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.

On this episode Jonathon speaks with Pierre Rochard who is widely recognised as an expert and authority on Bitcoin and the Lightning Network. Pierre has been involved with Bitcoin as a researcher, investor and software developer since 2013. He is an outspoken advocate for Bitcoin’s decentralised governance and is the co-founder of the Satoshi Nakamoto Institute which curates the best primary source literature on Bitcoin and cryptography. Pierre is also an advisor for Riot Blockchain and led the implementation of Lightning at Kraken earlier this year.

Pierre explains the history of the development of the high speed low cost payments layer for Bitcoin, known as the Lightning Network, provides an overview of the features that allow for the high speed, security, convenience and network effects of the protocol, and how Kraken’s implementation can help users and people all over the world use Bitcoin for payments at much lower cost.

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