Robert Breedlove & Michael Saylor , The "What is Money?" Show

WiM044 - The Saylor Series | Episode 10 | The Death of Gold

06 Sep 2021 • 80 min • EN
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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. Be sure to check out NYDIG, one of the most important companies in Bitcoin: GUEST Michael's twitter: Michael's company: Michael's website: CHANNEL Podcast Website: Apple Podcast: Spotify: RSS Feed: Transcript: 00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro 00:00:05 NYDIG 00:02:06 Money is Tokenized Sociopolitical Energy 00:05:23 Bitcoin is the First Digital Money 00:07:21 The Ideal Model of Money 00:09:34 Money is the Apex Property 00:11:35 From Political Money to Engineered Money 00:12:54 Ancient Coin Networks 00:15:17 Money Changers and Energy Loss 00:17:33 Problems with the Gold Standard 00:22:33 Custody of Gold is Expensive 00:26:00 Gold is Too Easy to Manipulate 00:27:21 Gold is Difficult to Transport and Distribute 00:28:20 Gold’s Divisibility is Limited in Practice 00:31:17 Final vs. Deferred Settlement 00:34:35 Gold Applications are Difficult and Dangerous 00:38:54 Gold Invites Violence 00:43:51 The Gold Standard: Dying a Slow Death 00:47:19 Performance of Gold vs. Bitcoin 00:49:55 To Stay Alive in a Darwinian World… SOCIAL Breedlove Twitter: WiM? Twitter: LinkedIn: Instagram: TikTok: All My Current Work:​ WRITTEN WORK Medium: Substack: WAYS TO CONTRIBUTE Bitcoin: 3D1gfxKZKMtfWaD1bkwiR6JsDzu6e9bZQ7 Sats via Strike: Sats via Dollars via Paypal: Dollars via Venmo: The "What is Money?" Show Patreon Page: RECOMMENDED BUSINESSES Worldclass Bitcoin Financial Services: Join Me At Bitcoin 2022 (10% off if paying with fiat, or discount code BREEDLOVE for Bitcoin): Put your Bitcoin to work. Earn up to 12% interest back on Bitcoin with Tantra: IBAC assists central banks and sovereign wealth funds succeed in their digital asset investments: Automatic Recurring Bitcoin Buying:

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