Episode 76 - Blockchain and Bitcoin: Interview with Steve McKeon

This week I have an interview with Steve McKeon from the U of O. We talk about blockchain and bitcoin, what it is, what people are doing with it, and why you should pay attention. Please see the show notes for a number of links to recent news. 
Also, genetic engineering a skin replacement to fight a deadly disease. 



Genetically engineered skin graft for young boy

Bitcoin and Blockchain


coins
(bitcoin.com)

Steve's article
Square integrates bitcoin

A wide variety of uses for blockchain

US State Dept and blockchain
Russian news
More Russian news

Bitcoin mining's energy use

Further reading for news and opinion on bitcoin:
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/14/dbs-groups-david-gledhill-bitcoin-is-a-ponzi-scheme.html

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-bitcoin-investing-advice-inv-20171114-story.html

https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/15/london-block-exchange-bitcoin-dragoncard-uk/

https://www.coindesk.com/shitshow-success-bitcoin-golds-launch-anything-smooth/
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