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Advanced Bitcoin Scripting -- Part 1: Transactions & Multisig
 
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This is the first part of a more technical talk where Andreas explores Bitcoin script, with examples from the 2nd edition of Mastering Bitcoin, focusing on the use of conditional statements, flow control, guard clauses and time locks. The examples will include advanced multi-signature scripts, hash time lock contracts and asymmetric revocable commitments. Then he answers questions about Bitcoin's quirky bugs, where Bitcoin differs from Ethereum at a scripting level, how SegWit works, how consensus rules change, and whether Bitcoin is more than just a currency. Watch Part 2 here: https://youtu.be/pQbeBduVQ4I This talk took place at the San Francisco Bitcoin Developer (@SFBitcoinDev) meetup on April 3rd, 2017: https://www.meetup.com/SF-Bitcoin-Devs/events/238773843/ Review materials on the topics presented: Chpt. 7: https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/develop/ch07.asciidoc Chpt. 12: https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/develop/ch12.asciidoc The fundamentals of Bitcoin script 2:17 Bitcoin's operators 5:00 Creating transactions (P2PKH - Pay to Public Key Hash) 6:30 Public Key CheckSigs, security by obfuscating public keys 7:42 Redeeming the script 9:05 The RIPEMD160 hash operation 12:05 OP_EQUALVERIFY, OP_CHECKSIG, & the elliptic curve digital signature algorithm (ECDSA) 14:05 Summary 18:30 Illustrating scripts: Equal, EqualVerify, CheckSig, CheckVerify, CheckMultisig, CheckLockTimeVerify 19:45 Guard clauses 23:02 Script-based timelocks 24:53 Flow control statements, interactive artificial intelligence 26:50 If, Else, EndIf 28:35 Unlocking scripts, what conditional flows do in Bitcoin 33:55 1-of-2 multi-signature script 35:44 1-of-2 multi-signature script with guard clause 38:28 2-of-3 multi-signature script 41:30 2-of-3 multi-signature script with timelock guard clause 43:20 BIP-113, how time is referenced in Bitcoin 44:42 Backup clause & other nuances in multi-signature schemes 46:58 Game theory, complexity from simplicity 52:36 2-of-3 multi-signature script, unlocking 53:45 RELATED: Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 The rules of Bitcoin (part 1) - https://youtu.be/VnQu4uylfOs The rules of Bitcoin (part 2) - https://youtu.be/vtIp0GP4w1E Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM Irreversibility and consumer protection - https://youtu.be/R107YWu5XzU Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Careers in open blockchain development?
 
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A question from a soon-to-be computer science graduate about career options in open blockchain development. Should a young person go the corporate route or the entrepreneurial route? What benefits and risks do the options entail? Would a "traditional" job still have the lifelong guarantee of security they used to? Being willing to take risks and fail gracefully, like Bitcoin, in the early years of your life by doing work that matters to you. This question is from the November monthly Patreon session, which took place on November 17th 2018. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Measuring Success: Price or Principle - https://youtu.be/mPMsbgWl9p4 Why Open Blockchains Matter - https://youtu.be/uZPIz3ArQww Decentralised Globalisation - https://youtu.be/QoiR4aNbTOw Investing in Education instead of Speculation - https://youtu.be/6uXAbJQoZlE Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future - https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc Why I'm against ETFs - https://youtu.be/KSv0J4bfBCc Regulation and the bank boycott - https://youtu.be/8ypH69Cb1l0 Is bitcoin testing governments? - https://youtu.be/UfRGo2LAIpo Wallet design and mass adoption - https://youtu.be/WbZX6BDZJHc Mass adoption and peer-to-peer commerce - https://youtu.be/n9qIAEFS-Qs Scaling strategies and adoption - https://youtu.be/dML1a_Ek9Kw Price volatility and store of value - https://youtu.be/wzzZT95ijTo Why I earn bitcoin instead of buying - https://youtu.be/Ci7TyD8jETY Job opportunities with cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/89_p4pDlQtI Inspiring cryptocurrency projects - https://youtu.be/WW8norCKUbE From barter to abstract money - https://youtu.be/KYsppZoHguQ Crossing the chasm of theoretical vs. real need - https://youtu.be/yIR0OBEAaUE Remittances and smuggling in Venezuela - https://youtu.be/RRXecXfWARw How long until mainstream adption? - https://youtu.be/y3cKBDBabtA What is the biggest adoption hurdle? - https://youtu.be/jHgyHF3F2TI Bitcoin as everyday currency - https://youtu.be/xYvvSV4mjH0 Hyperbitcoinization - https://youtu.be/AB5MU5fXKfo How to avoid re-creating systems of control - https://youtu.be/EfoGnDoaBL8 Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Introduction to Bitcoin
 
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Presented at the Singularity University's Innovation Partnership Program (IPP), this is an entry level talk about bitcoin by Andreas Antonopoulos. Are you a newcomer who wants to learn about Bitcoin and open blockchains? I have a playlist for you: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTuN6kdNWlElfr2tzigB9Nnj RELATED: Bitcoin for Beginners - https://youtu.be/UlKZ83REIkA Blockchain for Beginners - https://youtu.be/i9nUMvpT2rM Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency - https://youtu.be/d0x6CtD8iq4 Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Open Blockchains for Cashless Developed Economies
 
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In this talk, Andreas looks at how cashless countries like Norway could benefit from Bitcoin and the blockchain ecosystem, such as open access to and flexibility of payment options, and a stable store of value independent of national interests, on a global scale. This talk took place at The Nordic Creators' Community (@MESHnorway) for Oslo Blockchain Day on April 25th 2017 in Oslo, Norway: https://www.meetup.com/blockchangers/events/230837354/ RELATED: Bitcoin & Blockchain in Norway - https://youtu.be/5ODDCx6VL2Y Blockchain vs. Bullshit - Thoughts on the Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo The separation of money and state - https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y Beyond National Money - Zurich March 2016 - https://youtu.be/V_RS9Lh_rBY The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money - https://youtu.be/MxIrc1rxhyI Design for the disabled and disempowered - https://youtu.be/VlcHyl_rPVM The oxymoron of national blockchains - https://youtu.be/qSIBFBq9tRs How is fungibility tied to privacy? - https://youtu.be/VuI-8EwqIS8 A voluntary alternative to mandatory currencies - https://youtu.be/5ogv3Eya9nQ Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Videography: Jon Ramvi Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Why Open Blockchains Matter
 
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In this talk, Andreas looks at how the ethos of the free & open-source software movement was vital to Bitcoin's success and explains why it is the open blockchains that truly matter in building a borderless, censorship-resistant internet of money. With applications that are open-source, open-access, and built through permissionless innovation at the edge. This talk took place on May 18th 2018 for the WeAreDevelopers World Congress at Austria Center Vienna in Vienna, Austria: https://www.wearedevelopers.com/speakers/ RELATED: Bitcoin Security: Bubble Boy and the Sewer Rat - https://youtu.be/810aKcfM__Q The Courage to Innovate Without Permission - https://youtu.be/ywq6NBETUJ8 Open Blockchains for Cashless Developed Economies - https://youtu.be/eo-0BgrKxiI Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts on the Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 The Digital Currency Commons - https://youtu.be/nYBKWrqR4I8 Decentralization and the Architecture of Trust - https://youtu.be/wSRN8PUhHX0 Decentralized Globalisation - https://youtu.be/QoiR4aNbTOw Keeping Digital Communities Weird - https://youtu.be/1MG1aR71uFg Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Remixed Videography: WeAreDevelopers GmbH Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Bitcoin vs. blockchain
 
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What is the difference between Bitcoin and "blockchain"? Blockchains are only one of the foundational technologies. In an attempt to co-opt the interest around Bitcoin, companies and governments are trying to circle the square by creating centralised and permissioned versions while entirely missing the point: decentralization. This is part of a talk which took place at Pebble Beach for the Capgemini CXO Forum on November 1-3rd 2017 in Monterey, California. RELATED: Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts On the Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo Bitcoin and the Banks: Five Stages of Grief - https://youtu.be/43Ucj6_Erb0 Decentralized Truth - https://youtu.be/XCVaabu3J04 Why developers are leaving banks - https://youtu.be/GqOZ4IAQ-xQ My response to Jamie Dimon - https://youtu.be/1dEcdGc0tIo Private chains misunderstand the fundamental value of blockchains - https://youtu.be/haKVaGHKQJM Why bitcoin is the poison pill of global finance - https://youtu.be/UOfRIaJICgI Impact of smart contracts on law and accounting - https://youtu.be/K-TRzuPwJCc Irreversibility and consumer protection - https://youtu.be/R107YWu5XzU The end of vampire-squid financing - https://youtu.be/yyXOQG5iNWo The internet will eat your business - https://youtu.be/DXLZSgf4b8Q Self-Sovereign Identity Panel - https://youtu.be/DZbyiJqKT8c Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Fake News, Fake Money - https://youtu.be/i_wOEL6dprg Embrace the Good, Reject the Fear - https://youtu.be/38U0BQQLzK0 Job opportunities with cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/89_p4pDlQtI Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Energy consumption
 
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Is the "energy consumption" in mining a problem? Mining is a business of arbitrage for the cheapest sources of electricity. Proof-of-work mining is contributing to massive investment and subsidy in renewables / alternative energy and efficiency improvements in processing. It is driving the decentralization of energy production. "Consumption" in Bitcoin is easy to criticize because it is obvious, whereas the hidden externalities of the traditional financial system are massive. This is part of a talk which took place at the Bitcoin Open Blockchain (BOB) community event on October 29th 2017 at the mHUB innovation center in Chicago, Illinois: https://www.meetup.com/Bitcoin-Open-Blockchain-Community-Chicago/events/244248063/ RELATED: Immutability and Proof-of-Work: The Planetary Scale Digital Monument - https://youtu.be/rsLrJp6cLf4 Proof-of-Work (PoW), Proof-of-Stake (PoS), Delegated Proof-of-Stake (DPoS) - https://youtu.be/3W_3AQrQEOM What is mining? - https://youtu.be/t4p4iMqmxbQ Solar energy and mining in space - https://youtu.be/cusakcpa8AM What should not go on a blockchain? - https://youtu.be/shn9otsT-Pw The 14nm limit, decentralization, and renewable-energy mining - https://youtu.be/gYwc_MCC4us Why has mining centralised in China? - https://youtu.be/8iyOKlzEe-0 Bitmain and the ASICBoost allegations - https://youtu.be/t6jJDD2Aj8k Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: What are PayNyms?
 
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What are PayNyms / BIP-47 reusable payment codes and how do they work? A payment code for hierarchical deterministic wallets, which can be publicly advertised and associated with a real-life identity without creating the loss of security or privacy inherent to P2PKH address reuse. They are supported natively by Samourai Wallet. More about BIP-47: https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0047.mediawiki More about stealth addresses: https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/stealth-transactions-and-reusable-payment-codes-how-bitcoin-addresses-can-be-hidden-in-plain-sight-1467743772/ More about PayNyms: https://support.samourai.io/article/68-what-are-paynyms https://paynym.is/ This question is from the January monthly subscriber session, which took place on January 26th 2019. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Worse than Useless: Financial Surveillance - https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Bitcoin: Privacy, Identity, Surveillance and Money - https://youtu.be/Vcvl5piGlYg ADISummit: Self-Sovereign Identity Panel - https://youtu.be/DZbyiJqKT8c How is fungibility tied to privacy? - https://youtu.be/VuI-8EwqIS8 Public keys versus addresses - https://youtu.be/8es3qQWkEiU Re-using addresses - https://youtu.be/4A3urPFkx8g Airdrop coins and privacy implications - https://youtu.be/JHRnqJJ0rhc Wallet design and mass adoption - https://youtu.be/WbZX6BDZJHc How do I choose a wallet? - https://youtu.be/tN6b62sEpsY Using paper wallets - https://youtu.be/cKehFazo8Pw Exchanges, identity, and surveillance - https://youtu.be/TVFy8xXfxAA The price of losing privacy - https://youtu.be/2G8IgiLbT_4 Layered scaling and privacy - https://youtu.be/4w-bjUhpf_Q Coin selection and privacy - https://youtu.be/3Ck683CQGAQ Lightning and onion routing - https://youtu.be/D-nKuInDq6g SegWit and fork research - https://youtu.be/OorLoi01KEE MimbleWimble and Schnorr signatures - https://youtu.be/qloq75ekxv0 Mixing services - https://youtu.be/rKoMvOH4zoY Borderless money - https://youtu.be/EZh1-ZqffOw Will governments let privacy coins exist? - https://youtu.be/30sjEW70rLE Differences between Grin and Beam? - https://youtu.be/SojKwudx1TI Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: What is the roadmap?
 
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What critical infrastructure is being worked on? A multitude of exchanges (preferably decentralised), secure wallets with intuitive user interfaces and the latest features (SegWit, RBF, CPFP), ATMs, and educational projects. What are the next big upgrades or projects in Bitcoin development? Schnorr signatures, signature aggregation, MAST, sidechains and drivechains, Taproot, and Graftroot. Are there block size increases in the roadmap? Mailing list: https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-dev Repository: https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/ Other Resources: https://bitcoincore.org/en/contribute/ More on MAST: https://bitcointechtalk.com/what-is-a-bitcoin-merklized-abstract-syntax-tree-mast-33fdf2da5e2f https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0114.mediawiki Note: When I've used Google Hangouts for recording Patreon Q&A sessions, the audio is sometimes slightly behind the video. I am now recording separately from Google Hangouts as well. The first and third set of questions are from the patron-only live Q&A which took place on February 24th 2018. The second set of questions are from the patron-only live Q&A which took place on December 16th 2017. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Explain Bitcoin to my mother?
 
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Could you explain what Bitcoin is in a non-technical way that my mother / father / grandparents could understand? This question is from the (rescheduled) April Patreon Q&A session, which took place on May 5th 2018. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Note: No offense intended to the all the Bitcoin mums around the world who need no explanation for how this technology works or why it matters. RELATED: Introduction to Bitcoin - https://youtu.be/l1si5ZWLgy0 Bitcoin for Beginners - https://youtu.be/UlKZ83REIkA Blockchain for Beginners - https://youtu.be/i9nUMvpT2rM The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Bitcoin, Payment Security, and Consumer Protection - https://youtu.be/qMkGfB8X58o Highlights: The Internet of Money, Volume 2 - https://youtu.be/Qkjm5E5BeB8 Measuring Success: Price or Principle - https://youtu.be/mPMsbgWl9p4 Decentralized Globalisation - https://youtu.be/QoiR4aNbTOw Bitcoin For Beginners Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTuN6kdNWlElfr2tzigB9Nnj Consensus and Forkology Playlist - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTvgdxHfhgEYhyX10YTxQS-M Where can I buy and spend bitcoin? - https://youtu.be/RPR5dtmXnY8 Job opportunities with cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/89_p4pDlQtI Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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What is Consensus: Rules without Rulers
 
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Who is in charge of Bitcoin? Why is it so hard to change the rules? The governance model of Bitcoin, where there can be transparent and neutral rules without rulers, without regulators, is confusing to most people. It is a natural human inclination not only to appeal to authority but to see the absence of a leader as an invitation, a "job opening." Bitcoin has resisted this for nine years, but it is still immature and trying to find its potential. What the failure of SegWit2x demonstrated was not that this group one and that group lost, but that consensus is an overwhelming majority system. Without it, you are unlikely to succeed. The question is not whether we will scale, but how. The battles we've faced so far are tiny compared to what lies ahead. The choice you all make between convenience and liberty, between safety and freedom, will open up opportunities for billions tomorrow. This talk took place at the Swedish Bitcoin Association event on November 19th 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden: http://www.bitcoinforeningen.se/ RELATED: Bitcoin for Beginners - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTuN6kdNWlElfr2tzigB9Nnj Decentralized Truth - https://youtu.be/XCVaabu3J04 Open Blockchains for Cashless Developed Economies - https://youtu.be/eo-0BgrKxiI Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 Worse Than Useless: Financial Surveillance - https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk Fake News, Fake Money - https://youtu.be/i_wOEL6dprg Delivering Liberty, at Scale - https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw Hardware, Software, Trustware - https://youtu.be/Etyjc1JdmFU Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM Decentralized power, leaderless governance - https://youtu.be/E5VbDlQTPzU The Switzerland of currencies - https://youtu.be/pV83Qmy578c HODLing and the "get free" scheme - https://youtu.be/MhOwmsW1YNI Why developers are leaving banks - https://youtu.be/GqOZ4IAQ-xQ Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. Highlights of IoM Volume 2: https://youtu.be/Qkjm5E5BeB8 THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Videography: BitJoin (https://bitjoin.me/) Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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LABitConf Fireside Chat: Becoming a Bitcoin Educator
 
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In this fireside chat, Andreas talks about growing up in Greece, dealing with monetary crises and how that influenced his interest in Bitcoin, as well as his early involvement in various technical communities and his decision to become an educator. This interview was delivered at the Latin American Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference (laBITconf) at Centro Cultural CorpArtes in Santiago, Chile on December 6th, 2018: https://www.labitconf.com/ 0:30 - Obsessions with dismantling and understanding technology 2:35 - First computer as a kid 4:00 - Bitcoin as the sixth epiphany; deciding to become an educator 5:50 - Growing up in Greece with dictatorship and monetary crises 11:42 - Early days of the internet and fascination with cryptography; university studies in distributed systems, meeting the "giants" of computer science and the cypherpunk movement 16:18 - Decision to get off the sidelines and do something meaningful 16:38 - What it feels like to have fans; don't expect your heroes to be perfect 18:14 - Early career in information security and being self-employed; discovering Bitcoin via Slashdot, binge reading code and research 22:05 - Realising how Bitcoin consensus worked 23:22 - Firing clients to focus on Bitcoin; first public speaking appearance at a Bitcoin conference in 2013; meeting the best programmers in the world and choosing speciality 27:41 - Experience in educating people about open blockchains; translating to foreign languages; importance of Spanish language content Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the little bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK
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Decentralized Globalisation
 
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In this talk, Andreas begins by pointing out the need for a multi-lingual approach to cryptocurrency / open blockchain education when fostering global adoption, but cautions against endeavors that resemble the top-down nature of the current infrastructure. He urges us to prepare for the coming decentralisation of globalisation, the subversion and obsolescence of digital financial colonialism. As mentioned, more than 70 videos are now available with Spanish subtitles: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTti_3_9dfwfg6a4XLly9i6n Spanish translation of 'Internet of Money' book: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-del-Dinero-Money-Spanish/dp/1947910035/ Spanish translation of the 'Introduction to the Internet of Money' talk (thanks to David Samudio): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vulz-keTYCE This talk took place on May 6th 2018 for the Panamchain conference at the City of Knowledge convention center in Panama City, Panama: https://panamchain.com/ RELATED: Bitcoin: Opportunities for South America and Emerging Markets - https://youtu.be/ieP8kxaklUk Investing in Education instead of Speculation - https://youtu.be/6uXAbJQoZlE Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future - https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc Keeping Digital Communities Weird - https://youtu.be/1MG1aR71uFg The Internet of Money: Five Years Later - https://youtu.be/6xIq0FdmsIA The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 Worse Than Useless: Financial Surveillance - https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk Why I earn bitcoin instead of buying - https://youtu.be/Ci7TyD8jETY Job opportunities with cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/89_p4pDlQtI Inspiring cryptocurrency projects - https://youtu.be/WW8norCKUbE Remittances and smuggling in Venezuela - https://youtu.be/RRXecXfWARw How long until mainstream adption? - https://youtu.be/y3cKBDBabtA Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Intrinsic vs. extrinsic assets
 
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Are blockchains useful for supply chain transparency, disintermediation, and integrity control? To some extent, but there is a big difference between models that use intrinsic, native assets vs. extrinsic assets. The latter is currently very difficult to do in a decentralized way or without reintroducing counter-party risk. You need to think about this problem not only as a technologist but from the perspective of each of the human components involved. Sometimes the more you try to apply technical solutions, the easier it is for that system to be gamed by human ingenuity. This is part of a talk which took place at the Bitcoin Open Blockchain (BOB) community event on October 29th 2017 at the mHUB innovation center in Chicago, Illinois: https://www.meetup.com/Bitcoin-Open-Blockchain-Community-Chicago/events/244248063/ Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/XCVaabu3J04 RELATED: Immutability and Proof-of-Work: The Planetary Scale Digital Monument - https://youtu.be/rsLrJp6cLf4 Proof-of-Work (PoW), Proof-of-Stake (PoS), Delegated Proof-of-Stake (DPoS) - https://youtu.be/3W_3AQrQEOM Consensus with decentralized oracles and real-world variables - https://youtu.be/8bYmK6sZL00 What is mining? - https://youtu.be/t4p4iMqmxbQ Solar energy and mining in space - https://youtu.be/cusakcpa8AM What should not go on a blockchain? - https://youtu.be/shn9otsT-Pw The 14nm limit, decentralization, and renewable-energy mining - https://youtu.be/gYwc_MCC4us Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin for Beginners
 
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This is the first part of a talk which took place on February 22nd 2017 at the inaugural Bloktex Conference pre-event, hosted at Technology Park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/kualalumpur/ RELATED: A collection of my talks on Bitcoin - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTthcG265_FYSaV24hFScvC0 A collection of Q&A on various topics in Bitcoin - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTsHvzevl9BAUlfsfwFfU7aP Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK Bloktex Videographer: Takeem Videography Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: "Blockchain, not Bitcoin"
 
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Why is the “blockchain, not Bitcoin” line of thinking wrong? What is the purpose of blockchains? Can blockchains or special purpose cryptocurrencies be used for debt and credit systems? Will the role of fiat be reduced to this? These questions were part of the monthly live Patreon Q&A session on March 31st and the (rescheduled) April session on May 5th. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Bitcoin vs. blockchain - https://youtu.be/kHbtp7pOftU Blockchain versus Bullshit: Thoughts on the Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo The value of proof-of-work - https://youtu.be/ZDGliHwstM8 The mining process - https://youtu.be/L4Xtau0YMJw Miners, pools, and consensus - https://youtu.be/JHz7LM4ncLw Bitmain and the ASICBoost allegations - https://youtu.be/t6jJDD2Aj8k Energy consumption - https://youtu.be/2T0OUIW89II Keep Digital Communities Weird - https://youtu.be/1MG1aR71uFg What is Consensus? Rules Without Rulers - https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc Forkology: A Study of Forks For Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money - https://youtu.be/MxIrc1rxhyI Bitcoin Security: Bubble Boy and the Sewer Rat - https://youtu.be/810aKcfM__Q Altcoins and specialisation - https://youtu.be/b_Yhr8h6xnA Cryptographic primitives - https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E Nonces, mining, and quantum computing - https://youtu.be/d4xXJh677J0 Migrating to post-quantum cryptography - https://youtu.be/dkXKpMku5QY Price volatility and store-of-value - https://youtu.be/wzzZT95ijTo Bitcoin as everyday currency - https://youtu.be/xYvvSV4mjH0 Inflation and debt systems - https://youtu.be/6CwxHiKf27A Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money
 
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In this talk, Andreas justifies why money is the "killer app" for blockchain technology and how a foundation of commerce must be developed before we move into the other exciting use cases beyond money. He also drives home that as we engineer these cryptocurrencies, we must grow our understanding of the fundamental properties of money. This talk took place on May 8th 2017 at the Blockchain.NZ Conference in Auckland, New Zealand: https://antonopoulos.com/event/the-blockchain-new-zealand-conference/ QUESTION & ANSWER: The separation of money and state - https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y The end of vampire-squid financing - https://youtu.be/yyXOQG5iNWo RELATED: The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Fake News, Fake Money - https://youtu.be/i_wOEL6dprg Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts on the Future of Money -https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo Hardware, Software, Trustware - https://youtu.be/Etyjc1JdmFU Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Outro Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: What is the role of nodes?
 
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The role that full nodes play in security of the network. People focus a lot on mining, which has a fundamental role in the network but is not necessarily the most interesting feature of the constellation of technologies involved. The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the most essential protocol underlying the world's routing system, and you use it every single day without knowing it, just as you are oblivious to the vast filtration system allowing you to drink clean water from a fountain. A node is a computer that is participating the global peer-to-peer Bitcoin network. They propagate transactions and blocks everywhere. Full nodes act independently as authoritative verifiers. Onion routing. Double-spending protection. Levels of isolation for untrustworthy nodes. Why would you run one? To be in control of your money - your keys, your money. You don't trust anyone else to tell you what the truth is, you cross-check every claim yourself. Be part of the revolution in money. This is part of a talk which took place at the JW Marriott Sahar (International Airport) on March 26th 2017 in Mumbai, India: https://www.townscript.com/e/bitcoin-talk-by-the-world-famous-andreas-antonopoulos-203132 RELATED: Lightning, full nodes, and miners - https://youtu.be/dlJG4OHdJzs Hard Promises, Soft Promises: Promoting Autonomy instead of Authority https://youtu.be/UJSdMFPjW8c Innovations in wallet design - https://youtu.be/K5Ei3_D8LQ8 How to get people to care about security - https://youtu.be/Ji1lS9NMz1E Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Videography: Zebpay Bitcoin India Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Decentralization and the Architecture of Trust
 
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In this talk, Andreas explores the context in which Bitcoin matters, how decentralization and open blockchains as a technology will impact our society, and whether our institutions will cope with exponential innovation or continue failing to scale. This talk took place at the SingularityU Canada Summit during October 11-12th 2017 at Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto, Canada: https://antonopoulos.com/event/singularityu-canada-summit-toronto-canada/ QUESTION & ANSWER: My response to Jamie Dimon - https://youtu.be/1dEcdGc0tIo RELATED: Money as a System of Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 Delivering Liberty, At Scale - https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 Exponential Innovation - https://youtu.be/n2yD1PSWBU0 Blockchain vs. Bullshit - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo Hard Promises, Soft Promises: Promoting Autonomy instead of Authority - https://youtu.be/UJSdMFPjW8c Decentralization and the Architecture of Power - https://youtu.be/QlYgNH2t43U The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money - https://youtu.be/MxIrc1rxhyI Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Cryptographic primitives
 
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How are cryptographic primitives employed in Bitcoin? What are hashes and digital signatures? How does elliptic curve cryptography work? See details in Chapters 4 and 6 of 'Mastering Bitcoin': https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/f8b883dcd4e3d1b9adf40fed59b7e898fbd9241f/ch04.asciidoc https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/f8b883dcd4e3d1b9adf40fed59b7e898fbd9241f/ch06.asciidoc#digital_sigs These questions are from the MOOC 9.3 session which took place on March 2nd 2018. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Introduction to Bitcoin - https://youtu.be/l1si5ZWLgy0 Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 Advanced Bitcoin Scripting: Transactions and Multisig - https://youtu.be/8FeAXjkmDcQ The war on cash and crypto - https://youtu.be/BAlRKfvBnvw MimbleWimble and Schnorr signatures - https://youtu.be/qloq75ekxv0 Mixing services - https://youtu.be/rKoMvOH4zoY Atomic swaps - https://youtu.be/fNFBA2UmUmg Directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) and IOTA - https://youtu.be/lfgMnbb5JeM Decentralised exchanges with fiat - https://youtu.be/3Url8tbQEkA Decentralised exchanges and counterparty risk - https://youtu.be/hi_jaw0dT9M The Lightning Network - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTurL4wU_y3jOhBi9rrpsYyi Secure, tiered storage system - https://youtu.be/uYIVuZgN95M Using paper wallets - https://youtu.be/cKehFazo8Pw Re-using addresses - https://youtu.be/4A3urPFkx8g How to get people to care about security - https://youtu.be/Ji1lS9NMz1E Migrating to post-quantum cryptography - https://youtu.be/dkXKpMku5QY Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin's Origins and the Genesis Blockade
 
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In this talk, Andreas recounts the origins of Bitcoin, the meaning of the message embedded forever in its genesis block, and how we figured out who the banks truly serve when there was no other choice. He also speaks about what happens when money stops working, why censorship resistance was one of Bitcoin's most valuable characteristics from the start, and what possibilities lay in store with a global, voluntary financial system. This talk took place on August 6th 2018 as part of 'The Internet of Money Tour' at the Hilton Denver Inverness in Denver, Colorado: https://antonopoulos.com/event/arapahoe-libraries-talk/ If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Money As A System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 Worse Than Useless: Financial Surveillance - https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk The Currency Wars and Bitcoin's Neutrality - https://youtu.be/Bu5Mtvy97-4 Measuring Success: Price or Principle - https://youtu.be/mPMsbgWl9p4 Why Open Blockchains Matter - https://youtu.be/uZPIz3ArQww Decentralised Globalisation - https://youtu.be/QoiR4aNbTOw Investing in Education instead of Speculation - https://youtu.be/6uXAbJQoZlE Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future - https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc Wallet design and mass adoption - https://youtu.be/WbZX6BDZJHc Mass adoption and peer-to-peer commerce - https://youtu.be/n9qIAEFS-Qs Price volatility and store of value - https://youtu.be/wzzZT95ijTo Why I earn bitcoin instead of buying - https://youtu.be/Ci7TyD8jETY Job opportunities with cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/89_p4pDlQtI Inspiring cryptocurrency projects - https://youtu.be/WW8norCKUbE From barter to abstract money - https://youtu.be/KYsppZoHguQ Crossing the chasm of theoretical vs. real need - https://youtu.be/yIR0OBEAaUE Remittances and smuggling in Venezuela - https://youtu.be/RRXecXfWARw How long until mainstream adption? - https://youtu.be/y3cKBDBabtA What is the biggest adoption hurdle? - https://youtu.be/jHgyHF3F2TI Bitcoin as everyday currency - https://youtu.be/xYvvSV4mjH0 Hyperbitcoinization - https://youtu.be/AB5MU5fXKfo Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Decentralized Truth
 
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In this talk, Andreas explores the confusion and instinctive disbelief from newcomers about how open, decentralized cryptocurrencies can scale and grow in value without the finality of approval from authorities. He also emphasises the importance of "don't trust, verify" and why we should become accustomed to uncertainty, so that we may individually discover authenticity and truth. Markets are emergent aggregations of subjective decisions. This is part of a talk which took place at the Bitcoin Open Blockchain (BOB) community event on October 29th 2017 at the mHUB innovation center in Chicago, Illinois: https://www.meetup.com/Bitcoin-Open-Blockchain-Community-Chicago/events/244248063/ RELATED: Bitcoin for Beginners - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTuN6kdNWlElfr2tzigB9Nnj Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 Fake News, Fake Money - https://youtu.be/i_wOEL6dprg Delivering Liberty, at Scale - https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw Hardware, Software, Trustware - https://youtu.be/Etyjc1JdmFU Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM Decentralized power, leaderless governance - https://youtu.be/E5VbDlQTPzU The Switzerland of currencies - https://youtu.be/pV83Qmy578c HODLing and the "get free" scheme - https://youtu.be/MhOwmsW1YNI Why developers are leaving banks - https://youtu.be/GqOZ4IAQ-xQ Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin & Blockchain in Norway - Interview with Andreas M. Antonopoulos
 
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This interview by Stephan Nilsson (founder of Norway Bitcoin and Blockchain Association) took place at the Kasbah Hub on April 27th 2017 in Oslo, Norway: https://norgesbitcoinforening.no/intervju-andreas-m-antonopoulos-oslo/ QUESTIONS | TOPICS 0:49 - What are better ways to spread knowledge about Bitcoin and blockchain technology to young people (15-25 years old), especially in Nordic countries? 4:09 - What would you say to technicians and programmers who say "this will never scale"? Will the propose solutions work? 8:16 - The interest and marketing hype in "blockchain technology" has exploded. What are your thoughts on Hyper Ledger and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance? Is this disruptive innovation? 14:21 - Ethereum is planning to switch over from proof-of-work to a proof-of-stake (PoS) algorithm. Is PoS secure, at scale? 18:49 - What is your opinion about the role and risks of patents, patent strategies, and patent trolling in the blockchain ecosystem? 23:22 - Should there be a separation between money and state? What role will blockchains play in a "perfect" economical / social order? What are the issues for democracy when government operations are decoupled from tax revenue? 27:23 - Should countries create national cryptocurrencies? 31:44 - What can the general population do to secure themselves in the event of an economic collapse? Is Bitcoin an exit / safe haven? Should investors diversify their investment portfolio? 36:44 - Which centralised services in the financial sector should be decentralised? What will the impact be? 40:20 - What is the role of drama and adversarial debate in the global, decentralised community? RELATED: The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg The Scaling Rites of Passage - https://youtu.be/rZi86_ovB3Y The Lion and the Shark - Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency - https://youtu.be/d0x6CtD8iq4 Blockchain vs. Bullshit - Thoughts on the Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo Bitmain and the ASICBoost allegations - https://youtu.be/t6jJDD2Aj8k Can patent law slow down Bitcoin? - https://youtu.be/aGQKc-dQNC4 Proprietary editable blockchains and patent trolls - https://youtu.be/Pryy7n1a7UQ What is the biggest threat? - https://youtu.be/1-XUbH1F0Os The Currency Wars and Bitcoin's Neutrality - https://youtu.be/Bu5Mtvy97-4 The end of vampire-squid financing - https://youtu.be/yyXOQG5iNWo Remittances and smuggling in Venezuela - https://youtu.be/RRXecXfWARw How much bitcoin do you have? - https://youtu.be/DJtM9mR7cOU Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Videography: Videography & Production: Caroline Nilsson, Asbjørn Buarøy - Knokefive Productions, Jessica Nilsson Outro Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Fungibility, privacy, anonymity
 
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Is Bitcoin as anonymous as cash? Cash is still more anonymous than Bitcoin, which is pseudonymous. However, Bitcoin will become more anonymous and there are a number of other related cryptocurrencies which you can move in and out of to increase your privacy under certain conditions. The conference on Bitcoin scaling in Milan addressed strengthening privacy and fungibility. I'm a strong believer in financial privacy. Fungibility in Bitcoin, creating blacklists are expensive, common laws "receiving stolen property" and fungibility of fiat. Discount rates, bad money chasing out good money. Gresham's law in India. Human graphs, six degrees of Kevin Bacon. How easily bitcoins are tainted. Lightning Network. The trade-offs for privacy and anonymity. Privacy is inefficient and costly, it takes commitment and sacrifice to implement, but being able to serve that community is very important. Some people think that trade-off is one worth paying because it pays back in the currency of freedom, and there are many places in the world where the trade-off is very easy. You never really appreciate freedom until you don't have it; for most people, privacy and freedom will not be issues until they start feeling their loss, and by that time it's usually too late. The first question is part of a talk which took place on October 19th 2016 at the Bitcoin Wednesday Meetup in Amsterdam, Netherlands: https://www.meetup.com/BitcoinWednesday/events/234498117/ Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/P6F1vTG_hA0 The second question is from a talk which took place at the Silicon Valley Bitcoin meetup on April 11th 2017 at the Plug and Play Tech Center (@PlugandPlayTC) in Sunnyvale, California: https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Bitcoin-Users/events/233760417/ Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/i_wOEL6dprg The third question is from a talk which took place during the 3rd Hackers Congress at Paralelní Polis (30th of September - 2nd of October) in Prague. #HCPP16 Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/n2yD1PSWBU0 RELATED: How is fungibility tied to privacy? - https://youtu.be/VuI-8EwqIS8 How do we protect privacy when bitcoin is traceable? - https://youtu.be/PaNDHsix8cs Privacy, Identity, Surveillance and Money - https://youtu.be/Vcvl5piGlYg Why we should resist financial surveillance - https://youtu.be/KBFedmrDTQw The future of digital money - Open Blockchains or Dystopia? - https://youtu.be/Z3oArEyen6M Why KYC is dangerous - Microviolations of Privacy As Payment - https://youtu.be/rwF7nMWUjBs The Lightning Network - https://youtu.be/vPnO9ExJ50A Does MimbleWimble enhance privacy? - https://youtu.be/paOAgR3LuGI Zcash in the cryptocurrency ecosystem - https://youtu.be/j8ILYfIm_G0 Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? - https://youtu.be/1iEv-gUZNx4 Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Money as a System-of-Control
 
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We know that money serves as: - A Store of Value (SoV) - A Medium of Exchange (MoE) and - A Unit of Account (UoA) But what happens when a fourth use of money is introduced, one which subordinates all the other characteristics: money as a system of control. This talk took place at the Advanced Digital Innovation Summit on September 12th 2017 in Vancouver, Canada: https://antonopoulos.com/event/adisummit-vancouver-canada/ QUESTION & ANSWER: Biggest threat to cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/MNXSDaD97x0 ICOs, disruption, and self-regulation - https://youtu.be/yfjgcI8xX3A RELATED: The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 The Digital Currency Commons - https://youtu.be/nYBKWrqR4I8 Open Blockchains for Cashless Developed Economies - https://youtu.be/eo-0BgrKxiI Hardware, Software, Trustware - https://youtu.be/Etyjc1JdmFU Fake News, Fake Money - https://youtu.be/i_wOEL6dprg Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts on the Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo Separation of money and state - https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y Could governments take over exchanges? - https://youtu.be/9PrJQeKl9w4 Is Bitcoin a democracy? - https://youtu.be/TC3Hq76UT5g Unstoppable code - https://youtu.be/AQx3E3F8Kz4 Irreversibility and consumer protection - https://youtu.be/R107YWu5XzU Scaling, trust, and trade-offs - https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU The Switzerland of currencies - https://youtu.be/pV83Qmy578c How is fungibility tied to privacy? - https://youtu.be/VuI-8EwqIS8 Fungibility, privacy, anonymity - https://youtu.be/y3s8c7YDtXU Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Layered scaling and privacy
 
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How should Bitcoin, as a network protocol, be scaled through a layered architecture? One of the fundamental principles of network protocol design is to have separation between the layers so they don't bleed into each other with unintended side-effects. These are the same principles in software engineering, where your goal is to create functions that first do one thing as simply as possible, and the build more complex abstractions using those primitives (once they are proven reliable). This ensures predictability of performance and security. When the internet and World Wide Web were built, the layers were not quite as separate as they should have been; the consequence is an immeasurable lack of privacy (or "fungibility of packets"). Retro-fitting it on top has not been easy or effective. This talk took place at the Riga Art Space for the Baltic Honeybadger conference on November 25th 2017 in Riga, Latvia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/baltic-honeybadger-2017/ Watch the rest of the talk here: https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk RELATED: Scaling complex systems - https://youtu.be/dm9m1oQr6Ks The internet will eat your business - https://youtu.be/DXLZSgf4b8Q Delivering Liberty, At Scale - https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw Bitcoin, Payment Security, and Consumer Protection - https://youtu.be/qMkGfB8X58o Worse Than Useless: Financial Surveillance - https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money - https://youtu.be/MxIrc1rxhyI Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future - https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc Introduction to the Internet of Money - https://youtu.be/rc744Z9IjhY The Lightning Network - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTurL4wU_y3jOhBi9rrpsYyi Altcoins and the scaling debate - https://youtu.be/slbpdW-H3yk Scaling is a moving target - https://youtu.be/pT9kJq_Ogrk Scaling, trust, and trade-offs - https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU From barter to abstract money - https://youtu.be/KYsppZoHguQ Fungibility, privacy, anonymity - https://youtu.be/y3s8c7YDtXU Coinbase vs. the IRS - https://youtu.be/YQJk-5ZYmoM Could governments take over exchanges? - https://youtu.be/9PrJQeKl9w4 Alternatives to centralised exchanges - https://youtu.be/3jmeJjhH84s HODLing and the "get free" scheme - https://youtu.be/MhOwmsW1YNI Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 Highlights from "The Internet of Money" (Volume 2): https://youtu.be/Qkjm5E5BeB8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Public keys vs. addresses
 
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What is the difference between public keys and addresses? How are new addresses generated? How are change addresses generated? Why have two outputs? Do you still pay fees if you are sending bitcoin to new addresses in your own wallet? What is the VanityGen command? What does the SIG_HASH flag do? More from 'Mastering Bitcoin': https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/f8b883dcd4e3d1b9adf40fed59b7e898fbd9241f/ch04.asciidoc These questions are from the MOOC 9.3 and 9.5 sessions which took place on March 2nd and March 16th, 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 1: Transactions and Multi-sig - https://youtu.be/8FeAXjkmDcQ Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 2: SegWit, Consensus, and Trustware - https://youtu.be/pQbeBduVQ4I Reusing addresses - https://youtu.be/4A3urPFkx8g Airdrop coins and privacy implications - https://youtu.be/JHRnqJJ0rhc Wealth distribution statistics - https://youtu.be/X2Qsz4eaSPY Mixing services - https://youtu.be/rKoMvOH4zoY How do mnemonic seeds work? - https://youtu.be/wWCIQFNf_8g Using paper wallets - https://youtu.be/cKehFazo8Pw What is Segregated Witness? - https://youtu.be/dtOjjB4mD8k Spam transactions and Child Pays For Parent (CPFP) - https://youtu.be/t3c0E4fkSNs Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Block capacity and embedded data
 
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How many transactions can fit in a block, with or without SegWit? What other types of data can you put in a block? What is metadata? What is OP_RETURN? What is OpenTimestamps and what are the use cases? More on OP_RETURN - https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/OP_RETURN Check out OpenTimestamps here: https://opentimestamps.org/ These questions are from MOOC 9.6 and the June monthly Patreon sessions, which took place on March 23rd and June 24th 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Immutability and Proof-of-Work: The Planetary Scale Digital Monument - https://youtu.be/rsLrJp6cLf4 What is Segregated Witness? - https://youtu.be/dtOjjB4mD8k SegWit and fork research - https://youtu.be/OorLoi01KEE The value of proof-of-work - https://youtu.be/ZDGliHwstM8 Scaling strategies and adoption - https://youtu.be/dML1a_Ek9Kw Impact of smart contracts on law & accounting - https://youtu.be/K-TRzuPwJCc Instrinsic vs. extrinsic assets - https://youtu.be/KDtfFNZy9xg MimbleWimble and Schnorr signatures - https://youtu.be/qloq75ekxv0 Empty blocks, orphan blocks, and valid chains - https://youtu.be/dizF2S63RXY Setting up secure storage devices - https://youtu.be/wZ9LxLLvfXc Multi-signature and distributed storage - https://youtu.be/cAP2u6w_1-k Cryptographic primitives - https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E Why Open Blockchains Matter - https://youtu.be/uZPIz3ArQww Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: What are "bitcoin days destroyed"?
 
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What are "bitcoin days destroyed," how is it calculated, and what is the significance of this maturity figure? This question was part of the (late) August monthly live Patreon Q&A session, which took place on September 1st 2018. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: How do I choose a wallet? - https://youtu.be/tN6b62sEpsY Secure, tiered storage system - https://youtu.be/uYIVuZgN95M Hardware wallets and attack surface - https://youtu.be/8mpDcBfNA7g Setting up secure storage devices - https://youtu.be/wZ9LxLLvfXc What is a private key? - https://youtu.be/xxfUpIV9wRI How do mneomonic seeds work? - https://youtu.be/wWCIQFNf_8g Using paper wallets - https://youtu.be/cKehFazo8Pw Wallet design and mass adoption - https://youtu.be/WbZX6BDZJHc Cryptographic primitives - https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E Public keys vs. addresses - https://youtu.be/8es3qQWkEiU Re-using addresses - https://youtu.be/4A3urPFkx8g Passphrases and seed storage - https://youtu.be/jP7pEgBpaO0 Coin selection and privacy - https://youtu.be/3Ck683CQGAQ Multi-signature and distributed storage - https://youtu.be/cAP2u6w_1-k Nonces, mining, and quantum computing - https://youtu.be/d4xXJh677J0 Is quantum computing a threat? - https://youtu.be/wlzJyp3Qm7s Spam transactions and Child Pays For Parent - https://youtu.be/t3c0E4fkSNs Orphaned blocks and stuck transactions - https://youtu.be/MsdW0CTYwyY Denominations and voluntary burning - https://youtu.be/tqL0ehMRxbk Miners, pools, and consensus - https://youtu.be/JHz7LM4ncLw Software distribution security - https://youtu.be/_V0vqy046YM Protocol development security - https://youtu.be/4fsL5XWsTJ4 Geopolitics and state-sponsored attacks - https://youtu.be/htxPRTJLK-k How to get people to care about security - https://youtu.be/Ji1lS9NMz1E Honest nodes and consensus - https://youtu.be/KAhY2ymI-tg Why running a node is important - https://youtu.be/oX0Yrv-6jVs Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Schnorr signatures and the privacy roadmap
 
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How important are privacy improvements to Bitcoin in the roadmap? How will second layers and atomic swaps help with this? When will Schnorr signatures / signature aggregation be added to Bitcoin? What are Taproot and Graftroot? Will it be done through a soft or hard fork? Should we keep transaction transparency instead of adding privacy features? Watch Pieter Wuille's presentation - https://youtu.be/YSUVRj8iznU Schnorr signature BIP - https://github.com/sipa/bips/blob/bip-schnorr/bip-schnorr.mediawiki CORRECTION / CLARIFICATION: At 3:47, I mention that Schnorr signatures had to overcome "patent encumbrances" and guessed that the patent expired somewhere around 2010. The precise expiration date of the U.S. Patent (No. 4,995,082) was February 2008. At 4:22, I say that ECDSA and EC-Schnorr are based on the difficulty of solving the discrete logarithm problem over a prime-order field. While this is true for the digital signature algorithm (DSA), ECDSA and Schnorr are based on the discrete log problem over an elliptic curve group. (h/t Daira Hopwood) These questions were part of the monthly live Patreon Q&A session in July and the Denver event as part of 'The Internet of Money Tour' at the Hilton Denver Inverness, which took place on July 28th and August 6th 2018 respectively. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Worse than Useless: Financial Surveillance - https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Bitcoin: Privacy, Identity, Surveillance and Money - https://youtu.be/Vcvl5piGlYg ADISummit: Self-Sovereign Identity Panel - https://youtu.be/DZbyiJqKT8c How is fungibility tied to privacy? - https://youtu.be/VuI-8EwqIS8 Public keys versus addresses - https://youtu.be/8es3qQWkEiU Re-using addresses - https://youtu.be/4A3urPFkx8g Coin selection and privacy - https://youtu.be/3Ck683CQGAQ Airdrop coins and privacy implications - https://youtu.be/JHRnqJJ0rhc Wallet design and mass adoption - https://youtu.be/WbZX6BDZJHc How do I choose a wallet? - https://youtu.be/tN6b62sEpsY Using paper wallets - https://youtu.be/cKehFazo8Pw Exchanges, identity, and surveillance - https://youtu.be/TVFy8xXfxAA The price of losing privacy - https://youtu.be/2G8IgiLbT_4 Layered scaling and privacy - https://youtu.be/4w-bjUhpf_Q Lightning and onion routing - https://youtu.be/D-nKuInDq6g What is the roadmap? - https://youtu.be/5Eoj_sKyC90 SegWit and fork research - https://youtu.be/OorLoi01KEE MimbleWimble and Schnorr signatures - https://youtu.be/qloq75ekxv0 Block capacity and embedded data - https://youtu.be/JXt0v54nojI Mixing services - https://youtu.be/rKoMvOH4zoY Borderless money - https://youtu.be/EZh1-ZqffOw Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Will governments ban cryptocurrencies?
 
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Will governments or international government organisations implement their own centralised cryptocurrencies and ban the mining or ownership of open decentralised ones like Bitcoin? If your government is against freedom of association, expression, commerce, innovation, job creation, is it a democracy? Are you free? You must resist, not only through your choices about which governments get elected but about using alternative systems. People in places like Venezuela are making that choice every day, breaking the law to feed their family. This is a much bigger issue than Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies. The first question is from a talk which took place on December 3rd 2016 at the Coinscrum {MiniCon}, hosted by Imperial College in London, England: https://www.meetup.com/coinscrum/events/235709468/ Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/Bu5Mtvy97-4 The second question is part of a talk which took place on July 7th 2017 at a Bloktex event hosted by the Wisma BeeOn Group in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/the-future-of-money-kuala-lumpur-malaysia/ Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 RELATED: Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 Separation of money and state - https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y Could governments take over exchanges? - https://youtu.be/9PrJQeKl9w4 Could a state-sponsored 51% attack work? - https://youtu.be/KUd8ZGgm6Qo Can cryptocurrencies support terrorism? - https://youtu.be/Ryz-pXbsojU Is Bitcoin a democracy? - https://youtu.be/TC3Hq76UT5g Is the centralisation of mining in China a problem? - https://youtu.be/GGwHIHBsjbU The end of vampire-squid financing - https://youtu.be/yyXOQG5iNWo The Currency Wars and Bitcoin's Neutrality - https://youtu.be/Bu5Mtvy97-4 Global financial crisis (GFC) - https://youtu.be/JU3gNC_ZPKM Why I earn bitcoins instead of buying them - https://youtu.be/Ci7TyD8jETY Remittances and smuggling in Venezuela - https://youtu.be/RRXecXfWARw Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Net Neutrality and open blockchains
 
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How does Net Neutrality impact Bitcoin and other open blockchains? How could we combat caps to certain services? Broadband providers currently operate in a licensed cartel environment, not a free market. Cryptocurrencies could change how we fund the infrastructure of the internet itself. This was part of the first monthly live Patreon Q&A session on November 27th, 2017. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Introduction to the Internet of Money - https://youtu.be/rc744Z9IjhY Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 Decentralization and the Architecture of Trust - https://youtu.be/wSRN8PUhHX0 Welcome to TrustNet - https://youtu.be/Rrj8sjHJthU Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 Bitcoin and the Infrastructure Inversion - https://youtu.be/5ca70mCCf2M ICOs and self-regulation - https://youtu.be/yfjgcI8xX3A Biggest threat to cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/MNXSDaD97x0 What is mining? - https://youtu.be/t4p4iMqmxbQ What is the role of nodes? - https://youtu.be/fNk7nYxTOyQ The Lightning Network - https://youtu.be/vPnO9ExJ50A Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: My response to Jamie Dimon
 
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My response to Jamie Dimon's criticism of Bitcoin as a "fraud." Jamie doth protest too much methinks, because JPMorgan Chase was fined for mortgage fraud. The world's banks have never faced competition from the internet; the internet is now coming for banking. Industry leaders are going through the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. This talk took place at the SingularityU Canada Summit during October 11-12th 2017 at Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto, Canada: https://antonopoulos.com/event/singularityu-canada-summit-toronto-canada/ Are you a banker? I have a playlist for you: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTu45KFS6Sq6Z05qToY-n_k2 RELATED: Bitcoin and the Banks: Five Stages of Grief - https://youtu.be/43Ucj6_Erb0 Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 ADISummit: Self-Sovereign Identity Panel - https://youtu.be/DZbyiJqKT8c The internet will eat your business - https://youtu.be/DXLZSgf4b8Q Why developers are leaving banks - https://youtu.be/GqOZ4IAQ-xQ Impact of smart contracts on law and accounting - https://youtu.be/K-TRzuPwJCc Irreversibility and consumer protection - https://youtu.be/R107YWu5XzU Who determines the value of bitcoins? - https://youtu.be/DucvYCX1CVI Price volatility, pegging, stability - https://youtu.be/9KPyflyHP6s The 21 million supply cap - https://youtu.be/AABkJ55Zz3A ICOs and responsible investment - https://youtu.be/C8UdbvrWyvg ICOs and financial regulation - https://youtu.be/Plu_WX3Gs8E The end of vampire-squid financing - https://youtu.be/yyXOQG5iNWo Separation of money and state - https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y A voluntary alternative to mandatory currencies - https://youtu.be/5ogv3Eya9nQ HODLing and the "get free" scheme - https://youtu.be/MhOwmsW1YNI Global financial crisis (GFC) - https://youtu.be/JU3gNC_ZPKM Biggest threat to cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/MNXSDaD97x0 Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Full node and home network security
 
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Does running a Bitcoin and Lightning node at home attract hackers? Why is security through obscurity not the best strategy? What is some general advice on securing your personal computer and home network? Are there full node starter kits? Could bitcoin nodes be cut off if ISPs blocked port 8333? How do nodes connect to each other? How could you route around censorship? Will Bitcoin evolve into a more stealthy and anonymous protocol? These questions are from the June monthly Patreon session, which took place on June 24th 2018. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Bitcoin, Lightning, and Streaming Money - https://youtu.be/gF_ZQ_eijPs The Internet of Money: Five Years Later - https://youtu.be/6xIq0FdmsIA The Lightning Network - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTurL4wU_y3jOhBi9rrpsYyi Advanced Bitcoin Scripting, Part 1: Transactions and Multisig - https://youtu.be/8FeAXjkmDcQ Advanced Bitcoin Scripting, Part 2: SegWit, Consensus, and Trustware - https://youtu.be/pQbeBduVQ4I The Lightning Network - https://youtu.be/vPnO9ExJ50A Lightning's security model - https://youtu.be/_GNsT_ufkec Misconceptions about the Lightning Network - https://youtu.be/c4TjfaLgzj4 Eltoo, and the early days of Lightning - https://youtu.be/o6eFZ5aI9N0 Lightning Network scaling - https://youtu.be/4KiWkwo48k0 Lightning Network interoperability - https://youtu.be/1HYMWcJHGXc Lightning Network game theory - https://youtu.be/7if0DuTtozY Atomic swaps - https://youtu.be/fNFBA2UmUmg Running nodes and payment channels - https://youtu.be/ndcfBfE_yoY What is Segregated Witness (SegWit)? - https://youtu.be/dtOjjB4mD8k SegWit and fork research - https://youtu.be/OorLoi01KEE Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Ethereum Q&A: Gas and resource allocation
 
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How is “gas” used in Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and other smart contract platforms? What does “Turing complete” mean? As a smart contract developer, how do I estimate how much the execution of my program will cost in gas? These questions are from MOOC 9.7 session, which took place on March 30th 2018. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency - https://youtu.be/d0x6CtD8iq4 Investing in Education instead of Speculation - https://youtu.be/6uXAbJQoZlE Ethereum, ICOs, and Rocket Science - https://youtu.be/OWI5-AVndgk Slush17 Panel: Farewell to Centralised Data - https://youtu.be/ul0aGzF-v5c Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts On The Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo Why I'm writing 'Mastering Ethereum' - https://youtu.be/So6WERp7vLY Smart contract platforms - https://youtu.be/XU8Bc5oxneE Impact of smart contracts on law and accounting - https://youtu.be/K-TRzuPwJCc Altcoins and specialisation - https://youtu.be/b_Yhr8h6xnA Ether, ICOs, and securities - https://youtu.be/guBNLSsnAiA Unstoppable code - https://youtu.be/AQx3E3F8Kz4 Airdrop coins and privacy implications - https://youtu.be/JHRnqJJ0rhc Initial coin offerings (ICOs) - https://youtu.be/Q5R8KuxV4A0 The token ICO explosion - https://youtu.be/vdaW8NtJXuQ ICOs and responsible investment - https://youtu.be/C8UdbvrWyvg ICOs and financial regulation - https://youtu.be/Plu_WX3Gs8E ICOs, disruption, and self-regulation - https://youtu.be/yfjgcI8xX3A Scams, gambling, and regulation - https://youtu.be/fTI88YrN1UE ICOs and pyramid schemes - https://youtu.be/8HYWWP1QU7Q Directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) and IOTA - https://youtu.be/lfgMnbb5JeM Scaling and "Satoshi's vision" - https://youtu.be/Ub2LoTcYV54 "Blockchain, not Bitcoin " - https://youtu.be/r2f0HlaRdgo Reflections on the last five years - https://youtu.be/NoCi64uaFT0 Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: The mining process
 
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Can you provide a brief overview of the mining process? Is there human intervention in mining or is it automated? What influenced the centralisation of mining and how will it decentralise again? More on mining and consensus in 'Mastering Bitcoin' - https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/f8b883dcd4e3d1b9adf40fed59b7e898fbd9241f/ch10.asciidoc These questions are from the MOOC 9.2, 9.3, and 9.5 sessions, which took place on February 23rd, March 2nd, and March 16th 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Consensus Algorithms, Blockchain Technology, and Bitcoin - https://youtu.be/fw3WkySh_Ho Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 1: Transactions and Multisig - https://youtu.be/8FeAXjkmDcQ Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 2: SegWit, Consensus, and Trustware - https://youtu.be/pQbeBduVQ4I What is Consensus: Rules without Rulers - https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 Software distribution security - https://youtu.be/_V0vqy046YM What is mining? - https://youtu.be/t4p4iMqmxbQ Miners, pools, and consensus - https://youtu.be/JHz7LM4ncLw The rules of Bitcoin (part 1) - https://youtu.be/VnQu4uylfOs The rules of Bitcoin (part 2) - https://youtu.be/vtIp0GP4w1E Rules versus rulers - https://youtu.be/9EEluhC9SxE The value of proof-of-work - https://youtu.be/ZDGliHwstM8 Could a state-sponsored 51% attack work? - https://youtu.be/KUd8ZGgm6Qo Honest nodes and consensus - https://youtu.be/KAhY2ymI-tg Spam transactions and Child Pays For Parent (CPFP) - https://youtu.be/t3c0E4fkSNs Is Bitcoin a democracy? - https://youtu.be/TC3Hq76UT5g Decentralized power, leaderless governance - https://youtu.be/E5VbDlQTPzU Scaling, trust, and trade-offs - https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU What is the role of nodes? - https://youtu.be/fNk7nYxTOyQ Why running a node is important - https://youtu.be/oX0Yrv-6jVs Lightning, full nodes, and miners - https://youtu.be/dlJG4OHdJzs Running nodes and payment channels - https://youtu.be/ndcfBfE_yoY What happens during a fork? - https://youtu.be/XBk8hBJ1xVo SegWit adoption - https://youtu.be/KCsTVTRk6I4 Spam transactions and Child Pays For Parent (CPFP) - https://youtu.be/t3c0E4fkSNs Energy consumption - https://youtu.be/2T0OUIW89II Solar energy and mining in space - https://youtu.be/cusakcpa8AM Bitmain and ASICBoost allegations - https://youtu.be/t6jJDD2Aj8k Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Multi-signature and distributed storage
 
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What happens when wallets (personal or at an exchange) are hacked? What is "sweeping" with regards to private keys? After a hack, is it possible to track the stolen bitcoin and identify the hacker? How do you keep bitcoin safe in a group / corporate environment? Is it possible to create a multi-signature setup with Trezor and Electrum? Could passphrases be brute-forced? What is happening with browser extension deprecation? You will have to evaluate which tools are the best based on the amount of cryptocurrency you own, your circumstances, and your threat model. "'I Forgot My PIN': An Epic Tale of Losing $30,000 in Bitcoin" - https://www.wired.com/story/i-forgot-my-pin-an-epic-tale-of-losing-dollar30000-in-bitcoin/ These questions are from the MOOC 9.3 and 9.4 sessions, as well as the (rescheduled) April Patreon Q&A session, which took place on March 2nd, March 9th, and May 5th 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Software distribution security - https://youtu.be/_V0vqy046YM Protocol development security - https://youtu.be/4fsL5XWsTJ4 Geopolitics and state-sponsored attacks - https://youtu.be/htxPRTJLK-k How to get people to care about security - https://youtu.be/Ji1lS9NMz1E Exchanges, identity, and surveillance - https://youtu.be/TVFy8xXfxAA What is the roadmap? - https://youtu.be/5Eoj_sKyC90 Why developers are leaving banks - https://youtu.be/GqOZ4IAQ-xQ Honest nodes and consensus - https://youtu.be/KAhY2ymI-tg Why running a node is important - https://youtu.be/oX0Yrv-6jVs Lessons from the hard fork - https://youtu.be/hnAWAVNnGCw Cryptographic primitives - https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E Nonces, mining, and quantum computing - https://youtu.be/d4xXJh677J0 Public keys vs. addresses - https://youtu.be/8es3qQWkEiU Re-using addresses - https://youtu.be/4A3urPFkx8g Using paper wallets - https://youtu.be/cKehFazo8Pw Wallet design and mass adoption - https://youtu.be/WbZX6BDZJHc Secure, tiered storage system - https://youtu.be/uYIVuZgN95M The Courage to Innovate Without Permission - https://youtu.be/ywq6NBETUJ8 What is Consensus: Rules Without Rulers - https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc Decentralized Truth - https://youtu.be/XCVaabu3J04 Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Why permissioned blockchains fail
 
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Do private, permissioned blockchains make sense or have value? What interesting features will they lack? What consensus issues will they have? Which permissioned blockchain projects have failed so far? These questions are from the July monthly Patreon session, which took place on July 28th 2018 respectively. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Why Open Blockchains Matter - https://youtu.be/uZPIz3ArQww What is Consensus: Rules Without Rulers - https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc Decentralised Truth - https://youtu.be/XCVaabu3J04 Decentralised Globalisation - https://youtu.be/QoiR4aNbTOw Investing in Education instead of Speculation - https://youtu.be/6uXAbJQoZlE Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future - https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc Where are the exchange-traded funds? - https://youtu.be/m3EFyGb104g Wallet design and mass adoption - https://youtu.be/WbZX6BDZJHc Mass adoption and peer-to-peer commerce - https://youtu.be/n9qIAEFS-Qs Regulation and the bank boycott - https://youtu.be/8ypH69Cb1l0 Exchanges, identity, and surveillance - https://youtu.be/TVFy8xXfxAA Decentralised exchanges and counterparty risk - https://youtu.be/hi_jaw0dT9M Lightning Network scaling - https://youtu.be/4KiWkwo48k0 Layered scaling and privacy - https://youtu.be/4w-bjUhpf_Q Scaling complex systems - https://youtu.be/dm9m1oQr6Ks Scaling, trust, and trade-offs - https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU Scaling is a moving target - https://youtu.be/pT9kJq_Ogrk Price volatility and store of value - https://youtu.be/wzzZT95ijTo Coin selection and privacy - https://youtu.be/3Ck683CQGAQ Why I earn bitcoin instead of buying - https://youtu.be/Ci7TyD8jETY Job opportunities with cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/89_p4pDlQtI Inspiring cryptocurrency projects - https://youtu.be/WW8norCKUbE From barter to abstract money - https://youtu.be/KYsppZoHguQ Crossing the chasm of theoretical vs. real need - https://youtu.be/yIR0OBEAaUE Remittances and smuggling in Venezuela - https://youtu.be/RRXecXfWARw How long until mainstream adoption? - https://youtu.be/y3cKBDBabtA What is the biggest adoption hurdle? - https://youtu.be/jHgyHF3F2TI Scaling strategies and adoption - https://youtu.be/dML1a_Ek9Kw Bitcoin as everyday currency - https://youtu.be/xYvvSV4mjH0 Hyperbitcoinization - https://youtu.be/AB5MU5fXKfo Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Job opportunities with cryptocurrencies
 
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Job opportunities provided by the Bitcoin ecosystem, beyond software development. When you change one of the most fundamental technologies (money), anything and everything that is touched by it will be affected.The user composition of the Bitcoin community is becoming more diverse and the mainstream consciousness is changing over time. There are dentists, hairdressers, and cab drivers who have now heard of Bitcoin. We really need graphic designers, UX/UI designers, and customer service people to contribute. We need accountants who are willing to learn to understand this new form of money. Artists can now bypass the intermediaries and connect directly to their audience. This is part of a talk which took place at the 'Bitcoins in Bali' meetup on June 27th 2017 at the Hubud co-working space in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/bitcoins-in-bali-meetup/ Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw RELATED: Bridging the gap between geeks and mass markets - https://youtu.be/UbAumime_sc Inspiring cryptocurrency projects - https://youtu.be/WW8norCKUbE The internet will eat your business - https://youtu.be/DXLZSgf4b8Q Why developers are leaving banks - https://youtu.be/GqOZ4IAQ-xQ Impact of smart contracts on law and accounting - https://youtu.be/K-TRzuPwJCc Microfinance and streaming money - https://youtu.be/xs6hUcfuX9w Solar energy and mining in space - https://youtu.be/cusakcpa8AM What is the biggest adoption hurdle? - https://youtu.be/jHgyHF3F2TI Innovations in wallet design - https://youtu.be/K5Ei3_D8LQ8 Design for the disabled and disempowered - https://youtu.be/VlcHyl_rPVM Ethereum, ICOs, and Rocket Science - https://youtu.be/OWI5-AVndgk Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: SegWit adoption
 
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Why does SegWit adoption seem stalled at 10-20% of transactions? Why would they force users to pay high fees? What are the considerations that cryptocurrency businesses (wallets, exchanges, payment processors / merchant providers, etc.) of various sizes are making in these contentious debates? Chart of SegWit adoption here: http://segwit.party/charts/# This is a question from the patron-only live Q&A which took place on December 16th 2017. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Delivering Liberty, at Scale - https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw What is Consensus: Rules without Rulers - https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM How do I choose a wallet? - https://youtu.be/tN6b62sEpsY Lightning Network without SegWit? - https://youtu.be/wqbQJ82Hf0s What is the biggest adoption hurdle? - https://youtu.be/jHgyHF3F2TI Scaling is a moving target - https://youtu.be/pT9kJq_Ogrk Scaling, trust, and trade-offs - https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU SegWit, scaling, and consensus - https://youtu.be/Jc7mrR6AAto Fee markets, SegWit, and scaling - https://youtu.be/zxt-FLzZPhg Scaling complex systems - https://youtu.be/dm9m1oQr6Ks Decentralized power, leaderless governance - https://youtu.be/E5VbDlQTPzU Rules vs. Rulers - https://youtu.be/9EEluhC9SxE Bitmain and the ASICBoost allegations - https://youtu.be/t6jJDD2Aj8k Why developers are leaving banks - https://youtu.be/GqOZ4IAQ-xQ Decentralised exchanges and counterparty risk - https://youtu.be/hi_jaw0dT9M Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: What is a private key?
 
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What is a private key? How are they generated and formatted? Are private keys transmitted when you make a transaction? What are the chances of collision? Will quantum computing making it easy to guess private keys? Does implementing quantum-proof algorithms require an overhaul of the code? Learn more from the following chapters of 'Mastering Bitcoin': https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/f8b883dcd4e3d1b9adf40fed59b7e898fbd9241f/ch04.asciidoc https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/f8b883dcd4e3d1b9adf40fed59b7e898fbd9241f/ch05.asciidoc Key to address code: https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/35f1c62f192dd0eaf1b1c462f88a46e0f5942e16/code/key-to-address-ecc-example.py These questions are from the MOOC 9.3 and 9.4 sessions, as well as the (rescheduled) April Patreon Q&A session, which took place on March 2nd, March 9th, and May 5th 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 1: Transactions & Multisig - https://youtu.be/8FeAXjkmDcQ Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 2: SegWit, Consensus, and Trustware - https://youtu.be/pQbeBduVQ4I Cryptographic primitives - https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E Nonces, mining, and quantum computing - https://youtu.be/d4xXJh677J0 Public keys vs. addresses - https://youtu.be/8es3qQWkEiU Re-using addresses - https://youtu.be/4A3urPFkx8g What happens to our bitcoins during a hard fork? - https://youtu.be/sNR76fWd7-0 How do mnemonic seeds work? - https://youtu.be/wWCIQFNf_8g Multi-signature and distributed storage - https://youtu.be/cAP2u6w_1-k What is Segregated Witness? - https://youtu.be/dtOjjB4mD8k SegWit and fork research - https://youtu.be/OorLoi01KEE Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM MimbleWimble and Schnorr signatures - https://youtu.be/qloq75ekxv0 Protocol development security - https://youtu.be/4fsL5XWsTJ4 Migrating to post-quantum cryptography - https://youtu.be/dkXKpMku5QY Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: SegWit, scaling, and consensus
 
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What will happen in the next couple of weeks regarding the upgrade to SegWit and the potential for a network fork? How do I keep my bitcoin safe? Ask your wallet providers and exchanges what they're going to do (if you trust them). This is part of a talk which took place on July 7th 2017 at a Bloktex event hosted by the Wisma BeeOn Group in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/the-future-of-money-kuala-lumpur-malaysia/ RELATED: Scaling is a moving target - https://youtu.be/pT9kJq_Ogrk Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM Fee markets, SegWit, and scaling - https://youtu.be/zxt-FLzZPhg What happens to our bitcoins during a hard fork? - https://youtu.be/sNR76fWd7-0 Rules vs. Rulers - https://youtu.be/9EEluhC9SxE Does Lightning need SegWit? - https://youtu.be/qQuNv_qx1xs The revolution in trust - https://youtu.be/iWfpxB3HZOY Altcoins and the scaling debate - https://youtu.be/slbpdW-H3yk Governance trade-offs in decentralised systems - https://youtu.be/dtwaW79Fj7c Ethereum: Lessons from the hard fork - https://youtu.be/hnAWAVNnGCw Is Bitcoin a democracy? - https://youtu.be/TC3Hq76UT5g Bitmain and the ASICBoost allegations - https://youtu.be/t6jJDD2Aj8k Unlimited vs. Cypherpunks - https://youtu.be/5adgo4-32HU Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Hyperbitcoinization
 
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What is "hyperbitcoinization" and when / where will it occur? This is part of a talk which took place at the Bitcoin Open Blockchain (BOB) community event on October 29th 2017 at the mHUB innovation center in Chicago, Illinois: https://www.meetup.com/Bitcoin-Open-Blockchain-Community-Chicago/events/244248063/ Hyperbitcoinization theory: http://nakamotoinstitute.org/mempool/hyperbitcoinization/ Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/XCVaabu3J04 RELATED: How long until mainstream adoption? - https://youtu.be/y3cKBDBabtA What is the biggest adoption hurdle? - https://youtu.be/jHgyHF3F2TI Crossing the chasm of theoretical vs. real need - https://youtu.be/yIR0OBEAaUE Inspiring cryptocurrency projects - https://youtu.be/WW8norCKUbE Remittances and smuggling in Venezuela - https://youtu.be/RRXecXfWARw Biggest threat to cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/MNXSDaD97x0 Global financial crisis (GFC) - https://youtu.be/JU3gNC_ZPKM A voluntary alternative to mandatory currencies - https://youtu.be/5ogv3Eya9nQ The war on cash and crypto - https://youtu.be/BAlRKfvBnvw What will replace our current banking system after the currency crisis? - https://youtu.be/XKG_8_GLWXA Will Bitcoin save us from the currency crisis? - https://youtu.be/U3S7vQrNOAI How will the currency war affect companies? - https://youtu.be/c9MIM2vZUZc Will Bitcoin survive global government intervention and regulation? - https://youtu.be/_QS-wCxnqr0 Will governments ban cryptocurrencies? - https://youtu.be/LIQkuF_I5Xo HODLing and the "get free" scheme - https://youtu.be/MhOwmsW1YNI Separation of money and state - https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y The Switzerland of currencies - https://youtu.be/pV83Qmy578c Borderless money - https://youtu.be/EZh1-ZqffOw The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 The Currency Wars and Bitcoin's Neutrality - https://youtu.be/Bu5Mtvy97-4 Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies
 
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Sponsored by: BitRocket.co, Optiver, Veredictum.io, BitPOS.me, and Get Paid In Bitcoin AU In this talk, Andreas introduces newcomers to the emerging scientific speciality of "forkology," or the study of forks, how blockchain ecosystems change over time, and the game theory of competing consensus models. He covers not only the various types of forks but the agents involved in consensus evolution, grappling in this crazy new world where the traditional menus will no longer do. This talk took place on June 6th 2017 at a joint meet-up with Blockchain Professionals, BitcoinSYD and SydEthereum in Sydney, Australia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/blockchain-professionals-sydney/ TOPICS: 0:38 - The journey into open public blockchains 2:30 - Price increase brings newbies to the rabbit hole 3:45 - The confusing landscape of forks 4:27 - What is a fork? A divergence in perspective 6:08 - No central authority to determine everyone's perspective 7:40 - Growing the chain, block by block 8:45 - Accidental vs. deliberate forks, 51% attacks 9:35 - Hard forks vs. soft forks and changes to consensus rules 11:15 - Open blockchain ecosystems as restaurants 15:05 - No one's in charge, but everyone has to work together 15:42 - Miner-activated vs. user-activated forks 16:25 - User-activated soft fork (UASF) or BIP148 18:28 - Tensions around assertions of power 19:35 - Forking event: risks of double-spend, wipeout, two Bitcoins 24:15 - A game of chicken, throwing the steering wheel away 25:18 - This sounds crazy! Is it all worth it? QUESTION & ANSWER: Scaling is a moving target - https://youtu.be/pT9kJq_Ogrk ICOs and financial regulation - https://youtu.be/Plu_WX3Gs8E Is Bitcoin a democracy? - https://youtu.be/TC3Hq76UT5g Global financial crisis (GFC) - https://youtu.be/JU3gNC_ZPKM RELATED: What is a fork? - https://youtu.be/QwEDtdkV3Q4 What happens to our bitcoins during a hard fork? - https://youtu.be/sNR76fWd7-0 The dangers of hard forks in protocol evolution - https://youtu.be/vxEHRvhJKvA Hard forks and the cultural mulligan - https://youtu.be/KT-7APasANI Open source as cross-pollination & consensus through collaboration - https://youtu.be/JTHV6PA-Dw8 The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency - https://youtu.be/d0x6CtD8iq4 Bitcoin: A new species of money - an evolutionary perspective on currency - https://youtu.be/G-25w7Zh8zk Evolving layered technologies in cryptocurrecy - https://youtu.be/13Iff4d3p3k The Scaling Rites of Passage - https://youtu.be/rZi86_ovB3Y Ethereum: Consensus vs. Immutability - https://youtu.be/OGGW9ozE-ys LTB Live: TheDAO, ETH, Soft-Fork, DoS and what's next - https://youtu.be/epWjD6mlBVs Unlimited vs. Cypherpunks - https://youtu.be/5adgo4-32HU Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Outro Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: From barter to abstract money
 
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Centrally controlled currencies were not the norm for most of human history, and in many small-scale human societies today it is still not the norm. Will people in more barter-based, technologically illiterate economies be able to adopt cryptocurrencies like bitcoin? What does the type of money people use say about their level of social organisation? Why are abstract forms of money the most useful for trade on large scales? This is part of a talk which took place at Pebble Beach for the Capgemini CXO Forum on November 1-3rd 2017 in Monterey, California. RELATED: The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money - https://youtu.be/MxIrc1rxhyI Decentralization and the Architecture of Trust - https://youtu.be/wSRN8PUhHX0 Blockchain vs. Bullshit: Thoughts on the Future of Money - https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 Worse than Useless: Financial Surveillance - https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail - https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0 Hard Promises, Soft Promises: Promoting Autonomy Instead of Authority - https://youtu.be/UJSdMFPjW8c Open Blockchains for Cashless Developed Economies - https://youtu.be/eo-0BgrKxiI The Digital Currency Commons - https://youtu.be/nYBKWrqR4I8 The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money - https://youtu.be/MxIrc1rxhyI Decentralized power, leaderless governance - https://youtu.be/E5VbDlQTPzU Is Bitcoin a democracy? - https://youtu.be/TC3Hq76UT5g Will governments ban cryptocurrencies? - https://youtu.be/LIQkuF_I5Xo Could governments take over exchanges? - https://youtu.be/9PrJQeKl9w4 The Switzerland of currencies - https://youtu.be/pV83Qmy578c The separation of money and state - https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y Unstoppable code - https://youtu.be/AQx3E3F8Kz4 Global financial crisis (GFC) - https://youtu.be/JU3gNC_ZPKM Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: Setting up secure storage devices
 
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How secure are mobile wallets compared to desktops or hardware wallets? How easy is it for each type of device to be compromised? Does a factory reset or re-installed operating system help? How hard is it to properly set up a factory-reset or airgapped laptops? Can malware be transmitted via USB? What is the Glacier Protocol? These questions are from the MOOC 9.4 session, as well as a monthly Patreon Q&A session, which took place on March 9th and March 31st 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: How do I choose a wallet? - https://youtu.be/tN6b62sEpsY Secure, tiered storage system - https://youtu.be/uYIVuZgN95M What is a private key? - https://youtu.be/xxfUpIV9wRI Using paper wallets - https://youtu.be/cKehFazo8Pw Wallet design and mass adoption - https://youtu.be/WbZX6BDZJHc Cryptographic primitives - https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E Public keys vs. addresses - https://youtu.be/8es3qQWkEiU Re-using addresses - https://youtu.be/4A3urPFkx8g Coin selection and privacy - https://youtu.be/3Ck683CQGAQ Multi-signature and distributed storage - https://youtu.be/cAP2u6w_1-k Nonces, mining, and quantum computing - https://youtu.be/d4xXJh677J0 Software distribution security - https://youtu.be/_V0vqy046YM Protocol development security - https://youtu.be/4fsL5XWsTJ4 Geopolitics and state-sponsored attacks - https://youtu.be/htxPRTJLK-k How to get people to care about security - https://youtu.be/Ji1lS9NMz1E Honest nodes and consensus - https://youtu.be/KAhY2ymI-tg Why running a node is important - https://youtu.be/oX0Yrv-6jVs On the topic of inheritance and estate planning, see: https://youtu.be/4g8rO_queMw Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future
 
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In this talk, Andreas reviews the early history of Bitcoin, the distributed computing problems it aimed to solve, the governance implications for centralised financial institutions, and why this transformation is far more interesting than market price fluctuations. This talk which took place at Pebble Beach for the Capgemini CXO Forum on November 1-3rd 2017 in Monterey, California. RELATED: Bitcoin for Beginners - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTuN6kdNWlElfr2tzigB9Nnj The Stories We Tell About Money - https://youtu.be/ONvg9SbauMg Money as a System-of-Control - https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8 Fake News, Fake Money - https://youtu.be/i_wOEL6dprg Delivering Liberty, at Scale - https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw Hardware, Software, Trustware - https://youtu.be/Etyjc1JdmFU Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9 Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390 Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Andreas Antonopoulos: Open vs. Private Blockchains
 
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The future of money is going to be purely digital. By the time your children grow up they will see cash in museums and it will be banned everywhere. Cash as a mechanism will be gradually withdrawn until the only people who use be it are the same people who go to a cafe here and say do you accept gold? This clip if from 'Tsunami of Innovation (Exponential Innovation)' which is the keynote speech Andreas gave at the Hackers Congress Paralelni Polis [HCPP] 2016. Andreas M. Antonopoulos is world's most renowned Bitcoin and open blockchain expert. The author of the books 'The Internet of Money' (V1 https://amzn.to/2uvNYEL, V2 https://amzn.to/2LvXYEe) and 'Mastering Bitcoin' (1st edition https://amzn.to/2uzaa0z, 2nd edition https://amzn.to/2mvFSaS). Andreas is also an information security expert and tech-entrepreneur. See the next Hackers Congress HCPP18 in Prague ► https://neworder.hcpp.cz/ Follow and support Paralelní Polis → https://hcpp.cz/#support Paralelní Polis Youtube playlist → http://bit.ly/playlistHCPP16 Paralelní Polis on twitter https://twitter.com/Paralelni_polis Suggested videos: Banks & Their Five Stages of Grief [Bitcoin and the Banks] https://youtu.be/FAWFpCCuPLs How likely is it that Bitcoin will become obsolete? https://youtu.be/tBnC9AhKjws The Bitcoin Lightning Network Questions https://youtu.be/5wOqgUjYwc0 Bitcoin Forks and The Bitcoin Futures Market https://youtu.be/o7TtwckPCUI The Bitcoin Lightning Network Explained https://youtu.be/Z7Q0AwbKZX8 How to keep your Bitcoin safe https://youtu.be/bDVIe7xcXBY Follow Andreas on Twitter @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Subscribe to Andreas's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/aantonop Check out Andreas's website https://antonopoulos.com/ Support Andreas by becoming a Patreon https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Andreas is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; and “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. The Internet of Money, v1 https://amzn.to/2uvNYEL The Internet of Money, v2 https://amzn.to/2LvXYEe Mastering Bitcoin 1st edition https://amzn.to/2uzaa0z Mastering Bitcoin 2nd edition https://amzn.to/2mvFSaS Follow Bitcoinboy on Twitter @BitCoinBoy https://twitter.com/BitCoinBoy If you'd like to support this channel 1BtCboyxPL4WNutwq79oqsQ5Vc25SchoZp About the Creative Commons Licence: One goal of Creative Commons is to increase the amount of openly licensed creativity in “the commons” — the body of work freely available for legal use, sharing, repurposing, and remixing. Through the use of CC licenses, millions of people around the world have made their photos, videos, writing, music, and other creative content available for any member of the public to use. End screen music: TeknoAXE's Royalty Free Music - Cavern Starting Area 1 https://youtu.be/1DtfwcfXJss #Bitcoin #Blockchain #Technology
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Bitcoin Q&A: Scaling complex systems
 
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How do the unbanked get cryptocurrencies? How will Bitcoin scale at all layers to become reliable and useful as a retail currency? It's currently the most useful for store-of-value (SoV), import/ export businesses, remittances and cross-border transactions. The SegWit soft fork was not only a block size increase and transaction malleability fix, but it also enabled second-layer solutions. Building a system that is easy to use, yet incredibly complex in the background, necessitates that we don't settle for simple answers. You don't need to understand how BGP works in order to use the internet. If you had told a person in the early 1900s that we would electrify the world, or re-pave roads to be suited for cars in a few decades, or have a real-time video conference over Skype with someone on the other side of the world, they would have written a PhD on why that was impossible. Stop only thinking about bigger 'pipes' and start making the data smaller. The scaling solutions that are being considered and developed right now will enable thousands and then millions of transactions per second in the next few years. This talk took place at the Riga Art Space for the Baltic Honeybadger conference on November 25th 2017 in Riga, Latvia: https://antonopoulos.com/event/baltic-honeybadger-2017/ Watch the rest of the talk here: https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk RELATED: Delivering Liberty, At Scale - https://youtu.be/AecPrwqjbGw The Killer App: Engineering the Properties of Money - https://youtu.be/MxIrc1rxhyI Beyond Price: Bitcoin's Impact on the Future - https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc Introduction to the Internet of Money - https://youtu.be/rc744Z9IjhY The Lightning Network - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTurL4wU_y3jOhBi9rrpsYyi Why I earn bitcoins instead of buying them - https://youtu.be/Ci7TyD8jETY Where can I buy and spend bitcoin? - https://youtu.be/RPR5dtmXnY8 How much bitcoin do you have? - https://youtu.be/DJtM9mR7cOU Scaling is a moving target - https://youtu.be/pT9kJq_Ogrk Scaling, trust, and trade-offs - https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU From barter to abstract money - https://youtu.be/KYsppZoHguQ The internet will eat your business - https://youtu.be/DXLZSgf4b8Q Job opportunities with cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/89_p4pDlQtI Impact of smart contracts on law and accounting - https://youtu.be/K-TRzuPwJCc Borderless money - https://youtu.be/EZh1-ZqffOw Fungibility, privacy, anonymity - https://youtu.be/y3s8c7YDtXU HODLing and the "get free" scheme - https://youtu.be/MhOwmsW1YNI What is the biggest adoption hurdle? - https://youtu.be/jHgyHF3F2TI Hyperbitcoinization - https://youtu.be/AB5MU5fXKfo Altcoins and the scaling debate - https://youtu.be/slbpdW-H3yk Biggest threat to cryptocurrencies - https://youtu.be/MNXSDaD97x0 How do I choose a wallet? - https://youtu.be/tN6b62sEpsY Intrinsic vs. extrinsic assets - https://youtu.be/KDtfFNZy9xg Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in a monthly LIVE Q&A with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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Bitcoin Q&A: SegWit and fork research
 
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How likely is a hard fork to increase the block size in the future? Under what conditions might that happen? What is being prioritised in the roadmap? Why implement Segregated Witness (SegWit) instead of "simply" increasing the block size limit? More on SegWit and capacity increase research: https://bitcoincore.org/en/2015/12/23/capacity-increases-faq/ More on Bitcoin hard fork research: https://bitcoinhardforkresearch.github.io/ These questions are from the February Patreon live Q&A and MOOC session 9.5, which took place on February 24th and March 16th 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: What is a fork? - https://youtu.be/QwEDtdkV3Q4 What happens during a fork? - https://youtu.be/XBk8hBJ1xVo Airdrop coins and privacy implications - https://youtu.be/JHRnqJJ0rhc The dangers of hard forks in protocol evolution - https://youtu.be/vxEHRvhJKvA Proof-of-work changes - https://youtu.be/AcaktuPdQrc A voluntary alternative to mandatory currencies - https://youtu.be/5ogv3Eya9nQ Consensus Algorithms, Blockchain Technology, and Bitcoin - https://youtu.be/fw3WkySh_Ho Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 2: SegWit, Consensus, and Trustware - https://youtu.be/pQbeBduVQ4I What is Consensus: Rules without Rulers - https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies - https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM What is the roadmap? - https://youtu.be/5Eoj_sKyC90 Nonces, mining, and quantum computing - https://youtu.be/d4xXJh677J0 Cryptographic primitives - https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E The rules of Bitcoin (part 1) - https://youtu.be/VnQu4uylfOs The rules of Bitcoin (part 2) - https://youtu.be/vtIp0GP4w1E Rules versus rulers - https://youtu.be/9EEluhC9SxE Migrating to post-quantum cryptography - https://youtu.be/dkXKpMku5QY Honest nodes and consensus - https://youtu.be/KAhY2ymI-tg Scaling, trust, and trade-offs - https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU What is the role of nodes? - https://youtu.be/fNk7nYxTOyQ Why running a node is important - https://youtu.be/oX0Yrv-6jVs Misconceptions about the Lightning Network - https://youtu.be/c4TjfaLgzj4 Lightning, full nodes, and miners - https://youtu.be/dlJG4OHdJzs What is Segregated Witness? - https://youtu.be/dtOjjB4mD8k SegWit adoption - https://youtu.be/KCsTVTRk6I4 MimbleWimble and Schnorr signatures - https://youtu.be/qloq75ekxv0 Atomic swaps - https://youtu.be/fNFBA2UmUmg Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 [NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)
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