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The Sat Standard - May 2nd, 2020

The Sat Standard - May 2nd, 2020

May 2, 2020
The Sat Standard

The Sat Standard - May 2nd, 2020

Thought of the week from Marty Bent:
Count how many times you hear the phrases "new normal" and "social distancing" this week. Conditioning, man.

Thought of the week from Matt Odell:
The number of unemployed Americans is now equivalent to the total population of the 15 largest US cities combined.


via Matt Ahlborg


Amiti Uttarwar

  • How Amiti came to find Bitcoin
  • Getting into Bitcoin Core development
  • Learning C++
  • Amiti's work on rebroadcasting
  • Protecting privacy at the P2P level
  • Nuance of mempools
  • Current state of Bitcoin


  • How Openoms came to find Bitcoin
  • Why he started building apps and hardware products for bitcoiners
  • JoininBox
  • JoinMarket
  • Fidelity Bonds
  • Privacy on Lightning
  • Broadcast transactions privately

Matt Ahlborg

  • How the rolling blackouts in Venezuela last year affected bitcoin trading in LatAm + the US
  • How Venezuelan's are using bitcoin as a rail to move money
  • Why we've seen an increase in bitcoin exchange volume in Argentina
  • Argentina's history of capital controls
  • Cuevas
  • Do individuals using bitcoin in LatAm believe in its long-term viability as a digital money?
  • Increased bitcoin exchange volume in Kenya
  • Bitcoin usage in India

Wringing Of The Rag


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