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Christian Lewe

Researcher at Blockstream Research working on Simplicity and miniscript for Bitcoin.⁠
April 1, 2024

Simplicity: Bitcoin’s Last Soft Fork? With Christian Lewe of Blockstream Research

I talk with Christian Lewe from Blockstream Research. Christian is working on Simplicity, a more robust programming language designed as an alternative to Bitcoin Script. The project that has been in the works for over ten years and has been described by Adam Back as “the last soft fork”, and as Christian shares, enabling simplicity could bypass a lot of the contentious soft fork discussions about things like covenants as this functionality is possible with Simplicity.