Planting Bitcoin — Gardening (4/4)

The Revolution Begins


I’ve paired this song to “Gardening” because I think it fits the feel of the piece and adds additional depth. If you enjoy listening to this, please follow my playlist on Spotify.

Early Development

“The project needs to grow gradually so the software can be strengthened along the way.” — Satoshi Nakamoto

Bitcoin GitHub history visualized up to March 27, 2014

The Gardener Leaves

Social Scalability

“Bitcoin is a social breakthrough, not a technological one” — Alex Hardy

HODLing, the Hero’s Journey

“In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” — Mark Twain

“Protocols die when they run out of believers.” — Naval

‘The secret to happiness is freedom; the secret to freedom is courage’ — Thucydides


“Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.” — Nikola Tesla

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