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A Quick and Complete History of Bitcoin So You're Not Totally Lost

Illustration for article titled A Quick and Complete History of Bitcoin So Youre Not Totally Lost

News stories that are really big unfold over months or years, and tackling them can take almost constant media coverage. But all of that distilled information can start to feel overwhelming in itself, and that's where the infographic recap comes in really handy.

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Now there's one for Bitcoin, which was just incredibly necessary. Having everything you need to know in a sort of visual map makes the info less intimidating and acts as a good memory aid for working things out. With Bitcoin there are so many areas to misunderstand, such as what Bitcoin is, how it works, where it came from, what its implications are for different markets and the international economy etc., that you may not know that you know nothing about it. Or you may be acutely aware. No worries! Brush up on the history aspect here so you at least have a solid foundation in place. [Visual Capitalist via Business Insider]

Illustration for article titled A Quick and Complete History of Bitcoin So Youre Not Totally Lost

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That's nice. Still don't know how it works or any uses for it other than talking about how ambiguously great it is.