Bitcoin Q&A: Evolving layered technologies in cryptocurrency

Keywords/phrases: Layered technologies. Bitcoin is layer zero, Lightning Network is layer two. It’s difficult to see how the layers evolve and what the interfaces between the layers are, which functions end up in which layers. There will also be multiple stacks. From an architecture perspective, protocols are not built monolithically; we’re not going to do everything in a single layer.

This talk took place on September 13th 2016 at the Silicon Valley Bitcoin Meetup in Sunnyvale, California: