This week, The Daily is revisiting some of our favorite episodes of the year and checking in on what has happened in the time since they first ran.
This episode contains strong language.
Dogecoin started out as a kind of inside joke in the world of cryptocurrency. However, earlier this year, it quickly became, for some, a very serious path to wealth.
Today, we return to the unlikely story of a 33-year-old who bought the cryptocurrency and became a millionaire in the process, to see what he has lost or gained in the time since.
Guest: Kevin Roose, a technology columnist for The New York Times.
- Glauber Contessoto went looking for something that could change his fortunes overnight. He found it in a joke cryptocurrency.
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