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THE BEST explanation about crypto in my opinion

How the Bitcoin protocol works and what blockchains are, from the viewpoint of stumbling into inventing your own cryptocurrency.

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Some people have asked if this channel accepts donations in cryptocurrency form. As you might guess, the answer is yes :) Here are the relevant addresses:

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If you're looking for the supplemental video about understanding just how big 2^256 is, I'm planning to put it out tomorrow. The basic idea is to get a feel for what 2^32 (about 4 billion) multiplied by itself 8 times feels like, building up to a comically absurd computer that would be needed to break 256-bit security. If you want to stay notified, feel free to subscribe: Continue on youtube.com

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