Remembering Tamás Blummer, Pioneering Bitcoin Developer

Tamás Blummer, a Bitcoin developer since 2012 and founder of several groundbreaking Bitcoin-focused projects, reportedly passed away on January 12, 2019, after a long...

Bitcoin Researcher Drums Up Academic Interest in Erlay Protocol

In November 2019, Gleb Naumenko, co-author of the Erlay protocol and Bitcoin researcher at Chaincode Labs, came to London to present at the ACM...

Do CoinJoins Really Require Equal Transaction Amounts for Privacy? Part One: CashFusion

Although Satoshi Nakamoto’s white paper suggests that privacy was a design goal of the Bitcoin protocol, blockchain analysis can often break users’ privacy. This...

Wasabi Wallet Launches #BitcoinIsSafe Campaign to Counter Erroneous Antivirus Detections

Recently, Wasabi Wallet users have reported multiple instances in which antivirus programs identify both Wasabi and the newly integrated Bitcoin Core as “system infections.”...

On the Coast of El Salvador, Bitcoin Is Becoming the Standard

When Michael Peterson made a semi-permanent move to El Salvador, the California native’s motive was simple and, well, fittingly expected: He wanted a place...

Want to Learn About Bitcoin? Try Conference-Driven Development

Continuing our series on how to learn about Bitcoin and its more technical aspects, in this article, we will focus on presenting at conferences...

Why Proof of Reserves Is Important to Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a movement founded on individual monetary sovereignty, transparency and peer-to-peer auditability enabled by a breakthrough in technology. It launched at a time...

Bitcoin Hash Rate Hits All-Time High Behind Price Rise, Private Pools in China

I probably don’t need to tell you that bitcoin’s price is up in the new year. But did you know that the bitcoin mining...

Buy or DIY? An Overview of 7 Bitcoin Full Node Products

Full nodes are an indispensable part of Bitcoin’s system of checks and balances. They further decentralize the network, they keep miners honest, they verify...

Bitcoin and the Primacy of the Digital World

As a fervent bitcoin enthusiast, I frequently come across the following objection: In contrast to physical, analog things, bitcoin and similar crypto assets are...