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What the Heck Is Bitcoin, Anyway?

A 6-minute read for those confused or new to Bitcoin

What the Heck Is Bitcoin, Anyway? Confused woman at laptop computer

It’s all over the news. You’ve heard it’s been going up in price, that it is volatile. Backers say it is the future, that it may go up to $1,000,000, and it will become the global reserve currency. Detractors say it’s not hard money, it’s magic internet money, that it could go down to $0. Some even go so far as to say…

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Alexandre Lores

Alexandre Lores

Founder of thelatestblock.com. Director of Blockchain Markets Research for Quantum Economics. Writing about all things Bitcoin, crypto, NFTs and fintech