start with the CYPHERPUNK basics

“We must defend our own privacy if we expect to have any. We must come together and create systems which allow anonymous transactions to take place. ” Eric Hughes, 9th of March 1993

Peer to peer electronic cash

“I’ve been working on a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party,” Satoshi Nakamoto, 31st of October 2008

the rise of programmable money