The "What is Money?" Show

Bitcoin as a Weapons System | The Jason Lowery Series | Episode 3 (WiM134)

Episode Notes

Jason Lowery from the US Space Force joins me for a multi-episode series exploring the first principles of physics, the ubiquity of organic power projection, and how Bitcoin changes the game.

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Transcript:

OUTLINE
00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro
00:00:08 Bitcoin Establishing a New Rule of Law
00:05:34 Nuclear Weapons in the Power Projection Game
00:13:40 Bitcoin as a Weapons System
00:15:40 Describing the Schelling Point of the Energy of Bitcoin
00:19:35 What Prevents a Nation-State from Strong-Arming the Mining Network?
00:25:27 The Invention of Non-Lethal Warfare
00:28:46 NYDIG
00:29:55 The Possibility of a Coordinated Drone Attack on Bitcoin Mining
00:34:44 Dealing With a Geopolitical Coordinated Attack on Bitcoin
00:43:09 A Decreasing Need for Kinetic Power Projection
00:45:50 Mutually Assured Preservation
00:50:20 Bitcoin: The Ultimate Shared Abstraction
00:56:12 Jason Getting His Thesis In the Hands of US Policymakers
00:59:51 Monetizing Energy Globally

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