The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

December 31st, 2015

Bitcoin mining difficulty retargets every 2016 blocks - will it successfully retarget the block size in 2016?

via Twitter for Android

@drwasho Good luck pulling that off again next year…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to drwasho

@brian_armstrong Bitnodes changed how they count nodes a year or so ago; not sure if Addy can rebuild the data to match current methodology.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to brian_armstrong

Two jumps in P2SH storage in 2015 suggest two entities, each holding over 1% of all bitcoins, moved their stashes. p2sh.info/?panelId=2&ful…

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The percentage of bitcoins encumbered by P2SH increased from 5.9% to 9.6% in 2015. Total unique P2SH addresses increased from 55K to 1.98M.

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Bulls always outnumber bears on /r/BitcoinMarkets, but bears have nearly gone extinct in 2015. pic.twitter.com/DmlAH45Crk

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Average data propagation time to 50% of Bitcoin nodes.
Jan 2015:
Txn: 0.8s
Block: 4s
Dec 2015:
Txn: 0.8s
Block: 8s

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Total blockchain size nearly doubled in 2015, growing from 26 GB to 51 GB.

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The size of Bitcoin’s unspent output set doubled in 2015 from 16M to 33M outputs, adding a net additional output every 2 seconds.

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The value of Bitcoin in terms of market cap (# bitcoins * exchange rate) increased by an average of $65 per second in 2015.

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@OnWindowly It’s the difference between dozens (miners) and thousands (all nodes) of servers that need to be upgraded.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to OnWindowly

Bitcoin network security accelerated at an average rate of 14 GH/s^2 in 2015.

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It takes 12 days for an ODROID-C1+ to sync the Bitcoin blockchain to height 390,000.

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@mikestable @pandora_radio
Safe sex is great sex, better wear a latex
‘cause you don’t want that late text,
that “I think I’m late” text!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mikestable