In this short, “TED style” talk, Andreas delivers an introduction to bitcoin for a general non-technical audience.
Delivered in Athens in November of 2013, this is one of the most shared bitcoin videos, an easy way to explain bitcoin to anyone.
CORRECTION: At 2:25, I talk about a bitcoin transaction worth $150 million at the time, which was made on November 22nd 2013. While it is true that it was sent with zero fees, it appears to have been a consolidation of multiple bitcoin addresses: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2013/11/23/heres-who-probably-did-that-massive-150000000-bitcoin-transaction/
At 3:25, I said that Byzantine Generals Problem was first posited in 1975. However, the first paper using the term was published in 1982, written by Leslie Lamport, Robert Shostak, and Marshall Pease: https://web.archive.org/web/20170205142845/http://lamport.azurewebsites.net/pubs/byz.pdf
Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.
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.
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MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://amzn.to/2xcdsY9
Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/
THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://amzn.to/2ykmXFs
THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://amzn.to/2IIG5BJ
Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY:
Spanish, ‘Internet del Dinero’ (v1) – https://amzn.to/2yoaTTq
French, ‘L’internet de l’argent’ (v1) – https://www.amazon.fr/Linternet-largent-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/2856083390
Russian, ‘Интернет денег’ (v1) – https://www.olbuss.ru/catalog/ekonomika-i-biznes/korporativnye-finansy-bankovskoe-delo/internet-deneg
Vietnamese, ‘Internet Của Tiền Tệ’ (v1) – https://alphabooks.vn/khi-tien-len-mang