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#186 - Matthew Pines: Cyber, Bitcoin, and Aliens

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Buckle your seatbelts – this episode is going to take you on a ride. Matt Pines rejoins the show to discuss “the defining challenge of our generation” – the cyber conflict between China and the U.S. From there, they explore the global implications associated with the fragmentation of society due to digitalization and how it might impact currency, trade, and the future of war. And because it’s Matt they close by discussing aliens. Of course



(00:00) - Intro

(00:48) – China v. US cyber conflict

(21:28) – Kinetic threshold

(37:48) – Bladerunner 2024 

(50:48) – Bitcoin/Hunger Games

(57:33) – Aliens


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