That guy on the bitcoin forums literally saved me from crippling injury in a few years time. Had I not spoke to him, it may have been too late before I got it checked out. I always kept putting it off since I'm so busy and it didn't seem like a big deal.
DJ_FC custom built his own Nike Jordans to create this luscious BITCOIN sneaker.
Binding functions To achieve non-blockchain asynchronous operating, libbitcoin uses the concept of a proactor design pattern driven by completion handlers. These completion handlers take the form of function objects. Other libraries such as Qt make use of a macro driven signal-slots system. libbitcoin uses a new concept in the C++ language of bind in...
parapipan has filed a legal complaint against the Spanish authorities. The complaint is that their legal status is unknown and requests for providing information are left unanswered. Bitcoinica is a betting platform for speculators using advanced financial instruments. It allows the trader to leverage market capital for making big trades. There are several ethical...
Tim Schafer is a legend within the game designers community. Although his video games are not massive commercial successes, they are critically acclaimed. In particular his use of level design for gameplay elements and well written dialogue make his work an example to follow for budding game designers.
Electrum is a lightweight client written in Python. The design is an improvement over Bitcoin-Qt because the user interface and core code are split into a client and a server. This means you can run an Electrum server instance, and use the same bitcoin from a wide variety of devices. Server instances are analogous...
Bitcoin as a system is technically not anonymous. However its privacy model is far stronger than any other system. Bitcoin is a draw for privacy advocates because it provides a vital puzzle piece in the circuit of anonymity. Technology and culture on the internet are progressing solidly to develop privacy tools. Users are becoming...
This tutorial will create a simple program in Python using libbitcoin’s Python bindings to read the version information of a remote bitcoin node. We will need to connect to the bitcoin node and send it a version packet. The other bitcoin node should respond back with their own version packet which we can examine.
When Martin Dittus and I held the Bitcoin Weekend at the London Hackspace, Catherine Flick sent us this video on her research into bitcoin as a computer ethicist. Catherine is a researcher in technology ethics at Middlesex University. She started investigating the potential social and ethical impact of Bitcoin, and is currently evaluating a...
Sergei Mavrodi was the founder of MMM, a Russian company that perpetuated one of the world’s largest ponzi schemes of all time during the 1990s. Around 5 to 40 million people lost up to $10 billion. Its founder was eventually found guilty of defrauding 10,000 investors of $4.3 million and sentenced to four and...