BTC020: Bitcoin & Quantum Computing w/ Andrew Fursman (Bitcoin Podcast)

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IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:

  • What is a quantum computer and why is it important for the future
  • How does quantum computer threaten encryption
  • What is a Bloch Sphere and why is it important
  • Why is quantum so good at solving specific problems
  • What is the potential timeline for Quantum to achieve the processing required to pose a threat to Bitcoin
  • What other application are there for Quantum computers beyond cracking encryption
  • The differences between cracking elliptical curve key generation versus 2048 bit RSA.
  • What are the energy impacts of quantum computing

BOOKS AND RESOURCES:

  • What is a Bloch Sphere
  • Andrew Fursman's Company 1Qbit
  • Andrew Fursman's bio
  • An interesting paper that addresses Bitcoin and the impact of quantum computing
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