In this talk, Andreas points to the killer apps in the open blockchain ecosystem: sound money and governance. He also addresses arguments by finance tycoons that they “don’t need cryptocurrencies” as fundamentally elitist, failing to consider the broader needs of the other six billion (or even their butlers).
This talk was delivered for the Coinscrum meetup on June 13th 2019 at Monzo Bank HQ in London: https://www.coinscrum.com/event/coinscrum-presents-andreas-antonopoulos/
33:15 – Will transaction fees ever be $100, as price increases?
39:09 – Does proof-of-work pollute the planet?
41:48 – Are you concerned about Facebook’s GlobalCoin?
48:58 – Are SegWit and Lightning the best scaling solution?
53:42 – Will the U.S. or U.K. ban Bitcoin? What will happen?
57:23 – To what extent do we have a right to financial privacy?
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The Five Pillars of Open Blockchains – https://youtu.be/qlAhXo-d-64
Why Open Blockchains Matter – https://youtu.be/uZPIz3ArQww
Blockchain versus Bullshit – https://youtu.be/SMEOKDVXlUo
Measuring Success: Price or Principle – https://youtu.be/mPMsbgWl9p4
Bitcoin’s Origins and the Genesis Blockade – https://youtu.be/cagoyF3WePo
Security versus Complexity – https://youtu.be/M82t5wZG3fc
Decentralised Globalisation – https://youtu.be/QoiR4aNbTOw
Investing in Education instead of Speculation – https://youtu.be/6uXAbJQoZlE
Beyond Price: Bitcoin’s Impact on the Future – https://youtu.be/rvwVbRQ5Ysc
Decentralized Globalisation – https://youtu.be/QoiR4aNbTOw
Black Markets, White Markets: A False Narrative – https://youtu.be/g9Io3z3lYpg
Escaping the Global Banking Cartel – https://youtu.be/LgI0liAee4s
Money as a System-of-Control – https://youtu.be/FyK4P7ZdOK8
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.
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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
MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): https://amzn.to/2xdxmlK
Music: “Unbounded” by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/)
Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/)
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