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Digital Cash Network
Digital Cash Network

Digital Cash Network

Documenting the global digital cash revolution, the greatest financial revolution the world has seen in recent times. Opinion, news, podcasts, videos and more.


Nithin Mani on Bitcoin SV, Scaling Cryptocurrency On-Chain, and Decentralization's Role

19 Nov 2020 1 minute read 3 comments TheDesertLynx

Bitcoin SV node implementation Xoken's Nithin Mani a.k.a. StoicHammer comes on the podcast to talk scaling cryptocurrencies, particularly on-chain. We talk the limitations, or limitation myths, of on-chain scaling, and the various trade-offs and opt...

Why Social Media Today Sucks and How to Fix It

16 Nov 2020 1 minute read 42 comments TheDesertLynx

Social media networks today have lots of issues, whether with widespread censorship and "fact-checking," selling user data, using algorithms to manipulate behavior to start infighting and polarizing echochambers, or just a generally bad user experie...

Digital Cash Rundown 5 with Kurt Wuckert Jr.: DCG IPO, PayPal Crypto Goes Live, BCH Split and More!

14 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TheDesertLynx

Kurt Wuckert Jr. comes on the podcast to talk the latest happenings in Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. We cover Digital Currency Group's IPO and what the company's possibly sinister role is in the crypto ecosystem, PayPal crypto trading going live, Bitc...

Why Did the Latest Bitcoin Cash Fork Turn Out Differently?

12 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TheDesertLynx

While not yet finalized, it appears like the upcoming Bitcoin Cash fork will leave Bitcoin ABC, the main development team's implementation, in a distant last place behind Bitcoin Cash Node, the "upstart" implementation. This is the third split invol...

Dash "Election" Could Seriously Overhaul Its Decentralized Governance System

7 Nov 2020 1 minute read 19 comments TheDesertLynx

Dash has an "election" coming up at the end of November 2020 where the network will decide between two important moves forward to overhaul its governance and treasury system. Two proposals, one by Dash's main development group, Dash Core Group, and...

Dash Podcast 158: Bob Carroll of Dash Core Group with a Development Update

7 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TheDesertLynx

Bob Carroll, CTO of the Dash Core team, comes on the podcast to give a development update. We talk about Dash Platform testnet launch in late 2020, along with the DashPay coveted username wallet, and what are the next steps. We also talk about the c...

Colin Aulds on Online Privacy, Bitcoin Self-Custody, and Cryptocurrency Adoption

5 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TheDesertLynx

Colin Aulds of Privacy Pros, formerly known as BillFodl, and the Unhashed Podcast comes on the podcast to talk about privacy in cryptocurrency, from using VPNs to Faraday bags for phones and even hardware wallets. We also cover self-custody, and whet...

Reuben Yap on Firo Rebrand from Zcoin, Marketing in Crypto, Privacy Going Mainstream

4 Nov 2020 1 minute read 7 comments TheDesertLynx

Project steward of Firo, formerly Zcoin, Reuben Yap comes back on the podcast to talk about Zcoin's recent rebranding to Firo and what that means for the future of the project. We talk about the role of branding and marketing in cryptocurrency, and...

Digital Cash Rundown 4 With Collin Enstad: Central Bank Coins, BTC Fees, BCH Split, and More!

31 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TheDesertLynx

Collin Enstad comes on the rundown to talk about the proliferation of central bank-controlled "cryptocurrencies" like JP Morgan coin and the digital yuan, Bitcoin's sky-high fees and Ethereum attempting to help scale it, Bitcoin Cash's interesting c...

David Bond on Avoiding Financial Censorship with Bitcoin, Digital Nomad Life

30 Oct 2020 1 minute read 238 comments TheDesertLynx

Digital nomad and purveyor of digital products David Bond comes on the podcast to give his story on using Bitcoin to avoid financial censorship, which had affected his unique business when PayPal shut down his accounts and confiscated his money. We...