30 Sep '13, 8am

A Rocket Scientist Takes On Bitcoin Security

A Rocket Scientist Takes On Bitcoin Security

Print Email Reprints Comment Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Google+ Alan Reiner, 30, thought he wouldn't find any career more interesting than missile defense simulations, but the self-described nerd left physics recently to work full-time on an ultra-secure Bitcoin wallet, Armory. Bitcoin, a decentralized virtual currency, "has a lot more benefit to humanity than missile defense does," Reiner says. "There's a richness [in Bitcoin] that hasn't been tapped yet. You know that rumor that you only use 10% of your brain, that's kind of how Bitcoin is; there's so much more it can do." Reiner, with degrees in math and engineering, had been building large physics simulations at John Hopkins University of Applied Physics Laboratory for the past seven years. For the past two, in his spare time, Reiner has been developing Armory, the free open source digital Bitcoin wallet that most serio...

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