10+ Best Articles on Bitcoin
The most useful articles on bitcoin from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Bitcoin Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on bitcoin by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain
- One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a Week
- You Don’t Understand Bitcoin Because You Think Money Is Real
- Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five
- The Bitcoin Dream Is Dead
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The Bitcoin Dream Is Dead
Bitcoin’s recent 25% plunge illustrates why it will never be a true currency
«Bitcoin’s transformation from putative currency to speculative asset, in other words, was effectively built into the system from the start. It’s where Bitcoin was headed all along.»
You Don’t Understand Bitcoin Because You Think Money Is Real
Bitcoin is an illusion, a mass hallucination, so one hears. It’s just numbers in cyberspace, a mirage, insubstantial as a soap bubble…
Ethereum moved to proof of stake. Why can’t Bitcoin?
There is no technical obstacle to making the notoriously energy-hungry cryptocurrency far more efficient—just a social one
«Proof of work vs. proof of stake»
The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin's Global Warming Problem
Current trends say generating new bitcoins will use all the power in the world by 2020. That might not happen, but the technical issues aren't going away.
Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five
If you still can’t figure out what the heck a bitcoin is…
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on bitcoin.
One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a Week
Bitcoin’s surge in price has sent its electricity consumption soaring.
The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days — the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even…
JPMorgan Publishes The "Bitcoin Bible"
We have officially gone from "Bitcoin is a fraud" to "cryptocurrencies could potentially have a role in diversifying one’s global bond and equity portfolio"...
Tulips, Myths, and Cryptocurrencies
Did you hear the one about the tulip bubble? It’s almost certainly a myth. It is myths, though, that explain why cryptocurrencies are here to stay.
The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment
I’ve spent more than 5 years being a Bitcoin developer. The software I’ve written has been used by millions of users, hundreds of…
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