I am very passionate about Bitcoin as an open source project with the possibility to restore sound, censorship resistant money and self-soverignty to the world.
MIT Bitcoin Recap
Last weekend I went to the MIT Bitcoin Expo in Cambridge, MA to try to gain a deeper understanding of what is going on in the space and what people are working on. The conference had me walking away confident in the strength of the Bitcoin community and it’s drive and focus on making this project successful.
Notes from Alex Bosworth Building Lightning Applications
Here are some notes I took from Alex Bosworth’s Building Lightning Applications talk.
Setting up my Casa Lightning node
I have been interested in the lightning network for a few months now, so I picked up a Lightning Node made by Casa for $250 when they were running a sale on Black Friday a few months ago.
Managing Channels - Alex Bosworth
Lightning Channel management is still in its infancy. I took some notes from a talk given by Alex Bosworth about best practices for channel management.
Bitcoin Lightning ATM Idea
I was just thinking of some existing financial infustructure and the concept of “Bitcoin ATMs” that exist today.
This morning I dove deeper into the topic of UTXOs (Unspent Transaction Outputs) in Bitcoin.