PoW Bitcoin – 7/27/2017

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PoW!Bitcoin – 6/18/2017

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E043: “Soft Forks and Hard Forks”

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E041: “Bitcoin Roundup”

In this episode I go through many topics and summarize recent weeks in bitcoin. I announce Bigcoin, speak about Unlimited, address the AntBleed backdoor, and finally talk about the next attack Bcoin and ExtBlks.

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E040: “ASICBoost and Criminals”

Discussing a bitcoin market update, trending topics, and ASICBoost along with Extension Blocks. I also end with a Syria update.