#168 – Silvio Micali: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Algorand, Bitcoin, and Ethereum

advertisement

Silvio Micali is a computer scientist at MIT, Turing award winner, and founder of Algorand. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
Athletic Greens: https://athleticgreens.com/lex and use code LEX to get 1 month of fish oil
The Information: https://theinformation.com/lex to get 75% off first month
Four Sigmatic: https://foursigmatic.com/lex and use code LexPod to get up to 60% off
BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/lex to get 10% off

EPISODE LINKS:
Silvio’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/silviomicali
Algorand’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Algorand
Algorand’s Website: https://www.algorand.com/

PODCAST INFO:
Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast
Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8
RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/
YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman
YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips

SUPPORT & CONNECT:
– Check out the sponsors above, it’s the best way to support this podcast
– Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman
– Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman
– Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman
– LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman
– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LexFridmanPage
– Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman

OUTLINE:
Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(08:55) – Blockchain
(11:52) – Cryptocurrency
(14:42) – Money
(18:56) – Scarcity
(20:37) – Scalability, Security, and Decentralization
(24:03) – Algorand
(40:36) – Bitcoin
(43:39) – Ethereum
(45:10) – NFTs
(48:34) – Decentralization of power
(52:42) – Intelligent adaptation
(55:25) – Leaders
(58:31) – Freedom
(1:01:31) – Privacy
(1:04:15) – Bitcoin maximalism
(1:08:01) – Satoshi Nakamoto
(1:12:39) – One-way function
(1:16:52) – Pseudorandomness
(1:21:34) – Free will
(1:23:39) – Will quantum computers break cryptography?
(1:28:44) – Interactive proofs
(1:35:38) – Mechanism design
(1:43:04) – Favorite meal
(1:46:18) – Book recommendations
(1:53:15) – Advice for young people
(1:55:48) – Fear of death
(1:58:29) – Meaning of life

This content was originally published HERE

advertisement

Be the first to comment on "#168 – Silvio Micali: Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Algorand, Bitcoin, and Ethereum"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*