Bitcoin In-depth

  • 08 Mar
    Bitcoin Mass Adoption, a Pipe Dream?
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    Anton Badev and Matthew Chen’s Bitcoin: Technical Background and Data Analysis from 2014 might seem outdated but the data presented therein are worth pondering. Executive Summary Broadly speaking, Bitcoin is a scheme designed to facilitate the transfer of value between parties. Unlike traditional payment systems, which transfer funds denominated in sovereign currencies, Bitcoin has its own metric for value called bitcoin (with lowercase letter b”, and abbreviated as BTC1). Bitcoin is a complex scheme,…

  • 07 Mar
    BTC Developer Guide
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    Bitcoin Developer Guide The Developer Guide — originally posted here — aims to provide the information you need to understand Bitcoin and start building Bitcoin-based applications, but it is not a specification. To make the best use of this documentation, you may want to install the current version of Bitcoin Core, either from source or from a pre-compiled executable. Questions about Bitcoin development are best asked in one of the Bitcoin development communities. Errors or suggestions related to docum…

  • 06 Mar
    Bitcoin & Blockchain Resources
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    Bitcoin & Blockchain Resources Bitcoin Block Explorer is an open source web tool that allows you to view information about blocks, addresses, and transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain. The source code is on GitHub. Blockchain Info is “the world’s most popular Bitcoin wallet,” a comprehensive blockchain tool. You may enter a block height, address, block hash, transaction hash, hash160, or ipv4 address… BitInfoCharts offers a wealth of crypto-currencies statistics, not for Bitcoin only. (Ethereum…

  • 28 Jan
    Bitcoin History 2008 – 2014
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    Check out the Bitcoin History from 2008 to 2014 in this cool infographics. …

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