“1. There’s little correlation between early adopters and intelligence…
Most OGs were just lucky, not smart. That said, the OGs who still understand what Bitcoin is at this point are battle tested enough to be worth listening to….” @iwearahoodie
A lot of announcements and tons of exciting stuff to talk about in this episode! Plus our read of the just released Casa Browser Extension, inspired by the Lightning Joule extension, which is one of the coolest additions to the Casa suite yet, plus they are now Open Source!! Don’t miss an exciting episode with today’s QuikRead!
Want to know more about Neutrino, Submarine Swaps, Dual Funded Channels, Atomic Multi-Path Payments, Splicing, Sphinx Send, Eltoo, Channel Factories, Watchtowers, and the incredible list of new products coming for the Lightning Network? Look no further, Arjun Balaji (@arjunblj) & TheBlockCrypto (@theblock__ + @mdudas) brings us a walk through the major developments in Lightning with “From #Reckless to Wumbology.”
Today we go through a short but awesome run down of the guiding principles at Casa. This company is one to watch very closely over the coming years, and a few things from their recent post make this very clear.
“Today, there exists over 180 currencies across 195 countries. The reason for such an anomaly is simple: there is no free market for currencies. Currency markets have been restricted by governments in order to maintain financial control.”
Coinmetrics.ioAn amazing piece of work from the Coinmetrics.io team using the full node data and some serious digging to uncover the fraudulent minting of over 2 Million BTCP coins! A detailed analysis of how and when the coins were created, and how it managed to go...
Taking a dive into an awesome tweetstorm from @danheld about the context, purpose, and beginnings of Bitcoin and whether it meets “Satoshi’s Vision,” or if it even matters.
“Bitcoin is a living system constantly changing based on environmental stimuli. True understanding is a moving target unlikely to ever be hit.
Attempting to answer the question “what is bitcoin,” I found exploring parallels to the natural world to be particularly illuminating.” – Brandon Quittem
“by having the double accounting system rely on and be backed up by the triple accounting system you get the throughput of the double with the security and trustlessness of the triple.” -Todd Kronenberg
“Auditing controls might fairly be called the security protocols of capitalism… [but] auditing is in deep conflict with efforts towards greater privacy.” -Nick Szabo
If you haven’t heard it yet, don’t miss an awesome discussion all about Lightning and holding the Torch with the guys from the Rollo and Slappy Show! Check out @RolloMcFloogle and @Slappy_Jones_2 for more awesome content & definitely check out the amazing playlist for a deep understanding of Bitcoin over at 10HoursOfBitcoin.comread more
“The human threat model is intended to help humans better understand the threats to that they face and the tools available, and in active development, for defense. Threats are assumed to be any activity designed to prevent humanity from accomplishing it’s mission to make the world delightful.” @jwweathermanread more
Today we dive into the “Bitcoin Threat Model” by @jwweatherman. An exploration and extensively sourced work on the many different attack vectors and adversarial conditions within the Bitcoin system, their likely effect, and the security measures in place to mitigate them.read more
Bitcoin | Guy Swann | Lightning Network | The Cryptoconomy Podcast A follow-up to our previous episode "#Reckless to Wumbology" discussing the incredible development and new tools coming to the Lightning Network. As well as an exploration of the vast complexity of the...read more
After setting up and experiencing The Lightning Network firsthand as part of the Casa Node crew and our own little pool of channel liquidity and management, we bring 3 guests on the show to talk all about Lightning, what they are working on, and what they hope for the future. Don’t miss this one!read more
In this paper, we introduce investors to a decades-old subculture of eccentric software-makers who resist the oppressive and ethically-fraught traditions of corporate employment. We encounter how they set out in the 1980s to make commercial software irrelevant, and how their mission expanded into a war against all forms of institutional oversight. We examine…
A look at the crazy past, the present, and the future of Bitcoin and where I think things are headed. Bitcoin is here to stay and there are 10 amazing years of Proof-of-Survival I can point to as evidence. Happy Birthday Bitcoin! May the next 10 years be just as crazy!read more
After setting up and experiencing The Lightning Network firsthand as part of the Casa Node crew and our own little pool of channel liquidity and management, we bring 3 guests on the show to talk all about Lightning, what they are...read more
We hit a major milestone in the show! Thank you to everyone who has stayed with us and contributed to the show! Today I’m covering the past & future of the show and new things coming to Cryptoconomy.Life!read more
A short episode today introducing the video walkthrough of the Initial Setup of the Casa Bitcoin & Lightning Node, and configuring your router to be both accepting requests for blockchain data for Bitcoin & routing payments for Lightning! A must for any Node Operators out there.read more