Tagged: Cryptocurrencies

Satoshi Nakamoto, Puzzle and Paradox

Two years ago, artist Marguerite Christine (a.k.a. Coin_Artist) published a series of paintings called “The Legend of Satoshi Nakamoto”. Each painting represents a cryptographic puzzle hiding the key to a Bitcoin stash. Despite many...

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A Bitcoin Mining Experiment for Everyone

Being involved in the video game industry, I am always interested in ways new technology can be leveraged through gamification to provide opportunities for engagement, retention and monetisation. I created this experimental app to...

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Cryptocurrencies – Anonymity Is Taken (Not Given)

The arrest of fellow citizen Gal Vallerius is all over the news in France. The case highlights the fallacy that cryptocurrencies enable criminal activities through providing anonymity – they don’t. Anonymity Is Like Power...

GAME OF TRUST HASH POWER VS THE ODDS

Bitcoin Ledger & Trust – Hash Power vs The Odds

Bitcoin Mining Infographics To confirm transactions on the ledger, Bitcoin miners must find a specific number (hash) by performing an exhaustive search across a large range of numbers. Anyone has a chance to find...

Bitcoin Solo Miner: The Odds in 2017

Years ago, I won a book as reward for completing a little challenge which consisted of solving the following problem: While driving, I came across a milestone that read a two-digit number ab. One...