Gavin Andresen Doesn’t Have Answers to These Bitcoin Questions

Gavin Andresen Doesn’t Have Answers to These Bitcoin Questions

Bitcoin Aware | Aritcles | Gavin Andresen Doesn’t Have Answers to These Bitcoin QuestionsNEW YORK (InsideBItcoins) In a recent talk at DevCore Boston 2015, Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen focused on certain questions related to bitcoin that even Satoshi didn’t have the answers to. He pointed out that it was unlikely that Satoshi was a sophisticated cryptographer due to certain design decisions he made during the original development of Bitcoin Core, and he even described his proudest moment in bitcoinв as the time he was able to solve the penny floodingв problem after Satoshi couldn’t come up with a proper solution. At the end of the talk, Andresen moved the focus of his presentation from what Satoshi didn’t know during the early days of bitcoin to what he himself doesn’t know about bitcoin’s future right now. The short list was a glimpse into the kinds of bitcoin-related questions that the bitcoin core developer likes to think about. [Read More: Gavin Andresen Optimistic About Scaling Bitcoin]Pseudonymous identitiesMany of the future applications for bitcoin, such as pseudonymousВ marketplaces, require some sort of identity or reputation system to make sure everything runs smoothly. While it’s possible to build a somewhat-reputable pseudonymous identity on the Internet, there are still plenty of issues with the systems that are currently available. Andresen was able to share some examples where pseudonymous identity systems come up short:I think a lot of problems in the bitcoin space are problems of identity. Who are you dealing with? Are they trustworthy? Are they running a long con and they’ll just run away with everybody’s bitcoins?… insidebitcoins. com/news/gavin-andresen-doesnt-have-answers-to-these-bitcoin-questions/30724