The Bitcoin Origins (5) - 2013
Other parts of series:
The Bitcoin Origins (0) - Pre-bitcoin
The Bitcoin Origins (1) - The beginning to 2009
The Bitcoin Origins (2) - 2010
The Bitcoin Origins (3) - 2011
The Bitcoin Origins (4) - 2012
The Bitcoin Origins (5) - 2013
The Bitcoin Origins (6) - 2014
The Bitcoin Origins (7) - 2015
The Bitcoin Origins (8) - 2016
The Bitcoin Origins (9) - 2017
The Bitcoin Origins (10) - 2018
The Bitcoin Origins (11) - 2019
The Bitcoin Origins (12) - 2020
First ASIC miner delivered to user
It was AVALON ASIC with hash rate 68 GH/s.
(Image via bitcointalk.org)
Ideas for /r/Bitcoin ads?
First ad for bitcoin Reddit.
(Image via medium.com)
Bitcoin and me (Hal Finney)
Hal Finey is describing his beginnings with bitcoin and his fatal ALS disease.
Tweet - Dr. Ian Cutress (@IanCutress)
"So I did some bitcoin mining in 2011 for a week, got 2 BTC, forgot about them. Sold them today, made £100. WIN."
Silk Road fake murder transaction
By this transaction Silk Road operator Dread Pirate Roberts sent 1,670 BTC to someone to perform a hit on an individual who was extorting the deep web marketplace. Murder does not happened because murderer was a blackmailer.
Bitcoin value surpasses $100
CNBC Bitcoin - April 1st, 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1POVoi9NPk
Bitcoin Surpasses $200 Mark, Continuing 'Epic' Rise
First CoinMarketCap snapshot
Bitcoin price was $134.21.
(Image via coinmarketcap.com)
Transaction with 30 BTC fee
Reddit user selax77 messed up transaction fee and sent transaction with 30 BTC fee. Mining pool returned 7.5 BTC in this transaction.
YouTube - Max Keiser - Bitcoin, Bernanke & Buffett | London Real
Max Keiser started accumulating bitcoins for $2-$3 each. Brian Rose said he owns 2 BTC.
(Image via YouTube - London Real)
SatoshiDice has been sold for 126,315 BTC
Erik Voorhees sold his bitcoin gambling site for 126,315 BTC.
Bitcoin time-traveler "prediction"
Author of Reddit post said he time-traveled from 2025. His "prediction": "On average, every year so far, the value of Bitcoin has increased by about a factor ten. From 0.1 dollar in 2010, to 1 dollar in 2011, to 10 dollar in 2012, to 100 dollar in 2013. From now on, there's a slight slowdown, as the value increased by a factor ten every two years, to 1,000 dollar in 2015, to 10,000 in 2017, 100,000 in 2019, and 1,000,000 in 2021."
BIP39 Mnemonic code for generating deterministic keys
Tweet - mask l"on"g (@oacgnol)
"Coworker had ~$100 in Bitcoin back in 2011 but sold it. Could have had $28k by now."
Naval - Bitcoin - The Internet of Money
Tweet - dustin curtis (@dcurtis)
"In 2011, I sold a web app on eBay for $10k.
The buyer paid with 4718 bitcoins, which I immediately converted into USD at $2.12/bitcoin."
Tweet - Diana Kimball Berlin (@dianakimball)
"In 2011, @sferik gave me one Bitcoin, just for fun. The other day, I remembered it was still on my computer. Just sold it for $735.57."
Tweet - Kevin Gallagher (@ageis)
"I've held approx. 180 BTC in my various wallets since 2011, if only I had held onto them and not sold I'd have $144,000 now. . . #Bitcoin"
Pierre Rochard - The Bitcoin Central Bank's Perfect Monetary Policy
I AM HODLING
A drunk guy spelt HOLD wrong and started bitcoin HODL meme.
(Image via Investopedia)
Bloomberg TV just showed a private key for a bitcoin gift certificate on the air
In a Bloomberg series "12 days of bitcoin" one of the host opens bitcoin paper wallet private key and show it on air. Someone took the bitcoins (0.02920731 BTC) immediately.
(Image via Bloomberg)
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