What the Hell Even is Bitcoin?
Created by Guy Swann
8 hours 27 minutes
The biggest hurdles to understanding Bitcoin, in my experience, have been understanding how a completely virtual thing could have such immense value, tied to a general ignorance about what money is.
Below is a selection of episodes and article from my show, Bitcoin Audible, that will lay the framework for understanding Bitcoin in a different way. In my life I have never encountered anything as multifaceted and endlessly fascinating as Bitcoin. I hope you find value in what I’ve put together below.
The foundation for understanding Bitcoin is far deeper than one might first assume. It has less to do with computer literacy, and more to do with language and systems that ensure cooperation.Listen on Spotify
This is a brief journey through the entire Bullish Case for Bitcoin. Touching on the history of money, the philosophy of Bitcoin, the problem it solves, & why we are set for a bright orange future.Listen on Spotify
This is an incredible piece by Willem Van Den Bergh that breaks down the game theory & foundational laws for understanding the protocols & networks that shape our world.Listen on Spotify
The brilliant Nick Szabo covers the origins of money & its meaning in this quintessential piece for anyone making their way down the Bitcoin rabbit hole.Listen on Spotify
How does fiat money change society and what perverse incentives does it create that poisons culture, prosperity, & the values of society? A brief glance back to the 1970s might help to shed some light in this Guy’s Take.Listen on Spotify
The misconceptions and fallacies that many believe in regards to Bitcoin are too numerous to count, but there are a handful that seem to stand out. This is an article breaking down the most common ones in simple terms.Listen on Spotify
One of the least understood elements of our world today are the costs and consequences of our monetary system. Never considering the human toll to keep the dollar “king” of the monetary world. Gladstein fixes this.Listen on Spotify
Listen to all the best works in Bitcoin, made Audible
The Guy who has read more about Bitcoin than anyone else you know! Host of the popular Bitcoin Audible Podcast.
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