Humans of Bitcoin



Bitcoin is a better option than a PhD - Ryan Charles of

Ryan X Charles

In 2011, Bitcoin wasn't popular, or cool. It was a tiny subculture. Ryan takes us back.

Matt Aaron

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About the Episode

Ryan didn't want to stay in academia his whole life. Just 6 months away from his PhD in physics, he left to pursue a career in the Bitcoin ecosystem.

Today, he runs a social media platform powered by Bitcoin Cash micropayments,

Ryan is currently ranked #44 on the CryptoInfluencers list.

Recommended reading from Ryan:
The Selfish Gene
The Sovereign Individual - Also read by Satoshi.
The Elegant Universe

About the Host

Matt Aaron

Matt Aaron has been podcasting since 2013, when he launched the Food Startups Podcast.

He recently found a second love in cryptocurrency and blockchain and hasn't looked back.

His first major investment into cryptocurrency was the money he made betting on (but not voting for) that Donald Trump would win the 2016 election.

Matt believes that public blockchains and cryptocurrencies are the solution to the many problems exposed of the current banking system in the 2008 financial crisis.

A food entrepreneur, he exports exotic fruit from South America to USA.

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