the stories that make us nerds

NW Nerd is a podcast with feature stories on geeky interests, as well as talk on current and past issues within fandom and pop culture. 

Episode 37 - Cracking cryptocurrency


Dan McKeon, a software engineer, crypto owner, and blockchain enthusiast opens up the world of cryptocurrency for novices like Nick and Dyer. A topic gaining popularity, especially as financial markets experience volatility. They start off defining what cryptocurrency and blockchain are before discussing whether you should invest in crypto (you shouldn’t), how cryptocurrencies are a lot like gold, crypto's energy use problem, and much more.