Best Of Bitcoin Magazine

Why Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a revolution brought on by necessity: Fundamental problems with the world’s prevailing economic systems, combined with the advent of the internet, mandated the rise of a natively-digital alternative. These stories help articulate the reasons why Bitcoin has emerged and it has become the alternative of choice.

Adopting Bitcoin

In Bitcoin’s relatively short history, people from all corners of the globe have found ways to leverage it and improve their lives. As Bitcoin finds its footing in more places around the world, stories of adoption remind us why this technology’s community of supporters is so important

Sovereignty And Security

First and foremost, Bitcoin is a tool that offers sovereignty from governments and financial institutions and programmed security from bad actors. But true sovereignty and security of funds must be worked toward and fought for, even with Bitcoin as their foundational layer. These stories help strengthen that fight.

Making Bitcoin More Private

Bitcoin's Worst Hacks And Scams

Core Protocol

Ultimately, the rules that make Bitcoin what it is are determined by the Core protocol and, in a sense, the story of Bitcoin is the story of this open-source project.

Bitcoin Forks

The Lightning Network

Scaling On Top Of Bitcoin

With a programmed block size cap, relatively slow transaction times and other fundamental limitations, Bitcoin requires scaling efforts to reach its full potential. As Bitcoin’s most infamous block size scaling debate, the SegWit chronicles have much to teach us about the technology’s history and potential. And, beyond the Lightning Network, many other scaling projects have emerged to add new features and use cases to Bitcoin’s toolkit.

Mining

Related Projects and Concepts

You can’t tell the story of Bitcoin without providing fundamental information about some of its related projects. Whether they help Bitcoiners maintain privacy, secure freedom or iterate on foundational decentralization, these projects are ultimately part of BTC, even if they’re seperate.