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by magma
Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Mining
Topic: Bitcoin.com's excessive block - Pool analysis
Replies: 8
Views: 7057

Bitcoin.com's excessive block - Pool analysis

As you all know, a bug in Bitcoin Unlimited caused Bitcoin.com to mine a block that was 23 bytes larger than allowed. We discovered this right after the block was mined, and took precautions immediately. The immediate action was very simple, set the max generated block size to 0.999Mb via the cli. T...
by magma
Sat Dec 03, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Pool
Topic: Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 1485
Views: 482711

Re: Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Official Discussion Thread

All I want for Christmas is the annihilation of the Great Firewall of China :( Jokes aside, as soon as we have moved all the data to our new dedicated machine the web site will be up and running again with way better stability than before. We had to setup a few jump nodes on strategic locations to g...
by magma
Sat Dec 03, 2016 3:56 am
Forum: Pool
Topic: Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 1485
Views: 482711

Re: Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Official Discussion Thread

We are currently having trouble with displaying the latest stats during our maintenance, the pool is mining as normal though. We are moving data to new servers for the live release. Sorry for the trouble.
by magma
Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:25 am
Forum: Pool
Topic: Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Official Discussion Thread
Replies: 1485
Views: 482711

Re: Bitcoin.com Mining Pool Official Discussion Thread

Hello all, I just got my new miner and I'm in the process of setting it up. It looks like the US East Coast stratum server is down at the moment: stratum+tcp://east.us.pool.bitcoin.com:3333 Can anyone confirm or disprove that, please? Shall I switch to the West Coast server in the meantime? We had ...
by magma
Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:46 am
Forum: Pools
Topic: A Bitcoin.com mining pool?
Replies: 120
Views: 108319

Re: A Bitcoin.com mining pool?

https://blockchain.info/address/1D5bvwaJqvG9S682YFE31TQRjZSnkhE8cy Could someone from the pool staff or even another miner help me understand (so I may explain to some other potential miners considering joining) why we see many newly generated coins (block solves with coinbase payouts) which are st...
by magma
Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:43 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Feed Ze Birds
Replies: 74
Views: 33307

Re: Feed Ze Birds

I'm pretty sure that Peter Todd at some point will retweet a message on Birds, take the money, revoke the access from our Twitter app and then brag on Reddit how he "hacked" our service.
by magma
Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:24 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Feed Ze Birds
Replies: 74
Views: 33307

Re: Feed Ze Birds

Edit: I didn't notice the ellipse dots (...). After trying them, they call say "follow @JohnDoe" instead of the actual persons Twitter. Also "See Bitcoin Address" doesn't work. It also gives me the option to "Delete Tweet" on other tweets, but I didn't want to click it :) Now you can follow people ...
by magma
Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Feed Ze Birds
Replies: 74
Views: 33307

Re: Feed Ze Birds

Congrats! it's looking great. one prob, I just sent 0.01262583 BTC to 3NNsUar24BAHBNwMHD1xkBkog9qEFnCsjb but nothing happened. Then refreshed the site and all had disappeared. If the site is waiting for confirmations it would be good to see that or get some sort of feedback. Not sure how to use the...
by magma
Fri Feb 05, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Bitcoin Classic proposed changes to wallets.bitcoin.com
Replies: 11
Views: 3108

Re: Bitcoin Classic proposed changes to wallets.bitcoin.com

We have made full nodes/wallets the default category now, and we are promoting Bitcoin Classic by default.

Time to let bitcoin scale!
by magma
Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:39 am
Forum: Micro Earnings
Topic: [Beta] Try out our faucet!
Replies: 17
Views: 5397

[Beta] Try out our faucet!

Hi people!
We recently built a faucet, please try it out here https://free.bitcoin.com/
This is still in beta, so don't post it on social media yet. I would be happy to get some feedback!
by magma
Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: Norsk
Topic: Skapa ett forum för Skandinavisk
Replies: 0
Views: 2809

Skapa ett forum för Skandinavisk

Just nu har vi tre forum för de skandinaviska språken.
Vad tror ni om att slå ihop de tre och göra ett forum för skandinaviska?
by magma
Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Danske
Topic: Lav en forum for Skandivanisk
Replies: 5
Views: 19320

Lav en forum for Skandivanisk

Lige nu har vi tre forum for de skandinaviske sprog.
Hvad tror i om att slå ihop de tre og lave et forum for skandivanisk?
by magma
Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: /r/btc is now officially integrated into the forum on bitcoin.com
Replies: 4
Views: 1551

Re: /r/btc is now officially integrated into the forum on bitcoin.com

The tracking protection is easy to fix, I will get to it soon. Sorry about that.
by magma
Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: Danske
Topic: So ein Ding: Bitcoin & Blockchain (Dansk TV)
Replies: 2
Views: 15378

Re: So ein Ding: Bitcoin & Blockchain (Dansk TV)

Mycket bra genomgång. Jag tror inte det sänts ett lika bra reportage i Sverige.
Tänk om alla journalister kunde vara så seriösa.
by magma
Sat Nov 14, 2015 6:50 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Bitcoin.org adding paid advertisements
Replies: 4
Views: 1511

Bitcoin.org adding paid advertisements

https://github.com/bitcoin-dot-org/bitc ... ssues/1139

I think this is hilarious since bitcoin.org bashed bitcoin.com for having ads on the page.
by magma
Tue Nov 10, 2015 9:51 am
Forum: AMA - Ask Me Anything
Topic: I'm Yuzo Kano, CEO of bitFlyer, AMA!
Replies: 37
Views: 17135

Re: I'm Yuzo Kano, CEO of bitFlyer, AMA!

Is Bitflyer planning on releasing a service for paying bills/furikomi using Bitcoin? It would be useful for expats in Japan without a bank account.
by magma
Tue Nov 10, 2015 3:05 am
Forum: AMA - Ask Me Anything
Topic: I'm Yuzo Kano, CEO of bitFlyer, AMA!
Replies: 37
Views: 17135

Re: I'm Yuzo Kano, CEO of bitFlyer, AMA!

Thanks Kano-san for doing this AMA.

Do you work like a typical Japanese company or is it more relaxed? What do you think of the typical way many Japanese companies work, with long work hours until the last train?
by magma
Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:08 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Bitcoin symbol is now Unicode U+20BF
Replies: 8
Views: 4815

Bitcoin symbol is now Unicode U+20BF

Seems like the bitcoin symbol was just accepted as U+20BF and will be included in unicode.
http://www.unicode.org/L2/L2015/15229-bitcoin-sign.pdf

Now we can finally kill the dreadful alternative bitcoin symbol (the one with a dash in the B).
by magma
Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID ?
Replies: 7
Views: 8782

Re: NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID ?

I switched the SSL certificate of the forum to another cert. Hopefully this will work better. Please contact me if you experience any trouble.
by magma
Sun Nov 01, 2015 1:07 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Live Bitcoin Chat
Replies: 8
Views: 2209

Re: Live Bitcoin Chat

We are using Kiwi chat as web client, there was some problems with the client on Saturday. I made some changes and it should work better now. If anyone can recommend another client, I'm happy to try it out. For the best IRC experience, I would recommend a standard IRC client like mIRC or Irssi. But ...
by magma
Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:00 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Live Bitcoin Chat
Replies: 8
Views: 2209

Re: Live Bitcoin Chat

To clarify, we have our own IRC server at irc.bitcoin.com.

The main channel is #bitcoin, we also have #bitcoin-dev.

Please post feedback in this thread on things we should change or fix on the IRC server.
by magma
Mon Oct 19, 2015 3:21 am
Forum: AMA - Ask Me Anything
Topic: I'm Charlie Shrem, Bitcoin Pioneer currently in Federal Prison. AMA!
Replies: 95
Views: 39398

Re: I'm Charlie Shrem, Bitcoin Pioneer currently in Federal Prison. AMA!

The fake account AndreasAntonopoulos has been deleted and banned.
by magma
Wed Oct 14, 2015 4:13 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Bitcoin News: Roger Ver "The Displaced American Refugee Terrorist Abroad"
Replies: 14
Views: 3603

Re: Bitcoin News: Roger Ver "The Displaced American Refugee Terrorist Abroad"

This is one crazy post, but since we are not Bitcointalk, and I'm not Theymos, I will let it stay here. Feel free to comment on the OP.
by magma
Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:32 am
Forum: The Suggestion Box
Topic: Dutch subforum?
Replies: 2
Views: 1576

Re: Dutch subforum?

I created a Dutch subforum. But the only word I know in Dutch is "swaffelen".
by magma
Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Dox of theymos (Michael Marquardt) | blockchain-db.com
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: Dox of theymos (Michael Marquardt) | blockchain-db.com

I want people to not act like dicks. Doxing people is clearly a dick move. Please don't be dicks to each other, even if the other guy started it.
by magma
Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:42 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Dox of theymos (Michael Marquardt) | blockchain-db.com
Replies: 27
Views: 10010

Re: Dox of theymos (Michael Marquardt) | blockchain-db.com

Some personal information about Theymos have been removed. It's irrelevant for this forum's userbase to know Theymos telephone number or relatives. Social security number, Credit card information, relatives, address, etc is only posted as an attack to with no constructive intent what so ever. Other ...
by magma
Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Bitcoin XT
Topic: Mike Hearn on BitcoinXT
Replies: 14
Views: 7497

Re: Mike Hearn on BitcoinXT

Mike Hearn is a very reasonable engineer, and he does have a lot of experience with building consumer wallets that people are actually using. Since the network is growing we do need bigger blocks, and Hearn and Gavin are one of the few people who are actually doing something. Most other people are j...
by magma
Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: [Important] Signed Message Verification
Replies: 346
Views: 159456

Re: [Important] Signed Message Verification

Thread moved to Marketplace and made sticky. I also made an announcement post for rules on posting in this forum.
by magma
Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:23 pm
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Rules for posting in Marketplace
Replies: 2
Views: 6874

Rules for posting in Marketplace

If you post an offering in this forum, and are using an ID that previously was in use on BitcoinTalk, you MUST digitally sign a message on both venues verifying your identity as being the same. If you are unable, or unwilling to do this, you may still use this forum, but you must choose a unique use...
by magma
Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Development & Technical Discussion
Topic: Best method for securing online private keys?
Replies: 7
Views: 3905

Re: Best method for securing online private keys?

I think that we will have plenty of web based feature rich wallets in the future, but they will use multisig and not have the full set off keys in their possession, or use hardware wallets to sign the transactions. A wallet is just a graphical representation of a subset of the blockchain. You don't ...

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