Money Nutters-Economic Sociology – The European Electronic Newsletter

Money Nutters-Economic Sociology – The European Electronic Newsletter

It began, as all good things do, with a drumming circle. The two young women walking with me toward Long Beach, California’s first ever “Really Really Free Day” from their church ...

Bitcoin: An Innovative Alternative Digital Currency – Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal

Bitcoin: An Innovative Alternative Digital Currency – Hastings Science & Technology Law Journal

IntroductionBitcoin is a digital, decentralized, partially anonymous currency,not backed by any government or other legal entity, and not redeemable for gold or other ...

Bitcoin & Gresham’s Law – the economic inevitability of Collapse

Bitcoin & Gresham’s Law – the economic inevitability of Collapse

Abstract. The Bitcoin economy exhibits remarkable and predictable stability on the supply side based on the power costs of mining. However, that stability is challenged if ...

Analysis of Bitcoin Pooled Mining Reward Systems – ArXiv

Analysis of Bitcoin Pooled Mining Reward Systems – ArXiv

In this paper we describe the various scoring systems used to calculate rewards of participants in Bitcoin pooled mining, explain the problems each were designed to solve and ...

On Bitcoin and Red Balloons – ArXiv

On Bitcoin and Red Balloons – ArXiv

Many large decentralized systems rely on information propagation to ensure their proper function. We examine a common scenario in which only participants that are aware of the ...

An Analysis of Anonymity in the Bitcoin System – ArXiv

An Analysis of Anonymity in the Bitcoin System – ArXiv

Anonymity in Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer electronic currency system, is a complicated issue. Within the system, users are identified by public-keys only. An attacker wishing to ...

Bitcoin: Tempering the Digital Ring of Gyges or Implausible Pecuniary Privacy

Bitcoin: Tempering the Digital Ring of Gyges or Implausible Pecuniary Privacy

Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency; which is entirely decentralized, open-source, and non-institutional. A comprehensive history of Bitcoin transactions is constantly ...

Bitcoin NFC

Bitcoin NFC

Bitcoin is a new digital, virtual currency. Unlike other currencies, it is not controlled by a single company, financial institution or government. Instead, it is controlled by a ...