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How import a bitcoin address private key into breadwallet (iOS) with a QR code using bitcoin-core for Ubuntu / Linux

On encoding private keys from Bitcoin-core as QR codes for use in paper wallets, other wallet software, etc … Note: Breadwallet will not import the private key upon scanning the qr code. It will offer to transfer the funds in

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When should I sell my Bitcoin Mining hardware? Bitcoin Mining Hardware Resale Value vs Projected Return

Originally posted on altoidnerd science:
If you have any questions about this process, you can contact me with the form below!  Happy mining.  In general, the profit margin for miners becomes slimmer through time as the competition to break into…

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Extracting Periodicity from Cryptocurrency Prices (bitcoin data power spectrum)

If you take a look at a picture like this, there is some pretty obvious linear impulse response there. Usually, the greater resolution you use, the more frequencies you see. The prices of real currency pairs are often fractal like – as evidenced

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Bitcoin midterm slump and log linear price prediction model

Perhaps you have noticed bitcoin has taken a dive in recent weeks.  The question on everybody’s mind must then be “gosh, is this normal? From a historical context, is bitcoin OK?” If we disregard all real world facts (which show the

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Bitcoin Bubble? History says “no” – Bitcoin Mandelbrot

Recognition of self similarity is useful in the practice crypto trade.   Don’t be fooled by the alarmist journalists, or the supposed economists who cannot even read a log plot: http://www.businessinsider.com/williams-bitcoin-meltdown-10-2013-1 As a reminder; here’s the pretty log linear price 🙂

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The Bitcoin Price Model – Large Time Calculations of the Bitcoin Price

Just for a toy model, to start us off, I used excel to insist the log data is strictly linear, implying the price follows a perfect exponential curve.  We observe bitcoin hits $1000 on precisely….ok lets not get carried away.

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Bitcoin Bubble? Not this time. A qualitative analysis of Bitcoin’s price cycle and unusual economy of scale

Edit: If you find my claims speculative and full of muck, here is the math, and a google drive to some plots the source code in mathematica.   This isn’t a bubble Bitcoin is experiencing some rapid growth at the

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The Bitcoin Price Model – Large Time Calculations of the Bitcoin Price

Just for a toy model, to start us off, I used excel to insist the log data is strictly linear, implying the price follows a perfect exponential curve.  We observe bitcoin hits $1000 on precisely….ok lets not get carried away.

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When should I sell my Bitcoin Mining hardware? Bitcoin Mining Hardware Resale Value vs Projected Return

When should I sell my Bitcoin Mining hardware? Bitcoin Mining Hardware Resale Value vs Projected Return.   Donate Bitcoins  

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Bitcoin Bubble? Not this time. A qualitative analysis of Bitcoin’s price cycle and unusual economy of scale

Edit: If you find my claims speculative and full of muck, here is the math, and a google drive to some plots the source code in mathematica.   This isn’t a bubble Bitcoin is experiencing some rapid growth at the

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