Gavin Andresen

News

Bitcoin’s Former Chief Developer Regrets Playing the ‘Who Was Satoshi’ Game

Gavin Andresen now thinks we should all ignore Craig Wright.
Jordan Pearson
11.16.16
Business

Bitcoin Backers Debate Whether False Founding Claims Hurt the Virtual Currency

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright said he created bitcoin on May 2 and walked his story back three days later, in the latest embarrassing controversy for the virtual currency.
John Dyer
5.8.16
Australia

Why Satoshi Nakamoto Matters

Bitcoin is a political system, and Satoshi is an absentee head of state.
Jordan Pearson
5.3.16
Bitcoin

To Survive Long Term, Bitcoin Needs a Break from the Real World

Bitcoin is in trouble. MIT Media Lab is prescribing $900,000 and some time to incubate.
Christopher Malmo
3.29.16
News

The Dream of Buying a Coffee With Bitcoin Is Dying, If It’s Not Already Dead

“It’s a usability nightmare.”
Jordan Pearson
3.2.16
News

Bitcoin’s ‘New Normal’ Is Slow and Frustrating

These will be dark, deeply annoying times.
Jordan Pearson
2.29.16
2016

Here's What the Hell Happened In Bitcoin In 2015

This was Bitcoin's wildest year yet.
Jordan Pearson
12.23.15
Bitcoin

The Two People at the Heart of Bitcoin's Current Crisis

Gavin Andresen and Mike Hearn are trying to convince the Bitcoin world to make a big coordinated change.
Jordan Pearson
8.27.15
Business

Bitcoin Community in Disarray After New Software Introduced

The new software has sparked a crisis among the digital currency's network of developers and users about how to grow and remain true to the community's democratic roots.
Colleen Curry
8.20.15
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Core Devs in ‘Civil War’ Insist We’re Not Getting The Whole Story

“Even the Economist got a bunch of things wrong. :(” developer Peter Todd said.
Alyssa Hertig
8.20.15
Bitcoin

What Is Even Happening with Bitcoin Right Now

A civil war brewing over a minor software change.
Sarah Jeong
8.19.15
News

China's Powerful Bitcoin Miners Say Their Bandwidth Sucks

A proposed change in Bitcoin could mean miners with fewer resources will be shit out of luck.
Jordan Pearson
6.16.15
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