Just published a new article on locks, money and their role to developing large societies
"Locks made large human communities possible and money made trade scale. Bitcoin happens to be an improvement on both technologies"
Now that phones have almost become a commodity, advance privacy features may become one of the few things people are willing to pay a premium for
After reading this I feel grateful for how Bitcoin was maintained, keeping me able to run a full archival indexed node on a cheap laptop without issues
I really like the signet proposal. I'd love to see it integrated into Core, although I'd prefer it without a default signer. For people using this feature I don't think it is a problem to specify a signet identifier parameter in the bitcoin.conf
Does anyone have any paper or document that elaborates on the fact that blockchain analysis are not to be considered reliable?
I am consulting the Italian government for a "blockchain national strategy", and I wanted to pick the occasion to highly the fact that no one should ever be incriminated on the basis of blockchain analysis
Coinbase claims to support over 100k ERC-20 tokens. Are there really that many shitty tokens out there or they are just exaggerating?
Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #28
Jan 8, 2019
This week’s newsletter announces a new maintenance release of Bitcoin Core, describes continued discussion about new signature hashes, and links to a post about possible economic barriers to LN payments crossing different currencies. Descriptions of notable code changes in popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects are also provided.
Yesterday I was playing with the new RGB protocol to issue tokens on Bitcoin, and I felt so reckless to try it on mainnet. Later, talking with the RGB lead dev @afilini, I found out that I was the first one ever to actually issue RGB tokens on the Bitcoin mainnet, which is very cool 😎
If you wanna try it yourself, here is the GitHub repo: https://github.com/rgb-org/kaleidoscope
Meanwhile, in summary, saying "bitcoin is fully traceable" is at least as wrong as saying "bitcoin is anonymous". /finito