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    Book Review: Attack of the 50 Foot Blockchain

    by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  Mar 22, 2018

    David Gerard's 2017 book, "Attack of the 50ft Blockchain" is an in-depth look at the cryptocurrency space. The book takes a straightforwardly skeptical angle, and is explicitly intended as a non-technical overview that frames Bitcoin in purely political and economic terms.

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    Deterministic Execution on the JVM

    by Ben Evans Follow 31 Followers on  Feb 21, 2017

    For many use cases (for example cryptocurrency ledgers), we need to ensure that any action will execute deterministically and terminate. In this article, Ben Evans reviews the theory behind the WhitelistClassLoader.

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    Might the Blockchain Outlive Bitcoin?

    by George Hurlburt Follow 1 Followers on  Jan 26, 2017 1

    Crypto-currency remains controversial, and Bitcoin, a leading open source initiative to create an alternative form of currency, is at the center of this controversy. Here, the author provides an update on the state of Bitcoin in particular, and examines the future of crypto-currency in general.


Is Bitcoin a Decentralized Currency?

Posted by Ghassan O. Karame Follow 0 Followers , Vedran Capkun Follow 0 Followers , Arthur Gervais Follow 0 Followers , Srdjan Capkun Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 01, 2014

Bitcoin currency is getting more attention than any other digital currency model. In this article, authors analyze Bitcoin's decentralized model and discuss solutions to enhance its decentralization. 2

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