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The Sat Standard - April 24th, 2021

The Sat Standard - April 24th, 2021

Apr 24, 2021
The Sat Standard

The Sat Standard - April 24th, 2021

Thought of the week from Marty Bent:
States are leading the way. This is a beautiful thing.

Thought of the week from Matt Odell:
You should have more bitcoin than you had last week. Stay humble and stack.


  • Bitcoin Optech #145
  • Venmo adds bitcoin IOU support, no withdrawals
  • WeWork accepting bitcoin as payment and will hodl
  • Coin Center responds strongly against FATF
  • Turkish Gov attempting bitcoin payments ban
  • Turkish bitcoin exhange Thodex apparent exit scam
  • OKEx adds lightning support
  • Cashapp raises withdrawal minimum to 100K sats from 10K sats
  • Bitcoin Core v0.21.1 RC 1 Taproot Speedy Trial client released
  • UASF Taproot client released
via The Block
  • Aaron Van Wirdum write up on the two taproot clients
  • myNode v0.2.30
  • Start9 adds Sphinx, Onion pages, Photoview
  • Square and Ark argue that bitcoin is good for the environment
  • Former comptroller of the currency Brian Brooks new CEO of Binance US
  • Former CFTC Chair joins BlockFi Board
  • The Intelligent Bitcoin Miner, Part II
  • Signal hacks hacking company Cellebrite


Citadel Dispatch - Tuesday

Rabbit Hole Recap - Thursday

Parker Lewis

  • The Austin Bitcoin scene
  • The Fed opening the spigots
  • Systemic credit risk
  • Fiscal spending enabled by the Fed
  • Capital allocation under a Bitcoin Standard
  • Sam Houston

Wringing of the Rag


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