This Week In Bitcoin



Street Art, Revolution, Coinbase, Binance, National Reserves

Bitcoin is everywhere. From the protests in France, to U.S. sanctioned countries, to intellectual debates in Israel.

Matt Aaron

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About the Episode

  • A street mural inspired by the Yellow Vests protest contains a solvable puzzle with 0.28 BTC inside
  • Binance‚Äôs decision to terminate services to some of its loyal users in U.S. sanctioned countries
  • The entreprise blockchain hype falls flat
  • Coinbase, Ethereum Classic, and a 51% attack
  • Nick Szabo debates cryptocurrencies as a better, alternative national reserve to gold
  • Unit of account: pricing in satoshis.

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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