FTX’s Collapse Isn’t Just About Fraud. It’s About What Happens When You Live Inside the Crypto Bubble.

James Surowiecki
4 min readDec 1, 2022
Sam Bankman-Fried, 2022

Disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s live interview today with the New York Times’ Andrew Sorkin at the paper’s Dealbook conference was predictably odd, with Bankman-Fried at once appearing contrite and apologetic for his many failures as FTX’s C.E.O. while also dodging any suggestion that chicanery was involved…

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James Surowiecki

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.