Can hardware wallets be trusted to generate seeds for you? What are the risks of trusting these devices? How can you use them securely without making things too complex and causing yourself more problems?
0:00 How can we minimize the amount of trust that we put in third parties?
2:37 How do we trust the seeds that are generated on these devices?
4:20 If you were to put millions of dollars in these devices, you probably need to take some precautions
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