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On January 15, 2016, former Bitcoin Core developer Mike Hearn left the bitcoin community and industry with a blog post entitled “The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment.””I have sold all my coins”, he wrote.
If you had the pleasure to watch ‘The Revenant’, you might have noticed how nature helps, as well as torments, the protagonist during his struggle to survive.
Panic caused by the action of Mike Hearn did not last long. It is obvious that the current situation with the price of Bitcoin will gradually level off.
Mike Hearn leaving the Bitcoin Core team causes a value free fall, but what is behind his quitting? A conspiracy to kill Bitcoin is going on?
Mike Hearn’s statement on the Bitcoin crisis is not enough to halt the era of Bitcoin. BTC has much more potential for growth and investor confidence.
Bitcoin XT, the intentional fork that has been shaking up the bitcoin price, includes code branded as a hardcoded “blacklist” by critics.
Bitcoin Core developer Jeff Garzik's proposed compromise to double the block size limit to 2MB as a temporary solution is still far from reaching consensus
Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen today proposed a hard fork change for Bitcoin XT in order to allow for an increased block size limit on the Bitcoin network.
The Far East versus the West; the United States versus China: a classic battle of global superpowers that may not have a winner
When CoinTelegraph asked the Bitcoin Wallet software providers listed on bitcoin.org, they showed broad support for increasing the Bitcoin block size limit from 1 to 20 MB.
Two of China's biggest bitcoin exchanges - BTCChina and Huobi - have voiced concerns over Bitcoin Core developer Gavin Andresen's proposal to raise the block size limit to 20 megabytes by next year.
Gavin Andresen suggested that he would shift his efforts from the main Bitcoin implementation (Bitcoin core) to the alternative Bitcoin-Xt implementation.
Hourglass is yet another promising project by BitcoinJ developer and former Google engineer Mike Hearn, which has already surpassed the crowdfunding goal for its initial design.
The US Marshals are beginning the process to auction of 50,000 bitcoins seized from Silk Road, Mike Hearn warns about the dangers of autonomous machines and suggests a self-ownership solution, Google and Square rumored to be collaborating on an OTC sales platform, and much more news that happened on February18.
Mike Hearn is one of Bitcoin’s most polarizing figures. I wanted to learn more about this core developer who has helped Bitcoin grow but still holds reservations about its future so I forwarded him a few questions. He was kind enough to respond and you can read the results below.
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