The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

February 2015

coinalytics the easiest way to query the blockchain - coinalytics.co/tools/explorer… pic.twitter.com/n2jz50jxbY

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:14 PM, Feb 28th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

The Bitcoin Lightning Network (draft whitepaper) lightning.network/lightning-netw…

via Twitter for Android

@rogerkver I’ve always wanted to have a lawyer in my pocket, now if only I can get a judge there as well, I’ll be set!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to rogerkver

rogerkver I just heard about an Uber-like app to get attorneys on a video call instantly during a traffic stop or other police encounter.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:45 PM, Feb 27th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

TheRealNimoy A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:24 PM, Feb 27th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@pmccall777 “We’re from the government and we’re here to force ‘neutrality’ upon you.”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to pmccall777

@barrysilbert but…but… we won’t be able to eat our bitcoins when the EMPs go off!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to barrysilbert

@aantonop Thanks! I hope to see more discussion about issues such as this so that we can develop block chain best practices.

via Twitter for Android in reply to aantonop

@sundance30203 By tying fewer pubkeys together (by using them in the same transaction) you make it harder to tie your separate txs together.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to sundance30203

@NicholasFrazee @jefft pewpew? This is exactly what Javascript was made for.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NicholasFrazee

sgornick @lopp While UTXOs of 0.01 or less take up a huge amount of space, their monetary value is relatively small: reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:42 PM, Feb 25th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

BitGo The Challenges of Optimizing Unspent Output Selection, by @lopp bitgoinc.com/challenges-opt…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:42 PM, Feb 25th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@mikestable NSA LOLs “you hurt us but we can’t prove it because doing so would hurt us” news.vice.com/article/offici…

via Twitter Web Client

I just published “The Challenges of Optimizing Unspent Output Selection” medium.com/@lopp/the-chal…

via Twitter Web Client

@AriannaSimpson I worked on a Wordpress fork when I was in college; the code was also horrible :-|

via Twitter Web Client in reply to AriannaSimpson

BitcoinMagazine BREAKING NEWS: @BitGo Unleashes FDIC-like Insurance Ushering in a New Era of Security btcm.ag/bitgoxl pic.twitter.com/IAbmRq9O5t

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:17 AM, Feb 25th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@maraoz I think you’ll need to convince Canonical to add it as a supported repository. As of now you must add PPA maintained by @TheBlueMatt

via Twitter Web Client in reply to maraoz

dan_pantera Never-discussed aspect to the Bitcoin-Internet analog: is a protocol w/ a price feed. bit.ly/miamipresentat… pic.twitter.com/sGtazV2ubp

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:03 PM, Feb 23rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@bitonbit @barrysilbert Well, I’m on the advisory board for my credit union, so at LEAST once per quarter :-P

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bitonbit

@danielcawrey This is one question to which I’d probably rather not know the answer.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to danielcawrey

Kudos to David Harding for writing the most comprehensive guide to running a full node; it’s now live at bitcoin.org/en/full-node

via Twitter Web Client

danielcawrey Do you run a bitcoin node? If you do, why? If you don’t, why not? ow.ly/Jq73i

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 12:12 PM, Feb 21st, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@mikebelshe @ryanxcharles Can’t perform the math by hand, can’t trust the hardware that runs the math :-|

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mikebelshe

@susie_c @kristovatlas Fine, I can offer you a cool Billion Dogecoin

via Twitter Web Client in reply to susie_c

“The tech being built to support Bitcoin… is not just useful to secure bitcoins, but to solve many computer security problems.” - @dakami

via Twitter Web Client

@zmanian @taariqlewis @bendavenport @BitGo Correct; it proxies many calls directly to bitcoind, keeping all of the bugs that we love :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to zmanian

BitGo Running a bitcoin service on bitcoind? Check out BitGoD, our multi-sig replacement for bitcoind. bitgoinc.com/bitgod-multi-s…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:25 PM, Feb 20th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

More evidence that bitcoins are valuable enough to incite some people to violence in order to obtain them: observer.com/2015/02/bitcoi…

via Twitter Web Client

“Due to fluctuations in USD/Euro, we have decreased credit prices in USD by 7.5%” @gandibar gandi.net/news/en/2015-0…

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@bitrated The error occurred when submitting the vouch. It seems to have been a transient issue; I just tried again and it worked.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bitrated

@breakingjac Sorry @ToTheMoonGuy, I tried to vouch for you but seem to have broken Bitrated: “Internal Server Error”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to breakingjac

ROFL @ToTheMoonGuy is on Bitrated but demands a 100% arbitration fee pic.twitter.com/GdoqcS8JQJ

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@oocBlog Yay, almost up to 100 eligible nodes, the min threshold for payouts!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to oocBlog

Bitrated account verification: my username is lopp, with SIN Tf9ANo7unqGxJk8feBmhbhctymFyftqvJm2. bitrated.com/lopp

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@ryanxcharles IDK, I hope that if strong AI becomes reality, I’ll just be able to ask the computer nicely for what I want it to do. :-)

via Twitter for Android in reply to ryanxcharles

@binarybits That’s what happens when you rely upon marketers to keep you alive ;-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to binarybits

@oocBlog Theoretical optimization… TL;DR “I have no idea” :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to oocBlog

@erstw @isidorechan @ryanxcharles Bitcoin is open source; anyone can propose code changes. Dozens of people contributed to latest release.

via Twitter for Android in reply to erstw

@pig_poetry No piss tests while working from home?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to pig_poetry

cqwww If you need to prove timestamped document possession, @trustatom has a private beta of their API api.trustatom.com/doc/certificat…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:54 PM, Feb 16th, 2015 via Twitter for Android)

Congrats to everyone whose code shipped in Bitcoin Core 0.10, including my teammates @isidorechan and @ryanxcharles bitcoin.org/en/release/v0.…

via Twitter Web Client

@Jim_Harper If only 0.01% of Bitcoin users care enough about @BTCFoundation to participate, can it claim to be relevant?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Jim_Harper

orionwl 0.10.0 has been released! Get it at bitcoin.org/en/download , read the release notes: bitcoin.org/en/release/v0.…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:10 AM, Feb 16th, 2015 via Twitter for Android)

ryanxcharles I’ve accepted an offer at @BitGo.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:19 PM, Feb 15th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@flyosity Ha, the traffic was not fun. It would have been manageable if I had been on my crotch rocket rather than in a rental car.

via Twitter for Android in reply to flyosity

PseudoNode has spawned a heated debate. IMO if a “node” is propagating valid data, doesn’t matter if data is local. reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

via Twitter for Android

I spent the past 2 weeks in Silicon Valley and it has bolstered my belief that a ton of smart folks are working hard on improving Bitcoin.

via Twitter for Android

I want to bring Big Data to the blockchain, though parallelizing ingestion of a sequential database is going to be challenging…

via Twitter Web Client

roasbeef 1/ Privacy in Bitcoinj: jonasnick.github.io/blog/2015/02/1…. TL;DR: Usage of bloom filters for BitcoinJ SPV clients provides negligible privacy as impl

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 1:18 PM, Feb 13th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

ryanxcharles Regulators insist that their existence is necessary for bitcoin to work coindesk.com/former-us-trea…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:57 PM, Feb 13th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@ristopietila That could just be the post title, then in the body of the post you can go into more detail about yourself.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to ristopietila

@ristopietila I’d like to see you do an AMA post on /r/bitcoin! “I’m Risto Pietila, early adopter & castle owner, ask me anything”

via Twitter for Android in reply to ristopietila

TechCrunch This Week On The TechCrunch Bitcoin Podcast: Let’s Play Poker tcrn.ch/1MhpcKB by @alex

via 10up Publish Tweet (retweeted on 5:52 PM, Feb 12th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@kyledrake You’ve gotta ease into it; after the first week your body should adjust :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kyledrake

isidorechan Check out BitGo Express, a unified local REST API for multi-sig medium.com/@benedictchan/…, available on ALL platforms! pic.twitter.com/HYyEPdsBRG

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:29 PM, Feb 12th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

TIL that running bitcoind with full tx indexing enabled (txindex=1) results in an additional 3 GB of disk space usage, only a ~10% overhead.

via Twitter Web Client

@Jeremy_DeGroot Gun owners don’t decide whether or not to carry by trying to predict the future. This particular guy was a homicidal maniac.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Jeremy_DeGroot

@Jeremy_DeGroot I read “intent to use” == aggressive immoral action. “I may have to use” == defensive moral action.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Jeremy_DeGroot

@Jeremy_DeGroot People have been injuring and killing each other long before firearms existed. Carrying a weapon != being an aggressor.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

@Jeremy_DeGroot Same reason I ever carry - I have no intention of being a victim. I am always intent upon being able to defend myself.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Jeremy_DeGroot

@Jeremy_DeGroot Ahuh. I wore a gun when I confronted the guy who was sleeping with my wife and had no intention of using it.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Jeremy_DeGroot

mdotfallon @lopp @mvlkm I didn’t agree at first but @mvlkm changed my mind with this medium.com/down-the-hashr…. Ƀ for bitcoin

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:35 PM, Feb 11th, 2015 via Twitter for Android)

.@mvlkm discusses currency symbols and suggests that Bitcoin not steal the symbol for the Thai Baht :-) pic.twitter.com/A53GDveNS6

via Twitter for Android

@cyberfundio 1000 bits to my 1000th follower via @ChangeTip!

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@NewbergNate I’ll be working remotely from NC and visiting Silicon Valley every few months.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NewbergNate

@NewbergNate It’s a blast; I finally turned my passion into my profession!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NewbergNate

.@BitGo and @_CFour_ are proud to jointly announce the release of the draft CryptoCurrency Security Standard. blog.cryptoconsortium.org/ccss/

via Twitter Web Client

Are you a Mobile / Backend / Frontend / DevOps Engineer, Marketer, Controller, or InfoSec specialist? Message me! bitgoinc.com/jobs/

via Twitter Web Client

ofnumbers alleged original version of white paper: blacksheepatorenco.com/bitcoin.html cc @gwern @SDLerner @petertoddbtc only 8 footnotes but incl W Dai

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:32 PM, Feb 11th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Local news just called PD’s license plate scanners a success b/c they were able to query historical data to find a missing person. :-|

via Twitter Web Client

.@port8333 has rolled out a Bitcoin node incentive program: getaddr.bitnodes.io/nodes/incentiv…

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@dpfrank07 Not me; I’m not particularly concerned about energy usage; people will devote energy to infrastructure so long as it’s profitable

via Twitter Web Client in reply to dpfrank07

@kyuupichan @fnxTX Possibly if there was a catastrophic price crash or another SHA256 cryptocurrency came along that was more profitable.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kyuupichan

“Pruning should arrive in Bitcoin Core 0.11, allowing people to run a full node with only 1 GB of storage space.” @pwuille

via Twitter for Android

“Bitcoin Core 0.10 will track fee usage on the network & provide a feedback loop for fee estimation, essentially creating a market” @pwuille

via Twitter for Android

While developing & testing libsecp256k1, @pwuille found a 12 year old bug in OpenSSL that affects 64 bit AMD CPUs when calculating squares.

via Twitter for Android

“Trying to reimplement Bitcoin’s consensus rules is too risky, which is why we have developed libconsensus, a library of the rules” @pwuille

via Twitter for Android

“Consistency is more important than correctness in consensus critical systems. The implementation IS the specification.” - @pwuille

via Twitter for Android

“Headers first syncing reduces the importance of checkpoints. Checkpoints are not a security mechanism & should not be relied upon” @pwuille

via Twitter for Android

Packed house @ SF Bitcoin dev meetup to hear @pwuille talk about the upcoming Bitcoin Core 0.10 release! pic.twitter.com/0pAIC44gCE

via Twitter for Android

sfpublicworks Double rainbow over San Francisco! pic.twitter.com/r0eNuzNEHO

via iOS (retweeted on 8:36 PM, Feb 8th, 2015 via Twitter for Android)

@fnxTX Supposedly DigiShield and DarkGravityWave are improvements upon Kimoto Gravity Well; I haven’t heard much chatter about them.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to fnxTX

@fnxTX It should be trivial to patch in, I’m just not sure if consensus would be achievable RE: security after last year’s time warp vuln.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to fnxTX

.@fnxTX I don’t think it’s a big worry for Bitcoin since it has hashing power dominance; PoW coins w/less do benefit from algos such as KGW.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to fnxTX

Great analysis on the relationship of hashrate changes to the Poisson process governing the generation of new blocks: hashingit.com/analysis/41-wa…

via Twitter Web Client

montymunford It begins…

Samsung’s Smart TV owners warned about mentioning personal information in their living room: pic.twitter.com/EnI2O0TRMQMQ

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:18 PM, Feb 8th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@cdixon Well, that’s an interesting take on fungibility, @NTmoney - I’m not sure many Bitcoin users would agree :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to cdixon

OTOH: “I would love to see multiple implementations of Bitcoin being run by miners.” - @gavinandresen youtube.com/watch?v=tqlvk5…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

On one hand: “I don’t believe a second, compatible implementation of Bitcoin will ever be a good idea.” - Satoshi bitcointalk.org/index.php?topi…

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When you pass an invalid host alias to mongo CLI it silently connects to localhost & you wonder where the data went: pic.twitter.com/NGFn4zn50V

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balajis We select people to win popularity contests and then wonder why they’re poor at allocating scarce resources.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:28 PM, Feb 6th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@CaseyNewton @AriannaSimpson <serious> She’d be a lot better off mining DGC and converting to BTC dustcoin.com

via Twitter Web Client in reply to CaseyNewton

@mikestable my new drinking glasses are the inverse of my old glasses. pic.twitter.com/zJ6qFAgq8f

via Twitter for Android

@LoganJames @danlowe Meanwhile, New Hampshire is working toward accepting bitcoins for tax payments :-P

via Twitter Web Client in reply to LoganJames

@BlueMeanie4 @MarcHochstein If a dominant miner decides to commit suicide by halting tx processing, feel free to say “I told you so.”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to BlueMeanie4

@MarcHochstein Sure, if you mine a few bits now and then later BTC exchange rate rises to $1M ;-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to MarcHochstein

@MarcHochstein Exactly; the system re-adjusts as miners get priced out of the market or as non-miners get incentivized to give it a shot.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to MarcHochstein

The government can incarcerate Ross Ulbricht but it can’t incarcerate Dread Pirate Roberts.

via Twitter Web Client

bendavenport Bitcoin power-users rejoice! There’s now a mostly-complete command-line interface for BitGo. bitgoinc.com/multi-sig-comm…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:52 PM, Feb 4th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@emilepetrone Sorry, but I don’t buy his claim that the Internet wouldn’t exist had it not been for the FCC’s “help.”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to emilepetrone

@flyosity Sounds like it wasn’t very private…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to flyosity

@ErikVoorhees I heard that God invented rules governing math; I hope He doesn’t decide to change the rules out of spite when BTC takes over.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to ErikVoorhees

FYI makers who are bitcoin users: a list of DIY electronics suppliers who accept BTC can be found at n-o-d-e.net/post/110013371… /cc @tindie

via Twitter Web Client