The Bitcoin Game #62: Michel Rauchs of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

Welcome to episode 62 of‚The Bitcoin Game, I’m Rob Mitchell. Michel Rauchs is the and lead at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). For the past few years, Michel has devoted life to studying the space, and he’s been a big part of several comprehensive studies that dig into many aspects of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You’ll see Michel and reports cited in tons of articles, particularly those that focus on Bitcoin’s energy use. I hope you enjoy Michel as guest on today’s episode.


EPISODE LINKS

Michel Rauchs on Twitter
https://twitter.com/mrauchs

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/ccaf

CCAF (2017) – Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study
https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/faculty-research/centres/alternative-finance/publications/global-cryptocurrency

CCAF (December 2018) – 2nd‚Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study (Section 7 has mining stats and map)
https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/faculty-research/centres/alternative-finance/publications/2nd-global-cryptoasset-benchmark-study

CCAF (August 2018) – Distributed Ledger Technology Systems
https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/faculty-research/centres/alternative-finance/publications/distributed-ledger-technology-systems

Marc Bevand (2017) – Electricity consumption of Bitcoin
https://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/faculty-research/centres/alternative-finance/publications/distributed-ledger-technology-systems

Michel’s 2018 Blog post, “A note on censorship resistance”
https://mrauchs.com/2018/10/a-note-on-censorship-resistance

Michel Rauchs, Xmas Lecture (December 2017)
https://youtu.be/BTp3o60xcEI


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The Bitcoin Game #62: Michel Rauchs of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

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