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This is a growing list of Bitcoin related articles I wrote (links) which can keep you busy and progressing down the Bitcoin rabbit hole.

They are a mix of informational and technical DIY pieces.

General Bitcoin

Understanding the fundamentals influencing Bitcoin price Link

The true value of Bitcoin (published in Bitcoin Reserve)…


This article explains how to set up Bitcoin Core, Electrum Personal Server (EPS), and Electrum Desktop Wallet, and then privately connect the Wallet to Bitcoin Core via EPS.

Before the “How” to run your own node, if you would like to learn “Why” you should run your own Bitcoin node…


This article explains how to set up Raspbian OS (Variant of Debian Linux) on a Raspberry Pi, how to install Bitcoin Core, Electrum Personal Server (EPS), and Electrum Desktop Wallet, and then privately connect the Wallet to Bitcoin Core via EPS.

Before the “How” to run your own node, if you would like to learn “Why” you should run your own Bitcoin node, read this first. Link

It would be nice if your Electrum Wallet could just get blockchain data from your own Bitcoin Core, but it can’t. It needs an…


Suppose you have a 3 of 5 multi-signature wallet (there are many possibilities; but 3 or 5 is my preference which I will explain in a different article).

The goal is never to have a computer holding enough keys to spend. If that computer is compromised, your bitcoin are lost…


Introduction

“Storing your bitcoin in your head” is a sublime experience, but many people don’t memorise their 12 or 24 word Bitcoin seed phrase. The three commonest reasons I have heard are:

  1. It’s too hard
  2. I don’t trust myself. What if I forget, won’t I lose my Bitcoin?
  3. $5 wrench attack


Run your own node over Tor.

Have a multi-sig wallet. I prefer a 3 of 5, which is a nice balance of spreading the risk across multiple devices, and flexibility in bequeathment planning.

Have a bespoke air-gapped multisig wallet on Electrum. Have a dummy wallet as well.

Memorise your seeds…


Running a bitcoin electrum wallet on a Raspberry Pi Zero has a number of advantages. First, it doesn’t connect to the internet, has no WiFi access, or Bluetooth access, so you can safely type your seeds into the device. …


It’s not an easy thing to do yet, but before I write an article about how to go about it, let me give an overview of WHY it’s important to run your own Bitcoin node. …


An explanation

Imagine 3 pools of people:

  1. HODLers — they want to not sell, and, accumulate bitcoin
  2. Traders — they want to extract fiat out of the market, but not accumulate bitcoin (any bitcoin they buy, they will eventually sell back)
  3. Miners — they produce bitcoin. They are a mix of HODLers, Traders, and pure miners. …

Arman The Parman

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