Our schnorr/taproot workshop notebooks are now available on Google Colab so you can play with taproot without having to clone and build a bitcoind locally: https://github.com/bitcoinops/taproot-workshop#google-colab-cloud
Thanks to @[email protected] for setting these up!
Pretty long session today. At some point I had another meeting and needed to quit but it was still fun and as always I learnt something from it :)
Meeting log from today's meeting is now up: https://bitcoincore.reviews/16698.html.
Thanks @amizi and everyone who attended. Today was a lot of fun!
Next week's meeting will be on #16426 Reverse cs_main, cs_wallet lock order and reduce cs…
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Ce mardi 3 décembre après-midi se tient à l'ENS de Lyon une demi-journée d'étude «Utopies, résistances, pratiques concrètes et théoriques face au numérique», avec @felix (auteur de «L'utopie déchue», éd. Fayard) et @pyg (directeur de Framasoft.org).
Industry insiders say China -- which has already bought
some of the most powerful equipment available, from
U.S.-based Cisco Systems Inc. and Sprint International,
a unit of Sprint Corp. -- ultimately aims to create a
monolithic Internet backbone, centrally administered,
that minimizes the threat posed by the Internet's
amoeba-like structure. https://mailing-list-archive.cryptoanarchy.wiki/archive/1996/01/d476742e5382cc6a7cf0836d780b40ede4c8354b502691c3f360a56dda1f7e20/
Taproot review moving to week 4. There's a section on resource limits that I will actually try to read, since this is a difficult area I haven't had a chance to get on top of yet.
Very interesting but also quite long (4 hours) podcast about crypto anarchy. I usually don't listen much podcast as I found them annoying, but I liked the rough, informal feeling of it, and the content has some very interesting insights about what would be a crypto anarchist society, why it is possible/desirable and how we could eventually get there
Bitcoin Core "Good First Issues" https://bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/op-ed-want-to-learn-how-to-contribute-to-bitcoin-try-a-good-first-issue
Average product lifespan of Google products before It kills them
(submitted by walterbell)
Microsoft putting out a crypto API that could
potentially be of enormous interest, activity moving in the Karn
lawsuit, and all sorts of other important events, and YOU DUNDERHEADS
ARE MAKING IT IMPOSSIBLE TO CARRY OUT IMPORTANT DISCUSSIONS. https://mailing-list-archive.cryptoanarchy.wiki/archive/1996/01/d991def649c4e30f7701b65289df26a4c1e11c09cc6e9a3b1e171f6a997485d7/
Some folks in other countries of more afraid of the USG and
national security capitalism (protection of "national
interest") than some of us are. They view it as normal that
the Government will advance and protect interests of its
economy, including, if necessary, by military force.
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The reaction of the Twitter crowd to the news of Sweden dropping charges is infuriating, mostly "the dirty rapist just waited in hiding and can now pretend he didn't do it", or other non sensical blame. The "me too" mentality looks more and more it's about smearing people selectively than tackling the very real problem of sexual violence, if it was ever about that of course.
I know Twitter is not the world, but really I won't sympathize when those people will get what they ask for
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