In episode 1, podcast host Jannah Patchay, Policy Lead and one of the originating members of the Digital Pound Foundation is in conversation with Lee McNabb, Payments Strategy Lead at NatWest. In this introductory episode, Jannah and Lee discuss some of the key questions often asked about digital currency such as:
- What is a digital currency?
- How does it differ from the money we have today? And what’s the difference between digital currency and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin?
- What can we do with digital currencies that we can’t do today
- What impact might digital currencies have on our financial system more broadly?