Issue #493: Erlay, a step towards an ideal?
As you can see, Erlay could severely reduce the amount of bandwidth needed to connect to other nodes when compared to the current transaction relay method. Currently, if you are connected to 32 nodes it would take 17.3GB of bandwidth per month to relay transactions via your node.
Issue #480: Bitcoin creates efficiencies everywhere
Until the emergence of Bitcoin, we humans were forced to choose goods that exist in meat space to store our wealth over time. Over thousands of years, a few hard commodities and assets have attained dominance in our minds as quality stores of value.
Issue #383: It's dusty in here
Whenever Dhruv Bansal from Unchained Capital publishes something, I immediately stop what I'm doing and read that shit. Yesterday afternoon was no different. Dhruv released the third part [https://blog.unchained-capital.com/bitcoin-data-science-pt-3-dust-thermodynamics-615dd51f49] of an ongoing series [https://blog.unchained-capital.com/@shrubvandal] diving into
Issue #358: Miners, energy buyers of last resort
Bitcoin is going to be a boon for energy efficiency.I stumbled across this thread [https://twitter.com/libovness/status/1060374716920291330] on Twitter earlier this morning and thought it would be a good one to share with you freaks on this beautiful Friday since
Issue #319: PoW is extremely efficient
The fact Bitcoin has created a beautiful incentive system to make sure we humans are as efficient as possible when it comes to the consumption of energy is lost on most people, especially those championing PoS; a materially less secure and economically unfair system that favors incumbents.
Issue #315: Bitcoin's Yin & Yang and Cliffhangers
The price-performance ratio is a metric that is typically used to measure the ratio of the price of a product to its performance (performance metrics differ from product to product) and is used to illustrate the difference between old and new products.