Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [learning]

The tag has no usage guidance.

1
vote
3answers
56 views

Where can I find more resources that explain Bitcoin simply?

I have been learning crypto for a little bit now and have been helped a lot by pebwindkraft, Andrew Chow and Adam in particular. I would like to ask about resources that help beginners like me to ...
0
votes
3answers
236 views

How to allow/setup crypto transfers/payments on my website?

I'd like to learn how to allow end users on my website to pay for goods using cryptocurrency. Questions I have: 1 - How would I confirm the transaction has been received ? 2 - How would I confirm ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Internet of Money git download error

I tried to download the pdf from the following repository but i get an error https://github.com/merklebloom/IoMv1 Ive done the following: $ git clone https://github.com/merklebloom/IoMv1.git $ cd ...
-1
votes
1answer
49 views

how to start earnign bitcoin? [duplicate]

I have email id and linux OS(Ubuntu, Fedora). I use internet through ISP. I am also a CSE student that means I know programming. How can I earn bitcoin and where should I start? I need short and ...
4
votes
2answers
162 views

Can everybody earn bitcoin? [closed]

I am a Bangladeshi. I know little about bitcoin and I have no credit card. Is it essential having bank account to earn bitcoin? How will bitcoin help me? How and where can I start earning bitcoin?
3
votes
0answers
483 views

./learncoind not connecting to DigitalOcean Droplet

I'm on video 5 of the Learncoin youtube series and I am getting an error when I try to run ./learncoind 2016-04-07 03:40:40 connect() failed after select(): Connection refused 2016-04-07 03:40:40 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Writing a GPU Bitcoin mining client (learning purposes)

I want to write a basic GPU miner from scratch for learning purposes. By "from scratch" I don't mean that I am unwilling to use libraries but I want it to be similar to real GPU mining software, and ...
7
votes
1answer
171 views

What level of mathematical understanding do I need in order to contribute or to understand the crypto behind bitcoin?

My mathematical knowledge is up to CALC II (college level.) Is this enough mathematical maturity in order to understand the crypto in bitcoin or do I need more knowledge? If I do indeed need more ...
3
votes
1answer
128 views

What is the value of these bitcoin certifications that have popped up recently?

Are bitcoin related certifications viewed favorably amongst the bitcoin community? I work in a related field and I am interested in pursuing a certification to distinguish myself, but I'm not sure how ...
1
vote
1answer
487 views

Understanding Bitcoin protocol (through practice)

OK, firstly, Ken Sheriff (the guy who mined Bitcoin using pencil and paper) has posted some fantastic Bitcoin articles on his blog. In "Using Bitcoins the Hard Way" he writes (emphasis added): It ...
3
votes
1answer
109 views

I am eager to know details about distribution of bitcoin

Bitcoin only has 21 million possible coins so far I know. Who hold these coins? I just want rough estimation.
-1
votes
2answers
516 views

Litecoin formal description

Is there a paper with a formal description of a Litecoin? And a paper explaining what a miner does? I would like to understand how to mine "manually", I mean I dont need a tutorial on how to install ...
7
votes
6answers
2k views

What's a good resource to learn how [technically] bitcoin works?

What are some good resource(s) for learning how bitcoin works? I can't seem to find any resources that are any more detailed than the basics - how you have wallets, the blockchain, confirmations, ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Slow but effective mining as a learning tool

Most discussion about mining is from the perspective of serious Bitcoin users who are trying to profit from it. I’m curious to try mining, only to experiment and become more familiar with ...
-1
votes
1answer
315 views

Bitcoin Step by Step [Kindle Edition] by Michael Caughey - worth buying? [closed]

Courtesy of bitcointalk.org fame. Sure, the Internet is full of free info but some time it might worth to pay for information, doesn't it? The funny thing is that he only sells it as a DRMed Kindle ...
7
votes
4answers
499 views

How is it possible that transactions can be added to a block currently being mined?

It seems counter-intuitive that the current block can be hashed and transactions can be added to it, however that is what this thread indicates. Can someone help me connect the dots (not necessarily ...
6
votes
1answer
236 views

How do I get started in finance & market analysis?

I'am currently new to bitcoin & doesn't any finance or market background, currently I got huge interest to how this currency system will affect our life, as I spend more and more time reading ...
9
votes
1answer
581 views

Which of the open-source Bitcoin clients has the most thoroughly commented source code?

Learning from a source code is very useful at times, but it is a pain if the code is not commented well. Which of the open source Bitcoin software have the most thoroughly and understandably commented ...