The official podcast of Bitcoin crashes. Hosted by Aaron Lammer & Jay Caspian Kang.


episode 7: #7: Giancarlo 2020 (The Senate Hearings on Bitcoin) / Augur (REP) Wants You To Hack Them

On the official podcast of Bitcoin crashes, Aaron & Jay:

  • listen in on CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo's hero-making comments to the Senate
  • try to understand why exchanges like Binance are so opaque during downtime (even if they didn't actually get hacked)
  • consider the first prediction market on the Augur (REP) platform which is a bet on "whether Augur will get hacked"

13:20 Forbes' First List Of Cryptocurrency's Richest: Meet The Secretive Freaks, Geeks And Visionaries Minting Billions From Bitcoin Mania (Forbes)

14:33 @CZ_Binance

16:01 Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money (Nathan Popper, Harper 2016)

19:16 Augur (REP)

19:30 Augur Ahead? One of the Oldest ICOs Is Almost Live (Coindesk)

26:37 Giancarlo defines "HODL" for the Senate

33:51 Giancarlo discusses whether Bitcoin is a commodity


 2018-02-09  49m