Mike Hearn was at the top of his game working for Google on a high salary as a computer programmer when one day he discovered bitcoin.
Bitcoin quickly blew his mind and Mike quit his cushy job at Google to work on the bitcoin protocol. What about bitcoin demanded he work for free for 2 years on the bitcoin protocol?
Find out in this interview with one of the guys who tinkered under the hood of bitcoin as much as any other.
This interview is especially interesting because it reminds us all of the fragilty of bitcoin. Mike shares his experience working with the core development team and outlines some major hurdles that bitcoin will need to overcome in the near future.
It was an especially good reality check for me who is well and truly drinking the bitcoin cool aid.