The Bitcoin Standard Podcast

Updated: 09 Aug 2022 • 36 episodes

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Saifedean Ammous & Amjad Masad 09 Aug 2022 • EN

125. Learning to Code with Amjad Masad

Should you learn to code? Is coding for everyone? Can learning to code make you more employable? Does the value of coding decline in a world of artificial intelligence? Do intellectual property laws help advance computer engineering or hold it back? In this episode, Saifedean talks to Amjad Masad: CEO of leading coding

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Saifedean Ammous & Lex Fridman 23 May 2022 • EN

116. Bitcoin from First Principles, Saifedean interviewed by Lex Fridman

In perhaps his most comprehensive interview to date, Saifedean talks to Lex Fridman about the history of money, the foundations of economics, and why bitcoin represents a pathway to a more peaceful and prosperous world. Starting from Lex’s question “What is money?”, Saifedean draws on insights from his most recent book

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Saifedean Ammous & Cate Shanahan 18 Mar 2022 • EN

107. Deep Nutrition with Dr Cate Shanahan

March 9th 2022. Saifedean hosts Dr Cate Shanahan to discuss her remarkable work on nutrition and the long term consequences of traditional foods and modern fiat foods. Cate's experience at medical school was powerless to stop her own health deteriorating, causing her to look at nutrition as a deeper cause of health pro

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Saifedean Ammous & Tom Woods 10 Mar 2022 • EN

106. Fiat Money beyond economics, with Tom Woods

February 25th 2022. In this episode, Saifedean appears on The Tom Woods Show for a discussion on how the damage caused by fiat money extends beyond economics. Saifedean and Tom discuss why fiat money increases the power of governments and heightens societal time preference, disincentivising long-term planning. They als

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Saifedean Ammous & Tom Woods 09 Mar 2022 • EN

105. Fiat Money and Debt Slavery with Tom Woods

February 24th 2021. In this episode, Saifedean appears on The Tom Woods Show for a discussion of fiat money and debt slavery. Saifedean and Tom talk about the role of government debt in the creation of fiat money; the recent freezing of bank accounts in the wake of Canadian protests, and why bitcoin improves on the sho

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Saifedean Ammous & Samson Mow 05 Mar 2022 • EN

104. Augmenting Bitcoin with Samson Mow

 In this episode, Saifedean talks to Samson Mow, outgoing CSO of Blockstream and CEO of Pixelmatic, about why we should be “augmenting” rather than trying to change the bitcoin network. They begin by discussing Blockstream projects such as the Liquid Network that extend the range of options available to bitcoin users,

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