PODCAST EPISODE

“S--tcoin” from Shinola: Vanity Fair’s Nick Bilton Explains Cryptocurrencies

Inside the Hive by Vanity Fair

Jul 2 2021 • 57 mins


This week, Vanity Fair special correspondent Nick Bilton returns to Inside the Hive to help cohost Joe Hagan (finally) understand what cryptocurrencies are — how they came to be, how they work, and where they’re headed. From Bitcoin to Ethereum, from Elon Musk’s favored Dogecoin to the dreaded “shitcoin," Bilton, who has covered technology for over a decade, links cryptocurrencies to the evolution of an Internet culture driven by speculators, conspiracists and opportunists — and then answers the $33,000 question (the current price of Bitcoin): Should we actually invest in these things? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices