Monthly Archives: May 2013

Is Bitcoin Secure? In Comparison To What?

I recently posted a series of great videos by Khan Academy about Bitcoin which discusses many of the technical features of Bitcoin that make it so secure. The videos help make the rather “techy” topics of cryptography, blockchanges, digital signatures … Continue reading

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Khan Academy’s Series On Bitcoin

What Is IT? Bitcoin – Overview Bitcoin – Proof of work An explanation of cryptographic proof-of-work protocols, which are used in various cryptographic applications and in bitcoin mining. Video by Zulfikar Ramzan. Zulfikar Ramzan is a world-leading expert in computer … Continue reading

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The Cost To Live W/O Food & Energy?

I was doing some research on the “real’ inflation rate in the U.S. and was reviewing how the government removed food and energy from their CPI calculations. It suddenly occurred to me the utter absurdity of trying to calculate the … Continue reading

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