The Bitcoin Standard Podcast

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Saifedean's The Bitcoin Standard Podcast is the place to discuss Bitcoin and economics from the Austrian school's perspective. Listen to the weekly discussion seminar, where a group of learners from all over the world discuss the website's online courses, as well as a wide variety of economic, political, and social issues, and occasionally host special guests for the discussion. The podcast also includes the most interesting interviews conducted with Saifedean on other shows.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. 25. Economics of time and time preference, from Principles of Economics

    Description: Discussion of the economics of time, based on chapter 3 in Saifedean's forthcoming textbook, Principles of Economics. Why is time the ultimate resource, and how does money affect time preference. Subscribe on to receive weekly emails with the chapters of Saifedean's books!   THE ...


  2. 24. Why bitcoin's price matters, and Bitcoin as a settlement network

    In today's seminar, we discuss why bitcoin's price matters, what bitcoin skeptics get wrong about it, and what it means to the success of the network. We also discuss the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's new guidance allowing banks to use public blockchains as settlement infrastructure, and ...


  3. 23. Bitcoin in Lebanon with Thomas Semaan

    Thomas Semaan is an ex-student of Saifedean who has been active in the Lebanese bitcoin scene. He joins us to tell us about the Lebanese fiat crisis, how bitcoin has helped him and other bitcoiners, and compare its effectiveness to political activism and delusions of reform. Bitcoin Du ...


  4. 22. Is Trading Bullshit, with Tone Vays

    We are joined by Bitcoin trader and analyst Tone Vays, to discuss professional trading, amateur trading, bitcoin trading, and the likely course of the bitcoin bull market.   THE BITCOIN STANDARD TOOLKIT The Bitcoin Standard Toolkit is a selection of the Bitcoin services I recommend to readers ...


  5. 21. Central Bank Digital Currencies, the Small Reset, and was Hayek a shitcoiner?

    In today’s seminar we discuss Central Bank Digital Currencies and what they mean for Bitcoin. What are the likely contours of a new global monetary system, in the wake of the global economic crises? Finally we examine Hayek’s proposal for competing currencies and whether it makes him a shitcoiner.   ...