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Money: The unauthorized biography by Felix Martin discusses money as social technology and its history
adaisadais · 2020-02-04 · Original thread
I would highly recommend Felix Martin’s “Money: The Unauthorized Biography” to anyone who is interested in the underlying subject of money.

Martin’s basic argument is that money is simply a social technology.

I don’t believe that bitcoin is the internet’s native “money” but I do believe it is the internet’s native “gold.” I believe future currencies (as some currently do) will peg their value to Bitcoin. However, once the first major corporation begins accepting bitcoin then it just might as well be what we classically view as “money”.

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