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.




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 you stocks.

18 April 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Bitcoin Multisig Time Locking Challenges

How do you prevent $5 wrench attacks? Make funds impossible to move.

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 selecting 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

What Are the Key Properties of Bitcoin?

Fundamental principles of Bitcoin that must be preserved to maintain the system's utility.

3 January 2020 | Nakamoto

Bitcoin 2019 Annual Review

50+ metrics across a variety of vertical to gauge ecosystem performance in 2019.

2 January 2020 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Deleting "Crypto Deleted Tweets"

The real story behind the suspension of the "Crypto Deleted Tweets" bot.

18 December 2019 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Griefing "Crypto Deleted Tweets"

A few thoughts on the "Crypto Deleted Tweets" bot and how to improve its signal/noise ratio.

8 December 2019 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Metal Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test (Round III)

Stress testing a dozen new metal seed phrase backup devices.

7 December 2019 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

2019 Bitcoin Node Performance Tests

Testing full validation syncing performance of seven Bitcoin node implementations.

10 November 2019 | Cypherpunk Cogitations

Security Issues with Browser-Based Bitcoin Wallets

There's more to wallet security than just keeping private keys safe; Jameson covers some often overlooked issues with web browsers.

7 November 2019 | Casa Blog