Money doesn't grow on trees.
May 18, 2011 2:23 PM Subscribe
Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer digital currency. Trading at eight dollars this week—and being used to pay for everything from freelance programming jobs to magic mushrooms—it has been described as “the most dangerous open-source project ever created” and “an unambiguous challenge to the government monopoly on the power to print money.” Estimated at over 20 petaFLOPS the Bitcoin network is currently the fastest virtual supercomputer in the world.
- Official Wiki (FAQ)
- Original proposal (PDF) by Satoshi Nakamoto
- Market Analysis
- Bitcoin Forum
- Block Explorer
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