Clif High does his deepest dive yet on the subject of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency while answering questions from the folks at Off Planet Radio.

  • 00:01:00 Introduction of Clif Q&A show about bitcoin
  • 00:03:00 What is the value exchange with bitcoin; Relationship of money and time; Money is an emotional attachment to something; Gold was slowing us down
  • 00:08:20 Double-spend issue; Energy exchange; Proof of Work; Intrinsic value of bitcoin; Barter is Mad Max world
  • 00:20:45 Minimal criminal activity on bitcoin; Bitcoin is pseudo-anonymous; Proof of Good
  • 00:26:45 Bitcoin energy use; Hashing; Cryptography
  • 00:30:40 Quantum computing vs bitcoin hash
  • 00:36:15 Satoshi Nakamoto White linguistics indicate single author; Open Source
  • 00:41:50 Bitcoin has taken emotional place of gold
  • 00:44:27 Adoption curve: innovators, early adopters, mainstream, follow ons
  • 00:48:25 Fiat currencies fail because of dilution; Bitcoin can’t be deleted; Synchronized time
  • 00:53:45 51% attack; Consensus
  • 00:54:25 Populous; Steven Nico Williams
  • 00:59:20 Early days at Microsoft
  • 01:02:45 Jason Goodman and Quin Michaels incident; Problems with AI
  • 01:09:30 Neuronets taking over repetitive jobs – Machine learning
  • 01:15:00 Confidence game: Bitcoin of Dollar; Humans are tactile? Shopping cart analogy
  • 01:22:00 Crypto = Antilife? Can’t ignore the consequences of ignoring reality; Current society is based on MIStrust; Half of current population would not exist without debt; Cryptos are anti-depopulation
  • 01:27:50 Collective
  • 01:33:50 Disintermediating society – Getting rid of the middlemen
  • 01:34:50 Bitcoin energy use; 88 military managers for every company of soldiers; 3% of population to create massive change
  • 01:42:00 AI and Singularity
  • 01:46:00 Decisions based on hormones; Body mind, feeling mind; desire mind; Feeling based on nerves; Desire based on blood; Vagus nerve; Consciousness resides in the pancreas
  • 01:56:50 Quantum computers exist only with consciousness extracted; Small fraction of internet is indexed by Google;
  • 02:00:50 Ever-present Now, Zero point
  • 02:04:30 Background on the Kerry Cassidy interview
  • 02:10:00 Reluctance toward cryptos due to digital; Pirate world; New class of elite; New form of energy exchange
  • 02:22:20 Coinbase; JSnip4

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