January 13, 2022 Financial Planning 0 comment

Why Bitcoin?

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” – Buckminster Fuller

This post is meant as a primer for Bitcoin. It includes some foundational videos on the need and genesis of Bitcoin and some technical information on how it works. We would encourage you to explore the people involved with this endeavor. It will lead you to many more people we may not have listed. We wish you good fortune on your trip down the rabbit hole of Bitcoin.

The Austrian economist F. A. Hayek alluded to the properties that Bitcoin would have prior to the technology being available to provide it.

Wences Casares discusses the history of money, and the qualities good money will have. He then explains Bitcoin’s qualities in that context.

If you believe that having sound money is important for your personal and economic freedom, then need to have a basic understanding of how Bitcoin works.

Key Terms related to Bitcoin

The following is a list of people that we are aware of in the Bitcoin space. There are many new people that we come across on a daily basis. We will update on an ongoing basis.

Nick Szabo

Hal Finney

Gavin Andresen

Saifedean Ammous

Andres Antonopolous

Marty Bent

Michael Saylor

Jeff Booth

Tyler & Cameron Winkelvoss

Anthony Pompliano

Jack Mallers

Parker Lewis

Greg Foss

Barry Silbert

Peter Thiel

Sam Bankman-Fried