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Stephan Livera Podcast

Stephan Livera

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Stephan Livera Podcast

Stephan Livera Podcast

Stephan Livera

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Join Stephan as he interviews the sharpest economic and technical minds in Bitcoin & Austrian Economics to help you understand how money is changing and evolving. This is one of the leading podcasts in the space, and listening to this show is one of the fastest ways to learn and get up to speed on Bitcoin.

Latest Episodes

SLP221 Joe Kelly And Dhruv Bansal - Should Your Business Hold Bitcoin? Unchained Business Accounts

What are the considerations for your business in holding bitcoin? Should you self custody with multi signature for improved security and control? Joe Kelly and Dhruv Bansal, CEO and CSO of Unchained Capital join me to chat. We talk: What business owners have to consider How to custody bitcoin Unchained Capital’s solution Coldcard Financialisation of computer networks Challenges of being a bitcoin company founder Joe and Dhruv Links: Twitter:@josephkelly Twitter:@dhruvbansal Unchained Capital Prior episodes: SLP113 Dhruv Bansal – Bitcoin Multisig & Hermit with Unchained Capital Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital(code LIVERA) Knox Custody Bitcoin Black Friday CypherSafe Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

62 min3 d ago
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SLP221 Joe Kelly And Dhruv Bansal - Should Your Business Hold Bitcoin? Unchained Business Accounts

SLP220 Is Bitcoin Democratic, And Is Democracy Good? With Saifedean and Alex Gladstein

Is Bitcoin a democracy? Or is it more like a natural order? What about democracy in general, does that protect human rights and enable human flourishing? Saifedean and Alex Gladstein debate the question of whether democracy promotes human flourishing. This was moderated by Stephan Livera, initially on Saifedean’s online seminar. Saifedean's Links: Twitter: @saifedean Saifedean.com Alex Gladstein's Links: Twitter: @gladstein Hrf.org Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

65 min6 d ago
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SLP220 Is Bitcoin Democratic, And Is Democracy Good? With Saifedean and Alex Gladstein

SLP219 Nadav Kohen - What You Should Know About Bitcoin DLCs

What are Discreet Log Contracts? Are they just for degenerate gamblers or is there a business use here? Nadav Kohen of Suredbits joins me to talk about what they are, why they’re useful and how they work. Why Use DLCs over multisig? Trust and Privacy Funding and Contract Execution Transactions Oracles and associated problems Lightning DLCs DLC Spec Nadav‘s Links: Twitter:@nadav_kohen Suredbits Suredbits Blog Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital(code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon@stephanlivera

68 min1 w ago
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SLP219 Nadav Kohen - What You Should Know About Bitcoin DLCs

SLP218 Philip Haslam & Russ Lamberti - Debt Culture & When Money Destroys Nations

Philip Haslam and Russ Lamberti join me to talk about their book on Zimbabwe and hyperinflation, When Money Destroys Nations. We chat about: Where hyperinflation has happened before The culture of debt & entitlement Print and spend vs loan and spend The stages or ‘gorge moments’ Financial repression Liquidity obfuscation How might future hyperinflation episodes play out Links: Website: whenmoneydestroys.com Book: When Money Destroys Nations Russell Lamberti: @RussLamberti Philip Haslam: @HaslamPhilip Book twitter: @WMDNbook Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody CypherSafe (code LIVERA) Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

80 min2 w ago
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SLP218 Philip Haslam & Russ Lamberti - Debt Culture & When Money Destroys Nations

SLP217 Exploring Bitcoin With Godfrey Bloom

Godfrey Bloom, Austrian economist, former politician, and libertarian author joins me to talk. Godfrey is a self proclaimed goldbug, and in this conversation we explore Bitcoin and his recent discussion on it. We chat about: Bitcoin’s use as reserve asset Some similarities and differences between Bitcoin and Gold Central Banking Welfare Statism Links: Twitter: @Goddersbloom Website: godfreybloom.uk Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

86 min2 w ago
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SLP217 Exploring Bitcoin With Godfrey Bloom

SLP216 Gloria Zhao Learning Bitcoin Core Contribution & Hosting PR Review Club

Why is Bitcoin so exciting? How does Silicon Valley culture influence it? Gloria Zhao, bitcoin core contributor joins me to talk: Silicon Valley culture influences Teaching blockchain, then getting more into Bitcoin Being mentored by Bitcoin core developers Bitcoin PR Review club Map of the Bitcoin Network Gloria 's Links: Twitter: @glozow Github: Glozow Article: Map of the Bitcoin network Relevant episodes: SLP124 Jon Atack – Bitcoin Core Contribution Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Mempool.space Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

64 min3 w ago
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SLP216 Gloria Zhao Learning Bitcoin Core Contribution & Hosting PR Review Club

SLP215 Michael Flaxman - 10x Your Bitcoin Security With Multisig

After terrifying everyone with his prior SLP appearance re: hardware wallet security, Michael Flaxman rejoins me on the show to talk about his new multisig guide to help users secure their coins without any single point of failure. We cover: What’s improved in the space since last year Why you need to eliminate SPOFs (Single Points of Failure) Comparison of current hardware wallets Multi sig services vs DIY Using Specter Using Coldcard & Cobo Seedpicker Tips on maintaining the setup Michael links: BTC Guide: https://btcguide.github.io/ Twitter: @mflaxman Prior episodes: SLP97 Michael Flaxman – Every Bitcoin Hardware SLP205 Specter Desktop Bitcoin Multi Sig with Stepan Snigirev & Ben Kaufman SLP99 Andrew Chow – Hardware Wallets and Bitcoin Core with HWI and PSBT Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody CypherSafe (code LIVERA) Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

153 min3 w ago
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SLP215 Michael Flaxman - 10x Your Bitcoin Security With Multisig

SLP214 Pierre Rochard & Fabian Jahr - Where Are All The Bitcoins?

Why does auditing Bitcoin matter? Why won’t the supply ever actually reach 21 million? Pierre Rochard of Kraken and Fabian Jahr (Bitcoin Core contributor) join me on the show to talk. Bitcoin supply Auditing Gettxoutset Bitcoin Core coin stats index More in depth bitcoin accounting Links: Fabian Jahr github: @fjahr Fabian Jahr: @fjahr Article: https://fjahr.com/posts/where-are-the-coins/ Pierre Rochard: @pierre_rochard Article: https://www.pierrerochard.com/auditing-bitcoin-supply/ Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital(code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

61 minSEP 25
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SLP214 Pierre Rochard & Fabian Jahr - Where Are All The Bitcoins?

SLP213 Michael Saylor - Bitcoin Dematerializes Money

Why did MicroStrategy buy $425 million of Bitcoin and adopt it as Primary Treasury Reserve Asset? How did the team learn about Bitcoin? What is driving people to learn about Bitcoin in this high inflation environment? Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy joins me to discuss. Links: Twitter: @michael_saylor Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

60 minSEP 21
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SLP213 Michael Saylor - Bitcoin Dematerializes Money

SLP212 Alex Daskalov Can Bitcoin In Custody Be Insured?

Bitcoin custody insurance has been hotly debated in the industry, with concerns around the volatility, its feasibility, and whether it makes sense. What's Knox doing differently? Alex Daskalov, CEO of Knox Custody joins me to discuss these questions. Alex links: Alex Twitter: @daskalov Knox Custody: @knoxcustody Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

65 minSEP 20
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SLP212 Alex Daskalov Can Bitcoin In Custody Be Insured?

Latest Episodes

SLP221 Joe Kelly And Dhruv Bansal - Should Your Business Hold Bitcoin? Unchained Business Accounts

What are the considerations for your business in holding bitcoin? Should you self custody with multi signature for improved security and control? Joe Kelly and Dhruv Bansal, CEO and CSO of Unchained Capital join me to chat. We talk: What business owners have to consider How to custody bitcoin Unchained Capital’s solution Coldcard Financialisation of computer networks Challenges of being a bitcoin company founder Joe and Dhruv Links: Twitter:@josephkelly Twitter:@dhruvbansal Unchained Capital Prior episodes: SLP113 Dhruv Bansal – Bitcoin Multisig & Hermit with Unchained Capital Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital(code LIVERA) Knox Custody Bitcoin Black Friday CypherSafe Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

62 min3 d ago
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SLP221 Joe Kelly And Dhruv Bansal - Should Your Business Hold Bitcoin? Unchained Business Accounts

SLP220 Is Bitcoin Democratic, And Is Democracy Good? With Saifedean and Alex Gladstein

Is Bitcoin a democracy? Or is it more like a natural order? What about democracy in general, does that protect human rights and enable human flourishing? Saifedean and Alex Gladstein debate the question of whether democracy promotes human flourishing. This was moderated by Stephan Livera, initially on Saifedean’s online seminar. Saifedean's Links: Twitter: @saifedean Saifedean.com Alex Gladstein's Links: Twitter: @gladstein Hrf.org Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

65 min6 d ago
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SLP220 Is Bitcoin Democratic, And Is Democracy Good? With Saifedean and Alex Gladstein

SLP219 Nadav Kohen - What You Should Know About Bitcoin DLCs

What are Discreet Log Contracts? Are they just for degenerate gamblers or is there a business use here? Nadav Kohen of Suredbits joins me to talk about what they are, why they’re useful and how they work. Why Use DLCs over multisig? Trust and Privacy Funding and Contract Execution Transactions Oracles and associated problems Lightning DLCs DLC Spec Nadav‘s Links: Twitter:@nadav_kohen Suredbits Suredbits Blog Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital(code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon@stephanlivera

68 min1 w ago
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SLP219 Nadav Kohen - What You Should Know About Bitcoin DLCs

SLP218 Philip Haslam & Russ Lamberti - Debt Culture & When Money Destroys Nations

Philip Haslam and Russ Lamberti join me to talk about their book on Zimbabwe and hyperinflation, When Money Destroys Nations. We chat about: Where hyperinflation has happened before The culture of debt & entitlement Print and spend vs loan and spend The stages or ‘gorge moments’ Financial repression Liquidity obfuscation How might future hyperinflation episodes play out Links: Website: whenmoneydestroys.com Book: When Money Destroys Nations Russell Lamberti: @RussLamberti Philip Haslam: @HaslamPhilip Book twitter: @WMDNbook Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody CypherSafe (code LIVERA) Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

80 min2 w ago
Comments
SLP218 Philip Haslam & Russ Lamberti - Debt Culture & When Money Destroys Nations

SLP217 Exploring Bitcoin With Godfrey Bloom

Godfrey Bloom, Austrian economist, former politician, and libertarian author joins me to talk. Godfrey is a self proclaimed goldbug, and in this conversation we explore Bitcoin and his recent discussion on it. We chat about: Bitcoin’s use as reserve asset Some similarities and differences between Bitcoin and Gold Central Banking Welfare Statism Links: Twitter: @Goddersbloom Website: godfreybloom.uk Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

86 min2 w ago
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SLP217 Exploring Bitcoin With Godfrey Bloom

SLP216 Gloria Zhao Learning Bitcoin Core Contribution & Hosting PR Review Club

Why is Bitcoin so exciting? How does Silicon Valley culture influence it? Gloria Zhao, bitcoin core contributor joins me to talk: Silicon Valley culture influences Teaching blockchain, then getting more into Bitcoin Being mentored by Bitcoin core developers Bitcoin PR Review club Map of the Bitcoin Network Gloria 's Links: Twitter: @glozow Github: Glozow Article: Map of the Bitcoin network Relevant episodes: SLP124 Jon Atack – Bitcoin Core Contribution Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Mempool.space Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

64 min3 w ago
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SLP216 Gloria Zhao Learning Bitcoin Core Contribution & Hosting PR Review Club

SLP215 Michael Flaxman - 10x Your Bitcoin Security With Multisig

After terrifying everyone with his prior SLP appearance re: hardware wallet security, Michael Flaxman rejoins me on the show to talk about his new multisig guide to help users secure their coins without any single point of failure. We cover: What’s improved in the space since last year Why you need to eliminate SPOFs (Single Points of Failure) Comparison of current hardware wallets Multi sig services vs DIY Using Specter Using Coldcard & Cobo Seedpicker Tips on maintaining the setup Michael links: BTC Guide: https://btcguide.github.io/ Twitter: @mflaxman Prior episodes: SLP97 Michael Flaxman – Every Bitcoin Hardware SLP205 Specter Desktop Bitcoin Multi Sig with Stepan Snigirev & Ben Kaufman SLP99 Andrew Chow – Hardware Wallets and Bitcoin Core with HWI and PSBT Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody CypherSafe (code LIVERA) Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

153 min3 w ago
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SLP215 Michael Flaxman - 10x Your Bitcoin Security With Multisig

SLP214 Pierre Rochard & Fabian Jahr - Where Are All The Bitcoins?

Why does auditing Bitcoin matter? Why won’t the supply ever actually reach 21 million? Pierre Rochard of Kraken and Fabian Jahr (Bitcoin Core contributor) join me on the show to talk. Bitcoin supply Auditing Gettxoutset Bitcoin Core coin stats index More in depth bitcoin accounting Links: Fabian Jahr github: @fjahr Fabian Jahr: @fjahr Article: https://fjahr.com/posts/where-are-the-coins/ Pierre Rochard: @pierre_rochard Article: https://www.pierrerochard.com/auditing-bitcoin-supply/ Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital(code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

61 minSEP 25
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SLP214 Pierre Rochard & Fabian Jahr - Where Are All The Bitcoins?

SLP213 Michael Saylor - Bitcoin Dematerializes Money

Why did MicroStrategy buy $425 million of Bitcoin and adopt it as Primary Treasury Reserve Asset? How did the team learn about Bitcoin? What is driving people to learn about Bitcoin in this high inflation environment? Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy joins me to discuss. Links: Twitter: @michael_saylor Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

60 minSEP 21
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SLP213 Michael Saylor - Bitcoin Dematerializes Money

SLP212 Alex Daskalov Can Bitcoin In Custody Be Insured?

Bitcoin custody insurance has been hotly debated in the industry, with concerns around the volatility, its feasibility, and whether it makes sense. What's Knox doing differently? Alex Daskalov, CEO of Knox Custody joins me to discuss these questions. Alex links: Alex Twitter: @daskalov Knox Custody: @knoxcustody Sponsors: Swan Bitcoin Unchained Capital (code LIVERA) Knox Custody Stephan Livera links: Show notes and website Follow me on twitter @stephanlivera Subscribe to the podcast Patreon @stephanlivera

65 minSEP 20
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SLP212 Alex Daskalov Can Bitcoin In Custody Be Insured?
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