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A Bitcoin special. 23 year old Martin Kuvandzhiev is a developer for the new Bitcoin Gold hard fork coin. We talk about the current drama including a huge DDOS attack that brought the https://btcgpu.org/ site down. Bitcoin Gold is currently trading futures at $145 (0.025 of 1 Bitcoin). This is a pre mine coin (,0.5% of total supply)but there's now replay protection, implemented since our recording. There's a bounty reward programme too. We also explore how a censorship resistant, decentralised, trustless store of value can help eliminate corruption when it comes to government expenditure. Bitcoin Gold uses the Equihash PoW algorithm, which cannot be solved using ASICs that have been designed for Bitcoin. This ensures that Bitcoin Gold is not in competition with Bitcoin over limited resources. Instead, Bitcoin Gold will have an entirely different mining infrastructure, consisting of general purpose computer hardware (GPUs). Bitcoin Gold is an interesting idea to improve the decentralisation of mining. If this concept is successful we may see this one day implemented in Bitcoin core. But more drama coming with the contentious 2Xfork which has the potential to cause confusion and yet more volatility. https://btcgpu.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/BitcoinGold-Roadmap.pdf -- for Bitcoin Gold Road Map https://soundcloud.com/lancelot-nelson/76-bitcoin-baby -- for more on Bitcoin. If you enjoyed this show as much as we did making it then subscribe in Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast player. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bulgaria-now-podcast/id889642431?mt=2 Want to support the show? Then I appreciate your donations of your satoshi (Bitcoin) or Ethers (Etherium)to help Bulgaria Now Podcast grow and get better. So you've got no cash? Then sharing, liking and following this show helps me too. Bitcoin: 14p5UwavaPuTXRHPLcEuw192Zpe2sXRFxh Etherium: 0x37495dEBfB8cF961EF439664C0B3e1c10b3A05f3 https://purse.io/?_a=BitcoinBulgaria to save 15%+ on all your purchases on Amazon. (affiliate link that helps the show but costs you nothing) More show notes at www.bulgarianow.bg Sponsors http://www.appfactory.bg - mobile application development http://www.banskoblog.com - Bansko Blog, info https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bansko/id491461324?ls=1&mt=8 - Bansko App for "all you need to know about Bansko" Links https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/bulgaria-now/id889642431?mt=2 -- Bulgaria Now Podcast in iTunes http://www.bulgarianow.bg https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bansko/id491461324?ls=1&mt=8 https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bulgarian-history-podcast/id733259236?mt=2 -- The Bulgarian History Podcast (Eric Halsey) Help other people find the show by rating and commenting in iTunes, Soundcloud and Stitcher. iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/bulgaria-now/id889642431?mt=2 Feed http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:95925292/sounds.rss Support Bulgaria Now Podcast, it's appreciated. lance@appfactory.bg or call +359 892 348 600 for info. 1BTC = $4,685.00 on date of release (26.10.18) What's this BTC thing? Listen to this BG Now episode: https://soundcloud.com/lancelot-nelson/63-i-am-bitcoin and go to www.bulgarianow.bg for more info.

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