Editable posts, when?
... also, it still doesn't address the battery/CPU/memory question.
"But Râu, it's only a matter of time until the Internet is a free resource all around us."
Yeah, how did that go so far? Not saying it's impossible, but with current regulations creating and perpetuating oligopolies everywhere, I don't see this happening anytime soon.
The problem with fully distributed p2p solutions for ALL THE THINGS is that half the world doesn't even have unlimited bandwidth at home, and virtually nobody does on mobile. I would argue that the vast majority of people likely don't want to spend their data plans or batteries on other people's data transfers.
Happy to hear about solutions to this problem, but I don't remember seeing a lot of people tackling these fundamental issues.
A random Easter egg you may or may not know:
Type ":Ni!" as a vim command.
* Savings account
* Virtually impossible to break security
* Slow (not compared to moving physical gold, or bank transfers across currency zones, but compared to instant transfers)
* Expensive (not compared to moving gold, or bank transfers across currency zones, but fees have to rise with more usage)
Lightning (Off-chain BTC):
* Checking account
* Reasonably secure, but not unbreakable
* Virtually free
I knew there was a lot going on with #Bitcoin #LightningNetwork development, both protocol-wise and regarding implementations. But the latest Lightning Labs newsletter is amazingly long and chock-full of good news:
Asking, because we're planning a small FOSS project event with plans for decent remote participation...
> The gloves were off on Tuesday as the US Government explicitly argued that all journalists are liable to prosecution under the Espionage Act (1917) for publishing classified information
> Counsel for the US government also argued that the famous Pentagon Papers supreme court judgement on the New York Times only referred to pre-publication injunction and specifically did not preclude prosecution under the Espionage Act.
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