Welcome to episode 60 of The Bitcoin Game, I’m Rob Mitchell. I’m happy to bring to you part two of my interview with Cypherpunk and CEO of Blockstream, Dr. Adam Back. In this episode, we take a deep dive into Liquid, Blockstream’s new federated sidechain. There’s a lot more to Liquid than I realized, and it’s fascinating to hear tons of details about the protocol. I lead us astray with some of my questions, but Dr. Back never fails to drop tons of crypto-knowledge.
And if you missed the first part of my interview, give episode 59 a listen to hear a great Cypherpunk history lesson.
First half of our interview (The Bitcoin Game #59)
Adam Back (Adam3us) on Twitter
Dr. Back’s Info Page
Lightning Network White Paper by Joseph Poon & Thaddeus Dryja
Duplex Micropayment Channels by Christian Decker & Roger Wattenhofer
ETHZ (where Christian Decker earned his Bitcoin PhD)
Proof of Burn
Public Key vs. Public Address
The Byzantine Generals Problem
Liquid Block Explorer
NBitcoin by Nicolas Dorier
Green Address Wallet
Paul Sztorc talks about Sidechains, Drivechain, Liquid
Spark Lightning Wallet by Nadav Ivgi
Lightning Splice-In, Splice Out (and more)
Neutrino Lite Bitcoin Client
ABCore by Lawrence Nahum (BTC full node on Android)
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Bitcoin Keychains – BKeychain.com
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