The Lion and the Shark: Divergent Evolution in Cryptocurrency

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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: https://www.meetup.com/EthereumSiliconValley/events/233988744/ RELATED: Altcoins and the scaling debate - https://youtu.be/slbpdW-H3yk Initial coin offerings (ICOs) - https://youtu.be/Q5R8KuxV4A0 Governance trade-offs in decentralised systems - https://youtu.be/dtwaW79Fj7c The dangers of hard forks in protocol evolution - https://youtu.be/vxEHRvhJKvA Hard forks & the cultural mulligan - https://youtu.be/KT-7APasANI Bitcoin for Beginners - https://youtu.be/UlKZ83REIkA How to get people to care about security - https://youtu.be/Ji1lS9NMz1E Does monetary policy determine currency competition? - https://youtu.be/5UzCsG0YBz0 An evolutionary perspective on currency - https://youtu.be/G-25w7Zh8zk What is the future role of altcoins? - Altcoins as laboratories - https://youtu.be/5FFcG40Xq_o 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 https://twitter.com/aantonop Website: https://antonopoulos.com/ 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: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Internet-Money-collection-Andreas-Antonopoulos/dp/1537000454/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042 [NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388 Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains! Videography: Valerian Bennet Outro Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/) Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/) Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)