How many transactions can fit in a block, with or without SegWit? What other types of data can you put in a block? What is metadata? What is OP_RETURN? What is OpenTimestamps and what are the use cases?
More on OP_RETURN – https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/OP_RETURN
Check out OpenTimestamps here: https://opentimestamps.org/
These questions are from MOOC 9.6 and the June monthly Patreon sessions, which took place on March 23rd and June 24th 2018 respectively. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles.
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Immutability and Proof-of-Work: The Planetary Scale Digital Monument – https://youtu.be/rsLrJp6cLf4
What is Segregated Witness? – https://youtu.be/dtOjjB4mD8k
SegWit and fork research – https://youtu.be/OorLoi01KEE
The value of proof-of-work – https://youtu.be/ZDGliHwstM8
Scaling strategies and adoption – https://youtu.be/dML1a_Ek9Kw
Impact of smart contracts on law & accounting – https://youtu.be/K-TRzuPwJCc
Instrinsic vs. extrinsic assets – https://youtu.be/KDtfFNZy9xg
MimbleWimble and Schnorr signatures – https://youtu.be/qloq75ekxv0
Empty blocks, orphan blocks, and valid chains – https://youtu.be/dizF2S63RXY
Setting up secure storage devices – https://youtu.be/wZ9LxLLvfXc
Multi-signature and distributed storage – https://youtu.be/cAP2u6w_1-k
Cryptographic primitives – https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E
Why Open Blockchains Matter – https://youtu.be/uZPIz3ArQww
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