The Taproot upgrade is likely to lock-in on the Bitcoin mainnet during the current two-week difficulty era, making the “Speedy Trial” activation method an overwhelming success. The Taproot feature goes live in November, if all goes well. You can follow the activation progress on http://Taproot.watch, a nifty web dashboard for Taproot activation created by @hampus_s. Send him a lightning tip too!Andreas Antonopoulos
Explanations on Taproot and what it means for bitcoin. Put really simply – scaling & privacy.
TAPROOT IS COMING: WHAT IT IS, AND HOW IT WILL BENEFIT BITCOIN
Taproot would expand on Bitcoin’s smart contract flexibility, while offering more privacy in doing so.