Bitcoin 101 – Quindecillions & The Amazing Math Of Bitcoin’s Private Keys

Posted on : March 12, 2015
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Posted by : Eric
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How do you slow down hackers and provide equal access to everyone on earth? Not easy. But Bitcoin\’s solution is devilishly simple, employing outrageously big numbers. Bitcoin\’s private keys are made of numbers (called quindecillions) that are so large, they literally choke the best computers. In fact even if all the world\’s computers were able to work together, these numbers would still be too large. By using an analogy to drawers and pirates, James dives into this math, revealing not only how simple the idea is, but how well it works. Welcome to WBN\’s Bitcoin 101 Blackboard Series — a full beginner to expert course in bitcoin. Please like, subscribe, comment or even drop a little jangly in our bitcoin tip jar https://blockchain.info/address/1javsf8GNsudLaDue3dXkKzjtGM8NagQe Thanks, James

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