Former Bitcoin Core developer Peter Todd believes the fraudulent project Theranos has much in common with Ripple, Zcash, and Ethereum. The expert shares this opinion with the readers on his Twitter. This. Theranos was a successful scam because they really were developing new technology. The scam was in lying about what that technology could ... Dec 5, 2017 Scalable Semi-Trustless Asset Transfer via Single-Use-Seals and Proof-of-Publication; Aug 17, 2017 Bitcoin Mining in Space Isn't Practical Yet, But It Is Hard Sci-Fi Peter Todd: Ethereum is a funny example, because the way it was launched, and the way it was promoted, that’s much more of a scam than any of the surf currency itself. Had Ethereum, for instance, been launched. I mean, it’s hard to kind of come up with an example of where this would be possible. — Peter Todd (@petertoddbtc) September 18, 2016. ... As far as I can tell, just like Bitcoin, in practice while the Ethereum protocol is documented by human readable text, the Ethereum protocol is defined by executable code. Yet, it’s often claimed otherwise: Peter Todd, a former Bitcoin Core developer, has struck out at Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin while calling Ethereum a scam. The developer has also gone on to defend the actions of a journalist who asked the question of whether or not Ethereum 2.0 will also be a scam.
Decentralised systems are meant to be trustless. But our interactions with tech is always mediated by software. This talk will cover the threat, including real and hypothetical attacks, what it ... In this episode, I talk with Bitcoin legend Peter Todd. We talk about the essence of Bitcoin, why it worked whether other attempts at digital currencies fail... Close. This video is unavailable. Peter Todd's thought on two competing concepts in cryptocurrency world: Proof Of Work vs Proof Of Stake. More detailed theoretical descriptions for both can be found below: A proof of work (PoW ... Peter Todd answers questions about Bitcoin, Ethereum and more - just one week before the fork.