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Relates to the selling of bitcoins in person or online
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a remote service, usually a web site, which runs an instance of the Bitcoin (or similar) software and manages one or more addresses on behalf of its clients. Such services allow access …
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Mostly BIP39, an open standard for encoding a seed as a series of common words, but also collects other methodologies.
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Questions about keeping wallets and e-wallets safe.
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Refers to the very first block of a new blockchain based cryptocurrency.
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systems, such as Bitcoin, that lack any single central authority to validate their operations and which have to use other means to determine the validity of operations.
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When running Bitcoin Core client in regtest mode.
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Questions about using CPUs for mining.
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worth (as opposed to how much it costs).
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an open source client that gives you full control over your money and does not rely on any central services to operate. It is available for Android and BlackBerry OS, support for Chr…
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Splitting a transaction and sending some of the coins back to the sender. Necessary for some currencies due to the design of the protocol.
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Regarding the underlying algorithms related to Bitcoin protocol.
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Questions about Bitcoin in the context of the Microsoft Windows series of OS.
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a Scrypt-based cryptocurrency based on Litecoin. It was started on 6th of December 2013. It has a very fast distribution cycle and will thereafter grow constantly.
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Questions concerned with the technical details of mining such as blockheader assembly, or details in the mining algorithm. Questions about the conceptual nature of mining should rather be tagged with …
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refers to Simplified Payment Verification, a scheme by which thin clients can check whether the network trusts a transaction.
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A complete implementation of a Lightning Network node developed by Lightning Labs and other contributors. Licensed under MIT. LND needs btcd, bitcoind, or neutrino as a back-end service.
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"Graphics Processing Unit" - The specific component on a video card which performs active processing of images. GPUs are commonly used in Bitcoin mining as they are much more efficient at certain vari…
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Related to the history of Bitcoin
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For questions concerned with the physical setup of mining hardware including power supply and heat dissipation.
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For questions about BitPay's BitCore, an alternative full node
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a portion of each block in the block chain that identifies the basic parameters of that particular block such as the block version, the time it was generated, the hash of the previ…
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a domain name system based on the same blockchain technology as Bitcoin. It is also traded as a currency.
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a distributed bitcoin mining pool. With p2pool, each miner runs a p2pool node and these nodes form a peer to peer network amongst themselves similar to how bitcoin, itself, does.
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Questions about the supply side of crypto-currencies including the rate and mechanisms by which coins are made available or unavailable in the economy and the affect of the money supply on the value a…
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a website that displays information about the bitcoin block chain.
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a popular hardware wallet manufacturer.