Reducing the switching cost between cryptocurrencies with trustless cross-chain swaps. What happens when that decentralized multi-currency micropayment network becomes fully automated and instantaneous?
“Atomic swaps are years away.” No. https://blog.lightning.engineering/announcement/2017/11/16/ln-swap.html
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
Money as a System-of-Control – https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8
Hot vs. cold wallets – https://youtu.be/Aji_E9sw0AE
How do I choose a wallet? – https://youtu.be/tN6b62sEpsY
Alternatives to centralised exchanges – https://youtu.be/3jmeJjhH84s
Could governments take over exchanges? – https://youtu.be/9PrJQeKl9w4
Coinbase vs. the IRS – https://youtu.be/YQJk-5ZYmoM
Decentralized power, leaderless governance -https://youtu.be/E5VbDlQTPzU
Separation of money and state – https://youtu.be/jGmtRA9S7_Y
Price volatility, pegging, stability – https://youtu.be/9KPyflyHP6s
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THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
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MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042
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