Today, 3rd of January 2022, marks the 13th anniversary of the Bitcoin Genesis block. On the 3rd of January 2009, at 20:15 UTC, the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, mined the first Bitcoin block, presumably using the CPU on his own personal computer. There are many things that make this momentous occassion significant. Mining […]
Thanks to the genius of Satoshi Nakamoto, all you need is an old computer and a little bit of tech savvy to have an equal say in the development of the world’s first truly global monetary network. And, perhaps for the first time in human history, everybody’s voice could be weighted equally. No matter who you are or what influence you wield, Bitcoin leveled the playing field like never before.