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

December 31st, 2017

alexbosworth LN is a combination of old ideas that people knew held promise but required work to realize. There are just as many..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xB

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@diegogurpegui If folks are willing to pay to anchor into Bitcoin, that’s fine with me. coindesk.com/bitcoin-the-tr…

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Some folks’ outrageous antics have led them to become Bitcoin (in)famous this year. Others speak softly and carry a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gB

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@GeniaMiinko @crypto_doctor_ @eyeone Yep, just tallying up the annual commit metrics from each repo.

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Rest in Peace:
Emergent Consensus, 2016-2017
SegWit2X, 2017-2017
coin.dance/blocks/histori… pic.twitter.com/N96i7XwuT9

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Due to the record-breaking acceleration of Bitcoin’s hashrate in 2017, the days of work a miner with 100% of curren..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uD

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@murchandamus IMO services that accept BTC deposits should not credit them to the user if the amount is below an ec..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…OW

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Bitcoin’s thermodynamic security increased from 3 exahashes per second to 14 exahashes per second in 2017…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…e0

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@MichaWahl By crawling the network and asking all the nodes to which you can connect for info about nodes that have..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5L

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The number of listening (publicly connectable) Bitcoin nodes doubled in 2017 to 11,000! Note: it’s estimated that t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uw

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@dstadulis @Coindicator Bitnodes is looking at all 10,000+ reachable nodes when listening to block propagation. Min..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7g

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Bitcoin address reuse (which is bad for user privacy) continued its downward trend in 2017. Still a long ways to go..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…N5

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@mecampbellsoup @EconEngineer These stats were just looking at the “github commits” activity which also includes upstream merges.

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Bitcoin transaction fees relative to the block subsidy increased from 5.7% to 31.7% this year. If fee rates remain..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…x2

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@Coindicator Network improvements / compact blocks / fast relay networks.

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@Mighty_Humanzee The network comes to consensus faster about the current state of the blockchain. A direct impact i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jo

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Bitcoin block propagation time halved again this year after halving last year as well. Average time to reach 50% of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gL

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lopp Nailed it. I’m willing to double down and predict that no @bitcoincoreorg backed hard fork activates in 2017. twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

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bitfinex We will be suspending trading in all Chain Split Token (CSTs) at 23:30:00 UTC as we prepare to settle outstanding B..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Pi

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@CryptoCalories Right; the OP_RETURN outputs have no value; the transaction that creates them has to spend inputs w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0h

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@CryptoCalories OP_RETURN outputs don’t burn coins; they have no value associated with them.

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@tgnedal It’s a way of embedding arbitrary data in the blockchain and is used by a number of services. bitcoin.org/en/glossary/nu…

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Countries with the most relative interest in searching for Bitcoin in 2017. trends.google.com/trends/explore… pic.twitter.com/YXZpK6Oqu2

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@CryptoCalories Yes, more outputs are being created to specifically embed data.

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Bitcoin OP_RETURN outputs created in:
2014: 13,000
2015: 655,000
2016: 1,040,000
2017: 2,253,000..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IT

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@flyosity 1) Use every skill and resource I have to make Republicans and Democrats less relevant every passing day…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ii

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@amadeobrands As noted in the tweet, only looking at commits to the low level reference implementation - not every..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zo

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@abzTRDR Indeed, though if you don’t hold the private keys, you don’t actually own the crypto asset. You just have..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sD

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@BKoral713 @eyeone You could look at metrics such as code coverage of automated unit / regression tests. I’m sure t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fq

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2) More evidence of bcash wealth consolidation:
15,592 addresses own 70% of all BCH.
17,413 addresses own 61% of al..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…va

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1) Bcash’s UTXO set dropped from 50.6M to 41.5M unspent transaction outputs since the August 1 fork, a net loss of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cu

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@mattpass @polemitis Miners collect transaction fees; the block subsidy is just meant to bootstrap the network whil..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…PU

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@crypto_doctor_ @eyeone One of many factors to look at; I’m not claiming this is the end-all, be-all metric for val..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pk

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Bitcoin’s UTXO set grew from 44M to to 62M unspent transaction outputs in 2017, adding a net new UTXO every 2 secon..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…43

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@woonomic No, just a sorting fail on my part.

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2017 reference impl commits & merges:
Bitcoin Core: 1,925
Litecoin: 1,298
IOTA: 1,166
Monero: 1,199
Bitcoin ABC: 1,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Jc

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Protect your @github repositories from being hijacked by securing SSH access and GPG commit signing with a YubiKey…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…U9

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