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Read_624 - Riding the Lightning Network [Sam Callahan‪]‬ Bitcoin Audible

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"Despite all of these constraints, the free market finally provided the competition these incumbent banks so desperately needed. Bitcoin and the Lightning Network have arrived to show the world that we finally have the technology available to bring cheap global payments to everyone in the world." - Sam Callahan

Today we dig into the absolute mess of differing standards, wall gardens, high fees, jurisdictional conflict, & liability risks that abound in our global financial and payments infrastructure. Why are cross border payments so slow and so expensive, and why specifically is it so much worse in the areas of the world where it is most higher needed? We explore all of this with Sam Callahan and the SwanBitcoin blog and dig into the fundamental reasons why Bitcoin and Lightning are here to finally, after decades of failed attempts and half measure, finally bring competition and innovation in a sphere that is absolutely ripe for massive disruption. Don't miss this episode
Link to the original article for more great stuff on the blog and to follow Sam:
https://www.swanbitcoin.com/running-the-numbers-riding-the-lightning-network/

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"Despite all of these constraints, the free market finally provided the competition these incumbent banks so desperately needed. Bitcoin and the Lightning Network have arrived to show the world that we finally have the technology available to bring cheap global payments to everyone in the world." - Sam Callahan

Today we dig into the absolute mess of differing standards, wall gardens, high fees, jurisdictional conflict, & liability risks that abound in our global financial and payments infrastructure. Why are cross border payments so slow and so expensive, and why specifically is it so much worse in the areas of the world where it is most higher needed? We explore all of this with Sam Callahan and the SwanBitcoin blog and dig into the fundamental reasons why Bitcoin and Lightning are here to finally, after decades of failed attempts and half measure, finally bring competition and innovation in a sphere that is absolutely ripe for massive disruption. Don't miss this episode
Link to the original article for more great stuff on the blog and to follow Sam:
https://www.swanbitcoin.com/running-the-numbers-riding-the-lightning-network/

For the best products and services to get you started in Bitcoin, our sponsors are literally a handful of those that I use most in this space:
• Get Bitcoin rewards on literally everything you buy with the Fold Card (guyswann.com/fold). Get 20% off with discount code BITCOINAUDIBLE.
• Buy Bitcoin automatically and painlessly with SwanBitcoin (swanbitcoin.com/guy)
• Keep your Bitcoin keys safe on the secure, open source BitBox02 (guyswann.com/bitbox). Discount code GUY gets you 5% off.

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