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A Mathematician Defends Bitcoin

After a PBS Newshour story about the cryptocurrency Bitcoin was met with a flood of critical comments, the PBS website began running a series of interviews on the subject, one of them with Charles Hoskinson, a Colorado-based technology entrepreneur and mathematician.

Hoskinson,who describes his current focus as "evangelism and education for Bitcoin and fully homomorphic encryption schemes," defends Bitcoin as "just another option" for paying for things on the internet.

Watch the segment and read the interview.

Start Date: 
Friday, November 22, 2013

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