The world is big enough for multiple blockchains ! Exciting time for bitcoin, as the Taproot upgrade is incoming. Crypto has moved into the mayors office of NYC and he wants to add it to the academic curriculum ! The Gentlemen of Crypto is a daily live cryptocurrency podcast that broadcasts on YouTube. Isaiah Jackson and King Bless provide cryptocurrency analysis across a variety of blockchain news stories.
Top gains/ losses (market update) : 48
- BNB (8.86%)
- XRP (-4.24%)
- Poladot (-4.08%)
Introducing Antonio : 1:57
- In-house crypto warrior
- Moderator / art creator / illustrator
NYC mayor will take his first three paychecks in bitcoin 4:26
- Plans to make New York the “center of cryptocurrency industry” (link)
- Marks the beginning of a friendly crypto rivalry between NYC and Miami
‘Infrastructure bill’ makes non reporting crypto transactions illegal 18:15
- Failure to report will be a criminal offense if bill is passed (link)
- Nearly makes it impossible to use Defi and comply with the law
What are the advantages of Taproot for Bitcoin? 33:00
- Taproot gives bitcoin another layer of privacy
How do GMOC feel about stacks and other tokens that run on top of bitcoin? 34:40
- Great, stacks is the protocol that issued the Miami coin.
- Its all about how secure the 1st layer of the blockchain is . Since bitcoin is the most secure blockchain, anything on top of it would just be better than if it were on a different chain
Could shiba be the money of the future? 42:42
- Most likely not, in order for shiba to even hit a dollar. The market cap would have the be bigger than the amount of money there is in the world right now. Every dollar in the bank, bitcoin and bonds would have to go to Shiba and it still wouldn’t reach $1.
Brian Brooks Bitfury CEO 1:06:16
- Former Binance.US CEO Brian Brooks has become the CEO of Bitfury
Why do you guys hate ethereum? 1:09:01
- It may seem that because people try to compare it to bitcoin, Ethereum by itself I think its ok. I think there’s other chains that are better, but I think people have the wrong perception of Ethereum.
Do you think there will be a multiblockchain world? 1:11:06
- Yes, I think bitcoin is good by itself. But I think there will be a multichain world. There are always entrepreneurs, there always new people to the community, always people trying to get the next big thing. Everything you can do in Ethereum , you can do in bitcoin. It takes longer, because its more secure.
Solana Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures and FTX launch 100m gaming fund: 1:25:45
- The intersection between blockchain technology, cryptocurrency and gaming is creating a new reality to gamers
- Funds will be used to invest in gaming studios, technology companies and other projects (link)
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