Have you ever wondered how bitcoin transactions can go anonymous?
Bitcoin is a currency, literally, in its infancy. The concept is, as far as I know, the first of its...
The larger the hash160 is, the more base58 characters required to represent its address.
What else do you use to determine who is (approximately) one person?
With a global p2p network, it is necessary to have all nodes receive the transaction, do some calculations and send...
The utility of the exchanges made possible by Bitcoin will far exceed the cost of electricity used.
If knight's "trust everyone collectively" meant, "trust in the process" I find that insightful and a good motto.
If people believe that bitcoin is simply a way for botnet herders to convert spare cpu cycles into cash, they...
But I do think that is is really important to point out that all that CPU power and electricity usage...
I believe that the amount of energy input required to the bitcoin economy represents a serious obstacle to its growth.
Tested with Python 2.6, pbkdf2_rmd v0.1 (Python module), pywallet V1.1
Is it considered an unfair situation? And how the protocol address the problem?
Been a few servers ago and client iterations since I have used this but what once pulled stats from my home node, no longer works.
What makes you think that it is the programming languages that makes Bitcoin unable to scale?
If I send BTC I have to pay a fee in relation to the size of my tx - so far so good. But what happens...
Is there a way I can add a transaction to my own memory pool without broadcasting it to the network?
I understand that this is a hash from something, but from what?
The aim of this thread is to give a complete overview for anyone who finds Bitcoins in any storage format.
To use Bitcoin, user generally needs two things: Private Key and Bitcoin Address.
Earlier Bitcoin Wallet used to be a bunch of private keys. In order to use new address, user had to generate new private key which made...
I've been working through the byte-level details of bitcoin transactions and I need some help on DER-encoding.