Dandelions, and a Bright Future for Bitcoin Privacy

Dandelions, and a Bright Future for Bitcoin Privacy

What do dandelions have to do with privacy? First, privacy in Bitcoin, in spite of what you may hear from the average journalist, is anything but assured. It is true that addresses can be created quickly under pseudonyms and there is no official “registration” or...
7 Misunderstandings of Bitcoin’s Scaling Problem

7 Misunderstandings of Bitcoin’s Scaling Problem

I did, for quite some time, fail to see the real scaling hurdle that faces Bitcoin. It was all about the blocksize and how many transactions we could get on-chain. Blocksize just jumps out at you, before anything else, as the obvious and most direct corollary to how...