The best explanation of crypto-currencies you'll hear by a geographer this week [S15E06]

** Nothing in this podcast is investment advice. **

Recorded in mid December 2017, the team talk about their progress with their 'Crypto Challenge' and the dawning realisation that Bitcoin (and the like) might not be as usable as money. We learn a little about how this technology works, how (and why) its value might change, and share our own tentative first steps of buying and selling for ourselves.

This week's Instagram is a New Year throw-back:


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