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

April 2017

“The paradox of education is that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which one is educated.” - J Baldwin

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@Jim_Harper @kristovatlas @Falkvinge Yes, a new node could check their work, but the question becomes “at what cost?”

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@kristovatlas @Jim_Harper Sure: if there are only a dozen nodes to connect to as opposed to thousands, it’s much ea..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fp

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@Jim_Harper Changes from full verification model to SPV model which basically assumes hashrate & full nodes aren’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…gp

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Technically correct… for a specific definition of “function” wherein Bitcoin’s security model changes drastically. twitter.com/Falkvinge/stat…

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@Satoshi_N_ Are you suggesting that the author of A Cypherpunk’s Manifesto would sue Bitcoin companies for using Bitcoin protocol features?

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@Satoshi_N_ There’s nothing to debunk because none of the claims have been substantiated.

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@nvk Still doable - you just need a Redis cluster now! 🤓

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Back in my day you could load the whole blockchain into RAM! H/T @nvk pic.twitter.com/8nMbCmftpG

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Some folks complain about hostility in Bitcoin, but it’s often just the ecosystem’s immune system kicking in. twitter.com/johnsonlau01/s…

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The effort required to refute BS is 10X that required to create it: this is a recipe for asymmetric time attacks. Don’t fall into the trap!

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@VinnyLingham @rogerkver That’s understandable; IMO the burden of proof should lie with the person making the claim.

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It’s easy to scare people with patent FUD; years ago the armchair lawyers on social media convinced folks that BitG..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wl

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@VinnyLingham @rogerkver All I see here is a spew of legalese in an attempt to overwhelm analysis. I see no logic e..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…hN

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@brianchoffman @AlpacaSW I’m seeing a 2 minute video with 3 minutes of black appended to it.

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@brianchoffman That’s a lot of darkness appended on; are you trying to signal something?

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troyhunt Just blogged: Reckon you’ve seen some stupid security things? Here, hold my beer… troy.hn/2oSiP9r

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Adversarial thinking makes open networks stronger. Cynicism is a contagion that makes them weaker. Don’t confuse the former with the latter.

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Most. Bittersweet. BTC. ATH. Ever.

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@gigq Yeah, that’s a matter of perspective. One man’s remote administration feature is another man’s exploitable back door.

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@gigq I think the question is not what it’s for as a feature but how it can be exploited as an anti-feature.

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Oh my; the drama continues. antbleed.com

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Aw, snap; @realDonaldTrump was right about voter fraud! And these criminals are getting off scot-free! twitter.com/FahertyWSOC9/s…

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Congratulations to Litecoin and @SatoshiLite on locking in Segregated Witness activation! segwit.co/ltc pic.twitter.com/zIi8SCfTfb

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A human’s node is their financial castle. twitter.com/brucefenton/st…

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TuurDemeester Another milestone of stagnation on the road towards Bitcoin’s agonizing death. (Seriously, check out FIBRE at..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…yl

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We’ve got at least a few more years before we need to worry about Terminator style bots. twitter.com/jeffseibert/st…

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This tweet triggered Poe’s Law at a level I’ve never seen. twitter.com/lopp/status/85…

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@AlpacaSW @notgrubles @nvk @Xentagz It’s not a real node unless it has 32GB of RAM.

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@EvanFaggart @bitsonlinecom Perhaps a few hundred due to that. Some could be due to node operators that don’t actua..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Z4

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bergealex4 I just published “The Mining Delusion” medium.com/p/the-mining-d…

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@mecampbellsoup I think the shorter one is just the key fingerprint; commands should be equivalent.

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Confession time: I lobbed the RAM grenades earlier. Core nodes were sufficiently armored to repel the shrapnel. All..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…oP

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Most Bitcoin users don’t care how it works, just that it does. It’s up to engineers to push complexities under the hood of secure software.

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New Bitcoin Unlimited version incoming after 75% of nodes crashed overnight due to memory leak. twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

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@AlpacaSW Oh, you can get alcoholic ginger beer… I’m drinking it right now!

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If ginger is commonly used as anti-nausea medicine then you can drink an unlimited amount of ginger beer without getting sick.

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@Kosmatos You don’t have to use the wallet functionality in the node in order to back wallets with your full node.

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Common misconception: Bitcoin nodes aren’t paid/incentivized.
It’s other way around: you run a node b/c you want to verify you get paid BTC.

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@bigstonebtc It can’t (currently) accept incoming connections / relay much data. This should be improved eventually.

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@MrHodl If you point an SPV client at your pruned node, I’m pretty sure it won’t work.

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@hrdng But they don’t accept incoming connections, right? Drastically reduces relaying.

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If you run a pruned Bitcoin node and don’t use it as a wallet, you’re just wasting resources. Pruned nodes don’t support network health.

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@Satoshi_N_ Bitcoin doesn’t care about words written down by agents of nation states.

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@tricameral @twobitidiot You can add users to your @BitGo wallet with permission levels of admin / spender / viewer..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1x

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You can lead a Bitcoin user to smarter fee estimates, but you can’t make them adopt.

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@zooko @ComputerVisiony Heh, I’m in the worst shape of my life right now, recovering from foot surgery in February…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Mj

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brianchoffman If you thought I wouldn’t dare parody my own video you were wrong. youtube.com/watch?v=CaBNK9…

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@brianchoffman I think main point is that it’s not a cohesive organization and as such can’t be represented by anyo..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Rg

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Developer reports trading exploit to his bank. 8.5 years later after no resolution, he decides to break the NDA. privacylog.blogspot.com/2017/04/what-h…

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Great presentation from @pamelawjd on estate planning for digital assets. youtube.com/watch?v=b7MOrb…

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@aantonop @CoinJournal @kyletorpey @pamelawjd Years ago I wrote about what I consider different asset Tiers and the..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2L

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Note to self: declare income from @21 Tasks on next year’s taxes. I can see this catching on for experts to easily monetize their knowledge.

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Open Source Software translation:
“Pull requests welcome” == “Our priorities differ; only way to ensure X gets done is to do it yourself”

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You too can become a professional Bitcoiner! DM me if you see an opening that interests you: bitgo.workable.com twitter.com/murchandamus/s…

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@msdev @NicolasDorier @reddit All four threads acquired the same lock. No bueno!

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@De5calante Sure, possibly. If they have proven engineering prowess then you need to decide their honesty - the lik..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…gA

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@De5calante Even /if/ the idea is good, it’s often impossible to perform sufficient due diligence on the team promi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…9z

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More and more ICOs are asking me to “advise them,” but when my advice is “this is a bad idea” they no longer want it… 🤔

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NinjaEconomics This Italian Bank Accepts Wheels Of Parmesan Cheese As Collateral For Loans on.digg.com/2pqlNTh

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4) As it stands today, about 20% of the connection slots on my well-connected full node are taken up by SPV clients. pic.twitter.com/umtN2T3e1i

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3) Without a high number of reachable full nodes, SPV clients will stop working due to connection exhaustion on the few remaining full nodes

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2) Aside from the common counterargument that SPV security isn’t perfected (full nodes can lie by omission) and SPV privacy is a joke…

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1) Some claim that it’s fine for only miners / large enterprises to run expensive full nodes because the rest of us can use SPV clients.

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Considering submitting BIP to switch Bitcoin to a Proof of Whine mechanism. Whine seems to be exceeding work lately; it may be more secure.

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One more reason to avoid registering Internet-connected devices under your true identity. fortune.com/2017/04/19/bos…

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@angela_walch @iang_fc This issue is near & dear to my heart; I was a TA for a computer ethics course in college. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…nA

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From one perspective it could be appropriate to call Bitcoin @ButtCoin given that many shitcoins emerged from it. 🤣 pic.twitter.com/TBAovQkwmP

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@BlockInTheChain @joonasilm I had same reaction, though trying to change from ungoverned Core to formalized governa..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…YK

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@BlockInTheChain @joonasilm One person’s attack on Bitcoin is another person’s defense of Bitcoin. 🙃

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@TaylorGerring Much more likely that new proposals are ignored but sure, there is a high bar for changes. Some see..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…V3

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@Awyee707 Because some full nodes are used by hundreds of thousands of people (large enterprises) while others only serve a single user.

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@Awyee707 Not all nodes have same economic weight. I manage BitGo’s fleet of nodes and can assure you we have made significant investments.

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@Awyee707 Because nodes are the entities that decide whether or not to pay miners.

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Try to improve Bitcoin w/consensus: get rewarded w/more valuable BTC.
Try to improve it w/o consensus: get penalized w/a damaged reputation.

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Traditional thinking leads people to assume Bitcoin Core is an entity with which they can negotiate / compromise. This leads to frustration.

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Reddit admins thought for every negative person there would be thousands of positive people — and they were right.redditblog.com/2017/04/18/pla…v

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@joseandreschl @rogerkver @coindesk Ah yes, it’s the one pinned on my Twitter profile 😀

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Watching a number of prominent Bitcoin professionals burning bridges lately… it isn’t too late to grab an extingu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6n

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Great insights from @Rachaelbn on the complexities of the American health care system. pic.twitter.com/ofyMxsdrx7

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If Bitcoin doesn’t work well for your use case, it’s easier to use an alternative technology than to try to change..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ou

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Answers to common Qs:
* No, I can’t send BTC out of your BitGo wallet.
* No, I can’t cancel that transaction.
* No, I can’t pump your ICO.

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Bitnodes & Bitcoinstats show significant decreases in block propagation time over past year…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Bh

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The vilification of __________ is evidence that Bitcoin eschews even the slightest hint of centralization of power.

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Bitcoin is the lowest common denominator of all our desires for what it should be.

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jfnewbery @Excellion I knew core were corrupt the moment they implemented BIP42 and destroyed Satoshi’s vision of an infinite money supply.

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@el33th4xor “These results should not make anyone worry, because there are worse problems in Bitcoin block verification…”

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Building the Bitcoin protocol based upon Satoshi quotes is like building a Tesla Gigafactory based upon Henry Ford quotes.

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“We must follow Satoshi’s vision and increase the block size!”
“We must break Satoshi’s vision and create a competing implementation!”

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Regardless of your religion, remember that Jesus was a pretty nice guy who was executed by the Roman Empire for being an enemy of the State.

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Arguing about the future of Bitcoin is just a fuzzy meatspace signaling mechanism. Some signals are more reliable than others.

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@brianchoffman Not much else to do - everything is closed!

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Twitter tip: the larger your vocabulary, the greater compression rate you can achieve. The right word can be worth a thousand words.

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Great code never dies, it stratifies. Today we stand upon the shoulders of giants. Tomorrow, our ancestors stand upon us.

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@SatoshiLite Indeed, though the BU narrative was that everyone could run a full node and decide their own block size limit. 😂

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Satoshi’s whitepaper describes an idea that was later brought to life (after mistakes made & lessons learned.) It doesn’t define Bitcoin.

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Upgrading from Android 6 to 7 doubled the battery life of my Nexus. Amazing how software efficiency improvements can reduce hardware needs.

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@flyosity I’d mine Ethereum or Zcash. You could also possibly generate vanity addresses. Not sure about non brute f..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…rM

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It takes ~40,000 kilowatt-hours to mint a block, yet this power can’t overcome a few lines of code being run on a 4 watt Raspberry Pi.

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We may have finally found threshold at which /r/btc rejects the philosophy that Bitcoin should be ruled by miners. reddit.com/r/btc/comments…

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In retrospect, this is in line w/the philosophy that brought us “Emergent Consensus” - miners should rule Bitcoin. twitter.com/rogerkver/stat…

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Shopping for vehicles to improve the mobilization of the Bitcoin infantry. This should be a good start before upgra..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2v

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@jimmysong They need the former in order to turn their desires into reality.

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@theonevortex Right, I’m speaking about them. I think you implied a prepended “all” on that tweet.

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Frustrated Bitcoiners are desperately seeking leadership. Some look to new dev teams, others look to miners. They’ll end up disappointed.

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No True Scotsman fallacy. Let’s elevate the conversation, please. twitter.com/rogerkver/stat…

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The Elephant represents Bitcoin and we, we are all blind. Hopefully some day we shall see clearly. pic.twitter.com/rtCZrCJrYJ

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Bitcoin war strategies are still evolving, but thus far trench warfare with the occasional DDoS charge appears to be favored by Generals.

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@fahmyeu Bitcoin addiction - it’s a debilitating disease. I don’t recommend it.

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This Bitcoin war is far too disorganized. We can’t even deploy the artillery because it would likely result in friendly fire casualties.

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@ryanxcharles @twobitidiot If you’ve got such a problem with forum administrators abusing their power, why don’t you… oh, right.

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@el33th4xor @socrates1024 Erm, you’d have to be DoS’d for a lot longer than a few hours for someone close your..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Gb

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@el33th4xor @adam3us @rogerkver I don’t think anyone’s arguing against that, but neither are those complexities the..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…WR

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@mecampbellsoup Becoming slower, missing data, invalid data…

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@Excellion @twobitidiot Samson sells sidechains alongside seashores.

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@el33th4xor @adam3us @rogerkver Preferably they’ll use multiple services for redundancy; I know I would, even if I ran my own.

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@el33th4xor @adam3us @rogerkver I think you’re using the word “trusted” when you really mean “reliable.” It’s like..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ky

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@el33th4xor @adam3us @rogerkver That’s just a user friendliness problem. Sounds like we agree that it’s not a requi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…b5

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@el33th4xor @adam3us @rogerkver Can incentivize services to be honest by paying them. Could also use multiple servi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bh

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WhalePanda To put everything a bit in perspective. pic.twitter.com/FdMB7YA2Jv

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blockr.io has been degrading for a year & has currently been stuck for 4 days. At this point I recommend folks stop using it.

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@brucefenton @alansilbert @twobitidiot Perhaps. I see Reddit as a flawed platform that incentivizes groupthink & em..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Lr

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@brucefenton @alansilbert @twobitidiot IMO, if Theymos hadn’t done it, minority opinions would have eventually left..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KG

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@brucefenton @alansilbert @twobitidiot It’s a central issue for folks who don’t know how decentralized Bitcoin comm..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…DU

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@brucefenton @twobitidiot I speculate that these actions are inevitable for any communications medium that is contr..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mJ

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@brucefenton @twobitidiot Perhaps the division was already there and his actions accelerated its exposure. NB: arou..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…QE

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@twobitidiot His post saying he was fine with 90% leaving jammed a crowbar in the fracture, but OTOH it’s terrible..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…5W

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@BashCo_ @mikeinspace Gotta be ready for close quarters combat in case things get gnarly 😬

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@slushcz I still believe he wants to make Bitcoin better, but unfortunately is perpetuating divisiveness that other..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wG

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mikeinspace …and now, a special message to the Bitcoin community from Jameson Lopp (@lopp). Everyone needs to hear this, in t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wE

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@guruvan @clemensley You paid 181 satoshis per byte but there was a fee rate surge this afternoon that took rates o..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Mu

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@guruvan Hm, never tried to analyze that, though I’d be surprised if there was a difference… unless for some reas..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jV

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Y’all have no clue how prevalent censorship is in the Bitcoin space. For example, I find myself forced to self censor every few minutes.

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@prestonjbyrne Is this a pegged 1:1 exchange rate? Do you have a reserve to maintain the peg?

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“Bitcoin rejects contentious changes by design.”
“Shut up! This change isn’t contentious!” pic.twitter.com/4u2k9mDDeh

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readDanwrite love this quote from @aantonop via @coindesk. pic.twitter.com/2V9EnE1cAe

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“I want to see [Bitcoin] in daily use by at least a billion people on-chain.” - Craig Wright 🤔 cnbc.com/2017/04/13/com…

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@rogerkver The claim that second layer solutions require trusted third parties is an overreach.

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@GabrielDVine @MediumSqueeze The “unsubstantiated claim” and “misunderstanding how the system functions” kind.

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@m23mclaughlin If you can figure out a way to impose authority upon the entire ecosystem, then you have found a way to break Bitcoin.

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@m23mclaughlin You can moderate a code repository or a forum, but you can’t moderate the protocol itself; anyone is..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…RU

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@alansilbert @f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo I think we should be cognizant of the fact that we don’t fully underst..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…C4

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@bigstoneBTC @f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo The complication arises in whether or not the rest of the ecosystem mu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…q3

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@bigstonebtc @f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo I think there is a misunderstanding, but Wang is technically correct -..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3N

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@f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo Developers can’t make miners run code they don’t want to run. But on the other hand..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Vk

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@f2pool_wangchun @MrHodl @eric_lombrozo I see. Do you agree that PoW doesn’t == the ability to choose the rules? twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

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@f2pool_wangchun @eric_lombrozo I don’t think Core is willing to push anything unless they feel that the ecosystem..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…aU

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@eric_lombrozo @f2pool_wangchun Alright, but I follow people b/c I want to gain insight and understand them better…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…0J

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@f2pool_wangchun I suspect you’re going to find it increasingly difficult to get people to take you seriously.

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@m23mclaughlin I pose to you that it’s technically impossible for there to be a head of bitcoin b/c there is no way..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8M

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@MediumSqueeze @GabrielDVine If miners show us that they are no longer going to work to ensure the stability & secu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Eg

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@MediumSqueeze @GabrielDVine I’m cringing at Vinay’s claim that Bitcoin is controlled by the Chinese govt.

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@alansilbert @rogerkver It’s not very nice to include “+ Blockstream” while excluding all the rest of the companies..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…gy

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@MediumSqueeze Sure, more decentralized mining is preferable. You might be interested in my own speculation here: medium.com/@lopp/the-futu…

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@LaurentMT Because it’s not possible to know what’s rational for a given actor unless you know everything about them. Few do…

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@spudowiar Cobra is well aware of how a UASF functions; this is a political play b/c it’s about what @slushcz state..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bq

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@MediumSqueeze I don’t think it’s possible to prevent industrial PoW mining; there will always be economies of scale that will be leveraged.

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While my understanding of Bitcoin is constantly evolving, my view that has changed the most over the years is that of the “rational miner.”

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@GaravagliaJuan @kyletorpey RBF. Relative locktime. OP_CHECKSEQUENCEVERIFY. Compact Blocks. SegWit. Pruning. CPFP…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ud

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@ARKblockchain @reddit Plus it’s not possible for a posse of angry keyboard warriors to suppress the spread of your ideas via downvotes.

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@neha @TMobile d’oh; @projectfi FTW - they require a PIN lock for every account. I cringed when I watched my GF tra..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Rv

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@dotglum Nah, though I don’t think lists would be a great idea; you should use your own criteria for deciding who is wasting your time.

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@MrChrisEllis Preparing for a hard fork tweet size increase???

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Trolls are time thieves. They try to make you waste precious cycles engaging them. Best counter is mute button: waste their time, not yours.

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Common mistake in Bitcoin: believing your needs are the same as the rest of the ecosystem. pic.twitter.com/YPJGOsxBWx

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