Join Jameson Lopp, CTO of Casa, on an enlightening episode of “The What is Money Show” as he delves into various topics surrounding the nature of money and the innovative capabilities of Bitcoin. Lopp discusses the vibrant developer ecosystem within the Ethereum network, emphasizing the importance of experimentation and allowing space for both valuable and questionable ideas.
He explores the potential of Nostr, a communication protocol with a social network component, as a new paradigm for decentralized communication. Lopp also touches upon the significance of network protocol ossification and its impact on adaptability, emphasizing the need for ongoing discussions and debates to maintain a healthy and resilient Bitcoin ecosystem. While addressing toxic Bitcoin maximalism, Lopp acknowledges its historical relevance in defending the core consensus rules, but highlights the need for nuanced discussions as Bitcoin continues to evolve. Don’t miss this thought-provoking conversation that touches upon self-custody, network security, and the future of Bitcoin.