Yo dawg

I apologise in advance for this extremely bad joke employing the “Yo Dawg” meme (an explanation) – although, as anyone who grew up listening to Garrison Keillor on the radio will know, bad jokes are the best.

To any of my readers who have no idea what the hell I’m talking about (and to whom this joke will be utterly unfunny – though I suspect even some Bitcoiners will find this unfunny, too) a sidechain is a proposed way of adding smart contract and other functionality by appending separate transaction histories to the Bitcoin blockchain. Learn more here.