E100: Bitcoins Explained (maybe)

//E100: Bitcoins Explained (maybe)

E100: Bitcoins Explained (maybe)

s  In this episode hosts Aaron and Jonathan explain and discuss the latest alternative currency. And watching its future is going to be one heck of a roller coaster ride.

Bitcoins, you may have heard about them in the news recently. It’s a new form of currency that’s been making some big headlines (some positive, some negative, and some off in space). But the topic has many people asking all kinds of questions:

What are Bitcoins really? How do you get them? What impact will they have on the global economy? And will it replace Gold and Silver as the currency and value store of preppers?

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Join us as we mine the topic for answers too…

  • Digital crypto-currency… What’s that?
  • Bitcoins
  • Bitcoin mining
  • Where they came from.
  • Why they are of interest to preppers.
  • Online privacy using Bitcoins.
  • Bitcoins as an investment.
  • And much much more…

Please note: This is a very technical and complicated topic to tackle. We’ve done our best to break this down in an easy to understand interesting way–that also applies to survival in a modern age. However, we DO NOT recommend that this is your only source of information on the topic.

Some of the statements made are meant for general practical purposes of explanation. Given the complicated nature of the topic, consider that there are caveats to everything we cover.

There is a tremendous amount to know about Bitcoins. And anyone putting any money into them for any reason should investigate the topic thoroughly. We make no claims, future predictions, or assurances about the future of them. (Use at your own risk.)

Resources:

Quick videos that explain Bitcoins simply. (And possibly better than we do.)

By | 2017-02-09T08:18:07+00:00 April 11th, 2013|Urban Survival Podcast Episodes|2 Comments

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In his free time, Aaron enjoys hogging the remote, surfing, scotch, mental masturbation and debate over philosophical topics, and shooting stuff--usually not all at the same time.

2 Comments

  1. Rich Smith April 16, 2013 at 7:00 am - Reply

    Interesting blog post on the Bitcoin bubble: https://medium.com/money-banking/2b5ef79482cb

  2. Richard Hauser September 11, 2013 at 3:32 pm - Reply

    A good explanation of BitCoins is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQPSwA2Itbs at about 42 minutes in.

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