The Kevin Rooke Show
TLS41: Lyn Alden on the Lightning Network, Stablecoins, and Bitcoin Adoption
Apr 28 2022 • 1hr 25m
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.
→ Lyn Alden: https://www.lynalden.com/
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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
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!!
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!
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!
awesome episode, thanks for the great content Kevin and Lyn!
Welcome to Podcasting 2.0 Lyn!
Thanks for splitting sats with your guest, Kevin! Value for value at its finest.
another classic listen. delighted lynn was focussed on Lightning.
Welcome to the sats economy Lyn! Join us at stacker.news ;)
Welcome to Podcasting 2.0 Lyn! Great interview!
I hope this because the norm!
Sir Brian of London
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. @firstname.lastname@example.org
keep up the good work!
great discussion Kev and Lyn!
here’s my micro payment proving Lyn’s thesis!!
get a new mic Lyn 💀