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

September 2021

@Kayemmo It means they’re focused on getting rich quickly.

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If the Bitcoiners you follow only talk about price speculation, they’re probably not Bitcoiners. They’re likely hig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OM

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Has anyone else noticed how the fiat maxis are not having fun?

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ForbesCrypto Lopp’s Links For Learning Bitcoin: forbes.com/sites/jamesonl… by @lopp

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@nvk High praise from a domain connoisseur such as yourself!

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The best time to start learning Bitcoin was years ago; the second best time to start is today. forbes.com/sites/jamesonl…

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olya_borderless I am 30 years old and in my life time 2 Ukrainian banks closed down taking my savings with them. It didn’t take lon..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4H

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If you don’t know why being able to operate a crypto asset network over tor is important, you’re NGMI. blog.lopp.net/tor-only-bitco…

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@MikeJamer1992 Easy way is to run a full stack node project like mynode / umbrel / nodl.

Harder way is to configur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MV

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@1stCrassCitizen Folks often focus on centralization aspects but IMO this is an often overlooked censorship resistance attribute.

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Can anyone tell me how many Ethereum / Solana / Ripple nodes are operating over tor?

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@SelfSovereign1 Seems like a fine project; I like anything that lowers the bar for folks to operate their own sovereign software.

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@EKrediet Nah, you’d only need a single bridge node to ensure data propagates across both networks. Same reason tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eY

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The real winning trend is that over 1/3 of reachable Bitcoin nodes are behind tor. I attribute this to full stack n..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oW

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Looks like 2/3 of reachable German nodes are hosted by Hetzner while 1/5 of reachable USA nodes are hosted by AWS.

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Reachable node count may be a better metric of enterprise adoption than of individual adoption, as most nodes being..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I4

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According to bitnodes.io, Germany has closed the gap with the USA for number of reachable Bitcoin nodes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ba

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Throwback Thursday: a snapshot of what my Bitcoin Resources site looked like 6 years ago. via Twitter Web App

@MittRomney Mitt may have a bad taste in his mouth because someone tried to extort him for $1M in bitcoin back in 2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ex

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I spy a gold bug Senator…
Hey @MittRomney, have you learned why Bitcoin is better than gold? pic.twitter.com/60M9MvjFgp

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@NeerajKA now they know where you get all your ideas

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BitcoinMagazine BREAKING: Hungary just debuted its statue in honor of creator Satoshi Nakamoto 🇭🇺 pic.twitter.com/IZpXlD9or0

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@hectorr159 heavy weighs the crown of meme kings

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I can’t possibly be a full grown adult because I still don’t know what produce goes in which fridge drawer.

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@twobitidiot What would be the primary differentiators between this and the Libertarian party?

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@the_real_b0men Welp, Bitcoin doesn’t care if you’re ideologically consistent!

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@the_real_b0men That’s why they have forced us to identify as ammosexuals.

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@wrevelate With training knives, yes. I’ve got a great deal of knife training from a Krav Maga school. Knife fighti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vh

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“If you weren’t so weak / compensating for small genitals, you’d defend yourself without a gun.”

Nice try, NPC. On..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oN

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Bquittem 1/ Quick thread on how Bitcoiners differ from the general population (Myers-Briggs)

TL;DR Bitcoiners are quite dif..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dg

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@VladivostokFar1 @KimDotcom @Blockstream High cost of node operation prices more people out of operating with Bitco..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bd

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@purebtown @xavieriturralde Where’s the line? I’d consider threatening one’s livelihood or imprisoning them against..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zg

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@KimDotcom @Blockstream Interesting. I count 8 Lightning node implementations, only one of which has its primary co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…55

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Those who don’t understand the logic of violence can’t comprehend that an armed society is a polite society. They l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7v

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@xavieriturralde You don’t have freedom if you can’t defend your rights.

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Make sure you get a freedom pass and carry it with you at all times. pic.twitter.com/NkbQ3Hl5S7

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“If you don’t believe in NFTs or don’t get them, I won’t try to convince you, sorry.” - @udiWertheimer

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@hvbris_ have to switch to light when I’m outside getting lit with UV

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TWITTER WANTS ME TO CHOOSE VIOLENCE pic.twitter.com/gdsrLTU7UV

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solana’s so screwed up they’re gonna try turning it off and back on again

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“When I hear a guy lost a battle to cancer, that really did bother me, that that’s a term. It implies that he faile..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XM

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“I just learned about Bitcoin and I found its Achilles’ heel!”

- Ignoramus Intellectual

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@BCAppelbaum Yes, there are lots of keys. Come and take them.

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@BCAppelbaum Ah, so you’re another Keynesian who’s NGMI

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@FreedomIsntSafe I’d only recommend that for Colossus, Cyber, or Solem.

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@megatove Unfortunately that puts most of them 1 sim swap away from catastrophe.

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@CitadelKnight Needs to involve multiple redundant distributed pieces of data. I prefer multisig but similar archit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g3

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Do not rely upon “the wisdom of the crowd” for advice on storing seed phrases. Whenever I come across threads like..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EI

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GrapheneOS We’re currently expanding from 3 full-time developers to 5 full-time developers. We also want to be able to start s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PZ

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bitcoincoreorg Bitcoin Core 22.0 was released!
It is available from bitcoincore.org/en/download/
Release mail: lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitc…

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Gonna be harder to dump your NFTs than it was to dump your ICOs and airdrops. twitter.com/intangiblecoin…

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btc Twitter users are voicing concerns over the poor fact-checking done by a number of media outlets that ran a story b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vR

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Many (if not most) contributors to news sites get paid based on clicks, not on the amount of work they put into an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ez

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On October 1, 2020, senior agents of the Cyber ​​Department of the Ukraine Security Service kidnapped a businessman..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DT

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When wealth can be earned and spent anywhere, governments that charge too much drive away their best customers. The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uu

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“They are searching all bags and things coming into the building. They confiscated a series of gifts.”

news.com.au/national/nsw-a…

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Trying to read an article without ad blockers in 2021: pic.twitter.com/3rp8J2Xnk1

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@FuckYourFiat However did the Taliban survive these drones?!?!

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You will not be allowed to earn a living.
You will not be allowed to pay for basic necessities.
It’s for your own g..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SL

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Where’s the line? At this point I don’t believe there is a line. There is only a direction.

We are either gaining..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Id

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It’s just enhanced airport screening.
It’s just ubiquitous internet surveillance.
It’s just extrajudicial detention..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lt

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Every time citizens clamor for new safety measures to be enforced, I think back to the second order effects of 9/11..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xu

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20 years ago today I was in high school, experiencing new heights of fear and uncertainty. Dread from the realizati..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GQ

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Check out Chad doing Chad things - building Bitcoin infrastructure. twitter.com/chadeverett/st…

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The NYC subway system has a single point of failure. Nice. apnews.com/article/kathy-…

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Pretty tough to hide the footprint of dozens of ASICs when you’re using someone else’s resources to run them.
kiro7.com/news/trending/…

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This is huge. We’ve had to offer a suboptimal billing experience for years because we refuse to give Apple a 30% cu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IT

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Exercise your rights regularly, lest they atrophy.

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@KenobiNakamoto I think that’s disputed. I certainly don’t believe it.

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The Science must have shown that the folks who visit every residence in the country on a daily basis are not at ris..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5v

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@jaydraeger Everyone should live their life. Those who are more vulnerable can and should take extra precautions.

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@jaydraeger So they’re expected to die of something. Life expectancy being ~78 years.

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it’s just two weeks
it’s just a mask
it’s just 6 feet
it’s just the adults
it’s just indoor activities
it’s just th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nM

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Will Americans allow America to be turned into the next penal colony? Where’s the line? Stay tuned and find out!

twitter.com/AnaCabrera/sta…

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Yeah but you have to understand that over 80% of those deaths are people over the age of 75…

oh wait

twitter.com/Timcast/status…

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If you have acquired any bitcoin then you own more than 95% of nation states.

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@MikeTyson Whichever one offers you the biggest bribe, of course.

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JulianMMarshall I’ve been developing this film about Satoshi for two years. Absolute labor of love for the crypto community. First..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qx

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Feeling sore and weak after getting my booster shot, but you know what they say:

“Don’t mess with Tetanus”

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@thales21m нет, Google Переводчик

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Russian garbage collector steals 11 mining machines from client’s garage. tumen.kp.ru/online/news/44…

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@ErikVoorhees Seems to me that negative liberty = freedom while positive liberty = safety. As such, they tend to conflict.

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Negative externality solution: issue GPS+5G enabled arm bands that test you daily for a variety of contagions. If y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q1

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@AriDavidPaul It’s an interesting question b/c the “line” tends to be “imminent threat of significant harm” but I’v..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…O8

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For someone who has pushed the boundaries of freedom of speech, it’s interesting that Stern doesn’t seem to differe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9X

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1) If your job sucks, search for one that sucks less.

2) GOTO 1

Eventually you’ll land a gig that doesn’t suck.

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In B4 the 3rd jab is recommended to be the actual virus. twitter.com/Telegraph/stat…

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@CElston It’s particularly difficult to get imposters removed from platforms on which I don’t have accounts. keybase.pub/lopp/other-soc…

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BitfuryGeorge HISTORIC DAY for Ukraine 🇺🇦 & Parliament just passed the law legalizing & other cryptos. An impor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…od

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ThomasSowell Inflation is a quiet but effective way for the government to transfer resources from the people to itself, without raising taxes.

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We cannot allow such heinous acts that put consumers at risk to go unpunished. twitter.com/TheStalwart/st…

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If you wouldn’t buy it as physical art then you probably shouldn’t buy it as digital art. twitter.com/Dami0nLee/stat…

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We need to protect our planet and crack down on politicians who fly jets around the world when a teleconference wou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xh

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CasaHODL We’re in the business of self-sovereignty.

That’s why Casa multisig is designed so even if we magically disappea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZM

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Your perception of value - ALL value - is broken if you assume your unit of account is stable.

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J9Roem ✨Hey!✨ Having trouble keeping up with news related to privacy? I write a monthly newsletter to do just tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cn

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brucefenton Watchdog Capital has launched US equities trading!

We just did our very first live markets trade.
We picked GBTC a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0O

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Short term happiness is acquired by achieving your goals.

Long term happiness is attained by by setting and pursuing the next ones.

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“It is not things that disturb us, but our interpretation of their significance.”

“Freedom and happiness are won b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rF

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@ZeroKdefi Yes. That’s why they’ll be some of the last adopters.

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The young man with 3.5 GPA who chose to become a landscaper + musician + crypto investor is gonna end up better off..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4K

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You’ll know Bitcoin adoption is nearing completion once leaders of first world nations are shitposting that they bought the dip.

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Michael K. Williams
Rest in Peace pic.twitter.com/ab03ohozgw

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Every encroachment you allow a government to make upon your liberty due to a “crisis” will become the new normal…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8W

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There is no guarantee that the value of bitcoin will continue going up.

However, you can be sure that the value of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Es

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In case you’re feeling like a genius because your stonks appear to be going up in value, some perspective: twitter.com/woonomic/statu…

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@CryptoCobain Have you ever considered funding startups so that more people can build cool shit to keep you from being bored?

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SON, IN MY DAY WE DIDN’T HAVE THE BANDWIDTH TO TRASH TALK OVER AUDIO COMMS

IF YOU WANTED TO CALL SOMEONE A PUSSY Y..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lR

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My favorite part of being a (very rare) online gamer is taking trash talk from ten year olds who are in turn being..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1a

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The hysteria makes more sense when you realize that this is how some folks see the world. pic.twitter.com/GLD5yzNDQR

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@_ssaunders_ Good question. I think @TiKawamoto created the citadel? @udiWertheimer was running the VR meetups. Is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gX

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btc The is looking for a social media manager to fill a remote position. We’ll consider candidates who:

➡️ b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hZ

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@ConnectEconomy I only ever keep them in 2 places: plugged into a computer or in a zipper pocket of my backpack.

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We’re barely scratching the surface of what can be done with augmented reality. pic.twitter.com/GVaqFwT3ig

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@_prestwich Well electrum has its own wordlist.

Check walletsrecovery.org for path info

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@_prestwich Define… breaking…

Many BIP39 wallets fail to prevent gap limits from being exceeded.

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If you have to get a permit in order to _________ on your own property, it isn’t your property.

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The ultra minimalist digital nomad need not pack much to prepare for travel. pic.twitter.com/fjQWEfB3rr

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@BashCo_ careful; twitter doesn’t like the R word!

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@yoniassia Ahhhhhhhh neat, that was not clear at all. FYI @nvk for bitcointreasuries.net

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soon you’ll actually be able to get paid to shitpost on Twitter

you’ll finally be able to quit your day job, anon

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@FatheringB @answrguy @OpenEthereumOrg Right. Think of the “download” as merely the instructions for the operations..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mq

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@jaycreynolds @OpenEthereumOrg Just a month of patience; I bought the benchmark machine in 2018 and primarily use i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bY

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@DrSpacemn @bantg @OpenEthereumOrg I guess you can take up this issue with @etherscan given that they are the ones..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ca

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@DrSpacemn @bantg @OpenEthereumOrg Note that I synced the geth node with pruning enabled and it crashed due to runn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…av

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@DrSpacemn @bantg @OpenEthereumOrg If you synced your ETH1 client with a default configuration then you did not per..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EV

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@DrSpacemn @bantg @OpenEthereumOrg The geth default is 950GB while openethereum is 490 GB; I can clarify that. etherscan.io/chartsync/chai…

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@DrSpacemn @bantg @OpenEthereumOrg Er, are you claiming that validating the Beacon Chain is the same as validating..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A7

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@DrSpacemn @bantg @OpenEthereumOrg Feel free to comment on what you find disingenuous about the results posted here. blog.lopp.net/2021-altcoin-n…

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@bantg @OpenEthereumOrg [network]
warp = false

[footprint]
pruning = “fast”
cache_size = 26000
scale_verifiers = true

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Full validation sync of @OpenEthereumOrg v3.3.0-rc4 to block 13,150,000 on my benchmark machine took 33 days 2 hour..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wn

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@twobitidiot Nobody tells you how hard it is to actually acquire the necessary automated sentry turrets. dodaam.com/eng/sub2/menu2…

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OK I admit I don’t keep track of billionaires. There are like 3,000 of them floating around.

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MattAhlborg 1/ Some super interesting trends @bitrefill lately…

Emerging markets, not the US or Europe, ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mb

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@danheld Fair enough; I don’t keep track of these things. Though I assume the assumption is that much of his wealth..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SM

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OK but why put a $40M target on your back
twitter.com/BitcoinMagazin…

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Probably only a matter of time before someone hacks a smart contract holding a fractionalized NFT.

On the other ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Iq

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Selling a small fraction of an NFT and then claiming the NFT is worth hundreds of millions sure seems similar to mi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6g

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@EdanYago I think you’re arguing something different than my point. My assertion that many developments happen in B..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ma

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@EdanYago There are plenty of examples of Bitcoin powered smart contract platforms.

Lightning
DLCs
Sapio
RSK
Blockstack

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…and the smallest minority is the individual. pic.twitter.com/ZdVQ3Oookz

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The walls of your prison no longer need be physical. twitter.com/SirajAHashmi/s…

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If one does not own oneself, can one truly own anything? twitter.com/ErikVoorhees/s…

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Truthcoin “While under normal use, a solid-state drive (SSD) will usually last around 10 years. Unfortunately, using spare ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hV

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Public consensus networks without reasonable throughput limits will become governed by a sort of “proof of computat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8G

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but muh high throughput blockchain pic.twitter.com/GvUfqgRzht

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