Podcast: Tushar and Dhruv Discuss ASIC Mining, Chia, and Mining Decentralization
By Tushar JainMay 30, 2018 | 2 Minute Read
I recently chatted with Dhruv Bansal, Co-Founder and CSO of Unchained Capital, on Conversations with Multicoin Capital. Dhruv is one of the brightest minds in crypto and had tremendous insights. Here is the link:Embedded content: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/conversations-with-multicoin-capital-dhruv-bansal/id1337809097?i=1000412574576
We discussed a variety of topics including:
- Dhruv’s background and his introduction to crypto
- The origin story of Unchained Capital
- The importance of Bitcoin’s Proof of Work consensus mechanism
- Chia Network’s novel consensus algorithm, Proof of Space and Time (PoST)
- Opportunities for building specialized Chia farming hard drives
- Is the war against ASICs worth fighting?
- Is Bitcoin’s energy usage inherently bad?