How Far We’ve Come (And How Much Stayed the Same)


Today’s present is from a time earlier than the trillion (and even billion) greenback market cap; Before Vitalik had ever spoken the phrase Ethereum; Before taproot, segwit, stock-to-flow and the institutional investing thesis. In the early days, Bitcoin was the absolute state of the artwork and the foundation for a completely new and totally revolutionary type of know-how. This time you’ll get a peek at how we mentioned it at first that might occur had occurred.

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Original present notes for episode 14 (6/7/2013): ‘In Search of Goldilocks’

  • Listener mail: “Microtransaction powered social networks”
  • Constance Choi, authorized council at Payward brings us up to the mark on Washington, DC, FinCEN & Treasury
  • The retroactive bitcoin paywall
  • Counterintuitive: Smaller quantities equal bigger transactions?
  • 1 Megabyte blocks, good or unhealthy?
  • Who wants banks? Zach Harvey of the Lamassu bitcoin merchandising machine
  • Full node purchasers vs. lite purchasers: Are federated servers the future?