Running Bitcoin Core v0.7 and Earlier
An exploration into eccentricities of trying to sync extremely old versions of Bitcoin Core.
Building Bitcoin Core v0.7 and Earlier
A guide for how to compile binaries for very old Bitcoin Core versions that are no longer available to download.
On BSV Scalability
BSV's blockchain is now over 3 terabytes - have they finally solved on-chain scaling challenges?
Bitcoin Core Performance Evolution
A historical analysis of full validation node sync performance across 9 years of releases.
Satoshi Roundtable VIII Recap
A review of selected topics covered at the 2022 unconference including Bitcoin Development, Crypto Family Offices, Dubai, El Salvador, Free Private Cities, DAOs, GameFi, Web3, and more.
Is the Bitcoin Network Slowing Down?
An investigation into the root cause of node syncing performance drops seen during annual testing.
How is the 21 Million Bitcoin Cap Defined and Enforced?
A deep dive into the code that keeps bitcoin's inflation rate on a predictable schedule.
Bitcoin 2021 Annual Review
Comprehensive coverage of metrics across a number of different verticals in the Bitcoin ecosystem to gauge performance in 2021.
2021 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests
Testing full validation syncing performance of 7 Bitcoin node implementations.
To Swat a Swatter
The conclusion to a 4 year long investigation in pursuit of the person behind an extortion attempt.