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Bitcoin developer explains why he prefers teaching developers in the crypto space than contributing directly

Bitcoin developer and educator Jimmy Song recently shared his work as an educator. He also shared that why he is educating people more than contributing directly. In a recent interview with Crypto Insider, Song stated that he has been organizing two-day seminars in various parts of the world – North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. According to him, there was a lot to learn about Bitcoin and the seminars solve that. Elizabeth Stark was reportedly helping Song to get scholarship funds to teach developers who are not being able to afford his course. He said, “I’ve been doing this for over a year now, I’ve taught over 400 people and they get to learn a lot about the needy-greedy of Bitcoin and what it’s all about.” Moreover, he stated that he enjoyed teaching because he realized that he could have become the developer for the Core open-source projects but he felt that teaching was a better option. He further went on to say that one of the biggest shortcomings in the crypto space that people understanding the “material” and willing to teach it. Jimmy decided to address the problem by teaching it to those interested in the crypto space. He added, “I’ve been doing some form of teaching, not too often, but enough that I could potentially do something like that. And I quit my corporate job in the middle of last year and I started to do this.” According to the report, Jimmy almost organized 23 editions of his seminar over past year and trained over 400 people. According to him, the idea was that even if one out of either of those guys commits themselves for a year, “then I still come out ahead”. He added, “I want to train the next generation of developers. I really mean “next generation”, I’ve taught people as young as 14 and all the way up to people in their 70s… it’s a lot of different people and getting to teach, that’s my mission: to make Bitcoin stronger by creating more developers.” See Also: U.S. SEC strikes again, clamps down on fraudulent ICO French investigators question alleged Bitcoin fraud Alexander Vinnik Image via Shutterstock Join our Telegram group

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In-Depth Analysis Of Binance Coin (BNB) ‘Almost Scary,’ Says Binance CEO

Kyle Samani of Multicoin Capital, this week shared an in-depth analysis and valuation of Binance Coin (BNB). In fact, the report was so detailed that A recent report on Binance Coin $BNB was detailed that Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao described it as “almost scary.”

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Pantera Capital Voices Disdain for Crypto Winter, Says Its Been “Plenty Long,” as Fundamentals Are Disconnected

It is safe to say that the crypto winter that the industry has been going through has been painful and taxing to anyone involved. The value of Bitcoin has remained at lower levels since the end of 2017, and the rest of the altcoins have followed along. Pantera Capital, which is an investment group that centers around cryptocurrency in the Bay Area, says that the fundamentals are still strong, even if the prices are low. The startup released its February letter to discuss what they believe the future of the industry holds. Chief executive Dan Morehead said that, in many ways, the industry’s “underlying fundamentals are much, much stronger than they were in the 2014-2015 crypto winter.” He said the comment was basically due to the “impending institutional wave of money” that most experts believe is coming. The launches of the new products and exchanges like Bakkt, the crypto division of Fidelity, and ErisX should be considered progress and a catalyst for change, even if the prices do not

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Ethereum Foundation Researcher Joins CasperLabs for Creation of Proof of Stake Blockchain

CasperLabs is a new startup in the blockchain industry, aiming to help create a new proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain. The protocol is heavily associated with Ethereum, and the startup will be getting support from Vlad Zamfir in their new creation. Zamfir is a researcher from the Ethereum Foundation, and his role with CasperLabs will be that of the lead consensus protocol architect. His announcement confirms earlier reports that he is tied in with this blockchain startup. Right now, the plan for CasperLabs is to support the majority of the research that Zamfir performs on PoS so that they can release a “fully decentralized, sharded and scalable next-generation blockchain.” Zamfir added, in a discussion with CoinDesk, that he will be responsible for “producing protocol specifications” that “support the [CasperLabs] team” to help them understand the technology employed. Zamfir will not be taking on the coding of the blockchain however, as his role is purely for research purposes. So far,

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How to Create a Bitcoin Wallet Address from a Private Key

The process of generating a Bitcoin wallet address from a private key is not that difficult if you pay close attention to the aforementioned steps.

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The First Car Purchased With Bitcoin Is Now the World’s Most Expensive Prius

CoinDesk takes a ride in the first car ever purchased with bitcoin – a Prius paid for with 1,000 BTC.

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Money, Money, Money… Finally In the Hands of the Artist, Thanks to Blockchain!

The post Money, Money, Money… Finally In the Hands of the Artist, Thanks to Blockchain! appeared first on Invest In Blockchain.

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The Immutability Of Writing: Afrigate, Social Media, And The Power Of Words

Has social media made us forget that words have power?

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Crypto Surveillance Startup Raises $3M To Expand Machine Learning Capabilities

Solidius Labs, a crypto surveillance startup founded by engineers who previously worked for Goldman Sachs, has raised three million U.S dollars to expand its development of machine learning …

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Markets Update: Altcoins Gain on BTC

The recent bounce in the value of many leading cryptocurrencies relative to fiat currency has appeared to comprise the first bullish action of several months. However, since bottoming out during the third quarter of 2018, many leading altcoins have made significant bullish moves against BTC.

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Bitcoin’s Lightning Network ‘Torch’ Has Reached Fidelity Digital Assets

Fidelity Digital, the digital asset arm of Fidelity Investments, a large financial institution with over 27 million customers that manages $7.2 trillion worth of assets, has recently received the Lightning Network ‘torch’, as part of a game being played on Bitcoin’s second-layer scaling solution.

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Bitcoin Inventor: Become Satoshi Nakamoto with Faketoshi App

Because of the abundance of self-proclaiming Satoshi Nakamotos surfacing lately, the market saw an App enabling anyone to become the bitcoin inventor.

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Roger Ver Supports Jack Dorsey’s Notion of a Singular Cryptocurrency for the World Wide Web

As many of our regular readers may remember, Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver recently took to Twitter to call for the creation of a single native cryptocurrency for the Internet. The reason for this, as per Ver, is to help create a monetary token that will unify the World Wide Web and make online financial processes easier for people living across the globe. On the subject, Ver’s official Twitter handle recently posted the following message: “The internet defies national boundaries. It needs a currency that defies national boundaries.” More on the Matter It is worth noting that Ver is not the first altcoin supporter to call for the creation of a native currency for the internet. For example, a couple of weeks back, Twitter top-man Jack Dorsey too said that he definitely saw Bitcoin as a potential unifying monetary offering for world wide web. During his now infamous appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience, Dorsey was quoted as saying: “I believe the internet will have a native currency and I

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Инвестиционный гигант Fidelity получил «Lightning-факел» и передал его в Гарвард

Подразделение Fidelity Digital Assets, ориентированное на разработку кастодиальных решений для цифровых активов, получило так называемый “Lightning-факел”. Эстафету компании передал известный биткоин-максималист и майнер, скрывающийся под псевдонимом wiz. Размер платежа достиг 0,0364 BTC или 3,64 млн сатоши. We and our research team at the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology have received the #LNTorch ⚡from @Wiz. Who should we pass it to? #LNTrustChain — Fidelity Digital Assets (@DigitalAssets) 22 февраля 2019 г. @wiz here’s our invoice for 3.64M satoshis. lnbc36400u1pw8q7xxpp5z7jagyyme7uge8g4xhjz3mu5l90hn02uwkv20y50m0mg9akm3kmsdqqcqzys4hf4s86nm3sw63kcvytx3d8spcc9ayr6udqscesldm3n29yqxwpsj6faz0cycs0r4u6zvgjr22tgdnxq6wzt0l876ycl0fr6amjc3msq5g0r5t#LNTrustChain — Fidelity Digital Assets (@DigitalAssets) 22 февраля 2019 г. Примечательно, что сам wiz получил “Lightning-факел” от предпринимателя Чарли Шрема, бывшего главы обменника Bitinstant. Love it!

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