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I've uploaded a new video titled "Blockchain vs Bitcoin" (Can You Have One Without the Other?) to my Bitcoin Out Loud youtube channel: https://youtu.be/R9juamxokzc The script is behind the paywall. Thanks for any support! You’ll often hear about how the Blockchain is a potentially revolutionary piece of technology, while the words “Bitcoin” and “Electronic Cash” are either totally neglected...
I've uploaded a new video to my Bitcoin Out Loud youtube channel: https://youtu.be/x9B9z-kAjOw The script is behind the paywall, thanks for any support! Cash-like use-cases are no longer viable on the BTC blockchain because of its unpredictably high transaction fees. But many BTC supporters insist that the “Lightning Network” will make those use-cases viable again by allowing users to trans...
Video is here: https://youtu.be/HmlTpv9CLFs Script is behind the paywall. Thanks! Even though I think that the technology and incentive systems behind Bitcoin as a peer to peer electronic cash system are especially cool, I recognize that not everyone is going to be equally enthusiastic about those aspects of the digital currency. There is one thing about Bitcoin that I’m confident almost ...

I was lucky enough to get a hold of the SLP Torch today, so I had to make a quick video about these Simple Tokens, and tokens in general =) https://youtu.be/UXN3RH4QWhA You can support me on BitBacker here: https://bitbacker.io/user/johnlankmoriarty/ Today I received the SLP Torch on the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain. It was created using the “Simple Ledger Protocol”, hence SLP, though some ...
Hi all, I just uploaded a new video to my "BitcoinOudLoud" youtube channel: https://youtu.be/bysWEZ2Tuwk The script is available below, behind the 10 cent paywall. Thanks for watching/reading! The term “Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash” is thrown around a lot in the Bitcoin space, but a newcomer could easily be confused when they find out that there are transaction fees in volved in this suppos...
When I'm not knee deep in Bitcoin, I'm neck deep in fringe music theory. Here's my most recent video: https://youtu.be/Ze6qRCH9My8 The script for this video is behind the 10 cent paywall! (If I do this right…) The scales we’ve used historically in western music (the pentatonic, diatonic, and chromatic scales) can be derived from continuous chains of perfect fifths. Unbroken chains of a sing...
https://youtu.be/sCxUq9_9820 Reddit sucks. It's supposed to be a place for online communities to curate a feed of user submitted content, and also curate the discussion of that content. The mechanism by which that curation occurs is the upvote-downvote system where, if you have an account on reddit and you see a post that you think is relevant and useful to the community (and so deserves to...
The "PayPal" part: Electronic Convenient Intuitive Reliable Ubiquitous The "2.0" part: Decentralized World-Wide/Uncensorable Programmable Inexpensive (enough to use as cash!)
Because of its (in development) money-based voting system, Honest.cash already has the potential to be vastly superior to forums like reddit where vote manipulation and sock-puppeting are rampant. Communities built on this type of system are still vulnerable, however, to individuals who have enough funds to drown out the rest of the community's votes.      In order to protect communities from ma...
Public sentiment is that contentious chain splits are "bad". This is probably because, as we've seen with both the BCH/BTC and the ABC/SV situations, these splits have potentially disruptive consequences. Users can be confused by the split and, because splits represent conflict within the community, confidence in the coin that split may be reduced. The reason that users can be confused by conten...