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In this tenth episode of the podcast, we have Ruben Somsen talking about Statechains. Statechains are another layer two technology that uses the trading of entire UTXOs to save block-space on the base layer of Bitcoin. Ruben is also the founder of the Seoul Bitcoin Meetup and a co-host on the Unhashed Podcast. In this episode, we discuss:

  • Ruben's Background
  • Seoul Bitcoin Meetup
  • Unhashed Podcast
  • Statechains
  • Statechains and Lightning
  • Eltoo
  • Channel Factories
  • On-chain Scaling
  • Transaction Fees
  • Centralization of Lightning
  • Opendimes with Statechains
  • Future of Bitcoin
  • Circular Economy
  • Future of Lightning
  • PoW Fraud Proofs

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