blockchain – Calculation of transaction fee for transaction

There’s 2 parameters that affect the value of a transaction fee: the transaction’s size and how long you’re willing to wait for it to confirm. Smaller transactions pay a smaller fee than larger transactions since miners can include more of them. At a higher level, you pay for each byte of data you want to […]

Roundup #6

Metropolis is finally (almost) here! The fork for Byzantium, the first and larger part of Metropolis, succeeded on the testnet over two weeks ago, and the likely date for the fork on the mainnet has been set to block 4.37 million, which is expected to be on Oct 17. New features include opcodes such as REVERT […]

Is lightning network censorship resistant?

I know this is a hot topic at the moment, and I really don’t want to create some kind of debate here, i’m just interested in if this question is adressed. Any other place where I have spent time, it’s impossible to get any good objective answer to this question because of all the politics. […]

wallet – Seed for bitcoin-core qt

I have a bitcoin core -qt Wallet (on linux). Tell me, can I encrypt it? For example, there is the electrum wallet! It has words for deciphering. For example, i installed the electrum and the phrase was generated. “I’m a fan of the” Knowing this phrase you can install electrum on any computer, and […]

Geth 1.7 – Megara

The Go Ethereum team is proud to announce the next release family of Geth, the first incarnation focusing on laying the groundwork for the upcoming Metropolis hard forks (Byzantium and Constantinople), consisting of 125+ code contributions for various parts of the project. Byzantium fork The current incarnation of Geth contains all the Byzantium EIPs implemented and […]

Statement Objecting To EME as a W3C Recommendation

The Foundation believes Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) should not be published as a W3C Recommendation, and we are now making public the formal objection the Ethereum Foundation submitted to the W3C opposing the recommendation of EME. As a member of the W3C, the Ethereum Foundation contributes to the standards-making process and votes on matters such as the […]