Mapping Ring Signatures and Stealth Addresses in Monero

Monero employs many techniques to enhance the cryptocurrency users privacy. In this article, I take a look at two of these, Ring Signatures for sender anonymity, and Stealth Addresses for receiver anonymity.

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PoW vs PoS. Whut?

Recently I have tried to understand blockchains and how they actually work. It seems the internet is full of high-level descriptions that always stop before actually explaining how the different blockchain variants really work. What is proof-of-work in practice, and what does proof-of-stake actually mean? What actually happens when you deploy a blockchain node in […]

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Trying to learn ECDSA and GoLang

Recently I have been looking at the Naivecoin tutorial, and trying to implement it in Go to get an idea of how blockchains really work, and to learn some more Go as well. The tutorial code is in Javascript, and translating it to Go has been mostly straightforward. However, porting the third part with transactions […]

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