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Connections: A debate over crypto currency

May 12, 2021

A group based in the Finger Lakes is organizing opposition to a Bitcoin mining operation. Crypto currency has made significant gains in the last six months and is more popular than ever. But to obtain certain forms of currency like Bitcoin, mathematical experts have to perform complex computer equations.

We discuss how it works, why they there is opposition, and why crypto has been so hot. Our guests: