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ZKCP is a transaction protocol that allows a buyer to purchase information from a seller using Bitcoin in a manner which is private, scalable, secure, and which doesn’t require trusting anyone: the expected information is transferred if and only if the payment is made. The buyer and seller do not need to trust each other or depend on arbitration by a third party.
Gregory Maxwell
Opinion
A FAQ on Bitcoin Vaults
Ittay Eyal
A solution to the problem of storing private keys, which is arguably one of the main issue hindering user adoption.
Emin Gün Sirer
The voters for SegWit are the wallets, and Blockchain.info is the lion’s share of transactions. If you’re truly interested in Bitcoin capacity increases in 2016, it’s time to go pay Blockchain.info a boatload of money, because without them on board, the increases are less than 30% this year, even if every other wallet implements SegWit.
Mike Belshe
Economics, Markets and Infrastructure
There is some evidence for a transaction fee market – transaction fees increasing non-linearly with respect to the blocks that contain the transactions.
Organ of Corti
Startups and Projects
BOLOS puts developers in the driving seat, providing an unobtrusive framework to build source code portable native applications around a secure core, protecting the core against applications attacks, and isolating applications from each other without getting in the way
Ledger
Nice site :)
thehalvening.​com
Using a Bitcoin wallet that has a send queue managed by experts can add value to your user experience by helping you avoid technical pitfalls.
Jameson Lopp
Some ideas of what to build on top of Coinbase.
medium.​com
Code and Development
This paper introduces ByzCoin, a novel Byzantine consensus protocol that leverages scalable collective signing to commit Bitcoin transactions irreversibly within seconds.
Bryan Ford
Bitcoin provides an incredibly strong consistency guarantee, far stronger than eventual consistency. Specifically, it guarantees serializability, with a probability that is exponentially decreasing with latency.
Emin Gün Sirer
This paper presents an extension to Bitcoin’s script language enabling covenants, a primitive that allows transactions to restrict how the value they transfer is used in the future.
Malte Möser, Ittay Eyal, Emin Gün Sirer
The Bitcoin Classic team will help realize Satoshi’s vision of making Bitcoin scale into a global peer to peer cash system, and not merely a settlement network.
Bitcoin Classic
Modular blockchain framework. Just 4K lines of Scala code. Public domain
Alexander Chernupoy
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