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BR006 - BestBuy stocks HW, Podcasting 2.0, COLDCARD, ETH Merge, ATEC608A, Mullvad VPN hardware & MORE ft. Odell, Bitsten & Pierre Rochard
4d ago
BR006 - BestBuy stocks HW, Podcasting 2.0, COLDCARD, ETH Merge, ATEC608A, Mullvad VPN hardware & MORE ft. Odell, Bitsten & Pierre Rochard
I'm joined by guests Matt Odell, Bitstein & Pierre Rochard. Software Releases and Project Updates 00:01:41 COLDCARD Mk4 5.0.7 - Sep 9, 2022 (bit.ly/3BClP0f) 00:05:56 Core Lightning v0.12.0 - Aug 24, 2022 (bit.ly/3S5lr1m)00:12:43 Blockclock 1.2.0 - Sep 15, 2022 (bit.ly/3BxSILG)00:13:34 Spectre desktop v1.12.0 - Aug 26, 2022 (bit.ly/3qSWBWK)00:16:28 Joinmarket v0.9.7 - Aug 28, 2022 (bit.ly/3qWoH3f)00:17:50 NPM package for SeedXOR. (bit.ly/3C8BOFb)00:25:56 RoboSats on Umbrel (bit.ly/3fcjDFa)00:27:19 Ledger adding miniscript (bit.ly/3UmX4xX)00:29:16 Trezor & Wasabi Join Forces To Make Bitcoin More Private (bit.ly/3BXXJOV)00:30:03 Fulcrum added to bitcoinbinary (bit.ly/3DK4xBc)00:37:51 btcd v0.23.1-beta, Aug 31 2022 (bit.ly/3Urjwpv)00:38:04 Zeus v0.6.6, Aug 26 2022 (bit.ly/3f9vpjD)00:39:24 Nunchuk implements bip21, Aug 31 2022 (bit.ly/3BZWG14)00:39:57 BISQ v1.9.5, Aug 22 2022 (bit.ly/3LyPrR5)00:41:01 Fountain Podcasts v0.4.8 (bit.ly/3f1ZTnH)01:33:44 ATEC608A NRND (bit.ly/3xGWmBZ)01:39:26 ETH merge (bit.ly/3SlgfWR)01:51:21 Spiral - Private info retrieval block explorer (bit.ly/3BDto70)01:56:03 US Treasury OFAC Releases Clarifications on Tornado Cash Sanctions (bit.ly/3S1PEyl)01:57:05 BIP Proposal: Wallet Labels Export Format (bit.ly/3Sj5c17)02:00:51 STARK - Zero knowledge bitcoin blockchain state prover (bit.ly/3C0oT8b)02:03:09 Mullvad VPN hardware device (bit.ly/3f9LV3p) Noteworthy 00:53:47 BIPBounty: Tax Deductible Bitcoin Bug Bounties  (bit.ly/3LMxP4l)00:59:34 Fedimint grant season (bit.ly/3S32zjP)01:00:00 Tether Holds Firm on Decision Not To Freeze Tornado Cash Addresses (bit.ly/3UwFgAg)01:01:04 New York Digital Investment Group Announces Lightning Accelerator Project “in Wolf’s Clothing” (bit.ly/3xHo1Ti)01:01:49 Tadge Dryja joins Lightspark ( Shoutout, no bullshit bitcoin - (bit.ly/3DEqB05)01:12:22 LN Explorer (bit.ly/3xIYF7k)01:16:34 Ledger wallets now available at Best Buy (bit.ly/3BA10mr) Bitcoin OpTech Newsletter: 01:24:13 Bitcoin Core #23202 extends the psbtbumpfee RPC01:25:08 Eclair #2387 adds support for fee bumping and signet01:25:27 LDK #1652 updates support for onion messages w/ ability to send reply paths and decode them when received01:25:36 HWI #627 adds support for P2TR keypath spends using the BitBox02 hardware signing device01:33:22 BDK begins verifying both ECDSA and schnorr signatures immediately after the wallet creates them 02:18:00 Events: OsloPlebsAustin Bitcoin Design ClubBitBlockBoomBaltic HoneybadgerBTCAzoresBitcoin AmsterdamThe Bitcoin CollectiveAtlanta Bitcoin ConfAdopting BitcoinUnconfiscatableAfrica Bitcoin Conf Links & Contacts: Website: Twitter: bitcoinreview@coinkite.com Full show notes:
BR006 - BestBuy stocks HW, Podcasting 2.0, COLDCARD, ETH Merge, ATEC608A, Mullvad VPN hardware & MORE ft. Odell, Bitsten & Pierre Rochard
4d ago
BR006 - BestBuy stocks HW, Podcasting 2.0, COLDCARD, ETH Merge, ATEC608A, Mullvad VPN hardware & MORE ft. Odell, Bitsten & Pierre Rochard
I'm joined by guests Matt Odell, Bitstein & Pierre Rochard. Software Releases and Project Updates 00:01:41 COLDCARD Mk4 5.0.7 - Sep 9, 2022 (bit.ly/3BClP0f) 00:05:56 Core Lightning v0.12.0 - Aug 24, 2022 (bit.ly/3S5lr1m)00:12:43 Blockclock 1.2.0 - Sep 15, 2022 (bit.ly/3BxSILG)00:13:34 Spectre desktop v1.12.0 - Aug 26, 2022 (bit.ly/3qSWBWK)00:16:28 Joinmarket v0.9.7 - Aug 28, 2022 (bit.ly/3qWoH3f)00:17:50 NPM package for SeedXOR. (bit.ly/3C8BOFb)00:25:56 RoboSats on Umbrel (bit.ly/3fcjDFa)00:27:19 Ledger adding miniscript (bit.ly/3UmX4xX)00:29:16 Trezor & Wasabi Join Forces To Make Bitcoin More Private (bit.ly/3BXXJOV)00:30:03 Fulcrum added to bitcoinbinary (bit.ly/3DK4xBc)00:37:51 btcd v0.23.1-beta, Aug 31 2022 (bit.ly/3Urjwpv)00:38:04 Zeus v0.6.6, Aug 26 2022 (bit.ly/3f9vpjD)00:39:24 Nunchuk implements bip21, Aug 31 2022 (bit.ly/3BZWG14)00:39:57 BISQ v1.9.5, Aug 22 2022 (bit.ly/3LyPrR5)00:41:01 Fountain Podcasts v0.4.8 (bit.ly/3f1ZTnH)01:33:44 ATEC608A NRND (bit.ly/3xGWmBZ)01:39:26 ETH merge (bit.ly/3SlgfWR)01:51:21 Spiral - Private info retrieval block explorer (bit.ly/3BDto70)01:56:03 US Treasury OFAC Releases Clarifications on Tornado Cash Sanctions (bit.ly/3S1PEyl)01:57:05 BIP Proposal: Wallet Labels Export Format (bit.ly/3Sj5c17)02:00:51 STARK - Zero knowledge bitcoin blockchain state prover (bit.ly/3C0oT8b)02:03:09 Mullvad VPN hardware device (bit.ly/3f9LV3p) Noteworthy 00:53:47 BIPBounty: Tax Deductible Bitcoin Bug Bounties  (bit.ly/3LMxP4l)00:59:34 Fedimint grant season (bit.ly/3S32zjP)01:00:00 Tether Holds Firm on Decision Not To Freeze Tornado Cash Addresses (bit.ly/3UwFgAg)01:01:04 New York Digital Investment Group Announces Lightning Accelerator Project “in Wolf’s Clothing” (bit.ly/3xHo1Ti)01:01:49 Tadge Dryja joins Lightspark ( Shoutout, no bullshit bitcoin - (bit.ly/3DEqB05)01:12:22 LN Explorer (bit.ly/3xIYF7k)01:16:34 Ledger wallets now available at Best Buy (bit.ly/3BA10mr) Bitcoin OpTech Newsletter: 01:24:13 Bitcoin Core #23202 extends the psbtbumpfee RPC01:25:08 Eclair #2387 adds support for fee bumping and signet01:25:27 LDK #1652 updates support for onion messages w/ ability to send reply paths and decode them when received01:25:36 HWI #627 adds support for P2TR keypath spends using the BitBox02 hardware signing device01:33:22 BDK begins verifying both ECDSA and schnorr signatures immediately after the wallet creates them 02:18:00 Events: OsloPlebsAustin Bitcoin Design ClubBitBlockBoomBaltic HoneybadgerBTCAzoresBitcoin AmsterdamThe Bitcoin CollectiveAtlanta Bitcoin ConfAdopting BitcoinUnconfiscatableAfrica Bitcoin Conf Links & Contacts: Website: Twitter: bitcoinreview@coinkite.com Full show notes:
Bitcoin.Review Podcast Episode 04 - A Lot Happening in Bitcoin
03-08-2022
Bitcoin.Review Podcast Episode 04 - A Lot Happening in Bitcoin
I'm joined again by guests Justin Moon and Matt Odell to help me read the list. Software Releases and Project Updates 00:02:35 Sparrow 1.6.6, Aug 4 2022 ( JoininBox v0.7.0, Aug 7 2022 ( Electrum 4.3.0, August 5, 2022 ( Nunchuck iOS 1.9.12 / Android 1.9.1800:21:50 Blockstream Green 3.8.6 00:36:14Embassy OS 0.3.1.1, July 27 2022 ( Raspiblitz 1.8.0, July 29 2022 ( BDK #645 adds a way to specify which taproot spend paths to sign for. ( Kotlin Multiplatform Tor (a.k.a. kmp-tor) 0.4.7.8+1.3.0 Noteworthy 00:45:04 New self custody redundancy service ( Foundry provides Grant to Open Source Stratum V2 Developer00:55:33 Nix-Bitcoin 0.0.74 released ( SigningDevices.com01:01:39 Tornado Cash Github Repo Taken Down, Lead Dev's Account Frozen.01:10:59 Swan email provider data leak & Casa discloses data breach01:21:19 ETH vs BTC differences in capturable attack surface01:25:08 Open Sats launches legal defence fund, which aims to defend open-source Bitcoin contributors from lawsuits ( Replicant: Reproducing a Fault Injection Attack on the Trezor One. ( Square Hardware Wallet. ( A new way to do DLCs - Cryptographic Oracle-Based Conditional Payments. ( BIP Proposal: Receiving and Change Derivation Paths in a Single Descriptor. ( Taproot Adoption ( Tip of the Day 01:49:04 Have Tor always running on the mac using brew01:51:45 MacOS key repeat01:52:43 Hosted VPN Using Lightning with Mullvad ( Matt's suggestions for throwaway phone providers. (textverified.com, silent.link, mysudo.com, hushed.com) Links & Contacts Website: Twitter: bitcoinreview@coinkite.com Full show notes:
Bitcoin.Review Podcast Episode 03 - We continue
27-07-2022
Bitcoin.Review Podcast Episode 03 - We continue
This week for Episode 3, our guests Justin Moon and Matt Odell return to help me read the list. I should mention the overwhelming feedback is that we have failed at being boring, so we should try to do better. This week for Episode 3, our guests Justin Moon ( and Matt Odell ( return to help me read the list. To send Bitcoin related questions, just go to bitcoin.review and click submit story at the top right. Vulnerability Disclosures: 01:36 Twitter data breach05:55 ActiveCampaign database leak09:49 BlueWallet tx data vulnerability Software Releases & Project Updates: 10:42 Nunchuk 1.9.9 17:59 BDK ( Nunchuk CKTAP C++ lib ( BDK 0.20.0 ( COLDCARD Mk4 5.0.5 27:06 Robinhood supports bech3228:26 Seed Tool v2 by SuperPhatArrow32:33 Tor Browser v11.537:28 Joinstr: Coinjoin implementation using nostr39:36 Bitcoinbinary.org bot Noteworthy: 40:30 Fedi update about funding ( TAPSIGNER now shipping ( Sphinx announces VLS signing device ( Border Wallet ( Keet p2p comms by Bitfinex and Tether ( James O’Beirne summarizing mempool research ( Bitcoin Core updates01:27:47 BitcoinTreasuries Updated with Elons booboo ( Bitcoin Meshnets article by L0LA L33TZ ( Gloria Zhao Added as a Bitcoin Core Maintainer01:44:04 Bitcoin OpTech News Letter Hiring: 01:46:30 Fedi hiring a mobile dev ( Coinkite hiring a Python/Kivi unicorn mobile dev ( BitcoinerJobs.com Events: 01:47:24 Bitcoin Park Nashville Events01:49:12 TAB Conf (tabconf.com) 01:50:14 BitBlockBoom ( Baltic Honeybadger ( & Contacts: Website: Twitter: Twitter: bitcoinreview@coinkite.com Full show notes:
Bitcoin.Review Podcast Ep 02 - Numero Dos
15-07-2022
Bitcoin.Review Podcast Ep 02 - Numero Dos
I scratched my own itch with Episode 01, so this will keep going as my best efforts place to talk about Bitcoin Project software updates and some other commentary that I find interesting or noteworthy to me. This week I again have Justin Moon ( and Matt Odell ( helping me read the list. Software Releases & Project Updates: 01:47 BTC Pay Server 1.6.1 ( COLDCARD Mk4 5.0.5 & BIP85 Password extension ( Electrum Private Server ( Coinkite Cards 1.0.2 (SATSCHIP, TAPSIGNER & SATSCARD)13:44 CK-TAP Protocol 1.0.5 ( CK-TAP React Native Library bounty claimed by Hexa wallet team ( Zeus 0.6.5 ( Blockstream Green QT 1.1.2 ( Sparrow 1.6.5 ( Blue Wallet 6.3.1 ( Start9 EmbassyOS 0.3.1 ( Overclocking board for the s19 ( Nunchuck Tapsigner NFC bitcoin co-signing ( SATSCARD private club authentication and creditless collateral ( Bitcoin Park, Nashville43:53 LightningNetworkPCB by sulfuroid ( Permissionless one-way pegged #Bitcoin sidechains by Ruben ( Silent Payment ( Fedimint - Framework for building federated bitcoin applications ( Liquid Fuji Money ( Unchained trading desk01:14:54 bitcoin-s merged taproot support ( Casa API launch01:15:38 Hoseki - Bitcoin proof-of-asset01:22:45 Robosats - A Simple and Private Lightning P2P Exchange ( Optech Newsletter: 01:28:54 Half aggregation of BIP340 signatures ( Long-term block reward funding01:37:29 Add RPC (-regtest only) for testing package policy01:XX:XX Taproot fields for PSBT ( Discourage fee sniping with nLockTime01:42:39 Largest multisig quorum currently possible? ( AB/DC Bitcoin design meetup in Austin ( Bitcoin Conference in Amsterdam01:50:25 TAB Conf in Atlanta ( Adopting Bitcoin in El Salvador ( BTCAzores Unconference in the Azores ( Baltic Honeybadger in Riga ( updates: 01:53:20 Why CBDCs wont come. Porkopolis Economics by Matthew Mezinskis. Links & Contacts: Website: Twitter: Twitter: bitcoinreview@coinkite.com Full show notes: