Emin Gun Sirer on Bitcoin Folklore, Twitter, POW and AVA

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Emin Gun Sirer is arguably the most prominent professor in the Bitcoin ecosphere.

Teaching computer science at Cornell since 2001, Emin was interested in cryptocurrency before bitcoin.

In 2003, with Karma, he invented proof of work. Now, he believes that their is a better solution to consensus: Avalanche.

Emin shares his thoughts on the current bitcoin discourse, how CEOs should behave, and, of course, the future of cryptocurrency.

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