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Jameson Lopp

Jameson Lopp is an infrastructure engineer at Casa, a company that provides personal key management for cryptocurrencies. He was previously a software engineer at BitGo.


Reviews by Jameson Lopp

πŸ”‘ 3 positive | πŸ’© 4 negative


And yet NEO still maintains an ~$8B valuation despite proof that it's not even fault tolerant to a single consensus node failing, much less tolerant to Byzantine actors... not sure if the market is irrational or just ignorant.

2018-03-04 | Full Review

I've never heard a single person talk about NEM. I'm extremely skeptical that it's actually valued at a billion dollars.

2017-05-08 | Full Review


Ethereum Classic has <1% of Ethereum Project's hashing power, and, while there are plenty of sellers, no one's buying.

2016-07-21 | Full Review


IOTA is amazingly bad. I find it hard to believe it's valued at billions of dollars. I guess they have great marketing or something. I never got into it because I looked at their Java reference implementation and found it to be a mess.

2018-01-24 | Full Review


When humans change the way we think about the world we are able to invent more powerful types of organizations. Bitcoin is a breakthrough in self organization - now the rest of the world just needs to update its mental models to take advantage of it.

2018-11-25 | Full Review


I laughed when I initially heard about Dogecoin, but the Dogecoin community has done more in a month than Litecoin has in years. Impressive.

2013-12-24 | Full Review


If you're interested in cutting edge cypherpunk protocols you should be keeping an eye on Grin and Beam. . . If the tech works then it ought to be a pretty good way to make private payments.

2018-09-12 | Full Review

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