BTC146: Broken Money 2/2 w/ Lyn Alden (Bitcoin Podcast)

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In the part two of a two-part discussion with Preston Pysh and Lyn Alden, they talk about the merging of a credit based money ledger system with a commodity backed money system into a single new technology, which is Bitcoin.



IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:

00:00 - Intro

01:22 - Why money has been at the crux of global conflict since time immemorial.

16:08 - Why can't a government entity just fire-up 20,000 nodes and try to fork the code?

33:41 - Lyn's thoughts on Gresham's law and Bitcoin.

41:23 - What would a bitcoin would look like with no unit abstraction?

47:13 - How do Taxes change in a bitcoin world?

49:04 - Does Bitcoin need smart contracting to compete with other protocols?

57:43 - Why couldn't Adam Back improve the Bitcoin code?

01:02:25 - The privacy trade-off is something that many want, what is Lyn's point of view?

01:06:02 - What is the fundamental trade-off between PoW and PoS?

01:06:02 - Lyn's discussion of volatile vs non-volatile computer memory when trying to understand PoS and PoW.



Disclaimer: Slight discrepancies in the timestamps may occur due to podcast platform differences.



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