The ties between the financial and academic aspects of the blockchain industry are growing more important.
Once in a while we hear the inspiring, amusing and often ridiculous stories about Bitcoins, the innovative cryptocurrency that is taking the world by storm. Here is an overview of the Bitcoin’s first achievements in integrating into the mainstream.
The first transaction
Some of you might have heard the story about the incredibly pricy pizza bought for Bitcoins. On May 21, 2010, an IT specialist Laszlo Hanyecz from Florida transferred 10,000 Bitcoins to an unknown Bitcoin-enthusiast in England, who would order a pizza from a Laszlo’s local Papa John’s and got it delivered to him.
Currently more and more Bitcoin enthusiasts are engaging in various online activities (videos, info-graphics, podcasts) to shine light on what some might think is a complicated subject — what the Bitcoin is, its benefits and threats in terms of technical and societal application, and Bitcoin’s future in the global financial sector. With this in mind, we have surfed the Internet in search of the most insightful podcasts to help you obtain a better understanding of the Bitcoin.