Atomic swaps are a very simple tool but hard to grasp concept. This is partly due to the technology and game theory, but what adds to the complexity is the emergent economic and regulatory implications that we also touch on in this episode of our internal knowledge session.
The recording is rather old, several months at this point. But as often, we are not chasing the news in our knowledge sessions but rather aim for the more fundamental topics.
While currently barely used in production systems, discussing them is not only useful to understand the flexibility and types of uses of programmable money, but they are also more concretely forming one of the building blocks of future blockchain-based financial products.
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