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Jake Yocom-Piatt, Project Lead for Decred, a community-directed digital currency designed to be a superior long-term store of value. Decred's hybrid PoW+PoS consensus mechanism, transparent proposal and voting system, and continually funded treasury, make it secure, adaptable, and self-funding. Jake has been using, funding and directing the creation of open-source software for over a decade. Prior to Decred, he funded and oversaw the creation of btcsuite, an alternative full-node Bitcoin implementation written in go, whose source code has been used in several other notable projects, e.g. Lightning Network (lnd), Ethereum, and Factom. He is also a co-creator of zkc, a high-security asynchronous chat system.

 
The Insights of Building Decentralized Infrastructure with Jake Yocom-Piatt from Decred
 
Decred | Consensus 2019
 
Cryptocurrency Security and Adaptability
 
Politeia in Production
 
A New Kind of DEX
 
Alternative Blockchain Governance Systems With Jake & Kyle From Decred
 
Decred Interview - Blockchain Expo Global 2018 London
 
2018 Decred Roadmap

It is finally time for the 2018 Decred roadmap to be released. 2017 has been quite an eventful year for both Decred and the entire cryptocurrency domain, with exchange rates surging and a substantial increase in interest from the conventional finance sector. Decred has continued with its approach of generating deliverables before hyping them...

 
Decred Assembly - Ep12 - Decred contractors and future proposal system with Jake Yocom-Piatt!
 

Dave Collins and Jake Yocom-Piatt join us to talk about Decred, a cryptocurrency which introduces an innovative system of community-based governance into its blockchain. Decred implements a hybrid Proof of Work and Proof of Stake system in which miners validate transactions, while users can vote on new features and upgrades to the protocol. This clever approach enables efficient blockchain governance, which has demonstrated to be successful in a recent protocol upgrade on the live network.

 
Decred Assembly - Ep2 - Decred Roadmap 2017 w/ Guest Jake Yocom-Piatt (Project Organizer of Decred)