Sept. 22, 2022

Bitcoin.Review E6: A Review of Updates to Popular Bitcoin Projects with NVK, Bitstein, and Pierre Rochard


Software Releases and Project Updates

Noteworthy

  • 00:53:47 BIPBounty: Tax Deductible Bitcoin Bug Bounties  (bit.ly/3LMxP4l)
  • 00:59:34 Fedimint grant season (bit.ly/3S32zjP)
  • 01:00:00 Tether Holds Firm on Decision Not To Freeze Tornado Cash Addresses (bit.ly/3UwFgAg)
  • 01:01:04 New York Digital Investment Group Announces Lightning Accelerator Project “in Wolf’s Clothing” (bit.ly/3xHo1Ti)
  • 01:01:49 Tadge Dryja joins Lightspark (https://bit.ly/3SoAZNG)
  • 01:11:26 Shoutout, no bullshit bitcoin - (bit.ly/3DEqB05)
  • 01:12:22 LN Explorer (bit.ly/3xIYF7k)
  • 01:16:34 Ledger wallets now available at Best Buy (bit.ly/3BA10mr)

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter:

  • 01:24:13 Bitcoin Core #23202 extends the psbtbumpfee RPC
  • 01:25:08 Eclair #2387 adds support for fee bumping and signet
  • 01:25:27 LDK #1652 updates support for onion messages w/ ability to send reply paths and decode them when received
  • 01:25:36 HWI #627 adds support for P2TR keypath spends using the BitBox02 hardware signing device
  • 01:33:22 BDK begins verifying both ECDSA and schnorr signatures immediately after the wallet creates them

02:18:00 Events:

  • OsloPlebs
  • Austin Bitcoin Design Club
  • BitBlockBoom
  • Baltic Honeybadger
  • BTCAzores
  • Bitcoin Amsterdam
  • The Bitcoin Collective
  • Atlanta Bitcoin Conf
  • Adopting Bitcoin
  • Unconfiscatable
  • Africa Bitcoin Conf