How Many Bitcoin Confirmations is Enough?
How safe is it to accept a bitcoin transaction after X confirmations? A deep dive into the math behind quantifying double-spend risk.
Bitcoin 2022 Annual Review
Comprehensive coverage of metrics across a number of different verticals in the Bitcoin ecosystem to gauge performance in 2022.
2022 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests
Testing full validation syncing performance of 9 Bitcoin node implementations.
Was Satoshi a Greedy Miner?
Technical analysis of mining behavior exhibited by an entity that is plausibly Satoshi Nakamoto.
Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test (round VI)
The results of stress testing 22 new metal devices for storing seed phrase backups.
A Treatise on Bitcoin Seed Backup Device Design
Lessons learned from stress testing dozens of seed phrase backup devices.
Has Bitcoin Ever Hard Forked?
Numerous changes have been made to Bitcoin over the years; should any of them be considered hard forks?
Ensuring Your Second Life with Bitcoin
Bitcoin and cryonics are both revolutionary technologies - but are they also complementary?
How to Back Up a Seed Phrase
There are a million ways to back up a seed phrase. Nearly all of them have flaws.
Running Bitcoin Core v0.7 and Earlier
An exploration into eccentricities of trying to sync extremely old versions of Bitcoin Core.