Paul Sztorc is the Founder and CEO of Layer 2 Labs, as well as the author of BIP 300 and 301 and a Drivechain advocate.
In our conversation, we explored Drivechain history, the pros and cons of sidechains on Bitcoin, and the work Paul is doing at Layer Two Labs to help scale Bitcoin.
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00:00 - Intro
02:04 - Paul Sztorc Intro
16:25 - What Is Drivechain?
19:53 - Why Haven’t BIP 300/301 Been Implemented?
32:32 - Have Drivechain Opinions Changed Over Time?
41:54 - The Effects of Bitcoin’s Blocksize War
47:50 - What Benefits Could Bitcoin Get From Drivechain?
59:59 - What Are The Best Arguments Against Drivechain?
1:12:07 - Layer Two Labs
1:28:30 - Improving Bitcoin UX
1:53:05 - Sidechains and the Lightning Network
1:59:34 - The Lightning Round