Sa. Feb 4th, 2023

june, 2019

06jun19:0021:00Sidechains on BTC : Drivechain and Blind Merged MiningBitcoin Meetup Zürich

Karl der Grosse

Event Details

Drivechain is a proposed soft fork of Bitcoin that allows BTC to travel to and from any other piece of software. How does it work? Does it have any detrimental effects? Do we *want* some sidechains to fail (and why)?

The Speaker:

Paul has been interested in „Futarchy“ (market governance) for his entire adult life. His 2014 publication „Truthcoin“ drew sponsorship offers from both Blockstream (Nov) and Roger Ver (Dec). Paul went with Roger, and left his job at the Yale econ department to develop the software. During 2015-2016 he worked on the P2P oracle technology, and during 2016-2018 he worked on the P2P interoperability technology (ie „sidechains“). He also publishes research articles on

Door opening: 18:30
Talk start: 19:00

Sponsor: tba



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Karl der Grosse

irchgasse 14, 8001 Zürich