A free course on cryptocurrencies for developers. Covers history, cryptographic foundations, networking, consensus, game theory, Bitcoin, Ethereum.
In 2019, we saw an explosion of activity in zero-knowledge proofs. This brief review for cryptographers surveys the field.
Scalable and private blockchains, barbell adoption curves, crypto as a core part of tech, and traction with institutions and governments.
Tech is internationalist, capitalist, decentralized, hyperdeflationary, networked, encrypted, digital, volatile, ambitious, and quietly revolutionary. So is Bitcoin.
There are plenty of unwritten rules when it comes to proposing protocol changes in Bitcoin. Some are philosophical, some are technical, and some are a blend.