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⚡1/44 THEY SAID IT WOULD FAIL ⚡

#Bitcoin's software has been running for 10 years…

That’s:
⚡87.6K hrs
⚡3.6K days
⚡370m TXs

To mark history, we’re launching our first interactive feature: #BitcoinAt10. The story of bitcoin, told by its builders: ow.ly/9d3a30nfAuG
2/44 #BITCOIN’S 7 MOST ICONIC MEMES

Magic Internet Money Wizard? Rollercoaster guy?

Take the red pill to explore CoinDesk’s list of the decade's best bitcoin #memes. (Or don't. Honey badger don't care...)

READ: ow.ly/Rs8e30nfu2g #BitcoinAt10
3/44 THE BEST #BITCOIN SLANG

Don’t let the bearwhale get you. HODL to ride out the Flippening...

Can't make sense of the sentence? We list the 12 best #crypto words of the decade. Think of it as yourr #hyperbitcoinization guide.

READ: ow.ly/uXHr30nfukc #BitcoinAt10
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0/ The #crypto and #blockchain space can get awfully noisy. Below, the bits that caught my eye over the past 24 hours or so.

21 events compressed into a humble #Twitter thread. Enjoy!
1/ 🙋‍♂️ @IOTAtoken [ $IOTA ] made hires #52 and #53 for 2018 via Andreas Penzkofer and William Sanders.

The former is an electrical engineer and physicist specializing in analytical and numerical methods. The latter, an academic focused on commutative algebra and category theory.
2/ 💡 Australian #blockchain startup @PowerLedger_io [ $POWR ] upped its presence in the U.S., announcing the deployment of its P2P renewable #energy trading platform at licensed retail electric provider @APowernet's Pennsylvania HQ.

Click below for more! medium.com/power-ledger/p…
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1)I am seeing an increasing number of people under the impression that #lightning as an overlay bridge network for #blockchains (via atomic swaps) is a great thing for alts.

And they can not be more wrong.

In reality, Lightning is where #altcoins will come in droves only to die
2) At the moment, all blockchains are entirely segregated from one another. The only real bridge that exists today are exchanges which are largely inefficient with enormous amounts of friction, ie. registration, KYC/AML, confirmation wait times for deposits/withdrawals, etc.
3) Friction & segregation of networks protects smaller networks from larger ones consuming & engulfing them. Network theory teaches us that we continually gravitate towards the singularity, after all this is the entire premise of a network. This is evident all throughout history.
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All within the last 30 days in #Bitcoin

• All #Lightning implementations hit Beta! @blockstream @lightning @acinq_co
• lightning.spin gambling #Lapp
• RGB #Lightning + #Bitcoin assets @giacomozucco
#Liquid Sidechain Issued Assets @Blockstream
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• AMP #Lightning payment routing research @joostjgr
• Full Privacy Wasabi Wallet @nopara73
#Schnorr Signatures BIP!! @pwuille @Snyke
• BIS chief says "stop trying to create money" 🤣
@coinbase custody open for deposits!
@CasaHODL open for Business!
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@CNBCFastMoney -"#Bitcoin is dead" #lmao
• low-tech inbound LN capacity solution @alexbosworth ⚡️
#BetterHash protocol for decentralized mining pools @TheBlueMatt
@TheCryptoconomy releases 100th podcast episode! 😉🤣
• Atomic on-chain #LTC to off-chain #BTC swaps
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THREAD: Ready to get mindblown by #Bitcoin #CORE implementations and progress?

Volunteers around the world gather and cumulate tons of hours from the best minds on this planet about the topic. This is a gift, an invention made to humanity.
Forget about 2nd layer, it's already and way too mainstream as I recently stated.

Yet, welcome now to the "in between layers": "The new layer can be seen as a channel factory"

bitcoinmagazine.com/articles/new-s…
Now Smart contracts.

You tought #Bitcoin was dumb? First and foremost, you were wrong because $BTC has smart contracts *since the inception*: multisign and lately get timelocks (led to LN).

If you didn't know that, admit you're never really been interested in Bitcoin or lured?
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