Blockchain Debunking w/ Dr. Nicholas Weaver

Dr. Nicholas Weaver is a senior staff researcher focusing on computer security at the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, California, and a lecturer in the Computer Science department at the University of California at Berkeley. In this second of two parts, Dr. Weaver goes deep into his expertise as a network security and computer vulnerabilities expert to describe the reality of much of the hype around "blockchains". He pulls no punches and describes the actual utility in Blockchain, and perhaps the lack thereof. More about Dr. Nicholas Weaver: UC Berkley Homepage https://www2.eecs.berkeley.edu/Faculty/Homepages/nweaver.html Twitter: https://twitter.com/ncweaver How to make money with Bitcoin in 10 easy steps! http://www.buttcoinfoundation.org/how-to-make-money-with-bitcoin-in-10-easy-steps/ Cryptocurrency: Burn it with fire! (Presentation, YouTube Video) https://www.usenix.org/conference/enigma2019/presentation/weaver Blog: https://www.lawfareblog.com/contributors/nweaver Follow me and my producer on twitter!     https://twitter.com/milner_aviv https://twitter.com/gordolven My Twitter DMs are always open! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/when-the-music-stops/message

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In a crowded landscape of new millionaires and infinite upside expectations, Aviv Milner investigates the Blockchain bubble to ask what will happen when the music stops. From NFTs to Binance pump tokens, this podcast takes a deeper look at the damage done by a completely unregulated market.