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On the Bitcoin Takeover podcast you're going to hear the builders and innovators who make the Bitcoin project valuable. It's thanks to their work that the BTC price goes up, and it's their efforts that convince large investors that Bitcoin is the future of money. Here you will find the projects and ideas that will radically improve Bitcoin in the future, presented by the creators and innovators themselves. Time to learn!

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S5 E1: Bobby Lee on Ballet Cold Storage & Returning to the Real Bitcoin

2020-05-01

Bobby Lee talks about Ballet Wallet, his return to the real Bitcoin, meeting Bruce Willis, debating Nouriel Roubini, and onboarding nocoiners with a skewmorphic object that they can understand.

Bobby Lee talks about Ballet Wallet, his return to the real Bitcoin, meeting Bruce Willis, debating Nouriel Roubini, and onboarding nocoiners with a skewmorphic object that they can understand. 00:50 – Introduction 2:00 – How Ballet was created 3:16 – Ballet REAL vs PRO 4:55 – BIP 38 in Ballet PRO 7:30 – How Charlie Lee gifted Bobby a Casascius physical coin 9:27 – Skewmorphisms for nocoiners (a physical card is easy to understand) 11:20 – How does the Ballet app work and how does it improve on the Casascius and BTC Mint model? 15:41 – Ballet is not for experienced bitcoiners, but nocoiners who had no previous exposure with BTC and need to learn how it works 19:37 – Ballet PRO as a gift where the giver is the trusted third party 21:00 – The Bruce Willis story (and how his daughters received BTC) 23:40 – How did Bruce Willis react? 24:40 – What Adam Back, Trace Mayer, and Tone Vays thought about the Ballet wallet 28:40 – What is the maximum amount that should be stored on a Ballet Wallet? After which threshold should users look into more sophisticated storage solutions? 30:53 – Can Ballet help incentivize more people to run Bitcoin nodes? 34:30 – Which competitors does Ballet have? 36:55 – Bitcoin onboarding and full nodes 38:48 – Does Ballet compete with mobile wallets? 41:31 – Does the Ballet come in a 3-pack? 42:40 – How did Bobby Lee come up with the name “Ballet”? 45:10 – Bobby Lee’s comeback from the big blocker camp and why he returned to the real Bitcoin 46:37 – BTC actually has bigger blocks on average 47:05 – The network effect of Bitcoin 47:30 – Why the Ballet was created and Bitcoin’s use case 49:39 – Bobby Lee’s debate with Nouriel Roubini 50:40 – Nouriel Roubini is a Bitcoin maximalist 52:10 – Closing comments

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