Atlanta BitDevs

Bitcoin Socratic Seminar #26

Bitcoin Socratic Seminar #26

It’s almost time for Bitcoin Socratic Seminar #26!

What is a Socratic Seminar?

Inspired by other BitDevs meetups around the US, our Socratic Seminar events are formatted to foster debate, information sharing and lively discussion.

  1. Discussion topics are provided ahead of the event
  2. The event moderator(s) leads the audience through the topics
  3. Raise your hand to grab the mic and participate in the conversation
  4. We go to a bar afterwards

Logistics for Tonight

Tonight we'll be meeting at ATL BitLab. Join our telegram channel in case you need to ask for help finding us the night of the event.


684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE,
Suite A1
Atlanta, GA 30312

πŸ“ Google Maps


Park anywhere in the gravel lot that has a "tenants only" sign (ATL BitLab is the tenant and you are their guests). You can also park right in front of ATL BitLab's fence. Avoid the areas marked for valet use.

Look for the orange door behind the fence.


πŸ€™ Opening Demo

We're going to hear from Nitesh Balusu to learn about his recent work on Balance of Satoshis to support the LSP (Lightning Service Provider) Spec.

🧑 Bitcoin

Marathon launches Slipstream transaction submission serviceπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

OpenSats: Fourth Wave of Bitcoin GrantsπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

QuantumCats: Bringing OP_CAT back to BitcoinπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

Mining Misinformation: How the United Nations University Misrepresents Bitcoin's Energy Use

Marathon introduces Anduro, a "New Multi-Chain Bitcoin Layer-Two Network"πŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

Citrea BitVM ZK Verifier

Bitcoin PR Review Club: Re enable OP_CATπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

Chia Lisp for BitcoinersπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

Economic-Majority Signaling for OP_CTV ActivationπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

Bisq2 Beta

Sharing the Code Behind BitkeyπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

⚑️ Lightning

Swaproot: cheaper and more private on-chain deposits on PhoenixπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

Braiins - "We are excited to be the first mining pool using the Lightning Network."

Nice Hash - "From today onward, all miners can receive their mining payouts in #Bitcoin directly to an external #LightningNetwork Address!"

Lightning Dev Kit - Unleashing Liquidity on the Lightning Network with "lightning-liquidity"πŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

umbrelOS 1.0 release

Vortex - Raycast extension uses NWC to control a lightning wallet on macOS

Pix in Brazil: A Field Study for the Bitcoin CommunityπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5

Judge rules CSW is not Satoshi

House passes a bill that could lead to a TikTok ban if Chinese owner refuses to sellπŸ“„SummarizedπŸ§’Explain Like I’m 5