mining

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
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
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