Getting Started:

  • Explain Bitcoin Like I'm Five
  • Bitcoin Explained (illustrated guide in simple terms)
  • The Bitcoin Whitepaper written by Satoshi Nakamoto
  • The Bitcoin Whitepaper with annotations
  • The Bitcoin Whitepaper read out loud
  • The Value of Blockchains
  • How Bitcoin Works (non technical) (5 min video)
  • How Bitcoin Works (a bit technical) (5 min video)
  • How Bitcoin Works (very technical) (26 min video)
  • How Bitcoin Works Under the Hood (22 min video)
  • Bitcoin 101 (Balaji Srinivasan)
  • Bitcoin for Beginners (Andreas Antonopoulos)
  • Beginner's Guide to Bitcoin by CoinDesk
  • Bitcoin is Like...
  • A Bitcoin Webcomic (with educational notes)
  • Bitcoin Infographics
  • The Trust Machine: The Story of Bitcoin
  • Reading Bitcoin - translated articles

  • The History of Bitcoin:


    News Sites:


    Discussion Forums:


    Miscellaneous Statistics:


    Transaction Fee Estimates:


    Block Explorers:


    Visualizations:


    Mining:


    Data Anchoring:


    Deep Dive Technical Resources:


    Developer Tools:


    Security:


    Privacy:


    Setting up a Wallet:

    Choose your wallet here
    You'll note that there are a variety of options.
    My wallet recommendations:
    Note that it is NOT recommended that Bitcoin newcomers use the Bitcoin Core wallet. If you want to use a wallet backed by a fully validating node you run, read Securing Your Financial Sovereignty.

    Running a Node:

    Online Courses:


    Documentaries:


    Video Presentations:


    Podcasts:


    Blogs:


    Twitter:


    Buying Bitcoins:


    Merchant Adoption:


    Advanced Trading:


    Realtime Exchange Data:


    Tax Accounting:


    Lightning Network:


    Economics:


    Bitcoin Forks:


    Crypto Careers:


    Crypto Charity:


    Legal: