How to create a Bitcoin black hole

It is surprisingly easy to construct a new Bitcoin address that can accept payments, which will be immediately and forever lost. Such addresses are called “provably unspendable,” meaning that you can prove beyond all doubt that no one ever can… Read the full article

Double-SHA-256 in Bash and Python

Being able to calculate Double-SHA-256 hashes (often simply referred to as “DSHA256”) is vital for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency applications and codes. Bitcoin mining itself is, after all, and somewhat simplified, only a matter of spitting out insane amounts DSHA256… Read the full article