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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #92

    This week’s newsletter describes work on simplified ECDSA adaptor signatures and includes our regular sections for Bitcoin Core PR Review Club discussion summaries, release announcements, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #91

    This week’s newsletter describes a proposal to make statechains deployable on Bitcoin without consensus changes, summarizes a discussion about a schnorr nonce generation function that helps protect against differential power analysis, and links to a proposed update to BIP322 generic signmessage. Also included is our regular section about notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #90

    This week’s newsletter summarizes several questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange and describes notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

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