VIDEO: Schnorr: MuSig – Adapter – Taproot, HD Structure, Block Verification ~ Bitcoin OpTech #35

This week’s newsletter describes the availability of a libsecp256k1 fork implementing BIP-Schnorr compatible signatures, lists popular questions and answers for February from the Bitcoin StackExchange, and describes notable merges in popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects. https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/02/26/ https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/84594/bip44-whats-the-use-of-internal-addresses https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/84086/how-are-scriptless-scripts-and-taproot-different https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/84045/block-verification-time The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to…

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VIDEO: The Bitcoin Group #192 – Elon & Jack – Samsung Galaxy S10 – QuadrigaQX? – Why Maximalism is Bad

Donate Bitcoin: 3NqhJSAikoFiYmZm3ACGzdw9Lr86ZiLT7K Join our New Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wcn Subscribe to the WCN Audio Podcast on Itunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/world-crypto-network/id825708806?mt=2 Featuring… Max Hillebrand (https://twitter.com/HillebrandMax) Dan Eve (https://twitter.com/cryptopoly) and Thomas Hunt (https://twitter.com/MadBitcoins) THIS WEEK: What Elon Musk’s And Jack Dorsey’s Surprising Bitcoin Comments Really Mean https://www.forbes.com/sites/billybambrough/2019/02/21/what-elon-musks-and-jack-dorseys-surprising-bitcoin-comments-really-mean/#78c61d21a3a2 Don’t Underestimate Samsung Galaxy S10’s Crypto Offering, Millions Will Be Exposed To Bitcoin…

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VIDEO: How to Update your Lightning Channel Balance ~ Bitcoin to the Max

To allow an opportunity for penalty transactions, in case of a revoked commitment transaction, all outputs that return funds to the owner of the commitment transaction (a.k.a. the “local node”) must be delayed for to_self_delay blocks. This delay is done in a second-stage HTLC transaction (HTLC-success for HTLCs accepted by the local node, HTLC-timeout for…

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VIDEO: Chaincode Residency, UTXO Accumulators, Miniscript, Probabilistic Soft Forks ~ Bitcoin OpTech #32

This week’s newsletter includes an announcement of the 2019 Chaincode Residency program, summarizes a few talks from the Stanford Blockchain Conference, and provides the usual list of notable code changes in popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects. https://bitcoinops.org/en/newsletters/2019/02/05/ https://residency.chaincode.com/#apply https://cyber.stanford.edu/sbc19 The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to…

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VIDEO: Spontaneous Lightning Payments and Watchtowers ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #30

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. https://bitcoinops.org/ This week’s newsletter describes a proposed LN feature to allow making spontaneous payments and provides our longest-ever list of notable code changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure…

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VIDEO: 2018 Year-in-Review Special ~ Bitcoin Op Tech #27

The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences. https://bitcoinops.org/ This week’s newsletter is a special year-end edition summarizing notable developments in Bitcoin during all of 2018. Despite the extended length of this newsletter, we regret…

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VIDEO: Bitcoin Talk Show #LIVE (Jan.15, 2019) – Lightning Multi Signature

Join the conversation and call in on hangouts! https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/ytl/okrmdV5_SIfm1wt3Z8t5syDcR1GnZI9gQMMJXoke6Pw=?eid=117568627672724277766&hl=en_US This thesis explains how multi sig is used on the first layer block chain; how lightning network payment channel use 2-of-2 time locked multi sig; suggests how m-of-n+1 multi sig payment channel can be constructed, updated and closed; estimates weather such a multi sig payment channel…

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VIDEO: Bitcoin 2049 – 101 Things I hate about Crypto – Angry Dentist / Shem Booth-Spain

WCN’s forward thinking show “Bitcoin 2049” Reporting crypto weather / news and events that are shaping the markets of today. This week show explores the fascinating subject in depth looking at the events leading up to today and how it effects bitcoin! Welcome to the future. Welcome to Bitcoin 2049! BTC miners have an incentive…

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