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

August 16th, 2014

“The United States Government started off as a warm & fuzzy community project.” @VitalikButerin

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“We must each play our role in building the future. I am no better or worse than the rest of you; I am committed.” @EdmundCMoy

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Commodity (gold backed) currency -> gold exchange currency -> fiat currency -> commodity (blockchain backed) digital currency.

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“Gold and silver still have value, but there is not a single fiat currency that has withstood the test of time.” @EdmundCMoy

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@DonRaul100 @BoostVC @AdamDraper Ahuh, just like TCP/IP was mass adopted because people consciously chose it.

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“All of a sudden, we are updating the field of finance. Finance is sexy now!” @AdamDraper

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“For bitcoin to reach mass adoption, you need to be able to use bitcoin without knowing you’re using bitcoin.” @AdamDraper

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“Sometimes all a founder needs is the knowledge that they aren’t the only one crazy enough to believe in a new idea” @AdamDraper

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“When bitcoin recovered from 2011 crash, I realized there was a passionate group of engineers WILLING it to survive” @AdamDraper

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“If you don’t test your apps, the hackers will.” @shannonNullCode

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@jgarzik I’d add Snow Crash to the list :-p

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“If bitcoin increases to $5,000 you can be sure that we will see a new wave of innovative security breaches.” @CrowdCurity

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jgarzik Have you read Daemon and Freedom yet? amazon.com/Daemon-Daniel-…

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SDLerner Bitcoin node stats at new cool site statoshi.info @lopp

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Entrepreneurs must innovate as fast as possible right now - don’t stop because you’re waiting to see how the regulations end up.

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@fnxTX @camharvey I think this is what happens when you let geeks name things - we get really creative with naming new services at my job.

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“The Federal Reserve is still several steps away from achieving same day settlement of fund transfers.”

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Audience vote on Bitcoin’s primary function. Bitcoin is all of the above & more. :-) pic.twitter.com/hNFPnwAiEL

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Audience vote on Bitcoin regulation. Looks like mixed opinions. pic.twitter.com/puvJRhFngm

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“NYDFS may be overstepping their jurisdiction into Federal regulatory area with the Bitlicense.” @PerianneDC

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“Over past few years, federal govt has devoted an enormous amount of time & resources to understanding Bitcoin.” @DavidAylor

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“Don’t assume that Bitcoin gives you the freedom to act anonymously without consequence.” @DavidAylor

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@fnxTX @camharvey Miners are correctly following the purpose of the incentivization scheme: greed makes Bitcoin stronger. :-)

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“Biggest Bitcoin misconception is that it is just a currency. Blockchain technology goes far beyond currency.” @camharvey

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“Over last 4 years, Bitcoin has had 13 days with 20% drops in value. Volatility is still an issue we need to address” @camharvey

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“Bitcoin is small. Past 12 months of transaction volume equate to $26B, AKA one day of global credit card activity.” @camharvey

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“Bitcoin has a historically unprecedented level of security. Would need 50,000 of fastest supercomputer to take over” @camharvey

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“78% of physical US Dollars are in $100 bills, and you can’t even spend them at many retailers. Used by criminals.” @camharvey

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“Bitcoin community uses terms such as ‘wallet’ that confuse the public & perpetuate myth that bitcoins are physical” @camharvey

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“If people don’t understand the Internet, how are they supposed to understand Bitcoin?” - @camharvey

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