How will Lightning Network(s) improve scalability and privacy in Bitcoin? What is the Basis of Lightning Technology (BOLT) interoperability standard? How many implementations are there? Onion-routed, anonymous payments payments. Are there centralisation risks?
Note: In this video I said, «There is also a company called Lightning Network», but I misspoke. The company name is «Lightning Labs». As I explained, the Lightning Network is an open protocol, like Bitcoin, and is a collaboration between 6 teams & companies producing open source software to a common specification.
lnd (Lightning Labs), c-lightning (Blockstream), eclair (ACINQ):
Integration tests: https://cdecker.github.io/lightning-integration/
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The Lightning Network — https://youtu.be/vPnO9ExJ50A
Bitcoin, Lightning, and Streaming Money — https://youtu.be/gF_ZQ_eijPs
Running nodes and payment channels — https://youtu.be/ndcfBfE_yoY
What is the role of nodes? — https://youtu.be/fNk7nYxTOyQ
Lightning, full nodes, and miners — https://youtu.be/dlJG4OHdJzs
Atomic swaps — https://youtu.be/fNFBA2UmUmg
Microfinance and streaming money — https://youtu.be/xs6hUcfuX9w
Fungibility, privacy, anonymity — https://youtu.be/y3s8c7YDtXU
SegWit, scaling, and consensus — https://youtu.be/Jc7mrR6AAto
Lightning Network without SegWit? — https://youtu.be/wqbQJ82Hf0s
Scaling is a moving target — https://youtu.be/pT9kJq_Ogrk
Altcoins and the scaling debate — https://youtu.be/slbpdW-H3yk
Introduction to the Internet of Money — https://youtu.be/rc744Z9IjhY
Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail — https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0
Worse Than Useless: Financial Surveillance — https://youtu.be/n4F-h4xuXMk
Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.
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He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters.
THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
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MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042
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