Nov 14, 2016
This week's episode starts off with some post election roundup (and a shout out to Paul Sports whose excellent-but-not-exceedingly-long-article-this-one-time can be found here: http://bitcoinhivemind.com/blog/betting-on-elections/) We sent a mole in to get intel on the Don Tapscott scam. His findings? Too much Skepticism! Alongside tapscott, we found the newest mutable-immutable, blockless-blockchain project kadena.io! Mr Golden Teeth gets a visitor: http://www.local10.com/news/crime/men-use-sledgehammers-to-smash-display-cases-during-flea-market-robbery . Updates on more florida men. We make surprise phone calls to some would-be craigslist scammers. Cryptsy updates. New users of bitcoin: https://www.deepdotweb.com/2016/11/03/hitman-nabbed-new-jersey-sting/. Kathryn Haun of the DOJ discovers the amazing power of Public Key Infrastructure technology: http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2016/11/01/federal-prosecutor-kathryn-haun-on-how-criminals-use-bitcoin-and-how-she-catches-them/#60b03ded7886 . Also, she learns you can't imprison bitcoin. R3 is circling the drain - Gendal, Brown and Hearn are now here for.... sharing facts! https://gendal.me/2016/11/08/on-distributed-databases-and-distributed-ledgers/ Brad Garlinghouse takes over as CEO of payments startup Ripple... But what does it mean? Airbitz to use the SEC title III blockchain for fundraising - but, will it pump? Eris rebrands to Monax. Moonero exit scam: http://imgur.com/a/5cTil . Microsoft to do the Travel industry blockchain scam https://news.bitcoin.com/webjet-travel-industry-blockchain/ Fred Ersam doing the Big Vern pump thing: https://blog.gdax.com/how-to-raise-money-on-a-blockchain-with-a-token-510562c9cdfa#.i930lbu40 Bitcoin scammer in Dubai: http://7days.ae/dhs375000-bitcoin-scam-dubai Ginni Remetty goes full retard: http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-blockchain-will-change-your-life-1478564751 . Hyperledger acquires some garbage. Bitxatm invents a new kind of exit scam: http://blog.bitxatm.com/post/150728166991/aknowledge-of-former-employee-sabotage Nevada state's pension manager does nothing: http://www.wsj.com/articles/what-does-nevadas-35-billion-fund-manager-do-all-day-nothing-1476887420 . Uses for ETFs. Uses for Technical Analysis. And systemic risk - will you be compensated?