01 Feb '14, 4pm

The 8 Identities of Bitcoin

The 8 Identities of Bitcoin

Every Internet user should do their best to understand Bitcoin , because Bitcoin and the Internet are about to get joined at the hip. When the Internet started to get commercialized around 1995, we often described it as multi-purpose kind of phenomenon. It was simultaneously a Network, a Development Platform, a Transaction Platform, a Medium, a Marketplace, and a Community (we didn’t call it Social Network then). It is fitting that we describe and understand Bitcoin today by its multiple functionality traits to break down that complexity into chunks of knowledge pieces. So, I put together this diagram depicting the multi-faceted identities of Bitcoin: 1. Digital Crypto-currency The digital currency function is probably the most “visible” element of Bitcoin. Basically, it enables users to pay for goods and services via a digital wallet that is encrypted for security purpose...

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