Huh? What is this 'Bitcoin' thing?
There are a wealth of resources out there on Bitcoins - how they are made, why they were made, and how they are used. Bitcoins are a form of digital currency that isn't centralised (like banks), and are created by (sometimes) powerful machines (commonly called 'mining rigs') that perform numerous mathematical and algorithmic calculations. Below are some resources that will explain Bitcoins:
- The Official Bitcoin Website
- What is Bitcoin? - We Use Coins
- The Bitcoin Wiki
- The Bitcoin Foundation
- Bitcoin Stack Exchange Q and A Site
- Bitcoin Talk Forum
Needing a Bitcoin Wallet?
In order to receive bitcoins, you usually need a bitcoin address for the sender to send them to. You are able to select one of the providers below to create your bitcoin wallet/address: