Tag: amir taaki

Dec 04 2020

The Battle For P2SH: The Untold Story Of The First Bitcoin War

“Push the date back two months. OP_EVAL just is not ready yet.” It was the verdict Gavin Andresen had worked so long to avoid. With a single rebuke sent from Russell O’Connor’s keyboard, a months-long effort to upgrade Bitcoin — the first in the wake of founder Satoshi Nakamoto’s exit — was abruptly stalled ahead of implementation. As revealed by O’Connor, the proposed command —...

Nov 24 2020

Cypherpunk, Crypto Anarchy and How Bitcoin Lost the Narrative

Nov 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  amir taaki bitcoin cypherpunk history philosophy

The crypto industry tends to give "cypherpunk" vibes a great deal of lip service without much attention to their real values.

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