HODL That Thought Podcast #2: How does IOTA work with Giorgio Mandolfo
This week we speak to Giorgio Mandolfo from the IOTA Foundation about what IOTA is, how it works and what it aims to solve, and how its ‘Tangle’ technology differs from the blockchain. You can find out more about IOTA in our beginners guide. Also on the podcast, Marc, Adam and Liz talk about newsagents selling cryptocurrencies, the cryptocurrency being talked about by Steven Seagal and Russian Nuclear supercomputers being used for cryptocurrency mining.
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Moving the needle
- 4:00 – Graphics cards selling in packs of 6 for cryptocurrency miners
- 9:08 – YouTube personality starting cryptocurrency streaming service
- 11:31 – Australian newsagents now offering crypto
- 14:27 – Russian nuclear engineers caught trying to mine bitcoin
- 18:00 – Steven Seagal reps Bitcoiin2Gen
- 22:10 – Illegal activities flee from bitcoin
Interview with Giorgio Mandolfo
- 27:21 – Start
- 28:07 – What is IOTA? Giorgio also gives a great basic understanding of how distributed ledgers work.
- 32:12 – What is Tangle and how does it work?
- 35:30 – What has the reception been to the Tangle? The difference between blockchain and Tangle
- 37:54 – The problem with fees with the blockchain
- 38:32 – What does centralised and decentralised actually refer to?
- 40:01 – Security of the Tangle vs Blockchain
- 42:23 – How volume plays into the Tangle network
- 44:54 – What will we see in 2018 in the crypto space more generally?
Are you broke yet
- 47:50 – Start of are you broke yet
- 54:04 – Liz signs up for a wallet
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