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Bitcoin: How Cryptocurrencies Work

From Elon Musk to your grandma, we all know about the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but how does it actually work?

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Sources:
https://bitinfocharts.com/
Bitcoin Mining Explained Like You’re Five: Part 2 – Mechanics


https://bitcoin.org/en/how-it-works
http://www.forbes.com/sites/investopedia/2013/08/01/how-bitcoin-works/#36bd8b2d25ee
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/how-does-bitcoin-work/
https://blockchain.info/charts/total-bitcoins
https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Controlled_supply
https://www.bitcoinmining.com/
http://bitamplify.com/mobile/?a=news

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cryptocurrency_Mining_Farm.jpg

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