Category: Crypto History

ELI5 Antshares
Antshares is Chinese project NEO's previous name. When originally released it was informally nicknamed "China's Ethereum" platform. Legendary ICO Antshares was one of the most un...

What is Crypto Anarchism
Crypto Anarchism is a political ideology which advocates the use of strong cryptography as an instrument for the promotion of Anarchy, including unrestricted personal freedoms and ...

What are 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation cryptocurrencies
Although the theoretical concepts behind cryptocurrencies existed prior to 2009, it was only in January of that year when Bitcoin registered its first transaction on a blockchain. ...

Why are there so many cryptocurrencies
Why so many cryptocurrencies? Are all of them as complex as Bitcoin? Currently, the Crypto.BI cryptocurrency list has over 1993 entries. What's behind this crypto diversity? Per...

ELI5 Litecoin and Dogecoin Why were they released some time after Bitcoin
Litecoin and Dogecoin were once the #2 and #3 cryptocurrencies by market cap, respectively. In early 2014, when Dogecoin had just been released, the meme fever pumped the cryptocur...

Understand distributed ledgers and the importance of financial decentralization
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? Th...

Early Bird Gets the Bitcoin!
An 11 year old author has attracted the attention of the cryptocurrency world with a new book entitled Early Bird Gets The Bitcoin: The Ultimate Guide To Everything About Bitcoin ...

The alleged Craig's Wright vs David Kleiman email uses a unique subject string which is being used to pin it to March 2008
They say truth can be stranger than fiction, but nothing we've seen in the cryptocurrency Wild West is stranger than the story of David Kleiman vs. Dr. Craig S. Wright and the $11 ...

Why does everyone want to know who Satoshi Nakamoto is (And who is he )
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? We don't know and neither does anybody else. But we've got some ideas about who he might be, since there aren't too many people out there who possess the c...

Bitcoin: The mother of all cryptocurrencies
In January 2009, an individual or pseudonym by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto, announced that the first Bitcoin transaction had taken place between him and Hal Finney.  This was the...