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

January 2nd, 2017

@rutgervz @JellaBoem @ARKblockchain Great video; I’ve added it to my collection!

via Twitter Web Client in reply to rutgervz

@badslinky I’ve been mulling over it in the back of my mind but haven’t quite settled on it yet

via Twitter Web Client in reply to badslinky

@ModernApostate if you really want to delve into the details then I’d suggest focusing on the security model: coindesk.com/bitcoin-the-tr…

via Twitter for Android in reply to lopp

@ModernApostate I don’t think Bitcoin’s energy expenditure needs to be defended - it defends itself 😁
I also think most users don’t care.

via Twitter for Android in reply to ModernApostate

@ModernApostate Seems like a straw man argument to me. I don’t recall energy efficiency ever being put forth as one of Bitcoin’s goals.

via Twitter for Android in reply to ModernApostate

@ModernApostate Maybe… I have no idea. Not sure it’s even worth trying to compare.

via Twitter for Android in reply to ModernApostate

As the BTC exchange rate rises, so shall its energy expenditure. Some see increased waste. I see a system bootstrapping its own security.

via Twitter for Android in reply to lopp

The amount of energy being “wasted” securing Bitcoin via Proof of Work is just the amount that the market has decided is worth paying for.

via Twitter for Android

@alansilbert It’s a shame @UncontrolRisk isn’t active on Twitter to give us updates. Looks like @WritingFactory switched to Trump bashing.

via Twitter Web Client in reply to alansilbert