The Bitcoin Podcast

The Bitcoin Podcast #307 – Dr. Muneeb Ali Blockstack

Dee and Corey in this roundtable answer a question from The Slack about Computer Time (You Should Join) and what makes an individual an expert. We have a great guest Dr. Muneeb Ali the CEO of Blockstack, who gives us a very in-depth understanding of network infrastructures.


Explainer: Timestamping Bitcoin

Blocks are produced roughly every 10 minutes.This is a statistical method two criteria for acceptance:

Can’t be more than two hours in the future compared to your computer’s time

Can’t be less than the median of last 11 blocks

Note: that this means you’d need to solve 6 of the past 11 blocks in order to affect this number



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