The Unhashed Podcast

The Unhashed Podcast

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Unhashed breaks down the latest in Bitcoin news and developments and puts them into terms everyone can understand. Expect to be both entertained and educated about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. How do hardware wallets work and do they really keep…


How to Resist China’s Jackboot (feat. Bitcoin)
Jun 20 • 84 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Bryan has run off to elope with a Finnish Diplomat and Ruben might be dead?! Bitmain is suing several of its old executives for violating a non-compete when they started Poolin, which begs the question: are mining…
Open Networks Always Win
Jun 13 • 82 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: I am gone one more time - will that ever stop me from appearing at the beginning of every episode? I don’t think so! The stolen Bitfinex loot is now on the move! Did the hackers just lose their private key and…
Explaining Liquid @ London Bitcoin Devs Meetup
Jun 7 • 69 min
This episode is a little different - due to scheduling constraints we are delivering to you a speech from our very own Mario Gibney given to the London Bitcoin Devs Meetup back in December of 2018. You can see other speeches given at their meetup here. We…
The Most Permissive MemPool
May 30 • 99 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: I am not here today because well I slept through the recording. Will my cohosts fire me forever or just relegate me to writing and performing these intros for eternity? Bitcoin cash experienced a scheduled hard…
The Changing of the Narrative
May 23 • 92 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Joseph Stiglitz says we should shut all the cryptocurrencies down. Is Tron proving just how possible that may be in some cases? US Congressmen are now actually urging their colleagues to take the threat that…
The Very Rich, Very Patient Binance Hacker
May 16 • 74 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Binance has been hacked, and its spurred on a serious conversation about the ethos of the network in terms of reorg. What are the values of Bitcoin? A market of technically feasible bribery or a commitment to…
The DAO of Bisq
May 9 • 89 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: We have something a little different in store. If you only like listening to our standard episodes, this one may not be for you, but I think you should stick around and give it a try. We have Steve Jain of Bisq on…
The Tether Came Loose (with Nic Carter)
May 3 • 90 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Bitfinex and Tether are under the gun AGAIN! But are the alarmists right to sound the gongs this time? Someone has been stealing ETH from wallets with private keys of…1. Yes that’s right. Not just 1 but many people…
Mickey Sets His Eyes On Bitcoin
Apr 25 • 96 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: FinCEN just announced its first ever penalty on a “crypto exchange”, but in reality the guilty party was just a power crypto trader. Is this going to be the new normal in the crypto space, with regulatory agencies…
Prepare For The Delist-ening
Apr 21 • 112 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: A bitcoin treasure hunt! Can you bind back the pieces of the million dollar secret using Shamir’s Secret spell? Paxful beefs up KYC and AML with biometrics. What’s next? Gut biome analysis with a fecal sample?…
What Peter Did (with Peter McCormack)
Apr 11 • 77 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast:Peter “The Pistol” McCormack of What Bitcoin Did joins us to discuss maximalism, dialogue with those you disagree with, and dealing with the pressure of internet mobs. Also, what would happen to the Bitcoin…
KYC. AML. SMH.
Apr 4 • 108 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: LocalBitcoins.com has announced great news! That is, if you’re a Finnish lawmaker or a Bitcoiner strangely worried about the fact that you are anonymous on the platform. They’ll be adding KYC and AML thanks toa new…
Pump Up the Volume
Mar 28 • 92 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: This week, more than one research firm published reports about the true trading volumes of several of the largest exchanges, like binance and coinbene. Is this a sign of fraud or is pumping up the volume just the…
Shitcoin or KPOP Band?
Mar 21 • 86 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: The NSA has open sourced their proprietary malware decompiler Ghidra. Was this worth all the privacy we’ve given up over the years? Craig Wright has left twitter, but will he stay left? And…Mark Karpeles is found…
Live From the Belly of the Lizard Den
Mar 14 • 56 min
On this episode of the Unhashed Podcast, Bryan and Colin Visit Blockstream, home of the evil Keynesian lizard coders responsible for hijacking Bitcoin and forking from Satoshi’s Vision. We talk with resident lizard person and human overseer (and regular…
Confidential Netting
Mar 8 • 53 min
Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the Unhashed Podcast, well…it didn’t go as planned. We had a guest lined up, but the technical end just didn’t work out very well. Not to worry though! Ruben Somsen has come to our rescure to make sure you guys still…
Tinker, Tailor, Coinbase, Spy
Feb 28 • 122 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Coinbase is embroiled in all sorts of new controversies. Are they under paying their bug bounty hunters while also over-stacking their chainalysis efforts? And what does this mean for privacy (or what little there…
The Everyday Trauma of an Open Source Project Leader (w/ @Fluffy Pony)
Feb 21 • 118 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Colin is absent, however that doesn’t stop the rest of the crew from botching Fluffy Pony’s last name as he joins as this week’s guest. How do you pronounce it anyway? Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse says JPM Coin…
Tibanne: Teh RecOrd keEpinG caT
Feb 14 • 92 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Who deserves the Lightning Torch next? And will Billfodl ever get their chance to carry the flame? Apparently confidential transactions weren’t enough for Litecoin, as Charlie Lee is now supposedly courting the…
Dear Customers, We Don’t Know Where Your Coins Are.
Feb 7 • 113 min
In this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Charlie Lee wants to add confidential transactions to Litecoin. Is this just Litecoin further acting as a test bed for Bitcoin or are they trying to distinguish themselves by attempting to one up their big brother?…
Szabo’s Law and Zamfir’s Hubris
Jan 31 • 93 min
Hello Bitcoiners, in this episode of The Unhashed Podcast: Vlad Zamfir of the Ethereum Foundation is taking Nick Szabo to task for what he calls “Szabo’s Law”. Is this just a PR stunt for a new coin in 2019 or is Vlad just clueless about the point of a…
Smile! Grin Is Here.
Jan 24 • 88 min
Hello Bitcoiners!In this episode of the Unhashed Podcast: Neutrino is causing some major debate on crypto twitter and one previous guest of this show anticipates these arguments to become more common now that bitcoin cash is persona non grata. Derose has…
Bitmain Bites the Dust
Jan 17 • 77 min
Hello Bitcoiners!In this episode of the Unhashed Podcast: Will Bitmain continue to founder and close more of its doors internationally, or might they find someone to dump their BCH bags on before its too late? The winklevoss twins have come out of the…
Server Fire or Total Exit Scam?
Jan 10 • 80 min
Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the Unhashed Podcast: The bitcoin blockchain transaction fees just hit a 3-year-low despite increased tx output. Should bitcoin go ahead and follow bitcoin cash’s lead and increase the block size just to be safe or is…
The Most Important Days In Bitcoin History
Jan 2 • 62 min
Hello Bitcoiners!We are still on break but again, we didn’t want to leave you hanging. Today we are celebrating Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary by talking about the most important event from each year of Bitcoin’s existence. From Bitcoin pizza day to the Mt.…
Bryan Aulds Talks Lightning Network with Paypod
Dec 27, 2018 • 36 min
Hello Bitcoiners!We are away on holiday this week, but we dind’t want to leave you hanging. Our very own Bryan Aulds recently went on the Paypod Podcast to discuss the lightning network with some Bitcoin outsiders, spreading the good news to the masses.…
Bitcoin: The Environmentally Friendly Coin
Dec 20, 2018 • 96 min
In this episode of the unhashed podcast: Are reports that bitcoin is mainly mined using renewable energy reliable or is this like trusting Exxon mobile to report its CO2 emissions? With innovations like schnoor, MAST, and taproot, will the Bitcoin core…
That Episode With Jimmy Song In It
Dec 13, 2018 • 104 min
WEEKLY NEWS WRAP UP:Bitmain, Roger Ver, Kraken Sued for Alleged Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork ManipulationCoinbase adding shitcoins!Binance DEX coming to testNet soonDouble spend on SV demonstrated just after the bch flippeningFormer IMF chief economist says…
The End of the Era of ICO’s? (w/ Chris Derose of Derose Uncensored)
Dec 6, 2018 • 143 min
Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the unhashed podcast: Is Bitcoin Core the leader of bitcoin, and if so, is that a good thing? ICO founders left and right are being charged and going to jail while other coins are laying off employees. Is the end of…
The Original 1993 ICO (Before They Were Cool…and Hated)
Nov 29, 2018 • 124 min
Hello Bitcoiners!In this episode of the unhashed podcast: How much more money can SV and ABC miners burn before they give up on the pissing contest? Sometimes dependencies aren’t as dependable as you might think. Can software wallets ever be secure when…
The Electric Theory of Value
Nov 22, 2018 • 111 min
Hello Bitcoiners!In this episode of the unhashed podcast: Can the Bank of England offer any criticisms to Bitcoin that could not be leveled right back at fiat, only worse? Will we ever find a secure way to use biometrics to access private keys and sign…
Wright or Wrong, The Fork Is Coming!
Nov 14, 2018 • 121 min
Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the Unhashed Podcast: What do you and the church of scientology potentially have in common? Is satoshi nakamoto really intent on suing mining pools who mine blocks using OP_DATASIGVERIFY? And…would you like to learn…
The Bitcoin Cash Time Bomb
Nov 8, 2018 • 114 min
Hello Bitcoiners! This week on the Unhashed Podcast: Is Brian Armstrong channeling his inner Donald Trump for the firing spree at Coinbase? Can Bitcoin Cash finally truly achieve Satoshi’s original vision? And, if there are an infinite number of…
OMFG! Bitcoin Hates Mother Earth!
Nov 1, 2018 • 115 min
Hello Bitcoiners! This week, we correct ourselves on some mistakes me made regarding our discussion last week regarding the NEM hack. We also discuss fractional reserve banking, Mastercard’s attempt to patent it in the crypto realm, and the energy…
Irish Scams, OxyMonsters, and North Korean Crypto Thieves
Oct 24, 2018 • 93 min
Hello Bitcoiners! In this episode of the unhashed podcast: Are the tonsorial arts highly correlated to illicit online drug dealing, and if so, should the government HODL when they act on it? Bullet proofs are live on Monero…and did slushpool shoot…
State Chains (by Ruben Somsen)
Oct 22, 2018 • 29 min
In this episode, Ruben gives his speech at the Scaling Bitcoin 2018 conference on his paper State Chains.
Bitcoin Goes High Fidelity
Oct 22, 2018 • 90 min
In the first true episode of The Unhashed Podcast, Mario, Ruben, Colin and Bryan check in with what happened with them the previous week. Ruben just returned from Scaling Bitcoin in Tokyo. Mario gave the second in his series of talks in Victoria, Canda,…
Initiating Unhash
Oct 22, 2018 • 2 min
In this episode, Colin gives a low-down on what you can expect from the show going forward.