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

April 2018

For today’s Technical Analysis indicator I direct your attention to the Vegeta Resistance Level at 9000. As we can..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kx

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WayneVaughan HODLing ain’t easy. @lopp explains the challenges of securing your Bitcoin. buff.ly/2F6uJnG

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TheNextWeb Put your Q in Bitcoin dev Jameson Lopp’s Answers session tnw.me/N1vzkdR

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WNCN Bitcoin ATMs beginning to appear in Charlotte cbs17.com/news/north-car…

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Taking advantage of low time preference is counterintuitive but easy in the Internet Age. E.g. if you want to buy s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kw

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@cl0uding @TuurDemeester When you remove the decentralized aspects of a crypto asset you’re left with little more t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…v4

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BTC needs to appreciate by an average 0.484% per day to stay above the @officialmcafee Dick Line. If you extrapolat..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Dg

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There is only one “technical analysis” trend worth paying attention to for Bitcoin and that’s the @officialmcafee D..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hh

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ArminVanBitcoin We just passed 2,000 nodes with over 5,650 open channels on mainnet. The total network capacity is now $150,000 USD..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AQ

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@2nd_Entropy Physics and cost of computing resources impose practical limits. Coming to consensus across many thous..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9r

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@WayneVaughan @chainpnt @ryanxcharles Yeah the argument that node operators will be so rich that they won’t mind st..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Q4

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@PokerPercal @BernieSanders It’s a joking reference to something that IIRC Jihan Wu said last year.

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@WayneVaughan The very future of bcash rests upon the belief that a single public blockchain can be used as a cheap global database.

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And if everyone tries to shove all of their junk data into a single blockchain, it won’t work either. twitter.com/BV/status/9880…

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Unfairly cheap SegWit transactions are using more than 25% of Bitcoin’s block space but aren’t paying their share o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3O

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@NTmoney Disable notifications from accounts you don’t follow. Problem solved.

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I struggle to envision how burning less than 0.005% of bcash’s inflation rate is going to have any discernable econ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Qw

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@jimmysong More generally: computer science departments should spend more resources teaching software engineering i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…p0

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There is no need to be upset - you were using Bitcoin incorrectly by handing control over to a third party. Now tak..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…In

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aantonop The very first bullet point in the howto for paper wallets is why they’re not useful for most people:

Step 1: “Ens..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…RS

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Apollo 13 literally blew up when an oxygen tank exploded. twitter.com/CNBCFastMoney/…

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@JacekLakomiec EXT4 but the issue came about due to a problem with the hosting provider’s virtualized disks.

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Trust me, you do not want to ever have to manually recover files from lost+found after running fsck on a corrupted..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…b1

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Nneuman Excited to be joining the team @CasaHODL to lead product…taking what we learned with KeySplit to the next level o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VQ

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@flyosity For POTUS? He certainly has the narcissism nailed. But does he have the necessary psychopathic traits?

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Contrary to my expectation, I’ve found that time flies when you’re suspended in a sensory deprivation tank. pic.twitter.com/seqY5OVPCm

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@NSKinsella I hope not; some have suggested it’s linked to unique experiences. I feel like most of mine lately have..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bv

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jespow Somebody has to say what everybody’s actually thinking about the NYAG’s inquiry. The placative kowtowing toward thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ee

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Time appears to pass faster as we age, presumably because each unit of time progressively becomes a smaller percent..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jo

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dhruvbansal If you’re a data nerd, hodler, or just crypto-curious, you might enjoy our new article analyzing Bitcoin’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4G

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@clevershark Taxation is not the only means through which one can fund such services. The fact that some taxes are..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Qb

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@thechanster @jasonus_habilis @CryptoDenton “You can always leave” is a non-argument. Nation states claim ownership..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kf

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Taxation isn’t theft.
Taxation is extortion.
Merry national extortion day, ‘Murica!

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@theinstagibbs Nice; you know what would also be nice? If misspelled config params would throw an error rather than being silently ignored.

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@jimmysong I’ve lost count of how many people told me that civilized society only exists because we’re all perpetua..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Qu

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“No man is good enough to govern another man, without that other’s consent.” - Abraham Lincoln pic.twitter.com/rNAgbC3SCn

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@surfcashchain I doubt that Bitcoin can offer a solution to the concentration of wealth; all it can really promise..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1Z

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@surfcashchain Concentration of wealth? Yes, that’s true in the broader economy as well - wealth does tend to concentrate.

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Lowest (daily average) BTC exchange rate in:
2012: $4.27
2013: $13.28
2014: $309.87
2015: $177.28
2016: $358.77
201..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lw

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@WayneVaughan The most likely answer is because it won’t gain sufficient adoption to cause those problems.

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BobMcElrath Bitcoin mining doesn’t “waste energy”, it absorbs inefficiencies in energy generation and transport.

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@MrNickFriend @twobitidiot His tweet has crypto in it; your request has been fulfilled.

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jimmysong Rationalization is the weapon of the fool
Obfuscation is the weapon of the conman
Accusation is the weapon of the t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…k4

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@fat_engineer90 Nope. It can only be decrypted through a complicated process that involves multiple people in different locations.

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@APompliano But Barclays assured us that won’t happen!

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@cryptofun69 If you approach slowly and from my front, it should be OK. 🐻

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Potential physical attackers should take note: these days I only carry testnet bitcoins (which have no redeemable v..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gf

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@CryptoGambleh Anyone who follows me home is going to be extremely disappointed. My cold storage is geographically..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dU

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@DatCryptoLife Thanks for your concern; I’ve balanced my risks and security to my satisfaction. twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

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@a_ferron This was a VPS so it’s much slower; over 12 hours. Haven’t tried 0.16 on my blazing fast rig, though it o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vg

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@JasonEbacher @alan8325 Yeah it’s a delicate balance between advertising for awareness and advertising to degrade one’s safety.

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@ElMichaelLewis It has a few upgrades, mostly aerodynamic and suspension.

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The most common reaction I still get to my BITCOIN license plate is laughter. Just another sign that it’s still the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Yg

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@killerstorm Sure, and a letter from a bank doesn’t prove that you own that money. It only proves that someone at t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Id

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Them: We need a letter from your bank showing proof of assets.
Me: No problem; I’m my own bank. Here’s a cryptograp..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eR

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Hello blockchain my old friend
I’ve come to sync with you again pic.twitter.com/jDyK3j7qgG

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NodedPodcast New episode! In Noded 0.12.0, @bitstein and @pierre_rochard do a deep dive with @alexbosworth into the world of Lig..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UC

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“Lower time preference allows us to curb our instinctive & animalistic impulses, act rationally, & think of what is..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Z9

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“If soldiers are not to cross international boundaries, goods must do so. Unless the Shackles can be dropped from t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sG

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realjdowner I just published “Bitcoin: A Breakthrough in Energy Liquidity” medium.com/@JamesHDowner/…

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coindesk Police Officers Charged in $1.3 Million Bitcoin Extortion Scheme bit.ly/2Exd748 pic.twitter.com/FyqZcOxcGu

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@mikeinspace @rogerkver @Bitcoin It’s more evidence that control of Internet infrastructure is not sufficiently distributed.

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@jbarrwell @paullinator @MrHodl @SatoshiLite @EdgeSecure That’s why we need to get the market up and running now!

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@paullinator @MrHodl @SatoshiLite @EdgeSecure I’ll send you an on-chain satoshi for every two lightning satoshis yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…CA

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iam_preethi Overheard someone talking about job security and it made me realize how much our society conditions us to derisk ev..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Aw

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@criptomaniaweb @rogerkver @Bitcoin Even if that’s the case, it’s still an issue with Twitter as a private platform..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yL

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@criptomaniaweb @rogerkver @Bitcoin No, I’m referring to the fact that Twitter owns Twitter and thus gets to decide..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…K4

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@rogerkver @Bitcoin Freedom of speech means that the government won’t throw you in a cage for saying something it d..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Jr

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@Cryptophrenic For recording real estate transactions / ownership? @factom perhaps?

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Lightning is an aloftcoin.

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@RayyanIsACrayon @saifedean Because Bitcoin doesn’t care. It might be a problem for you if this knowledge causes yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Be

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matthew_d_green I wrote a blog post about hash-based signatures, just because. blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2018/04/07/has…

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Africans, Chinese, & Indians learned the hard way against the European gold standard.

“History shows it is not po..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Av

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It is the inherent nature of Bitcoin that knowledge of securing and using BTC cannot be delegated or outsourced. Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dg

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It’s neither safe nor ethical IMO to claim these Monero forks due to replay protection and privacy concerns. twitter.com/AaronvanW/stat…

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@AmberBaldet @TMobile FWIW I’ve yet to hear of a single case of a @projectfi user getting SIM-jacked.

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“There are other things that make Bitcoin special than just the blockchain.” - @starkness youtube.com/watch?v=lSvcIe…

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@_JasonCooper One of my favorites is this animation that shows how Bitcoin script gets executed to check the validi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Fe

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Starting a Lightning Developers Twitter list; please recommend any lightning app & protocol developers who should b..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2b

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alexbosworth Feels like only the other day that I was passing $0.01 in earned routing fees on mainnet Lightning. Just passed $0…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1M

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@Bullitoss @hugohanoi All the images load for me; perhaps it’s an issue on your end?

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BitcoinMagazine A Brief History of Lightning: From Brainstorm to Beta by @AaronvanW buff.ly/2GxkPkz ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zv

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@zxkcp Is that you, ZmnSCPxj?

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There are 2 types of people left in the Bitcoin scaling debate: those who realize the debate is over and those who do not.

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If you approach Bitcoin as if it’s just a:
* currency
* company
* database
* democracy
* developer platform
* scien..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…am

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We hosted Samer Falah at @TriangleBitcoin last night to learn about JP Morgan’s enterprise focused flavor of Ethere..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Iq

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@ObiWanKenoBit @starkness @jimmysong Intermediate changes to the channel state that occur between the opening and c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Q7

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@cburniske The downside is that because of the pay-to-play folks, now the rest of us have to field questions that b..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ow

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The most appetizing valid BIP39 Bitcoin wallet mnemonic, converted to emoji:
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@ShopBitswift @TraceMayer It’s not possible to impose a class system onto Bitcoin users. Rather, this quote exposes..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…om

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Freedom isn’t free; privacy is an important facet of freedom. If you wish to contribute to pushing the envelope of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AE

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BTCbenny On today’s I look at lopp.net - one of the best aggregations of resources I’ve..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Nr

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@BashCo_ I’m onto you - your handle is an anagram for O_BCash!

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@Just_JRM Yeah, I’ve done that in a few extreme cases; wish it was just automatic.

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It would be great if muting someone on @Twitter also auto-muted replies to that account from other non-muted users..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…GS

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jimmysong I just published “Why Bitcoin is Different” medium.com/p/why-bitcoin-…

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@sandooku @ErikVoorhees @caseygraysi @TraceMayer It’s not elitist to recognize that a lot of users are not making f..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zL

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@ErikVoorhees Indeed, it’s far from a perfect metaphor; also because you can “switch classes” with a relatively sma..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9E

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@ErikVoorhees @caseygraysi @TraceMayer In terms of my normal security model (to which the original quote is referri..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xc

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@SondreB Correct; I created them (and occasionally edit them) by hand in the admin UI.

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I see coding as a means to an end - bringing a vision for a better future into reality by creating new sets of rule..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Nd

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@SondreB You mean the JSON that defines the grafana dashboard? You’d have to download each dashboard separately by..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vH

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Joke: political correctness
Woke: critical thinking
Bespoke: using political incorrectness to trigger critical thinking

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The most provably unfair investment available to crypto users, backed by a highly dedicated team, is now live at..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kL

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StopAndDecrypt @lopp Why wasn’t this drawn on glass like it should have been? pic.twitter.com/vtAQos8svt

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I’m pleased to announce a huge scientific breakthrough - after grinding away for years, my 5 petaflop supercomputin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jq

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Yo @VitalikButerin, I’m really happy for you and I’mma let you finish github.com/ethereum/EIPs/… but @pwuille had the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ZF

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