John Oliver can’t decide if cryptocurrency is a good thing

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Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives.


Oh, that doesn’t look so good.

Last Week Tonight/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET

I’m a naturally suspicious sort.

So when something — or, worse, someone — promises to radically alter my life, my chest frowns and my head hardens to the point of being able to safely butt a brick wall.

For , cryptocurrency is such a potentially life-altering thing. Just like the Gold Rush, you go mining, you find gold and your gold is worth a fortune. At least, that’s how it appears.

Sunday night, John Oliver trying to get to the the bottom of bitcoin and binnet testnet friends to see whether it was all it seemed.

The comedian ended up appearing to decide that if you can’t beat them, you might as well at least get to know them, just in case some good might come out of it.