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This is the eighteenth episode of the Lightning Junkies podcast. On this episode of the podcast, we have Daniel Goldman talking about Bitcoin and Ethereum layer two constructions. He spends the first half of the podcast laying out the first layer two constructions, nuances of the various constructions and more! The second half of the episode, we generally contrast Bitcoin, Ethereum, and talk about Lightning at various points too.  

We talk about:

  • Background and Bitcoin
  • Understanding Bitcoin/Ethereum
  • First Lightning Transaction
  • Layer 2 on Ethereum
  • Contrasting Different Layer 2 Solutions
  • Contrasting Different L2 Constructions
  • Porting over Ethereum L2 to Bitcoin?
  • Plasma/Plasma Cash
  • Plasma on Bitcoin?
  • Layer 2 Usage on Ethereum
  • Raiden
  • Lightning First Mover Advantage on Bitcoin?
  • Ethereum Premine
  • Social Layer?
  • Privacy
  • Privacy vs Auditability
  • Privacy on Layer 2
  • Blocksize Increase
  • The Block
  • Philosophy (David Hume)

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