Welcome to “The Bitcoinist”

Bitcoin and Blockchain technology are very exciting advancements in the area of financial payments, currencies and financial processing.  For those less familiar with it, it may seem difficult to understand.  For those familiar with it, it can be tough to stay up with latest developments. That's why Jack Tatar, co-author of "What's the Deal with Bitcoins?" and Bitcoin expert on About.com, has created this page to help both audiences. For those new to the Bitcoin world, click here for a free eBook version of the book, "What's the Deal with Bitcoins?" by Ryan Lancelot and Jack Tatar.  There's no email address needed - please download … [Read more...]

History of Bitcoins

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IF THIS INFORMATION IS OF ANY VALUE, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO TIP ME: BTC: 1M7MH4qVJ4WAoZNbUuP4aNyEydGGCzJ19W XRP: rwyaf29Rz54rb7DXaznxN1Kqqwn7W @ChangeTip - http://bitcoinist.tip.me THE HISTORY OF BITCOIN From: “What’s the Deal with Bitcoins?”: Bitcoin is, at its core, virtual currency. It is a digital representation of money that can be used to purchase goods and services in the same way cash can be used to purchase those same goods and services. In this sense it is similar to the dollar, Euro, Peso, or any other type of printed currency. However, Bitcoin differs considerably +from these other currencies in that it is not … [Read more...]