fluffyponyza
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What percentage of merchant Bitcoin receipts are immediately converted into fiat?
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The last stats Bitpay published were in December, 2014, so it may be somewhat out of date. They said that 10% of the merchants keep settle entirely in Bitcoin, 41% of the merchants keep a part of ...

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How does getblocktemplate select transactions?
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The whole mempool won't fit in a block; getblocktemplate returns enough transactions for a block. Blocks are, by default, limited to 750kb by policy, but many miners increase the size to the block ...

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Wladimir's new GPG key
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I chatted to Wladimir about this. He hasn't switched to a new key, he's just using a separate key to sign binary releases. Additionally, he has signed the new key with the old key, so there's an ...

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Merchant tool that will dynamically adjust the # of required confirmations based on network hashrate data
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Pools can lie about their hashrate, and not claim to have solved blocks that were actually solved by them when. I would propose that this is the wrong method of dynamically choosing a confirm count. ...

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I tried to use bitcoin to buy ethereum and failed, what will happen now?
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The Bitcoin won't magically revert back to your wallet. Contact the exchange and let them know, and they'll handle it, either by processing the exchange or refunding you.

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What kind of node connects to your full node and doesn't share blocks with you?
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It could be a blockchain analysis node of some sort (eg. Chainalysis or similar), or it could be a pseudonode.

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How can I recover bitcoins sent to derived addresses in Electrum?
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Electrum and Mycelium Gear both use BIP32 for address derivation from a master seed, but Electrum is not BIP39 compatible. Thus you need to take the master seed (BIP32 Extended Key, iirc) and restore ...

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How can I mine Monero or other altcoins using Azure Cloud Services?
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Sure - you can run cpuminer-multi on Azure or AWS, and it will CPU mine. You will need to find a pool to mine with. Alternatively, if you want to solo mine, then you merely need to run a full Monero ...

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Can you mine Monero using sgminer?
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No you cannot. Monero uses a different PoW that is incompatible with sgminer, but also uses a different pool communication protocol that is Stratum-like but not actually Stratum.

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Colored coins implementation in Python
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There aren't any, unfortunately. Rolling your own shouldn't be that difficult - I'd suggest using CoinSpark's OP_RETURN library as a starting point. All the best!

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