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You can design an ASIC to do any calculation you want. For example, let's say you stole a password database from a webpage. You know that the passwords were hashed using bcrypt. So you would need to create\buy an ASIC that does the bcrypt hash function. It would be faster at brute force cracking than a regular CPU\GPU. This would still take a very long time. ...


A Bitcoin block is a container data structure that aggregates all the transactions. The block is made of a header (containing metadata), followed by a long list of transactions that are included in the block. The block header consists of merkle tree root, previous block header hash, timestamp amongst other metadata. The Merkle tree root in simpler terms ...

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