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Featured
Probably the best explanation so far of why a blockchain is inseparable from a token of value, and why if there is a winner, it will be Bitcoin. Playfully written too.
Joe Coin
Opinion
Entrepreneurs and developers are now creating the applications and infrastructure required to make DACs operational and profitable. The law needs to catch up with them.
Houman Shadab
A discussion of the idea of a centralized digital currency inspired by Bitcoin, for the internet age.
Ken Tindell
Follow-up to last week’s attempt at pricing Bitcoin from the bottom up.
Two-Bit Idiot
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
A consortium of bitcoin insideres have hired a PR firm to rebuild Bitcoin’s reputation.
Paul Vigna
Most people still haven’t heard of Bitcoin, and a large swathe of those who have heard of it think of it as a scam. Yet Bitcoin marches on…
Peter Van Valkenburgh
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Bitcoin 101
Subscribing to that class is highly encouraged.
Princeton University
Startups and Projects
coindesk.​com
coindesk.​com
Through Project High Line venture, Coinsetter is building technology that will enable our users to have their trades settled directly on the bitcoin blockchain.
coinsetter.​com
Crypto Facilities provides the bitcoin community with the infrastructure to safely trade and hedge bitcoin price risk.
cryptofacilities.​com
bitgoinc.​com
Code and Development
While not related to Bitcoin specifically, this is quite interesting.
Augur
In the three-part series you’ll learn how to model that data as a graph, prepare and import the raw data and analyze it using Neo4j’s Cypher query language to gain new insights.
Neo4j
UTXO can be optimized along three axes: preventing blockchain bloat, privacy and minimizing fees. This is not an easy problem, and various wallets can assign different weights to each.
Jameson Lopp
A slidedeck that purports to describe a solution to the “Bitcoin doesn’t scale” problem
lightning.​network
bitgo
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