Free Thoughts

A weekly show about politics and liberty, featuring conversations with top scholars, philosophers, historians, economists, and public policy experts. Hosted by Aaron Ross Powell and Trevor Burrus. See for privacy and opt-out information.


Is Bitcoin the Future of Money?

Everyone seems to be talking about Bitcoin these days. But just what is Bitcoin—and what are cryptocurrencies in general? How do they work? Are they money? Will we all be sending and receiving payments in Bitcoin in the near future?

Trevor and Aaron sat down with Timothy B. Lee to try to answer these questions.

Lee is a senior editor at Vox where he covers technology. Previously he was a technology reporter at the Washington Post.

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