This episode is sponsored by, Circle and Kraken.

On this year’s final “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads “The 10 Biggest Developments in Bitcoin in 2022” by Cory Klippsten, Tomer Strolight and Sam Callahan.

“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and research by Scott Hill. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. Music behind our sponsors today is “Back To The End” by Strength To Last. Image credit: Andriy Onufriyenko/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at