Is it possible to do a bitcoin transaction without using the internet? How do transactions from paper wallets and physical bitcoins work? Does this solve the Byzantine Generals’ Problem?
Note: OpenDimes utilize additional security measures, especially regarding key generation, compared to paper wallets or physical bitcoins. Learn more about how they work here: https://opendime.com/faq
This question is from the MOOC session 8.2 covering the Byzantine Generals’ Problem, which took place on September 15th 2017. Andreas is a teaching fellow with the University of Nicosia. The first course in their Master of Science in Digital Currency degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles.
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Consensus Algorithms, Blockchain Technology, and Bitcoin – https://youtu.be/fw3WkySh_Ho
Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 1: Transactions and Multisig – https://youtu.be/8FeAXjkmDcQ
Advanced Bitcoin Scripting Part 2: SegWit, Consensus, and Trustware – https://youtu.be/pQbeBduVQ4I
What is Consensus: Rules without Rulers – https://youtu.be/2tqo7PX5Pyc
Forkology: A Study of Forks for Newbies – https://youtu.be/rpeceXY1QBM
Bitcoin: Where the Laws of Mathematics Prevail – https://youtu.be/HaJ1hvon0E0
The rules of Bitcoin (part 1) – https://youtu.be/VnQu4uylfOs
The rules of Bitcoin (part 2) – https://youtu.be/vtIp0GP4w1E
Decentralized power, leaderless governance – https://youtu.be/E5VbDlQTPzU
Scaling, trust, and trade-offs – https://youtu.be/vCxmHwqyJWU
Using paper wallets – https://youtu.be/cKehFazo8Pw
Why running a node is important – https://youtu.be/oX0Yrv-6jVs
SegWit adoption – https://youtu.be/KCsTVTRk6I4
Public keys vs. addresses – https://youtu.be/8es3qQWkEiU
How do mnemonic seeds work? – https://youtu.be/wWCIQFNf_8g
Intrinsic vs. extrinsic assets – https://youtu.be/KDtfFNZy9xg
Decentralised exchanges with fiat – https://youtu.be/3Url8tbQEkA
Running nodes and payment channels – https://youtu.be/ndcfBfE_yoY
Secure, tiered storage system – https://youtu.be/uYIVuZgN95M
Solar energy and mining in space – https://youtu.be/cusakcpa8AM
Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.
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
[NEW] THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: https://www.amazon.com/Internet-Money-Andreas-M-Antonopoulos/dp/194791006X/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8
[NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388
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