Charles Hoskinson, the co-founder of Ethereum and founder of the Cardano project discusses how to build a blockchain made for scalability and interoperability using research-based development. Charles also gives an introduction into Side Chains and how IOHK, the company building the Cardano platform, approaches this new field of research.
Cardano Overview by Charles Hoskinson
Introduction into Side Chains
Cardano Paper on Side Chains
The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) comes into effect on the 25th of May, 2018. For not complying, the fees are up to 20 million Euro. This is why Peter goes through the regulations that effect Blockchain and how you can become compliant (probably). No legal advice, but good old speculation will give you an overview of what GDPR is and what to look out for.
Peter talks through the current state of privacy on the Bitcoin blockchain and presents different methods of increasing said privacy. Topics include CoinJoin, Mixers, TumbleBit, Confidential Transactions and Schnorr Signatures.
Peter talks about different types of wallets and their security. The underlying technology of hierarchical deterministic (HD) wallets is discussed as well as Full Node and Simplified Payment Verification (SPV) wallets.