Bitcoin is a complicated subject, it really is, that's why it may sound so unfeasible if whenever you try to explain it to someone, or someone tries to explain it to you. As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, and a video is worth 24 pictures per second! With that in mind, we have scoured the web in search of explanatory videos, infographics and podcasts to help you get a better understanding of Bitcoin.
The Khan Academy
The Academic Earth hosts an infographic video showing how the process of Bitcoin mining works. The page is furnished with a full transcript. Credit to Reddit user "Artesian".
Created by AcademicEarth.org
Real Time Bitcoin Value
Visual Capitalist - The Encryption Standard
Who Started Bitcoin?
National Public Radio's Money series, "NPR Money" covered the basics at a lay person level in episode #450.
Let's Talk Bitcoin!
If you want a podcast to give you regular news and listener questions about Bitcoin, then subscribe to the "Let's Talk Bitcoin!" podcast.
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