bitcoin

Jan
12
How is the 21 Million Bitcoin Cap Defined and Enforced?

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.
7 min read
Jan
03
Bitcoin 2021 Annual Review

Bitcoin 2021 Annual Review

Comprehensive coverage of metrics across a number of different verticals in the Bitcoin ecosystem to gauge performance in 2021.
15 min read
Dec
04
2021 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests

2021 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests

Testing full validation syncing performance of 7 Bitcoin node implementations.
11 min read
Nov
07
Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test (Round V)

Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test (Round V)

Jameson stress tests a dozen new seed backup devices.
12 min read
Aug
22
Satoshi Roundtable VII Recap

Satoshi Roundtable VII Recap

A review of selected topics covered at the 2021 unconference including Lightning Network, Bitcoin UX, DeFi, Smart Contracts, Astrology, and Identity.
9 min read
May
29
Empty Blocks, Full Mempool

Empty Blocks, Full Mempool

An analysis of Bitcoin blocks mined without any transactions even when there were transactions waiting to be confirmed.
7 min read
May
06
Tor-Only Bitcoin & Lightning Guide

Tor-Only Bitcoin & Lightning Guide

A detailed guide to improving your privacy as a Lightning Network user.
7 min read
Apr
25
Custodial Bitcoin Interest Service Reviews

Custodial Bitcoin Interest Service Reviews

Jameson tests onboarding to a dozen interest generating bitcoin custody services in a hunt for red flags.
12 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