The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

March 5th, 2014

@pmccall777 If you fixed everything, @jefft will make you Engineer of the Year.

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@pmccall777 So… everything is still terrible?

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I’m not sure that there are any better examples of a victim of one’s own success than Satoshi Nakamoto.

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@DarylSurat I wish, but no, I’m not in the business of mining.

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@DarylSurat @Falkvinge Technically, they’re not going to be mining bitcoins, but rather Scrypt-based bitcoin spin-offs. Close enough.

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Currently accepting guesses for how many times Bitcoin will die in 2014.

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@kambash I try to respond to everyone in kind. Kindness for kindness, logic for logic, lols for trolls.

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@kambash My interaction with “outsiders” leads me to believe that many of them think that we are “inside” a cult. ;-)

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@kambash Not so much insiders/outsiders as users and non-users. Bitcoin needs to be as ease to learn to use as an iPhone / iPad.

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Bitcoin is far from idiot-proof right now. Going mainstream before first increasing ease of use would be much worse than organic growth.

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I think it’s appropriate that we scare away people who aren’t ready to take on the learning curve needed for cryptocurrency. Baby steps.

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People keep telling me how recent press of hacks and losses is “bad for Bitcoin” because it scares away potential adopters.

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@polemitis Hat tip to you in my latest post about investing in cryptocurrency within a retirement account. coinchomp.com/2014/03/03/inv…

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@CoinChomp @BryceWeiner Outside of Silicon Valley or NYC it would likely be prohibitively difficult.

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@BryceWeiner @CoinChomp I didn’t choose the crypto life; the crypto life chose me.

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@tuurdemeester IDK, I still get told that I’m an idiot quite often. A lucky idiot :-P

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Twitterquette tip: if you constantly “period reply” during arguments to gain support from your followers, you’re both a bully & a coward.

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