WEDNESDAY 25 OCTOBER 2017 18:00
Bitcoin: future or fad?
In May 2010 a programmer from Florida traded 10,000 units of a fledgling virtual currency. A volunteer from England received Bitcoins and in return bought two pizzas using a credit card. This amount of Bitcoins is worth more than £30 million now.
Could there be a medium of exchange that is not regulated by a state or an international organisation? Is this the way to fix a broken economy? Is Bitcoin people’s money or it’s just a fad?
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Rebuilding Macroeconomics (details TBA)
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