Archives

  • Issue #91 — April 28, 2016
    • An in-depth guide into how the mempool works
    • When Bitcoin Grows Up: What is Money?
    • Coinbase lets all US users instantly buy Bitcoin with a debit card
  • Issue #90 — April 21, 2016
    • Balaji Srinivasan On Private Blockchains
    • Bitcoin and the Rise of the Cypherpunks
    • Hashpower is the Ends, Bitcoin is the Means
  • Issue #89 — April 7, 2016
    • BitMEX and Kaiko: Making Life Simpler For Pro Bitcoin Traders
    • OpenBazaar is Open for Business
    • BTCC Funding, Development Report, and Hard-Forks
  • Issue #88 — March 18, 2016
    • The First Micropayments Marketplace
    • What is Ethereum?
    • Bitcoin, Scaling and Choices
  • Issue #87 — March 3, 2016
    • The first successful Zero-Knowledge Contingent Payment
    • Bitcoin Vaults: How to Put an End to Bitcoin Theft
    • How to Implement Secure Bitcoin Vaults
  • Issue #86 — February 25, 2016
    • The Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus Proposal — Too Little, Too Late
    • Avoiding the pointless blockchain project
    • Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus
  • Issue #85 — February 18, 2016
    • China's Role In Bitcoin: How Cultural Differences Are Affecting The Technology's Progress
    • Forking a Network
    • Bitcoin Is Having An Election
  • Issue #84 — February 12, 2016
    • The Princeton Bitcoin textbook is now freely available
    • Premise payouts get easier with Bitcoin
    • How Bitcoin Moves Forward
  • Issue #83 — February 4, 2016
    • Segregated Witness Benefits
    • The State of Bitcoin Core is Strong
    • Are Wallets Ready For Opt-In Replace-by-Fee?
  • Issue #82 — January 21, 2016
    • The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment
    • Point-by-Point Response To Mike Hearn’s Final Bitcoin Post
    • Why Bitcoin's Decentralization Matters
  • Issue #81 — January 14, 2016
    • Classic? Unlimited? XT? Core?
    • 2015 Bitcoin Year in Review
    • On the dangers of a blockchain monoculture
  • Issue #80 — December 14, 2015
    • Scaling Bitcoin: Hong Kong Recap
    • Reflections on Bitcoin by a middle-aged Englishman living in South-Eastern Europe
    • How To Spot Satoshi
  • Issue #79 — December 7, 2015
    • Bitcoin’s Ultimate Data Source is Now Named ‘Kaiko’
    • Slush Pool to Re-Enable BIP 101 Bitcoin Mining
    • An Appeal for Zero-Conf
  • Issue #78 — November 21, 2015
    • The 21 Bitcoin Computer: Now Shipped
    • The Real Reason Why Blockchain Technology Is Worth Investing In
    • November 17th 2015 Bitcoin Network Statistics
  • Issue #77 — November 14, 2015
    • MacroMania: Bitcoin and central banking
    • Decoding the DNA of Derivatives
    • A16z Podcast: Blockchain vs./and Bitcoin
  • Issue #76 — November 7, 2015
    • Bitcoin is a Three Ring Circus
    • Trust Machine: Global & Federated Blockchains
    • Bitcoin has a brand problem
  • Issue #75 — October 30, 2015
    • Bitcoin Price Hits New High for 2015
    • Brainstorming the Future of Bitcoin Apps
    • The trust machine
  • Issue #73 — October 18, 2015
    • 21 Inc Bitcoin Computer Could Change How Internet Works
    • October 11th 2015 Block Maker Statistics
    • October 11th 2015 Mining Pool Statistics
  • Issue #72 — October 10, 2015
    • Bitcoin Tutorials
    • Building a universal ledger. To blockchain or not to blockchain
    • Banks and Blockchains and Bitcoin, Oh My!
  • Issue #71 — October 5, 2015
    • Blockchains and Banks
    • 21 – The planet-sized computer
    • Decoupling Financial Indices with Decentralized Bitcoin Fact Generators
  • Issue #70 — September 25, 2015
    • The 21 Bitcoin Computer
    • Bitcoin discussions need to become more diplomatic
    • Challenger Deep is now live
  • Issue #69 — September 19, 2015
    • Bitcoin Is Officially a Commodity, According to U.S. Regulator
    • Constructive Debate Shines as Scaling Bitcoin Unites Developers
    • Bitcoin's Future Moves Into Focus at Scaling Bitcoin Day 2
  • Issue #68 — September 11, 2015
    • Measuring Decentralization
    • Bitcoin's Shared Ledger Technology: Money's New Operating System
    • Blythe Masters says US lags in blockchain use
  • Issue #67 — September 4, 2015
    • [podcast] Hard Forks, Hard Choices for Bitcoin
    • BIP101 implementation flaws
    • Seven reasons a "vote" for BIP100 is a bad idea
  • Issue #66 — August 16, 2015
    • Why is Bitcoin forking?
    • How Premise Uses Bitcoin to Collect Data in Venezuela
    • What Criminals May Gain from the Next Evolution of Bitcoin
  • Issue #65 — August 8, 2015
    • George Gilder on Bitcoin [10m video]
    • Bitcoin Quantitative Easing and the 21M Cap Debate
    • On Public and Private Blockchains
  • Issue #64 — July 31, 2015
    • How should Bitcoin be governed?
    • Analyzing the 2013 Bitcoin fork: centralized decision-making saved the day
    • Bitcoin commerce is broken.
  • Issue #63 — July 24, 2015
    • Challenger Deep now sending invites for beta testing
    • A Bitcoin Spam Attack Post-Mortem: S(LA)ying Alive
    • July 19th 2015 Block Maker Statistics
  • Issue #62 — July 19, 2015
    • State of Bitcoin Q2 2015: Price Rallies Amid Economic Turmoil
    • [podcast] Bitcoin’s Growing Pains — and Possibilities
    • How we traded a million Minecraft blocks in Bitcoin
  • Issue #61 — July 10, 2015
    • FAQ: Bitcoin mining and the luck statistic
    • Fix reddit with bitcoin.
    • The Greek financial mess; and some ways Bitcoin might help
  • Issue #60 — July 3, 2015
    • What is mining, why do we need it, and how much is enough?
    • Banks and exchanges turn to blockchain
    • The inevitable demise of unconfirmed Bitcoin transactions
  • Issue #59 — June 26, 2015
    • Analysis of the block size through economics
    • Bitcoin’s Ironic Crisis
    • How the Bitcoin experiment might fail
  • Issue #58 — June 19, 2015
    • Building Gift Cards 2.0 on the block chain
    • Why Decentralization Matters
    • The Blockchain as time
  • Issue #57 — June 12, 2015
    • 8 Problems for the Bitcoin Community to Solve Before Block Size
    • My Life Inside a Remote Chinese Bitcoin Mine
    • Arguments in the Bitcoin Block Size Debate
  • Issue #56 — June 5, 2015
    • A few results from the first intentional stress test on a communal blockchain
    • Food + Bits + Blocks
    • Gallus and Simo Debate Whether the Bitcoin Block Size Limit Should be Increased | Bram Cohen
  • Issue #55 — May 29, 2015
    • More on the block size increase debate
    • Summers and Swiss bitcoin hoards
    • With or without block size limit, bitcoin not be for everyone
  • Issue #54 — May 22, 2015
    • The Death of Bitcoin
    • A bitcoin miner in every device and in every hand
    • Bitfinex was hacked
  • Issue #53 — May 15, 2015
    • Bitcoin devs do NOT have consensus on blocksize
    • Time to roll out bigger blocks
    • Proof-Of-Work 2.0
  • Issue #52 — May 1, 2015
    • The Sum of All Chains
    • [video] Princeton Lecture 11 — The future of Bitcoin?
    • Can Bitcoin Conquer Argentina?
  • Issue #51 — April 24, 2015
    • MTGOX bankruptcy claims filing system
    • New book from NYT reporter Nathaniel Popper: Digital Gold
    • Bitcoin, the Global Reserve
  • Issue #50 — April 17, 2015
    • Launching a Digital Currency Initiative
    • State of Bitcoin Q1 2015: Record Investment Buoys Ecosystem
    • Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin
  • Issue #49 — April 10, 2015
    • Bitcoin and the Cypherpunks
    • April 5th 2015 Network Statistics
    • April 5th 2015 Mining Pool Statistics
  • Issue #48 — April 3, 2015
    • Smart contracts are a centralising force - exactly the opposite effect to the one you hoped for?
    • Replace by fee
    • Prosecution Futures - The Blockchain Evidence Against Force and Bridges
  • Issue #47 — March 27, 2015
    • We Deserve Better Payment Products
    • Blockchains as a public and private resource
    • March 22nd 2015 Mining Pool Statistics
  • Issue #46 — March 20, 2015
    • Payment skunkworks
    • On the potential of closed-system blockchains
    • Scaling Bitcoin is Political
  • Issue #45 — March 14, 2015
    • Ex-J.P. Morgan CDS Pioneer Blythe Masters To Head Bitcoin Trading Platform
    • 21 raises $116m from a16z and others
    • Scaling Bitcoin to Its First Billion Users and Beyond
  • Issue #44 — March 6, 2015
    • Why Bitcoin is Changing How Banks Do Business
    • [paper] Bitcoin: Our Best Tool for Privacy and Identity on the Internet
    • Third US Marshals Bitcoin Auction Sees Increase in Bidder Interest
  • Issue #43 — February 27, 2015
    • Crypto 2.0--And Other Misconceptions
    • Empowering Distributed Autonomous Companies
    • On the idea of a digital currency issued by a central bank
  • Issue #42 — February 20, 2015
    • Balaji Srinivasan on Bitcoin's Bigger Picture
    • Bitcoin and Airlines
    • The State of the Blockchain in 2015
  • Issue #41 — February 6, 2015
    • The Bootstrapper’s Guide To Bitcoin Remittances
    • Bitcoin is a Language Best Spoken by Machines
    • Bitcoin: possible bane of the diamond thief
  • Issue #40 — January 31, 2015
    • More on measuring mining centralisation
    • The Blockchain is Important and so is Bitcoin
    • Going Lunar
  • Issue #39 — January 23, 2015
    • Why Bitcoin is and isn't like the Internet
    • Bitcoin (and Blockchain)
    • Distributed Accounting Ledgers
  • Issue #38 — January 16, 2015
    • The Future of Wine Provenance Is Bitcoin
    • Beam It Up, Xendit Down
    • Show me the real money: Three monetary myths that need busting
  • Issue #37 — January 9, 2015
    • Visualization of the Bitstamp Hot Wallet Theft - 2 to 5 Jan 2015
    • Bitcoin Obituaries: Following Bitcoin While It Dies & Goes Up in Price
    • State of Bitcoin 2015: Ecosystem Grows Despite Price Decline
  • Issue #36 — December 21, 2014
    • ChangeTip Must Die
    • Why ASICs may be good for Bitcoin
    • [tweetstorm] @balajis on Bitcoin investment and apps
  • Issue #35 — December 12, 2014
    • Bitcoin for Rockstars
    • [Must read] The dawn of trustworthy computing
    • The Shared Data Layer of The Blockchain Application Stack
  • Issue #34 — December 5, 2014
    • [pdf] Pantera Capital's December newsletter
    • [pdf] Is Bitcoin the future?
    • The Miner's Dilemma
  • Issue #33 — November 28, 2014
    • [video] 32nd Annual Monetary Conference Keynote
    • Strengthening the Core
    • Bitcoin: New plumbing for financial services
  • Issue #32 — November 20, 2014
    • Standard and Riches – Blockchain technology turns finance into software
    • The Unbundling of Trust: how to identify good cryptocurrency opportunities?
    • Bitcoin Rising
  • Issue #31 — November 13, 2014
    • Random Darknet Shopper: Internet art randomly spends $100/wk of Bitcoin in darknet
    • I love the blockchain just not Bitcoin
    • My Money 20/20 Recap
  • Issue #30 — November 7, 2014
    • It’s just a game: a handful of scenarios in the Bitcoin world
    • Bitcoin Against Ebola
    • 7 Transactions Per Second? Really?
  • Issue #29 — October 31, 2014
    • Coinbase: Introducing Multisig Vault
    • Blockchain Investigation: Tracking Moolah Bitcoin Addresses
    • UBS CIO: Blockchain Technology Can Massively Simplify Banking
  • Issue #28 — October 24, 2014
    • State of Bitcoin: Recapping Bitcoin Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen’s fantastic Reddit AMA
    • Quindecillions & The Amazing Math Of Bitcoin's Private Keys [video]
    • The Optimal Block Size
  • Issue #27 — October 16, 2014
    • Stop the BitLicense
    • Bitcoin Wi-Fi System Enables Payments for Sharing Internet
    • Big Banks Are Confident in the Face of the Bitcoin Threat
  • Issue #26 — October 10, 2014
    • Review: BitCon, The Naked Truth About Bitcoin by Jeffrey Robinson
    • 'The Bitcoin-technology by itself is worth nothing'; an interview with Dark Wallet front-man Amir Taaki
    • Bitcoin's Killer Apps
  • Issue #25 — October 3, 2014
    • The Internet’s Missing Link
    • BTC Isn’t a Currency
    • Tim, why don’t you send yourself to a provably unspendable address?
  • Issue #24 — September 26, 2014
    • “Device Democracy”: IBM’s IoT Paper
    • The Bitcoin Hype Cycle
    • Bitcoin in the Philippines: A Perfect Cryptocurrency Storm
  • Issue #23 — September 19, 2014
    • Out of the Spotlight, Bitcoin Gains Legitimacy
    • The BoE opens Pandora’s Bitcoin box
    • Why Wall Street has yet to enter Bitcoin
  • Issue #22 — September 12, 2014
    • [pdf] Innovations in payment technologies and the emergence of digital currencies
    • Why I'm investing in bitcoins (Updated)
    • Check out IBM’s proposal for an internet of things architecture using Bitcoin’s block chain tech
  • Issue #21 — September 4, 2014
    • Bitcoin is Simply Better Money
    • How Bitcoin Actually Works [video]
    • Inside one of the world's largest bitcoin mines
  • Issue #20 — August 22, 2014
    • Meet Gavin Andresen, the Most Powerful Person in the World of Bitcoin
    • UK to Explore Bitcoin Role
    • There Is Now A Bitcoin ATM In Manhattan
  • Issue #19 — August 1, 2014
    • Think Payment Cards are Insecure? Just Wait Until Push-Payments Hit Primetime…
    • How to get bitcoin from the early adopters to the early majority
    • Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations
  • Issue #18 — July 25, 2014
    • Bitcoin: the Stripe perspective
    • “Decentralized”, you keep using that word but I don’t think it means what you think it means
    • Network Security and Proof of Work: Do We Need an Alternative?
  • Issue #17 — July 17, 2014
    • Reasons for why centralization has occurred and potential solutions
    • Under the Microscope: The True Costs of Banking
    • Bidding on Bitcoin
  • Issue #16 — July 11, 2014
    • The Complete History of Bitcoin
    • Bitcoin price 'to hit $2000' by end of the year
    • Under the Microscope: The Real Costs of a Dollar
  • Issue #15 — July 4, 2014
    • Is Bitcoin a joke? People thought that about the internet too.
    • Under the Microscope: The True Costs of Gold Production
    • Bitcoin in 10 Years: 4 Predictions From SecondMarket's Barry Silbert
  • Issue #14 — June 27, 2014
    • Bitcoin is moving from its Deceptive phase to a very Disruptive phase.
    • A Bitcoin You Can Flip
    • Under the Microscope: Economic and Environmental Costs of Bitcoin Mining
  • Issue #13 — June 20, 2014
    • 'Eavesdropping' Attack Can Unmask Up to 60% of Bitcoin Clients
    • It's Time For a Hard Bitcoin Fork
    • Bitcoin and Voting Power
  • Issue #12 — June 13, 2014
    • Bitcoin Is Great, But It Won’t Fix Our Monkey Brains
    • The coming digital anarchy
    • MTurk and Distributed Oracles -- two-tiered arbitration?
  • Issue #11 — June 6, 2014
    • Visions of a Techno-Leviathan: The Politics of the Bitcoin Blockchain
    • Fidor Exec: Banks Can't Avoid Competition from Cryptocurrencies
    • $5 Billion Insurance Company Offers Bitcoin Coverage to Businesses
  • Issue #10 — May 30, 2014
    • The Willy Report: proof of massive fraudulent trading activity at Mt. Gox
    • Willy and Markus Do Not Prove Market Manipulation
    • The Digital Path
  • Issue #9 — May 23, 2014
    • Bitcoin Will Globalize Politics
    • Julian Assange: Bitcoin could establish a new global consensus
    • Bitcoin 2014 Recap
  • Issue #8 — May 16, 2014
    • Bitcoins: Made in China
    • Living On Bitcoin A Year Later: Will It Be Easier?
    • A Network Analyst's View of the Blockchain
  • Issue #7 — May 9, 2014
    • Minimum Viable Block Chain
    • How Bitcoin's Technology Could Revolutionize Intellectual Property Rights
    • [podcast] Bitcoin Foundation Chief Scientist on the Present and Future of Bitcoin
  • Issue #6 — May 2, 2014
    • Game Theory, Assurance Contract and Crowdfunding via Bitcoin
    • In Bitcoin Debate, Larry Summers Sides with the History of Change
    • What happens when the miners pack up their gear?
  • Issue #5 — April 25, 2014
    • Bitcoin is No Substitute for Government Money, But a Refuge From Control
    • Dirty Deals in Smoke-Filled Rooms
    • The Democratic Disruption of Finance
  • Issue #4 — April 18, 2014
    • Side Chains: The How, The Challenges and the Potential
    • Bitcoin is A Coup, Not an Exit
    • The invention of the blockchain
  • Issue #3 — April 10, 2014
    • Squaring the Triangle: Secure, Decentralized, Human-Readable Names
    • The Irony in Bitcoin’s Growing Pains
    • A very fast history of cryptocurrencies before Bitcoin
  • Issue #2 — April 6, 2014
    • Bitcoin Is Pointless as a Currency, But It Could Change the World Anyway
    • Finding Equilibrium: Searching for the true value of a Bitcoin
    • [VIDEO] CoinSummit panels
  • Issue #1 — March 26, 2014
    • Enter The Blockchain: How Bitcoin Can Turn The Cloud Inside Out
    • Bitcoin to Be Treated As Property Instead of Currency by IRS
    • Bitcoin's Growing Role in US Politics