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Meet the Bitcoin Taco Plebs - Bitcoin Magazine

Release Date: 03/03/2021

Building Access To Bitcoin For Everyone w/ SeedSigner show art Building Access To Bitcoin For Everyone w/ SeedSigner

Meet the Bitcoin Taco Plebs - Bitcoin Magazine

To be frank, I didn’t expect this podcast to be so profound!  When I invited SeedSigner on to talk about I was hoping to discuss all the cool technical aspects, his ideas for the future and . While we touched on all of these awesome things, what I found really compelling in our conversation was the guiding principles of the project SeedSigner highlighted.  Having access to Bitcoin, an open monetary network that does not debase your wealth, is a human right. Many countries or jurisdictions may stifle the bitcoin industry, making it impossible for some people to acquire hardware...

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The Bitcoin Freedom Ride Across America show art The Bitcoin Freedom Ride Across America

Meet the Bitcoin Taco Plebs - Bitcoin Magazine

Motorcycle riding – the smell of oil, burnt rubber and leather in the sun is an intoxicating experience. The open road laid out before you can take you anywhere and it's in this situation that true freedom can be felt. What’s a better idea than taking this maximally free form of movement and taking it across America, land of the free, to celebrate Bitcoin, the freedom money? I don’t think there is a better person to take on this journey than , an author here at Bitcoin Magazine and Bitcoin pleb extraordinaire. He will be launching his journey at , happening April sixth through the ninth...

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How Bitcoin And Food Are A Revolution show art How Bitcoin And Food Are A Revolution

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I felt truly lucky having had a conversation with Texas Slim on the food supply, bitcoin, and the Beef Initiative. It's almost as if I’m privy to a revolution quietly growing amongst our communities; a food revolution. As people’s eyes are opened in regards to the centralization of our money supply, so too will their eyes open in regards to the centralization of the food supply, Slim explained. It was his own journey down the bitcoin rabbit hole that coincided with his journey down the food rabbit hole. After learning about how he can connect ranchers to consumers, and how that can improve...

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Simple Steps You Can Take To Help Further Bitcoin show art Simple Steps You Can Take To Help Further Bitcoin

Meet the Bitcoin Taco Plebs - Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoiner Brian Harrington talked about how you can limit your exposure to fiat, bring Bitcoin into your community and plan for the future. Hyperbitcoinization is happening in real time. For fiat, the end is nigh. And no one explains this better than Brian Harrington. For him, Bitcoin is a lifestyle. Every day, the actions he takes center around furthering Bitcoin. Brian and I discussed many interesting topics in this episode of Meet The Plebs, but none are as fascinating to him as the “get on zero” movement. Described as maximally limiting your exposure to fiat usage and holdings, Brian...

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Good Writing Is Critical To Bitcoin Adoption show art Good Writing Is Critical To Bitcoin Adoption

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Writing high quality Bitcoin material helps to educate audiences, promote best practices and bring about adoption faster.  Bitcoiners like to read. Something about the knowledge expansion offered by bitcoin is addicting — and in the pursuit of learning, there is no substitute for reading. And for all of the wonderful Bitcoin knowledge and related knowledge we have, it must have been written! As Shawn Amick explained, he takes his writing seriously because it may be people’s first encounter with bitcoin. In our interview, he talked about how reading is the best way for people to learn...

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The last time I talked to a lawyer, it wasn’t this fun. Mark Maraia, author, contributor and now contributor liaison here at Bitcoin Magazine, has incredible insight into various industries that are all impacted by Bitcoin. As he explained, there was a nagging feeling of looming problems and inefficiencies in many of the industries he’d worked in — but it wasn’t until 2020 that he realized bitcoin presents the solution to many of these issues. We expand on his perspective on health, how he relates bitcoin to fellow boomers, and networking at Bitcoin 2022. Be sure to check out the...

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How Bitcoin Will Transform Society’s Understanding Of Energy show art How Bitcoin Will Transform Society’s Understanding Of Energy

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Mark Goodwin describes his bitcoin initiation, the relationship between energy and bitcoin and more. In a perfect universe, energy could be stored with zero degradation over time, a perfect battery. While the laws of thermodynamics deny this possibility, Bitcoin is the best representation of an entropy resistant monetary system that humans have ever seen. Few explain this as well as Mark Goodwin can, and he did so in our most recent episode of Meet The Plebs, the first on Bitcoin Magazine Live. Check out our interview where he explains how he got into Bitcoin, its impacts on the world and...

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Meet the Bitcoin Taco Plebs - Bitcoin Magazine

Competency in any subject can take hard work and dedication. But Bitcoin, being both technically oriented and encompassing so many disciplines, can be especially challenging. I discussed this idea and much more with Chris Alaimo, one of our recent employee additions here at Bitcoin Magazine. His work in multimedia made him a perfect fit for the video side of our magazine, and it was excellent to hear how he first got into bitcoin, lessons learned and what he’s looking forward to.

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Why I Found The Bitcoin Community So Compelling show art Why I Found The Bitcoin Community So Compelling

Meet the Bitcoin Taco Plebs - Bitcoin Magazine

Art and Bitcoin — both draw in some of the most creative minds in the world. I discussed this and more interesting intersections with Bitcoin Magazine’s PhoenixBTC. We touched on how bitcoin affects time preference, and how Bitcoiners can be more receptive to newcomers to the space.

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How I Envision Bitcoin Impacting The Political World with Grant McCarty show art How I Envision Bitcoin Impacting The Political World with Grant McCarty

Meet the Bitcoin Taco Plebs - Bitcoin Magazine

My conversation with was one of my favorite pleb interviews I’ve conducted so far. Whether you believe in the power of political advocacy or not, you cannot help but understand and appreciate the passion he obviously has for advancing Bitcoin. In this interview, we discussed what spurred this passion, and how he envisions Bitcoin’s impact on the political world. While particular to the United States, I think everyone can see the benefit of grassroots organization and change McCarty describes in the interview. It was quite compelling, at least to me, to hear from McCarty that the...

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In this podcast, Bap shares his rabbit hole story and his journey coming to Bitcoin after hearing about it a couple of times. He in particular has an interesting background in traditional finance and after working there as a Bitcoiner for a while, he just couldn’t do it anymore. He needed to break free from the constraints of his old job and pursue his interest in Bitcoin, and he has done just that.

Bap explains that growing up he had always been a pretty frugal dude, saving whatever he could. He even shared an interesting story about receiving bars of silver as a graduation gift for college! Later on we discuss the unique saving strategies of Bitcoiners who put most of their income straight into BTC. I talk about how you can allocate 50-60% of your paycheck and Bitcoiners will say “what is that? An allocation for ants?”. It’s funny to think that anyone outside the Bitcoin space would think you’re crazy for saving that much but, Bitcoiners know there is only 21 million bitcoin and everyone in the world is competing against each other for them. We have to stack as much as we can.

Bap explains that a beautiful thing about Bitcoin is that there are rules without rulers. The network is run on consensus, leaving no room or anyone to control it. I touch on the importance of how strong the network is against bad actors who have tried to control the space in the past couple of years. Many of tried to control it, all have failed. There are many great leaders in the Bitcoin space but as Bitcoiners have shown, if they try anything malicious, then Bitcoiners would (and have before) wage war on them.