12 Jan '18, 7pm

Bitcoin Q&A: Running nodes and payment channels

Should more people run nodes? What is a pruned node? What are the costs? Why would a satellite connection be valuable to the network in terms reliability and censorship resistance? You should run a node on hardware you control in order to independently validate and broadcast transactions (especially your own). Jack Mallers' Lightning wallet: http://zap.jackmallers.com/ This was part of the first monthly live Patreon Q&A session on November 27th, 2017. If you want early-access to talks and a chance to participate in the monthly live Q&As with Andreas, become a patron: https://www.patreon.com/aantonop RELATED: The Lightning Network - https://youtu.be/vPnO9ExJ50A Lightning and onion routing - https://youtu.be/D-nKuInDq6g Decentralized Truth - https://youtu.be/XCVaabu3J04 Bitcoin, Lightning, and Streaming Money - https://youtu.be/gF_ZQ_eijPs What is the role of nodes? - https:...

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