Marco Peereboom is New Systems Development Lead for Decred, a community-driven crypto currency designed to be a superior store of value for generations to come. Marco is an avid open source developer and security expert, who has been actively involved in Decred since its inception in 2016.
Privacy, liquidity, and availability. According to a user survey from exactly one year ago, the Decred community overwhelmingly identified these three areas of improvement. While the embers of privacy smolder and tease against the silent backdrop of excitement and anticipation, I’d like to focus on solid progress on the other two fronts.
During TF Blockchain 2 on November 9, 2018, we were joined by Isaac Hart who is currently a community manager at Decred.
Marco and I sat down to discuss how Decred is changing multiple different aspects of how cryptocurrency projects run.
It is not a secret anymore that pure PoW networks are vulnerable to forking. We have witnessed the creation of several minority forked coins, most notably Ethereum Classic, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Cash, and Bitcoin SV.
Decred is an autonomous digital currency. With a hybrid consensus system, it is built to be a decentralized, sustainable, and self-ruling currency where stakeholders make the rules. Texas Bitcoin Conference 2018 playlist: https://youtu.be/tkllaH0Y0ng
October marked a landmark for Decred: the launch of Politeia, its policy and budgetary proposal system. In the first week, six proposals were introduced, which the Decred community actively debated and voted upon.
Decred's proposal system, Politeia, goes into production. Politeia allows Decred users and stakeholders to propose, discuss, collaborate on, and fund new projects, initiatives, and consensus changes.
In this episode, we chatted with Marco Peereboom, Decred Systems Development Lead & CTO of Company Zero. I was joined by Vishal as my co-host for this interview. We discussed about core technical features of Decred & things planned for the future.
Jonathan Zeppettini (JZ) is the International Operations Lead at Decred, a cryptocurrency with a strong focus on community input, open governance, and sustainable funding and development.
Blocknet had the privilege to talk to Decred team member JZ (aka Decred Jesus) at Consensus 2018 in New York City. Decred is creating an organizational platform any community can utilize. Through there powerful, on-chain, governing structure, all projects and communities could tap into their self governing capabilities through the Blocknet Protocol. We are excited to see where Decred goes as more blockchains and dApps have access to their technology through the Blocknet Protocol and Block DX Decentralized Exchange. We are at the beginning of a new era of cross-blockchain ecosystems!
This guide was created for experienced developers who would like to join the Decred team.