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Jeff Garzik, one of Bitcoin's core developers, talks about his views on Satoshi Nakamoto and the future of Bitcoin. - http://tldr.io/tldrs/51dc4c64a043b14e0a0006d7/jeff-garzik-one...
Bitcoin is out of its infancy and starting to mature. There are increasing numbers of merchants at BitPay, and people are starting to see it as money over IP. There was no one single event that set the cryptocurrency on a course for success. It was more of a slow, organic process. It’s a meritocracy like every other open source project. Your contributions are valued if everyone else has consensus about it being a valuable contribution In general, the devs try to be very conservative. Typically, we don’t introduce new features. We just try to ensure that the existing ones work. That isn’t to say that new features can’t happen. Still some gaps to fill - “Recurring payments” and “transaction lifetime determinism” into the core protocol. Read complete article ‎- silpol