What is Bitcoin? - A guide for beginners

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A basic guide about the benefits of Bitcoin, aimed at the total beginner.

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What is Bitcoin? - A guide for beginners

  1. 1. Bitcoin lets you send money over the Internet
  2. 2. Bitcoin is like email a@north.com b@south.com The Internet
  3. 3. Bitcoin is like email a@north.com b@south.com The Internet 16UwLL9Risc3QfPqBUvKofHmBQ7wMtjvM 31uEbMgunupShBVTewXjtqbBv5MndwfXhb
  4. 4. Multibit - Desktop Electrum - Desktop Blockchain.info - Browser “Bitcoin Wallet” - Android Bitcoin-Qt - Desktop (Full client) Armory - Desktop Thunderbird Gmail
  5. 5. Bitcoin is another currency
  6. 6. Bitcoin is another currency
  7. 7. How to get bitcoins? Exchanges Person to person
  8. 8. Why is Bitcoin better?
  9. 9. Truly international Online shopping
  10. 10. Much cheaper than wire transfer -$0.0001 $-30.00
  11. 11. Much cheaper than wire transfer -$0.0001 $-30.00 (How can you send 5 dollars overseas?)
  12. 12. Difficult to block
  13. 13. Protect your money from inflation
  14. 14. Hold your own money
  15. 15. It’s money with an API!
  16. 16. Sending money over Twitter Sending money over Reddit
  17. 17. Demo and questions
  18. 18. jonwaller.net @jonwaller facebook.com/jonwaller0 Contact Jonathan Waller

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