Taproot is Locked! Don’t understand what that means and at this point you’re too afraid to ask?

Aaron van Wirdum posted a bunch of his articles about Taproot. https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1403701284495110145.html For years now, Bitcoin developers have been wanting to implement Schnorr signatures on the Bitcoin protocol. https://bitcoinmagazine.com/culture/the-power-of-schnorr-the-signature-algorithm-to-increase-bitcoin-s-scale-and-privacy-1460642496 Among other things, Schnorr signatures would enable a new type of smart contracts, sometimes referred to as Scriptless Scripts. https://bitcoinmagazine.com/technical/scriptless-scripts-how-bitcoin-can-support-smart-contracts-without-smart-contracts Meanwhile, Read more…

How to Get Started With Bitcoin Self-Custody

Not your keys, not your coins, right? You hear that all the time from hardcore bitcoiners. But how do you even start figuring that stuff out? An excellent guide on self-custody by econoalchemist. https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1403968847107874822.html 1/35 A thread on getting started with #bitcoin self-custody: How to:– setup a new @COLDCARDwallet– secure a seedphrase with @CypherSafe– Read more…

Which Hardware Wallet Should You Get for Safely Storing Your Crypto?

This video by Coin Bureau seems to cover the top 5 hardware wallet options out there. Get Your Hardware Wallet 🔒 Trezor One: https://shop.trezor.io/product/trezor-one-white Trezor Model T: https://shop.trezor.io/product/trezor-model-t KeepKey: https://shapeshift.com/keepkey Ellipal Titan https://www.ellipal.com/products/ellipal-titan ColdCard: https://coldcardwallet.com​ Ledger Nano S: https://shop.ledger.com/products/ledger-nano-s Ledger Nano X: https://shop.ledger.com/products/ledger-nano-x​