Blockchain Curated - Learn Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency From Investors + Experts

Atomic Swaps

Blockchain Curated - Learn Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency From Investors + Experts
Atomic Swaps
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In this episode featuring Bitcoin developer **Jimmy Song** , you’ll learn: * What an atomic swap is, how it affects the future of Bitcoin, and why it is useful * How an atomic swap works, with a real-world example * Why trusted third parties are security holes, and how atomic swaps remove the need for them * Pros and cons of on-chain atomic swaps compared to off-chain swaps such as the Lightning Network * What some of the cryptocurrencies that support atomic swaps are, including Decred (DCR) and Litecoin (LTC) which made headlines after recently completing an atomic swap
Brought to you by Zach Segal of Blockchain Curated - Learn Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency From Investors + Experts