Author: Ansel Lindner

Ansel is a bitcoin specialist, economist, and podcast host.
November 24, 2016 / Podcast

Discussion on Goldman, JP Morgan, and Santander Pull Out of R3CEV along with Segwit and Bitcoin Unlimited, Censorship, and Crybabies.

MoreE028: “Bitcoin is Back”

November 16, 2016 / Blog

Recently, there’s been noticeable reactions to horizontal resistance levels within both charts. Horizontals are very basic technical analysis tools sure, but in my opinion they are useful in examining behavior at key levels. These are my basic horizontals.

MoreEffects of CNY/USD Exchange Rate on Bitcoin Price Resistance

November 12, 2016 / Podcast
November 3, 2016 / Podcast

Bitcoin Numbers Bitcoin price at recording is 5108 CNY/ 744 USD. The trend is distinctly up. We are headed to test the June highs of $789. I expect more volatility above the June highs. Difficulty experienced a small decline of -1.9% last week, after two…

MoreE026: “Wimps and War”

October 26, 2016 / Podcast

This is the second in a series of short podcasts that will talk about the basics of what bitcoin is and hopefully make it bitcoin and my podcast more approachable to people just starting to learn more. In this lesson, I help you explore what…

MoreBitcoin 101: “Digital Cash”

October 25, 2016 / Podcast

This is the first in a series of short podcasts that will talk about the basics of what bitcoin is and hopefully make it bitcoin and my podcast more approachable to people just starting to learn more. In Lesson 1, I give my extended elevator…

MoreBitcoin 101: “What is Bitcoin?”

October 19, 2016 / Podcast

Donations are much appreciated: 17ojFGrjczRtoAznoa1K4PZGvUSQ695hQX Bits and Pieces SEGWIT Drama Part 1) ViaBTC Standoff This mining pool has taken a political stance against scaling bitcoin, and is blocking any attempt at a soft fork to SegWit. They had 168 Phs and about 10% of blocks.…

MoreE025: “SegWit, Attacks, and Wikileaks”

September 30, 2016 / Podcast

Donations help me respect your time by staying ad-free: 17ojFGrjczRtoAznoa1K4PZGvUSQ695hQX Janet Yellen thinks it’s a good idea for the Fed to be able to buy stocks. WTF JanetBits and Pieces Santander Confirms Fiat-backed Token Project on Ethereum Blockchain Santander is using ethereum for a digital…

MoreE024: “Blockchains and Cheap Power”

September 22, 2016 / Podcast

Bits and Pieces BitGirls Japan is back in the bitcoin news cycles with this story from Jamie Redman and bitcoin.com. The Japanese BitGirls show brings blockchain voting, cryptocurrency to TV. The show will revolve around counterparty tokens which are transacted in bitcoin transactions. I don’t…

MoreE023: “Sound Money and Anti-fragility”

September 9, 2016 / Podcast

Bits and Pieces Ransomware Story Banks starting to hoard tens of thousands of dollars of bitcoin for ransomware attacks – via Business Insider 54% of businesses surveyed by the cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes have come under attack by ransomware in the last 12 months. ‘We see…

MoreE022: “Bitcoin Is That Exit Door”