HyperDex Gets a Portable Linux Binary

Our latest point release includes a Linux portable binary that installs (practically) anywhere with a few short shell commands.

HyperDex Meets Docker

HyperDex gets support for running within Docker containers.

HyperDex 1.4.2: Docker Support and Bug Fixes

HyperDex 1.4.2 release, with support for Docker.
HyperDex 1.4! This release includes multiple performance improvements and bug fixes.

Bitcoin and Voting Power

This is a quick blog post to dispel a common Bitcoin misconception/myth involving voting power.
We outline a small change to the Bitcoin mining protocol that rules out big, public mining pools. It preserves the current investment in Bitcoin by both existing users and by existing miners. It presents a fix to GHash's recent 51% excursion.
LevelDB is a popular data back end and in use at Google, Facebook, and many startups. In this article we discuss some concurrency improvements we've made to LevelDB as part of the HyperLevelDB project.
There seems to be a lot of confusion over the kinds of attacks that a Bitcoin mining monopoly can engage in. We clarify the space of attacks available to a Bitcoin mining monopoly.

It's Time For a Hard Bitcoin Fork

A Bitcoin mining pool, called GHash and operated by an anonymous entity called CEX.io, just reached 51% of total network mining power today. Bitcoin is no longer decentralized. This note describes what we should do about it.
Recent leaks of Mt. Gox trading history has caused people to claim that massive market manipulation was taking place. I argue that there is no evidence for this.