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Bitcoin-Core developer Matt Corallo has recently proposed a series of changes to the Bitcoin consensus code, dubbed “The Great Consensus Cleanup” in a new BIP, and submitted an associated pull request which implements the requisite code adjustments. The changes would be executed via a BIP-9 soft-fork in...
The group of contributors behind Bitcoin Core, the reference implementation of the Bitcoin protocol, have taken a lot of heat in the past year or so due to the misunderstandings related to the project’s development process. The project has made strides towards improving their communications over the past six...
Although recent media reports have claimed Bitcoin is in a crisis that could lead to the eventual demise of the technology, MIT Digital Currency Initiative member and Bitcoin Core contributor Cory Fields thinks the theoretically-immutable ledger system has never been healthier. In a recent presentation at the 2016 MIT...
Governance has become a key topic of interest in the Bitcoin community over the past few months, and Mastering Bitcoin Author Andreas Antonopoulos was asked about progress in this area during a recent interview on The Tatiana Show. In his response on the issue of governance, Antonopoulos noted: “We’re seeing...