**Iceland is a bitcoin miner's haven, but not everyone is happy**

"Environmentalists are concerned about bitcoin mining's damaging effect on the land as the cryptocurrency's value halves."

aljazeera.com/indepth/features

#news #bot

**Julian Assange arrested in London: UK Police**

"WikiLeaks founder is in police custody and is to be sent to a London court, police say."

aljazeera.com/news/2019/04/jul

#news #bot

RT @BtcpayServer@twitter.com

🆕 Launching LibrePatron, a self-hosted Patreon alternative powered by Bitcoin.

Get paid on a recurring basis directly, no middleman, no fees, validated by your full node 💚

blog.btcpayserver.org/librepat

RT @LukeDashjr@twitter.com

Not an endorsement for the author, but solving this is kind of fun. twitter.com/PeterRizun/status/

RT @shahmeerx@twitter.com

Great seeing Rusty Russell from @Blockstream@twitter.com talk about the latest progress on Lightning Network.

By the way, in case you missed it, you can follow PeerTube accounts from Mastodon and other Fediverse networks.

You don't need to use PeerTube to follow PeerTube accounts! PT is part of the Fediverse, so it can be followed from elsewhere on the Fediverse.

RT @SomsenRuben@twitter.com

Pieter showed that 37% of all BTC can be stolen by Quantum Computing (QC). The takeaway?

1/Unlike what many think, hashed keys don't do much against QC

2/Thats OK, since QC is theory. We should solve it when it becomes real

Time to embrace unhashed Schnorr. Its more efficient! twitter.com/pwuille/status/110

RT @Snyke@twitter.com

The growth of the has been accelerating a lot lately. Current record: block 562892 with 523 channels being opened in a single block, followed by block 567255 with 404 new channels.

We Might Be Reaching 'Peak Indifference' on Climate Change Anyone who wants to deal with climate change may have only a brief window to sell the public on a plan. wired.com/story/we-might-be-re #ClimateChange #Science

A bit of an older video, but still very relevant! Greg Maxwell on potential improvements to that are already implemented in (and ).

youtube.com/watch?v=9pyVvq-vrr

RT @matthew_d_green@twitter.com

So my student is trying to install NGINX and this is the first instruction. So now instead of installing NGINX he’s giving security advice to NGINX.

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RT @hrdng@twitter.com

Russell Yanofsky belongs in the Bitcoin Hall of Legends. I'm looking at this week's merge of github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pul

- 31 months from open to merge
- updated or rebased 152 times
- created almost a dozen spin-off PRs
- almost 200 comments by all reviewers

That's commitment.

RT @MartyBent@twitter.com

Marty's Ƀent - March 21st, 2019 - Issue #445 mailchi.mp/45321d4ebb06/martys

h/t @udiWertheimer@twitter.com @jack@twitter.com

Woaaa

RT @vxschmid@twitter.com

The 10 countries with the highest inflation

(1996-2018)

Is there a way to get the raw JSON or JSON object of a fediverse post from the URL? A CLI tool would do, but a static web-page would be even better.

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