technical

Sep
30
OpenAI Whisper Transcription Testing

OpenAI Whisper Transcription Testing

Accuracy and performance testing of OpenAI's transcription software.
6 min read
Jun
11
Has Bitcoin Ever Hard Forked?

Has Bitcoin Ever Hard Forked?

Numerous changes have been made to Bitcoin over the years; should any of them be considered hard forks?
9 min read
Apr
24
The Hunt for the Best Gigabit Home Network VPN

The Hunt for the Best Gigabit Home Network VPN

VPN technology is improving, but how hard is it to actually implement?
9 min read
Mar
19
Running Bitcoin Core v0.7 and Earlier

Running Bitcoin Core v0.7 and Earlier

An exploration into eccentricities of trying to sync extremely old versions of Bitcoin Core.
5 min read
Mar
16
Building Bitcoin Core v0.7 and Earlier

Building Bitcoin Core v0.7 and Earlier

A guide for how to compile binaries for very old Bitcoin Core versions that are no longer available to download.
4 min read
Jan
22
Is the Bitcoin Network Slowing Down?

Is the Bitcoin Network Slowing Down?

An investigation into the root cause of node syncing performance drops seen during annual testing.
11 min read
May
10
The Challenges of Bitcoin Transaction Fee Estimation

The Challenges of Bitcoin Transaction Fee Estimation

Making predictions is hard, especially when they're about the future!
9 min read
May
29
The Challenges of Blockchain Indexing

The Challenges of Blockchain Indexing

Lessons learned from building blockchain data indexing services.
6 min read
Apr
27
Peeking Under the Hood of a Running Bitcoin Node

Peeking Under the Hood of a Running Bitcoin Node

The quest to bring more transparency to node operators.
5 min read
Apr
03
How to set up an IDE for developing Bitcoin Core on Linux

How to set up an IDE for developing Bitcoin Core on Linux

First steps into Bitcoin Core software development.
2 min read