|Popularity Contest… Bitcoin is back among Google’s most-popular keywords for the first time in over twelve months. Google Trends tracks search interest for certain terms. Interestingly, the countries that are leading the Google searches are not cryptocurrency powerhouses: South Africa, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Austria, Nigeria.
60 Minutes Aired Bitcoin… Bitcoin was on display for CBS popular show, 60 Minutes. Anderson Cooper reports on how bitcoin was started, where it may go and some of the people who have ridden the cryptocurrency roller coaster over the last 10 years. Watch.
Takeaways: The 60 Minutes segment on Bitcoin is worth a watch although I think John Oliver on Last Week Tonight was better done. The segment spent a great deal of time interviewing an early adopter of Bitcoin that spent 10,000 Bitcoin on pizza. The last time the Google search result for Bitcoin reached this level was in October 2017, months before it reached all time highs.