History repeats itself but never in the same way  

 

The Million Dollar Homepage is a website conceived in 2005 by Alex Tew, a student from Wiltshire, England, to raise money for his university education with a totally different scope of satoshi place website.

“The home page consisted of a million pixels arranged in a 1000 × 1000 pixel grid; the image-based links on it were sold for $1 per pixel in 10 × 10 blocks. The purchasers of these pixel blocks provided tiny images to be displayed on them, a URL to which the images were linked, and a slogan to be displayed when hovering a cursor over the linkThe aim of the website was to sell all of the pixels in the image, thus generating a million dollars of income for the creator. The Wall Street Journal has commented that the site inspired other websites that sell pixels..” – source Wikipedia

This time, the aim is to show the power of Bitcoin’s Lightning Network created to support thousands if not millions of microtransactions per second solving the scalability problem. Satoshi.place is a website created by @LightningK0ala where one million pixels are available on the canvas, and each pixel costs one satoshi to paint. Every single pixel can be drawn. Assuming that one Bitcoin has 100 million satoshis, it will cost you only about $60 to buy and paint every single pixel. 

 

So if you want to experiment by yourself with Satoshi place, you can download a lightning network wallet from here http://lightningnetworkstores.com/wallets,  and use some satoshi to create your piece of art. Our pice of art cost us only 0.24$  (3539 satoshis)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some screenshots captured to create a small timelapse.

 

 

 

 

 

Nica Tudor

Blockchain, Smart Contracts, and cryptocurrencies enthusiast.

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