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The Sat Standard - July 4th, 2020

The Sat Standard - July 4th, 2020

Jul 4, 2020
The Sat Standard

The Sat Standard - July 4th, 2020

Thought of the week from Marty Bent:
The Founding Fathers would have loved Bitcoin. Enjoy your 4th of July, wherever you are.

Thought of the week from Matt Odell:
We stumbled on a global distributed digital bearer asset and now everyone is scrambling to create regulated geo-blocked digital IOUs while claiming they are superior.

The plot has been lost but it will be found again.




Rabbit Hole Recap - Thursday

Corey DeAngelis

  • The push to ban homeschooling from some Harvard professors
  • Why their reasoning for trying to ban homeschooling is flawed
  • School choice as a civil liberty
  • Myths about homeschooling and socialization
  • Myths about school funding decreasing

Preston Byrne

  • Why the law is slow
  • Freedom of speech
  • Coordinated rioting
  • How scalable are societies?
  • Speech on social media platforms
  • Deplatforming
  • Bitcoin as free speech
  • Mining pools as an attack vector

Antoine Riard

  • Onboarding millions onto the Lightning Network
  • BIP 157
  • Full nodes
  • Bitcoin Core wallet refactoring
  • AltNet
  • Time-dilation attacks on the LN
  • CoinPool
  • Schnorr + Taproot

Wringing Of The Rag

  • Monday - Issue #769: Bitcoin is better than gold in every way
  • Tuesday - Issue #770: Mining bitcoin in the Permian v. the Bakken
  • Wednesday - Issue #771: Reminder: Mesh networks will be very important for Bitcoin
  • Thursday - Issue #772: Mining hardware as a quasi-PoS asset
  • Friday - Issue #773: Take back control of your capital and your mind


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