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During the final lecture of Princeton’s Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies online course, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Arvind Narayanan made a thought-provoking comparison between governments and cryptographic technologies such as the blockchain. Although Narayanan does not seem to agree with the cypherpunk philosophy of cryptoanarchy, he did note that...
Note: This is a two page article. Click here to read page one. Advantages of decentralization still exist Although the merits of decentralization are sometimes overblown, Narayanan is not trying to dissuade anyone from experimenting with blockchain technology. In fact, he noted that he and the other lecturers who put together...
https://coinjournal.net/princetons-arvind-narayanan-on-the-pros-and-cons-of-bitcoin-powered-decentralization-part-1/For the final lecture of Princeton’s Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies online course, Assistant Professor of Computer Science Arvind Narayanan shared some ideas related to what will happen with bitcoin over the next few decades. Narayanan covered a variety of different areas of disruption for bitcoin and blockchain technology, but he...