Integrating Blockstream’s Liquid payments on SideShift AI
Blockstream’s Liquid product is a fork of Bitcoin that replaces the consensus model from proof-of-work to a federated consensus model…
2019.01.17 / 4min read. Read More
Bitcoin Lightning Network #4: What happens when you close half of the Lightning Network?
Operating a Lightning Node is easy, but then again it doesn’t pay much either. What happens when you close down half of the Lightning…
2018.07.27 / 3min read. Read More
Bitcoin Lightning Network #3: Paying for goods and services
Lightning Network aims to make micro-payments faster, cheaper, and more secure than zero-confirmation Bitcoin transactions. Is it unfairly…
2018.07.25 / 10min read. Read More
Bitcoin Lightning Network #2: We must first become the Lightning Network
Lightning Network payments are routed through nodes to optimize for cost and reliability. Will payments route through super-connected…
2018.07.19 / 6min read. Read More
Bitcoin Lightning Network #1: Can I compile and run a node?
Lightning Network is a layer-two scaling solution for Bitcoin. What’s it like being a Lightning Network user nearly 3 years after its…
2018.07.16 / 8min read. Read More
IOTA: Cannot be used for IoT. Loss of funds may occur.
IOTA is a tangle coin that ICO’d on Bitcointalk in JINN, another coin. It promises to bring cryptocurrency to the Internet-of-Things. But…
2018.02.09 / 15min read. Read More
Dash Proposal Aftermath: The Twitter Ads Campaign to Promote Dash
I’m glad to report that my Dash budget proposal to promote my review of Dash has been approved!
2017.12.07 / 2min read. Read More
Dash: A Governance and Privacy Coin That’s Surprisingly Easy To Use
Dash is a governance coin previously known as DarkCoin. Its followers include Max Keiser and are so hardcore that many dismiss Dash as a…
2017.10.13 / 15min read. Read More
Monero: Private And Difficult to Use
Monero is a privacy coin best known for its use on DarkNet markets. What’s it like being a Monero user 3 years after launch? Andreas finds…
2017.09.18 / 11min read. Read More
OpenBazaar: What Happened to Bitcoin’s eBay Killer App?
OpenBazaar is eBay on the blockchain, promoted as the “killer app” for Bitcoin since 2014. Has OpenBazaar’s $4.3M in VC funding made eBay…
2017.09.04 / 9min read. Read More