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The Bitcoin Podcast #241

Episode Summary

Lots on the docket as we dive deep into issues with Lightning Network, scaling, and if the progress has been too slow. In addition, Wayne, a good friend of ours calls into the show to discuss security and Coinstar. Oh, you know those machines at the grocery store that transform your gallon jug of spare change into more usable currency? They’re about to start selling Bitcoin. To make this impulse shopping dream come true, Coinstar, the company behind those ubiquitous change-counting kiosks, has partnered with Coinme, a startup that operates a small network of cryptocurrency-dispensing ATMs around the country. Good for adoption, or bad? All this and more!

Episode Notes

Lots on the docket as we dive deep into issues with Lightning Network, scaling, and if the progress has been too slow. In addition, Wayne, a good friend of ours calls into the show to discuss security and Coinstar. Oh, you know those machines at the grocery store that transform your gallon jug of spare change into more usable currency? They’re about to start selling Bitcoin. To make this impulse shopping dream come true, Coinstar, the company behind those ubiquitous change-counting kiosks, has partnered with Coinme, a startup that operates a small network of cryptocurrency-dispensing ATMs around the country. Good for adoption, or bad? All this and more!