Holiday Party The highlight of my week was definitely the Atlanta BitDevs + Atlanta BitPlebs holiday party. I wanted to do something special for the folks who show up to the ATL meetups week after week. After fantasizing about making cryptographic puzzles or dabbling in generative art, I finally settled on making bitcoin fortune cookies.… Continue reading Lucky numbers
I didn’t screw this up (yet)
But there’s always next week. Where I left off, it was almost time for Thanksgiving and the Legends of Lightning submission time was drawing close. PlebFM Nick and I worked late into the night to get our submission polished up for Legends of Lightning. I worked on building out as many different screens in the… Continue reading I didn’t screw this up (yet)
The first of many weekly updates (unless I screw this up)
I’m planning to post a weekly update. It’s something I want to practice so that I form better habits around sharing my work early and often instead of hoarding it and attempting to perfect it (in other words, participating in delusion). I’ll probably be making these on Fridays just for a sense of finality and… Continue reading The first of many weekly updates (unless I screw this up)
Adopting Bitcoin: Days 7 – 8 in El Salvador
An incredible experiment is unfolding before our eyes in El Salvador. Adopting Bitcoin was focused on how we make this experiment a success.
Chivo ATM: Day 6 in El Salvador
The day before Adopting Bitcoin, I did some more Lightning payments to various merchants around town and had some misadventures with a Chivo Bitcoin ATM.
Volcano: Day 5 in El Salvador
The day where I find a new version of Chivo that accepts Lightning payments with minimal issue and hike a volcano.
Markets and Malls: Day 4 in El Salvador
On day 4, I visited the Palacio Nacional, explored the marketplace in Centro Histórico, and went to the mall.
IBEX, Chivo, and MUNA: Day 3 in El Salvador
I started the day off with a breakfast of huevos revueltos, with tortillas and frijoles refritos, then ventured out into the city. I decided to head over to Starbucks to get some work done on my laptop and checkout the Bitcoin UX there.
Designated Bitcoiners: Day 2 in El Salvador
One trend I am beginning to notice is that some businesses who accept Bitcoin treat it as a special edge case. I call this the “designated bitcoiner” approach.