We’re taking a hiatus from new weekly episodes of CoinTalk. Thanks to all the listeners, Medium and all the sponsors, thanks to the maximalists and the HODLers and the skeptics, and of course all the con men who have made this a wild ride. We’ve loved getting to hang out with you every week.

CoinTalk™️ is produced in partnership with Medium and hosted by Aaron Lammer and Jay Caspian Kang. Press “Listen to the story” above to play the episode. (You can also subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, download the MP3, or email us at hi@cointalk.show)

Episode Notes

  • 💰 Bitcoin is up — we are just bad at trading
  • 📝 Biggest surprise, disappointment, and excitement

Transcript

Aaron: I think we should just get out in front of it. We’re putting the show on ice for now.

Jay: Yeah. Well, hiatus for a bit…


We finally get around to discussing the Trump tweets on Bitcoin and Libra

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Show Notes

  • Betting odds on whether Libra ever launches
  • AOC says Libra is like coal-company ‘scrip’
  • Ethereum can’t say Goodbye to Vitalik

Transcript

Aaron Lammer: Okay. Jay, I’ve been waiting to talk to you about this for what feels like forever. We’ve been waiting for a moment, and we’ve been talking about this…


David Z. Morris from Fortune comes on to talk about the weird viewing experience that was the Libra hearings

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Show Notes

  • Yeah… how exactly is a Libra a non-profit?
  • Can the deplatformed still use Libra?
  • David Marcus’ loss is Satoshi’s gain

Transcript

Aaron Lammer: So, if you’ve been listening to Coin Talk you know that I’ve been pretty obsessed with Libra. I just think it’s a really interesting moment. It’s an interesting flashlight to shine…


Evan Ratliff talks about his Wired article that suggests Satoshi might have been convicted super-villain Paul Le Roux

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Show Notes

Transcript

Aaron Lammer: Hello Evan.

Evan Ratliff: Hey Aaron. A long-time listener, first time guest.

Aaron Lammer: I love it. I have to say I take a deep pleasure when my friends who…


Audius is building a decentralized platform for music inspired both by Soundcloud and private torrent trackers.

CoinTalk™️ is produced in partnership with Medium and hosted by Aaron Lammer and Jay Caspian Kang. Press “Listen to the story” above to play the episode. (You can also subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, download the MP3, or email us at hi@cointalk.show)

Show Notes

  • Building on VC money vs. token money
  • Why Oink was the greatest music service ever

Transcript

Aaron Lammer: I’m going to be totally honest, Roneil. This show is all about Bitcoin honesty. I get about 100 pitches a week, 99% of which I delete immediately. Not because I don’t think people…


The struggle to launch Libra

CoinTalk™️ is produced in partnership with Medium and hosted by Aaron Lammer and Jay Caspian Kang. Press “Listen to the story” above to play the episode. (You can also subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, download the MP3, or email us at hi@cointalk.show)

Show Notes

  • Novogratz sold the top, Jay bought the top
  • Craig Wright cries in court
  • Our updated 2019 “who is Satoshi’ odds

Transcript

Jay Kang: Are we actually talking about Libra?

Aaron Lammer: I got a few things to say about Libra.

Jay Kang: All right. All right.

Aaron Lammer…


Did Libra pump Bitcoin? We go inside the bull run to nearly $14,000 and the subsequent 20% freefall.

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Show Notes

♎️ You can’t talk about Libra without talking about Bitcoin

💹 Price manipulation is back, baby!

🛴 Why all the exchanges are rooting for altcoins

Transcripts

Aaron Lammer: Oh, man. Quite a week. Maybe one of the most eventful weeks between shows in recent memory.

Jay Kang: You mean like on a personal basis or in the Bitcoin…


We talk to Bison TrailsJoe Lallouz about being one of the 27 launch partner’s for Facebook’s Libra project.

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Transcript

Aaron Lammer: Well, okay. Libra launched today. Did it launch today? What happened in Libra, today?

Joe Lallouz: Today was what I would call a soft-launch. It was an announcement. They open-sourced the code, they released the white paper and all materials about what the blockchain group at Facebook has been working on for the last couple…


Goodbye Facebook, hello Libra

CoinTalk™️ is produced in partnership with Medium and hosted by Aaron Lammer and Jay Caspian Kang. Press “Listen to the story” above to play the episode. (You can also subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, download the MP3, or email us at hi@cointalk.show)

Transcript

Aaron Lammer: Hello and welcome to CoinTalk, the semi-official podcast of Libra, formerly known as GlobalCoin, formerly known as Facebook Coin.

Speaker 2: This episode of CoinTalk was taped Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The Bitcoin Price Index was $9,001.

Aaron Lammer: Hello, Jay.

Jay Kang: Hey.

Aaron Lammer: I speak to you…


Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong writes an open letter to a friend who asked to borrow money, Facebook prepares to drop the GLOBALCOIN whitepaper

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Episode Notes

  • Facebook’s GLOBALCOIN is debuting with a… .whitepaper?
  • GLOBALCOIN is pegged to fiat currencies, so the only way to gamble on it is… buy Facebook stock?

Transcript

Aaron Lammer: Hello, Jay?

Jay Kang: Hey. I just heard your intro, and I was wondering, are we actually trademarked? …

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