems we might soon have more clients coming online to join sparrow wallet and samourai wallet, with recent developments from the Straylight team announcing their new Whirlpool Client written in Rust and compatible with BDK based wallets. As always it was a pleasure speaking with Samourai and its great to have a project that refuses to comply and continues to make bitcoin privacy more accessible to users.      twitter - @Samouraiwallet   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4200 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   0OTD74zyQJhDfXDBBH33
2/2/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 12 seconds
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Pleb Miner In the Wild (Zack Bomsta)

Pleb Miner In the Wild Sponsored by Peach Bitcoin Zack Bomsta   Pleb Miner in the Wild is a 10–15-minute segment intended to feature a Pleb Miner. Question and answer sessions are concise, sharp, and fast paced. This episode’s Pleb Miner in the Wild is Zack Bomsta; an electrical engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, and co-creator of the Owlet Dream Sock, baby monitor. Professional Background - Technical expertise and how Zack came to develop Owlet. Coming to Bitcoin – Origin Story, coming to Bitcoin over a sabbatical after the sale to Owlet.  Fighting the Man – The development process and bringing to market a health and safety device for babies isn’t easy. Zack explains what it’s like to maneuver agencies like the FDA and groups of grifters who have their hands out in order to deem a product “safe and effective” Mining Rabbit Hole (Finding the Vein) – What brought Zack to mining. Specialization – Pleb Miners all seem to gravitate to a specialty, Zack’s specialty is unique. Functionality of the Norse Boards Loki- Trick the machine to accept 120V. Njord – Takeoffs to power fans. Heimdall – Safety (temperature, fire, accelerometer).  End Goal – Zack’s vision for the boards and how they’re going to change home mining, home heating, and further decentralizing mining.  Bonus Round – Favorite phone wallet, hardware wallet, and way to buy and sell Bitcoin Peach Bitcoin is the preferred method of exchange on #PlebMinerMonthly Future discussions with Zack are forthcoming on BitBuyBit.  
1/30/202330 minutes, 21 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0023

Bitcoin monthly 0023   This month Max, QnA and Antomous discuss Max’s carnivore only diet and QnA’s love affair with carbohydrates. We also cover some Bitcoin topics too! QnA has got his hands on Gerty, a Bitcoin Assistant from the team at LNBits. Samourai adds back their long anticipated stealth mode feature. BIP 329, a standard for Wallet Label Exports and Imports from Craig Raw. BDK v0.26.0 has been released. The Straylight team announces their new Whirlpool Client written in Rust and compatible with BDK based wallets. Nunchuk release their new collaborative custody services. Coinbase Pays $50M to NY Gov and promises to surveil user even more. We discuss the Luke DashJr coin loss situation. We also talk about two big data breaches from LastPass and Twitter.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4338 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
1/26/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 57 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly EP02

Pleb Miner Monthly   Pleb Miner Monthly on BitBuyBit A Bitcoin mining podcast focused on the Pleb Miner, the stalwart that defends the Bitcoin Network. Listen and Boost the show on Fountain App  Visit previous episodes to read the boosts. Value 4 Value is built on the premise that content should free and available to everyone. If Plebs get value from the content, they can choose to send some sats back to the creator.   Statistics Statistics brought to you by Lincoin Pool and their Lincoin Lens  Lincoin Pool is a leading FPPS Bitcoin Mining Pool with  FPPS rewards with steady payout, advanced management tools, Best in Class Real-Time monitoring (can confirm, its fast)  Paynym payouts on Lincoin AI enabled Telegram Bot, Boty McBotface    Bitesize Bitcoin Mining Server Components    Sponsored by FixRigs  Get your machines repaired now, bear market building and maintenance.  FixRigs.com FixRigs services all ASIC rigs, the top notch service includes an ultra sonic cleaning as well as a complete diagnostic of your machines, top to bottom. They repair all types of machines but specialize in Bitmain and Whatsminers. Stay tuned to find out more about their warranty program.   Pleb Miner Monthly ACTION NEWS!!! sponsored by Kaboomracks visit them on their Telegram I have purchased a few machines from Kaboomracks as well as parts and accessories. The process in smooth and expedient. More importantly, they have built a reputation of trust and reliability. Be on the lookout for Alex's Firesales, when he says ‘firesale’, he means it!   Lincoin Pool protects users from DOS attack Cumpiss Gets Sued Nico’s State of the ASIC Market    Pleb Miner Monthly’s newest correspondent, Richard Greaser the Bitcoin Bugle   Pleb Miner in the Wild Sponsored by Peach Bitcoin PeachBitcoin.com   Peach is the very first peer to peer exchange in a mobile app. Buy and Sell sats with the payment methods of your choice, at the price that you define, at anytime and anywhere! Pre-beta registration is still open on http://peachbitcoin.com, and you'll be able to download the app from the App and Play Stores very soon™   Peach 0.2 to be released in open beta is planned for February🔥 date to be announced soon!  0.2 is about a full app redesign   Pleb Miner in the Wild Zack Bomsta  
1/22/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 31 seconds
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Bitesize Bitcoin - Mining Server Components.

Bitesize Bitcoin Bitcoin Mining Server Components Emergentism, is the belief that complex systems can exhibit properties or behaviours that are not present in their individual components. Such is the case with a Bitcoin miner. In today’s Bitesize Bitcoin, we will review the components that comprise a common, air-cooled, single-phase powered, Bitcoin miner.  A mining rig is in many ways less complex than other electronic devices we use every day as it is designed to perform only one function. It is comprised of a case, a control board, hashboards, ASIC chips, a power supply, fans, and wiring connecting them all together. Control Board: The control board is the central hub of the machine. It is responsible for controlling the other components of the rig and communicating with the greater Bitcoin network. It serves as the central hub for all the machine's hardware and software components. The control board contains a microcontroller, RAM, and other supporting chips and circuitry. It has connectors for various peripherals like temperature sensors, network connection, power supply, and fans and is responsible for controlling and monitoring the operation of the rig. The control board… Controls the power supply to the miner, including the power draw of the ASIC chips, fans, and other components. It also monitors the power consumption of the machine to ensure that it is operating efficiently. It monitors the temperature of the ASICs and other components, and it adjusts the power and cooling accordingly. The control board monitors the operation of the miner and detects any hardware or software failures. It can also protect the miner from overloading or other potential damage by shutting it down in case of a fault. With firmware like Braiins or Vnish these shutdown parameters can be set by the user. It tracks the performance of the miner and provides real-time updates on mining statistics, such as hash rate, pool stats like accepted and rejected shares, temperature, fan speed, and power consumption. It also provides error logs and other diagnostic information to help miners troubleshoot. The control board includes a processor, ARM, FPGA, or a combination of both, to handle the calculations and communicate those tasks to the hashboards. It includes a small amount of RAM and storage, such as an SD card, to store software and data. Contains a variety of ports, such as USB and Ethernet, to connect to other hardware components and the network. It is also equipped with an LED display to indicate network connection status And contains reset and ip report buttons. Fans: The fans blow air over the ASIC chips and other components to cool them down. Whatsminer and the Bitmain S9 use two 12V, 7-9amp fans. The S19’s use four smaller 2.7 amp 12V fans. Machines are designed to operate within a certain temperature range, the S9 and Whatsminer have an operating temperature range of 0-40°C, S19’s range is -5-45°C.  Case: The case is the enclosure that holds all the components of the machine. The cases are aluminum, particularly stylish, and protect the internal components and provide a mounting point for various peripheries like fans and power supplies.  Power Supply:  The power supply does what it says it does, supplies power to the machines. It does this through a transformer and voltage regulator to convert AC to the DC power required by the machine. Common power supplies are the Bitmain APW12 and APW3+. As well as the Whatsminer PD21/22.  Power supplies consist of several key components:  Power conversion module, which converts AC to DC  Power distribution board, which routes the DC power to the various components of the rig. Cooling system, yes power supplies have fans on them as well  Connector pins: Single-phase power supplies have 3 pins, 2 hots and a ground, no neutral. Neutral is alternated between the two hots during their phases. Wall plugs and pdu’s need to be 3-prong outlets. The fact that there is not a dedicated neutral means proper grounding is of utmost importance.  Bitmain has a c13 to c14 connector on the back of their power supplies. 1 on the s9 and two inputs for the S19. A C13 connector is a standard power connector that is commonly used on computers and other consumer electronics. Newer Whatsminers use a C19/C20 combination The C19/C20 connector is a heavy-duty power connector that is more commonly used in datacenters and other industrial settings. It is similar to a C13 connector, but it has a larger and more durable construction and is rated for higher levels of current and voltage. Bitmain continues to use the C13/C14 connector even though they are rated for less amperage. They achieve this by using two connectors on their power supply. Note: ASIC manufacturers are designing gear more and more to the specifications of larger mining operations. Both Bitmain and Whatsminer’s water cooled offerings, The Whatsminer M53 and the Antminer S19 XP hydro are 3-phase powered. Meaning smaller operations would have to either have 3-phase power or have a device that can convert single-phase to 3-phase. Hashboard and ASIC Chips The hashboard is a printed circuit board that contains the ASIC chips that do the actual mining calculations. The hashboard is a specialized circuit board that contains the ASIC chips and other components responsible for the ASICs. The hashboard also includes voltage regulators, power connectors, and other supporting circuitry. The ASIC (as you probably know stands for application-specific integrated circuit) is the heart of the machine, not so much the brains but the brawn. It is a microprocessor that has been specifically designed to perform the hash function and is made of millions of transistors, which are tiny electronic switches that can be turned on or off to perform calculations. The chips are designed to perform our beloved SHA-256 hash function. Contrary to popular belief, miners aren’t performing complex mathematical calculations, the process of performing the SHA-256 hash function on an ASIC involves a lot of intricate, but low-level operations. The power of an ASIC mining rig is in its ability to do a lot of those operations quickly. The constant switching on and off of these micro transistors creates a great deal of heat. Heat that is dissipated through convection, conduction, and radiation via fans or immersion fluid. Heatsinks are used to increase the surface area of the chip They are typically made of metal with a large surface and are attached to the chips through a thermal interface material or TIM. TIM, such as thermal grease, thermal paste, and indium foil, is used to transfer heat from the ASIC chips  Tie them together: The communication between the control board and the hashboard and the control board and the greater Bitcoin network is the most important part of a Bitcoin mining server. All other elements of the machines are to support that protocol. The control board sends data to the hashboard to be hashed, and the hashboard sends the results back to the control board. The control board then sends the results to the network to be verified and added to the blockchain. The control board communicates with the network through a protocol called Stratum. Stratum is a networking protocol that is used as a relay between mining devices and mining pool servers. It is a simple text-based protocol that allows the miners to request work from the server and submit their results. Stratum V2 is an updated version of the protocol that adds additional features. See the #PlebMinerMonth interview with Jan Capek from Braiins to learn more about Stratum V2. We colloquially call miners “ASICs”, but an ASIC is a type of chip, not the entire system. A play on Aristotle’s musings, “concerning a system which is comprised of several components; the whole should not be defined by an individual part.” Bob Burnett (@boomer_btc) CEO of Barefoot Mining often sounds the trumpet on this issue, the misuse of the term ASIC. Bob prefers mining server, mining system, or the more Plebby term, mining rig. Our vernacular is full of misnomers and the horse is out of the barn with the use of the term ASIC to describe a mining rig, but in respect to Bob Burnett, we will do our very best to only refer to ASICs as the chips on a hashboard.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4710 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
1/17/202311 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bud bunnies, bitcoin and permaculture

In todays episode I spoke to Karl a return guest on this show. I first spoke to Karl during pleb miner month with Chet and Jon, I heard about his homestead and how he mines bitcoin with a S9 and uses the heat to keep guests warm in his yurt. Here’s the link to that show - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/bitcoin-circular-economy-and-hash-the-torch/   After our first conversation I was keen to learn more and I'm very happy I reached out. Karl is doing some incredible things using bitcoin and permaculture. Raising livestock, growing vegetables and even creating a symbiotic relationship between cannabis and rabbits. If you are interested in bitcoin, self sovereignty and the circular economy then this ones for you. I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed recording.    Video Karl made for us. https://ungovernablemisfits.com/off-grid-yurt-install/   If you have any questions please reach out.   Show guest   twitter - @HodsRev Nostr - npub1f5pre6wl6ad87vr4hr5wppqq30sh58m4p33mthnjreh03qadcajs7gwt3z   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5762 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
1/12/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0022

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12/30/20221 hour, 36 minutes, 33 seconds
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Pleb Miner Monthly Episode 1

Pleb Miner Monthly Episode 1   Welcome to the inaugural episode of Pleb Miner Monthly! A Bitcoin mining podcast focused on the Pleb Miner, the stalwart that defends the Bitcoin Network.   Listen and Boost the show on Fountain App Visit previous episodes to read the boosts. Value 4 Value is built on the premise that content should free and available to everyone. If Plebs get value from the content, they can choose to send some sats back to the creator.   Statistics Statistics brought to you by Lincoin Pool and their Lincoin Lens   Global Hashrate 273 EH/s with a Network Hashrate of 277 EH/s (Lincoin Pool’s Hashrate is 580 PH/s, #17 pool worldwide)   Over the past Month the highest daily average hashrate has been 273 EH/s December, 9 and the lowest 232 EH/s on November 28   Difficulty Currently difficulty threshold is 34.24 Trillion which is 7.6% lower than the previous difficulty of 36.95 T A note: difficulty adjustments have a high limit of no more that %300 adjustment upward and 75% downward We are set for the next difficulty retarget to take place on December 19 so by the time this episode airs we will have had an upwards adjustment. (it was only 3.27%, yay!)   Hash Price Bitcoin in the mid $17’s around $6.40 a day per 100TH 36,724 sats per day per 100th   S9 – 459 sats/day Machines cost around $100 something like $7.50/TH 2.5 cent Kw/hr breakeven   M30s++ 3,740m sats/day  they are running about $1,888 on Kaboomracks have a bunch for sale 7.2 cents breakeven   S19 J pro 96TH 3,264 sats/day  $1,800 bucks the other day 7.9 cents breakeven @50K BTC $9/day @100K BTC $27/day   S19 XP (140TH)4,760 sats/day $5,500 10 cents breakeven @50K BTC $17.84/day @100K BTC $42/day   M50 (126TH) 4,284 sats/day $2,700 saw some for $22/TH so around $2,360 9.3 cents breakeven   You can make your own chart based on various Bitcoin mining machines on Lincoin Lens   Lincoin Pool is a leading FPPS Bitcoin Mining Pool with FPPS rewards with steady payout, advanced management tools, Best In Class Real-Time monitoring (can confirm, its fast) Paynym payouts on Lincoin AI enabled Telegram Bot, Boty McBotface   Bitesize Bitcoin Cost to Mine   Sponsored by FixRigs Get your machines repaired now, bear market building and maintenance. FixRigs.com FixRigs services all ASIC rigs, the top notch service includes an ultra sonic cleaning as well as a complete diagnostic of your machines, top to bottom. They repair all types of machines, but specialize in Bitmain and Whatsminers. You can expect to receive communication throughout the repair process, providing consistent updates during the repair. As miners themselves, FixRigs understands the pain points of managing multiple machines as well as client expectations when it comes to the repair process.   Cost Time Mine in various locales. Japan it would cost ¥3072 a day or $22 UK at 22(34?) pence a kWh is 17 GBP Norway it would cost 107 kroner or $11 South Africa 200 South African rands/$12 a day Germany $0.38 per kWh €29 /day   Action News Action News is sponsored by Kaboomracks visit them on their Telegram   I have purchased a few machines from Kaboomracks as well as parts and accessories. The process in smooth and expedient. More importantly, they have built a reputation of trust and reliability. Be on the lookout for Alex's Firesales, when he says ‘firesale’, he means it!   Alex was a huge part of PlebMinerMonth facilitating the S9 giveaways, getting gear out to the Plebs, and giving away 2 of the machines himself.   Japanese electric to mine   Hashrate Index Difficulty Bounceback?   Bitmain secret back door update Everyone is cynical and suspect of Bitmain’s intentions here. Kaboomracks Alex Bitmain Post Bitmain is apparently boosting the efficiency of S19 Pros with a firmware update. They make my head spin. Makes you think about how much more efficiency you can get from firmware. Austin Barnhill Bitmain Post “If you run Antminers, this should make you happy and angry at the same time. They keep efficiency from you until their sales drop off. Why you’d mine with antpoo too is dumb.”   Tech Engineer’s post on new gen vs previous gen efficiency vs price.   Bitcoin Bassload's energy market update - Understanding the terms and conditions or your electricity supply contracts is extremely important.   Nico Smid's Bitcoin Mining Cycles (gold rush, inventory flush, shakeout, rebalancing) Nico's News and Insights     Pleb Miner in the Wild Daya Bit Sponsored by Peach Bitcoin PeachBitcoin.com   Peach is the very first peer to peer exchange in a mobile app. Buy and Sell sats with the payment methods of your choice, at the price that you define, at anytime and anywhere! Pre-beta registration is still open on http://peachbitcoin.com, and you'll be able to download the app from the App and Play Stores very soon™   Genus: Pleb Minicus, Species: DayaBitanae   From medium.com@murtidaya Starting my Bitcoin Immersion Journey “Am I crazy? Probably a psychopath. After imagining spending thousands of dollars on electrical bills just to heat our planned pool in the house we are starting to build, I could not take the idea of using the wasted heat of the ASICs out of my head”   We still have some gear to giveaway from PMM! Foundation Devices Passport winner is Bon. He wins with his #PlebMinerMonth clip. Ronin Dojo Kabuto Kidtoshi Lotsafomo and Kenza 3D Pleb Miner skull build Fear is the Mine Killer            
12/23/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 12 seconds
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Bitesize Bitcoin (Cost to Mine & Efficiency)

Bitesize Bitcoin (Cost to Mine & Efficiency)   Greetings Ungovernable Misifts, one of the most looked forward to events of the week for a miner is reaching your threshold on the payout of your mining rewards. Aside from the excitement a solo-miner may feel if they discover a block on their own, the steady payout from your pool is as simple pleasure. Generally, there are no surprises, your pools or in some cases a variety of pools will pay out about what you think they will unless of course there's a spike or drought and pool luck or the difficulty adjustment is drastic, but in general you have an idea as to how many sats give or take, you're going to receive. Now juxtapose that amount of stats versus the cost to run your machines for that time and you have a simple profitability calculation. In this episode of Bitesize Bitcoin, we will explain how to factor the cost to mine and the variables that go into profitability predictions.   You'll notice in the intro of this episode that I said profitability predictions just like Bitcoin price predictions, mining profitability predictions are speculative. It's because of this that I don't personally attempt to answer inquiries about mining profitability. Just like future Bitcoin price, I don't know I just keep hashing. But calculate cost to mine and compare it to what you've received in payouts (assuming you sold the second you received them and honestly what Pleb Miner is doing that) is simple math and simple math is my kind of proof of work and in doing so we can derive a profitability snapshot. Cost to mine is easy to calculate, first we need to figure out the wattage of the device we're going to run (now most Bitcoin mining servers’ power usage specs are rated at plus or minus some percentage. Bitmain rates their machines power usage at ± 5% and Micro BT rates their machines at ± 10%. In this instance we will calculate a generic ASIC miner with the power usage of 3200 watts. Now that we know the wattage and since we know from our previous Bitesize Bitcoin on electricity, that power is the rate at which a certain quantity of work can be done over a period of time, we multiply the wattage by time, since we want to run the machine with a maximum uptime (the halving is always upon us) we will multiply by 24 hours. This gives us a power usage of 76.8 kilowatt hours per day. For novelty’s sake that machine made approximately 2 quadrillion 400 trillion sha 256 hashes in one day. Now we can take that 24 hour usage number and multiply it by your power rate, generally a good rate in the US is $0.10 a kWh 76.8 kilowatt hours times 5 cents comes to $7.68 a day to run our generic miner at 100 TH. The US average is currently somewhere around $0.14 (.13%) a kW/hr an 10% increase over last year that ends up to almost $10.75 a day to mine. To bring some perspective on cost to mine your locale in Japan it would cost ¥3105 a day or $22.50. The UK at 34 (22) pence a kWh is 26 of the King’s (cus that old bat is dead) of the KING’s slave notes a day. Speaking of countries that still maintain the lunacy of monarchy, in Norway it would cost 141 (107) kroner or $14 a day to run our Bitcoin mining server. South Africa clocks in at about the same as the norse, 200 South African rands a day or 12 cuckbucks. That’s if the power is on mind you, have a listen to Tensai Bankai's Pleb Miner Month edition of Bitesize Bitcoin and see what I mean. And last on our list, THE Rockstar of European energy policy, Germany. At a whopping $0.38 per kWh running a machine on Fiat dictated solar panels and windmills mixed with the coal-fired power plants you had to turn back on will cost you €29 a day to run. The market price of Bitcoin would have to be over $50,000 for a German minor to break even if he sold regularly how's that phasing out your nuclear power plants going for you? There you have it, cost of mine is simple, power usage in watts times 24 hours times electricity rate. Before we move on let's consider the source of variety in our variables. Mostly regulated electricity, priced in state issued Fiat currency, neither of which adhere to any semblance of laws of economics and or physics. That's why stranded gas miners, miners who seek the source of cheap power, and those that pioneer new ways to generate electricity or capture the waste heat and reuse it, are the unsung heroes of mining. They break the chains of energy market manipulation. The chain created by corrupt governments and NGO grifters and transcend the controls of greedy globalist bankers. They can help usher in a new era of energy sovereignty by rewarding efficiency and innovation. Now to factor in how much Bitcoin you can earn while mining over a time period. in a previous bite sized Bitcoin we explained the difficulty epoch and the 2016 block adjustment period. So, let's take a recent payout average. For the purposes of our discussion, over a one year span some difficulty epochs will be better than others but in this epoch of  somewhere around 36T-37T we will assume two weeks of 100 TH Bitcoin mining generates 477,000 sats worth of mining rewards. At the time I’m recording this, we are about 76% from ATH. We can value those sats at an optimistic $80 for 2 weeks. at $7.68 a day with our .10 cent rate it costs about $107.50 over a two-week period to run. Putting us in the hole $27. But that's if we sell the moment we're paid out and if we ignore several other factors like variable power rates heat capture, different difficulties, equipment costs, depreciation or sometimes appreciation. Transaction fees, pool fees, dev fees, price fluctuation, the value of your infrastructure and so on. It's for these very reasons why when I'm asked about profitability, I shrug my shoulders and point to a profitability calculator or similar tool or I say I can tell you the cost of mining but profitability and especially future profitability, DYOR. Go ahead you can plug in numbers and scenarios to your hearts content, the calculators will do the work for you. As for me I'm gonna hash, I'm gonna hodl. For a lot of pleb miners it's not just diamond hands but diamond plugs we're not unplugging (or should I say we’re hesitant to, it’s physical painful to turn them off, as if our heart stops beating. Difficulty be dammed, Bitcoin priced in fiat pfft 1 bitcoin is = 1 bitcoin. you’re not taking this away from us, we will hash, we will defend the network, we will find a way. As the great Charlton Heston once said, “I want to say those fighting words for everyone in the sound of my voice to hear and to heed, FROM MY COLD DEAD HANDS!”    
12/23/20227 minutes, 36 seconds
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Seven steps to self custody.

Self custody is personal responsibility - Actionable advice with Antomous I had the pleasure of sitting down with my good friend @antomousB. Antomous is the founder of the Bitcoin self-custody security solutions company Vulcan21.com. He also joins me and QNA for our monthly shows and has been contributing to the open-source space including his work with SeedSigner, SteelQR and SeedMint.  In this conversation we discuss the importance of self-custody to protect yourself against incompetent and/or fraudulent custodians as well as to uphold the core principals of Bitcoin the network and bitcoin the asset. Most of this episode is dedicated to actionable advice regarding holding your own keys. Getting your keys off exchanges is the Zero to One moment which does not require a perfect setup. We then cover a detailed seven-step-plan to guide you through the considerations and tradeoffs when deciding on a security setup. Antomous also recommends running your own node, planning for inheritance, and practicing with Bitcoin testnet. Lastly, we go through the range of high quality, secure and convenient bitcoin seed security products offered by Vulcan21.com. These include the SeedSigner as an air-gapped signing device in combination with the SteelQR backup plates that secure your seed encoded as a QR-code on 316L stainless steel (also compatible with Blockstream Jade). The SteelQRs can be additionally secured in in the SteelVault. Finally, the SeedMint stamping jig is back in stock which you can use to secure your human readable seed on general-purpose stainless-steel washers. Take personal responsibility, one seed at a time. As always, I enjoyed speaking to Antomous and would urge anyone with questions to reach out. My DMs are always open. twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Show guest twitter - @antomousB Special mentions twitter - @Vulcan21com twitter - @SeedSigner twitter - @SteelQR21 twitter - @SeedMint21 As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 6040 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you, Foundation Devices, for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase Links to discussed topics: Vulcan21    https://vulcan21.com/ SeedSigner:    https://seedsigner.com/ Blue Wallet:   https://bluewallet.io/ Sparrow Wallet:   https://sparrowwallet.com/ Nunchuk:    https://nunchuk.io/ Specter Desktop:   https://specter.solutions/ Samourai Wallet:   https://samouraiwallet.com/ Blockstream Jade:   https://blockstream.com/jade/ Foundation Devices:  https://foundationdevices.com/ Testnet Faucet:   https://coinfaucet.eu/
12/18/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 46 seconds
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Totem poles, proof of work and bitcoin with @stillBTC

Keirnan Wright   In this PlebMinerMonth bonus episode Jon sits down with Kiernan Wright of Bitcoin Greenhouse. Bitcoin Greenhouse are developing and building an open source, solar powered bitcoin mining greenhouse on Haida Gwaii, the traditional territory of the Haida People, off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.   The Haida people currently live downstream from food and energy, power is provided by diesel generators, food sometimes shipped across Canada. Kiernan hopes his project can empower the first nations people of Canada to become sovereign again by producing their own food, energy, and secure sound money, as Bitcoin is the heart of this project. The open-source greenhouse will eventually provide food, jobs, and stability to the Haida Gwaii nation.   The greenhouses will be built in the longhouse style of the Haida Gwaii. The roofs of the structures are large and will be covered with solar panels, the panels will provide energy to the Bitcoin miners and any excess will be sold back to the grid. The miners housed inside will proved heat for the growing operations, allowing growers to plant an array of crops.   Kiernan can be found on Twitter @stillBTC and @btcgreenhouse, view his art exibit here, Haida Gwaii Museum.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5787 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
12/10/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 16 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0021

What did we miss? NLD bug, FULLRBF, FTX, anyone? Bitcoin Monthly with BQA and Antomous Bitcoin monthly 0021 In today’s episode we got back up to speed on all the software updates that were released over the last two months. BlueWallet has now enabled exporting transaction history and labels and we hope the various wallets out there can agree on a standard for this.  Samourai Dojo now allows you to access Fulcrum in your local network and SeedSigner published an experimental release for a custom SeedSigner operating system. This will be a huge jump in security and performance and it will also allow the removal of the microSD card once powered on. SparrowWalllet has added tab icons and it only took them 16 hours to integrate BQAs request to be able to adjust the QR-code density so less good cameras can read them. HodlHodl is now integrated with Trezor, Umbrel allows community app stores and Samourai Wallet has redesigned it's user interface for STONEWALLx2 and Stowaway collaboration as well as introduced a JoinBot for making collaborative spends without manually choosing a collaborator.  Getting into the major discussion points of the day we went through the details of both NLD bugs and gave our oppinions on the way the situation was handled by Burak who expoited the bugs. We also take our time to go through the pros and cons of the ongoing discussion around the new option FULLRBF in the pre-release of Bitcoin Core v24.0.  Lastly we touch on the accounts of Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost who attended the pro forma hearing in the case against Tornado Cash developer Alexy Pertsev. As always, I enjoyed speaking to these two and would urge anyone with questions to reach out my DM is always open. twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Show guests twitter - @BitcoinQ_A twitter - @antomousB Special mentions twitter - @AaronvanW twitter - @provoost twitter - @citadeldispatch twitter - @brqgoo As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 6040 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you, Foundation Devices, for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase Links to discussed topics: BlueWallet:    https://github.com/BlueWallet/BlueWallet Samourai Dojo:   https://code.samourai.io/dojo/samourai-dojo SeedSigner:         https://github.com/SeedSigner/seedsigner Sparrow:    https://github.com/sparrowwallet/sparrow Trezor:    https://github.com/trezor/trezor-suite Umbrel:    https://github.com/getumbrel/umbrel LND:     https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd Nunchuk:    https://twitter.com/nunchuk_io/status/1592910577701392384 Samourai Wallet:   https://docs.samourai.io/en/wallet  
11/27/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 20 seconds
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The orange pill simulator.

  In todays episode i speak to Urban Hacker about a new way to orange pill future bitcoiners. We also discus privacy, ethics and energy production. I’ve really enjoyed getting to know UH over the last few weeks and I’m very excited to see this project develop. check out the link bellow for information on what Urban Hacker is building and how you can help. Enjoy the show Show guest  twitter - @realUrbanHacker Website - https://urbanhacker.net/the-orange-simulator/   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5787 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
11/10/20221 hour, 50 minutes, 5 seconds
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Pleb Miner Month Finale

Pleb Miner Month Finale We did it! We managed to present and entire month (ahem, make that 2 months) of mining content focused on the Pleb Miner. Max, Jon, and Sarah took on the task of herding cats in this #PlebMinerMonth finale featuring: @SalGoodHODL, @hashing2heating, @406Bitcoin, @techengineer21, @DCentralTech, @pwmarcinko, @BingBong_BTC, @ZuccThis, @KaboomracksAlex, @bitcoinbassload, @btctwatterpants, and @Schnitzel.   #PlebMinerMonth started out as a proposal to feature Pleb Miners at a mining conference and grew into so much more. Max and Jon merely set the wheels in motion, the #PlebMinerMonth crew took it from there and as the month rolled on, more and more Plebs hopped on the train. Now it’s a perpetual motion machine speeding along under its own power.    We launched #PlebMinerMonth with Jon’s “What is a Pleb Miner” Bitesize Bitcoin and a pod with Max and @Diverter_NoKYC. The launch was fitting as many Pleb Miners were inspired to do so because of Diverter’s “Mining for the Streets’ article. Just as Mining for the Streets kicked off many into mining, we hope that #PlebMinerMonth will do the same for a new generation of miners.  During the month we featured articles from @Smidnico, @Marketsbylili, @Schnitzel, energy market updates from @bitcoinbassload, as well as Stormcrow from @SovrnBitcoiner. A BlackBox build guide from @YooperHODL, Bitesize Bitcoins from @BingBong_BTC and @ZuccThis and several awesome interviews, some that have yet to air! We gave away ASIC miners from @Kaboomracks, @pwmarcinko, @btctwatterpants, @406Bitcoin, @DCentralTech, @mrcdbrown3 and Jon. We were moved at the willingness of Plebs to #HashTheTorch. We awarded UngovernableMisfits.com gear such as Pleb Miner Skull t-shirts and hoodies, and gear donated by @onthebrinkie from @NoderunnersShop. Braiins was a major sponsor of the month, they donated limited edition clothing, Bitcoin mining handbooks, and a very generous amount of sats to cover the shipping for all the giveaways. @ZuccThis donated 3D printed fans shrouds from ASICFanShrouds.com. We also gave away @SeedSigner build kits, @FOUNDATIONdvcs Passports, and a @RoninDojoNode Bakuto. The amount of equipment and prizes that we were able to distribute to the Plebs was more than we expected. It was due to the incredible generosity of the Bitcoin Pleb movement that we had the privilege of dishing out the swag.  Thank You from Max, Mr. Crown, Jon, and Sarah to everyone listed above as well as: @TheGianMendoza, @artdesignbySF, @HodlRev, @bitcoinbabybee, @BonHodl, @stillBTC, @urningushem, and @x218935 and of course thank you to the Plebs who listened, interacted with us on Fountain and Twitter, and read the articles. You have inspired us more that you can ever know, LFG!!!
11/1/20222 hours, 39 minutes, 33 seconds
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Hash privately and store sats securely with BQA & Lili

The aim of todays episode is to help bitcoin users hash privately and store sats securely. Bitcoin is a very powerful tool for anyone wishing to take control and protect themselves, but like any tool it must be respected and used correctly. Ive chosen my two guests for todays episode because they put out some of the best content available and have a huge amount of knowledge on mining, security and privacy. We cover mining and a step by step walkthrough from buying the machine, plugging in, choosing a pool to conjoin and storage. i really hope you enjoy the show and find it helpful. We also announce a very special giveaway so keep an eye out on twitter and UM for a chance to win.   Show guests   twitter - @BitcoinQ_A twitter - @Marketsbylili   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 5274 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
10/21/202250 minutes, 6 seconds
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Fuck you money, privacy and bitcoin with @GuerraMoneta and @BTCxZelko.

  If you care about privacy, open source and bitcoin there is no better node package in the world than Ronindojo. Today i had the pleasure of speaking to the co founders @GuerraMoneta and @BTCxZelko. These fucking legends are supporting pleb miner month by giving away an incredible prize. listen to the episode then click on the link bellow.   https://ronindojo.io/en/blog-pleb-miner-month-competition   Show guests   twitter - @GuerraMoneta twitter - @BTCxZelko     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 5228 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
10/11/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 36 seconds
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AI Pro Energy & CoinHeated

AI Pro Energy & CoinHeated   In this #PlebMinerMonth Episode we speak with Anton from AIPro Energy and CoinHeated. They have partnered on production of Coin Heated’s HotBox Liu, an innovative pump-free immersion tank built exclusively for Bitmain Antminer S19s. Coin Heated tells of the development of the HotBox and its unique features. The HotBox Liu hold 6 S19s (3 on each side). The machines are placed exhaust side down into the tank and rest upon stands that keeps the bottom elevated. The stock axial fans remain on the machines while the rear fans are removed. The oil flow is pulled through the machines as opposed to traditional immersion designs which allow fluid to simply rise through the machines or make use of external pumps that push the oil through. The oil is pulled through the cards and across the ASIC chips, the oil is the forced to the center where it meets the force of oil from the opposing machines. The oil is forced through the heat exchangers located in the center of the tank and cooled. The dielectric coolant in the tank comes to a soft rolling bubble, keeping the oil and therefore the ASIC chips at a steady temperature. The heat exchangers are the head of a water cooled or water/glycol mix secondary loop. The operator of a HotBox Liu has several options from there on how to cool that secondary loop. A dry cooler, chiller, and geothermal loop are a few of the options. An operator is not limited to how they cool that secondary loop, and the system lends itself better than most immersion system to engage in heat capture rather than purely cleansing the system of waste heat. The HotBox Liu can be used as a peripheral within AI Pro Energy’s suite of containers. Hotboxes can be stacked or rather racked within an open system or in a container. AIPro Energy manufactures a wide array of mining services from off-grid miners including genset procurement to home miners and they provide data center services and automation as well.   Website - https://aiproenergy.com/   Show guests   twitter - https://twitter.com/coinheated?s=21&t=bbgSIxpwt_wjjH2kYorxLw   twitter - https://twitter.com/aiproenergy?s=21&t=bbgSIxpwt_wjjH2kYorxLw       twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 5129 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
10/9/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 43 seconds
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Mining bitcoin with unreliable power.

Hello ungovernable misfits. TensaiBankai here bringing you another Bitsized bitcoin. Today I am going to be talking a little about mining here in south africa with unreliable power.   South Africa has had a load shedding crisis for almost a decade now. A problem that has been getting worse over time as the state decays. This means that for multiple hours or time-slots during the day we have our power cut for up to 8 hours a day where our power cuts last between 2 to 4 hours at a time.   This has made things somewhat “complicated” when it comes to mining. When I have not been paying attention, the constant power interruptions have been somewhat destructive to my computing components. Losing multiple graphic, cards, motherboards and power supply units, a washing machine.   When I first got my miners I decided to become a little bit more cautious with what I was doing around the home. Not only are these machines quite expensive, our import duties are extremely high. Not to mention the difficulty of acquiring replacement parts locally. Specific attention needs to be put in place to ensure that you get the most out of your machines for as long as possible.   This means that the first thing that happens when a miner is connected here, is that all the plugs get replaced with surge protection plugs. I also ensure that none of the miners are sharing circuits with other electronics or appliances. I have had multiple issues in my office area, that when the power turns back on, circuits end up tripping because of the high current draw as certain things turn on.   Many people would look at this difficulty that I experience doing this, the high electricity costs and ask why would anyone want to mine in these conditions. I will say that I am a bit of a zealot when it comes to bitcoin. I like that I have some KYC Free sats that I earned by exchanging electricity for SATS. I also like that mining, even at a loss, can have certain… tax advantages. Not to mention, that this entire winter, bitcoin kept me warm.   There is also the issue that I see, with so many South Africans going off the grid, our only state owned power provider is really losing many of its highest power consuming customers. This means that they make less money, which in turn means that they either make up the shortfall by borrowing more, increasing electricity rates or failing in other areas. Selfishly, I can see myself helping them to limp along as long as possible until it can no longer go on.   Fortunately, this has been going on for long enough that the power cuts adhere somewhat loosely to a schedule. The schedules are designed in a way that different suburb groups are targeted at different times every day ensuring that not the same group of suburbs have their power turned off when it’s time to make dinner. This is further complicated by the stage of load shedding which increases the amount of times you get loadshedded in a day.   So, I find myself spending a bit of time looking at schedules. Some Industrious South Africans have made an app called Eskom Se Push which alerts you when your suburb is going to be load shedded as well as letting you know any changes to the load shedding schedule.   Since I work from home this allows me to know when I should stop mining and turn off my asics. Stopping the ASIC allows the ASIC fans to cool the hashboards down instead of letting them get cooled by passive ambient radiation, which is the case when the power is suddenly turned off. It’s even worse when your miner is in an enclosed space.   Recently, however, I started leaving the home quite frequently for a few hours at a time and this means that if I am scheduled to go down, say in 6 hours from now, I would miss out on 6 hours possible luck if I were to preemptively power down before i leave. It's not something that I enjoy doing.   So, what did I do? I wrote some software which allows me to use the whatsminer API to remotely connect to my whatsminer and turn off the mining remotely as I have VPN access to my home network. Hopefully, when I find some more time in the future, I will be able to connect this up to a telegram bot, which will allow me some finer control and not necessarily rely on using my VPN.   What would I do if I didn’t have a schedule? Well, I most probably wouldn’t be running any of the newer generation miners at all. Because even when throttled, they still use quite a bit of power and the boards heat up quite a bit. It’s an undesirable situation for me if they heat up quite a bit and get their power cut repeatedly. S9s are way more suited for this purpose. Not only are the machines robust as hell, when braiins (with two Is) firmware is loaded, you can throttle the machines down all the way to 100 watts. I would also probably be running multiple S9s to try and make up for the shortfall in overall hash.   This would allow me to set a temperature of the asic to a level that I would be happy with should an immediate disconnect of power occur.   Failing that, the other way one can mitigate a situation like that is to have a battery backup, that you link into that you can use to trigger shutdown conditions once the battery state gets reduced below a certain threshold.   Thats all all for now. If you need me, you can find me on twitter @tensaibankai and drop me a DM.   If you want to hear more from Tensai and missed our full episode check it out bellow.   https://bit-buy-bit.libsyn.com/tensai-bankai-on-bitcoin-freedom-and-farming     Show guest   twitter - @tensaibankai     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Show guest   twitter - @tensaibankai   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 5129 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
10/8/20227 minutes, 5 seconds
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Mining bitcoin and heating homes with @coinheated

I speak to the man the myth the legend @coinheated about stuff and things. No more show notes so just listen to the episode.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Show guest   twitter - @coinheated   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 4969 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
10/4/202257 minutes, 31 seconds
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PSA #Plebminermonth

PSA #Plebminermonth   ......More to come. 
9/30/20221 minute, 44 seconds
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Mining KYC Free Sats (BingBong Bitesize Bitcoin)

BingBong Bitesize Bitcoin   Mining KYC Free Sats   Acquiring ASICs and pointing them at a pool is the initial step to acquire KYC Free sats through mining. There are pools that require KYC information, but many that do not, DYOR. Lincoin Pool and Braiins Pool only require an email address. It has been said that buying Bitcoin on an exchange is like going to the bathroom and leaving the stall door open. Anybody that comes in the bathroom can see you. Mining Bitcoin with a KYC free pool is like going to the bathroom but closing the stall door, chain analysis can see someone is in the stall, but they don't know who it is.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Show guest   twitter - @bingbong_BTC   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 4942 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
9/27/20226 minutes, 29 seconds
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Noise mitigation for bitcoin mining with BINGBONG

    “No show notes again? This is so unprofessional.”   It's a five minute show. Deal with it.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Show guest   twitter - @bingbong_BTC   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for  Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you, Foundation Devices, for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 4942 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
9/27/20224 minutes, 48 seconds
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Growing bitcoin with Moses

 In this #PlebMinerMonth episode of @BitBuyBit, Jon sits down with Moses of Living Power Generation Technology. Moses is working on monetizing agricultural waste with Bitcoin mining powered by syngas, derived from biomass pyrolysis. Moses’ system uses a crop called Azolla. Azolla can be used as animal feed or biomass and is easily grown with little inputs. The even can purify the water in which it’s grown. The use of Azolla as a source of animal feed, biomass, and fertilizer can replace the need to use petrochemical fertilizers and industrial agricultural methods. This can empower the sovereign farmer to detether from chemical supply chains. Harnessing the syngas byproduct can also empower every farmer to become a Bitcoin miner. As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
9/23/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 17 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0020

Fun times in Riga and mobile competition for peer-to-peer bitcoin exchanges. Bitcoin Monthly with BQA and Antomous   Bitcoin monthly 0020   In today’s episode I spoke to BQA and Antomous about how much fun they had at the Baltic Honeybadger 2022 conference in Riga. BQA gave a talk during the event for bitcoin beginners and Antomous had a booth representing SeedSigner and Vulcan21. It seems it was a pure bitcoiner event with a high signal-to-noise ratio. One of the larger announcements of the conference was the mobile only peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange “peach”. BQA had the chance to test the app and goes into detail on the setup and workflow. Although we love Bisq and Robosats, this is exactly what we have been waiting for. The app is currently still in beta, but we shouldn’t have to wait long for the official release. Speaking of Bisq, they released a minor update with a lot of small improvements. We also talked about two major updates from the two big players in lightning: CLN and LND. MyNode is also working hard to close the gap to the marketplace-based platforms in the node implementation competition and Trezor has finally integrated coin control. To wrap up Antomous let us know that the SeedSigner is finally available again at Vulcan21 and that they are putting out a daily Twitter guide series on handling a SeedSigner. As always, I enjoyed speaking to these two and would urge anyone with questions to reach out my DM is always open.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Show guest   twitter - @BitcoinQ_A twitter - @antomousB   Special mentions   twitter -@AnitaPosch twitter -@Marketsbylili twitter - @proofofsteph twitter - @dergigi twitter - @hodlhodl twitter - @vulcan21com twitter - @SeedSigner   Links to discussed topics:   Baltic Honeybadger: https://baltichoneybadger.com/ Peach:       https://peachbitcoin.com/ Bisq:       https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/ BTCPayServer:       https://github.com/btcpayserver/btcpayserver CLN:       https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/ LND:       https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/ MyNode: https://github.com/mynodebtc/mynode/ Foundation Devices: https://github.com/Foundation-Devices/passport-firmware/ Phoenix: https://github.com/ACINQ/phoenix/ Sparrow Wallet: https://github.com/sparrowwallet/sparrow/ Trezor: https://github.com/trezor/trezor-suite/ Zeus: https://github.com/ZeusLN/zeus/ Machankura: https://8333.mobi/ Vulcan21: https://vulcan21.com/     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 5098 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you, Foundation Devices, for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase         As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 4139 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
9/21/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 26 seconds
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Braiin Power with Jan Capek

  The month of September is dedicated to pleb miners who will not unplug nor comply. The backbone of the bitcoin network, dedicated to decentralisation and freedom.   ​On this #PlebMinerMonth episode of the pod, Jon and I speak with @BraiinsMining co-founder and CTO, Jan Capek. Jan is an embedded devices engineer and the father of the Braiins OS firmware and BOSminer software. Jan dives deep into the development of firmware and the challenges he and his development team encounter when attempting to modify machines without the assistance of the manufacturers. We cover Braiins’ (SlushPool) role in UASF and how stratum V2 enhances security, efficiency, flexibility, and decentralization of mining. We also discuss the development of the BaiinsOS+ firmware, and the advantages it can bring to a mining operator. ​We discuss the rebranding of SlushPool to Braiins Pool under the Braiins brand umbrella. We dove deep on a lot of topics in this one, the only thing we didn’t cover was “when”. ​The Braiins team has been a great partner in #PlebMinerMonth, they have sent swag for us to give away as prizes, several of their Bitcoin Mining Handbooks, as well as financial support to ship all of the gear and prizes out to the Pleb. A special thanks to Kristian Csepcsar for helping to organize everything and thank you to Jan and the rest of the Braiins team for your support of #PlebMinerMonth.     Show guest   twitter - @janbraiins twitter - @braiinsnmining   website - www.braiins.com       twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4999 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/18/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 42 seconds
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Bitcoin circular economy and hash the torch 

“OMG you didn’t even write show notes, that’s so unprofessional.” Im ungovernable. Fuck off.  If you have any questions please reach out. Also make sure to follow  on twitter and check out everything we are doing for #plebminermonth   Show guest twitter - @JonPDiGiacomo twitter - @mrcdbrown3 twitter - @HodlRev   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5039 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/15/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 2 seconds
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IT & Telecom the Backbone of the Bitcoin Network

  IT & Telecom the Backbone of the Bitcoin Network   In this episode Jon talks with IT expert @SalGood HODL about the backbone of the Bitcoin network, the global telecommunications network. Jon and Sal cover the history of telecommunications and information technology and its journey from telegraph to the infinitesimally complicated network of fiber, copper/aluminum, and satellites that comprise the internet.    They discuss the organizations the govern or run the internet like: ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) a non-profit based in California, IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) run/owned by ICANN who are responsible for allocation of IP addresses and Autonomous System Numbers, root domain name system and top-level domains. Jon & Sal describe the Regional Internet Registry. They are the 5 regional organizations around the globe that facilitate the allocation of IP addresses and ASNs to local registries and ISPs. RIRs are independent of ICANN and supervised/guided by the Number Resource Organization, which is an unincorporated international organization. The 3-Tier ISP system is covered by Sal. The 3-Tier ISP system consists of  Tier I — backbone providers who own/operate high speed/bandwidth, multi-continent networks, transoceanic cabling and do not pay or charge data transit fees with their like-peers. Tier 2 — Typically regional/national ISPs pay for transit and peering with tier I and tier 2 providers, customers are typically large organizations and tier 3 ISPs. Tier 3 — Primarily engaged in providing Internet access to consumers and businesses in localized areas, they pay access and transit from tier 2 providers. IPv4 address space are described. An IPV4 looks like AAA.BBB.CCC.DDD where each block can be a number between 0-255 there are 232 total addresses, roughly 4.2 billion addresses. Nearly 600 million are reserved, so about 3.7 billion usable on the Internet and nearly 100% are already allocated globally.  The IPv6 address space looks very complex. It uses hexadecimal notation 0-9+A-F, blocks of zeros can be omitted 2 28 total addresses. If you assumed each star had 10 planets, each galaxy had 100 billion stars, and the universe had 100 billion galaxies, there would be roughly 3.4 quadrillion (1000 trillion's) IPv6 addresses for each planet. What makes the Internet? Layers like in a cake or maybe the Taco Bell 7-Layer Burrito. l . TCP/IP Model — Less complex than OSI l. Network Connection Layer 2, Internet Layer 3. Transport Layer 4, Application Layer 2. OSI Model — 7 layers, breaks TCP/IP layers into more parts l. Network Connection Layer —+ Physical layer and Data Link Layer Internet Layer —9 Network Layer Transport Layer —+ Transport, Session and Presentation Layers 4, Application Layer —+ Application Layer Sal describes how systems and applications communicate by laying out the Application Layer Protocols. Like spoken languages, these protocols have grammar rules; a vocabulary that create standards to convey meaning between parties. Different protocols are optimized for purpose specific communications. Bitcoin is protocol optimized for secure communication of value between parties.   Show guest   twitter - @SalGoodHODL twitter - @JonPDiGiacomo   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4785 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
9/12/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 6 seconds
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#HashTheTorch

#HashTheTorch My first foray into mining was sometime in late 2011/2012. At that time Bitcoin Core had mining functionality and mining on a PC was relatively simple. I didn’t take the time to truly understand Bitcoin then. Me being an intensely paranoid individual was distrusting of this software using my computer’s GPU to solve an algorithm, didn’t read the white paper and didn’t join any chat rooms or social networks to connect with others involved in Bitcoin. I regrettably uninstalled the software not to return to Bitcoin until 2017 and not to mine again until 2019, couldn’t even tell you if I am responsible for some orphaned Bitcoin. In those 8 years we had 3 kids but let something like 450,000 block slip past me. That’s okay, I don’t cry myself to sleep every night because of regret, anymore. I have a nice mining setup now and I don’t consider it healthy the live a life of regret.  I can reflect though. Perhaps I should have joined one of those Bitcoin Nerd channels. I never had social media before Twitter, maybe I should’ve or at the very least done my research. So, what’s my point here? As the poet, John Donne wrote, “No Man is an Island, Entire of Itself. Every man is a piece of the continent. A part of the main.” And although I don’t live my life regretting past decisions, I can learn from them. It wasn’t until I left that island or at least connected it to the main, that I learned the true nature of Bitcoin and its unique properties. It wasn’t until I began to research and read articles written by so many hard-working Plebs who were willing to pass on the torch of knowledge to others that I finally understood this technology we revere. And it wasn’t until further study that I realized my place within it, was mining. By then the S9 was a couple of years old and it wasn’t difficult to find one. I learned a lot over the next couple of years about mining. I quite enjoyed the experience and by 2021 I had 6 S9s running in my garage. Like many at that time, I saw the China exodus as a good time to upgrade my setup. I acquired 5 s19 and am now up to 6. Now what to do with those S9s I had laying around? I suppose I could have sold them, but I was busy tinkering with my home heating projects and working… and of course, numbing my mind by bullshitting with all of you on Twitter.  I decided I’m going to give some machines away. I gave 2 S9s to my partner at work. I have been orange pilling him for years and HE thought it would be fun to dip his toes into mining, the heat reuse case was a big draw for him. The joy I felt when he showed me his mining setup was exciting. It was the perfect situation for him, a mechanic and a farmer, mining suited his skill set. I later sent a machine to a friend in Texas that was at risk of losing his job over vax mandates and I thought maybe the machine could help him out. That’s about the time I became more vocal on Twitter and the Telegram groups… and began answering simple home-mining questions. I prefer to just communicate on DM’s regarding mining rather than wade through the string of backlogged Telegram messages. In discussions with Plebs, I always felt myself saying, “well I’ll send you an S9 and you can mess around with it and find out if you like home mining or have an interest in it.” “Then once you learn you can send it back or because shipping is so much just hand it off to someone else.” I’m not unique in this, I’ve seen the generosity in the mining community, truly some of the best people are in mining, especially Pleb Miners.  I had the idea to call it HashTheTorch, seemed like a fun name for what everyone was doing. I gave another S9 away to a buddy of mine who is a machinist and was helping me out with my immersion project. This HashingTheTorch is fun. I saw Barnminer making strides in the same direction as well with his S9 lending program at local meetups, which certainly solves the shipping dilemma. It kind of all hit me at that point, The No Man is an Island concept, the connected decentralized network concept, the Plebs helping Plebs idea. Don’t let someone just up and quit on Bitcoin without understanding it as I did in over a decade ago. HashTheTorch of knowledge, HashTheTorch are these machines that don’t mean much to us beyond being able to offload them for a few bucks, or holding for whatever reason.  When Max and I came up with the idea of PlebMinerMonth it was just supposed to be a few pods with cool Pleb miners, a few Bitesize Bitcoins, and FUD Busters, and a couple of articles to give Plebs another resource to get into mining. It quickly morphed into what it is today and is developing a life of its own. One of the biggest surprises, (though I shouldn’t be surprised given the quality of Plebs in the mining community) was the outpouring of support from other miners who too wanted to pass the torch. We’re early in the first iteration of PlebMinerMonth and we already have 10 machines to give away. So many miners are offering not only HashTheTorch of unused or underused machines, but offering much of their time to produce content, write articles, or do interviews. So many in this space whether they call it HashTheTorch, or S9 lending program, or whatever is willing to dedicate part of themselves to this overall movement. To ensure that Plebs don’t feel like they’re on an island, that those blocks are just as much at play for a small time Pleb as they are for large institutional miners. That whatever regret they had in their mining journey doesn’t have to be a regret for someone new to it. They know if they HashTheTorch that they may be giving a machine to the next Schnitzel, TechEngineer, or CoinHeated. They could be kicking off the mining innovation journey of the next EconoAlchemist, Diverter, or HODL Tarantula. And who knows what innovations and rabbit holes those new miners will discover? So I’m putting out the bat signal Pleb miners. Go to a meetup with your old machines. Orange pill that mechanic or machinist buddy or yours. Unload that knowledge you have in your dome and teach your kids and grandkids the value of decentralizing the network through Pleb Mining. HashTheTorch Plebs. And the To all of the Pleb Miner month  winners of the donated old gen miners. Lean on that machine, experiment with different settings, firmware, and pool. Find uses for the waste heat or perhaps find alternative sources of energy run your machine. And then do as the PlebMiner that gifted you that ASIC…. And…HashTheTorch   If you have any questions please reach out. Also make sure to follow  on twitter and check out everything we are doing for #plebminermonth     Show guest   twitter - @JonPDiGiacomo     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4680 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/11/20228 minutes, 51 seconds
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3D printing parts for Bitcoin mining with @ZuccThis

3D printing parts for Bitcoin mining with @ZuccThis     What's up guys? zucc_this here with another byte-sized bitcoin. Lets get right into it and talk about 3d printing and how it can be leveraged for home mining and general individual sovereignty. To start I'd like to make a comparison of home 3d printing to bitcoin.   One aspect of bitcoin that makes it a powerful tool for the sovereign individual is its' ability to dis-intermediate the traditional financial system. Likewise, 3d printing is a way to side-step the legacy plastics manufacturing industry. Typically plastic goods are made with injection moulding ñ an expensive process that really only makes sense at scale. Injection moulding still has its place, but 3d printing allows you to print nearly anything you can dream up at home. Of course, there are engineering and practical limitations. These days you can get an Ender 3 3d printer that works fairly well for 200 USD on Amazon. For the more serious mining pleb $1000 can get you a Prusa which is a workhorse that will run day after day and produce amazing results.   The most obvious application for home Bitcoin mining is in producing fan shrouds. For most in-home ASIC installs we need to direct the heat somewhere.  I measured the temp in the duct from my Whatsminer maybe 6 feet from the duct and had 140∞ F. Bitcoin ASICs are primarily designed to be run at scale in mining farms where heat mitigation is handled MUCH differently than we do at home. There are many clever individuals out they're doing cool shit with their excess heat but the most simple method (though not always easy) is to duct the heat outside or into an existing HVAC system. To go from the miner to an HVAC duct you need a shroud or fan adapter that goes between the exhaust fan and the duct. These are easily printed by most consumer grade machines in PETG. Iím not even gonna try to pronounce its actual chemical name but suffice to say this is a material than can withstand the heat from the miner. There are several resources out there that offer up the files for MicroBT and Bitmain ASICS for free.   In my personal setup I had to add a couple fans for the PSU on the intake side to keep things cool, and with a little CAD and 3d printing I was able to design brackets to get the airflow exactly where I need it. I also designed and printed a hold/cold side barrier the helps keep cool airflow where it needs to be. With winter coming I also need to re-design my ducting that leads to the cold air return duct in my furnace. Last winter I was able to heat my home entirely with 2 M30s Whatsminers. I have an average size 2 story home in the frozen north of the US where itís not uncommon to see sub-zero temps. My new duct setup will need some funky duct adapters and bends due to the layout of my basement. This is where 3d printing and the ability to CAD really shines. Most of these home mining setups are quite unique and there aren't many cookie cutter solutions that work out of the box. I've also seen some pretty interesting usage of 3d printing in immersion setups.   That said, the sky REALLY is the limit. Aside from Bitcoin mining projects having the ability to 3d print and design things for myself has been an absolute game changer. I've been able to repair many things around the house that would normally get tossed ñ this helps justify the mini-print farm I have going to my wife. I also have a focus on 3d printed firearms. If code is free speech how do we protect our right to speech? In a world of ever increasing gun control the work by 3d printed gun devs is invaluable. Will Bitcoin alone take down ñ or at least scale back ñ the state? I don't think so. Will 3d printed firearms stop authoritarians from authoritarian shit? Nah. Much like Bitcoin, 3d printing is a tool that is accessible to ANYONE who is seeking to carve out a little freedom for themselves. Use the tools. Later.   If you have any questions please reach out. Also make sure to follow  on twitter and check out everything we are doing for #plebminermonth     Show guest   twitter - @ZuccThis Website - asicfanshrouds.com | ASIC fan duct adapters       twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4680 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/10/20224 minutes, 24 seconds
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Pleb miner month update and prize draw. Bitcoin wins.

Pleb Miner Month Week 1 Giveaway Update Max, Jon, Sarah, and DiGiacomo girl nym #3   #PlebMinerMonth is in full swing on the @BitBuyBitPod and UngovernableMisfits.com. Max and Jon give an update on the first few days of #PlebMinerMonth. The outpouring of support from the Bitcoin Pleb community has been inspiring. The month is starting to take on a life of its own. Thank You to all the Bitcoiners out there who are interacting with us on Twitter, reaching out of Telegram, and Boosting on the Fountain app.    Sarah and DiGiacomo girl nym #3 help choose winners as Max and Jon pick the prize winners for the week.   Day 1 - Winner was already chosen before recording. Tinkerbell won the Pleb Miner Skull t-shirt. Thanks for being one of two that followed the giveaway instructions and thanks for translating the Pleb Miner Redux article in Spanish   Day 2 - Boost the pod with Max and Michael Schmid on Fountain to win the Pleb Miner Skull hoodie out of 10 entries, @txapotsapa won the drawing. Congratulations Rafa, we know it’s not often cold where you live, but when it is, you’ll be geared up right.   Day 3 -  Quote tweet why you think SeedSigner is awesome, out of 18 entries, @compassionhorizon was the winner. SeedSigner is awesome and the enthusiasm for the project was obvious. We will be offering another SeedSigner giveaway later in the month.   Day 4 - In order to win the first S9 giveaway, Plebs were asked to review the Bit Buy Bit Pod and screenshot the review in a quote tweet. We are happy to announce that @Francis_Brosnan won the drawing and will be a #PlebMiner soon   Day 5 – Noderunners Day! Lots of Plebs entered the Noderunners.Network gear giveaway and 10 were chose to receive stickers and other items from Brinkie and the Noderunners. @selfbankt, @LoveIsBitcoin, @RoshMallery, @kciroj_NL, @phathodl, @purplehorse, @tatumturnup, @BitcoinIsKool, @xbbbworld, and @TsarToshi   Thank You to everyone who entered, we will be reaching out shortly to arrange deliver of your prize gear.     If you have any questions please reach out. Also make sure to follow  on twitter and check out everything we are doing for #plebminermonth         Show guest   twitter - @JonPDiGiacomo twitter - @StotheBandaD     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5194 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/8/202239 minutes, 56 seconds
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Happy birthday Lincoin pool - Bitcoin mining and Paynyms

  We sit down to talk with Medi Naseri of Lincoin pool. Medi Naseri, has been mining since 2014 and holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering. He and his partner Mostafa Shariat (AKA The Doctor of all Servers) founded Lincoin Pool, a North American FPPS mining pool that turns 1 year old today, September 7, 2022.   Medi shares with us the work and effort that goes in to creating a mining pool. He and his team are small enough to make changes to the pool dependent upon their user’s needs and input. Medi shares with us the development process he and his team used to incorporate PayNym payouts.    Medi touts Lincoin Pool’s management tools, advanced revenue management, monitoring, and of course, Lincoin Pool's AI assistant, Boty McBotface, master of Dad jokes.   If you have any questions please reach out. Also make sure to follow @techengineer21 on twitter and check out everything we are doing for #plebminermonth   Show guest   twitter - @Medi_Naseri twitter - @LincoinPool Website - Lincoin.com   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5319 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/7/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 35 seconds
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Why home mining is true decentralisation. (Bitesize Bitcoin)

In this Bitesize bitcoin we learn why home mining is true decentralisation.   If you have any questions please reach out. Also make sure to follow @techengineer21 on twitter and check out everything we are doing for #plebminermonth   Show guest   twitter - @techengineer21   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5018 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/6/20225 minutes, 15 seconds
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Mining bitcoin with Barnminer

Todays episode is with Barnminer also known as @btctwatterpants on twitter. Barnminer is a champion of monetary and bodily sovereignty and is doing what he can to decentralise the bitcoin network by running miners at home and orange pilling others to do the same. I really enjoyed this conversation and I'm more bullish than ever after speaking to so many incredible plebs.   If you have any questions please reach out. Also make sure to follow Barnminer on twitter and check out everything we are doing for #plebminermonth   Show guest     twitter - @btctwatterpants   Substack - https://barnminer21m.substack.com/p/barnmine-build?r=11wpdn&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web&utm_sou     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5047 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/5/202255 minutes, 21 seconds
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Mining bitcoin on solar with @theGianMendoza

Todays episode is with Gian Mendoza, we talked about his rabbit hole journey and why he decided to mine at home. Gian has a very interesting set up and particular set of obstacles to overcome including heat and the use of solar to mine. He has dedicated allot of time to documenting his build and I would highly recommend his Youtube Chanel linked bellow for anyone considering a build like this. I really enjoyed this conversation and look forward to seeing what Gian builds going forward. If you have any questions please reach out. Also make sure to follow Gian on twitter and check out everything we are doing for #plebminermonth   Show guest   twitter - @theGianMendoza   YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXETNgw4rixNSqiDsISF-sw?app=desktop&cbrd=1&themeRefresh=1   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5047 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/4/202252 minutes, 41 seconds
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Rust Belt Home Miners with BingBong_BTC and Jon

Rust Belt Home Miners In this episode Jon travels to a rural part of the Rust Belt, USA to interview Pleb Miner BingBong_BTC. BingBong is not only a home miner, but a heat wrangler, harnessing the waste heat created by his machines. Meeting fellow Plebs face to face carries significant importance, especially when a nym is willing to not only sit down and discuss Bitcoin, but to invite you into his home, show you his mining and privacy setups, and treat you like an honored guest. BingBong entered the Bitcoin arena though friends, interested in all things “crypto” , it didn’t take long for him to realize there is only one. He obtained sats through the normal KYC channels like Swan, but once again a quick learner, understood the necessity in seeking KYC free options. The Samourai team was an inspiration and building a Ronin dojo was the logical next step. Brother Rabbit and Q & A were of help during his journey. Mining seemed like the logical next step on the Bitcoin journey to enlightenment. First with dreams of mining that sweet corn, he later grew to a greater understanding and took meaning in understanding mining’s role in the Bitcoin network. With the aid of guides from the likes of EconoAlchemist and Diverter, BingBong developed the knowledge and confidence necessary to mine. He purchased his first machines from MineFarmBuy and was underway. He and his partner learned the lessons needed to mitigate heat as well as others and were hooked. After ordering more machines they attempted a build inspired by EconoAlchemist he calls the “Hash Hut”. The Hash Hut. The Hash BingBong built in an enclosure comprised of a baker’s rack encased in foam board. The bottom of the enclosure is open to take in filtered air into the machines which are placed vertically. The intake and exhaust of the machines is separated by a barrier so as not to recirculate the waste heat. The entirety of the airflow is then directed outside via an attic fan. BingBong can lower the power of his exhaust fan to allow his two 6’ take offs at the top of the hut connected to inline fans to direct heat to where it is needed.   Rust belt article - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/a-rust-belt-renaissance-through-permaculture-principles/   Link to win seedsigner - https://twitter.com/jonpdigiacomo/status/1566057650235723776?s=28&t=Qt23QFwHgZUcu17qJLUjzQ     Link to win hoodie - https://twitter.com/MaxBitbuybit/status/1566081427543924738?s=20&t=YzSdksA-O5Dja0ejjvV1jQ     Show guest   twitter - @JonPDiGiacomo   twitter - @bingbong_BTC     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5021 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/3/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 33 seconds
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Bitcoin mining and getting paid to take showers with @Schnitzel

The month of September is dedicated to pleb miners who will not unplug nor comply. The backbone of the bitcoin network, dedicated to decentralisation and freedom.   I had the pleasure of speaking with Michael Schmid about home mining and getting paid to take showers. Michael has been finding innovative ways to use the waste heat created from mining to his advantage. We talked about his original set up, running miners to heat his vintage airstream caravan and how his set up at home allows for hot showers and a stream of sats after Replacing his water heater miners.    Show guest Youtube link -  https://youtu.be/kBwhCawzL1U twitter - Nakamotoheating twitter -@Schnitzel     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5021 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/2/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 57 seconds
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Bitcoin Mining for the Streets with @Diverter_NoKYC

The month of September is dedicated to pleb miners who will not unplug nor comply. The backbone of the bitcoin network, dedicated to decentralisation and freedom. Today I caught up with Diverter, the godfather of Pleb mining to talk about mining for the streets and why it’s more relevant now than ever.    Here’s the opening paragraphs to jog your memory in case you have forgotten.    Don’t fall victim to the narrative pushers that would have you believe mining is “too hard”, “too expensive”, or “better left to the big players”. Sounds an awful lot like the same thing bankers and governments tell the masses about fiat money and economics now, doesn’t it?    For years the narrative that has been pushed regarding Bitcoin mining is that it’s a fool’s game, better left to the professional mining farms and big players due to shrinking profitability. This guide aims to show that this is overly simplistic and narrow-minded in its view. In fact, as ways to acquire BTC without going through the dangerous KYC/AML verification process shrink, mining becomes more and more intriguing for the average user. By having the ability to create an account with no real verification required, you can simply hook up ASIC miners, plug them into a mining pool, and begin receiving payouts for your provided hashpower directly into your personally controlled Bitcoin wallet without providing any KYC/AML identifying data to be scraped.   If you haven’t already read this incredible article I suggest you check it out and click the link below.     Link to article - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/mining-for-the-streets/    Show guest   twitter - @Diverter_NoKYC   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5021 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase        
9/1/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 45 seconds
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Pleb Miner Redux – What is a Bitcoin Miner? 

Pleb Miner Redux – What is a Bitcoin Miner.    The month of September is dedicated to pleb miners who will not unplug nor comply. The backbone of the bitcoin network, dedicated to decentralisation and freedom.   To kick things off @JonPDiGiacomo explains - what is a pleb miner……   “Who and What is a Pleb Miner”   The original Bitcoin miner, Satoshi Nakamoto mined the Genesis Block with a reward of 50 Bitcoin, Bitcoin that can’t be spent as the Genesis Block is hardcoded into new nodes as the root of the blockchain. The signature of his mining was later analyzed by Sergio Lerner. He dubbed Satoshi’s miner as Patoshi and its signature as the “Patoshi Pattern”. The technique that Lerner used determined that Patoshi hashed a different set range of nonces. This behavior created a unique saw pattern in nonce data analysis. It’s estimated that he had up to 48 CPUs mining with another controlling the operation and/or on standby to protect against a 51% attack. Satoshi mined solo until he invited Hal Finney and Martti Malmi to join the network. Famously on January 10, 2009, at 10:33 PM, Hal Finney was “Runnin’ Bitcoin”. Soon others joined in.  It’s fascinating to look back at those first blocks: difficulty of 1, block reward 50 BTC, the delicate balance of the 10-minute mark not quite there yet. In reviewing this short Bitcoin history lesson, we bring light to the fact that Satoshi wasn’t running a giant mining operation with a cool name, a board with multiple investors, and billions in capital expenditures. He was possibly a guy in his basement or garage that he considered his lab. He shared the code with associates he knew online. Their goal was to discover blocks and secure the network. He mined because he was passionate about the innovation that he built. He was the original miner, he was a Pleb Miner. Sometime in May of 2010, Satoshi turned off the Patoshi miner, confident that he had passed the torch on to the next generation of miners……..   Link to full article bellow.   Link to article - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/pleb-miner-redux-what-is-a-bitcoin-miner/   Show guest   twitter - @JonPDiGiacomo   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 5021 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
9/1/20226 minutes, 56 seconds
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3D printing, Bitcoin and gliding with @blackcoffeebtc

Today’s episode is with black coffee, we talk about 3-D printing, running crypto cloaks EU and what it’s been like setting it up and moving from his previous business. We have a deep dive into the way he likes to make and consume coffee and we talk about gliding and its dangers. I always enjoy talking to black coffee and want to thank him and Rick for supporting bitcoin mining month.   Show guest   twitter - @blackcoffeebtc Website - http://anchorhodl.com Website - cryptocloaks.eu   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4785 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
8/29/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 44 seconds
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Pleb bitcoin Miner Mom, Sarah DiGiacomo, is ungovernable. 

Todays guest is Sarah DiGiacomo a pleb mining mum who is here for real change and to remove state from all aspects of her family’s life. Ive had the pleasure of getting to know Sarah and her incredible family after meeting her husband @JonPDiGiacom through the Meshtadel. Sarah has been helping organise the pleb miner month in the hope we can onboard more home miners and help decentralise the bitcoin network. In this episode we discus clown world and the need to push back as well as what its like being immersed in pleb culture and the hopes for miner month. I loved this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed recording.   Show guest   twitter - @StotheBandaD   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4785 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
8/26/20221 hour, 35 minutes, 58 seconds
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Bitcoin, beaches and dragons with @DragonBitcoin

Today’s episode is with Dragon, he joined me for a conversation about the last two years of the bitcoin beach retreat. We had a discussion on KYC versus non-KYC, the circular economy and a quarter of a billion dollars worth of bitcoin buried in a landfill in Wales. I always enjoy speaking to Dragon and I can’t wait for next years beach retreat. I hope you enjoy the show and please reach out if you have any questions   Show guest   twitter - @DragonBitcoin Retreat - @BitcoinRetreat Website - dragonbitcoin.co.uk   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4647 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
8/21/20221 hour, 34 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bitcoin pleb underground with @Coinicarus

In today’s episode I speak to Coinicarus about the importance of Pleb culture and why he started his new show with pirate beach bum and cohost Walton. We discus the need for privacy in bitcoin and why clout chasing and misaligned incentives end up causing harm. We also discussed some of the underrated content in the space and ways to shine light on it.  We had some technical issues so it’s a shorter one today but I always enjoy catching up with Coinicarus. I really hope you enjoy the show and as always please reach out if you have any questions.    Show guest twitter - @Coinicarus Website - plebunderground.com twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4164 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
8/16/202255 minutes, 41 seconds
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You don’t need decentralisation... until you do..bitcoin monthly 0019 with BQA and Antomous

Bitcoin monthly 0019   In today’s episode I spoke to BQA and Antomous about tornado cash being shut down and the implications for users of ethereum. Although none of us use ETH it still shows the intent of governments around the world and is a good reminder why decentralisation and bitcoin are so important. We also talked about border wallets and updates to seed tools 2.0. We had a general conversation about the importance of privacy and potential ways businesses could help ensure bitcoin thrives. I went into some detail about the mining month coming up in September and Antomous had some updates on Vulcan21. As always I enjoyed speaking to these two and would urge anyone with questions to reach out my DM is always open.   Show guest   twitter - @BitcoinQ_A   twitter - @antomousB     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4139 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
8/11/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 30 seconds
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Bitcoin not buttcoin. Demonetising butt plugs with MTC

During the last bitcoin monthly I recorded with brother Rabbit and Antomous. we discussed Border wallets after listening to an incredible talk by MTC. I just had to get the exclusive with MTC who has teamed up with superphatarrow to create border wallets, a system to help users store private keys in their head allowing them to cross borders undetected and protected from attackers. Many people across the globe have to flee their countries to escape from war stricken countries or dictatorships. Many other users need to escape domestic violence or natural disaster, the system that MTC has come up with makes it possible for anyone to take their wealth with them even if they have nothing else. It is also very useful for inheritance planning and I just love how creative users can get with this. As always it was a pleasure speaking to MTC and I’d advise anyone listening to check this project out and if you find it of use I’d also urge anyone listening to consider donating to keep the project going. I hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed recording.   Show guest   Website - BorderWallets.com   twitter - @GhostOfMtc   twitter - @superphatarrow   twitter - @borderwallets     Donation addresses    SPA +purplefire896 - PayNym Bot   MTC: bc1qceqjp8utx4ds0jx9r26aerxsy3pkaluzhuj95k   SPA: https://paynym.is/+purplefire896   MTC WoS permanent LN address [email protected]   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4347 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
8/2/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 55 seconds
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We can’t be stopped! Ungovernable misfits mining month incoming with @JonPDiGiacomo

  In this episode I speak to @JonPDiGiacomo about the importance of Pleb mining and the incredible community around it. We announce a bitcoin mining month starting in September on ungovernable misfits. We talk about why we have decided to do this, who we will be speaking to and who we’d love to hear from. I really hope you enjoy listening as much as I enjoyed recording and make sure to tune in September for a whole month of bite-size bitcoins, fud Busters, interviews and much more.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Show guest   twitter - @JonPDiGiacomo       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4478 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
7/26/202257 minutes, 27 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0018 - scams, vulnerabilities and seagulls

Bitcoin monthly 0018   In this episode of bitcoin monthly I sat down in a field with @antomousB and @BrotherRabbit_ we talked about the bitcoin beach retreat as well as the monthly updates including security vulnerabilities and the shit show that is compass mining. It was such an amazing time being away around other bitcoiners in the sunshine. It was a great reminder what this movement is all about, to me it’s not just about bitcoin mooning but meeting other like-minded freedom loving individuals who can work together And create the world we wish to see. We also discussed podcasting 2.0 and different ways to support free and open source software, I think it’s a really important topic as this is the way we move forward. There were some incredible talks at the retreat including one on multi Sig from @nwoodfine another from @GhostOfMtc on memorising seed words I really hope you enjoy the show. As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Show guests    twitter - @antomousB  twitter - @BrotherRabbit_   Special mentions    twitter - @superphatarrow twitter - @nwoodfine twitter - @GhostOfMtc twitter - @DragonBitcoin twitter - @Trwdwn   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 4478 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
7/23/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 11 seconds
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Bitcoin Consciousness with @SamaKatharo

3 In this episode I speak to @SamaKatharo from the Consciousness Podcast, he coaches people to access their energy body, raise their frequency and shed old programming to embody their true self. I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.  If you aren’t already following @SamaKatharo I suggest you do it now.    twitter - @SamaKatharo As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Today you can exchange $1 for 5234 Sats (Sale ends soon.)  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
7/16/20221 hour, 31 minutes, 22 seconds
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Bitcoin, psychedelics and art with @FractalEncrypt

  In this episode I speak to Fractal about his journey as a bitcoin artist and constantly pushing himself to the limit when it comes to design. We discussed the links between bitcoin and psychedelics as freedom technologies and why they can be such powerful tools. We also discus the importance of bitcoin going forward and why it's worth fighting for.  It was great to speak with fractal and I suggest after listening to this episode you check out the feature we did on 21ism including the article from MTC.  I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.  Article and feature page on 21ism - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/fractalencrypt/ If you aren’t already following @FractalEncrypt I suggest you do it now.    twitter -@FractalEncrypt   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Today you can exchange $1 for 5234 Sats (Sale ends soon.)  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
7/3/20221 hour, 37 minutes, 59 seconds
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Mining Bitcoin and swimming in sats with @techengineer21

  Mining Bitcoin and swimming in sats I had the pleasure of speaking to Tech Engineer a bitcoin mining pleb who has built a fully functional swimming pool heating system using bitcoin miners, immersion tanks and automation to thermostatically control everything. Tech engineers focus is on privacy, security and the ability to double spend energy to heat while mining Bitcoin. In this episode we discus Tech’s rabbit hole journey and why mining was so interesting for him, we also discussed the need for decentralising the network and helping smaller miners compete by using the heat produced by mining for something productive. I really enjoyed speaking to Tech and I hope you enjoy listening. I have decided to also add transcripts at the bottom of the show notes as some people have told me this would be useful. Transcripts might not be perfect but they should be pretty good.    If you aren’t already following @techengineer21 I suggest you do it now.    twitter - @techengineer21 twitter - link to pinned video https://twitter.com/techengineer21/status/1523023198287130624?s=20&t=Ct2G5BawqRw4Nc6LcRUaBQ As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Today you can exchange $1 for 4760 Sats (Sale ends soon.)  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   00:01.28 maxbuybit1 So hey there mate can you hear me I can hear you loud and clear welcome to the show.   00:03.55 TechEngineer I am max I can hear you can you hear me.   00:17.49 TechEngineer Thank you for having me I'd be here.   00:25.00 maxbuybit1 Yeah, well, it's an absolute pleasure to have you On. Um I try and find always people who are doing interesting things and not just the usual podcast circuit and I came across your profile and saw your video you'd done um on this immersion tank and. Pool heating and is something I discussed ages ago with a mate of mine a mate like me with no technical ability and it was just like a thing we talked about but we're too dumb to actually do it. We're like fuck. Someone's got to do this. This is something that's got to happen just makes so much sense and when I saw yours I was like fuck I just need to speak to you and.   01:25.59 TechEngineer And.   01:44.12 maxbuybit1 You know, find a little bit more out because this is the future. It's fucking cool.   01:51.23 TechEngineer So right on man. Yeah, let's let's talk about it.   01:59.56 maxbuybit1 So Yeah I mean um, less so we can do rabbit hole stuff later On. Let's just dive straight in with with what you've been doing Obviously I've seen the video but. For anyone who hasn't can you sort of describe the project and and and what made you decide to do it.   02:33.79 TechEngineer Yeah, absolutely so let me start with a little background. Um back in 2017 was when I kind of went down the bitcoin rabbit hole. It was November of None I heard on the radio bitcoin cross $10000 and I was like. What is going on with this. Um and I was I was instantly intrigued and wanted to look into it more and immediately was drawn to the technology aspect of it and the mining aspect of it. Um. So I started looking into mining and at that time. Ah the miners went up in cost dramatically kind of similar to what happened in 20202021 and I tried to put to order a miner and it. It got delayed and that eventually just never shipped. Um, but there it so it was ah an it was an expensive endeavor for me to get into but I was still very interested. But at the time I knew like I was living in Colorado and I wanted to somehow use the heat that was. Being put off of these devices because I knew they put just put out a ton of heat. So that time I was thinking well maybe I'll just put in my basement and ducked something up to my upstairs long story short. It never ended up up working out just because the miner never showed up and then um. Price kind of dumped and then we went into a bear market and the profitability equation changed and I just decided that I just couldn't I didn't get into it at that time but that kind of built in the back of my mind like.   05:54.36 maxbuybit1 Here.   06:16.35 TechEngineer Want to mine. It's important for the bitcoin ecosystem for mining to be very decentralized but we need some sort of other factor that helps it be more productive to like a home miner so hard using the heat was in my mind. So fast forward to 2021? Um I finally decided you know what I need to just take the plunge here and start building a heater out of a minor so I don't know if you saw my original video but it was a a minor that I put inside of a box. And then aducted into my hvac system my heater my the heater in my house and then I put in some dampers and thermostatically controlled the airflow from the heater from the from the miner into my heater. So I basically he did my entire house all winter using using this system. So I'm I'm guessing you haven't seen that one I think you saw my ah.   08:08.54 maxbuybit1 Amazing. I haven't no um I haven't seen that one I have seen it done before but I haven't seen that specific one and I'm right in thinking it's fucking cold in Colorado. Been been there skiing before and fraze my boocks off. So I assume you need a lot of heat when you're living in there.   08:55.51 TechEngineer So yeah, and actually I don't live in Colorado anymore I mean I'm in Nevada now. So it's a much warmer climate but um, still need some heat in the winter. So I mean that was that was my None big.   09:04.50 maxbuybit1 Okay.   09:30.39 TechEngineer Step into this whole arena here was when I built that that system and that was kind of before I had joined bitcoin Twitter even and realized everything that was going on. So um, so once I had ah finished that system.   09:40.60 maxbuybit1 Here here.   10:07.57 TechEngineer And I had proved out that I can actually heat my house all winter with this system. Um the the next level for me was immersion. So the original system was just taking the air and redirecting it.   10:30.76 maxbuybit1 Here.   10:43.77 TechEngineer Um, but you can only do so much with redirecting air. You can't move it very far. You can't do anything other than really heating air with air. But I knew in the back of my head that ah like liquid cooling like I have I build um my own computers. And the cpu are liquid cooled so that was already in my mind like that's a thing I just didn't know that an immersion existed yet. So once I so once I kind of got on to bitcoin Twitter saw some other people do an immersion once I realized that was a thing I was like.   11:24.72 maxbuybit1 Here. Okay.   11:51.81 TechEngineer Oh my God I gotta try this out because I.   11:58.56 maxbuybit1 What what was what was that like finding bitcoin Twitter for the None time because I know for me, it was an absolute lifesaver like it just changed the game.   12:20.30 TechEngineer And it was ah it was ah a game changer for me as well. I mean I have always kind of been doing these projects and I mean my name is my name is tech engineer because I love technology I Love engineering I'm mean the home automation I'm always doing Diy engineering projects but I'm just kind of doing it.   13:02.78 maxbuybit1 A.   13:00.51 TechEngineer Solo on my own That's how I've always done it and I've always wanted to kind of like branch out and like start documenting these things like because I know that what I'm doing has interest to other people and so finally I was like you know I just got to do this and I made a video about it posted on Youtube and then then it just kind of. Ble up on Twitter and went around in in through bitcoin Twitter and I realized all these people have a big interest in this and I was like oh my god these are these are my fucking people right here like so it was ah it was a game changer for me then I I mean I I love it like it's.   13:51.94 maxbuybit1 Are.   14:16.22 maxbuybit1 Yeah, that's so fucking cool and and like you said is it is so useful for so many people because you know there are people like me who like us a really great idea like it's It's a logical thing that you use this heat. But then we're too dumb to actually do it and then so you have this this stuff documented and.   14:14.17 TechEngineer Awesome.   14:50.77 TechEngineer So.   14:55.34 maxbuybit1 It's so important to help decentralize this thing because otherwise what's going to happen if you don't have people like you and acono alchemists and people out there who are pushing and documenting you just have everyone putting their minors in huge warehouses with shit shows like compass or things like that. And then it's really so much easier to attack and um, yeah, that's why I'm just I'm so excited when I see this kind of innovation and and people tinkering and and building and um, this is this is the stuff that like really moves this space. Forward. This is what it's all about.   15:58.53 TechEngineer So yeah, absolutely and that is one of my biggest drivers behind what I'm doing is to further decentralize mining because I see the trend happening of centralization of mining whether it be into. Big mining companies or like you were saying like hosted solutions and that just that just introduces a whole host of of problems. Um, when you have centralization and I actually have an article coming out in the next few days that I talk a bit more about it. Um.   16:41.14 maxbuybit1 Here.   17:12.20 TechEngineer And why I think that's kind of bad I don't I don't I don't one hundred percent think that like big bitcoin minds are bad but we need both. We need we need. We need to decentralize as much as we can um, but whereas but what worries me is what happened to me in 27   17:28.14 maxbuybit1 A.   17:48.93 TechEngineer Eighteen where I was interested in mining. But then I realized that the profitability equation just wasn't there once we went into a bear market. So but I realized that if we can use reuse the heat and if somebody's like heating their pool or their house.   18:04.92 maxbuybit1 Here.   18:25.21 TechEngineer And they're also making bitcoin Now we have a different equation altogether.   18:32.44 maxbuybit1 And the other the other interesting thing for me when it comes to this stuff like this like even if even if it's breakeven or only very very slightly profitable for people the fat that they're actually mining and getting no K I see sats. Rather than just going on to an exchange and buying on there and giving all their information I think that's incredibly important to push this space forward in the right Direction. So the more this gets normalized. Um the better for the whole space. The better for the individual like But. Ah, whole thing about this for me anyway is like this is freedom money and fuck you money? not you know KYC cut money and and go and give all your details away and everyone's tracked and and traced that's that's not the future I Want to see here. So What you're doing here allows people to actually have access to this and. Allows people to this to be a reality for people where it makes financial sense as well.   20:31.45 TechEngineer Yeah, absolutely and I mean I see you know more of the hardcore bitcoiners. They're willing to mine at an even or even a little bit of a loss just because of the no KYC option but to get into.   20:47.54 maxbuybit1 I.   20:58.34 maxbuybit1 Um.   21:10.15 TechEngineer The next layer of people that you know aren't that into it. It needs to be either more profitable or simpler or say they're just buying a water heater that happens to make bitcoin on the side. That's right, That's where I want to see it going and.   21:40.26 maxbuybit1 Here.   21:48.53 TechEngineer And 10 years is like these are just appliances that are that the average person is buying whether or whether or not they even know that bitcoin is being mined I mean that's all I think we need to get to eventually is that it's just.   22:09.86 maxbuybit1 A.   22:24.57 TechEngineer Integrated into every part of our system because I mean if if this is going to be the base layer of of the future monetary system. It's got to be secure.   22:48.56 maxbuybit1 Yeah, absolutely and so obviously you, you're a very like technically minded guy. Um, what was it like for you coming into this from the tech side and being like this is interesting. This is cool. Um, and then. Looking into the money like what was that experience like or were you already interested in Austrian economics and and that side of things or was it ah quite a mind blowing thing to be like oh shit like this is this is the money we've been using and this this is the problems.   23:38.37 TechEngineer And.   23:56.95 TechEngineer So I was I was at None very interested in money go up I saw 10000 I was kind of an investor in the stock market and I was like what is going on here now I I had actually heard about bitcoin mining in I think around None   24:30.52 maxbuybit1 A.   24:32.15 TechEngineer And I looked into it for None nutes and was like um yeah I don't know what this is like never got into it obviously kicking myself for it. But anyway, um, in 172018 it was like the technology was mind blowing to me. Um I have always. So I'm ah I'm a network engineer by trade I've been building computers and networks for over 20 years so the technology side was really really intriguing to me cryptography has always interested me. Um I'm a. Been a certified ethical hacker in the past. So I kind of um, have a deeper understanding of cryptography and security and all these things are just beautifully enveloped in in bitcoin. So it was technology kind of money. Go up. 172018 for me. Um, none 2021 it was really looking at bitcoin from the aspect of the world needs a new financial system because our current one is completely broken. And I mean it even it got just got worse in 202021 in my opinion and and now so it was in the last two years that I was like the world really needs. Bitcoin now it's not just a cool technology. It's it's a socioeconomic revolution that the world needs.   27:27.22 maxbuybit1 A.   27:37.92 maxbuybit1 Yeah I couldn't agree more I think we're fucked without it.   27:45.35 TechEngineer Um, yeah.   27:53.58 maxbuybit1 So yeah, it's interesting to see somebody come in from the textile I mean almost everyone that I know or spoken to is always number go up almost always number go up I mean a few people say like oh yeah I mean I'm in it for the tech, especially in the bear markets.   28:14.43 TechEngineer So ah.   28:26.92 maxbuybit1 Ah, you know if truth be told it's It's always for the money and um, yeah, it's um, it is nice to know that we've got this thing on our side and um, it's It's nice to know that there's like a possibility for a future where.   28:26.21 TechEngineer Yeah, so.   29:00.16 maxbuybit1 We aren't tied to these psychopaths who are doing the crazy shit they're doing at the moment and um, it's you know for for the less technical people. Um, it takes a long time to like have some trust in this thing. Um, but I imagine for you.   29:29.33 TechEngineer Yeah, absolutely I.   29:35.46 maxbuybit1 Especially with the background. You've just told me it's like um, you're almost made for this. You know you're made to understand this with the background that you have so when you were None learning were there any like red flags or anything where you thought ah you know this is a problem or that's a problem like were there were there concerns.   30:11.35 TechEngineer Amen you're cutting out a little bit and.   30:14.64 maxbuybit1 Or or are there any concerns that you have with the system now.   30:21.35 TechEngineer Hey sorry max you you cut out a little bit like I missed a bit of that question. Can you hear me.   30:29.68 maxbuybit1 Fucking Hell have I lost you? ah.   30:44.83 TechEngineer M.   31:02.93 TechEngineer Can you hear me.   31:17.81 TechEngineer Can you hear me relax.   31:49.70 TechEngineer Okay, can you hear me max.   31:54.98 maxbuybit1 Okay, mate what I'm gonna do then if you can't hear me I am going to close this out and then I'll send you another link and we'll start to with start again. You haven't got well you haven't got yours muted just try speaking. Let me see if I can see your sound waves.   32:42.17 TechEngineer Can you hear me can you hear me at all. Yeah oh they're moving for me.   32:46.76 maxbuybit1 If you're speaking now I can't hear you can you? You maybe can see the sound waves like minor moving and then there's nothing under yours. So if it's not muted then I don't know I'll ah I'll send you a new link now mate.   00:00.30 maxbuybit1 So hey mate. Yeah I heard that can you hear me? Yeah, excellent and we're recording fucking every time I have some stupid issue with this so apologies. Um, yeah, that's all say.   00:02.70 TechEngineer You Yes I can hear you can hear me. Okay.   00:26.46 TechEngineer But the worst.   00:34.85 maxbuybit1 So so I'm not sure where we exactly cut off there I was probably waffling about something. Ah but I can't remember where we'd got to it doesn't matter doesn't matter. Um, so yeah I.   00:47.16 TechEngineer I Can't remember either to be honest, um.   01:13.77 maxbuybit1 Tell me a little bit more about because obviously you'd said you'd started with without immersion and and moving air and now obviously you're working with immersion. Um I know from previous conversations with. John who you know and a few others who were saying that it also makes it a little bit more performant and potentially because it's more stable can be good for um for the miners as well is that right? and and if so do you sort of see most of the space eventually going. This route with immersion.   02:22.20 TechEngineer Yeah, so once I had completed my original heater and then I realized that immersion existed I was like this this is definitely the way because once you have the heat in liquid form. You can do a lot more with it. You can heat water heaters you can heat pools you can still heat air. You can use a water to air heat exchanger and just switch it back into air so you can have None power plant of a minor heater creating heat into an oil and then. Use that heat for many different applications. So I knew it was more modular to reuse the heat in that way. So I want it I wanted to try it out and and build it and in terms of.   03:45.77 maxbuybit1 A.   03:55.56 TechEngineer The longevity of the miners being in oil I have heard that as well and it makes sense to me that um, an oil would be healthier for the chips to be in um, the oil itself is like a none times more. Ah. Are less conducive to less electricity than air. So that helps and then it just keeps it. You know, encapsulated away from oxygen so I I think in general it. It makes sense that it would be better for it. I haven't done any long-term testing myself yet. Obviously I built that tank only I guess about five months ago now four or five months ago now so but yeah, that's kind of the the reasoning for transitioning into.   05:13.59 maxbuybit1 He.   05:27.71 maxbuybit1 A.   05:43.38 TechEngineer Immersion is the capability of where you can move that heat to you can go longer distance. There's many more things you can do at once once it's in a liquid form.   06:09.69 maxbuybit1 And so you know the other thing that you were talking about was like this being in ah this sort of being if I lost you again. Are you there.   06:39.22 TechEngineer Hey you just cut out again. Can you hear me? Okay, okay.   06:45.87 maxbuybit1 Yeah I just saw that it cut out. Um, yeah I can hear I can hear you sorry I'm almost certain this is going to be my ah my issue on my end. So I do apologize. But hopefully we can work with it. Um.   07:04.96 TechEngineer Okay, yeah.   07:19.30 maxbuybit1 Yeah, So ah, you were saying about you know this potentially being used um in boilers and and other products where people don't even necessarily have to know that they're mining bitcoin. Do You think that? um. There's any drawbacks or any reason like in terms of efficiency or anything like that. Why someone would use like a traditional kombie Boiler or something over one of these because obviously a lot of those are gas rather than you know running with electric.   08:19.56 TechEngineer So yeah, so in terms of efficiency. Um, all electricity turns into a to heat 100% of the time. No matter what what you're using the electricity for it always transitions a hundred percent into heat.   08:54.55 maxbuybit1 E.   08:56.18 TechEngineer So if you're comparing directly to say an electric pool heater that is just using resistive like a resistive coil. You're just pushing electricity through a coil and it heats up comparing that to running an Asic and then. Pulling the heat off of that you're we're gonna you're going to be near near a hundred percent efficiency um other than some losses of like the tank or the the piping but all that can be minimized with insulation and whatnot so comparing an Asic.   09:57.35 maxbuybit1 A a.   10:11.64 TechEngineer Heater to an electric heater. It's near near None efficiency theoretically and and for the most part in practice once it's once it's well designed and once you have a system that's is completed and set up the efficiency is going to be very high. Comparing to that to gas is um is another story because then you're you're running into like the cost of gas heating versus electric heating and often in a lot of jurisdictions. Gas is cheaper than electricity.   11:10.31 maxbuybit1 A.   11:26.60 TechEngineer So from a pure ah pure cost perspective gas could theoretically still be cheaper. But if you're just dropped replacing say an electric water heater for an asic electric water or pool Heater. It's going to be. Going to cost the same amount to run it. You're just going to be making bitcoin on top of that. So it might end up paying for itself. But so I mean in my case I have a ah gas heater in my house I switch to electric. Technically I'm spending more fiat dollars on.   12:10.30 maxbuybit1 A.   12:40.38 TechEngineer The electric cost relative to gas but I also made up enough bitcoin to cover to cover that. So.   12:57.99 maxbuybit1 Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, that makes sense and I guess the other thing is like getting people's minds to shift I mean it's hard for now like you're saying oh you know you come in in 2017 and you're looking at like mining profitability and you're thinking oh well. You know how many dollars am I going to get and and you're looking at it ah through that lens whereas you know once someone's been in bitcoin for long enough and understands this at the end of the day all they care about is how many sats can I get I don't care what the dollar value is today tomorrow a year two years you know it it matters to me long term how many sats I'm getting and so um, maybe that affects the way that people think about this in the future.   14:24.28 TechEngineer So yeah, absolutely and I mean that goes back to um you know more of a hardcore bitcoin versus a random person doesn't care I mean somebody that is just wanting to stack sats and that's important to them and that's I mean that's important to me for sure.   14:58.79 maxbuybit1 Hey.   15:02.36 TechEngineer Um, but to get this into a broader Market. It's got to be more more um profitable just in general and I mean even even for the the bitcoin miners that are very into to just stacking sats. Right Now. It's it's it's hard I mean the the profitability equation is has changed. You know you get you got the difficulty of the hash rates at all time Highs Meanwhile bitcoin's price is is down. So.   15:41.83 maxbuybit1 A.   16:11.20 TechEngineer So when you're looking at that equation. It's hard to be like yes I'm going to I want to get into mining because it looks unprofitable If you're if you're looking at the equation but mining for heat can change that equation.   16:26.91 maxbuybit1 Here.   16:45.15 maxbuybit1 Yeah, dramatically um and so what are people who you're working with and friends and family and and people around you are who aren't on bitcoin Twitter like what are they saying if they're coming round yours and they're seeing this thing and they're like what the fuck are you doing here like what are you.   17:02.26 TechEngineer So.   17:24.35 maxbuybit1 What is this crazy invention that you've got or are you starting to orange pill people around you.   17:35.92 TechEngineer Yeah, when when my friends and family see it I mean it depends on who it is you know I mean some of my friends that are more technical kind of already understand bitcoin a little bit. They're they're like Wow that's incredible that you can take a computer and harvest the heat and. Like most people had no idea that that's even possible I mean I didn't even know that was possible really a year ago either. So It's like it is like jaw-dropping even even for myself to look at it and look at this tank and be like wait. There's a computer putting off heat I'm heating my pool with a computer.. It's just like. I'm like swimming in bitcoin At this point literally. So yeah, exactly and it's so it's mind blowing to me I mean it's mind blowing to my friends and family that I tell about it and I mean yeah to some extent. It's helping to orange pill people because at at least.   19:00.75 maxbuybit1 Swimming in sets. Ah.   19:29.82 TechEngineer Opens up the conversation and they're like Wow This is so Interesting. What is this thing and I mean people are telling me like oh I should patent and it because it just looks like this crazy contraption and so it's ah it's a mix of like. Awe and interest and and and maybe a little crazy I don't know.   20:18.25 maxbuybit1 Ah, yeah, well, it's ah it certainly looks cool like um it it's just I don't know when you see something working when you see something like this.. It's so much more interesting than just like sitting down with someone and saying. Yes, There's a single bitcoin and it's really good money because of X Y and Zd and like you know the the normal sort of orange pilling that people do um I've always found like showing someone either just like sending them some bitcoin on a wallet or like showing a node running and telling them how it works and and that kind of stuff like. Tends to pique more interest but then this is that on steroids because it's like what what the fuck you're you're hitting your pool that's mental like no one. No one reads anything like that in you know in the newspapers or hears anything about. This kind of stuff in normally worlds. So. It's a real slap in the face and I think it opens the door really nicely to explain. Well yeah, it's not just some stock or something you buy and the price goes up or down like this is a system. And it's incredible for for a None reasons we could list and um, it just opens the door and and I think like whatever type of person it is if they take the time they'll find a little area that they're interested In. You know, be it privacy the economic side or.   22:30.72 TechEngineer This is.   23:00.55 maxbuybit1 You know the engineering side or whatever it is. There's always something for someone and um, yeah, it's ah it's that you know that's the great thing about bitcoin Twitter everyone can help each other and and um, they always have someone to speak to about and and go further and further. Down the rubber hole with these things and.   23:34.98 TechEngineer Yeah, absolutely and I mean and I mean speaking of the normie and their reaction to it I mean it's It's a pretty easy cell potentially eventually if these heaters are more integrated be like hey do you like? do you like free heat. Do you like free energy.   24:02.67 maxbuybit1 I.   24:12.30 TechEngineer I Mean do you like free water heaters. Do you like free pool heaters. Do you like? do you like a pool heater that pays for itself I mean nobody can say no to that right? So it's it's potentially it's a potential easy in for.   24:19.97 maxbuybit1 A.   24:32.29 maxbuybit1 Um.   24:48.58 TechEngineer Not only understanding bitcoin but also integrating mining and further decentralizing mining even to people that don't care about bitcoin.   25:10.70 maxbuybit1 And so is that something that you're trying to push now I mean I know that you ah yeah, think you're on this mining panel with John very soon. He'd mentioned is this something where you're kind of like trying to spread the word and and. You know make this a reality.   25:50.22 TechEngineer I Guess you could say it's kind of the angle that I'm working within the bitcoin ecosystem. It's an angle that I don't see pursued a lot and I and it's an angle that I think is important. Um for how I see.   26:14.70 maxbuybit1 And.   26:30.38 TechEngineer Long-term trend of of bitcoin mining and the importance of decentralizing it. So I don't don't I don't know if I'd say I'm like pushing it. But I mean like it's it's important to me and it's interesting to me and. Love what I'm building and I love the the projects I work on I Love engineering. So It's just it's fun to me and then and I'm I'm helping to I'm helping out the greater bitcoin ecosystem and it's fun to be a part of this.   27:38.47 maxbuybit1 Yeah, definitely and and getting to find other people who are iterating on this as well. Um, you know people who are taking ideas and then running with them and um, there's so many different things that you can do with heat So many useful things and so. Um, it's amazing. Like once you start looking at what people are doing and the the crazy ideas they've got like I've seen people um, using them in greenhouses I've heard people talking about um all sorts of heating not just for homes but also for like yeah hot tubs and. Yeah, obviously you're doing the pool and all sorts of things and like um I don't know where it ends like I'm sure this could be used for types of farming and other stuff. So um, you know everyone needs heat or almost everyone needs. Heat.   29:18.42 TechEngineer So yeah, there's there's a ton of applications. Um, yeah I've seen greenhouses and yeah bouncing ideas off of other people is amazing I mean bitcoin Twitter is almost kind of like a giant collective brain. Where.   29:51.57 maxbuybit1 A.   29:54.32 TechEngineer Like I can I can I can work on a ah micro part of the problem build something somebody takes what I've done and iterate upon that and solve another piece of the problem. Um, and I mean for example I built my my tank which other people had already done I Kind of. I Kind of saw what other people did and I kind of designed something around what I needed and and and customized it for myself. But I kind of iterated on what other people had done um the next step that I haven't released or talked about too much yet or I'm still in progress is The. More of the automation side of like so with a pool heater you want to increase the heat based on the temperature of the pool right? So I mean eventually you want to be able to set a set temperature.   31:32.95 maxbuybit1 Here.   31:45.86 TechEngineer Like and just make it simple and then the system just handles the background of heating or not heating So I I've talked to other people about this and somebody else. Ran with that idea and he he's ah he's a very talented developer and he was able to build an integration between the firmware and um, a microcontroller essentially and now I've been able to implement that into my system. So I have a thermostatically controlled. Environment Now. So I can set a temperature and then the the miners can actually scale up and scale down based on heat demand.   33:14.55 maxbuybit1 That's really fucking cool. So so what are they doing you you dropping the power of these machines to then drop the heat. Basically you're like under clocking or overclocking depending on the demand is that is that right.   33:37.40 TechEngineer Exactly That's exactly right.   33:45.31 maxbuybit1 And is that brains that's doing that or is that a separate bit of software or or firmware or whatever that you're using.   33:59.38 TechEngineer Yeah, so I'm using Brains Os Plus as the firmware and they have an api. Um, and that's what the integration was is reaching out to so the the integration between it's actually home assistant. Which is a home automation platform an open source home automation platform that talks to the api of Brains Os and now we can get. We can get the temperature of the chips and we can get the the hash rate and we can get a bunch of information from the minor to. Home assistant and we can also tell brains Os to tell the miner to scale up or scale down and we can do that based on any event Now. So I then set up a microcontroller with sensors that. Sense The input from the Pool. So and I now know the temperature of the pool and based on that I can have an automation that then says scale up the the miner if we need more heat which increases the wattage.   36:18.90 maxbuybit1 Here.   36:19.28 TechEngineer And therefore increases the the output of the heat and and heats faster Ideally where I see it ideally where I see it going is you would size the number of miners appropriately to the the heat.   36:35.81 maxbuybit1 That's.   36:54.82 TechEngineer Ah, destination. So say you have a fifty Thousand Gallon pool it's going to be different than a one Thousand Gallon pool you're going to need more miners. You're going to need more heat in a bigger pool obviously or in a a bigger house so you size it to the right size. Ideally, you want the miner running at an efficient wattage.   37:08.81 maxbuybit1 Um.   37:35.63 maxbuybit1 Um.   37:33.38 TechEngineer Pretty much all the time. But if say it was cold One day you could over clock quite a bit and and get more heat or you could under clock on say a hotter day so it it gives the ability to scale more so you can scale up or scale down more.   37:56.89 maxbuybit1 Here.   38:12.90 TechEngineer Using these automated integrations.   38:21.55 maxbuybit1 Are there any concerns with overclocking and under clocking and and adjusting these miners on a consistent basis in terms of the longevity. Um with these machines like gion I mean like is it. Is it possible that that could be detrimental to the lifespan of them and rather than just having them running at a consistent ah speed or you know whatever you would call that.   39:19.74 TechEngineer Yeah,, that's a good question and I mean I think in general overclocking of any chip is going to tend to decrease its lifespan. But. I Mean immersion helps a lot with that because you're you're keeping the temperatures down and I mean that's the biggest problem with overclocking is the temperature. The temperatures go higher and that's that's the killer of chips is temp is temperature. So but that being the case that's that's kind of why I said like.   40:04.71 maxbuybit1 A.   40:30.40 TechEngineer Ideally, you'd you'd keep it running at actually an efficient level or a standard level as kind of your base load and then just occasionally kind of overclock um as needed and I'd so I don't.   40:59.10 maxbuybit1 Here.   41:03.64 TechEngineer In that kind of use case I don't think it's It's bad and from what I've seen working with brainsos and the dynamic power scaling. It doesn't seem like it has any negative effect to be scaling up and scaling down on a somewhat regular basis.   41:40.69 maxbuybit1 Um.   41:42.20 TechEngineer Um, but that is a good question to actually look at the long-term impacts of that which which I haven't quite done at this point I mean that I've been running it for you know five months so it's a few months but not not years right.   42:10.63 maxbuybit1 Yeah, definitely um, but that I mean that's that's so key like having this thermostatically controlled and all you know automated is it just knows a whole new level isn't it because.   42:38.20 TechEngineer Yes.   42:44.17 maxbuybit1 You're not going to have people say like oh yeah, I'll put one of these in and then they're tweaking and fucking around with it all the time like you know people want want to put this in their pool to be at the right temperature the things to run nothing to break. They just wanted to to work. You know when the. Sort of non tinkerers start wanting these in their homes because it makes financial sense. Um, this is the kind of stuff which just completely changes the game.   43:27.62 TechEngineer Right? And and the other issue is it's got to be maintainable I mean you don't want to you don't want to have situations where it overheats and you know now we have other problems to deal with with overheating it can be a. Security arm mean. Ah it can be kind of dangerous if it overheats too much. You can have fires and lots of different things. So there there needs to be control mechanisms in place that I mean even just an emergency shutdown when overheating that requires some sort of brain.   44:13.50 maxbuybit1 A.   44:41.42 TechEngineer To to kind of control things and I mean the miners firmware usually have that kind of built in to some extent but I just don't it doesn't make me comfortable to just release like just a system without some sort of finish to it to any person that isn't.   44:44.79 maxbuybit1 A.   45:13.63 maxbuybit1 E.   45:17.26 TechEngineer Building it themselves you know So I've I've had people already like hey I want to do this on my pool I Want to do this on my hot tub and I'm just not quite there yet. But that's kind of the goal to be able to refine this system to make it more accessible to more people that are. Interested in doing this and.   45:57.87 maxbuybit1 Yeah I think there'll be a lot of people who do want to and the other thing I've wondered about for ages I don't know whether it's possible or not. But um, could you do it with a sauna. Do you think like I know that's a dry heat but would it be possible to. Do a hot tub and a sauna if someone like wanted both.   46:39.90 TechEngineer I Don't see why not I don't know a ton about Saunas but I think that would just essentially be um, changing the heat from the oil-based heat into air via a water to air heat exchanger and. Blowing it into a room to heat it up a lot and then I think Saunas are usually I mean they usually have some humidity put in or something but I think it's certainly doable. Yeah.   47:21.39 maxbuybit1 Here here.   47:33.87 maxbuybit1 Yeah.   47:45.17 maxbuybit1 So interesting. It's like once once your brain starts ticking with like these sort of ideas you cut I can't help like thinking into the future and just thinking Oh I lost you again either. Ah, you come.   48:11.64 TechEngineer So hey you just cut out for a None are you can hear me again. Okay.   48:23.59 maxbuybit1 Yeah, yeah, yeah, it seems to just cut out for a none or 2 but I was just saying I can't help my mind from running wild and like thinking where the fuck are we going to be in like 5 years with this stuff like there's so many applications for heat. It just? um. Yeah I can't help thinking that it's just going to be. You know, five years ten years from now everywhere.   49:08.98 TechEngineer I know there's there's so many applications it's it's unreal I mean I had a guy in Canada contact me. He's like yeah this this place way up here. How it's like ° all year long and they have almost free power like what can we do with this.   49:41.50 maxbuybit1 Ah, really.   49:45.40 TechEngineer I Mean it's like the the amount of the amount of areas that are cold and neat heat I mean that's that's a huge market. Yeah yeah.   50:07.77 maxbuybit1 Yeah, absolutely massive. Why is their power So so low is that like a ah dam or like Hydro or something like that.   50:22.40 TechEngineer Um, yeah, it was some ah like small mining town like old school mining town that had some old ah contract with like a hydro power plant or something like that. Um, so it was like.   50:55.51 maxbuybit1 Here here.   51:00.90 TechEngineer None cost power and they were all they're already using like electric heat. So I mean they probably just use thousands of Kilowatt hours of just electric heat already. So that's just an easy easy drop replace.   51:23.30 maxbuybit1 Here. Yeah.   51:34.78 TechEngineer I Mean it's not. It's not E It's not easy. It's but it's a it makes sense financially. It's like that's an easy equation.   51:49.81 maxbuybit1 Yeah, definitely and and for people who have cheap power. The other thing I was thinking before this call is especially now when you have like a drop drop in price and like the s nine s and some of the older hardware and those prices drop to like practically 0 Um.   52:19.90 TechEngineer Is this.   52:30.19 maxbuybit1 Presumably for you know someone who has 0 None near 0 power. It's actually going to be better than going and buying electric heaters because you can get these things for practically free and if you're heating a big space. Um, you know you can you can get a bunch of these things you know. Plug them in have them running and um, you know I'm sure if you get get enough of these people just want to get rid once they become unprofitable.   53:20.34 TechEngineer Yeah, exactly and that's kind of always been in the back of my mind too is that we could. We can definitely use older generation miners. We can keep them in service longer essentially by using them as heat sources now. Maybe you'd get you'd want to get. You know one or 2 generations old if you're installing a new ah new heater system. Just so that you wouldn't have to upgrade them for several years um obviously the the bitcoin bitcoin miners the the generations they they go quickly. Although.   54:08.95 maxbuybit1 Here.   54:37.14 TechEngineer I See that trending towards slowing down. Um the the quickness of how fast the older generation becomes obsolete I think we're reaching kind of the top of a exponential curve or a logrod and a curve of of improvements.   54:44.45 maxbuybit1 A.   55:15.56 TechEngineer In terms of hash rate and efficiency if that makes sense.   55:25.49 maxbuybit1 Yeah, yeah, yeah, um, and and do you think? Also you're going to have more players stepping in I know there's been talk of it. Um, you know I sort of believe it when I see it. But do you think that? um. People making this hardware There'll be some decentralization there and um and more optionality for sort of um yeah for for people coming in that there's not just like None big players.   56:19.64 TechEngineer Yeah, so I know there's so I know Intel is getting into the space as well as Jack Dorsey and I don't know a ton about them. But from what I understand they're attempting to make a more like modular approach.   56:35.83 maxbuybit1 Here.   56:57.58 TechEngineer To the the Asics. So instead of buying like an ant miner. You could just buy a thousand chips that you put directly into say a heater. So now we can just we don't need to like build the tank around the form factor.   57:03.51 maxbuybit1 Yeah.   57:39.39 maxbuybit1 A.   57:37.12 TechEngineer Ah, an s nineteen it can just it can just be more integrated directly into like an actual heater. They're just built right in and so.   57:58.70 maxbuybit1 Yeah, that makes a lot of sense and and like space wise that would make that would be much better presumably.   58:08.84 TechEngineer So yeah, so I mean that's kind of where I see it going longer term is it. It'll be very integrated.   58:27.13 maxbuybit1 Yeah, because the the other thing is like if you're getting these ah the hardware as it's built now when you're then putting it into Immersion. You're presumably like taking these fans off or bypassing them somehow because they're not needed and so there's there's a load of stuff that's. Built around it. That's actually not necessary so it seems quite wasteful. Um, yeah, like or not as efficient as it could be so that that would make sense if they did it that way.   59:25.64 TechEngineer Yeah, absolutely we're we're kind of repurposing a product for something. It wasn't really intended for. But if we can redesign it from the ground up as a heater then then it's a different equation altogether. But I mean.   59:47.57 maxbuybit1 A.   59:58.44 TechEngineer That's a whole other scale. That's you know, probably 5 10 years out I would think so in in in the shorter term. Um, it's interesting to see where we can go with repurposing these things for heat applications.   01:00:27.75 maxbuybit1 So you obviously spend loads of time thinking about bitcoin and mining and everything in the space like do you have any thoughts on where we're going like if you're looking out into the future. You've said obviously you know the money's fucked. You think that this system is. Very beautifully designed and it obviously has grabbed your attention hard because most people wouldn't be building what you're building unless they really cared. But do you sort of you know if you if you let your mind wander Where do you think we're going to be in None ears What? What? do you think is going to be happening in this space.   01:01:40.10 TechEngineer Yeah, it's a good question. Um I I hope for a bitcoin standard eventually I think it that it needs to happen I believe that I mean obviously I don't know how or when it's going to happen or. If. There's going to be some other intervention that slows it down or I don't know but it needs to happen. So I mean and that's why I want to get kind of the mining infrastructure prepared. Because when it happens it's just going to happen and nobody's going to be ready for it. So I mean coming from as a network engineer a network security engineer like you want to build a system that's secure ready to go. So when the load comes. It's just ready to go and it's safe and secure So for bitcoin the way I see it overall is like it needs to be highly decent. The mining needs to be highly decentralized so that there there are not attack vectors of like. Like say a political organization getting a bunch of big mining operations to like work together or shut down or do a 51% attack. There's a lot of things that can happen. But if it's more integrated into like so heaters all around the world.   01:04:34.85 maxbuybit1 Here.   01:04:43.46 TechEngineer And nobody has control or now it's now it's more secure from my mind.   01:05:03.35 maxbuybit1 Definitely so. That's a concern for you as like this centralization of the mining. Um I think that's reasonable I mean you you only have to look through history to see that like these people will do pretty much anything to protect their interests. And it's not that hard when you you know these these big these big miners are sitting ducks basically and if they're threatened or co-opted or blackmailed or whatever happens to them. They will fold. Um, you know a lot of these. Guys are going to be very fee outminded. Not everyone is here to say right? fuck we need to do this to to literally like just to save the world pretty much is like a lot of people will be in it just to say well I want my profits and you know I'm I'm going to be too scared if I'm threatened and and I will comply and. And that's my fear with it with a lot of these bigger miners. So I'm totally with you. There is that um the more we can decentralize things the better and um, also like you know I don't like this move where there's this so much power going to a specific country. It would be nice. Um. Yeah, be nice to see it spread out a little bit because it was like you know everyone was worried about China having all the hash power and or majority of it then it's gone a lot of it's gone over to America and it's like well if if they're ah losing reserve currency status and. They're concerned about bitcoin you don't really know what they could potentially do.   01:08:17.18 TechEngineer Yeah, and I mean I can see in the future I mean if if bitcoin becomes a standard like there could be ah, a war on bitcoin mining control like you control the blockchain you control kind of the world If that's the monetary standard like think of how.   01:08:52.97 maxbuybit1 Yeah.   01:08:57.22 TechEngineer Impactful that is I mean and yeah I pose the question of um decentralization actually in a mining panel at um at a bitcoin conference recently. To 1 of the the big miners and I just kind of threw it out there that like this is my concern of um that I see that I want to see mining more decentralized and I did I did like his answer. He kind of said you know we need we need both we need small operations we need large operations I mean the large operations can scale can scale with the growth of the of the asset. Um, and he also said that it it is important to him to to decentralize and.   01:10:08.53 maxbuybit1 A.   01:10:39.38 TechEngineer And they are decentralized from the perspective of having mines in multiple different countries in different continents in different power. Ah utility jurisdictions and that's that's a good thing I mean having having 1 big miner that has mines in 4 different continents. That's.   01:11:04.75 maxbuybit1 A.   01:11:20.75 maxbuybit1 Yeah, definitely.   01:11:18.44 TechEngineer Somewhat decentralized um us but still if if you know in 10 years when you know if if a whole if the most powerful government in the world at the time says you know what minor I want you to you're gonna shut down or we're gonna nuke you like that. That's.   01:11:50.49 maxbuybit1 Here.   01:11:56.64 TechEngineer That's the potential threat in the future. But if we have ah None heaters all over the world. It's it's a different threat.   01:12:17.77 maxbuybit1 Yeah, definitely. Um, yeah, it's definitely um, a potential issue. The other thing that I've been saying to people um is you know with with all the crazy stuff that's going on in the world and and so many people who are struggling to pay bills and so many small businesses that have. Being forced to close with all the Covid nonsense and everything else that's gone on in the world and there's a lot of people who are pretty desperate and can but barely afford to keep the lights on and I've been saying wouldn't it make sense for some of these smaller businesses like you know like a small garage or someone who's who's barely surviving.   01:13:11.54 TechEngineer And.   01:13:36.50 maxbuybit1 You can write off the cost of your energy and so effectively you can do like sort of pirate mining where you might need heat in your garage or your your business small business. And so if people are getting these old s Nine s or stuff the hardware. That's basically cost nothing um and they can write off the cost of their power Anyway, then suddenly these people actually become competitive because these huge mining operations get access to. Very very cheap money. They they have access to capital they they have lots of um options on like power contracts and generally they can drive their costs much lower because of economies of scale. But when you have these ah these smaller guys who are saying well I'm getting fucked from every angle. Can write off the cost of the power Anyway. So It's zero and I can get this old hardware for practically zero like it suddenly starts to become an absolute no-brainer and there are None of businesses like that around the world who could benefit from it. Um, so Like. You have any thoughts on that kind of stuff and um, how we could maybe make it a bit more accessible for more normal people. You know so they don't have the headache of worrying about setting it up and and understanding that this is actually potentially yeah. Could save them some money.   01:16:30.40 TechEngineer So yeah, absolutely I do and I don't I don't know if you saw a recent post I did about my Tesla solar grid plus powerwall and how I'm using that to my advantage. Um, but basically the concept is. Um, dynamic dynamic power scaling ah to work around time of service agreements with power companies. So here in Nevada um, the highest. Power consumption usages between 1 pm and 7 pm when everybody is running their air conditioning. So the the power grid is at its at its peak need at that point. So what they do is incentivize. There's an optional payment plan that you can opt into as a homeowner to basically.   01:17:45.15 maxbuybit1 A.   01:18:11.86 TechEngineer During that one to 7 pm period the price like quadruples. But then the rest of the entire year of the price is half price. So I opted into this this power plan and I get half price energy all the time except for this one time.   01:18:21.49 maxbuybit1 Here here.   01:18:46.31 maxbuybit1 A.   01:18:46.46 TechEngineer And now all we got to do is use some automation and I actually use my Tesla power walls which are the batteries and I can actually I can actually sell power back to the grid at a much higher rate and reduce my consumption during the the peak time.   01:19:00.59 maxbuybit1 A.   01:19:24.20 TechEngineer And what you're doing is essentially filling in the valleys of power demand for the energy jurisdiction and so for example, I'm I'm actually selling power back.   01:19:35.71 maxbuybit1 That makes a lot of sense.   01:19:56.34 TechEngineer Between None and 7 pm for like ¢22 a kilowatt or Twenty Eight cents kilowatt hour and then the rest of the time I'm using power at like None a kilowatt hour so in my that's my jurisdiction but in general. Power jurisdictions have a problem of the peak demand is only a short period of time but they have to build their energy grid to meet the peak demand. So the rest of the time they just have empty space of of unused demand. So I want to try to integrate.   01:21:04.19 maxbuybit1 A.   01:21:11.86 TechEngineer Further into that and basically miners can turn off and and on quickly and I mean riots riot released a video recently about how they're doing it in in their big minds. They're essentially powering down when when the Texas power grid needs.   01:21:53.71 maxbuybit1 Here.   01:21:51.64 TechEngineer More power so integrating with with the the power companies will be good in general for the overall robustness of the power grid but also have the benefit of decreasing costs for the bitcoin mining.   01:22:15.95 maxbuybit1 Yeah.   01:22:29.26 TechEngineer Because they can incentivize it in different ways.   01:22:41.37 maxbuybit1 Yeah, um, because yeah, yeah, exactly because you can overproduce and there's always going to be demand. Um, which which presumably then might incentivize them to create more power as well because they know that there's always someone who's going to be that buyer of last resort. Which is going to make everything run a bit smoother.   01:23:22.76 TechEngineer Right? ah.   01:23:36.27 maxbuybit1 It's mind-blowing stuff some.. It's absolutely mindlowing. So Um I mean obviously mining is your thing but outside of the mining stuff is there anything else that your. Particularly looking at within bitcoin at the moment are you playing around with lightning. Do you mess around with them thing like that you into your privacy stuff or you just solely focused on mining at the moment.   01:24:23.84 TechEngineer I am into everything I Just don't have time for everything so I would say so I've been focusing on these mining for heat projects. But I do run my own full bitcoin Node. I'm playing around with lightning privacy is very important to me Security is very important to me I have a lot to add into the space in terms of like network security. So like as a network engineer I'm able to build my home network in a way that is more like an enterprise. Network with security in mind different V lands. Um, there's a lot you can do to really secure secure things and then you can do things like use vpns and make your bitcoin node anonymous um and run an over tour. So I'm I'm.   01:26:07.99 maxbuybit1 Here.   01:26:15.92 TechEngineer Doing all those things. Um I don't have enough time in the day to explore as much as I would like but those are that's that's the other aspect that I I want to explore more is kind of the the security side of of ah of bitcoin and bitcoin mining.   01:26:54.21 maxbuybit1 Yeah, well I Really look forward to seeing what you come up with there. That's gonna be more and more important for people who are mining at home and are putting more of their net worth into this and um privacy is something that we really really focus on with this show because. You know if shit hits the fan and people know what you're doing and ah, there's a load of have nots and people who can't feed themselves. You do not want everyone to know where you are and what you've got.   01:27:49.22 TechEngineer And yeah, absolutely ah privacy is is a big concern to me and especially with how how the world has gone in the last year to 2 years and privacy is is so important now even more even more than before.   01:28:24.79 maxbuybit1 Absolutely well. Um, that's probably a good place to wrap things up I don't want to take too much of your Time. Youve got some awesome Stuff. You're building but I've really enjoyed chatting you and um so pleased to see that you're pushing this space forward and. Making some incredible stuff I'm sure loads of people will find it useful and um, as and when you you know start working on this privacy stuff and the home security stuff I'd love to him or I think that loads of people will benefit from that. So. Yeah, just want to say thanks for coming on and everything you're doing really? yeah, really do appreciate it.   01:29:40.00 TechEngineer Thanks sounds good. It's been. It's been a pleasure and good to talk to you. Thanks Max All right have a good one.   01:29:50.93 maxbuybit1 Awesome or I may I'll speak soon.    
6/26/20221 hour, 1 minute, 6 seconds
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Bitcoin meet-ups and collaboration are key 

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Si also known as HodlSolo to discus the importance of bitcoin meet-ups and why he has dedicated his time to helping build more. Si runs the website bitcoinevents.uk and lists all of the events and meets to make it easier for the ungovernable to meet in person. In this episode we talk about how great it feels meeting other like minded individuals and how great it is to see the friendships and businesses that blossom over time. We also discus the rabbit hole journey and the pull away from fiat world. I really enjoyed this conversation and hope it inspires a few listeners to consider starting or attending a meet.  twitter - @HodlSolo twitter - @BitcoinEventsUK As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Today you can exchange $1 for 4460 Sats (Sale ends soon.)  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
6/14/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 1 second
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STOP TRADING BITCOIN OR HFSP! Rant by @PrinceySOV

Bitesize Bitcoin is a new show with short sharp audio clips to help listeners learn about the more technical aspects of bitcoin. There is allot of specific terminology used in the bitcoin space and I want these episodes to help break things down.   Todays guest is my good friend Daniel Prince to rant about why Bitcoin only and not trading is best.   Please feel free to share to loved ones and others interested in learning about this world changing technology. Please also let me know if there is something you would like covered and I will do my best to help.   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @PrinceySOV   Today you can exchange $1 for 3292 Sats (Sale ends soon.)     Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
6/9/202214 minutes, 38 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0017 Living on bitcoin

This episode marks the 17th episode of a monthly series where we keep up to date with what really matters in the space.  I was joined by Antomous and BQA to discus the last month of bitcoin news and updates. We talked about recent software updates, Robosats, and new ways to live on the bitcoin standard.  I really hope you enjoy the show and please reach out if you have any questions.  twitter - @bitcoinq_a twitter - @antomousB As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Today you can exchange $1 for 3350 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
6/5/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bitcoin and Motorsport with @bitcoin_racing

I had the pleasure of speaking with Charles Mackenzie from @bitcoin_racing, we spoke about why he and his family are so passionate about bitcoin and where they see it going. We discussed the current set up with city citroens with bitcoin branding racing all across the uk and the future of racing in the Porsche Carrera Cup. Charles and the team are doing an incredible job and its exciting to see how closely they are working with El Salvador to spread the bitcoin message in a fun and exciting way.  I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.     twitter - @BTCracing     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 3436 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
5/27/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 24 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly 0016 with BQA and Antomous

This episode marks the 16th of a monthly series where we have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news  which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.    As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 3402  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase  
5/18/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 38 seconds
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Bitcoin and lightning with Jose Lemus CEO of IBEX Mercado

I sat down with Jose Lemus the CEO and founder of IBEX Mercado. IBEX connects banks, businesses, and the world’s most financially excluded people to Bitcoin via the Lightning Network. As well as unlocking low-cost, instantaneous cross-border payments for all, IBEX’s mission is to facilitate the most radical financial empowerment in history by bringing four billion unbanked and underbanked people into the world economy.   I spoke to Jose about why he is passionate about bitcoin and where he sees it going. I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.     twitter - @jllemus     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 3450 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase
5/12/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 9 seconds
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Dont trust. Verify with Bitcoin QNA

I spoke to Bitcoin QNA to talk about bitcoin Seeds and a new Seed Tool he created with SuperPhatArrow. This tool helps users verify rather than trust, it also helps users to understand a little more about how a bitcoin wallet works in the background. We discuss entropy, seed words, Passphrases and much more. After learning about how this project came about and the work QNA and SPA put into this it was another reminder of just how powerful and important open source is. Please consider donating if you find the tools useful.    twitter - @superphatarrow twitter - @BitcoinQ_A Website - https://bitcoiner.guide/seed Github - https://github.com/BitcoinQnA/seedtool     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2784  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
5/6/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 46 seconds
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Bitcoin, seeds and carnivore diet with Alex Flood

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Alex Flood, a Britcoiner and engineer who has been designing and building the seed jig (a seed stamping device that looks like it would last a lifetime or two).     Alex started designing this after being impressed by the simplicity and design of the blockmit but deciding something more sturdy and made from tougher materials would be best.  I speak with Alex about his rabbit hole journey as well as the carnivore diet and how he believes it has saved his life. We touched on many topics and I really enjoyed the conversation. I hope you enjoy listening and make sure to give him a follow on Twitter.    twitter -@adrflood Website - seedjig.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2569  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
5/4/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 20 seconds
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Ayahuasca, bitcoin and freedom with @BlackDogAlchemy

I had the pleasure of sitting down with @BlackDogAlchemy for a general catch up and to talk about his experience with the south American psychoactive brew Ayahuasca. We also discus  bitcoin and how it can be a powerful tool for those who wish to take back control. A common theme for Bitcoiners is to want to improve in every aspect of life so we discus meditation, yoga and how to take control of your future.    I really hope you enjoy the show and please reach out if you have any questions.    twitter - @BlackDogAlchemy   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Today you can exchange $1 for 2571 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
4/29/20221 hour, 40 minutes, 22 seconds
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FUD BUSTER - Multisig on bitcoin is too hard for most people.

Hello Ungovernable Misfits Our guest today @antomousB is here to explain why he believes multisig security is now easy enough for any bitcoiner to use. Antomous describes the process and trade offs in plain language as well as suggesting the best tools for any set up. Antomous has been on the show many times including the bitcoin monthly shows with BQA, he also works closely with Seedmint and has a new shop for all of your multisig needs.  FUD Busters is a new show with short sharp audio clips to help listeners learn about the more technical aspects of bitcoin and bust FUD (Fear uncertainty and doubt.) Please feel free to share to loved ones and others interested in learning about this world changing technology. Please also let me know if there is something you would like covered and I will do my best to help.   Guest - @antomousB Website - vulcan21.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 2549 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership      
4/25/20226 minutes, 43 seconds
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Bitcoin Monthly 0015 with BQA and Antomous

I was joined by Antomous and BQA to discus the last month of bitcoin news and updates. We talked about the recent conference in Miami and updates to spending bitcoin on lightning.  We also covered the recent updates at seed mint, and BQA gave a quick hint at something he has now dropped to help users become more familiar with seeds and passphrases I really hope you enjoy the show and please reach out if you have any questions.  Today you can exchange $1 for 2412  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.    
4/19/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 43 seconds
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Take personal responsibility - one seed at a time

I had the pleasure of sitting down with my good friend @antomousB   Antomous joins me and QNA for our monthly shows and has been contributing to the open source space including his work with seed mint and seed signer.     In this conversation we discus  bitcoin, Multisig and stamping seeds, we also talked about what its been like to launch vulcan21.com   Antomous told me after the show the main goal with Vulcan is to help bitcoiners take personal responsibility - one seed at a time   I really hope you enjoy the show and please reach out if you have any questions.    Website - vulcan21.com     twitter - @Vulcan21com twitter - @SeedMint21 twitter - @SteelQR21 As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2428  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
4/13/202249 minutes, 16 seconds
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Electricity and bitcoin with @JonPDiGiacomo and daughters

Hello Ungovernable Misfits I hope are ready for something electrifying… like …electricity. There are a plenty of heady concepts and analogies to convey the process of mining and proof of work, like the transmutation of energy, storing energy in time, or how Bitcoin is money as stored energy, I’ll leave those metaphors to the thinkbois. Here, we’ll cover some basic concepts and terminology related to electricity to gain a better understanding of the process of mining. Because with out electricity, we’re left to hashing with pencil and paper. In this iteration of Bitesize Bitcoin, we’ll define Voltage, Current, and Power and how we can solve for them using Joule’s Law. We will define Work… Watts, and Joules …and the first Law of Thermodynamics.    Our guest today @JonPDiGiacomo is here with his daughters to explain in plain language. Jon has been on the show previously and become a good friend. Listen out for more episodes to come.    Bitesize Bitcoin is a new show with short sharp audio clips to help listeners learn about the more technical aspects of bitcoin. There is allot of specific terminology used in the bitcoin space and I want these episodes to help break things down.   Please feel free to share to loved ones and others interested in learning about this world changing technology. Please also let me know if there is something you would like covered and I will do my best to help.     Guest - @JonPDiGiacomo   Link to original podcast with Jon    https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/home-mining-bitcoin-is-punk-rock/     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 2251 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership
4/11/20226 minutes, 2 seconds
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Growing bitcoins circular economy with @bdgbertdegroot

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Bert de Groot, a based bitcoiner who runs two bitcoin only business and is doing what he can to orange pill his community.  In this conversation we discus  bitcoin, mining, and the circular economy, we also talked about what originally lead him down this rabbit hole and why he loves it.   Bert has been mining in Holland and using the heat generated to heat greenhouses where he grows beautiful flowers that are then sold for sats.  I really love seeing individuals pushing this movement forward and leading by example, I really hope you enjoy the show and please reach out if you have any questions.  Website - https://www.bitcoinbloem.com Website - https://bitcoinbrabant.com twitter - @bdgbertdegroot twitter - @bloembitcoin twitter - @bitcoinbrabant As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com   Today you can exchange $1 for 2164  Sats (Sale ends soon.)  Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
4/3/20221 hour, 17 seconds
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Help me understand bitcoin mining statistics @JonPDiGiacomo

If you are interested in bitcoin you have probably thought about mining, maybe you have even been curious enough to look at the statistics on a dashboard. You might have seen some of this terminology……. Hash Rate, Chain Work,Chain Rewrite Days, Annual Mining Revenue, Difficulty, Difficulty Epoch, Last Difficulty Change, Block Time, Estimated Difficulty Change, Block Time,Block Subsidy, Subsidy Epoch, Blocks to Halving, Halving Estimate or Predicted Next Block. But what does it all mean, what can we do with this information and how can it help us understand bitcoin better?  Our guest today @JonPDiGiacomo is here to explain in plain language. Jon has been on the show previously and become a good friend. Listen out for more episodes to come.   Full episode with Jon - https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/home-mining-bitcoin-is-punk-rock/   Bitesize Bitcoin is a new show with short sharp audio clips to help listeners learn about the more technical aspects of bitcoin. There is allot of specific terminology used in the bitcoin space and I want these episodes to help break things down. Please feel free to share to loved ones and others interested in learning about this world changing technology. Please also let me know if there is something you would like covered and I will do my best to help. As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Today you can exchange $1 for 2251 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. Use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
3/26/20224 minutes, 23 seconds
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Reclaim your sovereignty with Foundation Devices

  I was joined by Zach Herbert and Bitcoin QNA from foundation devices to discus the new passport. I have had Zach (CEO) and QNA (Head of support) on the show multiple times to discus bitcoin, freedom and privacy, after getting to know them both over the last few years I have a huge amount of confidence in the direction of this business.     Foundation designs and manufactures Bitcoin-centric tools that empower users to reclaim sovereignty. It is so refreshing to see a hardware company with an emphasis on open source software paired with beautiful design.    In this episode we discus the design process and get into what users can expect from the new passport.    I really hope you enjoy the show and please reach out if you have any questions.    Website - https://foundationdevices.com Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   twitter - @zachherbert twitter - @BitcoinQ_A As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2272  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
3/24/202257 minutes, 8 seconds
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Bitcoin Monthly 0014 with black coffee and BQA

I was joined by black coffee and BQA to discus the last month of bitcoin news and updates.  We talked about the recent developer conference in London where black coffee was doing a workshop on the LN point of sale system with Ben Arc.  We also covered the recent data leaks from unchained capital and others, the wasabi compliance nightmare and our thoughts.  BQA gave a quick run down of what we can expect from foundation devices new passport and he will be joining me next episode with Zack to go into full details.  I really hope you enjoy the show and please reach out if you have any questions.    twitter - @blackcoffeebtc twitter - @BitcoinQ_A As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2399  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
3/20/20221 hour, 22 minutes, 6 seconds
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Bitcoin is under attack with @sovrynmindset

Ive invited todays guest on the show to discus a recent thread and article focusing on bitcoins potential threat vectors. Michael worked on the article after witnessing the western worlds descent into tyranny and realising we have only one real hope of escape and freedom. Bitcoin is that hope so we had better not fuck it up! Some people will get upset at the mere suggestion of issues within bitcoin but my view is better to be safe than sorry. I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.      twitter - @sovrynmindset As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2500  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
3/16/20221 hour, 31 minutes, 19 seconds
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FUD BUSTER  - Mining bitcoin at home is not profitable. 

Todays FUD  - Mining bitcoin at home is not profitable.    To mine, or not to mine, that is the question. Many people will tell you its best just to buy Bitcoin and its all much more hassle than it's worth. As with most things in this world, just because most people say it does not make it true. Its in some peoples best interest to dissuade users from mining but I believe it is well worth while for many. Our guest today @econoalchemist also does not agree with the narrative and would like to bust that FUD.       I recently recorded with Econo on my main show so click the link bellow after listening to hear more.  -  https://ungovernablemisfits.com/podcast/burn-the-bridge-and-bitcoin-with-econoalchemist/       FUD Busting guest -@econoalchemist     Website - econoalchemist.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com
3/13/20227 minutes, 57 seconds
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FUD BUSTER - “ You were KYC’d at birth."

Todays FUD  - You were KYC’d at birth. Some fudsters like to tell us were KYC,d at birth so there is no point in trying to improve or regain it. They tell you you can’t buy anything with non tainted coins and to give up. Diverter disagrees and is here to explain why giving up is not an option. FUD Busting guest - @Diverter_NoKYC Websites - http://sovereignty.tools http://diverter.hostyourown.tools http://searx.unclejim.life http://nitter.usethetools.org http://chads.usethetools.org   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com
3/11/20225 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bitesize Bitcoin - Coinjoin.

We have probably all seen the term coinjoin passing by. But what is Coinjoin actually? What can I do with it, and how much privacy does it really offer? Our guest today is Bitcoin Q+A to explain Coinjoin in plain language. Bitesize Bitcoin is a new show with short sharp audio clips to help listeners learn about the more technical aspects of bitcoin. There is allot of specific terminology used in the bitcoin space and I want these episodes to help break things down.  Please feel free to share to loved ones and others interested in learning about this world changing technology. Please also let me know if there is something you would like covered and I will do my best to help.    twitter - @BitcoinQ_A As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. twitter - @MaxBitbuybit twitter - @bitbuybitpod Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Today you can exchange $1 for 2378  Sats (Sale ends soon.) 
3/9/20223 minutes, 35 seconds
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Why Authoritarians can go fuck themselves with @odell

I speak to Matt Odell about privacy and why it's more important now than ever. After listening please make sure to read the article bellow.    https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/matt-odell/   twitter - @odell As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2637  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
3/4/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 33 seconds
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FUD BUSTER - "bitcoin can be copied"

Todays FUD  - bitcoin can be copied   FUD Busting guest - @BitcoinQ_A   Website - https://bitcoiner.guide   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com
2/25/20223 minutes, 11 seconds
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Burn the bridge and bitcoin with @econoalchemist

I sat down with @econoalchemist to discus home mining, KYC vs no KYC and what has changed since we last spoke. I always enjoy our conversations and I hope you enjoy listening. If you aren’t already following @econoalchemist on twitter then do it now.  twitter - @econoalchemist As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2637  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
2/20/20221 hour, 33 minutes, 56 seconds
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FUD BUSTER - bitcoin is for criminals, drug dealers and shady characters

Todays FUD  =  bitcoin is used by criminals, drug dealers and shady characters    FUD Busting guest @_k3tan   Website - ministryofnodes.com.au   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com
2/16/20222 minutes, 44 seconds
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Secret societies, sacrifice, Aliens and bitcoin with @Chief_Bitcoin

  In todays episode I sit down for a second time with @Chief_Bitcoin to talk about about UFO sightings, skin walkers, elite cults, weather control and much more.    This was an incredible conversation and I will definitely be inviting Chief on the show again.  I really hope you enjoy the show. If you aren’t already following Chief on twitter then do it now.    I really hope you enjoy the show. If you aren’t already following @Chief_Bitcoin on twitter then do it now.  twitter -@Chief_Bitcoin As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2637  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
2/14/20222 hours, 31 minutes, 2 seconds
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Bitcoin Monthly 0013

This episode marks the 13th of a monthly series where we have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. I spoke with @antomousB  @_k3tan and @BitcoinQ_A we based our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news  which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.  As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Twitter - @antomousB Twitter -  @_k3tan Twitter -  @BitcoinQ_A Today you can exchange $1 for 2141  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
2/10/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 11 seconds
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Keep your Bitcoin transactions private with @SamouraiWallet

  In todays episode I speak to @SamouraiWallet about Bitcoin privacy and why avoiding KYC and using the tools available to preserve our privacy matters.  Keep your transactions private, your identity masked, and your funds secure.     I really hope you enjoy the show. If you aren’t already following Samourai on twitter then do it now.  twitter - @SamouraiWallet Website - samouraiwallet.com As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2637  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
2/4/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 37 seconds
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Clown world, off world and Bitcoin with @Chief_Bitcoin

In todays episode I speak to @Chief_Bitcoin about UFO sightings, mass formation psychosis, hypnotism, reincarnation and much more. This was an incredible conversation despite technical issues and I will definitely be inviting Chief on the show again.  I really hope you enjoy the show. If you aren’t already following Chief on twitter then do it now.  twitter - @Chief_Bitcoin   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2643  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
1/29/20221 hour, 50 minutes, 11 seconds
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Bitcoin mining at home with Lili

In todays episode I speak to lili about home mining and how to go from zero to NOKYC Sat stacking hero. We cover all you need from acquiring your miner to securing your precious sats. All details and links are bellow.   Pitch for bitcoin mining at home (why do it?) Cost to mine vs buying spot  Mining bitcoin depending on your electricity rate costs below 20k, spot bitcoin is trading at 40k. You can calculate your cost to mine bitcoin using the Braiins insights calculator, they even have instructions that walk you through how. Non-KYC aspect Mining is non-KYC bitcoin at a discount. It is DCA (dollar cost averaging) Acquiring ASICs and related equipment Signs of mining scams/scam sellers: Promising free money Offering steep discounts Crazy specs. Like offering an M30S with 190 th Imitating real businesses. Just because a promotion, invoice, and other business material contains the branding of a real mining company does not mean that document is legitimate Inability to provide identity verification. Real employees from legitimate mining companies are always available to verify their identities to a customer via video calls, voice chats, or other means of communication Immediate payment requests. Any service that wants urgent payment is likely a scam -WHERE TO BUY:  - Kaboom racks, Compass mining, MinefarmBuy, Hardware market telegram, blockware telegram Protecting your identity while buying Encrypted communication tools First thing, do not do business in social media DMs (unencrypted and stored on big tech company servers) Email services like Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Apple Mail and Outlook all collect user data. Encrypted email services like ProtonMail, CTemplar, and Tutanota are more secure Messengers: Threema, Briar, Signal, Telegram (secret chats), and Molly, a fork of Signal. Paying privately  LLCs if fiat payments Transferring funds via a credit charge, ACH payment or wire transfer requires sending a customer’s legal name and bank information to the retailer, which is undesirable for privacy-conscious miners. Miners can operate under a limited liability corporation (LLC) established through a registered agent rather than tied to their real identities may prefer fiat payment methods.  Whirlpooled bitcoin and/or non-KYC bitcoin is IDEAL Setting up your miner at home Hooking up your miner and connecting to a mining pool Make an account with preferred mining pool. If want to get paid regularly you need to join a mining pool. **I use Slushpool Plug in cords. All the chords coming out of the power supply unit just go into the same holes on the top of the miner.  Plug in miner ethernet cable and PSU to wall. Next you need to connect to the mining pool Get the IP address of your miner. You must know this address to access the graphical user interface (GUI) of your miner. Download software to scan your network, angryIP scanner for example. *have to scan with VPN off Put IP address of miner in your browser to view the GUI for that specific miner.  Find the connection link on mining pool website, this is where you will point your hash power to mine with Slush Pool. Paste this link into Braiins OS “Pool Groups” section Concealing noise and heat signature Air cooled vs immersion set up For aircooled sets ups, You can build an enclosure for buy an out of box solution like Upstream Data’s Blackbox.  Regular dust removal is very important. This will prevent the machines from getting clogged with dust and overheating. Dust removal can be done using a high-pressure blower to blow the dust out of the machines. This should be done monthly. A miner can also replace a machine’s lower speed fans with higher speed versions for better cooling which will contribute to reducing the overall heat signature. Immersion is more involved but once built heat and noise are managed (https://compassmining.io/education/immersion-bitcoin-mining-introduction/ ) S19 hydro is cool, water cooled, gives immersion benefits with less complexity, and eliminates the need to deal with dielectric fluid (not released yet) Troubleshooting miners – what to do if your miner goes down In the GUI check: If you can log in and connect to the miner if pool is up and running if Config is still the same (sometimes factory defaults or hacks can change this) that firmware is updated, especially if using a third party one Verify hash rate and that main stats page isn't showing failed boards Check log files while the miner boots up       On the actual miner, depending on what you have: Make sure all power cables are tightly connected if its an external PSU Reset PSU(s) Make sure ethernet cable is tightly secured Make sure nothing is burned   Data protection tips Mining pool accounts/avoiding address reuse All address balances are visible to anyone with a block explorer. Reused addresses are also more easily linked to real-world identities, which could result in doxxing, address blacklisting, and other risks. Mining pool balances and payout transactions are some of the most closely watched types of on-chain data by everyone from amatuer data analysts to government officials and corporate chainalysis companies. Miner can input a new address after every pool payout or just reduce the frequency of payouts General web browsing best practices Use a good VPN when checking your mining pool apps or visiting mining related websites Stratum Protocol Data Transfers Privacy and security are a bit more complicated when it comes to the mining data transfers themselves. As miners understand, every second counts in the race to find blocks. While the latency of a high quality VPN isn’t significant for general web browsing, it can impact the profitability of mining by increasing a miner’s stale shares (i.e. shares submitted for a block height which has already been mined) which they don’t receive payouts for.  Latency: is a measure of delay. Latency measures the time it takes for some data to get to its destination across the network.  Solutions: One common-sense approach presented by @econoalchemist in his guide Home Mining Network Privacy guide is to utilize multiple VPN tunnels in a failover fashion to automatically route mining traffic to the tunnel with the least latency. This affords the user privacy from the ISP, privacy from the mining pool, and no material added latency.   The downsides of not using a VPN are also significant. With a basic networking setup, a miner’s ISP will see that they have a connection with a pool’s stratum server and the pool will see their IP address. Not only that, but a miner’s hashrate is actually at risk of being stolen if an eavesdropper is sophisticated enough. This is because data transfers via stratum protocol are unencrypted and in human-readable JSON format. This is comparable to visiting HTTP websites without security certificates (i.e. not HTTPS). Stratum v2 The most straightforward and simple solution to protecting stratum data transfers is upgrading to Stratum V2. Unlike Stratum V1, data transfers in V2 are encrypted and in binary format rather than JSON. The encryption means that Stratum V2 is like the HTTPS to Stratum V1’s HTTP, keeping all of a miner’s actual mining activity private and hidden from potentially malicious onlookers and preventing them from being able to steal any of their hashrate.  Proxies  A great option that doesn’t significantly increase latency is a DNS proxy such as dnsscrypt-proxy which can be used to encrypt and authenticate requests using the DNSCrypt protocol and pass them to upstream servers (i.e. mining pools). This makes it so that ISPs won’t see details about the communication between a miner and a mining pool, only that there is a connection. In other words, it is also like changing from HTTP to HTTPS, similar to Stratum V2. OS-specific guides for set up  here Dealing with mining pool payouts Coinjoin Storing payouts You need to coinjoin because you’re not paid directly out of the coinbase. The mining rewards go to the pool operator’s wallet before being transferred to your wallet. Whirlpool can help prevent parties that you send your rewards to from knowing that you mine bitcoin. Coinjoin with Samourai wallet or sparrow wallet.  Send to cold storage. My favorite is passport wallet by Foundation Devices  Choosing a mining pool Factors to consider: https://compassmining.io/education/how-do-i-choose-a-mining-pool https://compassmining.io/education/top-bitcoin-mining-pools-grouped-by-payout-structures/      Contact details for Lili   twitter - @Marketsbylili       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     twitter - @MaxBitbuybit   twitter - @bitbuybitpod   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com     Today you can exchange $1 for 2753  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
1/26/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 4 seconds
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I will not comply. This is my line. @selfbankt

In this episode I speak to Self Bankt about freedom and he will not comply. Since recording this episode SB has written a brilliant article linked bellow and I can think of no better introduction than teasing the first paragraph. I'm a UK born, educated and trained Consultant Anaesthetist. I love my work, my colleagues and feel great pride in my career and what it’s taken to get here. I'm also a husband and father. I'm being told my notice of dismissal will come on February 3rd and I won't be able to work in my profession from April. Despite this, I will not comply with mandatory vaccination. These are my reasons . . .   I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening. Twitter - @selfbankt Writing -https://selfbankt.substack.com/p/coming-soon?r=17p466&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     Today you can exchange $1 for 2313  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
1/20/202252 minutes, 39 seconds
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Does Bitcoin and FOSS matter? with @BTCxZelko

  In this episode I speak to Zelko about what has happened since we last spoke in the privacy world and get an update on the new features coming to RoninDojo. We also discuss the new plug and play node that looks epic.  I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening. Twitter - @BTCxZelko Twitter - @RoninDojoNode Website - shop.ronindojo.io As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     Today you can exchange $1 for 2313  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
1/15/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 34 seconds
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WTF is a Meshtadel and why join with Czino and Soulexporter

This episode marks the 7th of a new monthly series with the aim of exploring with other Bitcoiners the skills needed to be self sovereign. In this episode we review the last 7 months and all of incredible Meshtadel members we have met and learned from.  Since recording individual episodes with @soulexporter and @capoczino we kept in touch and I am very happy to now call them friends. The idea for this show was thought up after we found out we had similar dreams and feel we are not alone, we want to help build a community who help each other become free. Please reach out to us with suggestions for guests or ideas to help us all move forward together. I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening. If you are not already following these guys then do it now. twitter - @soulexporter twitter - @capoczino As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     Today you can exchange $1 for 2388  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
1/8/202258 minutes, 39 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly news 0012

This episode marks the 12th of a monthly series where we have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news  which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.  This month we cover the latest developments from the likes of Bisq, Blockstream Green, LNBits, and RoninDojo.    Finally, we have a chat about our favourite articles and releases.   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Today you can exchange $1 for 2141  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.
1/5/20221 hour, 1 minute, 46 seconds
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Home mining Bitcoin is Punk Rock with @JonPDiGiacomo

In todays episode I speak with @JonPDiGiacomo about home mining, heating his home with the set up, Punk Rock, The whiskey rebellion and much more. I really enjoyed this discussion and hope you enjoy listening. Twitter - @JonPDiGiacomo As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2038 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.  
12/28/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 59 seconds
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Openoms on El Salvador and Home networking for Bitcoiners

In todays episode I speak with Openoms about his recent trip to  El Salvador. We discus updates to RaspiBlitz and the introduction off C lightning. We also get into the weeds about home networking, VPN options and much more. I really enjoyed this discussion and hope you enjoy listening    Twitter - @openoms   Website -DIYnodes.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2056 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.    
12/23/20211 hour, 22 minutes, 50 seconds
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Do you speak Pleb? Bitcoin show with @technologiekult

In todays episode I speak with Technologie Kultur about Bitcoin, culture, language and how he sees things through the eyes of a linguist. I really enjoyed this discussion and hope to go into more depth in the future.    Twitter - @technologiekult   Website - technologiekultur.info   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2109 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.    
12/19/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 36 seconds
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Arguments Against Vaccine Mandates with Zach Herbert

In todays episode I speak with Zach Herbert about his recent article, why he wrote it and why it is necessary to stand up and speak up.   LINK TO ARTICLE - https://www.zherbert.com/dismantling-the-argument-for-vaccine-mandates/   I always enjoy speaking with Zachand I hope you enjoy listening.    Twitter - @zachherbert Twitter - @FOUNDATIONdvcs   Website - foundationdevices.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2042 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.  
12/12/20211 hour, 50 minutes, 44 seconds
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Bitcoin Magazine talk with Mike Germano

In todays episode I speak with Mike Germano about Bitcoin Magazine, El Salvador, Mikes vision of the future and much more.    In a world of sensationalist headlines and LARPS Bitcoin magazine is doing real work. I can feel mikes passion and enthusiasm and it's infectious.    I loved speaking with Mike  and I hope you enjoy listening.    Twitter - @mikegermano Twitter - @BitcoinMagazine   Website - BitcoinMagazine.com     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1988 Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.    
12/7/202158 minutes, 39 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly news 0011

This episode marks the 11th of a new monthly series where we have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news (http://bitcoinmonthly.news/) which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.  This month we cover the latest developments from the likes of SeedSigner, Blockstream Green and C-Lightning. We also give an first-hand update on the CompassMining as well as Starlabs delays! Finally, we have a chat about compact block filters and methods to verify your SeedSigner dice inputs. As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A   Twitter - @antomousB   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email - [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 1762  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.  Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase   Thanks to https://keys.casa for sponsoring the show. use code BITBUYBIT10 for 10% off your gold membership.  
12/2/202153 minutes, 34 seconds
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Tensai Bankai on Bitcoin, freedom and farming

In todays episode I speak with Tensai Bankai about raising poultry, building custom nodes, south Africa, mining and much more. There’s allot of LARPS posing as freedom lovers at the moment but Tensai is making real change. Join us next time on the Meshtadel and help build.   I loved speaking with Tensai  and I hope you enjoy listening.    Twitter - @tensaibankai   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1817  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
11/27/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 27 seconds
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Bitcoin, dogs and lightning with Danny Brewster

In todays episode I speak with Danny Brewster, he Built and runs Fastbitcoins and has been involved in bitcoin for many years. It was refreshing to hear his brutally honest takes on the industry and the vision for FB going forward.     We discussed Bitcoin, lightning, isle of Mann, El Salvador and much more.   I loved speaking with Danny  and I hope you enjoy listening.    Twitter - @BtcDanny Website - https://fastbitcoins.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1734  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
11/24/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 57 seconds
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Grow a pear and ask why with @shishi21m

In todays episode I speak with ShiShi  about Bitcoin, Farming, history of family members escaping the holocaust and much more. I loved speaking with ShiShi  and I hope you enjoy listening.    twitter - @shishi21m   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://ungovernablemisfits.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1607  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
11/20/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly News with BQA and Antomous 0010

Bitcoin Monthly Update with Bitcoin Q+A and Antomous.  This episode marks the 10th of a new monthly series where we have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news (http://bitcoinmonthly.news/) which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.   
11/13/20211 hour, 11 minutes, 42 seconds
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Meshtadel monthly 0006 with Dim Zayan and Czino

This episode marks the fifth of a new monthly series with the aim of exploring with other Bitcoiners the skills needed to be self sovereign. Each episode we welcome new guests and discus new topics. Going forward we will also try to answer any questions listeners might have, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in. Since recording individual episodes with @soulexporter and @capoczino we kept in touch and I am very happy to now call them friends. The idea for this show was thought up after we found out we had similar dreams and feel we are not alone, we want to help build a community who help each other become free. Also check out Dims incredible art featured for 21ism. https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/dim-zayan/ Todays guests are Dim Zayan and Czino Please reach out to us with suggestions for guests or ideas to help us all move forward together. I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening. If you are not already following these guys then do it now. twitter - @cryptgm twitter - @capoczino As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]
11/11/20211 hour, 23 minutes, 16 seconds
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Jameson Lopp on Bitcoin, privacy and security

In todays episode I speak with Jameson Lopp  about Bitcoin, security and a few projects he has been working on. I also pick his brains on home network security.   I loved speaking with @lopp  and I hope you enjoy listening.    twitter - @lopp     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1607  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
11/6/20211 hour, 44 seconds
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History Doesn’t Repeat Itself, but It Often Rhymes. @BitcoinLabrador

In todays episode I speak with @BitcoinLabrador  about history and why we must not allow it to repeat itself.    I loved speaking with @BitcoinLabrador  and I hope you enjoy listening.    twitter - @BitcoinLabrador       As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1607  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
11/2/20211 hour, 19 minutes, 4 seconds
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Bitcoin privacy, security and mining with Lili

In todays episode I speak with Lili about Privacy, security and mining.    I loved speaking with Lili and I hope you enjoy listening.    twitter -@Marketsbylili     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1607  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase    
10/26/20211 hour, 31 minutes, 5 seconds
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Bitcoin hacktivist spirit is strong in Ben Arc

Looking through Ben’s GitHub you begin to appreciate how voracious his creative energy is – meeting him IRL more than confirms these suspicions. I first met him in the backyard of the inaugural 2019 Lightning Conference in Berlin. I was admittedly fueled with limitless, practically free beer from the Lightning Beertap but Ben was brimming with limitless Celtic zeal. He’s a juggernaut of ideas, a self-taught, self-styled, dirty hacktivist who throws his considerable talent and charm into bleeding edge Lightning hardware and OpenSource projects.   "The #1 issue people have with BTC is volatility but with LN just used as a payment rail that doesn’t even matter. No matter what happens, LN is here to stay. " Ben Arc   Ben’s always been interested in computers and perhaps in another life he’d have had a more computer based background but that wasn’t the case and he’s glad for it. Instead he had a very rewarding 15 year career as a Design & Technology teacher in Wales, sometimes covering lessons in Electronics too. He specialised in teaching kids with severe behavioural difficulties in special needs classes. Electronics was particularly kinaesthetic and both he and the kids got a real buzz out of those early tinkering projects. For many of his kids, soldering electronics was the one thing that made them sit still. Ben developed a rudimentary understanding of electronics and computing, spinning up WordPress sites and PHP plugins. The unit where he worked was hit hard by UK economic austerity policies and his services got the squeeze. As disheartening as this clearly must have been it provided him an opportunity to take some time off and pursue his increasing curiosity into tinkering & hacking.   "Bitcoin can & will reduce the power of the State over people by taking away their control over monetary supply." Ben Arc   The first Bitcoin event he attended was a Maker centric Lightning Hackday in Berlin and like a kid in a candy store, the QR code Sweet Machine caught his attention the most. You could scan the screen’s QR code and go to a website, pay a LN invoice and sweets would come out of the machine. He saw the potential benefits for the machine itself not to be a full node but rather a secondary device for a full node. So he started playing around with microcontrollers, generating invoices on the machine’s screen and things began snowballing. In a way every LN project he’s done since has been an offshoot from this Sweet Machine concept.   "The word ‘hack’ literally comes from hacking away at a keyboard to make software/hardware eventually do something useful." Ben Arc   He began to have the opportunity to work on original projects most days, in a sense whatever he wanted. So he sat down and started making stuff, tinkering. One of his first Lightning software projects he made was the Sinclair Faucet using LN-URL. It allowed QR codes to be programmed with value and withdrawal frequency, printed or displayed and drained by people scanning it using their mobile LN wallets. RustyRussel is now building something akin to this into Lightning’s protocol level with Bolt12.org. It’ll enable static but private LN QR codes – groundbreaking stuff and in direct lineage of Ben’s tinkering.   "Bitcoin needs to be safe & conservative software. But over time, all the fun stuff will come. We’ve just gotta be patient.” Ben Arc   The first Lightning hardware project he made was a modified Sweet Machine which then evolved into a basic POS device for a bar. He discovered the M5Stack and it’s faces kit with a keypad and screen built into a handheld unit. He piloted it at Room77, Berlin’s infamous Hacker Bar, where it received some battle testing with a tonne of transactions. It stood up well. Next he plugged in a coin acceptor, created LN faucets and made a LN ATM device. It needed admin access to a wallet, to spend from a wallet essentially. This conundrum birthed his realisation that LN would benefit from a piece of middleware software that connected to common backend funding sources like LNDhub, BlueWallet, Raspiblitz, Umbrel & OpenNode. These were the sources currently funding ATMs. His unifying solution to this issue led to a project whose implications are only now emerging – LNBits.   LNBits recently received a grant from the Human Rights Foundation of 25 million sats to recognise it’s empowering contribution to Free Open Source Software development. In essence, it allows users to quickly spin up something akin to a Lightning server, connect it to a funding source and generate multiple wallets via a simple GUI. Each wallet has users and its own API keys which can connect to devices like an ATM. The innovation is that each wallet and device only has access to the set amount of funds within its own wallet. LNBits manages this as the middleware that sits on top of principle funding sources and reduces their exposure risk.   "LNBits came from making a LN ATM, hitting the stumbling block of needing multiple wallets & seeking the simplest, most interoperable, native Lightning software solution." Ben Arc   It came from necessity rather than any divine intervention or genius, he says, but perhaps the best ideas always do. I have the sneaky suspicion LNBits is going to snowball alongside growth of Lightning itself into something far more than people realise right now. Already it’s begun integrating a wealth of plugins including a LN Spotify Jukebox, paywalls, livestreaming, ticketing and POS systems.   "We have >20 extensions from many contributors so we need a WordPress plugin like library to catalogue them. " Ben Arc   HACKTIVIST SPIRIT   Ben’s never formally trained or worked as a Developer and continues to learn on the job, at conferences and Hackday events. He’s progressed by picking people’s brains. His character seems ideally suited to the job though, equal parts bright and inquisitive, humble and persistent. The skills he’s aggregated are opening doors into Lightning at a particularly exciting moment in it’s history. Perhaps it fate. He’s presenting at the Hacker Congress in Prague this month and at Adopting Bitcoin in El Salvador Nov 2021.   "Eventually in a Star Trek Utopia, we’ll have BTC as the interplanetary universal Medium of Exchange. I hope some of this weird sci-fi software & hardware will be useful to someone IRL, but if not, it’s fun anyway." Ben Arc   With his focus on grassroots, bottom-up, dirty hacking he’s opening the gates of OpenSource LN development to exactly the people who need it most. The cheapest hardware with the simplest LN software is precisely the niche that countries like El Salvador, Brazil, Laos, Nigeria and every other country that’s opening up to Bitcoin needs right now. He’s already helping stores, bars, salons and hairdressers in El Salvador set up cheap POS devices and LNBits stacks. This, ladies and gentleman, is how OpenSource money wins. "Ben’s the right man, in the right place, with the right skills, doing the right things. "   Selfbankt       Make sure to check out 21ism feature on Ben Arc and the brilliant article written by @selfbankt    21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/ben-arc/   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     Twitter - @arcbtc   Website - lnbits.com     Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]
10/20/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 16 seconds
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You are a citadel! Build and secure a sound money future with Bitcoin.

In todays episode I speak with the Co Founder of Bitcoin reserve and host of the Citadelium podcast Yuri de Gaia.    Citadelium is a show on rebuilding our civilisation by nurturing culture, tradition and morals while taking advantage of modern technologies, such as Bitcoin and the Internet. I was first made aware of the podcast after my friend Soulex and his son Soulexboy went on to discus the Meshtadel idea I love so much.    After speaking to Soulex, Yuri and others I truly believe we can build the Citadels/Meshtadels of the future.   I loved speaking with Yuri and I hope you enjoy listening.    twitter - @citadelium_   website - https://citadelium.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1650  Sats (Sale ends soon.)    Thank you Foundation Devices for sponsoring the show.    Visit https://foundationdevices.com    Use code BITBUYBIT at check out for $10 off your purchase  
10/16/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 32 seconds
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Become a sovereign individual with Foundation devices. Bitcoin, FOSS

  Zach is the CEO and co founder of Foundation Devices, Mechanical engineer and Harvard MBA dropout. He discovered Bitcoin in 2013 and immediately grasped its potential as digital gold, a currency for the Internet, and a way to return sovereignty to individuals. Since we last spoke Zach and the team have designed and built the beautiful Passport, the new standard for Bitcoin security. Air-gapped architecture, fully open source and assembled in the USA.   We discus the process of creating the passport as well as how the team is growing and some future plans.    Zach was kind enough to send me one for testing a few months ago and I am very impressed. I set it up using @BitcoinQ_A guide bellow.   https://bitcoiner.guide/passport/   I always enjoy speaking to Zach and I'm happy to see such impressive FOSS development in the bitcoin space.      I hope you enjoy listening.    twitter - @zachherbert   website - https://foundationdevices.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1752  Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
10/12/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 38 seconds
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Secure your sats with @SeedMint21Bitcoin is precious.

I speak to Nick and Antomous about the Seed mint, a beautifully designed seed stamping kit and why/how its been made.    For a chance to win one click here  https://twitter.com/SeedMint21/status/1446829389048688645?s=20   To see the incredible 21ism feature on the Seed mint click here  https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/seedmint/     Twitter - @SeedMint21   Twitter - @antomousB     Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2089 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
10/9/202150 minutes, 3 seconds
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Bitcoin monthly News with BQA and Antomous 0009

Bitcoin Monthly Update with Bitcoin Q+A and Antomous.    This episode marks the 9th of a new monthly series where we have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news (http://bitcoinmonthly.news/) which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.    This month we cover the latest developments from the likes of Bitcoin Core, Electrs and Foundation devices. We also chat about Sparrow Wallet's latest release containing Whirlpool coinjoin functionality!   Finally, we answer some of your questions, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in. As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A Twitter - @antomousB   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com (https://www.bit-buy-bit.com/) Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1849 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
10/7/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 58 seconds
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"You cant eat sats." Bitcoin show with Ben Gunn

Stand  Stack  Build  Twitter - @poorbengunn   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2089 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
10/2/20212 hours, 3 minutes, 47 seconds
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So how would you start building your Citadel?

  Meshtadel   Please check out   https://www.citadel21.com/meshtadel  So how would you… During a well needed holiday and in aspiration to increase critical thinking, two people, father and son (called SoulexBoy and Soulexporter) came up with the Mindadel — a simple mind game starting with the question: “So how would you...” The idea of the Mindadel is to philosophise on different scenarios. Anything is possible, everything goes, but that means that each (more or less realistic) argument can be met with a similar counterargument. While playing this game with the simple subject “So how would you start building your Citadel”, the game became a lot more serious.   Exploring scenarios Several scenarios were discussed over the consecutive days. How to save Ben Gunn from a totalitarian coup by the Church of fiat in the UK? How to defend Citadel Island? (In this scenario some very wealthy Bitcoiners had bought up Cyprus) The solution amounted to Stackmore convincing half the Turkish Maritime Force into joining us instead of attacking us.  A lot of Strategies and Tactical situations were explored between the two of us.  Strategy is putting down the long-term goals and how to achieve them. Tactics are much more concrete. Oriented toward smaller steps. Tackle specific situations that come up along the way to the goal outlined in your strategy.   Bitcoin Plebs often talk about the meme-like Citadel when thinking about Strategy. A safe haven of self-providing and self-sovereignty, alone or with like minded people. We both love to see (and talk with) Bitcoin Plebs that are building in that direction in their own way. Some just stack Sats, others are creating a business, others just try to be more independent in their food production and so on. So the one scenario we wanted to dive deeper into, started with the Strategy scenario: “So how would you start a citadel?” The physical aspect, the building of a place where we truly can be Sovereignabitches, but also withstand any (theoretical) adversary, even state players. The fun part with the Mindadel game is that, since we are hypothesizing about the future, we can change the fictive past, correct the first actions taken. It’s possible to mind-raise any capital needed, such as in the scenario where we bought Cyprus. IRL my stack isn’t big enough to buy a parking spot, still work in progress. :) The  first idea Soulexboy came up with was to build a physical Citadel with a bunch of people. A one-man citadel is not really feasible, the walls would have to be manned, food production overseen and so on. So we dove into a whole social analysis of how such a cooperation could work out. It was a fun exercise, but once adversaries started to show up in the equation, things started to change dramatically. As fictive adversaries kept appearing, the defenses and architecture changed frequently. The evolution went from a portcullis to a reinforced fortress built into a mountain. But however well built our defences, we quickly saw how even with an unlimited budget, a Citadel in hostile territory quickly escalated to an arms race. Since you have to plan for the worst and hope for the best, the worst quickly becomes a country turning upon the Citadel. We concluded that any country can always mobilize more (military or police) power than whatever budget a private entity could generate. This didn’t keep SoulexBoy from thoroughly enjoying thinking up strategic elements and weapons, but unless you can count on help from other states, a Citadel (small or even the size of a whole community) does not really stand a chance in defending itself using force. Being the tactician in this game, SoulexBoy explained that there are, according to him, 4 different important warfare strategies/tactics:  Blitzkrieg (offensive) Hit and hide (offensive) Guerilla / Asymmetrical (defensive) Trench warfate / Attritional (defensive) Since we want to live our life in peace, we were only looking at the defensive strategies/tactics.   Trench warfare Putting all the Plebs in a centralized location, even if it was an island, ends up in a type of trench warfare. A battle of attrition, where the defenders can be outclassed, outnumbered and even starved. Also, no matter how we planned it out, when you are a minority, you might not like democracy.    The Guerilla Approach “Guerrilla tactics focus on avoiding head-on confrontations with enemy armies, instead of engaging in limited skirmishes with the goal of exhausting adversaries and forcing them to withdraw. Guerrilla groups often depend on the logistical and political support of either the local population or foreign backers who do not engage in an armed struggle but sympathize with the guerrilla group’s efforts. Guerrilla warfare is a type of asymmetric warfare: competition between opponents of unequal strength. It is also a type of irregular warfare: that is, it aims not simply to defeat an enemy, but to win popular support and political influence, to the enemy’s cost. ” — Wikipedia We took four main points into consideration when discussing this approach. 1. Bitcoiners are scattered around the world A lot of us feel alone in our Housadels (Forgive us, we -del’d everything in our game.) Our own small place we occupy in the world, be it an apartment, a house or even a big estate. Unless you have a whole bunch of plebs nearby, the chances are you feel out of tune in your personal meatspace. Some Bitcoiners are preppers or gun fanatics, heck some might have a small armory, able to fend off a mob. But even that wouldn’t last long against a bigger, organized force. 2. Big enough area Our planning for strategies and tactics means that we are in a state of defense against physical attacks. This defense has to protect our daily life, not define it. We don’t have a standing army and we have lives to live. If we grow our own food, that food would have to be grown on a big farmland, and/or employ technical equipment such as aquaponics/hydroponics. How is it possible to both protect and maintain this? Short version: it is hard when you’re alone. 3. Don’t be where an attacker expects you to be This is a bit of a scary one, but preppers know this: when SHTF you have an option to bug in or bug out. The Pleb with the armory might very well build his bug in bunker, but when WWIII breaks out in your backyard this might not be sufficient. Even when it is only a police force representing a corrupt regime, the chances that we would outlast a siege seems minimal. 4. Intermediary tactic Even if the Guerilla approach is the only tactic we considered between the two of us, we did recognize that this could only be an intermediary solution: all we want is to live in peace!      The Meshtadel So, after having discussed many strategies, we came to the conclusion that one centralized location is good, but only when its size is big enough to sustain a high strategic advantage. It became apparent that we needed to come up with a system where decentralized tactics are used. We needed more and smaller citadels, connected like a mesh network! And thus, the Meshtadel was born. The Meshtadel was the next logical step for our housadels scattered around the world, the smallest unit of a Citadel, a Bitcoin household. We realized: When the walls you erect around yourself for protection are built because of the fear planted in your mind, those walls form a prison and you hand the fear mongers the only key. Build bridges, not walls! Playing out some scenarios In our hypothetical game, a group of Bitcoiners decided to work together. Spread out over a whole region, each forming a back-up base for the others. In the scenario where there was a complete meltdown of society, some Housadels grouped together as a Streetadel, using tunnels to move from one house to another, to flee or help defend.  In a scenario where a whole country decided to prosecute all Bitcoiners, the quest for refuge played out over an even bigger distance, so ideally our Meshtadel consists of locations across national borders.  A third scenario involved a communal mountain base as a Bug-out destination. A cooperative buy of a holiday destination, where all of them passed by at some point in a normal year to spend their holidays and help build up their safe haven for whenever disaster would strike. Complete with a bunker system built in the mountain with aquaponics, and redundancy all over :)  We played out different scenarios, and for each scenario we were able to dive into the past to prepare the best Meshtadel for each of the situations. We had scenarios with little money and ones where we were Saylors.  For each of these Meshtadel scenarios we dove into strategies, tactics, architecture, food production, and even politics. Politics is not about how to make sure to get elected as leader, but rather how do you make sure that those who are in a Meshtadel can stay organized without a hierarchy?  Trust   This presented a perfect time to explain the concept of Dunbar’s number to SoulexBoy. It is only writing this article that we found a diagram, but it really calls to the concept of what we were thinking, so in all honesty we only now started using the labels Kin, Super Family, Clan or Tribe. Ideally, a Meshtadel reaches a maximum of 150 people. If the population is getting close to that number, Clans or Super families should decide for themselves if they would like to start a tribe on their own, or with another group of plebs. Splitting up is not saying goodbye forever. Meshtadels would still interact with each other. Some Meshtadels could just be Clans. Each group of people that wants to form a Meshtadel, would make up their own rules or agreements. In the end it all comes down to the level of trust.  The further you move away from the Core Relationships, towards the Casual Relationships the less trust there will be. Trust is extremely important, because this is where the first three point we mentioned earlier come together: Bitcoiners are scattered around the world—> This is why we want to organize Big enough area—> Apparent from previous point, Bitcoiners are all over the world Don’t be where an attacker expects you to be—> With sufficient trust, you can leave your home behind when the need arrives, and flee to another trusted place in the Meshtadel. “But why not just unite and fight?” you might ask. Well, in our reasoning because of two reasons: We established it earlier: A single place of defence will become a prison if facing a ‘big’ attacker. Even if you could win the first few confrontations, any violence (even in self-defence) will turn the narrative against you if the masses don’t understand your reasoning.    Intermediary tactic  The long term goal is to gain the support of a critical mass of the total population. If enough people see that Bitcoin is as peaceful as it gets in the long run, some nations could become friendly/supportive enough to create a Bitcoin safe haven. But what happens if all hashing power and tons of Bitcoiners are located in the same place. This would be an ideal target for... well let’s call it an “accident with fertilizer”, a “misplaced EMP” or an “oopsie with the nuclear launch codes”. (Yes, we ran into this scenario in our Mindatel game) To be honest, we consider ourselves already in a state of war, but not with conventional weapons. We are fighting for the moral high ground. Fighting with memes, Medium articles and Twitter threads. We leave those battles for the Toxic Maximalists, the Nic Carters, in short those with a smoother pen than ours. But any guerilla tactic should make sure to not lose any foothold in these areas.  A good example is the boobie traps the Vietcong used in Vietnam. SoulexBoy described some of those in the defense discussions, and Soulexporter realized when hearing those stories that one of the strongest weapons in existence is the demoralizing factor. In a war where narrative and perception are the most important, violence should really be a last resort. For this reason our Meshtadel would be equipped with a well planned violence escalation. “Violence is almost never the answer, until it is the only answer...  then you go all in.” In the Mindatel we came up with “The Sniper Cameraman” which would thus be one of the newer military functions in a Meshtadel preparedness. :) Instead of snipers taking out people (as evil as they might or might not be), a Sniper Cameraman would make sure to document any violent act committed towards the peaceful Meshtadel. So when the moment that violence does become the only answer, the narrative cannot so easily be turned against us.   Conclusion  Although these dramatical scenarios are fun to ‘play out’, I hope we will never have to put them to practice. It is better to have an option it turns out you never need, than needing an option it turns out that you never had.  Do we all have to instantly set up a bug out plan with pleb locations mapped out? No, not necessarily, but we should start building our Meshtadels. Real life connections to fellow plebs. You can start building on your circular economy mini-network. Make a chain of trust. When you get to know a pleb with whom you feel like finding a long lost friend, your base for your Meshtadel is set. We are busy building our own mini-network of pleb friends. And we are participating in an experimental effort to let self organized groups work together with their own Lightning Network nodes as well (Rings-of-Fire). In the meanwhile, MaxBitbuybit was recently looking into a concept for his podcast with the aim of exploring with other Bitcoiners the skills needed to be self sovereign. Czino mentioned the Mesthadel concept and Max loved it so much that he baptised the concept: Meshtadel Monthly on his podcast, with SoulexBoy’s blessing of course. ;)  We strongly believe: "What makes Bitcoin to be Bitcoin is the people, the plebs." And when plebs come together... together plebs strong.   Share on Twitter Read Next Article   Soulexporter was a Bitcoin Twitter lurker until he got (won) a SatsLedger for his son Soulexboy. This was the trigger for a father stacking Sats for his offspring, to team up with his son to explore together the rabbit holes that Bitcoin opened to them. From helping with (& participating in) the Bitcoin VoicePaper, teaming up with other plebs to start the Rings-of-Fire, to supporting the circular Sat-conomy and reviewing what they bought in SoulexBoy’s BXXI YouTube channel. Together they feel at home with their online pleb friends, with whom they hope to build the base for their own Mesthadel.  
9/26/202117 minutes, 41 seconds
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Bitcoin Monthly 0008

Bitcoin Monthly Update with Bitcoin Q+A, Brother Rabbit and Antomous.    This episode marks the 8th of a new monthly series where we have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.    This month we cover the latest developments from the likes of Passport and Seed Signer. We also chat about new releases from Blockstream and discus mining off grid.    Finally, we answer some of your questions, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in. As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A Twitter - @antomousB Twitter - @BrotherRabbit_   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2186 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
9/16/202158 minutes, 58 seconds
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Stack sats and build hardware with Seedsigner. Bitcoin

    One of the things I get most stoked about when I look at the leaderless yet unstoppable growth of Bitcoin is the organic unity of minds that coalesce to bring new and exciting things into our reality. Unapologetically devoid of any central organising committee, but instead bound by the forcefield of Bitcoin’s core principles of value, freedom and decentralisation, I am repeatedly left in wonderment watching waves of new initiatives breaking all over the world, promising new and exciting capabilities that have never existed nor even been possible before. Like SeedSigner (the nym – who we will now refer to as “SS” for the purpose of this brief article) and his creation of the SeedSigner (the project) – an open-source Bitcoin signing device developed to reduce the cost and complexity of executing multisig Bitcoin transactions. Driven by the proverbial mother of all invention, SS had been considering for some time how he could improve the security of his long-term Bitcoin holdings. Unhappy with his solution at the time – based on using Bitaddress.org to create wallets & private keys and then Shamir sharing/key sharding to add an additional layer of security – he was searching for something better.   "You start to wonder – as the gains happen – about your security setup. I wanted to get my security setup right, and multi sig was getting to the point where it was starting to be accessible to people”   When he became aware of the concept of multisig, I suspect he probably didn’t realise what a rabbit hole he’d stumbled upon. Tuning into an episode of the Stephan Livera Podcast with Michael Flaxman, he heard Flaxman describe a means to “10x your Bitcoin security” using new multisig via tools like Specter Desktop. The legions of Specter fans out there (and those of you who peeped our previous feature with key contributor Ben Kaufman) will already be aware that their excellent open-source repo not only contains the blueprints for its multisig wallet software, but a DIY hardware wallet build too. With his natural inclinations towards techie tinkering and 3D printing sufficiently piqued, SS figured he’d take a shot at putting a unit together to try out for himself. The experience, in short, blew his mind.   "The first time I signed a transaction with multisig, I can only compare it to the first time I sent a Bitcoin transaction or the first time I ever sent a lightning transaction; it was this magical lightbulb moment" SS   It was the start of something. When Flaxman subsequently tweeted about how cool it would be to have a neat enclosure to tidy up the loose parts and wires of his self-assembled Specter device, SS responded in the best way he knew and knocked-up a prototype for him. With Specter’s innards now neatly stuffed inside a perfectly formed 3D-printed case, Flaxman described the experience of using it as a game changer: “You go from dangling loose wires to a securely mounted professional (enough) device with NO SOLDERING”.   "For me, it was kind of a game to see how low I can drive the price down to get this basic signing functionality; where people can use the device to create private keys and then set up a wallet and actually transact with the Bitcoin network" SS   Buoyed by the experience, the pair started talking about using a much cheaper, stripped-down Pi ‘Zero’ and small Waveshare LCD which could be used as an air-gapped device for calculating the 24th (checksum) word in a seed. SS then decided to add a camera to the unit which would allow users to scan QR codes and sign transactions, turning it into a fully-functional transaction signing device that fundamentally does the same job as the Specter HWW but with some of its more high-end bells & whistles stripped out. In doing so, the price point (and physical size) could be reduced, allowing far more people to access the unit’s seed-generation, seed-import and transaction signing capabilities. And with that, the SeedSigner was born. With cheap and widely available off-the-shelf components, SeedSigner now provides a naturally inexpensive, open-source, air-gapped signing system which carries a higher degree of security assurance than some of the more high-end, network-attachable devices. But why would anyone want an inexpensive signing device that you can assemble yourself using innocuous doodads sourced from any major electronics store, I hear you ask? Well, for starters, go and speak to any Ledger customer. A hack of Ledger’s customer records database sadly compromised tens of thousands of customers’ private data, including names, physical addresses and emails, reportedly causing a great deal of stress and countless threats and scam attempts being made on many of them. The whole episode, and the fallout since, has served as an important reminder that privacy is a one-way street, that private data has value, and that once your info is out there it is hard (if not impossible) to claw back. Thus being able to get your hands on a secure, fully-functional Bitcoin signing device without having to disclose any personal contact information is a great thing.   Secondly, when generating or entering your seed on a regular network-connectable HWW/signing device, you are placing some level of trust in the firmware developer that they have not introduced an exploitable backdoor. It might not be a worry shared by everyone, but if you are like me and have little capability to meaningfully audit code yourself, having a fully air-gapped solution like SeedSigner that has no network-attachability and which solely references visible QR codes is a welcome assurance that backdoors are unlikely.   "Something we’ve explored is having either a setting or a default mode where, when you first turn the device on, it brings up a snake or a Pac Man-type game" SS   "I personally have a bunch of multisig setups, but I’m pretty sure one SeedSigner is going to replace all my current hardware wallets. Especially for my backup cosigners – no need to keep buying those backup hardware devices" Keith Mukai   Then there’s the fun stuff. The fresh perspectives and problem solving skills that SS and project contributor Keith Mukai and Newtonick bring to the mix in their development of SeedSigner are leading to some really cool micro-innovations and UX approaches.   A favourite of mine which they came up with recently is their introduction of a QR code transcription template & workflow. You see, with there being no retained storage capability on the device, each time users boot up the Seed Signer, they are forced to enter their seed anew. But with most seeds comprising 24 words, it can take a few minutes to enter them using the joystick and button controls as users scroll through the words on the device’s small screen.   So they came up with an ingenious way to firstly give users the ability to generate a QR-version of their chosen seed words on the device itself, and secondly to then walk them through the transcription of the code onto a piece of paper using a felt-tip pen (analog FTW!). What this compellingly low-tech workflow gifts to users is the ability to scan the hand-drawn (and therefore air-gapped) QR-code back into the device via the camera instead of manual entry whenever the user wants to sign a transaction. Now who wouldn’t want to give that a spin?! Not me, is who!   "A big turn around for the project was when Nick and Keith came in. Nick forked the original repo and then rewrote the whole code base to lay the groundwork for where we are today. Keith is hugely creative, especially on the UI side, and has brought some awesome new feature ideas to the project. They collaborate really well – there’s a bit of ying & yang between them" SS   When experimenting with the concept, they found that QR codes are remarkably resilient and very forgiving in how neatly the codes need to be when hand-drawn – a boon for anyone with messy handwriting. Who knew? And if you’re worried about your QR code paper copy falling into the wrong hands accidentally, then the solution to that is the same as you would use to protect your seed words properly – robust, secure physical storage and employment of a passphrase. Boom. Risk mitigated. And last but not least, there’s the price point. $50 for an air-gapped multisig transaction signing device that allows you to create or import your own seed, export an xpub, sign your transactions in a safe and secure manner and essentially kickstart your sat stacking journey without any 3rd parties knowing about it? As Keith Mukai explained to me, you now have the ability to use one piece of cheap hardware to sign for basically infinite keys – which is a big deal for anyone who might not want to drop hundreds of dollars for several name-brand HWWs. This opens up the option for a family or even, say, a small El Salvadoran village to be able to share one device amongst themselves. Cypherpunk af!   "[At first] I just kind of tinkered with it – you’re kind of scratching your own itch, and just trying to bring something that you want to see into existence" SS   So if you’ve been flirting with the idea of trying multisig quorum set-ups for yourself but have hesitated because of cost concerns or complexity worries with more established hardware wallet vendors, I suggest you try these bad boys out. And if you’re way ahead of me on this and keen to contribute some help to this awesome project, the team would love to hear from you. Now that the overall code structure has been established, they are iterating and making improvements where they see the need and also seeking contributors to create walkthroughs/tutorials on building and using SeedSigner and technical users who can help to test new features and upcoming releases. If you liked this primer, be sure to check out Max’s audio interview above and give the Seed Signer guys a follow on Twitter @SeedSigner, @KeithMukai and @Newtonick. SeedSigner’s website: www.seedsigner.com SeedSigner’s cases: https://btc-hardware-solutions.square.site/ SeedSigner’s Github: https://github.com/SeedSigner Seed Signer’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNubamOe37-UQYt5sbaRmOg       Make sure to check out 21ism feature on Seed signer and the brilliant article written by @mtcbtc    21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/seed-signer/   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     Twitter - @SeedSigner     Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2117 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
9/12/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 10 seconds
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MM005 Its not all sunshine and rainbows with Soulexboy and soulexdad

This episode marks the fifth of a new monthly series with the aim of exploring with other Bitcoiners the skills needed to be self sovereign. Each episode we welcome new guests and discus new topics. Going forward we will also try to answer any questions listeners might have, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in.    Since recording individual episodes with @soulexporter and @capoczino we kept in touch and I am very happy to now call them friends. The idea for this show was thought up after we found out we had similar dreams and feel we are not alone, we want to help build a community who help each other become free.    Todays guests are soulexboy and @soulexporter   Please reach out to us with suggestions for guests or ideas to help us all move forward together.    I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening.    twitter - @soulexporter   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]  
9/8/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 21 seconds
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Bitcoin wins faster through collaboration @antomousB

  I speak to @antomousB about his entry into the bitcoin world and how he started working with our friend BQA.    As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2117 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
9/5/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 12 seconds
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Orange money with Black Coffee. Bitcoin

I Talk about orange money with Black Coffee.  Website - https://anchorhodl.com/shop As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2117 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
9/3/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 38 seconds
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Pay me in bitcoin with Jonathan Chester the CEO of Bitwage

I speak to the Jonathan Chester the CEO of Bitwage about the mission to help individuals receive a percentage of wages in bitcoin.   Website - https://www.bitwage.com    As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.     Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2109 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
8/31/20211 hour, 1 minute, 9 seconds
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Ring of Fire with Soulexporter and Czino

Soulexporter and Czino, the two guys behind Lightning’s Ring of Fire: a grassroots effort to help new Lightning node runners create inbound and outbound channels with other plebs. So instead of watching noobs throw themselves into the Bitcoin wilds to find their own connections with larger channels when they start out, new Lightning node-runners can now tap into a warm community of likeminds who are keen on building channel relationships.   At a base level, the Ring of Fire creates a virtuous loop of Bitcoin Lightning nodes that provide like-for-like liquidity for each node in a reciprocal and trustless relationship, with each channel offering the same capacity as one another from the start. This gives each participant greater connectivity to the Lightning network (which grows with each new connection) and a higher degree of fault-tolerance across their channels that are so well-balanced they’d make the pebble-stackers at your local beach blush.   And with ring participants able to share routing data between each other, there are opportunities to gain insights into how sats move through channels, allowing folks to improve fee and channel policies to optimise earnings and protect themselves from having their channels’ liquidity drained. Having come up with the original idea, Soulexporter thought it had merit but he wanted to see what fellow pleb Czino thought and of course Czino loved it too. So over the next 72 hours, the pair opened up a Telegram group for anyone interested in being part of the first ring and they were soon joined by 10 more enthusiasts (including me) from across the planet. A few days later, the first Lightning Ring of Fire was born.   Make sure to check out 21ism feature on ROF and the brilliant article written by @mtcbtc    21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/ring-of-fire/   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @soulexporter Twitter - @capoczino   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2117 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
8/27/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 49 seconds
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One million dollar BTC is pointless without freedom.

  In todays episode I talk Bitcoin with my guest @rottenwheel about privacy tools and why they matter.  Twitter - @rottenwheel As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website -https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email [email protected]
8/24/20211 hour, 47 minutes, 46 seconds
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Obi Nwosu Bitcoin is the apple crumble of money.

In todays episode I talk Bitcoin with my guest Obi Nwosu the CEO of Coinfloor.    Twitter - @obi As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website -https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 2241 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up already then click the link below for the best way to buy Bitcoin. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
8/19/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 36 seconds
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How to stay safe from Covid1984 with Annalog

https://covid19criticalcare.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/FLCCC-Alliance-I-MASKplus-Protocol-ENGLISH.pdf Ivermectin Ivermectin Ivermectin Twitter - @annalog08421314   Website -https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 2119 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up already then click the link below for the best way to buy Bitcoin. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
8/16/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 24 seconds
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Bitcoin Monthly 0007 with Bitcoin Q+A.

Bitcoin Monthly Update with Bitcoin Q+A.   This episode marks the 7th of a new monthly series where QnA and I have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.    This month we cover the latest developments from the likes of Coldcard, Passport and Seed Signer. We also chat about new releases from Blockstream and Poundland. (Yes you read that correctly!)   Finally, we answer some of your questions, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in. As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2186 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
8/10/20211 hour, 14 minutes, 3 seconds
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Meshtadel monthly 0004 with Untapped Growth and Czino

This episode marks the fourth of a new monthly series with the aim of exploring with other Bitcoiners the skills needed to be self sovereign. Each episode we welcome new guests and discus new topics. Going forward we will also try to answer any questions listeners might have, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in.    Since recording individual episodes with @soulexporter and @capoczino we kept in touch and I am very happy to now call them friends. The idea for this show was thought up after we found out we had similar dreams and feel we are not alone, we want to help build a community who help each other become free.    Todays guests are Untapped Growth and Czino   Please reach out to us with suggestions for guests or ideas to help us all move forward together.    I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening.    If you are not already following these guys then do it now.    twitter - @untappedgrowth   twitter - @@capoczino   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]
8/6/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 10 seconds
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Growing Bitcoin with hashmoney @noncensical

  Hashmoney wants to grow some Bitcoin. It sounds fucking cool. We discuss it.      twitter - @noncensical      As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email - [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 2576 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up already then click the link below for the best way to buy Bitcoin. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
7/30/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 29 seconds
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EP104 Bitcoin show with @craigraw sparrow wallet

Craig Raw lives in the real world. Instead of going to bed each night thinking about whether he left a spoon in the fork drawer like many in the terminally fragile West might do nowadays, Craig thinks about how well he, his friends and his neighbours have protected themselves and their Bitcoin stashes from a violent break-in the next time it happens. If you’re never been to Craig’s homeland of South Africa, it is not for the fainthearted. Don’t get me wrong – it is a stunningly beautiful country, home to amazing wildlife, wine and people. But it’s edgy and, well, raw.   "I saw Sparrow as a tool to be able save with Bitcoin and do so in a way that allows you to really understand the protocol and the details of what was going on. That was the genesis of it – to create a tool that is going to be easy to use but at the same time give bitcoiners the detail that I think that they need in order to get into it and to really do the job well." Craig Raw   Make sure to check out 21ism feature on Craig and the brilliant article written by @mtcbtc    21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/craig-raw/ Twitter - @craigraw Website - sparrowwallet.com   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2673 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
7/27/20211 hour, 51 minutes, 54 seconds
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EP103 Bitcoin podcast with Nico @BITVOLT7

I caught up with Nico from simply bitcoin solo this time. We discussed bitcoin attack vectors and where we go if the authoritarian nightmare continues. We also talked about bitcoin mining and why we win.  If you are not already following Nico then do it now.  21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/simply-bitcoin/ twitter -@BITVOLT7 twitter - @SimplyBitcoin_   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email - [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 3090 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up already then click the link below for the best way to buy Bitcoin. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
7/23/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 41 seconds
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Bitcoin Monthly Update with Openoms

Bitcoin Monthly Update with Openoms This episode marks the sixth of a new monthly series where QnA and I have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin, QNA is in for a service so Openoms kindly took his place. We based our conversation bitcoinmonthly.news which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.    As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @openoms Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 3369 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
7/20/20211 hour, 31 minutes, 37 seconds
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Pavel Ševčík brings freedom to fuckwits

  Pavel Ševčík is working on making Ronindojo interface as slick and user friendly as possible. Ronindojo is the best non lightning node package in the world and thanks to Pavel and the team its becoming usable even for useless fucks like me.  use the tools and win the war.  enjoy.    Twitter - @pajasevi Twitter - @RoninDojoUI Website - http://wiki.ronindojo.io   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 3138 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
7/18/20211 hour, 28 minutes
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EP100 The kids aren't alright with @Coinicarus

I caught up with Phill from simply bitcoin solo this time. We discussed bitcoin attack vectors and where we go if the authoritarian nightmare continues. We also talked about where this is all going and why we win, it was great to speak with these guys and I hope you enjoy listening.  If you are not already following Phill then do it now.  21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/simply-bitcoin/ twitter - @Coinicarus twitter - @SimplyBitcoin_ As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email - [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 3121 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up already then click the link below for the best way to buy Bitcoin. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
7/18/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 39 seconds
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EP99 Hard money with Richard James. Bitcoin

    Todays episode is with Richard James, we discussed two of his incredible films and what inspired him to make them. In my opinion these films are two of the best in the space. I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.    Twitter - @rjames_BTC Website -  http://hardmoneyfilm.com Website - http://anatomystatefilm.com   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 3182 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
7/16/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 13 seconds
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EP98 Nik Oraevskiy founder of bitcoin reserve

Nik Oraevskiy is the founder of bitcoin reserve, We discus his journey down the bitcoin rabbit hole, his views on our current system and the future he sees for Bitcoin.  I loved this discussion and hope to have Nik on again soon.      As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email - [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 3004 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up already then click the link below for the best way to buy Bitcoin. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
7/13/20211 hour, 1 minute, 26 seconds
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EP97 Zachary Kelman on law and bitcoin

Zachary is a managing partner at Kelman law. We discus his journey down the bitcoin rabbit hole, his views on our current system and the future he sees for Bitcoin.  I loved this discussion and was fascinated to hear things from a different perspective. I also found it reassuring to know Zachary is there to help if Bitcoiners are wronged.  If you don't already follow Zachary, do it now.   Twitter - @ZKelman   Website -   https://kelman.law     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   Email - [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 2881 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up already then click the link below for the best way to buy Bitcoin. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
7/7/20211 hour, 43 minutes, 10 seconds
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EP96 MESHTADEL MONTHLY 0003 Education.

This episode marks the third of a new monthly series with the aim of exploring with other Bitcoiners the skills needed to be self sovereign. Each episode we welcome new guests and discus new topics. Going forward we will also try to answer any questions listeners might have, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in.    Since recording individual episodes with @soulexporter and @capoczino we kept in touch and I am very happy to now call them friends. The idea for this show was thought up after we found out we had similar dreams and feel we are not alone, we want to help build a community who help each other become free.    Todays guests are @soulexporter @PrinceySOV  and Lauren Prince      Please reach out to us with suggestions for guests or ideas to help us all move forward together.    I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening.    If you are not already following these guys then do it now.    twitter - @soulexporter   twitter - @PrinceySOV   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 3023 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
6/27/20211 hour, 57 minutes, 42 seconds
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EP95 Paul Itoi Sphinx & Stakwork.

Paul Itoi is channelling major creative energy into two projects that exemplify the revolution of the Lightning Network and genuinely empower digital workers and content creators – Sphinx & Stakwork. At one time his creative energy went into his Art major, oil painting or the violin but now it’s this zeitgeisty software development and time with his family.   For the full feature check out  https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/paul-itoi/   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2943 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT    
6/20/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 1 second
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EP94 Bitcoin and the social layer with @DaddyWarbits

Todays episode is with Daddy Warbits.  We discussed bitcoin in traditional finance, the social layer and how it could change how we view truth. I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.    Twitter - @DaddyWarbits    Website - daddywarbits.com     Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2556 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
6/14/20211 hour, 56 minutes, 3 seconds
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EP93 Rodolfo & BQA talk bitcoin and freedom

I sat down with Rodolfo and BQA to talk bitcoin, cold card and freedom.  Rodolfo is the CEO & Co-founder of Coinkite and has been involved in bitcoin since 2011. He began building bitcoin-only hardware because there was nothing on the market that met his needs. Bitcoiners love the Coldcard hardware wallet and for good reason, When it comes to features, updates and security, nothing really comes close. The work ethic and thought that goes into the features we all love, is relentless. The don’t trust verify ethos has never been more achievable than with features like dice rolls, for added entropy, and ability to verify software every step of the way. Everything you could possibly need to become a sovereign individual is available at Coinkite, including seed plates, cold power, micro SD’s and dice. The Coldcard way is to strike a balance between hand holding its users to avoid loss while allowing users all the functionality they could possibly desire. They don’t dumb it down too much because they don’t want to keep their users dumb. This is a philosophy I love. Offer enough to test yourself and learn but make the barrier of entry broad enough to give as many people as possible a chance to embark on the journey. No, it might not the simplest option out there, and maybe this isn’t a product for you grandma, but that’s ok. For the full feature and my attempt at an article visit https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/nvk/ As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2554 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
6/7/202152 minutes, 8 seconds
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EP92 Meshtadel monthly 0002 Permaculture and Bitcoin

This episode marks the second of a new monthly series with the aim of exploring with other Bitcoiners the skills needed to be self sovereign. Each episode we welcome new guests and discus new topics. Going forward we will also try to answer any questions listeners might have, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in.    Since recording individual episodes with @soulexporter and @capoczino we kept in touch and I am very happy to now call them friends. The idea for this show was thought up after we found out we had similar dreams and feel we are not alone, we want to help build a community who help each other become free.    Todays guests are @capoczino and @bennd77     Please reach out to us with suggestions for guests or ideas to help us all move forward together.    I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening.    If you are not already following these guys then do it now.    twitter - @capoczino   twitter - @bennd77   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2554 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT  
6/3/20211 hour, 42 minutes, 16 seconds
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EP91 Bitcoin monthly with BQA

Bitcoin Monthly Update with Bitcoin Q+A. This episode marks the fifth of a new monthly series where QnA and I have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.  This month we cover the latest LND developments, a big RoninDojo update, Opensats.org, Lightning privacy, mining censorship and much more!   Finally, we answer some of your questions, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in. As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2700 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
6/1/20211 hour, 32 minutes, 5 seconds
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EP90 Bitcoin podcast with @muteness11

I had a great conversation with Muteness and can’t wait to learn more about his bitcoin journey and teaching. It fills me with confidence to find bitcoiners with such conviction and passion.       twitter - @muteness11   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2607 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
5/27/20211 hour, 29 minutes, 16 seconds
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EP89 Bitcoin & The Trust Problem with @btcdragonlord

I recorded this episode For Block007 of 21ism we’re proud to feature Karo Zagorus’ much awaited new book “Bitcoin & The Trust Problem” expected to release on Amazon in June. It examines a question at the very heart of this movement – the loss of trust in governments and institutions. The book’s based on Karo’s Masters Thesis and has some phenomenal cover art courtesy of @BitkoYinowsky who nailed the concept from the very first sketches he sent Karo – a picture paints a thousand words. Karo writes regularly for Citadel21.com and has also been published in Bitcoin Magazine. Karo and I hashed out a great podcast rip, delving into the book, its story, Hungary and the hot mess that is 2021.        twitter - @btcdragonlord   Website - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/karo-zagorus/   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2607 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
5/22/202154 minutes, 7 seconds
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EP88 Bitcoin podcast with @maxtannahill

  I speak to Max Tannahill about privacy phones, bitcoin, and how he is feeling about the state of things from a privacy first perspective. We also talked about lockdowns in Singapore and how C1984 is effecting things. I really enjoyed getting to know Max and I hope you enjoy listening.      twitter - @maxtannahill      twitter - @mamushi_io   Website - https://mamushi.io   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2040 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
5/16/20211 hour, 42 minutes, 6 seconds
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EP87 Bitcoin podcast with @BITVOLT7 & @Coinicarus

I caught up with Nico and Phill from simply bitcoin. We discussed why and how they found bitcoin and started the show. We also talked about where this is all going and why we win, it was great to speak with these guys and I hope you enjoy listening.    If you are not already following these Nico and Phill then do it now.    twitter - @BITVOLT7   twitter - @Coinicarus   twitter - @SimplyBitcoin_     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1758 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
5/12/20211 hour, 26 minutes, 28 seconds
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EP86 Meshtadel monthly 001

This episode marks the first of a new monthly series with the aim of exploring with other Bitcoiners the skills needed to be self sovereign. Each episode we welcome new guests and discus new topics. Going forward we will also try to answer any questions listeners might have, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in.    Since recording individual episodes with @soulexporter and @capoczino we kept in touch and I am very happy to now call them friends. The idea for this show was thought up after we found out we had similar dreams and feel we are not alone, we want to help build a community who help each other become free.    Please reach out to us with suggestions for guests or ideas to help us all move forward together.    I really enjoyed recording this and I hope you enjoy listening.    If you are not already following these guys then do it now.    twitter - @capoczino   twitter - @soulexporter   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1699 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
5/8/20211 hour, 43 minutes, 11 seconds
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EP85 Bitcoin monthly with @BitcoinQ_A

Stay up to date with what matters. This episode marks the fourth of a new monthly series where QnA and I have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.  This month we cover the latest Taproot developments and software updates. We also delve into recent proposed changes to Bisq. Finally, we answer some of your questions, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in. Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1776 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
5/5/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 46 seconds
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EP84 DIY Bitcoin transaction signing device with Seed Signer

I had the pleasure of speaking to seed signer about his incredible project. Seedsigner helps you build your own offline, airgapped Bitcoin transaction signing device for less than $50! Also generate seed word 12/24 or generate a seed phrase from dice rolls!    I really enjoyed learning more about the project, how it all started and where its going. I hope you enjoy listening.    Website - https://github.com/SeedSigner/seedsigner   twitter - @SeedSigner   Telegram group - https://t.me/joinchat/GHNuc_nhNQjLPWsS   Also check out https://multisig.guide to learn how to set it up.    As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1764 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
5/2/20211 hour, 32 minutes, 8 seconds
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EP83 Bitcoin podcast with @yonatvaks

I had the pleasure of speaking to the incredibly talented artist Yonat Vaks’s for 21ism block 006. Yonat’s work explores the essence of humanity. How the past is connected to the present as well as the future. The connection we have to our ancestors. In 2017 she discovered Bitcoin and has been falling down the rabbit hole ever since. The stories and culture that have been created around this revolutionary technology really caught her attention and drew her in and has become a muse for her art.   I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.    Website - yonatvaks.com   twitter - @yonatvaks   21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/yonat/     As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2016 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
4/25/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 34 seconds
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EP82 Bitcoin podcast with @Diverter_NoKYC

Diverter is focused on bitcoin, privacy, censorship resistance and has written some of the best articles I've seen. If you are looking to fight for freedom then Diverter is your man.    Use the tools.   Website - https://diverter.hostyourown.tools   twitter - @Diverter_NoKYC   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2031 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
4/23/20211 hour, 15 minutes, 18 seconds
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EP81 Bitcoin podcast with @kryptokidz_

KryptoKidz is focused on KYCless finance and self sovereignty, he runs the Bitcoin Toronto meet-up and kryptokidz.org a youth-led organisation that offers bitcoin education . The end goal is to educate youth, and in turn have them educate others on this new technology. In the meantime, they provide services to all ages in order to help build the brand and organisation.   Also check out DIY bitcoin for Collection of DIY bitcoin projects he has worked on recently. I really enjoyed this conversation and hope you enjoy listening.    Website - kryptokidz.org   twitter - @DIYbitcoin   twitter - @kryptokidz_     twitter - @BitcoinTOMeetup   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1799 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
4/21/202159 minutes, 24 seconds
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EP80 Bitcoin podcast with @RickV3D

Rick is a sat stacking, 3D Printing, Gamer and Founder of CryptoCloaks.com CryptoCloaks was born from a love of 3D printing & Bitcoin. They design & build 3D printed products for Bitcoiners: wallet mounts, node cases, Art, Merch & clothing. Their mission is to bring creative product design & innovative solutions to Bitcoiners. They’re also wide open to new collaborations & custom projects. Things are moving so fast for these guys – their early products already look retro compared to the latest designs. Arguably their hottest new line is the custom Triton Case for RasPi4 based Bitcoin nodes. It’s inspired by those dope PC Gaming cases, with transparent side walls, sick ass Whirlpool front panel designs & mounts for multiple Pis, SSDs & coloured LED fans. Their stealth hardware wallet mounts help you hide your Coldcard/Trezor/Ledger in discrete hard to reach locations. Its a genius product concept!  Its clear CC’s products are born from the wants & desires of real Bitcoiners. They’re pushing new ground by serving the needs & wants of this emerging space. They also love paying homage to the big memes, brands & jokes out there, bringing ideas to life with high build quality & beautiful design. "Artists & builders are front-running Bitcoin’s marketing campaign. We listen to Bitcoiners. They tell us what they want & we make it." Rick 21ism featured Artist  Design block 04    https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/crypto-cloaks/   Website - CryptoCloaks.com Telegram - 3dprintingbitcoin.com twitter -  @RickV3D twitter - @CryptoCloaks cryptocloaks.com/livestream https://www.cryptocloaks.com/shop-matrix/   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1588 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
4/15/202157 minutes, 39 seconds
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EP79 Bitcoin podcast with @capoczino

I had the pleasure of speaking to the incredibly talented Czino. His passions range from photography, music to the abstract world of code. We discussed bitcoin, permaculture, lightning network and his game. I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.  Reach out to czino or soulexporter for those interested in joining the Rings of Fire. Website - http://czino.de Game - https://ctdl-game.com/ twitter -@capoczino As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1573 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
4/14/20211 hour, 24 minutes, 21 seconds
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EP78 Bitcoin podcast with @nikcantmine

In a generation that has embraced socialism and many marxist ideas, being a capitalist is the ultimate counter culture. At a time when so many people of the younger generations consider money evil and “capitalism” the rails for such heinous activity, being a loud and proud Bitcoiner is honourable. When millions of people, from angry Swedish teenagers to all of Hollywood, are gathering globally to “save” the environment, being a proponent of increased energy consumption to mine truth, is damn near suicide in some circles. Our featured writer this block is NikCantMine and he is one of a growing number of people in their early twenties who are embracing Bitcoin. In fact, at this point one might say that he is one of the important voices of the zoomer generation, offering hope, emancipation and agency to his cohorts, even if they haven’t found out about it yet. He is a writer of Bitcoin inspired articles published places like Medium, Citadel21 and Bitcoin Magazine. He is the co-host of BTC Kinder Garden, a Bitcoin zoomer-perspective podcast. He is a former intern to Marty Bent and an all round nice guy.   21ism feature page https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/nik-hoffman/   twitter - @nikcantmine   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1704 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
4/9/20211 hour, 31 minutes, 53 seconds
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EP77 Bitcoin podcast with @BitcoinQ_A

This episode marks the third of a new monthly series where QnA and I have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.  This month we cover the latest software updated from the likes of Samourai, Specter + Coldcard. We also delve into DIY hardware wallets and another great beginner focused article series from Econoalchemist. Finally, we answer some of your questions, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in. Twitter - @BitcoinQ_A As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1691 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
3/31/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 34 seconds
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EP76 Bitcoin podcast with @likewh0a

I had the pleasure of sitting down with likewhoa to talk Bitcoin, linux, freedom, family and the future. I really enjoyed this conversation and have immense respect for the work likewhoa and others are doing for bitcoin privacy.   twitter -@likewh0a   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1770 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
3/24/202150 minutes, 11 seconds
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EP75 Bitcoin podcast with @soulexporter

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Soulexporter to talk Bitcoin, lightning, freedom, family and the future. He is a proud father of one of the youngest bicoiners out there and is working in the background, with the dream to bring Plebs closer together. Soulexporters philosophy is that if you are not a builder yourself, you just have to help out those that are, he likes to work in the background, happy with being just a small cog in unstoppable machine that the plebs form.  We  just let the conversation take us on a flow wherever it took us, throwing us sometimes in unexpected bends and I really enjoyed chatting to him. If you are interested in Rings of fire concept, drop in a DM to  @soulexporter or his Bitcoin Besty @capoczino To view the voice paper mentioned in the show visit. https://dimzayan.com/voicepaper.html twitter - @soulexporter As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected] Today you can exchange $1 for 1685 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
3/20/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 29 seconds
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EP74 Bitcoin podcast with Julian Liniger the Co-Founder & CEO of Relai

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Julian to talk Bitcoin, freedom, startup life and the future. It was great to learn about his entry into the Bitcoin space and what drives him to do what he Does. If you don’t already follow him on twitter then definitely give him a follow.   Also check out the links bellow.    twitter - @julian_liniger   website - https://relai.ch   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1808 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
3/16/202149 minutes, 13 seconds
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EP73 The evolutionary path with Dim Zayan

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dim to talk Bitcoin, freedom, art, the voice paper, and the future. It was great to learn about his entry into the Bitcoin space and what drives him to do what he Does. If you don’t already follow him on twitter then definitely give him a follow.   Also check out the links bellow.    21ism featured video - https://21ism.com/video/   21ism featured artist - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/dim-zayan/   Voicepaper - http://dimzayan.com/voicepaper.html   twitter - @cryptgm   website - dimzayan.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1758 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
3/11/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 9 seconds
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EP72 Bitcoin podcast with @rebelmoneyart

I had the pleasure of sitting down with @rebelmoneyart to talk Bitcoin, freedom, art, 21ism and the future. It was great to learn about his entry into the Bitcoin space and what drives him to do what he Does. If you don’t already follow him on twitter then definitely give him a follow.   Recent interview with Cryptograffiti - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/cryptograffiti/   twitter - @rebelmoneyart   website - http://rebelmoney.art/   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1982 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
3/7/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 38 seconds
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EP71 Bitcoin podcast with Bitcoin Q+A.

This episode marks the second of a new monthly series where QnA and I have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his website bitcoinmonthly.news which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space.    This month we cover the latest software updated from the likes of Samourai + Blue wallet. We also delve into a new initiative called Gretas Fury and cover off some awesome educational resources from Ketan and Econoalchemist. We also answer some of your questions, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in.   I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.     Twitter - @bitcoinq_a Website - https://bitcoiner.guide   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]
2/28/20211 hour, 29 minutes, 32 seconds
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EP70 "Once you see you can't unsee” @mtcbtc

I had the pleasure of sitting down with @mtcbtc to talk Bitcoin, freedom, memes, lasereyes and the future. It was great to learn about his entry into the Bitcoin space and what drives him to do what he Does. If you don’t already follow him on twitter then definitely give him a follow. twitter - @mtcbtc website - https://www.satsledger.com As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions. Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2135 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
2/26/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 28 seconds
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EP69 Bitcoin podcast with Evan Kaloudis

Evan Kaloudis is the New York based developer behind Zeus Lightning Wallet, a phenomenal Open Source Android/iOS app that connects with your Bitcoin/Lightning node on the go. Connect to your node over VPN or Tor, make payments with lightning or on-chain and manage your Lightning channels. Evan got his start on web projects building a music blog called ‘Beats Per Minute’ which he still publishes. After University, he worked in Cybersecurity Engineering for six years and now specialises as a Cyber Defense Network Analyst. Alongside Zeus, he’s an advisor to Hexa Wallet and also works on an a mysterious, undisclosed Lightning project (very hush hush about this unfortunately). He’s a big React Native fan.   21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/evan-kaloudis/   twitter - @evankaloudis   website - https://zeusln.app   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 1737 Sats (Sale ends soon.) Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
2/21/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 56 seconds
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EP68 Bitcoin podcast with Nicolas Dorier

Nicolas Dorier is a French Bitcoin Dev, now based in Japan, who felt so betrayed & angry about BitPay’s malign actions during the 2017 Blocksize War that he coded an Open-Source alternative from scratch.  It’s grown to become keystone FOSS (Free Open Source Software) that exemplifies, perhaps more than any project, the core ideological values of Bitcoin. BTCPay allows you to receive payments in Bitcoin (on-chain & via the Lightning) with no fees or middlemen. It is THE open-source payment processor for sovereign businesses & individuals. Nicolas coded V0.1 in August 2017 on personal conviction stemming from his infamous fallout with, and tweet to BitPay. "This is lies. My trust in you is broken. I will make you obselete.” 21ism feature page - https://21ism.com/portfolio-item/nicolas-dorier/ twitter - @NicolasDorier website - donate.nicolas-dorier.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
2/16/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 38 seconds
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EP67 Bitcoin podcast with @ErgoBTC

I speak to Ergo about OXT research, why he dedicates his time to Bitcoin and why privacy matters. Ergo gives me some great tips and advice for on chain privacy in this episode and it was great to learn more about what first drew him into the space.  Enjoy. Link to the YouTube video mentioned during the show bellow.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ztN41Oybd0 twitter - @ErgoBTC website - research.oxt.me   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
2/13/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 53 seconds
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EP66 The spidersilk-reinforced mining-op with @HodlTarantula

I sat down to speak with @HodlTarantula about freedom, mining off grid and why he loves bitcoin. We had a wide ranging discussion and I was fascinated to hear more about his mining operation.    I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.     twitter - @HodlTarantula website - https://digital-mining-llc.myshopify.com/collections/all As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]     Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
2/4/20211 hour, 54 seconds
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EP65 Bitcoin podcast with 21ism

EP65 Bitcoin podcast with 21ism Im joined by the rest of our 21ism crew. @rebelmoneyart @mtcbtc @HodlerThanThou @Mrcrownnnnn @selfbankt We celebrate Art as The State suppresses it.  Freedom over fear.  Each month we spin the ‘Creative Carousel’ to feature new Artists, inspired to create by the ultimate expression of liberty – Bitcoin.  Art is a language through which it speaks. Bitcoin is an idea whose time has come. The world is being repriced in ‘sats’. Its Truth Machine is a safe haven for storing value in uncertain futures. Sovereignty through mathematics. Rules not rulers. I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.     twitter - @twentyoneism website -https://21ism.com    As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod
1/31/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 3 seconds
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EP64 Bitcoin podcast with Bitcoin Q+A.

EP64 Bitcoin podcast with Bitcoin Q+A.   This episode marks the first of a new monthly series where Qna and I have a discussion about the last month in Bitcoin. We base our conversation on his new website bitcoinmonthly.news which acts as an index for those that want to stay up to date with what really matters in the space. We also answer some of your questions, so be sure to keep an eye on next month's release and get your questions in.   I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.     Twitter - @bitcoinq_a Website - https://bitcoiner.guide   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]
1/29/20211 hour, 30 minutes, 18 seconds
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EP63 Bitcoin podcast with Zach Herbert the CEO of Foundation devices.

Zach is the CEO and co founder of Foundation Devices, Mechanical engineer and Harvard MBA dropout. He discovered Bitcoin in 2013 and immediately grasped its potential as digital gold, a currency for the Internet, and a way to return sovereignty to individuals. Zach previously worked at Nebulous and Obelisk as COO, notably overseeing the design, production, and distribution of $26M in ASIC miners. We speak about how he found bitcoin, what has pushed him to make open hardware and what Foundation devices looks forward to building in the future.   I really enjoyed this conversation and I hope you enjoy listening.   twitter - @zachherbert website - https://foundationdevices.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 3192 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
1/26/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 46 seconds
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EP62 Bitcoin podcast with @_k3tan

I speak to @_k3tan about how he found bitcoin and what has pushed him to make such comprehensive and helpful guides. We discus network security, nodes, self custody and freedom. I hope you enjoy listening.   twitter -@_k3tan website -https://www.ministryofnodes.com.au   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2868 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
1/20/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 34 seconds
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EP61 Bitcoin podcast with @econoalchemis

I speak to Econoalchemist about how he found bitcoin and what has pushed him to make such comprehensive and helpful guides. We discus cold storage, multisig, self custody and the importance of no KYC. you enjoy listening.   twitter - @econoalchemist website - https://www.econoalchemist.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2871 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
1/17/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 1 second
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EP60 Bitcoin podcast with Stephen Chow

Stephen gives all of his savings to support his favourite living artists. In his spare time he dedicates his time to transcribing bitcoin podcasts available for free here  https://chowcollection.medium.com    There are very few people in this world who act in this way so I was intrigued to learn more.  We discus Art, Bitcoin and the future. I had a great time learning more about Stephen and I hope you enjoy listening.     twitter - @chowcollection   Documentary - youtu.be/ocwGFLyaal4   website - https://chowartfund.wordpress.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 2539 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
1/10/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 50 seconds
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EP59 Bitcoin podcast with @CryptoCloaks

CryptoCloaks was born from a love of 3D printing & Bitcoin. They design & build 3D printed products for Bitcoiners: wallet mounts, node cases, Art, Merch & clothing. Their mission is to bring creative product design & innovative solutions to Bitcoiners. They’re also wide open to new collaborations & custom projects.   I hope you have as much fun listening as I did recording.   Check out https://21ism.com   twitter - @CryptoCloaks   website - https://www.cryptocloaks.com   As always please feel free to reach out and ask me any questions.   Website - https://www.bit-buy-bit.com Twitter - @BitBuyBitPod Email - [email protected]   Today you can exchange $1 for 3090 Sats (Sale ends soon.)   Thank you Coinfloor for sponsoring the show. If you haven't signed up or bought Bitcoin then click the link below for 30% off Autobuy fees for 3 months. coinfloor.co.uk/BITBUYBIT
1/5/202159 minutes, 20 seconds