Author: vegard

Lightning Network – analogies that works, that have been used, and limitations of the analogies.

There has been a lot said of what Lightning Network is similar to. Some of the analogies are wrong, some of them are partly right. I’ll try to break down a few of them here, and where they fail. Lightning Network is IOUs This is partly right. But what is an IOU? It’s a paper […]

How to participate in the development of the Lightning Network Daemon from Lightning Labs!

Or pretty much any open source project on github. Start with downloading and compiling LND from scratch, if you haven’t already done so. A Linux system is probably easiest to get it to work on, but I have heard of people who run it on Windows too. https://github.com/lightningnetwork/lnd/blob/master/docs/INSTALL.md is the procedure you are looking for. Run […]