Bitcoin Tech Talk Newsletter Issue #148

Issue #148 - August 5, 2019

Bitcoin can't be copied. 2 years since UASF. PBST extensibility, LN routing improvement. Checking coin taint.
Bitcoin:
Why Bitcoin can't be copied. Understand Bitcoin Transactions and create them from scratch! For those that are new, remember what happened 2 years ago. Discussion around future add-ons to BIP174/partially signed Bitcoin transactions. Making Coinjoins less Sybil-able.

Bitcoin Can't be Copied
LibreTX
2 year anniversary of UASF
Extensible PBST
JoinMarket Sybil resistance

Lightning: 
Improving routing using RTS gaming techniques. Improving routing using a "trampoline" technique.

Routing algorithm improvement discussion
Trampoline Routing

Other:
Figure out how tainted your coins are. Interesting JS tutorial on making a blockchain.

kycp tutorial
Make a blockchain from scratch

Off Chain and Programming Blockchain:
My book is available in print on Amazon!

Programming Bitcoin is available on Amazon!

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