Mixing addresses with Cantor Pairing Function

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Technical, Thoughts, Wallets | No Comments

Cantor Pairing Function for n currency addresses. Abstract Given the explosion in altcoins, it will be reasonable to assume that merchants will be accepting a number of different crypto coins as payments.  We are seeing Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin as the front runners. I propose instead of providing the user with different addresses for each […]

Double spend attack

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Thoughts | 2 Comments

In this article, I will give an example how a double spend attack could be performed.  When a transaction is broadcast to the network, a transaction id is returned to the client.  However, this is not proof that that transaction has been sent. Therefor, if a project incorrectly implements this as a confirmation of payment, […]

Brisbane Meetup on 16th April, 2014

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Meetup, Mining | No Comments

This months Bitcoin meet up will be on mining.  Full details at http://www.meetup.com/BitcoinBrisbane/events/171177712/ Hope to see you all there! Slide deck from the meet up

Jims Jerky makes the Courier Mail

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Merchants, Payments, Point of Sale | No Comments

Business owner Matt has made the weekend edition of the Courier Mail for accepting Bitcoin at his biltong kiosk at Westfield Carindale. Full write up at http://www.couriermail.com.au/business/brisbane-business-accepting-payments-with-digital-currency/story-fnihsps3-1226875063591