Found an online calculator that calculates bitcoin mining profits...
@dannydxviii do you need to accept BTC payments in a non-manual way? BTCPayServer allows you to accept BTC payments online without depending on a third party (like bitpay, for example). If you run a web shop or something like that, it may be useful
The wallet recommended by #tracemayer
"This wallet is a full node that validates and relays transactions on the Bitcoin network. This means no trust in a third party is required when verifying payments. Full nodes provide the highest level of security and are essential to protecting the network. However, they require more space (over 200GB), bandwidth, and a longer initial synchronization time."
@pj @dannydxviii technically, a full node does not have to keep a complete copy of the blockchain; it can discard the history irrelevant to it’s wallet after validating it (pruning). It also does not confirm transactions, a miner does that.
More accurately, a full node is a node that has independently validated the current chainstate, allowing the user to interact with the network trustlessly.
@dannydxviii Full node has a complete copy of the blockchain and confirms on-chain transactions. Lightning node quickly routes off-chain payments through channels, these payments are eventually summed up and confirmed by full nodes.
@dannydxviii Andreas Antonopolous' youtube channel is good for starters. He has a few new-to-bitcoin vids there amongst others.
Using the search engine of your choice, search for "coinatmradar" + the name of your city.
It will show you your city and if there is an ATM.
If there isn't, search for the nearest large city and they likely will.
If you find one and purchase bitcoin from the ATM, get a new wallet and do not mix your new bitcoin with your tainted KYC Bitcoin
@bitcoinedu Theory: the media is how politicians attempt to 51% attack the government system.
I am ready to go to the next level.
I’m at the point where my private keys are on a trezor. I’m ready to move to the level where I run my own node/lightning node so I can participate in the interesting things being built.
Let’s assume I have no computer.
The first reccomendation I am looking for is what computer to purchase, assuming it will only be used for bitcoin related things. Assume low but growing technical abilities and economical mindset.
This very comprehensive set of lecture notes seems, at first quick look, to be *excellent*.
Forgive the nerd humour, but I make this judgement based on a random sampling by reading the intro here about zero knowledge proofs ... so I proved to myself that it's good by random sampling and verifying the goodness of the random sample :)
RT @[email protected]
Find three hobbies: one to make you money, one to keep you in shape, and one to keep you creative.
My life is spent raising cows and buying Bitcoin.
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