Legal & General Partners With Amazon to Use Blockchain for Pension Deals

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Legal & General Partners With Amazon to Use Blockchain for Pension Deals

n Legal &; partnered with Amazon to make use of its Amazon Managed Blockchain for recording and annuities transactionsn
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Not updating Ledger a risk to his Bitcoin?

My father has on a Nano S that hasn’t been firmware updated since 2017. Is there any danger of losing the by not updating the Ledger by or over the next couple of years?

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The Best Bitcoin Articles *Not* On Bitcoinist In 2018

Here at Bitcoinist we try to present you with the most comprehensive selection of relevant news stories in the crypto-verse. But great articles appear that don’t quite fit news cycle. So here is a small selection of of the best pieces *not* on Bitcoinist this year, as suggested on Twitter.


1. Planting Bitcoin

Who doesn’t love a good origin story? But if you have superhero fatigue from all the Marvel movies, check out Dan Held’s origin story of Bitcoin. In it he draws parallels between the birth of Bitcoin and planting a tree.

It’s a fantastic read and becomes available as a short-story e-book in early 2019.

2. How Bitcoin Functions As Property Law

An explanation of Bitcoin as analogous to real-estate contracts, written by a law professor, may not sound particularly accessible. But this paper by Eric D. Chason gives a great insight into the workings of Bitcoin.

He describes transactions as ‘deeds’ we must verify, and explains time-stamping with the example of Satoshi his will.

3. and 4. The Workings Of Proof-of-Work

Bitcoin, Chance and Randomness

Hugo Nguyen’s article explores the importance of randomness to Bitcoin and its role as the ‘Proof’ in Proof-of-Work

Proof-of-Work Is A Decentralised Clock

Gregory Trubetskoy’s blog post explains how the blockchain utilizes PoW, simply as a distributed decentralized clock. Gregory describes the other functions of Proof-of-Work as essentially red herrings and poses the suggestion that a name might be Proof-of-Time.

Timeless

5. Invalid Blocks Need Not Apply

This HackerNoon article by StopAndDecrypt should help us to all sleep easier in our beds at night. In at security, it explains Bitcoin is an “impenetrable fortress of validation.”

6. Unpacking Bitcoin’s Social Contract

Hasu’s article explains how social contracts work with regards to fiat money, and how Satoshi Nakamoto used technology to implement this in a new improved way.

7. The Three Economic Eras Of Bitcoin

Okay, while not technically published this year, you may have missed this article from December 2017. Rusty Russell examines the past, present, and future of Bitcoin, as laid out in its mathematics and rules.

The ghost of Bitcoin-past, with its negligible fees, noble aims, and a dearth of respectable uses, may now seem like a fairy tale. Christmas-future, when Bitcoin economics are dominated by fees, rather than block rewards, is still about ten years away.

But when it comes to Christmas-presents, you can still stuff my stocking with bitcoin, thank you very much.

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