What do you think about a Bitcoin proof-of-work algorithm change to combat mining centralisation like Monero did? Is ASIC-resistance futile? Is a hard fork still a valid option in case of an emergency?
These questions were part of the monthly live Patreon Q&A session on March 31st and the (rescheduled) April session on May 5th. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop
The value of proof-of-work – https://youtu.be/ZDGliHwstM8
The mining process – https://youtu.be/L4Xtau0YMJw
Miners, pools, and consensus – https://youtu.be/JHz7LM4ncLw
Bitmain and the ASICBoost allegations – https://youtu.be/t6jJDD2Aj8k
Energy consumption – https://youtu.be/2T0OUIW89II
What is Consensus? Rules Without Rulers – https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc
Forkology: A Study of Forks For Newbies – https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM
What is a fork? – https://youtu.be/QwEDtdkV3Q4
Altcoins and specialisation – https://youtu.be/b_Yhr8h6xnA
Cryptographic primitives – https://youtu.be/RIckQ6RBt5E
Nonces, mining, and quantum computing – https://youtu.be/d4xXJh677J0
Migrating to post-quantum cryptography – https://youtu.be/dkXKpMku5QY
Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.
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He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters.
THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
[NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042
[NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388
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