Aaron Van Wirdum tells epic BTC journalism tales.

Aaron Van Wirdum, technical editor for the Bitcoin Magazine, regales us with bitcoin journalism stories.

About the episode.


Show Notes

  • 00:01:14 - How Aaron became interested in learning and writing about bitcoin.
  • 00:03:30 - How are bitcoin and free speech interconnected?
  • 00:04:40 - Aaron tells how he reconciles his bitcoin positivity with the overwhelmingly negative mainstream press.
  • 00:07:35 - How is bitcoin like the printing press and how can we learn from the past to predict the future?
  • 00:12:45 - Aaron uses the example of the evolution of the bicycle to explain that we may not understand how bitcoin will develop.
  • 00:15:50 - Aaron shares a few major misconceptions about bitcoin that he would love to fix.
  • 00:17:12 - Aaron tells some journalism war stories.
  • 00:22:55 - Aaron lists the names of other bitcoin journalists that he trusts.
  • 00:23:39 - Aaron’s advice for listeners.