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.

Bitcoin: The mother of all cryptocurrencies by @Cryptobill
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...