Making Sense Out Of Bitcoin
With Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, you can directly make payments without connecting to a bank or another third party. Will Bitcoin become the digital dollar of the future, or is it a technology fad? Journalist Morgen Peck breaks down how Bitcoin works and how it could change the financial industry.
Morgen Peck is a science writer based in New York City. Her work has appeared in Slate, IEEE Spectrum, and Scientific American, among other publications.
Alexa Lim was a senior producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.