In our first article, we will go back in time to see where blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies came from. This leads us back to the cypherpunk movement starting in the 1970's.
Cryptography for the People
Encryption was primarily used for military purposes before the 1970's. People at that time were living in the analog world. Few had computers and even fewer could imagine a technology that would connect almost every human being on the planet - the internet.