“What Is Bitcoin.” Was the Reply on Alex Trebek’s Ultimate Jeopardy Episode, However No One Knew
January 10, 2021
Greater than two months after Alex Trebek’s dying, followers of “Jeopardy” bought the prospect to bid goodbye. Friday’s episode of the quiz present was taped earlier than the legendary recreation present host died of pancreatic most cancers on the age of 80 in November of 2020.
The episode had a 90-second montage remembering Trebek by a number of many years, and on the finish of the episode, earlier than this tribute, Trebek stated, “see you once more subsequent week.”
The final episode additionally had one thing for the cryptocurrency group.
One of many questions featured within the episode was “A Satoshi is the smallest unit on this foreign money system?”
After all, the reply is our beloved Bitcoin, the place 1 BTC equals 100 million Satoshis, a unit based mostly on the pseudonymous creator of the world’s largest cryptocurrency, Satoshi Nakamoto.
Regardless of all the eye Bitcoin has bought in 2020, nobody knew the reply to the query. Somebody did make a guess of it being Japanese, however nothing else.
“What’s Bitcoin, Bitcoin,” Trebek answered.
In Alex Trebek’s last Jeopardy episode #bitcoin makes an look.
“A satoshi is the smallest unit on this foreign money system” pic.twitter.com/8WJgxEIpLY
— Neil Jacobs (@NeilJacobs) January 9, 2021
The episode was truly shot in late October or early November when the worth of Bitcoin was buying and selling round $13,500, and since then, it has exploded to a excessive of almost $42,000 — an uptrend of greater than 200%.
This solely goes on to indicate that we’re nonetheless very early!
Quantity 79.06 b
Circulating 18.6 m
Market Cap 704.17 b
AnTy has been concerned within the crypto area full-time for over two years now. Earlier than her blockchain beginnings, she labored with the NGO, Physician With out Borders as a fundraiser and since then exploring, studying, and creating for various trade segments.