The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 306 , Segment 2
Episode: November Savings, Bitcoin Basics, Positive Body Image, Our Relationship with Animals, National Geographic Atlas of National Parks, Making it TV Show, Mini Book Club
- Nov 21, 2019 3:00 pm
- 15:24 mins
There’s a nebulous new force creeping into the edges of the American economy. In 2009, an anonymous person online found something fascinating: virtual gold in an online resource called Bitcoin. This faceless programmer created a system where online mathematicians can “mine” for this gold, and then use it as money. Money that isn’t regulated by the government. Sounds a little complex doesn’t it? Luckily, with us is Thomas Flake, an economist and founder of a Bitcoin operating business.