The Bitcoin whitepaper explained and commented: part 8 — Simplified Payment Verification

This is the 8th part of my series explaining Satoshi Nakamoto’s 2008 Bitcoin whitepaper. As previously, quotes and diagrams are from the whitepaper.

Blockchain takes space

Storing Bitcoin’s blockchain in full takes up hundreds of gigabytes. As we learned in the previous

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Raphael Meyer

Raphael Meyer

Author, KEYS to BITCOIN: learn how Bitcoin really works https://www.amazon.com/dp/1734773324 and Twitter @RaphaTheGrey