Ben Arc: Building Bitcoin DIY Hardware and Software


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My guest is Ben Arc from Wales. He is a FOSS hobbyist, advocate, and educator. FOSS stands for Free Open Source Software. Ben has been building hardware and software for Bitcoin and the Lightning Network since around 2014. We are talking about the Welsh Bitcoin scene and his projects like Bowser, a DIY Hardware Wallet, lnbits or the Nostr messaging client, which could enable completely decentralized markets and social media apps.

Our topics:

  • Ben Arc’s personal Bitcoin story
  • Bitcoin scene in Wales?
  • Ethics in the FOSS world
  • Ben’s hardware projects
  • Lightning ATM
  • Bowser DIY hardware wallet
  • lnbits
  • Nostr protocol, nostr-twitter

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Recording Date: January 27, 2021
Location: Online

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