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 Bitcoin is an open-source consensus network enabled payment system allowing digital transaction of exchange and the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network powered entirely by its user base.  

Bitcoin is an open-source consensus network enabled payment system allowing digital transaction of exchange and the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network powered entirely by its user base.  


 In the beginning, there was the  Genesis Block . In addition to the  normal data, the coinbase parameter (in the above hex) contains the following text:   "The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of  second  bailout for  banks".   This was likely a timestamp; proof that the Genesis Block was created on or after Jan 3, 2009 - and a comment on the instability caused by fractional-reserve traditional banking systems.

In the beginning, there was the  Genesis Block . In addition to the  normal data, the coinbase parameter (in the above hex) contains the following text:  "The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of  second  bailout for  banks".  This was likely a timestamp; proof that the Genesis Block was created on or after Jan 3, 2009 - and a comment on the instability caused by fractional-reserve traditional banking systems.


 A Bitcoin 'Hard Fork' is a permanent divergence from the previous version of the blockchain, and nodes running previous versions will no longer be accepted by the new version. Namecoin 'NMC' is considered the first fork.

A Bitcoin 'Hard Fork' is a permanent divergence from the previous version of the blockchain, and nodes running previous versions will no longer be accepted by the new version. Namecoin 'NMC' is considered the first fork.

 Bitcoin has had many hard forks.  Bitcoin Cash, a hard fork at Block 478559 in August 2017, has been the most promising to date with the attributes considered to be most in line with Nakamoto's original vision.

Bitcoin has had many hard forks.  Bitcoin Cash, a hard fork at Block 478559 in August 2017, has been the most promising to date with the attributes considered to be most in line with Nakamoto's original vision.


 One of the most highly debated, industry stymieing, yet to be answered questions... exactly which Bitcoin is "The Bitcoin"?  The primary contenders for the title of Bitcoin (Bitcoin Core 'currently known as simply Bitcoin - for the purpose of educating this is the originating blockchain) and Bitcoin Cash (BCash - for the same reason of education) appears to have updated to the original intentions of Bitcoin. Time will tell.

One of the most highly debated, industry stymieing, yet to be answered questions... exactly which Bitcoin is "The Bitcoin"?  The primary contenders for the title of Bitcoin (Bitcoin Core 'currently known as simply Bitcoin - for the purpose of educating this is the originating blockchain) and Bitcoin Cash (BCash - for the same reason of education) appears to have updated to the original intentions of Bitcoin. Time will tell.


 Bitcoin 'BTC' and ZClassic  'ZLC' were Hard Co-Forked (snapshot at block   511346 for BTC & block 272991 for ZCL - 1:1 credit reward) on February 28, 2018, creating Bitcoin Private 'BTCP'.  Mainnet Launch  was March 3, 2018. Bitcoin Private is a community-driven, transparent  project, has two-way replay protection and is private with (zk-snarks) technology - a decentralized peer-to-peer exchange.

Bitcoin 'BTC' and ZClassic  'ZLC' were Hard Co-Forked (snapshot at block 511346 for BTC & block 272991 for ZCL - 1:1 credit reward) on February 28, 2018, creating Bitcoin Private 'BTCP'.  Mainnet Launch  was March 3, 2018. Bitcoin Private is a community-driven, transparent  project, has two-way replay protection and is private with (zk-snarks) technology - a decentralized peer-to-peer exchange.


 In the  EOS.IO  Technical White Paper, the EOS Team proposes EOS.IO software as the dawn of a new era of blockchain computing!  Learn more about the high reaching goals of this well known, respected industry peer.

In the EOS.IO Technical White Paper, the EOS Team proposes EOS.IO software as the dawn of a new era of blockchain computing!  Learn more about the high reaching goals of this well known, respected industry peer.


Lost coins only make everyone else’s coins worth slightly more. Think of it as a donation to everyone.
— Satoshi Nakamoto
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BitShares is an open source, public, block-chain based, real-time financial  platform.  Launched  in  mid  2014  by EOS's, Daniel Larimer, Bitshares provides users a decentralized asset exchange.


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Namecoin is an experimental open-source project developed for decentralization, security, censorship resistance, privacy, and speed of Internet infrastructure components such as DNS & identities  https://bit.namecoin.org/your_website.html


THINK GAMINg, global pay coin

 WAX is a decentralized platform enabling anyone to operate a fully functioning virtual marketplace with zero investment in security, infrastructure, or payment processing. Developed by the founders of OPSkins, the world’s leading marketplace for online video game assets, WAX is designed to serve the 400+ million online players who already collect, buy and sell in-game items.

WAX is a decentralized platform enabling anyone to operate a fully functioning virtual marketplace with zero investment in security, infrastructure, or payment processing. Developed by the founders of OPSkins, the world’s leading marketplace for online video game assets, WAX is designed to serve the 400+ million online players who already collect, buy and sell in-game items.

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 An educational video from the time of $100/ Bitcoin - Balaji Srinivasan CEO/Cofounder at Earn.com and Board Partner at Andreessen Horowitz.  Dr. Srinivasan holds a BS, MS, and PhD in Electrical Engineering & an MS in Chemical Engineering from Stanford Unv.

An educational video from the time of $100/ Bitcoin - Balaji Srinivasan CEO/Cofounder at Earn.com and Board Partner at Andreessen Horowitz.  Dr. Srinivasan holds a BS, MS, and PhD in Electrical Engineering & an MS in Chemical Engineering from Stanford Unv.


 NEO is a non-profit, community-based blockchain project, which utilizes blockchain technology and digital identification to digitize assets, automate digital asset management using smart contracts and grow a 'smart economy distributed network. NEO began in 2014 as Antshares; rebranded in 2017.

NEO is a non-profit, community-based blockchain project, which utilizes blockchain technology and digital identification to digitize assets, automate digital asset management using smart contracts and grow a 'smart economy distributed network. NEO began in 2014 as Antshares; rebranded in 2017.


VITALIK BUTERIN - SMART CONTRACTs

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 EtherScan is a Block Explorer, Search tool, API and Analytics Platform for  Ethereum, a decentralized smart contracts platform.  The website is an excellent tool for utilization when verifying the status of your transactions.

EtherScan is a Block Explorer, Search tool, API and Analytics Platform for  Ethereum, a decentralized smart contracts platform.  The website is an excellent tool for utilization when verifying the status of your transactions.


 Blockchain.info   is a popular bitcoin block explorer service.  In your  nascent journey of learning Blockchain, perhaps first spend some time learning the structure, block data transactions and the nuts & bolts here.  

Blockchain.info is a popular bitcoin block explorer service.  In your  nascent journey of learning Blockchain, perhaps first spend some time learning the structure, block data transactions and the nuts & bolts here.  


 Ethereum Homestead Documentation is the result of a collaborative effort by various volunteers from the Ethereum Community.  Like THE ⟳PEN SOURCE PR➲JECTS, the project welcomes contributors. 

Ethereum Homestead Documentation is the result of a collaborative effort by various volunteers from the Ethereum Community.  Like THE ⟳PEN SOURCE PR➲JECTS, the project welcomes contributors. 


 The world-wide global financial system moves trillions of dollars each and every day, serving billions of people.  Scholars and institutions alike are spending countless hours studying the impact on the nascent technology. 

The world-wide global financial system moves trillions of dollars each and every day, serving billions of people.  Scholars and institutions alike are spending countless hours studying the impact on the nascent technology. 


 Polymath opens up the blockchain to legally compliant securities offerings with a network of services designed to lower associated transaction costs over time. It provides a decentralized protocol for trading security tokens., enables individuals & institutions to authenticate identity, residency, and accreditation status, allows legal delegates to bid on new issuances to represent issuers in a regulatory compliant manner, matches issuers with developers who can translate issuers’ Security Offering parameters into secure code that generates ERC20 compatible tokens.

Polymath opens up the blockchain to legally compliant securities offerings with a network of services designed to lower associated transaction costs over time. It provides a decentralized protocol for trading security tokens., enables individuals & institutions to authenticate identity, residency, and accreditation status, allows legal delegates to bid on new issuances to represent issuers in a regulatory compliant manner, matches issuers with developers who can translate issuers’ Security Offering parameters into secure code that generates ERC20 compatible tokens.


 Outside of Satoshi himself, our first profile of an Industry Guru! Lopp is a highly respected pioneer to Bitcoin, the Creator of   Satoshi.info  , Founder of   bitcoinsig.com  , Engineer with Casa Keys ,  Educator  to  many  and  friend  to  many  more.   We  profile Jameson's educational platform,   https://lopp.net/bitcoin.html  , and salute him for his joined efforts in social awareness,  responsible education & integration- https://lopp.net is a great place to start!

Outside of Satoshi himself, our first profile of an Industry Guru! Lopp is a highly respected pioneer to Bitcoin, the Creator of Satoshi.info, Founder of bitcoinsig.com, Engineer with Casa Keys, Educator  to  many  and  friend  to  many  more.   We  profile Jameson's educational platform, https://lopp.net/bitcoin.html, and salute him for his joined efforts in social awareness,  responsible education & integration- https://lopp.net is a great place to start!


 Stellar is an open-source protocol for value exchange founded in early 2014 by Jed McCaleb and Joyce Kim.  The Stellar protocol is supported by a nonprofit, the Stellar Development Foundation. Stellar is an open-source protocol for exchanging money. 

Stellar is an open-source protocol for value exchange founded in early 2014 by Jed McCaleb and Joyce Kim.  The Stellar protocol is supported by a nonprofit, the Stellar Development Foundation. Stellar is an open-source protocol for exchanging money. 



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Monero 'XMR' is an open-source cryptocurrency created in April 2014 that focuses on privacy and decentralization running a public ledger on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android & FreeBSD. 


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What's all the fluff...?  Can Blockchain technology really change the world as we know it?  Well, perhaps.  Blockchain technology has potential to transform the way we transact & exchange in the digital space.  Is the digital space here to stay... are transaction & exchange here to stay...? It's up for debate; we certainly think so! 


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Dash - an open source p2p cryptocurrency


 Zcash cryptocurrency aims at using cryptography to provide enhanced privacy for its users compared to other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.

Zcash cryptocurrency aims at using cryptography to provide enhanced privacy for its users compared to other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.

Ripple (XRP) is the real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange & remittance network created by - the Ripple company

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Ripple  -   The  Banker’s  Guide  to Blockchain for Global Payments

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 Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. Using Ripple’s growing, global network, financial institutions can process their customers’ payments globally, instantly, reliably & cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets.

Ripple provides one frictionless experience to send money globally using the power of blockchain. Using Ripple’s growing, global network, financial institutions can process their customers’ payments globally, instantly, reliably & cost-effectively. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets.


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Steemit, a new social media platform where everyone gets paid to post online, has been released in beta - https://steemit.com


Litecoin (LTC or Ł) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT / X11 license.

  LITECOIN  IS  KNOW  AS  THE  SILVER  TO  BITCOIN'S  GOLD!

LITECOIN  IS  KNOW  AS  THE  SILVER  TO  BITCOIN'S  GOLD!



Byteball uses directed acyclicgraph "DAG" distributed ledger  technology that links transactions together directly with-out need for structure miners or blocks.

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NANO is  a low-latency payment platform that requires minimal resources; making it ideal for peer-to-peer transactions.  Nano  was launched in 2015 as RaiBlocks.   

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 The Cointelegraph is a completely independent publication covering cryptocurrency, the blockchain, decentralized applications, the  internet of finance & next gen web.

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