Value for Value ⚡️

Open source? it won't be your choice if you take VC.

Episode Summary

Azz is the 16 year old founder of Valera, a company uniting hardware and software to bring Lightning payments to billions of people around the world. In our conversation, we discussed Indra, Valera’s Lightning node runtime for enabling near-zero cost Lightning nodes, we discussed the concept of connecting cold keys and wearable devices to your Lightning node, and we explored the idea of integrating hardware and software to build better products. → Valera: → Indra Tweetstorm: Sponsors → Voltage: → Stakwork: This show is a Lightning podcast. That means instead of asking for likes or shares, I ask for sats. The best way to show your support is to download Fountain from the App Store, load your wallet with some sats, and send them over the Lightning Network to → Fountain: → More Episodes: → Lightning Address: ⚡ Links → Stack Sats: → Twitter: → Books: → Blog: Timestamps 00:00 - Intro 02:15 - Azz Intro 09:09 - What Is A Lightning Node Runtime? 11:31 - How Indra Works 21:59 - What Might Indra Developers Build? 23:58 - Cold Keys on the Lightning Network 35:27 - Lowering the Cost of a Lightning Node by 10,000x 38:51 - Performance Trade-offs of Indra 46:03 - Will Indra Improve Lightning Network Reliability? 50:49 - Valera’s Vision 1:07:08 - Valera’s Focus on Hardware & Software 1:20:48 - The Lightning Round
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