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Bitcoin & Co. - Carla Kirk-Cohen: Bitcoin Is the Ability to Take Back Control Over Your Financial Situation
Today's guest is Carla Kirk-Cohen she is a developer at Lightning Labs and is living in Cape Town in South Africa. Carla is building infrastructure around lightning nodes that makes it easier for people to run their own nodes at home.
"I was really drawn to the security model of Bitcoin, really interested and thinking, oh, this can't possibly work. There must be some way that it breaks. And then going back and learning a bit more and realizing how incredible the entire system actually is. For me Bitcoin is really about self determination. I think the ability to take back control over your financial situation is a really powerful thing and it's a really interesting thing because it's something that's never been possible until Bitcoin existed." - Carla Kirk-Cohen
"That 21 million that will never change and is finite really does ensure value of Bitcoin through scarcity and that I think is the most important feature and just fundamental to the entire system." - Carla Kirk-Cohen
Her career in the Bitcoin spaceWhat Bitcoin means to herThe 21 million hard capThe Lightning NetworkLightning infrastructure projectsLoop, Faraday, Multipath paymentsPrivacy in the Lightning NetworkThe Bitcoin community in South AfricaLightning WalletsHow to become a (female) Bitcoin and Lightning developer
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