Christian Decker is a researcher at Blockstream who has been involved in Bitcoin since 2009, and even did his Ph.D dissertation on Bitcoin.
In our talk, Christian and I spoke about Blockstream and their Lightning project called Greenlight, we discussed Lightning scalability, and we even got into things like channel factories, liquidity ads, peerswap, and more.
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00:00 - Intro
02:59 - Christian Decker Intro
10:31 - Lightning & Liquid as Experimentation Platforms for Bitcoin
17:58 - Cooperation Between Lightning Implementations
25:36 - Blockstream Greenlight
40:13 - Blockstream’s Satellite
44:05 - The Limits of Lightning Scalability
48:50 - Multi-Party Channels & Channel Factories
58:07 - Can Routing Node Operators Keep LN Channels Open Forever?
1:02:32 - Peerswap & Liquidity Ads
1:16:30 - The Lightning Round