TLS41: Lyn Alden on the Lightning Network, Stablecoins, and Bitcoin Adoption
The Kevin Rooke Show

TLS41: Lyn Alden on the Lightning Network, Stablecoins, and Bitcoin Adoption

Apr 28 2022 • 1hr 25m
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Show Notes

Lyn Alden is an investor and analyst who needs no introduction on this show.
In our conversation, Lyn and I discussed her interest in Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, liquidity as a network effect, the impact of stablecoins on Lightning, nation-state Bitcoin adoption, and much more.
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00:00 - Intro
01:38 - Lyn Alden Intro
08:57 - Lightning & Bitcoin Network Effects
22:02 - Bitcoin as a Unit of Account
28:16 - Stablecoins on Lightning
38:23 - Regulatory Risks for Bitcoin & Lightning
42:36 - Interesting Use Cases for Lightning Payments
59:09 - Nation State Bitcoin Adoption
1:08:58 - The Bear Case for Bitcoin and Lightning
1:22:30 - The Lightning Round
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50,000 sats
Apr 30 2022
Thank you for everything you both share. Lyn for your thoughtful and well researched analysis. and Kevin for sharing info about a new frontier of finance. Keep going!!
10,000 sats
Apr 29 2022
Thank you Lyn for all the knowledge and insight you’ve put out on so many podcasts - glad to be able to support you in the splits!
8,000 sats
Apr 29 2022
Just love the idea of a great guest getting a split. Thanks for getting Lyn on. And Lyn please keep saying yes to great podcasts. Cheers!
5,000 sats
May 2 2022
awesome episode, thanks for the great content Kevin and Lyn!
2,100 sats
Apr 29 2022
Welcome to Podcasting 2.0 Lyn!
2,000 sats
May 4 2022
Thanks for splitting sats with your guest, Kevin! Value for value at its finest.
2,000 sats
May 1 2022
another classic listen. delighted lynn was focussed on Lightning.
1,971 sats
Apr 29 2022
Welcome to the sats economy Lyn! Join us at ;)
1,234 sats
Apr 29 2022
Welcome to Podcasting 2.0 Lyn! Great interview!
1,000 sats
Apr 30 2022
I hope this because the norm!
Sir Brian of London
922 sats
Apr 29 2022 • Castamatic
I’m listening to you both describe Hive which is (I firmly believe) the only other decentralized blockchain project outside of Bitcoin.
300 sats
May 3 2022
keep up the good work!
250 sats
Apr 29 2022
great discussion Kev and Lyn!
100 sats
May 2 2022
here’s my micro payment proving Lyn’s thesis!!
100 sats
Aug 19 2022
get a new mic Lyn 💀
10 sats
Aug 11 2022
4 sats
Jul 10 2022