Issue #440: Schnorr refresher
A couple topics of conversation that frequently pop up in the Ƀent are privacy and multisig solutions. When they are brought up it is usually because Uncle Marty is opining on the inherent shortcomings of what I deem to be imperative for the long-term success and survival of the Bitcoin network.
Issue #408: Actually pretty messed up
The irony of learning that "inflation is subdued around 2% due to active monetary policy and the actions of the Fed" while sitting in a classroom that's price has increased 500% in 30-years just hit me so hard that I honestly feel like I'm taking crazy pills.
Issue #373: Bitcoin, fungibility, and CoinJoins
When it comes to tradeoffs, attempting to achieve fungibility at the wallet level via CoinJoins comes with the burden of increased fees, though these fees could be greatly reduced in the future if Schnorr signatures are adopted by the Bitcoin network.