Adventures on Planet Earth

a Bitcoin node using Raspberry Pi

Sample output during the node synchronisation process :

{
  "chain": "main",
  "blocks": 351405,
  "headers": 511505,
  "bestblockhash": "00000000000000000e713b8f3b5f52e57585122dc4ffa50b98f5be2e98d4aeca",
  "difficulty": 49446390688.24144,
  "mediantime": 1428593574,
  "verificationprogress": 0.2167161316271393,
  "chainwork": "00000000000000000000000000000000000000000006053b6a72e765d904063c",
  "pruned": false,
  "softforks": [
    {
      "id": "bip34",
      "version": 2,
      "reject": {
        "status": true
      }
    },
    {
      "id": "bip66",
      "version": 3,
      "reject": {
        "status": false
      }
    },
    {
      "id": "bip65",
      "version": 4,
      "reject": {
        "status": false
      }
    }
  ],
  "bip9_softforks": {
    "csv ...

Blog creation with Pelican

This is how Pelican can be installed under Ubuntu Linux 12.04 and used to create a blog. It is based on the recommended approach described in the official Pelican documentation website.

The following code is run from the command line. The command line can be accessed using the keyboard shortcut ...