Crypto: a beginner’s guide | The Economist

Cryptocurrencies, decentralised finance and blockchain technology—what do these terms really mean? The Economist’s finance correspondents guide us through the key concepts of crypto.

00:00 - Crypto can be confusing
00:19 - What is crypto?
01:08 - What is a blockchain?
02:05 - What is mining?
03:15 - What is Bitcoin?
04:00 - What is Ethereum?
04:44 - What is an NFT?
05:41 - How to understand crypto

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