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I am Joannes Vermorel, founder at Lokad. I am also an engineer from the Corps des Mines who initially graduated from the ENS.

I have been passionate about computer science, software matters and data mining for almost two decades. (RSS - ATOM)

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May072018

A taxonomy of the Bitcoin applicative landscape

Nothing like a good initial confusion on dialog terms to trigger hours of sterile discussions; and possibly a few hundreds of tweets as well if attempts are made to have the dialog carried through Twitter. As Bitcoin was - still is to a large extent - a rather radical innovation, its early terminology wasn't without flaws. Unfortunately, the confusion that followed turned out to be rather extreme, and was ultimately solved through a major fork: Bitcoin Cash vs Bitcoin Core. As an attempt to both clarify my own understanding of Bitcoin, and to reduce the amount Twitter-induced friction, here is my first attempt at establishing a taxonomy.

A taxonomy of the Bitcoin applicative landscape

PDF (schema) at: http://media.lokad.com/bitcoin/taxonomy-schema-2018-05-07.pdf
PDF (full paper) at: http://media.lokad.com/bitcoin/taxonomy-2018-05-07.pdf

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