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Vitalik Buterin interview on TheProtocol.TV

Vitalik Buterin interview on TheProtocol.TV

Great video interview you can watch here: https://www.theprotocol.tv/Vitalik/ (pay with Bitcoin, join the revolution!)


Vitalik Buterin is the creator of Ethereum, a decentralized blockchain platform built atop a Turing-complete programming language. Many consider Ethereum to be “Bitcoin 2.0″ and are fascinated by the possibility of truly programmable money built for the Internet Age. Mr. Buterin was also a co-founder of Bitcoin Magazine and has written about bitcoin and blockchain technology for years.

In this wide-ranging interview, Vitalik discusses Ethereum, how bitcoin micropayments might change the media landscape, and a new interest: Cryptoeconomics…the study of cryptographic protocols with economic incentives.

00:22 – Part 1 – Ethereum
01:29 – What got you interested first: bitcoin or the Blockchain?
03:17 – What caused the transition?
06:07 – Why did Satoshi decide not to develop a robust programming language for Bitcoin?
11:07 – Tell me about the IBM/Samsung and Ethereum collaboration.
14:57 – What are some of the applications you envisioned for Ethereum? Has that thinking evolved?
17:36 – Part 2 – Micropayments
25:00 – Bitcoin micropayment channels and tipping
33:15 – Part 3 – Cryptoeconomics
36:22 – What is the Cryptocurrency Research Group?
41:03 – What is going to drive mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency?
51:19 – Give me your best/worst case scenario for crypto.


 


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