Posts Tagged ‘Bitcoin’

This post is the dark mirror of Tim Bray’s How to Sell Bitcoins, and explains how I accumulated some Bitcoin in the first place, then utterly failed to cash out before the (latest) bubble burst. Background I might have seen Bitcoin in my peripheral vision earlier, but by the time I started paying any real […]

Originally posted internally 28 Nov 2016: Background This is another one of those blog posts where the same question has come up multiple times in the past few weeks, so there’s probably a broader audience for the discussion. Where do I anchor my trust? The point of a blockchain is to anchor trust against proof of […]

The smallest presently supported subdivision of a bitcoin is 0.00000001, known as a Satoshi. This unit could also be called 0.01 µBTC or 10 nBTC (if there was such a thing as nano Bitcoin[1]). The Satoshi limit[2] happens when the smallest unit of Bitcoin equals the smallest unit of currency that we’re happy to use for […]

Firstly let me say that I like Linode a lot. They had a promotion running a little while ago which got me going with my first virtual private server (VPS), and I only moved off to somewhere from lowendbox after the promotion because my needs are small (and I wanted to match my spend accordingly)[1]. […]