The Bitcoin Podcast Network

Hashing It Out #51 - Blockstream - Andrew Poelstra

Episode Summary

Today's episode Corey and Collin bring on Andrew Poelstra, a mathematician and Director of Research at Blockstream. The guys dive straight into ECDSA vs Schnorr signatures, its history, and their future in crypto systems. They talk about Mimble Wimble, and how it bled into upcoming massive improvements of the Bitcoin protocol. Lots of great stuff to sink your teeth into this episode so we go a bit longer than usual. Enjoy the show!

Episode Notes

Today's episode Corey and Collin bring on Andrew Poelstra, a mathematician and Director of Research at Blockstream. The guys dive straight into ECDSA vs Schnorr signatures, its history, and their future in crypto systems. They talk about Mimble Wimble, and how it bled into upcoming massive improvements of the Bitcoin protocol. Lots of great stuff to sink your teeth into this episode so we go a bit longer than usual. Enjoy the show!

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