The Bitcoin Origins (5) - 2013
Monerama

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

1MoneraMa9e9otRgQDEWz1sSYyCZNXGrPD
origins@monerama.com

2013-01-30
AVALON ASIC
First ASIC miner delivered to user
It was AVALON ASIC with hash rate 68 GH/s.
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=140099.0
(Image via bitcointalk.org)

2013-02-18
Magic Internet Money
Ideas for /r/Bitcoin ads?
First ad for bitcoin Reddit.
https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/18smyy/ideas_for_rbitcoin_ads/
(Image via medium.com)

2013-03-19
Bitcoin and me (Hal Finney)
Hal Finey is describing his beginnings with bitcoin and his fatal ALS disease.
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=155054.0;u=35827

2013-03-31
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.
https://news.bitcoin.com/silk-road-fake-murder-mystery-may-be-solved/

2013-04-01
Bitcoin value surpasses $100
CNBC Bitcoin - April 1st, 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1POVoi9NPk
https://venturebeat.com/2013/04/01/bitcoin-value-above-100-bubble/
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/04/bitcoin-value-triples-in-a-month-to-all-time-high-of-more-than-100/

2013-04-09
Bitcoin Surpasses $200 Mark, Continuing 'Epic' Rise
https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2013/04/09/176708504/bitcoin-surpasses-200-mark-continuing-epic-rise?t=1568386738864

2013-04-28
CoinMarketCap 28.4.2013
First CoinMarketCap snapshot
Bitcoin price was $134.21.
https://coinmarketcap.com/historical/20130428/
(Image via coinmarketcap.com)

2013-05-16
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.
https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/1eh57i/messed_up_transaction_feeplease_help/

2013-05-16
Max Keiser - Bitcoin, Bernanke & Buffett | London Real
YouTube - Max Keiser - Bitcoin, Bernanke & Buffett | London Real
Max Keiser started accumulating bitcoins for $2-$3 each. Brian Rose said he owns 2 BTC.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_onv9-fHoEc
(Image via YouTube - London Real)

2013-07-17
SatoshiDice has been sold for 126,315 BTC
Erik Voorhees sold his bitcoin gambling site for 126,315 BTC.
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=101902.msg2751536#msg2751536

2013-08-30
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."
https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/1lfobc/i_am_a_timetraveler_from_the_future_here_to_beg/

2013-09-10
BIP39 Mnemonic code for generating deterministic keys
https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0039.mediawiki

2013-11-07
Naval - Bitcoin - The Internet of Money
https://nav.al/bitcoin-the-internet-of-money

2013-12-15
Pierre Rochard - The Bitcoin Central Bank's Perfect Monetary Policy
https://nakamotoinstitute.org/mempool/the-bitcoin-central-banks-perfect-monetary-policy/

2013-12-18
I am HODLING!!!
I AM HODLING
A drunk guy spelt HOLD wrong and started bitcoin HODL meme.
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=375643.0
(Image via Investopedia)

2013-12-20
Bloomberg TV private key
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.
https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/1tcot0/bloomberg_tv_just_showed_a_private_key_for_a/
Tx: https://sochain.com/tx/BTC/ba69fde72b078f71e350935b18cd93a3d8fa5cfd791304e5ef5b81a98ed13c41
(Image via Bloomberg)

Navigation
Previous part: The Bitcoin Origins (4) - 2012
Next part: The Bitcoin Origins (6) - 2013