Bitcoin hard fork security – thoughts about

Bitcoin Gold (BTG) hard forked the Bitcoin blockchain at block #491407 to create an alternate chain, where miners can use GPUs instead of single-purpose ASICs for mining. BTG also introduced some improvements like bigger blocksize and shorter time between blocks for higher transaction bandwidth. While the whole motivation behind BTG seems to be profit, especially […]

Is Google harming its search results with its online ad business model?

A few years ago, the internet was a lot simpler. Information was to be found on websites, for the most part. Shure, some obscure ftp and telnet sites, some chat channels, and a lot of newsgroups. Google just had to crawl usenet plus the http space, index all the information it found, and make sure […]