The story of Hal Finney, an extraordinary cryptographic activist (main contributor to PGP), and his idea of “Reusable Proofs Of Work”. He was also one of the first Bitcoin users (downloading Bitcoin on the day it was released), receiving the first Bitcoin transaction ever from Satoshi him/herself!

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My Bitcoin Story

So I just wanted to tell you guys a little bit about my intro in cryptocurrency. I got interested in the way high of December 2017, like most fiat normies. So I bought into an initial high of $ 16,000, using up all my savings for about 0.55 btc. You can imagine my initial disappointment in the following months. I got into crypto so late because I had not heard of it due to me always studying and not doing much else. But I started reading and researching about it, why we need it, and about blockchain in general; I even taught myself some technical analysis. I am fully commited to the project now and I am working full time now and investing all I can for more bitcoin. I will one day have a full bitcoin, this project is the next great technological and financial step, dont give up guys. We have the chance of being a part of something great. Remember everyone, HODL!

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Here is why i have faith in bitcoin, my short story.

Hey guys, I wanted to share something many of you living in a 1st tire world countries might not relate to. I live in Egypt … a beautiful very old place .. with inflation rate constantly between 7% -20% for the past 40 years, and some times 35% like last year. The value of our fiat currency which is called the Egyptian pound compared to the US dollar is as follows .. 3.8 EGP/USD in 2001 , 8.8 EGP/USD in 2016 , 17.9 EGP/USD today. Saving money for future in our fiat currency have worked very very badly as you can tell, top 1% of our society control around 48% of the wealth, and those doesn't own fiat, they own land, gold, factories and other assets .. leaving us with the worthless fiat paper. Freeing the exchange rate for our currency in November/2016 wiped out half the value of the fiat holdings for all the Egyptians.

And here comes the moral of this little story, Letting the money valuation in the hand of some old stupid corrupt individuals in the government who wasted our hard earned money through their stupid selfish decisions is not right and can never work in the favor of the people, I as another 100 million Egyptians have seen and felt it. This story is very common if you looked closely to other countries like Greek, Turkey, Bolivia, Iraq, Argentina and many countless African nations.

I believe in Bitcoin because i trust Math and logic more than i trust my government corrupted officials. I believe in Bitcoin because i am okay with it going up or down, when knowing with my fiat there's only one way the DOWN way.

Have a nice day you all, and as always HODL 🙂

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If you haven’t already seen it, this will be the last chance for you to watch the short Cryptocurrency comedy film ‘Buy The Dip’. The film won an award for Best Original Story and it has been accepted to a major film festival which means it will be unavailable for public viewing!

If you haven't already seen it, this will be the last chance for you to watch the short Cryptocurrency comedy film 'Buy The Dip'. The film won an award for Best Original Story and it has been accepted to a major film festival which means it will be unavailable for public viewing! submitted by /u/samxls
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Bitcoin – The Currency of the Internet