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Bitcoin Explained - The Technical Side of Bitcoin

Feb 25, 2022

In this episode of Bitcoin, Explained, hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost revisit the Taproot activation saga, this time to discuss burying of soft forks.
 
Taproot, the last soft fork to have been deployed on the Bitcoin network, activated in late 2021. Now, Bitcoin Core developers are considering to “bury”...


Feb 11, 2022

In this episode of Bitcoin, Explained, hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost are joined by resident sidechain and Layer Two expert Ruben Somsen again, this time to discuss Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs).

Discreet Log Contracts are a type of smart contracts for Bitcoin, first proposed by Lightning Network white paper...