Jameson Lopp

Jameson Lopp

Cyberspace
Apr
10
From Fat to Fit in Four Months

From Fat to Fit in Four Months

Lessons learned from my experiment in maximizing weight loss with the least amount of effort.
11 min read
Mar
13
A History of Bitcoin Transaction Dust & Spam Storms

A History of Bitcoin Transaction Dust & Spam Storms

A historical analysis of spam attacks conducted on the Bitcoin network.
16 min read
Feb
20
Bitcoin Block Time Variance: Theory vs Reality

Bitcoin Block Time Variance: Theory vs Reality

How well does the historical distribution of timestamps on bitcoin blocks match the expected distribution?
7 min read
Jan
01
Bitcoin 2020 Annual Review

Bitcoin 2020 Annual Review

Comprehensive coverage of metrics across a number of different verticals in the Bitcoin ecosystem to gauge performance in 2020.
17 min read
Nov
12
2020 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests

2020 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests

Annual tests of full validation syncing performance of seven Bitcoin node implementations.
12 min read
Oct
11
Mind the Bitcoin Address Gap

Mind the Bitcoin Address Gap

A guide to preventing and resolving Bitcoin address gap limit edge cases.
7 min read
Aug
30
On Shitcoins and STOs

On Shitcoins and STOs

A breakdown of different types of cryptographic tokens and the controversies generated by their proponents.
12 min read
Aug
09
Are Chinese Miners a Threat to Bitcoin?

Are Chinese Miners a Threat to Bitcoin?

Is the concentration of hashpower within the borders of China a cause for concern about a nation state attack against the network?
6 min read
Aug
02
Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test (Round IV)

Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test (Round IV)

Jameson stress tests new metal devices for storing seed phrase backups.
9 min read
Jul
12
Law Enforcement Logs of a Privileged White Male

Law Enforcement Logs of a Privileged White Male

Reflections upon a variety of encounters I've had with law enforcement throughout my life.
10 min read