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Transacting Bitcoin-based P2P Derivatives
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Transacting Bitcoin-based P2P Derivatives
April 19, 2019
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On April 16th (UTC), a trust-minimized forward contract transaction took place on the Bitcoin blockchain between Crypto Garage and Blockstream,...
MuSig: A New Multisignature Standard
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MuSig: A New Multisignature Standard
February 18, 2019
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In the first half of last year, in collaboration with Yannick Seurin and Gregory Maxwell, Blockstream cryptographer Pieter Wuille and...
De standaardisatie van het tonen van reserves in bitcoin (Proof of Reserves)
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De standaardisatie van het tonen van reserves in bitcoin (Proof of Reserves)
February 04, 2019
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Bitcoin-exchanges komen steeds meer onder druk te staan van gebruikers en toezichthouders om te bewijzen dat de bezittingen van de...
Minisketch: lager bandbreedteverbruik voor bitcoin-nodes
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Minisketch: lager bandbreedteverbruik voor bitcoin-nodes
January 07, 2019
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Recentelijk heb ik samen met Gleb Naumenko en voormalig collega Greg Maxwell Minisketch onthuld. Minisketch is een software library voor...
Simplicity: smart contracts met hoge betrouwbaarheid
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Simplicity: smart contracts met hoge betrouwbaarheid
November 28, 2018
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Aan het begin van deze maand hebben we de broncode uitgebracht voor de blockchain-taal Simplicity. Simplicity is ons antwoord op...
Functionaries in Liquid en het risico van hardwarekwetsbaarheden
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Functionaries in Liquid en het risico van hardwarekwetsbaarheden
October 04, 2018
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Er is eerder vandaag een verslag uitgebracht door Bloomberg waarin stond dat een onbekend component was toegevoegd aan moederborden die...
Het verbeteren van de privacy met Pay-to-EndPoint (P2EP)
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Het verbeteren van de privacy met Pay-to-EndPoint (P2EP)
August 08, 2018
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Deelnemers van een community-workshop hebben recentelijk nagedacht over hoe we de privacy van normale bitcoin-transacties kunnen verbeteren. Dit is een...
Smart Signatures - BPASE '18
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Smart Signatures - BPASE '18
February 23, 2018
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Christopher Allen’s talk at the recent Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering (BPASE) 2018 conference overviewed the topic of smart...
Bulletproofs: Faster Rangeproofs and Much More
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Bulletproofs: Faster Rangeproofs and Much More
February 21, 2018
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Bulletproofs are a new efficient form of zero knowledge proof. Their primary application is to replace the rangeproofs in Confidential...
Schnorr Signatures for Bitcoin - BPASE '18
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Schnorr Signatures for Bitcoin - BPASE '18
February 15, 2018
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Pieter Wuille also spoke at the Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering (BPASE) 2018 conference. He talked about advances for...
Simplicity — A New Language for Blockchains — BPASE '18
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Simplicity — A New Language for Blockchains — BPASE '18
February 08, 2018
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Russell O’Connor spoke at the recent Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering (BPASE) 2018 conference on the new smart contract...
Key Aggregation for Schnorr Signatures
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Key Aggregation for Schnorr Signatures
January 23, 2018
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Last Monday we published a paper that introduces MuSig, a multi-signature scheme based on Schnorr signatures. This post will dive...
Simplicity Itself for Blockchains
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Simplicity Itself for Blockchains
October 30, 2017
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Introducing Simplicity, a new functional programming language for smart contracts that broadens traditional capabilities with expanded functionality, improved safety, and...
Gregory Maxwell Talks About Bitcoin 0.15
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Gregory Maxwell Talks About Bitcoin 0.15
September 14, 2017
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Find out what’s new in Bitcoin Core 0.15 from Greg Maxwell’s recent talk at the SF Bitcoin Devs Meetup.
Different Approaches to Privacy on the Blockchain
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Different Approaches to Privacy on the Blockchain
September 08, 2017
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Andrew Poelstra is working on three different approaches to privacy on the blockchain, each one with its own advantages. Hear...
7 Common Myths About SegWit, Debunked
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7 Common Myths About SegWit, Debunked
July 31, 2017
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The internet brings us many wonderful things such as new business models, new-found access to information, and new technologies like...
Tree Signatures
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Tree Signatures
August 24, 2015
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After the release of Alpha we realized that its script language, thanks to the addition of OP_CAT, enables a simple...
Gregory Maxwell talks at SF Bitcoin Devs Meetup
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Gregory Maxwell talks at SF Bitcoin Devs Meetup
April 24, 2015
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Bitcoin Core developer and Blockstream co-founder Gregory Maxwell discusses his recent work on privacy and the future of multi-signature technology...
A look at a few Questions and Misconceptions Regarding Pegged Sidechains
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A look at a few Questions and Misconceptions Regarding Pegged Sidechains
October 30, 2014
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Since releasing our paper, “Enabling Blockchain Innovations with Pegged Sidechains,” we've been pleased with the overwhelmingly positive response from the...
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