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Riccardo Spagni aka Fluffypony - Bitcoin to Monero XMR Atomic Swaps and Lightning Privacy HCPP TV Day 1

Bitcoin Rehab

The weird unexpected episode I had to /endure/ hahaha, was quite a pleasant conversation I had with Riccardo Spagni one of the creator and maintainer of Monero XMR. We talked about atomic swaps and their implications for privacy and how bitcoin could be improved the long run. We also joked about number go guantanamo, but sadly right now Riccardo is really in gitmo (almost). Hopefully you get out of KYC "custody" /chuckles/ soon! This was a live show on HCPP.TV on the 2nd of October, 2020. You can check out the audio only version on Youtube.


17 Aug 2021

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#33 Riccardo Spagni on Bitcoin, Yat and building things that matter

The FinTech Founder Journey.

Welcome to the ‘How to be Moderately Successful’ podcast. I’m your host Mike Scott, Co-Founder and CEO of Nona Digital.This podcast is all about helping you to build better businesses, better FinTech products, and a better version of yourself. If you’d like to support us then please do give us a rating and review, you’ll be surprised at how much each one helps us. Today’s episode is sponsored by ourselves, Nona Digital. Building a FinTech business is difficult. And, building the software that enables that business, that scales and that your users love is very difficult. If you would like to accelerate your FinTech project with a team of experts, we’d love to hear from you. Head over to our website to book a call with one of our principles. And now, on to the show...Today my guest is Riccardo Spagni who is also and possibly even better known as Fluffy Pony.Ric is I think most widely known through his role as the lead maintainer of Monero, a privacy-centric cryptocurrency project that aims to obfuscate the linkability of transactions across source, quantity, and destination. But his career spans a lot further than just Monero.In 2016 he launched Globee, a multi-currency payment processor. In the same year, Ric also founded Tari, whose mission is to be the most useful decentralized platform that empowers anyone to create digitally scarce things people love.And now, Ric’s most recent project is Yat which is a really interesting project that is censorship-resistant emoji-based online identities. This project has not yet launched but you can join the waitlist at y.at. I already have.What struck me about Ric from the first time that I spoke to him was how open he was to meet with people. He is one of the biggest names in crypto and yet still has time for a lot of people which speaks to his character.Welcome Ric, it’s great to have you on the show.                                                                                                  *** Thanks for listening! We are actively hiring senior developers and technical leads and are offering very decent bounties for any referrals. So, if you know any senior developers that might be a good fit for Nona, please get in touch and there might be a meaningful reward in it for you. I’ll be back next week with another episode to help you build better businesses, better fintech products, and a better you.


17 May 2021

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How Cryptocurrency Can Protect Transactional Privacy with Monero's Riccardo Spagni (Fluffy Pony)

Bully Esquire

Bully sits down with Riccardo Spagni (@FluffyPony) to discuss the history of Monero and how cryptocurrency can help protect transactional privacy in the digital age. They dive into the regulatory pressures surrounding privacy coins (including Monero's recent legal opinion on the topic), the constitutional right to privacy, and why privacy is important to everyone.–––PHEMEXPhemex is a derivatives and spot cryptocurrency exchange led by a team of former Morgan Stanley Executives. It offers all major cryptocurrencies (BTC, ETH, XRP), highly volatile altcoins (LINK, DOT, UNI, YIFI, etc), and GOLD. Come trade with unmatched speed and efficiency: click the link below for an exclusive 10% trading fee discount and a $100 trading bonus. Visit https://phemex.com/a/Bully for more info!–––RADIXRadix (www.radixdlt.com) is the first layer-one protocol specifically built to serve DeFi. Decentralized finance applications are currently built on protocols that are not fit for purpose, leading to congestion, hacks and developer frustration. Radix changes this by introducing a scalable, secure-by-design, composable platform with a DeFi specific build environment to make it easy to build and launch scalable DeFi. Find out more at www.radixdlt.com–––SOVRYNSovryn is a decentralised Bitcoin trading and lending platform and one of the first Bitcoin-native DeFi platforms. Earn interest on your Bitcoin and get paid for lending assets, with up to 5x leverage on long and short trades using USDT, BTC and bitcoin-backed stablecoins. Click the link below to get your first month’s trading fees for free. Be one of the first 100 and claim a $100 bonus! Visit Sovryn.app/bully for more info.–––Listen on Apple.Listen on Spotify.This podcast is presented by Blockworks. For exclusive content and events that provide insights into the crypto and blockchain space, visit them at: http://blockworks.co.


6 Jan 2021

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#44: Riccardo Spagni AKA @fluffypony is In Funkytown.

Funky Crypto Podcast

Ben Askren of the UFC and John Kim from the Litecoin Foundation sits down with Riccardo Spagni to talk about bitcoin, monero, and privacy as a human right.


22 Oct 2020

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#157 - Riccardo Spagni - The People Behind Bitcoin & Monero

Survival Skills Podcast

There should be someone behind the scenes controlling Bitcoin right? I mean, it cannot just run and maintain itself right? I'm just stating what you've always been thinking after you heard that Bitcoin is not controlled by an institution or government.  In this episode, we're going to be demystifying that very question. Grey Jabesi connected with Riccardo Spagni(@flufflypony) AKA Fluffy Pony, a member of the Monero Core Team, who are stewards of the Monero Project, and is also the lead maintainer of the Monero project.  Monero is an open-source cryptocurrency created in April 2014 that focuses on fungibility, privacy, and decentralization. It's currently valued at $992M.  In this episode, we discussed: Who founded Monero How Fluffy Pony got involved Responsibilities as a lead maintainer Who controls or update Bitcoin code How Monero is maintained Law enforcement (The CIA and Interpol) Best tools and practices for personal privacy Success His favorite Apps His concerns with using Whatsapp for messaging Tari project Tools he recommends for privacy: Matrix Riot Wire App Signal VPN Wirecard TOR Email: Tutenota, Protonmail


8 Apr 2020

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36C3 PART 1: Riccardo Spagni on Tari & Monero and Joel Gugger on Monero Atomic Swaps

Monero Talk

Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE! The more subscribers, the more we can help Monero grow! 🚀TODAY'S 🎙SHOW: Monero Talk interviewed 10 Monero related speakers during the 36C3 Hackers Conference in Leipzig, Germany and will be releasing them all. In this episode, we interviewed Riccardo "Fluffypony" Spagni on Tari & Monero and Joel "h4sh3d" Gugger on Monero Atomic Swaps.Links: Riccardo "Fluffypony" Spagni at 36c3 (5:52:14): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Krftz3Y39sgJoel "h4sh3d" Gugger & Zcow at 36c3 (5:22:23): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Krftz3Y39sgSupport us by buying your daily cup ☕️from us. Brazilian Coffee delivered to your door. Grown by farmers you can tip directly with Monero. Monero Talk is testing a concept we like to call Gratuitas (https://www.gratuitas.org/)Please check it out! Any sales made will help support Gratuitas & the Monero Talk show! FYI, the coffee is delicious 😋;)SPONSORS Cake Wallet, the first open-source Monero wallet for iOS. If you have an iphone or Android 📲, Monero Talk recommends that you use Cake;) It has been verified by the Monero community, you control your own keys, it connects directly to the Monero blockchain, and you can even exchange between XMR, BTC, LTC & more in the app!Website: https://cakewallet.io/ iOS Download: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cake-wallet-for-xmr-monero/id1334702542XMR.to is a Monero/Bitcoin exchange website that lets you anonymously transfer XMR ➡️BTC address. You send Monero to XMR.to, they receive your Monero and transfer it to the bitcoin address of your choice. Within minutes, you can anonymously move your Monero to a secure bitcoin address! XMR.to works and Monero Talk recommends that you use it!Website: https://xmr.to/If you enjoyed the show & would like to support us, a donation of any size would be greatly appreciated and would mean so much!XMR Donations Accepted :) 49GdSCVTTE4TaDknDFn95QGc3mn3g7JZiPKX6QM7ZpuE5cscRFuGNhnjATKnjDHY7tNUQMM63n24uPYbj1AXFBk5KUPnDrLDon't forget to SUBSCRIBE! The more subscribers, the more we can help Monero grow! 🚀Listen & Reach out to us: 🎧PODCAST: https://www.monerotalk.live 📧CONTACT: monerotalklive@gmail.comGet 🤓😎Social with us: TWITTER: https://twitter.com/monerotalk FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MoneroTalk/ HOST: https://twitter.com/douglastuman


6 Jan 2020

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Monero with Riccardo Spagni (Fluffy Pony)

The Bad Crypto Podcast

While Bitcoin is decentralized, it is not anonymous. Many crypto enthusiasts believe privacy is of paramount importance. That’s why we’re happy to bring you today’s conversation with Riccardo Spagni.  Lead maintainer for privacy coin Monero, Ricc has many things to say about the history and future of the coin. Of course, his friends know him as Fluffy Pony. So you know that’s going to make for a fun interview. We’re public figures but we like to keep some things private.  And today you’ll learn how to keep your crypto transactions private on episode #353 of The Bad Crypto Podcast. Full Show Notes at: http://badco.in/353 SUBSCRIBE, RATE, & REVIEW: Apple Podcast: http://badco.in/itunes Google Podcasts: http://badco.in/google Spotify: http://badco.in/spotify FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter: @BadCrypto - @joelcomm - @teedubya Facebook:  /BadCrypto - /JoelComm - /teedubyaw Facebook Mastermind Group: /BadCrypto LinkedIn: /in/joelcomm - /in/teedubya Instagram: @BadCryptoPodcast Email: badcryptopodcast[at]gmail[dot]com Phone: SEVEN-OH-8-88FIVE- 90THIRTY DONATE CRYPTO TO THE SHOW:If you'd like to donate a bit of cryptocurrency to The Bad Crypto Podcast, feel free to send copious amounts to the following locations:  $BTC: Bitcoin: 3GMgCH4dFUHSLdrPnLwEsfKPVnLnoGbzGZ $ETH Ethereum: 0x1ccE8A04fa6743eD1D24cA063c7543D43B42F328 $LTC Litecoin: LavXqTWVHebEgVhBXdg3Hue3xEAmgtxLgr $DOGE Dogecoin:  DMngvNMX1U8Sg8PkDjCC3UTS8Mmn9RqTP5 DISCLAIMER:Do your own due diligence and research. Joel Comm and Travis Wright are NOT FINANCIAL ADVISORS. We are sharing our journey with you as we learn more about this crazy little thing called cryptocurrency.  We make NO RECOMMENDATIONS. Don't take anything we say as gospel. Do not come to our homes with pitchforks because you lost money by listening to us. We only share with you what we are learning and what we are investing it. We will never "pump or dump" any cryptocurrencies. Take what we say with a grain of salt. You must research this stuff on your own! Just know that we will always strive for RADICAL TRANSPARENCY with any show associations. Show Edited By: Aaron The Tech (http://aaronthe.tech)Support the show: https://badcryptopodcast.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


5 Jan 2020

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MBS197 - CryptoKungfu Part 5 with Riccardo Spagni AKA Fluffypony (Lead Maintainer at Monero)

Matt Brown Show

This edition of the Matt Brown Show is proudly sponsored by www.zanootroptics.co.za - enter your code "ninja20" to get 20% off your purchases of smart supplements.Welcome back to our Crypto Kungfu series here on the Matt Brown Show, we are 5 episodes in and counting. Get ready for a good one because joining me today is the Monero man himself Riccardo Spagni, the Lead Maintainer of the Monero cryptocurrency. The deeper we get into this series the more we realise how crypto is changing the way we see the world and slowly but surely everyone is catching on and waking up to smell the flowers. In this episode we talk about all things crypto and plunge into more hot topics like the ever-increasing demand for privacy as new currencies evolve, the rise of something called the altcoin season, Turkey’s plans to establish a national blockchain infrastructure, what a Swiss crypto bank looks like, the impending blockchain device boom, and how the winkelvoss brothers are influencing the first time crypto investors. Should you care? Hell yeah! So without further adieu enter Riccardo Spagni.


25 Sep 2019

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Riccardo Spagni on Creating Liquidity with Security Tokens

The Decrypting Crypto Podcast

We speak to Riccardo Spagni, one of the founding developers of Monero, about security tokens and how they can be used to create liquidity and channel for communication within organizations. We also discuss the latest privacy-enhancing technologies and what Riccardo thinks of Facebook's Libra project.


7 Aug 2019

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#63 Monero's Riccardo Spagni on Why Privacy is a Fundamental Human Right

Blockcrunch: The Crypto Investor Podcast |Project Breakdowns| Founder Interviews | Bi-weekly Recaps

Monero's lead maintainer, Ric Spagni, joins us on a provocative discussion on digital privacy, Monero, and his latest venture, Tari. We discuss: Active vs. passive surveillance Why privacy is a fundamental human right Latest research efforts on Monero Why tokenized securities are exciting Support the show! Pay with Dai here BTC: 3EFSLnPpme6Lo6DynN1bVV9owooueFvEmJ ETH: 0xdec40AA30B9C562aB4b839529BfC290C1B5Da61E Host: Jason Choi (@MrJasonChoi). ** Resources: Claim 5 CRUNCHIES on Roll Relay node newsletter (Asia crypto events) Libsyn link Apple Podcast Stitcher Spotify **** Disclaimer: Jason Choi is an investor at Spartan Capital, the hedge fund arm of The Spartan Group. All opinions expressed by Jason and podcast guests are solely their own opinions and do not reflect the opinion of The Spartan Group and any of its subsidiaries and personnel. This podcast is for information purposes only and should not be relied upon as a basis for investment decisions. The Spartan Group and its clients may hold positions in assets described in the episode. Detailed disclaimers available at jasonchoi.me and spartangroup.io/disclaimer Copyright free music credit: Track Name: "Better Days" Music By: LAKEY INSPIRED @ https://soundcloud.com/lakeyinspired Original upload HERE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXLzv... Official "LAKEY INSPIRED" YouTube Channel HERE - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOmy... License for commercial use: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported "Share Alike" (CC BY-SA 3.0) License. Full License HERE - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/... Music promoted by NCM https://goo.gl/fh3rEJ 


6 Aug 2019