Why Open Blockchains Matter
In this talk, Andreas looks at how the ethos of the free & open-source software movement was vital to Bitcoin's success and explains why it is the open blockchains that truly matter in building a borderless, censorship-resistant internet of money. With applications that are open-source, open-access, and built through permissionless innovation at the edge. This […]

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Why Open Blockchains Matter

In this talk, Andreas looks at how the ethos of the free & open-source software movement was vital to Bitcoin’s success and explains why it is the open blockchains that truly matter in building a borderless, censorship-resistant internet of money. With applications that are open-source, open-access, and built through permissionless innovation at the edge.

This talk took place on May 18th 2018 for the WeAreDevelopers World Congress at Austria Center Vienna in Vienna, Austria: https://www.wearedevelopers.com/speakers/

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Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in bitcoin.

Follow on Twitter: @aantonop https://twitter.com/aantonop
Website: https://antonopoulos.com/

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

MASTERING BITCOIN: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mastering-Bitcoin-Unlocking-Digital-Cryptocurrencies/dp/1449374042

[NEW] MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Bitcoin-Programming-Open-Blockchain/dp/1491954388

Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: https://bitcoinbook.info/translations-of-mastering-bitcoin/

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Remixed Videography: WeAreDevelopers GmbH
Music: “Unbounded” by Orfan (https://www.facebook.com/Orfan/)
Outro Graphics: Phneep (http://www.phneep.com/)
Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (http://www.rockincomics.com.br/)



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