Bitcoin Mining with North America's Largest Miner
In this episode of The Pomp Podcast, Anthony Pompliano interviews Fred Thiel, who is the CEO of Marathon Digital Holdings. They discuss bitcoin mining, ESG bitcoin, OFAC compliant blocks, Taproot, and what Marathon plans to do moving forward.
00:00 - Intro
00:09 - Fred’s background before Marathon
02:22 - Overview of Marathon
04:46 - ESG Bitcoin
07:53 - Will the ESG conversation go away?
10:59 - Bitcoin mining drives sustainable energy
13:23 - Geographic distribution
15:36 - Taproot
17:46 - Making profit vs Listening to community
22:30 - Response from internet vs institutional investors
25:16 - The bitcoin mining council
28:15 - The future of the mining industry
29:36 - What Fred is looking forward to
30:47 - Message to the bitcoin community
The episode premiered on June 10, 2021.