This week the World Economic Forum kicked off in Davos and one of the main topics was cryptocurrency, and more specifically Central Bank Digital Currency.
In today’s podcast, I am going to be talking about cryptocurrency, central bank digital currency (or CBDC for short) and how it will affect our lives in the future as well as its potential impact on our personal freedoms.
Note: Some of these articles in the notes below could be possibly construed as borderline propaganda / fake news and do not always represent my personal opinions. They are merely meant as a reference point for what I discuss in the podcast. As always, do your own research.
- Black Mirror Episode – Nosedive
- At Davos, Crypto Is No Longer on the Outside
- “A completely anonymous digital euro is not desirable,” the European Commission’s Paolo Gentiloni told reporters.
- Biden to Sign Crypto Order as Firms Face Sanctions Pressure
- Federal Reserve Report – Money and Payments: The U.S.Dollar in the Age of Digital Transformation
- Understanding Russia’s Actions in Ukraine through the Digital Ruble
- Watch Out For China’s Digital Yuan
- China trials tax and charge payments with digital yuan
- South China Morning Post Article – China is using social credit apps to ‘gamify government’
- Podcast Music by https://www.seanearleybeats.com
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Sean Earley is an American digital consultant, podcast host, speaker, publisher & music producer. He advises Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs and organizations on innovation, new technology, strategy, communications, marketing & design. He is the host of several podcasts and makes regular appearances on international media platforms where he discusses the latest trends in technology, culture, business and politics.