Connor Murray joined this episode of the CoinGeek Weekly Livestream to celebrate Bitcoin Independence Day and discuss what’s happening in the B SV ecosystem and wider digital currency markets.
Bitcoin mining nodes operate using PoW and Bitcoin consensus, making it hard for major mining nodes to be anonymous, while Lightning Network is an entirely unblockchain no-proof-of-anything network.
Layer 2 solutions are not useless in principle, and Rollups themselves can be useful, when used with a blockchain capable of serving as a scalable global base layer.
A paper by researchers at the University of Illinois revealed two major attack vulnerabilities in the Lightning Network system, which could be used to lock users from their money or steal funds.
CoinGeek's Chief Bitcoin Historian Kurt Wuckert Jr. joined the No BS Crypto podcast to discuss the current events in the industry, Web 3.0, the history and future of Bitcoin, and much more.
If developers want to own their data and have access to it, the best way to do this is not to rely on any model that breaks if APIs were changed or removed, author Roger Taylor writes.
Peter Wuille is credited with some of BTC's major code implementations, including SegWit, HD wallets, the libsecp256k1 code library, and most recently Taproot/Schnorr.
PayPal is known for taking things slow, and for now, it will only allow U.S. users to withdraw digital currencies to external wallets. Similar to what they did when it listed the coins for trading.
The control of the Bitcoin network is distributed between the developers of the network creating the code and the enforcement through the nodes.
The recent "resignation" of BTC Core code maintainer Jonas Schnelli from his role has once again shone a light on how few people have the power to alter BTC's software.
In a new blog post by Dr. Craig Wright, explains why Bitcoin was never meant to be considered gold and why allowing it to evolve as such is damaging the BTC ecosystem.