In this rare, publicly available episode of Tragedy and Hope’s Casual Cafe series (usually reserved for T&H subscribers), Richard Grove discusses Bitcoin (BTC) best practices and security FAQs with Bitcoin Maven and Will Pangman, who leads Richard through the steps to set up his first bitcoin wallet. This tutorial is perfect for those new to bitcoin who are curious about best practices when first getting started and also a great reminder to those who are already familiar with the technology.
Topics included: Securing Passwords, Securing Email, 2-Factor Authentication (in BTC and Email), using BTC securely with smart devices, 2nd BTC password for spending, cold wallet storage, 1996 NSA Cryptocurrency & e-coin paper (pre-Bitcoin & Blockchain), the differences between Centralized, Decentralized, Distributed, and Peer-to-Peer Architectures.
Links discussed in this episode:
T&H Bitcoin Fundraiser hosted by Ernie Hancock of Freedom’s Phoenix: http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Fundin…
1996 NSA Cryptocurrency article “How to Make a Mint”: http://groups.csail.mit.edu/mac/class…
Google Searches: KeePassX, LastPass, Tails (Linux), Authy, Google Authenticator
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