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Jimmy Song

Jimmy Song

Formal First Name
Jimmy
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송재준
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Jimmy Song is a Bitcoin Fellow at Blockchain Capital, a company funding projects based on blockchain technology. He is a highly regarded Bitcoin advocate, core developer, and author with over 20 years of deep technical expertise, programming, and development experience. He has been a vocal critic of Permissioned Blockchains, alternative cryptocurrencies, and the argument that Ethereum will decentralize the internet. Song also serves as an expert witness in certain events involving bitcoin.

  • Song caught the Bitcoin bug back in 2011.
  • He started in Bitcoin Development in 2013. 
  • He is well known for arguing that blockchains have limited use cases.
  • He has argued that the blockchain’s sole use case is for “sound money” – which is how he characterizes bitcoin
  • He teaches developers how to program Bitcoin through his seminar Programming Blockchain
  • He is the editor and author of the popular blog, Bitcoin Tech Talk and YouTube Off Chain with Jimmy Song.
  • He has contributed to Bitcoin Core, CoinDesk, as well as other Bitcoin projects.
  • He has been teaching blockchain to engineers for over 3 years.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.