The Untold Story of the First Bitcoin War

The Untold Story of the First Bitcoin War

“With his choice of words, Taaki had outed an elephant in the room. It was true, Nakamoto had enacted soft forks, but by late 2011, the network no longer operated as it did in those early days.” – Aaron & Pete Before the great block size wars of...
Poolin’s Initiative to Activate Taproot

Poolin’s Initiative to Activate Taproot

“Taproot will unlock a new range of possibilities for Bitcoin, improving privacy and expanding smart contract possibilities” The code has been merged, the client is on the way, and it’s time for the miners and community to bring this to the next step. Led by the...
Genesis Files: Hal’s Quest for Digital Cash

Genesis Files: Hal’s Quest for Digital Cash

“Most Cypherpunk veterans on the Cryptography mailing list had by then seen one too many electronic cash experiments come and go, without any real successes to account for…” “But Hal Finney, ever the optimist, wasn’t ready to give up.”...