Who is the biggest polluter, the dollar or bitcoin?

The sustainability of the Bitcoin network has created a lot of uncertainty, as this fascinating and emerging technology faces several unsupported assertions from uninformed individuals that Bitcoin is highly unsustainable from a social, economic and environmental point of view. Broadly available public information strongly refutes the claims that Bitcoin is...

Why will Bitcoin win?

Pour un investisseur, le fait marquant dû à l’invention de Bitcoin est la création d’un nouveau type de bien numérique rare — les bitcoins. Les bitcoins sont des jetons numériques transférables qui sont créés sur le réseau Bitcoin au cours d’un processus nommé “minage”. Le minage de bitcoins est grossièrement analogue à...

What is the story of Bitcoin logo creation?

In January 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto has a busy schedule. Indeed, changing the world is quickly becoming a full-time concern! Shortly after making the Bitcoin white paper public, he also set up the bitcointalk forum where a few dozen enlightened people are already discussing the potential of this brand new invention:...

What is Bitcoin mining?

The main purpose of mining is to set the history of transactions in a way that it is computationally impossible to modify by any one entity. By downloading and checking the blockchain, bitcoin nodes come to a consensus on the classification of events in bitcoin. Mining is also the mechanism...

What is a Bitcoin mining node?

Any computer that connects to the Bitcoin network is called a node. Nodes that fully check all Bitcoin rules are called full nodes. The most common software implementation of full nodes is Bitcoin Core. Full nodes download each blocks and transactions and check against the Bitcoin consensus rules. If a transaction...