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Explain Blockchain

Author: Peter Ullrich

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The podcast covers fundamentals, technologies, and latest developments of the Blockchain ecosystem. It offers a technical deep-dive and context for emerging technologies in the Blockchain and Crypto landscape.
7 Episodes
Charles Hoskinson, the co-founder of Ethereum and founder of the Cardano project discusses how to build a blockchain made for scalability and interoperability using research-based development. Charles also gives an introduction into Side Chains and how IOHK, the company building the Cardano platform, approaches this new field of research. Shownotes Cardano Overview by Charles Hoskinson Introduction into Side Chains Cardano Paper on Side Chains Charles' Twitter Charles' Telegram
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into effect on the 25th of May, 2018. For not complying, the fees are up to 20 million Euro. This is why Peter goes through the regulations that effect Blockchain and how you can become compliant (probably). No legal advice, but good old speculation will give you an overview of what GDPR is and what to look out for.
Peter talks through the current state of privacy on the Bitcoin blockchain and presents different methods of increasing said privacy. Topics include CoinJoin, Mixers, TumbleBit, Confidential Transactions and Schnorr Signatures.
What are Wallets?

What are Wallets?


Peter talks about different types of wallets and their security. The underlying technology of hierarchical deterministic (HD) wallets is discussed as well as Full Node and Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) wallets.
Peter discussed the hot topic of how to scale the Blockchain. He talks about SegWit, Blocksize and the Lightning Network and explains how SegWit and Lightning work in detail.
In the second episode, Peter talks about the Proof of Work and Proof of Stake consensus protocols. The importance of consensus protocols are explained and Peter goes into detail with PoW and PoS.
What is Blockchain?

What is Blockchain?


The first episode defines Blockchain and explain its core features and characteristics. Peter explains how transactions and blocks are created and added to the Blockchain.
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Greatest podcast about blockchain ever! Do you have a YouTube channel as well?

Dec 19th
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