Code the Road Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus

On February 21st, 2016, after 19 long hours stuck in the training rooms at Cyberport we came to a consensus between Bitcoin miners and core devs on the road forward for scaling Bitcoin.

I've got a bunch of pictures and stories that unfortunately, I haven't had time to put together and share. 

One thing I will say, though, is that with everyone in the same room it's very hard to see evidence of any conspiracy. Talking privately to devs and Bitcoin miners, the feeling was that leaving the room without some sort of consensus would mean a huge blow for Bitcoin. People chose to forgo dinner and drinks on a Saturday night to stay in a stuffy conference room until 4am (8 hours after the ventilation system had been turned off!) tirelessly discussing, explaining, debating and translating back and forth between Chinese and English.


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