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BTC009: Bitcoin Engineering w/ Core Developer Jimmy Song (Bitcoin Podcast)

Released Wednesday, 20th January 2021
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In this episode, you'll learn:
  • How are Bitcoin updates generated between developers
  • How are Bitcoin updates released once complete
  • How are new versions tested and agreed to
  • What happens if updates aren't used by full node operators
  • Why full node operators are important versus why miners are important
  • 51% attacks
  • Quantum computing and it's potential threat to Bitcoin
  • Other engineering threats to Bitcoin
  • Jimmy's thoughts on interesting software initiatives moving forward


BOOKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
  • Jimmy Song's new Book, Thank God For Bitcoin
  • Jimmy's Book, Programming Bitcoin
  • Jimmy's Podcast, OffChain
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