In this episode I talk to Marco Peereboom, Hacker, Decred new systems development lead and CTO of company zero about the Decred project and how it aims to upend the fiat paradigm and become a global currency. Decred is a hybrid proof of work/proof of stake system that makes forking and 51% attacks nearly impossible and adds a layer of governance that's missing from Bitcoin. A very intriguing project.

Interview with Marco Peereboom and Paul Snow

Litecoin Foundation's Franklyn Richards, Decred's Marco Peereboom, eToro's Yoni Assia, and CNN Business' Ivana Kottasová on our CryptoConf stage at Web Summit 2018. It has been a tough time for the cryptocurrency market. A rollercoaster year sees investors, holders, traders and speculators look with concern as to what will happen next. Will these surging currencies survive? And what does the future hold for everyone with an interest in crypto?

Marco Peereboom - What's Next in Governance
The underbelly of blockchain Governance with DeRose

On tonight's episode of "The Crypto Show," we interview Marco Peerboom, CTO and Cofounder of the cryptocurrency "Decred." Marco gives us a quick breakdown of just what Decred is and its features, and then he, Danny, and I discuss the many ways in which Decred is an improvement upon Bitcoin, in fact a "Bitcoin without the drama."

Cryptocurrency security: Spectre and Meltdown

Recently Google disclosed a new class of vulnerabilities known as Spectre and Meltdown. Folks in the Decred community have been asking questions about the implications of these bugs for Decred. This post delineates implications of these exploits and possible countermeasures. These bugs are akin to traders issuing cancels without back pressure to manipulate the market.

Decred Assembly - Ep11 - Voting and Proposal Systems

Marco regales us with the details behind the cryptocurrency project "Decred," going into detail concerning its voting operations. Brian asks many pointed questions concerning the project, and we barely get a chance to discuss Ethereum. This show ends up being a lot of fun while being highly informative about a powerful crypto creeping below the surface that many might be aware of but probably should be keeping an eye on.