The "What is Money?" Show

How Bitcoin Changes Everything | The Saylor Series | Episode 17 (WiM065)

Episode Notes

Michael Saylor joins me to discuss anthropology, energy, and technology from first principles as we build the intellectual foundation necessary to truly grasp the historic significance of Bitcoin.

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00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 Bitcoin Technical Applications: Treasury Management
00:03:40 “When the Ducks Are Quacking, Feed the Ducks”
00:06:12 Bitcoin as the Base Property Protocol
00:08:30 “Currency is an Application of Money”
00:10:26 Bitcoin Enables Universally Accessible Application Development
00:11:33 How Some Governments Can Use Bitcoin to Eliminate Taxation
00:13:13 How an Energy Company Can Play the Bitcoin Mining Game
00:15:17 The Hierarchical Nature of Wealth
00:16:30 How an Insurance Company Can Integrate with Bitcoin
00:19:03 How to “Juice” Bond Fund Returns by Blending with Bitcoin
00:21:32 How Bitcoin Can Augment Traditional Financial Structured Products
00:23:33 How Bitcoin Can Enhance Trusts and Endowments
00:25:32 “$100T of Bonds and Fixed-Income Assets are Broken”
00:26:36 Why Bitcoin Can Never be Overvalued
00:27:45 The Hardware Applications of Bitcoin
00:29:37 How Operating Systems Can Integrate with Bitcoin
00:30:58 NYDIG
00:32:06 How Cloud-Based Applications Can Integrate with Bitcoin
00:33:36 Adding Social Network User “Skin in the Game” with Bitcoin
00:36:59 Incentivizing Digital Civility with Bitcoin Security Deposits
00:39:21 Zero-Cost Spamming Leads to DDOS Attacks Ad Infinitum
00:41:15 Proof of Work Originated as an Countermeasure to Spam
00:45:44 How Bitcoin Can Change Entertainment, News, and Service Sectors
00:50:24 How Bitcoin Impacts the Legacy Credit Card Networks
00:54:08 Robert's Outro

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