Saturday, May 13, 2017

BitcoinTV: by aantonop on YouTube

Fake News, Fake Money
In this talk, Andreas examines the sensationalist debate over "fake news," the rising tide of faith-based nation states declaring bitcoin as "fake money," and alternative mechanisms we can build to fill the void left by retired fact-checking departments & central bank authorities. This talk took place at the Silicon Valley Bitcoin meetup on April 11th 2017 at the Plug and Play Tech Center (@PlugandPlayTC) in Sunnyvale, California: TOPICS: Fake news happens on both sides; cheerleaders for war 0:21 When did the debate over fake news begin? 1:39 The rise of churnalism 4:04 Fact-checking depending on trust in authority of institutions 5:28 "The internet is fake news!"; decentralising critical thinking 6:47 Tribalism, propaganda, and the myths of money 8:29 When hollow reality returns to "full faith" money 11:36 Bitcoin as an alternative to faith-based financial systems 15:13 "Drug dealers! Terrorists! Pornographers! Criminals!" 19:04 RELATED: The Stories We Tell About Money - The Currency Wars and Bitcoin's Neutrality - Bitcoin drilling holes in the financial system dam - When will the scare stories stop? - The War on Cash and Crypto - Divisibility and deflationary monetary policy - What is the biggest threat? - Someone said bitcoin is "dead". What do you say? - Will Bitcoin survive global government intervention & regulation? - Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop Website: He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: MASTERING BITCOIN: Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan ( Outro Graphics: Phneep ( Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (

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