Marty's Bent A daily newsletter highlighting signal in Bitcoin. Marty's Ƀent Issue #801: Bitcoin users are being targeted on Tor We are still very early in this game. Be aware of the risks that exist out there. Marty's Ƀent Issue #800: Slow bleed, meet currency crises Resistance is futile and this will become very apparent as we continue to transition into the "currency crises" phase of bitcoin adoption. Marty's Ƀent Issue #799: Some price talk Be prepared for absolute madness and an inability to concentrate. Marty's Ƀent Issue #798: To self verify, simply run the numbers None of this makes sense or is worthwhile if individuals can't verify blockchain data for themselves. One must be able to run the numbers. Marty's Ƀent Issue #797: Don't sleep on RGB Slow and steady seems like it's going to win the race. Marty's Ƀent Issue #796: The beginnings of an inflationary event? Things should get very interesting as we head into the Fall. Hold onto your butts, freaks. Marty's Ƀent Issue #795: An apt comparison Your Uncle Marty believes that those who told you Bitcoin isn't programmable money are in for a very rude awakening over the next ten years. Marty's Ƀent Issue #794: Election fuckery is afoot Your Uncle Marty may just be channeling his inner Alex Jones, but all of these factors combined seems a bit... odd. Marty's Ƀent Issue #793: It's really this simple Things may look pretty bleak now, but they can be fixed. Marty's Ƀent Issue #792: Bitcoin scripting just got easier Huge shoutout to Nadav Ivgi and others who contributed to Minsc for the incredible work. Bitcoin is better off for it. Marty's Ƀent Issue #791: Woke Capital: Coming to a Central Bank near you! The institution most responsible for tearing apart the fabric of our society is pretending to ride in on a white horse. Marty's Ƀent Issue #790: It's all a confidence game Free yourself from the madness. Join us. Marty's Ƀent Issue #789: The market for hashpower explained If you're interested in learning more about the mining industry, I highly recommend you peep this piece today. Marty's Ƀent Issue #788: Time to jump cultural S-curves The escape pod that will take you to a new and better paradigm is waiting for you. Are you willing to take agency over your future and the future of your children by jumping ship? Marty's Ƀent Issue #787: Bitcoin gaining traction in emerging markets I like to view P2P exchange volume as an indicator to gauge the amount of people dipping their toes into bitcoin for the first time. Marty's Ƀent Issue #786: Utreexo moves forward Slowly but surely Bitcoin is becoming more robust and scalable. Onward! Marty's Ƀent Issue #785: Bitcoin basics threads There is never a bad day to brush up on your Bitcoin basics. Luckily for you freaks, Danny Diekroeger has been BEASTING Twitter threads. Marty's Ƀent Issue #784: A year of reckoning Is it just me, or does it seem like God is trying to send a message to us this year? Marty's Ƀent Issue #783: Insanity continues unabated The Fed is going full bore with their money printing to induce inflation ABOVE their historical 2% target. Marty's Ƀent Issue #782: Mining is more distributed than previously thought For many years now, the amount of hashrate in China that has been quoted by many in the public has hovered between 60-65%. Marty's Ƀent Issue #781: Taproot activation discussion The way in which these BIPs will be activated will set a precedent for future activations of protocol additions. Marty's Ƀent Issue #780: A Reminder: End The Fed Nothing will change until people wake up and realize the Federal Reserve has been robbing them blind for more than a century. Marty's Ƀent Issue #779: This is a problem The good thing is it doesn't have to be this way. We can slowly but surely get back to a world that respects the individual and his money. Marty's Ƀent Issue #778: The message is becoming refined Slowly over the years that I have been following global macro developments and writing this letter, the message has become more and more refined. Marty's Ƀent Issue #777: A sign of inflation Deep down, the Common Man feels this injustice. The rent is too damn high.