In early June, Mike Garland from node operator Alchemy gave a 1.5 hour presentation on Ethereum 2.0 staking, hosted by Jehan Chu of Kenetic Capital. I thought it was interesting so I took some notes. Errors and omissions are my own.Continue reading “Eth 2.0 Staking with Alchemy’s Mike Garland”
Bitcoin’s network in one infographic
I have been looking for a one pager explaining the difference between users, miners, nodes and other participants on the bitcoin network. I couldn’t find one so I attempted to draw my own. Here it is.
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A gentle introduction to immutability of blockchains
In the context of data security, the immutability of data stored on blockchains is important. What do people mean when they say “Blockchains are immutable”? In this post I try to explain the key concepts.
It may be useful to read introductions to blockchains and Bitcoin if you have just arrived here or are unfamiliar with them.
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A gentle introduction to bitcoin mining
Recently over dinner, I was asked to explain bitcoin mining, and I struggled as it is entangled with a number of other concepts. Here’s my attempt at breaking it down into bite-sized pieces.