The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency


How does Ethereum compete with Bitcoin? What is the position of each system in the broader ecology of blockchains? This talk took place on September 18th 2016 at the Silicon Valley Ethereum meetup in Mountain View, California: RELATED: Altcoins and the scaling debate - Initial coin offerings (ICOs) - Governance trade-offs in decentralised systems - The dangers of hard forks in protocol evolution - Hard forks & the cultural mulligan - Bitcoin for Beginners - How to get people to care about security - Does monetary policy determine currency competition? - An evolutionary perspective on currency - What is the future role of altcoins? - Altcoins as laboratories - Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and well-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. THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: MASTERING BITCOIN: [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Videography: Valerian Bennet Outro Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan ( Outro Graphics: Phneep ( Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (