BCB058_PETE RIZZO: Bitcoin’s Imperfections

BCB058_PETE RIZZO: Bitcoin’s Imperfections

Blue Collar Bitcoin Podcast

Dan and Josh speak with Pete Rizzo and dive into a myriad of topics. Pete brings a fresh perspective on Bitcoin and its acolytes that may ruffle some feathers. Thicken up that skin and listen!

This Episode Covers:

  • Bitcoin is not immaculate
  • Taro
  • Stablecoins
  • Lightning IS Bitcoin
  • Monetary vs Network Maximalism
  • Fiat Rapture
  • Parallels between Bitcoin and Religion
  • Hal Finney

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ABOUT PETE RIZZO:

Pete Rizzo has been a Bitcoin journalist since 2013, he’s one of the longest-tenured writers specializing in the field of cryptocurrency. Now Editor at Bitcoin Magazine and Editor-at-Large at the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange, he conducts archival research on Bitcoin's history, working to highlight and identify the people and events that most impacted its development. He is best known as a founding writer and editor for CoinDesk, where I served as Editor in Chief from 2014 to 2019. 

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