Using OneName for Bitcoin Addresses

If you’ve been paying attention to the Bitcoin space recently you’ve noticed the start of trend to swap out Bitcoin Addresses in the user interface with human readable identities using a decentralized key store (such as Namecoin). The first wallet to implement this (at least that I’m aware of) was RushWallet. I recently put out […]

Bitcoin Mining 101

Whenever I introduce new people to Bitcoin I tend to get asked quite a few questions about mining. What is it? Can anyone mine Bitcoin? What do I have to do to get started mining? Etc. In the next couple blog posts I’m going to answer these questions and hopefully give a fairly comprehensive intro […]

Beginners’ Guide To Off-the-Record Messaging

This is a sequel to my earlier post Beginners’ Guide to PGP which was the first in a series of posts aimed at introducing new bitcoiners to various encryption technologies. In this post we’re going to teach you how to use Off-the-Record messaging (OTR). So what is OTR? Like PGP, it’s a cryptographic protocol designed […]

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