Published on: December 17th, 2020 • Duration: 63 minutes
Pierre Rochard, Bitcoin Strategist at Kraken, joins Real Vision associate crypto editor Sebastian Moonjava to discuss Bitcoin, the concept of sound money, and the impacts Bitcoin may have on society. Rochard explains a bit about the foundational philosophical ideas behind Bitcoin, including Austrian economics and the Keynesian world view. He touches on the incentivization of development in the Bitcoin space and what he views as some of the most exciting developments occurring today. Rochard ends the discussion describing some of the ways legislators and regulators can improve and help move the Bitcoin space forward. Filmed on December 1, 2020.
Key Learnings: Bitcoin is sound money. The impacts of Bitcoin adoption cannot be understated and Rochard explains, in detail, the benefits of this adoption. He provides an explanation as to why a fiat system can be dangerous and why Bitcoin is no longer a fringe asset.