If you don’t know them, then learn them.
Caffeinate → ruminate → schedule meeting → gesticulate → profit!
Just kidding, it is very valuable.
You open your eyes. A metal plate sits on the table before you. You determine that it has 24 words stamped into by observation and deduction. It is otherwise blank. How long does it take for you to figure out what it is?
Continue reading “i found a piece of metal with 24 words on it”
Unconditional positive regard
is the basic acceptance and support of a person regardless of what the person says or does.
It gives people
the best possible conditions for personal growth.
presents as Hope—an optimism that something good and positive will develop to bring about constructive change.02:38PM
Additionally, we mutually nurture our growth by practicing Unconditional Positive Regard because
This is an attitude of grace, an attitude that values us even knowing our failings. It is a profound relief to drop our pretences, confess our worst feelings, and discover that we are still accepted. In a good marriage, a close family, or an intimate friendship, we are free to be spontaneous without fearing the loss of others’ esteem.
After spending about fifty hours researching Bitcoin hardware wallets via:
- Product documentation
- Twitter feeds
- YouTube videos
- Reviews and comparisons
- Considerations of desired features
My conclusion is that:
Make it easier to create a wallet by requiring only:
- A good passphrase for it along with a Salt
- A WarpWallet implementation to rebuild it.
Not BIP-39 with a passphrase and yet
“as secure as BIP39 although much more convenient and user friendly.” ―Bitcoin Glossary#WarpWallet
Interesting idea gone into great detail here.
bitkey is a
Bitcoin Swiss Army Knife in a verifiably secure self-contained Live CD/USB. Supports air-gapped Bitcoin transactions. Makes offline cold storage (slightly more) practical.
Very thoughtful explanation provides tips for reflection on how to manage custodial expectations on yourself and others.
- The highest order of civilization.
- That which guides and protects.
Protect from what? The unrestrained uncultured human mind.
First our own, then others.
If a teacher teaches you everything, then run; you won’t know how to learn.
After being told to do it, face it confront it, survive, then move on to the next one.
The answer is probably #1 radically different than the perfected version that we know and love today, and #2 is very fun to imagine.
Bioenergetics and Life’s Origins is a article on the topic.
Cold-wallets and PSBTs are powerful, intimidating, and valuable.
Whether you use them or not: learn as much about them as you can.
Here is a kind and detailed introduction.
Valuable topics—like this—require time and effort to study and learn.
Learn it before you need it.