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What Bitcoin Did #57 Building Bitcoin With Core Developer Bryan Bishop

Published on December 18th, 2018 by DSholla

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“There are bugs in Bitcoin, some that we know about and some that we don’t. Of the ones that we know about, not all of them are public knowledge.”

— Bryan Bishop

Interview location: Skype

Interview date: Friday 14th Dec, 2018

Project: Bitcoin

Role: Core Developer

Bitcoin may be the most important software project of our lifetime. A decentralized protocol, storing $billions in value, potentially $trillions in the future, yet this software is supported and developed by a distributed, volunteer group of developers.

How does this group of developers make decisions? What upgrades are important? Who gets to contribute to Bitcoin? How is code reviewed and pushed live? How are bugs reported and handled?

There are so many important questions that surround the development of Bitcoin and protection of the protocol, some of it shrouded in mystery. In this interview, I talk with Core Developer, Bryan Bishop about how developers work on Bitcoin. We discuss how ideas go from concept to code, testing procedures and the future of Bitcoin.

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