How To Build A Nostr ‘GM’ Bot Without Writing Code

Nostr Good Morning Bot

This article was originally published by Gigi on I’ve been bullish on nostr for a while now, but even I am surprised by how swift the ecosystem around this open protocol has been growing. Yes, it’s still early days. But it’s the perfect time to poke around and break build things. How else would you explore and learn? […]

Bitcoin Is Winning The Game Of Money

Bitcoin is Winning

In this world of evanescence, the Banyan has become a symbol of stability, constancy, and permanency, and represents immortality. – Ramakantha Bitcoin is a meticulously devised technology that combines multiple disciplines. Currently, it appears that its role is that of a medium of exchange where the supply is strictly predetermined by the code. The consensus […]

Bitcoin Is Digital Scarcity

This article was originally published by Gigi on We should treat computers as fancy telephones, whose purpose is to connect people. Information is alienated experience. Information is not something that exists. Indeed, computers don’t really exist, exactly; they’re only subject to human interpretation. This is a strong primary humanism I am promoting. As long […]

Set Up A Nostr Relay Server In Under 5 Minutes

Nostr Setup Guide

This article was originally published by André Neves on This is a quickstart guide for those that wish to run a Nostr Relay. There are tens of relay server options and implementations, but to keep things simple for newcomers to the network, I’m using the friendly `nostream` built in TypeScript and packaged as a Docker […]

The Ethics Of Mixing Bitcoin

Lady mixer

The ethics of mixing – a comprehensive essay on financial regulation and a defense of personal privacy This research was made possible with the help of Wasabi Wallet “Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of […]

What is Nostr? Basic Concepts Explained

Jack Dorsey Nostr

You may have heard of the new social network protocol nostr. In this article we will discuss what nostr is, how it works, why it matters and how you can join nostr yourself. Introduction To Nostr Online, you send all kinds of updates to your circle. Updates about what you’re doing—sometimes intimate details of your […]

CoinJoin: Compare All Implementations 2023

Navigating CoinJoin

It is obvious that no one agrees on “how to do CoinJoins right” and how to best optimize user privacy with block space efficiency on the Bitcoin network. In this article we will look at all the different Coinjoin implementations and help you find the right option for your needs. This article was originally published […]

CoinJoin, Really?

wasabi really

CoinJoin allows you to mix your bitcoin with other people’s so that the broadcast transaction to the Bitcoin blockchain is not your public wallet address

The Crypto Anarchist Manifesto

This article was originally published by Timothy C. May on MIT A specter is haunting the modern world, the specter of crypto anarchy. Computer technology is on the verge of providing the ability for individuals and groups to communicate and interact with each other in a totally anonymous manner. Two persons may exchange messages, conduct […]