Jimmy Song is a prominent Bitcoin advocate, core developer, entrepreneur and author. Song has been contributing to Bitcoin projects since 2013, and is one of the most outspoken people in Bitcoin. He has been a vocal critic of permissioned blockchains, alternative cryptocurrencies, and the argument that Ethereum will decentralize the internet. Song has over 20 years of extensive experience in technical, programming, and development expertise. He started off as a software developer for a wide array of companies in different industries including entertainment, healthcare, and e-commerce. Today, Song is an instructor at Programming Blockchain, an advisor at Unchained Capital, and a lecturer at the University of Texas. He is the editor and author of the popular blog, Bitcoin Tech Talk and YouTube Off Chain with Jimmy Song. In addition, he is an open-source contributor to various Bitcoin projects, and is a frequent contributor to CoinDesk and Bitcoin Core, among others. Previously, he was a Bitcoin Fellow at Blockchain Capital, a company funding projects based on blockchain technology.
CAREER IN BITCOIN
Song is well known for arguing the blockchains have limited use cases.
He then joined athenahealth as a Senior Developer, where he was involved in physician management information systems.
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