Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Mario Gómez and Oscar Salguero to discuss the reality of Bitcoin in El Salvador. We talk about Bukele’s approval, the actions of the gangs, how well Chivo works (badly), and try to understand what is really going on.
Single issue support does not excuse you from the externalities of your support.
This is the first photo that shows up if you search crypto on Pexels and I think the physical coins and the SD card just really sell it. Photo by Worldspectrum on Pexels.com What are cryptocurrencies? Cryptocurrencies are tokens issued on an append only ledger. This ledger is called a blockchain, because it is composed … Continue reading A Newcomers Guide to Cryptocurrency
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Josh Cincinnati to discuss whether or not money laundering should be a crime and our global, warrantless, financial panopticon.
In this wide ranging episode we discuss the nature of fraud, what cryptocurrencies look like, similarities between internet fraud and crypto fraud, and why the SEC has been muted in their response to crypto so far.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin are joined by Francine McKenna, accountant by training, journalist by choice, and creator of The Dig, to discuss auditors, auditing, and crypto.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss Justin Sun, the king of degens, the scamcoin whisperer, the globe-trotting ambassador to the WTO.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss the history of utopian crypto cities, and the many ways in which they fail.
Cas Piancey and I are very excited to launch our new long-form investigative show Innovated. This series will take a look at Blockchains LLC and Jeffrey Berns plan to build a blockchain enabled smart city in the desert. It's a wild story involving brothels, lawsuits, sexual harassment, and company towns.
Cas Piancey and Bennett Tomlin discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine and what it means for cryptocurrencies, and whether cryptocurrencies are effective to avoid sanctions.