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Block Climbing Podcast: A short and spicy history of Elon Musk and Bitcoin

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This week Tesla sold 75% of its Bitcoin holdings, so we dive into the short but tumultous history between the crypto and Elon Musk.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk wasn't a super early adopted of cryptocurrency. At least not publicly. But the last couple of year have seen him become one of the biggest crypto influencers in the world. His tweets can and have sent the price of Bitcoin through both the roof and the floor. And his support of Dogecoin saw it go from meme status to having one of the best market caps in the industry.

Musk and Tesla's history with Bitcoin has been short but full of intrigue, backflipping and SEC filings. So in this episode Tegan and Tim take a look at what's happened in this twisted narrative so far.

Elsewhere in the episode they dive into Square Enix releasing Final Fantasy VII NFTs and a Texan heatwave messing with its crypto mining.

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