Years ago I said if we hit 50k I'd spend some of my old tipjar (currently powering my Lightning node) on a decent coffee machine for those 5:30am Lightning calls.
So, now I'm testing https://hodlhodl.com/join/2WQA for selling some BTC; face-to-face trades in Adelaide could take a while though!
Bitcoin Optech newsletter #139 is here:
- summarizes continued discussion about proposed methods for activating taproot
- links to an effort to document existing software building on top of taproot
- summarizes the "Erlay: bandwidth-efficient transaction relay protocol" Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting
@michaelfolkson URL fail for some reason (Tusky on mobile). It's https://gist.github.com/michaelfolkson/92899f27f1ab30aa2ebee82314f8fe7f of course
If you have an opinion on ST (Speedy Trial) proposal please ACK/NACK this so we can log the level of support for this proposal
Here's where I put it for now.
Bitcoin Consensus and Solidarity:
I deleted a much more technical post, because it derives from this base idea: that consensus is vital but unverifiable. Our only defense is to have our signalling be open, broadly-based and sustained.
Yes, I bought one for the office. Pics when it arrives!
I can't be the only I've thinking that corporations putting some of their liquidity into #Bitcoin because it helps their stock price means they will panic and dump hard as stockholders scream in the next bear market? IOW, they'll behave just like retail before them, and we're still very much boom & bust cycles
(Hodlers don't care, ofc)
Bitcoin Maston Instance