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This is episode 168 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast! This week we have two main topics lined up: Heleum and Amir Taaki.
To kick things off, we have a fantastic guest with us, Pace Ellsworth, the creator of Heleum. The upcoming service will automatically and algorithmically trade your money between several world currencies and cryptocurrencies. Rather than trying to game a single exchange pair (like BTC/USD), the program regularly checks numerous currencies for gains and moves into the best one.
Can this really work? How much money could it make? Why do we need something like this? How can we get involved? Pace will have all the answers tonight. And remember you can ask your own questions in the chat while we’re live!
Then later in the show, we’ll cover anarchist Bitcoiner Amir Taaki’s recent run-in with ISIS. He used to work on anonymous, anarcho-capitalist projects like DarkWallet and OpenBazaar, but he was more or less lost for the past two years. Some people even thought he was dead.
Then we learned that he had been working and fighting with rebels in Syria to build a free world from the ground up. He went there hoping to employ his tech skills but ended up fighting on the front lines a bit too. We’ll share more details and comment on Amir’s (possibly questionable) endeavors.
Tune in tonight for all the fun and check the list below for some of the specific stories we’ll cover!
Heleum FAQ (If you sign up, make sure you list “YMB” as your referral!)
How an Anarchist Bitcoin Coder Found Himself Fighting ISIS in Syria
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  • I’m interested in working for Bitcoin but atm it’s hard to find these kind of sites. At the moment it seems quite hard to benefit from Bitcoin unless you have purchased Bitcoins through your current accounts as investments. However, as someone noted somewhere else, buying and selling goods for Bitcoin online seems to be hard. How can Bitcoin make a real difference while it’s still not a feasible currency for most of us?

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  •   Weixing Chen and Yang Jun, the two Chinese entrepreneurs are pairing up to launch a blockchain based ride hailing app. However, the plan is to offer different life-style services that include ride hailing and deliveries. Read news here: Blockchain Based Ride Hailing App

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  • Intro- Blockchain basics: business ledgers Classes coming <p style=”text-align: left;”> https://developer.ibm.com/courses/all-courses/blockchain-for-developers/</p>

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  • Bitcoin has drawn quite a bit of attention in the mainstream media since this story broke out a while back on the bitcoin forums and reddit. Are any of ya’ll taking this seriously or just looking at it as a buying opportunity?   Associated article (one of many):   Forbes   http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbloomberg/2016/01/18/something-rotten-in-the-state-of-bitcoin/#2715e4857a0b321bf5be4650

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