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Socratic Seminar 82

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Thanks to our friends at Chaincode Labs for food and refreshments,

Discussion topics:

==Bitcoin Core PRs==
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/11423
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/12626
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/13557
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/12934
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/13452
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/13168
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/13307
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/9662

[bitcoin-dev] BIP 174 thoughts
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2018-June/016121.html

[bitcoin-dev] Alert key disclosure
https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/2018-July/016189.html

Wallet Descriptors
https://gist.github.com/sipa/e3d23d498c430bb601c5bca83523fa82

Stats
https://bitcoinvisuals.com/
https://twitter.com/khannib/status/1009491690686701569
https://segwit.space/

Building on Bitcoin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XORDEX-RrAI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpid31c6HZc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3q6PiJp1h-I

Schnorr BIP
https://github.com/sipa/bips/blob/bip-schnorr/bip-schnorr.mediawiki
https://github.com/RCasatta/schnorr_edu

Next Generation Light Clients: Block Commitments
https://medium.com/@jimpo/next-generation-light-clients-block-commitments-e532ba3dfaa

The Power of Peer Commitments
https://medium.com/@jimpo/the-power-of-peer-commitments-db7b2878c6da

The half scriptless swap
https://joinmarket.me/blog/blog/the-half-scriptless-swap/

==Lightning Network==
lnd PRs
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/1512
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/1435
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/1516
https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/pull/1358

c-lightning v0.6
https://github.com/ElementsProject/lightning/releases/tag/v0.6

Submarine Swaps on the Lightning Network
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASkyu0w_8Q8

Amount-independent payment routing in Lightning Networks
https://medium.com/@joost.jager/amount-independent-payment-routing-in-lightning-networks-6409201ff5ed

Exchange Integration with the Lightning Network
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1r38-_IgtfOkhJh4QbN7l6bl7Rol05qS-i7BjM3AjKOQ/edit

Ant routing algorithm for the Lightning Network
https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.00151v1

==MimbleWimble==
grin testnet3
https://www.grin-forum.org/t/testnet3-release/524

grin PRs
https://github.com/mimblewimble/grin/pull/1163
https://github.com/mimblewimble/grin/pull/1217

==Research==
A New Blind ECDSA Scheme for Bitcoin Transaction Anonymity
https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/660

A New Look at the Refund Mechanism in the Bitcoin Payment Protocol
https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.01793v1

Verifiable Delay Functions
https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/601.pdf

NOCUST – A Non-Custodial 2nd-Layer Financial Intermediary
https://eprint.iacr.org/2018/642.pdf

==Interesting Repos.==
Wasabi: Privacy Focused Bitcoin Wallet for Desktop –
https://medium.com/@nopara73/wasabi-privacy-focused-bitcoin-wallet-for-desktop-3962d567045a

libwally-core - Useful primitives for wallets
https://github.com/ElementsProject/libwally-core

Ruse Electrum Server Implementation
https://github.com/romanz/electrs

==Misc==
FC 2019 : Financial Cryptography
http://www.wikicfp.com/cfp/servlet/event.showcfp?eventid=78210©ownerid=121558

bitcoin-paper-errata-and-details.md
https://gist.github.com/harding/dabea3d83c695e6b937bf090eddf2bb3

Bithumb High Fees
https://twitter.com/WhalePanda/status/1009363734698102784

EOS fail
https://medium.com/@eosnewyork/eos-mainnet-status-update-8e77ba960520

Counterfactual: Generalized State Channels on Ethereum
https://medium.com/statechannels/counterfactual-generalized-state-channels-on-ethereum-d38a36d25fc6

==InfoSec==
Hackers Stole Over $20 Million From Misconfigured Ethereum Clients
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hackers-stole-over-20-million-from-misconfigured-ethereum-clients/

Buggy ERC-20 Tokens
https://github.com/sec-bit/awesome-buggy-erc20-tokens

Solidity Security: Comprehensive list of known attack vectors and common anti-patterns
https://blog.sigmaprime.io/solidity-security.html

Bancor Hacked
https://twitter.com/Bancor/status/1016420621666963457/photo/1

TLBleed
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/06/22/intel_tlbleed_key_data_leak/

Rampage and Guardion
http://rampageattack.com/

Lazy FP state restore
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/security-center/advisory/intel-sa-00145.html

"ROHNP"- Key Extraction Side Channel in Multiple Crypto Libraries
https://www.nccgroup.trust/us/our-research/technical-advisory-return-of-the-hidden-number-problem/

Root KSK Ceremony 33
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTxweLGjZSU