'The Best' - a brief look at the history of rum

The precursors of rum date back to ancient times, with historical evidence dating back to the Middle Ages. The development of fermented drinks produced specifically from sugarcane juice is believed to have first occurred in either ancient China or India, »

getBlocksize() an optimal solution

The current proposals for increasing the maximum possible Blocksize have been 'good'. A number of proposals discussed will actually work well including just flatly bumping up maximum Blocksize to 20MB. The difference between working well and working optimally are two »

Available Bitcoin to User Ratio

I started thinking about a Bitcoin ratio which I believe is very important to the 'raw' value of Bitcoin. Primarily my thoughts are around the availability of the current mined Bitcoin over the number of Users in the network. Here »

The 1883 Eruption of Krakatoa + Edvard Munch's 'The Scream'

On August 26th 1883 the Krakatoa eruption ejected more than 25 cubic kilometres of rock, ash, pumice and generated the loudest sound historically reported at 180 Decibels. The cataclysmic explosion was rumored to have been heard as far of Perth, »

Welcome to the Unsigned Transaction

The Unsignedtx is personal blog dedicated to what is currently on my mind. The majority of the articles will pertain to the following subjects but are not limited too: Computer Science and Information Theory Bitcoin and Decentralized Networks Philosophy and »