In this interview, I talk to Andrew Poelstra, the Director of Research at
Blockstream. We discuss the upcoming upgrades to the Bitcoin protocol,
including Schnorr signatures, Taproot and Miniscript and what that means to
RT @Bitcoin: Bitcoin tech update with Andrew Poelstra
“It feels, in some way, like Taproot is a bigger deal, but it’s because we are taking it a lot more seriously, even more seriously than we were taking things in the SegWit era. The stakes are higher.”
Just caught it, great episode. You're too self-deprecating about your tech chops haha. In 5 years you're gonna be authoring BIPs and contributing to core still prefacing everything like "now you guys know I can barely turn on a computer but..."
* Charlie Shrem
* Kim Dotcom
* The Winklevi twin on the left
* Changpeng Zhao
* Ben Goertzel
* Vinny Lingham
* Rick Falkvinge
* Calvin Ayre
* Sky Guo
* Dan Larimer
* Tim Draper
* Richard Heart
Forgot about Vitalik. I guess he's still around.
Jokes aside, Andrew Poelstra in my opinion actually seems very trustworthy when you hear him. He looks like a magician though, you can never trust a magician by definition.
I'll have to check him out 🤣. To those of you who have misinterpreted me I am not hating! I'm really not. I was just being facetious. I follow a few of those people mentioned in that list and they are very educated individuals. I also have a large sum of crypto in my portfolio. Using faces as an indicator whether to invest or not is just plain silly.