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Total number of Bitcoins generated by pool mining

Hi I'm doing some research regarding bitcoins and pool mining, however I couldn't find the following information online. Total number of Bitcoins generated so far by pool mining and how many miners ...
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How does blockchain.info get miner revenue?

In the stats page of blockchain.info, I see the revenue of miners is $1,680,297.91. As I understand, its the total money that people have spent on buying their miners. But, i doubt that since its a ...
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How big is the NXT blockchain in disk usage compared to the Bitcoin Blockchain as of June 2014? And rate of increase?

Currently I'm looking for the disk usage size of the NXT and Bitcoin blockchain size as of June 2014 and the current rate of of increase every day/week/year?
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How many addresses are in blockchain? [duplicate]

I understand that client like bitcoin-qt can generate addresses indefinitely, but only true or active addresses are in blockchain. How many addresses are in blockchain? Is somewhere statistics data ...
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How do goods & services sellers manage price instability?

How do retail outlets manage the massive price instability? Are they really repricing every second with 25-50% spikes and drops over 24 hours? How much does it cost to maintain accurate prices? ...
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How many shops accepted BTC? Is it somewhere roughly statistics data?

I am writing bachelor thesis. I need to include a graph on "how many shops or companies accepted BTC". Do you know where I can find historic data or a graph for this?
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How prevalent are multisigs?

There seemed to be great demand for multi-siganture transactions to be provided, but they don't seem to be so popular now that they are available. What percentage of transactions are multisig since ...
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Why is the accept / utility of one of my miners consistently higher than the others?

I'm playing around with a couple of Antminer U2s, and two Block Erupters, running them off of a vanilla BFG setup using BTCGuild, I'm consistently seeing the following: So, I'm curious as to why ...
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How do people know that less than 1000 people own 50% of all bitcoins?

I read this post on this site: Who are creating all the alternate cryptocurrencies? In it, there is a answer saying: An article about a month ago was written about the owners of Bitcoin and we ...
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Where to get difficulty data for all crypto coins?

I need to get difficulty data and exchange rate for past 10 days for making a graph out of it (i.e., for all coins). Can anyone suggest where can I get it?
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Setting up Statistics with litecoin-qt or bitcoin-qt

I'm trying to set up a bitcoin/altcoin pool server, but I've run in to a bit of a problem, I have no way to verify I've connected to the pool succesfully, and no stats or informations on the actual ...
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How to calculate the historical ratio of daily active users (DAU) to monthly active users (MAU) using the bitcoin network?

Bitcoin has already great charts and stats but can anybody tell me if this DAU2MAU indicator is available? If not available, is it possible to figure this out especially since bitcoin is open source? ...
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How big is the Bitcoin network?

How big is the Bitcoin network in terms of total number of computers (peers, clients) that are connected together? Are there any network statistics or historical size data available?
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Determine basic Bitcoin network attributes

What is the most simple and reliable way to determine basic Bitcoin network attributes? By this I mean (estimated) total network hashing rate, difficulty, number of blocks solved, etc. I know there ...
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How to retrieve all addresses with non-zero balance and their balances?

I'm looking for a way to retrieve all address balances of addresses with a non-zero balance in the blockchain. Is there a software tool that can calculate the balances in an accessible format? Or ...
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Does anyone know which country has the most bitcoins?

I was wondering if there is any stats out there that tell you how many bitcoins a country is holding. I want to make a presentation so i can persuade people to buy bitcoins, but i want to make sure ...
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What percentage of bitcoins are being traded/used on a regular basis?

Clearly a lot of BTC are being hoarded by either early adopters, or small scale speculators like myself, holding out to see what it's value is in 10 or so years. What percentage of bitcoins are ...
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Is there any statistical analysis of the security of a “Brain Wallet”?

Assume that a transaction is paid to a brain wallet address. (not P2SH, or M of N) Is there any statistical approximation (or tiers of approximation) of how secure a Brain Wallet is to A key ...
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Ransomware requesting payment through Bitcoin

I read this article recently, talking about the emergence of "ransomware". An excerpt is: The newer CryptoLocker differs by taking the ransom to a whole new level. Upon infection it doesn't make a ...
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Bitcoin disappearence rate

I was wondering if there are public available researches about the "disappear" rate of Bitcoins (wallet data lost, person died, forgotten eWallet access, ...). This could be generated by checking ...
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What is the probability of generating 6 sequential blocks, less than an hour?

I'd like to determine the probability of a fairly powerful miner (or pool) generating 6 sequential blocks in an hour. (so they would rebroadcast it later) For example, given Hash/second: X A ...
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Is there a chart that shows the breakdown of the protocol versions in use?

Modern clients broadcast the protocol version. A snapshot of the data summarizing the numbers per-client occasionally will appear, but I'm wondering if this info is published periodically or is ...
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How to measure TX confirmation latency

Blockchaininfo has datahere on the confirmation times for transactions. Unfortunately it is unclear how they collect the data, nor if one could get similar data from say Namecoin. I'd like to ...
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Getting BTC-E historical prices

Is there a way to get BTC-E older ticks? On their api docs I only found how to get the current Tick.
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Access to exchanges' (especially Mt. Gox's) transaction history?

I'm attempting to do statistical research on the Bitcoin market, and I would like to have access to the transaction data of as many exchanges as possible. Specifically, I'm looking for every trade ...
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How many Bitcoin addresses are there?

I was wondering where I could see how many unique addresses currently exist in the blockchain, and especially how many of those have a positive balance. Is that data available somewhere?
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Testnet Bitcoin Generation Time

2 Parts to this. 1st - What is a typical winning block (I get coins) generation time when running on testnet. Ive done numbers with calculators and all that but given I cant work out accurately ...
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Analysis on the Block Chain for Dead Bitcoins

My understanding is that the blockchain is currently 6.5 GB in size and will continue growing at a fairly hefty rate. Has anyone attempted to analyze the blockchain to attempt to determine dead ...
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Metrics to Study the Bitcoin Economy

I'm creating a course on the Bitcoin on Udemy that serves as both an introduction to the bitcoin and also a source to explain how mining and speculation work. I'm working on lecture three which is on ...
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Is there a way to estimate total number of bitcoin users/wallets? [duplicate]

I was looking at Bitcoin Wiki. It estimated 60,000 users (Sep 2011) based on counting the number of bitcoin clients connected to the network in the last 24 hours. Another possible estimate could ...
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What if I create a new address and I'm given one which clashes (already exists, it is being used by other user)

Addresses are like GUIDs, no? They are created randomly whenever you request the creation of a new address. But what if when creating one, it clashes with one already created? I know that the ...
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Measuring levels of spammer participation on the Bitcoin network

Is there any reliable way of estimating the number of spammer controlled miners? I was thinking about the common wisdom that BitCoin should have been implemented with a hashing mechanism that is ...
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How much escrow/ Multi-signature transactions are done?

I have read here about the possibility of Multi-signature transactions. Is there a statistic available how much of these are done?
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What was the intended benefit of truncating the Target?

I'm thinking about how the Target value is truncated to and later compared to the SHA-256hash of the Block Header. Given that The maximum target (lowest possible difficulty) is ...
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Is Bitcoin Days Destroyed a measure of hoarding?

Is Bitcoin Days Destroyed a measure of hoarding? Also, is it possible to derive velocity of money (i.e. bitcoin) from Bitcoin Days Destroyed?
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Does a Vanity Address reduce the randomness / entropy of the private key? Is there cryptographic proof?

Since a vanity address discards many "valid" keys in order to find one that matches a pre-determined string, I think that the "randomness" of the data would be reduced, thus weakening the key. Is ...
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What's the probability of vanity pools causing RIPEMD-160 (public key hash) collisions?

As Bitcoin vanity pools become more popular, the possibility of using that power to derive another person's Base58 public key hash becomes slightly more likely. I'd like to know if anyone has done ...
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What is the math behind popular Bitcoin graphs? I want to graph Namecoin (or similar *coin) technologies?

How can I create graphs similar to http://bitcoin.sipa.be, and blockchain.info for Namecoin? For example this thread discusses how to analyze difficulty over time and provides this equation and ...
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Tracking Hash/sec of major pools and individual (solo) miners

I'd like to get a list of the hash power of the major pools, solo miners, and if applicable undocumented hash networks. How can I obtain this information? If this information already exists, how did ...
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Is there a chart that shows Mhps mint speed over time?

My BitMinter client says that my approximate mint speed is 0.0078/per day on a MacBook Pro Retna. I assume that this value decreases as the speed of the network increases, and therefore my ...
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What is the standard deviation of block generation times?

A block is generated every 10 minutes, on average. What is the standard deviation of this distribution? It seems to be a measurable property, not a calculable one. Is there a chart of the standard ...
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Does variability of block solution time change as difficulty increases?

We know that the expected average time to solve a block from any given point in time is 10 minutes when the network hash rate matches the current difficulty. However, as difficulty increases are we ...
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BTC Days Destroyed, Lifo or Fifo?

Imagine I've got 100 BTC in my wallet, which I accumulated at different points of time. When spending a fraction of my BTC, e.g. 10 BTC, which one of my 100 BTC do I actually spent? The last one I ...
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What's the easiest way to gather/collect statistics on the bitcoin network?

Basically, how does a site like bitcoincharts.com gather its statistics? I like coding in python if you want to offer code examples.
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How can you estimate the net amount of transactions? (deducting change)

The change is usually to a different address, and it could be more or less than the amount sent to the recipient. It seems like a crude estimate would be to just randomly remove one output (assuming ...
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Demographics on Bitcoin users?

Speaking with a large group about Bitcoins lately, I noticed that most people there came to like Bitcoins for different reasons. The shady ppl wanted drugs, the accountants wanted to avoid taxes, the ...
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What is the expected time until the next block is found?

http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/a/3908/659 says: Luckily, you'll only have to wait five minutes on average for a block to be found (blocks are one every ten minutes, so the expected delay until ...
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How popular are alternative clients?

Is there any data available on how many people use an alternative client in contrast to the Satoshi client? Alternatively, is there any data on how many times such clients have been downloaded?
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Bitcoind statistics

I need to get some values to find how updated my bitcoind client is. For example, I would like the GUI to tell me: If it is up to date. If not, show blocks/total blocks How many blocks have been ...
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How to get statistics about Bitcoin users?

Because each Bitcoin user can operate multiple Bitcoin clients and wallets, and not every user runs the client constantly, it seems very difficult to gather data about the Bitcoin community. It's ...