No, the FBI did not hack bitcoin
I mean an image. You know a nice one that people can put on their checkout webpages.
I've actually been thinking about a full shell implementation of bitcoin for some time.
Would BTC be good for the 3rd world, places like Africa, Asia and South and Central America?
Bitcoin is a currency, literally, in its infancy. The concept is, as far as I know, the first of its kind.
The larger the hash160 is, the more base58 characters required to represent its address.
What else do you use to determine who is (approximately) one person?
With a global p2p network, it is necessary to have all nodes receive the transaction, do some calculations and send results back.
The utility of the exchanges made possible by Bitcoin will far exceed the cost of electricity used.
If knight's "trust everyone collectively" meant, "trust in the process" I find that insightful and a good motto.