Browsing Concept: First Generation Cryptocurrencies

The first generation cryptocurrencies was spawned by Bitcoin. Several Bitcoin forks exist on this generation. Most 1st generation coins simply copied the Bitcoin source code while modifying the encryption algorithms and total coin supply.

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ELI5 First, second, third and fourth generation cryptocurrencies [2023 Update]
Although the theoretical building blocks that form cryptocurrencies existed prior to 2009, it was only in January of that year that Bitcoin registered the first ever transaction o...