Anlhord Smithson
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What technical properties does a confirmed Tx have that an unconfirmed Tx does not?
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when we speak about specific transaction: no. The unconfirmed transaction looks exactly the same as the same transaction with 1,2.. confirmations. yes. There are 3 types of transaction: confirmed, ...

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Is there any way for me to recover or reclaim a confirmed but unspent transaction that was sent to the wrong address?
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Confirmed Bitcoin transactions are final and cannot be undone. Try asking the receiver to send the funds back. Edit: If you did the transaction between accounts on an exchange, it probably can be ...

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Hash-based crypto-currencies?
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repeated hashes? most of them use just two repeats. There are not many other, the vast majority just use two calls to some cryptographic hash function. But a primecoin and cuckoo hash cycle has been ...

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Who benefits from mining?
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Its not a math problem. Its just search for partial collision in function called sha256. Sha256 is a famous type of puzzle. During the writing of this post, a block 397108 was mined. The solution ...

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How does one checks which customer made a payment?
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simple answer: give each customer your different address never reuse addresses

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what programming languages are used to built bitcoin?
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pretty much all of them. Bitcoin libraries are available in most major flavours. The original Satoshi client is c++

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Bitcoin core stopped sync'ing (without downloading all the data). How can I make it resume the synchronization?
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There are pretty much two stages. The first stage is to download (catch up) the whole blockchain that has 64.4 GB. Once you have that the verification stage checks all payments ever made. Both these ...

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Why does the "global lottery" prove the validity of the blockchain?
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the answer is simple. if miner puts shit into the block, the next miners would ignore the incorrect block. the original miner looses the reward. mining without reciving reward is pointless, the ...

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How can I generate more coins while mining on PoS?
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well the even more risky aspect of POS is simply losing funds due to EDIT bank run when the stake prover signs multiple chains and all coin owners run for exits, coins loosing value due to dump when ...

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Bitcoin Core extremely high syncing time
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modern core can fully synchronize in about 24 hours. it displays funds only when the synchronization catches up to the time when you recieved the funds

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A "Hello World" of bitcoin?
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Depends on the area. In any case i suggest you to only use test network to avoid losing funds. If you are interested about the crypto stuff, study how to turn random number into wallet address, or ...

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Transfer different currencies between wallets
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well perhaps there is nobody in Coinbase who monitors actual price of SCOTCOIN. In any case, they probably still have the SCOTCOIN so maybe contact them fast before they sell it?

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What's the point of having a stack-based scripting language, if only a few standard forms are allowed?
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Bitcoin was the first crypto coin. Satoshi when analyzing the problem of digital payment discovered that the machine needs to determine if some transaction sucessfully or unsuccessfully spent the ...

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Are there bitcoin exchanges that do not require an extensive verification process?
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Online fiat exchanges can be heavily regulated. To avoid this inconvenience, when you are for example just buying small amount, you can buy over the counter from a friend. Simply send or give the fiat ...

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What portion of the mining process does an ASIC perform?
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ASIC only does the most performance-expensive thing. It solves the block. Everything else like preparing the block, checking payments, sending the solution to others, can be done by a standard ...

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how do nodes verify that a block has been solved and can be added to the blockchain
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Let's say block #396716 has been just mined. The participants verify: Is the block really next? Simply look if the previous block is already accepted. Each block contains the ID of previous block. ...

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Halving reward, price effects?
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The bitcoin production costs are about $80 just the electricity + $?? other expenses. My guess that a full cost to produce bitcoin on the order of $200? so this implies for miners to stay operational, ...

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What is the best method for creating a paper wallet?
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metal stamping on metal that is not susceptible to rust like gold aluminum etc. other main risks are loss of funds and theft of funds loss can happen because the damaged program can have error and ...

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Losses when trading with bitcoins
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Yes for example you can buy 1$ worth of coin, the price doubles, market site collapses you lost $2 worth of coin

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