Today we have on the show one of the best journalists in the Bitcoin ecosystem, Aaron Van Wirdum!  We chat about his path to finding Bitcoin, his process in investigating protocol developments, social impacts of paradigm shifting technology, the growing need and coming battle for privacy, his most anticipated new tech, and much more!  

You’ll find over 300! amazing articles by Aaron at https://bitcoinmagazine.com/authors/aaron-van-wirdum. And don’t forget the great pieces available in the new 10th Anniversary Print Edition of the magazine! Get your copy = https://store.b.tc/

Here are a number of the previous articles of Aaron’s that we’ve now got in audio + commentary:

Statechains: Sending Keys Not Coins
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_272—Statechains–Sending-Keys-Not-Coins-e4mue1
Bitcoin as a Privacy Coin
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_149—Bitcoin-as-a-PrivacyCoin-e2ndpr
Understanding Lightning Parts 1-3
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_047—Understanding-The-Lightning-Network-Part-1-e2ndtd
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_048—Understanding-The-Lightning-Network-Part-2-e2ndt4
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_049—Understanding-The-Lightning-Network-Part-3-e2ndtc
Genesis Files:
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_111—Genesis-Files—With-Bit-Gold–Nick-Szabo-Was-Inches-From-Inventing-Bitcoin-e2ndr5
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_095—The-Genesis-Files-Hashcash-or-How-Adam-Back-Designed-Bitcoins-Motor-Block-e2ndrl
Atomic Swaps: How Lightning Extends to Altcoins
https://anchor.fm/thecryptoconomy/episodes/CryptoQuikRead_063—Atomic-Swaps–How-the-Lightning-Network-Extends-to-Altcoins-e2ndsm

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