Mario Gibney Explains Taproot, SegWit & Financial Services for Bitcoin


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Mario Gibney is the Community Manager at LEDN, he was formerly at Blockstream and he is also the co – host of the Unhashed Podcast.

Mario sits down with Cedric to dicsuss:

- His rabbit hole story

- How financial services for Bitcoin works while having to account for liquidity, collateral requirements and price volatity

- What is the UTXO set

- Why were SegWit and Taproot such important upgrades to the Bitcoin Network and what do they do for it

- Schnorr signatures, consensus, his favorite part of Bitcoin and so much more

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