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#aaarrrghh apparently it was “talk like a pirate day…” #BoostVC #Tribe4 #Honeybadgr (at Hero City at Draper University)

#aaarrrghh apparently it was “talk like a pirate day…” #BoostVC #Tribe4 #Honeybadgr (at Hero City at Draper University)

#buddysitting this guy tonight for @tinahui #honeybadgr #boostvc #bitcoin (at Boost VC)

#buddysitting this guy tonight for @tinahui #honeybadgr #boostvc #bitcoin (at Boost VC)

Introducing Toshi - An Open Source Bitcoin Node For Developers

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When we started Coinbase, we took a look at the Bitcoin Core open source project, and tried to decide how we could use it to build a web application. Bitcoin Core is a great reference implementation, but was never designed to query blockchain data in a flexible way (such as through a SQL database) or to scale to millions of users across dozens of servers. And so we built our own Bitcoin node to power Coinbase (which we’ve now scaled to 1.6M wallets).

Today we’re happy to announce Toshi, the next generation of our Bitcoin node, has been open sourced.

Toshi is a full Bitcoin node, that is 100% compatible with Bitcoin Core and makes it easy to build web applications.  It provides an API to query blockchain data, is written in Ruby, and is backed by PostgreSQL.

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200.

two-bit-idiot:

200.

It’s hard to believe, but today marks the 200th post I have written about Bitcoin. Between the Daily Bit, and my contributions to CoinDesk and Investopedia, I have now written hundreds of thousands of words on subjects ranging from inside looks at the industry’s top startups, to scandals…
Office relocation for the #colts at #broncos.  (at Boost VC)

Office relocation for the #colts at #broncos. (at Boost VC)

sittin’ ducks #quackquack (at Mt. Shasta)

sittin’ ducks #quackquack (at Mt. Shasta)

#Divebar (at Mt. Shasta)

#Divebar (at Mt. Shasta)

Boxes of #chipotle and one with my name all over it! #derekbadgr #honeybadgr #bitcoin #boostvc #tribe4 (at Chipotle Mexican Grill)

Boxes of #chipotle and one with my name all over it! #derekbadgr #honeybadgr #bitcoin #boostvc #tribe4 (at Chipotle Mexican Grill)

Recharge hammock sesh before #latenightgrind w/ #nonothedog @tryhoneybadgr @boost_vc #tribe4 #bitcoin   (at Boost VC)

Recharge hammock sesh before #latenightgrind w/ #nonothedog @tryhoneybadgr @boost_vc #tribe4 #bitcoin (at Boost VC)

Errbody at the game. #49ers #broncos  (at Levi’s Stadium)

Errbody at the game. #49ers #broncos (at Levi’s Stadium)