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King Charles V the Wise commissions a translation of Aristotle

The MYTHBUSTER project needs you!


Article is also available in:
⬤ Español
⬤ português


Use your translation skills to translate myth-busting articles that other people have written, into new languages. In doing so you can be rewarded substantial amounts of MYTHBUSTER tokens, which are reward tokens that can earn dividend payments by anonymous contributors.

You will also get a warm fuzzy feeling of contributing significantly to education of the public about Bitcoin, and helping to spread awareness of the beautiful nature of this peer to peer electronic cash to the world community.


NOTE: In December 2019 we are having a writing competition and BCH airdrop as additional incentive to reward contributors. Please read this article:

https://read.cash/@btcfork/mythbusting-2019-holiday-competition-santas-airdrop-8f8f07c3


Below, I list the existing myth-busting articles I am aware of (first, the ones on this platform - a wider search for existing articles on other forums and blogging sites will follow later.)

Articles are grouped by language, so you can see if there is a language which you can translate. By the way, this post itself, and the roadmap and incentive description post, all need translation into other languages. Good translations of posts will be awarded between 50 to 100 MYTHBUSTER tokens, depending on the quality.

Mystbuster posts on read.cash , grouped by language:

English:

Spanish (Spain):

French (France)

Portuguese (Brazil)

German (Germany)

Polish

Slovenian

Arabic

Please let me know in the comments below if you have translated anything into a language of your choice. Please also identify the language in the comment.

If you are unsure whether an article has been translated into the language that you wanted already, please ask in the comments. It's always good to avoid duplicate work. If it has already been translated, you can still contribute by reviewing and offering corrections to the author where you see something you feel is wrong.

People will need to read your content and attempt to assess its quality before awarding you MYTHBUSTER tokens, so we ask for your patience!

Thanks for reading, and let's bust myths in many languages!

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A note about poor machine translations: I'm fine with you using machine translation as a tool, but it's not hard to spot, and poor quality machine translations will earn very little, if any, tokens. I will solicit people I trust to help review and assess the quality of translations.

Please make sure you are actually capable of translating content properly, otherwise just leave it to people who can :)

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Mythbusting: big blocks => zero fees => infinite spam (Portuguese) Translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-blocos-grandes-zero-comissoes-spam-infinito-escrito-por-btcfork-85feb817

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Mythbusting: 10-minute confirmation time makes Bitcoin unsuitable as a 'cash' method of payment (Portuguese) translation complete

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-o-tempo-de-confirmacao-de-10-minutos-torna-o-bitcoin-inadequado-como-forma-de-pagamento-713be444

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Mythbusting:"BCH fees would also be high with increased usage" (Spanish) Translation available

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbustinglas-tarifas-de-bch-tambien-serian-altas-con-un-mayor-uso-escrito-por-mr-zwets-990f5c14

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6 months ago

¡Muchas gracias!

+50 MYTHBUSTER

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Incentivizing the debunking of myths - introducing MYTHBUSTER SLP token (Portuguese) Translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/incentivando-o-desmistificacao-de-mitos-introduzindo-o-token-mythbuster-slp-75b53f5a

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Mythbusting:"BCH fees would also be high with increased usage"(Portuguese) Translation Available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-as-taxas-de-bch-tambem-seriam-altas-com-o-aumento-do-uso-escrito-por-mr-zwets-5b9d88f5

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6 months ago

oops! Copying this here: @btcfork I also can translate to Spanish and Catalan (regional language from Spain), if you are interested in the former just tell me and I'll spend some time as soon as I can!

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I think both Spanish (ES) and Catalan are valuable. @Grido is already doing much Spanish translation, as you may have seen in the "Spanish" section now in this article.

If you can do Catalan ones that would be excellent, I would add a section for it once you have the first translation done :)

If you want to do Spanish ones too, maybe coordinate with Grido on future work, so you don't repeat each other's work.

Your offer to help on this is very much appreciated!

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Mythbusting: "Bigger blocks means less full nodes" (Portuguese) translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-blocos-maiores-significam-menos-nos-completos-escrito-por-mr-zwets-249e4aa0

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The Bitcoin blockchain is not intended for "coffee purchases" (German) Translation available

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-die-bitcoin-blockkette-ist-nicht-fur-kaffee-kaufe-a30691ed

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Mythbusting: SPV is not secure (Portuguese) Translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-o-spv-nao-e-seguro-escrito-por-tomz-2c82daa3

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6 months ago

I've made a couple of videos whose scripts may be useful enough to be worth translating. Feel free to add them to your list, or not.

First and maybe most generally useful, here's a video about "Blockchain" vs "Bitcoin", and whether you can have one without the other. (Perfect for anyone who thinks "blockchain technology" was the real breakthrough, not Bitcoin.)

https://youtu.be/R9juamxokzc

The script is here:

https://honest.cash/v2/AD1AD/new-video-blockchain-vs-bitcoin-4544

Here's a video debunking the claim that miners are a trusted third party. This comes up sometimes with Lightning Network proponents/apologists who try to argue that lightning is peer-to-peer, but on-chain transactions aren't.

https://youtu.be/bysWEZ2Tuwk

The script is here:

https://honest.cash/v2/AD1AD/new-video-are-miners-technichally-a-trusted-third-party-and-what-do-they-do-3787

I also made a video debunking the claim that it's a good idea (or really even possible) to "store" data on the blockchain:

https://youtu.be/FZ2TSXHGBEU

The script is here:

https://honest.cash/v2/AD1AD/new-video-can-you-store-data-on-the-bitcoin-blockchain-4932

Finally, here's an article I wrote trying to debunk the idea that contentious chain splits are a bad thing:

https://honest.cash/v2/AD1AD/the-potentially-bright-future-of-contentious-chain-splits-without-replay-protection-152

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Thank you. Excellent comment that will add to the list of myths and source material for mythbusters.

Please post an SLP address, your provided sources are certainly worthy of MYTHBUSTER credits.

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Thanks, and thanks for the 50 cents. No pressure to send the tokens if you did that in their stead, but here's an SLP address:

simpleledger:qz3gun9z7fpdhdg48mu09emq8g3kult94gdnt0l900

Cheers!

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No worries - any BCH tips I give out are additional and separate to token rewards, as the token should serve as a future dividend tool to reward the contributors of good content.

I've yet to integrate the myths you noted in your content - coming soon!

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Mythbusting: SPV is not secure (Spanish) Translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-spv-no-es-seguro-escrito-por-tomz-7e76e1e4

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Thank you again! It looks very good to me though I've only reviewed it very briefly.

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I've added your article to the "translations" page in case someone can translate from Spanish to another language.

https://read.cash/@btcfork/help-translate-myth-busting-articles-and-earn-mythbuster-72315476

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Mythbusting: "Controversial hard-forks CANNOT happen" (Spanish) translation complete https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-los-hard-forks-conflictivos-no-pueden-suceder-por-btcfork-96c3f4ab

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Mythbusting: big blocks => zero fees => infinite spam (German) Translation available

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-grosse-blocke-null-gebuhren-unendlicher-spam-68edfa59

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Breaking Down language barriers to 200 Million of people in South America (Brazil) Mythbusting 2019 - holiday competition & Santa's airdrop (Portuguese) Translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/desafio-do-mito-2019-concurso-e-presentes-de-natal-do-papai-noel-ed8793ea

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Thank you Sofia & u/RicardaoMoura !

Would you say these are Portuguese (BR) or Portuguese (PT) translations? I'm asking to know what's the best section description to list them in the "Help translation" post.

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Hi Mr.! These are translated to Portuguese (BR).

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Thank you. I will list them under Portuguese (Brazil)

:-)

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Please also re-confirm to which SLP address you would like me to send the reward tokens for the Portuguese translation.

Shall I send them to your existing address at simpleledger:qzrml3fhqtvpxtdcfaxcu5s0egsgujz59c46xtnuvd

or do you wish to submit a distinct receiving address for the Portuguese work?

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SLP BitcoinCashRyver's address: simpleledger:qzrml3fhqtvpxtdcfaxcu5s0egsgujz59c46xtnuvd Thank you!

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Mythbusting:"BCH fees would also be high with increased usage" (French) translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/les-frais-de-la-bch-seraient-egalement-eleves-avec-laugmentation-de-lutilisation-6ae29242

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As a guide: when you are translating to another language, at the top of your post, include a link to the original article which you used as a basis.

Also, there is no need to include the same decorative images in your translated article. The important thing is the written content.

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The Bitcoin blockchain is not intended for "coffee purchases" (French) Translation available

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/cassez-les-mythes-la-chaine-de-blocs-bitcoin-nest-pas-destinee-aux-achats-de-cafe-c75f5843

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Mythbusting: big blocks => zero fees => infinite spam. (Spanish) Translation available.

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-bloques-grandes-tarifas-cero-spam-infinito-escrito-por-btcfork-3ac42cd0

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Thank you! As always a very good translation from what I can see.

While checking it against original I spotted some mistakes in the original which I should fix up. I might comment underneath your article once I've made some corrections to mine. It's minor things like incorrect links and unresolved "Figure N" reference which I forgot to adjust.

Because this was a long article and certainly a lot of work to translate, you get +75 MYTHBUSTER.

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Mythbusting: LN can accommodate the entire world in a reasonable time while keeping blocks small (German) translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/ln-kann-die-ganze-welt-in-einer-angemessenen-zeit-unterbringen-und-dabei-die-blocke-klein-halten-62d2d471

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Mythbusting: SPV is not secure (Slovene) Translation available to Slovenian BCH community https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/razbijanje-mitov-spv-ni-varen-98119280

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¡Muchas gracias!

+50 MYTHBUSTER

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The Bitcoin blockchain is not intended for "coffee purchases" (Slovene) Translation available

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/razbijanje-mitov-bitcoin-blockchain-ni-namenjen-nakupu-kave-09eaec5f

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Mythbusting: SPV is not secure (French) Translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/cassez-les-mythes-le-spv-nest-pas-securise-ceac4406

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Thank you, another 50 MYTHBUSTER well earned! (for txid see comment under post)

I will tip you some BCH too, currently sorting out a deposit problem with topping up my account here.

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Mythbusting: LN can accommodate the entire world in a reasonable time while keeping blocks small (Spanish) translation available. https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-ln-puede-acomodar-a-todo-el-mundo-en-un-tiempo-razonable-manteniendo-pequenos-bloques-3a7d2681

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Help translate myth-busting articles and earn #MYTHBUSTER! (Portuguese) translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/ajude-a-traduzir-artigos-que-quebram-mitos-e-ganhe-mythbuster-c9cbd89d

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Mythbusting - " Bitcoin is necessarily energy-inefficient because of POW" (Spanish) Translation available.

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-bitcoin-es-necesariamente-ineficiente-en-energia-debido-a-pow-escrito-por-alanone-bc15336f

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The Bitcoin blockchain is not intended for "coffee purchases" (Portuguese) Translation available

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-bitcoin-blockchain-nao-se-destina-a-comprar-cafe-6db9bc77

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Mythbusting: 10-minute confirmation time makes Bitcoin unsuitable as a 'cash' method of payment. (Spanish) translation available.

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-el-tiempo-de-confirmacion-de-10-min-hace-que-bitcoin-sea-inadecuado-como-metodo-de-pago-bba7d4b0

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¡Muchas gracias!

+50 MYTHBUSTER

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hello.. is this offer still available? i can help with translating some articles to arabic if you need to.

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Mythbusting: 10-minute confirmation time makes Bitcoin unsuitable as a 'cash' method of payment (German) translation available

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-10-minutige-bestatigungszeit-macht-bitcoin-als-cash-zahlungsmethode-ungeeignet-e0566b72

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A roadmap to busting small blocker myths about Bitcoin (Portuguese) translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/um-roteiro-para-acabar-com-os-mitos-dos-fas-de-pequenos-blocos-sobre-bitcoin-394908d6

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And here is the incentive description translated to spanish (Spain)

https://read.cash/@Grido/incentivando-la-caza-de-mitos-presentando-el-token-slp-mythbuster-d53b3d91

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Added to the translated posts list, thank you!

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Added to the spanish version too :)

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I have added another article to the list of English articles (about the Christmas competition)

https://read.cash/@btcfork/mythbusting-2019-holiday-competition-santas-airdrop-8f8f07c3

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Mythbusting: SPV is not secure (German) Translation available https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-spv-ist-nicht-sicher-26e0b567

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Mythbusting: LN can accommodate the entire world in a reasonable time while keeping blocks small (Portuguese) translation available. https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/mythbusting-o-ln-pode-acomodar-todos-em-um-tempo-razoavel-mantendo-pequenos-blocos-c746121b

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6 months ago

Thank you for the wonderful translations (please pass on to your team).

The MYTHBUSTER mint needs to create more tokens, so it will take slightly longer to issue the rewards for this one, but don't worry - it's coming :)

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We are committed to helping spread knowledge about Bitcoincash! Ty.

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Mythbusting: LN can accommodate the entire world in a reasonable time while keeping blocks small (French) translation available

https://read.cash/@SofiaCBCH/ln-peut-accueillir-le-monde-entier-dans-un-delai-raisonnable-tout-en-gardant-des-blocs-petits-a00bc495

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Again thank you for the excellent contribution! I shall add the link to your post to the translation post list.

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Just translated this post to spanish (Spain) :)

https://read.cash/@Grido/ayuda-a-traducir-articulos-que-rompen-mitos-y-gana-mythbuster-6fc531bb

Also saw a couple typos: First paragraph "divident" -> "dividend" Second to last paragraph "we ask your patience" -> "we ask for your patience"

Thank you for your work.

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7 months ago

Yes, I saw! The translation is excellent. I have requested an SLP address to send some tokens to, please reply to my comment underneath your translation article.

Thanks for being the 1st to translate!

Also, I have added a "Spanish" section to this article, listing your post! (you might want to update yours as well to include that section)

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7 months ago

Done, and done.

Thank you for starting the initiative. I think a good mythbusting resource can really help us in the current state of things.

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If you do not mind me asking (you do not have to reply of course): Is this your profile on Memo?

https://memo.cash/profile/1BQJzjHffCo3S8UiBC9DQoKxTdV31AHw2a

Reason I ask is because I look for good accounts to follow on Memo, Twitter etc.

I also don't know how to credit you well on Twitter (I am retweeting the links to your translations) - so far credited you as "Grido @readcash1" but I will credit you using your profile link on here in future (https://read.cash/@Grido)

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I think it is, but I'm not much of a twitter or a memoer, just lurking for the most part. For me it's ok if you link this profile :) thanks

I do follow you btw ;)

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Thanks, meanwhile I saw that u/Grido completed the Spanish translation of Electron Cash wallet, so I guess that must be you!

As an Electron Cash user, thanks <3

https://twitter.com/btcfork/status/1201618340252409856

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I am xD lots of translating these days.

You are most welcome. Thank you for promoting good projects in the space.

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