Samson Mow is Blockstream's CSO. Mow is a well-known contributor in the Bitcoin community, advocating for the importance of decentralization and the need to prioritize security in protocol development. Blockstream is the leading provider of blockchain technologies, on the forefront of work in cryptography and distributed systems.
Previously at BTCC, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges and mining pools in the world, Samson's role as COO was to oversee the day-to-day operations of the company and directly manage the exchange and mining pool business units.
July 14th, 2019 | 28 mins 26 secs
bitcoin, gaming, libra, lightning network, store of value
Samson Mow, CSO at Blockstream joins us on this week's episode of Encrypted! This time, we record from Singapore at the World Blockchain Forum with Dr. Marwan Alzarouni as a co-host. We discuss the early days of bitcoin in China, what bitcoin satellites are and why it's a good idea, what bitcoin’s role should be in the context of the lightning network and its relevant applications for streaming services and in third world countries.