Rusty is a Linux kernel dev who wandered into Blockstream, and is currently trying to produce a prototype and spec for bitcoin lightning. Hodls bitcoin (only).
It’s natural to make simplifying assumptions about technology; such abstractions let us build on top without dealing with exponentially increasing complexity. But it’s worth revisiting our assumptions occasionally, particularly when they’re yet…
I work on Bitcoin (currently: Lightning Network), continuing a 20 year career of Free/Open Source Software development. I love the developers and the project, but sometimes I despair of the environment.
“Be excellent to each other please!”— Lightning-dev mailing list welcome message
“Be excellent to each other please!”
— Lightning-dev mailing list welcome message
Two and a half years ago I read a paper which, once I finally understood it, opened…