2-18-18 Bitcoin Blame Game

Dan accidentally (not accidentally, it was meticulously planned) dives into the Bitcoin protocol.

Show notes:

Correction: at one point, I mention that miners hash a block then add the nonce and rehash. This is incorrect, the nonce is a field in the block, so they're only hashing the entire block.

Sources:

Bitcoin Gripe, not hype:

 

Godzilla Geiger Counters:

 

Blurb about Syria:

  • Fateful Triangle: The United States, Israel, and the Palestinians, by Noam Chomsky
  • The Arab-Israeli War, by Charles W. Yost (June 1968 Issue of Foreign Affairs)

 

 

 

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