Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency. I think part of what makes it difficult for people to understand bitcoin is that it can serve a variety of purposes and means different things to different people. It can sound like a panacea which leaves newcomers skeptical. People are attracted to bitcoin often due to a combination of the following properties, some of which overlap. Note this is not a comprehensive list and alternative terms are sometimes used instead. Someone’s ranking of what is important to them can be entirely different from another person’s ranking. This has led to heated debates, but…

Linda Xie

Co-founder @ScalarCapital. Previously Product Manager @Coinbase. Advisor @0xProject.

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