Yannik Pieper

Dec 18, 2021

As of now, 18,901,503.17967018 BTC have been issued. That’s more than 90% of the total supply.

Every ten minutes, a miner collects his hard-earned reward for adding a new block to the chain. Every 210,000 blocks (≈ 4 years), that reward gets cut in half. It started with 50 BTC

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Dec 17, 2021

Photo by Sebastiaan Stam from Pexels

The anonymous entity Satoshi Nakamoto appears during the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression and shares his vision of stateless, decentralized money to a cryptography email list.

He and a few others started to build until his whitepaper became a reality in 2009. Satoshi stayed online and involved with…

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Dec 16, 2021

by Wild0ne

Bitcoin or bitcoin? I bet you’ve read both words before, so which one is it? It might seem like a trivial typo, but it’s actually a helpful distinction.

Here’s what it means:

The Uppercase “B” Bitcoin

When Bitcoin with a capital “B” is mentioned, we are talking about the network. The entire thing, the…

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Yannik Pieper

Yannik Pieper

23 / Berlin, Germany. I’m writing about ₿itcoin and what it means to be a sovereign individual in the 21st century.