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Opinion
Instead of viewing the 21 Bitcoin Computer as nothing more than a glorified bitcoin mining device or a way to run a full node, it may make sense to consider the long term potential of devices that are “Bitcoin ready” by default.
Kyle Torpey
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
Organ of Corti
Organ of Corti
The analysis examines factors contributing to the increase in the average size of bitcoin transactions over the past couple of years. In particular, the average transaction size has increased from 450 bytes in Jan 2013 to almost 600 bytes in Oct 2015. Meanwhile, the prevalence of P2SH and other non-typical transaction outputs has also risen.
Tradeblock
Organ of Corti
On Tuesday morning, Clique Fund, a hedge fund based in New York City, used the to.com system to borrow shares in the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
Wired
Bitcoin 101
A good explanation of why the Bitcoin blockchain is more secure than any other blockchain, and why it will probably remain so.
Nanok Bie
Startups and Projects
Liquid will improve capital efficiency and market liquidity by facilitating rapid and secure transfers between accounts held at any participating exchange or brokerage.
Blockstream
Plug-and-play Bitcoin Full nodes built on Raspberry Pi 2 boards.
bitcoinmini.​com
Code and Development
This paper present a new blockchain protocol designed to scale. Based on Bitcoin, it is Byzantine fault tolerant, robust to extreme churn and shares the same trust model obviating qualitative changes to the ecosystem.
Cornell University
An article to explain the accompanying paper.
Ittay Eyal
A description of the IBLT data structure and how it can be appliedd to Bitcon blocks
Kalle Rosenbaum
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