Bitcoin Q&A: Inspiring cryptocurrency projects

[AUDIENCE] I’m distinctly interested in innovation and pushing out the boundaries of possibilities.In the future, I certainly want to see a lot more when it comes to women being involved.I’m really interested in what projects you see, where the use of cryptocurrency or blockchains has inspired you.What has been most inspiring project you’ve seen, that […]

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Ethereum Q&A: Governance scalability and asymmetric power

[AUDIENCE] Now that we are at that point in the [question-and-answer session], I wonder…Is there anybody who you might support for the presidency of the United States in 2020?If not, I wonder if there is anybody in the electoral space that is interesting and worthy of our support?If not, I wonder if you could muse […]

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Bitcoin: A Swiss Bank for Everyone’s Pocket

Bonjour à tous ! content de vous voir tous ici C’est vraiment très sympa d’être de nouveau à Zurich Je pense que la dernière fois que j’étais ici j’ai dû faire un show avec l’assocation nationale des banquiers. Je peux vous dire qu’il y avait beaucoup plus de costumes dans cette pièce qu’aujourd’hui. Vous savez, […]

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Ethereum Q&A: “Blockchain all the things”

“In the Internet of Things (IoT), it is important to make sure that we are connected to [the right devices].”“Do you think blockchains can help in solving IoT security issues?”“Do you know of any IoT solutions using blockchains to enforce security?”I am quite skeptical when it comes to blockchains being used for IoT security.One of […]

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Ethereum Q&A: Scaling decentralized organization

Ethereum Q&A: Scaling decentralized organization

Decentralized autonomous societies. Kevin asks,“You have spoken previously about the concept of a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO).”“It is exciting how the model forces us to re-think the reasons for building hierarchical organizations.”“Now that we have the ability to draw consensus from a group of peers, without a need for trusted third parties,it can truly change […]

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Ethereum Q&A: What is Metropolis?

Ethereum Q&A: What is Metropolis?

“What will Metropolis mean for Ethereum?”Great question. Metropolis is the third out of four planned transitions for Ethereum,which was deployed in a manner that expects certain major transitions between stages of development.The first stage of development was called “Frontier.”Frontier involved the pre-sale of ether and the first pre-beta version of [the Ethereum network].The current or […]

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Ethereum Q&A: Smart contract platforms

Ethereum Q&A: Smart contract platforms

Q: “Which do you think is a superior platform for smart contracts?Bitcoin with side chains like Rootstock?Ethereum or one of the self-proclaimed 3G or third-generation blockchains?”I mean the problem is you can’t really compare these things,and the reason you can’t compare them is because one exists and the other two are mostly road map or […]

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Bitcoin Q&A: Will compliance with regulation benefit Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Q&A: Will compliance with regulation benefit Bitcoin?

[AUDIENCE] Do you have any thoughts on the role of regulators and compliance [officers]?Can Bitcoin benefit [from them]?[ANDREAS] Do I have any thoughts on the role of regulators and compliance,and how it can benefit Bitcoin?Yes, I have many thoughts.I have delivered some of those thoughts in less than polite terms in other forums.I’ll keep them […]

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Ethereum Q&A: How do smart contracts work?

Ethereum Q&A: How do smart contracts work?

The first question is about smart contracts.“How are [smart contract] operations conducted without having middlemen?”“Who does them? Can you please give us some real- world examples? Which application is best for it?”When a smart contract is executed,it is a software program [validated by] every single participant in the smart contract platform.Let’s take Ethereum as an […]

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Currency as a Language – DogeCon 2014

Currency as a Language – DogeCon 2014

[ORGANISER] Andreas Antonopoulos! [Applause][ANDREAS] It is such a huge pleasure to be here today. This is such a great community.Everyone here welcomed me with such warmth and open arms, so thank you!Thank you so much for having me here tonight.I would like to talk about a couple important issues [regarding] regulatory legitimacy.The cryptocurrency space can […]

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