Gavin Andresen on Ethereum

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Gavin Andresen is a software development and early contributor to Bitcoin Core. Andresen was declared lead developer of Bitcoin Core after Satoshi Nakamoto departed the project, and he also founded the Bitcoin Foundation in 2012.

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Ethereum is a Turing-Complete cryptocurrency that serves as a platform for programmable smart contracts.

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Ethereum reviews by Gavin Andresen

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    Ethereum processes more transactions [than Bitcoin]. Has lower fees. And more p2p nodes. . . . [M]ore scale means more decentralization.

    2017-12-13 | Full Review

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    Talent has been going to ETH for over a year now; miner centralization has little influence on that trend.

    2017-06-21 | Full Review

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I like to think the markets will eventually abandon tech-train-wreck coins (like IOTA).

2018-02-25 | Full Review


Bitcoin Cash is what I started working on in 2010 [with Bitcoin]: a store of value AND means of exchange.

2017-11-11 | Full Review


BTC is the Birkin Bag of crypto-assets. Expensive and rare with high transaction costs but huge brand value.

2018-01-08 | Full Review

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The best venture investment of the last three years wasn't a venture deal. Ethereum โ€” 750x, liquid, and open to all.

2017-06-02 | Full Review


I have often said that Ethereum is doing it right throughout the DAO fork, and Bitcoin devs, with their fetishistic dependence on "the longest chain," their inability to change ancient code, and their obvious conflicts of interest, are on weak ground.

2017-12-18 | Full Review


Every 10-15 years, thereโ€™s a major new transition. . . . To me, Ethereum is the most important technology of the decade, for sure. I donโ€™t even think itโ€™s going to be questionable.

2018-04-19 | Full Review

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