One of the reasons we started this was so that we could stay tuned with what’s happening with cryptocurrencies.
Which is a shame because there’s a whole lot going on here, our fingers are quick on the pulse.
Community Announcement: No marriages were destroyed in the making of this recording. This episode we talk with “The Lovely Corrine” a Sex Worker / Escort who uses and promotes bitcoin to her clients. Corrine takes us into her world and talks freely about a number of aspects of her industry, social, legal, and of course,Read More
We go wide and deep this episode, with a strong focus on security and its lack in our world, we touch again on the blockchain scaleability issues, and we… well, of course we gossip! Come and join us! Your hosts were Dale Dickins, Warwick Greville and Peter Robertson.Read More
This week we cover the Bit Film crowd sourcing project that may may Max Keiser a star of the screen, we chill while we hear how cannabis startups need bitcoin (yes, you heard right, there are cannabis startups!), we take far too much pleasure from the Ashley Madison hacks, learn new and novel ways thatRead More
This week we look at how crypto currencies in Australia have faced with a very severe challenge in the face of our Taxation Office’s interpretation of existing laws in issuing their advisory on how businesses and individuals should approach GST (the Goods and Services Tax). By declaring that crypto currencies are not actually currencies forRead More
An Aussie pub is raising money through a crowdfunding exercise to rebuild after a fire damaged the building and left the local population with nowhere to drink. It’s great to see this new approach to fund raising is being put to socially important work at last. A main theme this week which the discerning amongRead More
Tom Kearney from Coinbase joined us for this episode, he was working in Australia for 4 months and has since left. None of us are really technically minded as far as the actual tech of Bitcoin is concerned, this is our attempt at discussing a subject that really had to be addressed. After NewYork’s attemptRead More
In this episode we share a little more about ourselves and Melbourne’s Bitcoin Technology Center. Maidsafe – any questions speak to Peter. Overstock and a decentralised stock market Kraken OpenBazaar received funding Taiwan 10,000 atms crypto currency in games and Ripple Maidsafe reference https://letstalkbitcoin.com/blog/post/safe-crossroads-podcast-15-getting-technical-with-ben-bollenRead More
Katherine is currrently doing a phD at RMIT on international payment systems. She discovered (“became obsessed with”) Bitcoin when she was working on a startup and needed to find a payment network. We talk about changes in technology, from centralised to decentralised systems and how Katherine helped companies implement those changes. Keeping skills up toRead More
Alan is a core member of Melbourne’s Bitcoin community, he organises monthly meetups at both the center and when they get too big at other venues around Melbourne. His background in law and finance quite naturally flourishes with this technology, he keeps us well informed with what’s going on in Bitcoin’s regulatory framework. In thisRead More
Chris Seatory, BitSim’s lead developer joined us for the first episode to discuss the technology he’s been working on for a smartphone wallet on a simcard. Although this conversation gets quite technical, in reality it’s quite simple… a paperthin sim that sits on top of normal cards.Read More