Bitcoin History Curated


The actual history of Bitcoin itself

Bitcoin History Curated

Bitcoin's journey through the years


2011 - 2012


Mt Gox


Bitcoin Foundation


  • Bitcoin Roundtable Consensus

    On February 21st, 2016, in Hong Kong’s Cyberport, representatives from the bitcoin industry and members of the development community have…

  • The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment

    From the start, I’ve always said the same thing: Bitcoin is an experiment and like all experiments, it can fail. So don’t invest what you can’t afford to lose. I’ve said this in interviews, on stage at conferences, and over email. So have other well known developers like Gavin Andresen and Jeff Garzik.

    But despite knowing that Bitcoin could fail all along, the now inescapable conclusion that it has failed still saddens me greatly. The fundamentals are broken and whatever happens to the price in the short term, the long term trend should probably be downwards. I will no longer be taking part in Bitcoin development and have sold all my coins.

  • Tuur Demeester (@TuurDemeester)

    I’m sure it’ll be of interest to historians how contemporary news outlets repeated Hearn’s erroneous narrative with virtually no critical sidenotes.

  • Tuur Demeester (@TuurDemeester)

    @nic__carter And the fascinating responses to those ragequit posts. One day these will be compiled and studied as the “federalist papers” and “anti-federalist papers” are today.

2017 Scaling Battles



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