Read_693 - Lightning & The Airport Analogy [Danny Scott]
19 Jan • 31m
Today we hit a short piece but a really great analogy in order to make sense of the lightning network. Since I've recently had a few people ask me about this and a fellow audionaut made a great suggestion for a short article, I thought this would be good to hit especially in the spirit of trying to get back to covering some of the fundamentals of Bitcoin and how it and many of the tools around it work, in simple, digestible explanations. And so we paint an easy picture of Lightning, with the Airport Analogy.
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instead of back to basics. call it "Back to (the) Core" and then you can put "BTC" at the beginning of the episode. or even BTTC. regardless..... keep up the good work! appreciate all that you do!
Found you and Clint on POTP a while back and forgot how I found you. The last time reminded me. I hope to get more normies listening to this show. Thanks in part to this show, I buy TX beef with BTC. Wish I had more choices to stack here in NYS.
What up man. Sorry my Umbrel died and I can't send 21 sats to you every 6 blocks anymore so I've decided to send you 21,000 sats on fountain every month.(Unless the price goes up 20x or something)
thanks for your work!!!
I think caca means Doodoo in one of those eastern European Slavik languages. I love this airport analogy Guy. I had to listen to it twice. Now I’ll practice telling it and introduce it to a very important sceptic in my space.
What if you just call it “Bitcoin Basics”? Just on the surface calling it “Back to Basics” sounds more like a review for people who already know the info.
short read boost
Great analogy for the Lightning Network, but I also liked some of the analogies that you expressed in your Guy's take afterward. Feels like there was a missed opportunity for the author to elaborate on hubs within the airline system, as I see large lightning nodes with spokes going out to many other "hubs" as well as individuals' nodes (regional small airports) as a great analogy for the necessity of such hubs within the airline traffic system.