@raucao this is already being tested by SpaceX on their drone recovery ship
I think many people have not yet considered just how much and how fast Starlink (and similar offerings) may change the world.
Places that currently don't have broadband Internet, or any Internet at all, can share one Starlink line between 10 people and get 12 Mb/s downstream for $10/month, pretty much anywhere on the planet soon. That's epic.
if you care about external signer support—hardware wallets and such—in bitcoin core's wallet please help review https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/16546
TIL: Cordless Screwdriver
Fun fact: I've been on GitHub since 2008 or so (user 842), so it took me about 3 years to do my first public open-source contribution. If you're new to the game, don't be shy! We've all been there.
Cool site: see your first pull request ever on GitHub (plus a link to all your PRs, sorted by oldest first):
Mine was a fix for capybara-firebug in June 2011. Good times!
The #bitcoin network is nothing but free software, by the people for the people. There is no gatekeeper whatsoever, and users themselves choose which version of the software they run.
Demanding to ban bitcoin is the same as demanding to ban free software. There is no logical difference between the two, other than your personal bias in what other people should use their free software for, and which software you personally deem OK to run.
Tesla converts $1.5B of cash (about 10% of their reserve) into BTC, and will accept it as a form of payment soon.
> piloting his homemade steam-powered rocket
What could possibly go wrong?
@bkero You wouldn't happen to know where I should look if I wanted to add a word to Firefox's language dictionary (that is used for spell-checking in text inputs), would you?
> A Shodan search in 2017 turned up nearly 7000 Prosody deployments. The same search 8 months later returned over 16000. Today we’re at over 52000 Prosody servers! And this only counts instances using port 5269 and accessible to the internet.
The #XMPP Newsletter for January 2021 is out!
This is the first XMPP Newsletter for this year! We collected many news not just from January but also the last December - Thanks to everyone contributing!
Enjoy reading! 📰 ☕
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