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About this episode of Bitcoin Magazine‘s “Bitcoin in Asia,” Niall Ferguson joins host John Riggins for an in-depth talk about Bitcoin and the evolution of the financial world.
Ferguson is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, a senior faculty fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University, Beijing. He is also the author of 15 books, including “The Ascent of Money” and a regular column for Bloomberg Opinion.
In this episode, Ferguson discussed his recent Bloomberg piece ‘Bitcoin wins the Covid-19 monetary revolutionAnd discussed the history of financial evolution, including how the current iteration of that evolution plays out between China and the US and how he sees Bitcoin in that context. He also discussed the qualities that make Bitcoin significant progress and the broader importance of decentralization and sovereignty.