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  • Excuse my ignorance but how can we lend bitcoin? Like if Bitcoin were to vaporize the dollar and bank, how would Bitcoin be lent out for a mortgage for example?
    Https:// is building smart contracts through a separate blockchain which reads and writes to the main bitcoin blockchain. There are others too. These higher expression layers will allow bitcoin to be used in finance with reduced counterparty risk. Bitcoin is money. Please don’t FOMO into any of these projects; just put a few sats in; see how they work / don’t work. Beta testing mentality. These other... - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Bitcoin is the future
    We have DeFi on bitcoin — - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Deconstructing the sBTC whitepaper,a design of a trustless 2-way peg for Bitcoin
    TLDR: The sBTC whitepaper proposes Stacks[1] and sBTC[2] as layer-two mechanism for unlocking defi (DEXs, NFTs, and other dapps, etc.) on top of the Bitcoin blockchain. I've started deconstructing and analyzing it in relation to what it means for both Bitcoin and Stacks. [1] [2] - Source: Hacker News / 3 months ago
  • Bitcoin External Risk
    I suggest fellow Bitcoiners research the stacks project - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Which Coins Are You Staking And Why?
    Stake (they call it stack) Stacks and get paid in either BTC or STX ( No trust needed - as you keep your coins in your own wallet and delegate them like you do with Tezos. - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • Bitcoin's Taproot upgrade and it's potential to expand DeFi through bitcoin
    There's another project called Stacks (r/stacks or that already enables this. They sync their chain with Bitcoin's, so that theirs is secured by Bitcoin, but allows more transactions per block, thereby allowing lower fees. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • The First NFT for the Zano community - "Zano Forest" !
    Yo guys, it seems like the zano community is more and more intersted in creating ways to spend their Zano for services, arts ... So I had the idea to release an NFT, which I was working on a long time ago. So I added the NFT to the Bitcoin blockchain using, with the help of iceyballz. And like you do know guys Zano doesnt support smart contracts which means no NFTs. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • A from-scratch tour of Bitcoin in Python
    Check out Stacks (, enables smart contracts on top of Bitcoin through Proof-of-Transfer consensus. Founded by YC alums and launched this January after 7 years of R&D. Disclaimer: I'm involved. - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • Problem with Stacks Wallet
    I don't have a hardware wallet. I took a look at and haven't found anything related. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Feedback Friday
    Technologies used: Stacks Blockchain - - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Stacking STX: Diamond Handed Stackers earn BTC
    Stacks’ Proof of Transfer protocol allows stacking of STX token (in the user’s own wallet) and earn BTC as a reward. Isn’t this cool? - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • What framework did Blockstack use to build our
    If you don't find your answer here, you could try asking your question in the repo: - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago

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