Activity: Public Engagement and Other Activities › Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation
This week we’re talking about the rise of Cryptocurrency and NFTs with Daniel Thomas, Chancellors Fellow at Strathclyde University, who specialises in Security and Cybercrime.
We discuss everything from the mechanics of Crypto and it’s impact on both the environment and society, the volatility of the markets and if the claims made around the security of exchanges and the blockchain are everything we’re being told they are.
We also discuss the burgeoning NFT markets around the world and how, or if, it’s possible to imbue something with no intrinsic value as something with the characteristics of a sound investment.
This all comes in a week where the markets we’re discussing have tanked, wiping hundreds of billions of pounds off these markets values.
Are these products all just scams that are destined to fail? Find out here.