An Introduction to Spiderchain
A review of the latest layer 2 protocol proposed for pegging bitcoin to a sidechain.
Revisiting Bitcoin Network Bandwidth Issues
A deep dive into bandwidth bottlenecks and potential solutions for improving node syncing performance.
What is the Bitcoin Network's Real Hashrate?
Bitcoin mining exhibits a lot of randomness, which makes it hard to measure an accurate hashrate. What can we do to improve our estimates?
How to Protect Your Home Network with a Gigabit VPN
A guide for protecting all devices on your home network with a fast self hosted VPN.
Open Source Transcription Software Comparisons
A comparison of several AI based transcription engines with regard to accuracy and performance.
2022 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests
Testing full validation syncing performance of 9 Bitcoin node implementations.
How to Archive & Transcribe YouTube Videos in Bulk
A step-by-step guide for leveraging tools to download and transcribe videos in bulk with just a few commands.
The Death of Decentralized Email
A historical review of the multi-decade centralization and capture of the email protocol.
OpenAI Whisper Transcription Testing
Accuracy and performance testing of OpenAI's transcription software.
Has Bitcoin Ever Hard Forked?
Numerous changes have been made to Bitcoin over the years; should any of them be considered hard forks?