Lightning Hood Weekly Round-Up for the Week Starting 2/11/19

Newly Added Items on Lightning Hood 1.) Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square and Elizabeth Stark, CEO of Lightning Labs go on Stephen Livera’s podcastSLP52 Jack Dorsey & Elizabeth Stark – Bitcoin: Native Currency of the InternetJack Dorsey (CEO of Twitter & CEO of Square) & Elizabeth Stark (CEO of Lightning Labs) join me to … Read moreLightning Hood Weekly Round-Up for the Week Starting 2/11/19

Maxwell Eyes Bitcoin Smart Contracts

One of bitcoin’s most respected developers, Gregory Maxwell, is returning to his cypherpunk roots with a series of new projects. After nearly four years as CTO of high-profile bitcoin technology startup Blockstream, he’s departed that position to focus exclusively on code. Mainly because, as Maxwell explained in his departure letter, he accomplished what he set out to … Read moreMaxwell Eyes Bitcoin Smart Contracts

Understanding Simplicity: implementing a smart contract language in 30 lines of Haskell

Source: Medium Last Monday, Chain released our open-source smart contract language for Bitcoin, Ivy. Ivy is a higher-level language that can compile to Bitcoin Script, the low-level language used by the Bitcoin protocol to determine whether a transaction is authorized. Ivy makes it easier for humans to read, write, and use Bitcoin smart contracts. But since it is designed to be … Read moreUnderstanding Simplicity: implementing a smart contract language in 30 lines of Haskell