The new $20 polymer bank note

Vimy Ridge… France… Easter Monday, 1917. After tireless preparation, against incredible odds, over a hundred thousand Canadian soldiers launched a massive attack. They surged from the trenches, dugouts and tunnels, capturing a formidable German position. But success came at a high cost-ten thousand Canadians lay dead or wounded. Today, the Canadian National Vimy Memorial stands…

Bitcoin Q&A: Futures markets

[AUDIENCE] Fiat currencies have interest rate markets which reflect the time value of money. What about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Are you aware of interest rate markets for bitcoin? [ANDREAS] Yes, there are interest rate markets for bitcoin. You won’t see them… that often, simply because a lot of them are over-the-counter. But if you…

Understand how bitcoin works in just over 3 minutes | Elevator Pitch

Do you know what blockchain is? Not really. Do you know what Bitcoin is? Sort of. It’s digital money that people use computers to mine and it’s worth heaps and it’s really unstable and it might be the way of the future and I think bitcoins are made with blockchain. Err.. I’m going to ask…

Bitcoin secure wallet – Ledger wallet

Bitcoin is a disruptive technology that enables you to pay and be paid anywhere in the world with negligible fees, high-speed and confidence. but ensuring the security of your transactions is no easy task are a breach of your data could make you lose all your bitcoins ledgerwallet is a simple get really secure device…

Bitcoin Q&A: Enterprise “blockchain” gentrification?

[AUDIENCE] Hi, I’m just wondering… Let’s say that 5% of the total population get out of their comfort zone… and they move to cryptocurrencies. When do you think that this gentrification will come, [a push toward] mainstream user friendliness? [What will the effect on the crypto] community be then? Will [we] say, “This is gentrified,…

How to identify counterfeit Peruvian banknotes (video 17)

Hey guys! It’s Stef and thanks again for joining me today. In my last video I told you guys all about the different bills that you would find in Peru. The different faces on there. The archaeological sites and their connection to Peru or the individuals on the front of the bills. So if you…

Australian Banknotes – Stakeholder Engagement

The Reserve Bank has a responsibility to maintain the public’s confidence in Australia’s banknotes. That confidence can take two forms. Security, making sure that the banknote you have is genuine. And functionality, you want to know that when you take your banknote out to conduct a transaction that it’s going to be accepted. Increasingly, we’re…

Bitcoin Q&A: Lightning Network game theory

“Can the Lightning Network rules be changed and updated easily, unlike [the Bitcoin blockchain], which requires super-majority consensus (almost everyone must agree) for simultaneous upgrade?” “Can groups of users use different variations of the channel rules and form a separate sub-network, with or without maintaining compatibility to the entire Lightning Network?” That is a really…

Bitcoin Q&A: What will Bitcoin Core 1.0 look like?

“What would Bitcoin Core 1.0 look like? I believe Satoshi first ran bitcoind 0.1.” “With all of the years [behind it] so far, any ideas about what Bitcoin Core 1.0 could possibly look like?” Right now, we are at version 0.17. I don’t know of any plans to move from the sub-version numbering to 1.0…