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This is the 29th episode of the Lightning Junkies podcast. In this episode we have Rusty Russell! Rusty is well known for his work at Blockstream on C-Lightning. Prior to Lightning he was a Linux kernel dev. Rusty authored the majority of the Lightning Protocol Specification and has been directly responsible for much of the breakthroughs on Lightning while at Blockstream.

We talk about:

  • Rusty’s background
  • Rusty’s lack of ability to predict the future
  • Linux development
  • Teamwork in the Lightning Network
  • Different Lightning Development team
  • Offers/SuperInvoices
  • Recurring payments on the Lightning Network
  • Spongebob
  • The problem with LN/Scaling
  • Shitcoins
  • Ways to contribute to LN

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