Evidently, a requirement for becoming a CEO at a Bitcoin exchange or payments company is to believe that your company has no power and works entirely at the discretion of the miners. I try once again to correct this myth.
I make the case that Bitcoin users have just as much of a say, or more, than all the miners combined. They wield this power through exchanges, and the exchanges need to live up to their responsibilities.
The data breach involving sensitive data on 191 million voters portends a future where everyone has access to everything there is to know about everyone.
In an effort to bring the fruitless Bitcoin block size debate to a close, this post outlines Bitcoin-Unified, an approach to accommodate both small and large blocks.
The biggest data breach of the year. Of course, it involves Mongo.
The phrase "developing the fee market" gets used a lot in Bitcoin circles. This post makes the case that this is a thinly veiled euphemism for jacking up the fees.
Some people say that "if Bitcoin relies on altruism, then it has already failed." Bitcoin relies heavily on altruism, and it has not failed.
I try to lay to rest a bad way to account for Bitcoin network costs and a flawed argument for exorbitantly high fees.
The press is doing a fresh manhunt for Satoshi again. This post focuses on one of the effective techniques to recognize Satoshi if he were to walk among us.
Peter Tschipper has been looking into compressing the Bitcoin messages on the wire using generic compressors. In this post, I discuss why generic compressors will not work well with Bitcoin, make the case for a custom compressor, and suggest that we run a community challenge to develop the best compressor.