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Encore: ‘Bitcoin at $1M Is a Global Government’

A holiday encore presentation: One of the internet’s most fluid thinkers, Balaji Srinivasan, gives a brief history of the future.

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This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

Balaji Srinivasan is an angel investor and entrepreneur, the former CTO of Coinbase, a former general partner at Andreessen Horowitz and more.

In this wide-ranging conversation with NLW, he discusses:

  • How networks are taking a power role once reserved for God and the state
  • Why pre-internet institutions will not survive the internet
  • Why bitcoin at $1 million is a global government
  • Woke capital vs. communist capital vs. crypto capital

This interview originally aired on Dec. 19, 2020.

Find our guest online: @balajis

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Only in Time” by Abloom. Image credit: Oleksii Liskonih/iStock/Getty Images Plus, modified by CoinDesk.

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