If Bitcoin wants to be resilient in the face of social attacks, it needs as many people as possible running nodes. It needs to survive "The Mass Unplugging".
Find your zen. Learn to look away from the price if you can. It is only going to be more distracting from here.
This is one of those under-appreciated improvements to Bitcoin that gets your Uncle Marty all hot and bothered.
via GitHubShort and late rip today due to the fact that I am packing up my apartment. Here's a cool proposal from Bitcoin Core contributor Antoine Riard that slipped past
As State actors in Hong Kong continue to get more physical, it is imperative that protesters are able to organize digitally.
Slowly but surely, the Bitcoin Network and the tools built to leverage it become more robust. Making the network more valuable and driving the feedback loop into a higher gear.
If anything, these recent actions should serve as a wake-up call to software developers working on critical infrastructure around the world, and especially to those working on subversive open source projects like Bitcoin.
People who live in remote areas with no Internet connection, or who have been subjected to some sort of displacement via a natural disaster or war will not be exiled from the Bitcoin network.
A world in which people have the option of sending transactions via the Internet, a Satellite, a Ham Radio, or a mesh network device is a world in which Bitcoin is an extremely robust, stubborn sunuvabitch that is hard to take down.
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