Bitcoin Tech Talk Newsletter Issue #161

Issue #161 - November 4, 2019

Build your own ColdCard! Full node on Android. Asynchronous Lightning payments. End-to-end encrypted chat using Lightning channels! LN testing tools.
CoinKite publishes the entire schematic for ColdCards including bill of materials! You can run Bitcoin Core on Android (and lnd!) RhythmTrader posts his first article.

ColdCard Schematic
Run a full node on Android!
Blockchain vs Bitcoin

Lightning Rod is an asynchronous way to pay via LN. Whatsat is a proof of concept to use Lightning channels for private peer-to-peer chatting. Polar is a great way to set up a bunch of lightning channels for testing.

Lightning Rod announcement
Lightning Rod protocol

Off Chain and Programming Blockchain:
Some videos this week. My books are available in print on Amazon!

Tech Talk Q&A
The Little Bitcoin Book is available on Amazon
Programming Bitcoin is available on Amazon

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