(TL;DR: It has nothing to do with storage space limits)
Jonas SchnelliGreat read by @StopAndDecrypt Some bold stmets like:
"Ethereum is dying and BCash is trying to be exactly like it while ignoring all the warning signs we’ve been trying to bring to everyones attention. They wanted bigger blocks and ICOs, they got it now."
A group of European security researchers have released a warning about a set of vulnerabilities affecting users of PGP and S/MIME. EFF has been in communication with the research team, and can confirm that these vulnerabilities pose an immediate...
bitcoincore-indexd - p2p based txindex for Bitcoin
Jonas SchnelliBitcoinCore-Indexd, an experimental p2p based extendable and interruptible txid->blockhash index (txindex).
Indexes the complete chain in ~60mins (fast CPU / SSD) and requires around 14.3GB disk space.
Encryption is back in the headlines again, with government officials insisting that they still need to compromise our security via a backdoor for law enforcement. Opponents of encryption imagine that there is a “middle ground” approach that allows...
A newly-discovered Ethereum smart contract exploit has resulted in the generation of billions of ERC20 tokens, causing major exchanges to temporary halt ERC20 deposits and withdrawals until all tokens can be assessed for vulnerability. The exploit,...
Jonas Schnelli«BatchOverflow Exploit Creates Trillions of Ethereum Tokens, Major Exchanges Halt ERC20 Deposits»
Smart contracts are promising, but the more if read such exploits, the less I’m convinced it will be useful in the near future. Probably ready in 10+ yrs.
Jonas Schnelli5 years ago I created my first pull request for Bitcoin Core. Since then 447 of my commits got merged.
Bitcoin Core is by far the most exciting and professional project I have ever contributed to and its developer community is growing faster than ever.
If you’re keeping a finger on the pulse of Bitcoin development, you’ve probably already heard about Schnorr signatures. The technology looks to replace bitcoin’s existing signature scheme with one that mashes signature data together. The concept is...