The wallet.dat was created with Bitcoin Core (in 2011 it was called "Bitcoin").
You should install the newest version of Bitcoin-Core (0.14.2 by the time of writing). The wallet.dat from 2011 should still run.
Use the GUI.
If you want to export the private key, you don't need to sync (takes a couple of hours / days)
Can also be done on a different ...
There's this thread on bitcoin talk:
I personally generated this address: 1BoyishnessfwHq3wSkCkJ7iafUdjhghfU which is the longest one I'm aware of that's not mixed case. It was generated by feeding oclvanitygen a large number of potential prefixes from a large wordlist.
As for (1) yes you can use tools like the recksplorer as suggested by JBaczuk but you can also query the gossip store of your lightning node directly. Each node has to know the entire topology of the network for source based routing. C-Lightning provides a command line interface to retrieve this data.
However nodes can have private channels or be even ...
Blochchain.info also offers a virtuaisation of transactions, called tree chart. It can be view for every transaction over the "View Tree Chart" link.
The link you posted seems to be offline, so I'm not sure if it's this sort of visualization you are looking for.
On Mac Pro with GPU it was 9 days to have 50% chance of genesisre (not case sensitive)
Was using https://github.com/exploitagency/vanitygen-plus
What I really like about this address:
capitalization of GEnesisRe
memorable U2 ending
capitalization right after VC
capitalization just before U2
OK, so ...