Cyber Frontiers

Crypto and Blockchain: Enablers of the Future – CF051

This week on Cyber Frontier Christian dives into the state of affairs in the cryptocurrency battle for adopters and the ultimate future of blockchain. We discuss some of the origins of what made Bitcoin popular and misunderstood, while re-tracing how it enabled blockchain technology to gain stronger visibility in the eyes of technologists. From here we discuss the fundamental advancements in computer science that enabled blockchain to succeed, and discuss its future in shaping the internet over the next 10 to 25 years. We also discuss other use cases blockchain is likely to expand into, and provide some initial forecasts for what Blockchain may ultimately become.  
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Home Gadget Geeks

Edward Weniger from Alpha BTC, Nebraska Mining Center and New Financial Services Kiosks – HGG364

Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Edward Weniger from @alphaBTC for show #364 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network      Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Edward Weniger from @alphaBTC for show #364 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Alpha BTC, Crypto Currency, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Burstcoin, Burst, Coinbase Lots of bearish sentiment – follow the shorts? Price – chart – averaging in Mining economics – Nebraska Mining Center is the premier Hosted Mining Provider in the state of Nebraska. They have been mining since 2013, and have been through the challenges and struggles of trying to keep ASICs cool and quiet in your basement or garage – Blockchain uses Stay up to date on the crypto price – But what is the real market value? –   Open an account at Coinbase –   Banks stance on btc Could be a good time to look at square –   5 New kiosks –   Interns Crypto Contest – Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit
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Home Gadget Geeks

Status of the Bitcoin ATM Network and What is New on the Blockchain – HGG349

Edward Weniger from Alpha BTC () joins Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #349 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network      Edward Weniger from Alpha BTC () joins Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #349 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto Currency Preshow and postshow can be found this week on Patreon.  Free for everyone!   – Blue Moon box, mango, apricot   Show Edward’s Podcast:   5/5/2018 How are the ATM working?  Are you seeing new customers in the dip ASIC miner? What blockchain projects are you excited about?  (No coin conversation here) How can folks get involved with Crypto without mining? Catch Jim on the most recent podcast of Reset.   Catch the post-show for the Crypto conversation.  Lots of talk about Burst.  If you are starting on Burst and need a faucet or coins to get your started, I have provided a solid faucet.  Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit
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Home Gadget Geeks

Google vs Amazon Media Battle and are Fortnite and PUBG the New World of Gaming?- HGG347

Jim Collison / @jcollison is joined by Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #347 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network      Jim Collison / @jcollison is joined by Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #347 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Stephen Hawking, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Crypto Currency, Bitcoin, Gaming, Fortnite, PUBG News The death of Stephen Hawking The Google and Amazon battle. Google continues to not publish a YouTube app on the amazon platform. The New way to sell video games – a free “beta” – Fortnite and PUBG may have found a more successful way to sell video games. If you haven’t seen it yet, John Oliver’s explanation of Bitcoin is spot on, and super funny.  YouTube now has Dark mode, and its great.    What am I working on? Jim – Back from the Microsoft MVP Summit.  Great Stuff. Now switching from Windows 10 in S mode to Windows 10 pro will always be free Skype – making changes away from all the social squiggles Jim – Sarah said to me this week, “The next house we are getting will have a Nest in it, right?”  I about fell down. Mike – Preparing to cut cable and switch to YouTube TV.   Catch the post-show for the Crypto conversation.  Lots of talk about Burst.  If you are starting on Burst and need a faucet or coins to get your started, I have provided a solid faucet.  Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit
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Cyber Frontiers

An Update on Meltdown and Spectre, ATM JackPotting and Christian Talks Crypto Currency – CF043

This week on Cyber Frontiers we jump into and update on the public disclosures of the meltdown and spectre vulnerabilities. We also chat about the latest hardware hacking efforts with ATMs and JackPotting as well as get Christian’s take on Crypto Currency and the coin market. Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future!   Christian Johnson will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does. Support the Average Guy: WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? We now have Video Large / Small and Video iTunes options at You can contact us via email at Full show notes and video at Tags: Podcast, Cyber Frontiers, Cybersecurity, Spectre, Meltdown, ATM Jackpotting, Crypto Currency, Bitcoin Some Minor Updates on Meltdown and Spectre: Microsoft says go away Intel to their buggy Spectre patch: Linux Kernel released (and now ): Intel reportedly designing new silicon to address issues and performance impact in future: ATM JackPotting: Jim: Christian’s take on the state of Crypto Space today. Contact Christian: Contact the show at Music courtesy of Ryan King. Check out the Die Hard Cafe band and other original works at: / 
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