Doug Petkanics (Livepeer) On The Future Of P2P Technology And Video Streaming

Doug Petkanics is an entrepreneur and software engineer. He is currently Co-founder at Livepeer. He previously co-founded Wildcard and Hyperpublic, and served as VP Engineering at both.

Livepeer is a decentralized live video broadcast platform. It allows decentralized live-streaming, built on the Ethereum blockchain.

In this episode of The Crunch we speak with Doug about the peer to peer technology, its origins, possibilities and the future.

Listen to this interview and learn:

  • How did P2P technology start?
  • What is the main advantage of P2P networks?
  • When will the P2P technology move to the phones?
  • What are practical constrains of P2P technology?
  • Are tokens necessary to run p2p networks?
  • What is Livepeer?
  • What will happen in p2p technology in next 2-3 years?

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