Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech


Two steps forward, one step back

All progress comes through a path of resistance. To understand this, we need to understand that a status quo will [...]

Satoshi Nakamoto
By Craig Wright | 05 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

Satoshi Nakamoto is an amalgamation of 富永 仲基 (Tominaga Nakamoto) and Ash Ketchum (サトシ; Satoshi). The name wasn’t something that [...]

Decentralised planning
By Craig Wright | 03 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Economics

Governments cannot take into account wide-scale effects. You may ask why central planning always fails. No person, department, or other [...]

Saving research
By Craig Wright | 02 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Math

Today’s business post is about a method to record research and development data in a way that is tamper-proof and [...]

On testing and causal statements
By Craig Wright | 01 Apr 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Math

All changes result in unintended consequences. Whenever we start going down a path of implementing a policy, we need to [...]

Welcome to science
By Craig Wright | 30 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Math

To be a valid hypothesis under the scientific method, there are steps that need to be followed. It is not [...]

Locked transactions for planning
By Craig Wright | 29 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

Let’s imagine that Bob wants to ensure that his wealth can go to his children even if something happens. Bob [...]

Why the protocol is set
By Craig Wright | 28 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech

Bitcoin is only decentralised when power is removed from developers and others who can change the protocol. That is the [...]

How to make a brain wallet
By Craig Wright | 27 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Math

In the past, a concept known as a brain wallet was common. It is something that has a lot of [...]

Digital Rights Management: Serialised Media
By Craig Wright | 24 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

In a fair exchange protocol, two parties either both honour an exchange (such as a contract), or neither of them [...]

Peer-to-peer digital electronic cash

Bitcoin is not a cryptocurrency. Too many people get it wrong. As the white paper explains, Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer [...]

Privacy versus hypocrisy
By Craig Wright | 21 Mar 2019 | Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech, Law & Regulation

Many of those arguing for anonymity are truly arguing for power and the control of others. If we take into [...]

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