Matthew Green is an assistant professor in computer science at Johns Hopkins University. He co-created the Zerocash protocol, which is used by the ZCash cryptocurrency, and he was a founding scientist at the Zcash Company.
All coin and product reviews by expert Matthew Green.
Transaction demand is to some extent a function of the number of people simply holding the currency. Even if my main use case is holding, I’m still going to have to enter and leave the network.
This wouldn’t matter much if Bitcoin had loads of on-chain capacity, but the current capacity limits (likely to hold for a while) will turn even modest global adoption — just by people who do the minimum transacting possible — into a capacity problem.Full review
Monero had one bug that happened to be detectable. But this is not the rule, it was a lucky break. The complexity will go up as they try to reduce transaction sizes (using more Bulletproofs) and increase the number of mixins to reasonable values.Full review