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What are Bitcoin Mining Pools?

One of the first questions that anyone interested in mining cryptocurrencies faces is whether to mine solo or join a 'pool'. There are a multitude...

How to Set Up a Bitcoin Miner?

There are three main categories of bitcoin mining hardware, each more expensive and more powerful than the last. This guide to setting up a...

Bitcoin Legal Experts: nChain SegWit Criticisms Are Flawed

An effort by stealth bitcoin startup nChain to raise awareness of supposed issues with code that would boost the capacity of the distributed payments...

How to Calculate Mining Profitability?

Are you serious about mining cryptocurrencies? If so, you need to know how to make the best use of your money and equipment. In...

A Guide to the World Bitcoin Created

Bitcoin. Cryptocurrencies. Smart contracts. Many people have now heard of the rapidly changing ecosystem of financial technology, but few have wrapped their heads around...

Bitcoin Controlled supply

Bitcoins are created each time a user discovers a new block. The rate of block creation is adjusted every 2016 blocks to aim for...

How do Bitcoin Transactions Work?

Bitcoin transactions are sent from and to electronic bitcoin wallets, and are digitally signed for security. Everyone on the network knows about a transaction, and...

The Inbound Capacity Problem in the Lightning Network

In the last couple of weeks, many people in the Bitcoin community have been talking about inbound capacity in the Lightning Network. The increasing difficulty...

SegWit transaction capacity increase compared to Bitcoin Cash

Abstract: In September 2017, we wrote a piece on the SegWit capacity increase. Here, we provide an update on SegWit adoption with six more months of transaction...

Lightning Network Centralization Leads to Economic Censorship

A few months ago, I wrote an article called “Mathematical Proof That the Lightning Network Cannot Be a Decentralized Bitcoin Scaling Solution”. It received quite a bit of...