BTC022: Dr. Adam Back & Bitcoin's Proof of Work (Bitcoin Podcast)

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By Stig Brodersen and The Investor's Podcast Network. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:

  • How did Dr. Back discover Proof of Work (PoW)?
  • Is Proof of Work a vital component of Bitcoin's price floor
  • Blockstreams new initiative into mining
  • Blockstreams new issuance of a debt note that pays Bitcoin coupons
  • Using digital tokens on liquid for registry purposes for the note
  • How mining can reduce volatility while still capturing significant upside
  • Dr. Back's thoughts on the Bitcoin contango trade.

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