"The Bitcoin Mining Network – Trends, Marginal Creation Cost, Electricity Consumption and Sources"
“The Bitcoin Mining Network – Trends, Marginal Creation Cost, Electricity Consumption and Sources” investigates the marginal cost of creation of bitcoin; the composition, efficiency, electricity consumption and electricity sources of the Bitcoin mining network.
"Regulating LIBRA: The Transformative Potential of Facebook’s Cryptocurrency and Possible Regulatory Responses"
This paper addresses how to regulate the first private cryptocurrency – Libra, which have the potential to change the worldwide payment and monetary system landscape. The paper also introduces and analyses the potential response from regulators worldwide on the Libra project.
"CryptoNote v 2.0"
Bitcoin has been appreciated by many professional and general public for its trust model which comprised of public transactions and proof-of-work. The major attractions for people to use electronic cash such as Bitcoin are its low fees and the anonymity it provided. However, Bitcoin had a several drawbacks included inflexibility for the distributed system, which hinder the new feature being implemented into its system as the distributed system need all the users to update their clients. CryptoNote v 2.0 paper is designed to propose a solution for the major drawback of Bitcoin. The paper also introduced its electronic cash “CryptoNote”.
"CoinJoin: Bitcoin Privacy for the Real World"
CoinJoin: Bitcoin privacy for the real world discusses the pros and cons for Bitcoin for real world applications. It also discusses the technical aspect of Bitcoin and how it can affect privacy in real world use cases.
"An Introduction to Cryptography"
"An Introduction to Cryptography" appeared at first as a part of product manuals PGP 6.0 for PGP software system in 1998. This book served for the purpose of allowing readers from all background to understand the basics of Cryptography.
The term “smart contracts” was coined by Nick Szabo, a legal scholar and cryptographer, in 1994 in an article where he outlined the core concepts and the potential that smart contracts would bring.