The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency

The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency

How does Ethereum compete with Bitcoin? What is the position of each system in the broader ecology of blockchains?

This talk took place on September 18th 2016 at the Silicon Valley Ethereum meetup in Mountain View, California: https://www.meetup.com/EthereumSiliconValley/events/233988744/

Altcoins and the scaling debate – https://youtu.be/slbpdW-H3yk
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) – https://youtu.be/Q5R8KuxV4A0
Governance trade-offs in decentralised systems – https://youtu.be/dtwaW79Fj7c
The dangers of hard forks in protocol evolution – https://youtu.be/vxEHRvhJKvA
Hard forks & the cultural mulligan – https://youtu.be/KT-7APasANI
Bitcoin for Beginners – https://youtu.be/UlKZ83REIkA
How to get people to care about security – https://youtu.be/Ji1lS9NMz1E
Does monetary policy determine currency competition? – https://youtu.be/5UzCsG0YBz0
An evolutionary perspective on currency – https://youtu.be/G-25w7Zh8zk
What is the future role of altcoins? – Altcoins as laboratories – https://youtu.be/5FFcG40Xq_o

Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-respected figures in bitcoin.

Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop
Website: https://antonopoulos.com/

He is the author of two books: “Mastering Bitcoin,” published by O’Reilly Media and considered the best technical guide to bitcoin; “The Internet of Money,” a book about why bitcoin matters.

THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042

[NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388

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Videography: Valerian Bennet
Outro Music: “Unbounded” by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/)
Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/)
Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)

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