Ethereum with Gavin Wood


“Nature, technology, and society ultimately will favor the more efficient, the better working systems.”

Ethereum is a decentralized platform for applications that are guaranteed to run exactly as expected via smart contracts.

Gavin Wood is a Co-founder and the Director of Development at Ethereum.


  • What is a distributed application?
  • What are the properties of a smart contract?
  • Are there any notable differences between the ether mining system and the Bitcoin mining system?
  • From the standpoint of a developer who wants to build something on the Ethereum platform, how do you get started?
  • How does Ethereum coordinate computation across the network?
  • Why are parts of the bitcoin community skeptical of Ethereum?



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