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How 59 days was calculated from the Mastering Bitcoin book?

By | March 4, 2016

For some reason I was re-reading a particular section in a book called Mastering Bitcoin by Andreas M. Antonopoulos (http://chimera.labs.oreilly.com/books/1234000001802) and came across this paragraph: This means that a valid block for height 277,316 is one that has a block header hash that is less than the target. In binary that number would have more than the… Read More »