A beginner’s guide to Bitcoin Cash

In this episode featuring Scalar Capital Co-Founder and Managing Partner Linda Xie, you’ll learn:

  • The basics of Bitcoin Cash is, and how it compares to Bitcoin
  • How and why Bitcoin Cash was created
  • The differences between the scaling approaches of Bitcoin Cash (on chain) and Bitcoin (off chain)
  • How forks like Bitcoin Cash allow cryptocurrencies to experiment when groups of people cannot reach consensus on contentious decisions

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A Beginners Guide to Ethereum

In this episode featuring early Coinbase employee Linda Xie, you’ll learn:

  • What Ethereum is, and how it compares to Bitcoin
  • What a ‘smart contract’ is, and why programmable digital money matters
  • Some of the most interesting use cases of Ethereum including identity, scarce resource markets, next-generation social media, and more
  • How fundraising using Ethereum ERC-20 tokens is providing fuel for talented engineers to create blockchain-based projects

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A Beginner’s Guide to Tezos

In this episode featuring early Coinbase employee Linda Xie, you’ll learn:

  • What the Tezos protocol is, who the founders are, and how it compares to Ethereum
  • How the Tezos approach to upgrading functionality compares to blockchains such as Bitcoin and Ethereum
  • How developers in the Tezos ecosystem are compensated for their code
  • The differences and advantages between PoW (Proof of Work) and PoS (Proof of Stake)
  • How Tezos’ formal verification feature — allowing developers to mathematically prove the correctness of their smart contract code — could be used

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