At the Lightning Hackday, it was hard to keep up with all the futuristic ideas for bitcoin's layer-two, but some devs are focusing on the basics.
Software evolves, read-only text documents do not.
The pen is mightier than the sword, or so Satoshi Nakamoto proved with bitcoin.
Knowing Satoshi, Halloween was no coincidence.
Getting back to basics means capturing the spirit also.
Bitcoin's white paper has its flaws, too.
Devs are looking to make bitcoin's layer-two lightning network compatible with a payment standard used by all major browsers – and so far, so good.
The bitcoin white paper wasn't written for no one. It was a carefully targeted message designed to bootstrap growth.
A powerful new voice is standing up to South Korea's ICO ban.
The Model T democratized the car industry – and the bitcoin white paper did the same for payments, says Ripple's top technologist, David Schwartz.