Categories Asides Bitcoin and decentralization Post author By Matt Post date October 6, 2012 3 Comments on Bitcoin and decentralization The value of Bitcoin is in its decentralization. Share this: Related On WordPress.com and BitcoinFebruary 24, 2015In "Asides"Bitcoin TroubleJanuary 16, 2016In "Asides"Bitcoin: The Fifth ProtocolApril 6, 2014In "Asides" ← America’s Cup in San Francisco → Pandora and Artist Payments 3 replies on “Bitcoin and decentralization” Hi Matt, I am a long time fan of your work w/ wordpress and your contribution to the open source community. You are a big open source advocate and someone with alot of experience on whether a project has a healthy enough ecosystem to survive. You’re also a programmer (as I am) so I think you have a sense for whether the technicals are scalable as it is. I’d be really curious to get your thoughts on bitcoin. What do you think? Will it survive? I don’t know if Bitcoin itself will survive, but I’m 100% we’ll have something like it as an alternative to national currencies, unless it becomes outlawed for some reason. I thought the value of Bitcoin was being able to buy drugs from Silk Road… Comments are closed.