Articles

When he can't compress a complex concept into a few tweets, Jameson writes lengthy technical (and sometimes philosophical) articles to communicate information and opinions he has gathered while building crypto asset infrastructure.




Bitcoin Multisig Hardware Signing Performance

Jameson tests the performance of popular Bitcoin security hardware devices in various multisig wallet configurations.

12 September 2020 | Casa Blog

On Shitcoins and STOs

A breakdown of different types of cryptographic tokens and the controversies generated by their proponents.

30 August 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Are Chinese Miners a Threat to Bitcoin?

Is the concentration of hashpower within the borders of China a cause for concern about a nation state attack against the network?

9 August 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Tests (Round IV)

Jameson stress tests new metal devices for storing seed phrase backups.

2 August 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Law Enforcement Logs of a Privileged White Male

Reflections upon a variety of encounters I've had with law enforcement throughout my life.

12 July 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Electrum Server Performance Report

Casa engineers compare and contrast the performance of 3 popular Electrum server implementations.

3 July 2020 | Casa Blog

The Dos and Don'ts of Bitcoin Key Management

The Internet is a dangerous place, especially when you're protecting bitcoin. Jameson covers what you need to know to stay safe in this perilous environment.

6 June 2020 | Casa Blog

Casa's Seedless Security Model

Seed phrases are the keys to your bitcoin kingdom; Jameson makes the case for why bitcoin users should not need to manually manage their seed phrase backups.

18 May 2020 | Casa Blog

The Annals of Bitcoin Twitter

Bitcoin has been discussed on Twitter since the first week of the network's operation. The following is my attempt to cover major points in Bitcoin history as told by tweets.

2 May 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

The Memes Make the Bitcoin

Thoughts on memetic theory and the significance of popular Bitcoin memes.

26 April 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

How to Protect Your Bitcoin from $5 Wrench Attacks

If you're going to be your own bank, you're going to want bank-grade security. Thankfully we can now achieve that at an affordable cost!

21 April 2020 | Casa Blog

How the SEC Nearly Destroyed my Retirement Account

Not your keys, not your coins. Not your certificates, not your stocks.

18 April 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Bitcoin Multisig Time Locking Challenges

Securing your bitcoin with time locks are great in theory, but difficult in practice.

9 April 2020 | Casa Blog

Bitcoin Testnet Block Storms

A deep dive into how 10 lines of code resulted in far-reaching unintended consequences for the Bitcoin test network.

4 April 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Announcing Casa Titanium

The best bitcoin security that money can't buy.

1 April 2020 | Casa Blog

How to Create a Bitcoin/Lightning Email Paywall with BTCPay

A step-by-step guide to building your own bitcoin-powered priority inbox.

22 March 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Build Your Own Casa Node

A step by step guide for users to assemble their own Casa Node for Bitcoin & Lightning.

19 March 2020 | Casa Blog

Virtual Reality Challenges & Opportunities

Thoughts on the social challenges, solutions, and new possibilities we can expect to face as virtual reality adoption continues.

15 March 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Bitcoin Core Contributor Challenges

A look into the history of accepted and rejected pull requests to Bitcoin Core.

14 March 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Satoshi Roundtable VI Recap

A review of selected topics covered such as philanthropy, onboarding, web of trust, identity, BTMs, and PSBT.

17 February 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

A Home Defense Primer

A comprehensive post covering considerations to take when designing a multilayered home defense system.

12 February 2020 | Casa Blog

Firearms for Home Defense

Considerations to take regarding firearm selection, training, and storage for home defense.

12 February 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

2020 Altcoin Node Sync Tests

Testing sync performance of Ethereum, Monero, and Zcash nodes.

7 February 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

How to Securely Back up Data to Cloud Storage

Jameson researches user-friendly solutions for backing up sensitive data to cloud providers while keeping it safe from third party snooping.

21 January 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations