Lightning Hood Weekly Round-Up for the Week Starting 3/25/19

Newly Added Items on Lightning Hood

1.) A site for all documentation on WebLN with demos and tutorials

2.) Lightning Scratchcard lets writers get paid in Bitcoin. Readers can contribute as little as 1 satoshi to reveal 1 letter

3.) Lightning Wall lets you earn Bitcoin with public and private posts via the Lightning Network

4.) Change the BlockClock display with the Lightning Network

5.) Limichat is a chat application that limits messages based on payment via Lightning

6.) CaseyBUIDL launches a new site where you get to choose a fair price for the products I have for sale and pay for them using Bitcoin and Lightning Network

7.) Where is Nakamoto is a game where you can win satoshis if you are lucky enough to find the right cells

Lightning Network News and Good Reads from the Week

1.) Jack Mallers and the Zap team announce a new update to Zap Desktop with a sweet new UI for channel management

2.) The Bitcoin standard for simplifying lightning payments, WebLN, is gaining traction

3.) Wuabit gets released which is a cryptocurrency wallet accessible via a chat interface in WhatsApp

4.) Smaller cryptocurrency exchanges serving emerging markets are pivoting toward retail applications of Bitcoin’s lightning network

5.) Rui sells Lightning Spin in what becomes the first ever Lightning Application sale

6.) Bakkt announces Board. Chairing the board is Tom Noonan, a cyber expert and founder of numerous cybersecurity companies, including Internet Security Systems (IBM), JouleX (Cisco) and Endgame. Also on the board is Jeff Sprecher, the Founder, Chairman and CEO of ICE and Chairman of the NYSE; Akshay Naheta, Managing Partner at Softbank; and Sean Collins, Managing Partner at Goldfinch Partners

7.) Ride the Lightning App updates to version 2.16

Lightning Hood’s Selection for Meme of the Week

Credit to cryptonaut414

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