Episode 2.01 // SIGN OF THE TIMES

Facebook’s Libra could be the most important cryptocurrency ever. Is Libra the real deal – and what does it mean for the future of money? We ask crypto expert Samuel Brooks of Block.8 what Libra means – and how it might be used.

A few useful links:

Here’s Facebook’s white paper on Libra;
Wikipedia on M-PESA, mobile money that transformed Kenya;
And a bit more about Block.8 and Samuel Brooks.

Ten Billiion Zimbabwe Dollar note
And this is what ten billion dollars look like. Am I rich? No. Not really.