lightning node information
i've had to shut down all channels to my old lightning node due to a database inconsistency, if you want, you can connect to the new one:
Starting in a bit less than 2 hours, today’s Bitcoin Core PR Review Club is on two small commits from @pwuille's Taproot PR. @jnewbery hosts. Notes and questions are on the website.
this PR is a great example of the extensive detective work that goes into ensuring that a build system produces deterministic binaries 😅
iFixit is crowdsourcing repair information for hospital equipment
Translations for the upcoming 0.20 release have opened, please help with localization of Bitcoin Core in your language:
Seems I haven't recovered my follows from x0f.org accounts yet since the glitch from some time ago 😢. I suspect mine's not the only bitcoinhackers.org account this has happened to?
@orionwl would you mind boosting this so people on your instance can re-follow any bitcoinhackers they are interested in?
Every time I make an on-chain payment to a merchant I'm reminded of how problematic the UI is for payments that can take 20-60 seconds to even be *recognized*, let alone confirmed. Different web interfaces work differently but it's never actually intuitive.
All the people for the last two years who actually said they doubt Lightning will work *because it's a complex user experience*, just left me 🤦♂️
One by one, the stars went out.
"You know what's annoying?" he said.
"With the world ending? No, what?"
"That until it does, life goes on."
"Is that bad?"
"No, but... I still have to cook dinner, and wipe the kids' noses, and..."
They sat silent.
"Love your dumplings, tho."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
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Bitcoin Core 0.19.1 was released!
Release notes: https://bitcoincore.org/en/releases/0.19.1/
Here are some candy hearts written by the neural net GPT-2. It's one of the most powerful text-generating neural nets out there, but I don't think it really knows what is expected of a candy heart.
This paper seems like a superb introduction to making contributions to Bitcoin Core:
Wednesday's Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting is on #18044: Use wtxid for transaction relay (mempool, p2p) by Suhas Daftuar. Come discuss wtxids, tx relay/delay, AlreadyHave(), rolling bloom filters, mempool, orphans/rejects/confirmed txns, mapRelay and more:
"This is the future, I’m afraid. An automated future where no one actually knows how things work."
is anyone still using the #bitcoin binaries for 32-bit x86 linux?
if you do, please let us know—the current idea is to phase them out in the not-so-distant future
bitcoin dev, FOSS sw/hw, rustlang, computer graphics
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