Lightning Hood Weekly Round-Up for the Week Starting 2/18/19

Newly Added Items on Lightning Hood

1.) A wikipedia page for all things related to Bitcoin privacy

Privacy - Bitcoin Wiki
As of 2019 most casual enthusiasts of bitcoin believe it is perfectly traceable; this is completely false. Around 2011…

2.) LN Zeus is a new mobile Lightning wallet that can be used to connect to your full Bitcoin Lightning node

A mobile Bitcoin app for Lightning Network Daemon (lnd) node operators ⚡️ - ZeusLN/

3.) Stephan Livera host Justin Camarena of Bitrefill on SLP54 where they discuss Bitcoin Lightning and channel management

SLP54 Justin Camarena of Bitrefill - Bitcoin Lightning & Channel Management
Justin Camarena of Bitrefill joins me to talk about his journey with Bitcoin Lightning development and pioneering…

4.) Let’s Talk Bitcoin! #389 Revisiting Lightning (Part 1)

Let’s Talk Bitcoin! #389 Revisiting Lightning (Part 1)
Published on February 24th, 2019 by adam Click to download audio version Stephanie Murphy, Andreas Antonopoulos…

5.) Lastbit is a key-chain sized wireless hardware wallet enabling you to safely store your keys with plans to support Bitcoin’s Lightning network

Key-chain sized, compact, powerful and wireless Take your keys with you securely. Literally. We want your feedback…

6.) Lightning Pictures is a website by a 9-year old named Dennis who is selling his pictures to raise money to buy a Nintendo Switch - Bringing unique sketches to the world

7.) Pollo Feed allows you to feed chickens with Lightning

bitcoin lightning powered chicken

8.) LibrePatron is a self-hosted, decentralized alternative to Patreon

LibrePatron: A Self-Hosted Patreon Alternative. Contribute to JeffVandrewJr/patron development by creating an account…

Lightning Network News and Good Reads from the Week

1.) ACINQ enables the ability to receive Lightning payments on their Eclair mobile app

Enabling receive on Eclair Mobile
TL; DR: We have enabled receive on Eclair Mobile Testnet 0.4.0, with a background watcher mechanism and a basic…

2.) Google keyboard enables the Bitcoin symbol in iOS

Google keyboard enables Bitcoin symbol on iOS
One year ago, a redditor that if the iPhone added the Bitcoin “B” symbol to its keyboard, it would be a sign of the…

3.) Coinbase buys blockchain intelligence startup to boost security and new asset discovery

Coinbase buys blockchain intelligence startup to boost security and new asset discovery
Coinbase, the world’s most valuable crypto company, is gearing up to add more cryptocurrencies to its exchange thanks…

4.) Blockstream creates a new Multi-signature Standard

MuSig: A New Multisignature Standard
Bitcoin, and related blockchains such as Blockstream’s Liquid, use the ECDSA signature algorithm to verify ownership…

5.) The do it yourself Lightning node a.k.a the Raspiblitz hits the Version 1.0 Milestone

A DIY Bitcoin Lightning Node Project Just Hit Its 1.0 Milestone - CoinDesk
A project aiming to empower people to build nodes that can send and route payments on bitcoin’s in-development…

6.) A story of how cryptocurrencies helped a Venezuelan get paid for his freelance work

Opinion | Can Bitcoin Save Venezuelans?
“Borderless money” is more than a buzzword when you live in a collapsing economy and a collapsing dictatorship. By…

7.) Ride the Lightning App can now be used with BTCPay Server services!

8.) Pierre Rochard publishes the Lightning Routing Node Starter Pack for those who want to run a reliable Lightning routing node from home

Lightning Routing Node Starter Pack
This starter pack is for Bitcoiners who want to run a reliable Lightning routing node from home. You could set up your…

9.) Fidelity Digital Assets takes the Lightning Trust Chain Torch and passes it to the Harvard Business School Crypto Club

10.) The Bitcoin Lightning Network surpasses 30,000 channels!

Lightning Hood’s Selection for Meme of the Week

Credit to Michael Goldstein

If there are any other major news events or items we may have missed from the week please let us know! You can reach us on twitter @lightning_hood

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