Crypto History

Welcome to our time machine. In this section you’ll find ancient crypto lore.

Cryptos that have gone away, the early beginnings, political ideas/movements that influenced cipherpunks and crypto hackers, interesting facts from the early days and other subjects that may help us better understand where cryptocurrencies came from and where we might be headed next.

Understand distributed ledgers and the importance of financial decentralization by @Gal
What's the hype around decentralization all about? Why is it important? Why do we want decentralization, when centralized financial institutions seem to be working just fine? T...