Let's Talk Bitcoin! #329 Welcome to Trustnet

On Today's Episode

We join Andreas for a wide ranging talk given earlier this year in Cologne, Germany

Topics:
What is Bitcoin? The trustnet, the (dis)organisation

Correcting the "Blockchain not Bitcoin" mantra

Innovation in permissioned vs. permission-less systems

How many Bitcoin applications are there?

Bitcoin is the Internet of Money, a global financial network

Cellphones: from status symbols to tool of working class

Banking: from a privilege to a tool for anyone, anywhere

Bitcoin's neutrality and censorship-resistance

The implications of immutability

Transactions in emojis

Essential ingredients: PoW and open consensus algorithm

The fifth revolution of money