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Bitcoin Explained - The Technical Side of Bitcoin

Nov 27, 2021

In this episode of Bitcoin, Explained, hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost discuss a recent thread on the Bitcoin development mailing list, titled “Death to the Mempool, Long Live the Mempool”.
In the thread, Blockstream engineer Lisa “niftynei” Neigut proposes to get rid of the memory pool (mempool):...

Nov 12, 2021

Bitcoin was under attack! It’s the story the mainstream media won’t tell you!


Hosts Aaron van Wirdum and Sjors Provoost finally met in Utrecht again to record Bitcoin, Explained. In this episode, they discuss a recent attack on the Bitcoin network, where some nodes were flooding peers with fake IP-addresses.