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
I'm trying to understand how does "recid" (Recovery ID) variable work in libspec256k1 library (with C language).
I am trying to parse all transactions. I found that some transactions do not have addresses in their vout.
I've always had this small doubt that those seed words I wrote down and encrypted might have a typo.
It seems that electrumx stores scripthash, but I want to get all the wallet addresses.
I want to use RPC to get all historical transactions of an address. I have synchronized the full node on my computer.
I do not want to have bitcoin-qt started every time I boot my computer and other computers on my local LAN.
I am continuing to explore the early bitcoin blockchain using blk00000.dat covering 2009-01-03 to 2011-04-24 time period.
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.
When you send Bitcoin from your wallet to some other address it needs some time for transaction confirmation in the blockchain.
I feel like having it step-by-step can make it a lot easier specially for developers.