51 minutes | Sep 23rd 2020

LNJ036 - Alex Bosworth Talks Routing Nodes

Transcript: sicksub.network/LNJ036_Transcript This is the 36th episode of the Lightning Junkies podcast. In this episode we have Alex Bosworth! Alex is well known for having created Yalls.org and getting a job at Lightning Labs. He is currently working as the Lightning Infrastructure Lead. He’s also generally known as someone running a profitable routing node and having some best practices to share. We talk about: 2:13 - Alex’s Background 8:51 - What a Lightning Infrastructure Lead does 11:38 - Bos Score 13:55 - Routing Tips 21:05 - Lightning Labs new interface 22:55 - Channel Balancing 24:37 - Opening Channels 27:38 - Multipath Payments 34:42 - Future Vision with Alex Bosworth 35:58 - Lighting Cons 36:08 - Is Lightning Safe? 37:35 - Hopes and Dreams for the Lightning Network 39:26 - Lightning Network Growth 40:34 - WBTC 43:52 - Shitcoin and Lightning Hype 46:16 - What can you do for the Lightning Network? Alex’s Twitter: twitter.com/alexbosworth Alex’s GitHub: github.com/alexbosworth yalls.org Lightning Labs’ Website: lightning.engineering Lightning Labs’ Twitter: twitter.com/lightning Support us here: lightningjunkies.net/support Follow the Lightning Junkies blog: lightningjunkies.net Follow Lightning Junkies on Twitter: sicksub.network/LNJunkies Follow Chaz on Twitter: sicksub.network/TheChaz Follow Lightning Cat: sicksub.network/LNJCat
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