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.

Alpereum Ethereum Mining Pool [Closed 2017] by Gal Crypto
Alpereum was an Ethereum mining pool that ran from May 2016 to late 2017. As of November 2017 Bitcointalk users reported that the pool had likely been shut down. No unfair pr...
ELI5: What is Crypto Anarchism? by @Cryptobill
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 ...
ELI5 First, second and third generation cryptocurrencies by @Cryptobill
Although the theoretical building blocks that form cryptocurrencies existed prior to 2009, it was only in January of that year that Bitcoin registered its first ever transaction on...
Early Bird Gets the Bitcoin! by @Cryptobill
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 by @Cryptobill
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 ...
Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? by @Cryptobill
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...