E46: Rene Pickhardt on Multi-Part Payments, Zero Base Fee, and Lightning Network Limitations
E46: Rene Pickhardt on Multi-Part Payments, Zero Base Fee, and Lightning Network Limitations
The Kevin Rooke Show

Rene Pickhardt is an independent researcher working on improving payments on the Lightning Network.

In our talk, Rene explained his experience doing independent Bitcoin research, how multi-part payments and zero base fees can improve Lightning payments, and some of the limitations of the Lightning Network today.

→ Rene’s Website: https://ln.rene-pickhardt.de/

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Timestamps

00:00 - Intro

02:21 - Rene Pickhardt Intro

10:40 - Rene’s Experience Writing Mastering The Lightning Network

15:41 - Rene’s Experience as an Independent Researcher

27:41 - Multi-Part Payments

47:51 - Reliability, Fees, and Latency on Lightning

54:15 - Zero Base Fees

1:09:57 - Real-World Parallels for Lightning Network Architecture

1:16:41 - Limitations of the Lightning Network

1:21:01 - The Lightning Round