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Is Bitcoin in 2020 Really Like the Early Internet?

On Jan 12, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @zooko: This is a good article. The dream of liberating humanity with The Internet, Linux, Free/Open Source Software, P2P, and Encryption has failed over and over. But maybe this time we can make it work because we can make it economically self-sustaining. https://t.co/w5OPf5qeWQ
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Bitcoin may be behind the internet’s timeline in terms of commercial use cases, but it has already achieved comparable social functions.

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On Jan 12, 2020
@MarcHochstein shared
RT @zooko: This is a good article. The dream of liberating humanity with The Internet, Linux, Free/Open Source Software, P2P, and Encryption has failed over and over. But maybe this time we can make it work because we can make it economically self-sustaining. https://t.co/w5OPf5qeWQ
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Is Bitcoin in 2020 Really Like the Early Internet?

Bitcoin may be behind the internet’s timeline in terms of commercial use cases, but it has already achieved comparable social functions.


On Jan 15, 2020
@Bitcoin shared
RT @_ConnerBrown_: I want to shift the narrative around smart contracts. Here’s my new piece that takes a first principles approach to the smart contract debate, and shows how Bitcoin actually comes out on top. https://t.co/6nF0KX8hhG
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Bitcoin: The Blockchain for Truly Smart Contracts

A first principles approach that explains why bitcoin is the blockchain to beat for smart contract supremacy.

On Jan 8, 2020
@Excellion shared
RT @Blockstream: "Director of Marketing at #Bitcoin development firm @Blockstream, @nwoodfine, delivered a blistering riposte to those who believe Bitcoin is reliant on the Internet." 🛰️⚡️ https://t.co/jJtFYFIVPk
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What good is Bitcoin if the Internet fails?

Blockstream’s Neil Woodfine lays out the solutions developers are working on to make Bitcoin impervious to interference.

On Jan 7, 2020
@twobitidiot shared
RT @joel_john95: https://t.co/j80sqWHwBm A decade's worth of Bitcoin's growth expressed in ten charts spanning wallet growth, on-chain volume and mining activity.
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Bitcoin's Growth In Numbers

Bitcoin’s rising price has often been both a boon and a bane. A boon because it incentivises individuals to connect to the network. A bane because it inevitably forces individuals to look ...

On Jan 7, 2020
@Blockstream shared
RT @OpenNodeCo: Is your New Year’s Resolution to learn more about Bitcoin? ⚡️ Get your ticket to @advbitcoin and take a technical deep dive with some of the best #Bitcoin developers in the world from @Blockstream & @lightning! Tickets can be purchased with Bitcoin here:https://t.co/pwPx6rlgEY https://t.co/qt8ZQTfhEJ
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Advancing Bitcoin Conference 2019

Advancing Bitcoin is a new 2 day conference where developers can listen to, learn from, and be inspired by the latest technical developments in the Bitcoin ecosystem.

On Jan 15, 2020
@BitcoinMagazine shared
Naumenko’s presentation on Erlay at ACM was a rare example of #Bitcoin research being discussed at a conference not specifically related to blockchain tech, writes @michaelfolkson. https://t.co/m3waOWDTKX
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Bitcoin Researcher Drums Up Academic Interest in Erlay Protocol

Naumenko’s presentation on Erlay at ACM was a rare example of Bitcoin research being discussed at a conference not specifically related to blockchain tech.

On Jan 8, 2020
@coindesk shared
IN DEPTH: A research paper on a @tezos vulnerability is helping developers understand some of the understudied aspects of proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies. @wsfoxley reports https://t.co/pABFQkJxKx
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Why Harvard Research on a Low-Profit Tezos Attack Matters for Proof-of-Stake

The study reveals some of the understudied aspects of proof-of-stake cryptocurrencies.

On Jan 16, 2020
@adam3us shared
@oldcryptogeek L-USDt? spend it onwards, redeem via @Tether_to, or swap it for BTC and stack sats eg on @sideshift. similar with L-BTC. see also liquid swap tool https://t.co/2lg8s0ypCs or use exchanges @BTSEcom @bitfinex @TheRockTrading offer 1:1 conversion (maybe subject to withdraw fees)
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Blockstream Launches Atomic Swaps on Liquid Bitcoin Sidechain

Blockstream has created an "experimental" tool making it easier for users to trade "trustlessly" between tokens on its Liquid sidechain.

On Jan 5, 2020
@NickSzabo4 shared
RT @BitcoinErrorLog: The Gates of Bitcoin https://t.co/j0FR9rMXLy
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Who will greet you at the Gates of Bitcoin?

The Gates of Bitcoin don’t actually exist. They are an imaginary construction that exists only in the minds of those that are a slave to…

On Jan 5, 2020
@NickSzabo4 shared
RT @bitcoin_experts: /u/nullc: A full node independently validates the consensus rules without requiring trusting a third party. This has been the consistent and unambiguous usage by Bitcoin developers https://t.co/fOttHE1nAY
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How would *you* define a Bitcoin "full node"?

A full node independently validates the consensus rules without requiring trusting a third party. This has been the consistent and unambiguous...

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On Jan 11, 2020
@aantonop shared
¿Qué tan importante es ejecutar un nodo de Bitcoin o un nodo de Lightning Network, como usuario de bitcoin? No confíes; verifica. https://t.co/yqCQF1ZAjq
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Bitcoin Q&A: Why running a node is important

How important is it to be running a normal Bitcoin node or a Lightning Network node, as a user of bitcoin? Don't trust; verify. If you don't independently va...

On Jan 7, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
Litecoin’s technical upturn may end up benefiting Bitcoin price, says Willy Woo https://t.co/O3hQ7wtrjt
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Litecoin ‘Largest Miner Capitulation’ Great News for Bitcoin — Analyst

An about-turn in mining difficulty for Litecoin could foretell a bull run for Bitcoin price as well, the statistician says, as markets continue pushing $8,000.

On Jan 6, 2020
@coindesk shared
Bitcoin’s recent price jump after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian official has rekindled a long-running debate among investors: whether it will work as a safe-haven asset like gold in times of heightened geopolitical and economic turmoil. @Liqquidity https://t.co/uN1gtItLga
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Bitcoin as a Safe Haven? US-Iran Tensions Rekindle Debate

Bitcoin’s recent price jump after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian official has rekindled a long-running debate among investors: whether it will work as a safe-haven asset like gold in ...

On Jan 17, 2020
@BitcoinMagazine shared
The @htcexodus 1s is a pioneering device offering great value, but limits in its #Bitcoin focus and full node capabilities leave room for improvement, @TheVladCostea reports. https://t.co/fekLOjUDAk
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Review: HTC Exodus 1s, the Full Bitcoin Node Smartphone

The HTC Exodus 1s is a pioneering device offering great value, but limits in its Bitcoin focus and full node capabilities leave room for improvement.

On Jan 15, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
#Upbit has finished a #security upgrade in response to an $ETH hack the exchange suffered in late 2019 https://t.co/CkIcPHHxkK
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Crypto Exchange Upbit Finishes Security Update in Response to 2019 Hack

Crypto exchange Upbit recently completed a security overhaul in response to a hack the platform suffered in late 2019.

On Jan 4, 2020
@lopp shared
RT @nakamoto: @balajis @VitalikButerin A wonderful piece by @lopp on the key properties of Bitcoin. - Consensus - Trust minimization - Decentralization - Censorship resistance - Pseudonymity - Open source & collaboration - Permissionless - Fungibility - Forward compatibility ... and more https://t.co/xPjb28g6Me
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What are the Key Properties of Bitcoin?

There are plenty of unwritten rules when it comes to proposing protocol changes in Bitcoin. Some are philosophical, some are technical, and some are a blend.

On Jan 12, 2020
@aantonop shared
Bitcoin Q&A: Proof-of-work, attacks, and ASICs https://t.co/3UtrCcuZiC
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Bitcoin Q&A: Proof-of-work, attacks, and ASICs

How does proof-of-work prevent 51% attacks? Can the attacker change the whole chain in a 51% attack? How often has a 51% attack occurred? Could a government ...

On Jan 12, 2020
@aantonop shared
“El Internet del Dinero crea una red única que puede manejar todo, desde una micro-transacción a una giga-transacción en segundos, en cualquier parte del mundo, para cualquier participante, sin permisos.” https://t.co/Qy9kp3r97V #TIOMv2 https://t.co/XNk2FZIPv7
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Introduction to Bitcoin

Presented at the Singularity University's Innovation Partnership Program (IPP), this is an entry level talk about bitcoin by Andreas Antonopoulos. Are you a ...

On Jan 8, 2020
@peterktodd shared
@Ruminorang Probably the closest thing: https://t.co/s8GdjIU7k2
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OpenTimestamps: Scalable, Trust-Minimized, Distributed Timestamping with Bitcoin

I’ve spent the past few weeks working on1 an old2 project of mine,OpenTimestamps, and it’s ready for a public alpha release. It’s timestampinginfrastructure ...

On Jan 16, 2020
@Cointelegraph shared
Research: Among exchanges, Binance and Huobi received the most illicit BTC in 2019 https://t.co/ifLcDcrImL
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Research: Binance and Huobi Received Over 52% of Total $2.8B Illicit BTC in 2019

Binance and Huobi received over 52% of total $2.8 billion in illicit Bitcoin transfers in 2019, according to a new Chainalysis report.

On Jan 11, 2020
@VitalikButerin shared
RT @musalbas: Ethereum Research (https://t.co/p2BcvnNXbr) has been the highest signal-to-noise ratio place for blockchain research since the days when #bitcoin-wizards and https://t.co/I4VX4JoUkE used to be frequented by researchers, and I'm proud to have contributed. I hope it stays that way! https://t.co/SMKtlMzZGv
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