I guess bitcoin is still trying to cross the early adopters to early majority chasm.
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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.
I will create a LN store on my fund's website and sell these for ~$3 apiece. they cost me exactly $1.82 per die so I will need to cover mailing costs too. I have exactly 500.
Why isn't blake2 used more...
maybe I should get around to figuring out why I have a balance discrepancy between trezor and my full node. perhaps I didn't derive+import all the correct addresses... I wish it was easier to import bip44/49 wallets, right now I have to use a script...
hello friends I wrote a CoinDesk op-ed https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-isnt-just-money-its-a-defense-against-discrimination/
@jb55 Right, first it was #craigwright and #calvinayre splitting off, now #cobra has added his hat into the ring, with another fork proposal. So there will be three different #shitcoins going. And it looks like they won't enable replay protection, which means exchanges won't want to touch it, among other things. Its been hilarious to watch.
I haven't been following the BCH clownshow but apparently they're hard forking again already? Who would have guessed that.
it finished syncing
took somewhat longer than expected because it had to restart from scratch on nbd instead of a sd card (which is buggy at the moment), but it got there without further issues that's neat
A bit nitpicky but mostly fair criticism of The Bitcoin Standard. https://twitter.com/twhirty_/status/1031576875678801920?s=19
Announcing LNvis alpha - A Lightning Network visualizer https://medium.com/@jb55/announcing-lnvis-a-lightning-network-visualizer-7706c7f330c0
uhh whatcha doing there CoinOS?
Think I'm going to use this account for all bitcoin/lightning related content instead of a mixing it in with functional programming / other dev stuff.