I am continuing to explore the early bitcoin blockchain using blk00000.dat covering 2009-01-03 to 2011-04-24 time period.Continue readinghistorical blk00000 coinbase analysis: is ~1.7 M bitcoins likely lost?
Now we are mining using “winner takes all” scheme. Every miner have to mine in pool or create the whole block alone with all transactions.Continue readingTaproot inside coinbase transaction?
When you send Bitcoin from your wallet to some other address it needs some time for transaction confirmation in the blockchain.Continue readingHow to cancel Bitcoin transaction?
I feel like having it step-by-step can make it a lot easier specially for developers.Continue readingStep by step guide to go from public key to a Bech32 encoded address
The existence of the endomorphism is a roughly 20% speedup in a plain multi-exp due to halving the number of doublings.Continue readingUsing secp256k1 endomorphism
It isn’t the same with signing/verifying that you prove you own the address.Continue readingEncrypting messages question
How can I enable this option on regtest?Continue readingRegnet – Don’t blocks get mined every 10 minutes?
I want to create hundreds of addresses, but because I’m a little paranoid I don’t know how I will do it safely.Continue readingParanoid questions about creating addresses
I would like to share with you one thing I found recently.Continue readingSolving WIF in a ‘hybrid’ mode
This is a question I’ve had for some time. It has to do with the hashing algorithm of Bitcoin.Continue readingWhy does Bitcoin keep using SHA256 in its POW?