What other crypto-assets and technologies interest you besides Bitcoin and Ethereum? I’m interested in the cryptocurrencies that are pioneering privacy and anonymity, such as Monero and Zcash. I’m interested in resource-sharing ones as well. It is less likely that they will be eclipsed by Bitcoin and its second layers as long as they maintain that privacy-conscious differentiation.
Is Litecoin still “the silver to bitcon’s [digital] gold”? Litecoin often follows the core roadmap, but it has filled a niche of rapid development that acts as a testing ground for innovations that may end up in Bitcoin. I think there is room for multiple cryptocurrencies that have less adoption overall but are “apex” in certain categories.
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Altcoins and the scaling debate – https://youtu.be/slbpdW-H3yk
Do altcoins threaten to replace bitcoin? – https://youtu.be/w-V_5EWyU5c
The Scaling Rites of Passage – https://youtu.be/rZi86_ovB3Y
Scaling, trust, and trade-offs – https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU
Scaling complex systems – https://youtu.be/dm9m1oQr6Ks
The Lightning Network – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPQwGV1aLnTurL4wU_y3jOhBi9rrpsYyi
Governance trade-offs in decentralised systems – https://youtu.be/dtwaW79Fj7c
Governance and the transaction fee market – https://youtu.be/gdknUUVOdHU
Unstoppable code – https://youtu.be/AQx3E3F8Kz4
We all started as critics – https://youtu.be/-jvefuVRwYA
Why running a node is important – https://youtu.be/oX0Yrv-6jVs
The new experimental science of consensus algorithms – https://youtu.be/6N5XlU7Iajk
Security in proof-of-work vs. proof-of-stake – https://youtu.be/dstjlfW4-g8
Proof-of-Work (PoW), Proof-of-Stake (PoS), Delegated Proof-of-Stake (DPoS) – https://youtu.be/3W_3AQrQEOM
Directed acyclic graphs (DAGs) and IOTA – https://youtu.be/lfgMnbb5JeM
Consensus with decentralized oracles and real-world variables – https://youtu.be/8bYmK6sZL00
Intrinsic vs. extrinsic assets – https://youtu.be/KDtfFNZy9xg
What is mining? – https://youtu.be/t4p4iMqmxbQ
Energy consumption – https://youtu.be/2T0OUIW89II
Solar energy and mining in space – https://youtu.be/cusakcpa8AM
What is the biggest threat? – https://youtu.be/1-XUbH1F0Os
Immutability and Proof-of-Work: The Planetary Scale Digital Monument – https://youtu.be/rsLrJp6cLf4
Bitcoin: “Failing to Scale” – https://youtu.be/bFOFqNKKns0
Ethereum, ICOs, and Rocket Science – https://youtu.be/OWI5-AVndgk
The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency – https://youtu.be/d0x6CtD8iq4
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