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Why you can’t buy pizza with Bitcoin

 

We’re in the middle of a “Bitcoin boom”. The price of the digital currency is shooting past the price of gold. And it’s not the only cryptocurrency having a moment with Ethereum even beating Bitcoin for steepest rise in value. But despite all the hype around cyrptocurrencies, you still can’t buy a pizza with them. At least, not in Sydney anyway. Will the influence of Bitcoin ever break out of tech circles and seep into the “real” world? How can Bitcoin change our day to day lives?

Producer/Presenter: Cheyne Anderson

Speakers:

Dr Philippa Ryan, Barrister and Lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney

Chris Duckett, APAC Editor of ZDNet

Harley Jones, Snake Catcher

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