HODL That Thought Podcast #9: We move into Satoshi's Living Room

HODL That Thought Podcast #9: We move into Satoshi’s Living Room

Marc 22 May 2018 NEWS

Marc is away, and Liz has stolen his identity! Will she also drain his crypto exchange accounts? Spoiler alert: Probably.

In Marc’s absence, our resident data guru Graham Cooke keeps his seat warm and generally shows him up by bringing us the story of a PR stunt gone horribly wrong. It involves pornography, so you know it’s going to be spicy!

We also chat with Daniel Alexiuc, the founder of Living Room of Satoshi. He explains how the platform allows you to pay your bills with crypto, how new technology is making it easier for retailers to accept cryptocurrency and the bright future of Bitcoin.

All this, plus a story about a legal battle over bacon!

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Shownotes

Intro

  • 0:48 – Liz steals Marc’s identity

Moving the needle

  • 2:03 – ASIC starts inquiries into ICOs over deceptive and misleading behaviour
  • 5:58 – UNICEF lets you mine crypto for charity
  • 7:40 – The day news never happened
  • 8:35 – Coinbase values itself at $8 billion

Craptocurrency

  • 11:38 – ICO exec makes a run for it … psych!
  • 15:14 – Oscar Mayer draws the ire of the real bacon baron
  • 19:30 – Getting into bed with a porn site proves bad PR

Tales from the Crypto – Interview with Daniel Alexiuc from Living Room of Satoshi

  • 27:32 – Daniel explains Living Room of Satoshi and how and why to pay your bills with crypto
  • 30:18 – How Living Room of Satoshi works
  • 32:08 – The future of Living Room of Satoshi for merchants
  • 33:20 – Why Living Room of Satoshi accepts a variety of cryptocurrencies
  • 34:57 – People using Living Room of Satoshi to pay their taxes
  • 36:57 – No anonymity when you pay your bills
  • 37:38 – Daniel explains Lightning and how it makes small transactions possible
  • 38:37 – The price future of Bitcoin

Are you broke yet?

  • 42:41 – Adam
  • 43:26 – Liz

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