Is it still profitable to mine bitcoin when the price drops? Is the reduction in energy prices dangerous for Bitcoin? Will transactions fees rise dramatically in 2140 when the block subsidy goes to zero? These questions are from the second and fifth sessions of MOOC 11, which took place on February 7th and March 1st 2019, respectively. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: ​ RELATED: Consensus Algorithms, Blockchain Technology, and Bitcoin – ​ Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 1: Transactions and Multisig – ​ Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 2: SegWit, Consensus, and Trustware – ​ What is Consensus: Rules without Rulers – ​ Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies – ​ Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail – ​ Software distribution security – ​ What is mining? – ​ The mining process – ​ Nonces, mining, and quantum computing – ​ Iterating nonces and the block reward – ​ Miners, pools, and consensus – ​ What is difficulty targeting? – ​ Genesis block and coinbase transactions – ​ Cryptographic primitives – ​ The rules of Bitcoin (part 1) – ​ The rules of Bitcoin (part 2) – ​ Rules versus rulers – ​ The value of proof-of-work – ​ Migrating to post-quantum cryptography – ​ Could a state-sponsored 51% attack work? – ​ Honest nodes and consensus – ​ Spam transactions and Child Pays For Parent (CPFP) – ​ Is Bitcoin a democracy? – ​ Decentralized power, leaderless governance – ​ Scaling, trust, and trade-offs – ​ What is the role of nodes? – ​ Why running a node is important – ​ Lightning, full nodes, and miners – ​ Running nodes and payment channels – ​ What happens during a fork? – ​ Spam transactions and Child Pays For Parent (CPFP) – ​ Energy consumption – ​ Solar energy and mining in space – ​ Bitmain and ASICBoost allegations – ​ Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin. Follow on Twitter: @aantonop ​ Website: /​ 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. Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: ​ Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: …​ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: ​ THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: ​ Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, \’Internet del Dinero\’ (v1) – ​ French, \’L\’internet de l\’argent\’ (v1) – …​ Russian, \’Интернет денег\’ (v1) – …​ Vietnamese, \’Internet Của Tiền Tệ\’ (v1) – ​ MASTERING ETHEREUM (Q4): ​ Music: Unbounded\” by Orfan (/​) Outro Graphics: Phneep (/​) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (/​) Join the aantonop Channel: ​\”

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