Coinbase Currencies with Linda Xie and Jordan Clifford

Cryptocurrencies have seen a surge of value recently. People are starting to see that bitcoin, ethereum, and other currencies are not just for speculation. At worst, they are a store of value–like digital gold. At best, they are a tool for micropayments, smart contracts, and an entire decentralized financial platform.

Coinbase is a company for buying and selling cryptocurrencies. This episode is the first of three interviews with different members of Coinbase. In this episode, Linda Xie and Jordan Clifford explain why cryptocurrencies are important, and how products that Coinbase builds make cryptocurrencies easier to use.

This is the first in a series of episodes about Coinbase. Tomorrow we will discuss antifraud with Soups Ranjan, director of data science at Coinbase. We’d love to hear your thoughts on this series, and any other suggestions or feedback you have. Send me an email–jeff@softwareengineeringdaily.com

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