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Issue #578: Erlay may be on the way

Erlay would be a huge level up for Bitcoin's P2P layer as it would help reduce bandwidth requirements by 40% (!!), increase network connectivity, and increase privacy.

Sep 26, 2019
by Marty Bent
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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.

May 29, 2019
by Marty Bent
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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.

May 9, 2019
by Marty Bent
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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 [] of an ongoing series [] diving into the Bitcoin blockchain in an attempt

Dec 19, 2018
by Marty Bent
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Issue #358: Miners, energy buyers of last resort

Bitcoin is going to be a boon for energy efficiency.I stumbled across this thread [] on Twitter earlier this morning and thought it would be a good one to share with you freaks on this beautiful Friday since it sparks a pretty interesting debate

Nov 9, 2018
by Marty Bent
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