Bitcoin Pioneer Who Gave Away Over $100 Million Has No Regrets


Jeff Garzik started writing software code for Bitcoin after reading a blog postabout the digital currency in July 2010.

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At the time, he was working remotely for open-source powerhouse Red Hat Inc. from an RV parked in an empty lot in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Jeff Garzik Source: Jeff Garzik

He soon became the third-biggest contributor to Bitcoin’s code after the cryptocurrency’s anonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto and developer Gavin Andresen, and remained so through 2014.

Looking back 10 years after its creation, Garzik says he is proud, even though Bitcoin is not what he envisioned it would…

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