Tommy and Brady discuss Bitcoin's energy usage, how it incentivizes renewable energy, the Petro and Telegram ICOs, time preference, a visualization of the history of bitcoin development, a cypherpunk research archive and the current BTC price.
Links from the show below.
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Bitcoin incentivizes renewable energy: https://twitter.com/francispouliot_/status/965284076973379584
Venezuela's 'Petro' Token Launches in Pre-Sale: https://www.coindesk.com/venezuelas-petro-token-launches-pre-sale/
The petro hasn’t raised a dime: https://www.caracaschronicles.com/2018/02/22/petro-hasnt-raised-dime/
Telegram has raised an initial $850M for its billion-dollar ICO: https://techcrunch.com/2018/02/16/telegram-ico-850-million/
Telegram ICO: Scam Among Cryptocurrency Scams: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbloomberg/2018/02/17/telegram-ico-scam-among-cryptocurrency-scams/#1329dbdb1cf0
At 0%, Bitcoin has a higher 2-year yield than government bonds in 16 countries...: https://twitter.com/charliebilello/status/966325031189057537
Time preference and depreciating and appreciating currencies: https://twitter.com/saifedean/status/966946413216260096, https://twitter.com/AnselLindner/status/967052904812236800
Bitcoin movements: https://twitter.com/iam_preethi/status/965459466232643584
History of Bitcoin Development Visualized: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjYbsq3FXfM&feature=youtu.be
History of the cypherpunk movement: https://github.com/tombusby/cypherpunk-research#technical-sources