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“The fact that you had the opportunity to even consider becoming an energy generator, that’s purely because solar panels as a technology became so cheap and so accessible…in the hands of every person soon is going to be the ability to participate in the energy system and to be self-sovereign.” — Nima Tabatabai Nima Tabatabai is co-founder of Optimi…
 
Nima Tabatabai is co-founder of Optimize Infrastructure. In this interview, we discuss how battery technology for energy grids, solar’s overwhelming economic case, energy sovereignty, and how combining batteries, Bitcoin and solar results in the most flexible energy assets possible. - - - - In 2010 solar power generated 34 terawatt hours (TWh) per …
 
“We send around UTXOs, at the moment those UTXOs are Bitcoin, they could be lightning channels. Now, there’s a lot of complexity there, but I think that’s where we’re gonna go where you’d be able to move around lightning channels, and that’s like swapping around your checking account.” — Nicholas Gregory Nicholas Gregory is the CEO of Commerce Bloc…
 
Nicholas Gregory is the CEO of Commerce Block, the company behind Mercury Wallet. In this interview, we discuss how they have used statechains to develop a virtual version of Opendime, the balance of trust and privacy on layer 2 protocols, and onboarding Lightning users. - - - - One of the most novel innovations to come out of the Bitcoin ecosystem…
 
“One interesting thing about Bitcoin is Bitcoin doesn’t care about what the regulators do. If they end up drafting regulation that stifles the adoption it will just flourish in other jurisdictions, and eventually, they realise their mistake.” — Tibor Ballai Tibor Ballai is the co-founder and CTO of Fortris. In this interview, we discuss the challen…
 
Tibor Ballai is the co-founder and CTO of Fortris. In this interview, we discuss the challenges of running a business on Bitcoin, how Fortis enables businesses to use Bitcoin as an operational currency, and why this will be the next step in the adoption cycle. - - - - It is one thing for an individual to move towards converting to a Bitcoin standar…
 
“Is the world that we want to live in, one where we need to hyperfinancialize every aspect of an individual’s life because financial conditions on a macro level are such that you have to finacialize your whole being in order to keep up or get ahead? Is that truly a victory for democracy?” — Logan Bolinger Logan Bolinger is a lawyer and writer of th…
 
Logan Bolinger is a lawyer and writer of the Think Bitcoin newsletter. In this interview, we discuss how he became orange pilled after concluding trust in politics is an impossible dream. We talk about how Bitcoin can help fix the broken political system and the problems caused by fiat money. - - - - There are many paths to Bitcoin. Cypherpunks, an…
 
“Bitcoin mining can be plugged into the existing nuclear fleet as it and shore up the economics right now, because a lot of the reactors that are being shut down are because they’re not economically competitive on a grid that has a large share of wind and solar.” — Ryan MacLeod Ryan MacLeod is a Bitcoiner working in the reactor research and safety …
 
Ryan MacLeod is a Bitcoiner working in the reactor research and safety programs at Canadian Nuclear Labs. In this interview, we discuss the importance and safety of nuclear energy, and how Ryan is trying to orange pill the nuclear industry by showing how Bitcoin aids the economic case. - - - - The growing consensus is that nuclear energy needs to p…
 
“On the encryption side a lot of people are worried about ‘how long do you want your secrets to remain secret for?’. And if you’re really worried about things staying secret for a long time, there are some things that people won’t want to get out for the next 100 years, then that’s the reason for people moving on to other types of secure platforms …
 
Richard Murray is the co-founder and CEO of ORCA Computing. In this interview, we discuss the spooky and baffling effects of quantum mechanics, how ORCA is harnessing these effects to build quantum computers, and why success will be our generation's moonshot. - - - - The post-war period has seen an explosion in computing power. The principle underp…
 
“I think freedom is what humanity is striving for; I think we should have freedom in our societies, and freedom is not something that we should bargain for.” — Pascal Gauthier Pascal Gauthier is the CEO of Ledger. In this interview, we discuss how to build and grow a business in a bear market, making the business part of the mission, how nation-sta…
 
Pascal Gauthier is the CEO of Ledger. In this interview, we discuss how to build and grow a business in a bear market, making the business part of the mission, how nation-states are trying to steal Bitcoins, the vulnerability of software wallets to hacks at scale, and why freedom is not something that we should bargain for. - - - - Ledger is a Fren…
 
“If you decentralise custodianship, if you make being a custodian very, very easy, it makes a mockery of laws restricting people from being custodians; if you’ve just got a few big operators, they’re points of failure which can be attacked by government or whatever. I think you see that with technology if you make things easier to run, more people …
 
Ben Arc is a free open-source software advocate and founder of LNbits. In this interview, we discuss how LNbits helps to decentralize custodianship and how Bitcoin’s widescale utility outweighs the environmental FUD. - - - - In April of this year, Arcane Research published the 2nd volume of its “The State of Lightning” report. It showed adoption of…
 
“A world where there’s a plethora of different kinds of society where people consent to the rules, and people have the ability to choose what kind of system they live under, is a better society for everyone.” — Peter Young Peter Young is the managing director of the Free Cities Foundation. In this interview, we discuss the development of autonomous…
 
Peter Young is the managing director of the Free Cities Foundation. In this interview, we discuss the development of autonomous administrative areas around the world called ‘free cities’, where new types of governance can be offered to citizens outside the control of existing states. - - - - Paul Romer, former chief economist at the World Bank and …
 
“Now that we have this peer-to-peer payment network, where normally that value is being captured by credit card companies and applications and things like that in our current system, now that it’s peer-to-peer, that value can be captured by individuals peer-to-peer…that 5% fee going to your credit card company, that’s going to you baby.” — Eric Yak…
 
Eric Yakes is the author of ‘The 7th Property’. In this interview, we discuss the possible Bitcoin banking systems that could emerge when Bitcoin reaches maturity. We consider the forms of banking that developed in the past, and the new forms of banking Bitcoin and the Lightning Network could engender. - - - - One of the major changes brought about…
 
“Most of the solutions that I’ve seen around custody take us from A to B to C, so they’re better custody, they improve upon where we are. But what we did is look at what does the world look like when everybody’s using Bitcoin, when there are billions of people using Bitcoin.” — Obi Nwosu Obi Nwosu is a co-founder of Fedimint and a board member for …
 
Obi Nwosu is a co-founder of Fedimint and a board member for Jack Dorsey’s and Jay-Z’s ₿trust. In this interview, we discuss how Fedimint builds upon various innovations to create community Bitcoin banks, with the aim of fully realising Bitcoin’s potential to bank the unbanked. - - - - In 2018, Bitcoin Magazine asked Andreas Antonopoulos to reflect…
 
“A model is just a way to try to predict something, but this got so popular that people just started believing in it completely, and stopped being rational about it. You always have to be a bit sceptical about models that predict the future, they can be wrong.” — Rational Root The Rational Root is a Bitcoin on-chain & cycle analyst and in this inte…
 
The Rational Root is a Bitcoin on-chain & cycle analyst and in this interview, we discuss developing & using Bitcoin price models. We look in detail specifically at his Bitcoin Spiral Models, Bitcoin hodl price models and Bitcoin halving & cycle charts. - - - - Bitcoin is currently in a bear market that the vast majority failed to predict. In fact,…
 
“Lightning opens up interesting things, if you’re a programmer in a country, you can now get international payments directly from them without going through their country’s banking system. It’s basically peer-to-peer finance. And then they have a unit that is hard, that is harder than their local currency….basically it connects global labour, globa…
 
Lyn Alden is a macroeconomist and investment strategist. In this interview, we discuss her latest paper on the Lightning Network (LN). We focus on the importance of Bitcoin’s base layer, how LN compares to Visa and Mastercard, and how LN is connecting the world in new and revolutionary ways. - - - - To understand the Lightning Network, you need to …
 
“It’s seriously a matter of life and death. Humanity cannot survive under tyranny, it just dwindles away and dies. It’s a really important fight, if we lose this one, we’re screwed - the future is going to be substantially different, substantially different, and not in a good way at all.” — Max Hillebrand Max Hillebrand is an economist and open-sou…
 
Max Hillebrand is an economist and open-source entrepreneur who runs Agora Towards Liberty. In this interview, we discuss the release of Wasabi Wallet 2.0 that he has been contributing to, the importance of CoinJoin, providing easy privacy for everyone, and why the personal risks of facilitating privacy are worth it. - - - - Every year increasing v…
 
“Left libertarianism, libertarian socialism, is the idea that you want to maximise freedom for people in general so maximising of liberty, that’s the libertarian part of it. And the socialist part of it is explaining that the best way to do that is with traditionally socialist structures, rather than more capitalist structures.” — Ben de Waal Ben d…
 
Ben de Waal is the VP of Engineering for Swan Bitcoin. In this interview, we discuss living on bitcoin, what it means to be a libertarian socialist, the issues with capitalism and why Bitcoin should be a home for those on the left and the right. - - - - The last year has been marked by a growing interest in Bitcoin from progressives. A number of hi…
 
“This is the US government and the dollar system beating an open-source project and a free speech project… this isn’t like, oh, Bitcoin’s winning because Eth is losing. No, this is a big change that’s happening.” — Mark Goodwin Mark Goodwin is the director of print editorial at Bitcoin Magazine. In this interview, we discuss the US government's san…
 
Mark Goodwin is the director of print editorial at Bitcoin Magazine. In this interview, we discuss the US government's sanctions on Tornado Cash, the upcoming Ethereum merge, and why this is vitally important for the future of Bitcoin. - - - - On 24th August, the Ethereum Foundation's Protocol Support team announced the Ethereum merge is expected t…
 
“In Zimbabwe for instance with that high inflation: if you tell them you can’t inflate that money, you can’t make more out of this Bitcoin, you can’t censor it, your government can’t take it away from you, everybody understands immediately.” — Anita Posch Anita Posch is a fellow Bitcoin podcaster, author, advocate, and educator. In this interview, …
 
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