Bitcoin Core devs take the stage at MIT to discuss Taproot, protocol consensus and promising new projects

Quick Take

  • At the MIT Bitcoin Expo this weekend, developers Pieter Wuille, Amiti Uttarwar, John Newbery, Cory Fields, and Andrew Poelstra discussed their daily work, the future of Taproot, and other projects that excite them the most
  • According to Andrew Poelstra, director of research at Blockstream, Bitcoin politics plays a role in the slow pace of protocol changes and any contributor has to make sure that no ecosystem participant will be worse off after a proposed change.