Bitcoin is both a digital currency and a revolutionary technology. The technology that runs Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is a digital public ledger commonly referred to as the blockchain.

Bitcoin was invented by the mysterious unidentified programmer called Satoshi Nakamoto. Look him up. Nobody knows his identity or whereabouts.

The first instance of blockchain technology was released as open-source software in 2009.

The Best YouTube Videos Detailing How Bitcoin Works:


How Bitcoin Works in 5 Minutes

Bitcoin explained and made simple

How the blockchain is changing money and business | with Don Tapscott

BitShares – Peer to Peer Tour – Blockchain Documentary