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BITCOIN: Stacker News is the BEST!

31 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments Herschel

Stacker news is like the best qualities of the original Twitter and Reddit, combined, without the negative aspects of them. Satoshis are used as part of the process of the software, and people can voluntarily Zap Sats to each other. It costs no Satos...

Lightning in a Bottle

27 Jan 2024 6 minute read 0 comments Jinno

    The purpose of the Lightning Network is quick settlements. Bitcoin's base layer does not have any privacy guarantees and neither does Lightning. There are ways to attempt to hide among the activity of the network, but there are no guarantees. Siz...

Why Muun isn’t a good Lightning Network wallet

28 Dec 2023 1 minute read 2 comments cryotosensei

Some background: I have been accumulating sats on Muun to buy gift cards from Bitrefill to alleviate some of my household expenses. I faced a problem  Whenever I thought I had saved enough sats to buy a gift card, I would be rudely slapped by screens...

Say Goodbye to Slow and Expensive: Why Tectum SoftNote is a Game-Changer

20 Dec 2023 3 minute read 4 comments normbond

As the world of crypto grows it becomes increasingly vital to address the issue of scalability. This means blockchain networks can't handle "scaling up" effectively. They face difficulty in handling an increasing number of users and transactions with...

SoftNote raises the bar several notches in the search for sound money

16 Dec 2023 16 minute read 13 comments SirGerardThe1st

Image by domeckopol from Pixabay SoftNote At the end of the day, it's all about the technology you have at any given time. If someone had told me 20 years ago that a type of money accepted by a vast proportion of the world's population, was going to...

Understanding Lightning Network

23 Nov 2023 5 minute read 1 comment Sheepy

The time and fees for every payment we made may vary a lot, depending on several factors. The distance, the amount, the requirements, the companies involved; all of it can delay payments and/or make them more expensive. We assume this doesn’t happen...

An international financial system based on Bitcoin pattern

14 Nov 2023 13 minute read 11 comments SirGerardThe1st

Image by blickpixel from Pixabay Since I stumbled upon Bitcoin in 2011, I have regularly heard countless Bitcoin funerals. Every week since then some guru appears (usually a graduate of a university that teaches MMT and often with an award he/she rec...

Bitcoin Lightning Network: A Breakthrough in Crypto Scalability

1 Nov 2023 6 minute read 5 comments StealthEX

Bitcoin, the pioneer of cryptocurrencies, faces a scalability challenge. As its popularity surged, so did transaction times and fees. Enter the Lightning Network: a second-layer solution designed to supercharge Bitcoin transactions. This network prom...

Bitcoin is just a tool

8 Aug 2023 6 minute read 0 comments Enrique Yecier

Image by portald from Pixabay I have written so much about Bitcoin that sometimes I feel like I have nothing new to say, but there is always something. The reason is simple, Bitcoin represents many opportunities, but it also faces many challenges, b...

Bitcoin Lightning⚡working with Artificial Intelligence🤖

8 Jul 2023 1 minute read 2 comments Kriptux

The Lightning Labs Company announced the release of a suite of computing tools that will enable software developers to create artificial intelligence digital products linked to the Bitcoin Lightning Network (LN). The news was released on July 6 throu...