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
The existence of the endomorphism is a roughly 20% speedup in a plain multi-exp due to halving the number of doublings.
It isn't the same with signing/verifying that you prove you own the address.
How can I enable this option on regtest?
I want to create hundreds of addresses, but because I'm a little paranoid I don't know how I will do it safely.
I would like to share with you one thing I found recently.
This is a question I've had for some time. It has to do with the hashing algorithm of Bitcoin.
Paper wallets if done right are one of the most secure ways of storing bitcoin especially if done on an air gapped computer.
I am writing transactions manually and have stumbled across a rather bizarre situation.