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Text: Just like the web doesn’t require you to have a direct connection between your laptop and the website you want to access, lightning doesn’t require you to have a direct connection between you and the person you want to pay. Instead, you only need a channel with one node that is connected to the n...
Text: TL:DR; Your password and 2 factor authentication (the code sent via SMS to your phone supposedly to protect your account) won't stop people stealing money off your credit card via your Uber account If the value of your currency has changed in the meantime relative to the one you were charged in, ...
Text: Somewhere in my regular haze of dozens of daily googles, something seemingly-not-strange-at-all was actually so strange that it managed to bubble up to my attention. I was in the middle of playing the video game, Breath of the Wild and I was stuck, so I reached for my phone and searched for “how...
Text: SegWit is a backwards-compatible change to how Bitcoin transactions are formatted, with two huge benefits. And you can start using it today. What’s so good about SegWit Firstly, it increases the amount of transactions that can fit in each block. Since each block takes about 10 minutes to be creat...
Text: A stock market bubble bursts when companies go bust. A real estate bubble bursts when people can’t pay their loans and homes are foreclosed. So when does a cryptocurrency bubble burst? Let’s talk Bitcoin for now, and get the obvious out of the way. The price is decided by the market, by supply an...
Text: Hypothetical: if you knew for a fact, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that if you invested one month of effort, that you would end up with, say, a million dollars, would you knuckle down and do it? Or continue binge watching Silicon Valley? The goal in question can be anything. Maybe you want to buil...
Text: If you’re organising your game objects in a hierarchy and you have at least a mildly complicated game, you’re doing it wrong. The reason is your objects will be far too varied and complicated in form to be accurately represented as such. The alternative is a component model. This is very basic. I...

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