Forget the Bitcoin halving: Bitcoin’s original vision has been surpassed (mid of2024)

Good description of state of crypto in mid 2024. The bitcoin ETF approval is an evolution of Satoshi’s vision of global decentralized money to global decentralized programmable assets. Etherem's L2s is only bandage.


Amazing animated visualisation of Bitcoin mempool. Additionally, interactive graphic representation of current block with detail info about all transactions in it: inputs, outputs, fees and more. Very good educational resource for Bitcoin.

Bitcoin completes its fourth halving, block rewards now stand at 3.125 BTC

Article from historic moment on April 19th, 2024: "block rewards were slashed from 6.25 BTC to 3.125 BTC."

10 Hours of Bitcoin

"The fastest path to understanding Bitcoin." maybe is too much say, but there is a nice set of resources which can help to start with.

Bitcoin Only

Big collection of links to Bitcoin resources, updated up to Nov. 2022.

Bitcoin Optech Newsletter

From site: "The Bitcoin Operations Technology Group (Optech) works to bring the best open source technologies and techniques to Bitcoin-using businesses in order to lower costs and improve customer experiences."

Bitcoin is hope

Bitcoin evangelizing portal from Microstrategy, contains following chapters: Leaders, Resources, Podcasts, Interviews, For Corporations, Websites.

Bitcoin Design Guide

Topics covered in this guide: New to bitcoin top-level overviews, designing bitcoin products, Reference designs, use case - daily spending wallet, resources.

The Ultimate Deep Dive Into Bitcoin's Security Model

Author describe Bitcoin's security model and potential attack scenarios. Review problems and risk factors of Bitcoin with Lightning Network.

Good Knowledge Base about Bitcoin in form collection of QnA and other resources. Content level vary from beginner to advanced. Additional articles topics: Wallets, Nodes, Security, Privacy, no-KYC and Misc. Guides: Bitcoin Privacy Guide, Bitcoin infoGraphics, Bitcoin Node Guide and many more.

The Cryptocurrency Forums

Crypto discussion forum from Nov 7, 2017. Main themes are: Crypto General Topics, Beginners, Promotional/Classifeds, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Altcoins. Selected detail topics: General Discussion, Crypto Wallets, Exchanges, Crypto Investing/Trading, Scams, Getting Started, Beginner Q&A, Bitcoin News, Bitcoin Investing, Ethereum General News, Altcoin News, Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ripple (XRP). Stats (07/2023): Threads 2,820 Messages 6,682 Members 2,779 From site:"This site is committed to educating people about cryptocurrencies, what they are, how they work, what they do, and where developments are going."

Bitcoin Wiki

Topics: Introduction Getting started Myths Securing your wallet FAQ Bitcoin statistics Technical articles Protocol specification Best practices for traders Bitcoin Improvement Proposals Privacy

Hackers steal around $12.7M in Bitcoin from pNetwork on the Binance Smart Chain

"DeFI pNetwork has recorded a loss of $12.7m in Bitcoin because of a hacking attempt on the Binance Smart Chain."

Bitcoin 2021 Annual Review

Topics: General Interest, Academic Interest, Funding and Forking,On-Chain Transactions,Bitcoin Data Anchoring,Lightning Network,DeFi,Network Security and Health,Cost of Node Operation,Bitcoin Economics,Technical Development. "Comprehensive coverage of metrics across a number of different verticals in the Bitcoin ecosystem to gauge performance in 2021."

What is Bitcoin Mining and How Does It Work?

"At the heart of Satoshi Nakamotoâ??s vision for Bitcoin is mining, a process that both secures the network and incentivizes participation. Find out how it works."

Satoshi Nakamoto's original paper

Good point to start with Bitcoin. Many people claims that they are Satoshi, the creator of Bitcoin. But Satoshi disappear like tears in the rain, only this whitepaper remains...