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Mining is often the least understood part of Bitcoin. This is a great explanation, very accessible to anyone.
Justus Ranvier
That’s refreshing: a positive article on Bitcoin in the FT! Wall Street seems to find the settlement feature of Bitcoin interesting.
The author argues that since it’s easy to create a piece of software that enables miners to accept double spends on a massive scale, a default behavior of replacing transactions should be shipped in Bitcoin Core.
Bram Cohen
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
Looks like Citibank has been hard at work. They are particularly interested in reducing counterparty risk.
The six-month hashrate change is the lowest since the end of 2011 after the price crash six months previously.
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
Startups and Projects
Winner is an email paywall system
Code and Development
Enigma’s computational model is based on a highly optimized version of secure multi-party computation, guaranteed by a verifiable secret-sharing scheme.
The author goes through most will known wallets and how they do randomness.
Michele Spagnuolo
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