Welcome to episode 66 of The Bitcoin Game, I'm Rob Mitchell. My second interview at the recent Bitcoin 2019 conference in San Francisco was with Jeremy Rubin, a fascinating guy who has contributed a ton to Bitcoin. We review Jeremy's background, discuss his current project (a BIP intended to aid with scaling pressures), and we revisit his controversial idea of a Bitcoin reorg in the wake of the recent Binance hack. And a lot more! Jeremy provides some pretty compelling content; I bet you'll enjoy this interview.
Jeremy on Twitter
Coinhive (similar to Tidbit, more recent)
MIT Bitcoin $100 Giveaway (Coindesk article)
Period of Exclusivity Encourages Early Adopters, by Christian Catalini http://news.mit.edu/2017/bitcoin-study-period-exclusivity-encourages-early-adopters-0713
MIT Digital Currency Initiative
Article on Jeremy's BIP from The Block
BIP - Bitcoin Improvement Proposal
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter
HTLC - Hash Time Locked Contracts Wiki
Jeremy's Initial Tweet about Binance Hack Reorg
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