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Will recent breakthroughs in computer science make truly free markets a reality?
Jim Epstein
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
Slight decrease in network hashrate.
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Well this should be interesting. The exchanges are still far too amateurish for genuine HFT though.
A couple of blocks from a new coinbase signer, BitClub Network.
Organ of Corti
Legal and Regulations
Money transmission regulation exists at both the state and federal levels in the US.
This should ease up the fears on the regulators and authorities.
Jerry Brito
Bitcoin 101
More about proof-of-work.
Princeton University
Startups and Projects
An interview with Coinbase employee Nick Tomaino about how Coinbase is bringing Bitcoin to the masses.
Altcoins and Appcoins
A primer on the Stellar Consensus Protocol, understandable by most.
Code and Development
A global content registry on top of the Bitcoin blockchain to register canonical representations of digital media.
Coinbase does it again. Big prizes, no time limits, no obligation to use the Coinbase API.
Interesting discussion about the viability of the Stellar Consensus Protocol (SCP) between the creator of the SCP and Greg Maxwell, Bitcoin core dev.
Hacker News
Rusty Russell
Penny Bank is a project to add microtransaction support to bitcoin without requiring any core changes, only by using a custom transaction script and simple interoperable smart contracts between two parties.
Ryan Smith is Chain’s co-founder and CTO. This talk will showcase Chain’s technology stack and engineering practices. We’ll take a deep dive into how we keep the platform fast and available.
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