Blockchain and Crypto for Data Scientists | Jonathan Reichental


January 7th, 2022

47 mins 10 secs

Season 19

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[00:20:38] Most of the identifiers that associate a transaction with a person are just a series of letters and numbers, so it's not easy to trace back that Jonathan has sent Harpreet Sahota 1000 or 1000 bitcoin or something, but you can see all the transactions from the very, very beginning and you can export it. You could, you know, any number of data analytics products that you could run against it, just like any data store. One hundred percent, you can affect the data and get right to it, but you can obviously read and if you export it, you can do anything with it.

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[00:00:40] Guest Introduction

[00:02:58] Talk to us a bit about where you grew up and what it was like there.

[00:06:14] How did this love of technology kick-off? How did you get interested in it?

[00:09:15] What is a blockchain and how is this different from what we're used to seeing in Data structures?

[00:15:05] Every time I hear about blockchain in the same sentence, almost they talk about cryptocurrency. So the exact same thing, or can we use them in place of each other? How does this work?

[00:21:35] What are the implications of blockchain technology for data governance data management?

[00:27:02] What is the difference between public permissioned and private blockchains.

[00:45:42] Randon Round.

[00:45:52] What's your favorite piece of clothing that you own?

[00:46:13] Who are some of your heroes?

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