The Death of Decentralized Email
A historical review of the multi-decade centralization and capture of the email protocol.
Was Satoshi a Greedy Miner?
Technical analysis of mining behavior exhibited by an entity that is plausibly Satoshi Nakamoto.
Has Bitcoin Ever Hard Forked?
Numerous changes have been made to Bitcoin over the years; should any of them be considered hard forks?
Bitcoin Core Performance Evolution
A historical analysis of full validation node sync performance across 9 years of releases.
WWII Mission Logs, 527th Bombardment Squadron
A collection of journal entries by Clifford Lopp, detailing bombing runs flown over Nazi occupied Europe in 1945.
A History of Bitcoin Transaction Dust & Spam Storms
A historical analysis of spam attacks conducted on the Bitcoin network.
The Memes Make the Bitcoin
An introductory guide to popular Bitcoin memes and their significance.
Moderation Methods vs Censorship Claims
One of the major points of contention in the Bitcoin community these days revolves around claims of censorship on popular Bitcoin forums…
Bitcoin and the Rise of the Cypherpunks
While many of the innovations in the space are new, they’re built on decades of work that led to this point. By tracing this history, we can understand the motivations behind the movement that spawned bitcoin and share its vision for the future.