The 2 books I can recommend as truly enjoyable reads:
From Fabien Sanglard:
- Game Engine Black Book: Wolfenstein 3D
- Game Engine Black Book: DOOM

Download at (and send some moneys to) fabiensanglard.net/gebb/ or get color print from Amazon.
📚

When using Linux a lot of time is spent fixing Linux to make it easier to fix Linux.
I'm having lots of fun though.

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RT @bitcoinoptech
Bitcoin Optech newsletter #115 is here:

- recommends checking for nodes vulnerable to the InvDoS attack
- describes the InvDoS attack
- summarizes "Stealing onchain fees from LN HTLC" attack
- links to announcement of the Crypto Open Patent Alliance

bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/

Nice thing about Bitcoin is that people are voluntarily using it without government pushing them to use it.

Do you want to use it? Great!
You don't want to use it? Also great!

:bitcoin:

IRS bounty of $625K USD to "Provide information and technical
capabilities for CI Special Agents to trace transaction inputs and outputs to a specific user and differentiate them from mixins/multisig actors for Monero and/or Lightning Layer 2 cryptocurrency transactions with minimal involvement of external vendors"
beta.sam.gov/api/prod/opps/v3/

:bitcoin:

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Well this is refreshing..don't think I've ever been to a site that recommends using an adblocker. Awesome! Way to be botwiki.org!

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While Proof-Of-Work has been traditionally used to power blockchains, it was originally suggested for DoS protection. Tor devs have been exploring the space and we believe that such a system could work wonders against the DoS attacks the network is currently experiencing. (7/8)

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Bitcoin Optech #114

- protocol for making routable coinswaps
- re-delegate absurd fee checking from mempool to clients
- infrastructure projects changes

original: t.co/UR6gVgKsS0
archive: t.co/cpV60MJb4q t.co/d3W9io91qj

Yay, I woke up on Mars somehow. 🔥

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"Just because there is now a multi-billion-dollar industry based on the abject betrayal of our privacy doesn’t mean the sociopaths who built it have any right whatsoever to continue getting away with it"

Great post!

daringfireball.net/2020/09/onl

Based on my research, ActivityPub is a protocol created by cats to share their pictures with each other. They use human carriers for some parts of that process.

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My device is my fortress. We don't trust your servers.

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RT @vakeraj
One of the hidden tricks of inflation is that, over time, it pushes you into a higher tax bracket. So not only is the government diluting your savings, they also take a bigger cut of your income.

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RT @flix1
My @bisq_network dev wishlist:

-SegWit 🏗️
-Stablecoins (USDT) 🏗️
-API 🏗️
-Atomic swaps (BSQ, USDT, etc..)
-Mobile app (...after API)
-Lightning Network (...after SegWit)
-Smart contract options

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Seven years ago, as the news declared I was being charged as a criminal for speaking the truth, I never imagined that I would live to see our courts condemn the NSA's activities as unlawful and in the same ruling credit me for exposing them.

And yet that day has arrived. t.co/FRdG2zUA4U

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Bitcoin Optech #113

- proposed change to LN commitment transactions
- discussion of a default signet
- standardizing temporarily trusted LN channels
- recently transcribed talks/conversations

original: bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/
archive: archive.vn/gGQNC

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