Call me Ishmael [BitMex]

Call me Ishmael [BitMex]

“One can use a “brainwallet”. Refugees need to carry nothing with them, all they would need to do is remember a Bitcoin wallet passphrase. Funds, potentially millions of US dollars, can therefore be effectively stored inside of one’s mind.” – Bitmex...
Discovering Bitcoin Part 7 – Missing Pieces

Discovering Bitcoin Part 7 – Missing Pieces

“As we conclude our “Discovering Bitcoin” series, we will build on the use of digital signatures and of the CoinJoin paradigm to explore concepts of unique chronology, mining fees and off-chain transactions.” – Giacomo Zucco The conclusion of the...
Discovering Bitcoin Part 6 – Digital Contracts

Discovering Bitcoin Part 6 – Digital Contracts

“In Part 6 of this “Discovering Bitcoin” series, we will build on the idea of using digital puzzles as a way to reproduce scarcity, and on the importance of a supply-control mechanism to grant some hardness to digital money, to explore concepts of proving...
Discovering Bitcoin Part 3 Introducing Money

Discovering Bitcoin Part 3 Introducing Money

“The goods that fare better in hardness, scaleness and darkness will compete, and the first one to reach a critical mass will start swallowing the others, as far as monetary uses are concerned.” – Giacomo Zucco Continuing with the excellent series...