Any thought about this? (figure also confirmed by coindance, -in term of number of new full nodes)

“That’s how state terror works,” Hoffman said. “Part of the fear that this instills is that you don’t know when you’re not OK.”

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Question: Is there a config currently considered as the recommended "best practice" (or best tradeoff between privacy & security) for running bitcoin over Tor?

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TL/DR: In this last part, no equation, no chart. Just a discussion about another property of Bitcoin's PoW which makes it truly unique (at least for the time being).

I just published "Electric Money", fourth part of a series about Bitcoin's PoW.

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TL/DR: In which we discuss the trade-off between PoW's efficiency and on-chain activity and initiate a discussion about "optimal" hodling.

I just published "Cliffhangers", third part of a series about Bitcoin's PoW.

TL/DR (ter): In which we discuss the strange case of 2 hypothetical forks of Bitcoin: Bitcoin Steroid and Bitcoin Arctic.

TL/DR (bis): In which the analysis of a new metrics leads us to an encounter with the Hold Waves.

TL/DR: In which we discuss the influence of hodling and mining over the efficiency of Bitcoin's PoW.

I just published "The Yin and Yang of Bitcoin", second part of a series about Bitcoin's PoW.

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Holy crap. Malware hidden in a strand of DNA hijacks the computer that analyzes that particular gene sequence.

We're going to live in a very weird world man.

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