Tag: Jeff Garzik

What Is Metronome?

If there is one flaw that all cryptocurrencies share, it is how they can only be used on their own respective blockchains right now. In a way, that is only normal, but it can also be considered a hindrance. While developers could easily build on top of the same blockchain to avoid this issue, Jeff Garzik has come up with a new solution. His Metronome project will present a currency …
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Jeff Garzik: “Blockstream Will Help Bitcoin Grow into The Future”

The world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency never has a dull moment. Now that Blockstream has officially appointed Adam Back as their CEO, a few interesting things are bound to happen soon. But Jeff Garzik, who runs his own company called Bloq, hinted at a potential partnership between both groups. Jeff Garzik Remains Keen on Blockstream The name Blockstream has been a topic of substantial controversy among Bitcoin enthusiasts over the …
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Bitcoin Core IRC Chat Shows Signs of Censorship

It is pertinent to keep in mind there is a very fine line between promoting Bitcoin and making it a target for bans in specific country. One user tried to promote a story about Bitcoin in Iran, and was promptly banned by Jeff Garzik from IRC. But was it the right decision? Bitcoin Does Not Need Unwanted Government Attention It all began when one user posted a link to Ycombinator, …
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Is BIP 202 The Bitcoin Block Size Solution Everyone Can Agree On?

For those in the Bitcoin community who hoped the block size debate had come to an end will be sorely mistaken. However, there seems to be good news, as a new GitHub proposal has been made by Jeff Garzik to incrementally increase the Bitcoin block size over time. BIP 202 is not overly complicated, and could end up being the solution everybody has been waiting for. Also Read: Can Companies …
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