The Crypto Frontier Podcast: Back to crypto basics – Mining and Staking
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Hear from the industry’s best and brightest about the latest news in crypto and blockchain from Australia and around the world with Jonathon Miller, managing director of Kraken Australia.
Whether you haven’t yet bought your first Bitcoin or want to better understand the latest defi token or development in blockchain, this show will go behind the scenes with founders, experts and industry professionals to explore the technology that powers the future of the web.
In this episode Jonathon speaks with Brian Hoffman, product manager for crypto funding at Kraken. Brian is responsible for coordinating the listing of new crypto assets on Kraken as well as liaising with relevant teams to plan and develop new products for the exchange platform. He has seven years’ worth of experience building software for peer-to-peer Bitcoin trading including founding OpenBazaar and previously providing cybersecurity consultancy services for the US Department of Defense, classified government agencies, as well as Fortune 500 companies.
Brian explains the differences between proof of work and proof of stake, how open source development can benefit from on-chain governance systems, how you can participate in staking and what the bleeding edge looks like with Parachains.
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