Episode 150 – Most of the Bitcoin Network Can Handle 4MB Blocks

A Cornell study finds most of the network can handle 4MB blocks. Long-term bitcoin outlook shows a massive power requirement. Reddit and National Security Letters. Yuan overnight rate plummets to negatives in Hong Kong. Russia bans a board game because it makes communism look bad.

 

 

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Cornell Study finds most of the bitcoin network could handle 4mb blocks.

https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/cornell-study-recommends-4mb-blocksize-bitcoin/

Bitcoin Mining and Power usage

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/225660-bitcoin-could-soon-use-more-power-than-denmark-but-help-is-on-the-way

National Security Letters

http://www.wired.com/2016/03/reddit-warrant-canary-hints-it-got-a-national-security-letter/

Yuan plunges to negative overnight rate in Hong Kong.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-03-31/yuan-interbank-rate-in-hong-kong-drops-into-negative-territory

Russia Bans Board Game

http://qz.com/646871/russia-banned-a-polish-board-game-that-simulates-communist-era-shopping/

Darren was on the FreeCoast FreeCast

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