What is Bitcoin? A simple, direct question yet the answers are infinite and as varied as the stars of the universe. This list will try and compile as many answers as one man can find. Of course, as someone who believes in Bitcoin and the value it brings to humanity this list contains the most straightforward, most valuable, and most potent truth-seeking answers to this question. So…What Is Bitcoin?
The nature of Bitcoin is such that once version 0.1 was released, the core design was set in stone for the rest of its lifetime. ~ Satoshi Nakamoto
Bitcoin is a decentralized network technology that allows anyone to store and transfer value at will, without permission, to anywhere in the universe. ~ @IntlBitcoin
"Bitcoin is the map and the territory." ~ @nvk "This is precisely true, and the only way this can be true in an informational realm is by using computation as an anchor to the real world (because computation requires real-world energy). There are no other bridges to meatspace." ~ @dergigi
Bitcoin is a miracle invention.. it’s up there with fire, the wheel, the internet, the printing press. ~ @Freemason_UK
Bitcoin is a bank in cyberspace, run by incorruptible software, offering a global, affordable, simple, & secure savings account to billions of people that don’t have the option or desire to run their own hedge fund. ~ Michael Saylor
Bitcoin is digital property, technically superior to all other forms of property. It is demonetizing gold, real estate, bonds, equity, cash, derivatives, & commodities and the solution to the 21st century challenge of economic security & empowerment. ~ Michael Saylor
In light of recent comments by legislators and politicians, we must not forget what Bitcoin does and how it does what it does. Bitcoin is text. Bitcoin is speech. Bitcoin is math. Bitcoin has no jurisdiction, just like 2+2=4 has no jurisdiction. ~ @dergigi