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Episode Info: WHERE TO FIND THE SHOWiTunes   |   Google Play   |   Stitcher   |   SoundCloud   |   YouTube   |   TuneIn In this podcast, I chat with Cypherpunk and BitGo engineer Jameson Lopp aka @lopp. We discuss both the philosophical and technical aspects of Bitcoin, the scaling debates, forks and the various leading personalities in the community.Breakdown of the show00:00  Introduction10:17  Jameson's background in tech and how came to be involved with Bitcoin13:39  The Cypherpunk movement, privacy and the birth of Bitcoin23:39  Jameson answers the question "What is the real Bitcoin" and explains consensus28:00  What nodes are, why they are important to Bitcoin and how they relate to scaling32:28  Breaking down the scaling debate, small blocks v big blocks, off chain v on chain scaling39:52  What happened with the User-Activated Soft Fork (UASF)43:52  Segwit activation, the arrival of Bitcoin Cash (BCash) and the personalities behind it47:35  Roger Ver's history with Bitcore Core and his role in BCash52:14  Segwit2x cancelling and the risks posed by bugs in the Jeff Garzik's code55:30  The risks of scaling Bitcoin with larger blocks57:50  Jameson's thoughts on Dr Craig S Wright and the background to his claim to be Satoshi1:01:13  Thoughts on Satoshi and his relevance to the future of Bitcoin1:03:44  Thoughts on BCash, price and manipulation1:09:00  Segwit2x, replay protection, New York Agreement and its collapse1:15:13  Why Bitcoin is so resilient and why Bitcoin needs to be attacked1:16:50 How big Bitcoin can get1:24:24  Why people should spend more time learning and understanding Bitcoin1:27:38  Managing personal money and associated risk1:29:37  Are we ignoring the issues of power consumption with Bitcoin and the environmental risk1:33:26  Jameson's thoughts on Litecoin, Dash, Monero, ZCash, Ethereum, EOS, IOTA and Ripple1:46:00  Final thoughts, future for Bitcoin and Jameson1:49:26  My closing thoughtsShow NotesConnect with Jameson:On Twitter @loppOn MediumOn onenameOn earn.com His websites:PersonalStatoshi.info - Realtime Bitcoin Node StatsBitGo - his current engineering role Important articlesSecuring Your Financial SovereigntyNobody Understands Bitcoin (And That's OK)SegWit: The Swiftest Safe Path ForwardBitcoin and the Rise of the Cypherpunks Other important information:A Cypherpunk's ManifestoJameson's resourcesOther interviews with JamesonThanksJason Camiolo for audio production, his website is at http://www.jasoncamiolo.com/Read more »

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