Specification

Original Post and Specfication

To this, only two modifications have since been made:

  • Introduction of blind merged mining.
  • Forcing deposits to select the sidechain-UTXO as an input, such that all of the sidechain’s money is always in a single UTXO.

Presentations

Sidechain Privatization

  • “Smart Contract Ecology”
  • “Why it isn’t bad, that miners can rob a sidechain”.
  1. Intro, Problem, and Outline
  2. When Contracts Attack - Oracles
  3. When Contracts Attack II - Stealing Bitcoin
  4. The Benefits of Running Any Program (are Nonexistant)
  5. Why do we allow Contracts to “Censor” our “Freedom”?

Slides

Risk Analysis

  1. Intro
  2. The Docile Miner
  3. Bandwidth Paradox
  4. Eq. Tx Fees in an Unconstrained Future
  5. Orphaning and Conclusions

Slides

Playlist

Milan Presentation - Sidechain Scaling

“Better Strategy Can Improve TX-Throughput, Even if it Can’t Improve TX-Physics”

Slides

Video

Construct 2017

“Overview / Teaser / Demo”

Slides

Blog Posts

Theory

Response to Criticism (re: “Miner Centralization”)