Learn BITCOIN and keep your BITCOIN safe

Some tips

Follow the people who have batter understanding of Bitcoin and learn from them. Here is a small list :

  1. Saifedean Ammous https://twitter.com/saifedean
  2. Andreas M. Antonopoulos https://twitter.com/aantonop
  3. Peter Todd https://twitter.com/peterktodd
  4. Pierre Rochard https://twitter.com/pierre_rochard
  5. Murad Mahmudov https://twitter.com/MustStopMurad

If possible, read these books: The BITCOIN standard by Saifedean and Mastering BITCOIN by Andreas

List of best resources to learn about BITCOIN :

Mastering Bitcoin by Andres M. Antonopoulos https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook

Bitcoin Resources by Jameson Lopp https://lopp.net/bitcoin.html

https://nakamotoinstitute.org/literature/

https://medium.com/@pierre_rochard/understanding-the-technical-side-of-bitcoin-2c212dd65c09

https://medium.com/@jimmysong

Bitcoin and the rise of cytherpunks https://www.coindesk.com/the-rise-of-the-cypherpunks

Books on money and Economics

The BITCOIN standard by Saifedean

The Ethics of Liberty by Murray N. Rothbard https://mises.org/library/ethics-liberty

The Ethics of Money and Bitcoin by Nicolas Dorier https://medium.com/@nicolasdorier/the-ethics-of-money-and-bitcoin-f6c4f568d9f9

Recommended Wallets

Don't keep your BITCOIN in exchange. As soon as you buy your BITCOIN from exchange, transfer your BITCOIN to your own wallet. If you have large amount, store in hardware wallet.

  • Hardware wallet : TREZOR
  • For android : Electrum, Samourai
  • For PC : Electrum

You must keep your private keys safe.

Some of my favourite articles

Bitcoin Miners Beware: Invalid Blocks Need Not Apply Bitcoin is an impenetrable fortress of validation

https://hackernoon.com/bitcoin-miners-beware-invalid-blocks-need-not-apply-51c293ee278b

Payment processor for Bitcoin

BTCPay Server: Open source non custodian self hosted https://blog.btcpayserver.org/

Openonde: Custodian, 1% charge, first 10,000$ zero fees https://www.opennode.co/

Some fun facts in Bitcoin world

  • Bitcoin Pizza day : Every year 22nd May is celebrated as Bitcoin pizza day in Bitcoin community. In early days of Bitcoin, it was very easy to mine bitcoin with laptop or personal computer. On 22nd May 2010, a person named Laszlo Hanyecz reported successfully trading 10,000 BTC for two pizzas. Read more about Bitcoin Pizza day here

Cypherpunks reading list

Some of my favourite videos

The Eleventh HOPE (2016): "Stealing Bitcoin with Math" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2s3_UG9IPU

Some uncategorized stuff

Unpacking Bitcoin’s Social Contract https://uncommoncore.co/unpacking-bitcoins-social-contract/

Technological Teachings of Bitcoin - What I’ve Learned From Bitcoin: Part III by Gigi https://medium.com/@dergigi/technological-teachings-of-bitcoin-20420b459417

Bitcoin readable code https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/blob/4405b78d6059e536c36974088a8ed4d9f0f29898/main.cpp#L1206

Bitcoin Timestamp Security by Jameson Lopphttps://medium.com/@lopp/bitcoin-timestamp-security-8dcfc3914da6

Johoe's Bitcoin Mempool Statistics https://jochen-hoenicke.de/queue/#0,2h

BIPs https://samouraiwallet.com/bips

Bitcoin and me (Hal Finney) : https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=155054.0

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