Read_541 - A Treatise on Altcoins [Andrew Poelstra]

July 07, 2021 01:33:06
Read_541 - A Treatise on Altcoins [Andrew Poelstra]
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Read_541 - A Treatise on Altcoins [Andrew Poelstra]

Jul 07 2021 | 01:33:06

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Show Notes

"Of course, “developing your own cryptosystem” is the purview of only cranks and researchers, so it was reasonably assumed that none of these “altcoins”, as they were called, could ever be plausibly presented for public use. Boy, were we ever wrong on that one" - Andrew Poelstra How did we find ourselves in an environment where people copy/paste "crypto tokens" on a daily basis, and foundational cryptographic infrastructure is tossed around like casino chips? Prior to the days of Bitcoin, no one would have ever taken such projects seriously, but enter the ability to make money off fools and everything changes. Dont miss an incredible piece from Bitcoin developer Andrew Poelstra atempting to break down the major flaws and failures of philosophy on the entirety of what is know today as "altcoins." A Treatise on Altcoins: https://download.wpsoftware.net/bitcoin/alts.pdf Check out tons of other great works & discussion at BitcoinAudible.com! Search the library for any topic or work you would like to hear, including other great pieces from Erik Cason. Don't forget your goodies from our awesome sponsors! 5% off the BitBox02 with code "GUY," your bank grade digital vault for your Bitcoin keys from Shiftcrypto.ch And $10 in sats for FREE by starting your automatic savings plan at SwanBitcoin.com/guy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/bitcoinaudible/message

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