Solar energy efficiency advances and proof-of-work. Factoring in capital costs of/ access to solar panels & mining equipment, access to internet, opportunity cost for excess energy and storage capacity. Energy scarcity is a fundamental issue. Sudoku as a proof-of-work algorithm. Bitcoin mining in space.
This talk took place on September 13th 2016 at the Silicon Valley Bitcoin Meetup in Sunnyvale, California: https://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Bitcoin-Users/events/232546018/
Watch the full talk here: https://youtu.be/rsLrJp6cLf4
The 14nm limit, decentralisation, and renewable-energy mining – https://youtu.be/gYwc_MCC4us
What is the role of nodes? – https://youtu.be/fNk7nYxTOyQ
Lightning, full nodes, and miners – https://youtu.be/dlJG4OHdJzs
Bitmain and the ASICBoost allegations – https://youtu.be/t6jJDD2Aj8k
The 21 million supply cap – https://youtu.be/AABkJ55Zz3A
The War on Cash and Crypto – https://youtu.be/BAlRKfvBnvw
Hard Promises, Soft Promises: Promoting Autonomy instead of Authority – https://youtu.be/UJSdMFPjW8c
Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-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
MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042
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Music: “Unbounded” by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/)
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