Bitcoin Tech Talk Newsletter Issue #129 Monday Mar 25, 2019 | published by Bitcoin Tech Talk core lightning Read from source HTLCC (collateralized debt!), Jack Dorsey funding BTC development. Loop makes receiving on LN easier. Exchanges faking BTC volume. Issue #129 - Mar 25, 2019 HTLCC (collateralized debt!), Jack Dorsey funding BTC development. Loop makes receiving on LN easier. Exchanges faking BTC volume. Bitcoin: Collateralize debt on BTC for some other chain using HTLCC. Update of BIP151 is new enough for a new BIP. Jack Dorsey is wanting to fund some open source development in Bitcoin. Hashed Time-Locked Collateral Contract BIP p2p Message Transport protocol v2 Square paying for open source devs Lightning: Loop is an easier way to receive money on LN. You can now get a bike rental on LN. Loop announcement Loop 0.1 release Pay for a bike rental with LN Other: Apparently, exchanges have been faking a lot of BTC volume. Raw data about exchanges faking volume Off Chain and Programming Blockchain: Tech Talk Q&A video. My book is available in print on Amazon! Programming Blockchain is coming to New York! Decentralization is binary Marie Kondo thoughts Authoritarianism sucks Why businesses get big under fiat Tech Talk Q&A Programming Bitcoin is available on Amazon! Sign up for Programming Blockchain New York! If you are not on this mailing list and would like to be, sign up here!