I feel those words. Working on @bitcoincoreorg can demotivating. You need to find a source of extrem patience. Most developers come from a corporate culture where written code is merged code. In Core, even a simple fix may take month. But there is a reason for that. Don’t give up

I feel those words. Working on @bitcoincoreorg can demotivating. You need to find a source of extrem patience. Most developers come from a corporate culture where written code is merged code. In Core, even a simple fix may take month. But there is a reason for that. Don't give up submitted by /u/Bitcoin1776
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Meet the Man Who Wants to Make Crypto so Simple Your Grandma Can Use it

CCN had the opportunity to speak to FIO Protocol founder David Gold. The Foundation for Interwallet Operability is Gold’s brainchild and part of a larger effort to create a user-friendly blockchain experience. The most notable aspect of FIO is that it provides decentralized naming services for blockchain wallets. In layman’s terms, it’s like a decentralized DNS for cryptocurrency. Okay, that doesn’t work for some laymen. In the same way that DNS makes it so you don’t have to know the IP address of every website you want to visit, FIO will allow people and wallets to register human-readable addresses. Gold

Meet the Man Who Wants to Make Crypto so Simple Your Grandma Can Use it by CCN

News – CCN

I’m trying to put together a list of what’s coming out this year. Have this very simple list so far. Anyone care to add anything or suggest some better dates?

Bitcoin

  • Neutrino mainnet – June 2019
  • Testnet release of Schnorr signature – Jun 2019
  • Mainnet release of Schnorr signature – Dec 2019
  • Bitcoin node count reaches 12,500 – Dec 2019
  • Bitcoin node count reaches 15,000 – Dec 2019

Financial

  • CBOE-backed VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF – February 27, 2019.
  • Bakkt trading – June 2019
  • Winklevoss ETF – June 2019
  • Fidelity starts selling Bitcoin – June 2019
  • Bitmain declares bankruptcy – June 2019

Lightning:

  • LN Channel splicing – June 2019
  • LN Sphinx-send – June 2019
  • LN eltoo and Channel Factories – June 2019
  • Atomic Multi-Path Payments (AMP) main net – June 2019
  • LN node count reaches 10,000 – Aug 2019
  • LN: Watchtowers – June 2019
  • LND channel fund backups – June 2019
  • LN on Electrum – June 2019
  • Mainnet release of Lightning Labs desktop – June 2019
  • Mainnet release of Lightning Labs mobile – June 2019
  • 2-3 Major exchanges integrate LN – June 2020
  • Coinbase integrates LN – June 2021

ASIC Miners:

Will update this section when I hear new developments

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