Crypto Resources

Bitcoin is a revolutionary system that is quite complex and has a steep learning curve. Make sure you have a decent grasp of the system before you store a significant amount of value in it.

Getting Started:

The History of Bitcoin:

News Sites:

Podcasts:

Discussion Forums:

Miscellaneous Statistics:

Transaction Fee Estimates:

Block Explorers:


Visualizations:

Mining:

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: