Joseph Van Name
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What does the curve used in Bitcoin, secp256k1, look like?
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Since the underlying field for the elliptic curve for secp256k1 is Fp where p=2256-232-977, and since p is very close to a power of 2, it makes sense to try to graph the elliptic curve y2=x3+7 over ...

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Bitcoin value vs. Supercomputing
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Landauer's principle gives some very weak security for Bitcoin mining since Landauer's principle states that erasing a bit always costs k T ln(2) energy where k is Boltzmann's constant and T is the ...

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