Ryan Shea
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How does merged mining work?
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Why was 21 million picked as the number of bitcoins to be created?
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What is a compressed Bitcoin key?
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Will Bitcoin suffer from a mining Tragedy of the Commons when mining fees drop to zero?
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How to calculate transaction size before sending (Legacy Non-Segwit - P2PKH/P2SH)
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What is the Merkle root?
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What is relation between scriptSig and scriptPubKey?
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Have any cryptography experts vetted the bitcoin source code?
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Will deflation destroy Bitcoin?
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How long would it take a large computer to crack a private key?
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How can I keep my wallet secure?
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What do the different .dat files contain?
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Where is the data folder for Bitcoin-Qt?
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How are transaction hashes calculated?
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How is block-solution-withholding a threat to mining pools?
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What is a stealth address?
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How to save bitcoins as paper?
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Do mining pools centralize the Bitcoin network and make it less secure?
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What is the difference between the rpc port 8332 and port 8333?
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Are there any studies into the size of the blockchain scaling over time?
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How are public & private keys in an address created?
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What are the limits of m and n in m-of-n multisig addresses?
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What are the implications of Schnorr signatures?
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Can one safely buy vanity addresses from a third party without risking one's coins from being stolen?
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What happens to my bitcoins when I die?
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Is it possible to get the public key of a bitcoin address I do not have the private keys for with the standard client?
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How do "Pay to Script Hash" transactions work?
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What are the pros and cons of Ripple's consensus as compared with Bitcoin's proof-of-work?
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Why does my wallet need to download the whole transaction history?
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How does the Kimoto Gravity Well regulate difficulty?