May 19, 2022
D++ is a computer engineer, coding professor, entrepreneur, and #Bitcoin educator known for her work in pioneering PLEBNET, a community dedicated to furthering Bitcoin's Lightning Network adoption worldwide. She also recently started corporate Bitcoin education company Cypher Institute. Follow her at www.twitter.com/D_plus_plus REFERRAL LINKS:
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00:00 Promo codes
01:58 Explaining the meaning behind D++
04:41 What is C++?
05:12 Always interested in computer science?
05:42 Discovering BTC
06:16 Understanding Bitcoin mining
06:48 Simplest explanation of Bitcoin mining
07:38 Hashing operations
13:15 Same input will yield same output
14:53 SHA-256 demonstration
17:02 Bitcoin mining and blockchain demonstration
18:47 What is a nonce?
22:00 BTC mining computers aren't solving cryptographic puzzles
23:50 Finding the nonce
26:46 iTrustCapital break
27:34 Fold app break
28:07 Difficulty target adjustment and importance
30:04 Difficulty target is like a bicycle lock
32:08 Miners and nodes
33:17 Why is understanding BTC intimidating?
34:01 Why is the Bitcoin network rock solid?
34:47 Energy consumption
36:39 Mining pools
38:12 Threats to Bitcoin?
38:31 Cypher Institute: corporate Bitcoin education