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Decentralized Cryptocurrency Microtipping Platform.

Hitler's Invincible Army and Why The Full Node Count is Meaningless

June 12, 2015, 10:37 p.m., by chris
I see people making the point all the time that increasing the blocksize will hurt decentralization by decreasing the full node count. This argument has never quite sit right with me, so I'm writing this article to try to disprove this argument

Cheap to spend, Expensive to Spend: The Real Problem Behind Bitcoin Microtransactions that the Lightning Network can't fix

June 12, 2015, 10:45 p.m., by chris
The Lightning Network has been getting a lot of attention lately.

Building a cryptocurrency trading bot with Moneywagon and Shapeshift!

Aug. 4, 2016, 2:46 p.m., by chris
In this article I will explain how this 30 line script I wrote works. It automatically sells bitcoin for litecoin or sells litecoin for bitcoin based on the exchange rate between those two cryptocurrencies. The code can be easily adapted to work with other currencies.

Understanding Blockchain Forks

July 24, 2015, 11:57 p.m., by chris
A lot of people who talk about bitcoin blockchain forks, seem to be very confused. There are a lot of misconceptions in the bitcoin community surrounding blockchain forks. The purpose of this article is to describe in detail just exactly what is going on when a blockchain fork arises.

Its time to move past "Big Blocker" and "Small Blocker" in the Bitcoin scaling debate

Oct. 28, 2016, 10:20 p.m., by chris
The terms "Big Blocker" and "Small Blocker" are archaic terms. They don't describe the heart of each point of view. I propose a new set of terms to describe each side: "Decentralists" and "Open Sourcists"

Decentralization and Oceanization - A new way to understand the Bitcoin blocksize limit debate

Jan. 31, 2016, 8:06 p.m., by chris
In this article, I make the point that bitcoin uses de-centralization to survive in the same way a pirate radio station uses being in international waters to evade being shut down. The two sides of the blocksize argument feel differently about how govenrment will respond to bitcoin's success.

Building a cryptocurrency trading bot with Moneywagon and Shapeshift!

Aug. 4, 2016, 4:37 p.m., by chris
In this article I will explain how this 30 line script I wrote works. It automatically sells bitcoin for litecoin or sells litecoin for bitcoin based on the exchange rate between those two cryptocurrencies. The code can be easily adapted to work with other currencies.

MultiExplorer Security Overview

Jan. 21, 2017, 3:11 a.m., by chris
In this article I explain how the MultiExplorer registration and login systems work. I will describe in detail how the password is sent to the server, and the Mnemonic is encrypted as well.