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We provide workshops, documentation, weekly newsletters, original research, case studies and announcements, analysis of Bitcoin software and services, and help facilitate improved relations between businesses and the open source community.

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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #138

    This week’s newsletter describes discussion about a desired replacement for some of the features of the BIP70 payment protocol and summarizes proposals for a standardized way to exchange fraud proofs for Discreet Log Contracts (DLCs). Also included are our regular sections describing new software releases, available release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #137

    This week’s newsletter describes the results of discussion about choosing activation parameters for a taproot soft fork and includes our regular sections with selected questions and answers from the Bitcoin StackExchange, releases and release candidates, and notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Pausing the Membership Program

    As business travel remains on hold in many parts of the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we're temporarily pausing our membership model. We'll continue to provide high-quality online technical material for engineers working on Bitcoin.

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