The Halving Report

What Peter McCormack Did (Bitcoin, Podcasting, El Salvador, John McAfee)

June 27, 2021 Brad Mines Season 1 Episode 50
The Halving Report
What Peter McCormack Did (Bitcoin, Podcasting, El Salvador, John McAfee)
Show Notes

Welcome to Episode 50 of The Halving Report podcast!

The price of Bitcoin continues to be stagnant as Chinese miners relocate. El Salvador declares Bitcoin as an official legal tender, and Peter McCormack gets the first interview with president Nayib Bukele.

Peter launched the “What Bitcoin Did” podcast in November of 2017. Since then, he’s interviewed the most notable figures in the Bitcoin/cryptocurrency space and became the #1 Bitcoin podcast.

Timestamps ⏰⏰⏰

00:54 - Intro to Peter McCormack
01:44 - The end of the Defiance podcast
03:14 - Why transparency is important
04:54 - How the title "What Bitcoin Did" came about
06:48 - Peter's approach to security
09:42 - Attacks on What Bitcoin Did/Peter McCormack
11:46 - Differences from last bull run
14:45 - Bitcoin adoption in El Salvador
19:00 - Approaching an interview with a President of a country
23:57 - Bitcoin versus Altcoins
25:09 - Decentralization
27:47 - Bitcoin Taproot Upgrade
29:40 - Reaction to Elon Musk
32:10 - Twitter etiquette
35:10 - John McAfee
44:18 - Closing comments
45:33 - Peters trips to Canada

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