Alex Busarov is the founder of Heatbit, a company building an electric heater that mines Bitcoin.
In our conversation, we discussed how the Heatbit heater works, whether this home heating use case can introduce new people to Bitcoin mining, when Heatbit plans to integrate Lightning Network payouts, as well as the vision and roadmap for the company.
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00:00 - Intro
02:11 - Alex Busarov Intro
06:41 - How Does Heatbit Work?
13:31 - Building a Miner vs. Building a Heater
18:16 - The Economics of a Heatbit Heater
24:42 - Why Heatbit Chose To Build Home Heaters
34:35 - Will Heatbit Integrate Lightning Network Payouts?
38:56 - Will All Heaters Be Powered By Bitcoin Miners?
50:12 - Heatbit’s Roadmap & Product Strategy
1:02:30 - The Lightning Round