Welcome to the 55th issue of Stack Sats.
Lightning Network Metrics
Public Capacity: 4,992 BTC (+34 BTC)
Channels: 74,669 (+535)
Nodes: 18,056 (+71)
Average Channel Size: 6,686,586 sats (-735 sats)
Lightning Podcasts: 15,257 (+102)
Amboss Magma Liquidity Deployed: 130.4 BTC (+3.24 BTC)
Wallet of Satoshi LN Payments: 11,847,428 (+230,908)
Nostr Daily Active Users: 9,259 (-150)
Value 4 Value podcasts stacked 6,767,458 sats this week (8,944,792 sats last week)
Stacker News users stacked 2,465,778 sats this week (2,288,110 sats last week)
- 🥇 Darthcoin: 186,400 sats stacked this week
- 🥈 Siggy47: 141,300 sats stacked this week
- 🥉 Birdeye21: 102,400 sats stacked this week
Amboss Magma users stacked 2,417,757 sats this week (971,496 sats last week)
THNDR Games users received 63,887 LN payments this week (63,647 last week)
Lightning Product Updates & Other Stats
Lexe announced their upcoming self-custodial mobile Lightning wallet with 24/7 sending and receiving.
River is working on a River Lightning upgrade that will allow any developer anywhere in the world to start sending and receiving non-KYC, self-custodial payments in minutes.
LN Markets is now exceeding $2 million of derivatives trading volume per day.
Stacker News is on pace for another record month of content created on the site.
Olympus, Zeus’ LSP, has routed over 2 BTC of payments this week.
21 Geyser projects earned more than 1 million sats on their platform in August.
Amboss Hydro has deployed over 1.2 BTC of Lightning liquidity since their launch last week.
Roy Sheinfeld wrote a blog post called “Building on Lightning: How Satimoto Is Beating Fiat with the Breez SDK”.
Bitmex wrote a blog post called “Bitcoin’s Culture War – Discussion With Udi Wertheimer”.
Stack Sats Podcast
I spent this week upgrading my podcast workflow, I have a backlog of 3 new episodes and lots of clips to release in the coming week.