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September 5th, 2019 by BTCMedia
In episode 76 of POV Crypto Jake Yocom-Piatt, CEO of Project Zero and the Decred Project Lead comes on for an interview. This interview seeks to understand why Decred. We dive into Jake’s history, Decred’s foundation in fairness, Decred’s path to decentralization, and the new Decred mixing protocol. Please enjoy this wide-ranging conversation with Jake Yocom-Pratt!Read More
Chain Reaction: Ren's Loong Wang and co-host Medio Demarco on Unchaining Liquidity with Private InteroperabilitySeptember 5th, 2019 by BTCMedia
Ren is described as the first and only open protocol that provides access to inter-blockchain liquidity for all decentralized applications. The protocol allows users to transfer tokens between any blockchain, is ~100x faster than atomic swaps and integrates into existing infrastructure.Read More
The Bakkt market operator announced on September the sixth, that their Warehouse will begin offering secure storage of customer's bitcoins to prepare for the launch of the Bakkt Bitcoin Daily and Monthly Futures when they launch on September the twenty third.Read More
Coinflex, a Polychain-backed, Hong Kong based exchange, is first in the world to launch "physically-settled futures" for crypto. Founder Mark Lamb joins me to discuss:
- What are physically vs. cash settled futures
- Manipulation in futures markets
- "Initial Futures Offerings" and what they mean for the space
- Regulation in the crypto derivatives space
In this week's installment of POV Crypto Fight Night, the boys debate the following:
- How to Maker and other crypto networks are trying to bootstrap scarcity.
- The contentious ProgPoW proposal for Ethereum
- Long-time preference and the Bitcoin Standard
- The Compound Finance audit by Open Zeppelin.
September 3rd, 2019 by BTCMedia
Facebook announced in June that they would be launching Libra, with the mission of enabling a "simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people".
Libra proposes a permissioned blockchain, meaning that unlike Bitcoin it isn't a decentralised project as control over the network is governed by the Libra Association. With these unique properties, Libra doesn't fit into the government-issued fiat financial model or the decentralised and trustless Bitcoin model instead. Libra is the dawn of a new type of money, the dawn of corporate money.Read More
Chain Reaction: SKALE’S Jack O'Holleran on Elastic Sidechains Enabling Massive Scale For dApps on EthereumSeptember 3rd, 2019 by BTCMedia
On this episode, we dive into how SKALE's elastic sidechains can enable massively scalable decentralized applications.Read More
In this episode, Bitcoin Magazine staff writer, Vlad Costea talks with Dr Maxim Orlovsky, a neuroscientist turned Bitcoin researcher, engineer and entrepreneur, whose has published the concept for a new 2nd layer Bitcoin Protocol called Storm.Read More
Last week I was at the BitBlockBoom Bitcoin Conference in Dallas, Texas, which was a blast. While there I met quite a few people that told me they love the show but wish I would produce new episodes more often.
You can imagine my reaction since I already produce a new episode every weekday.Read More
In this interview, I sit down with Brian Lockhart from Casa to talk about Bitcoin full nodes. We discuss why it is vital to the individual and for the Bitcoin community, and how Casa is working to make it easier for people to run a full node.Read More