Tag Archives: Scaling

Over 100 ‘Blockchain Personalities’ Take 21 Inc’s Fork Survey
  This past February reported on 21 Inc’s new venture that pays email recipients for their time and offers surveys paying in bitcoin. This [...]
War of the Words: Who’s Said What About a Bitcoin Fork?
  Bitcoin is abuzz with chatter about the prospects of a possible network split, a development that could drive the emergence of two separate [...]
Charts: Determining the Ideal Block Size for Bitcoin
  Willy Woo is an entrepreneur, investor, trader and cryptocurrency enthusiast. In this guest piece, Woo weighs in on the block size, analyzing the [...]
Bitcoin’s Other Scaling Problem
  Although many Bitcoiners subscribe to laissez-faire political and economic beliefs of the libertarian variety, some “invisible politics” has reared [...]
Which Majority? Bitcoin Exchange Accord Reveals Hard Fork Dilemma
  A newly released statement from major exchanges today may have stoked tensions in the ongoing bitcoin scaling debate – but it also revealed more [...]
‘Super UASF’: Could a Clever Idea Break Bitcoin’s Scaling Deadlock?
  An experimental idea for pushing through a controversial bitcoin code change took another step forward this week. The situation goes like this: with [...]
Code Bug Exploit Sends Bitcoin Unlimited Nodes Offline
  Nearly 70% of nodes running Bitcoin Unlimited went offline today as word emerged of a bug in the software’s code. The bug opened a [...]
  Antpool is officially switching to Bitcoin Unlimited as mainstream media lead warnings of a potential Bitcoin hard fork. ANTPOOL’S WU JIHAN: ‘WE [...]
Nobody Understands Bitcoin (And That’s OK)
  Jameson Lopp is a software engineer at BitGo, creator of and founder of In this guest feature, Lopp provides a deep [...]
Chinese Miners Worried About a User-Activated Fork Propose Synthetic Fork
  This past week a new idea has been brought to the table concerning the block size debate. Over the past few months, Segregated Witness (Segwit), a [...]