Tag: open source

Oct 19 2021

Who Funds Bitcoin Core Developers? Here Are The Facts

Even superheroes like the Bitcoin Core Developers have to eat. One of the most mind-blowing facts about Bitcoin is that a group of volunteers maintain and keep developing the code. Private companies, NGOs, and wealthy Bitcoiners support them via grants and donations. This is all done over the counter, with as much transparency as possible. Here’s a...

Feb 03 2021

Taproot Update: Bitcoin Users Home In on Activation Plan, Date Still TBD

The meeting ended with rough consensus in favor of BIP8 (false), as well as with approval of two possible methods to put this BIP into motion.

Dec 30 2020

How DeFi ‘Degens’ Are Funding the Next Wave of Open-Source Development

Dec 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  defi gitcoin open source opinion people

Gitcoin's Kevin Owocki coins the phrase "regenerative finance" to describe the future of funding open-source development.

Dec 18 2020

Why Open Source Matters for Bitcoin

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Nov 23 2020

Everything You Need to Use Bitcoin Safely, From Beginner to Expert

This is a promoted article provided by SatoshiLabs. To succeed, Bitcoin must be attractive and intuitive to all kinds of users. Making an ecosystem that serves everyone’s needs equally is a significant undertaking, but it’s made much easier through collaboration. There are four fundamental tiers of user that need to be defined if they are to be protected, each building on the foundations...

Nov 13 2020

Developers Debate Disclosure Protocols After ‘Accidental’ Ethereum Hard Fork

Nov 13 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  ethereum geth hard fork open source tech

Ethereum’s largest client Geth hard-forked after a bug was tripped Wednesday. Developers are now weighing the merits of security disclosures methods.

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