Bitcoin Tech Talk Newsletter Issue #160

Issue #160 - October 28, 2019

Taproot review has started. Running a Full Node. CoinJoin progress and pitfalls. Coinswap, Minerva's effects on EdDSA and LTC doing MW.
Bitcoin:
Taproot is under review! Why run a node? Post on Bitcoin's 21M limit. Analysis of PlusToken's coinjoin activity using Wasabi. SNICKER allows coinjoin without interaction.

Taproot Review Signup
Why you should run a full node
21M BTC exist already
CoinJoin and PlusToken
SNICKER BIP

Lightning: 
CoinSwap can happen on Lightning. Lightning trading is coming to hodlhodl.

Coinswap discussion
Blue Wallet + Hodl Hodl

Other:
Discussion of Minerva's effects on EdDSA vs ECDSA. Litecoin doing MimbleWimble via Extension Blocks.

Minerva on EdDSA vs ECDSA
Litecoin + MimbleWimble

Off Chain and Programming Blockchain:
Last chance to apply for a Programming Blockchain scholarship. Some videos this week. My books are available in print on Amazon! Programming Blockchain is coming to SF!

Apply for a scholarship!
Tech Talk Q&A
Changing Relationship with Food
Thinking about Kids
The Little Bitcoin Book is available on Amazon
Programming Bitcoin is available on Amazon
Apply for Programming Blockchain in November!

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