Jameson Lopp

Jameson Lopp

Cyberspace
Sep
30
OpenAI Whisper Transcription Testing

OpenAI Whisper Transcription Testing

Accuracy and performance testing of OpenAI's transcription software.
6 min read
Sep
16
Was Satoshi a Greedy Miner?

Was Satoshi a Greedy Miner?

Technical analysis of mining behavior exhibited by an entity that is plausibly Satoshi Nakamoto.
16 min read
Aug
27
Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test (round VI)

Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test (round VI)

The results of stress testing 22 new metal devices for storing seed phrase backups.
22 min read
Aug
13
A Treatise on Bitcoin Seed Backup Device Design

A Treatise on Bitcoin Seed Backup Device Design

Lessons learned from stress testing dozens of seed phrase backup devices.
11 min read
Aug
03
Crypto's Kryptonite: Complexity

Crypto's Kryptonite: Complexity

Thoughts on navigating the wider crypto ecosystem and evaluating risks of new projects.
5 min read
Jun
11
Has Bitcoin Ever Hard Forked?

Has Bitcoin Ever Hard Forked?

Numerous changes have been made to Bitcoin over the years; should any of them be considered hard forks?
9 min read
May
18
Ensuring Your Second Life with Bitcoin

Ensuring Your Second Life with Bitcoin

Bitcoin and cryonics are both revolutionary technologies - but are they also complementary?
12 min read
Apr
28
Why Twitter is a Musk-Have

Why Twitter is a Musk-Have

A techno-optimist's speculation on how Twitter fits into Elon Musk's portfolio of companies.
12 min read
Apr
24
The Hunt for the Best Gigabit Home Network VPN

The Hunt for the Best Gigabit Home Network VPN

VPN technology is improving, but how hard is it to actually implement?
9 min read
Apr
02
How to Back Up a Seed Phrase

How to Back Up a Seed Phrase

There are a million ways to back up a seed phrase. Nearly all of them have flaws.
14 min read