What Bitcoin Did #53 Grin’s Michael Cordner aka Yeastplume on Implementing Mimblewimble
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‘œThere may be a few people who genuinely think a deflationary currency is the way to go, nobody on the Grin team does.’ ‘” Michael Corder (Yeastplume) Interview location: Skype Interview date: Friday 30th Nov, 2018 Project: Grin Role: Developer Outside of the most hardcore Bitcoin maximalists, there are some who respect a minimal number of alternative cryptocurrency projects. My experience in creating this podcast is that you find some who say they are maximalists, but Monero is cool, or that Decred is interesting. The ability to command respect is usually steeped in a currencies foundation sharing characteristics of Bitcoin: An anonymous founder A focus on decentralisation A monetary policy which does not enrich the founders and developers No premine One such project which has sparked interest is Grin’s implementation of Mimblewimble, a new coin which attempts to solve some of the privacy and scaling issues of Bitcoin. On August 2nd, 2016, Tom Elvis Jedusor, a contributor to the Bitcoin Wizards IRC channel…