Bitcoin Tech Talk Newsletter Issue #142

Issue #142 - June 24, 2019

Signet progress, Hardware in Core, Maximalism, new Lightning mobile apps and Facebook's Libra.
Bitcoin:
Signet is a testnet using signatures instead of PoW. Hardware interface 1.0.1 available for Bitcoin Core! Grokking Bitcoin is now open source! A logic-based premise-by-premise argument for BTC maximalism. Hexa wallet learns a thing or two from Breaking Bitcoin.

Signet PR
Hardware Interface 1.0.1
Grokking Bitcoin repo
Bitcoin Maximalism Explained
Hexa wallet fixes

Lightning: 
Lightning Mobile App available on iOS and Android! Breez is an iOS lightning wallet.

Lightning Labs Mobile app announcement
Breez announcement

Other:
A pseudo-stable coin called Libra is announced.

Libra whitepaper
Libra Technical Details

Off Chain and Programming Blockchain:
Some videos I did this week. Tech Talk Q&A. My book is available in print on Amazon! Programming Blockchain is coming to San Francisco!

Libra whitepaper read-through
Tech Talk Q&A
Programming Bitcoin is available on Amazon!
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