Ep. 35


May 11, 2015


David Mazières

Chief Scientist, Stellar Development Foundation

David Mazières is a professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he leads the Secure Computer Systems research group. He also serves as the Chief Scientist of both Stellar Development Foundation and GitStar, Inc.


David Mazières, Chief Scientist at Stellar, talks to us about his work at the Stellar foundation building software to expand financial access. We also talk about how he uses temporary email addresses to ward off spammers, how he started coding in the fourth grade, and why he doesn’t think you need a computer science degree to make an impact in tech.

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