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Opinion
The new era of payments isn’t all about you tapping your iPhone at Marks & Sparks. It’s about your stuff paying other stuff, and it’s an incredible opportunity for the payments industry to expand and deliver.
Dave Birch
For once, an insightful take by Kaminska.
Izabella Kaminska
A breakdown of the various political forces fighting against each other over how to scale the Bitcoin block size.
Green Address
Bitcoin and blockchains could usher in an era of real-time financial auditing, making the regulator’s job much faster, easier and cheaper, and thereby reducing regulation and compliance-driven overhead for firms.
Juan Llanos
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
This is the first time the forecast estimate has dropped below 0.6 BTC per Thps. I’d been hoping that the mining difficulty would stabilise, but it appears the the slight increase in network hashrate is not just due to variance.
Organ of Corti
Both Discus Fish and Bitfury are doing well in transaction fees.
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
WSJ
Legal and Regulations
UK understands FinTech. These announcements are a clear sign that the government is not just paying lip service when it says it wants the UK to be the best place in the world to do business in this sector.
Jack Gavigan
Bitcoin 101
All you ever wanted to know about Bitcoin Mining.
Princeton University
Startups and Projects
Blockcypher
Bitgo
coindesk.​com
coindesk.​com
coindesk.​com
Altcoins and Appcoins
Peter Todd is a core developer. His prose is quite dense, and difficult to follow but very insightful.
Peter Todd
coindesk.​com
Code and Development
Bitzuma
A visual language for multisig transactions that can become quite tough to grok as the number and types of stakeholders grow.
Ben Davenport
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