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

December 2018

@zndtoshi Now that would be reckless! Bears gotta have a cave in which to hibernate through the crypto winter!

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@BenDiFrancesco It’s meant to be funny but everything I said is true. I know the pain of watching the vast majority..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C0

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They said to “only invest what you can afford to lose” so I only invested my retirement funds, my career, and my re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X1

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bquittem 1/ Bitcoin is a decentralized super-organism made of individually replaceable cells that share aligned incentives…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zp

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When you buy goods and services from @CasaHODL with BTC we don’t convert it to fiat - we HODL with the goal of prov..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I3

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CasaHODL 🌲🎅CASA CLAUS🤶🌲
⚡️Is coming to town ⚡️ pic.twitter.com/ZWE8GgMEMx

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And now it’s only worth $2.25 thanks to the magic of inflation! twitter.com/AP_Oddities/st…

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The result of a low time preference and a high efficiency preference:
I don’t argue with people who predict that Bi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L9

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@Ragnarly I’m expecting an all-time high of Bitcoin obituaries in 2019.

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@tiger05rtc Try to improve your reading comprehension and don’t skip the /s

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@OCNalliance @cryptofreeedoom The purpose is to point out the absurdity of the argument - an argument that is used..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mg

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When the Founding Fathers wrote the Bill of Rights they never could have imagined the powerful technologies of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rb

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nioctib.tech has a neat animated Bitcoin script interpreter and debugger for those who want to better un..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EF

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@brianchoffman It’s at the bottom of the README on github.com/piotrnar/gocoin
“The reason is that I want to stay an ex..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TU

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Full validation sync of Gocoin 1.9.5 with secp256k1 library enabled took my machine 12 hours, 32 minutes to get to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PB

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SomsenRuben Full nodes announce all transactions to peers. This can waste bandwidth since they often already have the transacti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D4

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@NMcCay @APompliano I don’t see any arguments to rebut. I hope @kdrum’s articles aren’t always so lacking in substance.

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pierre_rochard How many Transactions per Second are possible in one Payment Channel of Bitcoins Lightning Network? by..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ri

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87 people currently have open pull requests to @bitcoincoreorg
The median open PR adds 39 lines, removes 13 lines,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0N

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@jjaone The sole developer wishes to retain full control over licensing. Open source just means that the source cod..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HJ

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Running the Gocoin implementation of Bitcoin has been a real treat - the built-in web interface makes it extremely..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fz

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@ChartsBtc @jimmysong You can get decent acer laptops on sale for under $200 if you’re patient.

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@pdubl22 Hard to say without more testing, but you’ll still probably want an SSD and a fast CPU.

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Geth fixed the consensus bug I hit during earlier testing and drastically reduced disk I/O usage for their 1.8.19 r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZZ

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alexbosworth Running for over ten years
No central control
Globally distributed
Resisted state-actor-level efforts to shut it do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jM

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If you ever want to experience what it’s like to fight a honeybadger, try playing Gorn. youtube.com/watch?v=kYrtuq…

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Ladies, if he:

- tells you to trust him, don’t verify what he says
- won’t stop making “amazing pre-sale offers”
-..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kz

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Once “Big Cannabis” companies start spending huge sums lobbying governments, the prohibitions will come crashing do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NK

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Bitcoin’s bottom-up governance visualized via block propagation. Global consensus emerges through crypto anarchy. pic.twitter.com/s76IQMHVJU

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@pierre_rochard High time preference psychology is predictable alright.

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@APompliano This is a great example of the trickiness of “decentralized” - there are aspects of these systems that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P7

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@PeterMcCormack I can neither confirm nor deny information of that nature.

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Companies that wish to survive crypto winter will have to think outside of the blocks.

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@antiprosynth @CasaHODL @gnosisSafe Yes we want to support the standardization of ETH multisig and it sounds like G..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sX

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@antiprosynth @CasaHODL I may have mentioned working on ETH support for the vault product (we already support singl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ih

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@odedleiba @ParityTech I delete the directory after running a sync test though IIRC for a pruned (non-archive) node..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OV

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@twobitidiot @onchainfx How do you calculate “value destruction?”

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@WhalePanda I forsee this tweet triggering many a carnivore.

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@chaka321 Aerobic exercise isn’t a gimmick! Gotta get that cardio!

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An hour of wireless room scale virtual reality a day keeps the doctor away!*

* As long as you don’t punch a wall or fall through a window.

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@zooko If the attacker is motivated by profit; a state sponsored attack may be more concerned with the resources re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZV

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Interesting account of the CoinsBank Cruise by @PennyRed breakermag.com/trapped-at-sea…

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@zooko You lost me - since when is it illegal to 51% attack a crypto network? When thinking of such possible attack..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BC

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@zooko Yeah, I think one of the tricky things when it comes to speculating about such attacks against top tier coin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kb

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@zooko Of course, and the question is always “at what cost?” Every distributed consensus mechanism /can/ be attacke..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mN

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Alternative perspective: Nakamoto Consensus is working by showing that there is insufficient market support to secu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RW

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@askpascalandy Nah, I’m running the processes directly on my bare metal beast. We do use docker for running service..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4L

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Full validation sync of zcashd 2.0.1 took my machine 6 hours 11 minutes with dbcache=24000. Zcash was CPU bound the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kX

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@AriDavidPaul @arjunblj @lawmaster Are you saying that Bitcoin is fundamentally insecure if its hashrate drops to 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…05

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PeterMcCormack WBD053 with Michael Cordner, @yeastplume, a developer working on Grin’s implementation of Mimblewimble is available..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qe

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@z000ao8q That’s an easy estimate: zero. Running a fully validating node requires no hashpower.

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@Xor231 Did you set the coin cache to be several GB? If not, it runs fine with the defaults. The problems I hit wer..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jw

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@Xor231 Yeah this is why I didn’t run the test originally, but then several folks requested it after I posted my im..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r2

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I ran a comparison sync of Bitcoin Knots 0.16.3 to height 547100 and it took 327 minutes. I bet Knots 0.17 would be..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qN

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clarkmoody 🎶 On the 12th day of REKT-mas, my cryptos gave to me

12 markets crashing
11 feds indicting
10 hacked smart contrac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jT

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ummjackson Check out my latest video reviewing the @CasaHODL Node. youtube.com/watch?v=LpcU6R…

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“Difficulty Death Spiral” should be on the opposite side of “Energy Waste” for the Bitcoin FUD dice @nic__carter pic.twitter.com/TbMdKOrmw6

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@Stroemner @CapitalCreator_ From the attacks I’ve cataloged it seems like a lot of them are traders, often folks wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…j1

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@destrordinaire If it’s something I tweeted then you may be able to find it in my tweet archive lopp.net/tweetnest/

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@bittrio I expect some countries will ban it but I think we’re past the point of no return with most modern countri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mz

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@destrordinaire Was it a tool or just documentation? bip32.org and iancoleman.io/bip39/ can be pretty helpful

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@destrordinaire Was it the BIP for HD wallets or something less technical?

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Hyperbitcoinization need not necessitate everyone understanding or believing in Bitcoin. Rather, it simply needs pe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8S

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@CapitalCreator_ Because bitcoin is a bearer instrument. It can be transferred in seconds and can’t be reversed. Al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fb

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South African bitcoin trader drugged, beaten, and tortured before transferring BTC to attackers. sowetourban.co.za/55082/man-beat…

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@bitcoinmom @eiaine @CasaHODL @willb20c There is no weapon in the world that can protect you against surprise attac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wq

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@viaj3ro @eiaine @CasaHODL If it’s a dial / keyed safe then not useful. That’s why I said /quick access safe/ - the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…st

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Anarchism is the revolutionary idea that you are not the property of a violent organization that lays claim to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…E3

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@jp_koning @BreakerMag If you’re making comparisons about relatively small payments then it’s more appropriate to c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cu

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@DoveyWan @WhalePanda IIRC it took a good 4 years to bring Josh Garza to justice… maybe 2021? If ever…

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@_skininthegame @CasaHODL Digital security is only one part of a well-rounded security posture.

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Inventions that save time and increase productivity never lead to greater leisure because they ultimately spawn new..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5e

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@viaj3ro @eiaine @CasaHODL I’d be willing to bet that in most of those cases, the firearms were not being locked in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pn

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@HODLFUEL @CasaHODL I actually don’t recall - it was a rental.

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@eiaine @CasaHODL I’d recommend the same physical security practices to HODLers and non-HODLers alike. Unloaded / u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3y

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Congrats to /r/bitcoin for reaching a million subscribers! reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/ pic.twitter.com/MyRY9eQRi8

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@fiatjaf @CasaHODL Generally yes - best practice is to aim for center of mass.

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As Chief Tactical Officer at @CasaHODL it’s my duty to train new recruits on how to defend private keys from a vari..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yS

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Market cap is a highly flawed metric; here’s a different take based upon order book depth. H/T @waxwing__ coinmarketbook.cc

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What is the real value of blockchain technology and how do we ensure that it’s applied appropriately to new systems..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xi

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@SKCG_onehash You should be able to run nodes on any Linux distribution

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@jeffrade Oh I’m quite sure that there are low hanging fruit software optimizations that could be implemented by mo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vM

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@zooko Have you implemented any performance improvements since forking off Core 0.10?

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@zooko Seems like they shoulda asked for a bailout from Larimer…

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CantHardyWait Bitcoin Maximalist Poetry:

“They don’t hate other projects, they just don’t care. Non-sovereign, uncensorable mone..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GL

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@NakamotoInst Looks like we’ve got a new candidate for the skeptics list. twitter.com/crypto/status/…

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@LukeDashjr I didn’t test any forks of Core under the assumption that they probably don’t have significant performa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dQ

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@Dave_Matherly Have you checked the debug.log to see if there are any errors?

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I spent several weeks testing the performance of Bitcoin full node implementations (and a few altcoins) - here are..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XI

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