What is Bitcoin and why should you care? What the hell is a cryptocurrency anyway? Here we discuss the sorts of people that might want to use Bitcoins and how it addresses their particular needs.
Mining, buying, and selling Bitcoins So how do I get my hands dirty with this 80's cyberpunk fantasy? We'll talk about converting to and from traditional currencies in various ways and give a high level view of how mining works.
Spending Bitcoins Now that I have a wallet with Bitcoins in it, how do I turn these digital bits into real things? We give an overview of legal, illegal, and questionable channels for spending Bitcoins and how they relate to traditional commerce.
Potential threats to the future of Bitcoin Doesn't this all seem a bit sketchy? Sure does. We'll look at various challenges the currency might face and how they are or could be mitigated.
The technical bits Prove it. Do I have to? Ok, fine. We'll dive in to the technical side of things and discuss the cryptographic and peer-to-peer technology upon which the currency is built. Might involve some light math, but no promises. ;)