Bitcoin Resources

Bitcoin is a revolutionary system that is quite complex and has a high learning curve. Make sure you have a decent grasp of the system before you store a significant amount of value in it. Note that this list is open source; please suggest additions on Github!






Getting Started:


Deep Dive Technical Resources:


The History of Bitcoin:


Staying Up-to-date:


Miscellaneous Bitcoin Stats:


Buying Bitcoins:


Vendors Accepting Bitcoin:


Mining:


Security:


Online Courses:


Documentaries:


Bitcoin Conference Presentations:


High Quality Blogs:


Advanced Trading:


Realtime Exchange Data:


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. The Core wallet is much more resource intensive than other wallets and will not function properly unless it is running constantly on an active Internet connection.

Privacy:


The Lightning Network: