The Full Lineup for Scaling Bitcoin is Now Available

The lineup for the third edition of the bitcoin developer conference Scaling Bitcoin is now available. Released today, the lineup features a heavy emphasis on talks devoted to scaling, or proposed improvements that would boost the transaction capacity of the bitcoin protocol. Planned talks include...
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A Controversial Bitcoin Alternative is Seeking a Comeback

A controversial bitcoin alternative may be making a comeback. With such a large community, bitcoin has perhaps inevitably seen disagreement about its future development. Having launched earlier this year, Bitcoin Unlimited grew out of an active movement to quickly pick up bitcoin’s userbase by increasing...
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Why Blockchain Immutability is a Perpetual Motion Claim

Chris DeRose is a journalist, software developer, bitcoin evangelist, public speaker and lead developer of Drop Zone. In this feature, DeRose discusses immutability and why he believes excessive marketing has lead to confusion over how blockchain systems can obtain this feature, and whether the feature...
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Amid Scaling Debate, Bitcoin Core Goes on Outreach Offensive

Even many of its members acknowledge Bitcoin Core has had a communication problem. The largely volunteer development team, which provides peer review and testing for the bitcoin network’s underlying code, has been on the defensive following the decision by a former member to criticize the project for failing...
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