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

April 2015

I’ve funded the development of an open source lightweight block explorer via Lighthouse lightlist.io/projects/block…

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@CathyReisenwitz Seems to me that his resources could be better spent simply finding another lady with whom to reproduce.

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Ex inordinatio venit pecunia.
Ordering disorder is value creation.
Chaos is opportunity.

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@coinffeine Order book chart rendering is unreliable; sometimes works fine, sometimes half renders, sometimes nothing renders.

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@coinffeine FYI it looks like you need to fix the maintainer address on your package. pic.twitter.com/sBwWWriymY

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coinffeine Coinffeine launches the Technical Preview version of its P2P exchange blog.coinffeine.com/2015/04/29/dow…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:07 PM, Apr 29th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

jgarzik When will a exchange offer USD/EUR in addition to USD/BTC & EUR/BTC?
Enables cross-border rails as well as added FX liquidity.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:44 PM, Apr 28th, 2015 via Twitter for Android)

I’ll be giving a presentation Saturday at @unccs’ 50th Anniversary Symposium entitled “Block Chains and the Future of Trustless Computing”

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@roasbeef Nice; I spent the past several years living in the world of MapReduce. /cc @trihug

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roasbeef Provable execution of data-processing pipelines on clusters w/ secret input!

Cluster Computing in Zero Knowledge: eprint.iacr.org/2015/377.pdf

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 4:33 PM, Apr 28th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

ryanxcharles @lopp “How’s the weather today?” “Stormy with a strong chance of reorgs.”

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:56 PM, Apr 28th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@rubensayshi Yeah, I wanted to convey that these events have caused some turbulence, especially for folks running blockchain listeners. :-P

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Recent testnet block storms visualized via @blockr_io pic.twitter.com/mf0GV1gbx8

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Due to the recent events I’m calling “block storms,” testnet’s block height has gone from 20,000+ behind mainnet to 20,000+ ahead.

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@PanteraCapital @dan_pantera Really wish folks would stop quoting wallet numbers without clarifying what constitutes a “wallet.”

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OverstockCEO .@Overstock files to offer stock that works like wired.com/2015/04/overst…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:18 PM, Apr 27th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

kristovatlas Tremendous class demonstrated by BitGo and AntPool after bug causes 85 btc mining fee bitgoinc.com/recovery-tool-…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:08 PM, Apr 27th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@BitPay @biteasy_com @blocktrail @Coinprism FYI again. Kudos to @blockr_io for making it through the block storm this time.

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@gigq Ah, I cancelled it immediately - no biggie.

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@gigq Eh? Referring to the legacy recovery tool bug? All’s well that ends well.

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@mzdr0 @BJAofficial @ChangeTip Haha no, it’s OK, I already cancelled it.

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Green Day’s lead singer, @BJAofficial, stole $5 from a Redditor in the 90s, paid it back this week via @ChangeTip reddit.com/r/videos/comme…

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@paullinator @kristovatlas For the record, that’s our deprecated recovery script for legacy wallets; most have HD wallets. Looking into it.

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@oocBlog Hm, it looks like @blockchain’s API has a ‘received_time’ field on blocks; guess I’ll use this.

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@oocBlog Do you keep stats on block publication variance or know anyone who does?

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Radomysisky Ghost Gunner, Now Shipping: youtu.be/bjasSGZd40s

via TweetCaster for Android (retweeted on 8:47 PM, Apr 24th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@pig_poetry You brought that can to your new office?

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@chamath @renovomotors Sweet; I’ve always wanted a debugger built into my car. :-)

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Claiming that Bitcoin is sound tech but doomed to fail b/c many early adopters are white libertarian males is simply an ad hominem fallacy.

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pwuille @orionwl just merged pruning support in Core! Run a (no wallet) full node with 1.3 GB storage. Thanks to all who contributed.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:15 AM, Apr 24th, 2015 via Twitter for Android)

@yrashk I know, right? Even worse: one person who ignored my email added me to their email newsletter distribution list w/o asking. ಠ_ಠ

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@barrysilbert @felixsalmon Those who say it can’t be done shouldn’t interrupt those who are doing it.

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@ameir Bacon wrapped asparagus, bro. Also, bacon wrapped jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese.

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In an amazing juxtaposition of bleeding edge with nearly extinct, you can now send faxes globally and pay with BTC. bitcoinfax.net

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@kristovatlas Have any reading material you can link? Otherwise I’d suggest you write a blog post - I’d like to know more.

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@kristovatlas How have the funding sources shaped their efforts as opposed to core devs working on what interests them?

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@kristovatlas I really don’t see the big deal about who pays for a few core devs here and there; Bitcoin Core is still open source.

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@ddahlke @mikestable @jefft The funny thing is that my current project is called “IndexerB”

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@jefft finally get to cash in those sweet sweet stock options?

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stevestreeting This is so awesome, we should all use this system right now :D
“How to pronounce hexedicimal” bzarg.com/p/how-to-prono… pic.twitter.com/Hadv6PdO25

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:15 AM, Apr 23rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@danlowe @soylent 1.4 tastes better IMO; less like cardboard, more like bland oatmeal.

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@danielcawrey @jonrussell A bitcoin in the hand is worth a hundred in MTGOX

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Bitcoin’s divisibility doesn’t decrease its scarcity b/c there are limitations imposed by the protocol & the resources running the network.

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Has anyone built a Bitcoin network simulator that spools up nodes in regtest mode and generates blocks, txs, double spends, forks, etc?

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gavinandresen … so I’ll be spending more time on the MassPike: gavintech.blogspot.com/2015/04/joinin…

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@mikestable Open your mouth and close your eyes and I’ll give you a big surprise… wfmynews2.com/story/news/wei…

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@emilepetrone Definitely hit up the Sewer Museum. It’s hard to find but worth it.

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blockchainU .@ryanxcharles on blockchain transactions, high level scripting & block components.
Thx @BitGo
youtu.be/gW0ASGbwkMU pic.twitter.com/ksiwy7hlLN

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:22 PM, Apr 20th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@nvk If you could reformat that into a fortune teller model, that’d be great. pic.twitter.com/jpTHwYWASd

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@flyosity Is it possible / allowed to set different in-app pricing based upon the device? :-P

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@kristovatlas You mean we need more layers of abstraction that hide the details of what’s going on under the hood?

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grafana Its Alive! Grafana 2.0 Stable Released!
grafana.org/blog/2015/04/2… pic.twitter.com/H01JeziV6c

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:41 AM, Apr 20th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Possibly the nerdiest reading group in the history of ever. The Bitcoin Pull Request Reading Group: bitcoinprreadinggroup.github.io

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pourmecoffee 32 death sentences.. “FBI overstated forensic hair matches in nearly all trials before 2000” washingtonpost.com/local/crime/fb… pic.twitter.com/rPWBMudIuW

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@NTmoney @jerrybrito I’m fairly sure that Satoshi never used the term “blockchain” - IMO it became prevalent due to blockchain.info

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.@BitseedOrg now has the beginnings of a web-based administrative interface for managing your node. pic.twitter.com/xXOz3UKwnz

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Unsurprisingly, I’m seeing a 10X year-over-year increase in lightweight (SPV) Bitcoin clients connecting to my node. pic.twitter.com/xja88FCQ0G

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coinbase Sensible State Regulation: North Carolina blog.coinbase.com/2015/04/16/sen…

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The @DigitalBitbox is a new minimalist cryptocurrency hardware wallet. Looks promising! digitalbitbox.com pic.twitter.com/tjlvG9v8yo

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@sericatrading @taariqlewis Can you do it yourself and save some money? Probably, but I wanted to make sure that it was done right.

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@sericatrading @taariqlewis The fees were essentially to get the paperwork done to set up the LLC correctly with the IRA custodian.

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@flyosity And Apple’s audio processing pipeline is superior… how?

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@pig_poetry Finally, a solution for neckbeards who have sold out to corporate america!

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@aguertin @PanteraCapital @dan_pantera My perspective is that they’re simply tokens that allow you to leverage the features of the protocol.

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@jgarzik I wrote a few thoughts about it here, though it’s not a detailed “how-to” medium.com/@lopp/thoughts…

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Checking out a presentation by @HiveDrive on their secure decentralized cloud storage platform. pic.twitter.com/efu6MzutwI

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@ematiu My testnet nodes are reporting the current blockheight as 347711; if you restart bitcoind does it remain at 333056?

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@ematiu Yeah, it sounds like your bitcoind got stuck.

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blocktrail What happened on testnet yesterday? blog.blocktrail.com/2015/04/in-the…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:14 AM, Apr 14th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@mriou they could have at least generated a nice taunting vanity address!

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.@mriou This is also what a difficulty timing attack looks like: pic.twitter.com/K9wMqU7lkg

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@JohnMardlin @mriou @BlockCypher I have to admit that today’s events have been helpful (and frustrating) for me.

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mriou That is what an attack on the looks like (don’t panic, not main net). pic.twitter.com/ctplQsqIHx

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:57 PM, Apr 13th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@mriou @BlockCypher What indicates to you that it’s an attack rather than just the normal reset of mining difficulty to 1?

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_FloridaMan Florida Man Arrested for Advertising “Legit Counterfeit $$” on Craigslist uproxx.com/webculture/201…

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laurabaverman Cryptolina Returns: An NC Bitcoin Update: ow.ly/Lyp8L @TriangleBitcoin @Cryptolina @CltBitcoin @EdmundCMoy

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cdixon “My 5.5 Months on Soylent: The Joys of Not Cooking” helloerik.com/my-5-5-months-… pic.twitter.com/y0eFxWYxHE

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Kudos to @alxwinter on producing an amazing Silk Road documentary; I’m proud to have helped fund @deepwebmovie

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It was a pleasant surprise to run into @a_greenberg at the screening of @deepwebmovie at @FullFrame festival. pic.twitter.com/TIv09Y9kec

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@danlowe @Magnus919 @knucklesandwich Not from what I can tell, but I don’t have the most discerning palate.

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@Magnus919 @knucklesandwich @danlowe @SamsQuikShop Drinking now; it smells bad but tastes as expected. B+, makes a great @soylent chaser.

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2014 was the year of (talking about) multi-sig. 2015 is the year of (using) multi-sig. pic.twitter.com/zdfbWYNOY4

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@AriannaSimpson shhhhhh I thought we were coordinating a sneak attack…

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@jgarzik I’ve been waiting 10 years for a HUD. If they can add a front camera, automatic recording, and perhaps a solar panel on top…

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@drinkmati Serious question: where can I buy Mati by the case?

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Once again, white hat “johoe” is the hero Bitcoin deserves. Last year he recovered 800+ BTC for @blockchain users. johoe.mooo.com/trezor-power-a…

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LE adoption of body cameras is heartening but it’s mostly for naught if footage is considered “personnel records” rather than public record.

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@CathyReisenwitz @jeffreyatucker #5 for real; the most pushback I get is in the form of “but a liberty focused society wouldn’t be a utopia”

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.@WorldBitcoinNet’s life stories, framed around the relationship between fear and freedom, are inspiring: youtu.be/pNfdKO22iD8

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matthew_d_green And I hate, hate, hate that I sound like a crackpot about this. I would think so too if I wasn’t hearing it from people who’re anything but.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:59 AM, Apr 8th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

matthew_d_green There is a hammer coming down on the very notion of human beings communicating privately at scale. If you don’t realize this, pay attention.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:59 AM, Apr 8th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@ralphtheninja @kristovatlas It tends to work fine with the defaults for the average person; the options are quite helpful for devs.

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Fun fact: Bitcoin Core 0.10 has 94 configuration options. pic.twitter.com/92GPILuMlL

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@ollekullberg True; I’ve even heard some devs say that they are anti-testnet use :-)

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the_intercept After police removed Snowden statue from Brooklyn park, artists replaced it with a hologram. on.mash.to/1Fbu7v9 pic.twitter.com/HleOnIbLjz

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Blockchain metrics are used to measure adoption; look at testnet metrics to gauge development. Testnet tx volume: pic.twitter.com/RyaiSqn5MB

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@pig_poetry It’s so relieving to wake up in the morning and see your daemon’s still alive.

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@kristovatlas It’s all about framing the conversation around the audience’s interests :-)

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How to create a @BitGo Wallet with a @MyceliumCom Entropy generated offline key: medium.com/@lopp/how-to-c…

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kristovatlas I thought HD just made Bitcoin wallet backup simpler, but HD is a *powerful* architecture for helping wallets fix their broken privacy.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 3:10 PM, Apr 6th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@emilepetrone Well, ‘could be’ vs ‘definitely listening’ :-)

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@emilepetrone Are you not concerned about privacy implications of constantly listening devices?

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olivierjanss Bitcoin Foundation’s Corporate Counsel (Greg Egan) just resigned.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:28 PM, Apr 4th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

TuurDemeester The Critical Three Parts of a Bitcoin Transaction, by @gendal: bit.ly/1NPFpq8 pic.twitter.com/gaO29d8LIY

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@twobitidiot @olivierjanss @BTCFoundation It sounds like there’s not much left to target politically; I guess we’ll find out in Two Weeks™

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@twobitidiot Are you claiming that @olivierjanss is lying about the current state of @BTCFoundation?

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olivierjanss The truth about the Bitcoin Foundation reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

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BitseedOrg Nodes: How Many is Enough? medium.com/@lopp/bitcoin-… by @lopp

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@pig_poetry I hope to be doing that dance momentarily…

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coin_artist The painting is a , there is 4.87 concealed by this image. Happy
i.imgur.com/OSpEZtA.jpg pic.twitter.com/90kuCshXj1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:04 AM, Apr 3rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

@CathyReisenwitz Insect flour as more water efficient food product? I’d give it a try just to compare it against @soylent

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@CathyReisenwitz Think we’d see an exodus of thirsty poor people from CA?

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@jfeldis @BitseedOrg I recommend you link to bitcoin.org/en/full-node#n… in your docs; excellent guide that includes port forwarding.

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@jfeldis @BitseedOrg Are you on @github? Where can I send lengthier suggestions?

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@jfeldis @BitseedOrg Seems you could simplify all the btcwatch crontab entries into: 00 * * * * bash /home/linaro/btcwatch.sh >> cron.log

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

@jfeldis @BitseedOrg You’re right; it’s set to run on Sunday. FYI your documentation says it runs nightly.

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@ScottaBeTrue @BitseedOrg It’s a node rather than a miner. You can learn about why nodes are important here: medium.com/@lopp/bitcoin-…

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@BitseedOrg Have your test devices experienced corruption that bitcoind couldn’t recover? I’ve never had a hard shutdown that was critical.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

@BitseedOrg Why stop bitcoind & back up the blockchain nightly? That’s fine for a dev box, but full nodes should stay connected to network.

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@iomwhereyoucan @HuffPostUKTech FYI you misspelled Bitstamp a couple times as “Bitsmap”

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@el33th4xor I average a bit more than 1,000 per day on my well connected nodes.

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@ryanxcharles Drat; I already dumped all of my bits into Toxcoin!

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bitonbit We’re proud to announce ChangeTip SCAN! Watch bills turn into bits right in the palm of your hand! youtube.com/watch?v=pCbBMA…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:07 AM, Apr 1st, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)