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Satoshis (the smallest unit of ) just entered the Oxford English Dictionary: https://oed.com/view/Entry/78036595

 
 

The channel I opened from one of my nodes to General Bytes, who provide the POS terminals at , is already completely spent on my side. Forwarded ~80 payments for other visitors. Time to test some re-balancing plugins.

 

Pro tip for visitors: you can open a channel directly to the point-of-sale system's node. The ATMs offer an "open channel" button, where you can find the node address.

 

Pretty neat: WebAuthn now works nicely with a Yubikey in Firefox, on both on my Linux desktop as well as Android device (via NFC). Also works well with fingerprint on Android.

 

Great news for people stuck on macOS, in need of a good feed reader: the rewrite of NetNewsWire (now FOSS) is almost done, and a beta is available today. https://ranchero.com/netnewswire/

 

Are we OMEMO yet? https://omemo.top

 
 
 
 
 

"The League of Entropy is a collaborative project between the founding members [...] to provide a verifiable, decentralized randomness beacon." https://www.cloudflare.com/leagueofentropy/

 

"Natural gas venting: How Bitcoin solved a 160 year old problem": https://www.upstreamdata.ca/post/natural-gas-venting-how-bitcoin-solved-a-160-year-old-problem

 

Finally confirmed my attendance of this weekend in Munich. Who else is coming?

 
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Someone created a new tool for deploying static sites to with minimal effort, and it looks pretty great: https://interplanetarygatsby.com/ipfs-deploy/

 

"While exciting results get headlines, it’s the boring results that often do the most to add to our knowledge of the world."

Enter the "Series of Unsurprising Results in Economics (SURE)" journal: https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2019/5/17/18624812/publication-bias-economics-journal

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