Tag: networks

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,

Bitcoin Q&A: Full node and home network security

“Does running a Bitcoin full node and / or a Lightning node at home attract hackers to my IP address…and home network. Also, could it reveal my ownership of bitcoin and attract physical attacks?”“Are pre-configured full node starter kits safe to use for non-technical people,or is this against the point of running a full node

Bitcoin Q&A: Full node and home network security

“Does running a Bitcoin full node and / or a Lightning node at home attract hackers to my IP address…and home network. Also, could it reveal my ownership of bitcoin and attract physical attacks?”“Are pre-configured full node starter kits safe to use for non-technical people,or is this against the point of running a full node

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

Bitcoin Q&A: Lightning Network game theory

“Can the Lightning Network rules be changed and updated easily, unlike [the Bitcoin blockchain],which requires super-majority consensus (almost everyone must agree) for simultaneous upgrade?”“Can groups of users use different variations of the channel rules and form a separate sub-network,with or without maintaining compatibility to the entire Lightning Network?”That is a really great question.The Lightning Network

Delivering Liberty, at Scale

What I’d like to talk about today is the idea of scaling Bitcoin;this experiment, this journey we’re on,and some of the challenges that exist in the space (and will continue to exist for a while).How many of you here have heard anything about the scaling debate in Bitcoin?[Audience raises hands]Okay, very good. You’re going to

Bitcoin Q&A: The rules of Bitcoin (part 1)

[AUDIENCE] What do you mean when you say a transaction is “incorrect”?What is the difference between “correct” and “incorrect”?[ANDREAS] That’s a great question.There are a set of rules within the system, probably about thirty or forty rules altogether,that the software [uses to analyse transactions].For example, if a transaction says my address is paying your address