Bitcoin Q&A: Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)

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What are central bank digital currencies (CBDCs)? Why are they not as exciting as governments portray them to be? This question is from the sixth session of MOOC 12, which took place on October 18th 2019. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: RELATED: Not your keys, not your coins - Key storage best practices - Are hardware wallets secure enough? - How do I choose a wallet? - Secure, tiered storage system - Hardware wallets and attack surface - Setting up secure storage devices - What is a private key? - How do mnemonic seeds work? - Using paper wallets - Wallet design and mass adoption - Cryptographic primitives - Public keys vs. addresses - Re-using addresses - Passphrases and seed storage - Coin selection and privacy - Multi-signature and distributed storage - Nonces, mining, and quantum computing - Is quantum computing a threat? - How to get people to care about security - Wallets, nodes, and monetary sovereignty - Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a technologist and serial entrepreneur who has become one of the most well-known and respected figures in Bitcoin. He is the author of “Mastering Bitcoin,” “The Internet of Money" series, and "Mastering Ethereum." Follow on Twitter: @aantonop Website: Subscribe to the channel to learn more about Bitcoin & open blockchains; click on the red bell to enable notifications about new videos! MASTERING BITCOIN, 2nd Edition: Translations of MASTERING BITCOIN: THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v1: THE INTERNET OF MONEY, v2: Translations of THE INTERNET OF MONEY: Spanish, 'Internet del Dinero' (v1) - German, 'Das Internet des Geldes' (v1) - German, 'Das Internet des Geldes' (v2) - French, 'L'internet de l'argent' (v1) - Russian, 'Интернет денег' (v1) - Vietnamese, 'Internet Của Tiền Tệ' (v1) - MASTERING ETHEREUM: Music: "Unbounded" by Orfan ( Outro Graphics: Phneep ( Outro Art: Rock Barcellos (