Andrew Poelstra (Director of Research, Blockstream) has been around Bitcoin research and development for a long time, and has a lot of insight to share on Bitcoin research in this episode. For part 2 of my discussion with Andrew we focus more on bitcoin and cryptography research that the team are working on, and what it means for the future of Bitcoin:

  • Cryptography
  • Bulletproofs++ 
  • MuSig2
  • Bitcoin Scripting
  • Miniscript
  • Simplicity
  • CTV and APO
  • Covenants: are they risky for Bitcoin? 
  • Transaction Introspection on Liquid


Relevant prior episodes:


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