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Looked at Twitter seriously for the first time in over a month and was quickly reminded how all that site seems to do any more is make me mad. So I decided on a late New Year's resolution.

RT @bitcoinoptech
Bitcoin Optech newsletter #182 is here:

- describes an idea to add accounts to Bitcoin for paying transaction fees
- recaps the "Erlay support signaling" Bitcoin Core PR Review Club Meeting

"It is easier to port a shell than a shell script."

-- Larry Wall

Me trying to explain what I do to a normal human:

"I work in an industry where, if you can type a semicolon, someone will probably throw a six-figure salary at you"

Them: "Cool, cool…"

"Oh also, some of the most difficult and time-consuming work I do is on nights and weekends, for free, for strangers I have no working relationship with."

Them: "Uhhhh…"

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read about the nostr protocol here here:

Today, James Webb telescope switched on camera to acquire 1st image from deep space.

Not sure if people stopped saying YOLO or if everyone who said it died.
-austinjmulka, Oct 2015
Whenever I type 'etc...' It usually means I'm completely out of examples.
-darrenphillipjones, Apr 2016
The U.S. should have 53 states because it's a prime number and can't be
divided. Then we would truly be one nation, indivisible.
-oisdaman, Nov 2014

New version of Joinmarket, 0.9.2 :

Corrects an error in Qt where fidelity bonds were not preferred for takers like in CLI, and new IRC, and new opt-in rbf for ordinary spends. Please share as you see fit.

#joinmarket #coinjoin #bitcoin

Bitcoin Optech newsletter #168 is here:

- summarizes a proposal to implement breaking changes in the DLC specification
- examines options for allowing recovery of closed LN channels using just a BIP32 seed
- describes an idea to generate stateless LN invoices
- includes popular questions and answers from the Bitcoin Stack Exchange
- continues the 'how to prepare for taproot' series: signmessage protocol still needed

Really interesting idea re: 'degrading multisignatures' laid out in @bitcoinoptech #166 (sent two weeks ago - I'm playing catchup)

Father's day is a day dedicated to mother fuckers.
-Quiddity99, Sep 2014
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