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This is really quite interesting. According to the author, there are forces pushing the mining network towards both more decentralization and more centralization, depending on the layer you look at.
Organ of Corti
The first point is true. The other two are debatable and a little simplistic.
Nick Tomaino
Reflections on the new Coinbase Exchange.
Two-Bit Idiot
No digital currency will soon dislodge the dollar, but bitcoin is much more than a currency. It is a radically new, decentralized system for managing the way societies exchange value. It is, quite simply, one of the most powerful innovations in finance in 500 years.
Michael Casey Paul Vigna
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
Organ of Corti
Very long-time holders have moved a sizeable amount of coins these past few weeks. This post comes with a lot of charts about transactions.
John Ratcliff
Good guide for those who want to reduce volatily, that covers a lot of options, from simple to more complex, centralized or decentralized.
Clement Chan
Organ of Corti
Another week, another theft. 796 made the customer whole in one day.
Danno Ferrin
Organ of Corti
Bitcoin 101
This class is probably above 101 level in some technical aspects, but don’t let that deter you.
Princeton University
Startups and Projects
Code and Development
Thomas Voegtlin
Hackathon project to create a wallet that can accept 0 confirmations without trusting any third-party.
Tyler Houlihan
A deep dive into Bitcoin hardware wallets security. Illustrating weaknesses of hardware wallets based on regular (not secure) microcontrollers such as the Trezor.
Eric Larcheveque
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