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A highlight from Gemini, Genesis, DCG being sued by New York AG for allegedly defrauding investors of $1B with Cory Klippsten, Joe Carlasare, and The Caf Bitcoin Crew - October 19th, 2023
"Hello, and welcome to the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast brought to you by Swan Bitcoin, the best way to buy and learn about Bitcoin. I'm your host, Alex Danson, and we're excited to announce that we're bringing the Cafe Bitcoin Conversations Twitter Spaces to you on this show, the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast, Monday through Friday every week. Join us as we speak to guests like Michael Saylor, Len Alden, Corey Clifston, Greg Foss, Tomer Strohleit, and many others in the Bitcoin space. Also, be sure to hit that subscribe button. Make sure you get notifications when we launch a new episode. You can join us live on Twitter Spaces Monday through Friday, starting at 7 a .m. Pacific and 10 a .m. Eastern every morning to become part of the conversation yourself. Thanks again. We look forward to bringing you the best Bitcoin content daily here on the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast. All right, all right. Good morning to all of you Cafe Bitcoiners. Today is Thursday, October 19th, 2023, and it's another great day in Bitcoin. Good morning to Dom Bay, bringing you up, Ant, Tomer, Mickey, morning producer Jacob. Good morning, everybody. Good Peter. morning. Thanks for recognizing that I'm sitting here. Appreciate it. All right. You are listening to Cafe Bitcoin episode 458. Shout outs to our supporters on Fountain and Nostra Nests. Our mission is to show, for the show. Excuse me, is to show. Yeah, and to show people what the hell, you know, what the hell Bitcoin is. Provide the signal in a sea of noise. Teach 7 billion people on this planet why there's hope because of this prior during feature we call Bitcoin. I had a funny conversation with producer Jacob this morning. We were talking about how like right now there's just so much apathy in the markets regarding Bitcoin. It reminded me of like this camel in the desert and it's crawling its way across the desert in search of water right now. That's kind of what it feels like in Bitcoin at the moment. And then you get this like blip on the radar where like somebody, there's a rumor, you know, oh my gosh, the BlackRock ETF just got approved and the Bitcoin price goes fucking crazy, goes up 8 % in like 15 minutes. You know, the camel looks up over a ridge and it sees an oasis full of water. It's like, oh my gosh, here we go. I'm getting some water and it like starts hauling ass over the ridge and then it gets there and it's an illusion. But that's the vibe basically. So yeah, I mean, we're just showing up every day. Alex, I completely disagree with that. I have seen more discussion and notice of Bitcoin in normie world in the last six months than in the previous two and a half years that I have been in Bitcoin. I completely disagree with that. I think people are waking up. They're starting to see what is going on in the world. They're looking around for a solution and it is Bitcoin. And I think they're starting to see it. And it's not just the average Joe that is starting to see it. I think that large entities are actually starting to look at this thing and they're going hmm. Yeah, there's a mix. I mean, there's onesies and twosies and whatnot. There's a mix for sure. But there's not FOMO. There's not a sense of FOMO going on at all right now for sure. Shoutouts to Joe Carlasari, Corey Klipsit in the audience. Through both of you guys' invites if you want to come up here. All right, moving on. Today's show we're going to be covering a few news items as well as open Q &A for all things Bitcoin. This just came across my radar this morning. According to Watcher Guru anyway, Tesla still owns $312 million worth of Bitcoin. Any thoughts or comments? Good morning, Corey Klipsit. Good morning. Yeah, I just hopped in to say, yeah, you got to get the Carlasaris and the regulatory Jasons and everybody. Terrence, wake him up. I want to know all about the NYAG suit against DCG, Genesis, Gemini. And Nico needs to do a live stream today for sure. Yeah, totally agree with that. That's in our list of items we're going to be covering here really shortly. For those of you who did not hear, there was an announcement by the New York Attorney General and they have filed a sweeping lawsuit according to this article against a bunch of companies in the space. So why don't we just dig in right away. This is the beginning of this press release. It's ag .ny .gov under their press release section. The New York Attorney General, Letitia James, filed a sweeping lawsuit against cryptocurrency companies, Gemini Trust, Genesis Global LLC, its affiliates, and Digital Currency Group for defrauding more than 230 ,000 investors, including at least 29 ,000 New Yorkers of more than a billion dollars. It goes on to say, the investigation by the Office of the Attorney General found that Gemini lied to investors about an investment program it ran with Genesis called Gemini Earn.
A highlight from Vijay Boyapati | You Are Early to Bitcoin | Simply Bitcoin IRL
"You Yeah, welcome to another episode of simply Bitcoin IRL today we have a well first of all happy to be back We haven't done an IRL in a couple weeks. I think the last guest was Parker Lewis We have a very special guest lined up for you guys today the author of the bullish case for Bitcoin and also fellow Co -worker with me over at Swan Bitcoin. We have Vijay boyapati. I'm super excited for this episode Vijay We just we just crossed paths in California, man It was super awesome to see you and now it's super awesome to work with you as well. So, how you doing, man? Uh, yeah, I had a great time at Pacific Bitcoin and it was great doing a panel with you I guess it wasn't a panel. It was kind of a fun game Um but yeah, I'm super excited to be part of Swan and Honestly Pacific Bitcoin Mmm, I didn't say this but it just occurred to me the feeling I had when I was there was the same feeling I had At the first Bitcoin conference I went to which was almost exactly ten years ago. The first Bitcoin conference I went to was in 2013 In San Jose, it was just the Bitcoin conference which is called the Bitcoin conference There was there wasn't really any other conferences. There were no shit coin conferences. It's just the Bitcoin conference and I Just remember the the sense of excitement Just how cool this was like this people just discovering Bitcoin like this could potentially change the world I got that same kind of sense of excitement at Pacific Bitcoin and just the sense of fun as well, which is really awesome Yeah, yeah, it was I never forgot the Pacific Bitcoin and and I and I felt that energy too and I've heard that for multiple people and I never forgot last year where price of Bitcoin was sitting at like $16 ,000 and you have Michael Saylor sitting in front row watching every single panel This guy's down billions of dollars, right and he's just cool -headed Looking at the panel trying to have a good time talking to other Bitcoiners So that feeling that energy I don't know if it's the the airplane hangar or you know The way that Swan throws these events. They're very very special They're homey in a way and I think in and I love the Bitcoin conferences But maybe it's the size like the you know, the Bitcoin conference is thrown by Bitcoin magazine. Maybe it's the size I don't know what it is. Maybe it's that California feeling I don't know, but I know exactly what you're talking about when you say that it's it's a it's definitely a very very special event So, you know your presentation on stage was absolutely epic because you started to undress yourself And what I mean by that is you you know, you took off your sweater and you showed something It was a pretty epic introduction for you joining saw Swan So my question is why'd you join Swan in the first place? What what made you want to work here or work? Oh, that is a good question. Well The way it happened. I'll just tell a brief story I got an email from Cory obviously CEO of Swan I got an email from him out of the blue saying I want to chat with you and It was on a Friday and I said, you know, I'm taking the kids camping I can't do a call right now and he said okay Monday and I I took the call zoom call on Monday and I Thought he was gonna ask me about like Swan might be raising some money It's a great company or maybe he was gonna invite me to Pacific Bitcoin or something like that But when I got on the call, he was on the call with yarn as well which surprised me a little bit and I was like, huh, what's going on here and He asked me about how my job was going and he asked about a company that I didn't work for anymore Cuz I didn't keep LinkedIn updated. I didn't really use LinkedIn So I had like a job listed on there from like seven years ago And he was like, how's that going? You know, I was like, oh, you know, I don't really work there anymore and he said well we want to just take a shot and see if you want to work at Swan and I'm so blown away. I did not expect that at all I Had expected an invitation to Pacific Bitcoin to speak or something like that and And I I thought huh, that's interesting Let me find out about swine I knew Swan was Bitcoin only and I knew what the business generally was But I didn't know that much and I didn't know exactly who worked there And so I spent the next week or two just speaking with with people at Swan and I was honestly blown away like the team that Cory and Jan and Brady have put together is awesome and the philosophy of like this is a Bitcoin company We're all Bitcoiners. There's no non Bitcoiners, it's like he Cory told a funny story actually he was like we were interviewing this engineering candidate who's like pretty good and One of the questions he had was what's your favorite Stefan Lavera episode? And the person didn't know the podcast and Cory's like no, no, no, we're not we're not hiring him So it's like really hardcore. It's like this is a Bitcoin only company and I thought that was so cool because I've been interested in Bitcoin for a long time now since 2011 and I've always been supportive of the companies in this space but to be able to work at one and to be surrounded by Bitcoiners and people who love Bitcoin and you know To be able to hang out with you and and folks like you is just it's honestly a dream for me to be able to Join Swan. So that's that's how I ended up at Swan Yeah, man, that's so first of all that backstory is super interesting Yeah, it's it's a it's a company full of Bitcoiners complete on the mission It's a Bitcoin only company, right? So yeah, it's it's uh, you know, and it's it's what you said there's it's incredible group of extremely talented Bitcoiners hardcore Bitcoiners that uh That are totally on the mission. So it's it's super super happy to I'm super happy to have you like you know part of the fold part of the family and Yeah, man Upwards and onwards. Anyways, man, so you did a presentation on the bullish case for Bitcoin That's what that's you know, that's what you're known for, you know, I think it was Michael Saylor Please correct me if I'm wrong BJ that wrote the preface to this incredible article that eventually became a book Right, which is absolutely insane when you wrote that initially and it's been a while now since it was our first release Did you have any inclination? You know because sometimes I'll make a video so like I look like I love making content I love making videos and sometimes when I make a video or when I title something properly I have a like there's a little voice in the back of my head. That's like this is gonna pop off I'm very confident about that. You don't know to what extent but you're like, okay I'm pretty sure this one's gonna do really well that being said did you have any idea that? That article that medium article that then became a book was just gonna blow everyone's minds away Not at all not at all. And I mentioned this at the start of my talk at Pacific Bitcoin I said I and honestly thought that it would be read by a few friends and family members people who knew me and Knew that I was really into Bitcoin and probably getting annoyed at me talking about Bitcoin all the time I think I did have a little bit of hope that it would be Maybe read by a few people outside of my friends and family circle and I was hoping Like my big hope was maybe a few people on Wall Street will read this and it'll click for them and they'll be like, oh I get it. This isn't some like this isn't beanie babies or something like that. This is there's something fundamental here That's really important And and it would click for a few people. I had no idea what happened would happen none at all And it got it's been read over a million times It's been translated and not by me but by volunteers in the 20 different languages I think it hit on a nerve because people at the time were trying to understand like This was the I started writing it in the beginning of 2017 I'm a really slow writer and I only published at the end of a sorry the beginning of 2018 But I think at the time it hit a nerve because people really wanted to understand Bitcoin That was the first wave of like regular people coming to Bitcoin before that It was kind of like a libertarian Cypherpunk thing. It wasn't like regular people not that many regular people cared about Bitcoin I think 2017 was the first wave of regular people And there was just a lot of interest like what is this thing? Why is it becoming so valuable? And and so I think I Had been thinking about it since 2011 I have background in Austrian economics and I put a lot of thought into like Why does this have value to me? That's the most important question. Why does it have any value? Why is it? Why is it more than zero and And I think there's like a good economic argument for why it does and that's what I put into my article I think it hit a nerve because people were trying to answer that exact same question Like why does this thing have value and then it just got you know a momentum of its own and you got shared around a lot and You know was mentioned on in some media and podcasts and stuff like that and it kind of blew up and then people started Translating it and that's in 20 different languages. So yeah, it got a momentum of its own and the doing the book was an interesting thing because I was like people kept asking me to turn it into a book because they were Literally physically printing it out and giving it to people like hey, you know Bitcoin It's like to evangelize a little bit because they've discovered something important They want other people to know about it And so they're printing out my article and I can you just turn it into a book so I can give them a book It looks better if it's a book I was like, ah, I don't really want to do that because like I didn't know what I'd want to add to the article I don't want to just like type the article into a book and publish it but a few years later I a bunch of stuff had happened the pandemic had happened and the Federal Reserve had gone completely crazy and Created trillions of dollars in new money and I thought okay There's some new stuff that I want to revisit and I could add to the article and so the book is quite a bit expanded it's like It has like a bunch of stuff that's not in the article and I revisited that in 2021 And the funny thing is I when I started when I launched it and I started selling it I remember going to the swan dome at the Miami Bitcoin conference and I've had this relationship with swan for a while actually where like I really like this one people like hanging out with them and I remember basically launching my book in the swan dome when I was like 100 degrees out and inside the dome it was like probably 120 degrees and It was a madhouse in there.
A highlight from CPI, SBF Trial, Blockstream Lightning, and Swan Private Macro Friday with Sam Callahan, John Haar, Cory Klippsten, and more! - October 13th, 2023
"Hello, and welcome to the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast brought to you by Swan Bitcoin, the best way to buy and learn about Bitcoin. I'm your host, Alex Danson, and we're excited to announce that we're bringing the Cafe Bitcoin Conversations Twitter Spaces to you on this show, the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast, Monday through Friday every week. Join us as we speak to guests like Michael Saylor, Len Alden, Corey Clifston, Greg Foss, Tomer Strohle, and many others in the Bitcoin space. Also, be sure to hit that subscribe button. Make sure you get notifications when we launch a new episode. You can join us live on Twitter Spaces Monday through Friday, starting at 7 a .m. Pacific and 10 a .m. Eastern every morning to become part of the conversation yourself. Thanks again. We look forward to bringing you the best Bitcoin content daily here on the Cafe Bitcoin Podcast. Good morning. Welcome to Cafe Bitcoin. Jacob, that song is such a banger. I love that every morning. Yeah, shout out to Tip and Z for letting us play that. Yeah, Tip crushed it at Pacific Bitcoin. I'm sure you guys talked about that, but that was awesome. What's up, everybody? Michelle, for those who are interested, I just put the lyrics up in the nest. She just put the lyrics online yesterday. Peter, bro, I went to sleep. You were on a space. I wake up. You're on a space. You've been killing it. I went to sleep during that space as well. Peter, stars rising. That's what I was going to say about you, Don. Yeah, I got a few issues, too. It's all good. We're all degenerates. I thought you were on your way to El Salvador. Yeah, quick couple of errands. Need to get a quick surfing. Need to check in real quick here. See what Sam thinks about the big appeal day today. Get some predictions and then hop in and I'm gone. What's the appeal day? Today, if I'm correct, Sam probably knows the details, but it's the deadline at midnight for the SEC to appeal the decision that was reached during Grayscale's Spot ETF appeal. Yeah, that's right. So basically, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled in August that the SEC denying the conversion of GPTC to an ETF was arbitrary and capricious, which means that they didn't think it was right. And so this is the deadline for the SEC to challenge that decision. And so we'll see if they'll kind of either decide to bend the knee or not, or if they'll just try to decide to fight it or give a new reason for why they should reject the conversion. You know, there's a couple options that they have available to them. But today's the day, so we'll see what the SEC is going to decide to do. Yeah, Sam, I think whatever buys them the most time, I think they're going to request panel appeal, not submit an actual appeal themselves, buy some time, maybe pull that back. But who knows, maybe they just throw in the towel. They could. I mean, I feel like people are attributing a low probability of that. But I mean, they certainly could. Why would you throw in the towel when you don't pay for the legal services that you require? Yeah, that's a good point. I think but I believe the least likely option is that they submit a formal written appeal with a new justification as to why they won't approve it. I think they either go for the panel review from the appellate court or they just say we're done. The other idea is they could agree and then decide to just remove the futures ETFs. But that seems really unlikely, given their size and popularity of the product. They could. They got some options. They got some options. Hold on, the futures market in Bitcoin is like popular? Who even uses that? Fiat Maxis. It's used by institutional traders for hedging and all kinds of things. People think it's very popular. It's like a security. Someone needs to do a meme like in that movie Castaway where he's talking to the volleyball and he points and he's like, no, we got time. We got time. And they got to replace it with Gensler. I don't have the skills. Michelle, what's up? Hey, guys. So I don't want to derail the conversation completely from the macro, but I did want to make a little bit of an announcement. This morning, I bought gas in SATs over Lightning. We are beta testing our merchant system, and we've integrated it at a Shell gas station here in Sarasota, Florida. I pinned a tweet into the nest. And everything went well, which is super exciting because I'm the product developer. It worked. And so if anybody's in Florida and wants to come to Sarasota, you can buy gas with Bitcoin. Gas priced in Bitcoin. Let's go. That's fucking awesome, Michelle. What's the scaling look like on this thing? Well, we're still beta testing. There's a couple of features on the back end that need some updates and some tweaking. There's some features that are coming down the line that we kind of want to roll out before we really scale it. But we have five or six merchants that are each testing different pieces of the system. We have a full API integration. We have a couple of e -commerce tools and then the actual merchant terminal. For a lot of the gas stations where we have ATMs established, we'll probably be the first sort of set of adopters. So we're kind of slow rolling it. But if anybody is out there and wants to accept Bitcoin, feel free to DM me or fight federal, and we'll get you set up. if So just I'm understanding correctly, the product just kind of makes it easier for merchants to integrate with Lightning and accept Lightning payments. Cool. What was your mission? Go ahead, Sam. Sorry. Well, no, I'm just I'm curious to learn more about it, Michelle. So what's your guy's goal? Why did you guys start to build out this product? And where do you see it kind of fitting in to Bitcoin's adoption as well as why did you guys build it? What problem are you trying to solve? Yeah, sure. Well, it's really about Bitcoin and Lightning adoption. So Byte Federal is one of the oldest ATM companies. I think they're kind of one of the least known right now because they've grown really slowly. But everything is built in -house. We build all of the ATMs here in Florida. We built all the software that runs the ATMs, and we host everything that happens within the ecosystem. And prior to me joining the team, we have a wallet. We're in the process of redesigning and rebranding the wallet. But the goal really is to enable full -scale circular economies with the ATM, our wallet, and then the merchant piece, which is like a merchant terminal. Of course, if you have like at a farmer's market and you're just a sole proprietor, you can always do a direct peer -to -peer transaction and accept Bitcoin or Lightning directly into your wallet. But we have a lot of merchants that host our ATMs, and they have bigger needs, and they want like a physical terminal, and they want an integration into their existing systems. So we've been working on building that. That's super cool. I think like merchant adoption of Bitcoin and accepting Lightning is kind of the next wave adoption. of And I know like Parker Lewis is kind of focused on that now. And merchant adoption, it's like demanding to be paid in Bitcoin. Each merchant doing that is going to build on itself and kind of drive Bitcoin adoption forward as it continues to be used more and more as like a medium exchange for goods and services. I think it's kind of early days in that, but I think that is the next wave. And it just occurs at each merchant. So building the infrastructure and easier tools for them to accept Lightning is definitely a crucial step. So Michelle, that's awesome. So cool to hear. Peter, what's up? Hey, Michelle, are the merchants able to convert into fiat if they want? Or is it just they take Lightning and then they do with it what they want after the fact? Yeah, there is a conversion option. So of course, our bills are still in fiat. So there is an ACH withdrawal feature that's built in. And they can either hold the Bitcoin or SATs in there. They can hold it if they want. But no, there is an option to cash out in fiat. And it's an ACH settlement. Are you targeting specific individuals who are already Bitcoiners? Or is this more about, you know what I mean? I mean, what's the market? Kind of. Yeah, kind of. So the guy that we set up today is near our office. He has a very successful ATM, a very active ATM. And the reason for that is because he is super into Bitcoin. He's a Bitcoiner, right? And so when people come into his gas station, he's like, hey, you can buy Bitcoin here. Like, I know you're here for gas or a soda, but you can also get Bitcoin. So he's really like a Bitcoin evangelist. And so we have developed a relationship with him. And he actually informed a lot of the decisions that we made as we were building the product.
A highlight from Caf Bitcoin LIVE at Pacific Bitcoin with BTC Sessions - (DAY 1) October 5th, 2023
"All right, all right. Good morning and welcome to Cafe Bitcoin live from the Swan Dome at Pacific Bitcoin. Let's go! Let's go. All right, for those you don't know Cafe Bitcoin is a show that we do on Twitter Spaces every day, Monday through Friday. We've been doing it for about two years now. You can catch a live show there. I think we start at... And sometimes on Saturday. And sometimes on Saturday. 7 a .m. Pacific and it's going to be 10 a .m. Eastern every day roll for two hours. Talk about all things Bitcoin. The purpose of the show is to teach the billions of people on this planet that there is hope because of this bright orange future that we call Bitcoin. So I don't know what episode this is. 400 what? This is 448 according to our fine producer Jacob Pope. And we are going to talk about some different things today. We're going to talk about Bitcoin. We're going to share with you some information from these fine gentlemen see on the stage today. On the far right over here, my far right, it would be your left. We've got Battle Ant. Some of you may know him. Yeah. We have Peter Ansel. We have the incredible honorary Swan first responder, Don Bae. And we have BTC Sessions. Also known as Ben. You may also notice on the side screens over here, we have timechainstats .com. This is courtesy of one of our sponsors. It's got tremendous amounts of information on it. Constantly updated in real time. We're going to ask for some audience participation today. So thank you for that in advance. You're going to see on the top left of the screen there, that's showing the last block. Now every 10 minutes, approximately, a new block rolls in and is added to the timechain. When this happens, this should update live. You should see an orange border occur around where that thing says last block and then it will say what ant? It will say block found. So while we're doing this for the next 45 minutes or so, if you guys see that thing light up and a new block is added, we want to hear you guys say block found. It's not hard. This is easy. We're not asking for much from you guys. Let's practice right now. Block found. That sucked. Way below the bar. Let's try it again. Three, two, one. Block found. Awesome. All right, let's roll. Okay, we're going to start with, on the far end, battle ant. Battle ant is the oldest member that I can think of of Cafe Bitcoin. The crew, what I call the crew. This guy's been with me for like two years, something like that. Back in the early days, even before we called it Cafe Bitcoin. By the way, Cafe Bitcoin was started over on, what the hell's the name of that other platform? Clubhouse. Thank you. Clubhouse. Long, long time ago by Cory and a couple of other OGs who did that pretty regularly for a long time and then I started doing spaces. We were calling it Bitcoin Breakfast Club and at one point Cory's like, hey, you guys should call it Cafe Bitcoin, which we did. But ant's been with me for a long time. Ant's got some really cool stuff that's going on lately. First of all, thanks for creating time chain stats. My pleasure. I'm really happy that everybody likes it. It's one of those things that I needed to cite myself and when I get the feedback from everybody that they enjoy it too, it creates kind of like a feedback loop of incentives for me to make it better. I really appreciate it and keep sending in your feedback. Fantastic. All right. Send them some sats too. There's a donation page on there. Yes. Top right, there's a little orange button you can donate in sats if you choose to do so, if you're into that kind of thing. Also, ant has an announcement to make. He has built something that actually has to do with that little orange button that is going to be pretty important to the entire Bitcoin ecosystem, in my opinion. What is that thing, ant? Yeah, so real quick, I mean, this is something that happened out of the course of the development of this website. A good friend of mine, Wooderson, some other people had advised me to put some donations on here, but I just never did. Woody made a good case for me to get it on there, so I finally looked into it. I have a good friend, TC, and he's built time chain calendar. We kind of did this at the same time. I put BTC pay server up and running. I got it going, got some liquidity on lightning, and then launched my BTC pay donations app on time chain sats. But the problem is, BTC pay server is awesome. It's really amazing. Whenever you get into the configurations and everything, you start to learn how cool it really is. You set up a few things for a payment button to take donations or tips, and it gives you code that you can just drop into your HTML site or your PHP site, and it's just immediate. There's your button, and you can style it. It's great. Time chain stats and time chain calendar are made in a modern web framework called React, and unfortunately, it just doesn't work in React. React has a different way of coding. They actually call it and refer to it as the React way, so it's like a different way to do it. You can imagine the building process. We got our BTC pay server going, and then it's like, okay, we've got our React apps, and here's the code it gave us, and now we have like three more weeks or two more weeks or whatever to you thought you're ready and you're not. So we built these components from scratch. We rolled our own, and we basically, you know, emulated exactly what they would give you, and, you know, as like kind of a default setting, and then we also allowed people to make changes to it. You can edit it however you like. You can, you know, once you get it installed, you can change all of your colours and everything. It's change your buttons, whatever, and change, you know, the amounts. It's really flexible, but the idea is we wanted to leave the light on for the next guy. You know, the next people who are using this, let's save them some time. We made it into a package, so you can just do, you know, NPM and download the package, get it installed into your app, but, you know, the cool thing about it is that now that it's on there, I mean, any other React developer who's looking to install their BTC pay button, they can do that with just a few steps. Okay, Ant. In non -shadowy... Block found! Block found! Y 'all are on it. Luxor. Luxor. It's a Luxor block? Ant's not a fan. All right, so, Ant, in non -shadowy super coder language, for people who don't know what React is, why is this a big deal? It's a big deal because React is a modern web framework. I mean, when you think about it in, like, web stacks, I mean, HTML is kind of like the basic, you know, web vanilla, you know, website frame, you know, coding language or whatever. It's not even a coding language. And then markup language. And then, you know, you get into React. I mean, there's like in 2020, I think, or 2023, I think we looked up and it was 12 million websites are using React. 12 million websites using React? Yeah. You know, it's more than that. I mean, this is like a modern way to build websites. You know, React introduces like this component model. It's a very flexible way to build your apps. And so a lot of big companies are using it. Like, you know, React, I mean, a lot of huge companies use it. So it's a big deal. And we think of it as kind of like a bridge. So, you know, TC and I, as we're building this thing, we wanted to make something that was so flexible, but it was like the default option. So if you had your, let's say you set up your BTC pay server and you got that code and you're going to put it in your website, this one matches the look and the feel exactly. And all the settings and everything, it's just super easy. One, two, three. Now React developers can do it with no headache. Out of curiosity, are there any React developers in the audience right now? None. All right. No worries. Yeah. Here's the other side of this. So, you know, it may not be like the most exciting thing in the world, right? But here's what's really cool about it, is that it solves a major problem. Like this is something that we ran into as developers and, you know, we couldn't get it fixed. We had to roll our own. And in fact, later on I found this post on Stack Overflow and someone was asking the exact same thing. They were saying, you know, how do I embed this pay button into my React app? And it was, that question was asked three, you know, three and a half years ago. And there was no answers. There were some comments about it, no answers. I answered it the other day with, you know, this one, two, three step process. And so, it's really cool. And the other part about it that is really exciting is, again, it's not some big ground shaking like, you know, massive development. It's cool and it's going to save some React developers some time. But, you know, it's not some big protocol development or anything like that. It's happening in the application layer, though. And from the beginning, I hoped that BTC pay and those guys would appreciate the work. But frankly, like, you know, it's permissionless. We see an issue. The code is available. I'm using Microsoft Outlook, for example. I don't know if they have the code available on GitHub that you could go, you know, look at that and work with that system. But BTC pay server does. So, you can make that change, put it in, build something that works with the system and they ended up adding it to the documentation. So, we're really happy to say that, you know, now you're on the BTC pay documentation. You're a React developer and it has the steps right there. So, it's really cool.
Ashley Iverson on Widowhood and Finding Love Again
"My late husband was Corey Iverson killed fighting the Thomas fire in December of 2017. And since then, I have experienced five and a half years of widowhood. It's, it's a wicked experience that I wouldn't wish on anyone. However, it's like the greatest hilarity of life of just as dark as it gets. But it's, it's also provided me with the most profound light and wonderful experiences that I could have ever imagined. And I'm grateful. I'm grateful for all of it. I, I really hope I don't have to do it again. Yeah, it's strange to say that I wouldn't change it. And this beautiful person that's sitting beside me has made life a whole lot better for myself and the girls. And it's really special. It's not my first choice of profession to fall in love with again. But you know, it is what it is. Yeah, so I'll let you chit chat a little bit about yourself. Oh, my favorite thing talking about myself. Thanks for the opportunity to come on and speak with you tonight. So I'm a fire captain with Cal Fire and I'm here tonight because like Ashley, I've experienced some of the most darkest times in my life that have ultimately brought me to, you know, my reality today is just pure and utter gratitude for where I'm at and a new perspective on life. And, you know, I'm just grateful to be here share a little bit about my story and hope to share a story to those who, you know, are going through or have experienced some of the things that I've gone through. In a nutshell, I'm sure more will come out. Okay, so let's start from the beginning of Ashley and Phil. How'd you guys meet? So eight years ago, ironically, Cory and Phil, their paths crossed on the job for about three months, right? And so it's, it's really special for me, the fact that Phil knows Cory gives a massive amount of peace and just, just him actually knowing Cory, there's another level of respect and honor that he comes with and wants to show up with for myself and the girls, which is really special. We were brought together by one of their captains befriended me after Cory passed. And three years ago, I met up with them, the group of them were down here at a convention. They met up for dinner with them. And that night, I definitely noticed Phil, but it was kind of like, I don't, did we even have much context? No, we did converse briefly, but it was more, it was such a large group of people. There wasn't any real substance to what we had. I don't really, I don't remember really having a conversation. I just remember like feeling his energy, but there was also something that was very significant. And I knew that I didn't have any business knowing him at that point in time. I don't know. It was something where it was just like, okay, beautiful man. And I have to go by, you know, and a year ago I met up with the same group and he happened to be with them again. And we were walking from lunch back to the convention center. And I noticed the good looking one had dropped off, not knowing that he was the same one from three years ago. And when he caught back up, I could see a level of distress on his face. And I just, I pulled him aside and I asked him if he was all right. And he was sharing with me that he had a daughter and she's really struggled with him not being home. She was young at the time, she was three. And we ended up just having a heart to heart on how challenging that is
Kash Patel: DOJ, Media's Game Plan to Leak Stories Ahead
"To drop today, that Hunter's going to get off. Right. Basically get off. So somebody leaks to a sucker at the Washington Post, a voluntary sucker. They know they're suckers. Carol Lenny. My gosh, this Garland. It's the worst. They don't want to skew Trump because they don't want to be political. Lenny can then run with the peace comes out the day before to wipe out any kind of political charges interference the day before the Hunter Biden thing. Am I crazy or am I after something? I mean, I don't know. It sounds you've like been on a living on a different planet, Bonjino. Now, of course, of course, you've been living in this reality. They've been doing this playbook from Russiagate onwards to the Trump indictment onwards. They leaked to their friends. Listen, as bad as the government gangsters are in government, they cannot function without the goon squad that you just laid out in the fake news media, The Washington Post, CNN, wherever else you go. They always leak preferentially when they want to counter a narrative they don't want to get covered or they want to say, no, no, no. Everything's fair. Merrick Garland, mark my words, will come out and say, look, we prosecuted the son of my boss, the sitting president of the United States. We have one system of law in this country like Jack Smith tried to tell us the other week after the Trump indictment. These are empty epithets. And when you look at the prosecutions that are going down and the disparate treatment, it's funny that I a who conservative used to be a former public defender is the one screaming about disparate treatment when it relates to gun charges and minorities and the white son of a president of the United States. I find that absolutely ironic. But, you know what, they'll probably call me a racist or something. Cash, I don't know if you heard the show and I that was my monologue in the beginning of the show. Oh, where is where's Ibram Kendi? Where's Kyle Compton? You know, I was an agent, man. You know how many people on federal task forces we put away for for five to 10 years on the exact same gun charge. Oh, but they were black and Hispanic and and maybe couldn't afford the best lawyers. Where are all these race hustlers now? Where's Cory
Larry Loftis: "The Hiding Place" Only Tells 10% of the Story
"You were doing your research, you were just talking about the basics of the story are known to many of us. Again, I know some people, a lot of times when I write a book like 7 women or 7 men, I'm doing it to wet people's appetite to pique their interest piu. In the subject so that they'll read the whole book because you just think, wow, I never heard of Cory ten boom. And what kind of a weird name is that? Parentheses. It's a Dutch weird name. The Dutch have, they have some weird names. But you determined that the hiding place didn't tell the whole story. So what parts of the story did the hiding place not cover? I mean, let's just start there. Yeah. Yeah, my upshot after I finished all of the research was that it told less than 10% of the story. And I felt what a ripoff I just kidding. That's kind of amazing. I'm sorry to interrupt the other 90 percent. And so that's why I mentioned, I'll give you a couple of names three names, for example. What was completely omitted in the Cheryl's biography was this guy Hans poly who I just told you about the first person in there. He's the one that got them involved in the resistance. He felt guilty. He was 18. He wanted to help. He got involved in the resistance. And then he had to tell Cory because it puts them at risk. He's hiding in their home. And the resistance gave him a fake ID. They gave him little assignments. He was going to be a courier and since he was a boy, he had to dress up as a girl, so they'd put a wig on him and address, to run, courier messages. That's am biblical, by the way. I think deuteronomy and leviticus expressly says you don't do that kind of stuff. You've got to cut that right away. So he had to go on these errands. Anyway, he felt like I've got to tell Cory because if I get caught, they're going to raid the house. They're going to arrest everybody because they know I'm involved. And then they gave him a gun. The resistance gave him a gun and said, okay, your next assignment is to shadow a Gestapo agent, a notorious Gestapo agent that we're thinking about taking out.
Larry Loftis Wrote the First Major Biography of Corrie Ten Boom
"Loftus, welcome back. Thank you, Eric. Thanks for having me on again. Well, tell us you were on this program, I don't know, three or four years ago talking about another book you had written. Talk about that for a moment. Sure, 2019, we were on talking about codenamed lease and actually that's how I found this core ten boom to be my next subject because when I was researching, if you remember that story, odette Sampson was an SOE agent operating and occupied France. She was captured. They sent her to ravensbruck, the notorious concentration camp for women in Germany. And a friend of mine said, hey, while you're doing your research, you need to read the hiding place. And I knew of the book, and I knew, of Cory, but I'd not read the book. And I said, why? She said, well, at the same time, odette was at the concentration camp. Corey was there at the exact same time. And it was perfect for me because my subject in the first book was a spy, she had already been condemned to death, so they put her in a bunker at ravensbruck, below ground, she could see nothing. She's in a dark cell and she never sees any of the camp. Corey, of course, was on the outside in the normal barracks, so she saw the day to today operations of what happened, the role called in the mornings to lineups, the beatings, the work parties, all that stuff. So it gave me the other side of the picture of looking at ravensbruck. So then when it was time, 2021, I had another spy book out the princess by about an OSS agent operating in Spain. So I was looking for another book to do. And I wanted to do a different agency. And I wanted different country. And while I'd already covered all the spy agencies, my first book was about an MI 6 agent second was SOE third was always. So I ran out of all of the spy agencies. But I kept my mind kept going back to Corey because it was a new country, the Netherlands, and while she wasn't a spy, she was part of the Dutch resistance. Well, practically speaking, that's the consequences are about the same
How Economist Stephen Moore Connected With President Trump
"Did you connect with president Trump or candidate Trump? So Larry kudlow and I and laugh were interviewing all the presidents who were running all the candidates for president back in late 2015. And remember there were a lot of 16. I don't know if we were to remove all of them, but we did most of them. And Trump was one of the last ones we talked to. And how did that discussion go? First, well, what happened is he wanted to meet with Larry and myself privately. And that was Corey Lewandowski. Remember Cory was running the campaign, did a fantastic job. And we went and I didn't like Trump. I didn't I've never met him. I just didn't like him. I just thought he was kind of a blowhard of blah blah blah. And we went in and spent an hour and a half just me, Larry, and Trump. No, other people. Which I thought was interesting. Again, usually these politicians are filled with people. And I remember Larry and I'll never forget this. Larry and I walked out of that room and were like, he's going to be president. Really? That's how blown away we have. But he agreed with you. We had a great conversation. I mean, I love Trump because you can argue with the guy. Yeah. You know? You know, and it was me, and I was just so blown away by this guy. I don't know. Look, I told Trump. I don't agree with you on trade, and you know, bite back and forth, but I love the fact that he was willing to take on the conventional wisdom in Washington. And the whole drain the swamp message. That's why I won. That's right. Totally. Totally.
Cori Bush Says Republicans Are Using Byron Donalds As Prop
"My producer of God man just send me something that Cory Bush said, that lady is a complete trampoline. She's a trampoline, okay? Y'all thought I was gonna call it a T word. I want to, but I ain't because I'm a Christian. But this trampoline had the nerve to proclaim that Byron Donald is an Uncle Tom upholding white supremacy. These people are completely stupid. And can I just say that, I can not just say it how I feel it, they're completely stupid. You know, and this is one of the things that as a black man, you have to deal with the racism of the Democrat party, not only from black from white people, you gotta deal with it from black people. People are voting for Byron Donald because they feel like he can give them a great opportunity to Speaker of the House. Let me just say this. I don't know Byron Donald has experience, but the boy know what he's talking about. You may want somebody with more tenure, I don't know. But he knows what he's talking about. He's confident he's smart. He's bold. I wouldn't mind having him as a Speaker of the House. But people are voting for him in the course of Democrats or afraid. What are they afraid of, mister Tatum? They are afraid of a powerful black man. Who can get in there and set the record straight on the Republican side. Because they've been lying to black people for centuries.
Cory Booker: Republicans Used Demeaning Questions Against KBJ
"But then there's Cory Booker See they're all trying to rewrite the history That took place here And so I think this was more than just a normal hearing I think that when people saw not all of my Republican colleagues not even most of them but when some of them kind of went to lines of questioning that we're seeming insulting and demeaning and degrading or just frame filthy frankly Like what pal Like what Like what And this is how you're going to be treated too ladies and gentlemen of any race background or whatever Particularly if you're a person of faith particularly if you're a parent you don't want your kids going through all this transgender indoctrination and sexualization If you oppose critical race theory this is the way they treat parents who go to school board meetings and so forth and so on
Florida Teacher Cory Bernaert Sad They Can't Talk About Their Bedroom
"Corey Bernard a teacher and MSNBC today is very concerned Very concerned cut 12 go So do you worry that you won't even be able to talk about your own personal life I have a child in kindergarten right now I know exactly that my child has two teachers One of which has a daughter at home and is single The other is married and has four children I know everything about their lives because my kid tells me Absolutely You don't know everything about their lives They neither do your kids Used to be the government was supposed to stay out of the bedroom Remember that America Stay out of the damn bedroom I was for that Except one more morning Other than that stay out of the bedroom Now can we tell your 5 year old what we're doing in our bedroom Can we please Let's listen to teacher Corey Bernard go ahead You are 100% correct That's what we do with educators We build relationships with our kids And in order to build relationships you talk about your home life You talk about what you do I don't remember my teachers talking about their home lives The rich And we've talked about their home lives with me I didn't even know who their spouses were If they even had spouses Yeah I had building community It scares me that I'm not going to be able to have these conversations with my children Because they're going to ask me what I did on the weekend I don't want to have to hide that my partner and I went paddleboarding this weekend because then they ask well what does partner mean mister entrepreneur And I'm worried can I tell them what it means I'm also worried for my kids I tell them what it means you idiot Just don't tell them what you're doing your bedroom Just don't tell them about genitalia Just don't tell them about the transgender movement
Sen. Cory Booker: It's More Difficult for African Americans to Vote Than White Americans
"Now we have arrived senator Cory Booker on the floor of the Senate today Cut 6 go I have a hard time listening to people that want to talk about this issue and don't talk about facts In the United States today It is more difficult for the average African American to vote than the average white American That is hard Here's such a
Golden State Warriors Part-Owner Chamath Palihapitiya Donated Hundreds of Thousands to Joe Biden, Other Democrats
"The part owner of the Golden State Warriors fox's reporting Donated hundreds of thousands of dollars in support of President Biden's campaign Hundreds of thousands of dollars What do you think of that Cornered FEC data is donated to the campaigns of several prominent Democrats including Biden Cory Booker Hillary Clinton's failed 2016 campaign the DNC the Senate majority pack He's a venture capitalist No one ever doesn't care Probably makes a fortune off China Just my guess Gave a quarter of a $1 million to the Biden victory fund in support of vines 2020 presidential campaign in July of that year Another 5600 directly to his campaign that's the max He also dated donated 62 66,200 of the DNC He donated a total of 750,000 to the Senate majority pack affiliated with Chuck Schumer He was a history with Secretary of State Antony Blinken having brought him On a social capital at a social capital in 2017 until he joined the Biden administration He had advised all that netted blinken in an interest in his company of a million State Department spokesman Ned price responded to Fox News digital inquiry about this by saying secretary blinken has made clear that we adhere to the strictest ethical Yeah okay He didn't ask you about your strict ethical Norms like you know the way we left Afghanistan with American citizens there And this MBA is a is becoming
Kamala Harris Once Called Jussie Smollett's Hoax an 'Attempted Modern Day Lynching'
"So Jussie Smollett went out there and had this crazy story about being attacked at 2 a.m. while just trying to get a sandwich at 2 a.m. by two white Trump supporters where I maga hats. And they were yelling at him, attacking him and saying that this is maga country, and somehow this story held up. The mainstream media was all over it and our politicians were all over it and they just immediately believed it. I tend to stand back on some of these cases because I have respect for our court system. And I like to wait and see and hear what the jury has to say. And what we found out in this case is what we all were learning along the way, the Jussie Smollett was a fraud and made the entire thing up just for publicity. You would think that politicians, people running for the president of the United States of America might have enough common sense. To actually stand back when this originally happened and think about it instead of going in right out there over their skis Joe Biden tweeting at the time, what happened today in reference to Smollett must never be tolerated in our society we must stand up homophobia and racism have no place in our streets. Kamala Harris. At the time, tweeting Jesse small is one of the kindest human beings I know. Well, I am praying for his quick recovery. This was an attempted modern day lynching. That's like some really serious, really strong language. She didn't know any facts about the case Cory Booker, the signer from New Jersey using the same rhetoric modern day lynching. You see they tried to seize this moment for their own political gain just like Smollett was out there trying to seize the mood of the country for his own politicized gain to try and revive his horrific career. It came to light in February of 2019 that the whole thing was just made up. That none of this was true, and reporters started asking Kamala Harris for example about it. Well, Kamala Harris was confronted and she literally, I watched the tape she totally froze. She had no idea she acted like she had no idea what they were talking about. And then when they reminded her of her tweet, she, again, in a very frozen way, said, well, we need to get more information. Cory Booker also said, we need to get more information. Well, guys, now you have the information, okay? And if you were responsible politicians, what you would do now is come forward and say, I was
California's Dr. Cordie Williams Announces His Candidacy for U.S. Senate
"Doctor cordy Williams. Welcome back to America first. Thanks for having me. It's an honor. An absolute honor, as always. So tell me what is it a big day to today is that your birthday what's going on Cody? Well, you know, today is the day that we take back the republic and we take back those areas of this beautiful nation that folks in Palm Beach and consultants around the United States are saying that is impossible, but we're seeing through Virginia. We're seeing through New Jersey, but what was once impossible is now possible and I'm announcing my candidacy for the United States Senate is we're going to take on Alex Padilla and we're going to take on these ideologies that are counter choice and encounter the future of our kids, honestly. Remind millions of listeners which seat this is why Padilla has this seat in California. Well, he certainly didn't get elected by these Californians that aren't that are enjoying inflation and gas prices that are through the roof. When a certain lady that might as well be a criminal, instead of being thrown in jail of all time ago, Kamala Harris, went to Pennsylvania avenue, however she got there. I don't really understand it. A lot of people don't as well. What do you mean hang on hang on hang on Cory stuffing stuff? You mean you don't understand why a woman who got less than 2% in the Democrat primaries ends up one heartbeat away from the presidency? I mean, you're learned man. You're a doctor. How can you not understand that logical progression from having an affair with a married man to becoming the vice president?
"cory r" Discussed on Cheine On
"I'm. I'm in this spot of like. I just almost can't do it. I need to know how to do it. Even if it's rudimentary and then then focus on scaling but well. The good news is all his doors on the internet. To tell you if you work more than forty hours a week burn out have never been a founder before because they don't realize is that one. You can't do that otherwise you've just done but the second thing is you don't get burnt out from working more than forty hours a week. You get burnt out from doing the same stuff that you don't like for more than forty hours a week so the founder. You've got lots of okay. I'm going to work on product for On ops go to happy. Come back home and do admin now. Oh and by the way. While i'm happy are i'm doing sales. And that's the idea if you can chunk up your day and really leverage some time management principles sleeping on saturday till noon. I liked you. Wake up clear. Your inbox crank out some new products stuff in do whatever you wanna do. Sunday night You can you can comfortably work sixty our weeks without feeling any different than working a thirty hour week at something that you don't really enjoy agreed with one hundred sixty eight hours in a week by the way for the cuban tracking for lose keeping score at home. There's one hundred sixty dollars a week. We'll said sir mahendran. I wanna let you get back to make some money and making some sales so dude. Thank you for coming on and doing this. I really appreciate it. This was this was great and I'm taking this as a little bit. you know selfish win for me. That just a reminder that i need to get back on my sales game i'll definitely accept your gift of your book. I gotta go back to my notes. That i took Closed in a year ago when this journey together but yeah thanks man for doing this. And so Just wrapping up what Where can people find you. Where do you want people to check you out on lengthen. I don't what i think. I you are elsom. That sassy lake slashed by triangle. Saw him if you just type my name in c. o. r. y. b. r. y. I'm on there. Yeah you've got a you've got a very entertaining linked. Then i like on on there. It's you like poking the bears. Why saying things that other people say. Because i don't have a board or a boss or wife. Tell me that. I'm not allowed to do things i do. Whatever i want alien. Let's go dude. Thanks for doing this man. i appreciate. Thanks chris great. Seger catching up You too all right. Thank you for listening to everybody..
"cory r" Discussed on Cheine On
"Sell some stuff here in a second. Hell i wanna talk about to twelve angel. What what is that. And what is that. Yeah it's an angel. Investment fund started by a couple of guys one of them have been friends with for six or seven years and what what their vision is is to invest in seed stage deals and be the most valuable investor on their cap table in the way that they do this push value towards the organizations they invest in being one of the one of the challenges with the investment community and founders is it everybody says oh we're more than money and funds say they're more than money the way they position at either. Hey we can help introduce you to talent or we can help introduce you to customers in the founders that we talked to have consistently been burned by that..
"cory r" Discussed on Cheine On
"Fulltime gift one thing it commission don't care i won't commission ultimate testament to what you do. Yeah it's it's kind of cool. It's flipping the script on what you always will look for is getting your commission payments and now being able to pay that out somebody else. That's kind of cool. Yeah totally you got. You made a lot of money as we all made a lot of money. Let's roll yet. I'm pamela alabama lifetime value. He's i think that's that's the thing that people get jerked around on software companies. You get paid on the first deal and will if let's say let's say that a software companies exit multiple tax revenue. So if they're doing one hundred million in revenue thirds billion dollar company. And it's for more mature coming these days. It might be twenty or thirty. Extra faster-growing wants village issues for example. Sure well if if there's attacks exit multiple on revenue that means if little. Tommy sells a ten thousand dollar deal..
"cory r" Discussed on Cheine On
"You fall for that. Did he get puppy permission. Yeah and then he. He would do hilarious stuff so this is he. You would ship code five. Am like brag about how early he was up and then just not being the office all day so that was fun and as do the higher though. This is really funny too. So this dude he hired turns out okay so every zoom called that this guy was on. He'd have his baby on his lap and he had at least two full time jobs. We think he might have had three and he would just tell all of his employers that he was slammed with the baby so he can make meetings but he was actually working three jobs and turns out that or two jobs for sure maybe three and this was in. The i i f- i know two people that have done this..
"cory r" Discussed on Cheine On
"That is crushing. Everything you touch. And you're not creating unforced errors. Yeah and that feedback. That quick feedback loop is is pretty critical because it lets you see some of those things that you consistently do some of the swings that you take and you miss on or some of the times when you think you're swinging and missing but you didn't even like really pick up the bat you kind of picked up the bat. He didn't really go for And having that was Was pretty critical. And even like you were saying if you can get your books and read that information get that for yourself but listen back to your sales calls and things like that. I mean that and being honest with yourself about to that was That was a very painful eye opener. It's kind of like when i write and make music. And i listen to my voice and i'm like oh my god leash this on the world. No it's it's one of the best people can have is able to look themselves in the mirror in adjust. If can't do that you're not gonna get any better so yeah and it's a painful process but it's it's something that you've gotta do. I i had to go through that just as cove it happened I wasn't really selling that great. You know right before that. But i you know i kind of making things happen doing a lot of travel And then march twenty twenty. Hit and i only had one deal that closed because i happen to close it before. The pandemic came so You know yeah was a. That was a pretty rough time. And i even higher sales coach. At that time he helped actually helped a tremendous amount. But the i see one of the biggest pieces of that was because It it forced me to really look at my process like he was asking me direct questions about my demo process. And like you said this in your call right..
"cory r" Discussed on Cheine On
"In a way that helped our ground game And he kinda came into a situation like that where it was just a bunch of random things random battle cards things like this that yes. It's great but as a new salesperson somebody that's just getting in the fight it's good but it ends up taking you down this kind of path of ending up getting in that tit for tat with the prospects and You know you start battling with them instead of you know looking how you can guide them through so Yes i have been in that situation before but you talk about starting with like a whiteboard so when you did this initially like how did you. How did you know to look at those those initial things and then how did you start building this. This out yeah. We had a vision for what the in products we needed to be. And it's super robust. I think at this point. We have one hundred head products or so. And you can't get there overnight but one of the things that we we do and we've done is advised startups on how to go from zero. To one zero one customer euro one.
"cory r" Discussed on Cheine On
"Are dude well ready to do it. All right man. Well thanks for joining me Thank you everybody for tuning in. This is china. Podcast here with corey bray from close loop a founder of close loop so thanks for joining me man. Hey chris thanks for having me. Yeah it's It's good to talk to you again. I know we. We had a bunch of conversations. When i was a customer of yours at last business i was at but It's nice to talk to you outside of that and I kind of want to dive into some of the things that you did to get this business off the ground But if you don't mind if you could tell everybody Loop is Yeah just a little bit about yourself. And then let's just dive in yet. Sounds great so close. Loop is a sales consulting training enablement and talent agency that works with growing sales organizations to help them achieve their goals and fix the follies that they might have come across in their past. That's that's the idea. And then we publish books too. Because we'll get into this with the origins. But i'm not going to charge you. Thirty grand for some words on paper like some people traditionally have so. Let's open source this thing. Give you a world. You wanna try yourself go for it. You want us the nuts. Cool to your choice. I checked that out in your Your bio i liked that it says Why pay me one hundred thousand dollars and you could spend less than one hundred dollars to learn what i could tell you in that time. Correct some people do it on their own. They do a great. I've had several people come to me. This look we just bought your books. We read it internally. You have the bandwidth in expertise internally roll with it and if you're okay with it being the first or second time you've done it ever that's cool if you want somebody who's done. One hundred times inhabit a minus a product..
"cory r" Discussed on MMA Roasted
"Be sure to take advantage of their opening day, super promo equals make a bet on the Thursday September 9th season opener between the Super Bowl champion Buccaneers and the Dallas Cowboys. And if you lose, your ways will be refunded up to $25 for new customers, only when signing up and using the promo code NFL 100. So check them out now. Thank you and good luck. All right, Bill, come back. What's up, bell? Should I take out me ask her about the boyfriend's part or now? No, why? I don't know. She's so like that standard, every time you have a female fighter, you ask them about their relationships. And I thought I was very light on it, right? I wasn't like she was smiling. She didn't get weird. All right. All right, so by the way, Jay Heron, it seems like Jake Paul, anyone that thought you that beat you, even though some of those Ben Askren, I still think he went on that fight. Jake Paul is getting revenge on your opponents. Oh, God. That's crazy. Did you watch the Jake Paul what did I nah, I saw a couple of highlights. I saw when woodley hit him with a good right hand and he was all in the ropes. But no, I didn't, you know, I didn't see the full fight. So amen, good, good for Willie, make your money, you know what I mean? I mean, of course, everybody wishes he would have won the fight and pull the trigger more, you know? But hey, then did a day probably made more money than, you know, any single UFC fight, you know? Maybe a couple of them together. He made a $1 million. I mean, what do you think it is about a guy like that who obviously great athlete, great power, greatness, but just doesn't want to pull the trigger. I think it's totally mental. You know, who knows, man, you know, I'm we're all outside and he's inside there. I mean, I don't know. I mean, especially against, you know, a guy like that that, you know, that doesn't have the experience, you know what I mean? I'm sure he has great, you know, trainers and training and, you know, 'cause he has a lot of money. He has long money, so he brings in the best this is about pull. But yeah, you know, either who knows what's going on and with his head when he gets in there, you know, but we're outside he's in there. You know, that's definitely a fight he should go in and definitely, you know, be able to a little bit more aggressive. I mean, there are fights that you had, I thought like that Jake ellenberger to fight. Yeah. Where I thought maybe you didn't trust your hands as much as you had in the past, right? Was that something you know, I felt that could have been a little more aggressive, but I mean, I felt sharp that fight. I felt defensively good. I felt like I was countering good. I mean, Jake, Jake is, you know, very powerful puncher. So, you know, you can't just get an end, and bro with a guy like that, especially with foils, gloves. So, you know, I didn't want to make a mistake. So, yeah, I felt that was a little more reserved. But I felt sharp enough to, you know, all my counters and, you know, I felt I did did more than win the fight. Again, retrospect going back. Could I have done more? I'm sure every fighter says they could have done more, you know? Even on a win..
Cory Mills Evacuated Afghan Family, Biden Admin Wants All the Credit
"Don't know if you heard this story. He was largely responsible for getting this. These four Americans, his mother and her three Children out of Afghanistan. So Corey males must have been genuinely stunned when he read this story in the Washington Examiner and elsewhere this weekend. About how the US evacuated four Americans overland to a third country. Corey is probably like they did. Your emails like they didn't have anything to do with this. How disgusting of an administration do you have to be? Think about this for a second try to process it. To not only abandoned our people behind the Americans. But when you abandon our people and people like Cory males, former military guy heroically tries to save these people does everything he can to do it. He then gets these four people out of the country. The State Department blocks him. How do you think it makes Corey Meal Mills feel when he reads in the newspaper and other news outlets. That the United States evacuated from for bitch totally made up. Here. Fox News. State Department trying to steal credit for rescue of four Americans from Afghanistan organizer says it's a total lie. The statement of woman's name was Miriam and her family. Hear from the Fox news piece. Peter Hassan Houston Keen The State Department's public posture about Merriam's rescues, quote absolute nonsense core emails told Fox. The fact that they're spitting this trying to take 100% credit when they didn't track this family when they placated this family when the mother who was under extreme stress and extreme pressure, reached out to the State Department multiple times and got no help. Let me say that again and got no help. And the Biden administration. He's
Olympic Runner Cory McGee On Performance Ruts and Getting Through Them
"Did share in post after the olympics. You share that. If you had told corey mcgee. Three years ago that she'd be an olympian that that corey would not have believed you. I wanted to talk about that a bit more. Because you said that you sort of loss yourself lost hope during that time. Can you tell us a little bit more about that when you look back on that time. About what life looked like and and how you got past it definitely. I mean it. It was i definitely went through a rut for a few years and it was mostly associated with performance. Not like i wasn't happy in my life but i was going through a few years of just like stagnant performance and I think that that is pretty normal. I wouldn't say that that's something that i hadn't gone through before but really not to this degree and so to kind of go from running in college and races were sort of Consistent in the sense that i felt really good when i arrive at the sec championship. I felt really good competing in ncaa's but then of course you get to the next level. And it's so competitive. And i always have had a confidence in my competitiveness in my performance. But you just don't win as many races at the pro level. And i was i. I'm okay with that. I can wrap my head around that reality. But my times weren't improving and often the thing that i think as runners we can kind of derive excitement from and sort of uses. A measure of course is not just winning but seeing yourself improved In your times. And so i think i had four years in boston where the third year actually was pretty good but i- sustained an injury in my sacred and and it knocked me back again and so i think i sort of figured out how to make it work but then had this injury and then i gave it another year to say okay. Well if the pieces come together then this is where. I'm gonna stay and continue to train but then i went to the us championship the next year. And i was the first one out of the final. And i wouldn't say that i had this is thought of like i'm not happy. I'm not improving. But i just wasn't expecting as much out of myself so had sort of just adapted to the fact that i i had a lower standard for my own self and i think that the reason why being from a small town where running wasn't very popular and then finding my way to school with a great track team and then eventually of course running for new balance was because i've always been my own biggest like my own biggest believer And i think you kind of have to have that within yourself and not saying if you talk about it or you put it out there. But you just kind of have this innate deep
"cory r" Discussed on The My Future Business™ Show
"E. y. corey mosey dot com. We got a fifteen day. Business growth video series. That's one hundred percent free That we drove out to you so you know every morning at eight. Am at least am on our end. Have you get a new video for fifteen days. Grab yourself a cup of coffee. And it covers each of those five pillars three times. So we go through the fifteen we go to those five pillars with three videos On that so it's just a really nice and easy way to get introduced several my philosophies and strategies one of the things that teach rick is give value. I so that's my gift of value spent fifteen days And decide. If i know what i'm talking about not the fantastic on night that you have an enrollment process as well as at to go into your core program and is sort of a waiting list. Had us at work yes so right now right now we have a away louis going so my academy komo's business academy that's our full program. Why do live training every week and we do live coaching. So people come on whatever issues dealing with whatever. They're stuck on stuck stalled stagnant areas in their business We come online and we work on that. So we'll be reopening that probably in the next few weeks for for spring summer..
"cory r" Discussed on The My Future Business™ Show
"That's excellent sitting. I think to myself You've talked about all of the things that you're doing. will also read in your bio Which is very very exciting. You've referenced the new economy. Can you explain to the audience of what that actually means from your perspective. Yeah i mean. Things have changed a writing everything. Everything's changed the rules of chains Brand loyalty has changed. You know People used to stick with one thing or now open to other things things that used to be institutional Have now become disrupted and things that you think you. Do you know products that you would consume where you would buy from by has all changed if you owned a restaurant and did not have online ordering or ignored online ordering when the pandemic hit. What punished i call it. Punishment market punished you. Because you weren't prepared. So now you have to rethink people have to rethink what their business model was you know. I'm i'm going to speaking world. Many of my people You speaking world. I'm i'm actually. Currently the president of the national speakers association for the state of virginia and i work with speakers who relied on traveling relied on doing eighty dates. They traveled the world of scott mccain. He was he's comes. Australia was coming australia every year. To speak and things of that nature. And of course that stops musso upton. Now that's what an entrepreneur really excite because those guys didn't go get under the covers and turn off the lights. They reinvented themselves. They said okay. Great how can we everybody. Everybody's on zoom now. How can we. A re purpose are context. How can we start new programs. How can we create value that then creates revenue for us. And that's what people that's what people have been doing. She the pandemic it. If my the pandemic has affected people's lives economically sorta logically and i wonder In the daca. Tom's in mri and What do you say to those people who are struggling. And do you sadie. Dc brought it is ahead. Yes so. I i believe i believe wholeheartedly a couple of key things. If you're a business sales should be up your customers should be raving fans your teams be evangelist and cash will be flown if those things are not happening. It's because of a breakdown in one of those five areas. I talked about earlier So if you're struggling right now on your business you've got to attack. That peace is not wait for the market. It's you've gotta come at it differently. You had a vent hole. Will you need to think about how you can add virtual programs..
"cory r" Discussed on The My Future Business™ Show
"So much a balance as it is your your lifestyle is also your business just how you would just as if you plan a meeting or or go me with a client or work on something and blocked at time. You two need to simply blocked at time to not be working absolutely when you have an asset that has to be included in it so he rick you have no problem finding me at you. Find me getting a massage. Or a facial or i'm not i'm on your my masculinity i get my toes done very nice very not cross feet leading on her us to go get a pedicure. I think i'd like to ask you when you you're doing what you do. You obviously love what you do. Otherwise we'd be doing it. But what's the one thing that you that stands at few the most the thing that gives you the most rewarding enjoyment all the winds when someone you know we had a client the other day that literally called me sitting video cry. He's crying in the car because Just closes largest deal and got declined to play up front for the year adulation those though he was You know so. He was so overcome with emotion as leery crying. And send me video and thanking me. Because we worked on. We reworked his pitch and his proposal. And how you priced package to services. He sells consulting services so Any any followed the directions and that was the result so getting mad or getting getting those type of mets. Hey we just close the steel or you know yet told me to have patience and you know i. I'm glad i listened to you because this happen. It's the wins. I mean that's super super exciting for me. Excellent always think about strategy. And sometimes i talk with people who get really caught up in their mind about Strategy and they and they find it difficult to process. Can you give us your take on. What strategy is and how it can be simplified so those who are not experienced in in doing any of can understand it and get some effect from the really the simplify it. It's you know. What are you going to do right if you were to really break up. Strategy in a in a non academic way right yep strategy is what. What am i going to do to get the outcome. That i want ride. So you want to increase sales by twenty five percent while the strategy is simply. What are we going to do to do that. While i'm gonna increase barking market over here. I'm gonna put this kind of offer out on the raise my prices. It's the strategiest filling in the what to get what you want an ultimately. I always tell people sometimes you just have to dumb everything down to the ridiculous say so get get very granular and chunk whether someone will call it. Chump king people get overwhelmed by the big picture to go. I wanna make a million dollars okay. Before you make a million dollars you gotta make ten dollars. You're gonna make a thousand dollars you're gonna make ten thousand dollars so i think Being able to. I a believer in. I teach micro goals your anna rewards. So i'll i'll give you a nugget an acronym that i use it's see. Api celebrate assess plan implement..
"cory r" Discussed on The My Future Business™ Show
"Owners inc's grow so we're going to be talking a lot about that but what was going to be talked about how the to box and i long list of other exciting topics. Corey i love to just start off by learning a bit about my guess it's obligatory we. We need to have a separate separate the business which is really just the mechanics. We know that much. This doesn't change too much. But the thing i find that is unique is the individual. So i'd love to start of by learning wingers harm for you you. Everybody's got a unique story. So i'm i'm based in the us In a little state called. Virginia is where is where i'm from so That's where we do most of our business and That's that's kind of. That's kind of our scope who we do work with clients all over the country as well as canada to yes. Fantastic i mean given the basis of your business Would you have the opportunity to go global and save those on so the other some one hundred. I mean we run. We run a coaching program and a training program for business owner. So that really doesn't matter you know we're not. We're not restricted by The lines as a currency exchange right but matt It's the same fundamental business principles that we believe in sales marketing operations. People are mindset. All of your business growth issues are gonna fall under one of those umbrellas. And i'd love to talk about the pillars of that later on which you have on your your website now. Virginia what's one of the major landmarks that people would know So we'll depends on the history right okay. Headquarter of the south i of In terms of those times but You know our our moniker is. Virginia is for lovers. We at the world famous virginia beach. We have you know a lot of museum activity here and and I'm sure there's some official things i.
"cory r" Discussed on Mocha Minutes
"I was. Then it gives me jump over to escape and you think of young on little see get well. Of course i mean i'm looking at. I'm looking at somebody in that group and was like that's rex. Y'all had a lot of secrets. I'm sorry yes are being scientific. You would say that when you tiny. That's where i'm sorry. It's all of your love me through it. Everybody please have good week as erica deniro says. Please protect your energy. And if you have to mute words baby mutant please please put yourself into a pretzel so that you can stay up to date. No it's okay if you shuts things off mute shit and new people and if your family is being or any of your. Facebook friends are acting like complete jackasses. Please block or unfollowed unfriendly. that's it that's all you ain't got explain. I don't care what your said. Why are you why. Why are you following my brother. Because he's a bitch. And i'm not doing this but you don't say a teen antica she'll slap your teeth out but you can just say. I'm sorry i had to you know self care face okay. Don't say i'm a slut. I wanna buy these grandmother slapping. Y'all be i say what you said. And she hit me. Well i'm gonna tell you the jump off quickly know where you're gonna jump see nope give me half and if it's your family it's okay to sometimes unplugged. Just say the prayer. May the lord watch between me and the while we're absent one from another he'll company on both. It is okay to for a minute please. Some really wild ish. But y'all this has been a momentous podcast. i will see you next week..
"cory r" Discussed on Mocha Minutes
"Turn obviously have to take the safety off. Yeah shoot that gun corrupt. She said and that's what our daughter said. She said the safety all that she broke it down. I was like oh okay. There's a lot that you have to prep to fire a taser but also fire. A gun is well. That's why it's not in the same fucking place and you know what's going to get me because here comes the misogyny and here's the nuance that bitch is going to jail. Because she's a woman she is going to jail. I can almost guarantee you. They are going to make an example out of her. That like 'cause notice you see all these male cops coming out of fucking work to say passable. There's no possible way is like all know. Traffic stops except for homegrown Shot botham gene. She was an example to a new example hair. And all that show. It was like let me tell you something debits going to jail. That's the molly guy. Who killed that white woman when time white man and i was so molly woman. Y'all wouldn't be seeing. Oh that's nick. His ass went right to jail. She's going to be made an example of ood. Because it's like oh my god she's take top full of cops talking about how this is no way possible that there's no way there's no way she could have did girl. It's a whole lot of cops coming out about that. None of them are getting fired or removed from duty. But the folks that we're talking about derek. I'm sorry during for. George floyd murder fire again fired and reprimanded for this in like see. Here's the massaging long with almost like they've put a call out. Hey y'all make the video like y'all learn their sounds familiar lamb after these. Y'all don't go after his male cops and i'm not saying you should not go after. Please do go after every fucking competent. Embarrassing is why you're not saying. Hey y'all a fucking embarrassing us Year so homegirl. Want to act is not going to be sending that she deserves to. She literally should get without the possibility of parole. But i am not yeah. She's she's getting time because you can't do this now known as the city of killing. George floyd oh baby that's landau cassville. Kill kill on. Facebook live the officer said about having a weapon. He said unlicensed carry hands were visible and the author cut thank. Don't reach for it. i'm not don't reach for. I'm not don't reach for pow pow pow pow and they got off. They got off. They him with his baby in the bag and his girlfriend and it's his girlfriend with laugh. And so it was corrie knows and you do too danny from danny star danielle now. He said that night because of the killings and everything was black men. Her heart was heavy though. She said she literally was like. I cannot take anymore. Her laptop was on her bedside. She said she opened the princess from minneapolis. Right prints from any okay. So i knew danny before he was so she dan is. I wonder what they had like cyber so the baseball team here. They had a prince night and they had this really cool purple rain. Umbrellas unwanted umbrellas obey. Maybe they gave him out of baseball games. Do some investigation. And maybe i want salimo easy for you. But i'm happy i was like i was like kelsey. You got one. My friend lives in minnesota. I was like she's like yeah. This is a big gave him out at the games. I'm like what.
"cory r" Discussed on Mocha Minutes
"I'm good with that. So key is i is. We're gonna talk about adam toledo sidebar. There is video of what happened to this young man already on the on the internet in on the timelines i follow a diverse group of people. However i've never seen that video. And i'm kind of glad up the people that i follow. Don't tweet that shit. I am imploring. Y'all if we know there's video the basically shows that the cop We are good with just knowing. Thank you need to put this on the time. Please stop doing this to us. Please stop 'cause even like if like no. Why are you showing video. If you're sean like photos of the killers like who don't these massacres for me. I'm like fine. You're showing me what they're doing. I need to know this. Nobody does and i was like. I still remember where i was when i heard vertical trayvon martin. I remember i wasn't sitting. I was sitting on my my living room table. I have a like a really big wide coffee table. That absolutely i sat there and cried and i was like this is so not right. This is not fair and it's like that little boy did not deserve. We were at church. Jamal shirt and i remember coming out of the bathroom way and he immediately wanted to go into prayer. People were like it was like it was like i felt other verdicts before but i think as black people started this different. I'm numb. yeah and this really felt like devastating. I was like he's a little boy. Well he looks like a grown man but he's not he was fourteen. I just knew he was going to jail with all the evidence and hearing you know i can ground. I'm like stint truck. You can stand your ground in. Hell leave us alone goto to eternal hell on the express the cella as a seller. 'cause you you get no local train to hell you can take express okay. So we're gonna talk about adam toledo thirty year little going So this young man. They released the bodycam footage on last thursday which was listed as the eighteenth has sunday teams was what april fifteenth worth. This happened on march twenty ninth when he was shot. This is to thirty something in the morning. So this is.
"cory r" Discussed on Change Lives Make Money
"Their faces all day long and that's the other thing you can post your story ten twenty whatever times a day and it's just update or at the top of feed every time there's no posted to our occupied spots. It's not bad as soon as you post your back at the top. So when you're looking at this you gotta now look at what you need to post on your stories. Well you. I got to answer this question. Why are people doing your stories years. Why the viewer sort is. Because they're bored as hell and they have nothing better to do so the best way that i don't mind stories is by entertaining. People to live their life threw me on my story. They wanna see what you're doing today. What are other thin humanoid enjoying doing outside of fitness. What else speaks to you as a person in that you enjoy doing then with a mix of that again entertaining. People people go on social media to be entertained gay so they go on your story so now you're failure restoring full of things that he didn't during the day they just find interesting whatever. Then that's another way you again push traffic to different areas. You make a post shared your story push traffic to your post. You make a real shared on real push traffic towards your real. You wanna be able to have a good mix of entertaining people to keep their attention on your orient interested and then you're interesting enough and they like you when you now post things that are rowdy content or you're trying to drive traffic towards it. They're gonna be now or taste to do that as you wouldn't want to entertain people and hepburn things in it not fitness. That's your feet is all about. They wanna see other things than just want and that's also higher. Get more engagement on your stories to. Let's say that you're posting on your story and you're doing that. But now every time he posts a polander story. It's always fitness while now your audience knows that whenever you post the poll and they vote. They know that you're doing that. Because you want to raise a hand to you're gonna messenger where i'll tell you this now..
"cory r" Discussed on Monocle 24: Meet the Writers
"Doctor. Wrote welcome to monica. Reads so tell us tell us more about the primus of tax service well attack surfaces the third novel in the little brother sequence at the first two little brother and homeland were young. Adult books about a character. Marcus yellow starts off. His very young teen who is caught in what amounts to a police state when his hometown of san francisco is bombed by terrorists and the department of homeland security swoop in and effectively suspend the constitution and all civil liberties and he and his mates form guerrilla army. Using things like hacked. Xboxes that use cryptographic secured wireless networking to outmaneuver the joss and eventually expelled them from the city and and restore human rights and civil liberties to the population and the third book attack. Surface is a standalone novel for adults and one of the first two are about people who are terrified. By the possibility of technology being used for oppression and excited about the possibility of technology being used for liberation. This third books protagonist is the young woman. Masha maximo who appears in the first two books as a kind of antagonised in the first book we meet her as a vhs contractor. Helping to spy on marcus and his friends even though she's of the same age and from the same background as them in the second book. She's a way bandit working to spy on jihadis and disrupt insurgent networks in iraq for the us government an enormous markup and when we meet her in the third book. she's just gone full cyber mercenary and her job is helping a thinly-veiled version of a company like the ns. Oh group to spy on pro democracy movements on behalf of post-soviet dictator so they can figure out who to round up and torture and murder and she has a reckoning with her conscience. She on the one hand has been spending her whole career finding ways to justify what she does <hes>. Sneaking secrets out to marcus and his friends so they could blow the whistle wrongdoing or helping marcus escape from the da chest in the first book but by the third book she's really had to <hes>. Devolve into some pretty self destructive conduct like helping the people that she spies on <hes>. Defeat the tools that she herself as installing. And that's obviously not sustainable. And eventually she gets fired and worse has to run away from this post soviet republic and finds herself back in san francisco where she discovers to her horror that her childhood best friend who's now on a successor movement to black lives matter is being targeted by the very same cyber weapons that she herself spent her whole life building and while the first two books inspired a really large cohort of technologists and civil rights lawyers and writers and activists and security researchers and cryptographer offers who wanted to use their technical and legal powers for good and to stave off technological apocalypse. And dystopia this. Their book is aimed more at the people who rationalize their way. One decision a time in tech and other industries into participating in a vast confiscation of human liberty and human thriving in service to large corporations and oppressive governments and to talk about what it means to pull back from the brink. When you recognize one day that that you can no longer justify what you've been doing of course corey. That is exactly the situation. We find ourselves in absolutely i mean in two thousand eighteen. We saw twenty thousand google's walk off the job tech won't build it and tech solidarity and no tech for ice and other movements within the giant tech companies are not only organizing around technological issues but also around labor and environmental issues and and you see technologists now reaching outside of their bubble so for example at amazon the movement for justice there within the company spans warehouse workers who are laboring under absolutely ghastly and what should be unlawful conditions and tech workers. Whose initial concern was surveillance and climate. But who discovered that they could not make progress nor could they feel good about their movement unless incorporated the labor concerns of these people at the bottom of the ladder at the company.