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TD₿: How Bitcoin and Lightning Can Boost Productivity (an article) by Sam Callahan
TL;DR: Bitcoin's Lightning Network can reverse the productivity losses we've seen in the US economy.
Sam Callahan has been doing a lot of research into the Lightning Network. He recently attended the MicroStrategy World conference and wrote this article covering what he learned there and what we might expect to see in the near future.
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