We speak to Diego Gutiérrez Zaldívar, CEO and co-founder of Rootstock or RSK (https://www.rsk.co/) and RIF Labs (https://www.rifos.org/). Rootstock, most famously, is known for putting smart contract functionality on the Bitcoin Blockchain.
Tune in to hear about:
- Diego’s interesting background and how he got into crypto
- What Rootstock is and the concept of Merge Mining?
- How Rootstock helps the Bitcoin miners by generating additional returns for them (related to the concept of Merge Mining)?
- Why should DApps build on RSK?
- What is RIFOS and how did it come about?
- Why is RIFOS important – note, it integrates things like storage, name service, data feeds, etc to make it easier to develop DApps
- Rootstock’s plans in Asia
- Diego’s mantra for surviving in crypto – The rougher the weather is, the calmer you have to be