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Bitcoin Architect: Everything You Need To Know About Bitcoin

Money that's resistant to central control
Saturday, August 10, 2013, 12:31 PM

Much has been written over the past year about the new digital currency Bitcoin especially after its price skyrocketed 15x in just a few months, followed by a blow-off correction of over 50%.

But what exactly is it? How does it work? How secure is it? What are its advantages (and disadvantages) to sovereign fiat currencies? To precious metals?

In this week's podcast, Chris talks with Gavin Andresen, chief scientist of the Bitcoin Foundation and lead developer for its digital currency project. » Read more

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Gavin Andresen

Gavin Andresen

Gavin began his career working on 3D graphics software at Silicon Graphics Computer Systems. Since leaving the Silicon Valley, his positions included CTO of an early voice-over-the-Internet startup and co-founder of a company making multiplayer online games for blind people and their sighted friends. Most recently, Gavin has been the lead developer for the Bitcoin digital currency project.