Vlad is a political science graduate who got a little tired and disillusioned with the old highly-hierarchical and centralized world and decided to give this anarchistic blockchain invention a little try. He found out about Bitcoin in 2014, had to do a presentation about it at Sciences Po Paris in 2015, but was too foolish to buy any. Now that he’ll never be a crypto millionaire and hasn’t acquired his golden ticket to lifelong financial independence, he’ll just write op-eds on various topics.
Say what you will about Blockstream: blame them for putting together the most brilliant minds in cryptography and distributed systems, accuse them of centralizing development, and ultimately question the
When we think of smart contracts, we usually associate them with the two major programming languages: Bitcoin's Script and Ethereum's Solidity. Other examples include Cardano's Marlowe and Plutus, Tezos'