Sometimes people ask for my opinion:

August 27, 2014Spotlight – Satoshi Nakamoto Institute [NODE]

After a century of central banking, I think people underestimate the power of sound money to create peace and prosperity in an economy.

August 27, 2014Crypto Convos Ep. 5 with Michael Goldstein of the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute [YouTube]

July 25, 2014Michael Goldstein: Bitcoin Can Make the State Obsolete (PanAm Post)

Bitcoin is a global force for peace.

May 16, 2014 - What is the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute? ( [YouTube]

March 6, 2014 - Bitcoin Community Responds To Satoshi Nakamoto’s ‘Uncovering’ With Disbelief, Anger, Fascination (Forbes)

…Goldstein argues that Nakamoto’s personal life and political opinions have little to do with Bitcoin’s current functioning.

February 12, 2014Computer science student gives talk on Bitcoin (The Daily Texan)

“With Bitcoin, you are your own bank,” Goldstein said.

January 27, 2014Bitcoin entrepreneur’s arrest highlights digital currency’s underworld link (WSJ MarketWatch)

Just a friendly reminder: don't launder money that uses a fully transparent unforgeable ledger. Use Federal Reserve Notes instead. #Bitcoin
— Michael Goldstein (@Bitstein) January 27, 2014

January 3, 2014Altcoin Investment for Dummies (National Review Online), also quoted on MSNBC [YouTube]

October 30, 2013Michael Goldstein Explains How The Bitcoin Block Chain Enables Smart Property (Newfination) [YouTube]

October 22, 2013Bitcoin explained by UT student consultant, industry experts (The Horn)

“Bitcoin is a new, burgeoning technology and its volatility reflects the growth of the infrastructure, the growth of businesses, and the growth of use,” says Goldstein, who believes that the currency will become more stable over time.

October 21, 2013Michael Goldstein Talks About Smart Contracts On The Bitcoin Network (Newfination) [YouTube]

June 14, 2013Does encryption really shield you from government’s prying eyes? (PCWorld)

“Whenever possible, I encrypt my communication,” [Goldstein] said.

June 6, 2013Austin Bitcoiners Bring Online Currency Offline, Into Stores (KUT)

“Goldstein says he hopes the currency catches on here in Austin, adding it could help smaller businesses like Brave New Books save on troublesome credit transactions.”