Some say blockchain is the second coming of the Internet, that it will change the way our world operates permanently. Others call it a scam. It enables the making of billionaires, but it has also put people in jail. “Next” embarks on a journey for answers: what makes blockchain fascinating yet controversial? What does it mean to have blockchain in our lives? Most of all, what will it bring next?
Bitcoin is the first and best-known application of the blockchain. A decade into its existence, bitcoin remains mysterious to the general public: from its nature, its source of value, the reasons behind price fluctuation, to diverging policies across countries. Episode 1 revisits the legacy of Satoshi Nakamoto, uncovering some life-changing bitcoin stories.