Happy Sat-urday Stackers,
Keep an eye out for rising stars this weekend, stackers!
We are looking to schedule another AMA this week, but don't have one yet, so keep an eye out on Twitter.
- Gloria Zhao is now a Bitcoin Core maintainer. Gloria, who has been working tirelessly on package relay, was added shortly after Peter Wullie stepped down from his maintainer role.
- The majority of mobile phones in Africa are feature phones and use the USSD protocol for communication. As Barnard Parah mentioned in his recent AMA, wider adoption of Lightning in Africa will require it to be accessible over USSD. Enter Machankura, a custodial Lightning wallet that runs over USSD and is available in six African countries.
- Matt Hill, CEO of Start9, did an AMA. We learn about the compelling differences between Umbrel and Start9, Matt's favorite movies/books, plastic recycling, running, Objectivism, and much more!
- Pete Rizzo, Bitcoin historian, responded to Nic Carter's maximalism essay in Forbes.
- Blue Wallet now supports LNURL-auth.
- Hey, this is Moritz together with the Alby team. Ask us anything you would like to know about Alby!
- Are Bitcoiners too uncritical of El Salvador and Nayib Bukele???
- I feel like this site has a better Signal to Noise ratio than Bitcoin Twitter
- Stacker News Is Approaching 1 Million Pageviews
- More and more reddit posts referencing stacker.news - increase ⚡️ cost for posts/comments?
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