LOT true or false? The Last Hurdle for Taproot

LOT true or false? The Last Hurdle for Taproot

“As a consensus system without central authority, Bitcoin protocol upgrades can be challenging. If one segment of the network upgrades to a new version of the protocol before another segment does, different nodes might enforce different rules, introducing the...
Bitcoin Astronomy – The Second Law

Bitcoin Astronomy – The Second Law

“Perhaps one of the great ironies of the future will be the Solcoin alliance between urbane Terrans and hillbilly belters.” – Dhruv Bansal Continuing our awesome walk through Dhruv’s excellent Bitcoin Astronomy series we hit Part 2 today! What...
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...
Multisig Appreciation Day

Multisig Appreciation Day

“When compared to gold, real estate, stocks, bonds or “fine art” that act as stores of value for many individuals, bitcoin that is held in a multisig wallet is an obvious step-function improvement in many regards.” – Marty Bent Reading...