Bitcoin, Blockstream, and ASIC w/ Dr. Adam Back & Samson Mow
In this video, Preston Pysh talks with Dr. Adam Back and Samson Mow about Blockstream’s latest announcement on producing Bitcoin ASIC, and its Modular Mining Unit (MMU).
0:00:00 - Intro
0:00:10 - What is the Blockstream Modular Mining Unit (MMU)?
0:08:35 - Status of the Blockstream Modular Mining Unit (MMU)
0:09:56 - Why is Blockstream getting into the manufacturing of ASIC?
0:16:03 - How has the Blockstream Mining Note (BMN) performed to date?
0:27:56 - Blockstream Finance and getting into the mortgage space
0:32:47 - Lightning adoption and wallet integration
0:42:54 - Mesh Networks
0:48:51 - The Gaming space and how it will continue to evolve
51:21 - The differences between Blockstream Green and AQUA
58:15 - DeFi on Bitcoin via Stacks, Rootstock, or other methods
1:12:31 - Thoughts on the infrastructure bill
The episode premiered on August 26, 2021.