Bitcoin has been around for over 6 years, and gone from cult underground to mainstream, becoming the discussion of corporate executives, politicians, and academics around the world. One would think that is more than enough time to learn the basics about cryptocurrency, but that is sadly not the case.
This is a list of some of the most egregious errors to be commonly made by people. Some of them you’ll agree with, some of them disagree, and some you might even make, yourself. If that’s the case, it’s not your fault–just use this article as a means to improve. We owe it to Satoshi to clear up the following misconceptions:
Anyone hoping to start a business involving blockchain technology needs to know how to spell it. Unless it’s at the beginning of a sentence, you don’t capitalize the b in blockchain, even if you’re talking about one blockchain in particular. The only exception is when you are deifying the blockchain, which is understandable. It is always one word, however.
That’s because a blockchain is basically a thing, more a discovery than an