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The Sat Standard - March 20th, 2021

The Sat Standard - March 20th, 2021

Mar 20, 2021
The Sat Standard

The Sat Standard - March 20th, 2021

Thought of the week from Marty Bent:
This is happening much faster than I expected.

Thought of the week from Matt Odell:
Why do I produce bitcoin content?

Better educated and more informed bitcoin stakeholders benefit us all. It is my small way of giving back to a community that has taught me so much.

Never stop learning. Question everything. Stay humble and stack.


  • Bitcoin Optech #140
  • Bitcoin Exchange FTX negotiating naming rights to Miami Heat Arena
  • Kentucky passes tax breaks to bitcoin miners
  • Pakistani province experimenting with mining using hydro
  • Oakland Athletics selling suites priced in bitcoin
  • Morgan Stanley wealth management now offering bitcoin funds
  • Signal now accepting bitcoin
  • India attempted ban rumored
via CheckMatey


Citadel Dispatch - Tuesday

Rabbit Hole Recap - Thursday

Kelly Lannan

  • Parasitic ideas
  • How Bitcoin Urbanism came to be
  • Being a real estate developer
  • Building materials inflation
  • How fiat money destroyed city planning
  • How city codes hamstring builders
  • Fixing the Fiat Standard one block at a time
  • Classical architecture making a come back

Alex Epstein

  • Green energy jobs v. oil jobs
  • Subsidies driving energy prices higher
  • Using fraud as a heuristic to question the anti-energy movement
  • Developing our environment to protect from climate
  • "Climate catastrophe"
  • Why not nuclear?
  • Moralizing energy conversion
  • Bitcoin and energy

Paul Itoi

  • Sphinx chat
  • Content monetization without ads
  • Encrypted chat over the Lightning Network
  • Paying anons around the world
  • Banking the unbanked
  • Rearchitecting the Internet using BTC/LN
  • How BTC/LN can help parents unschool their kids
  • Bringing back grazing cattle via Sphinx
  • Training personal AIs

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