Mar 2, 2023
Recently, a new phenomenon called Ordinals, known as NFTs on Bitcoin reignited interest in Bitcoin and got people wondering - what else is possible and is this the start of something bigger?
At the center of this discussion is Stacks, a smart-contract layer built on Bitcoin that is working to unlock the $500 billion Bitcoin capital via DeFi, NFTs, and more.
In this Blockcrunch episode, Muneeb, co-creator of Stacks shares with us:
How Stacks is going to unlock the potential of Bitcoin
Why build on Bitcoin over other ecosystems
Stack’s upcoming upgrades
Host: Jason Choi @mrjasonchoi . Not financial advice.
(00:00:00) – Introduction to Stacks
(00:03:24) – Stacks over the years
(00:07:28) – Path to becoming 1st SEC-approved token offering
(00:11:48) – History of Bitcoin and blockchains
(00:18:53) – Ordinals drawing attention back to Bitcoin
(00:30:37) – Why some Bitcoin Maxis hate Ordinals
(00:36:38) – Ordinal’s use-cases
(00:40:49) – What exactly is Stacks
(00:47:58) – Use-case of Stacks token
(00:51:26) – Why build on Bitcoin over other ecosystems
(00:57:08) – How Ordinals benefits
Filecoin is enabling open services for data, built on top of IPFS.
Today, Filecoin focuses primarily on storage as an open service, but looks to build the infrastructure to store, distribute and transform data.
Join the Space Warp program (Live until March 2023) to be among the first to build on the Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM) https://spacewarp.fvm.dev/
Stacks’s Website: https://www.stacks.co/
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Muneebs’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/muneeb
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