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Since it promises to be quite revolutionary, for peer-to-peer trading, the announcement of local.Bitcoin.com (LBC) has attracted a lot of attention. But its main enabling feature, the blind escrow, is technical and this might leave most p...
I've been wondering about a more effective way to communicate the bitcoin concept and why does it matter. Typically I come across two kind of people. 1. Like-minded people who feel offended for not being told about bitcoin earlier, ...
Some time ago I've read that privacy is a matter of consent. privacy is about consent -- someone, the internet It made me think. Yeah, it makes sense. If you don't give your consent to share certain information, and someone does it, t...
When CashAddr was introduced, my expectation for that address format was that it would replace the legacy Base58Check encoding in all its uses. The same way Bitcoin historically had addresses starting with 1 and 3, Bitcoin Cash would have...
A few weeks ago I came across the following Tweet: https://twitter.com/dgenr818/status/1080847974404579329 TDIL (That Day I Learned) that even the most knowledgeable can be defenseless against perceived authority as they shut down ...
Apparently, instead of discussing governance and how to ensure stable upgrades moving forward the topic of the day became Avalanche, or more specifically, the application of Avalanche to Bitcoin Cash. I guess we move from one contentious ...
In a previous post I’ve explored the concept of coins. Nevertheless, there was another important concept that I’ve only mentioned briefly which is that of “ownership”. Using the physical wallet analogy, it’s intuitive that if you have a c...
One of the most fundamental but least intuitive concepts regarding Bitcoin is the “coin”. Most wallets show users a balance and a history of transactions, so it's normal for people to think that it works like a bank account. Isn't the mot...
The interest for how the current economy works has spiked with the 2008 financial crisis but now, 10 years later, things are back to normal. The catastrophe was averted, the economy is picking up, and people carry on with their lives. My ...