Since that first transaction, Bitcoin has grown from strength to strength, overcoming every challenge along the way, and they have been many.
Following last week's explanation of the first Bitcoin website, this episode looks at Satoshi Nakamoto's post releasing the white paper in October 2008, and the responses to it.
As the world pays attention and some celebrate Bitcoin, this week we look back at the very beginning of the 21st century’s most disruptive technology.
Twelve years ago today, Bitcoin creator Dr. Craig Wright (as Satoshi Nakamoto) sent 10 bitcoins to developer and cryptographer Hal Finney. Why is this so important?