Bitcoin Tech Talk Newsletter Issue #122 Monday Feb 4, 2019 | published by Bitcoin Tech Talk core lightning Read from source No BTC doesn't consume crazy energy. New Bitcoin/Lightning dev resources. Bunch of interesting talks from Stanford Blockchain Conference. Issue #122 - Feb 4, 2019 No BTC doesn't consume crazy energy. New Bitcoin/Lightning dev resources. Bunch of interesting talks from Stanford Blockchain Conference. Bitcoin: About those BTC energy claims... Bitcoin Developer Network is a new resource for devs. Miniscript is a subset of Script that can be very useful. Sporks are probabilistic soft forks. Bitcoin Energy Claims are BS Bitcoin Developer Network MiniScript Sporks, probabilistic Soft Forks Lightning: New site for lightning apps. HTLC discussion. State channel talk and locks using scriptless scripts. lapps.co HTLCs considered harmful State Channels Multi-hop locks using ECDSA scriptless scripts Other: Talk on threshold signatures and how they're useful. Threshold signatures Off Chain and Programming Blockchain: A bunch of short videos I did this past week. My book is available on Amazon! Programming Blockchain is coming to London and New York! Lightning and Spending How Central Banking Works Attending your first BTC conference Tech Talk Q&A Programming Bitcoin is available for pre-order on Amazon! Sign up for Programming Blockchain London or New York! If you are not on this mailing list and would like to be, sign up here!