AMA with Brendan Eich
On August 16th, BAT Community hosted the first in an upcoming series of AMAs (Ask Me Anything!) with Brendan Eich in the r/BATProject subreddit. Over the course of the AMA, Brendan answered a mix of pre-submitted and live questions from Redditors about Brave and the Basic Attention Token.
Highlights from the AMA with Brendan are listed below. A link to the full transcript can be found at the bottom of this post.
The next AMA will take place on Wednesday, August 22nd, and will feature Brian Bondy, Brave’s co-founder & CTO; you can submit your questions already via Reddit. For a full list of upcoming BAT Community AMAs from this August 2018 through January 2019, see below.
Read the full AMA here: https://www.reddit.com/r/BATProject/comments/97trex/im_brendan_eich_ceo_of_bat_and_brave_ama/
See the transcript from Brendan’s December 20th, 2017 AMA here: https://www.reddit.com/r/BATProject/comments/7l4033/transcript_of_ama_with_brendan_eich_ceo_of_brave/
Follow the BAT Community’s Updates: https://www.reddit.com/r/BATProject/
Upcoming BAT Community AMAs:
Brian Bondy, Brave CTO and Co-Founder
Johnny Ryan, Chief Policy Officer
Joel Reis and Sergey Zhukovsky, Brave iOS and Android
David Temkin, Chief Product Officer
Yan Zhu, Chief Information Security Officer
Jonathan Sampson, Developer Relations Specialist
Alex Wykoff, User Research and Testing
Ryan Watson and Kamil Jozwiak, DevOps and QA
CBO Brian Brown, Luke Mulks, Jan Piotrowski and Brad Flora from the Business Development team.
Tom Lowenthal, Security and Privacy Coordinator
Continue reading for news on ad blocking, features, performance, privacy and Basic Attention Token related announcements.
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