Jeff Garzik is a software engineer and entrepreneur who cofounded blockchain startup Bloq, where he currently serves as CEO. Bloq explores projects in DeFi, mining, the metaverse, web3, and more. Garzik is an avid Bitcoin enthusiast and a long time proponent of cryptocurrency’s value. Garzik was a Bitcoin core developer and advocated for SegWit2x, an unsuccessful attempt to double the block size.
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Why was SegWit2x unsuccessful?
Segwit2x was controversial due to its status as a hard fork. As a result, Bitcoin developers were ultimately unable to reach a consensus and it was never adopted. Instead, the soft fork upgrade SegWit was implemented.
Interviews with Jeff Garzik
- 2022-09-01: The Future Of Crypto With Jeff Garzik