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Bringing Back the Best: This Week on Decentral Talk Live


         Bringing Back the Best: This Week on Decentral Talk Live

Decentral has recently moved its offices. As a result, is in the process of creating a new and improved studio. So this week, we revisit some of our best episodes that also aim to shed some light on topics that you’ll see in the news this week.

We start off with an episode from December 2014when Dmitry Murashchik of Mycelium was our guest. This week, Mycelium will be shipping out their first, sold-out batch of brand new Entropy devices. Entropy is a small USB device that uses hardware-based entropy to generate printable Bitcoin paper wallets. Find out more about Mycelium and Entropy on Monday’s featured episode of Decentral Talk Live.

On Tuesday, we go back to TNABC Las Vegas foran interview with Patrick Cines of the College Crypto Network. CCN is involved in plenty of projects these days, including a Bitcoin Charity Summit at USC. Find out more about how young Bitcoiners are spreading the word about digital currencies in their colleges and communities.

Every day on various community chat boards, people ask, “How do I know which wallet is best for me and how do I make sure it’s secure?” CryptoCurrency Certification Consortium(C4) president, Michael Perklin,sat down with co-hosts Anthony Di Iorio and Ethan Wildingto break down the various types of wallets and important steps that users need to take to secure their funds.

It’s tax season, so figuring out how to include bitcoin on a tax return is on people’s minds these days. On Thursday, will try to shed some light on a complex issue by highlighting an interview with Jake Benson of LibraTax. Find out more about keeping more of your money while staying on the right side of tax legislation onthis featured episode of Decentral Talk Live.

Ending the week on a positive note, DTL brings backits popular interview with Connie Gallippi, founder of the BitGive Foundation. Gallippi has worked tirelessly to enable the Bitcoin community to support charitable work by organizations such as Save the Children and the Water Project. BitGive is the first registered Bitcoin charity in the space. It recently formed a partnership with ChangeTip that allows users to automatically redirect their tips to BitGive. BitGive is also part of the 1% Initiative with and Chain to save customers money and donate 1 percent to charity.

Past episodes of Decentral Talk Live can be found on the playlist. Featured episodes will be showcased at 3 pm EDT, Monday-Friday on


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