Lead Data Engineer

Antoine Le Calvez is Lead Blockchain Data Engineer at Coin Metrics where he is working on network data products. Antoine has been analyzing blockchains since 2014 when he created p2sh.info (now txstats.com). Prior to joining Coin Metrics, he worked at Blockchain.com.

Assessing the Long-Term Fallout from Crypto’s Black Thursday

By |2021-03-03T01:51:40-05:00April 21, 2020|Antoine Le Calvez, State of the Network|

On March 12th 2020, now called “Black Thursday,” Bitcoin’s price dropped by nearly 50%, one of its largest drops since the Mt. Gox debacle. Source: Coin Metrics Reference Rates In our 43rd issue, we looked at the impact of that [...]

Re-examining Four of the Largest Bitcoin Hacks

By |2021-02-05T15:01:43-05:00January 28, 2020|Antoine Le Calvez, State of the Network|

When cryptoasset exchanges get hacked and large monetary amounts get stolen, news tends to spread fairly quickly. However, articles tend to focus largely on the monetary amount stolen. Rarely do they explore the deeper consequences and fallout resulting from these [...]

Investigating the Failed Stellar Inflation Experiment

By |2021-02-05T15:11:52-05:00January 7, 2020|Antoine Le Calvez, State of the Network|

Each blockchain has a unique process for issuing new supply. For some, like Bitcoin, the full issuance schedule and final supply are encoded into the protocol (and is unlikely to change, due to social consensus).  Bitcoin issues new supply through [...]

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