bitcoin

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
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
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