The business owner of Tin Horn Flats in Burbank gets it: “This has never been about safety or the public. It's never been about that. This whole thing is about fear and control.”
I've been to this establishment (after their utilities were cut-off) and every customer and staff there were perfectly capable of making their own decisions about eating and drinking or working there.
Another great take from Mises Inst. Rather than trying to quantify all the ways the fiat monetary system consume energy St.Onge digs into the incredible waste caused only by fiat induced recessions.
For this week's episode of "The Van Wirdum Sjorsnado," @AaronvanW and @provoost discussed the Erlay protocol and how it could reduce the bandwidth required to run a Bitcoin node.
Some interesting historic and current perspective on 6102 from the Mises Institute:
Did You Know? Passports Were a “Temporary” War Measure
It takes less than a century, it seems, to see the absence of freedom as a natural condition.
Be careful where you store your keys. Apparently in the US you are now guilty until proven innocent and/or have no right to privacy. In particular the FBI can raid and confiscate any safe deposit boxes they want.
"533 million Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online"
rm -rf facebook/ 😒
A Deep Dive Into Bitcoin’s Contango.
"The bitcoin contango basis trade is adding gas to the fire. As more and more capital begins to recognize this opportunity, the price of bitcoin will continue to increase."
Written by @MimesisCapital.
If you missed BitDevsLA meetup last Thursday, check out the amazing talk by Dario from Muun Wallet below!
🚨Today we're releasing a new security release of BTCPay Server v188.8.131.52.
This release patches one critical and several low-impact vulnerabilities that affect v184.108.40.206 and older.
[email protected] Awards Three Bitcoin Development Grants.
Awarded to @jesseposner’s work on adaptor signatures and the FROST threshold signature scheme, @afilini’s work on the Bitcoin Developer Kit & @hhebasto’s work on Bitcoin Core development and review.
New blog post: "Descriptor-based paper wallets" https://bitcoindevkit.org/blog/2021/03/descriptor-based-paper-wallets/ written by @notmandatory and me.
We've released v0.5.1 to fix a build issue under Rust 1.45 (our current MSRV)
Starting from v0.6.0 we will probably have to bump our MSRV to 1.46
"My political opinions lean more and more to Anarchy (philosophically understood, meaning abolition of control, not whiskered men with bombs) … The most improper job of any man … is bossing other men. Not one in a million is fit for it, and least of all those who seek the opportunity."
~ J.R.R. Tolkien