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verisimilitude: What's Taproot?
shinohai: verisimilitude: an attempt to add mETHereum features to Bitcoin.
shinohai: (see also: http://qntra.net/2020/01/power-rangers-pushing-taproot-into-their-bitcoin-network-client-fork/)
asciilifeform: shinohai: asciilifeform does not historically read this maculature, and doesn't think he missed much thereby
asciilifeform: as pointed out in the linked qntra -- softforkisms are harmless to trb users.
shinohai: What's hilarious to me is 2+ years on and thing is basically still in the vaporware phase.
shinohai: (I'm not entirely convinced what is available now would actually work for 'em)
Aerthean: So is it more of a "marketing" press release? "We're going to do this thing, really, honest! Now give us money!"
Aerthean: Then proceed to the "I'm sorry for your loss" playbook when it doesn't work out
shinohai: Likely sumthin similar
verisimilitude: I wonder if I should consider buying a Chromebook, and if I could meaningully
verisimilitude: I wonder if I should consider buying a Chromebook, and if I could meaningfully disconnect one from the Internet.
asciilifeform: verisimilitude: i rec against. the current intel-infested variants iirc even worse.
verisimilitude: I've never considered such before, but I just want a machine which will actually work.
verisimilitude: Every Thinkpad I've owned has developed serious hardware issues.
verisimilitude: It's exhausting; I want a machine without a fan that can fail, for one.
asciilifeform: verisimilitude: i also want. may want to try 'pinebook' (somewhat kludgy arm64 box, i have one here, tho no civilized linux for it quite yet)
verisimilitude: What's the website for those?
asciilifeform: verisimilitude: https://www.pine64.org/pinebook-pro/
verisimilitude: I appreciate it.
asciilifeform: verisimilitude: may be cheaper (and less wait) 2ndhand
asciilifeform: afaik is closest thing to a terraformable fanless portable box currently made.
asciilifeform bbl
asciilifeform: $ticker btc usd
btcinfobot: Current BTC price in USD: $56552.32
asciilifeform: !w poll
watchglass: Polling 15 nodes...
watchglass: 185.85.38.54:8333 : Could not connect!
watchglass: 185.163.46.29:8333 : Could not connect!
watchglass: 205.134.172.6:8333 : (172-6.core.ai.net) Alive: (0.085s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Return Addr=0.0.0.0:8333 Blocks=678108
watchglass: 205.134.172.26:8333 : Alive: (0.082s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=678162
watchglass: 205.134.172.4:8333 : (172-4.core.ai.net) Alive: (0.083s) V=70001 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.7.0.1/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=678162
watchglass: 108.31.170.100:8333 : (pool-108-31-170-100.washdc.fios.verizon.net) Alive: (0.100s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=678108 (Operator: asciilifeform)
watchglass: 205.134.172.28:8333 : Alive: (0.024s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Return Addr=0.0.0.0:8333 Blocks=678158 (Operator: whaack)
watchglass: 54.39.156.171:8333 : (ns562940.ip-54-39-156.net) Alive: (0.092s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=678162
watchglass: 143.202.160.10:8333 : Alive: (0.268s) V=70001 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.7.0.1/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=678162
watchglass: 208.94.240.42:8333 : Alive: (0.243s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=678162
watchglass: 213.109.238.156:8333 : Alive: (0.329s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=678024
watchglass: 176.9.59.199:8333 : (static.199.59.9.176.clients.your-server.de) Alive: (0.276s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=412036 (Operator: jurov)
watchglass: 84.16.46.130:8333 : (182518.pk.3pp.slovanet.sk) Alive: (0.364s) V=99999 (/therealbitcoin.org:0.9.99.99/) Jumpers=0x1 (TRB-Compat.) Blocks=472214

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