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London Bitcoin Devs reading list for Taproot activation livestream ~ November 14th

Meetup link: https://www.meetup.com/London-Bitcoin-Devs/events/281866614/

Zoom link: TBA on the day

YouTube link: TBA on the day

hsjoberg's Taproot.watch site: https://taproot.watch/

hsjoberg's Fork Explorer: https://github.com/hsjoberg/fork-explorer

Bitcoin Optech on what happens at activation: https://bitcoinops.org/en/preparing-for-taproot/#what-happens-at-activation

Bitcoin Optech on the history of soft fork activations: https://bitcoinops.org/en/topics/soft-fork-activation/

Monitoring the full nodes running versions that will enforce Taproot rules: https://twitter.com/taproot_signal

Bitcoin StackExchange on what could go wrong: https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/110557/taproot-activates-within-the-next-2-weeks-what-could-go-wrong-and-what-could-be

BitMEX's Fork Monitor: https://forkmonitor.info/nodes/btc

0xB10C spending a Taproot output before activation: https://b10c.me/blog/007-spending-p2tr-pre-activation/

Activation impacting the Lightning Network?: https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/110576/could-the-lightning-network-encounter-any-problems-as-a-result-of-taproot-activa

AJ Towns on Liquid's recent hard fork: https://www.erisian.com.au/wordpress/2021/10/26/liquid-and-taproot-activation

Andrew Poelstra response on Liquid's recent hard fork: https://medium.com/blockstream/response-to-aj-towns-blog-post-about-liquid-consensus-changes-931c1055dee5

Known mining pools: https://github.com/0xB10C/known-mining-pools

Monitoring Taproot spends on different block explorers

https://miningpool.observer/template-and-block

https://blockstream.info/

https://mempool.space/

https://explorer.btc.com/btc

https://oxt.me/

https://blockchair.com/bitcoin/

https://www.blockchain.com/btc/

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