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Liquid Functionaries and the Impact of Hardware Vulnerabilities
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Liquid Functionaries and the Impact of Hardware Vulnerabilities
October 04, 2018
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Allen Piscitello, Samson Mow
Earlier today, Bloomberg released a report indicating that an unknown component was allegedly added to motherboards manufactured by Supermicro. Thi...
Improving Privacy Using 2018-08-08 (P2EP)
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Improving Privacy Using 2018-08-08 (P2EP)
August 08, 2018
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Matthew Haywood
Attendees of a community work group recently set themselves the goal of emproving basic transaction privacy in Bitcoin, the aim being to define a w...
Smart Signatures - BPASE '18
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Smart Signatures - BPASE '18
February 23, 2018
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Blockstream
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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Andrew Poelstra
Bulletproofs are a new efficient form of zero knowledge proof. Their primary application is to replace the rangeproofs in Confidential Transactions...
Schnorr Signatures for Bitcoin - BPASE '18
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Schnorr Signatures for Bitcoin - BPASE '18
February 15, 2018
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Blockstream
Pieter Wuille also spoke at the Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering (BPASE) 2018 conference. He talked about advances for using S...
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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Blockstream
Russell O’Connor spoke at the recent Blockchain Protocol Analysis and Security Engineering (BPASE) 2018 conference on the new smart contract langua...
Key Aggregation for Schnorr Signatures
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Key Aggregation for Schnorr Signatures
January 23, 2018
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Pieter Wuille
Last Monday we published a paper that introduces MuSig, a multi-signature scheme based on Schnorr signatures. This post will dive into its construc...
Simplicity Itself for Blockchains
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Simplicity Itself for Blockchains
October 30, 2017
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Blockstream
Introducing Simplicity, a new functional programming language for smart contracts that broadens traditional capabilities with expanded functionalit...
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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Blockstream
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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Blockstream
Andrew Poelstra is working on three different approaches to privacy on the blockchain, each one with its own advantages. Hear him touch on Confiden...
7 Common Myths About SegWit, Debunked
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7 Common Myths About SegWit, Debunked
July 31, 2017
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Blockstream
The internet brings us many wonderful things such as new business models, new-found access to information, and new technologies like Bitcoin. It’s ...
Tree Signatures
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Tree Signatures
August 24, 2015
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Pieter Wuille
After the release of Alpha we realized that its script language, thanks to the addition of OP_CAT, enables a simple form of Merkle tree verificatio...
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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Blockstream
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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Matt Corallo
Since releasing our paper, “Enabling Blockchain Innovations with Pegged Sidechains,” we've been pleased with the overwhelmingly positive response f...