Maxim Orlovsky is the founder of the LNP/BP Standards Association and the creator of the RGB smart contracts protocol.
In our conversation, we explored the importance of standards for Bitcoin and Lightning, the details of how RGB works and why it’s important, and Maxim’s work on LNP Node and reNostr.
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00:00 - Intro
02:42 - Maxim Orlovsky Intro
12:40 - Why Are Standards Important?
17:20 - What Are The Disadvantages of Internet Standards?
19:32 - Standards on Bitcoin & Lightning
27:29 - How LNP Node Works
30:40 - What is RGB?
33:33 - Why Build Smart Contracts on Bitcoin?
50:04 - What Will People Use RGB For?
55:37 - RGB Development & Timeline
1:07:00 - Maxim’s Views on Nostr
1:14:33 - What is ReNostr?
1:20:57 - The Pieces of the Self-Sovereign Tech Stack