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

June 2018

“I was just doing my job as a jackbooted thug employed by the State.” twitter.com/AP/status/1008…

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“It’s simply too risky on a number of levels to try and run the global economy on a network with no center.”

Yeah,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hA

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@H3dgi @elonmusk @michaelshermer Sure; there are many flavors of libertarianism, some more voluntary than others.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to H3dgi

@elonmusk @michaelshermer Tyranny of the majority is slightly more freeing than tyranny of a tiny minority since yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…67

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@gaborgurbacs @earndotcom @adam3us That’s the trillion dollar question. I suspect that any such schemes would inevi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NU

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@gaborgurbacs @earndotcom @adam3us To be clear, my intention here is not monetization, but rather spam prevention…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9M

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Million satoshi idea: an e2e encrypted p2p messaging Lapp where the sender pays per character. Kinda like..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0r

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@bjendyk EOS is just the latest example; this statement has been made regarding a variety of assets over the years.

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“You should cut [crypto asset X] some slack because it’s still young. Even Bitcoin had bugs early on.”

That’s not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7X

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Choose your friends carefully, folks. Stay frosty. nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-c…

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@TuurDemeester Unfortunately, multiple presentations by multiple people.

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It’s gauche to step onto a stage and disclose your highly profitable trades. And doing so while making a pitch is s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ub

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@crypto_jeronimo @unspecifiedllc IIRC they used the price history going back to 2010. Talk was recorded but IDK when it will be posted.

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.@unspecifiedllc ran a ton of machine learning algorithms over hundreds of data sets to find the best “predictor” o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2D

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Looks like the EOS network managed to stay up for a whole day before running into a showstopper bug that froze the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qk

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“I’m not buying bitcoin because I don’t invest in things I don’t understand.”

That’s a great policy; on the other..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2Q

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SFBitcoinDevs Video from @alexbosworth’s talk about submarine swaps is available! youtu.be/ASkyu0w_8Q8

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:35 AM, Jun 16th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

elonmusk Socialism vs capitalism is not even the right question. What really matters is avoiding monopolies that restrict people’s freedom.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:38 PM, Jun 15th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

CReckhow Start building your castle with @CasaHODL 🏰🔑 @lopp and @jeremyrwelch closing out day 1 at @Cryptolina pic.twitter.com/LCUAIt4RcL

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:09 PM, Jun 15th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

coindesk A Real-Time Fight Over Shitty Art Is Becoming a Big Deal for Bitcoin bit.ly/2HP3hfx pic.twitter.com/yF7SIQycEE

via Buffer (retweeted on 11:59 AM, Jun 15th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

@lwsnbaker @ummjackson @mikeinspace But is that covered by the EOS Constitution? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Seccour_FR Bitcoiners are so poor that they keep using the same clothes for years pic.twitter.com/1o8NBFwvTR

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:48 PM, Jun 14th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

“These are exciting legal times” is not a statement I think any non-lawyer ever wants to hear. sec.gov/news/speech/sp…

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alansilbert Introducing INX! We are building a regulated crypto & derivatives broker-dealer and ATS for institutions and retai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3j

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:41 PM, Jun 14th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

“Bitcoin, and cryptography in general, are defensive technologies that make the cost of defending property & inform..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hS

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“Crypto anarchy is the cyberspacial realization of anarcho-capitalism, transcending national boundaries & freeing i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7B

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If you like @BitcoinWisdom (which has languished for years without much maintenance) you’ll love the new and improv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZB

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satoshis.place is driving Lighting innovation via real-world stress testing. Over 8,000 daily users, 8,000..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sg

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@el33th4xor @TaylorGerring Nakamoto Consensus can be the only consensus mechanism if you kneel before the throne of almighty hashpower. 😁

via Twitter for Android in reply to el33th4xor

dansutterman I just published “A Fly On The Crypto Wall” medium.com/p/a-fly-on-the…

via Medium (retweeted on 6:23 PM, Jun 13th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

@TuurDemeester @coindesk @CNBC Or to protect folks from shortening the life of the CPU and battery.

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hrdng Even knowing how LN works, watching frenzied activity on satoshis.place made me wonder about the mempool…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…y7

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:09 PM, Jun 12th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

Drat, I hate when that happens. Must have been too many dicks on satoshis.place pic.twitter.com/USpq6hp45u

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@TwitterSupport When investigating impersonation cases you need to look at the profile change history. I’m seeing r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fA

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Garbage in, garbage out. True for every database be it relational or not, distributed or not, cryptographically has..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iL

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Crypto twitter scambots are annoying but may be a net “good thing” because they keep us mindful to be constantly vi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XM

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@Shcottydont My “hobby” is defense against aggressors of all types. It sounds like you’re confusing me with aggressors.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Shcottydont

@GabrielNergaard Sure, and IIRC my first @WhatBitcoinDid interview also covered this topic.

via Twitter for Android in reply to GabrielNergaard

Telling Bitcoin node operators that their node is useless and they should turn it off is approximately as effective..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dV

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StacieWaleyko For some reason running any kind of Bitcoin node scared the crap outta me. Turns out it is stupidly easy. Today I s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w0

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:50 PM, Jun 11th, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

pierre_rochard People always want a micro-narrative for the price. It’s very hard for them to accept that Bitcoin’s price is just..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8Q

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:00 PM, Jun 11th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

jimmysong I just published “The Truth about Smart Contracts” medium.com/p/the-truth-ab…

via Medium (retweeted on 12:56 PM, Jun 11th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

CReckhow Some thoughts on the industry & my new role at @CasaHODL “A New Chapter: Building the Future of Key Man..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…f4

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:27 PM, Jun 11th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

@fluffypony Oh the technology certainly existed, it just hadn’t reached mass adoption. quora.com/When-did-wheel…

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A mere 30 years ago we had to carry around our suitcases like savages because wheel technology had not yet been ado..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rw

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@jratcliff @ShowerTheGod Already seems to be happening. This is an interesting comment from someone complaining abo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…15

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@TaylorGerring @NTmoney Sure, I could fit into that category myself 😋

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@NTmoney I’m struggling to think of any BTC devs that shifted focus to ETH.

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By my count there are no fewer than 13 dicks drawn on the Lightning-powered graffiti app satoshis.place bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dE

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@KAYAK You’ve lost this user until you fix your reCAPTCHA redirection; after filling out tons of picture identifica..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rg

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@spudowiar I don’t have to put up with your snark, Saleem!

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Many crypto assets have been proven to be trivially attackable this year, yet they retain most of their market val..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mt

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@amazing_droopy As far as I am aware, miners default to the first seen valid block. Though they could certainly hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hk

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Actually, it was 99.8% max weight, 37.5% max data size. @CoinCap_io 🤓 pic.twitter.com/oDO5YoKzVC

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@amazing_droopy Validation? If the block is valid, it is connected. Otherwise it’s rejected.

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@robustus Yeah, I fear that their simplicity may make them more robust and dangerous.

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There’s no silver bulletproof for fixing cryptocurrency privacy problems. Thankfully the perpetual privacy war is p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X7

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@davidiach @ESYudkowsky My reasoning is that AI would still be reliant upon human infrastructure, which we’d have a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q5

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Xenocidal artificial intelligence isn’t nearly as scary of an apocalyptic scenario as runaway self-replicating nano..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eN

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Voting isn’t a part of Bitcoin’s consensus process. Some have misinterpreted Satoshi’s “1-CPU-1-vote” statement as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fN

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@giacomozucco @RME @netflix Technically the paper refers to a chain of timestamps (how appropriate!) but the main p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3p

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@RME @netflix “Blockchain” can be traced to 1991 when Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta described the first work..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7z

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Factual errors made by @netflix’s “Explained” episode on cryptocurrency:
* Most bitcoin is spent on illegal service..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZE

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The racial wealth gap was actually decreasing in America in the 2000s until the subprime mortgage crisis. Predatory..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hY

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@prestonattebery @muneeb Indeed, makes me wonder what perhaps Dunbar’s number is an oversimplification. Put another..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wi

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@muneeb You need to unfollow 88 accounts 🧐

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@CoinJournal @bencxr @BitGo Ben, have you considered changing your last name to Chain?

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kilrau We did it! 🙌 #2 Atomic Swap on Lightning between BTC & LTC!

Kudos to @bitconner from @lightning pioneering this. W..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UQ

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:41 PM, Jun 8th, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

@TimboTheTweeter Bitcoin developers have no power to decide on behalf of users; they can not force users to run the code that they write.

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@7heAbolitionist Hard to say; it may be easier to “capture” control of BCH given that they defer to miners and larg..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4i

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@acsguy Mining only allows you to compete with other miners who are following the same set of rules. If you decide..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RR

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Lots of folks are excited about the prospects of institutional investors driving the next wave of Bitcoin adoption…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…my

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alexbosworth If you’re in SF on Monday I will be at the SF dev meetup to talk about strategies for using Lightning to minimize t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1X

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:49 PM, Jun 7th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

FreedomofPress Great job alert: @torproject, which does critical work protecting online privacy around the world, is hiring a fund..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bt

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:35 PM, Jun 7th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

Some folks told me that Bitcoin nodes don’t matter unless they’re mining, so I installed a javascript CPU miner on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fd

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@peterktodd @movrcx Based upon his history I’d characterize him as a rageforker.

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@AlexPickard Excellent example of an untrusted third party. Watchtowers can’t take your money; at worst they could..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pn

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Using third parties is great; specialization is what allows society to evolve at such a rapid pace. Using trusted t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…px

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TIL 50% of unspent transaction outputs (the real bitcoins) are spent within 1 day of being created (received.) H/T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lO

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CasaHODL We are thrilled to welcome @CReckhow to the Casa team as Head of Operations and Client Service!
medium.com/casa/carolyn-r…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:55 AM, Jun 6th, 2018 via Twitter Web Client)

Vaultoro Being the first solid exchange in the world to accept lightning payments has shown us how fungible it makes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fh

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:29 PM, Jun 5th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

@janakaSteph I think I fixed the issue with loading presets breaking the app. Still need to fix a bug with the drop..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SB

via Twitter for Android in reply to janakaSteph

My favorite Bitcoin obituaries are those written by former Bitcoin enthusiasts.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to lopp

@janakaSteph Hmmm OK, I suspect that I know the problem. That template probably includes a parameter that is no lon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qh

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@janakaSteph You probably had an old version cached and it broke the new version when it tries to load. Try clearin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tf

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Bitcoin has been declared dead 300 times; please let Bitcoin rest in peace. 99bitcoins.com/obituary-stats/

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Ryan_Singer If you want a more dencentralized @github, check out @KeybaseIO. Private git repos shared encrypted with strong ide..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OW

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:49 AM, Jun 4th, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

According to a friend of mine who recently scraped Craigslist, about 18,000 cars currently for sale (2%) have the “..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LJ

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@San_person I’m referring to chain splits due to consensus failures, the most notable of which is: github.com/bitcoin/bips/b…

via Twitter for Android in reply to San_person

@markfakelast It’s probably really hard if not impossible to find those metrics. 5 nines of uptime equates to about..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QK

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@San_person IIRC it’s counting the several hours during which bitcoin has experienced accidental chain forks.

via Twitter for Android in reply to San_person

Better uptime than any centralized system; relentlessly marching towards five nines! bitcoinuptime.com twitter.com/btc/status/100…

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@arrington @WayneVaughan Money is on the line. In more ways than usual.

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It’s not that everyone must / should be their own bank. It’s that people should have the option if they so desire…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EV

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@grgiupaul Yeah I already submitted a bug report for the second one; will do the same for the first.

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Want to learn / debug Bitcoin Script without having to construct transactions? Check out these helpful tools:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uv

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T-minus 2 weeks ‘til you can hear @jeremyrwelch and myself speak at @Cryptolina about key management practices and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z7

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