The Big Numbers behind Bitcoin’s Security

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  • You can flip a coin 160 times and you have generated a new number. One that has never been seen before on earth and, unless you show it to someone, it will never be seen again.
  • Bitcoin deals with quindecillions, or 10^48
  • There’s currently not enough computational power in our known universe to break Bitcoin’s security
  • Big numbers kill the hacker

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