Episode 23: Reviving Century-Old Renewable Technology and Bitcoin Mining with Nathaniel Harmon

Today’s guest is Nathaniel Harmon. Nathaniel received an M.S. in Marine Geology and Geochemistry from the University of Hawai‘i Manoa. Having been involved with Bitcoin since 2013 he has incredible insights into what Bitcoin means for progressive values. He also is pioneering the use of Bitcoin mining and OTEC technology with his new venture OceanBit.

We cover:

  • Nathaniel’s Bitcoin journey
  • The history of the Mora et al paper and what it got wrong
  • What do environmentalists miss regarding Bitcoin?
  • Hal Finney’s CO2 tweet
  • OTEC + BTC mining
  • Manganese nodules!
  • His progressive case for Bitcoin