Bitcoin: A Comprehensive Introduction
In the first part of a new four-part series on Bitcoin Sean Leavey explains the basics of the much-talked-about crypto-currency:
Bitcoin has recently been creating a storm not only in communities across the web but also in legislative bodies across the world. This crypto-currency is a quasi-anonymous distributed electronic monetary system that ignores national borders, banks and economic doctrines. With those buzzwords well and truly outed, it’s time to understand how it all works.