23 Jan '16, 5pm

Is Bitcoin Dead? Not the Part that Matters

Michael J Casey works on blockchain-based solutions for the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab. He is also a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and the author of several books including "The Age of Cryptocurrency", which he authored with Paul Vigna. In this piece, Casey examines recent events in the bitcoin world that culminated in the departure of developer Mike Hearn, providing his perspective on the resulting debate. E tu , TechCrunch ? Like many in the digital currency community, I’m tired of the "bitcoin is dead" line that has permeated mainstream coverage of high-profile software developer Mike Hearn’s decision to quit the "failed" bitcoin experiment. Yet if we contemplate this misguided storyline, there's much to learn from it. It's up to those of us who believe this technology truly matters and that, in some shape or form, it will change the world, ...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/bitcion-dead-block-size-mike-hearn/

Tweets

Bitcoin Is Dead (Again), Long Live Bitcoin (Again)

techcrunch.com 23 Jan '16, 2pm

But Bitcoin “mining,” the process of forging and securing the all-important blockchain, has become an industrial rather th...

Bitcoin Is Dead (Again), Long Live Bitcoin (Again)

techcrunch.com 23 Jan '16, 2pm

But Bitcoin “mining,” the process of forging and securing the all-important blockchain, has become an industrial rather th...

#360WiseNews Bitcoin Is Dead (Again), Long Live...

techcrunch.com 23 Jan '16, 2pm

But Bitcoin “mining,” the process of forging and securing the all-important blockchain, has become an industrial rather th...

Things To Know About Shoes, Part 3: 21-30

theshoesnobblog.com 27 Jan '16, 11am

23. Toe Spring: learn about it. In a simplistic explanation, it’s the amount of space between the ground and the bottom of...

Why Bitcoin Matters: This post was originally p...

a16z.com 28 Jan '16, 12am

This post was originally published in the New York Times Deal Book . A mysterious new technology emerges, seemingly out of...

Bitcoin Isn't Dead, Yet - Breitbart News

breitbart.com 25 Jan '16, 11pm

Like most people, I recently considered the virtual currency bitcoin to be dead. Expired. Bereft of life. Kicked the bucke...

Bitcoin: Too Big to Fail

Bitcoin: Too Big to Fail

europe.newsweek.com 22 Jan '16, 12pm

The death of bitcoin has been proclaimed once again. Prominent developer Mike Hearn’s recent comments that the bitcoin exp...

Big Miners Back Bitcoin Classic As Scaling Debate Evolves - CoinDesk

Big Miners Back Bitcoin Classic As Scaling Deba...

coindesk.com 23 Jan '16, 5am

Following a months-long debate on how best to scale the bitcoin network to accommodate a greater number of transactions, b...

Despite reports, bitcoin isn't dead yet

Despite reports, bitcoin isn't dead yet

cnbc.com 21 Jan '16, 7pm

"I'm not concerned in the slightest," said Barry Silbert, founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group — a firm that oversees...

Bitcoin and Blockchain - Digital Future...

It's decentralized - The bitcoin network isn’t controlled by one central authority. It's easy to set up – Unlike banks who...