Gavin Andresen

Gavin Andresen (born Gavin Bell ) is a software developer best known for his involvement with bitcoin.wikipedia
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Bitcoin

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Gavin Andresen (born Gavin Bell ) is a software developer best known for his involvement with bitcoin.
Nakamoto is estimated to have mined one million bitcoins before disappearing in 2010, when he handed the network alert key and control of the code repository over to Gavin Andresen.

Satoshi Nakamoto

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Originally a developer of 3D graphics and virtual reality software, he became involved in developing products for the bitcoin market in 2010, and was declared by Satoshi Nakamoto as the lead developer of the reference implementation for bitcoin client software after Satoshi Nakamoto had announced his departure. After joining the developers contributing to Bitcoin along with Satoshi Nakamoto, he went on to become lead developer of the client software for the bitcoin network which is now known as Bitcoin Core. In November 2016 Andresen stated that the Australian programmer and entrepreneur Craig Wright was the real Satoshi Nakamoto, but later expressed regret getting involved in the “'who was Satoshi' game."
Around this time, he handed over control of the source code repository and network alert key to Gavin Andresen, transferred several related domains to various prominent members of the bitcoin community, and stopped his involvement in the project.

Bitcoin Foundation

In 2012 he founded the Bitcoin Foundation to support and nurture the development of the bitcoin currency, and by 2014 left his software development role to concentrate on his work with the Foundation.
Former lead bitcoin developer Gavin Andresen was hired by the foundation as "chief scientist."

Amherst, Massachusetts

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He is based in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Gavin Andresen, Bitcoin Foundation founder and Bitcoin Core contributor

Bitcoin faucet

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Soon after he created a website named The Bitcoin Faucet which gave away bitcoin.
The first bitcoin faucet was called The Bitcoin Faucet and was developed by Gavin Andresen in 2010.

History of bitcoin

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Before disappearing from any involvement in bitcoin, Nakamoto in a sense handed over the reins to developer Gavin Andresen, who then became the bitcoin lead developer at the Bitcoin Foundation, the 'anarchic' bitcoin community's closest thing to an official public face.

Bitcoin Core

After joining the developers contributing to Bitcoin along with Satoshi Nakamoto, he went on to become lead developer of the client software for the bitcoin network which is now known as Bitcoin Core.
Gavin Andresen was the former lead maintainer for the software client.

Software developer

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Gavin Andresen (born Gavin Bell ) is a software developer best known for his involvement with bitcoin.

Reference implementation

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Originally a developer of 3D graphics and virtual reality software, he became involved in developing products for the bitcoin market in 2010, and was declared by Satoshi Nakamoto as the lead developer of the reference implementation for bitcoin client software after Satoshi Nakamoto had announced his departure.

Client (computing)

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Originally a developer of 3D graphics and virtual reality software, he became involved in developing products for the bitcoin market in 2010, and was declared by Satoshi Nakamoto as the lead developer of the reference implementation for bitcoin client software after Satoshi Nakamoto had announced his departure.

3D computer graphics

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He began his career working on 3D graphics software at Silicon Graphics Computer Systems.

Silicon Graphics

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He began his career working on 3D graphics software at Silicon Graphics Computer Systems.

VRML

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In 1996, he co-authored the VRML 2.0 specification, and later published a reference manual for VRML 2.0.

Silicon Valley

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Since leaving Silicon Valley in 1996, Andresen has tackled a wide variety of software-related ventures, including CTO of an early voice-over-the-Internet startup and co-founder of a company that made multiplayer online games for blind people and their sighted friends.

Visual impairment

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Since leaving Silicon Valley in 1996, Andresen has tackled a wide variety of software-related ventures, including CTO of an early voice-over-the-Internet startup and co-founder of a company that made multiplayer online games for blind people and their sighted friends.

Escrow

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Andresen also created ClearCoin, an escrow-type of service, which was closed on about June 23, 2011.

Craig Steven Wright

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In November 2016 Andresen stated that the Australian programmer and entrepreneur Craig Wright was the real Satoshi Nakamoto, but later expressed regret getting involved in the “'who was Satoshi' game."

GitHub

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His commit access on GitHub was revoked in May 2016.

Bitcoin XT

On June 22, 2015, Gavin Andresen published BIP 101 calling for an increase in the maximum block size.