Dhruv Bansal

Co-Founder & CSO

Physicist turned serial entrepreneur.

Features

Bitcoin Astronomy: Part III

A future history of first contact between human and alien blockchains. This is Part III in a series of speculations…

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Bitcoin Astronomy: Part II

This is Part II in a series of speculations about the hyperbitcoinized future.  In Part I, we defined the First…

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Bitcoin Astronomy

The desire to travel far away and start a new currency will become a powerful driver of human expansion into…

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Data Science

Bitcoin Data Science (Pt. 3): Dust & Thermodynamics

We examine the history and future of dust: containers (UTXOs) of bitcoin that cost more to spend in fees than…

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Data Science

Bitcoin Data Science (Pt. 2): The Geology of Lost Coins

There are many stories of people losing BTC in large amounts – especially in the early days – when BTC wasn’t worth…

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Data Science

Bitcoin Data Science (Pt. 1): HODL Waves

Bitcoin uses a curious accounting structure called a UTXO — an Unspent Transaction Output. All UTXOs are timestamped by the transaction/block in which…

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Learn

Stop Comparing Bitcoin to the Internet

The market cap of cryptocurrencies dropped almost 50% from ~$820B to ~$420B in the last month. This is not the…

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Why It’s Hard to “Get” Bitcoin: The Blockchain Spectrum

This article was prompted by the overwhelming response to an earlier version of the diagram below as tweeted by our…

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