Post video:

Online chat:

Interview: "The Bitcoin Protocol"

    Rating 4.29 (2 votes)


    In this interview, Andreas answers questions about Bitcoin's development into a secure, borderless system that is already influencing geopolitical relations and decision-making, and why the banks' attempt to offer "blockchains in a bottle" is mostly a re-run of the boring and isolated intranets failing to compete against the innovation of the open internet.

    0:17 - What is the potential for bitcoin to address financial inclusion?
    1:58 - What will bitcoin's impact be on countries like Greece, Cyprus, Argentina, Venezuela, and China?
    4:36 - How does Bitcoin's consensus algorithm and architecture determine its properties?
    6:44 - Is Bitcoin a success story in terms of decentralisation?
    7:54 - Is Bitcoin's governance system efficient? Is inefficiency bad?
    9:20 - What are the most interesting upcoming developments? Technical: Time-based scripts, Segregated Witness, Schnorr signatures, Lightning Network, etc. Social: remittances, cross-border payments
    14:10 - What big challenge does Bitcoin face in the next few years?
    15:46 - What kind of regulations should we expect in the next few years? Who / what will be the focus or target?
    18:17 - What is your advice for developers interested in Bitcoin, Ethereum, or blockchains in general?
    19:12 - Is the blockchain the most interesting part of Bitcoin?
    21:47 - Do big banks and other financial companies really need blockchains?
    24:44 - Why are open blockchains more innovative?

    This interview with Vidal Chriqui, "Le protocole Bitcoin," took place in October 2016 during the Merkle Conference in Paris, France:

    Watch my talk from the event:

    Consensus Algorithms, Blockchain Technology, and Bitcoin -
    What is Consensus: Rules Without Rulers -
    Advanced Bitcoin Scripting -- Part 1: Transactions & Multisig -
    Advanced Bitcoin Scripting -- Part 2: SegWit, Consensus, & Trustware -
    Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail -
    Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies -

    Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.

    Follow on Twitter: @aantonop

    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.




    [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition:

    Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains!

    Videography: Blockchain Révolution (
    Outro Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (
    Outro Graphics: Phneep (
    Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (

    antonopoulos bitcoin antonopoulos bitcoin cash antonopoulos twitter antonopoulos ethereum antonopoulos youtube antonopoulos andreas antonopoulos altcoins antonopoulos bitcoin youtube antonopoulos bitcoin pdf antonopoulos crypto antonopoulos cardano antonopoulos cryptocurrency andreas antonopoulos ethereum antonopoulos internet of money