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Stephan Livera Podcast

Aug 17, 2018

Stephan Kinsella, Intellectual Property lawyer, and libertarian advocate joins me in this episode to discuss: 

  • His story with bitcoin
  • Money as Sui Generis Good
  • The imprecise application of Lockean property theory
  • Why you can't own bitcoin, but it probably doesn't make a big difference anyway
  • The harmful effects of...


Aug 17, 2018

Jeff Gallas is the Founder of Fulmo and lead organizer of #LightningHackDay. We talk about the community of pioneers who are building lightning applications, and related hardware. We also talk about the upcoming Lightning Hack Day on September 1st.

We talk:

  • Fulmo's role in helping Lightning pioneers come...


Aug 16, 2018

Fernando Ulrich is a Brazilian economist, trained in the Austrian school of economic thought. He is a board member of Mises Institute Brazil, and co-host of the Crypto Voices podcast. In this episode, we talk through emerging market currency crises, and his new 5 part article series on Bitcoin as Ultimate...


Aug 14, 2018

Hass McCook and I discuss the Bitcoin mining market and his recent research, "The Cost and Sustainability of Bitcoin". We cover key bitcoin mining metrics, bitcoin mining cost price ranges, the Bitcoin Price - Mining Hash Rate relationship, the evolution of bitcoin mining over the past 3 years, and compare Bitcoin...


Aug 12, 2018

Pierre Rochard (co-founder Nakamoto Institute, co-host Noded podcast) and I talk through Bitcoin's Decentralised Governance. This is the process by which Bitcoin's rules are decided, implemented, and enforced without having a central authority. Bitcoin’s governance matters because Bitcoin is the first successful, most...