ANDREESSEN: You say vested interest, I say skin in the game (laughs).Adam Davidson is co-founder and co-host of Planet Money, a co-production of NPR and This American Life.
DUBNER: Lawsky recently organized a two-day fact-finding mission to help his office write some of the first Bitcoin regulation in the United States.In the 1950s that was an inconceivable idea, which is when credit cards were dreamed up.
The price of bitcoin has been soaring, leading some amateur investors to jump into the virtual currency market.MEDIA CLIP: Senator Joe Manchin is working to ban something called Bitcoin.ANDREESSEN: Without us knowing each other ahead of time, I can send you a unique piece of digital property that might be digital cash, or a digital key, or a digital contract.
Episode 515: A Bet Over Bitcoin: Planet Money A big-time venture capitalist thinks bitcoin will change the world.We hear a Goldman Sachs supervisor tell Carmen Segarra how an examiner should.And I asked a couple of different panels what that meant and could they expand upon it.MEDIA CLIP: A Chinese government crackdown on domestic trading of the virtual currency Bitcoin is starting to have an effect.And blockchain, the technology that underlies bitcoin, has been embraced by both academics and banking giants such as Fidelity — which now lets customers tracks investments in cryptocurrency — and Goldman Sachs.
They also gave an example of a young person whose parents want to give them an allowance but want to make sure that it goes for certain things and not other things.DUBNER: It is the underlying substance — the underlying capability — of this new technology that excites people like Andreessen.
Not Just Bitcoin: Why The Blockchain Is A Seductive Technology To Many Industries. the mysterious creator of bitcoin,.FinLab enters the cryptocurrency world with an investment inthe real-time bitcoin gold exchange Vaultoro Ltd.Unlike traditional currencies such as dollars, bitcoins are issued and.You know, one of the huge problems of the Internet over 20 years is who do you trust, which websites do you trust, which people do you trust when you do a transaction, who do you trust.Bitcoin is the currency of the Internet: a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money.We are passionate individuals who simply love the NPR process and want to propagate it as a viable art.Gox was never set up to be able to take Bitcoin mainstream, which is basically happening now.And so that will be part of the kind of economics that will determine, you know, who chooses to hold Bitcoin versus who chooses to convert it back to regular currency.
DUBNER: And you definitely heard about the biggest heist in digital-currency history.
E-commerce we do a lot, and lots of other categories of technology.DUBNER: This incident produced headlines declaring that the Bitcoin revolution is over.And so Bitcoin basically holds out the promise of being the first solution to establishing trust over an untrusted network.Planet Money by NPR. Software reviews may be the most useful content on the podcasts for advisors,.DUBNER: You may have heard that alleged criminals like Bitcoin.The Bitcoin Community Blasts Nathaniel Popper. podcast that NPR produces two days a week invited Nathaniel to be its guest in its 708th episode, aptly titled.