[Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyuCJkLF2Jo ]
[Paper: http://www.ofnumbers.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Bitcoins-Public-Goods-hurdles.pdf ]
Presentation given at the Institute for the Future on March 27, 2014. Note: there are numerous footnotes containing additional quotes and references of each slide. It covers the technical and economic limitations of Bitcoin in its current state, the financial incentives for operating a mining pool, the financial incentives for working as a developer and the various public goods issues surrounding a communal effort including special interest groups and lobbying.