Interviews

We will be conducting interviews with Bitcoin users, experts and analysts as part of our research. Listed below are the basic questions that will structure our interviews.

Interview Questions 

  • When did you start using Bitcoin?

  • How did you find out about it?

  • What drew you to begin using Bitcoin?

  • How do you manage your Bitcoins? Do you use a cloud-based or local wallet?

  • Have you ever paid for a good or service using bitcoin? If yes, explain why you chose to pay with Bitcoin instead of using another currency.

  • Have you participated in Bitcoin speculation? If so, have you made or lost money?

  • Have you ever mined Bitcoins?

  • Are you concerned about your privacy when using Bitcoin?

  • Do you think that Bitcoin’s technical complexity impedes its mainstream adoption?

  • Are you concerned about Bitcoin’s future due to the recent high-profile collapses of Bitcoin exchanges?

  • What is your opinion of possible government regulation of Bitcoin?

  • What do you foresee as the future of Bitcoin?

  • If you could change anything about how Bitcoin works, what would you change?

  • In what ways would you like to use Bitcoin that you currently cannot?

  • Has Bitcoin changed how you conceptualize money/currency?

  • What group of people needs Bitcoin the most?

Potential Interview Candidates