Number theory is full of stuff like this, as the old saying goes "the only branch of mathematics where you can explain the problem to a 8 year old child but the greatest mathematician on earth can't solve it" (or something like that)
(Sargon of Akkad has been removed from Patreon)
Stop using politically controlled social media, stop using politically controlled payment networks.
Merged PR from ryanofsky: Refactor: Start to separate wallet from node https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/14437
Huge opportunity missed; they didn't call it Voldemort's vision conference
bitcoin core code contributors need to step up their game on patch quality. There's a reason linux has such strict standards for patches. They're constrained by reviewers, not coders. Smaller, more logical patches with detailed descriptions is going to become more and more important going forward.
So many PRs have commits with no descriptions in them. I'm looking at https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/13947/commits right now. how do you even review this, there's no explanation at all, just vague descriptions.
@samourai_official is there somewhere I can download the apk directly? I don't have the play store on my phone.
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"it was recommended to me by one of the VCs that invested in my first startup - unfortunately a bit late. it was like reading the post-mortem for my startup, except it was all written before we ever started.
_Don't do this, because that will happen._ Oh, crap, that's what we did, and that's what happened. [..] When we finally turned things around, I gave all the credit directly to this book. It is that good."
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This seems interesting (via apenwarr):
**Q: Why is your multi-year epic project still not profitable?**
Because you don't understand how the "technology adoption life cycle" (the one
with visionaries, early adopters, mainstream, laggards, etc) really works. The
ultimate book on this topic is: "Crossing the Chasm, 3rd Edition: Marketing and Selling Disruptive Products to Mainstream Customers" http://a.co/d/f3eDLqW
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"Nearly 40 percent of all Venezuelan stores have closed their doors — some of them perhaps permanently — after the government of President Nicolás Maduro increased the minimum salary by nearly 3,500 percent in one fell swoop" ... "If they do increase prices, store owners or managers can wind up in prison"
Civil war seemingly imminent. #Communism
I wrote a guide to critiquing Bitcoin for nocoiners.
Merged PR from jnewbery: Remove accounts rpcs https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/14023
Merged PR from jimpo: BIP 158: Compact Block Filters for Light Clients https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/12254
hello friends I wrote a CoinDesk op-ed https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-isnt-just-money-its-a-defense-against-discrimination/