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• Ryan Shea - Blockstack DNS cli

Discussion topics:

Bitcoin Core[masked] Released

Github Issues/Pull Requests

Weekly IRC Meetings

Blocksonly mode BW savings, the limits of efficient block xfer, and better relay

The first successful Zero-Knowledge Contingent Payment

[bitcoin-dev] Hardfork to fix difficulty drop algorithm

[bitcoin-dev] SIGHASH_NOINPUT in Segregated Witness

[bitcoin-dev] Fast bootstrapping with a pre-generated UTXO-set database

Empty Blocks

Orphan Risk at 75% Hard Fork

Early detection of unintentional block withholding |

Bitcoin Fees vs Supply and Demand

More on transaction fees and block size

Mining Stats


Getting Started with the Alpha Sidechain

21 Micropayment Channels Client Library

A scala implementation of the Lightning Network

A highly performant merkle set data structure

Track Mempool Clearing Process

Lightning Network Simulation

ABCore - Android Bitcoin Core

Speed Optimizations in Bitcoin Key Recovery Attacks

On Bitcoin Security in the Presence of Broken Crypto Primitives

Bitcoin Vaults

Princeton Bitcoin Textbook

On Scaling Decentralized Blockchains

ECDSA Key Extraction from Mobile Devices via Nonintrusive Physical Side Channels

Approximate Bitcoin Mining

Incentive Compatibility of Bitcoin Mining Pool Reward Functions