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Let's Talk Bitcoin! #217 The Bitcoin Block Size Discussion

Published on May 30th, 2015 by adam


On Todays Show

Stephanie, Andreas and Adam speak first with Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen about the Bitcoin Block Size debate, where it came from, why it matters and what he thinks we should do about it.

During the second half of the show, Bitcoin Developer and outspoken block size increase opponent Peter Todd joins the discussion to share his perspective on the issue, the problems he sees and why taking action now actually prevents the problem from finding a market solution.

If you really want to understand all the intricacies and varied opinions that surround the issue, head over to the Bitcoin Development Mailing List archive where you can find literally the entire history of public bitcoin development discussion, this link will take you to all of Mays messages


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Credits for Episode 217

Content for todays episode was provided by Peter, Gavin, Stephanie, Andreas and Adam

This episode was edited by Adam B. Levine

Music for todays show was provided by Jared Rubens, and General Fuzz

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