As we approach Bitcoin's third block subsidy halving, it is incredible to take a step back, scan the horizon, and review all of the incredible things that have been built.
Everything is all well and good until Amazon is forced to stop running code associated with any GitHub repository holding code that makes cryptocurrencies operational.
We could be sent to the Stone Ages for an extended period of time with very little effort.
I sent a message to space for a little more than half a penny...
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.
As someone who lives in many ant farm-like apartment buildings (depending on what year it is) in one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, I find this type of setup to be daunting and cumbersome, but something I eventually would like to have as my go-to setup at some point in the future.
With the existence of satellites that allow people to send anonymous messages around the world instantly for fractions of a penny, anyone anywhere who is so motivated can get their word out to humanity.
Regardless of which side you are partial towards in the "Is Blockstream Bilderberg?" debate, this is a pretty incredible tool. A cool tool, if you will, that makes Bitcoin a bit more decentralized, more robust, and harder to attack.
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