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Launching a Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency - Rob of Horizen

A fun, intellectual conversation. We talk about Rob being a mercenary in Afghanistan to math, history, human behavior, floating countries, and the need for privacy coins.

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Matt Aaron

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About the Episode

This is one of the best interviews we have done. Rob Viglione is someone you can chat with for hours. I got smarter by doing this interview. And you will too!

Timestamps:
3:42 - His work in Afghanistan
5:45 - Rob's early years as a polymath
6:32 - Lessons from history
7:24 - Matt pretends he is a knowledgeable historian!
11:00 - On economic theory
14:33 - Rob's discovery of bitcoin
16:55 - Teaching bitcoin to Afghans
22:31 - Matt shares a conspiracy theory question
And much, much more!

Mentioned in the episode:
Horizen (Formerly ZenCash)
Market for Liberty

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 on) 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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