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TRON 4.0 Online Conference: Justin Knoll — BitTorrent Head of Product & Engineering: TRON 4.0 Plus BitTorrent: A Powerful Combination
Thank you! Thank you so much. It’s a great pleasure to be with you today and it’s a great pleasure to tell you about the exciting work we have done over the last year especially in terms of bringing the TRON users to the BitTorrent ecosystem and vice versa. Connecting the two experiences in some new and exciting ways.
I’m going to tell you about an exciting project we have called BitTorrent speed, some overview and going into performance analysis that we have gone and then telling you where we’re going next. Then after that, going into some detail on BitTorrent file system. Again, beginning with the overview, talking about performance through the last year we have been rolling it out and finally, where we’re planning to go next. I’m very excited to tell you about this. It’s a great opportunity to connect the BitTorrent Blockchain with the one hundred million active users.
So background, BitTorrent is one of the most successful distributive applications in the world. In some sense, it’s one of the original distributive apps. It has scaled tremendously since its inception. It predates Blockchain technology but shares common concepts in terms of the power of distributive systems and the importance of peer to peer technology.
So BitTorrent speed is a system where a user of a BitTorrent client can connect to other peers by trading pieces of a file they all share a common interest in downloading, now, with BitTorrent speed they’re able to earn BTT which is a TRC10 token in the Blockchain.
It’s been available for over a year. It’s been growing pretty quickly over the course of last year. We’ll talk about it in one of ...
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