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

July 2016

mikebelshe @BitGo is growing. Bitcoin will make more monetary world change than @HillaryClinton or @realDonaldTrump. Come work with an amazing team.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:26 PM, Jul 31st, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

@kyletorpey Who was it that said “Ethereum is 16GB of ‘Hello World’” - an apt description.

via Twitter for Android in reply to kyletorpey

I have a simple approach to bitcoin exchange rate fluctuations. When it goes down, I buy more. When it goes up, I buy less.

via Twitter for Android

@TuurDemeester It’s in an incubation phase, but I expect the infrastructure will be similar once finalized, meaning it will have admins.

via Twitter for Android in reply to TuurDemeester

Hm… admins have the ability to take down the entire Hyperledger system whenever they want? lists.hyperledger.org/pipermail/hype… pic.twitter.com/0jGITf4WkR

via Twitter Web Client

@balajis This is why it’s necessary to build technology that reduces the ROI of aggression. Sovereign Individual 101 😎

via Twitter for Android in reply to balajis

petertoddbtc IMO biggest risk to Ethereum is replacement by better tech that uses Bitcoin’s immutability for smart contracts. twitter.com/cnLedger/statu…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:26 PM, Jul 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

ryanxcharles Inventing a new blockchain is not the new Delaware C Corp. That’s like spooling up a new Nation State every time you make a company.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:21 PM, Jul 30th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

@TuurDemeester Perhaps, but it usually happens within seconds of tweeting. I suspect that Twitter adds weight & recommends the old tweets.

via Twitter for Android in reply to TuurDemeester

BenedictEvans The state of the American banking system: I can wave my watch over the till to pay, but then I need to sign my name

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 6:38 PM, Jul 29th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

@TuurDemeester I’ve noticed that when I tweet after a long silence, I get a flurry of likes & RTs on older tweets…

via Twitter for Android in reply to TuurDemeester

@JVWVU1 No concerns on our end since we can’t move users’ funds without their consent. At most could relay txs across forks - as can anyone.

via Twitter for Android in reply to JVWVU1

You should add “blockchain forking risk” next to “counterparty risk” when deciding whether or not to use a custodial cryptocurrency service.

via Twitter for Android

If you have an account on a custodial cryptocurrency service, you don’t actually possess any tokens, much less tokens on other chain forks.

via Twitter for Android

I don’t dig the Glockchain. I like my firearms free of high tech security flaws. techinsider.io/inside-ideos-c…

via Twitter for Android

@desantis Are you saying that I can’t get paid thousands of dollars to write a single blog post?

via Twitter for Android in reply to desantis

ETC: et cetera: noun, a number of unspecified additional persons or things. 🤔😯😬

via Twitter for Android

@CaseWallet You seem to be experiencing technical difficulties. pic.twitter.com/9kWhQPSZ9K

via Twitter for Android

Changes from Bitcoin Core 0.13 have been merged into Statoshi.
New memory pool charts now available at statoshi.info/dashboard/db/m…

via Twitter Web Client

@30somethingSTL They’re considering it, but no way you can convert $50M worth of tokens through @ShapeShift_io in a reasonable timeframe.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to 30somethingSTL

virtuallylaw Very interesting ruling on enforceability of money laundering: miamiherald.com/news/local/cri…

cc @brianeklein @jerrybrito pic.twitter.com/oO87hpiI0w

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:21 PM, Jul 25th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@Cryptoe1337 It’s possible, but they wouldn’t be able to use any of the major exchange that require ID.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Cryptoe1337

The DAO attacker now has a new challenge: how to liquidate their ETHC tokens without crashing the market & without losing their anonymity.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

At a market cap of $45M, Ethereum Classic is currently worth less than the value of the ETH tokens taken by the DAO attacker.

via Twitter Web Client

@lightcoin @bamos01 Exactly; power is distributed amongst many groups; miner misbehavior can be counteracted by others.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lightcoin

aantonop A great article about immutability and other properties that not all blockchains have by @lopp :

coindesk.com/bitcoin-the-tr…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:29 AM, Jul 23rd, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

@ameir You can simplify this statement down to “voting is useless.”

via Twitter for Android in reply to ameir

@kristovatlas @el33th4xor Can’t claim they’ll collapse ecosystem, have to fall back to moral slippery slope argument now.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kristovatlas

@petertoddbtc What were the hard forks other than the cumulative work vs chain length change?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to petertoddbtc

@seweso @AaronvanW I see, it’s because it’s ETHC/BTC as opposed to ETHCBTC. A very weak market nonetheless…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to seweso

@AaronvanW @ethereumproject I’m fairly sure that an “ask” on the ETHC order book means they are asking for X BTC in return for Y ETHC…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to AaronvanW

Ethereum Classic has < 1% of @ethereumproject’s hashing power and while there are plenty of sellers, no one’s buying pic.twitter.com/nS5ns49oeh

via Twitter Web Client

naval The Internet has massively broadened the possible space of careers. Most people haven’t figured this out yet.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 6:00 PM, Jul 21st, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@kyletorpey @theonevortex @knozaki @Tone_LLT SP gives people ‘voting power’ and that can result in payouts to bloggers of 50/50 SD & SP. :-|

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kyletorpey

@kyletorpey @Steemit Looks like it, though isn’t that the primary token of value that is being passed around between users?

via Twitter Web Client in reply to kyletorpey

@NTmoney @Steemit Perhaps, though unless you can buy things with SP it seems to drastically reduce blogger revenue.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NTmoney

@NTmoney @Steemit OK, so to be accurate your “steem power” is locked, not your steem? pic.twitter.com/LYfD5HkgVi

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NTmoney

If you deposit money into @Steemit, don’t expect to be able to withdraw it. steemit.com/steemit/@afilj… pic.twitter.com/13SrzuBUan

via Twitter Web Client

@mikeinspace @BitcoinMagazine Yep, ignore fancy marketing. You have to go deeper! I’ll be delving into this in my next article.

via Twitter for Android in reply to mikeinspace

@mikeinspace @BitcoinMagazine Or perhaps you’re projecting your own values onto Ethereum… 😯

via Twitter for Android in reply to mikeinspace

@elonmusk @TeslaMotors Sounds great Elon! Please tell me that you’ll eventually get around to building motorcycles 😬

via Twitter for Android in reply to elonmusk

@mikeinspace @BitcoinMagazine I’m saying if you’re on the minority side, it doesn’t matter which protocol version it is - it won’t last.

via Twitter for Android in reply to mikeinspace

@Macr0chip @MadBitcoins LOLOL capital controls, enforced via blockchain technology!

via Twitter for Android in reply to Macr0chip

There were some holdouts who rejected the first halving & kept mining 50BTC block rewards; it didn’t last long. twitter.com/BitcoinMagazin…

via Twitter Web Client

@benalexander_ @jgarzik @octal Predicting one’s own actions is a far cry from predicting those of a crowd. I hear you can short ETH, though.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to benalexander_

@benalexander_ @jgarzik @octal I didn’t realize we were talking about future death; in that sense, every currency / system is dead.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to benalexander_

@jerrybrito Sure; a large federation of semi-trusted entities is probably good enough for many use cases. A single trusted entity is risky.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to jerrybrito

@jerrybrito “One common trusted person” logic branch is iffy - that introduces a single point of failure that could be catastrophic.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to jerrybrito

@bergealex4 Nuance and twitter don’t mix well - for nuanced analysis, I write 10 page articles :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bergealex4

@bergealex4 “Alive vs dead” is a binary condition. If you want to talk strength / value, it’s much more complicated. BTC/ETH/STEEM are alive

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bergealex4

@bergealex4 *shrugs* market cap is but one of many signals showing the “aliveness” of a cryptocurrency.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bergealex4

@josephjpeters Indeed; I’ll go into detail about the difference in philosophies in my next lengthy article. Stay tuned!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to josephjpeters

All the fiat users in the world can scream “Bitcoin is dead!” but it doesn’t matter so long as Bitcoin users disagree. Same goes for any CC.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

A cryptocurrency can’t die until there is consensus that it is dead. The $1B market cap suggests otherwise. twitter.com/octal/status/7…

via Twitter Web Client

I’ve been told many times: “it’s ridiculous / offensive to compare Bitcoin to cryptocurrency ____.” How else will Bitcoin learn from others?

via Twitter Web Client

Don’t get too hung up on what you think /should/ happen in a distributed consensus system. This is cryptoanarchy - consensus is fluid.

via Twitter for Android

Ethereum hard fork is racing ahead - the old chain looks dead. fork.ethstats.net pic.twitter.com/7v9MtqaGTI

via Twitter for Android

@AnselLindner @JopHartog But since the “liveness” is subjective, I find it easier to use the binary condition of operational consensus.

via Twitter for Android in reply to AnselLindner

@AnselLindner @JopHartog Yep, it’s difficult to measure the strength of a cryptocurrency. In comparison to BTC most could be called “dead.”

via Twitter for Android in reply to AnselLindner

@JopHartog “Survived” just means the consensus mechanism is still operational for validating transactions. Can’t really put a $ value on it.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to JopHartog

@CoinandCo Vericoin was; I don’t recall the details of all the others.

via Twitter for Android in reply to CoinandCo

orionwl Bitcoin core 0.13.0 release candidate 1 (test version!) is available as binary download: lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitc…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:45 AM, Jul 20th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

@brian_armstrong History shows vast majority of hard forks are successful, though not always good for exchange rate. twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to brian_armstrong

@Tone_LLT @VladZamfir What rules? This is cryptoanarchy - everyone is free to act as they deem fit…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Tone_LLT

“I believe that ethics is independent of decentralization.” - @VladZamfir medium.com/@Vlad_Zamfir/t…

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@MadBitcoins Buying drugs with cryptocurrency, as one is wont to do.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to MadBitcoins

It’s a potential felony to alter your smart bulb fixture’s DRM’d firmware so that it works with non-brand name bulbs boingboing.net/2016/07/15/for…

via Twitter Web Client

masonic_tweets A PHP SDK for the @BitGo API github.com/BitGo/bitgo-ex… by @arikaleph

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:44 PM, Jul 19th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Ouch; here are all of Steemit CTO’s balances and transactions: steemit.com/@dan/transfers twitter.com/NTmoney/status…

via Twitter Web Client

Patents mentioning “bitcoin” filed in:
2010: 3
2011: 12
2012: 24
2013: 24
2014: 30
2015: 35
google.com/search?q=%22bi…

via Twitter Web Client

Consensus is as consensus does. I suspect that distributed consensus is both more malleable and more robust than is commonly believed.

via Twitter Web Client

Blockstream Ensuring permissionless innovation is a driving force in our space, today we announce our Defensive Patent Strategy blockstream.com/2016/07/19/blo…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:13 PM, Jul 19th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

@NTmoney @Steemit I can’t comprehend how that post earned $26,000 while the actual video content only has 1,600 views. Does not compute.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to NTmoney

@GitKilbert Most likely they haven’t figured out they need to upgrade. If they get forked off the main chain, they’ll figure out quickly.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to GitKilbert

@GitKilbert Not upgrading is implicit approval for soft forks; not upgrading in a hard fork means you get left behind.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to GitKilbert

VinnyLingham I just published “Introducing Civic — Your Identity Protection Network”medium.com/p/introducing-…y

via Medium (retweeted on 9:12 AM, Jul 19th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Ethereum hard fork looks like an ~80/20 vote. This would be considered “contentious” by many Bitcoin devs; let’s see how it plays out. 😏

via Twitter Web Client

@pete_rizzo_ Whoever wants to :-) I mined on testnet3 a fair amount last year.

via Twitter for Android in reply to pete_rizzo_

How bitcoin becomes a safe haven asset. Projected Venezuelan inflation rate:
2017: 1,642%
2018: 2,880%
2019: 3,497% pic.twitter.com/Qo9GYX4tVO

via Twitter Web Client

@desantis @coolbearcjs @NTmoney @Steemit $26k is expensive for an internal server error. It’s still down; wonder what their uptime is…

via Twitter for Android in reply to desantis

BitcoinJ has been added to the standard @fedora software package repository. 👍 admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/package/…

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The new @KialaraCoin web site just went live and lots of pieces are back in stock! kialara.com pic.twitter.com/D5hzXzkfgr

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@Satoshi_N_ OH NOES! This wheat gose is pretty good. My all-time fav beer is beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/1…

via Twitter for Android in reply to Satoshi_N_

1) Set up premium phone number that pays you to receive calls
2) Trick software into calling it many times
3) Profit
arneswinnen.net/2016/07/how-i-…

via Twitter Web Client

@mikestable @ddahlke Just in town for a wedding, flying back right now

via Twitter for Android in reply to mikestable

A federal judge finally figured out how the fourth amendment works, rules StingRay evidence inadmissible w/o warrant news.vice.com/article/the-po…

via Twitter for Android

@piramida @twobitidiot Maybe not corrupt, but choosing crony capitalism over innovation. Try improving medical cannabis applications FFS…

via Twitter for Android in reply to piramida

profcarroll New version of @brave protects against invasive “fingerprinting” techniques. And the arms race marches on. pic.twitter.com/TpL4m3ddfl

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:50 PM, Jul 16th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

The reason why pharmaceutical companies are fighting cannabis legalization. washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2… pic.twitter.com/F5QtqD5p8D

via Twitter for Android

Block size debate is still simmering, but you’ll be excited to hear that we’re fixing transaction malleability! 😁 twitter.com/MagicalTux/sta…

via Twitter for Android

@pig_poetry As opposed to it being hit while parked at the gate?

via Twitter for Android in reply to pig_poetry

Planes can fly through thunderstorms, but they delay departures because baggage handlers might get struck by lightning. Bring on the robots!

via Twitter for Android

@Reventl0v Yeah, I have no idea what the distribution is normally. Also, sounds like Google Scholar lags by several months thus it’s higher.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Reventl0v

random_walker Google scholar lags publication date by a couple of months on average, so the 2016 run rate is more like 500. twitter.com/lopp/status/75…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:38 AM, Jul 15th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Il 16 agosto alle 19:00 discuterò “@BitGo Engineering Lessons Learned” all’incontro del gruppo Bitcoin di Milano. bitcoinmilano.it

via Twitter for Android

@bgcarlisle Thanks; that was quite different from the average “blockchain expertise” that I’m usually asked to provide :-)

via Twitter Web Client in reply to bgcarlisle

An academic paper about using blockchains to catch scientific misconduct may have been plagiarized. twitter.com/bgcarlisle/sta…

via Twitter Web Client

BitGo Not sure the banks are safe these days.
money.cnn.com/2016/07/14/new…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:30 PM, Jul 14th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

ryanxcharles Why We’re Sticking With Bitcoin ryanxcharlestimes.com/why-were-stick…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:48 PM, Jul 14th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

secparam Our new paper: Blind Offchain Lightweight Transactions (BOLT). Or how to do instant anonymous payments w/ eprint.iacr.org/2016/701

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:23 PM, Jul 14th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

Software bug results in @Citi considering 26,810 legitimate transactions over 15 years to be fake test transactions. theregister.co.uk/2016/07/13/cod…

via Twitter Web Client

Academic papers citing Bitcoin:
2010: 5
2011: 12
2012: 56
2013: 106
2014: 332
2015: 407
2016: 196 (run rate of 370)
scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=en&…

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Bankrupt @kncminer is still hashing post-halving, presumably because they’ve already paid for electricity / hosting. blocktrail.com/BTC/pool/kncmi…

via Twitter Web Client

@alansilbert I just realized last night I got a call from them. My phone had blocked the marketing firm as spammers :-P

via Twitter Web Client in reply to alansilbert

DavidShares China hacked the FDIC - and US officials covered it up, report says money.cnn.com/2016/07/13/tec…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:50 PM, Jul 13th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

Imagine a program tasked w/filling in missing GIS data. It inserts rare items in dead zones. Humans are now drones. twitter.com/lopp/status/75…

via Twitter Web Client

Augmented reality apps like Pokemon Go could serve as a platform to crowdsource capturing geographic information at never before seen scales

via Twitter for Android

lightcoin Namecoin -> @BlockstackOrg
Steemit -> @YoursNetwork
Ethereum -> @RSKsmart
NXT -> @CounterpartyXCP

Running out of reasons to use altcoins.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:02 PM, Jul 12th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Quirky: Steem supply doubles annually while a 10:1 reverse split occurs every 3.32 years. steem.io/SteemWhitePape… pic.twitter.com/XgVruhfueH

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@humphriesjm I generally don’t make it to the ones in downtown Raleigh - takes me an hour to get there.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to humphriesjm

@mzdr0 @dgenr818 @pwuille Well, all of the current UTXOs are non-segwit so… same.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to mzdr0

Indeed, it looks like ~20% of the UTXO set is unspendable (entire UTXO value would need to go to pay the txn fee) twitter.com/dgenr818/statu…

via Twitter Web Client

@ChristopherA @yaoeo I think some opponents to forks see distributed human consensus as a slippery slope to actions that harm fungibility.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

@ChristopherA @yaoeo Exactly; a “trustless” system just means you need not trust any individuals. You must still trust community at large.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to ChristopherA

Bitcoin unspent transaction output breakdown by value and total bytes. H/T @pwuille pic.twitter.com/bRBbQZr3c2

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@MadBitcoins On the bright side, @coinbase may be drastically reducing contention for block space and thus keeping transaction fees lower.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to MadBitcoins

Police around the country are reminding Pokemon players that trespassing is a bad idea. ktla.com/2016/07/11/pok… pic.twitter.com/S6h6CddWw5

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It’s only a matter of time before the Darwin Awards start rolling in. twitter.com/olinational/st…

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@maddenw @gavinandresen Tall order. Seems to me that people keep posting transactions regardless of mempool / fees.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to maddenw

kristovatlas osx-config-check, a tool for securely configuring and auditing OS X. I’d love your feedback. github.com/kristovatlas/o…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 1:12 PM, Jul 11th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

(Problems With) Hiding Money: CoinJoins coinlab.com/blog/post/coin… via @coinlab

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@fluffyponyza Exactly - and there are orders of magnitude more types of Twitter followers than Pokemon 😀

via Twitter for Android in reply to fluffyponyza

Twitter’s much more challenging to win, though. There are few rules. Battles are settled in court of public opinion. twitter.com/AustenAllred/s…

via Twitter for Android

Users playing Pokemon Go are simultaneously playing Grand Theft Auto. Y’all best strap up before hitting the street. twitter.com/jgarzik/status…

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I suspect that Pokemon Go may be a catalyst for government geofencing of augmented reality apps around restricted areas.

via Twitter for Android

Happy halving! T-minus 210,000 blocks and counting…

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@digitsu IDK, you’d have to ask @TheBlueMatt about the geographic location of his FIBRE network nodes.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to digitsu

@johnbiggs Sorry to hear that; good help is hard to find…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to johnbiggs

FIBRE network stats: bitcoinfibre.org/stats_ng.html
Looks like most blocks propagate through the FIBRE network in < 150ms. pic.twitter.com/KP9DC7jatV

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TheBlueMatt FIBRE: A much faster, more decentralized Relay Network, that everyone can run! bluematt.bitcoin.ninja/2016/07/07/rel…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:02 PM, Jul 7th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

coindesk Bitfury Releases Proposal for Bitcoin Lightning Micropayments Routing coindesk.com/bitfury-flare-… pic.twitter.com/aGDEW4hvNp

via Buffer (retweeted on 10:24 AM, Jul 7th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Flare does not yet withstand adversarial network conditions or handle channel rebalancing logic as I wrote about in coindesk.com/lightning-tech…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

Flare TL;DR: “a node’s network view is like fog of war, with strong visibility close by, boosted by random feeler connections farther away.”

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

Flare is a routing strategy that balances trade-offs between performance, scalability, & centralization. Not perfect, but great progress.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

Introducing Flare: a hybrid path finding and routing strategy for @lightning Network. Kudos @roasbeef @BitFuryGroup scribd.com/document/31769…

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If you don’t want Reddit to track all of your outbound clicks, now is a good time to opt out. reddit.com/r/changelog/co…

via Twitter for Android

The Bitcoin Whitepaper is hosted on over 350 web sites and has been cited by over 1,100 scholarly articles. scholar.google.com/scholar?cites=…

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Possibly the best comment ever made on /r/BitcoinMarkets as /u/I_DID_LSD_ON_A_PLANE tells the story behind the name. reddit.com/r/BitcoinMarke…

via Twitter for Android

“I had to sacrifice an old finance course to offer Innovation in Cryptoventures. This past semester was vastly oversubscribed.” - @camharvey

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“I decided to teach a cryptofinance course after seeing the popularity of a single lecture I gave in another finance class.” - @camharvey

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@vgr @pmarca Will Wierd investments outperform Neutral investments?

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TriangleBitcoin Tonight at 6:30 @camharvey talks Cryptofinance at the @RTPfrontier meetu.ps/2VHnLx

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:00 AM, Jul 5th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@bhec39 Not sure what you mean - plenty of people in my area are into celebratory gunfire.

via Twitter for Android in reply to bhec39

Provoost I wrote my first smart contract in Solidity and put €100 in it. What could possibly go wrong? medium.com/@dao.challenge…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:43 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@RyanRadloff You just missed our casual meetup Sat: meetup.com/Triangle-Bitco…

But we have a business meetup tomorrow: meetup.com/Triangle-Bitco…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to RyanRadloff

CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY is now activated. BIPs 68, 112, and 113 are now enforced - we’re one step closer to a deployable Lightning Network.

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aantonop The fundamental unit of Twitter, the retweet, makes content cross filter bubbles to reach unexpected audiences. The opposite of Facebook

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:19 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

The scarcity (and value) of every natural resource is regulated by proof of work.

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Europe is asleep and America is busy drinking and blowing stuff up - now’s a great time to make cheap Bitcoin transactions!

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@victoriavaneyk What currency / publicly traded asset doesn’t have an “unequal” distribution of ownership?

via Twitter for Android in reply to victoriavaneyk

Merchant: “Please email us your credit card info to guarantee your reservation.”
Me: “OK, what’s your PGP key?”
Merchant: “Wat.”

via Twitter for Android

charley Column: The monetary bubble to end all bubbles is coming to.pbs.org/29bpZxo via @NewsHour

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:33 AM, Jul 3rd, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

@santisiri Impossible; I heard it was already priced in!

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@andyrowe I think once it’s locked in, the signaling can be disabled.

via Twitter for Android in reply to andyrowe

@Satoshi_N_ Perhaps because noob and his bitcoins are soon parted?

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@prestonjbyrne A mantra one of my instructors drilled into us: only use your pistol in order to fight your way to your rifle.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to prestonjbyrne

jgarzik approx avg transaction fee, in USD terms, has increased 206.8% since Jan. 31, from $0.073 to $0.224

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:57 PM, Jul 1st, 2016 via Twitter for Android)

@flyosity Safe fireworks? That’s downright unamerican!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to flyosity

Decade-long antitrust fee-fixing suit against Visa & Mastercard suffers setback as $7.25B settlement is thrown out. reuters.com/article/us-vis…

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After 2 years in the red, weathering lows of -50% ROI, Lopp Hodlings LLC is now in the black at +55% ROI. No selling, just buying & hodling.

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oocBlog @lopp @KaikoData “Chance of Loss”: howto using kaiko.com Price index API
goo.gl/1Xzdd4 pic.twitter.com/OnBWdkm6eb

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:41 AM, Jul 1st, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

@infohufu @james_hilliard There was a really fast one (just a few seconds after parent) yesterday blocktrail.com/BTC/block/0000…

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