Banks are reverse ransomware.
Ransomware locks you out of your data and requires a payment to release it.
Banks lock you out of your money and require your private data to release it.
In both cases, there is no guarantee that they will honour their side of the contract, and sometimes, they just don't.
Very interested thread on "quantum resistance". Pretty much common sense, but needs to be said.
I've recently noticed an uptick in claims of "quantum resistance" from cryptocurrency projects. This thread explains how to differentiate which are BS and which are legit.
Seems like my old contraction timer for Android is still around. Never give birth without it! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=se.rosenbaum.varktimer&hl=en
You often hear that the blockchain is #bitcoin's database. I'd say that the UTXO set is the database. The blockchain is just the history of all database update commands (BTC transactions = DBMS transactions).
This tweet made me wonder: if we actually printed the dependencies of a "hello world" create-react-app app, how tall would the stack of paper be? Let's calculate. https://twitter.com/thomasfuchs/status/1103700462107164672
Re #bitcoin unit naming proposals: You can't centrally control language. Let it emerge.
Watch out! https://twitter.com/jonf3n/status/1062380032889368576
Någon som begrep frågan om #bitcoin i @firstname.lastname@example.org På Spåret? Inte jag, men svaret var tydligen "blockchain".
Remember: Always select the least voted option of @email@example.com's quizzes. Easy. The hard part is finding that option without answering.
Assuming the Bitcoin hashrate is perfectly constan@firstname.lastname@example.org blocks have exact timestamps (corresponding to the time they were mined). Which of the options below is closest to the expected time retargetting periods will take?
This is both hilarious, scary and the perfect example of why we need Bitcoin. Venmo worried about the word "Cuban".
Please, help me find answers to my @BitcoinSE@twitter.com question. I'm lost: https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/84761/why-hash-witness-script-instead-of-pubkey-script-in-signature
Lightning devs, you can stop coding now. Final milestone reached. I just fed chicken with lightning. https://pollofeed.com/order/id/SrL1vw6jy6Wt~mPz8GlsL