The Lightning Network: Packets to Circuits

There are three problems that developers see in regards to scaling Bitcoin: Micropayments are not exactly cheap to make the size of blocks/the blockchain over time malleability The Lightning Network aims to solve these problems by creating hash-locked payment channels facilitating instant off-chain real bitcoin transactions. Before we can understand what the Lightning network enables, [...] The Bitcoin Computer

After months of anticipation my Bitcoin computer finally arrived. I anxiously opened up what felt like Pandora's box to a new age of the internet. The Bitcoin Computer is the first of its kind and is the foundation for a new range of applications. First things first, if you want to run this [...]