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Interview with Dan Gould
Tokyo Citadel Builders

Interview with Dan Gould

21 Dec • 1hr 27m

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Dan Gould
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https://bitgould.com/

Bitdevs organizer, Lead maintainer of Payjoin Dev Kit
https://payjoindevkit.org/

> Bitcoin privacy
 ⁃ Payjoin
 ⁃ Tumblebit 
 ⁃ Snowden revelations. 
 ⁃ HRF and Opensats support
 ⁃ Payjoin Dev Kit and privacy built into all wallets
 ⁃ Anonymity sets 
 ⁃ Importance of incentives
 ⁃ Economic incentives and the relationship between privacy and efficient blockchain usageBitcoin privacy and soft fork proposals
 ⁃ OP_CTV, OP_CAT, cross input signature aggregation. 
 ⁃ Phoenix, splicing, and privacy
 ⁃ Nostr as a communications protocol for coinjoin coordination. 
 ⁃ Weakness of web socket model for privacy
 ⁃ Oblivious HTTP
 ⁃ Samourai Soroban 
 ⁃ Monero
 ⁃ Samourai vs Wasabi
 ⁃ Social media and bad incentives

> Taiwan
 ⁃ Chinese model of social media, censorship in the mainland, censorship in Taiwan
 ⁃ Circular economy in Taiwan. 
 ⁃ Bitcoin meetup scene in Taiwan. 
 ⁃ Taiwan government attitude to Bitcoin
 ⁃ Vitalik in Taiwan. 
 ⁃ PR, residency and golden visa
 ⁃ Taiwa demographic challenges. 
 ⁃ Geopolitical situation in Taiwan
 ⁃ Banking in Taiwan
 ⁃ Taiwan as a citadel.
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