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What is a Smart Contract?
Smart contracts are a major and exciting new development in finance and computer science, and this six minute explainer will break down the complex science to tell you what you need to know about them! We discuss Ethereum smart contracts, monero, and bitcoin contracts. Contracts are divided into turing complete, and turing incomplete models. And examples of what can be developed with each type are discussed. Now that eos and tezos have ICO'd, the future for smart contracts is as bright as its ever been. Watch to find out more!
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YT Cracker Talks Bitcoin, Miami, and Nerdcore
YTCracker is the quintessential digital gangster whose hits include the "The Link", "Barcade Date" and of course the notorious "Bitcoin Baron". What's YT up to now? Which coast is his home and which is the best coast for a party? In this interview shot from the HackMiami 2015 conference, I discuss YT's projects, Bitcoin, and all things Blockchain Beach
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Joey Krug Explains the Augur Prediction Market
Augur is a decentralized prediction marketplace bulit with Ethereum, and sidechains. The Augur interface will match bettors to oracles, and incentivize its users with Reputation tokens. The software is primarily built on Serpent, with the interface elements built with javascript. The team currently includes four devs, one marketer, and one business developer. In this video, Joey and I discuss the setup of the Augur project, their ambition, and the state of their dependency projects (Ethereum and Sidechains). This video was shot from the exhibitor hall on the first day of Inside Bitcoin's 2015 New York conference.
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Vlad Zamfir on Ethereum's Pumps, Marketers, & ICOs - and the Problems They Create - Part 2 of 5
Vlad Zamfir talks about the community of promoters, the extreme degree of token marketing in 2017, and the fallouts caused by this culture. Is Joe Lubin of Consensus promoting unlicensed securities by way of hyperbolic boiler room press releases? Are all ICO's ponzis? What is vlad's favorite ICO?
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What happens after the 21 millionth Bitcoin?
What exactly happens after the 21 millionth Bitcoin? Why 21 million? In this short video, shot on Canal Drive in Pompano Beach, I discuss the goals of Bitcoin and Counterparty, and discuss concepts of both platforms.
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How do smart contracts guarantee payment?
How do smart contracts work? How does the network guarantee payouts, and remove counterparty risk? How will this make our economy more efficient? In this video, shot in the vizcaya park, I discuss these and other themes in the Counterparty platform
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What is a Bitcoin confirmation?
What exactly is 'confirmed' by Bitcoin? Why do transaction confirmations matter, and how does that relate to block confirmations? In This video shot on West Oakland Park Blvd in Broward County Florida, I address this question, and discuss issues relating to the Bitcoin blockchain ledger and Counterparty.
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What's a good programming language for Bitcoiners to learn?
So you want to get started programming your own digital currency applications? What languages should you learn? In this short video, shot in Marjory Stoneman Douglas park, I discuss my feelings on what languages are best when learning to work in the crypto-currency space.
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Theo Chino and Pierre Ciric Discuss The State of Bit License in 2017
Join us for the newest episode in our coverage of the 2017 NABC with Theo Chino and Pierre Cyric of the Ciric law firm on Bitcoin Uncensored's Stage B .
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Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll - Richard Heart on "Meaning" after New Money Excess
Today's call in segment turned up a diamond in the rough with fellow youtuber Richard Heart. What do you do when you've achieved your goals before thirty? For someone who seeks wealth, and finds it, what's next in a post-money future? How do you find meaning, and success when your great struggle has ended. Richard talks to us today about excesses, video game addiction, large aspirations, life extension, and what's next. Check out (and subscribe!) to Richard Heart's channel if you liked today's episode: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCta3TYFhzfpPvOtKBDifYJA
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Vlad Zamfir of Ethereum talks Scalability, Extraordinary Claims, PoS, & Responsibility - Part 1 of 5
Is Ethereum a World Computer? What would the hype suggest, what do people believe, and what is the reality? In this first part of the Vlad Zamfir Interview we discuss scalability, the extraordinary nature of claims, what are smart contracts for, and what opportunity costs will that be. Is mobile support really doable? Does it need Proof of Stake? Who's buying this stuff, and do they really understand what they're purchasing?
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What is Programmable Money?
What does it mean when people say Bitcoin is "Programmable" money? Why would money need to be programmed, and what's wrong with non-programmable money? In this video, shot in the Allapattah neighborhood of Miami, I answer this question, and discuss all things Counterparty.
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What is a 51 percent attack?
A fifty-one percent attack is when a majority of the the miners on the Bitcoin network (as measured by hashing contributions) collude to distort the state of the network at and after the time of the attack. It's an an often-criticized, and much misunderstood problem in the Bitcoin space, so in this video, shot from the 14th street docks in Pompano Beach, I set the record straight, and discuss all things Bitocoin.
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Bitcoin vs Gold - Peter Schiff defends Gold and Specie
Peter Schiff is a legendary economist, author, and promoter of Gold based investment. And on this show, Peter and I discuss what's different about Bitcoin and Gold. Whether bitcoin is a 'scam', and how investors can benefit (or not!) by risk exposure to both products.
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What are micropayments?
Micropayments are small transactions, that enable friction-less and comparatively small payments for content online. Micropayment business models before the invention of Bitcoin had been previously unavailable due to the prohibitively high cost and friction of accepting payments online.
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Why cant we print more than 21 million bitcoin?
You've probably heard that there will only ever be 21 million Bitcoins, but most people don't understand why that number exists, and why more can't be printed. In this video, shot at Mueseum park, I discuss why this number exists, and why it's not going to change.
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Why does immutability matter?
Decentralized immutable value persistence is the primary function of the Blockchain. It's essential that all blockchains are evaluated in their ability to provide immutability, and to what degree immutability is provided. In this video, I discuss the basics of immutability, and how it applies to Bitcoin and Counterparty. This video shot from Lauderdale By the Sea, in East Fort Lauderdale.
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What is an altcoin?
In this video, I attempt to answer the question of what an altcoin is, what an alt-chain is, and how that differs from Bitcoin. Do altcoins matter? and What altcoins are there? In this video, shot in Miami's design district, I discuss these themes and answer your questions!
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What Are Permissioned Ledgers?
It seems the newest buzzword in the crypto-space is quite a strange departure from the history of a movement which has thus far been focused on innovation without permission. What does this buzzword mean? Does it solve anyone's problems, and why are we even discussing it?
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Where can I buy Bitcoin Stock?
What is this company Bitcoin, and why is it in the news? How can I buy shares in the company? In this short video, shot in east Pompano Beach, I discuss .... well, why Bitcoin isn't a company, and the basics of what Bitcoin is
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What is a coinbase transaction?
A coinbase transaction is an origination of value for satoshis in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. Miners produce blocks, for their reward in Bitcoin, as redeemed in the form of the coinbase in that block.
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Consensus 2017 Review with Riccardo "Fluffy Pony" Spagni of Monero - TLDR? MOAR ICOS!
Riccardo sits down with yours truly to discuss his first hand impressions of this year's Coindesk conference "Consensus" in New York City. This is the premiere cryptocurrency/ICO shill fest, with guests including: William Mougayar, Perianne Boring, and Vinny Lingham. Nothing but geniuses in suits, and as for the t-shirt crowd? Well, seems like there's not a lot of interest in specialization these days. Preston Byrne was surprisingly cogent this year. Bitcoin - deaded bro! Crypto Currency Bubble? To the moon! If you'd prefer, listen to the Audio Version here: https://soundcloud.com/bitcoinuncensored/consensus-2017-review-whats
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What is a mining pool?
What are mining pools, and why are they controversial in the Bitcoin environment? What problems do they solve, and where did they come from? In this video, shot in Lighthouse Point's "Exchange Club Park", I discuss mining pools, and all things Bitcoin.
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What is an Unspent Transaction Output (UTXO)?
UTXO's are transactions that have been sent to a user, which are themselves, unspent by that user. UTXO's are checks, written to a destination, that are themselves the 'Bitcoin' that a user posseses. In this video, shot in Lauderdale by the Sea, I discuss transactions, counterparty, and all things Bitcoin.
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Drugs, Bitcoin and the Deep Web with Silk Road Historian Eileen Ormsby of allthingsvice.com - Part 1
Who is Eileen Ormsby and how did she become an authority on Silk Road and its history? We get the elusive author onto the show to talk about the fascinating history, epic drama, and historical relevance of the world's first drugs by mail online service. In part one of this two part series, we talk about silk road's past, how crypto currencies and tor got it off the ground. What are the demographics? What were the rules - were guns allowed? How did people discover the market and why did Chuck Schumer advertise it? Most importantly, what's the narrative, and will the Cohen Brothers get the movie right? For the *UNCUT* Audio Version, take a listen: https://soundcloud.com/bitcoinuncensored/drugs-bitcoin-and-the-deep-web-with-silk-road-historian-eileen-ormsby-of-allthingsvice-com-uncut-version
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Bitcoin Uncensored Episode 65 - "Bitcoin Polari" 11/05/17
Join Paul Sports and I for Personal Updates, Sidechain discussion, drive chain discussion. Prediction markets. My write up on the Dark Overlord (Orange is the new black hacker). Dinhar Dirham and fintech investors. Mickey Munday goes (back) to prison. This shit: https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=896_1493833096 Sports book review and the litecoin pump. Junseth's world.
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Blockchain Sharding, and correlations with Proof of Stake with Vlad Zamfir of Ethereum - Part 5 of 5
In the last part of my Interview with Vlad Zamfir, we have Hard talk about Ethereum's sharding options, and what the difficulties are. Is Sharding doable without proof of work? And are the difficulties of Proof of Stake not so trivial after all? What's next for Vlad ?
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What is a multi-sig transaction?
A multi-sig transaction is a transaction that requires authorization from multiple actors, in order to be valid.In this video, shot in Key West's Mallory Square, I discuss mul-sig transactions, what makes them different from regular transactions, and how they're relevant to Counterparty.
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Where Does Chris DeRose Get His Hats?
Since this is probably my most asked question, I figured it'd be a good time to finally answer it. It's always process, so I figured I'd try my best to communicate how it goes down from start to finish. In today's video, junseth tags along for the ride, and we buy some hats!
Views: 478 Bitcoin Uncensored
What is a paper wallet?
Fans of fiat are quick to tell us that if they can't 'hold their money', it's not "real". Thus, paper wallets to the rescue! In this video, I talk about what a paper wallet is, when it's useful, and how it compares to the alternative forms of paper-ed money in the world. This video was shot at the 15th street pier in Fort Lauderdale, it's one of my favorite spots to start a long happy day on the water.
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The History of StartCOIN: Max Keiser's involvement and where it went wrong with Simon Dixon - Part 1
In the beginning of our four part interview with Simon Dixon on BnkToTheFuture, we learn about the evolution and development of StartCOIN and StartJOIN, its early beginning with Max Keiser as well as Simon's history of crowdfunding and regulatory efforts in the United Kingdom. Simon Dixon articulates why crowdfunding economics doesn't make sense, and how these securities crash. Check out the audio version on Soundcloud here: https://soundcloud.com/bitcoinuncensored/startcoin-startjoin-and-bitcoin-capital-what-went-wrong-with-simon-dixon-of-bnktothefuture
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What is bitcoin halving day?
Just what is halving day? How often does it come about, and why does it matter? Does it affect the price of BTC, and why does it exist at all? In this video, shot in downtown Miami, I discuss issues relating to Bitcoin, halving day, and counterparty.
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What is an offchain transaction?
What do people mean when they talk about offchain transactions? What does one look like, and where do they fit in the Bitcoin network? In this video, shot at a laundromat in West Pompano Beach, I discuss offchain transactions, Counterparty,and Bitcoin!
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Why does it matter if the hashrate goes down?
What is Bitcoin's "hashrate", and just what does it actually mean? Is there a reason that a greater hashrate is more desirable and what happens when the rate goes down? In this video, shot in Vizcaya, Miami, I discuss concepts around the Bitcoin hashrate. This video was in response to the question from
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The Book of Satoshi Editor Phil Champagne Interview
Who was the man the created Bitcoin? And why the name Satoshi Nakamoto? What do we know about this person, and what did Phil uncover in his new book? In this interview with Phil Champagne, I try to get to the bottom of just what's going on, and what we can tell about this great figure in history.
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Eric Dixon on what's wrong w/ New York's DFS BitLicense
New York's Department of Financial Services is issuing the state BitLicense guidelines in May of 2015, and its ramifications are large and important. In this interview with Eric Dixon, one of the states top authorities on the new regulation, we discuss what the Bitlicense does, and how Bitcoin Businesses will need to accommodate these new regulations. This video was shot in the exhibitor hall of the Inside Bitcoins 2015 New York conference.
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Future Applications for Blockchain & Bitcoin 2.0 Panel
At the 2015 American Banker Digital Currency Conference, a Panel was assembled with : Joshua Fairfield of Washington and Lee University School, Cheryl Gurz of BNY Mellon, Peter Kirby of Factom, and Alex Waters of Coin.co. The panel was moderated by Lisa Cheng of VANBEX. The discussion topics included all things notarization, bitcoin, and smart contracts - So take a listen and let's see what the future holds for this new technological innovation. NOTE: There's a weird audio artifact between minute one and two that disappears thereafter. (Sorry!)
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What is the Bitcoin Block Height?
What is the "Height" of a transaction in Bitcoin, and why does this matter? What does the height of a block or transaction mean to end users and developers? In this video, shot in West Broward, I answer this question and discuss all things Bitcoin.
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Fran Strajnar Discusses Brave New Coin
Brave New Coin is a relative newcomer to the Bitcoin journalism space, and aims to provide Bloomberg-level financial reporting to the crypto-currency space. In this interview with CEO Fran Strajnar, I discuss the ambition of the project, and Fran's personal background in crypto. This video was shot just outside of the exhibit hall of the Inside Bitcoin New York 2015 conference.
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Turtlecoin! Hard Questions, solid answers - With Rocksteady
Support the stream: https://patreon.com/derose Monero Tip address: 42E6TooRcxZXy28XkSWa9nTEHSBJuux5KXJc7zcGf4ATT8BXr1higusCY49oKT3LLaipqNr6W9QrReLJrta1sWLQEniSUh2
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What is the function of Politics? with Robin Hanson
Robin Hanson breaks it down. Buy his newest book! "The elephant in the Brain" https://www.amazon.com/Elephant-Brain-Hidden-Motives-Everyday/dp/0190495995 Help support the recurring studio costs: patreon.com/derose (So appreciated! we're almost there) Monero Tip address: 42E6TooRcxZXy28XkSWa9nTEHSBJuux5KXJc7zcGf4ATT8BXr1higusCY49oKT3LLaipqNr6W9QrReLJrta1sWLQEniSUh2
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Arrested Bitcoin exchanger Michel Espinoza interview
Michel Espinoza was arrested in February of 2014 after a very public and elaborate sting operation in Miami Florida. Michel's arrest came after the North American Bitcoin conference earlier in the year, and is the attempt by Florida law enforcement to test the question of whether Bitcoin is money. Michel spent three months in jail before being released, and has kept out of the public space until this interview. Michel goes to trial on the 15th of June 2015. In this video, I discuss the case with Michel and his attorney, along with his side of the story and the events around his arrest. Michel can be located at his local bitcoin profile: https://localbitcoins.com/accounts/profile/michelhack/ Donations to Michel's campaign can be sent to : 19SyjrV99DX1bU7TarWRPYviLa1Vzqe1xA
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College : Is it a scam? with Bryan Caplan
What's the deal with a college degree. Is it still useful? Do we really need to spend the money on a certificate of achievement? And what does a degree actually get you? We go straight to the expert on this show with Bryan Caplan of George Mason University Billfodl Link: https://billfodl.com/?afmc=26&utm_campaign=26&utm_source=leaddyno&utm_medium=affiliate Support the stream: https://patreon.com/derose Monero Tip address: 42E6TooRcxZXy28XkSWa9nTEHSBJuux5KXJc7zcGf4ATT8BXr1higusCY49oKT3LLaipqNr6W9QrReLJrta1sWLQEniSUh2
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Lessons Learned: Cloud Mining, Bitcoin Capital, Perpetual Liabilities and Max Keiser - Part 2
In part two of the Simon Dixon interview, Simon talks about lessons learned with Genesis Cloud mining during StartCOIN, Dash, and Ethereum during early StartJOIN mining crowdfunds. Simon discusses his ownership in the mining ventures, Perpetual Liabilities, CrowdFactor, and relationships behind the scenes. Max's gifting of Bitcoin Capital, and the motivations behind his disappearance. Check out the Audio Version on Soundcloud here: https://soundcloud.com/bitcoinuncensored/startcoin-startjoin-and-bitcoin-capital-what-went-wrong-with-simon-dixon-of-bnktothefuture
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What is a Bitcoin nonce?
What is the nonce that Miners adjust in their blocks, and what's its relationship to the Block itself? Why do we need nonces in Bitcoin, and where did this strange word come from?
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What is Bitcoin 2.0?
So you just discovered Bitcoin, and now you're starting to hear about the next wave of Bitcoin? What is this 2.0 movement, and what does it offer? In this video I discuss what features can be added to Bitcoin 1.0, and who is working on these problems.
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#redditrevolt - fatpeoplehate, Ellen Pao and the future of reddit
Reddit Revolt! Ellen Pao, the new chairman of Reddit has begun her SJW war of priviledge and redditors are not taking it lightly. While hamplanethatred, fatpeoplehate, transfags, neofags, and shitniggerssay, didn't represent the finest parts of reddit's community - it did represent the freedom that reddit cultivated. Will Ellen Pao be successful in her campaign against freedom? In this video we talk about the reign of Ellen Pao up until now, and what it means for reddit's future!
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Nicholas Dorier talks Mimble Wimble, Lightning, Tokyo, and .NET Bitcoin programming
Nicholas Dorier, author of "Programming the Blockchain in C#" takes a break from the stage at Blockchain Core Camp 2017 (http://bc-2.jp/) to discuss the fun work being done on Mimble Wimble, what the future of bitcoin's lightning network will look like, and what it's like living in Tokyo.
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What does Chicken Man think of Virtual Currency?
Chickenman thinks virtual currency tastes good, like Chicken. Chickenman number Two does not like the Internet right now. This video was shot at booth BB19 at "the Swap Shop" in Fort Lauderdale Florida. The Swap Shop is South Florida's oldest and largest flea market. It's where Steve-O got his start, and now it brings us Chicken Man. Eat it up, Eat it up. MMMmmmm mmmm.
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What is Factom? Paul Snow Interview
Are you wondering just what is this new Factom project, and how does it work? Here on a couch in the Media room of the North American Bitcoin Conference, I met with Paul Snow and discussed the technic
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