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OUTLINE:
0:00 – Introduction
1:59 – Blockchain
4:56 – Cryptocurrency
7:45 – Money
11:59 – Scarcity
13:41 – Scalability, Security, and Decentralization
17:06 – Algorand
33:40 – Bitcoin
36:43 – Ethereum
38:14 – NFTs
41:38 – Decentralization of power
45:46 – Intelligent adaptation
48:28 – Leaders
51:35 – Freedom
54:34 – Privacy
57:18 – Bitcoin maximalism
1:01:04 – Satoshi Nakamoto
1:05:42 – One-way function
1:09:55 – Pseudorandomness
1:14:38 – Free will
1:16:43 – Will quantum computers break cryptography?
1:21:48 – Interactive proofs
1:28:41 – Mechanism design
1:36:08 – Favorite meal
1:39:21 – Book recommendations
1:46:18 – Advice for young people
1:48:52 – Fear of death
1:51:33 – Meaning of life

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