Foreign Policy: Forget Bitcoin, Try Your Mattress — by me

Today’s post is a piece in Foreign Policy, no less. In which I attempt to explain how Bitcoin works to a lay audience.

The brief from editor James Palmer was “this is why crypto’s implausible/BS as an alternative national currency” using the latest fiascos, particularly the QuadrigaCX disaster, as a launching point.

I may not get any more blog posts up this week, before leaving for Greece on Friday. In the meantime, though, you’ve got to see Amy Castor’s fantastic QuadrigaCX timeline: “How the hell did we get here?”

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