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71: Bitcoin vs. Ethereum, and the Future of the Internet - Ivan on Tech

By Sam Marks / Johnny FD

Ivan Liljeqvist is a software developer who is a leading expert in Blockchain Technology. He is the founder of Ivan on Tech, a YouTube channel featuring a series of videos explaining blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and the tech industry, in general, for the “non-techy” people to understand. On this episode, he explains the difference between Bitcoin and Ethereum. He also explains the foundations of Blockchain Technology, Decentralized Applications, and Cryptocurrencies. He shares his visions for the ICOs and the future of the Internet. If you are thinking about buying digital currencies, this is the episode for you.    Links: YouTube   Where we are: Johnny FD – Eastern Europe Sam – Hong Kong Ivan – Sweeden   Books: Start Here – Recommended Reading   Time Stamps: 5:00 – Ivan’s background as a developer 8:17 – When and how did he learn about Cryptocurrencies? 9:38 – How much time does he spend learning Cryptocurrencies vs. other Tech works? 12:13 – Who is behind Ethereum? 16:51 – Foundations of Blockchain Technology 19:19 – How was Ethereum created? 21:20 – Decentralized applications 24:27 – Incentives for Ethereum creators 27:07 – Where can people buy Ether? 29:52 – Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? 31:33 – The future of Ethereum 35:08 – Role of decentralized applications in the future of the internet 41:21 – Mt.Gox hacking incident 46:53 – The future of Cryptocurrencies 50:06 – Bitcoin vs. other ICOs

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