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 Keymaster Security: Mobile Key Overview

A technical explanation of how Casa securely backs up mobile device keys.

9 April 2019 | Medium



Bitcoin Timestamp Security

A deep technical dive into the assurances around the accuracy of timestamps in Bitcoin block headers.

3 March 2019 | Medium



Satoshi Roundtable V Recap

Discussions on Lightning Network, Privacy, Sidechains, Secure Hardware, Mnemonic Seed Phrases, Security Tokens, and Grin.

9 February 2019 | Medium



Open Sourcing the Casa Node

Improving security through transparency.

31 January 2019 | Casa Blog



Bitcoin by the Numbers - 2018 Recap

An overview of the diverse set of trends observed in the Bitcoin ecosystem during 2018.

1 January 2019 | Medium



Who Controls Bitcoin Core?

A deep dive into the security practices and power distribution of the Bitcoin Core project.

15 December 2018 | Medium



Bitcoin Full Validation Sync Performance

Jameson tests and compares the initial sync performance of popular Bitcoin implementations.

1 December 2018 | Casa Blog



Bitcoin Seed Security Analysis

Jameson demonstrate the dangers of manually manipulating seed phrases by showing how easy it is to reduce their computational security.

24 November 2018 | Casa Blog



A Modest Privacy Protection Proposal

A comprehensive guide to reclaiming your privacy in the surveillance age.

29 September 2018 | Medium

Reflections upon a SWATting

Jameson tells the full story of being targeted for SWATting.

28 July 2018 | Medium

Fifteen Men on a Dead Man’s Switch

Thoughts on end of life planning for crypto asset owners.

21 July 2018 | Medium

Bitcoin Seed Storage Stress Test

Jameson tests the limits of various metal key storage devices.

14 July 2018 | Medium

Casa’s Privacy Model

Describing what types of privacy Casa customers can expect to have.

25 June 2018 | Casa Blog

Satoshi Roundtable IV Recap

Covering our discussions about tribalism, developer education, operational security, drivechains, and Tether.

10 February 2018 | Medium

What the Data Tells Us About Bitcoin in 2017

Statistics show bitcoin is at the forefront of an increasingly complex ecosystem that continues to grow in a variety of ways.

13 January 2018 | CoinDesk

The Challenges of Building Ethereum Infrastructure

Lopp covers a number of issues encountered while building a multisig smart contract wallet.

8 January 2018 | Medium

Securing Your Financial Sovereignty

An explanation of why fully validating nodes matter and how to make use of them.

22 October 2017 | Medium

Can SPV Support a Billion Bitcoin Users?

Lopp takes a deep dive into claims that it's safe to remove bitcoin's block size limit and instead rely on existing SPV methods.

30 July 2017 | CoinDesk

Bitcoin and the Benefits of Coopetition

Lopp makes an impassioned argument for the need for more cooperation between the players in the bitcoin space.

14 July 2017 | CoinDesk

The Challenges of Bitcoin Transaction Fee Estimation

Bitcoin transaction fee estimation is a goldilocks problem wrapped in a future prediction enigma shrouded...

10 May 2017 | BitGo



Announcing the Bitcoin Core Config Generator

Bitcoin Core is a complex piece of software. Because one of the primary goals of Bitcoin is to enable users to be self sovereign and...

30 March 2017 | Medium

Nobody Understands Bitcoin (And That's OK)

When I first became interested in bitcoin, I found myself spending countless hours absorbing as much information about it as possible, trying to put all of the pieces together...

13 March 2017 | CoinDesk

Moderation Methods vs Censorship Claims

One of the major points of contention in the Bitcoin community these days revolves around claims of censorship...

13 February 2017 | Medium



Statoshi’s Satoshi Roundtable Review

I was fortunate to attend the 2017 Satoshi Roundtable on behalf of BitGo. It was truly a pleasure to meet many...

30 January 2017 | BitGo