Beam Privacy PodcastSep 11, 2023
Balancing Blockchain Privacy and Regulation: Insights from Vitalik Buterin
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus take a deep dive into the groundbreaking paper "Blockchain Privacy and Regulatory Compliance: Towards a Practical Equilibrium," co-authored by none other than Ethereum's co-founder, Vitalik Buterin. Join us as we explore the delicate balance between preserving user privacy and meeting regulatory requirements in the blockchain space. We break down key insights from the paper, discuss its implications for the future of blockchain technology, and ponder how the crypto community can navigate this complex terrain. Whether you're a crypto enthusiast or a privacy advocate, this episode promises to shed light on one of the most pressing issues in the blockchain world today. Don't miss it!
Crypto Chronicles: US Court's Verdict on Uniswap, BTC and ETH, and Beam X Nostr Hackathon, Ethereum Account Abstraction and more
In this episode of The Beam Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus dive into the exciting world of cryptocurrencies, discussing the ongoing Beam X Nostr Hackathon and its innovative developments. They explore the groundbreaking recognition of Uniswap as a decentralized protocol and the recent legal verdict that Bitcoin and Ethereum are now officially commodities according to the US court, settling the long-standing debate about their securities status.
The hosts also tackle some hot topics in the crypto sphere, including the unfortunate incident of friend.tech users' address leak and the game-changing Ethereum account abstraction tool. But that's not all! They take time to engage with their community, answering questions on topics ranging from Beam's reverse bridge to NPH trove requirements, the Zano escrow contract, and Beam's liquidity mining program.
Join Alex and Gus as they break down the latest developments, answer community inquiries, and shed light on the dynamic landscape of cryptocurrency in this informative and engaging episode of The Beam Podcast.
Shibarium Bridge Woes, SBF's Legal Woes, Trump's Ethereum Ventures, and More!
Join hosts Alex and Gus in this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast as they delve into the Shibarium bridge issue and discuss its impact on the crypto community. Explore the latest updates on SBF's legal situation and discover the unexpected involvement of Trump as an Ethereum whale. Gain insights into Paypal's stablecoin ambitions and listen to Alex's feedback regarding his interview with Joel Valenzuela. Stay tuned for highlights from the Beam Hackathon and hear the hosts answer intriguing community questions. Whether you're a crypto enthusiast or new to blockchain, this episode offers a captivating journey through cryptocurrency, privacy tech, and innovation.
Beam x Nostr Summer Hackathon 2023: Shaping the Future of Web3 Communication
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus discuss the privacy concerns surrounding World Coin. Additionally, they took a deep dive into the upcoming BeamxNostr Summer Hackathon 2023, where participants will be working on developing anonymous censorship-resistant communication platforms using the Beam blockchain and Nostr protocol. The hackathon aims to shape the future of Web3 and revolutionize secure and private communication in the digital age. Tune in for an informative and inspiring discussion on blockchain, privacy, and the future of decentralized technology.
Privacy and Data Protection
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus explore the diverse aspects of privacy, highlighting the difference between privacy and secrecy. They discuss the significance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on individuals and businesses. Additionally, they delve into the costs associated with maintaining privacy and its far-reaching effects on society. This engaging discussion offers listeners a fresh perspective on the importance of protecting personal information in our interconnected world. Tune in for an enlightening exploration of the many faces of privacy.
Unveiling Arkham: The 'Dox-to-Earn' Program and Privacy Faux Pas
In this episode, we delve into the recent buzz surrounding Arkham, the innovative blockchain platform that has stirred both excitement and controversy in the cryptocurrency world. Join us as we uncover the details of Arkham's unique 'dox-to-earn' program and the surprising privacy concerns brought to light by the astute Beamer m4gicpotato.
Exploring Web3, Beam Hackathon, and Community Q&A
Join Alex in this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast as he explores the world of Web3, shares exciting updates about the upcoming Beam Hackathon, and answers community questions.
Five Things Everybody Should Know about Privacy Coins
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, Alex and Gus explored the concept of privacy in the cryptocurrency world. They discuss various privacy mechanisms like such as Lelantus, MimbleWimble, and ZKsnarks, emphasizing the importance of default privacy settings. The hosts also touch upon the notion of anonymity sets and the significance of OpSec (Operational Security) in protecting user privacy. Tune in for valuable insights into enhancing privacy in the crypto industry.
Bitcoin ETFs, Binance Delistings, and the future of Web3
In this episode of the Beam Privacy podcast, hosts Alex and Gus explore the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space. They kick off the discussion by dissecting the potential impact of Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) on the market and what it means for investors. The conversation then shifts gears as they delve into Binance's recent decision to delist more privacy coins, analyzing the motivations behind this move and its implications for the broader crypto ecosystem. Finally, Alex and Gus take a deep dive into the exciting world of Web3, exploring its transformative potential and discussing the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Tune in to gain valuable insights into the evolving landscape of cryptocurrencies, privacy, and decentralized technologies.
SEC vs. Binance, Coinbase Woes, Reddit Blackout, and Beam R&D Update
Join Alex and Gus on the Beam Privacy Podcast as they discuss the intense battle between the SEC and crypto giants Binance and Coinbase. They also dive into the dramatic Reddit blackout and its impact on users and the community. Plus, get an exclusive update on Beam's cutting-edge R&D efforts. Tune in for a concise yet insightful exploration of these timely topics.
Exploring Web3 Innovations and Unraveling the SEC Crypto Crackdown
In this riveting episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus delve into the cutting-edge realm of Web3 technologies while shedding light on the recent crackdown by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on cryptocurrencies.
Privacy & MiCA Regulations: Insights with Alex and Gus
Join hosts Alex and Gus on the Beam podcast as they explore the world of privacy and delve into the implications of MiCA regulations. Discover the challenges of maintaining privacy in the digital age and gain valuable insights into the impact of upcoming regulations on the cryptocurrency industry. Engaging discussions and expert analysis await in this thought-provoking episode.
Exploring Beam Hackathon, Tornado Cash Hijack, DAO Governance, and Beam DEX Incentivise Campaign: Privacy & DeFi Insights
Join Alex and Gus on the Beam Privacy podcast as they explore the latest developments in privacy and decentralized finance (DeFi). Discover the highlights of the Beam Hackathon, learn about the Tornado Cash Hijack incident, delve into the world of DAO governance, and uncover the Beam Dex incentivize campaign. Tune in for insights, analysis, and captivating discussions on these interstice topics. Don't miss out on this exciting episode!
Ledger's Phrase Recovery, European Regulation, Ethereum Block Finalization, and Beam's Latest Innovations
Join Alex and Gus on the Beam Privacy Podcast as they cover the latest crypto developments. Explore Ledger's new hardware wallet recovery feature, unravel the impact of European crypto regulations, dive into Ethereum's block finalization issue, and discover the exciting updates on Beam's Mobile and Web Wallets. Stay informed and empowered in the ever-evolving world of cryptocurrency.
Beam Blockchain Stoppage, Updates, DEX and Privacy
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus delve into the recent Beam blockchain stoppage issue and provide an extensive explanation of the issue and its fix. They also discuss the updated Beamasset website and the new Beam website download SHA verification feature. The hosts explore the cost of creating confidential assets and how it aims to lower the barrier of entry to Beam, as well as asset lock, liquidity mining, and other interesting topics about the DEX. Join them as they explore the exciting world of mimblewimble, privacy, and more. Don't miss this informative and insightful episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast!
Beam Updates: New Website Launch, BeamX Allocation, and Beam DEX Launch
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus discuss the recent launch of the new Beam website, which was designed by a community member named MagicP0tatoes. They also provide updates on the allocation of BeamX for the Nephrite Stability Pool and the Beam Decentralized Exchange(DEX) launch. The hosts delve into the technical details of how Beam transactions and addresses work, answering questions from the community and providing insights into the future of Beam. Join Alex and Gus as they explore the latest developments in Beam's quest for privacy and decentralization.
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Nephrite Audit, DEX Launch, and New Updates
On this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus discuss the latest updates in the world of Beam. They start off by discussing the recent Nephrite audit and what it means for the Beam ecosystem. They also dive into the news of the upcoming closing of the DEX accumulation phase and the forthcoming DEX launch on May 4th.
In addition, the hosts talk about the upcoming new launch of the new Beam website and the improvements made to the Beam Web and Mobile wallet. They also cover other exciting topics related to Beam, providing listeners with an in-depth look at what's going on in this innovative privacy-focused cryptocurrency.
Tune in to this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast to learn more about the latest updates and developments in the Beam community, and to stay up-to-date on all the latest news in the cryptocurrency world.
Dex and Stables.
On this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, Alex and Gus delve into the exciting developments within the Beam ecosystem. They start off by discussing the MEV Bot attack, they also touch on the Beam High-Frequency transaction feature, which allows for lightning-fast transactions on the network and the Beam Accumulator. They also talked about the upcoming launch of the Beam Automated Market Maker (AMM) DEX, which will allow users to trade Beam and other CA in a decentralized and trustless environment. Overall, this episode offers a comprehensive overview of the latest developments within the Beam ecosystem and how they are contributing to the network's growth and adoption.
Beam Wallet Update with Alex and Gus
In the latest episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, Alex and Gus discuss the exciting new features and improvements in the newly released Beam Wallet version 7.3. The biggest highlight of the update is the addition of support for Ledger hardware wallets, which provides an extra layer of security for users' funds. Another notable feature is the alpha version of Beam Messenger, a secure messaging platform with end-to-end encryption that enables users to send messages without compromising their privacy.
In addition, the podcast hosts discuss the improvements made to the high-frequency transaction (HFTX), making it even faster and more efficient. They also give a sneak peek into the upcoming web wallet release, which promises to provide users with easy access to their funds on the go. Overall, this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast provides valuable insights into the latest developments in the Beam ecosystem, offering a glimpse into what the future holds for this innovative project.
Keeping Up with Beam
In this week's episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, we're excited to have Beam Africa as our guest host. Joined by Alex and Gus, we dive deep into topics such as how Beam implements High Frequency Transactions (HFT), the latest updates in Beam marketing, the integration of Beam Messenger on mobile wallet, and the ins and outs of Beam DEX Slippage.
As always, our discussion is lively and interactive, with plenty of opportunities for our guests to share their insights and answer audience questions. Whether you're a seasoned Beam enthusiast or just starting to explore the world of privacy-focused cryptocurrencies, you won't want to miss this informative and engaging episode. Join us as we explore the latest developments in Beam and the exciting possibilities for the future of privacy and security in the world of crypto.
Beam Wallet Upgrades and High-Frequency Transactions.
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus discuss the latest updates to the Beam Desktop wallet and the Beam Dappnet wallet. They delve into the improvements made to the wallets and the impact of High-Frequency Transactions (HFT) on Nephrite. Additionally, they talk about the recent updates to the Beam web wallet, its adoption, and the DApp Store. The hosts also take questions from the audience on various topics, including the fees associated with the Beam Messenger. Tune in to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the Beam ecosystem.
New Desktop Wallet Features, Liquidity Pool Launch and Epoch 18
On this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus shared exciting updates about the Beam ecosystem. They started off by discussing the final phases of testing for the new Beam Desktop wallet, which is set to feature three main improvements. Firstly, hardware wallet support will be included, providing an additional layer of security for users. Secondly, the wallet will feature Beam Messenger (V1), allowing users to communicate with each other in a private and secure way. Lastly, the wallet will have high-frequency transaction improvements, which will be especially beneficial for Nephrite.
Moving on, the hosts shared news about the upcoming liquidity/accumulation pool on Dappnet. Set to go live on Friday 24th March 2023 and hit the Mainnet on Wednesday 29th March, 2023, this pool will allow users to earn more yield and will be open for two weeks. The success of this pool will depend on community feedback, so users are encouraged to share their thoughts and suggestions.
Finally, Alex and Gus talked about the highly anticipated launch of Nephrite. This censorship-resistant, non-custodial, governance-less, overcollateralized by $BEAM confidential #stablecoin is expected to launch after the Epoch 18 voting ends.
Overall, this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast was packed with exciting updates and information about the future of the Beam ecosystem.
Exploring EPOCH 18 Voting, Ethereum Account Abstraction, and Community Ideas
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, join hosts Alex and Gus as they delve into the upcoming EPOCH 18 voting and its significance for Beam's decentralized exchange liquidity pool and Nephrite. They also discuss the implications of Ethereum account abstraction for Beam and how it can benefit the privacy-oriented platform. Additionally, the hosts share some of the interesting ideas raised by the Beam community in the forum, highlighting the community's active involvement in shaping the future of Beam. Tune in to learn more about the exciting developments in Beam and its commitment to privacy and decentralization.
Beam Wallet Addresses, DEX Launch, and Liquidity Mining: Insights and Answers.
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, hosts Alex and Gus dive into the intricacies of Beam Wallet addresses and the upcoming EPOCH 18 voting. They also discuss the highly-anticipated launch of the Beam DEX and how liquidity mining will work for the platform. Additionally, the hosts answer some pressing questions from the Beam community, including the use of admin keys in the Beam contract. Whether you're a seasoned Beam user or just curious about the inner workings of this innovative privacy coin, this episode is a must-listen!
Establishing Asset Minting Costs, Voting for BeamX Authorization, and Pricing Models for BeamX
In this episode of the Beam Privacy podcast, Alex and Gus delve into the importance of establishing the cost of minting an asset on the Beam Asset Minter. They also discuss the recent vote for the authorization of BeamX for the Nephrite Collaterized stablecoin stability pool, and explore different pricing options for BeamX. Tune in to learn more about the latest developments and strategies for the Beam ecosystem.
Beam R&D Updates and SEC Crackdown on BUSD
In this episode of the Beam Privacy Podcast, Alex and Gus dive into the latest updates from Beam Research and Development, including progress on the Beam Bridge and other exciting projects. They also discuss the recent crackdown by the SEC on BUSD and its implications for the broader crypto community. In addition, they answer community questions on a range of topics, including the Beam Bridge, wallet integration, and upcoming events. Don't miss this informative and engaging conversation on all things Beam!
Exploring the Beam Bridge and the Future of Decentralized Transactions
Join Alex and Gus as they dive into the exciting new developments in the world of Beam Privacy. In this episode, they discuss the Beam Bridge, which enables the transfer of crypto assets from Ethereum to Beam, and the Asset Minter and Decentralized exchange (DEX). They also shed light on the relationship between Beam and Grin, and the possibility of integrating other chains as sidechains and confidential NFT. Tune in for an insightful and informative conversation on the latest in Beam Privacy.
Inside the World of Beam: An In-Depth Discussion with Amir and Alex
Join Amir and Alex as they delve into the exciting developments happening in the world of Beam. From the latest in foundation financing to plans for expanding its reach on new exchanges, this episode has it all. Learn about the recent integration with Ledger hardware wallets, updates to the addressing method, and get answers to some of the most pressing questions about Beam and Ethereum Class. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the future of Beam and its mission to bring privacy and security to the world of digital assets.
Beam Delisted: The Impact of Binance Delisting and the Road Ahead
In this episode of Beam Privacy, hosts Alex and Gus dive into the recent delisting of Beam from the Binance exchange and its impact on the coin's market cap. They discuss the team's immediate and long-term plans for development and address community feedback. Get the inside scoop on the future of Beam and what it means for investors.
2022 in Retrospect
Beam Discussion: The Digital Assets Anti-Money Laundering Bill
Beam Feature Request Catchup.
S.C.A.M and Confidential Assets
Beam Discussion: Beam Development, Privacy and Feature Requests.
Beam Feature Request
Gus and Alex discussed the Beam Bridge, Beam Feature Request(FR), Twitter showdown with Elon Musk, and other interesting topics in this episode. The Beam Bridge will initially target Ethereum, allowing users to move funds such as ETH, USDT, WBTC, DAI, and other ERC20 tokens to the Beam chain, allowing them to transact and trade in complete anonymity. A significant advancement for the Beam ecosystem, with the potential to increase network liquidity.
Beam NFT Discussion.
In this episode, Gus and Alex discussed non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the Beam NFT Marketplace V2, and how privacy is crucial for these non-fungibles.
Beam Development Process.
In this episode, Gus and Alex took a deep dive into Nephrite. Nephrite is a censorship-resistant, non-custodial, governance-less, overcollateralized by $BEAM confidential stablecoin on the Beam blockchain. The Nephrite Dapp allows Beamers to mint $NPH by locking Beam as collateral by opening what is known as a trove. These collateralised debt positions can be closed and the $BEAM returned, by paying back the $NPH debt that was issued. Read more!