They’re literally writing the book about the Lightning Network and in this video, they answer your questions and you have the opportunity to test your knowledge! Andreas and René, 2 of the 3 authors of the upcoming book, Mastering the Lightning Network which will be published by one of the most trusted and respected publishers in the tech industry, O’Reilly media.
0:00 Mastering Lightning with Andreas and René
7:07 Mastering The Lightning Network Book
12:48 Can you please describe for a newbie in a few words what lightning is and how it functions on top of bitcoin?
21:39 Early stages of the lightning network
22:37 Is lightning a solution to the scaling debate?
33:41Why should exchanges implement the lightning network?
49:30 Why do you think exchanges are not doing lightning withdrawals?
55:28 What is your take on the lightning network adoption? Now that the various implementation have matured, do you feel there is traction?
1:01:19 I am amidst assembling a lightning node. Do you recommend any best practices for newbie nodies, particularly concerning data backup?
1:09:56 Will you please explain just in time (JIT) routing.
1:13:50 What if my channel is empty because I feed so much chikens at pollofeed.com. Hoc can I top up my channel?
1:15:23 How is lightning network better for privacy?
1:15:56 Could you use JIT routing inside the JIT routing payment to re-balance itself?
1:17:45 Running a lightning node is easy and a great way of minimizing trust. But it’s hard to get inbound liquidity. Are there any common practices for that?
Learn more about Mastering the Lightning Network book, watch it being developed in real time, and contribute: https://github.com/lnbook
Mastering the Lightning Network is being written by Andreas M. Antonopoulos, Olaoluwa Osuntokun, and René Pickhardt. In this event, Andreas and René explained the basics of the Lightning Network, just-in-time (JIT) routing, and much much more. They also played a game of Kahoot with the audience, where they could test their knowledge of the Lightning Network. You can play along too!
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Book Announcement Video With All 3 Authors: https://youtu.be/julWo8IJX_8
Opening Lightning Channels to Random People, is it safe? https://youtu.be/NMgNsAdaNm8
A Technical Introduction to the Lightning Network: https://youtu.be/E1n3sKKPD_k
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