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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #166

    This week’s newsletter describes a new proposal for a covenant opcode and summarizes a request for feedback on implementing regular reorgs on signet. Also included are our regular sections with ideas for preparing for taproot activation, a list of new releases and release candidates, and descriptions of popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #165

    This week’s newsletter describes a proposal for Bitcoin-related MIME types and summarizes a paper about a design for a new decentralized mining pool. Also included are our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, how to prepare for taproot, new releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #164

    This week’s newsletter describes a new web-based tool for decoding and modifying PSBTs and links to a blog post and proof-of-concept implementation of an eltoo-based LN payment channel. Also included are our regular sections with information about preparing for taproot, announcements of new software release candidates, and summaries of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

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