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Adding the value block to a podcast


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Adding the value block to a podcast

An education podcast from Chris

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Step by step process of creating a podcast, adding the value block as specified in the Podcastindex.org GitHub repository, and then testing by streaming through different podcast apps. Quick and dirty audio recording on my phone to have some audio file to test out. While I do list of each step I take, expect no editing or any production value. This is just garbage audio file to test out the value block specification and streaming satoshis via the bitcoin lightning network.

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