February 4 is a significant day in Bitcoin’s history. On this day in 2020, the Genesis protocol upgrade successfully took place, stabilizing the Bitcoin protocol in addition to removing the block size limit.
To commemorate this historic event, CoinGeek’s chief historian Kurt Wuckert Jr. is hosting a Genesis anniversary livestream beginning at 2 p.m. EST on February 4.
A few hours before Kurt is set to go live, Bitcoin Association Founding President Jimmy Nguyen and nChain CTO and Bitcoin SV Infrastructure team Technical Director Steve Shadders are also hosting the BSV Virtual Meetup – EMEA at 12 p.m. EST (6 p.m. CET).
As far as what you can expect to see in each livestream, Kurt said:
“I will be doing live Q&A, illustrating some mostly unknown facts about bitcoin, entertaining a couple of special guests. Plus, I will be making a special, live announcement that nobody should miss.”
And from Jimmy and Steve, you can expect,
“This week, Bitcoin Association kicks off our BSV Virtual Meetups once again, with the first event of the year a special edition for the Bitcoin SV community in Europe, the Middle East and Africa,” said Nguyen.
“I’ll be giving a general update on news across the Bitcoin SV ecosystem to start the event, after which I’ll joined by Steve Shadders to discuss the Genesis upgrade—both past and present. Then, we’ll have a host of special guests tuning in to share some news of their own which you won’t