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We provide workshops, documentation, weekly newsletters, original research, case studies and announcements, analysis of Bitcoin software and services, and help facilitate improved relations between businesses and the open source community.

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Recent newsletters and blog posts

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #231: 2022 Year-in-Review Special

    This special edition of the Optech Newsletter summarizes notable developments in Bitcoin during all of 2022.
  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #230

    This week’s newsletter summarizes a proposal for a modified version of LN that may improve compatibility with channel factories, describes software for mitigating some effects of channel jamming attacks without changing the LN protocol, and links to a website for tracking unsignaled transaction replacements. Also included are our regular sections with announcements of new client and service software, summaries of popular questions and answers on the Bitcoin Stack Exchange, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure software.

  • Bitcoin Optech Newsletter #229

    This week’s newsletter describes an implementation of ephemeral anchors and includes our regular sections with the summary of a Bitcoin Core PR Review Club meeting, announcements of new releases and release candidates, and descriptions of notable changes to popular Bitcoin infrastructure projects.

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