12 July 2021 · 0 min read

Mastering Lightning with Andreas M. Antonopoulos & René Pickhardt

In this interview, Peter McCormack, host of What Bitcoin Did podcast, talks to Bitcoin Speaker, Author and Educator Andreas M. Antonopoulos and Lightning Network researcher and developer René Pickhardt. They discuss how the Lightning Network works and why scaling off-chain is so essential.

Episode timestamps:

00:00:00 Introduction
00:01:12 Mastering Lightning book
00:07:00 What is Lightning?
00:09:50 Blurring the line
00:13:34 Using Lightning
00:25:22 Role-play explainer
00:36:28 User experience
00:38:45 Routing and Privacy
00:44:00 Taproot and Privacy
00:46:20 Pickhardt Payments
00:56:00 Funding open source
01:01:55 How you can help

Recorded on Thursday, 5th July, 2021.