The Anita Posch Show - Adam Back: Future of Bitcoin and Blockstream

 
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My guest is Adam Back the inventor of Hashcash, that was used as the proof-of-work method in Bitcoin. His work is cited in the Bitcoin whitepaper as well as in the Tor Browser whitepaper. Adam is a seasoned cryptographer with a PhD in computer science and distributed systems. As co-founder and CEO of Blockstream he is building the infrastructure for the internet of the future.

Topics:

  • Blockstream's funding and future plans
  • Decentralization of mining
  • Greenlight: Lightning nodes for everyone
  • how Bitcoin supports green energy
  • Starlink vs. Blockstream satellites
  • Bitcoin R & D and innovations in Altcoins
  • Inflation bug in Bitcoin
  • Simplicity: Bitcoin smart contracts
  • Strategies to de-risk ETFs dangers to Bitcoin
  • How to make more bitcoin out of your bitcoin
  • DeFi on Bitcoin
  • What Adam Back is doing in his spare time
  • The Future of Blockstream and Bitcoin
  • How Bitcoin has changed Adam Back
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