April 9, 2020

Can Bitcoin Be Improved? BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen Reveals Pre-Satoshi Surprises

Can Bitcoin Be Improved? BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen Reveals Pre-Satoshi Surprises

Bram Cohen and Charlie Shrem discuss Bram's work on the 90's cryptocurrency project MojoNation, the contributions of cryptographers in Satoshi's circle including Hal Finney's pre-Bitcoin presentation, Bram's introduction to Bitcoin and his formative years in programming, his creation of BitTorrent, Proof of space and Proof of time, ASIC-resistance, mining, and the scaling debate.


Bram Cohen, BitTorrent Creator and Founder of the Chia Network, joins Charlie Shrem on today’s episode of Untold Stories. 

Bram and Charlie discuss Bram's work on the 90's cryptocurrency project MojoNation, the contributions of cryptographers in Satoshi's circle including Hal Finney's pre-Bitcoin presentation, Bram's introduction to Bitcoin and his formative years in programming, his creation of BitTorrent, Proof of space and Proof of time, ASIC-resistance, mining, and the scaling debate.

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